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Gatland ‘honoured’ after becoming only second man to lead Lions for third time

• Gatland appointed coach for 2021 tour of South Africa• ‘I’m delighted to begin full-time in August 2020’ he saysWarren Gatland has been appointed head coach of the British & Irish Lions for the 2021...

Gatland ‘honoured’ after becoming only second man to lead Lions for third time

Source: theguardian.com

Warren Gatland named Lions coach for record-equalling third time "New Zealander Warren Gatland will lead the British and Irish Lions for the third time after being named on Wednesday as head coach for the 2021 tour of South Africa."...
12:26 2019-06-12

Lions will suffer in South Africa unless Premiership final moved – Gatland • Final is due on 26 June 2021, one week before Lions’ first match• ‘There’s no doubt there will be some disadvantage,’ says GatlandEngland stars will be at risk of missing out on a place in the 2021 British & Irish Lions Test side in South Africa if Premiership Rugby refuses to move its final to gi...
01:00 2019-06-16

Unbeaten Warren Gatland '100% confident' of British and Irish Lions success in 2021 South Africa tour Warren Gatland says he is "100 per cent confident" he can lead the Lions to glory after being appointed head coach for the 2021 tour to South Africa....
13:26 2019-06-12

| Kohli honoured to be World Cup target for 'X-factor' Archer India captain Virat Kohli said on Thursday it was a "big compliment" to be a target wicket for England newcomer Jofra Archer at the upcoming World Cup....
23:13 2019-05-23

Indian-Origin Man Honoured With 'Star Of Jerusalem' Medal By Palestine Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has conferred Indian-origin Sheikh Mohammad Munir Ansari with the Star of Jerusalem medal - one of the highest honours given to foreign nationals by the Palestinian......
15:52 2019-06-14

Trump talks of 'eternal friendship' with UK as he is honoured with state banquet Donald Trump paid tribute to the "eternal friendship" between the US and UK as he was honoured with a state banquet at Buckingham Palace alongside the Queen....
00:52 2019-06-04

Sacrifice of fallen 'blue helmet' to be honoured with UN’s highest peacekeeping award In recognition of his “brave and selfless” action under fire in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)  ̶  saving the life of a fellow ‘blue helmet’ and helping his colleagues repel an armed group  ̶  the late Malawian soldier Chancy Chitete, will be honoured with the UN’s highest peacekeeping award...
16:13 2019-05-21

Warren Gatland's first match after leaving Wales will be against Wales Gatland to coach Barbarians side to face Wales on 30 NovemberWales head coach to leave role after World Cup in JapanWarren Gatland’s first match after stepping down as Wales coach this autumn will be against the team he has guided for over a decade.Gatland, who leaves his post after the World Cup in...
13:00 2019-06-05

Prince Harry 'honoured' as he meets Chelsea pensioners who landed on Normandy beaches on D-Day The Duke of Sussex said he was "honoured" to be alongside six D-Day veterans as he inspected Chelsea Pensioners at their annual Founder's Day parade at the Royal Hospital Chelsea....
00:39 2019-06-07

The Latest: Johnson takes bigger lead in race to lead UK LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the voting to elect Britain’s next prime minister (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister, as one of his rivals was eliminated from the contest. Five contenders in all were still in ...
21:00 2019-06-18

Estranged Calvin Johnson wants Lions to pay up: ‘You don’t do that’ Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is open to mending fences with his former team, but he has a stipulation. “The only way they’re going to get me back is they put that money back in my pocket,” Johnson told the Detroit Free-Press on Saturday. “Nah, you don’t do that. I don’t care wha...
20:00 2019-06-02

| Vermeulen returns for Bulls to face Lions Duane Vermeulen, Rosko Specman and Warrick Gelant will return to the Bulls starting team to face the Lions in their final Super Rugby match at Loftus Versfeld....
19:26 2019-06-12

Blue Bombers vs. BC Lions: Take Winnipeg and Over in CFL battle The Winnipeg Blue Bombers and BC Lions, two teams with aspirations of challenging the mighty Calgary Stampeders for West Division supremacy in the Canadian Football League, will square off Saturday night in the season opener for both teams. Winnipeg has improved under head coach Mike O’Shea, even re...
00:26 2019-06-16

Source: Pats acquire TE Roberts from Lions The Patriots are acquiring third-year tight end Michael Roberts from the Lions for a conditional seventh-round pick in 2020, a league source confirmed to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The Patriots are thin at tight end as they transition without Rob Gronkowski....
15:52 2019-06-13

| Coetzee bucks the trend, STAYS at the Lions In an move not in keeping with the modern trend of late, Lions fullback Andries Coetzee has committed his services to the union for another 12 months....
15:39 2019-05-30

WR Kearse signs with Lions, reunites with Bevell Receiver Jermaine Kearse, who is coming off his most disappointing NFL season with only 37 catches for 371 yards for the Jets, has signed with the Lions....
18:26 2019-06-06

Pats pick up another tight end in trade with Lions The Patriots have acquired third-year tight end Michael Roberts from the Lions for a conditional seventh-round pick in 2020, a league source told ESPN. The Patriots are thin at tight end as they transition without Rob Gronkowski....
21:13 2019-06-13

A crucial population of lions has lost much of its genetic diversity Lions in the important Kavango-Zambezi conservation area may be less able to adapt to climate change due to a loss of genetic variation over the past century...
18:00 2019-05-21

Guard trampled to death by elephant while on look out for escaped lions A guard on the lookout for a pride of 14 lions that were thought to have escaped from the Kruger National Park has been trampled to death by an elephant....
04:26 2019-06-11

Three Lions song gets feminist revamp for Women's World Cup New version of song also known as Football’s Coming Home aims to inspire public support for teamDavid Baddiel and Frank Skinner’s football song Three Lions has been rewritten as a feminist anthem to cheer on England’s women team in next month’s World Cup.Members of the team say they hope the reworke...
01:39 2019-05-28

| Lions tour: Juniors to boost Bok selection stocks? Widespread talent on display from the Junior Boks at present bodes well for possible young infusions to the Test side for the keynote 2021 Lions visit, says Rob Houwing...
19:00 2019-06-13

Lions waive Roberts after trade with Patriots falls through ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions waived tight end Michael Roberts after trying to trade him to the New England Patriots. The Lions say trade conditions put Roberts back on the team’s roster before they took him off it for the second straight day. ESPN reported Roberts failed his phys...
01:13 2019-06-15

WR Kearse signs with Lions, rekindles memories for Patricia ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have many players, along with their general manager and coach, with ties to the New England Patriots. Jermaine Kearse, in a sense, is no exception. The veteran receiver had one of the most memorable catches in a Super Bowl in 2016 while playing for the Seat...
23:13 2019-06-06

Lions trade TE Roberts to Patriots for conditional pick ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions traded tight end Michael Roberts to the New England Patriots for a conditional draft pick. Detroit made the move Thursday, creating an open roster spot. ESPN reported the Lions may get a seventh-round selection for Roberts in 2020. Roberts b...
17:13 2019-06-13

Roberts waived after Lions-Pats trade rescinded Another attempt by the Patriots to shore up their tight-end position ended when their trade with the Lions for Michael Roberts was rescinded due to a failed physical, a source told Adam Schefter....
00:26 2019-06-15

Lions, Tigers and Deers, Oh My! See All the Unusual Celebrity Pets Ever wonder if celebrity pets know they're owned by celebrities? Surely, these animals must know their lives are a little different than the regular house cat. Whether wearing......
14:26 2019-06-01

Detroit Lions haven't won a playoff game in exactly 10,000 days Just two major American professional sports have gone longer than the Detroit Lions without advancing in the playoffs. Today marks 10,000 days.        ...
15:00 2019-05-23

| Lions lose Kwagga for rest of Super Rugby season The Lions have received a blow with the news that loose forward Kwagga Smith is likely to be sidelined for the remainder of the Super Rugby competition....
14:13 2019-06-10

Patriots land tight end Michael Roberts in trade with Lions Michael Roberts was the odd man out at tight end after the Detroit Lions signed Jesse James and drafted T.J. Hockenson this spring.       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

Fourteen lions escape from Kruger park in South Africa Police warn local residents after pride escapes from world-famous reserveAuthorities in South Africa have warned residents living close to the Kruger park after 14 lions escaped from the world-famous reserve.The state government of Limpopo said the pride had been seen near the town of Phalaborwa, cl...
16:00 2019-06-07

South Africa: 14 lions on the loose near Kruger National Park The lions were seen near a mining community close to the town of Phalaborwa outside the wildlife park. People have been warned to stay alert as rangers try to capture and resettle them....
21:00 2019-06-07

Chinese Lion Kings: Winged Lions, Foo Dogs and Gaimei The King of the Beasts triumphs in Chinese mythology, albeit in many shapes and forms. Chinese artists combined different creatures’ attributes to create a composite beast, which they called pixiu (pi-hsieh).  The term is commonly used to refer to any animal amalgam (and there are many in Chinese my...
00:52 2019-06-02

Detroit Lions waive TE Michael Roberts after trade with Patriots voids A day after trading Michael Roberts to the New England Patriots, the tight end was returned to the Detroit Lions, who subsequently waived him.       ...
04:39 2019-06-15

Lions sign David Fales as backup QB option, cut Connor Cook ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed quarterback David Fales and waived quarterback Connor Cook. Detroit also added offensive lineman Luke Bowanko and released safety David Jones on Monday. Fales replaces Cook as a backup candidate behind Matthew Stafford and Tom Savage. Fales, who...
23:13 2019-06-10

Ex-Detroit Lions RB Kevin Smith facilitating pipeline to NFL as college coach Kevin Smith ran for 2,346 yards and 17 TDs in five seasons with the Detroit Lions. He's now coaching running backs at Florida Atlantic.       ...
23:52 2019-06-10

Darius Slay says on Instagram Live that he will not attend Detroit Lions minicamp Pro Bowl cornerback Darius Slay indicated Monday on Instagram Live that he will not be attending the Detroit Lions' minicamp this week.        ...
04:26 2019-06-04

England captain Sarah Hunter adds to call for women’s Lions team • Hunter eyes tours to France, North America and New Zealand• England coach Simon Middelton: ‘It is a great idea’The British & Irish Lions are coming under increasing pressure to create a women’s team after the England head coach, Simon Middleton, and the captain, Sarah Hunter, threw their weight be...
19:00 2019-06-01

14 Lions Escape South Africa's Kruger National Park, Alert Issued A pride of 14 lions is on the loose near a mining community bordering South Africa's Kruger National Park, officials said Friday, and warned members of the public to be alert. The lions have been......
13:52 2019-06-07

Calvin Johnson Puts Million Dollar Price Tag On Repairing His Relationship With The Lions Lions president Rod Wood really, really, really wants Calvin Johnson to like his team again. Reconnecting with Megatron has become a top priority for him ever since the receiver unexpectedly retired in 2015. In Wood’s ideal world, Johnson would go the way of Barry Sanders where he’d eventually get o...
02:00 2019-06-03

South Africa tells public to be 'on alert' after 14 lions escape from Kruger National Park South African officials are warning the public to “be alert at all times” after a group of more than a dozen lions escaped from one of the country’s biggest game reserves....
15:39 2019-06-07

Fantasy Football: OTA headlines with Lions front and center; plus Anthony Miller, D'Onta Foreman, Pats, FFT and more It seems there's always Fantasy Football news as we near mandatory minicamps and the NFL's pre-camp vacation time. Let's start with headlines in Detroit....
23:13 2019-05-30

How football helped Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford cope with wife's health scare Having to learn a new offense has helped take Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford's mind off his wife Kelly's recovery from brain surgery.        ...
23:39 2019-05-21

Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford opens up about 'tough times' while wife recovers from brain surgery Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford opened up about “some tough times” he and his wife, Kelly, have had to go through since she had surgery to remove a brain tumor....
17:52 2019-05-22

England squad console Aaron Wan-Bissaka after blunder leaves Young Lions on brink of Euro exit Aaron Wan-Bissaka's team-mates have rallied round the defender after his calamitous, last-gasp own goal left England facing elimination from the European Under-21s Championship....
12:39 2019-06-19

Dems, Republicans slam ‘unregulated’ facial recognition technology: ‘Time for a time out’ In a rare show of Capitol Hill bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans on the House Oversight Committee voiced concern over the increasing use of unregulated facial recognition technology in law enforcement....
23:13 2019-06-04

Back in time: See You Yesterday brings time travel to the streets of Flatbush Claudette "C.J." Walker (Eden Duncan-Smith), Sebastian (Dante Crichlow), and their lab mate, Eduardo (Johnathan Nieves), carefree and excited about science. [credit: YouTube/Netflix ] Direct...
21:13 2019-05-24

Calvin Johnson to Detroit Lions: 'Put that money back in my pocket' Detroit Lions forced Calvin Johnson to repay a seven-figure portion of his signing bonus when he retired after 2015 season.        ...
18:52 2019-06-02

“Last time it was banks; this time it is governments.” There is only ONE thing that matters in global financial markets. And the global governments have less and less of "it." Discover more in this free excerpt from our June 17 European Short Term Update....
21:39 2019-06-19

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX has surpassed 50 million shares traded. ......
13:26 2019-05-22

How HPV and a taboo sex act can lead to anal cancer Actress Marcia Cross (“Desperate Housewives”) and her doctors revealed Wednesday that they believe her battle with anal cancer was caused by the same human papillomavirus (HPV) that lead to her husband Tom Mahoney’s throat cancer. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease, infe...
23:13 2019-06-07

Pochettino: I want to lead Spurs to another final "Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino appeared confident he would stay on as manager after his side lost to Liverpool in the Champions League final."...
01:00 2019-06-02

Ogwumike sisters lead Sparks to 77-70 win over Sun LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chiney Ogwumike scored 20 points on 7-for-11 shooting and her sister Nneka Ogwumike had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Connecticut Sun 77-70 on Friday night. Derek Fisher, who was named coach of the Sparks in December, got his first WNBA win. The...
09:13 2019-06-01

Germany looks to 'lead' US-Iran talks European powers hope to broker a new round of negotiations between the United States and Iran in a bid to prevent the collapse of the 2015 nuclear deal, Germany’s top diplomat said Saturday....
03:52 2019-06-09

ECB Raises Prospect of Rate Cut, Follows Fed Lead The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged but several officials raised the prospect of rate reductions, amplifying a global trend toward easier monetary policy to combat weaker growth....
17:13 2019-06-06

Nats blow another lead behind Scherzer, Marlins win 3-2 José Ureña pitched seven solid innings, Washington's bullpen blew another lead behind ace Max Scherzer and the Miami Marlins beat the Nationals 3-2 to avoid a four-game sweep        ...
23:13 2019-05-27

Rose rides hot putter to U.S. Open lead Justin Rose rode a red-hot putter to an opening round of six-under-par 65 and a one-shot lead at the U.S Open on Thursday while Tiger Woods and two-time defending champion Brooks Koepka turned in scrappy efforts to stay in contention....
07:00 2019-06-14

Raptors rip Warriors to take commanding 3-1 NBA Finals lead OAKLAND, Calif. — It may now be all up to Kevin Durant and the state of his calf strain to save the Warriors from doom. Before Friday’s Game 4 of the NBA Finals, Steve Kerr was asked about this being potentially the final Warriors game at Oracle Arena. “The mindset is, let’s make sure there’s......
08:52 2019-06-08

Marquez extends championship lead with French GP win "Honda\u0027s world champion Marc Marquez won the French Grand Prix at Le Mans on Sunday for his third victory in the last four races to extend his lead at the top of the MotoGP standings."...
19:26 2019-05-21

FCA, Renault talks could lead to merger, reports say Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault have accelerated in recent days as negotiators found a way to structure a deal, people familiar with the discussions told Bloomberg. Renault’s board is scheduled to meet early Monday....
05:52 2019-05-27

FCA talks with Renault could lead to merger, reports say Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault have accelerated in recent days as negotiators found a way to structure a deal, people familiar with the talks told Bloomberg. Renault’s board is scheduled to meet early Monday....
01:26 2019-05-27

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

Cycling: Polanc takes overall Giro lead Slovenian Jan Polanc seized the leader's pink jersey at the Giro d'Italia on Thursday as Cesare Benedetti claimed his first professional victory at the age of 31 on the first mountainous stage on this year's route....
01:26 2019-05-24

Scherzer, Dozier lead Nationals over Padres, 4-1 Max Scherzer struck out nine in seven strong innings and Brian Dozier hit a two-run home run for his 1,000th career hit to lead the Washington Nationals to a 4-1 victory against the San Diego Padres       ...
08:01 2019-06-09

Pars the stars as Woodland keeps U.S. Open lead Usually birdies and bogeys are the focal point of any round but for Gary Woodland it was pars that provided the highlights on Saturday, sending him into the final round of the U.S. Open with a one shot lead....
07:13 2019-06-16

Giannis, Harden lead All-NBA; LeBron 3rd team LeBron James' 11-year run on the All-NBA first team ended, as he was named to the third team. Giannis and James Harden were unanimous first-team selections....
01:01 2019-05-24

Gary Woodland Maintains U.S. Open Lead At 11 under par, Gary Woodland will attempt to win his first career major title on Sunday at Pebble Beach. He is one shot ahead of Justin Rose. Brooks Koepka, the two-time defending champion, is one of three players at 7 under par....
22:00 2019-06-16

Kaymer builds 2-shot lead at Memorial DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Martin Kaymer didn’t look the part of someone who hasn’t won in five years. He was bogey-free Saturday in the Memorial for a 6-under 66 that gave him a two-shot lead over Adam Scott going into the final round. Scott also had a 66, finishing with a shot into 3 feet on ...
01:26 2019-06-02

Laura Ingraham: The UK needs to follow Trump's lead Could the UK benefit from following the lead of President Trump? Fox News' Laura Ingraham thinks they could and said that Trump's visit across the pond could enlighten people to see that what is 'making America great again' could get the United Kingdom on the same path....
07:00 2019-06-04

Raptors beat Warriors 123-109, take lead in NBA Finals Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green and Kyle Lowry kept finding answers for every big shot by Stephen Curry and the beat-up Warriors, and the Toronto Raptors grabbed a pivotal road win in the NBA Finals by beating Golden State 123-109 on Wednesday night for a 2-1 series lead....
10:39 2019-06-06

| Barker takes round one lead at Sun City Kyle Barker carded a near-perfect six-under-par 66 to take to the summit of the leaderboard after the opening round of this year’s Sun City Challenge....
07:13 2019-06-06

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly 50 years...
15:52 2019-05-21

MPs fear EU settlement scheme will lead to 'new Windrush' MPs have serious concerns about the scheme by which EU citizens must apply to stay in the UK after Brexit, and fear it will lead to a new Windrush scandal....
14:00 2019-05-30

Cima gets 1st pro win on Stage 18; Carapaz keeps Giro lead SANTA MARIA DI SALA, Italy (AP) — Damiano Cima of Italy earned his first professional victory by winning the 18th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Thursday, and Ecuadorian cyclist Richard Carapaz remained in the overall lead. Cima, who rides for Nippo-Vini Fantini-Faizane, had been part of a thre...
19:00 2019-05-30

Report: FTC to lead possible Facebook antitrust probe SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook as part of an arrangement that would give the Justice Department oversight of Google. The FTC and the Justice Department both oversee antitrust issues in th...
20:39 2019-06-03

Netflix's Serious Men Casts Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the Lead Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been cast in the lead of Serious Men, the upcoming Indian film from Netflix being directed by Sudhir Mishra and based on Manu Joseph's award-winning book....
10:52 2019-06-03

Out of turmoil, Infantino set to lead FIFA into calmer era After years of turmoil for FIFA, Gianni Infantino this week will get a fresh four-year presidential term to lead world soccer in relative calm        ...
14:13 2019-06-03

Kreidler homers twice to lead UCLA to 11-6 win over Baylor LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ryan Kreidler drove in three runs and hit one of UCLA’s four home runs as the Bruins eliminated Baylor 11-6 on Sunday in an elimination game at the Los Angeles Regional. Kreidler’s two-run homer in the sixth gave UCLA a three-run lead, which it was able to expand. Jake...
02:13 2019-06-03

Discovery could lead to lyme disease treatment (WSLS) A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras is an assistant professor of biochemistry in the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He’s discovered the cellular component that contributes to Lym...
21:01 2019-06-19

The one key that could lead us to another Nadal-Djokovic final in Paris You can't win a Grand Slam title in the first week, but you can certainly lose it. Which is why Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will be focused on one thing early on at the French Open: Conserving energy....
03:13 2019-05-29

Why sleeptrackers could lead to the rise of insomnia – and orthosomnia In our chronically sleep-deprived society, many are using gadgets and apps to measure the quantity and quality of their shut-eye. But they could be causing more harm than goodFor more than nine months, Alex Whitecross’s routine on waking was to check the data about his sleep on his fitness tracker. ...
10:39 2019-06-17

Lea Schüller: The goals to lead Germany to glory Easygoing and dangerous in front of goal: the young striker is the new hope for Germany ahead of the Women's World Cup in France. Can her goals lead Germany to the title in France this summer?...
11:52 2019-06-07

Cambage has 15 points, 7 rebounds to lead Las Vegas ATLANTA (AP) — Liz Cambage had 15 points, seven rebounds and three assists in her first start for Las Vegas and the Aces beat the Atlanta Dream 92-69 on Thursday night. Las Vegas scored the first 10 points of the game, held a 19-2 lead, and it was 25-13 at the end of the first quarter after holding ...
07:00 2019-06-07

Griner, Bonner lead Mercury past Fever 94-87 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 26 points, DeWanna Bonner added 25 and the Phoenix Mercury used a dominate first half to defeat the Indiana Fever 94-87 on Sunday. Griner and former Indiana point guard Briann January both had 14 in the first half when the Mercury took a 53-28 lead at the h...
03:00 2019-06-10

Hamels, Báez lead Cubs past Cardinals 3-1 CHICAGO (AP) — Cole Hamels threw eight innings of three-hit shutout ball, Javier Báez hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs topped the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 on Friday. The Cubs have won four of five since being swept in a three-game series at St. Louis last weekend. The Cardinals opened a seaso...
00:52 2019-06-08

ABB names ex-GE exec Maryrose Sylvester to lead U.S. business ABB has appointed industrial and software specialist Maryrose Sylvester as the new head of its U.S. business, the Swiss engineering company said on Wednesday, replacing company veteran Greg Scheu, who is due to retire....
09:39 2019-06-12

As Gabon's new forests minister, UK conservationist aims to lead by example Gabon hopes to lead by example in stamping out illegal logging of the world's tropical hardwoods, a prominent British conservationist said on Tuesday after being named the central African country's new forests minister....
06:26 2019-06-12

Beyond Meat slides after lead underwriter downgrades stock Shares of Beyond Meat Inc fell as much as 22% on Tuesday after one of the stock's lead underwriters, J.P. Morgan, downgraded it, saying the exponential growth expected from the plant-based burger was now priced in....
19:13 2019-06-11

Chaves wins Stage 18, Carapaz keeps Giro lead SAN MARTINO DI CASTROZZA, Italy (AP) — Esteban Chaves secured an emotional victory on the 18th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Friday, and Ecuadorian cyclist Richard Carapaz remained in the overall lead. It was Chaves’ first win since being diagnosed with Epstein-Barr virus while competing...
18:13 2019-05-31

Rutschman, Witt, Vaughn lead top 10 picks in MLB draft Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman, Texas high school shortstop Bobby Witt Jr., Cal first baseman Andrew Vaughn lead top 10 picks in MLB draft        ...
05:13 2019-06-04

Bruins rout Blues 7-2, take 2-1 lead in Stanley Cup Final Boston's best players led the Bruins to a 7-2 rout of the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-seven Stanley Cup Final series....
08:26 2019-06-02

Higa wrestles first-round lead at U.S. Women's Open Japan's Mamiko Higa, feeding off encouragement from her sumo wrestler fiance, sizzled on her U.S. Women's Open debut, wielding a hot putter on a scorching morning to take the clubhouse lead with a six-under-par 65 on Thursday....
03:00 2019-05-31

Merritt takes early lead by 2 shots at Memorial DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Troy Merritt chipped in for eagle on his way to a 6-under 66 that gave him a two-shot lead over the early starters in the second round of the Memorial. Merritt was at 9-under 135, two shots ahead of a large group that included Patrick Cantlay, Adam Scott and Rickie Fowler. Also a...
21:00 2019-05-31

Google tumbles as US follows Europe's lead with antitrust investigation Google, the search engine giant fined $5.1 billion over anticompetitive practices in Europe last year, tumbled in New York trading after reports that prosecutors are planning an antitrust investigation of the company in the U.S....
19:13 2019-06-03

U.S. Women’s Open: Former Duke Teammates Tie for Third-Round Lead Yu Liu of China and Celine Boutier of France, who helped the Blue Devils win the 2014 N.C.A.A. title, are at seven under par, a shot ahead of three others, including Lexi Thompson....
02:26 2019-06-02

Profar, Phegley homer to lead A’s to 10th straight win OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jurickson Profar and Josh Phegley homered off former Oakland starter Trevor Cahill and the Athletics rolled to their 10th straight win, 8-5 over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday. Profar tied the game with a two-run homer in the fourth against Cahill (2-5), and Phegley gave the...
03:00 2019-05-28

Buemi improves twice to lead Toyota 1-2 in first Le Mans test day The two Toyotas were separated by just under a second at the end of the Le Mans 24 Hours test day after Sebastien Buemi found big improvements in the afternoon...
23:39 2019-06-02

Yellow brick road: Lib Dem Jo Swinson wants to lead a new movement As her party's popularity soars, the Jo Swinson tells Susannah Butter about unity, introducing proxy voting and why taking her baby into Parliament isn't the naughtiest thing she's ever done...
16:13 2019-06-07

Bailey Horn, Williams lead Auburn past GT, 4-1 ATLANTA (AP) — Bailey Horn pitched six shutout innings and Steven Williams drove in two runs as Auburn beat Georgia Tech 4-1 in the Atlanta regional of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday night. The teams play again Monday with the winner advancing to the 16-team super regionals. Horn (4-0) allowed just t...
08:52 2019-06-03

Chaves wins Stage 19, Carapaz keeps Giro lead Esteban Chaves secured an emotional victory on the 19th stage of the Giro d'Italia, and Ecuadorian cyclist Richard Carapaz remained in the overall lead        ...
20:39 2019-05-31

Former federal prisons executive to lead corrections agency FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former high-ranking official for the Federal Bureau of Prisons has been selected to serve as interim commissioner for the Kentucky Department of Corrections. State Justice Secretary John Tilley says Kathleen Kenney will join the department. Kenney has more than 25 years of ex...
13:26 2019-06-03

Matthiessen, Beck lead Stanford past Hornets, 11-0 Will Matthiessen had two hits, drove in two runs and hit one of the four Stanford home runs in support of Brendan Beck's three-hitter over seven innings in the Cardinal's 11-0 victory over Sacramento State on Friday in the Stanford Regional opener        ...
03:13 2019-06-01

Binnington, Blues beat Bruins 2-1, lead Stanley Cup 3-2 From last place in the league to the brink of their first Stanley Cup championship, the St. Louis Blues need one more win to complete their improbable journey....
23:13 2019-06-07

Trio to provisionally lead Germany's Social Democrats Three SPD politicians, including two state premiers, are set to provisionally lead the party after Andrea Nahles announced her resignation. When the party will elect a new leader will be determined later this month....
17:39 2019-06-03

The Latest: Bruins rout Blues 7-2, take 2-1 Cup series lead ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 10 p.m. The Boston Bruins have taken a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Final with a 7-2 win in St. Louis. Patrice Bergeron opened the scoring on a power play in the first period and Boston jumped to a 4-0 lea...
05:52 2019-06-02

Poll: Biden has 2-1 lead in early primary states Former Vice President Joe Biden, who continues to maintain his wide lead in the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination race, holds an even bigger 2-to-1 lead over Sen. Bernie Sanders in early primary states, according to the latest survey on the race....
00:00 2019-05-30

Sleeping with a screen on can lead to female obesity: study Turn off the lights on your way out. Sleeping amid the artificial glow of televisions, laptops, smartphones and even lamps may increase the likelihood of female obesity, a new study finds. Published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine, the research by a team at the National Institutes of Health is the ...
22:39 2019-06-10

Broadhurst, Toledo vault to Senior PGA Championship lead PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Defending champion Paul Broadhurst and Esteban Toledo shared the lead Friday two rounds into the Senior PGA Championship. Another day of unsettled weather led to a shuffle of the leaderboard with Broadhurst and Toledo vaulting 15 players. Both shot 3-under 67 to reach 3-under ...
03:13 2019-05-25

Bradley earns first-round lead with 63 at Canadian Open Brooks Koepka endured a frustrating day on the greens, shooting an even-par 70 that left him seven strokes behind first-round leader Keegan Bradley at the Canadian Open in Ontario on Thursday....
01:52 2019-06-07

Wiesberger comes to life to lead Made in Denmark by 1 shot Bernd Wiesberger bogeyed a third hole to finish the third round and still led the Made in Denmark event by a shot in Farso        ...
18:52 2019-05-25

Cycling: Ecuador's Carapaz attacks to take lead in Giro Ecuadorean Richard Carapaz launched a solo attack 28km from the end of a mountainous 14th stage to seize the leader's pink jersey from Jan Polanc in the Giro d'Italia on Saturday....
00:52 2019-05-26

De Blasio on Trump: I 'get under his skin,' probes will 'lead to impeachment' New York City Mayor and Democratic presidential hoeful Bill de Blasio is trying to fight against negative polls and questions about his likability, while attacking President Trump, hoping that voters will want to see the two clash in 2020....
17:00 2019-05-26

Na settles for 69, 2-shot Colonial lead over Spieth, Furyk Kevin Na settled for a 1-under 69 a day after going low at Colonial again, taking a two-shot lead after the third round over a group that included local favorite Jordan Spieth and 2003 U.S. Open champion Jim Furyk        ...
03:26 2019-05-26

Na overcomes double-bogey to lead, Spieth two back Kevin Na rebounded from a double-bogey on the back nine to grab a two-stroke lead after three rounds of the PGA Tour's Charles Schwab Challenge on Saturday, while Jordan Spieth's deft touch on the greens saw him move into a tie for second....
08:26 2019-05-26

Bellinger, Seager lead Dodgers past Pirates 7-2 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cody Bellinger and Corey Seager both doubled and drove in two runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers slugged their way past the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2 on Saturday night. Max Muncy added two doubles for the Dodgers, who had eight two-base hits in all, the most in the major leagues this sea...
09:26 2019-05-26

Kaku, Omir Fernandez lead Red Bulls over FC Cincinnati 2-0 CINCINNATI (AP) — Romero “Kaku” Gamarra and Omir Fernandez scored late goals to help the New York Red Bulls beat expansion FC Cincinnati 2-0 on Saturday night. Kaku pounced on FC Cincinnati defender Mathieu Deplagne’s poorly managed ball and took it directly at the goalkeeper, slot...
09:26 2019-05-26

McIlroy moves into share of lead at Canadian Open Rory McIlroy shot a bogey-free 6-under 64 to move into a share of the lead after three rounds at the Canadian Open        ...
01:39 2019-06-09

Highlights: Carapaz extends lead in GC after Roglic woes "A crash for Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic on the twisting descent of the Civiglio climb saw Ecuador’s Richard Carapaz extend his lead in the Giro d’Italia."...
01:39 2019-05-27

Biden's World: Joe Flexing a Commanding Lead in New Poll Americans know a mediocre thing when they see one, and they’re warming up to warming up 2015’s leftovers for the Oval Office, according to a new poll....
03:13 2019-05-27

Renfroe, Lucchesi lead Padres past Nationals, 5-4 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hunter Renfroe hit a two-run homer and left-hander Joey Lucchesi settled down after falling behind 4-0 in the first inning to help the San Diego Padres beat the Washington Nationals 5-4 on Thursday night. The Padres snapped the Nationals’ four-game winning streak and welcomed ...
09:26 2019-06-07

Austria: Top court justice to lead caretaker government Austria's president says he will appoint the head of the country's top court to lead a caretaker government until new elections in September following a video scandal that destroyed the previous government....
16:39 2019-05-30

Leonard scores 35, Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 for 3-2 lead Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 Thursday night to grab a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals...
06:00 2019-05-24

Parris overcomes nerves to lead England to win against Scots Sitting in her hotel on the French Riviera on the eve of her World Cup debut, England forward Nikita Parris suddenly felt an unexpected twinge of nerves....
14:39 2019-06-10

The Latest: Blues beat Bruins 2-1 for 3-2 lead in Cup Final BOSTON (AP) — The Latest from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues (all times local): 11:05 p.m. The St. Louis Blues are one win away from their first Stanley Cup championship. Jordan Binnington stopped 39 shots, and Ryan O’Reilly and David Perron score...
07:00 2019-06-07

Raptors beat shorthanded Warriors, take 2-1 Finals lead The Toronto Raptors defeated a shorthanded Golden State Warriors squad 123-109 in Oakland on Wednesday to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals....
07:00 2019-06-06

Buehler, Muncy lead Dodgers to 1-0 shutout of Giants Walker Buehler and two relievers combined on a five-hitter and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat ace Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants 1-0       ...
02:52 2019-06-10

Brexit backer vying to lead UK talks getting tough with EU British politician Boris Johnson, current favorite to be U.K.;s next prime minister, has stepped up his talk about getting tough with the European Union on Brexit...
02:52 2019-06-10

Raptors take advantage of shorthanded Warriors for 2-1 series lead Kawhi Leonard and Toronto took advantage of Golden State without Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant and weathered 47 points from Steph Curry for the win.        ...
07:00 2019-06-06

Raptors hit big shots, beat Warriors for 2-1 NBA Finals lead Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry kept finding answers for every big shot by Stephen Curry and the beat-up Warriors, and the Toronto Raptors grabbed a pivotal road win in the NBA Finals by beating Golden State 123-109 for a 2-1 series lead        ...
07:00 2019-06-06

Núñez, Martin homer to lead Orioles over Astros 4-1 HOUSTON (AP) — Renato Núñez hit his 16th homer, Richie Martin added a two-run shot in the ninth and the Baltimore Orioles snapped a three-game skid with a 4-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday. Núñez homered in the sixth inning and the Astros tied it in the bottom half on a sacrifice fly, ...
01:13 2019-06-09

In the not-so-distant future, “synbio” could lead to global catastrophe—maybe Enlarge / Artist's impression of a post-superbug world. (This is the cover art for Stephen King's The Stand, a story wherein a genetically enhanced superflu causes the end of the world. thatsthejoke.gif.) (credit: John Cayea / Doubleday) We're running a series of companion posts this week to accomp...
23:26 2019-06-18

Vogt, Yastrzemski team up to lead Giants over Brewers 8-7 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Catcher Steven Vogt hit two triples and left fielder Mike Yastrzemski made a nifty catch for the final out to help the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-7 on Saturday. The Giants rallied from a 5-1 deficit for their fourth straight win. Christian Yelich hit his m...
05:52 2019-06-16

Microsoft warns wormable Windows bug could lead to another WannaCry (credit: Pixabay) Microsoft is warning that the Internet could see another exploit with the magnitude of the WannaCry attack that shut down computers all over the world two years ago unless people patch a high-severity vulnerability. The software maker took the unusual step of backporting the just...
16:39 2019-05-21

Tanak strengthens his WRC Rally Italy lead over Sordo Toyota World Rally Championship driver Ott Tanak has pulled clear of Hyundai rival Dani Sordo to lead Rally Italy by 25.9 seconds with four stages remaining on Sunday...
20:52 2019-06-15

Surprise contender grabs second-round lead at US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Gary Woodland believes it’s finally his time. This week. This major championship. This U.S. Open. In his first 27 career major championships, Woodland failed to post as much as a top-10 finish. In his past four, he has had two top-10s. On Saturday, entering the third round of ...
08:26 2019-06-15

Golf: Rose opens up three-shot lead at U.S. Open Birdies were harder to come by at the U.S. Open on Friday but a rock steady Justin Rose was able to collect two of them to increase his lead to three shots midway through the second round at a chilly Pebble Beach Golf Links....
22:13 2019-06-14

Woodland takes 1-shot lead into Sunday at Pebble Justin Rose enters the final round of the U.S. Open in second place. Brooks Koepka is in third, four shots back at 7 under along with Chez Reavie and Louis Oosthuizen....
07:52 2019-06-16

Arenado, Senzatela lead Rockies to rout of D-backs PHOENIX (AP) — Nolan Arenado homered and drove in three, Antonio Senzatela pitched one-run ball into the seventh inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-1 Tuesday night. Charlie Blackmon stayed hot with three hits, and the Rockies (39-35) took over second place in the NL West...
08:26 2019-06-19

Former first lady Torres takes lead in Guatemala election Center-left candidate Sandra Torres took an early lead in Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday but was well short of an outright majority and will likely face a major test from a conservative challenger in a run-off....
09:52 2019-06-17

| UK leadership race narrows to five as Johnson cements lead The UK leadership race narrowed to five on Tuesday as Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson prepared to defend his runaway favourite status in his first television debate....
22:52 2019-06-18

MDS vulnerabilities lead Chrome OS 74 to disable hyper-threading Hyper-Threading, Intel's implementation of symmetric multithreading (SMT) can be exploited using the newly-disclosed MDS vulnerabilities, like Fallout and ZombieLoad....
15:13 2019-05-21

FCC vote next month could lead to faster 5G rollout in the states Looking to help speed up the rollout of nationwide 5G service in the U.S., the FCC said yesterday that it will be voting next month on a plan that would allow the agency to auction off some mid-band spectrum. To allow this auction to proceed, the FCC would drop a requirement that the mostly unused a...
21:39 2019-06-19

The Latest: Woodland hits homestretch with 2-shot lead PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on final round of the U.S. Open (all times local):5:55 p.m. 5:55 p.m. In search of his first major championship, Gary Woodland is taking a two-shot lead over Brooks Koepka into the final three holes of the U.S. Open. Woodland hit 3-wood from 263 yards to the ed...
03:26 2019-06-17

Tiger shrugs off injury scare to sit one off the lead at the Masters "Tiger Woods was so determined to claw his way up the Masters leaderboard on Friday that not even a security guard who nearly knocked him over when he crashed into his foot could shake his steely-eyed focus."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Woodland takes 1-shot lead over Rose in US Open Pebble and pressure all that stands in the way of Woodland, Rose and perhaps another US Open title for Koepka        ...
05:39 2019-06-16

Britain's Fox says party leadership should not be rushed despite Johnson's lead The Conservative Party leadership contest should not be rushed even though Boris Johnson holds a big lead among party lawmakers, British Trade Minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday....
13:52 2019-06-18

McCutchen, Hoskins lead Phillies past Brewers 6-4 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit a tiebreaking double in the sixth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies used stellar relief work to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 on Friday night, overcoming Christian Yelich’s major league-leading 20th homer. McCutchen’s two-hit hit drove in Scott K...
06:52 2019-05-25

Gary Woodland surges to 36-hole lead at US Open Gary Woodland posted a bogey-free, 6-under-par 65 in Friday's second round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach and will sleep on a two-shot lead.        ...
13:39 2019-06-15

Tanaka Ks 10 in 2-hitter, Yankees blank Rays 3-0 to up lead NEW YORK (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka pitched a two-hitter with 10 strikeouts for his fourth major league shutout, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Monday night to increase their slim lead in the AL East. DJ LeMahieu hit a two-run homer off Yonny Chirinos, and Cameron Maybin homered...
05:00 2019-06-18

Carapaz wins Stage 14 to take overall lead of Giro d'Italia Richard Carapaz of Ecuador won the grueling 14th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Saturday to move into the overall lead        ...
18:52 2019-05-25

Shanahan drops bid to lead Pentagon, citing 'painful' past After months of unexplained delays, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination ever went to the Senate, citing a "painful" family situation that would hurt his children and reopen "wounds we have worked years to heal."...
21:52 2019-06-18

Roger Federer knows all too well all clay roads lead to Rafael Nadal With the media-billed "Swiss Open" behind him after a four-set win against fellow countryman Stan Wawrinka, Federer now turns to Nadal, the King of Clay....
22:39 2019-06-04

How a dad’s lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase could lead to more equal parental leave elsewhere “If my phone ringing off the hook is any indication,” said one human resources consultant, “organizations have really been drawn to all the attention on this case.”...
17:00 2019-06-06

Bad sleep habits lead teens to high-risk sex: study A lack of sleep is a gateway to wild teenage sex — and the majority of teens just aren’t getting enough, a new study finds. “Insufficient sleep may increase the potential for sexual risk-taking by compromising decision-making and influencing impulsivity,” says behavioral and social...
20:39 2019-06-04

Blues Benefit From Controversial No-Call To Take 3–2 Series Lead Over Bruins The St. Louis Blues won Thursday night in Boston, 2–1, to take a 3–2 lead in the Stanley Cup Final. If Game 5 was the last hockey game of the season in Boston, the lasting image of the home finale will be trash raining down on the ice as furious Bruins fans expressed their displeasure with the way ...
12:13 2019-06-07

Ocasio-Cortez wants to lead the charge for magic mushrooms research AOC is on a new trip: studying—and potentially legalizing—magic mushrooms and other psychedelic drugs for medicinal use. “We need to get drugs and drug use out of criminal consideration and into medical consideration,” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) told The Post on Saturday, after a...
01:39 2019-06-09

On fire Woodland takes U.S. Open lead, Tiger fumes Gary Woodland shot out of the U.S. Open woodwork with an error-free six-under 65 to steal the halfway lead from Justin Rose on Friday, while a fuming Tiger Woods insisted he was still in the ball game after a bogey-bogey finish....
08:39 2019-06-15

Nadal, Federer in the lead as bad weather hits French Open Defending French Open champion Rafael Nadal looked on verge of making it to the semifinals for a record-extending 12th time with an express win when bad weather forecast derailed his plans on Tuesday        ...
19:26 2019-06-04

Beijing-backed candidate announces bid to lead casino hub of Macau The head of the legislature in Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, formally declared his candidacy on Tuesday in the race to run the Chinese-controlled territory for the next five years....
07:00 2019-06-18

Le Mans 24 Hours: Porsche back in GTE lead, Lopez pulls away Porsche reclaimed the lead from Ferrari in the close-fought Le Mans 24 Hours GTE Pro battle as the race hit two-thirds distance, while the #7 Toyota extended its overall advantage...
07:52 2019-06-16

New Research Says That Identifying as a ‘Strong Black Woman’ Can Lead to Depression In the last few years at least, there has been some pushback against the prevailing notion of the “strong black woman” as a good thing, as black women themselves have recognized that vulnerability and yes, selfishness, is an important part of a healthy mental make up. Like so many things that have g...
17:52 2019-05-28

Blood tests recommended over Notre Dame lead risk PARIS (AP) — Paris’ regional health agency is recommending that children under seven and pregnant women who live near Notre Dame Cathedral take a blood test over concern the fire that ravaged the monument caused lead pollution. The April 15 blaze sent tons of toxic lead from the cathedral̵...
14:52 2019-06-04

Soler, Mondesi homers lead Royals past Rangers 4-2 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jorge Soler and Adalberto Mondesi homered and Jakob Junis allowed two runs in six innings as the Kansas City Royals snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over Texas Rangers on Thursday night. Junis (4-5) allowed four hits, including homers by Shin-Soo Choo and Nom...
08:52 2019-05-31

Ohtani, Bour lead Angels to 5-3 win, series sweep of Dodgers ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani and Justin Bour homered off Kenta Maeda in a five-run first inning, and the Los Angeles Angels hung on to sweep the two-game Freeway Series with a 5-3 victory over the majors-leading Dodgers on Tuesday night. After Ohtani homered against a fellow Japanese star fo...
09:26 2019-06-12

Torn opens a lead in tight ERC3 Junior battle "Ken Torn leads fellow Ford Fiesta R2T driver Jean-Baptiste Franceschi in a tight battle in the FIA ERC3 Junior Championship on day one of Rally Liepāja."...
20:13 2019-05-25

Elliott’s 6 scoreless innings lead Oklahoma St. past Baylor OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jensen Elliott threw six scoreless innings to help Oklahoma State defeat Baylor 5-0 in the Big 12 Tournament on Thursday night. Elliott, a second-team All-Big 12 selection, allowed just two hits and struck out four. Peyton Battenfield earned the save with three innings of one-hi...
10:26 2019-05-24

High temperatures can lead to more violent crime, study finds Researchers found that days with a high of more than 85 degrees spurred a 2.2 percent rise in general crime and a 5.7 percent increase in violent crime, on average....
21:13 2019-06-18

Parel shoots 66 to lead wind-altered Senior PGA Championship Scott Parel took advantage of ideal scoring conditions morning to shoot a 4-under 66 and take the first-round lead in the weather-delayed Senior PGA Championship        ...
06:00 2019-05-24

Kawhi Leonard pours in 35 as Raptors nip Bucks to take series lead MILWAUKEE — Kawhi Leonard arrived in Toronto last summer thinking he could pick up another championship to go with the one he already has. One more victory and he’ll play for another ring. And dominant performances like the one he put up Thursday night are a big reason why. Leonard scored 35 points ...
13:52 2019-05-24

The Latest: Woodland takes lead into final round of US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): Gary Woodland will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the U.S. Open. Woodland narrowly missed a birdie putt on the par-5 18th hole to finish the third round at Pebble Beach with a score of 2-under 69 to get to 11 un...
05:52 2019-06-16

Goolagong, Court lead the way as Australia lauds battling Barty Evonne Goolagong Cawley led the way as Australia hailed their new Grand Slam tennis champion Ash Barty on Sunday after the proudly indigenous 23-year-old ended the country's 46-year wait for a French Open women's singles champion....
11:39 2019-06-09

The fight against childhood blindness could lead to eagle-eyed robots Imparting vision upon machines has been a massive, multi-decade undertaking by the scientific community. And while the acuity of today's state-of-the-art computer systems can match or exceed a human's high-resolution optical anatomy, training these m......
00:39 2019-05-22

Punching Iran Over Its Foreign Policy Could Lead to a Faster Path to War Wrestling with Iran’s diplomacy and military activity could prompt a confrontation between Washington and Tehran well before any showdown over a nuclear program....
01:39 2019-05-30

Bote’s career-high 7 RBIs lead Cubs over Rockies 9-8 CHICAGO (AP) — David Bote drove in a career-high seven runs to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 9-8 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night. Bote had four hits, including a three-run homer and bases-clearing double to hand the Rockies a second straight loss after ending their season-high eight-ga...
09:39 2019-06-06

The Latest: Disastrous pit stop costs Sato lead in Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar race in Texas (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Pole-sitter Takuma Sato has lost his lead at the IndyCar race in Texas because of a disastrous pit stop under a green flag. Sato slid through his pit stall and upended one of his crew members as the car end...
03:52 2019-06-09

Follow states lead and block fetal tissue in research The United States is the world leader in most areas of science and medicine, yet our current medical establishment is decades behind in its ineffective and immoral use of aborted fetal tissue for research. It is time for the federal government to stop funding this antiquated research, and for our le...
06:13 2019-05-30

Law, Song, Concolino share LPGA Tour lead at Kingsmill WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Playing partners Jennifer Song and Jacqui Concolino stuck together in the Pure Silk Championship. Bronte Law kept up, too. Rebounding from a bogey on the par-4 14th with three straight birdies, Law shot a 3-under 68 on Friday afternoon at Kingsmill Resort to match early star...
03:13 2019-05-25

Castillo solid, Puig homers to lead Reds over Cardinals ST. LOUIS (AP) — Luis Castillo pitched one-run ball over six innings, Yasiel Puig homered and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 Tuesday night following a rain delay of 1 hour, 20 minutes. The loss snapped the Cardinals’ four-game winning streak after sweeping the Chicago Cub...
07:39 2019-06-05

Britain's Fox says Conservative leadership shouldn't be rushed despite Johnson's lead The contest to choose a leader for Britain's governing Conservative Party should not be rushed even though Boris Johnson holds a clear lead, British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday....
19:26 2019-06-18

Núñez, Martin homer to lead Orioles over Astros 4-1 Renato Núñez hit his 16th homer, Richie Martin added a two-run shot in the ninth and the Baltimore Orioles snapped a three-game skid with a 4-1 victory over the Houston Astros       ...
03:26 2019-06-09

Lonnie Bunch to become first African American to lead the Smithsonian Institution Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, education and research complex.        ...
12:26 2019-05-29

South Dakota bishop to lead Saginaw diocese in Michigan SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A Catholic bishop in South Dakota has been selected as the new bishop of the Diocese of Saginaw in Michigan. The diocese announced Friday that 63-year-old Bishop Robert D. Gruss will serve as its seventh bishop. His installation in Saginaw is scheduled for July 26. Gruss has se...
21:52 2019-05-24

Peters wins Stage 17; Carapaz extends Giro lead Nans Peters of France claimed his first Grand Tour victory as he won the 17th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday, while Ecuadorian cyclist Richard Carapaz celebrated his birthday by extending his overall lead        ...
19:26 2019-05-29

Byron to lead the field to green for NASCAR race at Pocono LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — William Byron will lead the field to green for the NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway on Sunday. Bryon won his second straight pole in the No. 24 Chevrolet, following up his first-place start last week at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Byron opened the season with a pole in th...
19:52 2019-06-02

Heavy rains lead Kentucky county to declare emergency MANCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — An eastern Kentucky county has declared a state of emergency due to damages from heavy rain and flooding. Clay County Emergency Management Director David Watson told WYMT-TV that officials knew of around $75,000 in damages to roads and bridges on Monday and there are still pla...
17:00 2019-06-19

Rutschman, Witt, Vaughn lead list of MLB draft prospects Oregon State's Adley Rutschman, Texas high school shortstop Bobby Witt Jr., Cal first baseman Andrew Vaughn lead off list of top MLB draft prospects        ...
08:52 2019-06-03

Boris Johnson takes strong lead in race for next UK leader Boris Johnson has taken a commanding lead in the contest to become Britain’s next prime minister, winning by far the largest share of support in first-round voting by Conservative Party lawmakers...
15:13 2019-06-13

Bahrain Says Following Opposition Social Media Could Lead To Legal Action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government......
05:52 2019-06-03

Madonna and The Boss lead an otherwise indie-heavy June in new music Aside from new albums by Madonna and Bruce Springsteen, June is slim on big-name releases for the time being, and we very much expect some surprise announcements in the coming weeks, particularly from the hip-hop world. The start of the summer is not slim, however, on indie music and promising debut...
20:00 2019-06-01

The Latest: Rose in lead at turn, Tiger 6 back in US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the second round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach (all times local): 10:50 a.m. More red numbers but still the same leader as Justin Rose makes the turn in the second round of the U.S. Open. Rose made a birdie from the greenside bunker on the 18th hole to ge...
20:39 2019-06-14

Hamilton wins Monaco GP to extend lead over teammate Bottas Lewis Hamilton won the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday to extend his championship lead over Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas        ...
18:13 2019-05-26

Pose, Russian Doll, and HBO lead this year's TCA Awards nominations The Television Critics Association have announced their nominees for the 35th Annual TCA Awards, and the competition is pretty stiff. Per a recent press release, “TCA nominees compete for accolades across different categories honoring outstanding achievements in news and information, youth, reality,...
19:39 2019-06-19

Lead battery tech could make electric car charging cheaper Tesla is reportedly investigating using lead batteries at charging stations to store cheaper off-peak electricity Could old-school lead batteries come back to life and speed-up the introduction of electric cars as part of a nationwide charger network? That’s the thinking in the US, where industry a...
18:39 2019-06-13

Greek opposition Conservatives in lead in exit poll for EU vote The Greek opposition New Democracy conservative party held a lead over ruling leftist Syriza in European Parliament elections on Sunday, a joint exit poll by five private TV stations showed....
19:26 2019-05-26

Harrison was wary of losing focus with commanding lead in Senior TT Senior TT winner Dean Harrison says he was wary of easing off in the final laps of Friday's race and suffering a lapse in concentration while holding a commanding lead...
22:00 2019-06-07

Cologne and Dortmund lead charge for German smart cities Municipal cyberadministrations, automated traffic flow, energy-efficient buildings — the cities of tomorrow will be smart. Cologne's "climate street" project shows what a digital city could look like in practice....
14:39 2019-05-21

U.K.’s Boris Johnson Extends His Lead in Race To Become Next Prime Minister (LONDON) — The race to become Britain’s next prime minister is down to the final four on Wednesday, as Boris Johnson stretched his lead among Conservative lawmakers and upstart Rory Stewart was eliminated from the contest. Johnson, a former London mayor and U.K. foreign secretary, won 14...
23:26 2019-06-19

Boris Johnson extends lead in UK Conservatives' leadership race Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister. Rory Stewart has been eliminated from the contest....
21:26 2019-06-19

Scott Parel shoots 66, opens 5-shot lead in Iowa DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Scott Parel shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday to extend his lead to five strokes in the PGA Tour Champions’ Principal Charity Classic. Parel had a 15-under 129 total at Wakonda Club to break the tournament 36-hole record of 13 under set a year ago by eventual winner Tom Leh...
01:26 2019-06-02

Warriors lose 31-point lead, Cousins as Clippers rally "Landry Shamet buried a go-ahead 3-pointer with 16.5 seconds remaining, capping a historic rally from a 31-point deficit Monday night and delivering the Los Angeles Clippers a shocking, 135-131 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of their Western Conference first-round playoff series in...
14:33 2019-05-21

Motor racing: Chadwick extends W Series lead with second win in three races British driver Jamie Chadwick's second win in three races allowed her to extend her lead over Dutch rival Beitske Visser in the all-female W Series in Misano, Italy, on Saturday....
00:39 2019-06-09

Fraud allegations lead to closure of Amnesty International in Zimbabwe Police are investigating suspected misconduct involving millions of dollars of funds from donorsAmnesty International has shut down its Zimbabwe branch over alleged abuse of donor funds and fraud by staff.The human rights group says it has launched further investigations with the help of police into...
12:13 2019-06-03

How Lonnie Bunch came to lead the Museum of African American History Lonnie Bunch, director of the National Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C., helps us understand what has united and divided us.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

DeGrom, Alonso lead Mets to a 10-2 rout of 1st-place Braves ATLANTA (AP) — Jacob deGrom took a shutout into the ninth inning, Pete Alonso homered to highlight the first four-hit game of his young career, and the New York Mets routed the first-place Atlanta Braves 10-2 on Tuesday night. Bouncing back from an ugly 12-3 loss in the series opener, the Mets pound...
04:52 2019-06-19

Vela gets goal, assist to lead LAFC past Timbers 3-2 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Carlos Vela had a goal and an assist in the first half to lead Los Angeles FC past the Portland Timbers 3-2 on Saturday. Vela, Major League Soccer’s goals and assists leader, helped LAFC (11-1-4) fend off Portland’s late rally to end the Timbers’ 15-game win s...
07:39 2019-06-02

Scott Parel shoots 9-under 63, takes 2-stroke lead in Iowa Scott Parel matched the course record with a 9-under 63 to take a two-shot lead in the PGA Tour Champions' Principal Charity Classic        ...
00:26 2019-06-01

Verlander takes share of majors’ wins lead, shuts down A’s OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Justin Verlander struck out eight over eight innings and moved into a share of the major league lead with his ninth win, pitching the Houston Astros past the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Saturday night. Verlander (9-2), who had a four-start winning streak snapped by Boston his las...
07:39 2019-06-02

Paper Round: City lead chase for £105m Felix "Manchester City want Joao Felix, United move for Harry Maguire, Juventus and Inter Milan prepare a swap and Crystal Palace find Aaron-Wan Bissaka\u0027s replacement."...
09:00 2019-06-16

Huawei’s U.S. losses could lead to gains in China, at Apple’s expense It looks bad for Huawei in the U.S. right now, but its fortunes in China might improve as it focuses on selling 5G phones, something Apple can't do.Read More...
22:13 2019-05-22

Lee6 takes 1-shot lead after 2nd round of ShopRite Classic Jeongeun Lee6 made a 4-foot eagle putt on the 18th hole to grab a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the ShopRite LPGA Classic        ...
01:39 2019-06-09

Higa waits out lightning, remains in U.S. Women's Open lead Mamiko Higa of Japan rolled in a 10-foot birdie at the final hole to end the day as she started it, with a one-stroke lead, at the U.S. Women's Open on Friday....
04:52 2019-06-01

Brooke Henderson shoots 64-64 to lead Meijer LPGA Classic GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Brooke Henderson opened a three-stroke lead Friday in a 30-hole day at the Meijer LPGA Classic. Trying to break a tie for the Canadian victory record for both women and men, Henderson completed an 8-under 64 in the rain-delayed first round and shot another 64 in the second...
04:39 2019-06-15

Nvidia 'Super' RTX cards may launch in July to keep high-end lead on AMD AMD Navi has been getting all of the headlines recently, but it looks like that's coming to an end. Word on the street is that those Nvidia 'Super' graphics cards may be announced as early as June 21. This all comes from an unverified leak via WccfTech, so we advise taking this w...
03:26 2019-06-13

Tatum, Jensen lead Fresno State past Gauchos, 9-2 McCarthy Tatum drove in three runs, Zach Presno drove in a pair and Ryan Jensen carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning in helping Fresno State earn an 8-2 victory over UC Santa Barbara in the Stanford Regional        ...
10:26 2019-06-01

Greinke and 4 relievers lead Diamondbacks past Blue Jays 6-0 Greinke and four relievers combine four five-hit shutout, Diamondbacks beat Blue Jays 6-0 for third straight win       ...
01:00 2019-06-09

Tanak wins in Chile, Ogier retakes championship lead "Estonian Ott Tanak won the inaugural Rally of Chile for Toyota on Sunday with France\u0027s reigning world champion Sebastien Ogier retaking the overall championship lead for Citroen."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Dane in lead to become mayor of German port city of Rostock BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman is in the lead to become mayor of Rostock and become the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. The German news agency dpa reported Monday that 46-year-old Claus Ruhe Madsen received 34.6% in the first round of voting for the mayor’s post i...
11:13 2019-05-27

Goodrum’s 2 homers, 5 hits lead Tigers past Braves 8-2 ATLANTA (AP) — Niko Goodrum homered twice and had a career-high five hits, Nicholas Castellanos and Grayson Greiner also went deep, and the Detroit Tigers romped to an 8-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night. Spencer Turnbull pitched into the seventh inning, allowing just five hits and o...
05:13 2019-06-01

Mary Winston Becomes the Next Lone Black Woman to Lead a Fortune 500 Company Mary Winston has earned every right to be celebrated as Bed, Bath & Beyond’s new interim CEO; but we’ve also got to talk about a few things in the process....
03:13 2019-05-27

London retains strong lead in tech investment -Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of London's investment agency said on Monday....
01:52 2019-06-10

Kawhi Leonard shines as Raptors take commanding 3-1 lead on Warriors in NBA Finals With Kawhi Leonard leading the way, the Toronto Raptors took a commanding 3-1 lead on the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals.       ...
11:13 2019-06-08

Elliott Management reportedly in lead to acquire bookseller Barnes & Noble The retailer said last year it was exploring a sale after having received "expressions of interest" from "multiple parties," including its chairman, Leonard Riggio, who founded the company in 1965....
23:39 2019-06-06

London retains strong lead in tech investment: Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of London's investment agency said on Monday....
08:26 2019-06-10

Disrupted sleep patterns can lead to ‘deviant behaviour’, Hay festival hears Science journalist calls for more flexi-working to fit in with early risers and night owlsFinally, workers have a new excuse for stealing pens from the office or using someone else’s milk: early risers and night owls are more likely to display “unethical and deviant” behaviour if forced to work outs...
18:26 2019-05-27

Misano W Series: Chadwick resists Visser to extend points lead Jamie Chadwick took victory in the third round of the inaugural W Series season at Misano, extending her championship lead over second-place finisher Beitske Visser...
18:52 2019-06-08

Christian rightwing figures warn abortion fight could lead to civil war Wave of extreme bans appears to have amped up predictions by magazines and politicians that abortion is cause of coming conflictProminent figures on the Christian right in the US ranging from religious magazines to authors to elected politicians have warned that the fight over abortion rights could ...
09:26 2019-05-26

Giro d’Italia: Richard Carapaz holds off Simon Yates to take overall lead • Ecuadorian leads by seven seconds after winning stage 14• British rider finishes second and now lies ninth overallEcuador’s Richard Carapaz won stage 14 of the Giro d’Italia to grab the overall race lead. Movistar’s Carapaz raced clear on the penultimate climb of the day before holding off Britain...
22:13 2019-05-25

Biden Retains Lead in Iowa Poll, but Warren and Buttigieg Gain Joseph R. Biden Jr. leads in a poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers, but Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg have made clear gains to join Bernie Sanders in a virtual three-way tie for second place....
03:13 2019-06-09

Le Mans 24 Hours: Kamui Kobayashi holds lead over Fernando Alonso Kamui Kobayashi edged the #7 Toyota crew closer to a maiden Le Mans 24 Hours victory by maintaining a 2m10s advantage over the sister #8 car of Fernando Alonso...
13:26 2019-06-16

Demare wins crash-affected Stage 10; Conti keeps Giro lead MODENA, Italy (AP) — Arnaud Demare of France sprinted to victory after a crash affected the end of the 10th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Saturday, while Italian cyclist Valerio Conti kept the overall lead. Demare, who rides for Groupama-FDJ, edged out Elia Viviani and Rudiger Selig in a bunch...
18:26 2019-05-21

The Latest: Torrents lead to Tulsa-area high water rescues OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on flash flooding in Oklahoma (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Almost 4 inches (100 millimeters) of rain per hour caused widespread street flooding in the Tulsa area, leading to multiple stalled vehicles and high-water rescues. No injuries have been reported after the Thu...
07:00 2019-06-07

African-American museum director Lonnie Bunch to lead Smithsonian The Smithsonian said Tuesday that Lonnie Bunch, founder of its African-American history and culture wing, will become the institute's first black secretary....
21:13 2019-05-28

Tesla Got an Early Lead, but Luxury Electric Rivals Are Racing to Catch Up Several months ago, Jaguar introduced the I-Pace sport utility vehicle, and more rival electrics will soon be available from Audi, Mercedes, Porsche and Volvo....
23:13 2019-05-21

Joe Biden’s lead slips in Democratic field, Iowa poll shows Biden polled at 24%, Bernie Sanders is second with 16%, ahead of Elizabeth Warren with 15% and Pete Buttigieg, with 14%On the heels of a major Iowa poll which showed a big slip in his big lead over the Democratic field, Joe Biden was conspicuous by his absence from the guest list of a big party even...
17:01 2019-06-09

IEA: Nuke retirements could lead to 4 billion metric tons of extra CO2 emissions Enlarge / A view of the decommissioned Duke Energy Crystal River Nuclear Power Plant. (credit: Jeffrey Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images) A report released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA) warns world leaders that—without support for new nuclear power or lifetime extensions for existin...
00:26 2019-05-29

Bronte Law, Nasa Hataoka share LPGA Tour lead at Kingsmill Bronte Law birdied the par-4 18th for a 4-under 67 and a share of the lead in the Pure Silk Championship for the third straight round        ...
01:26 2019-05-26

Democrats grapple with 'electability' question as white men lead diverse field Democrats seeking to unseat Republican U.S. President Donald Trump in 2020 will choose from the largest and most diverse set of candidates in history - yet, so far, two older white men are leading the pack....
14:52 2019-05-24

Tony Finau claws way into early lead in Charles Schwab Challenge Tony Finau changes his putting grip and shoots 64 to take the early lead at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas.        ...
06:00 2019-05-24

Teens, superheroes lead charge in LGBTQ Hollywood movie characters Movies like "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Love, Simon" and "Deadpool 2" helped increase the numbers of gay and bisexual characters in Hollywood movies last year....
18:00 2019-05-23

India Election: PM Modi commands strong lead in early count As the counting of votes continues in the world's biggest election, an early tally showed that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was soaring to a second term as his Bharatiya Janata Party was leading in 292 of 543 seat...
18:00 2019-05-23

Trade war could lead to 'Trump recession'; UK jobs report due - business live Rolling economic and financial news, including new UK unemployment figures and the latest trade war actionIntroduction: Trump threatens China againFears more tariffs could cause a recessionComing up: UK unemployment report 8.34am BST Donald Trump taste for trade conflict could even extend to French ...
09:52 2019-06-11

President Mutharika takes lead in Malawi election with 75% of votes counted Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has so far taken 40.44% of votes cast in the May 21 presidential election, with 75% of the vote counted, the Electoral Commission said on Thursday....
14:13 2019-05-23

Voit, Ursela lead Yanks over Mets 12-5 in twin-bill opener NEW YORK (AP) — Gio Urshela and Luke Voit homered off Zack Wheeler in a five-run fourth inning, and the New York Yankees tied their season high with 15 hits in a 12-5 rout of the Mets on Tuesday that opened a day-night Subway Series doubleheader. Masahiro Tanaka (4-5) gave up a three-run homer to Je...
23:26 2019-06-11

WRC Portugal: Ott Tanak clings to lead as Toyotas suffer damper issues Toyota's Ott Tanak clung onto the lead of Rally Portugal over Kris Meeke and Thierry Neuville, as both he and team-mate Jari-Matti Latvala suffered damper issues...
03:52 2019-06-02

Pascal Siakam, Kawhi Leonard lead Raptors over Warriors in Game 1 Pascal Siakam and Kawhi Leonard guided the Toronto Raptors to a 118-109 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto....
08:52 2019-05-31

Judge removes lead prosecutor from Navy SEAL's court-martial The lead prosecutor in a court-martial of a Navy SEAL charged with war crimes was removed Monday, following revelations the prosecution was involved in a scheme to track emails sent to the defense and media....
06:13 2019-06-04

Former Bush economist Phillip Swagel to lead Congressional Budget Office Former Treasury official Phillip Swagel will serve as the new director of the Congressional Budget Office, the nonpartisan office that provides budgetary and economic expertise to Congress....
15:26 2019-05-21

Rally Italy: Sordo set to inherit lead after nominal times decision Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Dani Sordo is expected to inherit the lead of Rally Italy when nominal times from a stage cancellation are finalised...
19:39 2019-06-14

Jofra Archer and Mark Wood set to lead England’s attack against Pakistan • Pakistan’s capitulation against West Indies duly noted• Liam Plunkett is expected to make way for WoodEoin Morgan looks set to unleash the pace of Jofra Archer and Mark Wood on Pakistan on Monday, even though the England captain had been keen to temper expectations ahead of this mouthwatering pros...
20:00 2019-06-02

Most Americans believe politicians’ heated rhetoric can lead to violence, report finds 78% of Americans say aggressive language from elected officials makes violence against targeted groups more likelyA majority of Americans believe that heated or aggressive rhetoric from politicians can lead to violence.A report published by the Pew Research Center on Wednesday found that 78% of Amer...
18:52 2019-06-19

Law granting illegal immigrants driver’s licenses could lead to voter fraud A loophole in the new law granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants could allow hundreds of thousands of people to fraudulently register to vote in New York, according to critics, the state Board of Elections and the bill’s own sponsor. “[A] major concern is that many states, including New Yo...
05:52 2019-06-19

Perry, Shin tied for lead in rain-delayed Meijer LPGA GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Katherine Perry and Jenny Shin shared the lead at 6-under 66 when first-round play in the rain-delayed Meijer LPGA Classic was suspended because of darkness Thursday night. Playing in the second group of the day off the first tee, Perry had eight birdies and two bogeys at ...
05:00 2019-06-14

China’s CCTV features Daily Show report on Huawei lead in 5G BEIJING (AP) — China’s latest media broadside in its tariffs war with the U.S. features an unlikely star: Trevor Noah of the Daily Show. A clip from Noah’s “If you don’t know, now you know” segment on Chinese equipment maker Huawei’s dominance in 5G mobile technol...
08:13 2019-05-27

Mamata Banerjee, Mayawati Lead 'Excuse Me' List For PM's All-Party Meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold an all-party meeting today to discuss two key issues -- his initiative of "One Nation One Election" and the Nitis Aayog's proposal of developing "aspirational......
10:13 2019-06-19

We must have a green industrial revolution. And Labour will lead it | Rebecca Long-Bailey We must draw on our history to find a way through the environmental crisis that faces usWhere I grew up, visits to Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum were a staple rainy-day activity. I remember the clanking of the huge, iron waterwheel and being amazed by its power. It was the plentiful rain,...
05:39 2019-05-22

WRC Rally Italy: Ott Tanak battles past Dani Sordo into lead Toyota World Rally Championship driver Ott Tanak surged past Hyundai's Dani Sordo on Saturday morning as the pair's Rally Italy lead battle intensified...
11:52 2019-06-15

Justin Rose lead US Open as players roll over Pebble Beach PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — After weeks of hand-wringing and barbs from players in anticipation of the USGA wrecking another U.S. Open with yet another questionable course setup, the best players in the world played Pebble Beach — and possibly the USGA — for fools in Thursday’s opening round. Thirty-nine...
06:13 2019-06-14

Exclusive: Buyout firm Apollo Global in the lead to acquire Shutterfly Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC is in the lead to acquire Shutterfly Inc after making the highest offer for the U.S. digital imaging company, people familiar with the matter said on Monday....
15:01 2019-06-10

Toronto Raptors take lead in Eastern Conference finals after win over Milwaukee Bucks Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points to lead the Toronto Raptors to a thrilling 105-99 victory over Milwaukee on Thursday in the most important game in franchise history....
05:26 2019-05-24

NASA executive quits weeks after being named to lead moon initiative A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
05:52 2019-05-24

MOVES-Lazard hires former Goldman Sachs executive to lead Brazil ops Lazard Ltd has hired former Goldman Sachs & Co head of investment banking in Brazil, Antonio Pereira as Chief Executive Officer of Lazard Brasil Investment Banking....
16:39 2019-06-04

Henderson lead Meijer LPGA Classic; Thompson makes big move Brooke Henderson birdied the final three holes for a 3-under 69 and a two-stroke lead over Annie Park in the Meijer LPGA Classic, with Lexi Thompson three shots back after matching the course record with a 62        ...
02:26 2019-06-16

Toronto Raptors take series lead with Game 3 win over Golden State Warriors With a 123-109 win at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., the team dominated throughout the game. At one point, the Raptors had a 17-point lead over the Warriors....
09:13 2019-06-06

Toronto Raptors take East finals lead with Game 5 win over Milwaukee Bucks The Toronto Raptors earned a 105-99 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night to take a 3-2 series lead, moving within one game of the NBA Finals....
08:00 2019-05-24

Phoenix cops’ offensive Facebook posts lead to misconduct investigation PHOENIX (KPNX) — Declaring her “shock” at Phoenix police officers’  inflammatory posts on Facebook, Police Chief Jeri Williams said Tuesday she was assigning an undisclosed number of officers to desk jobs while they’re investigated for possible misconduct. “It’s h...
09:52 2019-06-06

Racehorse takes lead, dies at Laurel Park; Maryland’s 12th LAUREL, Md. (AP) — A 5-year-old horse died of a suspected heart attack during a race at Laurel Park, the 12th racehorse to die in Maryland this year. The Baltimore Sun reports the mare named Follow the Petals collapsed on Sunday immediately after she had taken the lead in her race. T...
14:26 2019-06-18

Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders lead field of 20 Democratic candidates in first debates There were few, if any, surprises when the Democratic National Committee released its final list of 20 candidates who will participate in its first debates in Miami this month....
15:00 2019-06-14

India's ruling party claims victory with wide lead in votes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party claimed it won reelection with a commanding lead in Thursday's vote count, while the head of the main opposition party conceded a personal defeat that signaled the end of an era for modern India's main political dynasty....
22:52 2019-05-23

Le Mans 24 Hours: #7 Toyota edges clear in lead battle after safety car LMP1 The #7 Toyota's advantage at the head of the Le Mans 24 Hours order ballooned in the 10th hour, under a safety-car period called when the #95 Aston Martin crashed...
03:26 2019-06-16

Stater Lynn, closer Kelley lead Rangers past Mariners 5-3 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Lance Lynn allowed two runs over seven innings and Shawn Kelley earned the save hours after learning that two lumps removed from his throat last week were benign as the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 5-3 on Tuesday night. Lynn (6-3) gave up five singles and one walk ...
05:39 2019-05-22

Biden, Sanders lead Trump in battleground state Michigan poll In an early sign of the potential weakness of U.S. President Donald Trump's path to reelection, two Democratic presidential primary frontrunners are outshining the incumbent Republican in a poll of Michigan voters released on Wednesday....
16:52 2019-06-05

U.S. Open: Justin Rose jumps into lead after late surge in first round Justin Rose took advantage of a soft course at Pebble Beach with five birdies for a 6-under 65, grabbing the lead after the first round of the 2019 U.S. Open....
07:52 2019-06-14

Nick Nurse’s in-game adjustments help lead Toronto Raptors to NBA Championship The following are just some of the adjustments made by Nurse that helped the Raptors capture their franchise-first NBA Championship in his first year at the helm....
12:52 2019-06-14

Airports are unlikely to follow Orlando's lead in banning religious services at interfaith chapels Chapels and interfaith prayer spaces, many with full or part-time chaplains, are among the amenities offered by more than three dozen airports around the country....
16:39 2019-06-02

Stanley Cup Final: Bruins chase Jordan Binnington, take 2-1 lead on Blues with blowout win Blues goalie Jordan Binnington was pulled as the Bruins jumped out to a 5-1 lead and cruised to victory in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final.        ...
07:39 2019-06-02

Matt Kuchar, Scott Brown co-lead entering the weekend at RBC Canadian Open Matt Kuchar birdied his last three holes to get to 12 under and into a tie for the lead alongside Scott Brown in Round 2 of the RBC Canadian Open.       ...
04:00 2019-06-08

'Today was a battle': record-breaking Brooks Koepka extends US PGA lead – video Defending champion Brooks Koepka shot a 65 on Friday to increase his lead to seven strokes by moving to 12 under par in the 101st PGA Championship. 'This probably sounds bad, but today was a battle,' said 29-year-old Koepka.Brooks Koepka untouchable at US PGA as Woods misses the halfway cut Continue...
14:52 2019-05-21

Guatemala's center-left candidate Torres takes early lead in election Early results from Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday showed center-left candidate Sandra Torres leading the race from her nearest conservative rival Alejandro Giammattei by more than seven percentage points....
09:52 2019-06-17

Stony Brook president to lead Michigan State University after Nassar scandal Dr. Samuel Stanley Jr., a Harvard-trained doctor who has led Stony Brook University on Long Island for almost a decade, was named Tuesday as the next president of Michigan State University in the wake of the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. The biomedical researcher was chosen in an 8-0 vote by MSU’s...
23:39 2019-05-28

Altering Default Orders May Lead To Online Shoppers Choosing Healthier Foods The study claims that if the default order in which foods are shown on screen is changed to show healthier substitutes, most of the shoppers tend to bend and buy those substitutes instead....
15:39 2019-06-18

Young, Pregnant Urged To Take Blood Tests For Lead After Notre-Dame Fire The Paris health authorities have urged children and pregnant women living around Notre-Dame cathedral to have the levels of lead in their blood checked amid concerns over the impact of the fire....
05:13 2019-06-06

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Springer, Daily Mail lead European stocks recovery Jumps for two of Europe's biggest newspaper publishers helped European stocks gain early on Thursday, recovering from a more than 3-month closing low a day earlier as U.S.-China trade concerns continued to weigh on stock markets....
14:13 2019-05-30

Judge removes lead prosecutor in case against Navy SEAL charged with murder A Navy judge has removed the lead prosecutor in the case against a Navy SEAL charged with murdering a wounded person and shooting at noncombatants in Iraq, citing potential conflicts of interest over the prosecutor's decision to use an email tracker in corresponding with the defense team....
03:39 2019-06-05

French authorities advise residents to test for lead after Notre Dame fire Paris health authorities are recommending that children and pregnant women take blood tests to screen for lead amid fears pollution from the Notre Dame fire infected surrounding neighborhoods....
20:52 2019-06-04

Giro d'Italia: Cima holds off pack to win stage while Carapaz retains lead Damiano Cima wins enthralling sprint finishRichard Carapaz retains overall lead from Vincenzo NibaliThe Italian rider Damiano Cima won the 18th stage of the Giro d’Italia after a thrilling sprint finish in Santa Maria di Sala.It was Cima’s first stage victory in the race, ensuring a memorable day fo...
00:26 2019-05-31

T-Mobile, Cricket Wireless, and Samsung lead the latest US customer satisfaction charts Even though customer satisfaction is a highly subjective and volatile method of measuring a company, service, or product's value, T-Mobile tends to dominate such surveys no matter who conducts the research and the sizes of the samples used by analysts to reach their conclusions.The latest report is ...
14:52 2019-06-05

St. Louis Blues fend off Boston Bruins in Game 5, grab 3-2 series lead The St. Louis Blues are one win away from the franchise's first NHL championship after a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final....
07:13 2019-06-07

Wheels: Tesla Got an Early Lead, but Luxury Electric Rivals Are Racing to Catch Up Several months ago, Jaguar introduced the I-Pace sport utility vehicle, and more rival electrics will soon be available from Audi, Mercedes, Porsche and Volvo....
17:39 2019-05-21

Final Fantasy XV's Lead Designer's New Game Is A Love Letter To Live Music No Straight Roads is a rhythm game inspired by the strong visual storytelling of Psychonauts. Playing it feels like rocking out in front of a surreal, vibrant crowd. At E3 last week, I was able to play a short demo that included the first boss fight, and as someone who also loves live music, I was p...
23:39 2019-06-18

Warriors’ Thompson expected to return for Game 4 as Raptors look to widen series lead Klay Thompson sat out from Game 3 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday due to a hamstring injury. Game 4 is scheduled for 9 p.m. ET on Friday....
12:52 2019-06-07

Change to Google Search site ranking should lead to more relevant mobile results Back in 2015, more Google searches were started from a mobile device than from the desktop for the first time. That led Google to announce plans in 2016 to use the mobile version of a website's content to rank pages and show "snippets" from that site. The reason why Google made this change was that ...
06:13 2019-05-29

Vice Media taps ex-Post publisher Jesse Angelo to lead news Vice Media just got its biggest shake-up since CEO Nancy Dubuc joined its ranks a year ago. The Brooklyn-based media company tapped former New York Post publisher Jesse Angelo as president of global news and entertainment, overseeing Vice’s news, digital and TV operations. Separately, Vice said HBO ...
23:52 2019-06-10

Meet Brig. Gen. Laura Yeager, first woman to lead Army infantry division A brigadier general who led Black Hawk helicopters in Iraq will become the first woman to lead an Army infantry division.        ...
21:52 2019-06-09

First Woman to Lead a U.S. Army Infantry Division Forged a ‘Narrow Path’ to Leadership On June 29, Brig. Gen. Laura Yeager will take command of the 40th Infantry Division in the California National Guard, a unit that has been led by men for more than 100 years....
00:26 2019-06-13

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi, Qatar lead Gulf markets higher after Eid holidays All major Gulf markets performed strongly on Monday after last week's holidays as a global rally lifted regional sentiment, with Saudi and Qatar outperforming and boosted respectively by expected foreign fund inflows and a stock split. "All MENA marke...
16:13 2019-06-10

New Renault Clio, Mazda 3 lead Euro NCAP crash test stars Audi e-tron, Volkswagen T-Cross, Toyota Corolla and RAV4 are among seven five-star cars tested in April 2019 The new Renault Clio, Mazda 3 and electric Audi e-tron are among seven cars to secure five-star Euro NCAP crash test scores in the latest round of testing. The Mazda 3 became just the fourth...
11:39 2019-05-22

NASA Executive Quits Weeks After Appointment To Lead 2024 Moon Initiative A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling......
08:13 2019-05-24

Gary Woodland moves into lead at US Open as sturdy Rory McIlroy looms Woodland (9-under) takes lead ahead of Rose, OosthuizenRory McIlroy rallies for 5-under finish, three shots off leadTiger Woods ‘a little hot’ after poor finish to second roundShould Rory McIlroy summon the weekend spirit of Ontario, there would be little point in the remainder of this US Open field...
07:26 2019-06-15

Captain Houghton ready to lead youngsters as England invoke spirit of 2015 "England captain Steph Houghton smiled wryly when she was asked about how she will pass on her words of wisdom to the \"kids\" in her squad prior to tomorrow\u0027s World Cup opener against Scotland in Nice."...
00:13 2019-06-09

Token ethnic friends: how pop culture taught me I was support, not the lead | Zoya Patel The films and TV shows Zoya Patel loved growing up were a consistent reminder that ‘real life only happens to white people’Remember that seminal scene from 1999 film 10 Things I Hate About You, when Cameron first sees Bianca?She’s walking through the school quadrangle, ruminating on whether one “can...
10:13 2019-05-22

Ford's 2020 Explorer and Escape expected to lead explosion of new car models Ford is launching a long line of new car models, starting with the Escape and Explorer in 2020. Ford could see a $2 billion profit with this move.       ...
17:39 2019-06-13

Lizzie Deignan takes Women’s Tour race lead after stage five victory • British rider is one second ahead of Kasia Niewiadoma• Final stage sees competitors head through CarmarthenshireLizzie Deignan moved into the overall race lead at the Women’s Tour with one day remaining after winning stage five in Builth Wells.The Briton proved too strong in a sprint for Kasia Nie...
17:13 2019-06-14

‘Grace Will Lead Us Home,’ an Intimate Look at Forgiveness, Anger and Trauma After the Charleston Massacre Jennifer Berry Hawes, a Charleston-based newspaper reporter, drew on her long relationships with the families of victims to write this account of the 2015 murders at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church....
20:00 2019-05-22

Rain Rally: Higa holds onto US Women's Open lead after delay Mamiko Higa of Japan birdied three of her final six holes following a nearly two-hour weather delay to shoot an even-par 71 and maintain a one-shot lead in the suspended second round of the U.S. Women's Open        ...
03:13 2019-06-01

Gary Woodland holds onto lead as Justin Rose edges closer at US Open Rose the closest challenger heading into final roundHistory chaser Brooks Koepka trails leader by fourPresumably Brooks Koepka will spend the build up to the final round of this US Open finding a reason to bear a grudge against Gary Woodland. As things stand, Woodland represents the biggest danger t...
05:00 2019-06-16

Rory McIlroy is tied for the Canadian Open lead and eyes a victory in his tournament debut Rory McIlroy shot 6-under 64 in Saturday's third round to move into a tie for the lead at 13 under alongside Webb Simpson and Matt Kuchar.       ...
03:26 2019-06-09

Curry, Green triple-doubles lead Warriors to series sweep over Trail Blazers The Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the fifth straight year with a 119-117 overtime victory Monday night to sweep the Portland Trail Blazers....
21:26 2019-05-21

NBA Finals: Toronto Raptors look to regain series lead with Game 3 win over Golden State Warriors The game at Oracle Arena, scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday, comes three days after the Raptors lost 109-104 at Scotiabank Arena, giving up a five-point lead at the half....
15:13 2019-06-05

Jaw, Meet Floor: Simone Biles Unveils Unreal New Moves in Lead-Up to Summer Competition While your ass was busy complaining about how long this week feels even after having Monday off, gymnast Simone Biles (arguably the very best athlete on the planet right now) was out here being ... Simone Biles. By which we mean doing things that literally no other woman gymnast on the planet can do...
20:52 2019-05-30

Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister; five contenders left in contest. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister; five contenders left in contest.   . The post Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister; five contenders left in contest. appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:00 2019-06-18

NASA executive quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing plan A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
07:52 2019-05-24

Apple's brand image in China is wrecked, expected to lead to big iPhone sales decline As if Apple's troubles in the world's largest smartphone market weren't already bad enough, iPhones have been reportedly facing somewhat of an "informal boycott" from consumers in China for several months now as a consequence of a heated trade war with the US that's showing no signs of a de-escalati...
15:52 2019-05-29

Presidential Candidate Julian Castro Releases Plan to Eliminate Lead Poisoning in America Many presidential candidates have released climate change plans, but what about plans to address environmental health hazards like lead? Democratic candidate Julián Castro released a formal lead elimination plan Monday—making him the first White House hopeful to do so—and while the candidate is curr...
00:39 2019-06-12

Central Park Five lead prosecutor steps down from role at Columbia Law School over fallout from Netflix series The lead prosecutor in the Central Park Five trial announced Wednesday that she would not return as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School as she, and other key figures from the case, continue to face fallout over the recent Netflix miniseries....
19:00 2019-06-13

Chelsea Wolfe strips back on "The Mother Road," the lead single from her upcoming Birth Of Violence There’s always been an ominous bombast to the work of gothic songwriter Chelsea Wolfe, one that’s grown darker and more dire on recent albums like 2015's Abyss and 2017's Hiss Spun, which we called a “full-on sludge-metal extravaganza.” Consider it some kind of reprieve, then, that the doom ...
22:13 2019-06-18

MLB power rankings: Rockies are coming on strong, but can they even make a dent in Dodgers' huge lead? The Dodgers are the class of the National League West, but the Rockies are the biggest risers in this week's power rankings.        ...
14:13 2019-06-03

Books of The Times: ‘Grace Will Lead Us Home,’ an Intimate Look at Forgiveness, Anger and Trauma After the Charleston Massacre Jennifer Berry Hawes, a Charleston-based newspaper reporter, drew on her long relationships with the families of victims to write this account of the 2015 murders at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church....
00:13 2019-05-22

Biden lead slips in latest Iowa poll; Sanders, Warren, Buttigieg are nearest contenders A new poll out Saturday of likely Democratic caucusgoers in Iowa shows Joe Biden in the lead, but with softer support than last December, and a tie for second place between Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders....
12:01 2019-06-09

UPDATE 2-NASA executive quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing plan A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
08:52 2019-05-24

Mamiko Higa takes lead from Jessica Korda as lightning strikes at U.S. Women's Open "That was really scary," said Japan's Mamiko Higa, the leader after the second round. "That was the first time I saw the lightning hit so close."        ...
05:52 2019-06-01

Border Patrol's secret eyes in the skies: 1,200 active-duty troops lead agents to illegal crossers EL PASO, Texas — More than half of the active-duty troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border are quietly carrying out their assigned missions as the “eyes and ears“ of the Border Patrol, as agents focus resources to responding to constant migrant interdictions....
05:01 2019-06-07

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party claims it has won re-election with commanding lead in vote count NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party claims it has won re-election with commanding lead in vote count. The post Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party claims it has won re-election with commanding lead in vote count appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:39 2019-05-23

Pregnant women and children living near Notre Dame urged to undergo blood tests over lead exposure fears Women and children living around the Notre-Dame Cathedral are being urged to undergo blood testing after officials reveal residents are at risk of lead exposure....
23:01 2019-06-04

S&P 100 INDEX (OEX) OPTIONS TO TRADE ON CBOE'S HYBRID TRADING PLATFORM BEGINNING DECEMBER 9; Citigroup, Inc. Appointed Lead Market Maker (LMM) Chicago, November 24, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that options on the S&P 100 Index (OEX) will begin trading on CBOE's Hybrid Trading Platform on Tuesday, December 9, 2008.CBOE's Hybrid will enable multiple, competing quotes and high-speed electronic executions f...
13:26 2019-05-22

Heart patches and new blood test lead pioneering heart failure treatments Scientists have developed a blood test which detects heart failure at an early stage, and heart patches which could repair damaged hearts after attacks....
08:13 2019-06-04

Verlander takes share of majors' wins lead, shuts down A's Justin Verlander struck out eight over eight innings and moved into a share of the major league lead with his ninth win, pitching the Houston Astros past the Oakland Athletics 5-1        ...
07:39 2019-06-02

CBOE’s Andy Lowenthal To Lead Business Development For CBOE, CFE, Livevol CHICAGO, IL – July 15, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced it promoted Andy Lowenthal from Vice President to Senior Vice President, Business Development. Lowenthal’s promotion comes as part of a reorganization designed to better leverage the company’s business development effo...
03:39 2019-05-22

Cboe Plans to Introduce New Lead Market Maker Incentive Program for its Cboe Listed ETP Marketplace CHICAGO – June 14, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it plans to introduce a new Lead Market Maker (LMM) incentive program with enhanced market quality requirements on its Cboe Listed Marketplace for exchange traded ...
16:13 2019-06-14

Report: Trump to pick Immigration hardliner Kenneth Cuccinelli to lead Citizenship and Immigration Services President Trump is expected to nominate former Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli to oversee the nation's immigration system as the next director of the  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, according got media reports. ...
05:52 2019-05-26

'Clean Eating' May Lead To Eating Disorders, Says Study The obsession with 'clean diet' and the lack of complete knowledge about the same may signal a risk for eating disorders. The study was published in the 'Journal of Eating Disorders'....
04:00 2019-06-05

Time for the Haringey Box Cup It's the big one, the Haringey Box Cup runs from Friday to Sunday (June 14-16) at Alexandra Palace The post Time for the Haringey Box Cup appeared first on Boxing News....
18:39 2019-06-11

It Was Only a Matter of Time Once, in the before times, you could go on Bring a Trailer, find your vintage car at a not-insane markup, buy it and get it home. But buyers have been pumping in more and more money and, well, things have changed. I guess to match the lofty new prices its listings now fetch, Bring a Trailer has roll...
20:39 2019-05-21

Both Had Something to Say. Finally, They Said It at the Same Time. “The most important decision you make in your life is who you’re going to be with,” Caroline Kitchener said. But timing, she added, is important because there is a career to consider....
18:26 2019-06-07

USGA may have gotten it right this time, but it’s just Day 1 PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Apparently, they listened. At least for one day. From the look of the rampant run of red numbers on the U.S. Open scoreboard — 39 of the 156 players broke par in the first round — it’s quite clear the USGA heard the rants of the players leading up to this......
17:39 2019-06-14

When is the best time to eat fruit? Despite online claims, there is no best time of day to eat fruit. However, people can time their fruit intake to help with weight loss and managing diabetes. Here, we explore the facts and myths about when to eat fruit....
11:13 2019-05-23

Trump says war would lead to 'end' of Iran President Donald Trump says Iran would face its 'official end' if a war broke out between the two countries.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Pope Francis changes Lord's Prayer: Head of Catholic church changes 'lead us not into temptation' line The translation of a line in the Lord's Prayer has been changed by The Pope after he signalled he was frustrated that it implies God might lead people into temptation....
10:00 2019-06-06

It's Almost Contempt Vote Time Again! House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings has set a time on Wednesday for his committee to vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with House subpoena, according to The Hill....
03:13 2019-06-11

The Last Time a Wall Went Up to Keep Out Immigrants In “The Guarded Gate” Daniel Okrent explores the 1920s nativist and eugenicist movements that led to the 1924 law practically shutting down immigration to America....
20:00 2019-05-22

100 saddest movies of all time By researching published lists of sad movies on Internet Movie Database and more, 24/7 Tempo was able to come up with a list of the saddest movies.        ...
22:26 2019-05-23

Manny Pacquiao: ‘My time is not over yet’ In his own words Manny Pacquiao explains that he hasn't felt this motivated and excited since he fought Oscar De La Hoya The post Manny Pacquiao: ‘My time is not over yet’ appeared first on Boxing News....
22:00 2019-05-22

Spend Some Time With the Winklevii Ben Mezrich’s “Bitcoin Billionaires” focuses on Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who used their Facebook windfall to buy up a lot of the cryptocurrency....
20:00 2019-05-22

Hopefully You'll Remember the Kia Cadenza This Time The Kia Cadenza, a car I forgot was even sold in America, is getting a very heavy design overhaul for its mid-cycle refresh this year to keep its competitiveness with the likes of the Toyota Avalon and Buick LaCrosse piping hot. If you are surprised one of those cars also still exists and that they ...
16:39 2019-06-06

Exactly how much 'nature time' do we need to boost well-being? Researchers have established that being in nature can boost well-being, but a new study asks exactly how much we need each week to feel the full benefit....
14:52 2019-06-17

Commodities: Why the Time to Pay Attention is NOW Despite the shake-up in the stock market and cryptocurrencies, commodities like corn and soybeans have been rising lately. There may be more "surprises" ahead -- ElliottWaveTV sat down with our Commodity Junctures editor, Jeffrey Kennedy, to get his latest thoughts....
21:00 2019-05-21

No time to waste in the Baltic Sea The EU says it wants to push ahead with a circular economy in the Baltic Sea region. But without concrete incentives and funding, the project may lack muscles, an EU conference in Gdansk heard....
15:26 2019-06-13

Time for candidates to go toe-to-toe with Johnson Despite the bullish statements released by all the surviving leadership camps after the first round leadership vote, most of them were left disappointed....
23:52 2019-06-13

The biggest NBA busts of all time – where are they now? The pressure to not make a mistake at the top of the NBA Draft may be greater than the pressure to get it right. After all, nobody will commend the Pelicans if they take Zion Williamson and he turns into a Hall of Famer. He is the obvious choice at No. 1 overall this season.......
01:26 2019-06-18

Normal time between poops The length of time a person can go without pooping depends on factors such as diet and certain medical conditions. A healthful frequency is difficult to determine, as habits vary. Learn more here....
06:26 2019-06-11

The Best Time to Leave for a Party There’s a party, it’s tonight, and you want to go. But as with love, timing is everything—arriving at the wrong time, either too early or too late, can be ruinous for a good time. You want to be, and forgive me but this is the term we apparently landed on, “fashionably late.” So when do you leave? I...
22:52 2019-06-07

25 best revenge movies of all time 24/7 Tempo took 343 movies found on the user-created lists of revenge films found on Internet Movie Database (IMDb) and narrowed them down by ratings.        ...
17:26 2019-05-21

This Old Fiat Contains a Time Machine Have you ever wanted to travel back to 1972? I can’t say as I have, but if it had to be 1972 or no time travel, I’d definitely volunteer for that trip. That’s a bit of what it’s like to drive an old hotted up Fiat Cinquecento on a sunny day through the countryside. Which countryside? It doesn’t real...
12:26 2019-06-18

100 of the saddest movies of all time By researching published lists of sad movies on Internet Movie Database and more, 24/7 Tempo was able to come up with a list of the saddest movies.        ...
07:26 2019-05-24

Is it time for Asian banks to go global? As Asia’s share of world GDP and global capital increases, the trend among Asia-based banks is for regional rather than global expansion. The region’s leading chief executives explain their approach to growth....
16:26 2019-05-21

Ten Bizarre Mysteries Across Time and Space All through history and time people have been trying to solve unexplained phenomena and bizarre mysteries. As humans, we’re often fascinated and sometimes frightened by what we don’t understand.  ...
00:52 2019-06-02

The Pixel 4 was just spotted in the wild for the first time A few days ago, Google posted a Pixel 4 render on Twitter in response to the increasing number of leaks, revealing in the process that the newest rumors were right. The phone will have a dual-lens camera on the back housed in a square-shaped camera module that looks a lot like the iPhone 11’s ...
19:52 2019-06-14

Same-sex couple featured on ‘My Little Pony’ for first time NEW YORK (AP) — Coinciding with Pride Month, the Discovery Family cartoon series “My Little Pony” has introduced a same-sex couple on the show for the first time. Writer-producer Michael Vogel told People on Thursday that the timing of the episode, “The Last Crusade,” is a ha...
23:39 2019-06-13

Now is the best time to buy an Apple Watch (AAPL) YouTube/MKBHD The Apple Watch is one of Apple's best inventions since the iPhone and easily the most personal device it's ever created. Now is the best time to buy one. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. The Apple Watch is an incredible device — if you know how to use it. I purchase...
04:13 2019-06-14

Best time for investors to diversify 'away from the US,' Pictet says Expensive stocks, an expensive dollar and a shrinking growth gap relative to the rest of the world mean the U.S. is on its way out as a spearhead for investors, according to Swiss multinational private bank Pictet....
02:39 2019-06-08

DealBook Briefing: Is It Time to Worry About Oil Again? Attacks yesterday on two oil carriers in the Gulf of Oman have stoked fears about tensions between the U.S. and Iran. Petroleum prices could keep climbing....
16:13 2019-06-14

You Could Live Forever With This Sci-Fi Time Hack In science fiction, time passes in funny ways—vastly slowed down, insanely sped up. Maybe this trope is the secret to eternal life in the real world....
14:13 2019-06-04

Where do the Warriors rank among all-time NBA dynasties? Golden State has won three NBA titles in five years and advanced to five consecutive Finals, the first team to do that in 50 years. Is the run over?       ...
15:52 2019-06-14

Forward or backward? Decision time in the EU Four days of voting in European Parliament elections are underway in a poll that will decide the EU's future course: A return to nationalism or more integration to increase its global strength? Bernd Riegert reports....
09:52 2019-05-23

An RPG Where You Solve Puzzles By Bending Time Cris Tales is a JRPG-inspired game that was announced on Monday during the E3 2019 PC Gaming Show. After spending some time with its free demo, I’m excited to see what’s next....
02:01 2019-06-14

It's Time To Embrace Rational Investing The debate on the superiority of passive versus active investing may never end. However Quantitatively Enhanced Indexing offers investors a new approach to consider....
15:39 2019-05-21

Game of Thrones Just Needed More Time Game of Thrones has come to an end, and with it, so has Kotaku Splitscreen’s very special run of bonus recaps. BUT FIRST: The final episode....
15:39 2019-05-21

Why Lip Oils Beat Lipstick Every Time 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......
14:00 2019-06-03

A Norwegian City Wants to Abolish Time Every day, the Earth rotates. The Sun appears on the horizon in the morning, and then some time later, it sets. We’ve built our lives and societies around this periodicity, with days that are divided into hours, minutes, and seconds, all kept track of by clocks. But in some places on Earth, the Sun...
01:13 2019-06-15

Your Book Became a Hit Show? Time For a Sequel. Bolstered by starry screen adaptations of earlier titles like “The Handmaid’s Tale” and “Olive Kitteridge,” publishers hope to tap a surge of new interest....
22:00 2019-06-12

The Woman Leading PBS Through TV's Time of Turmoil When Paula Kerger took over as chief executive of PBS in 2006, “Downton Abbey” hadn’t yet made its debut and Charlie Rose and Tavis Smiley were mainstays. Thirteen years later, Ms. Kerger isn’t just the longest-serving chief in PBS history; she is one of the longest-surviving leaders in television....
16:00 2019-06-12

Wasting time at the Polish seaside The EU says it wants to push ahead with a circular economy in the Baltic Sea region. But without concrete incentives and funding, the project may lack muscles, an EU conference in Gdansk heard....
16:39 2019-06-12

Murray: 'If that is the last time I play, I'll be okay with that... I gave it everything' "Catherine Whitaker spoke to Andy Murray after his five-set epic against Roberto Bautista Agut and discussed what the future holds for the former British No. 1."...
19:26 2019-06-03

I Was 21 The First Time I Asked to Have My Tubes Tied "For womb-owners, pregnancy is a beautiful, deeply rewarding experience... I knew early on, however, that despite my true admiration for those womb-owners, I was not going to be one of them"...
09:52 2019-06-01

Most shocking celebrity scandals of all time Drawing on media reports, book excerpts and online resources, 24/7 Tempo has compiled a list of 24 scandals that shocked Hollywood throughout history.        ...
00:52 2019-06-19

100 most popular rock bands of all time These are the 100 most popular rock bands of all time based on Wikipedia page views, Facebook “likes” and Spotify popularity.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Reckitt picks PepsiCo man as CEO, going outside for first time Consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser has picked PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive, becoming the latest industry heavyweight to turn to a company outsider to tackle faltering growth and new media-savvy rivals....
12:52 2019-06-12

Most wins all time in NASCAR Cup Series Who has claimed the most victories in the history of the NASCAR Cup Series? A look at the drivers in order of most wins.       ...
09:00 2019-06-19

‘Ooh na na, What’s Her Name?’ Has the Public Been Mispronouncing Rihanna’s Name This Whole Time? If you were stunned to learned that Rihanna managed to low-key move to London without tipping off any fans to the transatlantic move, brace yourself for this next shock. It turns out that after all these years, people may have been mispronouncing the singer-turned-Fenty entrepreneur’s name. Ri...
19:13 2019-05-31

Fed's patience on interest rates to last 'for some time' U.S. Federal Reserve officials at their last meeting agreed that their current patient approach to setting monetary policy could remain in place "for some time," a further sign policymakers see little need to change rates in either direction....
21:13 2019-05-22

Calculate the Reading Time for Any Book If you’re trying to read more books, it’s helpful to know how long a book will take you—not how many days, but how much actual reading time. The site Reading Length tells you how long it will take to read any particular book. Enter a title, and if it’s available on Amazon, Reading Length will find i...
00:00 2019-06-05

Shenmue III Delayed Again, This Time Until November Shenmue III was originally supposed to be out at the end of 2017. Then the first half of 2018. Then August 2019. Now it’s being pushed back further, to November 19....
03:00 2019-06-04

Experience: I’m a full-time cat sitter I’ve looked after 30 cats, saved £10,000 on rent, and it has helped my social anxietyI was living in a 15-person hostel dorm in early 2017 when I decided to start cat sitting. Since moving to London after graduating five years earlier, I had tried various unconventional ways of living. There was a y...
11:13 2019-05-24

It’s Only a Matter of Time Before Trump Shits Himself Frankly, I’m shocked it hasn’t happened already. We have a president who regularly shows signs of mental decline: He regularly forgets people’s names and places. He makes up words. This much is clear—there will quite likely come a time when our president shits himself, probably on TV, for all to see...
02:52 2019-05-29

The Fiver | The time for pointless comparisons is now over Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!An England team surfing into a World Cup on a wave of hype? Check. The same team being touted as genuine contenders by its many media cheerleaders? Check. An opening group game against dangerously underrated opponents to whom few give a snowball’s c...
17:13 2019-06-07

Time to Take 20% Off at Timex's Summer Sale Watch out! You don’t want to miss this Timex Summer Sale. Now’s the time to take advantage of 20% off a selection of Timex watches for men and women with promo code SUNNY20. And — bonus! — shipping is free. But you don’t have a minute to spare; shop now before the clock runs out on these deals....
00:13 2019-05-24

You Have No Idea How Much McLaren Blew It This Time Among all the times McLaren has blown it, this might be the most blown that it has ever been. You already know that two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso failed to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday. But what you may not know is just how unprepared his McLaren team was for the ...
17:13 2019-05-21

U.S. gives Chinese imports more time before more tariffs hit U.S. officials officially granted Chinese exporters two more weeks to get their products into the United States before increasing tariffs on those items, according to a U.S. government notice posted online on Friday...
16:52 2019-06-07

Books of The Times: Impeachment, the First Time Around Andrew Johnson ascended to the presidency after Lincoln’s assassination. Brenda Wineapple’s “The Impeachers” recounts the efforts to remove him from office....
17:52 2019-05-21

Nonfiction: Spend Some Time With the Winklevii Ben Mezrich’s “Bitcoin Billionaires” focuses on Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who used their Facebook windfall to buy up a lot of the cryptocurrency....
17:52 2019-05-21

Three-time F1 champion Lauda dead at 70 Three-time Formula One champion Niki Lauda, who recovered from a near-fatal accident to become one of motor racing's greatest drivers, has died aged 70, according to Reuters....
20:52 2019-05-21

The democratization of AI: Why it’s time to make the investment Any hesitation about jumping on the AI train can be put to rest. You can now integrate AI and machine learning without hiring a team of data scientists.Read More...
17:52 2019-06-10

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

Jermell Charlo marks time While Rigondeaux aims to show he hasn’t already run out of it on the Jermell Charlo undercard, writes Elliot Worsell The post Jermell Charlo marks time appeared first on Boxing News....
19:00 2019-06-18

It's Always A Good Time to Fire Some Folks You ever notice how it’s always a good time to fire some folks? In the middle of a recession? Fire some folks. Coming out of a recession? Fire some folks. Enjoying a prolonged uptick in economic performance? Fire some folks. Predicting another recession on the horizon? Oh, you better believe it’s ti...
17:13 2019-05-21

How to manage your child's screen time (and why you should) In an age when we all have a tiny computer in our pockets, it's important that we learn to limit screen time in favor of actual human interaction and productivity. It's even more essential that we limit media consumption for children, especially sinc......
19:39 2019-05-24

Time to buy!: Luxury car prices have fallen Luxury car brands like Lamborghini, Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin and others have experienced price drops since peaking in 2017.        ...
04:52 2019-06-07

Nonfiction: The Last Time a Wall Went Up to Keep Out Immigrants In “The Guarded Gate” Daniel Okrent explores the 1920s nativist and eugenicist movements that led to the 1924 law practically shutting down immigration to America....
17:52 2019-05-21

"Trade Wars": Time to Sell... or Buy? The "trade war" between the U.S. and China began near the July lows in Asian stock markets. Since then, most have rallied. Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor Mark Galasiewski puts the action in a proper perspective....
19:26 2019-05-21

Boeing Says Will Take Time To Win Back Confidence The head of Boeing Co said on Sunday the U.S. planemaker had made a mistake in implementing a cockpit warning system on the 737 MAX and predicted it would take time to rebuild the confidence of......
19:39 2019-06-16

Jessica Jones’ Big Bad is a big waste of time Back in my review of Jessica Jones’ first season finale—the wrap-up to my first ever Marvel Netflix binge-review experience—I wrote about how conflicted I felt about Kilgrave’s death. On the one hand, it felt like the right thematic capper for the season and for Jessica’s arc. On the other hand, I…...
01:26 2019-06-17

Iran says now isn’t ‘suitable’ time for talks with US Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected holding talks with the US to end the standoff between the two countries even though President Trump said he’d be willing to negotiate if they called. “Today’s situation is not suitable for talks and our choice is resistance only,” Iranian state-run med...
21:39 2019-05-21

Iran to Trump: No negotiations with US any time soon Iran said Tuesday that there would be no negotiations with the US anytime soon. “We currently see no prospect of negotiations with America. Iran pays no attention to words; What matters to us is a change of approach and behavior,” Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said, according to s...
18:39 2019-05-28

RANKED: 15 of the best movie cats of all time Marvel Studios Whether real or animated, cats can play an important, hilarious, or terrifying role in movies. From Cat in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" to Goose in "Captain Marvel," cats have been on the big screen for decades. INSIDER ranked 15 of the best cats in movies, from live-action felines to ...
22:26 2019-05-21

Which team will be the NHL's next first-time champion? Here are the odds Now that the St. Louis Blues have won the Stanley Cup, who’s the next first-time winner? Here’s our odds going into 2019-20.       ...
15:13 2019-06-13

Paul Pogba: ‘It could be a good time to have a new challenge’ • Manchester United midfielder suggests he wants transfer• Pogba has been linked with Real Madrid and JuventusPaul Pogba suggested on Sunday that he could be open to a move away from Manchester United, telling reporters in Tokyo that now “could be a good time to have a new challenge somewhere else”....
12:26 2019-06-16

Ed Sheeran Is On Track for the No. 1 Concert Tour of All Time. Here's How. The English singer-songwriter is close to breaking U2’s record for the highest-grossing tour despite shunning nearly every money-making trend in the concert business....
15:39 2019-06-19

It’s time we had a dry, statistical analysis of Air Bud, the dog who sucks at basketball Sure, there’s nothing in the rules that says a dog can’t play basketball, but there’s also nothing in the rules that says we can’t talk about how much that dog actually sucks. A new article from Mel Magazine (which, full disclosure, is written by ClickHole and Onion contributor Rajat Suresh) does ju...
21:00 2019-06-14

What Abortion Access Looks Like in Mississippi: One Woman at a Time With state legislatures passing new abortion restrictions, the Mississippi Reproductive Freedom Fund follows its own compass on how to best help clients....
12:52 2019-06-13

NASCAR Takes Away a Victory for the First Time in Decades In NASCAR, teams know they have to cheat to win, and do. But NASCAR decided to reel in its “culture” of cheating this year by throwing out a long-established mindset of not revoking wins from cheating race cars, and for the first time in decades, it happened. NASCAR overturned a victory after the ra...
20:00 2019-06-17

Trump on UK visit: 'People had never seen the Queen have a better time' US president claims he had ‘automatic chemistry’ with the British monarchThe US president, Donald Trump, has boasted about having “automatic chemistry” with the Queen during his state visit to the UK.Trump, during an interview with Fox News, said people had noticed how well he and the Queen had conn...
02:26 2019-06-08

Noah Syndergaard to IL at a terrible time for Mets Noah Syndergaard’s reemergence is now on hold. The Mets placed their ace on the injured list Sunday after Syndergaard exited his start Saturday against the Cardinals with a right hamstring strain. Manager Mickey Callaway said Syndergaard underwent an MRI Sunday morning, the results of which ar...
17:52 2019-06-16

Padres, Rockies game delayed a 2nd time DENVER (AP) — The game between the San Diego Padres and Colorado Rockies was delayed by weather after earlier being paused due to a large puddle despite sunny skies. Umpires halted the contest Sunday for a second time in the bottom of the sixth as thunder loudly rumbled. Fans in the upper deck at Co...
03:26 2019-06-17

4 Your Health: Time is critical for stroke victims NBC News- Every year, nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke. It’s considered the leading cause of serious long term disability in the U.S. But the amount of damage to the brain all depends on the quality of care and just how fast paramedics get to the victim . First responders are on the fr...
09:52 2019-06-08

This popular DNA kit is on sale just in time for Father's Day Help Dad unlock the secrets to his DNA with AncestryDNA's popular kit, on sale for its second-best price until June 17.        ...
18:52 2019-06-07

U.S. Open: Time Is Becoming Even Less on Phil Mickelson’s Side Mickelson, who will turn 49 on Sunday, is facing the pressure of trying to win the only major title that has eluded him. He is 11 shots behind the leader, Gary Woodland....
13:39 2019-06-16

In the Hudson Valley, a Drive Back in Time One of the most beautiful parts of New York State was once the spine of the Dutch colony, and remnants of its history are everywhere, hiding in plain sight....
11:52 2019-06-17

Angelina Jolie Has a New Job: Contributing Editor for Time Angelina Jolie has a new job! As if being an actress, director, mother and philanthropist wasn't enough, the celebrity can now add "contributing editor" to her......
22:26 2019-06-19

California snowpack 202% of average for this time of year SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California water officials say the amount of snow blanketing the Sierra Nevada is even bigger than the 2017 snowpack that pulled the state out of a five-year drought. The Department of Water Resources says as of May 30 the Sierra snowpack measured 202% of average after a barrage...
19:52 2019-06-02

NASA says now is the best time in two centuries for space exploration When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true for space travelers, and with so many missions in the works, NASA is now gazing ahead to see what the space weather forecast is looking......
22:13 2019-06-13

Knox back in Italy for first time since acquittal Amanda Knox arrived in Italy Thursday for the first time since an appeals court acquitted her in 2011 in the slaying of her British roommate. -June 13        ...
19:26 2019-06-13

At $29,900, Could This 2013 Model S 85 Mean It’s Finally Time to Buy a Tesla? The promised $35K Tesla Model 3 finally arrived a couple of months ago, but with a lot of compromises to meet that price. With a few miles under its belt, today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Model S comes in almost six grand cheaper than even that. Let’s see if that’s still compromising....
16:26 2019-06-07