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'Robot umpire' helps call balls and strikes in Atlantic League All-Star Game

If you're tired of watching baseball's umpires blow ball and strike calls, we have some good news for you. Last night, a "robot" umpire called the Atlantic League All-Star game, and soon all...

'Robot umpire' helps call balls and strikes in Atlantic League All-Star Game

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'Robot umpires' debut in Atlantic League ASG At Wednesday night's Atlantic League all-star game, plate umpire Brian deBrauwere wore an earpiece connected to an iPhone in his pocket and relayed the call upon receiving it from a TrackMan computer system....
02:52 2019-07-11

Robot umpires debut in Atlantic League PA announcer at Atlantic League All-Star game directs fans to computer technology used to call balls and strikes and plate umpire Brian deBrauwere discusses his role. (July 10)        ...
05:13 2019-07-11

Atlantic League to use robot umpires and allow players to steal first base The Atlantic League, an independent baseball league, is testing robot umpires to call balls and strikes during the second half of its season.       ...
02:39 2019-07-11

Atlantic League to debut robot umpires and allow players to steal first base The Atlantic League, an independent baseball league, is testing robot umpires to call balls and strikes during the second half of its season.       ...
05:52 2019-07-11

Robot Umpire Performed About As Well As Human Umpire Robot umps have finally made their way into pro baseball, and by all accounts they seem primed to make Angel Hernandez just a little less horrible at his job. A system known as TrackMan made its professional debut on Wednesday during the independent Atlantic League’s all-star game....
02:39 2019-07-12

'Robot umpires' debut in independent Atlantic League 'Robot umpires' debut in independent Atlantic League; computer calls balls and strikes at All-Star Game       ...
16:00 2019-07-11

Tim Tebow helps break up fight during minor league baseball game New York Mets minor league outfielder Tim Tebow appeared to try and help douse the hot tempers that flared between the Syracuse Mets and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on Sunday night....
18:00 2019-05-28

'He's not accepting the call!' - Del Potro in huge row with umpire "Juan Martin del Potro gets involved in a huge row with the umpire after what he felt was an incorrect line call in his match against Jordan Thompson."...
20:00 2019-06-01

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred insists league isn't juicing the balls – so where do we go from here? While commissioner Rob Manfred denies any intentional manipulation of the baseballs, he says the league is considering changes to the ball's specifications.       ...
21:26 2019-07-09

Mabu the robot helps congestive heart failure patients monitor symptoms The majority of initial Kaiser Permanente patients using Mabu, a robot for congestive heart failure patients, say it helps them track disease symptoms.Read More...
16:52 2019-05-27

Atlantic League Batter Steals First, Makes Baseball History Around the time that robot umpires were brought in to help officiate the Atlantic League All-Star Game, Major League Baseball and the independent league’s front office decided to tack on a few more rules to experiment with for the second half of the season. Among them included an expansion on the cu...
18:26 2019-07-14

Atlantic League player steals first base in historic feat An outfielder in the independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) made history on Saturday in Maryland by becoming the first baseball player to steal first base in a professional game....
23:26 2019-07-14

Umpire Mike Everitt leaves game after being hit by pitch WASHINGTON (AP) — Home plate umpire Mike Everitt left a game between the Chicago White Sox and Washington Nationals after being struck in the chest by a pitch Tuesday night. Everitt was hit by a 95 mph fastball from White Sox starter Reynaldo Lopez that was untouched by swinging hitter Trea Turner o...
06:26 2019-06-05

Umpire leaves early in Indians-Tigers game DETROIT (AP) — Friday night’s game between the Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Indians is being handled by three umpires after Jim Wolf left in the first inning. Wolf, brother of former big league pitcher Randy Wolf, was the third base umpire. There was no immediate announcement of why he left th...
04:39 2019-06-15

Heavier balls to blame for slower game at Wimbledon, says Nadal The tennis balls becoming heavier during play on the grass at the All England Club is to be blamed for the slower game at the Wimbledon and not the playing surface, third seed Rafa Nadal said on Saturday....
03:26 2019-07-07

Umpire Scott Barry leaves Marlins-Brewers game with injury MILWAUKEE (AP) — Second base umpire Scott Barry has left the Marlins-Brewers game with an apparent leg injury. Barry was helped off by a member of Milwaukee’s training staff before the start of the second inning. It was unclear what exactly happened. Tuesday night’s game continued with a...
06:26 2019-06-05

Umpire Mike Everitt Leaves Game After Taking 95-MPH Fastball To The Chest Umpire Mike Everitt was working home plate in the bottom of the third inning of Tuesday night’s White Sox-Nationals game when a 95-mph fastball from Reynaldo López somehow missed both Trea Turner’s bat and catcher James McCann’s glove and smashed directly into his breast pocket, obliterating the pen...
05:52 2019-06-05

Robot umpires are coming to one professional baseball league The Atlantic League could soon look a lot different. Made up of seven teams primarily on the East Coast, the independent circuit will become the first American professional league to implement strike zone software and the stealing of first base in the second half of this season. Umpires in the Atlan...
11:26 2019-07-11

MLB fans crush umpire Angel Hernandez over brutal calls in Yankees-Blue Jays game Home plate umpire Angel Hernandez had one of the worst blown strike calls of the season on Tuesday night during the Yankees-Blue Jays game.        ...
15:39 2019-06-05

Major League Baseball: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry meet New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox ahead of Europe's first major league game in London The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared hugs and received presents for baby Archie from the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox ahead of the first Major League Baseball game in London....
22:13 2019-06-29

Lopez HR helps KC beat Tigers 7-3 in 1st MLB game in Omaha OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nicky Lopez hit his first major league homer in the stadium where he played college ball, Homer Bailey allowed two hits in six shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 7-3 Thursday night in the first big league regular season game played in Nebraska. The ...
10:52 2019-06-14

Toyota Human Support Robot- A helping Robot for Elderly Toyota, auto manufacturing company, is now looking ahead to help the disable and old age people. The Toyota Motors is going to spend 1 billion dollars in order to develop Human Support Robot (HSR)-a robot for elderly. The robot is designed to assist the sick and people in wheelchair by helping to pi...
18:26 2019-05-21

Mom driving SUV in game of 'chicken' strikes, kills 3-year-old son, cops say Authorities say a Houston woman behind the wheel of an SUV struck and killed her 3-year-old son while apparently engaging the child and his siblings in a game of "chicken."...
08:26 2019-06-23

Spurs’ Champions League dream may hinge on Kane call, admits Pochettino • Manager says decision on striker’s role in Madrid will be critical• Sánchez, Winks and Vertonghen should also be fit to playMauricio Pochettino says Harry Kane is on course to be fit for Saturday’s Champions League final against Liverpool and the Tottenham manager suggested he would live or die by...
01:00 2019-05-26

E3 2019: Microsoft strikes first in video game console battle with Xbox successor in 2020 At the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, Sunday, Microsoft said it has a new video game console system "Project Scarlett" due in holiday 2020.       ...
04:52 2019-06-10

An Interview With The Man Who Enraged A Minor League Baseball Team By Suggesting They Call Themselves The Humpback Chubs Today, for reasons that were at first very hard to parse, the Grand Junction Rockies, a minor-league team affiliated with the Colorado Rockies, sent out the following aggressive, since-deleted tweets:...
21:26 2019-06-27

This robot fish has robot blood If decades of science fiction movies have taught us anything, it’s that when the eventual robot uprising happens, the bots that purge mankind from Earth are going to bleed. Sure, they might spew robo-body-fluid in hues of green or blue, but the dangerous AI-powered robots of the future always ...
06:26 2019-06-20

Umps call Machado suspension 'disgrace to the game' The Major League Baseball Umpires Association criticized the one-game suspension of San Diego shortstop Manny Machado, calling it "a slap in the face" and "a disgrace to the game."...
23:39 2019-06-18

Bruins rip referees after latest ‘black eye’ call decides Game 5 In a Stanley Cup Playoffs filled with officiating miscues, what’s one more on the NHL’s biggest stage? The St. Louis Blues took a 3-2 series lead over the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup final, but Thursday’s 2-1 Game 5 win was marred by late controversy. With the Blues up 1-0 in ...
16:39 2019-06-07

Counselors on call to give ‘Game of Thrones’ fans grief therapy For many “Game of Throne” super fans, last night’s series finale felt more like losing a loved one than the end of a television show. That’s why Bark.com, a UK-based social network that helps match users match with service providers (such as dog walkers), is offering “a...
18:26 2019-05-21

Grizzles, Timberwolves advance to Summer League title game Brandon Clarke made a dunk with 10.7 left in overtime and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the New Orleans Pelicans 88-86 on Sunday in the NBA Summer League semifinals       ...
05:52 2019-07-15

Braves’ Keuchel sharp in 1st minor league game, 7 scoreless ROME, Ga. (AP) — Dallas Keuchel dominated in his first minor league game since signing with the Atlanta Braves, pitching one-hit ball for seven scoreless innings for Class A Rome on Monday night. Keuchel, the 2015 AL Cy Young Award winner, struck out nine against Charleston in the South Atlantic Lea...
06:52 2019-06-11

Forget Rocket League, Roller Champions is the new best PVP sports game You have to give Rocket League a lot of credit – it pioneered a new wave of action sports games. Riding that wave is Roller Champions, a new free-to-play game from Ubisoft that blends the best of Rocket League with roller derby and it’s outstanding.The basic premise of the game is...
09:39 2019-06-14

VIDEO: Drake appears to call Warriors ‘trash’ after Game 1 loss to Raptors A tense exchange appeared to play out between Drake and Draymond Green on the courtside moments after the Raptors beat the Warriors 118-109 in Game 1.  ...
11:26 2019-05-31

Grayson Allen Ejected From Summer League Game For, You Guessed It, Being A Goon Former Duke shithead Grayson Allen was part of the trade that sent Mike Conley from the Grizzlies to the Utah Jazz last month. You may have lost track of Allen in Utah, where he played just 38 games and spent a bunch of time in the developmental league, and you may therefore be surprised and disappo...
09:26 2019-07-12

African Champions League final to be replayed after original game abandoned • Second leg, and trophy, had been awarded to Esperance • Wydad Casablanca left pitch after equaliser was disallowedThe second leg of the African Champions League final will be replayed after the original fixture was abandoned and the match awarded to Esperance when Wydad Casablanca left the pitch f...
00:52 2019-06-06

Dodgers' Hyun-Jin Ryu expected to start for National League in All-Star Game Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu is expected to start for the National League in next week's MLB All-Star Game in Cleveland, the team announced Sunday....
18:39 2019-07-01

Watch: Michael Brantley, American League hold on for 4-3 win at MLB All-Star Game Houston Astros outfielder Michael Brantley and the American League won its seventh straight MLB All-Star Game, taking down the National League, 4-3, at Progressive Field in Cleveland on Tuesday night....
07:26 2019-07-10

Top Premier League coaches make England raise game, says Steve Holland • England work hard to keep training on par with elite clubs• ‘English coaches deserve more respect,’ says HollandGareth Southgate and his staff are forced to think hard about how to keep players stimulated in training with so many used to working under leading managers, the England assistant manage...
00:39 2019-06-05

Simulated All-Star Game: Matt Chapman propels American League to walk-off win American League rallies for 4-3 win on Matt Chapman's RBI single in the bottom of the 10th in USA TODAY's annual Dynasty League Baseball simulation.       ...
07:13 2019-07-09

American League wins MLB All-Star Game to extend winning streak to seven games The American League ran its All-Star Game streak of conquests to seven with a 4-3 victory in Cleveland, quieting a National League lineup.       ...
06:00 2019-07-10

Doc Emrick to call 45th NHL Game 7 of illustrious career tonight in Bruins-Blues Stanley Cup Final Legendary hockey voice Doc Emrick will remember his 45th NHL Game 7 just as he has his first: with fond memories.       ...
15:52 2019-06-12

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 4 Confirmed: New game info released in Kotaku CoD 2020 report Kotaku reporter Jason Schreier has seemingly rubber stamped the release of Call of Duty Modern Warfare 4 in the sites recent expose on the trouble surrounding...
16:00 2019-05-21

New Orleans Pelicans' other rookie sensation announces his presence with authority in Summer League game In the midst of all the fanfare about Zion Williamson, the New Orleans Pelicans acquired a rookie during the NBA Draft who proved Monday he’s more than capable of creating highlight reel material....
17:39 2019-07-10

Netherlands imitation game is flattering but victory must be England's goal in Uefa Nations League It is a measure of the progress Gareth Southgate has made that Thursday's UEFA Nations League semi-finalists viewed England as a template to follow in their own resurgence....
15:39 2019-06-06

Linoone Loves Balls Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Linoone!...
03:39 2019-05-26

Foul Ball: ‘Offensive’ Video Ties Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to ‘Enemies of Freedom’ at Minor League Game As the great Beyoncé once said, “You know you that bitch when you cause all this conversation.” And so it seems when it comes to the Notorious AOC, aka U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
06:39 2019-05-29

England analysis: Harry Kane shows his class in dour Nations League play-off but Dele Alli needs to raise game A difficult week for England ended on a high note on Sunday as they sealed third place in the inaugural Uefa Nations League with victory over Switzerland....
18:52 2019-06-09

MLB: Umpire union tweet about Machado was ‘inappropriate’ SAN DIEGO (AP) — Major League Baseball says it was inappropriate for the umpire’s union to comment on the one-game suspension levied against San Diego Padres star Manny Machado for his conduct following his ejection for arguing a called third strike Saturday at Colorado. The MLB Umpires Associ...
04:26 2019-06-19

'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' 2019: What we know so far about the video game "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare," due Oct. 25, isn't a sequel to the trilogy of releases from Infinity Ward. Instead, it's a rebirth for the franchise.       ...
20:39 2019-06-11

Mets fans: Brodie Van Wagenen had ‘balls to come out here’ There was no anger. No vitriol. None of the animosity seen on social media. Brodie Van Wagenen sat with Mets fans for the first half of Tuesday’s 4-2 Subway Series victory over the Yankees, and was treated like a conquering hero. He was greeted with hugs, photo requests and some suggestions, but the...
06:26 2019-07-03

MLB umpire reaches out to teen ump involved in adult brawl Major league umpire Chris Guccione invited a teenage ump who was involved in a game that ended in an adult brawl to attend the Dodgers-Rockies series finale Sunday at Coors Field       ...
06:52 2019-06-30

Maddon critical of plate umpire Laz Diaz after loss Joe Maddon wasn't pleased with plate umpire Laz Diaz after his Cubs dropped a 2-1 decision to the Cardinals in 10 innings Friday, saying a missed call by Diaz on a 3-2 pitch in the bottom of the 10th factored into the outcome....
09:13 2019-06-01

Awarding six overthrows in final over an 'error', claims former umpire "England should have been awarded five runs instead of six in the final over of Sunday\u0027s World Cup title clash against New Zealand after a throw from the deep struck Ben Stokes\u0027 bat and ran away for a boundary, former umpire Simon Taufel has said."...
18:52 2019-07-15

Report: Kyrie Irving Wouldn't Sign The Balls If you are not yet exhausted from reading stories about what exactly went wrong with the Boston Celtics last season, ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan has yet another post-mortem for your perusal. The thesis of this one is that the Celtics’ failure was not entirely the fault of Kyrie Irving’s weirdo mood swin...
20:01 2019-06-28

Improbable star Bieber shines as American League takes MLB All-Star Game American League wins exhibition for seventh straight seasonLate roster addition Shane Bieber named Most Valuable PlayerAL pitchers combined to strike out to NL batters in ClevelandFor one night, the pitchers took back the power.Hours after an awesome Home Run Derby got everyone buzzing even louder a...
16:39 2019-07-10

Xbox Live Free Game WARNING: Download Rocket League on Xbox One now before its gone Xbox One owners can now try out another excellent game for free this weekend, but it won't be available all that much longer so make the most of it whilst you still can....
08:52 2019-07-13

Umpire Jim Wolf to miss rest of Indians-Tigers series Mike Muchlinski is replacing Jim Wolf on the umpiring crew for the rest of this weekend's Indians-Tigers series in Detroit       ...
23:13 2019-06-15

Justin Turner Defends Pitcher Who Just Plunked Him From Overreacting Umpire The Dodgers beat the hell out of the Phillies Monday night, ripping off a six-run fourth inning and cruising to a 16–2 victory. But that doesn’t mean the late innings were entirely without drama: for one thing, the Phillies used a position player as a pitcher; for another, in the top of the eighth i...
05:39 2019-07-16

Liverpool fan tells of heartbreak after Champions League ticket 'stolen minutes before game' A Liverpool fan has told how his ticket to the Champions League final in Madrid was stolen on his way to the match, forcing him to sit out his team's victory at a police station....
20:00 2019-06-03

Justin Verlander blames MLB for juiced balls, home run surge Houston Astros ace and All-Star starter says he's "100 percent" certain MLB is advocating livelier baseballs to increase home runs.       ...
01:52 2019-07-09

Mets great isn’t blaming juiced balls for MLB home run boom As controversy and theories about the historic home run numbers this season heat up during the All-Star festivities, everyone is weighing in. Tigers ace Justin Verlander accused MLB of juicing the balls in order to increase power, calling it “a f–king joke.” Yankees hurler CC Sabathia and Blue...
03:39 2019-07-10

Ash Barty was back: tennis balls showed up at front door Ash Barty's father Rob had a pretty good idea when his daughter had made the decision to return to tennis after nearly two years playing professional cricket: Four boxes of tennis balls showed up at the front door.        ...
05:13 2019-06-12

The balls aren’t juiced: MLB explains rise in home runs Blame the drag, not the juice. As home runs surge across the league at a record-setting pace, leading to speculation of juiced balls, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred pointed to this year’s batch of baseballs having “less drag.” He insisted they are not being made any differently by Rawlings, which is o...
04:52 2019-06-21

Pebble Beach aims to keep harmful golf balls out of ocean Pebble Beach Golf Links, which hosts the U.S. Open this week, hopes the world's best golfers will keep their balls on the fairways and out of the sensitive coastal waters, which have been overwhelmed by decades of golf ball pollution....
02:52 2019-06-13

The history of juiced balls and how today's home run binge fits in With home runs flying everywhere, it's fair to wonder if something is up with the ball. But this isn't new. We take a look at other seasons that saw a spike in offense....
15:52 2019-06-13

Golfer disqualified from Challenge Tour event – after running out of balls • Clément Berardo makes early exit in first round of Spanish event• Frenchman loses his last ball on 16th hole at Valle RomanoFrench golfer Clément Berardo has made an embarrassing exit from a Challenge Tour event, after being disqualified for running out of balls.Competing in the first round of the...
23:39 2019-06-20

Play of the Day: Player sits down DURING point, umpire takes epic catch "Eurosport favourites Annabel Croft and Alex Corretja give their expert verdicts on the best and most entertaining moments of day four at Roland Garros."...
19:52 2019-05-29

Home Plate Umpire Takes A Backswing To The Head In Nationals-White Sox For the second week in a row, the home plate umpire at a Washington Nationals game has suffered a wound in a freak accident. Last Tuesday umpire Mike Everitt took a 95-mph fastball directly to the chest and eventually had to leave the game. Tonight umpire Chad Whitson had his head gashed open by th...
03:39 2019-06-12

Biased Umpire Brazenly Interferes In Fiercely Contested Anthem Standoff I don’t know how the Miami Marlins can possibly trust the umpire crew working their Wednesday night game against the Detroit Tigers, after this blatant display of partisanship by Fieldin Culbreth during the anthem standoff between Daniel Stumpf and Sandy Alcantara....
02:01 2019-05-23

Incredible sportsmanship as Djokovic OVERRULES umpire, after Zverev serve called out "Novak Djokovic produced this amazing moment at the French Open on Thursday as he overruled a call from the umpire to award opponent Alex Zverev a point!"...
20:52 2019-06-06

| Fiery Kyrgios accuses umpire of 'match-rigging' in latest outburst Hot-tempered Australian Nick Kyrgios accused a line judge in his first round match at Queen's of "match-rigging" in a typically incident-packed performance....
23:00 2019-06-20

"Dropped Catches, No Balls": Shashi Tharoor's Cricket Analogy For Budget As World Cup fever grips the nation, Shashi Tharoor today reverted to cricket lexicon in the Parliament to criticize the Union Budget which was presented on Friday....
17:13 2019-07-08

Family Used 17th Century Bowl, Worth $4.9 Million, To Keep Tennis Balls A family that unknowingly used a rare Chinese bowl, worth $4.9 million, to store odds and ends like tennis balls are thanking their lucky stars they didn't throw it out....
18:39 2019-06-27

Handcuffed man makes balls-to-wall escape to safety during armed standoff A handcuffed half-naked man could be seen climbing down a ladder to safety during an armed standoff with police in Mexico, a report said. The shooting took place in Jalisco State and left two people dead, including a state prosecutor, as the nearly nude man desperately tried to escape captivity, acc...
00:39 2019-06-22

What happens when a terrible golfer plays TPC Southwind? Lots of lost golf balls. CA sports columnist Mark Giannotto played a round at TPC Southwind ahead of the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. It didn't go well.        ...
05:39 2019-06-30

How "balls out" Stroll drive boosted Racing Point F1 team in Canada The Racing Point Formula 1 team went from losing both cars in Q1 at the Canadian Grand Prix to achieving its first points since the end of April, in unlikely circumstances...
00:26 2019-06-13

Teen umpire involved in adult brawl invited to Dodgers-Rockies finale Major league umpire Chris Guccione invited a teenage ump who was involved in a game that ended in an adult brawl to attend game at Coors Field.       ...
17:39 2019-06-30

Dracula’s Balls: Weapons of Hyper-Violence Used by Vlad III Discovered Under Bulgarian Fortress Archaeologists excavating at the medieval Bulgarian ‘Zishtova Fortress’ have unearthed  ‘stone cannonballs’ which are thought to have been used by Vlad III [Tepes], the historical inspiration for Bram Stokers fictional vampire, Dracula. ...
23:52 2019-06-08

Cricket World Cup: England's Jofra Archer takes two wickets in two balls v West Indies Jofra Archer dismisses Nicholas Pooran and Sheldon Cottrell in consecutive balls to leave West Indies 202-8 in the World Cup group game at Southampton....
18:39 2019-06-14

If you care about migrants to the US, don’t call for humane detention – call for an end to it | Brianna Rennix and Nathan Robinson The conditions in the border cells are shocking – but the right will use public outrage to build more jailsIt has long been obvious that migrants in the custody of the US Border Patrol were being detained in horrendous conditions. But not many cared to look, and congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Corte...
22:26 2019-07-03

New 'Gunfight' mode in upcoming 'Call of Duty' game yields fast, furious action Activision and Infinity Ward revealed a new "Gunfight" multiplayer mode -- 2 vs. 2 players -- for 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare,' due out Oct. 25.       ...
01:26 2019-07-12

'League of Legends' adopts Overwatch League-style premium eSports pass League of Legends isn't just one of the biggest games on the planet, it's perhaps the most popular eSport too. Starting with the upcoming Summer Split of the League Championship Series (LCS) and European Championship (LEC), Riot Games will offer a wa......
00:01 2019-05-25

Uefa Super Cup 2019: When and where will Champions League and Europa League winners meet? With English football dominating this season's European finals, two Premier League sides will go head-to-head on the continent once more later this year when they contest the Uefa Super Cup....
11:00 2019-05-29

Indians' Bieber shines at home to help American League past National League again Shane Bieber went from a late addition in the 90th All-Star Game to an MVP performance as the American League held on to defeat the National League 4-3 at Progressive Field in Cleveland on Tuesday for its seventh consecutive victory in the showcase game....
08:52 2019-07-10

Champions League and Europa League finals to get free live stream from BT Sport Horrible, wasn't it. Seeing those live scores come in during the Champions League semi-finals, knowing that you were missing two of the most exciting football matches in living memory as you cursed BT Sport and its exclusive rights to show them. Yep, we feel you.Well the good news is that it do...
19:13 2019-05-26

Liverpool star Georginio Wijnaldum out to use Premier League disappointment in Champions League Final Liverpool's failure to claim the Premier League title despite putting together a remarkable 97-point season is serving as extra motivation for the Champions League Final , according to Georginio Wijnaldum....
20:13 2019-05-24

No Champions League football for Arsenal next season as Chelsea consign Gunners to Europa League Arsenal will be playing Europa League football again next season after defeat against Chelsea in Baku saw the Gunners miss out on potential Champions League qualification....
23:52 2019-05-29

'Call of Duty' returns to 'Modern Warfare' with new video game out Oct. 25 The next Call of Duty video game, out Oct. 25, 2019 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PCs, has a familiar name: 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.'        ...
19:52 2019-05-30

The Lonely Island’s Bash Brothers deliver major-league audacity in a minor-league package Leave it to The Lonely Island to end a three-year sabbatical with a lavishly produced, surprise drop celebrating a nearly forgotten period of baseball history. While Andy Samberg has been busy patrolling the streets of backlot Brooklyn and the whole troupe has put their collective imprimatur on some...
05:13 2019-05-24

Women's Super League fixtures could be played as double-headers at Premier League stadiums A number of Women's Super League matches could be played as double-headers alongside Premier League fixtures next season, according to one of the most senior figures in the English game....
20:00 2019-07-07

Italy's League should now set government priorities: League parliamentary leader Italy's far-right League should decide the government's priorities if EU election results confirm it has overtaken its coalition partner the 5-Star Movement, the League's parliamentary leader said on Sunday....
04:13 2019-05-27

Mass Die-Off of Whales in Atlantic Is Being Investigated Officials are seeking the reason for an “unusual mortality event” that has left 41 humpback whales dead since early 2016 from North Carolina to Maine....
16:39 2019-05-21

Where to hit the culinary jackpot in Atlantic City Like a hot shooter at the dice table, the Atlantic City restaurant scene is on a proverbial roll. Whether you crave a taste of classics from “Boardwalk Empire” or a modern meal from a culinary superstar, this shore town runs the gamut when it comes to gastronomy. Izakaya at the Borgata Owned by Phil...
01:52 2019-05-23

U.S. NHC says subtropical storm forms in the Atlantic A low-pressure system located several hundred miles southwest of Bermuda has become a subtropical storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday....
19:01 2019-05-21

Sadio Mane warns Tottenham: Liverpool Premier League failure is perfect motivation for Champions League Final Sadio Mane has called on players and fans alike to help turn Liverpool's failure to win the Premier League into a positive ahead of the Champions League final....
14:00 2019-05-29

Declan Rice adamant England squad will not fall out over Champions League final ahead of Nations League Finals Declan Rice is confident the fallout from the Champions League final will not disrupt the harmony in the England squad ahead of the Nations League Finals....
21:13 2019-05-28

Your Digital Toolkit for the Atlantic Hurricane Season It looks like New Orleans is going to take a shot from a potential Category 1 hurricane by Saturday. Half my family is from New Orleans, and I’m confident in saying that none of us would be nervous about a Cat 1. However, it’s not so much the winds that are the problem with maybe-Hurricane Barry; it...
19:13 2019-07-11

Bellarmine moving to Div. I, joining Atlantic Sun conference LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bellarmine University, a private Catholic college in Louisville, is moving to NCAA Division I and joining the Atlantic Sun Conference. The move will elevate most of the university’s athletic programs to Division I status beginning in the summer of 2020. Bellarmine presid...
21:00 2019-06-18

Virgin Atlantic orders 14 Airbus A330neos, with further six options Europe's Airbus has agreed to sell 14 A330neo wide-body passenger jets to Virgin Atlantic in a deal valued at $4.1 billion, the companies announced at the Paris Airshow on Monday, with an option for the airline to order six more....
17:39 2019-06-17

2 Atlantic City casinos expanding sportsbooks worth $20M ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two new sportsbooks worth more than $20 million are making their debut in Atlantic City in the latest sign of how important casinos consider New Jersey’s fast-growing sports betting industry. The Borgata is opening a $12 million project Saturday that includes a new s...
20:52 2019-06-28

12-meter ship aims to be first to cross Atlantic without a crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-meter-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
19:39 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Philly Fed's U.S. Mid-Atlantic business index hit four-month low The Philadelphia Federal Reserve said on Thursday its gauge on business activity in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic region declined to its lowest level since February, amid trade tensions between the United States and its trading partners....
16:52 2019-06-20

12-Metre Ship Aims To Be First To Cross Atlantic Without A Crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-metre-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
21:00 2019-05-21

Virgin Atlantic orders 14 Airbus A330neos, with further 6 options Europe's Airbus agreed on a deal to sell 14 A330neo wide-body passenger jets to Virgin Atlantic on Monday valued at $4.1 billion, the companies announced at the Paris Airshow on Monday, with an option for the airline to order six more....
12:39 2019-06-17

Eco Atlantic not aware of any Guyana oil probe that would affect its work Canadian-listed Eco Atlantic said on Wednesday it was not aware of any corruption probe in Guyana that would affect an offshore concession it has with partners Total and Tullow Oil....
12:52 2019-06-19

UAE Spy Satellite Crashes Into Atlantic Ocean After Rocket Failure The United Arab Emirates lost a spy satellite after a failed rocket launch from the South American country of French Guiana late Wednesday. It’s still unclear what caused the failure, which became evident about two minutes after liftoff. Read more......
16:26 2019-07-11

For the fifth year in a row, a named storm has formed early in the Atlantic Enlarge / Subtropical Storm Andrea, about 475km southwest of Bermuda, isn't much to look at. (credit: NOAA) On Monday evening, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center determined that a low pressure system in the Atlantic Ocean had sustained winds of 40mph, and therefore should be named Subtro...
16:00 2019-05-21

New measures announced to protect North Atlantic right whales The new measures will include increased aerial surveillance to try to spot the whales in the gulf and extending speed limits for ships east of the current speed-restriction zone....
01:26 2019-07-09

International police operation captures cocaine in Atlantic LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese police say they have intercepted a Brazilian trawler in the Atlantic Ocean and found on board cocaine with a street value of more than 30 million euros ($34 million). Officials say the drug was heading to Europe, and that the seizure came after a joint operation wi...
11:39 2019-06-04

Subtropical Storm Andrea forms over Atlantic, expected to dissipate: NHC Subtropical Storm Andrea formed over the western Atlantic on Monday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said, adding that the storm was expected to dissipate on Wednesday....
19:01 2019-05-21

U.S. forecasters predict near average 2019 Atlantic hurricane season U.S. forecasters expect the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season beginning June 1 to be near average in the number and intensity of storms, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center said on Thursday....
06:52 2019-05-24

Enormous 5,500-Mile-Long Patch of Atlantic Seaweed Might Be the ‘New Normal’ Scientists in Florida have detected the largest seaweed bloom in the world. Extending from the Gulf of Mexico to the African coast, the unusually large bloom is threatening marine life and coastal regions, with the researchers warning it’s likely a sign of things to come.Read more......
22:13 2019-07-05

The Atlantic editor seems to suggest only white men can write long stories Jeffrey Goldberg later clarified his comment, saying white men ‘dominate’ cover stories ‘because they’ve had all the opportunities’The editor-in-chief of the Atlantic, the prestigious, semi-liberal US literary journal, has come under fire for appearing to suggest only white males can write 10,000-wo...
23:52 2019-06-06

Atlantic City native shares insider faves off the boardwalk Atlantic City is known as a resort destination, where summer revelers and weekend trippers flock to the casinos to try their luck at the slots or catch a show. But for the nearly 40,000 people who live here, Atlantic City is best experienced within the communities that endow it with oft-overlooked c...
01:52 2019-05-23

US Open: Pebble Beach divers to clear 'five million' golf balls from sea bed From Rory McIlroy to the average weekend hacker, no golfer needs reminding that they should avoid water. Yet that is how the Pebble Beach Golf Company plans to instruct the players competing in the US Open over the next four days....
14:39 2019-06-13

Princess Diana’s Famous Virgin Atlantic Workout Sweatshirt for Sale (BOSTON) — The baggy Virgin Atlantic sweatshirt Princess Diana wore to discourage media interest in her exercise routine is for sale. Boston-based RR Auction says the dark blue cotton-polyester sweatshirt that was a gift from airline founder Richard Branson is expected to get more than $5,000 ...
02:13 2019-07-02

2019 Atlantic hurricane season to be 'near-normal' with 9 to 15 named storms, NOAA says The Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be close to "normal" this year but it only takes one storm to devastate a community, government forecasters said Thursday....
21:39 2019-05-23

Fire forces NYC-London Virgin Atlantic flight to land in Boston A Virgin Atlantic airliner made an emergency landing at Boston's Logan International Airport late Thursday after a passenger seat caught fire, officials said....
00:00 2019-07-06

Rare ‘lava lake’ discovered on remote South Atlantic volcano Scientists have used satellite imagery to spot an extremely rare “persistent lava lake” on a remote sub-Antarctic island in the South Atlantic. Researchers from the British Antarctic Survey and University College London trawled satellite data to identify the unusual feature atop the Moun...
21:13 2019-07-03

England incorrectly awarded extra run in Cricket World Cup final after umpire 'error', claims Simon Taufel England were the beneficiaries of a "clear mistake" when they were awarded a vital extra run as they won the World Cup, according to former leading umpire Simon Taufel....
01:26 2019-07-16

Crews search Gulf of St. Lawrence for North Atlantic right whales, disentanglement under consideration The Campobello Whale Rescue Team will be working from the Acadian Peninsula this week in order to quickly intervene when an entangled North Atlantic Right Whale is found....
01:26 2019-07-09

United Airlines passengers discover their trans-Atlantic flight is crawling with ants A passenger on a Monday United flight from Venice, Italy to Newark, New Jersey, said she and other travelers discovered ants on the plane.       ...
00:26 2019-06-18

Pro volleyball star Eric Zaun jumps to his death from Atlantic City casino Professional volleyball player Eric Zaun jumped to his death from the 29th floor of an Atlantic City casino earlier this week, police said. Eric Zaun, 25, of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, was found unresponsive in the parking lot of the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa early Tuesday evening after apparently j...
17:13 2019-06-14

Virgin Atlantic flight makes emergency landing in Boston after fire onboard Flight 138 from New York to London landed at Logan international after suspected faulty battery charger sparked blazeA fire aboard a Virgin Atlantic flight headed to London has forced the plane to make an emergency landing in Boston.Massachusetts state police said that the crew extinguished the fire...
09:00 2019-07-05

Writing Cover Stories Is Hard. For Atlantic Editor, Talking About Diversity Is Harder. “It’s really, really hard to write a 10,000-word cover story,” Jeffrey Goldberg said in an interview about writers who can produce marquee magazine pieces. He said his comments were misconstrued....
01:00 2019-06-08

Phone charger suspected cause of fire on Virgin Atlantic plane diverted to Boston A plane carrying 217 passengers diverted Boston following a fire aboard the plane — and a phone charger is the suspected cause.       ...
18:13 2019-07-05

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah insists Champions League win is just 'the start' as he targets Premier League Mohamed Salah insisted Liverpool's Champions League victory is just 'the start' as he set his sights on Premier League success next season in the aftermath of an unforgettable evening in Madrid....
13:52 2019-06-02

Virgin Atlantic flight forced to land after passenger’s backup battery burst into flames There are few things in this world more panic-inducing than realizing your smartphone battery is about to die in the middle of a long flight. Being left with nothing but an in-flight movie to occupy yourself is a fate worse than just about anything, which is why backup batteries and external charger...
04:39 2019-07-06

Virgin Atlantic flight forced to make emergency landing after fire erupts in cabin A Virgin Atlantic flight from New York to London made an emergency landing in Boston on Thursday night because of a fire that was apparently sparked by a phone charger in first class, according to authorities. All 217 passengers aboard Flight 138 were safely evacuated after the Airbus A330 landed at...
14:00 2019-07-05

Bernard Hopkins, Micky Ward headline Atlantic City boxing Hall class Arturo Gatti’s presence will be missed Sunday when Micky Ward is inducted into the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame. Ward’s trilogy with Gatti was one of the last great rivalries in an era when boxing was bustling along the Boardwalk. Their three fights consisted of 30 brutal rounds over the span o...
08:39 2019-06-22

Phone battery pack suspected cause of fire on Virgin Atlantic plane diverted to Boston A plane carrying 217 passengers diverted Boston following a fire aboard the plane — and a phone charger is the suspected cause.       ...
06:52 2019-07-06

The five: robot farmers Will robots be the answer to labour shortages on farms? Our pick of the best planting, weeding and harvesting machinesLast week a startup based at Plymouth University unveiled the world’s first raspberry-picking robot. The machine can pick about 25,000 berries a day, which is 10,000 more than a huma...
08:13 2019-06-02

'Man's best friend' is a robot dog to some with dementia A robot dog under development in California is vying to be a best friend to people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, offering comfort by responding to human touch with life-like motions....
16:00 2019-07-03

This Robot Is Really Angry And Done Lifting Boxes Hello! Today we get banned for buying too many games, watch a robot get angry, learn when the Sonic movie is actually coming out and talk about fake meat at McDonald’s. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
16:39 2019-05-25

The Real Reason Chucky Is a Robot Now The first trailer for the reboot of Child’s Play came with a surprise. The original was about a serial killer who possessed a doll and killed a bunch of people. Now, Chucky’s a smart toy who finds autonomy...and then kills a bunch of people. It seemed odd for a reboot to change the premise of its ow...
01:13 2019-06-15

MIT robot masters the ‘Bottle Cap Challenge’ Over the past week or so, one celebrity after another has stepped up to offer their take on nailing the Bottle Cap Challenge. I thought Mariah Carey’s was particularly funny, as she used one of her signature high notes to seemingly de-cap a bottle. Regular people have likewise offered a number of cr...
20:13 2019-07-15

The walking robot that could soon be delivering your packages It's not fast and may be years from visiting your neighborhood, but a walking robot is part of Ford's vision for how its autonomous vehicles deliver packages....
12:26 2019-05-22

Willo is a robot that wants to replace your toothbrush If you think about it, the basic concept of a toothbrush hasn’t evolved since… forever. Sure, many people have switched to an electric toothbrush, but it remains a stick with a brush at the end. Willo thinks that’s not good enough. The company has developed an oral care device to improve brushing wi...
22:26 2019-06-13

AMC cancels sci-fi robot drama 'Humans' Humans, the AMC and UK Channel 4 robot drama often compared to Westworld, has been cancelled after three seasons, said executive producers Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley on Twitter. The show, which was a critical but not a ratings success, ran for......
15:13 2019-05-21

Cat vs best and worst robot vacuum cleaners  If you’ve flirted with the idea of buying a robot vacuum you may also have stepped back from the brink in unfolding horror at the alphabetic soup of branded discs popping into view. Consumer choice sounds like a great idea until you’ve tried to get a handle on the handle-less vacuum spac...
14:39 2019-05-21

This $600 Sleep Robot Is Only Worth it if You're Tired and Alone If you’ve suffered the throes of chronic insomnia, you’ll do almost anything to fall asleep. Pills, guided meditation apps, vigorous exercise, melatonin, screen dimmers, aromatherapy diffusers, sleep tracking via fitness tracker, smart beds, bedtime calculators—at some point or another, I’ve tried t...
19:13 2019-05-22

Sexting With A Robot Is Just About As Weird As You'd Expect Does anyone remember Cleverbot, the sort-of-not-really AI that you could sort-of-not-really have a conversation with? It was really popular around the time I was sitting my Italian exam at university, circa 2011. I know this because I asked it if it could help me learn Italian, and it replied: “pizz...
20:52 2019-06-21

Are You Ready For an Alexa Robot to Follow You Around? Just in case you wanted a robot butler to follow you around the house, Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa bot with wheels that can be summoned via voice commands.Read more......
17:39 2019-07-12

DJI's first educational robot is a $500 drone tank for kids Less than a month after launching its first-ever action camera, DJI is now introducing its first educational robot, The RoboMaster S1, which the company says has been in development for two years, was inspired by a robotics competition that DJI has s......
04:52 2019-06-12

Robot 'duck' keeps weeds out of rice paddies For rice farmers, ducks have been a viable way to keep their crops healthy -- they destroy weeds, eat bugs and fertilize crops without using harmful chemicals. And now, a Nissan technician might have an alternative when fowl isn't an option. He's t......
03:26 2019-06-24

Watch this plucky little robot dog pull a three-ton plane The increased use of robots is often seen as a threat to human jobs. Ford's delivery robot may help improve efficiency, but there will be concerns about delivery drivers being put out of work. There are, however, plenty of instances of robots completing tasks that a human simply couldn't -...
16:01 2019-05-24

DJI's Super-Fast Robot Car Is an Absolute Blast The DJI Robomaster S1 is the childhood toy I always wanted. Actually, it’s way better than that. Compared to junk like the Tyco Rebound I had in the 90's, the Robomaster S1 is faster, more sophisticated, and thanks to its Mecanum wheels, much more nimble than anything my tiny kid brain could hav...
17:39 2019-07-12

Boston Dynamics' creepy robot dog is going up for sale Videos of Boston Dynamics' robots have been the stuff of both awe and inspiration, as well as nightmares. Now, it appears the robots will be doing more than just performing parkour or dancing around on videos. They're going up for sale....
19:52 2019-06-07

Scientists invent a robot that can taste with its fingers As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. Sure, robots can touch, see, and hear, but what abo...
21:13 2019-06-27

Even a robot has now mastered the ridiculous Bottle Cap Challenge Over the past week or so, one celebrity after another has stepped up to offer their take on nailing the Bottle Cap Challenge. I thought Mariah Carey’s was particularly funny, as she used one of her signature high notes to seemingly de-cap a bottle. Regular people have likewise offered a number...
15:52 2019-07-13

Scientists invent robot that has a sense of taste As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. Sure, robots can touch, see and hear, but what about tast...
18:13 2019-06-28

MIT's new robot can identify things by sight and by touch For humans, it's easy to tell how an object will feel by looking at it or tell what an object looks like by touching it, but this can be a big challenge for machines. Now, a new robot developed by MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence La......
07:00 2019-06-17

Ekasbo’s Matebot may be the cutest cat robot yet created If Shrek saw Matebot, no amount of sad-eyes could win him back to Puss in Boots’ side. Created by Shenzhen-based robotics company Ekasbo, Matebot looks like a black and white cartoon cat and responds to your touch by wiggling its ears, changing the expression in its big LED eyes and tilting it...
12:13 2019-05-30

Hemingway review: Somnox sleep robot There’s an urban legend that finds Ernest Hemingway at a restaurant with his friends. He spoke up and bet everyone around the table that he could write a story in only six words, they accepted. So, he leaned down, wrote “For sale: baby shoes, never worn” on a napkin, passed it around, and collected ...
20:13 2019-07-02

Boston Dynamics’ creepy dog-like robot is about to go on sale Boston Dynamics’ ambitions in the field of robotics have been the stuff that internet virality is made of. The engineering and robotics company has already produced incredibly skillful machines that will haunt your nightmares if you’re one of those who’s convinced humanity is doomed and that the ris...
22:13 2019-06-06

Cracking Open the Roomba 980 robot vacuum We crack open the Roomba 980 for a look at the tech that makes this cloud-connected cleaner iRobot's most significant robot vacuum since the original Roomba....
06:39 2019-05-29

Why Alexa and Siri won’t function as robot helpers “Alexa, are you ready to have a body?” Steady advances in artificial intelligence and natural language processing have made digital assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa increasingly capable of performing complicated voice commands under different circumstances. But does it mean that our digital assista...
08:52 2019-06-05

Stanford students' robot dog does backflips for (relatively) cheap Robots with dog-like talents are nothing new, but it's not exactly practical to buy one that can do more than the basics. The new Aibo is cute, for instance, but not very athletic. A group of Stanford students might have a better solution. They've cr......
15:13 2019-05-21

This Sad Robot Made From Random Twigs Has to Teach Itself to Get Around Watching Boston Dynamics’ ATLAS robot backflip its way through a parkour course is impressive, but those seemingly effortless maneuvers actually represent thousands of hours of unseen development and testing to perfect. While this robot made from random branches struggling to crawl across the floor ...
04:26 2019-07-03

NASA’s floating robot ‘bee’ is alive and well aboard the ISS NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advances, scientists are starting to imagine how robots could not only aid space travelers but perhaps even shoulder some of the load when it comes to various duties. To explore those possibilities, NASA sen...
15:13 2019-05-21

Zero-gravity robot cleaner could automatically sterilise the ISS Cleaning the International Space Station is laborious work, so hygiene firm GermFalcon has made a drone that works in zero-gravity to do the job instead...
14:33 2019-05-21

Forecasters predict up to 8 hurricanes in 'near-normal' Atlantic hurricane season The federal government predicts a near-normal hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin, with 4 to 8 hurricanes expected to form.        ...
18:52 2019-05-23

Scientists spot 'ravioli' sea star in Atlantic Ocean Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) made new observations of the strange sea creature, nicknamed “ravioli” or “cookie” star, and its feeding habits.       ...
01:26 2019-07-12

Forecasters predict up to 8 hurricanes in 'near-normal' 2019 Atlantic hurricane season The federal government predicts a near-normal hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin, with 4 to 8 hurricanes expected to form.        ...
19:52 2019-05-23

Lonely seniors turn to robot dogs for companionship When her aunt passed away last November, Carrolyn Minggia, 64, felt isolated. The Brooklyn Heights resident had moved from Philadelphia to NYC four years prior to care for her aging relative, who suffered from cancer and dementia. After her death, Minggia, who never married and has no children, sudd...
18:39 2019-06-27

Ai-Da, the humanoid robot artist, gears up for first solo exhibition Wearing a white blouse and her dark hair hanging loose, Ai-Da looks like any artist at work as she studies her subject and puts pencil to paper. But the beeping from her bionic arm gives her away - Ai-Da is a robot....
18:52 2019-06-05

This just-released robot vacuum is on sale for a limited time The Eufy RoboVac 11S series of robot vacuums has received continuous praise over the years, and right now their brand now model, the Robovac 11S Max, is on sale for the first time ever.       ...
22:39 2019-06-10

This robot learns its two-handed moves from human dexterity If robots are really to help us out around the house or care for our injured and elderly, they’re going to want two hands… at least. But using two hands is harder than we make it look — so this robotic control system learns from humans before attempting to do the same. The idea behind th...
00:52 2019-05-30

Watch a robot dog pull a 3-ton plane in this unbelievable video At a time when engineers have been perfecting robots that can perform skills like walking, gymnastics stunts, and warehouse-related box-sorting, researchers from Italy’s Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia just upped the ante in a major way. Meet the HyQReal, a robot dog that was able to successfu...
05:52 2019-05-24

IHMC's Atlas robot can navigate its own way through tight spaces Some of the biggest challenges for machines are tasks that are simple for humans. From mathematical puzzles like the famous traveling salesman problem to combining inputs from various senses, there are many functions that us dumb humans excel at but......
18:52 2019-07-05

Robocrop: world's first raspberry-picking robot set to work Autonomous machine expected to pick more than 25,000 raspberries a day, outpacing human workersQuivering and hesitant, like a spoon-wielding toddler trying to eat soup without spilling it, the world’s first raspberry-picking robot is attempting to harvest one of the fruits.After sizing it up for an ...
23:52 2019-05-26

Don't miss: A chance for gamers to plot their own robot revolution Check out new books charting the state of our planet, see a movie thriller with a quantum physics twist, and launch your own robot uprising against humankind...
15:00 2019-05-21

Meet Sophia: The robot who laughs, smiles and frowns just like us The field of robotics is fast-growing. Robots can now perform complicated movements with elegance -- back-flipping, practicing parkour moves, even "carving" classical sculptures....
13:00 2019-05-31

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers see the importance of having humans and technology work together....
15:39 2019-05-21

This Robot Artist Just Became the First to Stage a Solo Exhibition. What Does That Say About Creativity? Standing in a wood-paneled room at the University of Oxford, surrounded by her artwork, Ai-Da looks out at her creations. “I want people to know that our times are powerful times,” she says slowly, pausing between sentences. Like many artists, she wants her work to promote discussion. An...
20:52 2019-06-17

Review: The $1,000 GEESAA robot barista makes a mean cup of coffee There are coffee fans, and then there are coffee fans. The GEESAA robot barista is a product for the latter category of people – and it’s not ashamed of it. Essentially, it wants to do for trendy pour-over coffee what the Mr Coffee machine did for bog-standard drip coffee. The machine comes with a r...
04:13 2019-06-28

Tiny robot leaps around carrying its own battery, electronics Enlarge / A Tribot leaps ahead of its peers. (credit: EPFL) Robots have traditionally been roughly humanoid in form, which has some obvious advantages, in that the robots are better able to integrate into a human-designed environment. But there are lots of environments that aren't human designed, ...
01:00 2019-07-11

Sports Illustrated Washes Manny Pacquiao's Balls; Manny Pacquiao Says, "Thank You" Today Sports Illustrated published a story about how Manny Pacquiao, boxer and sitting Phillippine senator who said gay people are worse than animals and that drug dealers should be killed, is a wise and man who just loves boxing. It was very well received by Manny Pacquiao....
21:39 2019-07-16

This robot crawls along wind turbine blades looking for invisible flaws Wind turbines are a great source of clean power, but their apparent simplicity — just a big thing that spins — belie complex systems that wear down like any other, and can fail with disastrous consequences. Sandia National Labs researchers have created a robot that can inspect the enormous blades of...
23:52 2019-06-27

Baseball history made: Inside the debut of robot umpires The TrackMan radar system debuted during the Atlantic League all-star game, calling balls and strikes for the first time in pro baseball.       ...
19:26 2019-07-11

Rapid robot rollout risks UK workers being left behind, reports say Study shows 20m jobs will be lost worldwide by 2030 with every robot costing 1.6 manufacturing jobs British workers are being shut out of decisions over the rising use of robots in the UK economy, according to a report.According to the commission on workers and technology, run by the Fabian Society ...
21:13 2019-06-27

'Robot blood' powers robotic fish in Cornell laboratory Scientists have developed a robotic fish powered by 'robot blood.' The hydraulic liquid circulatory system allows the robot to use, store and transfer energy....
04:52 2019-06-21

China's robot censors crank up as Tiananmen anniversary nears It's the most sensitive day of the year for China's internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square, and with under two weeks to go, China's robot censors are working overtime....
10:26 2019-05-26

NASA initiates plan to rescue its robot that’s stuck on Mars NASA’s newest Mars robot has a serious problem. The InSight lander is a relative newcomer to the Red Planet, having safely arrived at its chosen destination late last year, but one of its most important instruments — a self-hammering “mole” tool that is designed to dig up to ...
21:52 2019-07-02

NASA's Astrobee cube robot flies in space for the first time NASA's Astrobee cube robots are finally earning their space wings... in a manner of speaking. The agency has confirmed that one of the bots, Bumble, flew on its own for the first time aboard the International Space Station on June 14th. While the t......
00:00 2019-06-24

Amazon Is Building a Voice-Controlled Robot That’s Like a ‘Mobile Alexa’ Amazon is developing a higher quality version of the Echo speaker and ramping up work on its home robot. The company plans to release the new Echo by next year, according to people familiar with the product. Prototypes of the cylindrical speaker are wider than the current Echo to squeeze in addition...
00:52 2019-07-13

Ford commercial reveals our surreal robot-assisted future If you’re skeptical of or put off by the idea of self-driving cars, then there’s a good chance you won’t be a fan of Ford’s intriguing research project designed to have robots get out of self-driving cars and deliver packages right to your door. Over the past few months, Ford and Agility Robotics ha...
20:39 2019-05-23

Creators of social robot Buddy need more money to finally launch In 2015, Buddy the social robot first appeared on Indiegogo. Nearly four years and $657,000 later, the friendly robotic companion has yet to ship to any of its backers. Now the creators of Buddy, Blue Frog Robotics, are reaching out to backers to apo......
22:00 2019-05-28

Robot babies teach Colombian teenagers about parenthood – in pictures Schoolchildren in Caldas take part in a voluntary project using a rubber doll with built-in software programmed to act like a newborn Continue reading......
11:39 2019-07-03

Hilarious robot revenge video parodies Boston Dynamics Boston Dynamics creates some of the most incredible robots on the planet. From the company’s back-flipping biped to the four-legged dog-bot that Jeff Bezos hangs out with, you’ve probably seen videos of its robots completing feats of agility under extraordinary circumstances. But what happens when a...
05:13 2019-06-18

Domino's Will Start Delivering Pizzas via an Autonomous Robot This Fall For months now, the robotics company Nuro has been using electric, self-driving vehicles to deliver groceries to Kroger customers in Phoenix and Houston....
18:26 2019-06-18

You can do it, robot! Watch the beefy, 4-legged HyQReal pull a plane It’s not really clear just yet exactly what all these powerful, agile quadrupedal robots people are working on are going to do, exactly, but even so it never gets old watching them do their thing. The latest is an Italian model called HyQReal, which demonstrates its aspiration to winning stron...
04:13 2019-05-24

| WATCH: Robot of tweeting Trump on toilet appears in London A 4.8m talking robot of US President Donald Trump sitting on a gold toilet appears in Trafalgar Square, London on the second day of the state visit to the UK by US President Donald Trump....
11:39 2019-06-04

Electronics projects for beginners: Make a robot biscuit butler Take a BBC micro:bit, add a motor, a chassis and some infrared sensors and then put your feet up with a nice cup of tea: your biscuits will be on their way shortly...
16:13 2019-07-04

Meet Nuro, the pint-sized robot that could one day deliver your pizza Robotics company Nuro will soon unleash its self-driving vehicles on the streets of Houston. This isn’t a ride-sharing partnership, or a new Tesla competitor, but a trial run at the future we’re all waiting for. Starting this fall, Domino’s plans to employ a fleet of Nuro vehicles, each electric and...
03:13 2019-06-19

Amazon’s next big products may be a high-end Echo and an Alexa home robot Amazon’s suite of hardware will continue to grow in the coming years, as Bloomberg reports the company is making progress on its voice-activated home robot as well as a previously unannounced high-end Echo smart speaker. Sources familiar with the product tell Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman that...
01:39 2019-07-13

Domino’s will start delivering pizzas via an autonomous robot this fall Domino's plans to start delivering pizzas using an autonomous, unmanned vehicle. The announcement is the latest example of technology companies using robots to deliver food....
22:26 2019-06-17

The next Amazon Echo may be a high-end speaker, followed by an Alexa home robot Amazon is said to be working on a higher-end Echo smart speaker, according to a new report today, and that's no surprise given how successful Sonos and Google have been with more powerful versions of their smart speakers.This high-quality Echo packs more audio components into a wider frame than...
18:00 2019-07-12

Ford wants this creepy robot to bring its autonomous deliveries to your door Autonomous deliveries and self-driving vehicles may be the future, but there are still a few gaps that need to be addressed -- namely that it's not always possible for people to leave their homes to retrieve deliveries from the roadside (and if you'r......
13:00 2019-05-22

Our favorite affordable robot vacuum is back at its lowest price Few robot vacuums hold a candle to the Eufy RoboVac 11S in terms of suction power and maneuverability, and right now it's back to its lowest price.       ...
23:13 2019-07-10

Robot workers are coming to the Vegas Strip – and they may take jobs MGM Resorts plans to install automated beverage systems programmed to mix hundreds of different drinks – all at the touch of a button.       ...
02:00 2019-06-11

The best affordable robot vacuum is at its lowest price ever—for today only The Eufy Robovac 11S is the best affordable robot vacuum on the market, and for today only you can get a major discount on it.       ...
05:39 2019-06-28

Flying, insect-like robot flits closer to independent flight Enlarge / The RoboBee X­Wing without its power and electronics. (credit: Noah T. Jafferis and E. Farrell Helbling, Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory) Just over six years ago, when researchers at Harvard announced that they had made tiny flying robots, they immediately began talking about the prospe...
19:26 2019-06-27

Meet 'Digit', the walking robot for Ford self-driving vans Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics as it designs a planned fleet of self-driving delivery vans that will drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes....
21:26 2019-05-22

This clever transforming robot flies and rolls on its rotating arms There’s great potential in using both drones and ground-based robots for situations like disaster response, but generally these platforms either fly or creep along the ground. Not the “Flying STAR,” which does both quite well, and through a mechanism so clever and simple you’...
14:39 2019-05-21

Ford Brings in Startup to Test Walking Robot Deliveries Walking robots deployed from self-driving vans to deliver mail parcels could be seen marching up to homeowners’ doorsteps as early as next year, as part of a Ford-Agility Robotics pilot program....
21:52 2019-05-22

China’s robot sensors working overtime as Tiananmen anniversary nears BEIJING – It’s the most sensitive day of the year for China’s internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square and with under two weeks to go, China’s robot censors are working overtime. Censors at Chinese internet companies say tools to de...
23:52 2019-05-27

Meet Misty, an extensible robot empowered by Microsoft and Qualcomm technologies Misty the Robot is extensible and flexible, with technologies like computer vision on board. It's tied into a number of key Microsoft technologies, too.Read More...
01:26 2019-05-26

Ford's bipedal robot postman will deliver packages to your front door Ford has developed a robot to help deliver parcels. Called Digit, the robot is two-legged machine which looks similar to Boston Dynamics' creations, and was built in collaboration with Agility Robotics.The aim of Digit is to complete the last leg of automated delivery, with the robot working in...
14:52 2019-05-23

Stanford Students Built This Adorable, Bouncy, Open-Source Robot Dog If you’ve always dreamed of having a low-maintenance, vaguely dog-shaped companion, well, you’re in luck. A group of undergraduate and graduate students at Stanford University have just unveiled Doggo, a relatively cheap, light, four-legged robot with the bouncing ability of a typical toy breed. Bes...
15:13 2019-05-22

NASA's LEMUR robot escaped Death Valley in its last field test While rovers like Curiosity are doing a bang-up job exploring extraterrestrial terrain, they don't have the capability to scale cliffs and other hard-to-reach places. That's a job best left to climbing robots like LEMUR, a technology developed by eng......
22:13 2019-07-11

The best vacuum cleaners 2019: 11 best vacuums from cordless Dyson to robot Roomba Finding the best vacuum cleaner isn't easy. You need a device that ensures dust and dirt have no place to hide, one that'll fit with your home and your needs and that's also within your budget. We're here to help. UPDATE: It's not long now until Amazon Prime Day, which ...
15:52 2019-06-28

Boston Dynamics’ cool-yet-terrifying commercial robot Spot is about to go on sale Boston Dynamics’ ambitions in the field of robotics have been the stuff that Internet virality is made of. The engineering and robotics company has already produced incredibly skillful machines that will haunt your nightmares if you’re one of those who’s convinced humanity is doome...
09:26 2019-06-06

That Viral Video of a Robot Uprising Is Fake Because the Real Thing Will Be So Much Deadlier Have you seen that viral video of a robot getting its ass kicked by humans? The robot is forced to perform a variety of agility drills and gets hit with a hockey stick, enduring quite a bit of abuse before the robot finally pulls a gun on its human tormentors. But the video is completely fake—well, ...
22:13 2019-06-17

Robot baristas are latest front in South Korea automation push SEOUL, South Korea — Are robot baristas the future of South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture? Dal.komm Coffee thinks so. The company now has 45 robot-equipped outlets in shopping malls, company cafeterias, schools and an airport. Coffee is just one of many industries that could be transformed by autom...
23:52 2019-06-06

Roborock S6 robot vacuum review: Faster, quieter, and more efficient than its predecessor The most reliable and best performing robot vacuum I have ever tested was the Roborock S5. That title now passes to its successor, the Roborock S6, that improves in a couple of key areas along with continued smartphone app updates....
19:26 2019-05-21

China’s robot censors working overtime as Tiananmen anniversary nears BEIJING – It’s the most sensitive day of the year for China’s internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square and with under two weeks to go, China’s robot censors are working overtime. Censors at Chinese internet companies say tools to de...
18:01 2019-05-28

Robot baristas may be the future of South Korea's coffee culture In Seoul, robot baristas take orders remotely and brew fresh coffee. But many fear automation is putting young Koreans out of work.        ...
21:52 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Meet "Digit", the walking robot for Ford self-driving vans Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics as it designs a planned fleet of self-driving delivery vans that will drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes....
17:00 2019-05-22

‘Suddenly he has shown his human side’ – Wiggins on how ‘robot’ Roglic won hearts "Bradley Wiggins picked out Primoz Roglic for special praise following the conclusion of the Giro d\u0027Italia. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
17:01 2019-06-03

McDonald's Tests Robot Fryers and Voice-Activated Drive-Throughs McDonald’s is designing voice-activated drive-throughs and robotic deep-fryers as it works to streamline its menu and operations to speed up service....
15:26 2019-06-21

Calvin Klein responds to backlash over Bella Hadid, female robot kiss Calvin Klein has issued an apology after an advertisement featuring supermodel Bella Hadid and internet-famous female robot Lil Miquela kissing and embracing....
23:13 2019-05-21

Amazon reportedly ramps development on Alexa-powered home robot on wheels Bloomberg reported last April that Amazon was working on a home robot codenamed ‘Vesta’ (after the Roman goddess of the hearth and home) last year, and now the publication says that development on the project continues. Plus, the report includes new details about the specifics of the rob...
15:39 2019-07-12

Ford’s demo of a robot working in unison with a self-driving car is a wild glimpse into the future If you’re skeptical of or put off by the idea of self-driving cars, then there’s a good chance you won’t be a fan of Ford’s intriguing research project designed to have robots get out of self-driving cars and deliver packages right to your door. Over the past few months, Ford...
07:00 2019-05-23

Calvin Klein apologizes to LGBT community for ad of Bella Hadid kissing female robot Calvin Klein is apologizing after the fashion label came under fire for a video campaign showing Bella Hadid kissing female robot Lil Miquela.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

The best vacuum deals you'll find on Prime Day 2019 — including upright, cordless, and robot vacuums Vacuums of all types — upright, cordless, robot, and more — will be on sale during Prime Day, which runs from July 15-16. We anticipate that you could save more than $100 on popular models from brands like Dyson and iRobot. See our Prime Day vacuum deal predictions below. Every year, we...
20:13 2019-07-12

How Running Helps a Sports Editor Do His Job Matthew Futterman, the Times's deputy sports editor and an avid marathoner (23 and counting), reflects on the role that running plays in his writing and editing....
12:13 2019-06-12

Renfroe homer helps Padres to 6-3 win Hunter Renfroe hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning as the San Diego Padres extended their winning streak to four games with a 6-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night....
04:26 2019-05-25

Will Congress put three people out of work for each one it helps? Should the national minimum wage be raised gradually from the current $7.25 per hour to $15 per hour by 2025, as proposed by the Raise the Wage Act? The Congressional Budget Office has shed some new light on the debate surrounding this high-profile bill, which was introduced by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-V...
21:52 2019-07-16

Trump says Iran strikes would not have been 'proportionate' The US president said he did not greenlight strikes on Iran because he was told 150 people would have been killed. The US has also reportedly called for a UN Security Council meeting to discuss the crisis....
00:13 2019-06-22

MLB roundup: Scherzer strikes out 15 in Nats win Nationals ace Max Scherzer allowed just one run and three hits with a season-high 15 strikeouts over eight masterful innings as Washington defeated the host Cincinnati Reds 4-1 on Sunday in the rubber match of their three-game series....
12:52 2019-06-03

Scherzer strikes out 14 as Nationals top Tigers, 2-1 DETROIT (AP) — Max Scherzer struck out 14 against his former team and Anthony Rendon homered for the second straight game as the Washington Nationals topped the Detroit Tigers 2-1 on Sunday. Scherzer (8-5) returned to Comerica Park for the first time since leaving as a free agent after the 2014 seas...
22:39 2019-06-30

Kelly strikes out 10 in Diamondbacks’ 7-1 win over Mets PHOENIX (AP) — Merrill Kelly struck out a career-high 10, Ketel Marte hit a long homer and had three RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Mets 7-1 on Sunday. Marte hit his first career leadoff home run against Steven Matz (4-4), a 482-foot shot that matched Texas’ Nomar Mazara ...
02:13 2019-06-03

|Numsa:ReverseSAAchiefresignationorface'indefinite'strikes Numsa says bureaucratic red tape and frustration forced SAA Chief Executive Vuyani Jarana to quit his job and demand that his resignation be rescinded....
18:52 2019-06-05

Hurricane Barry: What you need when disaster strikes Your smartphone can be your lifeline — with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.       ...
01:26 2019-07-12

Chicago's Giolito strikes out 11 in win over Royals Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts in Saturday's 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium....
05:26 2019-06-09

Senzel helps Reds pound Cubs 10-2 CHICAGO (AP) — Nick Senzel had three hits, scored four times and cut down a runner at the plate, helping Tanner Roark and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 10-2 on Sunday. Led by Senzel, the top third of Cincinnati’s lineup collected seven of the Reds’ season-high 17 hits. Joey V...
04:39 2019-05-27

VR training helps police interact with autistic Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry. (May 24)        ...
09:00 2019-05-24

Experimental mobile app helps manage migraines (Reuters Health) - A smartphone-based relaxation app could help migraine sufferers reduce the number of headaches they get each month, a small study suggests....
01:00 2019-06-15

Which Pride Month Merchandise Actually Helps LGBTQ Causes? This June, President Trump is celebrating the start of Pride month by trying to make a profit—and selling a new line of “LGBTQ for Trump” T-shirts on his website, which retail for $24 each....
23:52 2019-05-24

Rookie’s homer in 13th helps Red Sox get some rest TORONTO — Michael Chavis got his team a win and his teammates some rest. Rafael Devers joined an exclusive club of young Red Sox sluggers who have homered in three straight games, Chavis hit a tiebreaking homer in the 13th inning and Boston beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Wednesday night. The team...
08:39 2019-05-23

Gómez helps Mets top slumping Diamondbacks 5-4 PHOENIX (AP) — Carlos Gómez snapped a tie with a pinch-hit double during New York’s bizarre two-run eighth inning, sending the Mets to a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. Adeiny Hechavarría had two hits and two RBIs for New York, and Wilson Ramos and Todd Frazier had t...
09:13 2019-06-01

MIT algorithm helps robots guess where humans are going next Automation is increasingly a reality in the workforce, and that means robots working alongside humans. But there's a problem: robots are often lousy at predicting where humans are going, leading them to either freeze up or risk collisions with their......
10:39 2019-06-13

Robertson HR helps Creighton eliminate Cincinnati Robertson has 3-run homer, Dotzler pitches 7 strong innings and Creighton stays alive with 6-1 win over Cincinnati in Corvallis Regional        ...
00:52 2019-06-03

Logitech's G Pro X headset helps you sound like a pro streamer After teasing it earlier this week, Logitech has now revealed its new gaming headset, designed to help you sound like a professional streamer. The G Pro X marks the debut of Blue VO!CE software, which includes a suite of real-time mic effects that wi......
15:00 2019-07-09

Gray helps New York beat Dallas 69-68 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Reshanda Gray hit one of two free throws with 24.4 seconds left to lift the New York Liberty to a 69-68 victory over the Dallas Wings on Friday night. The Wings had a couple chances in the final seconds, but fell short. Arike Ogunbowale missed two shots that would have give...
04:00 2019-06-29

Volkswagen Pact Helps Ford in Europe In working with VW, Ford hopes it can develop an electric car for Europe faster and at a lower cost than it could on its own, as tougher emissions rules in the region raise costs for auto makers....
03:00 2019-07-13

| Trump says he called off Iran strikes at last minute President Donald Trump said Friday the United States was "cocked and loaded" to strike Iran but pulled back at the last minute because it would not have been a "proportionate" response to Tehran shooting down an American drone....
23:52 2019-06-21

Van Eyk strikes out 9, Florida State beats Georgia 12-3 CJ Van Eyk struck out nine in eight innings, Mike Salvatore had three hits including a homer, and Florida State beat Georgia 12-3 to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final on Saturday night        ...
07:39 2019-06-02

EPA strikes Obama-era clean energy rule The Environmental Protection Agency rolled back Obama-era clean energy standards Wednesday, saying the old rules would have been too costly for low- and middle-income families....
20:00 2019-06-19

Saudi Arabia Strikes Deal to Buy U.S. Natural Gas Saudi Arabia has agreed to purchase U.S. liquefied natural gas from Sempra Energy, a new strategic direction for the kingdom as it seeks to establish a footprint in the growing global market for the fuel....
05:13 2019-05-22

US 'approved strikes on Iran,' then suddenly called them off President Trump had approved air strikes in retaliation for Tehran's downing of an US drone, US media reported. A decision to pull back allegedly took place after Trump met with Congressional leaders....
07:13 2019-06-21

Alvelo strikes out 16; Washington tops Oklahoma St 1-0 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Taran Alvelo struck out 16 in a complete-game shutout, and Washington defeated Oklahoma State 1-0 in a Women’s College World Series elimination game on Saturday night. Washington (52-8) advanced to play UCLA on Sunday in the semifinals. The Huskies will need to win twice t...
05:52 2019-06-02

US prepped for strikes on Iran before approval was withdrawn WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States made preparations for a military strike against Iran on Thursday night in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but the operation was abruptly called off with just hours to go. That from a U.S. official. The official, who was not authorized to ...
10:13 2019-06-21

McDonald's Strikes Delivery Deal with DoorDash DoorDash Inc. will start making deliveries from McDonald’s Corp. restaurants in Houston later this month, a blow to Uber Technologies Inc.’s deal to ferry the burger giant’s food to customers in the U.S....
20:52 2019-07-16

The ‘challenger’s curse’ strikes John Brennan Draw deprives John Brennan of Area title. Simon Euan-Smith reports from ringside The post The ‘challenger’s curse’ strikes John Brennan appeared first on Boxing News....
17:39 2019-07-02

American Air strikes deal to buy new Airbus Jet: source American Airlines will become first U.S. airline to order new Airbus A321XLR, according to a source familiar with details of the agreement. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
20:00 2019-06-19

Several tourists die as freak storm strikes Greece Seven people, including six tourists, were killed and dozens more injured in a freak storm Wednesday that tore through north Greece, officials said. The storm slammed the tourist destination of Halkidiki, where gale-force winds, heavy rain and hail battered the northern region, the BBC reported. Dur...
01:52 2019-07-12

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
11:52 2019-06-17

Khartoum banks shuttered on second day of opposition strikes Banks in the Sudanese capital Khartoum were closed on Wednesday on the second day of strikes organized by protest and opposition groups to pressure military rulers to cede power to civilians....
00:13 2019-05-30

Tim Tebow strikes out versus position player Tim Tebow has struggled with the Syracuse Mets, but this could be a new low. Tebow, who is hitting .156 with the Mets’ Triple-A squad, struck out looking against Jordan Peterson, a position player, during the team’s 16-2 blowout win over the host Buffalo Bisons on Tuesday night. Tebow lo...
14:26 2019-05-29

Strasburg strikes out 11, Nationals hold off Braves 5-4 ATLANTA (AP) — Stephen Strasburg matched his season high with 11 strikeouts in seven innings and the Washington Nationals took the lead on three straight walks to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Tuesday night. Howie Kendrick had three hits, including his ninth homer, and scored two runs for Washingto...
06:00 2019-05-29

The Latest: At least 1 injured when tornado strikes Tulsa TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the central United States (all times local): 9:30 a.m. At least one person was injured and about a dozen homes were damaged when a tornado touched down near Tulsa International Airport. Tulsa Area Emergency Management spokeswoman Kim MacLeod says o...
17:52 2019-05-21

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the eastern Indonesian island of Halmahera, which is part of the country's eastern Maluku island chain, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
18:52 2019-07-14

Strong earthquake strikes northern Peru An earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 stuck northern Peru in the early hours of Sunday morning, the United States Geological Survey reported....
13:13 2019-05-26

Trump calls off Iran strikes at the last minute: NYT U.S. President Donald Trump approved military strikes against Iran on Friday in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but called off the attacks at the last minute, the New York Times reported....
10:13 2019-06-21

Deadly tornado strikes El Reno, Oklahoma The deadly tornado leveled a motel and tore through the mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight        ...
22:13 2019-05-26

Severe weather strikes town NE of Indianapolis An Indiana town was heavily damaged by storms late Monday, including reports of two tornadoes. Emergency officials say about 4,000 people lost power and dozens of homes were damaged. (May 28)        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

Mercosur strikes “strategic association” deal with the EU BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina says that South America’s Mercosur trade bloc has struck a “strategic association” trade deal with the European Union. The Argentine Foreign Ministry said in a statement Friday that the “historic” agreement was clinched in the Be...
20:52 2019-06-28

Scherzer strikes out 10, Nationals beat Arizona 7-3 WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer struck out 10 in seven innings, Anthony Rendon and Howie Kendrick homered and the Washington Nationals defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3 on Friday night. Scherzer (5-5) leads the National League with 136 strikeouts. He gave up two runs and three hits, including hom...
04:39 2019-06-15

Subway saboteur may be ramping up frequency of his strikes He’s a real jerk! Police on Thursday released a photo of the brake-yanking scoundrel who has been disrupting subways during rush hour — causing more than 700 commute-crushing delays since February alone. The image shows the rail reprobate casually hanging out on the back of a subway car wearing a Ya...
17:00 2019-05-24

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

They Each Backed Off Strikes: Trump in ’19, Obama in ’13, Clinton in ’98 The immediate comparison was to Barack Obama’s decision not to attack Syria. But the closer one might be to a last-minute choice by Bill Clinton over a missile strike on Iraq....
07:26 2019-06-22

Habitat For Humanity Helps Single, Refugee Father LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A single father spoke with LEX 18 about how his life was changed by the Habitat For Humanity Homeowner Program. The stories Joseph Bashombenshombo could tell would send chills down your spine. For years, he called the wartorn country of the Democratic Republic of Cong...
02:26 2019-06-20

K9 officer helps catch alleged car thief in midtown TUCSON – An alleged car thief was arrested Sunday evening thanks to the efforts of Tucson Police Department and one of their furry officers, K9 Kiro. According to officials, TPD attempted to pull over a suspected car thief Sunday evening. Police say the suspect fled the officers and jumped int...
00:52 2019-06-11

How vitamin D helps fight treatment-resistant cancer Two active forms of vitamin D can kill treatment-resistant cancer cells by blocking a way that the cells pump out chemotherapy drugs, a new study shows....
21:39 2019-06-19

Inner Circle: How a sports psychologist helps Zach Johnson on the course Zach Johnson gives Golfweek/USA TODAY behind-the-scenes look at how sports psychologist Mo Pikens gets him mentally ready to compete at highest level.        ...
05:13 2019-06-06

Big inning helps TCU beat Cal 13-2 in NCAA regional opener Hunter Wolfe hit a two-run double and Johnny Rizer homered to score two more in a six-run sixth inning, helping TCU pull away to a 13-2 victory over California in an NCAA regional opener        ...
05:52 2019-06-01

The Clinic That Helps Seniors Find the Right Marijuana Treatment More older people are trying cannabis to alleviate pain and other ailments, but they’re often left taking medical advice from dispensary sales clerks. NiaMedic wants to change that....
17:39 2019-07-11

Boxing club helps patients fight parkinson’s (WAVE) A boxing club in Kentucky is helping Parkinson’s disease patients fight for the quality of their lives. “Parkinson’s wants to seize you up. It just wants to crumple you in,” said Holly Cooper, who was diagnosed with the disease in 2015. Cooper has been participating in...
21:39 2019-06-20

Hendricks helps Cubs avoid sweep with 2-1 win over Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Hendricks pitched eight strong innings, Kyle Schwarber homered for the second straight game and Kris Bryant added a solo shot in his return to the lineup to help the Chicago Cubs avoid a sweep with a 2-1 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. The game included a scary an...
11:26 2019-05-30

Country Singer Helps Lawrenceburg Man’s Dream Come True ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Lawrenceburg man’s dreams came true when he finally got to sing in Nashville. Alan Phillips is fighting cancer, but he doesn’t let that stop him from doing what he loves. The 88-year-old enjoys singing and listening to music. Employees at Signature ...
22:13 2019-06-20

Bumpass’ RBI triple helps Cincinnati beat Oregon St. 7-6 CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — A.J. Bumpass went 5 for 5, including a go-ahead RBI triple in the top of the ninth inning, to help No. 4 seed Cincinnati beat defending national champion Oregon State 7-6 on Friday night in an NCAA Tournament regional opener. Cincinnati, making its first NCAA Tournament appear...
09:13 2019-06-01

‘Live P-D’ Helps Keep Nicholas Rucker Search In Spotlight WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Two weeks have passed since Kentucky State Police troopers found 57-year-old Vicki Conner shot dead inside a Whitley County home. The suspect in the case is her boyfriend, Nicholas Rucker. He has been on the run ever since. Police are hoping that attention from a ...
23:01 2019-06-07

Kindhearted NYPD cop helps blind woman hail cab A kindhearted NYPD officer was caught on camera helping a blind woman hail a cab in the rain on a city street, the video shows. The do-gooder in blue, identified only as transit Officer Swartz, had no clue he was being filmed when he offered up the “random act of kindness,” according to a tweet......
01:26 2019-07-16

‘Code with Google’ helps bring coding into the classroom Most American students aren't learning how to code in elementary or middle school -- and if they are, it's likely they reside in an affluent school district. Google hopes to bridge the gaps in computer science education with Code with Google, a free......
20:00 2019-07-08

Davis’ error helps Rangers to 4-3 win over banged-up Orioles ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Delino DeShields’ single led to a key error by Chris Davis during his first game in right field in almost three years, and the Texas Rangers beat the banged-up Baltimore Orioles 4-3 on Thursday night. Davis volunteered to play right a day after three Baltimore teammates...
07:00 2019-06-07

MIT's 'RoboRaise' helps you lift things by studying your muscles It's all well and good having a virtual assistant like Alexa or Siri in your lounge, but they make for a pretty useless robotic companion when it comes to shifting a sofa or getting a heavy box from a cupboard. MIT CSAIL has a solution in its sights......
16:52 2019-05-22

Lexington Program Helps Teen Moms Graduate LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Family Care Center in Lexington has a program that helps young adults balance motherhood while completing their education. Peyton Marnye found out she was pregnant at 16. “I was kind of a wild child and getting pregnant was like a switch went off. I calmed do...
00:39 2019-06-07

Windows 10's Xbox bar helps you find and share games Windows 10's May 2019 Update includes one more notable feature: an overlay made just for gamers. Microsoft has detailed an Xbox Game Bar that provides quick access to controls and social features while you're playing. Invoke the Win-G keyboard shortc......
23:52 2019-05-22

Royer scores twice, helps Red Bulls beat NYCFC 2-1 Daniel Royer scored twice in the New York Red Bulls' 2-1 victory over New York City FC. Luis Robles had four saves for the Red Bulls, including a diving stop on Keaton Parks' shot in the 27th minute       ...
03:52 2019-07-15

Project Catalyst helps developers bring iOS apps to the Mac Last year, Apple teased a project called Marzipan, which aims to let developers port iOS apps over to OS X. Today, at WWDC, Apple announced that Marzipan is now called Project Catalyst and is built to work with Xcode developer tools. What this means......
02:13 2019-06-04

Gonzalez helps power Twins to 8-3 victory over Angels ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Marwin Gonzalez homered and drove in three runs as the Minnesota Twins rallied for an 8-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. Gonzalez’s two-run shot in the sixth tied the game at three. Minnesota then broke it open with four in the seve...
08:00 2019-05-22

Breastfeeding relaxation therapy for mothers helps babies eat more (Reuters Health) - Mothers who get breastfeeding support that includes relaxation therapy may feel less stressed and have babies who eat and sleep more than women who don't get this extra help, a small experiment suggests....
20:39 2019-07-04

Little’s 3-inning save helps Stanford beat Fresno St. 8-6 STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Closer Jack Little recorded the final nine outs to save Stanford’s 8-6 victory over Fresno State at the Stanford Regional on Sunday night and extend the Cardinal’s season for at least another day. Duke Kinamon drove in two runs and Tim Tawa had three hits for Stan...
08:52 2019-06-03

Caratini helps rally Cubs past Cardinals 9-4 Pinch-hitter Victor Caratini hit a tiebreaking bases-loaded double in Chicago's four-run sixth inning and the Cubs rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-4       ...
06:39 2019-06-09

Technology helps visually impaired enjoy museums Among the exhibits being presented at the annual conference of the American Alliance of Museums is new technology designed to help the blind "see" art and pictures. (June 4)        ...
11:52 2019-06-04

AI helps drones dodge fast-moving objects In a newly published research paper, scientists propose a novel approach to navigation that enables drones to avoid multiple moving obstacles.Read More...
17:52 2019-06-10

IBM AI helps predict breast cancer a year before it appears IBM isn't just using AI to predict diabetes. Its researchers have developed an AI model that can predict malignant breast cancer within a year with an 87 percent accuracy rate comparable to human radiologists. While there are already AI prediction......
17:00 2019-06-18

Alcantara helps Marlins beat slumping Phillies 2-1 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sandy Alcantara gave Miami’s tired pitching staff a huge boost with a stellar effort. Alcantara pitched 7 2/3 sharp innings, Bryan Holaday hit a solo homer and the Miami Marlins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 Friday night. “He was awesome,” Holaday said of h...
08:26 2019-06-22

| Mahrez helps Algeria brush Guinea aside to reach last eight Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez scored for Algeria as they coasted to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals with a victory over Guinea in Cairo....
03:52 2019-07-08

Martinez cracker helps Colombia past Argentina "Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa America Group B opener on Saturday that burst into life after a sluggish start."...
13:13 2019-06-16

Health-Care Rally Helps Lift Dow Over 27000 A rally in health-care stocks pushed the Dow industrials over 27000 for the first time after the Trump administration abandoned a plan to curb drug rebates....
20:39 2019-07-11

Thomas helps Sun win franchise-record 12th in a row at home UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas scored 20 points, Shekinna Stricklen added 16 and the Connecticut Sun won a franchise-record 12th- straight home game with an 81-67 victory over the Seattle Storm on Sunday. The Sun led 56-54 heading into the fourth quarter when Thomas scored the first four poi...
03:26 2019-06-17

Leonardo DiCaprio helps create new environmental alliance Leonardo DiCaprio is taking his environmental up a notch, creating a new nonprofit environmental powerhouse with billionaire investors and philanthropists Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth...
22:13 2019-07-02

Alo’s HR helps Oklahoma top Alabama, advance to title series OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jocelyn Alo’s monster two-run homer in the fifth inning helped Oklahoma defeat Alabama 7-3 on Sunday night to qualify for the championship series. Alo’s shot cleared the center field seats, the cameras and a slow-pitch fence that is 300 feet to center to give the Soo...
08:52 2019-06-03

Ward helps Auburn outlast Tennessee 5-3 in SEC Tournament HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Judd Ward bunted home the go-ahead run and hit a two-run homer Tuesday as No. 8 seed Auburn defeated No. 9 seed Tennessee 5-3 in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Auburn (33-23) faces No. 1 seed Vanderbilt (45-10) on Wednesday in the first day of double-elimination competit...
05:39 2019-05-22

Our Cause for Paws jewelry helps rescue dogs in peril Apart from running one of America’s top gem meccas, London Jewelers, Candy Udell has a pet project: helping pups stay alive, healthy and happy. “I rescue dogs from all over — Texas, Puerto Rico, China’s meat markets. So far, I’ve saved more than 3,000,’’ says Udell, referring to her impressive rescu...
22:26 2019-05-21

Five-run inning helps Royals edge Blue Jays A five-run outburst in the third inning was enough for the Kansas City Royals to beat the Blue Jays 7-6 on Sunday to end Toronto's small two-game win streak....
01:13 2019-07-01

This AI-powered tool helps you write effective and inclusive job ads HR departments everywhere, here’s a little secret: Women don’t respond well to job ads requesting “superstars” or “ninjas.” This is what hiring platform Unitive discovered in 2015 (Unitive is currently part of HR-software company TalVista) when researching how to take the gender bias out of the empl...
21:00 2019-07-09

Brooklyn man in Batman shirt helps cops take down suspect Sock! Bam!… Snap! A Bay Ridge man wearing a Batman t-shirt transformed into a real-life crime fighting crusader when he chased down a suspect who was fleeing cops — breaking his own leg in the process. Christian Almonte, 22, was driving on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in Bay Ridge Tuesday wh...
03:13 2019-06-08

Give Your Game Nights New Life With Amazon's Prime Day Board Game Deals While there isn’t a big, advertised board game sale this Prime Day, a bunch of popular games are individually discounted for Prime members. The best ones we’ve seen are below, but I’ll give a special shoutout to Ticket to Ride - Europe, which features some mechanics not present in the North American...
16:39 2019-07-15

This addictive 'Game of Thrones' smartphone game will let you give the series a brand-new ending "Reigns: Game of Thrones"/Devolver Digital "Reigns: Game of Thrones" is a strategy game that lets players rule Westeros from the Iron Throne with one of nine rulers. Much like the show, the ruler's decision-making is constantly put to the test, and mismanaging the kingdom could lead to death &mdash...
17:52 2019-05-21

Free PS4 Game Update: Download a huge new PlayStation game and PS Plus bundle Today Dauntless is a fantastic new free game available to play on the PS4 without needing PS Plus. But if you have got an active PlayStation Plus subscription, you can also grab some excellent freebies....
08:26 2019-06-01

New Fallout game revealed ahead of E3 2019: Bethesda's best game gets a sequel - sort of Bethesda could be about to stealth drop a game at E3 2019 - here's everything you need to know about a potential new game incoming from the publisher....
06:26 2019-06-03

Kevin Durant a game-time decision for Warriors in NBA Finals Game 5 Golden State's Kevin Durant – for the first time in NBA Finals – is a game-time decision for Game 5 against Toronto on Monday.       ...
21:52 2019-06-10

I Love When Video Game Music Is So Good I Forget To Actually Play The Game One of my favorite games of the last several years is Facepalm Games’ The Swapper. I like it for a lot of reasons: it’s got this beautiful stop-motion clay art style, an immediately compelling hook in the titular Swapper, a gun that lets you clone yourself and zap your consciousness between those cl...
01:13 2019-07-04

‘Every Game You Like Is Built on the Backs of Workers.’ Video Game Creators Are Burned Out and Desperate for Change Spending on video games and related equipment reached an all-time high last year, with Americans shelling out $42 billion to immerse themselves in virtual worlds where they can steal cars, shoot cowboys, and fight Nazis with abandon. But as tens of thousands of video game fans and creators gather in...
11:52 2019-06-11

Magno strikes out 12, Ohio State ousts McNeese 9-8 in 13 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ridge Winand singled in the winning run in the 13th inning, and Ohio State eliminated McNeese 9-8 Saturday in the Nashville regional of the NCAA Tournament. The Buckeyes (36-26) will play either Vanderbilt, the No. 2 overall seed, or Indiana State on Sunday night. Reliever An...
01:26 2019-06-02

Turkish military strikes against Kurdish militants in Iraq Turkey's military dropped commandos on mountain ridges in a new operation against Kurdish militants based over the border in northern Iraq, the defense ministry said on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-05-28

Rio’s Christ the Redeemer Statue Survives Despite Lightning Strikes Perhaps the best-known landmark in the vast country of Brazil is the colossal statue, ‘Christ the Redeemer’. At 125 feet high, it continues to stand tall despite the fact that it has been struck by lightning multiple times.  ...
06:00 2019-06-30

China Strikes Defiant Stance on Trade Against Trump In a new white paper, Beijing blamed the United States for the breakdown in trade talks. Some companies, like FedEx, are already feeling pressure from the Chinese government....
07:26 2019-06-02

Tunisia's president hospitalized as terror strikes capital Tunisia's aging president, Beji Caid Essebsi, has been rushed to hospital after falling "seriously ill." News of the 92-year-old's deteriorating health came as two suicide bombings struck Tunis....
06:52 2019-06-28

Israel says strikes Syria, Damascus says soldier killed Israel's military said it attacked a Syrian anti-aircraft position that fired on one of its warplanes on Monday, and Syrian state media reported that a soldier had been killed in what it called an "Israeli aggression"....
22:39 2019-05-27

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes off southern Alaska coast HOMER, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck off the coast of southern Alaska, but no damage has been reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit around 1:50 a.m. Monday southwest of the Kenai Peninsula at a depth of 40 miles (65 kilometers). A dispatcher with the Homer Police ...
19:00 2019-05-27

Syrian Government Intensifies Strikes on Opposition Stronghold As rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran draw the world’s attention, the Syrian government and its Russian allies have stepped up airstrikes on Idlib and surrounding areas in a monthslong campaign to recapture the territory....
19:39 2019-07-13

Amtrak train strikes, kills pedestrian near Los Angeles LOS ANGELES — Authorities say a man has died after being struck by an Amtrak train near Los Angeles on Sunday. Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey tells the Orange County Register that Amtrak train 792 was on route to San Diego when it struck the man around 7 p.m. Officials did not ...
12:39 2019-06-03

Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes north-central Peru LIMA, Peru (AP) — A large earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 struck north-central Peru early Sunday, the U.S. Geological survey reported. The quake, at a moderate depth of 114 kilometers (71 miles) struck at 2:41 a.m., 80 kilometers (50 miles) southeast of the village of Lagunas and 158 ...
13:01 2019-05-26

Israel Is Blamed for Deadly Missile Strikes in Syria A series of overnight attacks by warplanes hit Syrian and Iranian-affiliated targets amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran in the region....
17:26 2019-07-01

Blackstone Strikes $18.7 Billion Deal for U.S. Warehouse Network Blackstone is buying a network of U.S. industrial warehouses for $18.7 billion, in the largest private real-estate transaction ever that represents a bet on the continued explosion of e-commerce....
04:00 2019-06-03

Magnitude 8 earthquake strikes Amazon jungle in Peru Peru was devastated by a magnitude 8.0 earthquake that spread hundreds of miles early Sunday — the biggest in the world so far this year. Buildings collapsed and roads were torn up as the quake hit at 2:41 a.m. in the village of Lagunas in the Amazon jungle — with trembles reported almos...
20:26 2019-05-26

Beerensteyn strikes as Netherlands beat Canada to top group The Netherlands' Anouk Dekker and Lineth Beerensteyn breached Canada's normally rock-solid defense with second-half goals to secure a 2-1 win that earned the Dutch top spot in Group E at the women's World Cup on Thursday....
04:13 2019-06-21

3 deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital A tornado has caused heavy damage in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and trapping dozens of people in the wreckage of their homes....
13:00 2019-05-23

Michigan deputy fatally strikes 11-year-old boy on minibike BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-year-old boy who was riding a minibike has been fatally struck by a southern Michigan sheriff’s deputy who was heading to the scene of a burglary. The Calhoun County sheriff’s office says the Battle Creek boy was riding when he was hit sho...
15:00 2019-05-29

Bigmouth strikes again and again: why Morrissey fans feel so betrayed Once his songs of loneliness and shyness made him a hero to misfits and outsiders. Yet now he is voicing his support for a far-right partyIt was once a hearing aid, or a swinging bunch of gladioli. In the 80s Morrissey had a unique way with stage props – let’s face it, he had a unique way with every...
08:00 2019-05-30

| Zaha strikes as Ivory Coast reach Cup of Nations last 16 Wilfried Zaha scored on his first start at this year's Africa Cup of Nations as Ivory Coast clinched a place in the last 16 with victory over Namibia....
21:39 2019-07-01

The Phantom Of Winnipeg strikes again in an exclusive poster debut In most cities around the world, Brian De Palma’s 1974 rock opera-ish The Phantom Of The Paradise is a cult classic, appreciated mostly by self-proclaimed cinephiles with a taste for over-the-top strangeness. (As our own Ignatiy Vishnevetsky describes it in a piece recommending the film: “[Phantom O...
22:26 2019-07-08

Train In Kentucky Strikes 2 Teen Girls, Killing 1 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say a train hit and killed one teen girl and injured another. Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell said in a release that the two teens were on the tracks near the Pope Lick Creek trestle bridge when they were hit by a Norfolk Souther...
11:13 2019-05-27

Train in Kentucky strikes two teen girls, killing one LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Police in Kentucky say a train hit and killed one teen girl and injured another. Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell said in a release that the two teens were on the tracks near the Pope Lick Creek trestle bridge when they were hit by a Norfolk Southern tra...
16:39 2019-05-27

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such flare-up in a week....
08:13 2019-06-02

Netflix strikes blockbuster Shepperton rental deal The entertainment streaming giant‎ Netflix will this week unveil a blockbuster deal to rent the bulk of the world-famous Shepperton studios in Surrey as part of its inexorable global expansion....
14:00 2019-07-03

Kevin Durant’s gamble strikes Yankees’ star who’s been there before CC Sabathia knows first-hand about layering significant risk with free agency nearing and understands the mindset to soldier on while physically compromised. A few minutes after a discussion on these topics in conjunction to Kevin Durant, Sabathia posted on Twitter a picture of him and his friend si...
06:00 2019-06-13

7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia, causes panic A 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook the Moluccas islands on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, creating panic and causing damage to houses in eastern Indonesia....
22:00 2019-07-14

Opinion: Chief US salesman strikes a deal with Poland US President Trump has received his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, with an air show over the White House. This rare honor seals Trump's latest "deal." Both sides will benefit, writes DW’s Bartosz Dudek....
15:26 2019-06-13

Rocket Strikes at Site of Foreign Oil Firms in Iraq A rocket hit a compound in southern Iraq used by Exxon Mobil and other international oil firms, heightening fears among Iraqi officials that tensions between the U.S. and Iran would spill into their country....
03:26 2019-06-20

1 Dead As 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Indonesia's Bali A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person and causing panic among residents....
10:52 2019-07-16

Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: agency An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
09:00 2019-06-17

Major 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Sunday, sending panicked residents running into the streets, but no tsunami warning was issued....
18:39 2019-07-14

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes in southern Philippines, 25 injured An earthquake of 5.5 magnitude struck northern Mindanao in the south of the Philippines early on Saturday, injuring 25 people and causing damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure, Philippine authorities said....
14:00 2019-07-13

Quake with 7.3 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: USGS An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck southeast of the city of Ternate on Sunday, in the Moluccas in the eastern area of Indonesia, the U.S. Geological Survey reported....
13:26 2019-07-14

Late strikes spare Sweden's blushes in 2-0 win over Chile "Kosovare Asllani and Madelen Janogy scored late on as fancied Sweden laboured to a 2-0 victory over women’s World Cup debutants Chile in their Group F encounter at Roazhon Park in Rennes on Tuesday."...
22:52 2019-06-11

Air strikes on Syrian rebel enclave intensify: monitor Air strikes targeted rebel-held cities in northwest Syria on Friday, a war monitor reported, widening bombardment of the last major insurgent enclave to areas that had mostly escaped it....
00:39 2019-07-13

Virtual reality helps Japan's elderly travel the world A team at the University of Tokyo is helping the elderly of Japan travel through virtual reality, taking them everywhere from the canals of Venice to San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge....
04:01 2019-07-16

Nike’s new digital shoe-sizing feature helps you find the right fit Nike’s strong digital presence and tech advancements, like their smart shoe released last year, proves that they’re at the forefront of tech. As Michael Martin, Global Head of Digital Products said on the TNW Conference main stage last month, “Nike is now a technology company — full stop.” During hi...
20:13 2019-07-11

Hachimura hopes his success helps growth of Japan basketball Rui Hachimura used to adore a manga and anime series called "Slam Dunk," which followed a high school basketball team's trials and tribulations and helped bring the sport into the Japanese consciousness....
00:52 2019-06-21

Members Heritage Credit Union Helps Feed Homeless LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A local group got the chance to give back at the Catholic Action Center in Lexington. Members Heritage Credit Union employees provided breakfast Thursday for those at the center. The center will celebrate its 20th anniversary next month. So far, 5.9 million meals have ...
12:01 2019-05-31

Golf: Back nine 28 helps Reavie to six-shot lead at Travelers A blistering seven-under-par 28 for the back nine saw Chez Reavie romp to a six-stroke lead in the third round of the Travelers Championship in Connecticut on Saturday....
12:26 2019-06-23

Chavis’ grand slam helps Red Sox beat Blue Jays 10-8 Rookie Michael Chavis hit a grand slam, Xander Bogaerts had three hits and Andrew Benintendi drove in three runs for Boston on Monday night to lead the Red Sox to a 10-8 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays....
05:13 2019-07-16

A compound in broccoli and kale helps suppress tumor growth A compound present in broccoli, kale, and other cruciferous plants restored an underperforming tumor suppressor in a mouse model of cancer, study reveals....
16:13 2019-05-21

Kawhi Leonard Helps the Raptors Control of Their Series With the Bucks Leonard scored 35 points and showed no obvious signs of the leg soreness that bothered him in Toronto’s wins in the previous two games. He hit the 30-point mark for the fourth time in the series....
09:00 2019-05-24

DNA database helps one of Spain's 'stolen babies' find family But Inés Madrigal also learned that her mother gave her up willingly in Franco-era scandal The first woman recognised by Spanish courts as one of the “stolen babies” of the Franco dictatorship has discovered her biological family thanks to a DNA database.But Inés Madrigal, 50, has also said she lear...
04:00 2019-07-12

Girelli treble helps Italy to thrash Jamaica to reach last 16 Italy's Cristiana Girelli bagged a hat-trick and substitute Aurora Galli struck twice as they thrashed Jamaica 5-0 to qualify for the last 16 of the women’s World Cup on Friday....
01:26 2019-06-15

Dylan Covey helps White Sox beat sloppy Indians 6-1 Dylan Covey pitches 6 effective innings as Chicago White Sox top Cleveland Indians 6-1 for 5th straight win        ...
05:52 2019-06-01

Louisiana dry cleaner helps military museum unravel history Matthew Porche, a third-generation owner of Uneeda Dry Cleaners in Houma, La., is lending a hand to a southern Louisiana military museum in restoring the history of American soldiers who served in World War I and World War II....
20:52 2019-06-28

New twist in Sebastian Telfair case helps him dodge sentencing Former NBA star Sebastian Telfair dodged sentencing in his gun possession case on Tuesday, as his lawyer claimed there is new evidence that exonerates him. Attorney Richard Southard said new enhanced video of the one-time Sports Illustrated cover boy’s 2017 arrest proves a cop perjured himself...
23:00 2019-06-18

Little's 3-inning save helps Stanford beat Fresno St. 8-6 Closer Jack Little recorded the final nine outs to save Stanford's 8-6 victory over Fresno State at the Stanford Regional and extend the Cardinal's season for at least another day        ...
08:52 2019-06-03

Google Maps AI helps you discover a restaurant's popular dishes Google is trying to take some of the guesswork out of trying a new restaurant. The company is trotting out an update to Google Maps that uses machine learning to highlight the popular dishes at an eatery. Tap on a place and it'll show the most popu......
01:52 2019-05-31

MIT’s sensor-packed glove helps AI identify objects by touch Researchers have spent years trying to teach robots how to grip different objects without crushing or dropping them. They could be one step closer, thanks to this low-cost, sensor-packed glove. In a paper published in Nature, a team of MIT scientists......
01:52 2019-05-31

Adames homer helps Rays end road skid, beat A’s 5-3 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Willy Adames homered and threw out a runner at home, and the Tampa Bay Rays snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night. Adames finished with three hits. Second baseman Brandon Lowe doubled twice and made a stellar defensive ...
08:26 2019-06-22

Smartphone app helps patients in small study better manage migraines Migraine sufferers had an average of four fewer headaches a month after using RELAXaHEAD, a smartphone-based relaxation technique, at least twice a week....
18:52 2019-06-04

Fowles makes history, helps Lynx beat Mercury 75-62 Sylvia Fowles set a WNBA record with her 157th career double-double and the Minnesota Lynx pulled away in the second half to beat the Phoenix Mercury 75-62       ...
03:52 2019-07-15

Technology helps advisors take financial planning to the next level for clients Financial advisors are turning to sophisticated and accessible financial-planning software to deliver on the promise of "holistic financial planning" for their clients....
15:13 2019-05-30

Tanaka helps Yankees earn 4-2 victory over Blue Jays Masahiro Tanaka pitched six strong innings, Gio Urshela drove in two runs, and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2       ...
23:39 2019-07-14

Opening argument: Green helps Yankees beat White Sox 8-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Gleyber Torres hit a two-run homer and the New York Yankees stayed perfect when they use an opener, cooling off the Chicago White Sox with an 8-4 win Saturday night. Torres capped New York’s four-run fourth with his 15th homer, a drive to center off Reynaldo López. He also had a...
11:00 2019-06-16

7-run ninth inning helps Creighton beat Michigan at NCAA CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Will Hanafan’s two-run single capped Creighton’s seven-run ninth inning and the No. 2 seed Bluejays beat Michigan 11-7 on Sunday night to avoid elimination in the NCAA Tournament’s Corvallis regional. The teams play again Monday, with the winner advancing to ...
08:52 2019-06-03

A Breakfast Invitation Helps Rebuild a Crown Prince’s Standing Pushed to the side the last time the leaders of the Group of 20 met, the de facto Saudi leader, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, is back in the mainstream....
02:52 2019-06-29

Virtual reality helps police learn to interact with autistic WASHINGTON (AP) — Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry. A new training simulation using virtual reality headsets is being rolled out by Axon, the company best known ...
10:26 2019-05-24

Prediction tool helps identify people at high risk for HIV Researchers have developed a new tool to pinpoint patients at high risk for contracting HIV to provide them with preventive preexposure prophylaxis treatment....
05:01 2019-07-09

Murphy's homer in 8th helps Rockies beat Reds 3-2 Daniel Murphy hit a go-ahead solo shot in the eighth for his first homer at Coors Field as a member of the Rockies and Colorado rallied for a 3-2 win over Cincinnati Reds that snapped a six-game skid       ...
05:52 2019-07-13

Gordon helps Mariners beat sloppy Twins 9-6 in 10 innings MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dee Gordon scored on one of Minnesota’s three errors in the 10th inning, helping the Seattle Mariners beat the Twins 9-6 on Wednesday night. Gordon opened the 10th with a ground-rule double. Shed Long then walked before the runners advanced on Dylan Moore’s sacrifice. ...
08:26 2019-06-13

Brexit helps New York take top finance spot from London: survey Fallout from Brexit has helped New York overtake London to become the world's pre-eminent financial center, a survey of financial executives by Duff & Phelps showed on Tuesday....
13:26 2019-05-28

Bumpass' RBI triple helps Cincinnati beat Oregon St. 7-6 A.J. Bumpass went 5 for 5, including a go-ahead RBI triple in the top of the ninth inning, to help No. 4 seed Cincinnati beat defending national champion Oregon State 7-6 in an NCAA Tournament regional opener        ...
10:26 2019-06-01

Girelli treble helps Italy thrash Jamaica to reach last 16 "Italy\u0027s Cristiana Girelli bagged a hat-trick and substitute Aurora Galli struck twice as they thrashed Jamaica 5-0 to qualify for the last 16 of the women’s World Cup on Friday."...
22:26 2019-06-14

What’s in a Name? A Lot. ‘The Name Change Project’ Helps Trans Folks Own Their Entire Lives Cris Lee, a resident of Washington, D.C., is a program manager at a nonprofit that works with traditionally underserved communities. Lee is also a trans man. He has been medically transitioning for just over two years (using testosterone as a hormone replacement), but transitioning socially almost ...
22:01 2019-07-16

Chick-Fil-A manager helps WWII vet change tire in act of kindness When a 96-year-old World War II veteran entered a Maryland Chick-Fil-A Thursday seeking help to replace a flat tire, a manager offered to help “without hesitation,” according to a fellow employee....
12:26 2019-07-12

Popular Green Valley Restaurant helps shooting victims GREEN VALLEY AZ. – The Easy Street Lounge in Green Valley, Arizona became a crime scene on Saturday afternoon when a father carrying his bleeding child came through the backdoor. This came minutes after the father was involved in a rolling gun battle down Interstate 19 near Green Valley over t...
05:26 2019-07-02

App helps people learn to meditate, improves attention skills (Reuters Health) - An experimental app may help people learn to meditate, which in turn yields improvements in attention span and working memory, a new study suggests....
23:52 2019-06-06

New technology helps search teams find people in wilderness HONOLULU (AP) — The dramatic rescue of a hiker lost for more than two weeks in a remote Hawaii forest is showing how emerging technology is helping search teams more efficiently scour the wilderness for missing people. Hundreds of volunteers used a GPS-enabled trail hiking app on their cellphones to...
08:00 2019-06-24

Domingo Germán helps Yankees beat Blue Jays 4-0 Domingo Germán cruised through six innings of three-hit ball, Edwin Encarnación hit a three-run double and the New York Yankees kicked off the second half with a 4-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night....
06:26 2019-07-13

Scientists Find a New Kind of Cell That Helps Heal the Heart The human body has plenty of nifty tricks to keep itself alive for as long as possible, and scientists still haven’t come close to figuring them all out. Case in point, a team of researchers this week describe a previously unknown type of cell near the heart that helps it heal from injury. The disco...
17:13 2019-07-16

History’s Game Changers: Inside the Video Game Wars — A romp through gaming’s early days Game Changers: Inside the Video Game Wars is a documentary airing soon on the History Channel that captures the great moments of the dawn of video games.Read More...
18:13 2019-06-07

Massive E3 Leak Reveals From Software Game With George R.R. Martin, New Tales Game, Ni no Kuni Remastered A security flaw on publisher Bandai Namco’s website has led to a major new E3 leak that reveals three new games: the rumored From Software-George R.R. Martin collaboration, a new Tales game, and Ni no Kuni remastered....
04:13 2019-06-08

Apple's ground game versus Google's long game As Android has failed to expand far beyond smartphones, Apple has fortified a device ecosystem around pillars of related operating systems. Google sees AI as its wrecking ball....
22:13 2019-06-17

Team studies drone strikes on airplanes by firing them into a wall at 500 MPH Bird strikes are a very real danger to planes in flight, and consequently aircraft are required to undergo bird strike testing — but what about drones? With UAV interference at airports on the rise, drone strike testing may soon be likewise mandatory, and if it’s anything like what these Germa...
04:26 2019-07-02

Earthquake strikes Tokyo ahead of Trump’s visit to Japan President Trump’s trip to Japan started with a bang – a magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near the golf course where he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are set to play golf Sunday. The temblor, which rattled Tokyo just hours before Trump’s arrival, briefly halted nearby bullet trains, but did not dera...
17:00 2019-05-25

Israeli aircraft strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said it struck Syrian artillery and aerial defense batteries in retaliation for Saturday's firing of two rockets at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights....
16:52 2019-06-02

‘We need everyone’: Greta Thunberg calls on adults to join climate strikes A general strike globally on 20 September could be a ‘turning point in our history’, say young activistsRead the call to action by Greta Thunberg and other youth climate strikersGreta Thunberg and leading youth strikers for climate action from across the world have called for all adults to join a gl...
19:13 2019-05-23

| Strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes NE of Tonga: US quake monitor A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck centred 97 kilometres (60 miles) north-east of Ohonua, on the Pacific island of Tonga, the US Geological Survey reported....
09:13 2019-06-16

Strong quake strikes off El Salvador, no initial reports of damage An earthquake measured at 6.6 magnitude struck off the coast of El Salvador early on Thursday, though emergency services in the Central American country said there were no initial reports of significant damage....
14:39 2019-05-30

Bernie Sanders campaign rallies support at McDonald's strikes across US Campaign uses its extensive email list to protest for $15 minimum wage, union rights and actions against violence and harassmentSenator Bernie Sanders rallied supporters to picket lines in cities across the United States on Thursday as McDonald’s workers walked out on strike to fight for a $15 minim...
18:00 2019-05-23

Machis strikes power Venezuela into Copa quarter-finals "An impressive double from striker Darwin Machis helped Venezuela book their place in the Copa America quarter-finals with a comfortable 3-1 win over Bolivia on Saturday, qualifying as runners-up in Group A behind Brazil."...
23:52 2019-06-22

U.N. says Libyan guards reportedly shot at migrants fleeing air strikes The United Nations said on Thursday it had information that Libyan guards shot at refugees and migrants trying to flee from air strikes that killed at least 53 people, including six children, in a migrant detention center....
14:00 2019-07-04

Soccer: Late strikes spare Sweden's blushes in 2-0 win over Chile Kosovare Asllani and Madelen Janogy scored late on as fancied Sweden labored to a 2-0 victory over women’s World Cup debutants Chile in their Group F encounter at Roazhon Park in Rennes on Tuesday....
21:52 2019-06-11

Undersea earthquake strikes Indonesian tourist island Bali An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of the Indonesian tourist island of Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said....
04:13 2019-07-16

Quake of magnitude 6.4 strikes off Kermadec islands in Pacific: USGS A 6.4 magnitude quake struck off the Kermadec islands in the Pacific on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage in area frequently hit by quakes....
20:26 2019-06-27

| Trump approved strikes on Iran but abruptly canceled it - reports US President Donald Trump has approved military strikes against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching the attacks, the New York Times has reported....
15:26 2019-06-21

2 ambulance workers killed in strikes on Syria rebel enclave Syrian rescuers say at least two ambulance workers and several other civilians, including children have been killed in government airstrikes in the last rebel stronghold in the country’s northwest...
15:00 2019-06-20

Crime Trackers: High tech ring strikes Oro Valley TUCSON –  A high tech crime ring is swooping in on the Tucson area. Oro Valley Police say they are stealing money in a way they’ve never heard of. According to OVPD, on June 17, a suspect walked into the Pima Federal Credit Union in Oro Valley and opened up a fraudulent account. The man ...
21:39 2019-07-09

As Strikes End, Supreme Court Defers Hearing On Security Of Doctors The Supreme Court Tuesday deferred the hearing on a plea seeking protection of doctors in government hospitals, saying since doctors have called off their strike in West Bengal and other states, there......
01:26 2019-06-19

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

School climate strikes expected to be largest yet – live coverage Students around the world are walking out of lessons in order to demand politicians take urgent action on climate changeAre you taking part? Share your photos, videos and experiences 10.06am BST Fridays For Future Rojava!!!! Around 50 people joined the action today in Qamislo, Syria! #FridaysForFutu...
11:13 2019-05-24

West Virginia Republicans Want to Kill Teachers' Strikes for Good The teachers’ strikes in West Virginia may have been an inspiring success story for the labor movement, but the state Republican party is far from done trying to wage war on teachers....
21:39 2019-06-03

Blackberry’s Cylance strikes strategic alliance with NordVPN, LastPass Cylance, the security solution owned by Blackberry, is teaming up with popular VPN company NordVPN and password reminder specialist LastPass to provide with a one-stop-shop privacy and security package. At $9.99 per month, it represents a 60% discount or around $200 off the standard price. Curi...
18:13 2019-05-24

Tornado hits northeast China as more 'extreme' weather strikes A tornado swept through the northeastern Chinese province of Liaoning on Wednesday, killing six and injuring 190, the state broadcaster said, amid a series of "extreme" weather events that government forecasters have linked to climate change....
05:26 2019-07-04

Supreme Court strikes down Obama-era Medicare policy change The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday a change by the Obama administration about how Medicare reimbursements are made to hospitals should be reversed because the government didn't follow proper procedure....
20:00 2019-06-03

'Fortnite's' latest weapon lets you summon air strikes with a grenade Epic Games has added Air Strikes to the Fortnite arsenal. With the weapon, you can launch a canister of colored smoke into an area and summon a hail storm of fire from above. You'll find the canisters in floor loot, chests, supply drops, vending mach......
18:52 2019-07-09

Trump hopes lightning strikes twice as 2020 campaign set to launch When Trump kicks off his re-election bid in Florida next week, the insurgent is now the incumbent – and it appears the presidency hasn’t changed his strategyWhen Donald Trump launches his presidential re-election campaign next week, he will do it at a rally in the Amway Center – home to sports teams...
07:39 2019-06-13

| Mahrez strikes as Algeria make light work of Kenya Riyad Mahrez scored as an untroubled Algeria cruised to victory over Africa Cup of Nations underdogs Kenya in their first game of the competition in Cairo....
10:00 2019-06-24

Rolls-Royce strikes UK's biggest pension deal with insurer L&G Rolls-Royce agreed Britain's largest ever transfer of corporate pension risk, announcing on Thursday it would shift 4.6 billion pounds ($5.8 billion) of assets to insurer Legal & General....
11:39 2019-06-06