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All-Star Game television rating sets record low

Baseball's All-Star Game had record low 5.0 television rating and was seen by 8.14 million viewers, down from 5.2 rating and 8.69 million viewers last year       ...

All-Star Game television rating sets record low

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The Latest: Game 4 sets another Canadian viewing record TORONTO (AP) — The Latest from Monday night’s Game 5 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The NBA says some portion of Game 4 of the NBA Finals was watched by almost 11 million Canadians, setting another viewership record in that country. The average audience in Canada for Toronto...
00:39 2019-06-11

India posts record, sets Pakistan 337 to win World Cup game Rohit Sharma scored his second century of the World Cup and Virat Kohli surpassed 11,000 runs in one-day international cricket as India posted a record 336-5 at Old Trafford in a rain-interrupted group game against archrival Pakistan....
22:00 2019-06-16

James Holzhauer wins 24th ‘Jeopardy!’ game, sets new record Trivia all-star James Holzhauer banked another $86,905 Tuesday for his 24th consecutive win on “Jeopardy!,” bringing his grand total to $1,867,142. With tonight’s honors, Holzhauer now has the highest per-game average in the history of “Jeopardy!,” which has been on the...
06:13 2019-05-22

Trump’s approval rating hits record high: poll Riding the wave of a red-hot economy, President Trump’s approval rating is the highest of his presidency, a new poll out Sunday showed. Forty-four percent of Americans gave Trump a thumbs up for the way he’s handling his office, an increase of 5 percentage points since April and 2 percen...
19:52 2019-07-07

CBOE SETS ALL-TIME MONTHLY RECORD; CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) Posts Second Straight Month of Record Volume CHICAGO, June 1, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that May 2010 average daily volume (ADV) of 6.6 million contracts was an all-time record for any month in the Exchange's history, surpassing the previous ADV record of 6.1 million contracts in September 2008. May also ...
10:26 2019-05-22

Second U.S. Democratic debate sets TV ratings record About 18.1 million television viewers watched Thursday night's debate among 10 Democrats running for U.S. president, a record for a Democratic primary face-off, according to Nielsen data released by NBC News....
21:26 2019-06-28

MLB sets record for most home runs in a month MLB players hit a total of 1,135 home runs in the month of May, a new record for homers in a calendar month.        ...
16:13 2019-06-01

Mel B Sets the Record Straight on Rumors She Went Blind: "I Was Not OK" Mel B is setting the record straight on rumors about her eye. Over the weekend, reports started spreading that the Spice Girls star had been hospitalized after losing her vision. While......
20:01 2019-05-21

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

UPDATE 1-Second U.S. Democratic debate sets TV ratings record About 18.1 million television viewers watched Thursday night's debate among 10 Democrats running for U.S. president, a record for a Democratic primary face-off, according to Nielsen data released by NBC News....
21:52 2019-06-28

Ramos sets record in Spain’s win over Faeroe Islands TORSHAVN, Faeroe Islands (AP) — The Spanish soccer federation says Sergio Ramos has become the player with most wins with a national team after Spain defeated the Faeroe Islands 4-1 in qualifying for the 2020 European Championship on Friday. Ramos contributed with a sixth-minute goal in what was his...
00:52 2019-06-08

Man Sets World Record For Highest Speed Reached On A Tuk Tuk A man who has set a new world record for the highest speed reached on a tuk tuk says he is "over the moon" at his achievement. Matt Everard, 46, from Essex, UK, set a speed of 119.583 kmph on a tuk......
16:13 2019-05-21

Zlatan Ibrahimovic sets MLS salary record at $7.2 million BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic is earning a Major League Soccer-record $7.2 million salary this season. The 37-year-old Ibrahimovic, who earned a relatively modest $1.5 million last year, broke the previous mark of Toronto’s Sebastian Giovinco, who had $7,115,556 in ...
18:26 2019-06-12

VIX Futures Volume in Non-U.S. Trading Hours Sets New Daily Record CHICAGO, IL -- November 9, 2016 -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced record volume was set in futures contracts on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) traded in non-U.S. trading hours with an estimated 263,663 contracts changing hands. This record surpasses the previo...
22:13 2019-05-21

VIX Futures Volume In Non-U.S.Trading Hours Sets New Daily Record CHICAGO, IL - August 1, 2014 -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced record trading volume in CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® index) futures during non-U.S. trading hours, with an estimated 68,033 contracts changing hands. Today's record surpasses the previous record in non-U.S. tradi...
03:39 2019-05-22

Federal minimum wage sets record with no increase since 2009 Baseline wage has remained unchanged at $7.25 an hourInflation has raised cost of living by 18% since last raiseThe US federal minimum wage has gone a record length of time without an increase, with the $7.25-an-hour base, remaining unchanged for nearly a decade as of Sunday.For minimum-wage workers...
20:39 2019-06-16

Davies sets club record at 7-0, Brewers beat Pirates 5-3 Zach Davies became the first Milwaukee starter to win his first seven decisions in a season, hanging on for five innings before the Brewers' bullpen finished off a 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates       ...
03:26 2019-06-09

Roberts Sets NCAA Championships 110H Record in Semifinals Daniel Roberts in NCAA 110m hurdles – UK Athletics AUSTIN, Texas – Kentucky track and field junior Daniel Roberts smashed the NCAA Championships 110-meter hurdles record in his semifinal race on Wednesday running an impressively smooth time of 13.06 on Wednesday at Mike A. Myers Stadium to qua...
04:39 2019-06-06

'Spider-Man: Far From Home' sets box office record for Tuesday opening Sony and Marvel's latest superhero epic "Spider-Man: Far From Home" swinged into theaters on Tuesday, earning a record setting $39.3 million at the box office....
23:39 2019-07-03

VIX Futures Average Daily Volume Sets New Record In February CHICAGO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today reported  that average daily volume (ADV) in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) and total exchange-wide ADV at CFE reached record levels in February 2014.  Also during the month, the exchange launched ...
04:52 2019-05-22

VIX Futures Volume in Non-U.S. Trading Hours Sets New Daily Record CHICAGO, IL – June 24, 2016 -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced  record volume was set in VIX Futures traded in non-U.S. trading hours with an estimated 235,000 contracts changing hands. Today’s record surpasses the previous single-day record of 140,811 contracts set during ...
23:26 2019-05-21

New 2019 Renault Megane R.S. Trophy-R sets Nurburgring lap record News 21 May, 2019 The Renault Megane R.S Trophy-R has set the record for fastest front-wheel drive car at the Nurburgring, with a time of 7:40.100 minutes...
18:39 2019-05-21

C2 Options Exchange Sets New Single-Day Trading Record on Thursday CHICAGO, August 4, 2011 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that C2 Options Exchange (C2), the company's alternative all-electronic market, set a new high for volume in a single-day with 462,256 contracts traded on Thursday, August 4. Today's record trading activity surpassed the pr...
08:26 2019-05-22

CBOE Sets New Single-Day Volume Record for Second Consecutive Trading Day CHICAGO, August 8, 2011 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that for a second consecutive trading day, trading volume at Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) reached a new all-time high. The reported 10,856,041 options contracts that changed hands during today's trading session sli...
08:26 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings’ C2 Options Exchange Sets Daily Volume Record CHICAGO, IL – May 17, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) said Wednesday trading volume at the all-electronic C2 Options Exchange, Incorporated (C2) set a one-day trading record with reported trading volume of 966,604 contracts, surpassing a previous single-day record of 825,299 c...
22:13 2019-05-21

Jed Wyatt's Sister Sets the Record Straight on Her Conversation With Hannah Brown It looks like hometown dates could have gone better for Jed Wyatt's sister Lily. Fans watched Hannah Brown travel across the country and meet the families of her four remaining......
22:13 2019-07-09

Texas longhorn sets Guinness world record for longest horns GOODWATER, Ala. (AP) — A Texas longhorn in Alabama has set a mark recognized by the Guinness World Records for longest horns, with a span wider than the Statue of Liberty’s face. News outlets cite Guinness World Records as announcing last week that Poncho Via’s horns measured just over 1...
17:00 2019-06-18

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Sets Record Daily Volume CHICAGO, August 13, 2010 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today reported that trading volume on Thursday, August 12 was a record for any day at CBSX. More than 63.7 million shares changed hands, surpassing the previous daily record of 59.8 million shares traded on July 23, 2010. CBSX, which pos...
10:26 2019-05-22

Marta sets record with 17th World Cup goal in Brazil victory Marta set a record for men and women with her 17th career World Cup goal in Brazil’s 1-0 victory over Italy on Tuesday night at Valenciennes that advanced the Selecao to the knockout rounds for the sixth straight time. The 33-year-old forward, playing in her fifth World Cup, scored on a penalt...
23:52 2019-06-18

Futures on CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) Sets New Single-Day Trading Record CHICAGO, July 14, 2011 - CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) announced today that trading volume in futures based on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) established a new single-day record of 104,773 contracts on Thursday. Today's record exceeded the previous daily record of 101,146 contracts set on J...
08:26 2019-05-22

Arctic fox sets record with epic 2,000-mile trek from Norway to Canada This stone cold fox just set a new land-speed record for the species by traveling more than 2,000 miles from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, according to stunned researchers at the Norwegian Polar Institute. But the epic trek didn’t take place all at once — it happened in three freezing-temp...
19:00 2019-07-02

Trump sets record $7M one-day fundraising goal to top Biden, Beto, Bernie The Trump-Pence campaign has set a $7 million fundraising goal for Tuesday, the day President Trump is traveling to Orlando, Fla., to officially announce his reelection bid....
22:39 2019-06-18

Hassan breaks women's mile world record, GB's Muir sets new PB "Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands broke the 23-year-old women’s mile world record on Friday when she clocked four minutes 12.33 seconds in a race dedicated to former American runner Gabe Grunewald, who died from cancer last month at the age of 32."...
05:52 2019-07-13

21-year-old Viktor Hovland sets U.S. Open amateur scoring record Oklahoma State standout Viktor Hovland submitted the lowest 72-hole score for an amateur in U.S. Open history.        ...
04:26 2019-06-17

2011 Trading Volume at CBOE Futures Exchange Sets New Annual Record CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2011 was the busiest year in CFE history, with annual trading volume surpassing twelve million contracts for the first time ever. During the record-setting year, nearly every major trading metric at the ...
08:26 2019-05-22

Halsey Sets the Record Straight After Being Accused of Using LGBTQ Community as a "Marketing Strategy" Halsey is not here for unnecessary drama. On Saturday, the 24-year-old star took to Instagram to share a candid snapshot from her concert in Brazil. "peak bi gurl evolution," she......
05:52 2019-07-08

Miley Cyrus Sets the Record Straight on That Cardi B and Nicki Minaj Lyric When it comes to Nicki Minaj and Cardi B's drama, Miley Cyrus isn't picking sides. After making headlines this weekend for her performance of "Cattitude," the 26-year-old......
01:00 2019-05-29

Jenelle Evans Sets the Record Straight on ''Absurd'' Custody Battle Rumors Jenelle Evans is dispelling the "absurd" rumors surrounding her ongoing custody battle. It's been a tumultuous few weeks for the Teen Mom star as she and husband, David Eason,......
00:52 2019-06-06

Jeff Koons 'Rabbit' sculpture sets $91.1 million record for a living artist A 1986 "Rabbit" sculpture by American pop artist Jeff Koons sold for $91.1 million in New York on Wednesday, a record price for a work by a living artist, Christie's auction house said....
21:39 2019-05-21

Carli Lloyd sets Women's World Cup record as US clinches spot in next round Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals Sunday to become the first player to score in six straight Women's World Cup matches as the United States defeated Chile 3-0 in Paris....
22:26 2019-06-16

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Sets Record Monthly Volume in July CHICAGO, Aug 02, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today announced that CBSX trading volume in July reached an all-time monthly high with 598.0 million shares traded, an average daily volume (ADV) of 28.0 million shares. This surpasses the previous mont...
10:26 2019-05-22

Netflix's Murder Mystery Sets Opening Weekend Record With 30 Million Views Netflix has announced that its Jennifer Aniston, Adam Sandler-starrer comedy Murder Mystery has set a new opening weekend record for a Netflix film, claiming that more than 30.8 million member......
10:39 2019-06-19

U.S. women's soccer jersey sets sales record amid World Cup fervor The U.S. women's national soccer team added wattage to its World Cup star power on Monday as sports apparel-maker Nike said the team's home jersey is a record-breaking seller on its retail site....
01:26 2019-07-02

2010 Trading Volume at CBOE Futures Exchange Sets New Annual Record CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2010 was the busiest trading year in its history as a total of 4,402,378 contracts changed hands. The record volume during 2010 surpassed the previous high of 1,161,019 contracts traded in 2008 by 279 per...
10:26 2019-05-22

Marvel sets the record straight on Captain America’s time traveling in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ If there’s one thing Avengers: Endgame fans couldn’t really agree on about the ending, it was Captain America’s time travel escapade. To what version of the past did Steve Rogers go? Did he create an alternate timeline by staying in the past, or did he live quietly in this one, wit...
23:00 2019-07-01

Porsha Williams' Fiancé Dennis McKinley Sets the Record Straight on Affair Rumors Peach, please! Things seem to be heating up in Atlanta, and we're not talking about the June weather. On Monday, Real Housewives of Atlanta fans began to wonder what was going on......
03:39 2019-06-04

Von Miller sets sights on breaking Bruce Smith's NFL record for career sacks Von Miller isn't even halfway to Bruce Smith's career record for sacks, but the Broncos linebacker wants to topple the Hall of Famer's mark.       ...
01:13 2019-06-21

Watch: Pete Alonso sets Mets record for rookie homers before All-Star break New York Mets star Pete Alonso hit his 16th home run of the season against the Washington Nationals, setting the franchise mark for rookie bombs before the All-Star break....
22:39 2019-05-22

Colts owner Jim Irsay sets auction record by spending $3.975 million for David Gilmour guitar Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour put instruments up for bid to benefit environmental organization ClientEarth, and Colts owner Jim Irsay paid up.       ...
17:52 2019-06-21

July Average Daily Volume at CBOE Futures Exchange Sets Record for Third Consecutive Month CHICAGO, August 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that record monthly average daily volume (ADV) was achieved during July, the second busiest trading month ever at the exchange. For futures on the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), July trading activity remained...
08:26 2019-05-22

CBOE SETS RECORD DAILY VOLUME IN EQUITY OPTIONS ON FRIDAY: NEARLY 4.6 MILLION CONTRACTS CHANGE HANDS Chicago, April 20, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that on Friday, April 17, the Exchange recorded its best single-day equity options volume ever as 4,598,738 contacts changed hands.This surpasses the Exchange's previous equity options volume high of 4,273,390 contra...
13:26 2019-05-22

CFE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME DURING NOVEMBER SETS NEW MONTHLY RECORD; ADV Posts Gain For Seventh Consecutive Month Chicago, December 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that average daily volume during November was the highest monthly ADV in the six-year history of the Exchange as the 9,228 contracts traded per day bested the previous high of 9,019 contracts per day in November 2007.No...
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE SETS DAILY RECORDS FOR TOTAL VOLUME AND ETF VOLUME; CFE SETS TOTAL DAILY VOLUME RECORD CHICAGO, May 7, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that Thursday, May 6 was its most active trading day ever as a record 10,571,568 contracts changed hands, surpassing the previous daily record of 9,975,464 contracts traded on September 18, 2008. ETF options volume at CB...
10:26 2019-05-22

CBOE SETS SECOND CONSECUTIVE ALL-TIME SINGLE DAY VOLUME RECORD ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18; This Week Is Poised To Stand As The Busiest In 35 Years CHICAGO, September 18, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that trading volume reached a new all-time high for the second consecutive day.The 9,998,529 contracts reported traded on Thursday, September 18 was the busiest single trading day in CBOE's 35-year history, surpa...
13:26 2019-05-22

Raptors fan sets off 3 a.m. fireworks outside Warriors hotel prior to Game 1 A basketball fan set off fireworks outside of a Toronto hotel apparently in an effort to keep the opposing team from getting a good night’s sleep before the NBA Finals....
11:26 2019-05-31

The Disney heiress who has demanded a wealth tax on the ultra-rich and thinks private jets should be outlawed finally sets the record straight on her personal net worth Rebecca Sapp/Getty Images for International Documentary Association Heiress Abigail Disney has a net worth of $120 million, she told the Financial Times. Disney has previously declined to share her net worth but has criticized wealth inequality in the United States, Business Insider reported. Disne...
12:39 2019-07-06

Langston Jackson Sets State 100M Record, Wins State Titlle LEXINGTON, Ky- Kentucky track and field commit Langston Jackson put on one final show at the high school ranks, and he did so on the track that he will compete on next season. Jackson set the all-time state record with a 10.23 100M dash, winning the Class 3A State Championship in the process. Jackso...
20:00 2019-06-01

VOLUME IN S&P 500 INDEX OPTIONS SETS NEW SINGLE DAY TRADING RECORD ON MONDAY; CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) Reached New Intraday and Closing Highs CHICAGO, October 6, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that on Monday, October 6, several records were established at the Exchange as trading in S&P 500 Index (SPX) options soared to a new all-time high and the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) reached record levels both intra-day ...
13:26 2019-05-22

MLB roundup: D-backs top Phils in record 13-homer game The Diamondbacks hit a franchise-record eight home runs, and they combined with the Phillies for a major-league-record 13 homers as Arizona won 13-8 at Philadelphia on Monday....
10:13 2019-06-11

TV record: Six million people in UK tune in for Women's World Cup game The match between England and Scotland on Sunday at France 2019 broke UK television viewing figure records for a women's football game, says the BBC....
17:26 2019-06-10

World Cup opening game draws record audience in France The opening game of the women's soccer World Cup between France and South Korea drew a record 9.83 million viewers in the host nation on Friday, according to figures released on Saturday....
16:26 2019-06-08

The ‘Game of Thrones’ finale smashed every ratings record in HBO history Sunday’s finale of Game of Thrones may have sparked intense debate over how one of the biggest TV shows in recent memory drew to a close — but at least it went out on top. The numbers are in, and the official tally is that 13.6 million viewers watched the initial airing of the show, a nu...
17:26 2019-05-21

'Game of Thrones' series finale draws record 19.3 million U.S. viewers: HBO Some 19.3 million U.S. viewers watched the series finale of television's "Game of Thrones" on Sunday - a record audience for the fantasy series, cable channel HBO said....
17:26 2019-05-21

Padres, Rockies combine for record-setting scoring explosion in four-game series The Coors Field series between NL West rivals breaks a 90-year-old MLB record with 92 runs scored in the four-game set.       ...
03:39 2019-06-17

'Game of Thrones' hits record 19.3 million viewers in series finale despite fan backlash Despite high criticism from fans, the final episode of "Game of Thrones" shattered single-night viewing records Sunday, with 19.3 million tuning in to watch the finale....
14:52 2019-05-21

Lee Iacocca Was a C.E.O. for the Television Age Before the cult of the modern corporate chief, the late Chrysler leader fused his identity with his company’s, helping him sell cars and win over Washington....
15:52 2019-07-03

'Game of Thrones' finale sets records with 13.6 million TV viewers, 19.3 million overall The series finale of 'Game of Thrones' Sunday is HBO's most-watched single telecast, surpassing a 'Sopranos' episode from 2002.        ...
15:52 2019-05-21

Why Is Chris Matthews Still on Television? When Chris Matthews interviewed Senator Kamala Harris following her winning performance on the Democratic debate stage, he managed to bungle an otherwise normal conversation with an absurd question about race. Namely, how did Kamala Harris end up not hating the whites?...
22:52 2019-06-28

Uber will now kick you off its app if your rating is too low According to an app researcher Jane Manchun Wong with a history of impressive scoops that come from her constant reverse-engineering of popular mobile apps, it seems that Uber may be testing a feature that would represent a significant change to the ride-sharing business. Uber is apparently testing ...
00:39 2019-05-30

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

My credit rating suffered when I tried to buy smartphones After ordering and checking my credit rating several times, I can’t reverse the damage to my ratingI ordered two new smartphone contracts for myself and my wife. My wife decided to go for a different handset, so I cancelled her contract and reapplied.On the delivery day, I called to find out when it...
09:39 2019-06-20

A bad Uber rating could get you banned from the service If your Uber rating is too low, you could be banned from using the car-riding service. Uber announced it was refreshing its guidelines.        ...
02:26 2019-05-30

Alabama Public Television won’t run ‘Arthur’ gay wedding BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Public Television has chosen not to air an episode of the PBS children’s show “Arthur” because it included a same-sex wedding. The episode “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone” aired nationally on May 13, showing Arthur attending the wedd...
16:52 2019-05-21

Gray Television well placed for U.S. election ad deluge: Barron's Broadcasting company Gray Television Inc is well placed to profit from an anticipated deluge of political advertising ahead of U.S. elections in 2020, according to Barron's....
21:52 2019-07-07

Amazon Fire TV gets new live television section If you have an Amazon Fire TV device and you use it to watch live television, you'll be pleased to know that finding live TV channels is about to get easier than ever before.The company has announced that Fire TV devices in the US will be getting a new dedicated 'Live' tab, which the ...
12:52 2019-07-01

S&P Rating Is Landmark for Chinese Bond Market S&P Global became the first foreign credit-rating company to offer an independent assessment of risk in China’s vast domestic debt market, giving a top grade to a unit of the country’s largest bank....
20:39 2019-07-11

18 things on Amazon worthy of their 5-star rating A 5-star rating isn't easy to come by, but these 18 things have earned near-perfect ratings on Amazon, and we take a look at why that might be.       ...
16:26 2019-06-13

Capital markets: Nepal seeks the right rating Chaos and upheaval in Nepal have given way to growth and stability, and investors have taken note. Capital is flowing in from India and China, while the government pushes ahead with securing its inaugural credit rating, but can the good times last?...
12:39 2019-06-28

Fitch Downgrades Mexico's Sovereign Rating Fitch Ratings lowered Mexico’s sovereign debt rating, saying the deteriorating credit profile at Pemex weighs on government finances while the economy is underperforming and the country faces external threats on the trade front....
09:39 2019-06-06

Chernobyl: horrifying, masterful television that sears on to your brain This breathtaking series throws us right into the hellish chaos of the nuclear disaster – and its terrors are unflinching and unforgettableAfter three of its five episodes aired, the miniseries Chernobyl found its way to the top of IMDB’s top 250 TV shows in history list. While the fan-voted chart m...
18:00 2019-05-29

Why Your Children's Television Program Sucks: The Garfield Show A look at the awful children’s programming you’re forced to endure before you can finally kick the kids out of the TV room to watch sports for eight hours. Image by Jim Cooke....
20:26 2019-06-17

Hisense TV lineup 2019: the year of ULED television What to make of Hisense? The Chinese manufacturer has long had a reputation for affordable TVs, speakers, and assorted home appliances – though its growth in the television space has shown there’s far more to the brand than simply budget tech.With ultra-thin models, forays into 8K and ...
17:13 2019-06-03

Here's how The New York Times turned their stories into television with The Weekly The New York Times’ new weekly, half-hour narrative documentary series The Weekly marks the newspaper’s first major foray into TV news. Before its premiere on FX this Sunday, we sat down with three New York Times reporters—Caitlin Dickerson, Brian Rosenthal, and Sabrina Tavernise—to talk about the s...
03:00 2019-05-30

Highlights: Key quotes from Kushner interview with Reuters Television White House senior adviser Jared Kushner spoke to Reuters Television exclusively in advance of the release of a U.S. economic plan for the Palestinian economy and surrounding countries to be unveiled at a workshop in Bahrain next week....
19:13 2019-06-22

The Latest: Twister east of Kansas City had EF-2 rating KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the powerful storms battering parts of the U.S. (all times local): 1:50 p.m. The National Weather Service has rated a tornado that was on the ground for nearly six miles northeast of Kansas City, Missouri, as an EF-2. Meteorologist Jonathan Kurtz said Wednesday ...
21:13 2019-05-29

S&P raises Indonesia's rating to 'BBB' on strong economic prospects Ratings agency S&P said on Friday it had raised Indonesia's sovereign credit rating to 'BBB', citing the country's strong economic growth prospects and supportive policy dynamics....
17:52 2019-05-31

Deutsche Bank Credit Rating Downgraded by Fitch Fitch Ratings on Friday downgraded Deutsche Bank AG’s long-term debt rating, citing the German lender’s low profitability and doubts about its business model....
23:52 2019-06-07

Live-action 'Final Fantasy XIV' television series in development Sony Pictures Television, production company Hivemind and video game publisher Square Enix have announced that a live-action television series based on "Final Fantasy XIV" is in development....
22:00 2019-06-27

NASA Television to Air Russian Spacewalk at International Space Station Two veteran Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station for a spacewalk Wednesday, May 29, to retrieve science experiments and conduct maintenance on the orbiting laboratory....
21:39 2019-05-24

Amazon gives Fire TV devices a section devoted to live television Fire TV devices now have access to plenty of live television services, and Amazon wants to be sure you know what's playing regardless of what services you prefer. The internet giant is rolling out a dedicated Live tab that showcases whatever's playi......
13:00 2019-07-01

Sitting for television, but not work, increases heart disease risk Sitting and watching television for an extended period of time brings with it a higher risk of cardiovascular risk and an earlier death, a new study says -- but that exercise can cancel out the effect....
20:26 2019-06-27

How Love Island’s Maura Higgins Became The Most Divisive Woman On Television "Maura Higgins, a sultry 28-year-old model and ring girl from County Longford, Ireland, swept into the villa last week looking like Binky from Made in Chelsea if she were on a night out at Torture Garden"...
00:00 2019-06-19

Liam Plunkett wants Cricket World Cup final on free-to-air television • England bowler wants ‘as many people to watch it as possible’• Sky viewing figures dwarfed by Women’s football World CupLiam Plunkett has thrown his support behind the idea of the Cricket World Cup final being screened on a free-to-air platform, saying England’s players want as many people watchin...
18:26 2019-07-04

Boca Tacos y Tequila to be featured on national television show TUCSON – You’ll soon be able to see a local culinary favorite on your TV screens. Boca Tacos y Tequila will be featured on national television, but you’re going to have to wait a little longer to find out which show that is. News 4 Tucson got a glimpse of the popular restaurant fil...
10:52 2019-06-28

Ian Wright: ‘My most unappealing habit? Clearing my throat on live television’ The football pundit on the 1990 FA Cup final, being in prison and biscuitsBorn in London, Wright, 55, worked as a plasterer. At 21, he signed his first contract with Crystal Palace before joining Arsenal in 1991 and becoming the club’s top scorer for six successive seasons. He retired in 2000 with 3...
12:39 2019-07-13

At long last, Neil Gaiman’s Sandman series is being adapted for television Enlarge / Morpheus, aka Dream, aka the titular Sandman, is one of seven beings known as the Endless in Neil Gaiman's seminal graphic novel series. (credit: YouTube/DC Comics) Author Neil Gaiman is a hot property these days, between the STARZ adaptation of American Gods and the massive success of t...
04:52 2019-07-02

Illinois hangs on to low investment-grade credit rating from Moody's Illinois avoided deterioration in one of its low investment-grade credit ratings on Tuesday when Moody's Investors Service affirmed the state at Baa3 with a stable outlook, citing recent steps taken to shore up the state's shaky finances....
04:39 2019-06-05

Infineon expects to keep investment grade rating after Cypress deal Infineon Technologies expects to keep its investment grade credit rating after its 9 billion euro ($10 billion) agreed acquisition of U.S. Cypress Semiconductor, Chief Financial Officer Sven Schneider said on Monday....
09:26 2019-06-03

Hospital rating systems don't align — so which should patients believe? You probably wouldn't go to a C-rated restaurant. But with conflicting hospital ratings, you could wind up at one with both an "A" and one star.        ...
22:13 2019-05-24

Russia’s Putin tries softer touch as his approval rating falls. Will it last? President Vladimir Putin will be doing his annual television call-in show at a time when the Kremlin is becoming more sensitive to shifting public opinions as challenges to authority have appeared more frequently on the political landscape....
01:39 2019-06-20

Nissan's credit rating downgraded by Moody's over weak U.S. sales While Nissan's new business strategy focuses on margin over unit sales growth and refreshing old models to improve its brand value, the ratings agency expects the overhaul will take "several years."...
17:13 2019-05-24

NFL tweaks several television rules for 2019, including elimination of single-headers NFL guarantees three games every Sunday afternoon in all markets, moves start times of divisional playoffs, cuts commercial breaks for Super Bowl.        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

Alabama Public Television Refuses to Air Episode of Arthur Featuring a Gay Wedding Alabama’s public television network has banned an episode of the PBS cartoon series Arthur that features a same-sex marriage. The episode, entitled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone,” shows the wedding of Arthur’s third-grade teacher Mr. Ratburn – a cartoon rat &ndas...
14:52 2019-05-21

Alabama Public Television refuses to air Arthur’s lovely gay wedding episode The long-running children’s TV show Arthur recently opened its 22nd season with a groundbreaking episode that featured the kids’ longtime teacher Mr. Ratburn’s marriage to anther man. In the episode “Mr. Ratburn And The Special Someone,” which premiered May 13, Arthur and his pals are concerned that...
18:39 2019-05-21

Trump's Approval Rating At Highest Point Of Presidency, Aided By Economy Aided by a strong economy and perceptions that he has dealt with it effectively, President Donald Trump's approval rating has risen to the highest point of his presidency, though a slight majority of......
18:52 2019-07-07

UPDATE 1-Mexican official says government has one year to save Pemex rating The Mexican government has one year to restore the investment grade credit rating of national oil company Pemex, presidential chief of staff Alfonso Romo said on Tuesday, after Fitch downgraded the company last week....
17:39 2019-06-11

Glassdoor survey: Employees give top rating to VMware's CEO, but Zuckerberg plunges Tech company CEOs were the most popular among employees, and they dominated the annual Top 100 CEO list, but not everyone did well, with many large tech companies failing to make the list....
15:26 2019-06-29

Brazil president's approval rating among worst since return to democracy: poll Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro is among the least popular since the country's return to democracy three decades ago, but his rating in a poll released on Monday showed his numbers stabilizing....
20:52 2019-07-08

Trump questions Japan defense pact, says if US is attacked, 'they can watch on a Sony television' President Trump questions the fairness of Washington's longstanding defense pact with Japan just as he is about to head there for the G-20 summit....
19:26 2019-06-27

A Facebook Poll Rating Against Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos Stunned Zuckerberg A month before the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a rumor spread on Facebook. People were sharing a viral gimmick familiar to email spammers: Copy and paste this message to all your friends, or......
09:26 2019-07-09

Browns rookie QB David Blough issues $250 challenge after comically low Madden rating Celveland Browns quarterback David Blough holds a 48 rating in the upcoming Madden NFL 20, the lowest of the 16 rookie quarterbacks in the video game.       ...
22:00 2019-07-03

Gallup: Trump leadership rating jumps, beats Obama on issues, ideology More Americans believe that President Trump has the personality and leadership qualities to be president than two years ago, and he topped former President Barack Obama’s rating for working on issues most important to them, according to a new survey....
17:52 2019-05-28

Mortal Kombat writer promises R-rating, ample chances for characters to "finish him" Once upon a time, the only way weirdo kids could only see violence onscreen was by sneaking into movies or playing Mortal Kombat, the video game that kept your terrified parents up at night. It’s nostalgic, honestly, to remember the days we huddled in the basement of our friend with the coolest pare...
21:52 2019-07-12

Television Academy disqualifies performers in vote-rigging plan from casting Emmy ballots The Television Academy Wednesday told some Emmy voters they can't vote this year after discovering they were planning to engage in block voting.        ...
04:00 2019-06-13

Not-So-Great News For The Future Of Television: The Scene In ‘Chernobyl’ Where They Shoot All The Dogs Has The Highest TV Ratings Ever TV fans, prepare yourselves, because there’s some news that may be not-so-great for the future of televised entertainment as we know it: HBO has reported that the scene in Chernobyl where the Russian soldiers shoot all the dogs has broken all previous viewership records and is now the highest-rated ...
17:00 2019-06-04

UPDATE 4-Pemex bonds tank after Fitch 'junk' rating, Mexico slams downgrade The bonds of Mexican state oil company Pemex took a beating on Friday as investors fretted over chances that Moody's ratings agency could soon follow Fitch in downgrading the debt to "junk," which would trigger a forced sell-off....
22:26 2019-06-07

NASA Television to Cover Departure, Landing of Astronaut Anne McClain and Space Station Crew NASA astronaut Anne McClain and two crewmates on the International Space Station are scheduled to conclude their stay aboard the orbiting laboratory Monday, June 24....
20:39 2019-06-20

New York chopper crash: Pilot's rating questioned amid questions over flight rules The pilot lacked an instrument rating despite fog and rain -- but some wonder if the city needs even tougher flight restrictions        ...
08:00 2019-06-12

NBA 2K20 Cover Star Anthony Davis talks Basketball, ditching James Harden & his new rating We caught up with NBA All-Star Anthony Davis, cover athlete for NBA 2K20 to find out what it is about the game that excites him most amongst other things....
20:52 2019-07-01

UPDATE 2-Pemex bonds drop after Fitch 'junk' rating, Mexico president slams downgrade Mexico's president on Friday lashed out against rating agency Fitch's downgrade of state oil firm Pemex's debt to "junk" status, as its bonds took a beating and investors fretted over the possibility that Moody's would soon follow suit....
21:13 2019-06-07

Federal Watchdog Asks Agencies to Please Stop Relying on Credit Rating Firms After Equifax Hack The Government Accountability Office is warning federal agencies including the U.S. Postal Service, the Social Security Administration, Veterans Affairs, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in a report this week that they should stop relying on credit agencies to verify identities aft...
03:13 2019-06-17

Twins tie team record with eight HRs to continue record pace A New York Yankees home run record already is in danger of being broken, and if it happens, Matt Harvey could be partly to blame. Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop each hit two of Minnesota’s franchise record-tying eight home runs and the Twins hammered the former Met and the Los Angeles Angels ...
13:52 2019-05-24

Antarctic ice levels go from record high to record lows WASHINGTON — The amount of ice circling Antarctica is suddenly plunging from a record high to record lows, baffling scientists. Floating ice off the southern continent steadily increased from 1979 and hit a record high in 2014. But three years later, the annual average extent of Antarctic sea ice hi...
20:26 2019-07-02

Record or near-record highs expected Wednesday TUCSON – The heat is on! A ridge of high pressure, located near California, will continue moving east. This system will expand over Arizona, and the peak of the heat will come tomorrow. We expect to see the hottest temperatures so far this year tomorrow in Tucson. Wednesday’s daytime hig...
01:52 2019-06-12

Best Samsung TV: your guide to the top Samsung television for 2019 If you're looking for the best Samsung TV, look no further. We've brought together a conclusive list of the latest and greatest Samsung televisions available for you to buy. Chances are, if you're buying a new TV, it's from Samsung. The Korean manufacturer has been the top T...
20:39 2019-07-02

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

NBA sets salary cap at just over $109 million NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA set the salary cap for the 2019-20 season at $109.14 million, a raise of just over $7 million from last season. The tax level will be $132,627,000 and the minimum salary, which is 90 percent of the cap, is $98,226,000. All of those figures are virtually identical to what the ...
05:39 2019-06-30

Verdasco comes from two sets down to stun Edmund "British No. 1 Kyle Emdmund let a two-set lead slip as he was knocked out of Wimbledon in the second round by Fernando Verdasco 4-6, 4-6, 7-6(3), 6-3, 6-4."...
19:52 2019-07-03

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

Sunnyside senior sets goals and gives back TUCSON –Thursday when 18-year old Nathen Drow graduates from Sunnyside High School, he will be completing one goal and onto the next one. For three years Drow has been attending career and technical education classes that are JTED sponsored. His interest, law and public safety. He said as a freshman...
13:39 2019-05-22

Rolex Retailer Sets Its Watch in the West Slack sales in Hong Kong make it an odd time for a luxury watch retailer to go public, but Watches of Switzerland is finding favor by focusing on the less well-served U.S. market....
19:00 2019-05-30

FTC data breach deal sets precedent Social Security, driver's license and credit card numbers were siphoned out of a DMS provider's directories associated with five dealership clients in 2016. One legal expert says the settlement with the FTC may mark a sea change....
07:13 2019-06-17

Woman sets her hair on fire on NYC subway Just when you thought the subways couldn’t smell any worse. A woman was photographed setting her hair on fire aboard an MTA train Tuesday. The snap, posted to Reddit, shows the unidentified woman taking a lighter to her long, multi-colored locks while casually seated aboard the train. The photo is u...
20:52 2019-07-09

Big Little Lies Sets Up a Serious Finale Courtroom Showdown Throughout these two seasons of Big Little Lies, we've only known Celeste as a somewhat broken woman. She was being abused, she was afraid for her life, her abusive husband died, and......
05:39 2019-07-15

When a Tennis Match Goes Five Sets, Count on Kei Nishikori After his victory over Benoît Paire in the fourth round at Roland Garros, Nishikori had a 23-6 record in five-set matches, one of the top marks of the Open era....
17:26 2019-06-04

Watch: Rafael Nadal needs four sets in third round win Rafael Nadal had a rare losing set in his toughest match so far at the 2019 French Open, but still slipped by David Goffin to reach the fourth round on Friday in Paris....
22:13 2019-05-31

The sun sets on Giant Days with this exclusive As Time Goes By first look For the past 4 years, Boom! Studios’ Giant Days has consistently been one of the very best comics published every single month. The tale of three young British women during their three years at university, Giant Days tells heartfelt, hilarious stories about everyday struggles, amplified to new level...
19:52 2019-07-02

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. sets up some big questions, along with a sprinkling of answers After installments which were much more invested in delivering fun moments for the cast and viewers alike, here’s “The Other Thing,” an Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode which seems more dedicated to moving the plot forward than significant character development. And that’s said after watching multiple...
06:00 2019-06-15

Kentucky Men’s Basketball Sets Exhibition Slate (Kentucky Today/Keith Taylor) LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky men’s basketball team has finalized its exhibition slate for the 2019-20 season with the additions of Georgetown College and Kentucky State to the schedule. UK will play Georgetown College on Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. and Kentucky State on Nov. 1 ...
23:13 2019-06-06

US sets up commission for human rights advice Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a new commission to review the idea of human rights and how it shapes US foreign policy. Critics worry it will provide justification to roll back women's and LGBT rights....
01:13 2019-07-09

Banksy sets up art display at Venice Biennale, gets kicked out Famously anonymous British artist Banksy may have set up shop unannounced at the Venice Biennale arts exhibition — and was booted from the piazza because he didn’t have a permit. Video was posted Wednesday to Banksy’s verified Instagram account of a man — likely the guerrilla...
00:52 2019-05-24

Woods sets sights on Olympic gold in Tokyo "Tiger Woods has collected plenty of Green Jackets and Claret Jugs during his decorated career, but there is one shiny thing missing from his collection -- an Olympic gold medal."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Oil rises more than 1% but sets biggest weekly loss of 2019 Oil prices climbed more than 1% on Friday ahead of long U.S. and UK holiday weekends, but posted the biggest weekly drop of the year, pressured by rising inventories and worries about the global economy....
01:13 2019-05-25

"Sun Sets On This Term": PM Modi Submits Resignation To President Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President Ram Nath Kovind at his official residence today to submit his resignation along with that of the Union Council of Ministers....
01:39 2019-05-25

Judge sets Assange extradition hearing for February A full extradition hearing for WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange will not be heard until February, a London judge ruled Friday, as U.S. officials continued their fight to bring him to America....
18:52 2019-06-14

Reporter’s Arrest Sets Off Widespread Protests in Russia The sense that the police manufactured drug charges against a muckraking journalist, Ivan Golunov, has drawn rebukes from activists, celebrities and citizens....
22:26 2019-06-10

Inside the Elementary School Where Addiction Sets the Curriculum About half of the student body at one Ohio elementary school has witnessed drug use at home. Educators spend time every day teaching the children how to cope....
00:26 2019-06-13

IMF Says Pakistan Bailout Sets Ambitious Fiscal Targets The $6 billion loan package for Pakistan approved by the International Monetary Fund last week will require "very ambitious" fiscal measures and sustained commitment for the bailout to succeed, IMF......
01:13 2019-07-09

Nishikori hits back to beat Tsonga in four sets "Japan\u0027s Kei Nishikori overcame a sluggish start to see off local favourite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 4-6 6-4 6-4 6-4 and reach the third round of the French Open on Wednesday."...
18:13 2019-05-29

Berrettini sets up Struff semi-final in Stuttgart Italian Matteo Berrettini cruised into the Stuttgart Open semi-finals after making light work of American Denis Kudla with a 6-3 6-3 win in just over an hour on Friday....
22:13 2019-06-14

Boeing sets aside $100 million for families of 737 Max crash victims The funds will be available over the next several years and are not part of any compensation Boeing may have to pay to those who sue the company for damages related to accidents....
18:39 2019-07-03

The Latest: Federer, Wawrinka win in 3 sets at French Open The Latest at the French Open: Roger Federer jokes that he's 'so super old' after winning in straight sets at the French Open        ...
18:39 2019-05-29

Garcia sets up Yastremska final in Strasbourg International "France\u0027s Caroline Garcia defeated compatriot Chloe Paquet 6-3 6-4 in the Strasbourg International semi-finals on Friday to set up a title clash with fifth seed Dayana Yastremska."...
19:13 2019-05-24

Singapore's ban on fake news sets a dangerous precedent As tempting as it sounds, Singapore's initiative to curb online misinformation could stop public-interest journalism and stifle academic discourse, says Donna Lu...
20:13 2019-05-29

Austria sets September 29 as date of next parliamentary election Austria's cabinet has set Sept. 29 as the date of the next parliamentary election, a spokesman for the head of the provisional government, Brigitte Bierlein, said on Wednesday....
11:39 2019-07-03

How to connect two sets of AirPods to your iPhone with Apple's new software Apple's iOS 13 will let you connect two sets of AirPods with a single iPhone or iPad later this year. Here's how to try it now with the iOS 13 public beta....
18:39 2019-06-27

Man Sets Himself on Fire Near the White House, Secret Service Says A man walked onto the Ellipse park in downtown Washington, D.C., Wednesday afternoon while the tourist trap was bustling with people and lit himself on fire, the U.S. Secret Service confirmed in a tweet....
21:52 2019-05-29

Federer sets up Nadal semi-final after win over Wawrinka "Roger Federer completed a rousing 7-6 4-6 7-6 6-4 win over Swiss compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka to set up a French Open semi-final with 11-times champion Rafael Nadal."...
19:13 2019-06-04

Australia defeat sets up England semi-final "Prolific opener David Warner smashed a brilliant 122 but could not claim victory for Australia as they slipped to a 10-run defeat to South Africa in their Cricket World Cup clash at Old Trafford on Saturday, leaving them facing a semi-final against England."...
00:26 2019-07-07

Trump administration sets 'new bar' for immigrants seeking asylum Immigrants seeking asylum in the United States from Mexico must now also first seek protection from a so-called third party country, the Trump administration said on Monday....
16:39 2019-07-15

The Latest: Halep advances in 3 sets at French Open The Latest on the French Open: Simona Halep overcomes a mid-match lapse in a 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 win over 47th-ranked Ajla Tomljanovic        ...
06:13 2019-05-29

Minnesota United sets scoring mark in 7-1 win over Cincy ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Ike Opara, Hassani Dotson and Ethan Finlay scored their second goals of the season in the first half and Minnesota United coasted to a 7-1 victory over expansion FC Cincinnati on Saturday, the most goals in a game for the third-year club. Opara opened the scoring in the 19th m...
01:00 2019-06-30

Koepka sets pace at Masters, Mickelson and Woods in mix "Despite having won three of the last six majors he contested Brooks Koepka was not on many Green Jacket radar screens when he arrived at Augusta National this year."...
19:26 2019-05-21

The Latest: Fire sets off evacuation from amusement park SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the brush fire that erupted near a huge amusement park in Southern California (all times local): 3:45 p.m. A Southern California amusement and water park has closed early after a brush fire broke out nearby and sent hundreds of visitors fleeing from heavy s...
03:00 2019-06-10

New Yorkers Flee as Fox News Sets Dooce on the Loose Earlier this morning, Fox & Friends ran a segment they called “Dooce on the Loose,” wherein host Steve Doocy is let loose upon the streets of New York (the area directly surrounding Fox News HQ on Sixth Avenue) to harass random strangers. They reacted about how you’d expect:...
16:13 2019-05-21

Stream sets from Nas, Low, Courtney Barnett, and more at Primavera Sound We can’t all be in beautiful Barcelona this weekend for Primavera Sound, one of music’s biggest and consistently best-curated festivals, but thanks to the marvels of modern telecommunications, we can manage our FOMO via the fest’s livestream. The video kicks off this morning at 11 a.m. Central (6 p....
19:39 2019-05-30

France sets 2050 carbon-neutral target with new law French lawmakers on Thursday voted into law the first article in a climate and energy package that sets goals for France to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and go carbon-neutral by 2050 in line with the 2015 Paris climate agreement....
23:13 2019-06-27

Pompeo sets out to build global coalition against Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. secretary of state says he will be talking to officials in the Persian Gulf as well as Asia and Europe as he sets out to build an international coalition against Iran. Mike Pompeo traveled from Washington to Saudi Arabia on Sunday to begin a set of hastily arranged meeting...
08:00 2019-06-24

Woman in Queens sets herself on fire in apparent suicide A woman in Queens lit herself on fire in an apparent suicide early Tuesday morning, police sources said. Firefighters received the alarming call about a patient who set herself ablaze at about 1:25 a.m. near 147th Drive and 249th Street in Rosedale, the FDNY said. The victim was pronounced dead on s...
09:52 2019-05-28

Billions sets the stage for late-season fireworks Money never sleeps, as the misbegotten sequel to Wall Street informed us, and evidently it never takes a holiday either. True to its title, “New Year’s Day” unfolds over the first day of January, traditionally reserved for hungover brunches and college bowl games. It’s unusually specific for Billion...
04:13 2019-05-27

The Latest: John Isner loses in 5 sets at Wimbledon Last year's semifinalist John Isner has been knocked out in the second round of Wimbledon, losing a five-setter to Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan       ...
17:52 2019-07-04

Trump sets limited disaster aid for 8 Mississippi counties JACKSON, Miss. — President Donald Trump is issuing a federal disaster declaration authorizing aid to eight Mississippi counties following storms and flooding in April. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency says Trump signed the declaration Thursday. Governments and certain nonprofit groups are...
13:52 2019-06-21

The Latest: Zverev pushed to 5 sets again at French Open PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 3:30 p.m. Another French Open, another five-setter for No. 5 seed Alexander Zverev, who barely avoided blowing a big lead against John Millman. Zverev struggled on a breezy and occasionally drizzly afternoon in the first round at Rola...
16:39 2019-05-28

Auger-Aliassime bows out as Humbert sets up Djokovic tie "Felix Auger-Aliassime\u0027s rapidly-rising star fizzled out at Wimbledon on Friday as the 18-year-old was comprehensively outshone by Frenchman Ugo Humbert in a tussle between the two youngest players left in the men\u0027s draw."...
03:39 2019-07-06

12 TV Series Whose Sets Will Intoxicate Design-Minded People Which TV series to commit to this summer? The set decoration in these shows will keep design lovers riveted. Plus: The pros behind these fanciful interiors share which strategies work well in real-life rooms....
19:52 2019-06-21

Opinion: Donald Trump sets US up for conflict with Iran Donald Trump nearly took the Middle East to the brink with airstrikes against Iran. The US president's aggressive stance is sabotaging his professed efforts for peace in the Middle East, DW's Peter Philipp writes....
19:00 2019-06-21

Kenin stuns Serena in straight sets at French American Sofia Kenin, 20, handed Serena Williams her earliest loss in a Grand Slam event since 2014, beating the 23-time major champion in straight sets at the French Open....
00:13 2019-06-02

Pogba sets up Rashford in Man United's 2-0 win over Perth Unsettled Paul Pogba provided the backheel flick for England striker Marcus Rashford to score in Manchester United's 2-0 win over the A-League's Perth Glory on Saturday at Perth Stadium       ...
16:52 2019-07-13

Steven Matz stumbles in dud as frustration sets in for Mets PHOENIX — On a positive note for the Mets, their bullpen didn’t blow the game Sunday. That’s what happens when your starting pitcher sputters, in a rare lackluster performance, and the lineup behind him departs for the airport around the fourth inning to beat traffic. Another awful road trip conclud...
04:00 2019-06-03

Judge sets $300,000 bond for stripper accused in DUI crash MIAMI (AP) — A 31-year-old stripper accused in a crash that killed three young soccer players as they walked to a bus stop has been granted a $300,000 bond. Mariam Coulibaly appeared in bond court Thursday, nearly two weeks after police say she was driving while under the influence May 25 when she r...
13:52 2019-06-07

The Latest: Sri Lanka sets West Indies 339 to win in Durham LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Day 33 of the Cricket World Cup (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Avishka Fernando’s first one-day international century helped Sri Lanka post its biggest total of the World Cup so far and set West Indies a daunting 339 to win their group game at Durham. The 21-year-old ...
16:52 2019-07-01

Pliskova sets up Eastbourne title clash with Kerber "Karolina Pliskova scythed down Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 6-1 6-2 on Friday to move into the Eastbourne final, where she will meet reigning Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber."...
22:39 2019-06-28

Amazing story, amazing game: Raptors' Pascal Siakam plays the hero in Game 1 win Pascal Siakam's amazing story has carried him from Cameroon and a Basketball Without Borders camp to hero status in a Game 1 win in the NBA Finals        ...
09:52 2019-05-31

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game indus Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game industry made $43 billion in revenue last year. The workers responsible for that profit deserve to collectively bargain as part of a union.” Come on Splitscreen, Bernie....
17:00 2019-06-18

Ratings for Game 2 of NBA Finals up a bit over Game 1 NEW YORK (AP) — Ratings for Game 2 of the NBA Finals were slightly higher than the numbers for Game 1 of the title series between Toronto and Golden State. The Warriors’ win on Sunday night drew a 10.2 overnight rating, up a bit from the 10.1 rating for Game 1. Ratings will likely remain down ...
20:39 2019-06-03

10 sets of twins in Kentucky high school graduating class DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Nobody was more surprised that the Boyle County High School graduating class of 2019 had 10 sets of twins than some of the twins themselves. “I really never imagined that we would have 10 sets of twins in our graduating class,” said Benjamin Johnson. “The most ...
20:00 2019-06-01

Zverev sets up Djokovic showdown after beating dogged Fognini "German fifth seed Alexander Zverev reached his second successive French Open quarter-final when he recovered from losing the first set to beat Italian Fabio Fognini."...
19:26 2019-06-03

Baez HR, Cubs win 5-3; Alonso sets Mets mark for rookie HRs Javier Baez hit the 100th homer of his career, a three-run drive in the eighth inning as the Chicago Cubs overcame another home run by Pete Alonso to beat the New York Mets 5-3       ...
00:00 2019-06-24

Browns backup QB David Blough sets up $250 'Madden' challenge Cleveland Browns backup quarterback David Blough is offering a fan $250 if they can win the Super Bowl on "Madden NFL 20" while using him in the video game....
19:00 2019-07-03

Straight sets wins: Nadal and Federer in French Open last 8 Roger Federer's return to French Open clay is going so smoothly he still has not dropped a set in reaching the quarterfinals        ...
18:52 2019-06-02

Highlights: Five sets, two days – Edmund finally sees off Chardy "Kyle Edmund, who resumed his light-interrupted match against France\u0027s Jeremy Chardy with the score poised at 7-6(1), 5-7, 6-4, 4-6, 5-5, promptly won two games on the bounce to move through to the second round."...
16:26 2019-05-28

EU election: AfD surge in eastern Germany sets up clash of cultures The far-right AfD has emerged as the strongest political party in Germany's formerly communist East. With the Greens winning big among young, urban voters though, the East-West divide looks set to deepen further....
00:01 2019-05-28

Yankees’ furious rally only sets them up for wild, painful loss KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Not much could slow down the Yankees on their road trip against the two worst teams in the American League. Nothing, it turns out, other than a tricky hop on Whit Merrifield’s game-winning single in the bottom of the 10th in Sunday’s 8-7 loss to the Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Gio...
02:52 2019-05-27

Ferrari SF90 Stradale sets new high mark for power The 986-hp car is powered by a turbocharged gasoline engine that delivers 769 hp, the highest performance ever achieved by an eight-cylinder unit in Ferrari's history. The remaining 217 hp is supplied by three electric motors, one at the rear and two on the front axle....
21:00 2019-05-29

Europe's top court sets date for opinion on Facebook privacy Europe's top court will give an opinion on Dec. 12 on Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems' landmark case against Facebook, which will affect how hundreds of thousands of companies transfer personal data worldwide....
19:39 2019-07-09

Nadal sets up Kyrgios showdown after breezing past Sugita "Rafael Nadal set up a tantalising showdown with Nick Kyrgios after breezing into the second round of Wimbledon with a routine straight-sets win over qualifier Yuichi Sugita."...
19:52 2019-07-02

SPD left sets conditions for German coalition after vote rout Responding to a disastrous election night, leftists in Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) demanded a new, assertive approach in their coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and signaled it might soon be time to break free....
13:52 2019-05-27

Pope sets date for sainthood ceremony for Cardinal Newman VATICAN CITY (AP) — A prominent Anglican convert, John Henry Newman, who later became a Catholic cardinal and was hailed by the Vatican for improving relations between religions, will be made a saint in October. Pope Francis on Monday decreed that his canonization ceremony be held on Oct. 13. The Ho...
16:52 2019-07-01

British Leadership Rivals Take Brexit Position That Sets Up Clash With EU The two contenders to succeed Theresa May as U.K. prime minister said during a debate that they want to ditch controversial proposals for managing the Irish border after Brexit, raising the risk of and abrupt and messy split with the bloc....
03:13 2019-07-16

US sets Turkey deadline to give up Russian missile deal Turkey has until July 31 to "unwind" a deal to buy an S-400 missile defense system from Russia, the US has warned. The ongoing dispute between the two NATO allies could reach breaking point....
21:00 2019-06-07

'Stranger Things' Final Trailer sets the stage for season three Since premiering in July 2016, Stranger Things has become an award-winning and widely-appreciated Netflix series. Season three is almost ready for release on July 4th -- along with a game for Xbox One, PS4, Switch, PC and mobile devices -- and after......
10:00 2019-06-21

Canadian oil pipeline congestion sets up lucrative storage play Upheavals in the Canadian crude market are providing unique opportunities for firms with sizeable long-term leases on Alberta storage tanks, a cluster that sources say includes Mercuria Energy Group and oil major BP Plc's trading arm....
17:00 2019-06-09

China, alarmed by recent fires, sets EV safety tests Companies need to check for potential safety hazards with battery boxes, waterproof protection in vehicles, high-voltage wiring harnesses, as well as onboard charging devices, Chinese regulators said. ...
23:26 2019-06-17

U.S. SEC sets dates for first phase of disputed exchange pricing plan The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said it will begin the first phase of a plan aimed at evaluating how stock exchange fees and incentives affect how brokers trade, even as several exchanges sue the regulator in an attempt to kill the experiment....
20:13 2019-05-22

Jessica Korda sets clubhouse pace at U.S. Women's Open Jessica Korda took the clubhouse lead in the second round at the U.S. Women's Open on Friday but believes she will need an element of luck to win a major championship....
23:39 2019-05-31

Vatican hunt for Emanuela Orlandi uncovers two sets of bones Papal authorities seal off area inside Pontifical Teutonic College in search for girl missing since 1983One of Rome’s most enduring mysteries – the 1983 disappearance of 15-year-old Emanuela Orlandi, a Vatican employee’s daughter – took a new twist on Saturday when papal authorities announced that t...
15:00 2019-07-14

Toyota Sets Provisional Pole at Le Mans After Crash Sent It Flying The 24 Hours of Le Mans is one of the most challenging races in the world—but every now and then we get a reminder that drivers are fallible people, too. And we sure as hell got that last night during the first qualifying session....
01:26 2019-06-14

Steve Smith Hundred Sets Up Australia Warm-Up Win Over England A target of 298 proved just beyond England, without four first-choice players including captain Eoin Morgan and fellow batsman Joe Root, as the World Cup hosts and favourites were dismissed for 285......
05:52 2019-05-26

Group Sets Up Tip Boxes In Garrard Co. To Help Find Savannah Spurlock GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A group in Garrard County is putting out tip boxes in hopes of receiving information leading them to missing mother Savannah Spurlock. Spurlock was seen on surveillance footage leaving The Other Bar in Lexington with men in January. Investigators say she then went...
03:00 2019-06-14

Facebook Sets Goal to Double Female Workforce in Five Years Facebook unveiled new diversity goals on Tuesday, including an effort to double the number of female employees globally over the next five years, and double the number of black and Hispanic employees......
10:00 2019-07-10

Dutch Teenager’s Death Sets Off Debate, and Media Corrections The Dutch case of Noa Pothoven, 17, who had written about being a rape victim and her experience with mental illness, ricocheted around the globe. But initial stories got it wrong....
20:13 2019-06-06

Djokovic sets up Thiem semi-final after outclassing Zverev "Top seed Novak Djokovic wiped the floor with Alexander Zverev 7-5 6-2 6-2 on Philippe Chatrier to secure a French Open semi-final with Dominic Thiem."...
20:52 2019-06-06

Shah Rukh Khan Sets Twitter On Fire Astride A BMW G 310 R Shah Rukh Khan wasn't riding the BMW G 310 R! In fact, BMW Motorrad sent him a G 310 R and a G 310 GS to try out. But Shah Rukh Khan is passionate about wheels and in the video, he says that he cannot......
19:52 2019-06-28

Defying Congress, Trump sets big arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, is clearing the sale of billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and other countries, U.S. senators said on Friday, despite strong resistance to the plan from both Republicans and Democrats....
21:26 2019-05-24

Government sets deadline for final British Steel bids Bidders for British Steel have been told to submit their final offers for the company by midnight on Monday as advisers to the government draw up detailed contingency plans for the potential closure of its vast Scunthorpe steelworks....
18:26 2019-07-13

AI improves Alexa’s error rate with challenging training sets In a new paper, scientists at Amazon's Alexa AI division describe an active learning method that improves Alexa's performance with challenging samples.Read More...
17:52 2019-06-13

Eyeing new independence vote, Scotland sets out referendum rules Scotland's pro-independence government has set out new rules on referendums in the hope of holding another secession vote in the second half of 2020 if Britain's parliament gives the go-ahead....
15:26 2019-05-29

Cyprus court sets trial for confessed serial killer NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A Cypriot court says an army captain who has confessed to killing seven foreign women and girls will stand trial next week. A district court judge said Friday the 35 year-old suspect will remain in custody until his trial before a criminal court on Monday. The suspect, believe...
13:00 2019-06-21

Australian PE firm PEP sets up company to buy Campbell's international business - AFR Pacific Equity Partners has set up a new company as part of its plans to buy the international business of U.S. food company Campbell Soup Co, The Australian Financial Review reported citing anonymous sources....
09:39 2019-07-01

Norway sets Aug 27 deadline for oil firms to apply for APA license stakes Norway has asked oil firms to apply for exploration blocks in its so-called mature areas licensing round by Aug. 27, with up to 90 blocks on offer, the Ministry of Oil and Energy said on Thursday....
12:00 2019-05-29

UGC Sets Six-Month Time Frame For Teacher Recruitment Process "These guidelines should be followed by HEIs to ensure timely filling up of vacant faculty posts with appropriately eligible and competent candidates," the UGC said....
10:52 2019-06-07

The Latest: Wawrinka tops Tsitsipas in 5 sets at French Open Stan Wawrinka edged Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-6 (6), 5-7, 6-4, 3-6, 8-6 after 5 hours, 9 minutes to reach the quarterfinals at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time in two years        ...
20:26 2019-06-02

Pelosi sets spending demands for two-year budget deal U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday that a two-year budget agreement with the Trump administration must include equal spending increases for defense and nondefense spending, plus additional money for a program to strengthen healthcare for military veterans....
03:52 2019-07-14

UK court sets Assange U.S. extradition hearing for February 2020 The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spying charges will take place in February next year, a London court ruled on Friday....
15:52 2019-06-14

Get Clean Curls With 25% Off Select DevaCurl Shampoo and Conditioner Sets Cult-favorite curly hair brand DevaCurl is blowing out a selection of shampoo and conditioner sets, including their Original, Delight, and Decadence lines, with their Friends & Family Sale, happening now. Bring home a fan favorite “How to Quit Shampoo” set for those who have yet to jump on the N...
21:39 2019-05-21

The Latest: Hong Kong sets June 20 vote on contentious bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy over Hong Kong’s extradition laws (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The head of Hong Kong’s legislature has announced the schedule for debate on contentious changes to the territory’s extradition laws, setting a vote by June 20. Legislature...
12:00 2019-06-11

Trump Sets Off Fireworks of a Different Sort With Fourth of July Speech Plan The mayor’s office confirmed that the president intends to speak from the Lincoln Memorial, prompting criticism that he is politicizing a nonpartisan celebration....
00:39 2019-06-06

Get Ready for Harry Potter's Birthday With These New LEGO Sets at Barnes & Noble It is the first day of July and you know what that means, right? Harry Potter’s birthday is this month! As of July 1, you can shop four new Harry Potter LEGO sets, as part of the Magic Returns collection at Barnes & Noble. The collection was, “inspired by the scenes from Harry Potter and the Pri...
02:26 2019-07-02

Simona Halep sets sights on Olympics after fulfilling Wimbledon dream The women’s champion aims to use her emphatic victory over Serena Williams as a springboard for further success, with 2020 Olympics in Tokyo a major goalShortly after her stunning victory over Serena Williams in the Wimbledon final on Saturday, Simona Halep made her way to the players’ lawn, the are...
18:26 2019-07-15

Tech-savvy Estonia sets example of online voting as EU elections begin Internet voting — or i-voting —has been available since 2005 in the nation that gave the world Skype, and the percentage of voters using the internet to cast ballots has increased with each election, reaching 44 per cent of voters in a national election in March....
14:39 2019-05-21

Greenpeace ship sets sail to highlight risk of mining below the waves A Greenpeace ship sets sail on Thursday to study an ecosystem beneath the Atlantic Ocean thought to hold clues to the origins of life to press its case for a ban on deep sea mining, as talks in Jamaica seek to agree rules on deep sea mineral exploitation....
05:13 2019-07-03

| Federer overcomes scare, Nadal sets up grudge match with Kyrgios Eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer overcame a first set scare to reach the second round on Tuesday beating South African debutant Lloyd Harris....
23:13 2019-07-02

McIlroy sets sights on Pebble Beach after winning Canadian Open Rory McIlroy threatened to shoot 59 but fell just short as he made his Canadian Open debut a great one by clinching a seven-stroke victory in Ontario on Sunday and then said it was only mission half-accomplished....
04:39 2019-06-10

WWE Extreme Rules: How Brock Lesnar cash-in sets up huge SummerSlam Paul Heyman warned us, but even he couldn’t prepare us for what happened. WWE actually gave us a fitting Brock Lesnar moment to close one of its better pay-per-views. A portion of the fan base is sick of Lesnar being champion. So it’s understandable why The Beast cashing in his Money in the Bank con...
20:52 2019-07-15

Commodity firms push to meet new Papua New Guinea PM as he sets out agenda Commodity companies are pushing to meet Papua New Guinea's new prime minister, who is set to deliver a nationwide address on Wednesday as he starts to overhaul the way the gas-rich country manages its vast natural resources....
07:39 2019-06-05

U.S. judge sets pre-trial hearing for Sprint/T-Mobile deal for next week The judge hearing a request from state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc from buying Sprint Corp for $26 billion will hold a pre-trial hearing next week....
22:13 2019-06-13

Solskjaer sets early start date for United pre-season - report "Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has told his out-of-shape Manchester United players to return from their holidays early and start pre-season training on July 1."...
14:33 2019-05-21

Spirit Airlines passenger sets off plane smoke detector with e-cigarette A Spirit Airlines passenger was banned from the airline for life after setting off a plane's smoke detector with an e-cigarette, according to a police report....
21:52 2019-06-09

CVS, Under Pressure After Aetna Deal, Sets Long-Term Profit Goals CVS Health, under pressure to reassure skeptical investors after its merger with Aetna, said it would return to profit growth next year and detailed a vision for a health-care behemoth that drives down medical costs....
21:26 2019-06-04

'Lady on Fire' by female promise Sciamma sets Cannes ablaze "Portrait of a Lady on Fire", a tender story of an 18th century painter who falls in love with her muse, has set Cannes ablaze, training the film festival's gaze on the work of women artists as the movie industry grapples with issues of gender equality....
17:26 2019-05-21

Death of Teenager Who Sought Euthanasia Sets Off Media Flurry, and Corrections The Dutch case of Noa Pothoven, 17, who had written about being a rape victim and her experience with mental illness, ricocheted around the globe. But initial stories got it wrong....
17:52 2019-06-06

U.S. House panel sets July 10 deadline in hurricane response probe A U.S. House committee has called on the White House to turn over documents related to the Trump administration's handling of hurricanes in 2017 that devastated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, accusing it of stonewalling....
19:26 2019-07-02

Judge sets hearing to discuss sealed Jeffrey Epstein docs One day after financier Jeffrey Epstein was hauled into court on an explosive new sex trafficking indictment in New York, a judge in another civil case related to the convicted pedophile has scheduled a hearing to lay out how potentially damaging documents that were sealed in the case will be made p...
04:13 2019-07-10

Macron sets sights on France's town halls for power base After dynamiting France's mainstream parties, President Emmanuel Macron is turning his mind to re-election and the need to make inroads in the last bastion of the old establishment: 35,000 town halls....
23:26 2019-07-10

New West Ham signing Pablo Fornals sets sights on European finish New West Ham signing Pablo Fornals already has one eye on taking the Hammers to Europe after putting pen to paper on a five-year-deal in east London....
16:01 2019-06-14

Newgarden wins pole at Detroit Grand Prix, sets up sweep DETROIT (AP) — Josef Newgarden has won his first pole of the season, setting him up to sweep the Detroit Grand Prix races. The Team Penske driver turned the fastest lap at just under 1 minute, 15 seconds in qualifying Sunday, a day after he won on Belle Isle for his second victory of the year. Alexa...
18:39 2019-06-02

Home favourite Bertens sets up Rosmalen final with American Riske "Dutch top seed Kiki Bertens set her sights on her third WTA title of the season after she eased past Kazakh qualifier Elena Rybakina 6-4 6-4 in the Rosmalen grasscourt semi-finals on Saturday."...
21:39 2019-06-15

Mexico Sets Domestic Priorities Aside to Assuage Trump and Avert Tariffs President Andrés Manuel López Obrador agreed to divert scant resources to controlling migration instead of fulfilling promises like combating violence....
22:52 2019-06-08

Defying Congress, Trump sets massive arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress and cleared the sale of $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
23:13 2019-05-24

Classic Matches: Agassi comes from two sets down to complete career Grand Slam "In this Classic Match we revist the men\u0027s 1999 final when Andre Agassi came from two sets down to beat Andriy Medvedev and complete a Career Grand Slam."...
10:39 2019-05-26

Google open-sources cryptographic tool to keep data sets private Poorly secured databases are a top privacy and security concern — and Google now wants to plug that leak. The internet giant has said it’s open sourcing Private Join and Compute, a new secure multi-party computation (MPC) tool designed to help organizations work together with confidential data sets....
10:39 2019-06-20

New 'Overwatch' Lego sets feature Wrecking Ball, Junkrat and Roadhog The Overwatch buzz shows no sign of slowing down, and Blizzard is keen to cash in on the enthusiasm with a range of merchandise including action figures, monopoly, nerf guns and apparel. Now, even more Lego sets are being released so you can build ti......
23:26 2019-06-27

Meghalaya High Court Sets Aside Former Judge's "Hindu Country" Verdict The Meghalaya High Court has set aside a controversial judgement written by a former judge, observing that India should have been declared a ''Hindu country'' after partition....
19:52 2019-05-25

Beyond the numbers: Skeptics abound as New Zealand sets sights on first 'wellbeing' budget Substance over style. It is what many New Zealanders hope to see when Jacinda Ardern's government unveils the nation's first 'wellbeing' budget this week....
08:52 2019-05-28

Vinales: No Lorenzo Catalan GP crash sanction sets MotoGP precedent Yamaha MotoGP rider Maverick Vinales says Jorge Lorenzo avoiding punishment for his multi-rider crash in the Catalan Grand Prix will "open the window" for identical incidents to happen....
22:13 2019-06-27

Instant view: Fed holds interest rates steady, sets up for cuts The U.S. Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday but signaled possible rate cuts of as much as half a percentage point over the remainder of this year, as it responded to increased economic uncertainty and a drop in expected inflation....
21:26 2019-06-19

US Sets July 31 Deadline For Turkey To Give Up Russian Missile Deal Turkey's purchase of a major Russian missile defence system is "a problem", US President Donald Trump told his Turkish counterpart in a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 on Saturday....
19:00 2019-06-29

Tennis: Tsitsipas sets up mouth-watering Wawrinka clash in Paris Greek sixth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas dug deep to set up a potentially explosive fourth-round clash against Stan Wawrinka at the French Open, completing a 7-5 6-3 6-7(5) 7-6(6) victory against Serbian Filip Krajinovic on Saturday....
22:26 2019-06-01

U.S. judge sets pre-trial hearing next week for Sprint/T-Mobile deal The judge hearing a complaint from state attorneys general seeking to stop T-Mobile US Inc from buying Sprint Corp for $26 billion will hold a pre-trial hearing next week....
22:52 2019-06-13

UK's Hunt sets early October deadline for no-deal Brexit decision Jeremy Hunt would decide to take Britain out of the European Union without a deal on October 31 if it becomes clear at the beginning of that month that there is no prospect of getting an agreement through parliament....
13:39 2019-06-30

2 toddlers critically burned as road-rage shooting sets off fireworks in car Two Texas toddlers were critically burned when a man shot at their family’s car — causing the newly purchased fireworks inside to ignite — during a road-rage incident on the Fourth of July, according to local cops and reports. The family — a mom, dad and their children, ages 1 and 2 — were dri...
18:52 2019-07-05

How the Amazon-Google-Uber effect sets inflation | Mohamed El-Erian Tech innovations have driven the drift down in prices – policymakers ignore such forces at their peril Debates about inflation in advanced economies have changed remarkably over the past decades. Setting aside (mis)measurement issues, concerns about debilitatingly high inflation and the excessive po...
09:00 2019-05-24

In reversal, DOJ says it's still trying to add citizenship question to census; judge sets Friday deadline A high-ranking Justice Department lawyer told a federal judge on Wednesday that the Trump administration has not abandoned efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census after all, even as the Census Bureau said it would start the process of printing the questionnaire without the query....
01:39 2019-07-04

Jermall Charlo dominates Brandon Adams and sets sights on big names Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin are on Jermall Charlo’s hit list The post Jermall Charlo dominates Brandon Adams and sets sights on big names appeared first on Boxing News....
17:39 2019-06-30

India sets sights on Moon, unveils spacecraft for historic mission India plans to join an exclusive group of countries that have successfully landed on the Moon following the launch of its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft next month....
00:39 2019-06-13

Petrobras sets June deadline for Liquigas non-binding offers: source Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA has set a June 7 deadline to receive non-binding proposals for its liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) distribution unit Liquigas, one source with knowledge of the matter said....
16:39 2019-05-27

Japan sets up working group on impact of Facebook's Libra ahead of G7 Japanese authorities have set up a working group to discuss the impact Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin could have on monetary policy and financial regulation, government sources said, ahead of a G7 finance leaders' gathering where the topic will be high on the agenda....
04:00 2019-07-13

Vettel wins pole, sets up long-awaited Ferrari-Mercedes duel Just when Ferrari's 2019 season looked dead and buried Sebastian Vettel rediscovered some of his old magic to claim pole position in Canada -- we round up the main talking points from qualifying....
00:13 2019-06-09

Asia stocks gain, dollar droops as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks gained and the dollar drooped on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
09:26 2019-07-11

Amir Khan sets sights on Pacquiao after Dib throws in towel in Saudi Arabia 'We want the Manny Pacquiao fight, let’s hope he comes to Saudi Arabia,' says Amir Khan The post Amir Khan sets sights on Pacquiao after Dib throws in towel in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
09:52 2019-07-13

Straight sets wins: Nadal and Federer reach French Open quarterfinals Roger Federer's return to French Open clay is going so smoothly he still has not dropped a set in reaching the quarterfinals        ...
19:52 2019-06-02

Trading in CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) Options and Futures Sets New Records Today CHICAGO, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) announced today that trading volume in options based on the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and futures based on VIX at the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) both established new single-day ...
10:26 2019-05-22

Classic Matches: Gaudio comes from two sets down to beat Coria in epic 2004 thriller "In this Classic Match we look back to the French Open final in 2004 when Gaston Gaudio came from two sets down to beat compatriot Guillermo Coria in an epic five-set thriller."...
16:13 2019-05-21

Tennis: Kerber loses in Mallorca semis as Bencic sets up Kenin showdown Third seed Belinda Bencic recovered from a set down to beat Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber 2-6 7-6(2) 6-4 and reach the Mallorca Open final on Saturday....
21:26 2019-06-22

Strong earthquake sets off fires, damages desert city east of Los Angeles A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck Southern California near the city of Ridgecrest, about 113 miles (175 km) northeast of Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Thursday....
21:13 2019-07-04

Merck's Keytruda sets new five-year survival standard for advanced lung cancer Nearly a quarter of patients who received Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer were still alive after five years, according to data presented at a major medical meeting on Saturday....
23:52 2019-06-01

Merck's Keytruda sets new 5-year survival standard for advanced lung cancer Nearly a quarter of patients who received Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer were still alive after five years, according to data presented at a major medical meeting on Saturday....
20:00 2019-06-01

103-year-old sprinter Julia "Hurricane" Hawkins sets records on the track with every race Julia Hawkins, a 103-year-old sprinter who competed at the National Senior Games, has become the oldest woman to ever compete on an American track.       ...
15:52 2019-06-20

Sam Tordoff sets fastest time in BTCC Oulton Park practice session Sam Tordoff topped the British Touring Car Championship times in free practice at Oulton Park, with his early effort four tenths clear of practice two pacesetter Dan Cammish...
14:39 2019-06-29

Tennis: Home favorite Bertens sets up Rosmalen final with American Riske Dutch top seed Kiki Bertens set her sights on her third WTA title of the season after she eased past Kazakh qualifier Elena Rybakina 6-4 6-4 in the Rosmalen grasscourt semi-finals on Saturday....
21:13 2019-06-15

TABLE-Mexico's Pemex sets Maya July prices for international buyers Mexican state-owned oil company Pemex updated its July term pricing formulas for crude oil shipped to customers in the Americas, Europe and the Far East, the company said on Wednesday. The following table lists the adjustments to price constants in the Americas, the U.S. West Coast, Eu...
22:00 2019-06-12

British court sets 2020 date for Julian Assange extradition hearing A British court has set a date early next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face a U.S. extradition attempt over his role in revealing classified government and military information....
16:52 2019-06-14

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Late Mahrez magic sets up Senegal showdown Algeria will face Senegal in the final after a 95th minute free-kick by Riyad Mahrez settled a close semifinal. Their opponents beat Tunisia in the earlier semifinal, which was settled by an extra time own goal....
10:00 2019-07-15

Naomi Osaka ousted by Yulia Putintseva in straight sets in first round at Wimbledon Naomi Osaka, the No. 2 seed in the women's field at Wimbledon — and No. 2-ranked player in the world — lost 7-6, 6-2 to Yulia Putintseva.       ...
01:00 2019-07-02

Naomi Osaka loses in Wimbledon first round in straight sets to Yulia Putinseva Naomi Osaka, the No. 2-ranked female tennis player in the world, lost in the first round of Wimbledon on Monday falling in straight sets to Yulia Putinseva....
22:00 2019-07-01

Impossible Foods sets its sights on Asia, which consumes nearly half the world's meat "Asia is by far the number one focus for us. It is core to our mission; core to our business," says Nick Halla, senior vice president for international at Impossible Foods....
04:26 2019-07-15

Comicstaan Season 2 Sets July Release Date on Amazon Prime Video Amazon Prime Video has set a July 12 release date for the second season of Comicstaan, the stand-up comedy reality competition series. Zakir Khan, Sumukhi Suresh, Neeti Palta join as new judges....
13:26 2019-06-20

Cboe Global Markets Sets Several Daily Volume Records on Friday, February 2 CHICAGO – February 2, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today reported several daily volume records.  ...
21:52 2019-05-21

Trump sets stage for 2020 fight with false claims and recycled attacks President kicked off his bid with attacks on the press and lies on tax cuts and air and water being ‘the cleanest they’ve ever been’Donald Trump has set the stage for the nastiest US presidential race in modern times with a campaign rally that recycled old themes and stoked resentment towards Democr...
06:52 2019-06-19

Orioles catcher Severino sets franchise mark by hitting three homers against Rangers Baltimore Orioles catcher Pedro Severino made franchise history Tuesday night in the team's 12-11 victory over the Texas Rangers by hitting three home runs....
00:13 2019-06-06

Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal in four sets to reach Wimbledon men’s final • Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal 7-6 (3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4• Federer to face Novak Djokovic in final on SundayWhen Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic step on to Centre Court on Sunday to contest the Wimbledon men’s singles final for the third time in six years two Spaniards back in the Balearics will pa...
23:52 2019-07-12

Nadal sets up Federer semi-final showdown 11 years after last Wimbledon meeting "Rafael Nadal ended an 11-year wait for a fourth Wimbledon showdown with Roger Federer after brushing Sam Querrey aside in the quarter-finals on Wednesday."...
21:52 2019-07-10

Men in Black and Shaft Drag Weekend Box Office Down 50% From Last Year as Franchise Fatigue Sets in (LOS ANGELES) — Brand familiarity isn’t everything when it comes to attracting audiences to the multiplex, and Hollywood is learning that lesson the hard way this summer with a slew of underperforming sequels and reboots. That so-called franchise fatigue came to a head this weekend with ...
00:13 2019-06-17

Andy Murray hopes to play singles this year but sets no timescale for return • Murray returns to doubles action next week after hip surgery• ‘It’s baby steps just now, but I hope to play singles this year’Andy Murray hopes to be back on the singles court later this year, but the former world No 1 is setting no time limits. Murray will step up his bid to return from the hip s...
14:13 2019-06-12

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
00:52 2019-05-25

UPDATE 2-Defying Congress, Trump sets massive arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress and cleared the sale of $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
23:39 2019-05-24

Jaime says "Relax," as FX sets a star-studded cast for its '80s period pilot Gone Hollywood HBO put a whole bunch of actors out of work this year when it finally brought its blockbuster Game Of Thrones to a semi-crashing, much-petitioned halt. Regardless of their final status on the show—crushed, stabbed, burnt, eviscerated, poisoned, or even, against all odds, “survived”—all of the show’s...
01:52 2019-06-20

China says first-half growth sets good foundation for hitting 2019 GDP target China's first-half economic growth of 6.3% was "hard-won" and laid a good foundation for achieving a full-year growth target of between 6% and 6.5%, a spokesman for the country's statistics bureau said on Monday....
07:13 2019-07-15

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate: this is your last chance to get best ever Xbox game deal Want to get as much as three years of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for just 100 pennies? If you act fast, here's how.We know what you're thinking: this deal seems too good to be true. But, don't worry, it's a fantastic (albeit a little complicated) deal rather than a glitch and we&apo...
18:52 2019-07-03

Senate panel sets confirmation hearing for Joint Chiefs nominee Mark Milley The Senate armed services committee will hold a confirmation hearing for Gen. Mark Milley to head the Joint Chiefs of Staff in two weeks, the panel announced Friday....
03:26 2019-06-29

Senate backs massive defense bill, targets China, sets Iran vote The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a $750 billion defense policy bill with provisions that target China on issues from technology transfers to the sale of synthetic opioids, pushing to counter growing Chinese influence around the world....
04:13 2019-06-28

Jordan Pickford gets England over the line but Gareth Southgate sets eyes on far bigger prize The reaction to Jordan Pickford's match-winning penalty shoot-out save said it all. By that point, most of the England players had stopped linking arms — the standard show of determined unity — and when Pickford flung himself to his right to keep out Josip Drmic's spot-kick, there was muted celebrat...
18:39 2019-06-10

UPDATE 4-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
09:13 2019-05-25

French Open quarter-finals: Konta blitzes Stephens in straight sets – live! Updates from Roland Garros, play starts at 1pm (BST)Konta profits from coach’s powers of persuasionGet in touch! Email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 2.47pm BST Wawrinka roars to a 40-0 lead but Federer doesn’t stop fighting and battles back to deuce. Stan drops a backhand on the line to earn another...
15:52 2019-06-04

Rory McIlroy walks the walk but Rickie Fowler sets early pace at the US Open • Northern Irishman completes first round in three-under 68• Schauffele and Oosthuizen soon join Fowler in the 66 clubRory McIlroy had become frustrated by slow starts in majors to the point where he made a point of highlighting what damage a poor first round can do. He was tired of playing catch-up...
00:13 2019-06-14

UPDATE 3-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
03:39 2019-05-25

Sweetgreen sets its sights on dinner with purchase of meal delivery service Galley Foods The acquisition is a first for Sweetgreen, which was founded 12 years ago by three Georgetown University graduates and has grown into a $1 billion chain with 90 locations....
21:13 2019-06-11

Wimbledon 2019: draw sets up potential Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal semi • Nadal and Federer drawn in opposite half to top seed Djokovic• Djokovic begins defence of his title against KohlschreiberRoger Federer and Rafael Nadal could meet in the semi-finals of Wimbledon after both were drawn in the same half. Nadal was unhappy about being seeded below Federer in a reversa...
15:26 2019-06-28

Senate sets quick hearing to act ‘expeditiously’ on Mark Esper's nomination to be defense secretary The Senate Armed Services Committee has scheduled a Tuesday confirmation hearing to “act expeditiously to consider” the nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to be defense secretary....
22:26 2019-07-11

Israel Folau sets up crowdfunding page to raise $3m in donations to fight Rugby Australia Sacked Wallaby’s case is with Fair Work CommissionFolau says he has already spent $100,000 Sacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau is rattling the tin online to raise $3m for his legal action against his Rugby Australia.Folau is taking his case to the Fair Work Commission, saying his employment wa...
03:26 2019-06-21

Watch: Serena Williams wins, sets up USA quarterfinal clash with Alison Riske at Wimbledon Serena Williams beat Carla Suarez Navarro in straight sets Monday, setting up a quarterfinal clash against fellow American Alison Riske at Wimbledon....
09:52 2019-07-09

Iowa Rep. Steve King Sets Out to Prove He's Not Racist by Arguing That All Cultures Aren't Equal Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa is such a white nationalist that even when he’s trying to argue that he’s not as racist and divisive as he’s made himself out to be, he just can’t stop stepping in all the mayonnaise....
03:39 2019-05-31

Petrobras details distribution unit share offering, sets date for late July Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA is planning to privatize its fuel distribution unit in a share offering in late July, the company said, in a process that would raise up to 9.28 billion reais ($2.41 billion) considering Tuesday's closing price....
15:13 2019-07-03

Wimbledon final: Serena Williams loses to Simona Halep of Romania in straight sets WIMBLEDON, England — Clutching her trophy 20 minutes after becoming Wimbledon’s champion, Simona Halep checked out the board inside Centre Court that lists tournament winners. Below all of the mentions of Serena Williams, her opponent in Saturday’s final, there already was inscribed: ...
20:00 2019-07-13

Taylor Swift merchandise mistake sets Twitter ablaze: ‘A typo isn’t a cute Easter egg’ Some Taylor Swift fans are upset over a misplaced apostrophe on the singer’s merchandise after someone noticed the typo and posted it on social media....
00:39 2019-06-07

UPDATE 4-In bold anti-graft push, Mexico sets sights on ex-president's confidant Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador made his boldest move yet to root out entrenched corruption by going after one of his predecessor's closest aides, a former chief of state oil firm Pemex, for alleged bribery, tax fraud and other crimes....
07:26 2019-05-29

Rafael Nadal ousts Roger Federer in straight sets to reach French Open final Nadal beats Federer 6–3, 6–4, 6–2 in semi-finalRain halts Djokovic-Thiem match in third setWith 11 French Open titles in the bag, Rafael Nadal hardly needs help when it comes to winning at Roland Garros. But on Friday, after he produced a rock-solid performance in horrendous wind to see off Roger Fe...
20:26 2019-06-07

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

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks rise, dollar sags as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks rose and the dollar sagged on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
05:52 2019-07-11

Texas toddlers critically burned after road rage shooting sets off fireworks in family truck Two toddlers in Texas were critically injured late Thursday night after someone opened fire into their parents’ vehicle, igniting fireworks inside, police said....
15:52 2019-07-05

Roger Federer strolls into French Open quarter-finals with straight sets win over Leonardo Mayer Roger Federer's impressive run in the French Open continued as the Swiss legend brushed aside unseeded Argentine Leonardo Mayer to reach the last eight on Sunday....
20:52 2019-06-02

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks gain, dollar droops as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks gained and the dollar drooped on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
05:52 2019-07-11

Rafael Nadal dismantles Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in straight sets to reach Wimbledon fourth round Rafael Nadal drew level with Bjorn Borg with his 51st victory at Wimbledon, beating two-time semifinalist Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 in the third round....
17:52 2019-07-06

Hong Kong ignores protest deadline to scrap extradition bill, sets stage for further protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ignored a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, setting the stage for a new wave of demonstrations in the Chinese-ruled city....
11:13 2019-06-20

Rafael Nadal takes down Roger Federer in straight sets to reach French Open final Rafael Nadal got the best of Roger Federer in the 39th meeting between the tennis superstars in the French Open semifinals on Friday.        ...
19:52 2019-06-07

Google open sources Private Join and Compute, a tool for sharing confidential data sets Private Join and Compute is a cryptographic protocol that can be used jointly by two parties to encrypt data before sharing it with each other to discover commonalities....
22:39 2019-06-19

Tringale and Landry co-lead John Deere Classic, but clustered leaderboard sets up exciting final round Cameron Tringale and Andrew Landry co-lead the John Deere Classic, but 13 golfers are within four shots entering Sunday's final round.        ...
04:39 2019-07-14

Iron Maiden sue video game company for $2m over Ion Maiden game Band argue that game ‘is attempting to trade off on Iron Maiden’s notoriety’ and is confusing customersIron Maiden are suing video game company 3D Realms over the game Ion Maiden, which they describe as an “incredibly blatant” infringement on their trademark.The lawsuit, which demands $2m (£1.58m) i...
13:26 2019-05-30

Teenager Amanda Anisimova stuns Simona Halep in straight sets to reach French Open semi-final Amanda Anisimova has pulled off one of the biggest shocks in French Open history, beating defending champion Simona Halep in straight sets to reach the semi-finals....
01:39 2019-06-07

Boris Johnson vows to hold back £39bn EU divorce bill to force Brexit deal as he sets out vision for Number 10 Tory leadership hopeful Boris Johnson has vowed to hold back the promised £39 billion from the European Union unless better exit terms are offered as he set out his vision for Number 10....
14:13 2019-06-09

Simona Halep wins Wimbledon title after cruising past Serena Williams in straight sets for maiden SW19 crown Simona Halep produced one of the finest performances of her career to take her first Wimbledon title and deny Serena Williams a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles triumph....
19:00 2019-07-13

Cameron Tringale and Andrew Landry co-lead John Deere Classic, but clustered leaderboard sets up exciting final round Cameron Tringale and Andrew Landry co-lead the John Deere Classic, but 13 golfers are within four shots entering Sunday's final round.        ...
19:52 2019-07-14

Xbox Live free game download: Get this Xbox One free game all weekend on Microsoft! This weekend, Microsoft and Xbox are continuing their trend of providing players with titles to try out and play - here's what you need to know about GRIP: Combat Racing...
10:00 2019-07-06

Baltimore won't pay hackers' ransom, sets aside $10M in emergency funding to recover from cyberattack While a second Florida city paid hackers a ransom, the city of Baltimore is shelling out $10 million to recover from a similar computer system attack.        ...
10:26 2019-06-28

Bank holiday weekend weather: Brits bask in glorious sunshine for one day before wet weather sets in Brits have had a taste of glorious sunshine on the first day of the May bank holiday but can expect the weather to turn much wetter for the rest of the weekend....
17:52 2019-05-25

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18:39 2019-06-27

'Downton Abbey' exhibit lets fans go upstairs, downstairs with drama's sets, costumes An exhibition featuring costumes and set recreations from the popular British period drama opend Nov. 18 in New York before traveling around the U.S.        ...
15:52 2019-05-21

'Big Bang Theory' fans can visit the show's iconic sets in new Warner Bros. studio tour "Big Bang Theory" may be over, but fans will soon be able to recreate their favorite moments from the show, thanks to a new Warner Bros. studio tour.        ...
19:26 2019-06-27

CFE EXPERIENCES BUSIEST WEEK IN ITS HISTORY;Single-Day Volume Reaches Consecutive Highs on Thursday and Friday,VIX Futures Sets Back-to-Back Daily Trading Records CHICAGO, May 10, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that the Exchange set several new trading records during the week ended Friday, May 7, 2010. From May 3 through May 7, CFE experienced the most active trading week in its history as a total of 155,672 contracts changed han...
10:26 2019-05-22

Homer-happy: MLB-record 1,135 HRs hit in May Forty more home runs were slugged Friday, the last day of the month, bringing the final tally for May to 1,135 home runs, easily breaking the major league record that was set in August 2017....
09:13 2019-06-01

MLB batters set record for month with 1,135 HR in May Major league batters set a record in May for most home runs in any month with 1,135, topping the 1,119 in August 2017        ...
23:52 2019-06-01

USA keep up perfect record with 2-0 win over Sweden "USA sealed top spot in Group F of the Women\u0027s World Cup courtesy of a 2-0 victory over Sweden, which avenges their 2018 Olympics loss to the Scandinavian side."...
00:13 2019-06-21

Use Your Calendar to Record What Actually Happened I spent four years working as an executive assistant, and one of my responsibilities was to make sure my boss’s calendar was 100 percent accurate. This meant ensuring that new meetings, deadlines, and tasks were added to the calendar as they were scheduled. It also meant ensuring that any meetings o...
05:13 2019-06-29

U.S. Oil, Gas Hit Record Production Levels in 2018 The shale revolution powered U.S. oil and gas production in 2018 to the largest annual increases ever recorded by any country, according to energy giant BP....
17:39 2019-06-11

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company's first quarter. Operating income rose 29 percent ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Record-Long U.S. Economic Expansion The U.S. economic expansion is now the longest on record, with inflation remaining subdued. With the Fed poised to cut rates, will the bull run rage on?...
16:00 2019-07-11

Drenched U.S. documented second-wettest May on record if (typeof apgPageInfoObj != 'undefined' && apgPageInfoObj.adUnit.platform == "web") { (function () { var _sf_async_config = window._sf_async_config = (window._sf_async_config || {}); /** CONFIGURATION START **/ _sf_asyn...
15:39 2019-06-08

From Sheep to Sweater in Record Time For 25 years, teams of knitters from all over the world have accepted a quixotic challenge: They shear a sheep, spin its wool into yarn and knit a sweater as fast as possible....
15:39 2019-06-28

Record Yourself Reading Your Kid's Favorite Books The Guardian published a list of advice from children’s laureates on how to raise bookworms. One of my favorite ideas comes from Julia Donaldson, an author I love. (I’ve read The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom to my daughter dozens of times—they are perfection.) Donaldson writes that she used to rec...
04:00 2019-06-14

Rich get richer, everyone else not so much in record U.S. expansion Last month Pink Floyd frontman David Gilmour sold his guitar collection for $21.5 million, including one piece - his famed "Black Strat" Fender Stratocaster - that went for nearly $4 million to the owner of the U.S. National Football League's Indianapolis Colts....
11:00 2019-07-02

Record-tying heat yesterday! TUCSON – On Wednesday afternoon, temperatures soared into the triple digits nearly all across Southern Arizona. At the Tucson International Airport, the high temperatures hit 109° tying it with the record high on Wednesday. This temperature has been reached in the past but not often. The recor...
15:39 2019-07-11

American patriotism is at a record low: poll Americans are about to celebrate Independence Day — but their extreme pride in the country is at an 18-year low, according to a new Gallup poll. Only 45 percent of US adults identified as being “extremely proud” to be Americans, though 70 percent said they were proud, according to the poll. The R...
21:52 2019-07-02

Holzhauer's run on Jeopardy! ends shy of record In 33 games, Holzhauer won $2,464,216. He was poised to take over the top spot in the show's all-time, regular-play winnings list with one more big win, but he'll settle for second, $56,484 behind Ken Jennings, who won $2,520,700 in 2004....
03:39 2019-06-04

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

Dow Industrials Close at Record High The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record on Wednesday, its first new high in nine months, as the index notched its fourth straight session of gains....
21:39 2019-07-03

Watch: 574 eat breakfast in bed for Guinness record A total 574 people climbed into beds and dined on morning cuisine in South Africa to break the Guinness World Record for most people eating breakfast in bed....
17:13 2019-05-23

The Economy Is About to Hit a Record. Trump Says the Fed ‘Blew It.’ President Trump’s central bank criticism comes in defiance of record stock prices and what is poised to be America’s longest period of economic growth....
23:00 2019-06-27

MARCH IS SECOND BUSIEST MONTH ON RECORD AT CFE CHICAGO, April 1, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that March 2010 was the second busiest trading month ever at the Exchange as a total of 217,429 contracts changed hands. For the month, trading volume was up 333 percent when compared to 50,271 contracts in March 2009 and...
10:26 2019-05-22

What We Know About Joe Biden and His Record on School Busing During the Democratic debate Thursday night, Senator Kamala Harris recalled Mr. Biden’s opposition to school busing in the 1970s. Here’s a look at the history....
23:13 2019-06-28

Tesla Serious About a Record Quarter, Not Serious About a Submarine Car Tesla has "a decent shot at a record quarter on every level", Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said at the company's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday....
19:39 2019-06-12

Tesla is serious about a possible record quarter, not so serious about a submarine car Tesla Inc has "a decent shot at a record quarter on every level", Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said at the company's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, soothing concerns about weak demand for the electric car maker's sedans....
03:52 2019-06-12

Stocks hit record again. Is Trump the reason? The market is at all-time highs and many say Trump is the reason. But stocks were rallying when investors thought Hillary Clinton would win. Janet Yellen and the Fed may deserve more of the credit for the market's move....
16:52 2019-05-21

VIX Options Set New Daily Volume Record CHICAGO – September 25, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) said today that trading volume in options on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) reached a new all-time high on Monday, September 25....
21:52 2019-05-21

Rhett looks to get more relatable with love on new record Thomas Rhett is known for writing what he admits are gushy love songs about his wife, Lauren. But he’s looking to show more depth with his latest album, “Center Point Road.”...
17:26 2019-05-31

Spoilers! How 'King of the Monsters' sets up that epic 'Godzilla vs. Kong' matchup 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' teases a monster dream match in the upcoming 'Godzilla vs. Kong' – as well as a villain's return. (Spoilers!)        ...
07:26 2019-06-02

VW ID R to target outright Goodwood hillclimb record Upgraded racer brings changes made for its demolition of the electric Nordschleife record as it aims for Heidfeld's long-standing 41.6 Volkswagen has brought its ID R electric race car to the Goodwood Festival of Speed, with an aim of breaking the outright hillclimb record. Fresh from its victory a...
13:39 2019-07-05

| Comrades: Break the record, take home R1m ... minimum! If the winner in either the men’s or women’s races in this year’s Comrades Marathon breaks the 'Up-run' record, he or she will take home a minimum of R1m in prize money....
19:52 2019-05-24

Cboe FX Reports Record ADV of $42.6 Billion in January NEW YORK and LONDON – 5 February 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its foreign exchange (FX) market, Cboe FX, reported record spot average daily volume (ADV) of $42.6 billion in January, surpassing its...
21:52 2019-05-21

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

As U.S. expansion notches record, recovery may have only just begun A now record-setting run of U.S. economic growth enters its 121st month on Monday, sustained by a decade of low interest rates and massive Federal Reserve intervention that helped put 22 million people back to work....
08:26 2019-07-01

Women's World Cup TV Viewership Is on a Record Pace The Women’s World Cup is just past the halfway mark and already it is on pace to break several viewership records, both in the U.S. and across the globe....
05:39 2019-06-23

Twins tie team record with 8 homers in 16-7 win over Angels The Minnesota Twins tied a franchise record with eight home runs _ including two apiece by Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop _ in a 16-7 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday        ...
02:39 2019-05-24

Volkswagen ID R smashes electric Nurburgring record Volkswagen's ID R is the new electric lap record holder at the Nordschleife 671bhp EV laps Nordschleife in 6min 05.336secs, adding record to outright Pikes Peak hill mark The 671bph Volkswagen ID R has smashed the electric lap record at the Nurburgring Nordschleife, with Romain Dumas lapping the ...
17:52 2019-06-03

Opinion: What does Volkswagen's new Nurburging record prove? The ID R has just become one of the most important cars on the planet after tearing around the Nordschleife in just over six minutes How do you follow up setting an outright record on the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, one of the world’s oldest and toughest motorsport challenges, with an elect...
17:52 2019-06-03

Padres hit team-record 7 HRs, rout Jays 19-4, win 5th in row Austin Hedges connected for a grand slam and the San Diego Padres hit a franchise-record seven home runs to romp past the Toronto Blue Jays 19-4 for their fifth straight win        ...
01:26 2019-05-26

Volkswagen I.D. R: a year of electric record-breaking News 8 Jul, 2019 Volkswagen’s all-electric hypercar has claimed three motoring titles, the most recent being the outright Goodwood hill climb record...
14:39 2019-07-08

Rate-cut euphoria elevates S&P 500 to record high The S&P 500 hit a record high on Thursday, lifted by Wall Street's expectations that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates as soon as next month to keep the U.S.-China trade war from stalling economic growth....
23:26 2019-06-20

The Volkswagen ID. R Absolutely Crushed the Nürburgring's EV Record After months of hype, the Volkswagen ID. R—the automaker’s ultra-fast EV purpose-built for crushing every record known to man—has done it. It has conquered the Nürburgring. And when I say “conquered,” I mean friggin’ conquered....
23:26 2019-06-03

After Record-Long Expansion, Here's What Could Knock the Economy Off Course The U.S. economy has reached a 10-year milestone, and experts see the growth continuing. But looming risks include trade wars, interest-rate mistakes and the ballooning budget deficit....
01:13 2019-06-04

Sensex, Nifty Hit Record Closing Highs Domestic stock markets extending their gains to a second consecutive session to end at record closing highs on Monday. The S&P BSE Sensex rose 248.57 points - or 0.63 per cent - to end at 39,683.29,......
14:39 2019-05-27

Anchorage breaks 50-year heat record Alaska’s largest city is reeling from a record-breaking heatwave that canceled Fourth of July fireworks and has sent residents on a quest for fans and ice....
18:13 2019-07-06

Carrie Underwood breaks record for most CMT wins Carrie Underwood won her 20th CMT Music Award last night, making her the most celebrated in the awards’ history. USA Today reports that Underwood won two prizes at the fan-voted show, including video of the year for “Cry Pretty” and female video of the year for “Love Wins.” (The awards are voted on ...
19:52 2019-06-06

Wynn pays record $35.5M fine to Massachusetts BOSTON (AP) — Wynn Resorts has paid a record $35.5 million in fines to Massachusetts and won’t appeal the decision. The company’s board of directors said the company on Tuesday paid the state a $35 million fine as well as $500,000 assessed to CEO Matthew Maddox ahead of Friday’s de...
22:52 2019-05-28

The Best Way to Record a Remote Podcast Guest or Co-Host You know what’s annoying? Tuning in to a podcast that advertises a really great guest, only to find that the whole 30-minute interview with that guest is a phone recording....
20:13 2019-06-06

Man arrested in Thursday’s manhunt has criminal record TUCSON – Court documents obtained Friday revealed the man arrested in Thursday’s day-long manhunt has an extensive criminal record. The search began for 25-year-old Kyle Montgomery Thursday morning after he reportedly pointed a rifle at a Marana police officer and rammed his car into a p...
19:52 2019-07-12

Here’s what an Apple TV and Alexa look like on an old TV and record player cabinet Enlarge / Apple TV on a vintage TV cabinet. (credit: Thomas Martin Lewins V) Consumer and household tech obviously looks quite different today than it did years ago—there's a significant analog and digital divide, for one thing. Among other things, bridging that gap makes integrating the latest te...
00:13 2019-06-14

A Record Expansion's Surprise Winners: The Low-Skilled As the economic expansion reaches a record age and unemployment remains near generation lows, the fortunes of low-wage workers have turned up markedly....
15:39 2019-07-10

VW ID R beats Goodwood hillclimb record - with video Upgraded racer arrives fresh from setting electric Nordschleife record, beating Nick Heidfeld's 1999 time by 0.5 seconds Volkswagen has broken the outright hillclimb record at Goodwood Festival of Speed with the 671bhp ID R electric racer.  Fresh from its record breaking efforts at the Nurburgring,...
09:52 2019-07-06

Rose opens with 65 to tie Pebble record at US Open Justin Rose played alongside Tiger Woods, and then joins him in the U.S. Open record book at Pebble Beach        ...
12:00 2019-06-14

How to Digitize Vinyl Records Without a Record Player Digitizing vinyl is a lot harder than ripping a CD. An external CD drive costs $26 on Amazon; a record player with a digital output costs $250 or more. Plus you have to use special software, specify the beginning and end of each track, write out all the metadata, and make sure the record plays smoot...
21:39 2019-06-12

Two Melons Auctioned For Record Price $45,600 In Japan Two melons from the Japanese city of Yubari have fetched a record price of 5 million yen, or $45,600,in the first auction of this year's agricultural season in the country....
13:52 2019-05-24

US gov’t growing a record 2-ton cannabis crop—but still won’t let others grow Enlarge / Marijuana plants grow in a greenhouse in Colorado, not for research. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) With the recent explosion of cannabis access and CBD products, federally funded scientists are craving more research on the potential risks and benefits. But if any researchers were hoping fo...
20:39 2019-07-12

Mercedes matching old F1 record ‘no priority’ for Hamilton SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Lewis Hamilton could help Mercedes match a 31-year Formula One record at the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday. But don’t think it’s high on his priority list this weekend, the British five-time champion said Thursday. Hamilton and fellow Mercedes driver Valtteri Bo...
22:39 2019-06-27

Record London Marathon entries pass 450,000 More than 450,000 runners have entered the ballot for next year's London Marathon, breaking the event's own world record for registrations, organizers said on Tuesday....
23:39 2019-05-21

MLB reports record merchandise sales in London Not only were the runs coming in bunches this past weekend at London in a two-game series between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, so were the merchandise sales....
06:39 2019-07-04

Number of women in work at 72% record high Women are fast becoming as likely as men to go out to work, as the rising state pension age forces more to postpone retirement, official figures reveal today....
23:13 2019-06-11

Lower May temperatures, rise in record books TUCSON – We can’t make this stuff up; more snow fell on Mt Lemmon this morning, making it the second time this week (yes, this is the end of May). This time, up to 2 inches of snow fell on the mountain top. 6AM this morning. Snow on Mt Lemmon. This has been a crazy and cool May! #AZwx #...
03:13 2019-05-24

Volkswagen's Record-Breaking EVs May Help Us Forget Dieselgate After the success of its all-electric I.D R racer, Volkswagen plans to spend $50 billion on EVs in hopes of erasing the memory of Dieselgate. Dan Neil follows the redemption tour....
22:26 2019-06-06

Meet tennis' record unluckiest loser He had an excellent career but Julien Benneteau retired this year having lost a record 10 tennis finals. Still there is, according to the Frenchman, no 'emptiness.'...
18:00 2019-05-21

Volkswagen I.D. R breaks Nurburgring electric record by over 40s Volkswagen has set a new lap record for electric vehicles at the Nurburgring Nordschleife, with Romain Dumas setting a time of 6m05.336-seconds in the adapted I.D. R prototype on Monday...
20:26 2019-06-03

U.K. Regulator on Why It Is Pursuing Record Fines Against BA, Marriott Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said her office considered cybersecurity gaps, among other factors, in proposing that Marriott and British Airways’ parent company pay the biggest fines to date under Europe’s data-privacy laws....
14:00 2019-07-10

Chestnut crowned July 4 hot-dog champ again but can't top his own record This year's Nathan's Famous hot-dog eating contest proved a mild disappointment to Joey Chestnut, the Fourth of July event's perennial champ, even though he handily won the annual display of gastronomical excess for the 12th time this year....
23:52 2019-07-04

| Off the court, Anderson breaks a cocktail record South Africa's Kevin Anderson may not have won the recent Fever-Tree Championships, but he did break a record at the tournament... a cocktail challenge....
16:52 2019-07-01

Markets Right Now: Stocks down slightly after hitting record NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. The stock market is taking a breather Friday, a day after the S&P 500 index rose to a record high. The commodities and bond markets are also tame compared with Thursday, when oil jumped more than 5% and the ...
16:39 2019-06-21

Trump’s Misleading Claims About His Environmental Record President Trump selectively talked up what he said were achievements in ensuring air and water quality, declining carbon emissions and Superfund cleanups....
03:39 2019-07-09

With Record Temperature in 4 Cities, This Is The Worst Heatwave Ever The country is witnessing its worst ever heatwave, with four cities in north India on a record high. Starting with national capital Delhi, Churu in Rajasthan and Banda and Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh......
17:26 2019-06-11

Bobby Wagner wants record LB contract from Seahawks Bobby Wagner wants the Seattle Seahawks to make him the highest-paid inside linebacker in the NFL, after the franchise made Russell Wilson the league's highest-paid player this off-season....
22:39 2019-05-22

Tesla shares jump 7% on record car deliveries Tesla set a record for quarterly vehicle deliveries in a triumphant response to months of questions about demand for its luxury electric cars.Read More...
15:39 2019-07-03

BTS breaks music sales record in Japan K-pop idols BTS set a new sales record in Japan for foreign artists, topping Oricon's weekly chart on Tuesday with their single "Lights/Boy with Luv."...
13:01 2019-07-09

The US economy is about to break a record. These 11 charts show why The United States is nearing its longest economic expansion on record, but the recovery was gradual and uneven for many Americans. Here's how far it has come since the Great Recession ended in 2009....
19:39 2019-06-07

Best turntables 2019: the best record players for any budget Best Turntables Buying Guide: Welcome to TechRadar's round-up of the best turntables (also known as record players) you can buy in 2019. Whether you've got lots of old records collecting dust in the attic, or you're a keen member of the vinyl revival movement, turntables can be a...
14:13 2019-07-02