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The New Provence: From Quaint to Uber-Chic

Need proof this beloved vacation spot is evolving? An influx of design-savvy hotels and modern cuisine is reinvigorating the region. So long bouillabaisse....

The New Provence: From Quaint to Uber-Chic

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Inside The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Wild Day in Provence Full of Impressions, Tears and Rosé What happens when the women of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills are unleashed into the wild of Provence, France? They go wine tasting, naturally, and get a little lit. In the Tuesday,......
16:13 2019-06-19

On This Day: Mike McCallum flattens Donald Curry in five rounds Matt Christie reflects on one of the finest finishes in boxing history that took place on July 18, 1987 – Mike McCallum vs Donald Curry The post On This Day: Mike McCallum flattens Donald Curry in five rounds appeared first on Boxing News....
18:52 2019-07-18

Toys ‘R’ Us plans a cautious comeback with 2 stores this fall The first two new Toys ‘R’ Us stores will open in November as part of a small comeback of the defunct iconic toy chain in the US. Plans for a Toys ‘R’ Us comeback were first reported by The Post in January. Richard Barry, a former Toys ‘R’ Us executive and now CEO...
18:52 2019-07-18

House votes to double federal minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-led House voted to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, more than double the current rate of $7.25, and the first proposed increase in a decade....
18:52 2019-07-18

Slack resets tens of thousands of passwords following 2015 data breach Tens of thousands of Slack users will have to change their passwords after the company learned new details about a 2015 data breach. If you created your account before March of that year, haven't changed your password since and don't log in via a sin......
18:52 2019-07-18

Royal pains at Royal Portrush during British Open Bad tee shots, from the tall rough, into the bunkers and missed putts. The not-so-top shots from the Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club.        ...
19:13 2019-07-18

Simon Yates puts Giro disappointment behind with Tour stage win Simon Yates put a disappointing Giro d'Italia campaign behind him when he won the 12th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday, as the main title contenders stayed quiet in the first Pyrenean climbs of this year's race....
19:13 2019-07-18

Protesters call for justice for Eric Garner on anniversary of his death Protesters rallied in New York Wednesday on the anniversary of the death of Eric Garner, an African-American father who died after officers tried to apprehend him five years ago....
19:13 2019-07-18

Google’s Parrotron AI helps people with speech impediments talk freely Earlier this year, Google teased a neural network-powered algorithm that could do speech-to-speech translation in real-time. As impressive as that might be, the app was mostly inaccessible to people with speech impediments. This is why the company’s AI division has been working on new software speci...
19:26 2019-07-18

The signs Sam Darnold is ready to make jump Jets are counting on As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is possible to fully evaluate them before......
19:26 2019-07-18

Zion Williamson is the highlight of Knicks preseason Knicks fans will get a very early look at rookie phenom Zion Williamson at the Garden. According to an NBA source, the Pelicans will visit the Garden during preseason, taking on the Knicks on Oct. 18. Williamson, the No. 1 pick in the draft, faced the Knicks summer-league team on July 5 but only las...
19:26 2019-07-18

£212m login system on government websites may need to be ditched The government's flagship digital ID programme, Verify, has been as mismanaged as Crossrail according to a review of major projects, raising questions about the Cabinet Office wasting £212m of taxpayers' money....
19:39 2019-07-18

Two horses euthanized at Del Mar after accident Charge a Bunch, a 2-year-old colt, threw its rider at Del Mar, ran the wrong way and collided with Carson Valley, a 3-year-old gelding trained by Bob Baffert. Both horses were euthanized....
19:39 2019-07-18

Jeffrey Epstein denied bail in child sex-trafficking case Multimillionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein was denied bail Thursday pending trial on child sex-trafficking charges. “Starting with my conclusions, the government’s application for continued remand is hereby granted and the defense’s application for pretrial release is respectfully ...
19:39 2019-07-18

Jeffrey Epstein’s private island always had topless girls: ex-IT guy A former IT guy who worked for Jeffrey Epstein said he quit over concerns about the hordes of topless underage women who frequented the wealthy sex offender’s private Caribbean island, according to a new report. Steve Scully got an inside look into Epstein’s disturbing lifestyle and biza...
19:39 2019-07-18

Dominican Republic ‘beatdown’ victim sues resort for $3 million A Delaware mom who said she survived a savage beating at a Dominican Republic resort earlier this year has sued the tourist spot for a staggering $3 million, according to a new report. Tammy Lawrence-Daley, 51, of Wilmington, is suing Majestic Resorts, the parent company of the Majestic Elegance Pun...
19:39 2019-07-18

Debenhams seeks £50m lifeline from lenders Debenhams is poised to seek more financial help to see it through to the crucial Christmas trading period just three months after investors were wiped out when the chain crashed into administration....
19:39 2019-07-18

Open Championship 2019, second round tee times: Friday schedule as Rory McIlroy looks for a miracle After a nightmare start to his Open, home favourite Rory McIlroy will need something miraculous on day two if he is to play any significant part in the weekend....
19:39 2019-07-18

Trevor Bayliss, England's World Cup winning coach, to join IPL franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad Trevor Bayliss has confirmed his first coaching commitment after his four-year stint with England ends in September, when IPL team Sunrisers Hyderabad announced he would be their new coach....
19:39 2019-07-18

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Eating this refreshing fruit could reduce blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms can be reduced by following a well-balanced diet. Here’s how eating this fruit 'in moderation' could lower blood sugar levels....
19:52 2019-07-18

The Strange Guilt Of Changing Jobs In An MMO As I continue to lose myself in the world of Final Fantasy XIV’s latest expansion, writing guides on how new folks can get started and fighting terrifying raid bosses, I’ve also taken the time to experiment with new jobs. I followed my co-worker Mike Fahey’s lead and started the new Dancer job. And ...
20:00 2019-07-18

Andrew Scheer promises to review new Canada Food Guide if elected Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is facing criticism from nutrition experts today after he pledged to review the new Canada Food Guide should the Tories win power this fall....
20:13 2019-07-18

NASA and ESA Reach Critical Decision on How the First Lunar Outpost Will Orbit the Moon Mission planners for the lunar Gateway project have decided how the lunar outpost should orbit the Moon—and it’s actually quite brilliant.Read more......
20:26 2019-07-18

Shaquille O'Neal says he wouldn't join a superteam in today's NBA Shaquille O'Neal says he would have no part of the superteam building that's going on in today's NBA, which is an interesting take.       ...
20:26 2019-07-18

MMA fighter's disdain for Greg Hardy stems from witnessing domestic abuse as child Juan Adams doesn't appreciate that Greg Hardy has shown no remorse for his domestic violence past, because it hits so close to home.       ...
20:26 2019-07-18

NASCAR champion Kurt Busch thriving at Chip Ganassi Racing: 'We've got a wheelman now' The 40-year-old signed a one-year deal for 2019, but Kurt Busch, the 2004 Cup champion, appears rejuvenated with his new team.       ...
20:26 2019-07-18

Aroldis Chapman is likely to opt out of Yankees contract The New York Yankees might have to add acquiring a new closer on their shopping list this offseason. According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, a source close to current closer Aroldis Chapman stated there is a ‘1 million percent chance’ he opts out of his deal following the 2019 season...
20:26 2019-07-18

2020 candidate Elizabeth Warren unveils plan to rein in Wall Street, big banks Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren unveiled her vision Thursday for reining in Wall Street corruption, income inequality and private equity "vampires."...
20:39 2019-07-18

The Losers won't let it happen again in the new It: Chapter Two trailer On the heels of a creepy, cake makeup-ed new poster for It: Chapter Two comes a new trailer for Andy Muschietti’s sequel to 2017's first installment. That one, we all remember, followed the younger characters of Stephen King’s iconic 1986 novel as they bonded in the shadow of a supernatural, can...
20:39 2019-07-18

Danielle McDonald on Skin and breaking the cycle of hate Skin tells the true story of white supremacist skinhead Bryon “Pitbull” Widner (Jamie Bell) as he “tries to escape to a new life, all the while questioning whether he’s capable of undoing—and repenting for—the evil he’s done.” We sat down with Danielle McDonald, who stars as Julie Price, to talk abo...
20:39 2019-07-18

Habsburg stud farm rides to UNESCO world heritage status The Kladruby stud in the Czech Republic has been breeding horses for royal service since the 1500s, when its sleek grey stallions were seen as a symbol of Habsburg power....
20:39 2019-07-18

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day coming home 75 years later Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day is being returned home on Thursday in a White House ceremony....
20:39 2019-07-18

U.K. Lawmakers Create Hurdle to No-Deal Brexit, in Blow to Boris Johnson They approved a plan to stop the next prime minister from suspending Parliament as a means of forcing through Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union....
20:39 2019-07-18

How to tell the new Nintendo Switch console apart from the old one Nintendo a few days ago unveiled its second Switch console, the Switch Lite that’s all about handheld gameplay, featuring no support whatsoever for TVs. Soon after that, the company quietly confirmed that a hardware refresh of the regular Switch will be released in the coming weeks. The first ...
20:39 2019-07-18

Trump says he's looking closely at Amazon contract with Pentagon U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon's contract with the U.S. Defense Department after getting complaints from other tech companies....
20:39 2019-07-18

Navy searches for sailor who went overboard in Arabian Sea Navy ships in the Arabian Sea are engaged in search and rescue operation for a sailor who was reported overboard on Wednesday, according to Navy officials....
20:52 2019-07-18

Comic-Con: 'It Chapter Two' bloodies Jessica Chastain in horrific new trailer At Comic-Con Wednesday, the cast of "It Chapter Two' teased the horror sequel and Jessica Chastain regaled the crowd with stories of fake blood.        ...
20:52 2019-07-18

Apollo 11: NASA shares rare footage of scientists testing moon rocks Scientists and stargazers are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, which brought geologic samples back to NASA researchers on Earth. Now, to commemorate the work of the chemists and biologists at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley, NASA ...
20:52 2019-07-18

Padres behind 'laid-back' Manny Machado after Instagram rant San Diego Padres players and manager Andy Green told UPI they stand behind Manny Machado after he alluded to a double-standard in Major League Baseball's player punishment, despite his reputation as a dirty player....
20:52 2019-07-18

Alabama football blames national championship loss on lack of discipline, focus Alabama football coach Nick Saban and linebacker Dylan Moses said the Crimson Tide lost January's national championship game because the team wasn't properly prepared to beat Clemson....
20:52 2019-07-18

Trump Administration, Congress Have Agreed on 'Top-Line' Spending Levels, Mnuchin Says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Congress and the Trump administration have agreed on overall spending levels and raising the U.S. government’s borrowing limit for two years....
21:13 2019-07-18

Union Pacific Cuts Costs, Bolsters Profit The railroad operator’s second-quarter profit rose even as it shipped less cargo, as the company got a boost from cost cuts tied to its new operating plan, including fewer jobs and lower fuel expenses....
21:13 2019-07-18

Honeywell Posts Higher Profit Honeywell’s second-quarter profit jumped 22% on lower taxes, but the conglomerate remained cautious on the remainder of the year, citing uncertainty around the economy....
21:13 2019-07-18

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction upheld by appeals court The three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circut also upheld the more than $7.7 million in fines and restitution that a judge imposed on Shkreli last year....
21:13 2019-07-18

‘El Chapo’ is contained. Mexico’s drug war is not. The man who came to embody the horror of Mexico’s drug trade was sentenced to life in prison. But cartel violence is getting worse in the country, even as drug kingpins fade from view....
21:26 2019-07-18

Genetic study takes research on sex differences to new heights Throughout the animal kingdom, males and females frequently exhibit sexual dimorphism: differences in characteristic traits that often make it easy to tell them apart. In mammals, one of the most common sex-biased traits is size, with males typically being larger than females. This is true in humans...
21:26 2019-07-18

Digital Banking Startup Overcomes Setbacks to Raise $170 Million A digital bank with operations across Europe which recently launched in the U.S. has raised another $170 million in its latest funding round, pushing its valuation to $3.5 billion....
21:26 2019-07-18

Watch: Kennedy Center honorees include Linda Ronstadt; Earth, Wind & Fire The 2019 Kennedy Center Honorees were announced Thursday as Earth, Wind & Fire; Sally Field; Linda Ronstadt; "Sesame Street;" and Michael Tilson Thomas....
21:26 2019-07-18

‘We Need That Boot Print.’ Inside the Fight to Save the Moon’s Historic Sites Before it’s Too Late Half a century after humankind first walked on the moon, our sole natural satellite is becoming a much busier place. NASA wants to make a return trip, as do private American space companies like Elon Musk’s SpaceX. China has a rover exploring the far side of the moon, while countries from Isra...
21:26 2019-07-18

Fallout 76 DOWN: Server Status latest for Patch 11 emergency fix on PS4, Xbox One and PC Fallout 76 Patch 11 caused some unexpected issues in the game and it looks like Bethesda has taken the title offline to fix some of the most glaring problems - here's what you need to know....
21:39 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Trump says he's looking closely at Amazon contract with Pentagon U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon's contract with the U.S. Defense Department after getting complaints from other tech companies....
22:00 2019-07-18

German Women's World Cup referee Riem Hussein: Why shouldn't women referee a men's tournament? After making her first World Cup appearance in France earlier this summer, German referee Riem Hussein talks to DW about equality in sport, VAR and a personal record....
22:00 2019-07-18

Chinese space station Tiangong-2 is about to fall from space The Chinese space agency is getting ready to bring its small space station, Tiangong-2, down from orbit to splash down in the Pacific Ocean on 19 July...
22:13 2019-07-18

US networks improved in early 2019 with help from 5G upgrades Did you have fewer gripes about your cellphone service earlier this year? You're not alone. JD Power's latest US wireless network quality study indicates that the ratio of complaints about call and data performance dropped for every major carrier i......
22:13 2019-07-18

Google’s plan to improve local news will start in Youngstown, Ohio Today, Google announced that Youngstown, Ohio, will be the first city in its Compass Experiment, a joint venture with newspaper publishing company McClatchy to revive local news. The announcement couldn't be more timely, as Youngstown's long standing......
22:13 2019-07-18

Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill Business advocacy organizations sharply criticized the House of Representatives for passing a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15, saying it would be a costly job killer....
22:26 2019-07-18

Trump says US warship has destroyed Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz Trump calls on other countries to condemn Iran Move comes amid heightened tensions between countriesDonald Trump has said that a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, amid heightened tensions between the two countries. Related: Iran makes 'substantial' nuclear offer in retur...
22:26 2019-07-18

Rory McIlroy’s talk of resilience cannot disguise horrible Open choke | Andy Bull At 10 past 10 the Northern Irishman was 8-1 favourite for the Open, 10 minutes later he was a 33-1 outsider scrambling to make the cutLife comes at you fast on the links, where fortunes change as quickly as the weather. At 10 past 10, Rory McIlroy walked on to the 1st hole the 8-1 favourite for the ...
22:26 2019-07-18

UN urged to act over 'purge' of Turkey's lawyers by Erdoğan Law Society leads alert over ‘systematic undermining’ of judiciary system and fair trialsTrust in Turkey’s justice system is being undermined by the systematic dismissal and jailing of thousands of judges and prosecutors, an international coalition of lawyers has said.The purge of officials launched...
22:26 2019-07-18

Delete These Banned Apps From Your Android Phone Google recently removed several apps from the Google Play Store after discovering they violated the Play Store terms of service—and, more importantly, could be used as stalkerware. That doesn’t mean they’re deleted from your Android device, though, so now’s a great time to remove them....
22:26 2019-07-18

Two coaches who grew up in same Parisian suburb in Africa Cup of Nations final "Two coaches of the same age who grew up in the same Parisian suburb will clash on the touchline when their sides meet in the Africa Cup of Nations final on Friday."...
22:26 2019-07-18

Verizon's First 5G Hotspot Will Cost You $650—and You Better Watch Your Data While 5G is still very new, we’ve already seen a handful of 5G-ready phones like the Galaxy S10 5G, LG V50 5G, and the Moto Z4 (with a 5G mod of course). So now, alongside the launch of 5G service in St. Paul, Minnesota, Verizon is announcing its first 5G hotspot: the Inseego MiFi 1000.Read more......
22:26 2019-07-18

Did You Know Samira Wiley Was Asante Blackk’s Aunt? Because They Have the Same Damn Face Samira Wiley is an auntie. Nope, not that kind—we’re not getting into that again—the Emmy winner is an actual biological auntie of a 2019 Emmy nominee....
22:26 2019-07-18

President Dog Whistle Repeats Insidious and Unfounded Claim That Rep. Ilhan Omar Married Her Brother Stay with me, for a second: A mediocre white man, who inherits the majority of his wealth, claims that he’s a fantastic businessman. The same white man claims he had bone spurs to avoid serving in a war and later desecrates the legacy of deceased Arizona Senator and war hero John McCain. The white m...
22:26 2019-07-18

Republicans press Pence for answers on 'send her back' chant Republican members are expressing shock and discomfort over the “send her back” chants that erupted during President Donald Trump’s rally Wednesday night, with even some members of House GOP leadership conveying their concerns to Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday.During a breakfast meeting with ...
22:26 2019-07-18

Schumer to lead Democratic border visit Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he and other congressional Democrats will travel to the southern border this weekend to "investigate, inspect and evaluate the latest conditions at these facilities."The New York Democrat said he will report back to the Senate and the public what he finds."...
22:26 2019-07-18

House Dems warn Omar in 'imminent danger' after Trump rally chants House Democrats erupted in fury Thursday over President Donald Trump’s attacks on freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar at his reelection rally, fearful that crowd chants of “send her back” have personally endangered her and her family. Senior Democrats are now calling for authorities to evaluate security for Om...
22:26 2019-07-18

Judge rejects bail for financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein A federal judge denied bail for Jeffrey Epstein, who must await trial on sex trafficking charges in a jail cell rather than a Manhattan mansion.        ...
22:39 2019-07-18

American dream turns partisan: 88% GOP ‘achievable,’ 38% Democrats ‘unattainable’ When President Trump at his North Carolina rally Wednesday night said that the GOP is “the party of the American dream,” he highlighted how the national ethos has turned partisan....
22:39 2019-07-18

With 2020 Corvette, GM tries again to slot motor behind driver It's an engineering challenge to drop the engine in the rear of a vehicle. GM has tried three times to sell cars with the motor behind the driver. All are viewed as failures....
22:39 2019-07-18

Ford tells U.S. dealers to repair small-car transmissions for free In the July 12 memo, Ford says dealerships should "arrange to diagnose the vehicle and repair as necessary." The fixes can be applied to 2011-17 models, many of which are out of warranty....
22:39 2019-07-18

Intel and SAP broaden datacenter tech partnership Intel and SAP said they have launched a broader multi-year technology partnership focused on optimizing Intel’s platform innovations for the datacenter.Read More...
22:39 2019-07-18

Documents Reveal How Trump's Team Paid Hush Money To Stormy Daniels Documents released by a judge's order on Thursday detailed a flurry of communications involving Donald Trump, his campaign team, personal lawyer Michael Cohen and others to engineer hush-money......
22:39 2019-07-18

Quantum leap from Australian research promises super-fast computing power ‘Ruthlessly systematic’ research achieves qubit communication 200 times faster than ever beforeAn Australian research team led by the renowned quantum physicist Prof Michelle Simmons has announced a major breakthrough in quantum computing, which researchers hope could lead to much greater computing ...
22:39 2019-07-18

Coco Gauff is set to make her first post-Wimbledon appearance at Citi Open in D.C. The 15-year-old tennis sensation must wait for a spot in the District tournament's qualifying draw, but she will host events during the tournament regardless....
22:52 2019-07-18

Tiger Woods falls apart in middle of his round, finishes with 7-over 78 at British Open Tiger Woods’ quest for 16th major championship victory got off to a rough start at the British Open. Woods finished the first round with a 7-over 78.       ...
23:00 2019-07-18

Nigerian scammers slide into DMs, so Ars trolls them Enlarge / The heartbreak of being blocked by a romance scammer. The joy of burning an account used in a criminal operation. I've got a history with Internet scammers. I've spent hours on the phone with tech support scammers, and I've hunted down bot networks spreading fake news. But for some reas...
23:00 2019-07-18

Acapulco cliff divers risk their lives to drive tourism – video At Mexico's beach resort of Acapulco, a group of professional cliff divers eagerly put their lives at risk on a daily basis, performing shows for the public and attracting tons of tourists in the process.The Acapulco cliff divers have risked their lives daily for decades. Alejandro Rivera, now 28-ye...
23:00 2019-07-18

Luann de Lesseps Reveals Her The Real Housewives of New York City Season 11 Regrets It's been a hell of a year for Luann de Lesseps on The Real Housewives of New York City. Luann, who started filming season 11 after a second stint in rehab, found success with her cabaret......
23:13 2019-07-18

See All the Stars at Comic-Con 2019 You never know who you'll see at Comic-Con! With 2019 Comic-Con officially underway this week, the stars have begun to align in San Diego in honor of the annual convention. And with......
23:13 2019-07-18

Minor quake shakes Mexico City, latest in week of tremors A minor earthquake struck Mexico City on Thursday, the latest in a series of small tremors that have shaken buildings and jangled nerves across the Mexican capital over the past week....
23:13 2019-07-18

HBO didn't help Gwendoline Christie get her Emmy nomination, so she just did it herself At this point, everybody should know not to bet against Ser Brienne Of Tarth (though the same can’t be said for Captain Phasma), and yet when it came time to submit actors for Emmy consideration, HBO only fronted the money for the core Game Of Thrones cast—specifically Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner, ...
23:13 2019-07-18

Inside Disney's Animation Research Library, the repository for 100 years of Disney artwork In managing director Mary Walsh’s words, the Disney Animation Research Library is a massive repository “for all the original artwork that was created for both the short and feature length [Disney] animated films, from the 1920s stuff at the very beginning up until present day.” The ARL has long been...
23:13 2019-07-18

Whoa, Edward Furlong's returning as John Connor in Terminator: Dark Fate Until now, no single actor has played the Terminator franchise’s John Connor more than once. Edward Furlong originated the role in Terminator 2: Judgement Day, but the lofty likes of Christian Bale, Jason Clarke, and Nick Stahl stepped into the role in the franchise’s subsequent films. At the San Di...
23:13 2019-07-18

Mariano Rivera memories from the Yankees who knew him best Yankees legend Mariano Rivera will be enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, after becoming the first player to be unanimously voted in. There are plenty of memories of the famed closer from his 19-year career in the Bronx, but his Yankees mates were somehow able to pick out their favorit...
23:26 2019-07-18

Tony Romo steps out of ‘bubble’ to respond to Peyton Manning criticism Tony Romo took the high road. The former Cowboys quarterback opted not to fire back at Peyton Manning’s jab, insisting he’s merely excelled at broadcasting because of his passion for it, and not because he was focused on it previously. Manning, who passed on a job as a “Monday Night Football&#...
23:26 2019-07-18

Comic-Con: Will any of these shows be the next 'Game of Thrones'? With "Game of Thrones" abdicating its TV throne after eight seasons, potential fantasy successors to its TV throne are on display at Comic-Con.        ...
23:39 2019-07-18

Pete Buttigieg hires former Goldman Sachs executive as national policy director Sonal Shah worked at Goldman Sachs from 2004 to 2007 as a vice president, according to her LinkedIn page. She then worked for Google as its head of global development initiatives from 2007 to 2009....
23:39 2019-07-18

Instagram expands hidden ‘like’ test to more countries Instagram is expanding its ‘hiding likes’ test in several more countries. The company says the test hopes to “focus on the photos and videos you share, and not how many likes they get.” The goal is to make users feel less judged. Currently, Instagram users can see a running tally of peop...
23:39 2019-07-18

Trump rally ‘send her back’ chant condemned by Democrats, Republicans NBC NEWS – Lawmakers from both parties swiftly condemned a boisterous “send her back” chant aimed at Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., during President Donald Trump’s rally Wednesday night in North Carolina. The chant broke out after the president went on an extended rant about Omar ...
23:39 2019-07-18

An Unintended Consequence of Trump’s Repeated Threats of Raids: More Immigrants Know Their Rights Over the last month, President Donald Trump’s publicizing of large-scale immigration enforcement operations seemed to have the intended result: wall-to-wall media coverage that indicated he was moving to fulfill his signature campaign promise to deport “millions of illegal aliens” ...
23:39 2019-07-18

Student accused of rape admitted he ‘just really wanted to have sex’ A Florida college student accused of rape confessed to the victim that he “just really wanted to have sex,” according to a disturbing new report. University of Central Florida student Jaime Polanco, 21, was arrested Friday after he apologized for raping the victim in a recorded phone cal...
23:39 2019-07-18

Federal regulators eye update to rules governing children’s privacy and the Internet The effort by the Federal Trade Commission is in its initial phases, but it could eventually lead to tougher enforcement of the 1998 law against apps and websites that illegally collect personal information from younger users....
23:52 2019-07-18

After death of YouTube star, Amazon will push for e-scooter safety warnings in the U.K. Amazon, the global e-commerce giant, will ask electronic scooter manufacturers to make clear in their online listings that their devices cannot be used on public roads....
23:52 2019-07-18

Turkey Was Just Booted Out of the F-35 Program The American government has given Turkey the boot, officially removing the country from the F-35 Lightning II program. The two countries are at odds over Ankara’s purchase of an advanced Russian surface-to-air missile system, which Washington claimed could be used to spy on an aircraft that will be ...
23:52 2019-07-18

Rising support for Bloc Quebecois could spoil Trudeau’s reelection bid A Mainstreet Research survey put support for the Bloc at 19.1 per cent in July, up from 13.3 per cent in March. An Ipsos poll from this week put the Bloc at 22 per cent in Quebec, up from 20 per cent in April....
23:52 2019-07-18

Vessels scour gulf for lost fishing gear in attempt to protect right whales The vessels are supported by a coast guard helicopter and conservation and protection surveillance aircraft to help locate the so-called "ghost gear" floating on the surface....
23:52 2019-07-18

Flat Earth: How did YouTube help spread a conspiracy theory? Many people who believe the Earth is not round first heard the idea on YouTube. But how important was the video-sharing website in helping the flat Earth movement grow?...
00:00 2019-07-19

A gas station clerk told Latino shoppers 'ICE will come' to get them. He lost his job A video shows a Mobil gas station clerk in Naperville, Illinois, questioning the citizenship of Latino customers, warning them that "ICE will come."        ...
00:00 2019-07-19

Arvind Subramanian Sticks To Claim Of India Overestimating GDP Growth Sticking to his analysis that India's economic growth has been overestimated, Arvind Subramanian said he had raised doubts about the GDP numbers in 2015 when he was the chief economic adviser of the......
00:00 2019-07-19

Vistara Pilots, Grounded For Flying With Low Fuel, Resume Duties: Report Aviation regulator DGCA Thursday permitted two Vistara pilots, who had issued a ''Mayday'' distress call due to low-fuel near Lucknow airport while operating a Mumbai-Delhi flight, to resume their......
00:00 2019-07-19

"Minimum Security Cover" For UP Visits: Priyanka Gandhi To Yogi Adityanath Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has written a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath requesting "minimum security arrangement" to be made during her visits to the......
00:00 2019-07-19

Diver Reid seals GB Tokyo spot "Great Britain diver Grace Reid secured a fifth quota place for Team GB at the Tokyo Olympics as she qualified for the women\u0027s 3m springboard final."...
00:13 2019-07-19

California: 'resistance' state has donated more to Trump than to most Democrats in 2020 race President has raised $3.2m in California this year, analysis finds – more than Joe Biden and Bernie SandersResidents of California, the self-fashioned “resistance” state that has sued the Trump administration more than 50 times, has donated more money to the Trump 2020 campaign than to most Democrat...
00:13 2019-07-19

Selma Blair growing 'seemingly sicker' from multiple sclerosis, dreams of horseback riding Despite being "seemingly sicker" from her multiple sclerosis battle, Selma Blair still aims to ride horses again: "I am asking for it all."        ...
00:13 2019-07-19

Richard Russo on Misogyny and Why War is Never Far Away Richard Russo, the Pulitzer Prize winning author, talks to TIME about his new novel Chances Are …, our nearness to war and the truth about destiny. You often use your life to inspire your books. Are you in the three 66-year-old friends at the center of Chances Are …? My not wanting to go...
00:13 2019-07-19

Girl claiming to be daughter of man caught kissing over dead lion responds: 'I don’t consider you my dad anymore' After facing the wrath of the internet, things might have gotten even worse for an infamous hunting couple. Their daughter reportedly plans on never speaking to them again....
00:26 2019-07-19

Fear, mistrust drive vaccination hesitancy, researchers say Half of Americans reported a hesitation or outright refusal to take an anti-Ebola vaccine, which researchers say is based on the same reasoning fueling anti-vaccine fears around the world....
00:26 2019-07-19

Rand Paul Rediscovers Fiscal Conservatism to Block 9/11 Victims' Compensation Fund Rand Paul blocks the 9/11 victims' compensation fund on the Senate floor on Wednesday afternoon, even though he voted for a far more expensive tax reform bill....
00:26 2019-07-19

NPD: Nintendo Switch outsold PlayStation and Xbox in June Nintendo Switch has outsold Xbox One and PlayStation 4 once again, and it is likely going to continue that streak throughout the rest of the year.Read More...
00:39 2019-07-19

June 2019 NPD: Super Mario and Crash Bandicoot top the chart It's time for the June 2019 NPD report for the video games industry. Super Mario Maker 2 came out on top for the month, and Crash Team Racing was No. 2.Read More...
00:39 2019-07-19

Iggy Azalea battles for chart supremacy against ... Peppa Pig? The Australian rapper has seen her bid for chart domination under threat with the news that the children’s favourite animated porker is releasing an albumFirst there was the Beatles v the Rolling Stones. Then there was Blur v Oasis. Now the music industry is about to be plunged into a destructive ne...
00:39 2019-07-19

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Mandela Day, war waning in Yemen? Deadly monsoon rains, zero hunger hopes fade, fifth anniversary of MH17 crash In today’s Daily Brief: World celebrates Nelson Mandela; Security Council hears end of Yemen war may be in sight; South Asia children turned ‘upside down’ by monsoon rains; world ‘off track’ to meet zero hunger target; Italy urged to stop ‘criminalising’ migrant rescues   ...
00:39 2019-07-19

The Rebranded Hilton Honors Surpass Card Offers Incredible Perks For $95 Per Year American Express is rebranding its Hilton Honors American Express Ascend Card as the Hilton Honors American Express® Surpass Card, and launching an exciting limited time offer to coincide with the change....
00:52 2019-07-19

What can cause a rash under the breast? A rash under the breast often results from skin irritation, an allergic reaction, or heat rash. Other causes can include viral and bacterial infections and skin disorders, such as eczema or psoriasis. Learn more about the possible causes here....
00:52 2019-07-19

Why orthopedic shoes may not really be good for our feet New research into how calluses work for our feet and balance suggests that thick-soled shoes, such as orthopedic shoes, may do us more harm than good....
00:52 2019-07-19

Johnson's confirmation as PM 'likely to prompt resignations' Boris Johnson's expected confirmation as Britain's next prime minister would likely prompt resignations from ministers opposed to his "do or die" approach to Brexit, Sky News has been told....
01:13 2019-07-19

Donald Trump claims he tried to stop 'send her back' rally chants and was 'not happy' Donald Trump has tried to distance himself from supporters who chanted "send her back" about congresswoman Ilhan Omar at a rally for the US President....
01:13 2019-07-19

House Democratic factions end their Twitter feud House Democrats moved to de-escalate lingering tensions between the party’s factions on Thursday, in a bid to unify the caucus in its final stretch before a lengthy summer recess. Leaders of the caucus’ moderate and progressive wings released a rare joint statement that reads like a political truc...
01:13 2019-07-19

Tina Fey and Ted Danson teaming up for the ultimate NBC sitcom It’s San Diego Comic-Con week, which means superhero news is the hottest thing in town (especially if that town is San Diego), but NBC is putting together a new dynamic duo of its own. As reported by Variety, the network has given a straight-to-series order to a new project from Tina Fey and Ted Dan...
01:13 2019-07-19

Holiday sentimentalist Paul McCartney making stage musical out of It’s A Wonderful Life You can’t blame Paul McCartney for being enthusiastic about Christmas: After all, every year his horrible song “Wonderful Christmastime” gets trotted out and nets him hundreds of thousands of dollars a year in royalties. Not that he needs the money: The 77-year-old just wrapped up his latest U.S. to...
01:13 2019-07-19

A conversation with a longtime casting producer for The Real World After a few years off the air, The Real World returned last month via Facebook Watch. We sat down with Sasha Alpert, longtime casting producer for The Real World and supervising producer for the new season, to talk about recruiting for the show....
01:13 2019-07-19

With camp on the horizon, last season’s memories linger for Virginia, Virginia Tech Cavaliers seek to build on an 8-5 record that included a Belk Bowl triumph; Hokies are out for redemption following their first losing season since 1992....
01:39 2019-07-19

New York Fed Says Williams Wasn't Sending Specific Policy Signal in Speech New York Fed President John Williams didn’t intend to suggest Thursday that the central bank might make a large interest rate cut this month, a spokesman said....
01:39 2019-07-19

Brazil's Bolsonaro plans to tap his son as envoy to U.S. even if it hurts his popularity Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reiterated on Thursday that he intends to nominate his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States, even if it damages his popularity....
01:52 2019-07-19

U.S. says Navy ship 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Gulf The United States said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the vessel, but Iran said it had no information about losing a drone....
01:52 2019-07-19

Turkish defense firms set to lose billions after F-35 removal Turkish defense companies helping to build F-35 stealth fighter jets are set to lose work worth billions of dollars after Washington said it was removing Turkey from the program over its purchase of a Russian missile defense system....
01:52 2019-07-19

The iKBC MF87 Is the Most Premium-Feeling Mechanical Keyboard You Don't Have to Build Yourself There are hordes of mechanical keyboards out there, now that old-school clicky switches have made a glorious comeback. But as any keyboard fan will tell you, the deeper you dig into the mech world, the more you find yourself on a never-ending upgrade train. The iKBC MF87 was the final stop on train ...
01:52 2019-07-19

Pair of penguins waddles into New Zealand sushi spot The owners of Sushi Bi restaurant in Wellington, New Zealand, had intruders: a pair of penguins called kororā. Find out what happened to birds after their misbegotten food run....
01:52 2019-07-19

GM will help Chevy EV owners find certified home charger installers General Motors wants to make it easier for Chevy EV-owners to charge their vehicles at home. Customers will soon be able to visit the Chevrolet.com Charging Page and search for certified charger installers. They'll be able to fill in details about th......
02:13 2019-07-19

Could Beyoncé finally win coveted Oscar with ‘Lion King’ song? Even in 2002, Beyoncé knew what she wanted. And it had nothing to do with music. Back then, she was just a 20-year-old singer best known for her work with Destiny’s Child and had yet to release a solo album. She was set to make her theatrical-film debut in the Mike Myers comedy “Austin Powers......
02:13 2019-07-19

Calling at all stations: tube passengers to get 4G reception from next year 4G mobile technology will launch on Jubilee line and will be extended to other linesLondon Underground passengers will be able to use their phones in tunnels between stations from early next year, removing one of the last major public places in Britain without phone reception and creating new challe...
02:13 2019-07-19

House Homeland Security panel head says Trump words endanger lawmakers The Democratic chairman of the House of Representatives' Homeland Security Committee on Thursday called for an emergency meeting of the board overseeing the U.S. Capitol Police to address what he said are growing threats to lawmakers' safety related to President Donald Trump's actions....
02:13 2019-07-19

House Speaker Pelosi to meet with Representative Ocasio-Cortez next week House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will meet on July 25 with U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a freshman lawmaker who has clashed with Republican President Donald Trump and her own Democratic leadership, a Pelosi aide said on Thursday....
02:13 2019-07-19

Murder houses of Jayme Closs, Charles Manson are for sale Will death become them? Two houses recently listed for sale were the sites of famous murders. A classic Los Feliz, Calif., home on the market as of July 11 boasts stunning views, but also happens to be where members of Charles Manson‘s cult brutally killed Leno and Rosemary LaBianca in 1969. A...
02:13 2019-07-19

Government defeat is the start of a new rebel alliance The final Commons defeat for Theresa May was delivered on Thursday as 47 Conservative MPs defied a three-line whip to prevent the suspension of parliament this autumn for force through a no-deal Brexit....
02:39 2019-07-19

Sham-borghini: Brazilian cops raid garage making knock-off sports cars Brazilian cops have slammed the brakes on a garage churning out bogus sports cars, including sham Lamborghinis and fugazi Ferraris that looked like the lux supercars but really had Chevy engines inside. Spurred by overseas complaints from the Italian companies behind the authentic autos, police in t...
02:39 2019-07-19

More than 50 major companies plan to move production from China because of trade war But rather than move operations to the United States, as President Trump urged, many of the companies are aiming to rebuild their supply chains abroad, primarily in Southeast Asia....
02:39 2019-07-19

A California man was found guilty of aggravated mayhem this week. He ripped out eyeball of his wife's lover A California man was found guilty on Wednesday of ripping out another man's eyeball and attempting to pull out the other one, prosecutors said.        ...
02:52 2019-07-19

Kevin Spacey’s legal woes persist even with groping case out Kevin Spacey’s legal woes are not over, despite the collapse of the only criminal case brought against the two-time Oscar winner since he became mired in sexual misconduct allegations...
03:26 2019-07-19

Lies (and kickass armored polar bears) abound in the first full trailer for HBO's His Dark Materials HBO’s got a killer slate of original programming on the horizon, with new seasons of The Deuce and Succession arriving alongside anticipated new shows like Watchmen, The Righteous Gemstones, and His Dark Materials. The latter, an adaptation of Philip Pullman’s beloved fantasy series, made a splash d...
03:26 2019-07-19

Please Stop Using Citroën H Vans as Food Trucks Allow me to rant, because I need to get this off my chest. Despite being a bit of a hipster myself, I despise when a perfectly good Citroën H is used to putter from event to event hawking poorly made coffee or bespoke natural ice bars or whatever. The van was intended to be a simple and easy to repa...
03:26 2019-07-19

|MutedsessionfortheJSEascentralbankcutsrates The JSE had a relatively muted session on Thursday as it struggled to find direction ahead of the South African Reserve Bank’s interest rate decision....
03:39 2019-07-19

Trump wants weaker dollar but it could be a hard sell President Donald Trump wants a cheaper dollar, saying earlier this month the United States should match what he says are efforts by other countries to weaken their own currencies - giving them an unfair trade advantage....
03:52 2019-07-19

BMW picks Oliver Zipse as new CEO BMW said Oliver Zipse will become chief executive on Aug. 16, picking the 55-year-old manufacturing expert to help the German automaker make the shift to electric and self-driving cars and tackle new competition from technology giants....
03:52 2019-07-19

Finally, More Criminal Charges for Opioid Executives A rare criminal charge has been brought against former executives at a company who helped pushed opioid pain medications across the U.S., helping to fuel the national opioid addiction crisis, according to the Washington Post....
03:52 2019-07-19

Judi Dench turns 'Cats' catastrophe into triumph playing Old Deuteronomy in movie version Judi Dench will star in the upcoming "Cats" movie 38 years after she had to pull out of the original London production of the famed musical.        ...
03:52 2019-07-19

Tom Cruise surprises Comic-Con crowd with epic first 'Top Gun: Maverick' trailer "Top Gun" star Tom Cruise returned to San Diego to surprise a raucous Comic-Con crowd with the first trailer for the long-awaited sequel "Maverick."        ...
03:52 2019-07-19

British Open back at Royal Portrush and puts on quite a show Back at Royal Portrush, British Open delivers a celebration of golf and some rough starts by McIlroy and Woods        ...
04:13 2019-07-19

This tiny $258 handbag is selling out French designer Simon Porte Jacquemus, the creative mastermind behind the brand Jacquemus, has quickly developed a cult following comprised of fashion fan girls and celeb style stars thanks to his ultra-chic Parisian signature knits and playful accessories. The Instagram-savvy designer’s most popula...
04:13 2019-07-19

Microsoft's biggest business segment is now the one that includes its Azure cloud Microsoft's Intelligent Cloud segment had more revenue than the units containing Office and Windows for the first time in more than three years....
04:13 2019-07-19

Examining Trump’s Claims About Representative Ilhan Omar The president suggested that the Minnesota congresswoman might have married her brother, said she had blamed the United States for terrorist attacks and the crisis in Venezuela, and accused her of calling his supporters “ignorant” and disrespecting American troops. Here’s what she actually said....
04:13 2019-07-19

'Titans' crew member dies after 'accident' at special effects facility during 'preparation' for shoot A special effects coordinator from DC Universe's show "Titans" has died following an accident at a special effects facility, Warner Bros. announced on Thursday. ...
04:26 2019-07-19

Rich Greenfield, other BTIG analysts launch new firm Richard Greenfield and other key analysts on BTIG’s technology, media and telecommunications team have formed a breakaway shop but will continue to partner with the financial services firm they’ve served for nearly a decade. Noted BTIG analysts Walter Piecyk and Brandon Ross will join Greenfield in ...
04:26 2019-07-19

Matt Prior: how much is too much for a hot hatchback? Renault Mégane RS Trophy-R is an exceptional car The new Renault Megane RS Trophy-R will likely cost a whopping £50,000 - but that's not so shocking after you've driven it A colleague – let’s call him Mark – reads a proof of the Renault Mégane RS Trophy-R review with an intake of breath and a que...
04:39 2019-07-19

New sampling system unveiled to test storm water in Pima County PIMA COUNTY, Ariz. — The Pima Department of Environmental Quality has a new system that helps detect what is in the water after monsoon storms. The Monsoon can cause heavy downpours and flooding, which could wash whatever is on the ground into the aquifer or washes. Some of these materials can...
04:52 2019-07-19

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language from its city code. Soon, Berkeley will formally refer to the “manholes” as “mainte...
04:52 2019-07-19

House Judiciary asks Hope Hicks to clarify testimony about Stormy Daniels The House Judiciary Committee is examining the truthfulness of former White House communications director and Trump confidante Hope Hicks' statements in the aftermath of new documents released on Thursday, asking her to clarify her testimony to the committee last month....
05:13 2019-07-19

Trump misled us in his economic report. I'm setting the record straight This year's report misconstrues well-established facts, cherry-picks data, relies on economic theories widely rejected by mainstream economists and entirely omits critical subjects. I correct the record in the Joint Economic Committee Democratic response to the report, which is mandated by law, and ...
05:13 2019-07-19

Laquan McDonald: four fired for alleged cover up of white officer's role in killing Chicago Police Board finds the officers exaggerated the threat posed by the 17-year-old to justify his shooting The Chicago Police Board on Thursday fired four police officers for allegedly covering up a white officer’s 2014 fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.The nine-member board foun...
05:26 2019-07-19

Democratic debates: Biden and Harris will face off again in second round As in first debates in Miami, the field will be crowded with 20 candidates spread over two nightsJoe Biden faces a rematch against his tormentor Kamala Harris while Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren will go head to head in a battle of the left in the second Democratic primary debates at the end of...
05:26 2019-07-19

Yingying Zhang killing: US man jailed for life for rape and murder of Chinese scholar Brendt Christensen has never revealed the whereabouts of Yingying Zhang, whom he raped and then decapitated in IllinoisA former doctoral student has been spared the death penalty and sentenced to life in prison in Illinois for kidnapping and killing of a 26-year-old scholar from China.Jurors deliber...
05:26 2019-07-19

The new 2020 Corvette Stingray revealed. Guns for Ferrari with Chevy's first mid-engine design The base version of the sports car will punch out 495 horsepower, 40 more than the seventh-generation car and enough to launch it from 0 to 60 in "less than three seconds" when equipped with an optional performance package, the automaker claims....
05:26 2019-07-19

Japan says Seoul must fix wartime labor issue that violates international law Seoul must take swift steps to resolve a dispute over the issue of compensation for wartime forced labor, Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono told South Korea's ambassador on Friday, adding that the situation violated international law....
06:00 2019-07-19

Once Again, The A's Are Winning When They're Not Supposed To For the second year running, the Oakland Athletics have unlocked their full potential after looking dead in the water. Last season, basically the entire rotation’s collective arm fell off and then ace Sean Manaea went down with a shoulder injury, yet the A’s won a million games and easily took a wil...
06:13 2019-07-19

The Biggest Thing Holding Back Women's Soccer Is The Same Old Thing PORTLAND, Ore. — The crowd decked out in red and black sways between elation and disappointment as the seconds tick away. Voices rise when the hometown Portland Thorns take possession of the ball, and heavy sighs spread through the crowd of close to 19,000 when they turn it over. The Thorns have mos...
06:13 2019-07-19

Josef Martínez Dribbled Two Houston Dynamo Players Into An Early Grave Josef Martínez is Atlanta United’s do-everything striker, was the best player in MLS last year, and has been the hottest player in the league over the last two months. The 26-year-old Venezuelan has scored 11 goals in his last seven games, including two against the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday night ...
06:13 2019-07-19

Would LeBron James Be An Esports Legend? It is indeed one of the slowest sports weeks of the year, one in which basketbloggers no longer have Summer League to drool over, NFL access merchants try to get you jacked up for nascent training camps storylines that will be forgotten within minutes, the most exciting baseball thing to happen is t...
06:13 2019-07-19

Coal-reliant counties unprepared for fiscal collapse Coal-producing counties across the U.S. are failing to account for the harm inflicted on their finances by the ongoing decline of the fuel. That decline, prompted mostly by market competition from cheaper gas and renewable energy, stands to get worse if the federal government passes a significant po...
06:13 2019-07-19

The bigger picture of Yankees’ huge doubleheader sweep The Yankees proved Thursday night they can win with or without Aaron Boone at the helm. Fearing his players and coaches might get tossed for blistering neophyte fill-in umpire Brennan Miller’s strike zone from the dugout in the second inning of the day’s first game, the Yankees manager got in Miller...
06:26 2019-07-19

Graeme McDowell kicks golf bag in weird British Open showing PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — The hair on the back of Graeme McDowell’s neck was raised from the first tee until four holes remained in Thursday’s British Open first round. The native of Portrush, who received a thunderous ovation on the first tee and all the way around the course, got off to a marve...
06:26 2019-07-19

The Yankees really are savages The Yankees were savages in the box Thursday, just ask Aaron Boone. Much like they have been all season. Boone made that point to young umpire Brennan Miller and was tossed for his second-inning outburst that was filled with expletives following a called strike on DJ LeMahieu by Miller and after Bre...
06:26 2019-07-19

Phil Mickelson’s diet of no help in sluggish British Open start PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Apparently, neither the diet nor the exotic coffee blend worked for Phil Mickelson on Thursday as he struggled to a disappointing 5-over 76 in the first round of the British Open at Royal Portrush. Mickelson, before the tournament began, revealed that he’d lost more than...
06:26 2019-07-19

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Review: A Superhero Smash On Switch Almost a decade after its predecessor, Marvel's Ultimate Alliance 3 swings onto the Switch. Does it stick the landing, or should this one have been caught in the Thanos Snap?...
06:26 2019-07-19

U.S. Is Bringing Home Suspected ISIS Fighter The U.S. government has taken custody of an American citizen suspected of fighting for Islamic State and is returning him from Syria to stand trial. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently praised Italy for repatriating an Italian foreign fighter....
06:26 2019-07-19

As plastics foul the world’s oceans, world leaders struggle over how to respond Leaders of the Group of 20 vowed in June to battle ocean plastic pollution — but they failed to make any commitment to turn off the tap of rising plastic production. It was a victory for the plastics industry and the Trump administration....
06:39 2019-07-19

Bolsonaro defends 200 days in power amid criticism Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is defending his administration’s first 200 days in power amid mounting criticism around issues ranging from the environment to nepotism...
06:39 2019-07-19

Boeing to Take $4.9 Billion Charge Related to Grounded 737 Max as Fallout Continues Ahead of its earnings report next week, Boeing on Thursday said it will report an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion related to its grounded 737 Max jets.Read more......
06:52 2019-07-19

Animation fans lay flowers, pay respects at Japan studio ravaged by arson Animation fans and Kyoto residents gathered at the site of Japan's worst mass killing in 18 years on Friday, offering flowers and prayers for the 33 people who died in an arson attack on an animation studio in the city....
06:52 2019-07-19

Japan summons South Korean ambassador over WWII labor row Japan's foreign ministry has summoned the South Korean ambassador amid a deepening diplomatic dispute over wartime compensation. Earlier, an elderly man set himself on fire in protest outside Japan's embassy in Seoul....
07:13 2019-07-19

Italian-Canadian police operation dismantles 'ndrangheta mafia clan Police in Canada and Italy have arrested at least 23 suspected members of the 'ndrangheta mafia, in a joint operation. The 'ndrangheta, little known in Canada, had set up operations near Toronto....
07:13 2019-07-19

Joe Biden just added an important caveat to vow that if you like your plan, you can keep it Joe Biden on Monday shocked many political observers when he echoed one of the biggest lies of the Obama administration in making the pitch for his own healthcare proposal: If you like your plan, you can keep it. Now, he's already adding an important caveat....
07:26 2019-07-19

Luke Voit needed this Yankees moment Luke Voit returned from the injured list Saturday. His home run hop, which had gone missing since even before he strained an abdominal muscle, finally made its return Thursday night. On the same day when he was dropped all the way to seventh in the batting order, Voit ripped a solo shot in the fifth...
07:26 2019-07-19

Off-duty Florida police officer dives into canal to pull two people from submerged car (WESH) Body camera footage shows the moments after a Cocoa, Florida police police officer rescued two people from a submerged car while off duty. Corporal Ken Brackin says he heard the crash while at his home in Titusville early Tuesday morning and rushed to help. Body camera footage from the Titusv...
07:26 2019-07-19

Without these women, man would not have walked on the moon Numerous unsung women, from computer engineers and mathematicians to secretaries and seamstresses, helped put a man on the moon. Here are the stories of some of those womenAll 12 people who walked on the moon were men. But among the 400,000 people who made it possible, there were numerous unsung wom...
07:39 2019-07-19

Fujifilm's new XF 16-80mm f/4 R comes with a whopping six stops of stabilization While images of the lens leaked online a day before the official launch, Fujifilm has taken the wraps off the new XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR lens, and it seems this optic could be one of the best Fujinon lenses yet.Weighing in at just 440g, the lens is 40% lighter than a similar lens for a full-frame c...
07:52 2019-07-19

South Korean Man Sets Himself on Fire at Japanese Embassy in Seoul The Japanese embassy has been the site of passionate protests, especially now that Tokyo is curtailing exports of materials vital to South Korea’s high-tech products....
07:52 2019-07-19

Rep. Dusty Johnson: Madam Speaker, bring USMCA to the floor ASAP Both in South Dakota and in Washington, I repeatedly hear the same thing: Support free trade but hold bad actors accountable. As Americans, our innovation and ambition has allowed us to compete and succeed in a global market, but the playing field should be even. South Dakota has benefited greatly f...
08:00 2019-07-19

Battle for union members goes to the states The Supreme Court’s 2018 Janus v. AFSCME ruling, expected to be a major blow to public sector unions, has set off a battle at the state level between government unions and conservative groups over for workers' hearts and minds....
08:00 2019-07-19

Japan, South Korea diplomats trade words in escalating dispute over wartime forced labor Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic dispute over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor that threatens global supply of memory chips and display screens....
08:00 2019-07-19

Duterte foes cry foul as Philippine police push sedition charges Opponents of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte expressed shock and outrage on Friday at police moves to charge dozens of them with sedition, calling it persecution aimed at stamping out scrutiny of his increasingly powerful rule....
08:00 2019-07-19

Samsung Galaxy A80 vs OnePlus 7 Pro Samsung Galaxy A80 price in India is set at Rs. 47,990 for the lone 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant, while the OnePlus 7 Pro price starts at Rs. 48,999 for the base 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option and......
08:00 2019-07-19

BMW, Tencent to open computing center in China for self-driving cars German automaker BMW and Chinese online gaming giant Tencent Holdings are teaming up to launch a computing center in China that will help develop self-driving cars in the world’s biggest auto market, the companies said on Friday....
08:13 2019-07-19

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
08:26 2019-07-19

Man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul — and survives A man set himself on fire outside the Japan embassy in Seoul, South Korea on Friday amid tension between the two countries. The man, who was in his 70s, started the fire inside his car as it was parked in front of the building where the Japanese Embassy is located, according to police in Seoul.......
08:26 2019-07-19

PS4 game release date WARNING: Sony exclusive missing from PlayStation 4 2019 lineup PlayStation fans hoping to see the Last of Us Part 2 in 2019 have been dealt a significant blow. On the upside it doesn't look like the release date will be too far behind....
08:26 2019-07-19

Destiny 2 Xur Location, Exotic items for July 19 as Bungie reveal new Shadowkeep news WHERE IS XUR? The Destiny 2 exotic gear merchant returns selling more weapons and armour today! But will he have anything worth spending those Legendary Shards on?...
08:26 2019-07-19

The ‘best part’ of David Cone’s perfect game commemoration Now that the 20th anniversary of David Cone’s perfect game against the Expos on July 18, 1999, has passed, there wasn’t much left for the retired right-hander to reveal about his accomplishment — even as the Yankees honored him Thursday with David Cone Bobblehead Night. At an over-the-top charity pa...
08:26 2019-07-19

Flying ants invading UK seen from space On one day every year, as per tradition, Britain is invaded by swarms of flying ants -- and this year, the insects arrived in such vast numbers they were seen from space....
08:26 2019-07-19

The inventor whose flying board wowed the world Franky Zapata has been driven by a single dream since he was little: being able to fly. Not in an airplane, he says, since the windows function like a screen, but like a bird....
08:26 2019-07-19

Target unveils wheelchair-friendly Halloween costumes Kids with disabilities can now get special Halloween costumes at this retail giant. Target’s Hyde and Eek! Boutique on Thursday unveiled two costumes that children who use wheelchairs can easily wear to take part in the holiday fun, CNN reported. With the tap of a wand, one of the costumes tra...
08:52 2019-07-19

The latest hazard for Instagram influencers is a toxic ‘lake’ in Spain Mount Neme in Galicia draws droves of tourists each year because of its sparkling blue water reservoirs. But it is a actually an abandoned quarry connected to a Tungsten mine, used during World War II....
08:52 2019-07-19

"More For More": Iran Foreign Minister Makes Nuclear Offer To US Iran on Thursday signalled a willingness to engage in diplomacy to defuse tensions with the United States with a modest offer on its nuclear programme that met immediate scepticism in Washington....
09:00 2019-07-19

Iran Counters US Claim Of "Destroying" Drone, Says "No Information" Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened the ship as it was entering the Strait of Hormuz....
09:00 2019-07-19

IEA does not expect 'huge increase' in crude prices: executive director The International Energy Agency (IEA) doesn't expect oil prices to rise significantly because demand is slowing and there is a glut in global crude markets, its executive director said on Friday....
09:00 2019-07-19

Husband of missing bikini-clad hiker says cops view him as prime suspect The husband of an Arizona woman who vanished while hiking with him in California last week said authorities consider him a prime suspect in the case....
09:26 2019-07-19

Li Na's tennis journey to stretch from China to Hall of Fame Li Na, the first player from Asia to win a Grand Slam singles title, will be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame this weekend        ...
09:26 2019-07-19

The Real Housewives of New York Reunion Part 2 Answers Some Important Season 11 Questions Table 62! Table 62! Tonight's installment of the Real Housewives of New York season 11 reunion addressed some very important questions from this season, though the answers were......
09:39 2019-07-19

Time magazine to put sponsored content on cover Time magazine is running a sponsored cover on the issue dated July 29 celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, marking a rare commercial intrusion onto a cover of the venerable magazine. In small type, the cover carries the commercial message, “Brought to you by Jimmy D...
09:52 2019-07-19

UAE jumps 16 places globally to rank 25th in fastest fixed broadband speed in June UAE has jumped 16 places to rank 25th in fixed broadband speed and connectivity globally, according to Ookla’s Global Speed test Index conducted in June this year.The global speed test compares internet speed data from around the world on a monthly basis. Data for the index comes from th...
09:52 2019-07-19

BMW picks insider Zipse as CEO to catch up with rivals BMW has named Oliver Zipse as its new CEO, hoping the "decisive" company lifer will help the automaker regain its edge in electric cars and win back the premium market lead lost to Mercedes-Benz under his consensus-seeking predecessor....
09:52 2019-07-19

New Corvette undergoes major redesign in bid to raise performance WARREN, Mich. — When you first lay eyes on the new 2020 Corvette, a modern version of the classic American sports car isn’t the first thing that pops into your head. Instead, you think Lamborghini, Lotus, McLaren. The eighth-generation ‘Vette, dubbed C8, is radically different from its predecessors,...
10:13 2019-07-19

Farmers celebrate proposed changes to nation's migrant farmworker program American farmers might be able to import labor from other countries more efficiently under a new proposal to change the U.S. Department of Labor's controversial migrant farmworker program....
10:13 2019-07-19

Government considering penalty points for not wearing a seatbelt News 19 Jul, 2019 Failure to wear a seatbelt could result in penalty points as well as a fine, under new road safety plans being considered by the Government...
10:26 2019-07-19

Simon Yates Wins Tour Stage as a Competitor Vanishes For a couple of hours on an otherwise uneventful day in the mountains, nobody was able to say where Rohan Dennis, the time trial world champion, had gone....
10:39 2019-07-19

Fox News’s star names excuse the inexcusable after Trump's latest racist attack Key figures at the network failed to condemn the ugly scenes on Wednesday – the latest example of the strangely needy Trump-Fox relationship“Send her back! Send her back!” The chant from a largely white crowd at Donald Trump’s campaign rally on Wednesday, was aimed at a black refugee from Somalia wh...
10:52 2019-07-19

'Too painful': Kyoto anime fans join prime ministers in mourning fire victims Sense of loss spreads beyond fans of the genre as Justin Trudeau and Tim Cook voice their shock“I have watched animation since I was a student, and this was a terrible event,” says Jun Shin, a 30-year-old fan from Osaka who visited the site of the Kyoto Animation fire in Japan to say a prayer. “I wa...
10:52 2019-07-19

Bangladesh prepares to move Rohingya to island at risk of floods and cyclones Foreign minister defends controversial proposal as ‘only solution’ despite misgivings of human rights campaignersThe first Rohingya refugees could be relocated to an island in the next few months under controversial plans drawn up by the Bangladesh government, the country’s foreign minister has said...
10:52 2019-07-19

Police investigate death threats against Thunder in wake of Paul George trade A man allegedly left two voicemails in which he made threats against general manager Sam Presti, coach Billy Donovan and the Thunder front office.       ...
10:52 2019-07-19

Former NHL player Greg Johnson died of apparent suicide, according to report Former NHL player Greg Johnson, who played 14 seasons, died earlier this month in what has been ruled an suicide, police told the Detroit News.       ...
10:52 2019-07-19

New York Rangers' Artemi Panarin criticizes Vladimir Putin in interview on YouTube New York Rangers star Artemi Panarin advocates for term limits that would make it "impossible to return to power" as Vladimir Putin did.       ...
10:52 2019-07-19

LEADING OFF: 'Savage' Yanks host Rockies, deadline watch LEADING OFF: 'Savage' Yanks host Rockies, Stroman and Minor being watched, Eovaldi set to rejoin Red Sox, Montgomery finally pitches for Royals       ...
10:52 2019-07-19

Arcia delivers late, Brewers add on in win over D-backs Orlando Arcia hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning to decide a duel between pitchers Zach Davies and Merrill Kelly, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1       ...
10:52 2019-07-19

Anne Hathaway’s mom kept her from becoming a ‘little monster’ When she accepted the Golden Globe for “Les Misérables,” Anne Hathaway thanked her mother. The star was 8 when she saw Kate McCauley Hathaway play Fantine in the musical’s national tour — and drew on that decades later when, auditioning for the 2012 film, she was asked to do the character’s death sc...
11:00 2019-07-19

Here’s what we’ve left behind on the Moon More than 413,000 pounds: That’s the estimated total weight of all man-made items left on the moon since Apollo 11 astronauts became the first to land there in 1969. This “lunar litter,” as documentary filmmaker Arlen Parsa called it in his 2012 short film, is itemized in a 22-page document from NAS...
11:13 2019-07-19

How scientists could one day predict your memories Do you remember your first kiss? What about your grandma dying? Chances are you do, and that’s because emotional memories are at the core of our personal life story. Some rare moments are just incredibly intense and stand out from an otherwise repetitive existence of sleeping, eating and working. Th...
11:13 2019-07-19

Factbox: Will Spain's Sanchez stay on as prime minister? Spain enters a week of debates and votes which will be vital in determining whether Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez, who has been acting prime minister since an inconclusive election in late April, will be confirmed in the job....
11:26 2019-07-19

UK's Johnson will resist calls for Brexit delay, lawmaker Rees-Mogg says Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British prime minister, has the backbone to resist pressure from parliament to delay Brexit again even if it means leaving the European Union without a deal, a leading supporter said on Friday....
11:26 2019-07-19

Global Stocks Gain on Hopes for Rate Cut Global stocks rose in early trade as investors welcomed comments from a Federal Reserve official that seemed to strengthen the case for an interest-rate cut....
11:26 2019-07-19

Dem socialist Julia Salazar allegedly dipped into trust fund during state senate campaign: report Julia Salazar — the Brooklyn state senator who has been called out for falsely painting herself as a working-class immigrant — was living off a trust fund while mounting her socialist-themed campaign, new campaign finance disclosures reveal....
11:39 2019-07-19

Second 2020 Democratic debate to feature Biden-Harris rematch Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris will have the chance for a re-match on the second night of the second round of Democratic presidential debates later this month in Detroit, CNN announced on Thursday....
11:39 2019-07-19

Amerisur Resources explores sale, gets non-binding proposal UK oil and gas company Amerisur Resources Plc said on Friday it had received a non-binding proposal as well as other indicative offers for some assets as the company reviews strategic options, including a potential sale....
11:52 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-Britain's SSP posts higher revenue, flags hit from Boeing 737 MAX grounding British travel-food company SSP Group Plc posted higher quarterly revenue on Friday, but said some of its operations in North America were hit by flight cancellations following the grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft....
11:52 2019-07-19

Oyo founder to buy back $2 billion worth stake in SoftBank-backed Indian co Indian hospitality startup Oyo Founder Ritesh Agarwal raised his stake in the company with a $2 billion buyback, in a move that will bring his ownership closer to biggest investor SoftBank Corp ....
11:52 2019-07-19

ITV, BBC to offer BritBox at 6 pounds per month in UK (Reuters - British broadcasters ITV and the BBC said on Friday they would launch streaming service BritBox in the UK at nearly 6 pounds ($7.51) per month, giving subscribers access to hit shows such as "Love Island", "Gentleman Jack" and "Coronation Street"....
11:52 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-Britain's delay on Huawei 5G decision harming international ties -UK lawmakers Britain's new prime minister must urgently make a decision on the role China's Huawei will have in next-generation 5G networks as the ongoing debate is damaging international relations, a powerful committee of British lawmakers said on Friday....
12:13 2019-07-19

OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7 Pro Getting Fresh OxygenOS Updates: What's New OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro users are now receiving new updates, and the OxygenOS 9.5.7 update for the OnePlus 7 brings changes similar to those that were introduced on the OnePlus 7 Pro last week....
12:13 2019-07-19

Vivo S Series India Launch Soon, Vivo S1 Expected Vivo S1 was originally launched in China back in March, and its global variant debuted in Indonesia just earlier this month with a price tag of IDR 35,99,000 (roughly Rs. 17,800)....
12:13 2019-07-19

Suspect at the center of Japan's worst mass killing in decades identified The suspect at the center of Japan's worst mass killing in almost 20 years told police that his work was plagiarized and said he used gasolene to torch the renowned Kyoto Animation studio, killing 33 people....
12:13 2019-07-19

Experience: my dog is a champion surfer The dogs have 10 minutes to catch as many waves as they can. Judges look at length of ride, whether they make it back to shore, and how many tricks they doWhen my golden retriever, Ricochet, was born, on 20 January 2008, she took her first breath in my hands. I had launched a non-profit organisation...
12:26 2019-07-19

| American Manuel embraces role as swim trailblazer When Simone Manuel was growing up, people laughed at her for wanting to become a swimmer, telling her to take up basketball or track and field instead....
12:26 2019-07-19

These twin brothers from Buenos Aires have never lived apart since the day they were born Argentinian photographer Ignacio Colo was driving down the road one day when he saw twin brothers Eduardo and Miguel Portnoy walking down the street. He found them and spent three years with them, telling their story....
12:39 2019-07-19

Dodgers fuming after Phils' Neris curses them out The Dodgers are irate with Philadelphia Phillies reliever Hector Neris, who celebrated his save against them Thursday with a fist pump and then a stare-down into the Los Angeles dugout....
13:00 2019-07-19

Here's how women can grow their careers, according to Morning Joe's Mika Brzezinski Women need to be smart about getting their foot in the door and working their way up the ladder, says Mika Brzezinski, best-selling author and co-host of MSNBC's Morning Joe....
13:00 2019-07-19

1,000 fantasy football experts just held a draft. Here’s what you can learn. Results from the ninth installment of the Scott Fish Bowl league show that, when it comes to these players, the public is out of step with the fantasy industry's latest thinking....
13:13 2019-07-19

Lok Sabha Begins Discussion On Amendments To Human Rights Act The Lok Sabha today began a discussion on a bill to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, which, the government said, will make the National Human Rights Commission and state human rights......
13:13 2019-07-19

From body brushing to paper bag ankles: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekFruit Salads The old-school sweets, not the dish with apple. Pink and orange is our new favourite colour combination, thanks to the latest Hermès show. Continue reading......
13:13 2019-07-19

Miami Dolphins' Kendrick Norton released from hospital 2 weeks after losing arm in crash Miami Dolphins defensive lineman Kendrick Norton was released from the hospital Thursday two weeks after his left arm was amputated at the scene of a car crash....
13:26 2019-07-19

Angela Merkel in 'solidarity' with congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's strength" and that she stands in "solidarity" with the women....
13:39 2019-07-19

Debt-laden AB InBev agrees sale of Australian unit to Asahi Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, has agreed to sell its Australian operations to Japan's Asahi and is interested in reviving the stalled flotation of its Asian business....
13:39 2019-07-19

Britain and Sweden agree to co-operate on fighter plans Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat co-operation and opened the door to other potential partners in a move that could see the Scandinavian country join a planned next-generation UK fighter project....
13:39 2019-07-19

India says illegal immigrants from Bangladesh becoming citizens India said on Friday thousands of illegal immigrants from neighboring Muslim-majority Bangladesh had produced false documents to become citizens in the far-eastern Indian state of Assam....
13:39 2019-07-19

Shashi Tharoor Criticises Centre Over Assam Citizenship List Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor criticised the Central government after the bill to amend Protection of Human Rights Act was introduced in the Lok Sabha....
13:52 2019-07-19

"40-50 Crore Bribe To Lure Lawmakers," HD Kumaraswamy Blasts BJP As the Karnataka political crisis deepens, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has today launched stinging allegations against the BJP of bribing Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) lawmakers to "bring down......
13:52 2019-07-19

Is Aaditya Thackeray Running For Maharashtra Chief Minister? His Response Shiv Sena youth leader Aaditya Thackeray today sidestepped a question on his possible candidature for the Maharashtra chief minister's post in the upcoming assembly election, instead remarking that he......
13:52 2019-07-19

India May Touch 260 GW Renewable Energy Capacity By 2024: Official The government expects to achieve a renewable energy capacity target of 260 gigawatt (GW) by 2024, an official said on Friday, as India is seeing rapid growth in renewable capacity backed by......
13:52 2019-07-19

"Shouldn't Happen In Future": Why Venkaiah Naidu Warned Minister After Prime Minister Narendra Modi disapproved of ministers skipping parliament duty and asked for the names of absentees to be sent to him every evening, Rajya Sabha Chairperson M Venkaiah Naidu......
13:52 2019-07-19

Trump row: Javid condemns 'barely-masked racism of nationalism' Home Secretary Sajid Javid has expressed concern about "naked populism" in the US under the presidency of Donald Trump, as he condemned "the barely-masked racism of nationalism"....
13:52 2019-07-19

Jeffrey Epstein must remain in jail until his trial, judge rules A federal judge on Thursday ordered Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, to remain in jail pending trial, rejecting the multimillionaire's request to return to his Upper East Side mansion under supervision....
13:52 2019-07-19

Will there ever be another 300-game winner? Baseball Hall of Fame's standards have changed The bar for a pitcher getting elected into the Hall of Fame has changed over time. Mike Mussina and Roy Halladay have proven that and are both worthy.       ...
14:00 2019-07-19

Crossrail is £2.8bn over budget - and MPs warn costs will rise further MPs have launched a blistering attack on the Department for Transport (DfT) and Transport for London (TfL), as ballooning costs and long delays continue to plague Crossrail....
14:00 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering Brazilian reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA set its price per share at 88 reais in a secondary share offering late on Thursday, according to a securities filing....
14:13 2019-07-19

UPDATE 2-Schlumberger names new CEO, tops revenue on international demand Schlumberger NV said on Friday Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch will replace longtime Chief Executive Officer Paal Kibsgaard, as the company looks to shore up its position as a leader in drilling technology....
14:13 2019-07-19

REFILE-Schlumberger profit jumps 14.4% on higher international activity Schlumberger NV reported a 14.4% increase in quarterly profit on Friday, as demand in international markets helped the world's largest oilfield services provider counter weakness in North America....
14:13 2019-07-19

Wall St Week Ahead-Prospect of Fed cut pushing dividend investors into tech, energy An expected interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month is pushing yield-oriented U.S. fund managers further afield in search of income at attractive prices....
14:13 2019-07-19

Fortnite Event Time COUNTDOWN: UK Start times, Season 9 Robot vs Monster live event news FORTNITE Season 10 is almost upon us, but before then Epic Games is rolling out The Final Showdown event. Here is our countdown to the event which will see the Pink Robot take on the Giant Monster....
14:26 2019-07-19

Harry Potter Wizards Unite Community Day: When is it? Event times and bonuses explained HARRY POTTER Wizards Unite Community Day is almost upon us. Here is everything you need to know about the limited time event, including date, times and bonuses....
14:26 2019-07-19

Bricks made from moon dust could power future lunar missions An ESA Discovery & Preparation study shows bricks made from moon dirt could store heat and supply astronauts with electricity.       ...
14:26 2019-07-19

Mark Zuckerberg's 'sleep box' invention launches on Kickstarter, raises more than $100,000 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg built his wife, Priscilla Chan, a device he called a “sleep box." Greg Hovannisyan launched a Kickstarter for it.       ...
14:26 2019-07-19

Remember flip phones? These cellphones and smartphones no longer exist 24/7 Tempo looked at media reports, product reviews, sales data and company websites to identify popular mobile phones that have been discontinued.       ...
14:26 2019-07-19

Autoliv slashes full-year outlook after Q2 profit slide Autoliv said it was stepping up actions to curb costs, which included plans to cut about 5 percent of its workforce and implement a sharper purchasing process. During the quarter, it cut 1,200 jobs....
14:26 2019-07-19

What makes each member of 2019 HOF class a Hall of Famer Rivera, Halladay, Mussina, Martinez, Smith, Baines: From the first unanimous selection to the latest controversial Cooperstown call, here's why each of these guys is worthy of the Hall....
14:39 2019-07-19

Brazil's Banco Inter launches $285 mln share offering - filing Brazilian digital lender Banco Inter SA has officially launched a 1.06 billion reais ($285 million) share offering to raise capital, according to a securities filing on Friday....
14:52 2019-07-19

How Do I Scan Old Film Negatives? We’re going old-school with this week’s Tech 911 column—Lifehacker’s weekly Q&A where we solve your quirky technological issues. While plenty of people now use their smartphones as their default camera of choice, some still enjoy a trusty point-and-shoot. And the elite among you might even pull...
15:13 2019-07-19

University of Central Florida student told alleged rape victim ' I just really wanted to have sex': police A University of Central Florida student accused of rape reportedly told the victim that he “just really wanted to have sex,” a police affidavit revealed Friday....
15:26 2019-07-19

Etzebeth backs changed Boks to rise to the occasion against Australia South Africa captain Eben Etzebeth says the team selected for their Rugby Championship opener against Australia at Ellis Park on Saturday is not second-string in comparison to the one sent to New Zealand....
15:26 2019-07-19

Salomón Rondón leaves West Brom to rejoin Rafael Benítez at Dalian Yifang • Striker moves to Chinese club for undisclosed fee• Rondón was with Benítez at Newcastle last seasonSalomón Rondón has linked up again with Rafael Benítez after joining the Chinese Super League club Dalian Yifang from West Bromwich Albion for an undisclosed fee. Related: Steve Bruce pledges to ‘pro...
15:26 2019-07-19

Thai court accepts complaints against PM, opposition leaders Thailand’s Constitutional Court has accepted complaints against the prime minister and two opposition party leaders in cases that could see them disqualified from office...
15:26 2019-07-19

Google's Stadia Controller Won't Work Support Bluetooth Headsets at Launch Googles Stadia controllers would not work with Bluetooth headsets at launch, and the users will have to plug in a set of wired headphones into the controller's 3.5mm jack....
15:39 2019-07-19

Musk Says SpaceX's Starship Can Land on the Moon by 2021 Uncrewed SpaceX Starship could land on the Moon by 2021, following which, a manned Moon mission could be a quick possibility, SpaceX founder Elon Musk has said....
15:39 2019-07-19

Britain to cut Huawei decision from telecoms review: sources Britain plans to publish the results of a long-awaited telecoms supply chain review next week without a decision on the use of equipment made by China's Huawei in future 5G networks, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
15:39 2019-07-19

Half a century after Apollo, why haven’t we been back to the Moon? Enlarge / Since Apollo, NASA's human spaceflight plans for deep space have been all hat and no cattle. Unlike this photo of two cattle in Johnson Space Center's Rocket Park. (credit: NASA) The 50th anniversary of NASA’s historic landing on the Moon—this Saturday, July 20th—provokes a decidedly bit...
15:39 2019-07-19

Red wine could protect astronauts flying to Mars A chemical in red wine known as resveratrol could prevent astronauts' muscles becoming weak in the reduced gravity environment on Mars, a new study as found....
15:52 2019-07-19

Moon landing 50th anniversary: What was the Apollo 11 mission? Who were Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins? "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" – those were the famous words of astronaut Neil A. Armstrong as he took his first step on the moon's surface....
15:52 2019-07-19

Hinchcliffe: Low sun in Iowa IndyCar race could be "very dangerous" Last year's Iowa winner James Hinchcliffe says low sun in this weekend's IndyCar race at the oval could prove "dangerous", and that he is "disappointed" with the start time...
15:52 2019-07-19

| Etzebeth dismisses talk of 'B-team Boks' Springbok captain Eben Etzebeth has shrugged off any suggestion of a second string line-up for Saturday’s Rugby Championship match against Australia....
16:00 2019-07-19

AT $7,900, Would You Give This 2013 Fiat 500 an E for Effort? Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Fiat 500e has the dubious distinction of representing a model with the highest depreciation of any electric car sold in the U.S.. Let’s see if that bad rap can be parlayed into what could be considered a shockingly good deal....
16:00 2019-07-19

Budweiser Brewer to Sell Australian Unit to Japan's Asahi Anheuser-Busch InBev agreed to sell its Australian unit for $11.3 billion, including debt, as it pushes forward with an effort to sell assets and pare debt after pulling an initial public offering of its Asia-Pacific businesses....
16:00 2019-07-19

PR Protests: Why Daddy Yankee, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Ricky Martin Are Protesting the Puerto Rico Governor Demonstrators are calling for Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló's resignation after publication of sexist, homophobic, and macabre text messages....
16:26 2019-07-19

Trinamool Congress Delegation To Meet Sonbhadra Clashes Victims Tomorrow The Trinamool Congress (TMC) today said a team of its lawmakers will meet the victims of Sonbhadra clashes in Uttar Pradesh in which 10 people were killed and several injured....
16:39 2019-07-19

Pak Anti-Corruption Court Dismisses Case Against Nawaz Sharif's Daughter In a relief to jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz, a Pakistani anti-corruption court on Friday dismissed a plea filed against her for submitting a fake document in the......
16:39 2019-07-19

Tom Cruise soars in 'Top Gun: Maverick' trailer The trailer for "Top Gun: Maverick," the long-awaited sequel to the 1986 hit movie that helped solidify star Tom Cruise's heartthrob appeal, is ready to fly....
16:39 2019-07-19

'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' to end with Season 7 ABC is turning off the lights on production of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," announcing Thursday the drama will end with its upcoming seventh season....
16:39 2019-07-19

Reliance Industries Reports Net Profit Of Rs 10,104 Crore In June Quarter Reliance Industries earnings, Reliance Industries share price: Reliance Industries results: RIL shares finished 1.01 per cent lower at Rs 1,249 apiece on the BSE ahead of the earnings announcement by......
16:39 2019-07-19

RBL Bank Reports 41% Jump In Profit To Rs 267 Crore In June Quarter RBL Bank earnings, RBL Bank share price: RBL Bank said its net interest margin (NIM) improved to 4.31% in the quarter ended June 30, from 4.04% a year ago....
16:39 2019-07-19

UK's Javid says 'send her back' chant at Trump rally unacceptable Chants of "send her back" directed at politicians are completely unacceptable in a modern democracy, British interior minister Sajid Javid said on Friday after a crowd chanted the phrase at a rally for U.S. President Donald Trump....
16:52 2019-07-19

TSMC speeds up 5-nanometer chip manufacturing process due to 5G demand The world's top manufacturer of small processors says its cutting-edge chipmaking process is ahead of schedule and ready for 2020 mass production.Read More...
16:52 2019-07-19

Dutch high court holds gov't partly liable for 1995 'Srebrenica massacre' The Netherlands government was 10 percent responsible for the deaths of 350 people in the 1995 Srebrennica genocide in Bosnia, the Dutch Supreme Court ruled Friday....
16:52 2019-07-19

Satoshi Nakamoto left Bitcoin because of the CIA, a theory Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency world. Bitcoin‘s pseudonymous creator Satoshi Nakamoto has been noticeably absent for most of its existence. There’s been many attempts to reveal their true identity, ...
17:00 2019-07-19

| Merkel says Trump tweets 'go against what makes America great' German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets against four minority Democratic congresswomen, saying the US leader's attacks "go against what makes America great"....
17:01 2019-07-19

Artemi Panarin Becomes Highest-Profile Russian Athlete To Criticize Vladimir Putin The New York Rangers’ marquee free-agent signing of the summer, Artemi Panarin, gave an interview that posted on Thursday where he did something unprecedented for a Russian athlete of his caliber: criticize President Vladimir Putin....
17:01 2019-07-19

Trump mocks ‘staged’ greeting for Ilhan Omar, accuses media of ‘sick partnership’ with squad President Trump on Friday mocked what he described as a “staged” greeting for “Foul Mouthed” Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., in her home district -- blasting the coverage and accusing the media of forging a “sick partnership” with the freshman congresswoman and her allies. ...
17:13 2019-07-19

Why the Rockies aren’t exactly who you think they are With Colorado in town this weekend to play the Yankees at the Stadium, it is important that bettors review the real-world dynamics of this Rockies roster. As we discussed recently when looking at all the Overs at Coors Field (now 12-5 the past 17 games despite very high totals), the Rockies are not ...
17:13 2019-07-19

Hopeful mechanic to Hall of Fame: Mariano Rivera’s perfect underdog story One pitch. One team. A 1.000 WHIP, even. Simplicity propelled Mariano Rivera to greatness. Now, however, as he prepares for his official baseball immortalization, the Yankees legend finds himself juggling about a million thoughts. “It’s too much,” a relaxed-looking Rivera said recently in a conversa...
17:13 2019-07-19

Turkish soldier killed, six wounded in operation in Iraq's north A Turkish soldier was killed and six wounded on Friday in an operation in northern Iraq during clashes with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Turkish defense ministry said....
17:13 2019-07-19

Lebanese veterans tussle with security forces in budget protest Dozens of Lebanese veterans tussled with security forces in Beirut on Friday as they tried to reach parliament in a protest against any cuts to their benefits in the state budget....
17:13 2019-07-19

Bruised but driven, Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving PM Benjamin Netanyahu makes history this weekend by becoming the longest-serving Israeli prime minister, surpassing a record held by the country's founding father David Ben-Gurion....
17:13 2019-07-19

Indictment: Defense contractor Darryl Varnum threatened Florida lawmaker Federal authorities have arrested and charged a Defense Department contractor with threatening a Florida congresswoman over a childhood vaccination bill....
17:26 2019-07-19

Kosovo PM Haradinaj resigns after court summons on suspicion of war crimes Kosovo prime minister and former guerilla commander Ramush Haradinaj gave up his post after being summoned as a war crimes suspect before a special court. He has already been acquitted twice before in The Hague....
17:39 2019-07-19

The legal collectives that help German football fans fight their case Match-going fans in Germany used to stand alone against authorities if they had a brush with the law. But with relations between fans and police 'in a bad place' legal collectives have been set up to help supporters....
17:39 2019-07-19

Fly me to the moon - holidaying in space On July 21, it will be 50 years since Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. Soon others could follow — even tourists. Comfort might be low, but the experience would be truly stellar....
17:39 2019-07-19

‘I feel fine’: Merkel dismisses health fears after shaking bouts German chancellor also says she feels solidarity with targets of Donald Trump’s racismAngela Merkel has sought to assuage concerns about her health after a spate of shaking bouts at public events, saying she is feeling fine and looking forward to a healthy life when she steps down in two years.“I un...
17:52 2019-07-19

Worse than Cats? The biggest CGI disasters in cinema The trailer for the live-action adaptation has shocked fans but, from Anaconda to Sonic, computer imagery in film has a patchy recordModern Toss on bad CGI in films What it was A horror, a horror movie, a singing violent horror. Continue reading......
17:52 2019-07-19

Stephen Colbert on Trump: 'Our horror only makes him stronger' Late-night hosts discussed the president’s desperate attempts to distance himself from his rally crowd’s racist chant Late-night hosts criticised Donald Trump’s desperate attempts to try to separate himself from a racist chant at one of his rallies this week Related: Seth Meyers to Trump: 'If their ...
17:52 2019-07-19

After a crazy summer, who rules the NBA? Following a frenetic fortnight of free agency, a new world order is taking shape in the NBA. Here’s a look at the eight top contenders heading into next seasonThe dust has finally settled on one of the most frenetic free-agency periods in NBA history, a fortnight of splashy transactions that looks t...
17:52 2019-07-19

Dutch court reduces state liability for Srebrenica massacre Responsibility for compensation to families of 350 victims reduced from 30% to 10%The Dutch supreme court has reduced the state’s liability for the 1995 Srebrenica massacre during the Bosnian war, saying peacekeepers had only a “slim” chance of preventing the deaths of hundreds of Muslim men.Judges ...
17:52 2019-07-19

Share - An instagram star at a crossroads - video Tim is an 18-year-old Asian-American with more than 4m followers on Instagram. He lives online, grabbing his phone first thing in the morning and even taking baths with it sometimes. Although Tim usually shares funny memes, he occasionally posts about mental health. In exploring his reasons for thes...
17:52 2019-07-19

Sri Lanka bombings: three months on, tourism workers tell their stories The Easter attacks hit the tourist trade hard. We talk to five Sri Lankans, whose livelihoods depend on visitors, about hardship, recovery and hopeMay and June are the low season in Sri Lanka, but this year, following the Easter Sunday bombings, tourism ground to a halt. Hotels were empty, beaches w...
17:52 2019-07-19

Wall St. edges higher on Microsoft's beat, rate cut optimism Wall Street's main indexes inched higher on Friday after solid results from technology giant Microsoft added to an upbeat mood following hints from a top Federal Reserve official that a U.S. interest rate cut could be imminent....
17:52 2019-07-19

BlackRock profit misses estimates, hit by lower fees for lending stocks BlackRock Inc , the world's largest asset manager, took in less cash last quarter as investors moved into lower-cost bond funds, and it made less money lending out stocks....
17:52 2019-07-19

As U.S. 'superstar' cities thrive, weaker ones get left behind In the depths of the financial crisis, when the world was shunning debt and battening down for the worst, city officials here zagged in what seemed a preposterous direction and spent $600 million on a new convention center....
17:52 2019-07-19

A conspiracy, a crash and a capture: Five theories about Amelia Earhart's disappearance While she was officially declared dead two years after her disappearance, that has not stopped speculations about her fate.        ...
17:52 2019-07-19

Ex-Russian Arms Tycoon Quietly Wields Influence In British PM Race A former Russian arms tycoon who had connections at the highest levels of the Kremlin is a major donor to Britain's ruling Conservative Party and counts himself a friend of the man expected to be the......
18:01 2019-07-19

Tourist traps: Why you should skip Stonehenge, Times Square and the Leaning Tower of Pisa Read this before spending your time and money to visit Stonehenge, the Empire State Building and the Mona Lisa.       ...
18:13 2019-07-19

You've probably been drinking stale coffee your entire adult life “Coffee beans are only fresh five to seven days after they’re roasted,” says Derek Zavislake, CEO and co-founder of Merchants of Green Coffee in Toronto.       ...
18:13 2019-07-19

Look: Alligator caught in parking lot of Pennsylvania store Police said an alligator was caught wandering in the parking lot of a Pennsylvania store -- the fourth alligator captured in the Pittsburgh area since May....
18:13 2019-07-19

Watch: Tiger Woods misses weekend cut at 2019 British Open Masters champion Tiger Woods missed his second cut at a major championship this year after carding a second-round 70 at the 2019 British Open on Friday at Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland....
18:13 2019-07-19

Expect Sexier F1 Cars in 2021, Whatever that Means Formula One will have a different set of rules come its regular overhaul interval of 2021, and we’ve had an idea of what those rules will entail for a while now—mainly, because it’s obvious what needs to change. But F1 gave some more detailed ideas this week, with the goals of more competition for l...
18:26 2019-07-19

BMW, Toyota, Everyone Is Deepening Ties with China There’s a mid-engine Corvette out in the world now, but that doesn’t mean the rest of the auto industry has stopped working. There’s a lot of development in China and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, July 19, 2019....
18:26 2019-07-19

Donate Your Old Android Phone to Help Lemur Research If you have an Android phone you aren’t using anymore, don’t let it collect dust in a drawer. Donate it to the Duke Lemur Center, which will be more than happy to use it to learn more about lemurs’ ability to perceive colors....
18:26 2019-07-19

Buyer raised asking price on Mesa home disabled veteran lost over tax dispute MESA, Ariz. (12 News) – Jim Boerner still can’t believe his days in his Mesa home might be numbered—after getting a notice from the Maricopa County Treasurer’s Office that his home would be auctioned off if he didn’t pay his back taxes by June 30. “I’m in jeopardy of not only losing something ...
18:26 2019-07-19

Don’t panic, support DR Congo in fight against deadly Ebola virus, UN health agency urges Ebola virus is just one challenge among many facing communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, reiterating an appeal for the international community to show support and solidarity for its people. ...
18:39 2019-07-19

Sophia Grace's Cousin Rosie McClelland Finds Her Wings in New Single "LaLa" Give Rosie McClelland the mic because she's ready to sing her heart out. It's hard to believe that it has been more than seven years since the YouTube star and her cousin Sophia......
18:39 2019-07-19

ERAPSCO awarded $1B to produce sonobuoys for U.S. Navy ERAPSCO, a joint venture of Sparton and Ultra Electronics, has been awarded a potential $1 billion contract to build and deliver 932,500 sonobuoys for the U.S. Navy....
18:39 2019-07-19

Richard Branson cuts off SeaWorld as debate rages over captive marine mammals Another company is out of the business of bringing tourists to see whales and dolphins up close, following similar moves by Expedia, TripAdvisor and Thomas Cook....
18:39 2019-07-19

“Send Her Back” and the Advancement of Trump’s Authoritarian Playbook Ruth Ben-Ghiat on leader-follower relationships in authoritarianism and the fascist purpose in targeting Ilhan Omar at the Greenville, North Carolina rally....
18:39 2019-07-19

UK lawmakers threaten to drag Queen Elizabeth into Brexit chaos Senior members of the United Kingdom's ruling Conservative party are so concerned about the country leaving the European Union without a deal that they are planning to go over the new Prime Minister's head and appeal directly to the Queen....
18:39 2019-07-19

Google tries to reassure gamers it’s behind Stadia for the long haul Enlarge / A Google Stadia controller sits behind glass with a mock-up of a retro game store. (credit: Kyle Orland) In a Reddit AMA yesterday, Google Stadia Director of Product Andrey Doronichev provided a few more tidbits about what features will and will not be available when the streaming game s...
18:52 2019-07-19

SpaceX can beat NASA and land on moon 'within two years', says Musk Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of SpaceX, has claimed it would be easier for his company to land on the moon than try to convince NASA that the company is up to the task....
19:00 2019-07-19

Oil steadies as Middle East tensions counter demand worries, set for weekly fall Oil prices steadied on Friday after steep losses in the previous session, supported by rising tensions between the United States and Iran, but weighed by concerns slowing economic growth could dent global oil demand....
19:13 2019-07-19

Russia, an Early Space Pioneer, Never Regained Its Lead Russians still brim with pride over being the first nation to send a human into space. But ever since the U.S. leapfrogged the Soviet Union by landing a man on the moon 50 years ago this month, Russia never regained its lead....
19:13 2019-07-19

A Yazidi woman from Iraq told Trump that ISIS killed her family. ‘Where are they now?’ he asked. An awkward exchange with Nobel laureate Nadia Murad was just one of several when the president met with survivors of religious persecution this week....
19:13 2019-07-19

New Mazda MX-5 Cup and Design styling packs released News 19 Jul, 2019 The Mazda MX-5 - world’s best-selling two-seater roadster - can now be fitted with new design packages costing up to £4,675...
19:26 2019-07-19

| 'Hell' of Japan fire that killed dozens at anime company Details emerged of the horrifying blaze that ripped through a Japanese anime firm, killing dozens including people who tried in vain to reach the roof, but the motive for the suspected arson remained unclear....
19:26 2019-07-19

Quickly Thaw Frozen Food Using These Techniques If you’ve ever found yourself in a position where you need to defrost some chicken thighs ASAP, you’ve probably wondered which thawing method is best and also quickest. Well, you’re in luck—because that’s exactly what we’re about to tell you....
19:39 2019-07-19

On the ship that downed a military drone, one small mistake could cause a war with Iran With short incendiary shrieks Harrier jump jets race across the USS Boxer's deck and are soon gray dots in the sky. Seahawk and Super Stallion helicopters leap and land like gigantic insects, feeding on the mother ship. The tilt-rotor Ospreys, part-plane part-helicopter, come and go while the others...
19:39 2019-07-19

200M across US brace for record heatwave; NYC orders tall buildings to raise temps to avoid another blackout More than 200 million Americans in parts of the central and eastern U.S. will experience temperature indexes of over 100 degrees Fahrenheit as a heat wave is expected to slam at least 29 states over the weekend.  ...
19:39 2019-07-19

Twitter will help explain missing tweets in conversations Twitter will soon do a better job of explaining missing tweets in your conversations. The social network is adding context to "this tweet is unavailable" notices in conversation threads to help explain just why a given post isn't readable. While Tw......
19:39 2019-07-19

Lyft adds NYC subway directions to its app Lyft's support for public transportation will soon include one of the biggest mass transit systems on the planet. The ridesharing firm is rolling out access to real-time New York City subway directions through its app over the months ahead, giving lo......
19:39 2019-07-19

Senegal vs Algeria live stream: how to watch African Cup of Nations 2019 final online from anywhere A tournament of giant killings, dramatic finishes and great goals, the 2019 African Cup of Nations has lived up to all expectations. Tonight's final now has the makings of being a classic. And you can watch every kick from anywhere on Earth - with this dedicated Senegal vs Algeria live stream g...
19:39 2019-07-19

Philadelphia cops will lose jobs over racist, homophobic Facebook posts More than a dozen Philadelphia police officers will be fired after a series of racist, homophobic and violent Facebook posts that they allegedly shared were exposed by a watchdog group, the city’s top cop announced. At least 13 officers were determined to be the worst offenders among 328 of the city...
19:52 2019-07-19

Four Chicago cops fired for cover-up of officer’s fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald Four Chicago cops accused of covering up a white officer’s fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald in 2014 have been fired by the city’s police force. McDonald’s killing, which was captured on police video camera, sparked months of protests and became emblematic of longstanding police abuse in ...
19:52 2019-07-19

Trump blasts media’s coverage of ‘Send her back’ firestorm President Trump took aim at the “Fake News Media” and “the Squad” in a Friday morning tweetstorm about the “Send her back” controversy. “It is amazing how the Fake News Media became ‘crazed’ over the chant ‘send her back’ by a packed Arena (a record) crowd in the Great State of North Carolina, but i...
19:52 2019-07-19

No More Manholes in Berkeley as City Writes Gender Out of Codes Berkeley’s City Council this week voted to purge gender pronouns from its municipal code. He or she will be banished in favor of they, even if referring to one person....
19:52 2019-07-19

'Stranger Things' breakout star Priah Ferguson on Season 3 and her 'cool stunts' Priah Ferguson, "Stranger Things" Season 3's breakout star as Erica Sinclair, chatted about her character, the '80s and the other young stars.        ...
20:00 2019-07-19

Gentex Q2 net income stays flat at $109 million Revenue increased 3 percent to $468.7 million over the second quarter of 2018, Gentex said, noting it improved its results despite an 8 percent drop in global auto production and "overly optimistic" auto industry forecasts....
20:00 2019-07-19

Assam Limps Back To Life As Flood Situation Improves, 50 Killed So Far The situation in Assam improved amid receding flood waters today, although the number of dead rose to 50 with 11 more losing their lives over the last 24 hours. Officials said 1.5 lakh people continue......
20:00 2019-07-19

Moderate Democratic Governors Are Worried About All the Wrong Things It is a day that ends in ‘y’, so we have another article about how Democrats are flubbing 2020 by not doing exactly what Hillary Clinton did in 2016, which, as we all know, worked....
20:00 2019-07-19

John Delaney's Campaign Staffers Are Reportedly Begging Him to Quit the Race John Delaney’s campaign for president isn’t looking... great, we’ll say. Axios reported this morning that Delaney’s senior staff “sat him down and told him to drop out” of the race by the middle of August, throwing in the towel on a costly campaign that Delaney has been running literally since 2017,...
20:00 2019-07-19

Trump Administration Reportedly Thinking of Admitting Zero Refugees Next Year Officials within the Trump administration have proposed cutting the number of refugees it admits into the U.S. next year to almost zero, according to Politico, which heard of the plan from several anonymous sources....
20:00 2019-07-19

'A revolutionary change': What is Kyoto Animation, the studio hit by arson? Kyoto Animation, the company hit by a suspected arson on Thursday that killed 33 people and injured 36 others also has a unique founding history.        ...
20:13 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-Four U.S. lawmakers Congress ask Trump to move forward with $10 bln Pentagon cloud contract Four members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion cloud contract with the Department of Defense....
20:13 2019-07-19

BJP Leader Threatens To "Spill Kamal Nath's Blood", Arrested A BJP leader was arrested today after he allegedly threatened to spill the blood of Madhya Pradesh Chief Kamal Nath on the streets of Bhopal for "targeting the poor and helpless". He was the second......
20:26 2019-07-19

Ex-Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus dies of heat stroke Officials say former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus has died in Arkansas of apparent heat stroke       ...
20:39 2019-07-19

Alaphilippe stuns Tour with time-trial win, builds race lead Inspired by his yellow jersey, Julian Alaphilippe has held off defending champion Geraint Thomas to extend his race lead and win the only individual time trial stage of this Tour de France       ...
20:39 2019-07-19

Lee Westwood’s girlfriend and caddie Helen Storey proves a major boost • The 46-year-old finishes day with impressive 67• Open is 10th anniversary of close shave at TurnberryEpisodes of on-course levity appear key to Lee Westwood’s continued competitiveness. Old school caddies probably looked on with scepticism when Westwood opted to place his girlfriend, Helen Storey,...
20:39 2019-07-19

House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American....
20:39 2019-07-19

The Great Failure of Facebook’s AI Content Moderation System When 21-year-old Brandon Andrew Clark posted a series of graphic images on Sunday of the slain corpse of 17-year-old Bianca Devins to Instagram and Discord, users immediately began spreading the gory pictures online, often alongside brutal, misogynist commentary. Some said the victim, an ‘e-girl’ wh...
20:39 2019-07-19

ASAP Rocky to Remain in Jail in Sweden, as Protest Clamor Grows After a court said the rapper could be held at least six more days pending an assault investigation, President Trump said “we hope to get him home soon.”...
21:00 2019-07-19

What made Artemi Panarin speak out against Vladimir Putin Artemi Panarin got the team he wanted, then got his money, and now he’s making his voice heard back in his native Russia by ripping into authoritative president Vladimir Putin. The Rangers’ new winger, who signed a seven-year, $81.5 million deal at the opening of free agency a few weeks ago, c...
21:00 2019-07-19

College football: Take the over with Miami Hurricanes It typically is not recommended to go Over on season wins with a first-year and especially a first-time head coach, but Manny Diaz has been a successful defensive coordinator the last three years at Miami and knows his personnel on that side of the ball. The defense should still be the strength of t...
21:00 2019-07-19

Jets have an important Leonard Williams call to make As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is possible to fully evaluate them before......
21:00 2019-07-19

No, Joe Biden's healthcare plan won't let you keep your private insurance This week, Joe Biden released his healthcare plan. The proposal aims to "protect and build on Obamacare," most notably by creating a public option, which would allow anyone to buy into a government-sponsored plan....
21:00 2019-07-19

Judge allows short-term plans advanced by Trump administration as alternatives to Obamacare A federal judge ruled Friday that the Trump administration may allow the sale of short-term health insurance plans, less costly alternatives to Obamacare that do not cover pre-existing illnesses....
21:00 2019-07-19

Why the Corvette C8 Became Mid-Engine and Got a Major Suspension Change We caught up with Josh Holder, the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8’s Program Engineering Manager, at the car’s launch party last night to ask the questions a lot of you have had: why did Chevy move the engine behind the driver, and what made engineers finally swap the car’s signature rear leaf springs fo...
21:26 2019-07-19

|WATCH:UKhitwithrecessionwarningasBrexitbattlebuildsinparliament Britain might be entering a full-blown recession that a no-deal exit from the European Union would compound, blowing a £30bn hole in the public finances, a budget watchdog said on Thursday....
21:26 2019-07-19

Beyonce credits faith for new 'Lion King' song: 'God is the art director' Beyonce earlier this week premiered her new music video "Spirit," from the soundtrack of the live-action version of "The Lion King" — and the Queen Bee explained it honors God and African culture....
21:39 2019-07-19

Pack a Backpack in a Pinch by Rolling Your Clothes Occasionally, we all find ourselves in a position in which we need to pack a bunch of stuff—including clothes—into a backpack. It might be as simple as heading to a friend’s house for the weekend. Or packing your kid up for a weekend at grandma’s. Or—maybe your life is a little more exciting—you’re ...
21:39 2019-07-19

Score an Upgrade by Obsessively Checking Seats Before a Flight One of the best tips I can give any flyer who doesn’t want to pay stupid fees for the slight extra legroom of “premium” seating is this: check your seat assignment constantly....
21:39 2019-07-19

FX's Mayans M.C. promises revelations, blood in first trailer for its second season Kurt Sutter’s Sons Of Anarchy spinoff Mayans M.C. delivered a solid first outing, which we praised for the authentic and compelling way it wove timely themes regarding undocumented immigrants into its tale of a drug-running motorcycle gang....
21:39 2019-07-19

Boy band svengali and convicted fraudster Lou Pearlman getting the biopic treatment Lou Pearlman ignobly died in prison while serving 25 years for his role in a far-ranging Ponzi scheme, but the one-time svengali’s influence is still being felt in modern music. As the architect behind boy bands like Backstreet Boys and N’Sync, Pearlman helped pave the way for our pop-forward cultur...
21:39 2019-07-19

Netanyahu to become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will make history Saturday when he surpasses Israel’s founding father David Ben-Gurion as the country’s longest-serving prime minister....
21:52 2019-07-19

AriZona Iced Tea and Adidas offered exclusive 99-cent shoes. Cops had to step in The great big brand collaboration machine has chosen two more ingredients at random, put them in a martini shaker and belched out another limited edition, OMG-why-do-I-want-it-so-bad crossover....
22:00 2019-07-19

Trump says will not use U.S. debt ceiling to negotiate spending deal with Congress President Donald Trump said on Friday he could not imagine using the United States' debt ceiling as a tool to negotiate a spending deal with lawmakers in Congress, saying the government's credit rating was sacred....
22:00 2019-07-19

Thomas: Incredible Alaphilippe the favourite – he’ll win if he keeps it up "Geraint Thomas has conceded Julian Alaphilippe is “certainly the favourite” for Tour de France glory after the Frenchman extended his lead by winning Stage 13."...
22:00 2019-07-19

Nationals vs. Braves: Take Patrick Corbin and Washington Should I stay or should I go? Another tough spot for Mayor de Blasio this weekend. At the same time his presidential campaign heats up, the heat index in New York will be in the 105-110 degree range. With power outages expected, de Blasio surely wants to be anywhere but here while ordering a full......
22:13 2019-07-19

Friday’s Daily Brief: solidarity with Japan, call for DR Congo support, family-friendly workplaces, hottest June ever, Venezuela and Afghanistan updates In today’s Daily Brief: UN stands in solidarity with Japan; avoid panic over DR Congo Ebola emergency; ‘transformative shift’ needed towards family-friendly work policies; hottest June EVER; Venezuelan migrant dangers; stop targeting Afghanistan civilians call....
22:13 2019-07-19

Barbie, the OG influencer, hits up Grand Canyon, Instagrams her way around Arizona The BarbieStyle Instagram account, with more than 2 million followers, is promoting Arizona's most popular sites this week.       ...
22:13 2019-07-19

Jacob Zuma refuses to testify before major corruption inquiry Former South African president claims he was treated unfairly during cross-examination The former South African president Jacob Zuma has refused to testify before a major corruption inquiry, claiming he was being questioned unfairly.Zuma was scheduled to give evidence throughout the week. But when t...
22:13 2019-07-19

Buffalo hunt: can flea markets reveal the soul of a city? The illustrated city: artist Ariel Aberg-Riger pieces together the history of New York state’s second largest city via second-hand postcards, pottery and tchotchkes Continue reading......
22:13 2019-07-19

Sarah Hyland Claps Back at Critic Who Called Her an "Obnoxious Engaged Dips--t" Don't rain on Sarah Hyland's engagement parade. It was just days ago that the Modern Family star revealed she and her famous beau Wells Adams are engaged. "That can't......
22:39 2019-07-19

The Kennedys and a Cover-Up: The Bizarre True Story of Chappaquiddick Scandal works in mysterious ways. It can alternately make people famous forever or relegate them to the dustbin of relevance. Give them an indelible mark next to their names for posterity......
22:39 2019-07-19

Company aims to make flying ‘less miserable’ Being stuck in the plane’s cramped middle seats can be a real pain in the behind – often figuratively and literally – but a company in Colorado is aiming to change that. Molon Labe Seating’s new S1 “Space Seat” design, which was approved by the FAA in June, arranges its rows of economy airline seati...
22:39 2019-07-19

Peppa Pig just dropped her new, long-awaited album. It's no 'Baby Shark' Peppa Pig's debut album is a little too old-fashioned for these times, when kids have the cultural fluency to dance along to viral rap songs.        ...
22:39 2019-07-19

Lee Westwood’s British Open lucky charm has him eyeing first major win PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Because he’s 46 now and on the back nine of his career, Lee Westwood is no longer pestered with questions about why he’s yet to win a major championship. The fact that he’s 7-under par and one shot out of the lead entering this weekend at the British Open at Royal....
22:39 2019-07-19

Jonah Keri arrested for making death threats, assaulting wife: police Baseball writer Jonah Keri was detained Thursday and released Friday morning for an alleged assault on his wife, per CTV News in Montreal. Keri, best known for his advocacy of returning baseball to Montreal and Tim Raines’ Hall of Fame bid, reportedly faces three counts of assault causing bodi...
22:39 2019-07-19

Rangers, Jacob Trouba agree to massive seven-year, $56 million deal Jacob Trouba and the Rangers will be together for a long time. The team announced it had agreed to terms with the recently acquired blueliner on Friday. The Post’s Brett Cyrgalis confirmed the contract is a seven-year deal worth $56 million. Trouba, acquired mid-June for a first-round pick and...
22:39 2019-07-19

De Blasio warns heat index could reach 110 degrees Mayor Bill de Blasio told New Yorkers that the heat index over the weekend could reach 110 degrees. “We’ve got a really challenging next few days coming and this kind of heat can be dangerous,” de Blasio said Friday on WNYC. “In terms of the heat index, we’re talking later today, Saturday, Sun...
22:52 2019-07-19

Shirtless suspect wanted in fatal sucker-punch attack in Brooklyn The NYPD is seeking the public’s help to track down the person who sucker-punched a 52-year-old man in Brighton Beach who died of his injuries after undergoing surgery....
22:52 2019-07-19

Vacancies remain at 'epidemic levels' in some US cities: Axios managing editor Are abandoned and vacant homes the next housing crisis? Kim Hart, managing editor at Axios, joins "The Exchange" to discuss the burden of high vacancy rates on small communities....
22:52 2019-07-19

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

Confusion builds over U.S. ban on Chinese surveillance technology Contractors who buy and install Hikvision and Dahua surveillance systems told U.S. officials on Friday that an ambiguous law that bans purchases from the two Chinese companies could harm their businesses....
23:00 2019-07-19

Germany honors opponents who tried to assassinate Hitler Germany is marking the 75th anniversary of the most famous plot to kill Adolf Hitler, honoring those who resisted the Nazi regime. The resisters, who were stigmatized for decades as traitors, will be honored as pillars of the country’s modern democracy amid growing concerns about resurgence of the f...
23:00 2019-07-19

Biggest Mafia bust in Ontario, Canada, nets 15 arrests, $33 million worth of homes and cars A Mafia bust—believed to be the biggest in the Canadian province of Ontario—has resulted in 15 arrests and the seizure of homes and sports cars worth $33 million....
23:00 2019-07-19

|PICS:MissSAtop16jointheFirstLadytogivebackonMandelaDay President Cyril Ramaphosa's Adopt-a-School Foundation brought together several individuals to volunteer at Olifantsvlei Primary School in Eikenhof on Mandela Day. Among those present on the were the Miss South Africa top 16 contestants....
23:00 2019-07-19

Man filmed climbing down outside of high-rise building to escape fire A man climbed down the outside of a 19-storey building in Philadelphia in a dramatic escape from a fire that injured four residents and three police officers....
23:13 2019-07-19

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St falls as expectations for hefty Fed cut trimmed Wall Street's main indexes edged lower on Friday following a report that the Federal Reserve plans to cut interest rates by only a quarter-percentage point at the end of the month....
23:26 2019-07-19

Huawei apparently still has no viable Android alternative For months now, Huawei has been giving off some pretty, shall we say, mixed signals about what it might do should its standoff with the US become permanent and the company remains cut off from doing business with key vendors like Google. Which means, among other things, that it would need a permanen...
23:26 2019-07-19

US Netflix subscribers can finally watch Eurovision replays Americans didn't have official ways to watch the Eurovision Song Contest live this year, but they'll at least have a way to relive it. Netflix will carry the 2019 competition's semi-finals and grand final in the US starting on July 22nd, giving you e......
23:26 2019-07-19

Jeffrey Epstein's jail work release in Florida under investigation after sex contact claims A lawyer said Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, had "improper sexual contact" with at least one woman under the age of 21 in Epstein's business office during his jail work release....
23:26 2019-07-19

Karsten Warholm excited to be back in London for the Anniversary Games: 'This is where it all started' World 400m hurdle champion Karsten Warholm says he is delighted to be 'back where it all started' at the London Stadium this weekend, but suggested he would not be repeating his famous Viking-helmet celebration from two years ago....
23:39 2019-07-19

President Trump addresses A$AP Rocky's Sweden arrest: 'We hope to get him home soon' President Trump said in a tweet he'd be calling Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven about rapper A$AP Rocky, who has been detained since June 30.        ...
23:39 2019-07-19

20 stylish pairs of men's sneakers you can get your hands on during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Sneaker District The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is officially underway, with thousands of deals across the entire site. Since footwear will be one of the first categories to sell out, we rounded up 20 of the best men's sneakers on sale. From July 19 through August 4, Nordstrom will be hosting its ...
23:39 2019-07-19

The first trailer for 'The Walking Dead' season 10 is here and it teases a Carol and Alpha showdown AMC AMC released the first trailer for "The Walking Dead" season 10 at San Diego Comic-Con Friday afternoon and it teases a lot with Carol, Michonne, Ezekiel, and more. After killing her son last season, Carol (Melissa McBride) and Alpha (Samantha Morton) will confront one another and it looks like...
23:39 2019-07-19

American Airlines and the Australian airline Qantas received DOT approval to operate a joint venture Reuters The US Department of Transportation granted American Airlines and the Australian airline Qantas approval for a joint venture. The joint venture status will mean that the airlines can coordinate their flights and pricing on routes between the US and Australia without running afoul of antitru...
23:39 2019-07-19

There's a reason legendary butcher Pat LaFreida endorsed this $1,200 at-home overhead grill — I've been using it, and there's simply no better way to cook meat, pizza, or fish Hollis Johnson/Business Insider The $1,200 Otto Wilde OFB Grill is my new favorite cooking appliance. I've seared steak, blackened calamari, grilled vegetables, whole-fried fish, and outdone every pizza joint in the borough of Brooklyn (*dodges rotten tomato*), all within a tiny corner of my backya...
23:39 2019-07-19

The Bowers & Wilkins Formation Duo might actually justify their $4,000 price As a general rule, audiophiles are skeptical of wireless audio. Despite a few popular models like the KEF LSX, audio enthusiasts have met wireless speakers with some apprehension given the technology typically degrades sound quality at least a little, and almost always introduces latency. It runs co...
23:39 2019-07-19

Trump Meets Apollo 11 Astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Mike Collins In White House US President Donald Trump welcomed surviving Apollo 11 crew members Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the White House on Friday, on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing....
23:52 2019-07-19

'Clearly a racist act': After biracial boy dragged by school bus, school settles lawsuit The teen's mother sued the school district in May, alleging a bus driver intentionally closed the door on her 13-year-old biracial son's backpack.        ...
00:00 2019-07-20

Baby born on 7-Eleven Day at 7:11 p.m., weighs 7 lbs., 11 oz., gets 7-Eleven college fund It's stranger than fiction: A baby girl in St. Louis was born on 7-Eleven Day at 7:11 p.m., weighing 7 pounds and 11 ounces.        ...
00:00 2019-07-20