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Ursula von der Leyen: hard Brexit would be massive blow for both sides

Exclusive: newly elected EU chief suggests there could be emergency help for IrelandThe European commission’s new president has said a hard Brexit would have “massively negative consequences” for both Britain and the EU, and said ...

Ursula von der Leyen: hard Brexit would be massive blow for both sides

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Brexit Party MEPs boo EU Commission president nominee Ursula von der Leyen after she says Brexit could be extended Brexit Party MEPS booed a woman nominated to be president of the EU Commission after she said the UK's exit from the bloc could be delayed again beyond October 31....
17:00, 2019-07-16

Incoming EU chief von der Leyen says 'we don't want a hard Brexit' The future head of the European Commission said she would be minded to grant Britain an extension to talks on its exit from the EU if London gave good grounds, adding that an orderly departure was important to launch future ties on a good footing....
22:17, 2019-07-18

From the EU to Trump: Where does Ursula von der Leyen stand? Germany's defense minister has been at Angela Merkel's side since 2005. No stranger to global affairs, she's set to become the next European Commission president. So how does she view Europe's most pressing challenges?...
02:51, 2019-07-05

Can the EU's Ursula von der Leyen fulfill her promises Now that she's been elected European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen can get to work realizing her EU vision. Who will she have to win over in the European Parliament, and which member states stand in her way?...
10:34, 2019-07-18

Who is Ursula von der Leyen, the new European Commission president? German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, a member of Merkel's conservatives, has been confirmed president of the EU Commission. But just who is she? DW profiles the Brussels-born doctor and her time in Berlin....
22:00, 2019-07-16

Ursula von der Leyen's EU nomination is a win for Emmanuel Macron For the first time in 50 years, a German is set to lead the European Commission. But it's France that will benefit most from Ursula von der Leyen's appointment, writes journalist and political scientist Jörg Himmelreich....
04:34, 2019-07-06

Ursula von der Leyen: Headed back to Brussels? EU leaders threw their weight behind German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen to become the bloc's next top executive. But she'll need to win over critics to become the European Commission's first female president....
19:34, 2019-07-15

E.U. Nominates Ursula von der Leyen as Commission President After grueling and bitter negotiations, the European Union made history by putting forward two women for top jobs as the bloc’s unity is being tested....
23:51, 2019-07-02

Ursula von der Leyen pledges to fight for balance among EU states The upcoming EU leader Ursula von der Leyen said she would try to bring balance between "smaller and bigger countries" and various regions of the bloc. Speaking from Zagreb, she also praised Croatia as a "success story."...
19:51, 2019-07-31

Opinion: What Ursula von der Leyen learned from Angela Merkel The EU is a game with three summits and, in the end, a German wins? In this case, yes. But Ursula von der Leyen's years in Berlin will prove ideal preparation for the European Commission, says DW's Maximiliane Koschyk....
03:34, 2019-07-04

From Scorpions to Beethoven: Ursula von der Leyen's playlist for the army The new president of the European Commission's musical wishes are the German army's command. As a military tattoo honors the outgoing minister of defense, here's what the three songs she picked reveal about her....
16:00, 2019-08-16

Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen's playlist for the army The new president of the European Commission's musical wishes are the German army's command. As a military tattoo honors the outgoing minister of defense, here's what the three songs she picked reveal about her....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Ursula von der Leyen elected first female European commission president Former German defence minister wins narrow backing of MEPs to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker in the EU’s top jobUrsula von der Leyen has been confirmed as the European commission’s first female president and the first German in the top EU job for over 50 years.In a secret ballot, MEPs voted narrowly to...
20:17, 2019-07-16

Ursula von der Leyen Confirmed as First Female President of the European Commission (BRUSSELS) — Ursula von der Leyen was confirmed as the European Commission president Tuesday, becoming the first woman to hold one of the most prestigious positions in the European Union and who will be one of the most prominent faces from the bloc on the world stage. The European Parliament v...
15:51, 2019-07-17

Who is Ursula von der Leyen, the surprise compromise as European Commission president? German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has been named as a candidate for the post of European Commission president. Would she be suitable for the job? DW profiles the doctor and mother of seven, born in Brussels....
23:17, 2019-07-02

What to Know About Ursula von der Leyen, the Surprise Choice and First Woman Nominated for One of Europe’s Top Jobs After days of difficult negotiations, European leaders have put forward their nominations for the EU’s top jobs on Wednesday, nominating two women for the leadership roles. Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, will replace the Italian Mario Draghi as Pr...
03:00, 2019-07-04

Donald Tusk urges EU lawmakers to vote for Germany's Ursula von der Leyen European Council President Donald Tusk told the European Parliament that the choice for the EU's top post was made democratically. Many MEPs are deeply unhappy with the German defense minister's nomination....
18:51, 2019-07-04

Ursula von der Leyen: German lawmakers blast European Commission nomination Von der Leyen's nomination to lead the EU's executive body has been widely criticized in her home country. Leading lawmakers have called it a "farce" and a "victory for backroom politics."...
03:34, 2019-07-04

EU leaders pick Germany's Ursula von der Leyen to lead European Commission Once considered a successor to Chancellor Angela Merkel, Germany's defense minister is seen as a moderate choice to lead the EU's executive body. Von der Leyen would be the European Commission's first female president....
23:17, 2019-07-02

German defense chief Ursula von der Leyen elected European Commission head The European Union on Tuesday elected German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen as the first female leader of the European Commission -- and she could also become the first female president of the alliance, as well....
20:34, 2019-07-02

If You’re Wondering How Hard a ‘Hard Brexit’ Could Be The U.K. and the European Union are at a standoff on the terms of their divorce. With the departure of British Prime Minister Theresa May, there’s growing concern that the hardest form of Brexit, one with no deal in place at all, has become more likely. Without a withdrawal accord, the U.K. would lo...
03:51, 2019-05-25

Germany's von der Leyen supports Brexit extension Ursula von der Leyen has tried to sway socialists and liberals on a possible Brexit delay. She also confirmed she will step down as German defense minister, regardless of whether she is successful in her presidency bid....
19:34, 2019-07-15

Colorado crew blow up massive boulder blocking highway: video This is the moment a Colorado Department of Transportation crew blasted apart a 2.3 million-pound boulder that blocked and destroyed a section of a local highway. The video, posted to Facebook by the department, shows the massive rock, weighing 1,150 tons, sitting in the middle of Highway 145 betwee...
22:17, 2019-05-27

UK hopes trade deal with US could soften Brexit blow While in the UK for a three-day state visit, US President Trump is dangling the possibility of a "big" post-Brexit trade deal. But can freeing up bilateral trade really alleviate the fallout of the UK's exit from the EU?...
15:17, 2019-06-04

Senior U.K. Cabinet Member Resigns in Latest Brexit Blow for Theresa May (LONDON) — A senior member of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet has quit over Brexit, in a new blow to the embattled British leader. Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom says she is resigning because she does not believe May’s Brexit plan delivers on voters’ decis...
21:34, 2019-05-22

U.K. Lawmakers Create Hurdle to No-Deal Brexit, in Blow to Boris Johnson They approved a plan to stop the next prime minister from suspending Parliament as a means of forcing through Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union....
16:51, 2019-07-18

British Pound Hits Multiyear Lows as Brexit Deals Blow to Economy The British pound took a hit Friday, touching multiyear lows against the dollar and euro as the economy showed signs of being hampered by the U.K.’s political standoff with Europe....
20:17, 2019-08-09

Remain v hard Brexit: what the UK's EU election results tell us Both sides of Brexit divide have claimed victory, but the truth is far from conclusiveNews and analysis - live updatesThe European election results have left those on all sides of the Brexit divide claiming victory. Here we analyse the results and what they mean for leave and remain. Continue readin...
18:51, 2019-05-27

UK less able to cope with hard Brexit than it was in spring, say officials Exclusive: Analysis includes stark assessments of potential problems including panic-buying and civil disorderThe UK is currently less able to cope with a hard Brexit than it was in the spring, with the real risk of panic-buying in the run-up to Christmas and civil disorder if the country leaves the...
21:51, 2019-08-01

UK PM candidate Leadsom: Brexit on Oct. 31 is my 'hard red line' Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday she would seek a managed Brexit but that leaving the European Union on Oct. 31 was a hard, red line....
11:51, 2019-06-11

Jeff Bezos closes out Prime Day by standing on top of Amazon's massive glass spheres wearing climbing ropes and a hard hat Ted S. Warren/AP Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos climbed Amazon's spheres, a group of three cylindrical glass-enclosed structures at the company's headquarters in Seattle. The billionaire founder of Amazon posted a photo of himself to Instagram standing at the top of one of the spheres while wearing climbing...
19:34, 2019-07-17

There's now a 60% chance of a hard Brexit, says chairman of UK investment firm Theresa May's replacement as U.K. prime minister will likely be stridently pro-Brexit, says Martin Gilbert, chairman of Aberdeen Standard Investments....
15:34, 2019-06-06

Pound could fall to parity with dollar on hard Brexit concerns Fear of ‘hardline’ Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt could push sterling down to mid-80s levels, says Morgan StanleyThe pound’s fall to a two-year low against the dollar could be the start of a no-deal Brexit inspired wave of selling that would push sterling towards a one-for-one exchange rate against t...
03:17, 2019-07-18

Richard Branson warns the pound will 'collapse to parity' with the dollar in a hard Brexit The U.K. leaving the European Union without a deal on October 31 would cause the pound to reach "parity" with the dollar, Virgin boss Richard Branson has said....
19:17, 2019-07-11

Hard racing not hard to call: Vettel’s Canadian GP win should have stood | Richard Williams F1 connoisseurs were virtually unanimous in their views over the penalty that not only robbed Sebastian Vettel in Canada but also ruined a classic finish between the world’s best two driversAs a simmering Sebastian Vettel stalked into the room where the top three drivers in a grand prix wipe away th...
18:00, 2019-06-10

European elections 2019: Nigel Farage warns Brexit Party's success will send 'massive' message Nigel Farage has warned that the Brexit Party's success in the European elections will send a "massive" message to the government over the UK's status in the EU....
04:34, 2019-05-27

The massive pop culture festival has experienced massive growth since its launch as a gathering of comic book enthusiasts in 1970 (NBC News)  Comic-Con is celebrating its 50th anniversary in San Diego, California. More than 130,000 fans from around the world are expected to attend the annual pop culture extravaganza this weekend. Studios and TV networks will be capitalizing on the Comic-Con audience to tout their upcoming proj...
13:01, 2019-07-19

Melissa McCarthy vs. Lizzo: Who should be Ursula in ‘Little Mermaid’? Everyone’s a critic — and in this case, a casting agent. Over the weekend, Variety reported that Melissa McCarthy was in early talks to play Ursula in Disney’s upcoming live-action “The Little Mermaid”— and the Twitter-verse immediately weighed in. While some applauded the two-time Oscar nominee as ...
17:34, 2019-07-01

Queen Latifah to Play Ursula in ABC’s The Little Mermaid Live! In a ‘90s kind of world, we were glad we had our girl Queen Latifah; and now, in 2019, she’s letting us tap into that old feeling by announcing she will play Ursula in ABC’s live concert version of The Little Mermaid....
23:51, 2019-08-06

'Earthsea' Author Ursula K. Le Guin Is Ready for Her Closeup Ursula K. Le Guin, the author whose science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories inspired readers of all ages, is the focus of a new documentary....
19:51, 2019-07-31

Maya Erskine is a big fan of John Cho, The Little Mermaid's Ursula, and her mom's advice It’s always a treat when a batch of our 11 Questions lines up perfectly with an interview subject—in this case, The A.V. Club looked forward to posing queries about reliving moments from your past and casting someone to do so to Pen15 co-creator and co-star Maya Erskine. The actor-writer-producer tu...
18:00, 2019-06-18

Melissa McCarthy in Talks to Play Ursula in Live-Action Little Mermaid Melissa McCarthy may be headed under the sea. E! News has learned that the A-list actress is in early talks to appear in the live-action adaptation of The Little......
01:17, 2019-06-29

Melissa McCarthy hints she'll take on the role of Ursula in Disney's live-action 'Little Mermaid' Melissa McCarthy is obviously interested in taking on the role of Ursula in Disney's live-action "Little Mermaid," winking at the camera when Jimmy Kimmel asked her if she'd be playing the part....
18:17, 2019-07-31

Pompeo says US not asking Asia to take sides U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Washington isn’t asking any Asian nation to take sides in its engagement with the region, where China is battling for influence and aggressively expanding territorial claims in the South China Sea...
10:17, 2019-08-01

| S15: So which SA sides crack the knockouts? Beating the Hurricanes in Jo’burg would make the Lions hard to stop as best finishers of the strictly SA-based sides in Super Rugby, writes Rob Houwing....
15:34, 2019-06-05

Von der Leyen on track to win powerful EU executive top job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is poised to become the first female European Commission president after winning over skeptical liberal and socialist lawmakers on Tuesday with her vision of a greener, fairer and rule-based Europe....
19:34, 2019-07-16

Von der Leyen says she will work with any new British leader The next head of the European Union's executive, Ursula von der Leyen, said on Tuesday she would work "in a constructive way" with any new British prime minister....
21:00, 2019-07-16

Most Germans don't want von der Leyen leading EU Commission Only one third of Germans believe their defense minister, Ursula von der Leyen, is a good choice to lead the EU Commission, according to a Deutschlandtrend survey. Many believe the state is too lenient with Neo-Nazis....
02:51, 2019-07-05

Lizzo Tosses Her Hair, er, Hat in the Ring to Play Ursula in Little Mermaid as Melissa McCarthy Said to Be Disney’s Pick Upon hearing the news Friday that Disney had someone else in mind to play the sea witch Ursula in the highly anticipated live-action version of The Little Mermaid, Lizzo quickly made it known for one and all to see that Disney should surely, “Pick me!”...
19:00, 2019-06-29

The end of liberalism? At the G20, Putin sides with the populists Russian President Vladimir Putin set the tone for debate at the G20 meeting in Osaka during a sit-down interview with the Financial Times by making a provocative point: Western liberalism, he said, had run its course....
19:51, 2019-06-28

Von der Leyen calls for EU migration pact in Italy The incoming head of the European Commission said "effective and humane" measures are needed to solve the thorny issue of migration. Italy in particular has been calling for the EU's asylum rules to be changed....
22:00, 2019-08-02

Von der Leyen urges 'green deal' for a more united EU Von der Leyen, who is seeking to win over EU lawmakers, said she would make Europe the "first climate neutral continent." She also pledged to have more female EU commissioners and to extend the Brexit date....
12:51, 2019-07-16

Von der Leyen outlines position on migration, other EU challenges The incoming head of the European Commission has said she will look for pragmatic solutions to the issue of migration. Ursula von der Leyen also spoke of plans for Italy's budget and her approach to Poland and Hungary....
10:17, 2019-07-19

EU parliament confirms von der Leyen as next executive head The European Parliament on Tuesday confirmed Ursula von der Leyen, a German conservative, as the next president of the executive EU Commission by 383 votes to 327 against, the speaker of the assembly, David Sassoli, said....
21:00, 2019-07-16

German coalition in disarray over von der Leyen's EU nomination European leaders' nomination of Ursula von der Leyen to head the European Commission did not give the Social Democrats (SPD) reason to quit Germany's ruling coalition, a party leader said on Thursday....
13:34, 2019-07-04

Germany's von der Leyen begins EU charm offensive The German defense minister was grilled by Green, Socialist, and free-market liberals as she faces an uphill battle to secure the European Commission presidency. Many are unhappy with the process of her nomination....
07:00, 2019-07-11

Germany's Von der Leyen secures powerful EU executive top job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president on a platform of a greener, fairer and rule-based Europe....
21:00, 2019-07-16

U.S.-Taliban talks end without deal, both sides to consult Talks on a pact that would allow the United States to end its longest war and withdraw troops from Afghanistan ended on Monday without agreement and both sides saying they would consult their leaders on the next steps....
16:34, 2019-08-12

Opinion: Unnecessary Sea-Watch 3 provocations from both sides The arrest of the "Sea-Watch 3" captain raises the question of who stands to benefit from such acts of protest. Ultimately, it may play into the hands of Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, writes Bernd Riegert....
10:51, 2019-07-02

Pompeo says U.S. doesn't ask Southeast Asians to take sides U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Southeast Asian counterparts at a meeting in Bangkok on Thursday that the United States never asked Indo-Pacific nations to take sides....
13:34, 2019-08-01

Ratepayer Group Sides With PG&E Bondholders on Exclusivity California’s leading advocacy group for electricity ratepayers wants the bankruptcy court overseeing PG&E’s restructuring to let the troubled utility’s various stakeholders chime in on how it should be overhauled....
23:00, 2019-07-01

Llorente switches sides from Real to Atletico "Atletico Madrid have agreed a deal to sign Spanish midfielder Marcos Llorente from neighbours Real Madrid, the La Liga runners up said in a statement on Thursday."...
18:17, 2019-06-20

Trump and Iran may be on the brink of a war that would likely be devastating to both sides Jonathan Ernst/Reuters The US could be on the brink of war with Iran after weeks of rising tensions. The US has sent bombers, an aircraft-carrier strike group, and more to the Middle East in response to unspecified threats to US forces or interests in the region from Tehran, Iran's capital, prompt...
00:17, 2019-05-24

Biden Comes Under Attack From All Sides in Democratic Debate Senator Kamala Harris confronted the former vice president in a searing moment over racial equality, and others attacked him on policy and generational divide....
15:34, 2019-06-28

Germany's von der Leyen voted new European Commission president German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen had faced an uphill battle as a compromise candidate. She won by a slim majority, with 383 out of 747 votes....
19:51, 2019-07-16

EU's Tusk asks European Parliament to approve von der Leyen European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday asked the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the European Commission....
13:34, 2019-07-04

EU's Juncker regrets lack of transparency in von der Leyen's nomination Retiring European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has expressed regret for the lack of transparency in the process to nominate his successor. His own appointment had followed an election campaign, he noted....
14:34, 2019-07-05

Von der Leyen lays out cards to EU lawmakers ahead of vote Germany's Ursula von der Leyen sought on Tuesday to win over skeptical European socialist and liberal lawmakers to back her as European Commission president, laying out ambitious social, climate and migrant policies ahead of a crunch vote....
13:17, 2019-07-16

France and Germany eye Lagarde for ECB and Von der Leyen for EC president: sources German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen may end up as European Commission President while IMF head Christine Lagarde may become new president of the European Central Bank following an agreement between France and Germany, said sources....
15:00, 2019-07-02

EU's Tusk urges European Parliament to confirm von der Leyen The outgoing chairman of European Union national leaders on Thursday urged the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the bloc's executive after some in the assembly criticized her nomination....
13:34, 2019-07-04

Green EU lawmakers oppose von der Leyen's bid for Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European Union lawmakers on Wednesday to become the next head of the bloc's executive, but her promises to fight climate change were not enough for Green deputies who vowed to vote against her....
21:34, 2019-07-10

Angela Merkel blasts SPD for failing to back von der Leyen Merkel wants German Social Democrats to stop thwarting Ursula von der Leyen's bid to lead the EU Commission. Many officials domestically and across the bloc say the defense minister's bid for the job was forced through....
15:34, 2019-07-12

Opinion: Von der Leyen a sound choice in turbulent times Up to the last minute it was unclear if Ursula von der Leyen would be accepted as the next European Commission president. Her stellar speech and a lack of alternatives won MEPs over, says DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl. ...
04:34, 2019-07-17

Poland sees positives in von der Leyen remarks on rule of law Poland sees potential positive elements in remarks on the rule of law by the nominee to lead the European Commission, Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said on Wednesday....
21:34, 2019-07-10

EU urges US to respect both sides in Mideast peace moves BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is urging the United States to respect the needs of both Israelis and the Palestinians in any future Mideast peace moves. Juncker’s office says that in a meeting Tuesday, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner s...
21:51, 2019-06-04

North Korea: Fake news on both sides is the norm Stories of the secretive state captivate media and audiences alike. But often the stories are only half true, sometimes outright false — especially those coming from a particular South Korean source....
01:34, 2019-06-04

Bernie Sanders is taking sides in the Pelosi-AOC feud Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke out about the political rift among House Democrats, saying House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should take it easy on Congress’ younger members. The 2020 Democratic contender came to the defense of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her progressive colleagues in their public cl...
22:51, 2019-07-15

In Libyan War, Turkey Takes Sides Against Mideast Rivals Turkey is providing military assistance to Libyan authorities that has allowed the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli to contain the advance of a powerful militia commander but also opened a deadly new front in conflicts pitting Ankara against Middle East rivals....
22:51, 2019-07-02

McConnell says all sides should lower ‘temperature’ over Trump comments ​Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday ​defended President Trump ​from accusations of racism after his “go back” ​to where you came from ​tweets about four minority Democrats. “The president is not a racist,” McConnell told reporters at the Capitol. “And I t...
02:00, 2019-07-17

'Both sides' of the climate change debate? How bad we think it is, and how bad it really is | Greg Jericho It’s time to stop being mealy-mouthed about this. No more silent passes to climate science deniersOver the past couple of weeks things have been happening on the climate change front but, unfortunately, little is changing in parliament, where the government’s direct action policy has continued to be...
16:00, 2019-08-04

U.S. Supreme Court sides with Native American elk hunter The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Native American elk hunter, citing an 1868 treaty between his tribe and the U.S. government as it revived his legal challenge to a conviction for hunting out of season in Bighorn National Forest in Wyoming....
17:34, 2019-05-21

In Global Tech Battle, the Philippines Has Chosen Sides: Not the U.S. The sometime U.S. ally has thrown in wholeheartedly with Chinese companies to expand its telecommunications network, shunning American warnings about cybersecurity risks. Some in the country worry they’re now vulnerable....
20:00, 2019-07-15

Explainer: Von der Leyen's rocky path to confirmation as EU Commission chief European Union lawmakers are likely to confirm Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as president of the bloc's executive Commission in a secret ballot next Tuesday, but there is a risk she could fall short of the absolute majority she needs....
14:51, 2019-07-12

Merkel says new German defence minister will quickly succeed von der Leyen German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a new defence minister would be found quickly after Ursula von der Leyen announced she would resign regardless of the outcome of the European Parliament's Tuesday vote to decide on her appointment as European Commission head....
15:17, 2019-07-16

Von der Leyen cracks EU parliament nut, national leaders will prove tougher Ursula von der Leyen had to dangle a range of promises on migration, taxes, climate change and the rule of law to secure even a wafer-thin margin of support in the European Parliament to become the EU's first female chief executive....
22:51, 2019-07-17

EU liberal lawmakers to back von der Leyen as next EU commission head: chairman Liberal lawmakers at the European Parliament will support German conservative Ursula von der Leyen as the next European Commission president, the leader of the group said on Tuesday....
21:00, 2019-07-16

Von der Leyen faces crucial vote in quest to lead EU executive Germany's Ursula von der Leyen faces a make-or-break vote on Tuesday in her quest to be the European Commission's first female leader, and a raft of promises made the previous day may help her win over skeptical European Union socialist and liberal lawmakers....
03:17, 2019-07-16

Merkel ally von der Leyen being considered for EU Commission head: Welt Germany's Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen is being touted by Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, as a potential successor to Jean-Claude Juncker as head of the European Commission, Die Welt reported on Tuesday....
15:00, 2019-07-02

Germany's Weber urges EU lawmakers to back von der Leyen in top job vote German conservative Manfred Weber urged EU lawmakers to back Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the European Commission in a knife-edge vote on Tuesday, warning that a rejection would create political instability in Europe....
09:17, 2019-07-16

UK Brexit minister Barclay: I told Barnier could not see unchanged Brexit deal being approved British Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Wednesday he told the European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier that he did not envisage an unchanged exit deal being approved by Britain's parliament....
12:34, 2019-07-17

Trump Relies on Populist Language, but He Mostly Sides With Corporate Interests President Trump’s inflammatory appeals to white working-class voters have not been matched by legislative accomplishments aimed at their financial well-being....
21:00, 2019-07-23

Seesaws built on US-Mexico border let kids from both sides play Children on either side of the US-Mexico border played together despite a fence dividing them — thanks to three pink seesaws erected by a pair of California professors. The teeter-totters on the outskirts of El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez in Mexico are the handiwork of Ronald Rael, an archi...
20:17, 2019-07-31

House GOP leader sides with AOC on pay hike, says Congress at risk of being only for millionaires House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., appeared to echo New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying members of Congress deserve a pay raise -- or else only millionaires will be able to serve....
13:00, 2019-07-06

Ocasio-Cortez sides with Booker over Biden’s segregationists comments WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez inserted herself into the Democratic primary race Thursday, tweeting that Vice President Joe Biden was in the wrong for suggesting Sen. Cory Booker was out of line for criticizing comments Biden made about working with segregationists. “For the record...
22:51, 2019-06-20

Judge sides with Democrats in Trump bank subpoena fight NEW YORK — A federal judge on Wednesday allowed the House to move ahead with subpoenas seeking years of President Donald Trump’s financial records from Deutsche Bank and Capital One, dealing the second blow in a matter of days to Trump's legal strategy of stonewalling Democrats’ mounting investigati...
23:51, 2019-05-22

| Banyana players need top level football to close gap to top sides - coach Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis says she is proud of her charges despite failing to proceed to the last 16 of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup....
10:51, 2019-06-18

Supreme Court sides with Virginia in uranium mining ban case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with the state of Virginia in a case about the state’s decades-old ban on mining radioactive uranium, and ruling that a lawsuit challenging the ban was properly dismissed. The high court announced its 6-3 ruling Monday. Virginia has banned uranium ...
17:34, 2019-06-17

U.N. says Yemeni warring sides agree port ceasefire moves Yemen's warring parties have agreed new measures to enforce a ceasefire and facilitate a troop pullback from the flashpoint port of Hodeidah, the United Nations said on Monday....
01:00, 2019-07-16

Biden and Trump are just two sides of the same misogynistic coin | Arwa Mahdawi Donald Trump’s disdain for women manifests itself in crass braggadocio, while Joe Biden’s is in the form of patronizing paternalismSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
15:51, 2019-06-08

Sudanese man shot dead during protest as sides wrangle over transition Paramilitary forces backed by Sudan's ruling military council fired at protesters in the southeastern state of Sennar on Sunday, witnesses said, and one man died of a shot to the head, according to opposition medics....
19:00, 2019-07-14

US Official Urges "All Sides To Refrain From Violence" In Hong Kong A senior official in the administration of US President Donald Trump on Monday urged "all sides" to avoid violence in Hong Kong, while calling for political tolerance....
06:34, 2019-08-13

Latest U.S.-China trade talks called 'constructive' by both sides U.S. and Chinese negotiators wrapped up a brief round of trade talks on Wednesday that both sides described as "constructive," including discussions over further Chinese purchases of American farm goods and an agreement to reconvene in September....
18:51, 2019-07-31

BJP Takes Over Darjeeling Local Body After 17 Councillors Switch Sides The BJP on Saturday gained control of Darjeeling's municipal body after seventeen Gorkha Janmukti Morcha councillors switched over to the party, giving it the majority in the 32-strong assembly....
20:51, 2019-06-08

EQT's largest shareholder sides with Rice nominees in proxy fight Natural gas producer EQT Corp's largest shareholder on Monday extended its support for the nominees of Toby and Derek Rice, the two brothers who sold their company to EQT more than a year ago and are pressing for changes to its board....
16:17, 2019-07-01

Von der Leyen vows 'united and strong' Europe after voted in as Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen promised a "united and strong" European Union after being narrowly confirmed by the European Parliament as the next head of the executive Commission....
21:00, 2019-07-16

France's Macron, EU's Von Der Leyen hope for constructive talks with Boris Johnson French President Emmanuel Macron and future head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen both congratulated Boris Johnson on becoming Britain's next prime minister, and said they looked forward to constructive talks with him....
15:51, 2019-07-23

Von der Leyen offers raft of reforms ahead of knife-edge EU vote The European Union's conservative nominee to head the executive Commission proposed a raft of social, environmental and economic reforms on Monday, seeking support from European Union lawmakers who are due to vote on her nomination on Tuesday....
17:00, 2019-07-15

'Everyone should be worried' about a no-deal Brexit warns Britain's former Brexit chief BBC Panorama A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risk" and a "step into the unknown" the civil servant in charge of Brexit planning until March. "The rational outcome over the next few months is to get a deal because that is overwhelmingly in the economic interest of both the EU and the UK," said Phi...
12:00, 2019-07-08

From Batman to Holy Land, comics artist sees heroes on all sides An American comic book illustrator once feted for a portfolio including Batman and Wonder Woman covers has found a new calling in the Holy Land - drawing the everyday good and bad guys he sees on all sides....
17:34, 2019-06-20

This $13 toothbrush has bristles on both sides, which makes it easier for my toddler to brush her own teeth Courtesy of Alicia Betz / Business Insider The Grabease Double Sided Toothbrush has a choke guard, short handle, and bristles on both sides to make it easy for toddlers to brush their own teeth — and let's be real — for parents to do it for them. I found that the toothbrush makes it qui...
03:34, 2019-07-12

Supreme Court sides with property owners in fight over cemetery mandate The Supreme Court ruled Friday that people can sue in federal court if they believe state or local governments have infringed on their property rights, siding with a Pennsylvania woman fighting her town over a supposed cemetery on her land....
21:51, 2019-06-21

Heathrow Airport labor strike delayed one day as both sides agree to keep talking On Sunday, airport officials and labor unions agreed to keep talking for at least one more day, delaying a two-day strike at Europe's busiest airport.       ...
16:51, 2019-08-05

Jury sides with author Nicholas Sparks in lawsuit by former school headmaster A jury backed novelist Nicholas Sparks and the school he founded, dismissing claims by the ex-headmaster that he was unjustly fired, then slandered.        ...
08:51, 2019-08-22

Facebook's Libra Project Is Getting Hammered From All Sides, With Fed Chair Raising 'Serious Concerns' Facebook’s already-troubled Libra cryptocurrency project, which has already run into significant opposition among the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services and the Senate Banking Committee, is running headlong into further resistance from regulators.Read more......
11:00, 2019-07-11

Watch a Dummy Lose Control of a Ferrari F12 and Crash It Into Barriers on Both Sides of the Road A Ferrari F12 puts down about 730 horsepower to its rear wheels. That’s a lot of power. On a somewhat wet road like we see in this video, it’s pretty likely that stomping hard on the benzina pedal will result in those rear wheels spinning and losing grip, breaking that rear end loose. You’d think th...
04:51, 2019-07-02

Gorsuch sides with Supreme Court liberals on Native American treaty case Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch joined liberal justices in a 5-4 decision that upheld hunting rights for Native Americans against Wyoming under a 19th-century treaty signed before it became a state....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Trump Steps Into North Korea as Two Sides Agree to Restart Nuclear Talks President Trump said after stepping into North Korea that the U.S. and the North had agreed to designate nuclear negotiating teams to begin work in the coming weeks, an unexpected burst of diplomacy resulting from an impromptu meeting with the North’s leader, Kim Jong Un....
01:17, 2019-07-01

Both sides in Florida manslaughter trial say video of fatal shooting will prove their case Prosecuting attorney Fred Schaub said convenience store surveillance video showed that Michael Drejka fatally shot Markeis McGlockton as McGlockton was turning away from him....
06:51, 2019-08-22

Appeals court sides with Trump administration on asylum rule, limits injunction A federal appeals court sided with the Trump administration on Friday in the legal battle over its efforts to limit asylum claims from Central America – blocking, for now, a nationwide injunction that blocked the implementation of the rule....
19:34, 2019-08-16

Senior Chinese diplomat urges all sides to ease Gulf region tension China urges all sides to exercise restraint and ease tension in the Gulf region, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Tuesday, amid a standoff between Iran and United States following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
07:51, 2019-06-18

We want to uphold nuclear deal if all sides do, Iran's IAEA ambassador tells paper Iran intends to preserve the nuclear deal with major powers if all parties fulfill their obligations under it, its ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) nuclear body told a German newspaper in an interview published on Wednesday....
15:34, 2019-07-10

Norwich spurn spending spree as promoted sides stay cautious | Ben Fisher Daniel Farke and Chris Wilder are keen to learn from others’ mistakes and resisting the urge to splash out excessivelyIt is hardly a science but for a rough indication of how promoted clubs can best make a fist of staying up, perhaps it is best to examine some of the more disastrous recent attempts....
15:51, 2019-07-18

Justice Dept. again sides with Trump over House in personal financial records fight The Trump administration's Justice Department has again taken President Donald Trump's side in a fight between him -- as a private citizen -- and the US House of Representatives over subpoenas for his personal financial records....
05:34, 2019-08-20

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for same-sex wedding The Supreme Court on Monday wiped away a ruling that went against a bakery in Oregon that refused to make a cake to celebrate the wedding for a same-sex couple....
21:51, 2019-06-17

Mueller’s approach to question of whether Trump obstructed justice leaves both sides frustrated The questions the former special counsel faced throughout the day underlined the lingering confusion about one of the most confounding decisions made by the special counsel team....
08:00, 2019-07-25

'The Hunt' director breaks silence, says controversial movie's 'ambition was to poke at both sides' The director of the canceled controversial film “The Hunt” still hopes the political thriller will be released someday and stands by the project that he calls “misunderstood.” ...
20:00, 2019-08-19

'Little Mermaid': Queen Latifah to play Ursula (in musical separate from live-action film) ABC plans a "hybrid" live musical in November, which is separate from the live-action remake in the works.        ...
21:00, 2019-08-06

Jeremy Hunt sides with Donald Trump over attack on London Mayor Sadiq Khan Jeremy Hunt has said he agrees with Donald Trump's criticism of Sadiq Khan over his record on knife crime - but he added he would not use the words used by the president in a series of tweets attacking the London mayor....
20:51, 2019-06-17

Reporter's Notebook: Spat over scrapped 'Squad' members' Israel visit is tricky politics for both sides Israel’s refusal to admit Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., could reverberate deep into the future on a litany of political fronts....
05:34, 2019-08-17

'Marriage Story' lets Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson offer dual sides to matrimony The film "Marriage Story" wastes no time in encouraging viewers to take sides in a relationship, offering dueling trailers of the drama that stars Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson as a seemingly feuding couple....
04:00, 2019-08-21

‘Growing Wave of Support on Both Sides of the Aisle.’ New ‘Red Flag’ Gun Control Proposal Gains Momentum in Senate (WASHINGTON) — Despite frequent mass shootings, Congress has proved to be unable to pass substantial gun violence legislation, largely because of resistance from Republicans. But a bipartisan proposal by Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., is gaining momentum followi...
19:00, 2019-08-07

No-deal Brexit 'fraught with risks' and everyone should be worried, warns former Brexit chief A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risks" and is something everyone should be worried about, the former permanent secretary at the Brexit department has said....
09:17, 2019-07-08

Mets’ bullpen did everything it could to blow it again The closest thing the Mets have had to a reliable bullpen option these last few weeks nearly became their downfall. And, for the second game in three, so did Edwin Diaz. But somehow, some way, Seth Lugo escaped a bases-loaded eighth inning without giving up a run. Somehow, some way, Diaz escaped a n...
12:17, 2019-06-16

Mike Trout Throw Hard; Mike Trout Hit Hard At basically any point during any baseball season from the last eight years, it’s been possible to glance at Mike Trout’s numbers and wonder if you are looking at the work of the greatest player in baseball history. The numbers, as a whole or segmented into whatever sample size you can imagine, alwa...
03:01, 2019-07-25

Warriors take crushing blow, vow to regroup After five years of near perfection, the Warriors dynasty had to end one day. But a Game 6 loss and catastrophic injuries to two of their biggest stars have all eyes focused on next season....
23:00, 2019-06-14

Severe thunderstorms blow through southeastern U.S. Severe thunderstorms swept across areas from Tennessee to Alabama, Georgia, the Carolinas and northern Florida on Saturday, causing more than 100,000 customers to lose power across the Southeastern states....
15:18, 2019-06-23

Did Apple just blow the lid on a new Nikon 8K camera? Is Nikon about to launch an 8K camera? It may well now be more likely following Apple's WWDC 2019 event.Along with many new introductions and changes shown off were some impressive new video-editing capabilities. David Earl, from Apple's Logic Pro X marketing team, took to the stage to dem...
22:51, 2019-06-04

Budweiser’s IPO Failure Would Be a Big Strategic Blow Investors have one big factor in their favor in the tussle over the Asia IPO price: Their need to buy is less than the beer giant’s necessity to sell....
13:51, 2019-07-12

Blow out your knee? Hope your surgeon’s got a VR headset Enlarge (credit: Getty | AFP) With all due respect to games, porn, and lion kings, virtual reality's killer app might just be saving lives. At a Stanford-affiliated children's hospital, pediatric cardiologists use an interactive virtual heart to help young patients and their families better unders...
01:00, 2019-08-11

Mets say sorry after Vargas, Callaway blow up on reporter The Mets issued an apology to a reporter who became the target of a blowup by manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas in a chaotic clubhouse scene on Sunday. Callaway initially targeted Newsday’s Tim Healey before Vargas threatened to “knock [Healey] the f–k out” aft...
04:34, 2019-06-24

United Technologies’ departure another blow to Connecticut FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s reputation has taken another major blow with the announcement that United Technologies Corp. will be moving its headquarters to Massachusetts as part of its planned merger with Raytheon. United Technologies will join other corporations scaling back in Con...
23:17, 2019-06-10

| Bok blow as Dyantyi ruled out of Wallabies clash The Springboks' preparations for the Rugby Championship have hit a hurdle with the news that wing Aphiwe Dyantyi has been ruled out of Saturday's opener with Australia....
19:34, 2019-07-15

Biden tries to limit the damage from debate blow In an effort to steady his presidential campaign, former Vice President Joe Biden engaged in some furious damage control on Friday, a day after rival candidate Kamala Harris hurt him in the most dramatic clash so far of the 2020 election campaign....
03:00, 2019-06-29

Nats blow another lead behind Scherzer, Marlins win 3-2 José Ureña pitched seven solid innings, Washington's bullpen blew another lead behind ace Max Scherzer and the Miami Marlins beat the Nationals 3-2 to avoid a four-game sweep        ...
00:17, 2019-05-28

Devastating Blow To Feminism: This Woman Sucks Although the past few years have been an incredibly powerful time for women’s rights, feminism has just suffered a pretty crushing setback: Tragically, this woman sucks....
15:00, 2019-06-12

Tim Cook says Apple is working on products that ‘will blow you away’ Given how integral a role Jony Ive played in transforming Apple into the most successful company on the planet, most everyone naturally assumed that the famed designer would spend the entirety of his career at Apple. Consequently, the news that Ive would be leaving Apple to start a new design firm c...
16:00, 2019-07-02

Only scenario where Yankees would blow by highest luxury tax The looming luxury tax won’t hold the Yankees back. Hal Steinbrenner said Wednesday morning he would be willing to surpass the highest luxury tax threshold ($246 million) if it meant making a move that would put the Yankees “over the top” in pursuit of a championship. “If I really felt we needed tha...
18:17, 2019-06-19

Trossard grabs point for Brighton against West Ham after VAR blow "Leandro Trossard had a goal disallowed by VAR in the first half, but later equalised for Brighton against West Ham to maintain his side\u0027s unbeaten start to the season."...
20:00, 2019-08-17

Konta misses absolute sitter to blow set point "Johanna Konta’s remarkable and unexpected run at the French Open came to a sudden end in the semi-finals on Friday - but it could have been so different."...
15:01, 2019-06-07

Blow for Wales as Gareth Anscombe is ruled out of World Cup • Fly-half sustains knee injury in defeat against England• Taulupe Faletau already ruled out because of injuryWales have been dealt a second World Cup injury blow with the fly-half Gareth Anscombe being ruled out of the tournament.The Ospreys No 10, an integral part of Wales’s Six Nations grand slam...
01:51, 2019-08-13

'Jihadi Jack': I'd love to come home, I won't blow up Brits A suspected Islamic State militant from the UK, dubbed "Jihadi Jack", has told Sky News he regrets what he did and feels guilty for what he put his parents through....
10:17, 2019-06-24

Sri Lanka and Malinga blow away England in World Cup shock • Sri Lanka 232-9; England 212. Sri Lanka win by 20 runs• Veteran paceman Malinga takes four for 43 to stun hostsAgainst all the odds Sri Lanka produced the result of the tournament with a stunning 20-run victory over England. Dimuth Karunaratne’s side, pursued by the rain for most of their stay her...
21:01, 2019-06-21

James Metcalf hammer blow sees off Welborn James Metcalf lands tremendous body blow to defeat Jason Welborn. Andy Whittle reports from ringside The post James Metcalf hammer blow sees off Welborn appeared first on Boxing News....
04:17, 2019-06-18

Huawei's Booming Smartphone Business Dealt Blow by U.S. Ban The recent U.S. move to blacklist Huawei Technologies threatens to cut off its access to crucial phone components and software for devices used by millions of people world-wide....
14:17, 2019-06-13

It’s time for Chelsea to blow it up, trust the process and start again "With a manager on the way out, no star, and no chance of signing new players, it’s time for Chelsea to hit the reset button - writes Pete Sharland."...
14:34, 2019-06-13

Anarchy, ingenuity and a lot to gain: How one team could blow up MLB draft We lay out a big-dollar, high-reward plan to exploit the process, score the most talented class in history and change the sport forever. One question remains: Would it actually work?...
21:51, 2019-06-01

Astros get Zack Greinke in another Yankees deadline blow The Yankees’ pitching pain only gets worse. While general manager Brian Cashman stood idle at the MLB trade deadline sans a minor league trade, the Astros acquired ace Zack Greinke from the Diamondbacks on Wednesday, The Post’s Joel Sherman confirms. The former Cy Young winner is 10-4 with a 2.87 ER...
04:00, 2019-08-01

An Early Blow Motivates Me To Not Allow It Again: Kohli Tells Richards Virat Kohli said he doesn't mind getting hit and that too hard immediately after he takes guard as he feels it fires him up to have a go at the bowler....
00:17, 2019-08-23

DeVos deals final blow to ‘gainful’ rule Treasury unveils rules for university endowment tax — School choice advocates praise SCOTUS for taking case on public funding for private religious schools...
18:34, 2019-07-01

Huawei's latest blow could signal the end of its smartphone business Google, Microsoft, Intel, Qualcomm, and many other companies have already cut ties with Huawei over the course of the past few days. But today the Chinese brand’s week just got a whole lot worse as British chip developer Arm Holdings has also ceased all cooperation with Huawei. Huawei no longer has ...
17:17, 2019-05-22

Microsoft's 'blow out' quarter beats projections by $1 billion Microsoft beat analysts' revenue projections by nearly $1 billion when it announced earnings for the fourth quarter of its 2019 fiscal year, as its cloud division Azure continues its path of strong expansion....
06:00, 2019-07-19

Cubs blow 2 leads, rally for 'season-defining win' Kris Bryant hit a go-ahead, two-run home run in the eighth inning, and the Cubs rallied to beat the Giants 12-11 on Wednesday in a wild affair at Wrigley Field....
13:17, 2019-08-22

Cambridge Audio’s Melomania 1 blow the AirPods out the water Cambridge Audio’s recently released Melomania 1 true wireless earbuds have obliterated the competition – including the ever-popular Apple AirPods.We had no choice but to award the wireless earbuds a full five stars in our recent review, thanks to their spectacular sound quality, sleek ...
19:51, 2019-08-09

Alli blow for Tottenham as he misses Inter defeat "Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli looks certain to miss the start of the Premier League season after a hamstring injury ruled him out of his side\u0027s penalty shootout defeat by Inter Milan in their final pre-season friendly on Sunday."...
23:17, 2019-08-04

The credits scenes after ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ will blow your mind Spider-Man: Far From Home is just a few weeks away, which means a lucky few have already seen the final chapter in Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Unsurprisingly, the first wave of reactions is very positive, suggesting that Marvel and Sony have a new hit on their hands. It’s because...
04:00, 2019-06-22

Magnussen hoped engine of his Haas would blow up in Monaco GP Kevin Magnussen was so frustrated with his disappointing Monaco GP that he was hoped the "engine would blow up", but does not blame his Haas Formula 1 team...
18:51, 2019-05-27

Nationals dealt Max Scherzer blow for Mets series As the Mets, suddenly contenders for an NL wild card, prepare to play host to the Nationals this weekend in a key test, they won’t have to face Washington’s best pitcher, Max Scherzer. There was hope that the three-time Cy Young winner, who spent most of last month on the injured list with a back......
05:51, 2019-08-08

Monsanto ordered to pay US$2 billion in latest Roundup blow Jury in California orders Bayer-owned Monsanto to pay more than US$2 billion in damages to a couple that sued on grounds the product caused their cancer....
21:17, 2019-05-21

| Late Bafana COSAFA Cup blow as Dolly ruled out Bafana Bafana have suffered an 11th-hour injury setback with confirmation that star midfielder Keagan Dolly has been forced to withdraw from the COSAFA Cup....
22:51, 2019-05-31

Basketball: Simmons opts out of World Cup in blow for Australia Australia's hopes of claiming a maiden basketball World Cup have been dealt a blow, with Ben Simmons opting out of the tournament to focus on his NBA preparations....
19:17, 2019-07-17

Blow to Turkey's Erdogan as opposition wins big in Istanbul Turkey's main opposition claimed a decisive victory on Sunday in Istanbul's re-run election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip Erdogan during his 16 years in power and promising a new beginning in the country's largest city....
23:34, 2019-06-23

Istanbul election rerun set to be won by opposition, in blow to Erdogan Istanbul election set to be won by Turkish opposition party, according to unofficial results that would deal a blow to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
21:17, 2019-06-23

Keita on treatment table again in Africa Cup of Nations blow "Naby Keita\u0027s return from injury looks to have been short-lived with Guinea announcing on Friday he is unsure of competing in their must-win last group game at the Africa Cup of Nations against Burundi."...
17:34, 2019-06-28

U.A.E. Pulls Most Forces From Yemen in Blow to Saudi War Effort The major reduction in troops by the Emiratis, the military linchpin of the Saudi-led war in Yemen, is a belated recognition that the war is no longer winnable....
04:51, 2019-07-12

European elections LIVE: Latest UK party polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party as Theresa May's Brexit plan is blasted The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party....
09:17, 2019-05-22

Supreme Court Deals Blow to Apple in Antitrust Case In Apple v. Pepper, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5–4 decision that Apple's App Store customers have standing to sue the company for antitrust violations....
20:17, 2019-05-21

US ban on Huawei a ‘cynically timed’ blow in escalating trade war, says firm Top executive says dispute is about trade, not security, as US temporarily eases some restrictions to avoid hurting US companies The US ban on sharing technology with Huawei is a “cynically timed” blow in the escalating trade war between the US and China, the Chinese firm’s top executive in the UK h...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Bitter blow for Vettel in turbulent season for Ferrari driver Ferrari lost its bid on Friday to overturn Sebastian Vettel's time penalty which cost the German driver his first victory of the season at the Canadian Grand Prix earlier this month....
19:17, 2019-06-21

Tires Blow on United Jet During Newark Airport Landing, No Injuries Tires on a United Airlines jet blew out as it landed at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday, causing flight delays but injuring none of the 166 passengers on board, officials said....
05:34, 2019-06-16

Guatemala’s Presidential Election May Be a Blow to Anti-Corruption Effort The race will head to a runoff in August as a former first lady and a former prisons director vie for the presidency. Neither candidate has made fighting corruption a priority....
01:17, 2019-06-18

Matthijs de Ligt agrees personal terms with Juventus in blow to Man Utd Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt has agreed personal terms with Juventus as the clubs continue to haggle over a fee, according to his agent Mino Raiola....
11:00, 2019-07-08

Bok blow as wing Dyantyi ruled out of Rugby Championship opener South Africa have been dealt an injury blow ahead of their Rugby Championship opener against Australia at Ellis Park on Saturday after wing Aphiwe Dyantyi picked up a hamstring injury in training....
23:17, 2019-07-15

China Deals 'Body Blow' to Struggling U.S. Farm Belt The U.S. Farm Belt braced for deeper pain from the escalating trade battle between the world’s two biggest economies after China said it would suspend all imports of U.S. agricultural goods....
04:17, 2019-08-07

This video of ‘Stranger Things 3’ Easter eggs will blow your mind Stranger Things is one of those rare shows that emerged out of nowhere, with little to no hype, and quickly became a mainstream sensation. Since the series debuted a little more than three years ago, the engaging sci-fi show has long been one of Netflix’s most-viewed programs. The first season...
04:34, 2019-08-21

Trade Tension Deals Tractor Makers a Fresh Blow U.S. farm-equipment makers already contending with a five-year downturn in the agricultural economy face new threats from the U.S. trade spat with China and higher costs for steel and components used to build their machines because of tariffs....
16:51, 2019-05-27

Yankees call up recently acquired Joe Mantiply after another injury blow Two days after acquiring a pitcher after the trade deadline, the Yankees are bringing him up. The team announced Sunday morning it was calling up lefty Joe Mantiply, whom it acquired Friday from the Cincinnati Reds for cash considerations. Though this was the first year MLB switched to a single trad...
22:34, 2019-08-11

German SPD leader quits in blow to Merkel's loveless coalition Andrea Nahles said on Sunday she would resign as the leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), raising new doubts about the durability of Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition with the center-left party....
21:34, 2019-06-02

New blow for investors as Gavin Woodhouse hotel deal collapses High court judge says financier’s business model seemed ‘thoroughly dishonest’Private investors who handed their savings to the embattled financier Gavin Woodhouse have been dealt a fresh blow after forfeiting “a substantial amount of money” following the “disastrous” collapse of a plan to buy a Dev...
18:34, 2019-07-08

In a Blow to Maduro, Russia Withdraws Key Defense Support to Venezuela Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and economic resilience against growing U.S. pressure....
21:34, 2019-06-02

Turkey's opposition strikes blow to Erdogan with Istanbul mayoral win Turkey's opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from voters unhappy over his policies....
09:17, 2019-06-24

| In blow to big pharma, Canada enacts drug-price crackdown The Canadian government announced final regulations that should cut billions of dollars from patented drug prices that are among the highest in the world....
18:34, 2019-08-10

Wiggins podcast: Shock at Rowe being expelled, blow for Thomas "Geraint Thomas is a rider down after Luke Rowe was expelled from the Tour de France, and it could be very significant, according to Bradley Wiggins. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast for all the latest drama and reaction from the Tour de France!"...
01:00, 2019-07-25

Chelsea blow Arsenal away to claim Europa League glory Three goals in 15 blistering second-half minutes obliterated Arsenal as Chelsea were crowned Europa League champions in Baku. The 4-1 victory is coach Maurizio Sarri’s first trophy with the London club....
10:51, 2019-05-30

How Moussa Sissoko went from crushing blow to the brink of becoming a Tottenham legend When Heung-min Son won a clean sweep of Tottenham's player-of-the-season awards, topping three separate supporter polls, many at the club were surprised, believing midfielder Moussa Sissoko had clearly been the outstanding performer....
14:34, 2019-05-30

McDonald's DoorDash Deal Delivers Blow to Uber Eats DoorDash will start making deliveries from McDonald’s restaurants in Houston later this month, a blow to Uber Technologies’ deal to ferry the burger giant’s food to customers in the U.S....
09:51, 2019-07-17

Everton set to land £22m Gomes but Burnley hit by Heaton contract blow • Barcelona midfielder André Gomes close to Everton transfer• Goalkeeper Tom Heaton rejects new contract at Turf MoorEverton are close to the permanent signing of André Gomes after agreeing a fee of £22m plus add-ons for the Barcelona midfielder.Gomes enjoyed a successful loan last season at Goodiso...
03:17, 2019-06-20

Ex-NBA player Terrence Jones clotheslined after low blow during game overseas Terrence Jones, who played for three NBA teams over six seasons, was involved in one of the most bizarre on-court altercations you'll see.        ...
00:00, 2019-06-06

Cuomo, de Blasio blow off somber 9/11 ceremony for the Glade memorial They couldn’t be bothered. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio blew off a solemn dedication ceremony Thursday for a memorial to those who died from toxic exposure to Ground Zero — and got blasted by first responders and their families. “They should have been here and it’s unacceptable that th...
08:51, 2019-05-31

Decline in Share Buybacks Deals Blow to Stock Market Share repurchases by companies contracted for the first time in seven quarters for the three months ended in March, and some say the trend may continue....
13:17, 2019-07-02

Britain's Boris Johnson Suffers First Leadership Blow In By-Election Britain's Boris Johnson lost his first test as prime minister on Friday after his candidate was edged out by a pro-EU rival in a by-election that slims his parliamentary majority to one....
10:00, 2019-08-02

American Airlines Orders 50 Airbus Jets, in Blow to Boeing American Airlines agreed to buy 50 long-range, single-aisle jets from Airbus—a big order for a new plane that leaves rival Boeing behind in a new race to dominate a potentially promising market for midsize aircraft....
22:00, 2019-06-19

Tires blow out on United Airlines plane during Newark landing, no one injured United flight 627 became disabled on the runway after it "experienced multiple flat tires" upon landing at 1 p.m. from Denver, the airline said in a statement....
02:17, 2019-06-16

"BJP's Cattle Auction": Shashi Tharoor Slams Rebels After Karnataka Blow Shortly after the HD Kumaraswamy government lost the trust vote in the Karnataka assembly, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor compared the developments that led to the ruling coalition's downfall to a......
22:34, 2019-07-23

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result in more “unnecessary suffering and destruction for the Afghan people”....
20:17, 2019-05-21

Mets’ Robinson Cano dealt injury blow amidst huge day Just as Robinson Cano was heating up, the Mets second baseman exited Sunday’s game against the Pirates with a left hamstring strain. Cano pulled up lame halfway between first and second base in the fourth inning on what would have likely become his third double of the afternoon. Instead he couldn’t ...
03:17, 2019-08-05

Trump's new sanctions could deal blow ‘right to the heart’ of Iranian economy, Rep. Turner says President Trump has promised new sanctions against Iran on Monday on top of what has already been a crippling "maximum pressure campaign," and Rep. Mike Turner discussed just how bad it could get for the Islamic nation's economy....
21:51, 2019-06-23

UPDATE 3-Tires blow on United jet during Newark airport landing, no injuries Tires on a United Airlines jet blew out as it landed at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday, causing flight delays but injuring none of the 166 passengers on board, officials said....
03:17, 2019-06-16

Canada enacts drug price crackdown, in blow to pharmaceutical industry The Canadian government announced final regulations on Friday that should cut billions of dollars from patented drug prices that are among the highest in the world, overcoming heavy opposition from pharmaceutical companies who may eventually challenge the new rules in court....
01:51, 2019-08-10

In blow to Mexican president, finance minister quits over economic 'extremism' Mexico's moderate Finance Minister Carlos Urzua resigned on Tuesday with a letter that shocked markets by citing "extremism" in economic policy, before President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador quickly named a well-regarded deputy minister to replace him....
22:17, 2019-07-09

Opposition Win in Istanbul’s Mayoral Election Deals a Blow to Turkey’s Erdogan (ISTANBUL) — The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party had on leading Turkey’s largest city. “Thank ...
06:00, 2019-06-24

Matildas delivered blow on eve of Women's World Cup with Laura Alleway ruled out Defender sustains suspected fractured footMatildas left with no back-up centre-backAustralia’s preparation for the Women’s World Cup has suffered an 11th hour setback with the withdrawal through injury of the experienced defender, Laura Alleway.A veteran of two World Cups and a defensive lynchpin du...
02:34, 2019-06-07

Saudi-led coalition moves against separatists who seized Aden in blow to alliance The Saudi-led coalition intervened in Aden on Sunday in support of the Yemeni government after southern separatists effectively took over the port city, fracturing the alliance that had been focused on battling the Iran-aligned Houthi movement....
12:51, 2019-08-11

Rallying: Sordo wins in Sardinia after late blow to Tanak's hopes Spaniard Dani Sordo won the Rally of Italy in Sardinia for Hyundai on Sunday after Toyota's overnight leader Ott Tanak suffered a steering problem on the final stage and slumped to fifth....
14:34, 2019-06-16

Former FARC leader's arrest sought in blow to Colombia's peace deal Colombia's Supreme Court ordered the capture of a former FARC rebel commander-turned lawmaker on Tuesday after he failed to appear for questioning about U.S. drug-trafficking charges, in a fresh blow to the country's landmark peace deal....
08:00, 2019-07-10

Fresh blow to England as Olly Stone is ruled out for rest of series • Warwickshire bowler has stress fracture of back• Stuart Broad still hopes England can force winEngland’s hopes of hitting Australia with pace this summer now rest solely on Jofra Archer after Olly Stone was ruled out for the remainder of the season with the recurrence of a stress fracture to his l...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Watch the U.S. government blow up more dolls, mannequins and watermelons in the name of public safety Every year around the Fourth of July, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission blows up inanimate objects on the Mall to warn citizens about the dangers of fireworks....
02:17, 2019-07-04

"Body Blow To Democracy": Rahul Gandhi On J&K Congress Leaders' "Arrest" Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday condemned the "arrest" of the party's Jammu and Kashmir chief Ghulam Ahmed Mir and spokesperson Ravinder Sharma, saying it was another "body blow" to democracy......
23:34, 2019-08-16

REFILE-PRECIOUS-Gold hovers above $1,280 as dollar recoils on U.S. data blow Gold prices held steady on Friday after rising above $1,280 in the previous session as weaker U.S. data pushed back the dollar and reignited hopes of a rate cut by the Federal Reserve this year....
06:17, 2019-05-24

Saudi Arabia Extends New Rights to Women in Blow to Oppressive System Saudi women will be able to travel without a man’s permission and receive equal treatment in the workplace, eroding the a system that made women second-class citizens....
22:51, 2019-08-03

Democrats slam USDA's relocation of economists as blow to scientific research Democratic senators on Thursday slammed the U.S. Department of Agriculture's plan to relocate hundreds of its economists and other researchers from Washington to the Midwest, saying it will hurt the agency's research capabilities by prompting many to resign....
00:01, 2019-07-19

Federal court deals decisive blow to Obama water rule A federal court dealt a decisive blow against the Obama administration's Waters of the U.S. rule this week, bolstering the Trump administration's deregulation agenda....
03:51, 2019-05-30

Google deals Huawei major blow by cutting Android licence Google is set to revoke Huawei's access to its Android mobile operating system, dealing the Chinese company a major blow in accordance with US sanctions....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Blow Struck: Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi’s ‘Hearbeat’ Abortion Law Down goes Frazier — at least for now when it comes to Mississippi’s new so-called heartbeat law, which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected....
04:51, 2019-05-25

Blow to 10,000-hour rule as study finds practice doesn't always make perfect Research of violinists undermines popular idea as average players practise more than best onesWith blatant disregard for the public benefits of motivational idioms, researchers have concluded that practice does not, necessarily, make perfect.A study of violinists found that merely good players pract...
10:00, 2019-08-21

Ex-NBAer Terrence Jones in crazy hoops brawl: Low blow, clothesline, dancing And the NBA thinks Drake is a distraction. It has nothing on the Philippine Basketball Association. Former Kentucky star and NBA role player Terrence Jones now plays in the PBA for TNT KaTropa and was involved in quite the conflict this past weekend. Jones got into a dispute with the Phoenix Pulse&#...
01:51, 2019-06-05

New blow to Boeing from engine delay, Airbus long-range rival takes off Boeing suffered a fresh setback at the opening of the Paris Airshow on Monday as the U.S. planemaker's engine supplier revealed a delay affecting its all-new 777X jet, while Airbus targeted the middle of the market with a rival plane....
03:34, 2019-06-18

Political chaos in Israel deals blow to Jared Kushner's peace plan Snap polls threaten Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ as his son-in-law visits JerusalemJared Kushner’s visit to Jerusalem to promote his troubled Middle East peace plan appeared to abruptly lose its remaining energy after an overnight crisis in Israeli politics plunged the country into a months-long el...
14:17, 2019-05-30

Worker threatened to ‘blow up’ Atlanta Braves’ stadium, ‘shoot everyone there,’ arrest warrant says An employee of the Atlanta Braves’ stadium, SunTrust Park, was arrested Saturday after allegedly arguing with his boss and threatening to “blow up” the stadium and “shoot everyone there,” according to his arrest warrant....
05:17, 2019-08-08

ARM supply halt deals fresh blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei British chip designer ARM halted relations with Huawei to comply with a U.S. blockade of the company, potentially crippling the Chinese telecom company's ability to make new chips for its future smartphones....
09:34, 2019-05-23

Huawei receives another blow: No Facebook, Instagram, or WhatsApp apps on Android devices Huawei has had a bad few weeks, as US companies responded to the Trump ban one after another. Whether it’s hardware such as chips from Intel or ARM, or whether it’s software like Google’s Android or Microsoft’s Windows, Huawei can’t import it from American technology co...
18:17, 2019-06-07

Ireland suffer Rugby World Cup injury blow as Sean O’Brien is ruled out • Leinster flanker out for six months with hip injury• O’Brien joins Dan Leavy in missing tournamentIreland’s Rugby World Cup hopes have suffered a blow with the news that flanker Sean O’Brien will miss the tournament in Japan with a hip injury, his club Leinster said on Sunday.Leinster announced on...
21:17, 2019-05-26

Google just dealt a huge blow to Huawei, reportedly cutting it off from Android updates It was only about two months ago that Richard Yu, the CEO of Huawei’s consumer products division, was telling a German newspaper that the beleaguered Chinese smartphone brand had been prepping a mobile OS as a kind of Plan B if the company ever got cut off by Google from relying on Android. He...
14:32, 2019-05-21

South Korea scraps intelligence-sharing pact with Japan in blow to US alliance South Korea is ending its intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, delivering a blow to U.S. and allied missile defenses, in a dispute over human rights abuses during World War II....
02:51, 2019-08-23

Eden Hazard injury blow for Real Madrid: Star out of action for three to four weeks Eden Hazard is expected to be sidelined for three to four weeks and will miss Real Madrid's start to La Liga after picking up a thigh injury on Friday....
22:00, 2019-08-16

Tropical Storm Barry lands first blow on coastal Louisiana, New Orleans hunkers down Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 threatening to bring rain and flooding to New Orleans later in the day....
14:51, 2019-07-12

Turkey's Economic Pain Casts Blow to Erdogan Ahead of Istanbul Rerun Turkey’s economy returned to growth in the first three months of 2019 but remained smaller than it was a year earlier, in a stain on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s record ahead of a critical rerun of the Istanbul mayoral race....
18:17, 2019-06-02

UPDATE 3-Ford to close Wales engine plant in latest blow to UK car sector Ford said it would close its plant in Bridgend, south Wales, next year because of falling demand for some if its engines, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in a further blow to Britain's once booming car industry....
15:51, 2019-06-06

Ashes 2019: Australia Rule Out Bouncer Battle Despite Steve Smith Blow Justin Langer insisted his side would not be sidetracked from their goal of becoming the first Australia side in 18 years to win an Ashes series in England....
09:17, 2019-08-21

Medieval Skull Found Beneath Rothwell Church Shows Violent Blow In a dark crypt that lies beneath an active parish church in England, the remains of thousands of men, women and children who died in medieval Britain are stuffed into crates and stacked on wooden racks from floor to ceiling. Experts have begun examining some of the skulls one-by-one and a violent h...
15:00, 2019-06-09

World Cup Live: Amla, Du Plessis Steady South Africa After Early Blow New Zealand vs South Africa Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: South Africa are rebuilding their innings after suffering an early blow of de Kock. Plessis and Amla look solid as SA are 40/1 after......
13:51, 2019-06-19

UPDATE 3-Canada enacts drug price crackdown, in blow to pharmaceutical industry The Canadian government announced final regulations on Friday that should cut billions of dollars from patented drug prices that are among the highest in the world, overcoming heavy opposition from pharmaceutical companies who may eventually challenge the new rules in court....
06:17, 2019-08-10

Mexico’s finance minister quits in major blow to López Obrador’s government Carlos Urzúa’s resignation was seen as a major setback to the seven-month-old government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador as he seeks to fulfill promises of a balanced budget and a stable peso....
08:00, 2019-07-10

Melissa McCarthy hints that she's playing Ursula in new 'Little Mermaid': 'What's that?' Melissa McCarthy played jokingly dumb when the forthcoming film, "The Little Mermaid," was mentioned, which recently cast Halle Bailey as lead Ariel.        ...
19:51, 2019-07-31

Senator proposes bill that would blow up business models for Facebook, YouTube, other tech giants Sen. Josh Hawley, a well-known tech critic, is introducing legislation that would remove the liability immunity big technology companies receive for user-posted content under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) of 1996....
09:00, 2019-06-19

Man Utd handed blow in Sean Longstaff pursuit after midfielder reveals desire for Newcastle stay Manchester United have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Sean Longstaff after the Newcastle United midfielder stated his desire to remain at St James' Park next season....
15:17, 2019-06-08

Blow your nose, dry your eyes, and learn how The Blair Witch Project's "confessional" scene was filmed 20 years ago yesterday, The Blair Witch Project was released in theaters, becoming a landmark in film culture. It proved not only that an incredibly popular, mainstream horror movie could be made entirely out of faux-documentary “found footage,” but that a successful advertising campaign could be le...
23:17, 2019-07-15

Cricket Australia confirm Steve Smith passed assessments before returning to bat after blow to head Cricket Australia have confirmed they followed head impact protocol before Steve Smith returned to the middle following a blow to the head in the second Ashes Test at Lord's....
07:51, 2019-08-18

Queensland dealt injury blow with Matt Gillett ruled out of State of Origin decider Maroons back-rower fails to overcome groin injuryDavid Fifita is set to be promoted to starting line-up Queensland back-rower Matt Gillett has been ruled out of Wednesday’s State of Origin series decider in a significant blow to the embattled Maroons. Barely 10 minutes after saying Gillett would be ...
15:00, 2019-07-09

Pete Alonso fights back on Twitter after Mets, Diaz blow suspended game Edwin Diaz blew it twice for the Mets — first Thursday night and then again Friday — and Pete Alonso defended himself on Twitter for lobbying to get the game in the previous night. This was not how the Mets wanted to finish off a suspended game. After choking away a ninth-inning two-run lead with......
03:17, 2019-06-15

Global firms are sounding the alarm as Hong Kong protests deal "serious blow" to the city's outlook Two months of protests in Hong Kong are starting to take a toll on some of the largest global companies, adding to a host of geopolitical concerns as the U.S.-China trade war drags on....
21:51, 2019-08-14

Major Blow: Caster Semenya Is Banned From Competing in Her Beloved 800-Meter Race at World Championships Since 2015, elite runner Caster Semenya has gone undefeated in the 800-meter event at the world track and field championships, but in a major setback, a major ruling means she won’t be allowed to compete in that event as long as she continues to refuse hormone treatments to reduce her testosterone l...
18:51, 2019-07-31

ISIS sleeper cells burn, blow up and slaughter hundreds in uptick of attacks across Iraq and Syria It has been months since ISIS was expelled from its territorial control in Iraq and Syria, but the brutal terrorist outfit continues to wreak havoc in the lands it once deemed its “caliphate.”...
07:51, 2019-06-11

'Moment of truth': Trump and Iran's high-stakes game of chicken could blow up nuclear deal President Trump’s standoff with Iranian Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has led to another high-stakes game of chicken: between Tehran and U.S. allies trying to save the 2015 nuclear deal....
23:17, 2019-06-27

Royal Ascot: Double delight for Frankie Dettori as Crystal Ocean lands knockout blow Frankie Dettori proved yet again he is the king of Ascot as he ruled the waves with a memorable double - highlighted by a masterful ride on Crystal Ocean to take the Prince Of Wales's Stakes....
22:00, 2019-06-19

Asylum: What is it and how hard is it to get? Immigration experts say successfully achieving asylum in the U.S. is incredibly difficult, especially for those coming here from Central America.        ...
23:34, 2019-07-15

It Is Really Really Hard to Go to the Moon India was supposed to launch a rocket today that would send a craft to the Moon’s surface, making it the fourth country ever to do so if successful. But with 56 minutes left in the countdown, everything came to a halt, because of a “technical snag.” It’s hard to get to the Moon. Read more......
17:34, 2019-07-15

Cops: Man Threatened To Blow Up Oklahoma City Because The Thunder Got Rid Of Carmelo Anthony, Paul George, And Russell Westbrook This past week, Oklahoma City police filed a search warrant to get information about a person who left two threatening voicemails in the general mailbox for the Oklahoma City Thunder. That person made the calls shortly after 1 a.m. on July 6 from a number with a Georgia area code—though the caller ...
08:34, 2019-07-22

We asked top VCs to pick 22 cannabis startups they think will blow up, raise fresh rounds, or IPO this year. Check out our exclusive lists here. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante We asked 12 of the top cannabis VCs to pick which cannabis startups they think will blow up this year. The list is divided into two categories: cannabis tech, and consumer-facing startups. Subscribe to Business Insider Prime to read the cannabis tech startup list here, and ...
13:51, 2019-06-04

Sajid Javid joins race to become next Tory leader after party dealt hammer blow in European elections Home Secretary Sajid Javid has officially launched his bid to be the next Tory leader by pledging to deliver Brexit after the party suffered its worst ever election defeat....
20:17, 2019-05-27

How to Teach Yourself to Do Hard Things Practice (supposedly) makes perfect, but who among us has never spent hours upon hours practicing something they didn’t even come close to perfecting? I, for one, played a LOT of tennis as a teenager and wrestled with a clarinet for many years in many bands, and guess what? I was never more than sol...
00:00, 2019-05-29

Here's Why It's So Hard to Draw a Horse The New Yorker comic “How to Draw a Horse” isn’t really a how-to; it’s a story about young love and the beauty of nature and channeling your feelings into art. But it also has actual tips for drawing horses! So if you’re an artist who struggles with anatomy, movement, or proportions, check it out....
21:34, 2019-06-06

Crude Falls Hard: The Set-up You Need To See On May 21, with crude trading near $63 a barrel, our Energy Pro Service posted a subscribers update showing that oil was poised for an explosive move... down....
23:34, 2019-05-23

Think Long and Hard Before Using a Promotional APR Zero-percent interest offers for credit cards are so common now that I usually just delete or toss them. Surely, another one is right around the corner, should I desire it, since my credit is solid. But they’re always just a little bit tempting, these offers to incur zero—zip, zilch!—interest for si...
21:34, 2019-06-06

Why AI talent is so hard to come by and what can be done to fill the gap Karen Roby talks with Columbia professor Sameer Maskey about the lack of trained AI talent and why he believes underserved communities may be the answer to the solution....
23:17, 2019-06-13

| Cronje: We're making it hard for ourselves Golden Lions captain Ross Cronje admits his side still needs a lot of work despite claiming a dramatic come-from-behind win over the Free State Cheetahs....
18:34, 2019-08-03

Twitter’s trying really hard to make itself a news app New experiments at Twitter show it’s trying to further establish itself as the go-to news app for its users around the world. Today, the company announced its testing a way for you to follow specific interests, such as sports teams and celebrities. Once you choose these topics, Twitter’s machine lea...
09:51, 2019-08-14

Stroman: “no hard feelings” against Jays Marcus Stroman knew the chances of remaining a Toronto Blue Jay at the end of July were pretty slim. But he didn't quite expect to be a New York Met before the month was over....
18:51, 2019-07-31

You might have to be a die-hard fan to get ‘Star Trek: Picard’ Star Trek: Picard feels like a watershed decision in the streaming TV wars: A show so niche that it cannot possibly find a mainstream audience. I'm not complaining since it seems to have been designed to appeal to my fanboy brain. But is Amazon going......
19:51, 2019-07-22

You Should Own Your Favorite Books in Hard Copy Microsoft is deleting books off of its customers’s devices. It’s a harsh reminder that most ebooks can be remotely wiped by the seller, so you’re forever at their mercy. That’s just one reason you should own your favorite books as hard paper copies....
17:17, 2019-07-11

Hard truths with Kevin Bacon At the premiere of his new show "City on a Hill," actor Kevin Bacon says it examines difficult truths about law enforcement and race. (June 5)        ...
16:34, 2019-06-05

Get At Those Hard to Reach Screws With This $10 Tool Set If you’re the kind of person who scoffs in the face of warranties and wants to repair their own phone, this $10 tool kit (with promo code HA7HHRYWHH) has every tiny screwdriver you could need to open up most gadgets, plus a flex shaft for reaching into tight spaces, say, inside a PC case.Read more.....
14:17, 2019-05-30

Comcast does so much lobbying that it says disclosing it all is too hard Enlarge / A Comcast sign at the Comcast offices in Philadelphia, Penn. (credit: Getty Images | Cindy Ord ) Comcast may be harming its reputation by failing to reveal all of its lobbying activities, including its involvement in trade associations and lobbying at the state level, a group of shareho...
01:00, 2019-05-24

Ebola: 'WHO between a rock and a hard place' Declaring a global health emergency could galvanize aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in the DR Congo. It could also make the job of containing the virus much more difficult. The WHO’s decision proved controversial....
19:51, 2019-06-18

Remembering the life of U of A die-hard Ken Flower TUCSON – The Old Pueblo is remembering the memory of Ken Flower, who tragically passed away over the weekend.  Here’s more from our Monday newscast:...
23:34, 2019-08-13

Renault's Hulkenberg: F1 overtaking as hard as it's ever been Renault's Nico Hulkenberg says following another Formula 1 car is as hard as it has ever been, despite the championship's efforts to improve overtaking...
12:34, 2019-07-09

Solskjaer: It will be hard to drop Greenwood "Manchester United manager Ole gunnar Solskjaer praised teenage forward Mason Greenwood after he scored twice in a pre-season game against Inter Milan in Singapore."...
02:00, 2019-07-21

How to Check if Your Hard Drive Is Failing Windows: I recently had a suspicion that something was up with my hard drive. Spending a little time to figure out what was going on—and to confirm nothing bad was actually happening—saved me $200+, or the cost of the shiny new 6TB HDD (or speedier 2TB SSD) I was contemplating ordering off Amazon....
18:00, 2019-05-30

Midtown business hit hard by vandalism TUCSON – Janice Brundage has had enough. Over the last few months, her business has lost thousands, all because of a growing number of vandals targeting her property. “I wanted to create a serene place and what’s happened is that it’s now longer serene, it’s no longer s...
23:34, 2019-07-31

You will be able to buy a 20TB hard drive in 2020 Western Digital has revealed it expects its first 20TB hard disk drives to ship next year. In a press release, Martin Fink, the CTO of Western Digital, confirmed that the drive will feature nine disks which means that each platter will have a capacity of at least 2.22TB.Also confirmed is the fa...
18:00, 2019-06-11

Devin Hester's Son Is Just As Hard To Tackle There was a time when Devin Hester fielding a punt or kick with space to run into was the most thrilling sight in football. If you disagree with that statement not only are you an enemy of mine, you also do not have my permission to enjoy these clips of Hester’s son, Dray, snapping ankles at a footb...
00:51, 2019-07-16

YouTube CEO Says She's 'Really Sorry' She Can't Ban the LGBQT Harassment, It's Too Hard As we continue to watch social media giants fumble their half-baked policies around hate speech and harassment, one of the most visible blunders recently has been YouTube’s mishandling of videos with homophobic and racist comments about one of its creators by another. During an interview at Code thi...
20:51, 2019-06-11

James Dolan and Knicks need to take hard look at themselves SportsPulse: Trysta Krick holds nothing back when telling the New York Knicks exactly what they need to hear following a nightmare opening of free agency.       ...
23:34, 2019-07-01

The first hard seltzer festival has been announced Something big is bubbling-up. America’s thirst for spiked seltzer has only just begun — at least, that’s what the creators of Fizz Fight, a brand new festival and tasting competition celebrating the official drink of summer 2019, are banking on. For just $30 ($40 after Sept. 1), gu...
22:17, 2019-08-20

It can be hard to predict the future. Why you should save anyway A lot of young people can't easily imagine where they're headed. Here's how to make sure you're prepared for a variety of outcomes....
21:17, 2019-07-02

Brexit supporter MP David T C Davies labelled 'liar' and 'traitor' by fellow Brexit supporter A Leave-backing MP has been filmed in a heated row with a bystander, who accused him of being "snowflake" and a "traitor" to fellow Brexit supporters....
15:34, 2019-05-22

Hard to swallow: the problem with taking too many antacids We eat millions of indigestion tablets every year, which would be perfectly safe if we took them correctly. But we don’tNoah Fagan says he “used to go through antacids like sweets. I had a big list of foods I couldn’t eat. I’d take at least three antacids on average – going up to six on a bad day. T...
16:34, 2019-08-04

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative....
19:00, 2019-06-18

For Trump, Kim and Moon, the DMZ Is for Diplomacy but Promises Are Hard to Keep The area that separates North and South Korea has played host to some big-time summits recently, but when it comes to old fashioned diplomacy, making Pyongyang stick to its pledges is as hard as it’s ever been....
13:51, 2019-07-03

To Get Boeing 737 Max Flying, Global Consensus Will Be Hard One big sticking point is whether to require that pilots undergo additional training on a simulator. If the training is required, the planes would be grounded for longer than expected....
10:34, 2019-05-24

Fox & Friends Tries Really Hard to Goad Trump Into War With Iran President Donald Trump celebrated his birthday today with a marathon call with Fox & Friends, rambling for over 50 minutes. Along the way, the Fox crew, led by Brian Kilmeade, did its absolute best to get Trump to all but declare war on Iran....
16:51, 2019-06-14

3 reasons robocalls are hard to stop and 5 things to do about them Robocalls are efficient and powerful tools for sending targeted messages to the public, and there are several reasons they have such staying power.        ...
19:00, 2019-05-30

Fan Makes NES John Wick Game And It's Really Hard Keanu Reeves’ “John Wick” character appeared in Fortnite earlier this year, and has a strategy game called John Wick Hex coming sometime in the future. But if you don’t feel like waiting, there’s now a short NES homage to the would-be-retired hitman you can play for free....
03:00, 2019-07-20

Che Adams: ‘In non-league it’s just a question of how hard you’re going to get kicked’ The Southampton striker talks about growing up in Thurnby Lodge, playing non-league and being named after Che GuevaraChe Adams confirms it is “Shay” rather than “Chay” before he sits down to discuss how he has become Southampton’s newest signing in a £14m deal from Birmingham City but the spelling o...
13:17, 2019-07-17

Shell Avoids Hard Promises on That $125 Billion Investment and debt-reduction demands will persist, and the need for M&A can’t be ruled out. Investors should be grateful for the dividend they’ve got....
22:00, 2019-06-04

Monsoon 2019 strikes hard for some Tucsonans TUCSON – In what’s been an almost silent start to monsoon 2019, Mother Nature finally picked up some steam. Scattered storms developed around 2 pm on Monday and became widespread and severe by 5 pm. As of 9:00 pm Monday night most of the region was still under a rare Severe Thunderstorm ...
07:34, 2019-07-23

It's Hard For Japan To Change Its Escalator Manners One of my first memories of moving to Japan in 2001 was the surprise at seeing how everyone lined up on one side of the escalator, leaving an open path for people in a rush. How courteous, I thought. But now, there are campaigns to change the country’s long-standing escalator manners....
15:34, 2019-06-20

Jay Gruden: 'Hard Knocks' should follow Raiders Redskins coach Jay Gruden would be more than happy for the Oakland Raiders, who are coached by his brother, to be chosen for "Hard Knocks" over his team. "If they were smart, they would go to Oakland," Jay Gruden said....
23:34, 2019-05-29

Comment of the Day: It's Hard Not to Drive a Lot When America's This Spread Out In The Morning Shift today, my brilliant coworker Aaron Gordon wrote about a report from the Department of Transportation stating that Americans drove 43 percent more miles in April of 2019 than they did during the same month 25 years prior. Even though vehicles are cleaner now, driving isn’t great ...
01:34, 2019-06-22

'Adult Recess' Is Booming, Because Being a Grown-Up Is Hard Decades from elementary school, people are reliving schoolyard memories with tetherball, hopscotch and Lincoln Logs at “adult recess” events, despite sore muscles and tweaked knees; “I thought back to the last time when I really had fun.”...
10:51, 2019-08-20

Unhappy Valentine’s: Why bad memories of your ex are so hard to shake As time passes, our memories of negative emotions normally fade faster than positive ones, helping us to move on. But this isn’t the case when it comes to exes...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Our astonishing brain is hard to figure out – and that's fantastic It can seem a Herculean task to establish even basic facts about the human brain, but without its mind-boggling complexity we wouldn't be nearly as amazing...
20:00, 2019-06-27

Rating the best of summer’s trendy hard seltzers Beer and cider got you feeling flat? Dozens of new spiked seltzers have hit the market in recent years. Here, a look at seven of the buzziest, bubbliest brands. Truly Six-pack at $8.99 This 5 percent ABV bev uses fermented sugar for its alcohol base and features a hint of fruit flavor in its citrus,...
07:51, 2019-08-07

This week in Savage Love: Hard feelings I keep running into the same issue with my best friend of five years. (She’s also my maid of honor at my upcoming wedding.) We’re both empaths—most of my friends are—and we’re both in therapy working on how to cope with that. I have severe anxiety that impacts my physical health, so one of the empat...
10:00, 2019-05-22

Pre-Columbian Explorers in the Americas: The Hard Evidence These days, few people still believe Christopher Columbus was the first explorer to travel to the “New World.”  ...
01:17, 2019-08-19

Kit Harington Has Thought Really, Really Hard About the End of Game of Thrones Another day, another story about how someone on Game of Thrones doesn't think the end of Game of Thrones was anything but great. In an Emmy round-up interview for THR, best actor in......
04:34, 2019-08-20

President Trump Thinks the Navy Is Trying Too Hard Donald Trump did a bizarre thing aboard the USS Wasp on Tuesday. After wishing the sailors “a very Happy Memorial Day,” the President conducted an impromptu poll, asking the crowd who preferred steam-powered catapult systems and who preferred electric. Steam won out in the poll, and now, Trump says...
01:00, 2019-05-29

UK: Boris Johnson vows to 'come down hard on crime' To crack down on violent crime, new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged to introduce a series of tougher policing measures, more draconian sentencing practices, and new prisons....
16:00, 2019-08-11

It would be 'very hard' for anything like Tiananmen protests to happen again: Former US diplomat The Chinese embassy in the U.S. says others shouldn't interfere in its domestic situation and that "China's human rights are in the best period ever."...
09:00, 2019-06-04

Thanks to our trillion dollar deficit, inflation will hit us hard The White House reported last week that the 2019 budget deficit will top $1 trillion. Remember when people used to care. Well, someday inflation will hit with a vengeance and they will care again. As I’ve said many times before, you might as well apologize to your kids now for the future mess we are...
09:17, 2019-07-25

Facebook Backs Away From the Hard Sell on Political Ads Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
13:51, 2019-05-23

How 3D spintronics will take hard drive performance to the next level Spintronics might not be the sort of word that comes up in everyday discussions, but it has been revolutionising computer technology for years. It’s the branch of physics that involves manipulating the spin of a flow of electrons, which first reached consumers in the late 1990s in the form of magnet...
16:17, 2019-06-18

You've Got to Admire How Hard This 1980 Chevette Brochure Is Trying I don’t think we’re shocking anyone when we say that the Chevrolet Chevette was not really a great car. That’s not just because it was designed to be a cheap, everyperson’s car—there’s many of those I really admire—but the Chevette always seemed to be a bit of a half-assed effort....
04:51, 2019-06-21

This week in Savage Love: Hard truths I’m a woman who married young (21) and I’ve been with my husband for seven years. Within the last year, I’ve realized that my falling libido probably comes from the fact that I am not turned-on by our boring vanilla sex routine. I get so little fulfillment that I’d rather not even do it. I’ve tried ...
18:34, 2019-07-31

3 reasons robocalls are hard to stop (and 5 things to do about them) Just a couple of months ago, I shared with you seven ways to stop robocalls. It's a hot topic that I monitor regularly. It's like being a spectator at a sporting event....
14:51, 2019-06-01

| Wimbledon rivals need 'to work twice as hard' against me, says Djokovic Novak Djokovic reached the Wimbledon semi-finals for the ninth time and admitted that rivals will have "to work twice as hard" if he is to be denied a fifth title....
13:00, 2019-07-11

NYC makes it as hard as possible for business owners to survive The city has problems with empty storefronts, but that doesn’t stop it from making it as hard as possible to run a business. Nancy Bass-Wyden’s grandfather founded their Strand bookstore in 1927 and moved it to 826 Broadway on the corner of East 13th Street in 1956. In 1996, when junkies still roame...
07:34, 2019-06-12

Trump wants weaker dollar but it could be a hard sell President Donald Trump wants a cheaper dollar, saying earlier this month the United States should match what he says are efforts by other countries to weaken their own currencies - giving them an unfair trade advantage....
00:34, 2019-07-19

Vendors get a hard look as dealer profits fall Many dealers say that cutting vendor costs is a priority this year. The reviews follow a year in which the average U.S. light-vehicle dealership reported a loss on operations for the first time in at least a decade....
09:17, 2019-06-01

Samsung's chip business was hit hard by U.S. ban on Huawei According to Reuters, Samsung Electronics is expected to release a preliminary look at its second-quarter earnings report this coming Friday. The numbers should show that the South Korean manufacturer was negatively affected by the U.S. ban that prevented Huawei from obtaining U.S. parts and softwar...
20:01, 2019-07-03

Why Banning 8chan Was So Hard for Cloudflare: ‘No One Should Have That Power’ In a pair of interviews, Cloudflare's chief executive was torn about the decision. On one hand, 8chan was clearly reprehensible. But banning the site could set a bad precedent...
00:51, 2019-08-06

NASA looking at “hard decisions” within its budget to pay for Artemis plan Enlarge / NASA Associate Administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate William Gerstenmaier is looking for "efficiencies" in the agency's budget. (credit: NASA) Over the last two months, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has repeatedly said the agency's ambitious new ...
16:51, 2019-06-03

I learned the hard way: How you can avoid my credit card mistakes My credit card mistakes were easily avoidable and something to learn from. Here are three notable blunders you too can avoid.       ...
17:34, 2019-06-17

Dad bods are more attractive to women than rock hard abs: survey Men with a slight belly and a distinct lack of cheese grater abs are officially “more attractive” than they were in the past. Dad bods have been a “thing” since around 2016 and according to Planet Fitness, the modern body type’s popularity is on the up. Despite the abun...
23:51, 2019-06-17

Old habits die hard: Saudi Arabia struggles to end oil addiction When Saudi Aramco was on the verge of a deal last year to buy a stake in an Indian oil refinery, its boss quickly boarded a company jet in Paris and flew to New Delhi....
10:00, 2019-07-25

The new iPadOS supports USB sticks and external hard drives Apple's enhancements to its venerable iPad family of tablets didn't end up with the brand new iPadOS that introduces plenty of features that aid multitasking, moving the iPad one step closer to being an actually decent laptop replacement.Tucked withing the new iPadOS is one small feature, one giant ...
13:34, 2019-06-04

England reach World Cup last 16 with hard-fought win over Argentina Jodie Taylor jogged a few memories with a criticism deflecting counter-attacking goal as England guaranteed themselves a place in the knockout stages of the World Cup on a clear Normandy night when Argentina again confounded the supposed experts.Carlos Borrello’s side had been depicted as utterly ho...
00:51, 2019-06-15

This Hail Mary Replay Tweak Will Go Over Like A Hard Fart I wish they had thrown that flag in the NFC title game. I wish this because the Rams’ Nickell Robey-Coleman committed obvious pass interference. But I also wish it because flagging the Rams on that play would have allowed Saints coach Sean Payton to blow the game on his own merits—something he was a...
18:34, 2019-06-07

Argentina Faces Choice Between Hard Reforms and Populism No leader wants to face voters when times are tough, particularly in this era of wild-card winners, incumbent losers and brand-new political parties in country after country. That’s why Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri is still widely considered an underdog to win re-election in Octo...
12:34, 2019-07-18

Trump says hard to believe Iranian shooting down of U.S. drone was intentional U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military surveillance drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and "it would have made a big difference" to him had the remotely controlled aircraft been piloted....
03:00, 2019-06-21

Earthquake repairs make progress in hard-hit towns Authorities in Ridgecrest, California says roads are safe to drive and water and power have been restored. Some people slept in tents after two huge earthquakes. Trona has electricity, but water and gas were out for many homes on Sunday. (July 8)        ...
12:00, 2019-07-08

FX’s timing of Clinton-Lewinsky TV drama may hit Democrats hard A made-for-TV drama about the Clinton-Lewinsky sex scandal couldn’t debut at a worse possible time for Democrats — just weeks before the 2020 presidential election. FX has announced that “American Crime Story: Impeachment” will chronicle former President Bill Clinton’s encounter with then-White Hous...
16:17, 2019-08-08

How to make Windows 10 recognise an external hard drive Jaki has 11,000 photos on a USB drive but Windows 10 won’t recognise it. What can she do?My external USB hard drive, with 11,000 photos from Windows 7, isn’t recognised by Windows 10. How do I transfer them to Windows 10 for future safekeeping? JakiThe Universal Serial Bus (USB) connects billions of...
00:51, 2019-08-09

Hard times for democracy, says historian Timothy Snyder Is liberal democracy at its end? How should we deal with the rise of populism fueled by fake news on the internet? Yale historian and world-renowned author Timothy Snyder discusses these burning issues with DW....
17:00, 2019-07-04

With glut of festivals, hard to match Woodstock magic Fifty years at Woodstock, the mystical and messy event that became the father of all musical festivals, the entertainment industry is diluted with festivals and events like it...
02:00, 2019-08-17

EU parliament to decide on hard-won pick for Commission head EU governments' surprise nominee for president of the European Union's executive, Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, will seek support in the EU parliament on Wednesday hoping to secure the confirmation that she will need in two weeks' time....
14:51, 2019-07-03

How hard would it be to correct the slope of Lord’s cricket ground? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsDuring the incredible Cricket World Cup final on Sunday, TV commentators repeatedly referred to the slope of the Lord’s ground. Why don’t they jus...
22:51, 2019-07-16

US Military Helicopter Destroyed In Afghanistan "Hard Landing" Passengers and crew aboard a US military helicopter were injured when the chopper they were travelling in was destroyed during a "hard landing" in Afghanistan, a US official said Saturday....
18:17, 2019-05-25

Babymetal: Su-metal and Moametal rock hard but cute Glastonbury may be known for its huge array of diverse and unusual acts, but a female Japanese metal band is still a pretty leftfield choice to play one of the festival's prime slots....
13:34, 2019-07-01

Record man Ehrlacher ready to fight hard in WTCR "Yann Ehrlacher is preparing to fight hard in order to reproduce the kind of form that made him a Zandvoort winner when the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup visited for the first time in 2018."...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Despite booming economy, millions of Americans still on hard times The recession and financial crisis of 2008 never ended for many cash-strapped Americans. While the economy and stock market are booming, and many Americans are enjoying the benefits, others are headed for financial disaster. That’s the warning of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountant...
10:00, 2019-05-26

WIRED Takes a Good Hard Look at Dick Pics The dick pic—so commonplace, so controversial—has undeniable cultural importance, but media coverage of it tends to strike a single chord: “Ew, bad.”...
16:00, 2019-08-14

Sony Positions Next PlayStation for Hard-Core Gamers Sony’s next-generation PlayStation is still more than a year away, but its marketing strategy against newcomers like Google is already clear: Focus on hard-core gamers who obsess over the latest features....
14:17, 2019-06-29

Declining monarch-butterfly populations may be hard to restore Enlarge (credit: Beth Waterbury) Monarch butterflies engage in a spectacular migration that encompasses multiple generations. They surf the green wave of spring as it spreads north, producing new generations on the way. Then, as autumn sets in, that generation of butterflies shuts down reproductio...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Hard Rock Hotel construction back in action A tower crane popped up and construction resumed over the weekend after a curious, weeks-long pause at the Hard Rock Hotel site at 151 W. 48th St. But the construction manager for the 34-story, 225,000-square-foot project is now Aecom Tishman, not Plaza Construction — which was hired for preliminary...
08:34, 2019-06-28

Which Flavor Of White Claw Hard Seltzer Is Best (At Football)? This past weekend, I stopped by the little beer-and-wine store near my local supermarket and picked up a 12-can variety pack of White Claw–brand fruit-flavored “hard seltzer.” At the checkout counter, I had two options: A hip-looking 20-something dude with a beard and some kind of bunlike thing goin...
03:34, 2019-08-20

The Fed will have a hard time giving everyone what they want, from stock traders to Trump This might be Fed Chair Jerome Powell's toughest meeting yet, because whatever the outcome, odds are high that it will disappoint a large group....
02:17, 2019-06-20

Jaguar And Audi Are Having A Really Hard Time Beating Tesla In The US It's a trope that's been around roughly as long as Elon Musk has been in the car business: When a new electric vehicle is unveiled, it's dubbed a potential "Tesla killer."...
20:51, 2019-08-20

The Hard-Luck Texas Town That Bet on Bitcoin—and Lost China's Bitmain said it would build the world's largest bitcoin mine in Rockdale, Texas. Then the price of bitcoin plunged, taking with it the town's hopes for a revival....
15:51, 2019-07-11

The problem with organ transplants is not enough cold, hard cash Every day 13 Americans die while waiting for a kidney transplant. This is a problem we can solve by waving a little money around. The reason we don't is that people such as Michael Sandel think it is unethical to involve something as icky as money in something as important as a life. My own ethics a...
11:34, 2019-07-16

Apollo 11 only made it to the moon through diabolically hard practice Before anyone had been to space, NASA simulated everything that could go possibly wrong – efforts that averted catastrophe as the Apollo 11 crew were about to land...
15:51, 2019-07-08

Battling flood damage? Here's why you'll have a hard time getting a tax break for it If your home and belongings were lost in a fire or in a flood, you're about to have a harder time claiming those losses on your tax return. Here's why....
23:51, 2019-07-19

Thom Yorke review – a bard for hard times Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Philharmonie de ParisDancing like no one’s watching, with club beats bubbling under, Yorke brings a happy, dreamy dimension to his solo tourAn enthusiastic amateur for years, Thom Yorke’s career as a dancer really took off in 2011. Back then, Radiohead – the band for whom...
04:34, 2019-07-14

'He is going to blow my brains out.' How a highway standoff played out on Facebook Live A woman who livestreamed a police standoff earlier this week had an on-again, off-again romantic relationship with the man driving the van.        ...
12:17, 2019-06-07

EMERGING MARKETS-Carnage in Argentine markets after Macri suffers blow in primaries Argentina's peso collapsed on Monday after voters rejected President Mauricio Macri's austere economic policies and gave Alberto Fernandez and his running mate, former President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, a victory in presidential primaries on Sunday. The peso fell to a record low, as muc...
19:00, 2019-08-12

'Devastating blow' to crime victims as half of courtrooms lie idle Barristers today warned that a decision to allow dozens of crown courtrooms in London and elsewhere to stand idle is inflicting a "devastating blow" on victims of crime waiting to see offenders brought to justice....
22:51, 2019-08-20

Mozambique pledging conference hopes to soften devastating blow of back-to-back cyclones As some 1.85 million people in Mozambique try to recover from back-to-back cyclones Idai and Kenneth, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Friday kicked off a two-day pledging forum to drum up funds to help get the vulnerable country get back on its feet....
23:17, 2019-05-31

Twins announcer Bert Blyleven on Tropicana Field: 'Blow up this place' The Twins' color commentator was not pleased after Miguel Sano's would-be home run was instead a pop-out to short.        ...
20:17, 2019-06-01

Antonio Brown shows off ‘circumcised’ feet during ‘Hard Knocks’ Antonio Brown’s choice in headgear isn’t the only storyline of the NFL preseason. On Tuesday’s episode of “Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Oakland Raiders,” viewers were treated to a unique explanation regarding the receiver’s burned feet. “I got circumc...
20:51, 2019-08-14

Elizabeth Ashley: Hard-living Rip Torn was like ‘broken crystal’ The first person I called after hearing Rip Torn died on Tuesday was Elizabeth Ashley, who knew him well. “I’m seeing so many R.I.P.’s for Rip,” the actress told me. “Are you f—ing kidding me? Rest in peace? If there is a God, Rip is in hand-to-hand combat with him because Rip will argue his.....
02:51, 2019-07-12

Bayern Munich show character to win hard-fought double After a season of constant speculation over Niko Kovac's job, and fierce criticism of a squad thought to be too old and stagnant, Bayern Munich completed the double by beating RB Leipzig 3-0 in the German Cup final....
02:34, 2019-05-26

"Brother Kuldeep Going Through Hard Times...": BJP Lawmaker On Rape Accused A BJP lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh has come out in support of his expelled colleague and rape accused Kuldeep Sengar, who is in jail for over a year for allegedly raping a teenage girl two years ago....
05:17, 2019-08-03

New Orleans' levees face a hard test as storm bears down As Tropical Storm Barry threatened New Orleans, the height of the city's river levees was the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' greatest concern....
21:17, 2019-07-12

The 39 MPG Chevrolet Equinox Diesel Was in Fact a Hard Sell and Is Now Dead “The 39 MPG 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Diesel Seems Like A Hard Sell,” I wrote after Chevy’s mid-size crossover’s fuel economy numbers dropped in August of 2017. The vehicle would flop, I suspected, and now, about two years later, GM is giving up selling the thing due to “low demand.” You don’t say?...
07:00, 2019-07-13

Ajit Pai Is Working Hard to Make Broadband Users Dumb Again The death of federal net neutrality protections in the United States didn’t just set the stage for broadband providers to start penalizing customers who enjoy services like Netflix instead of those owned by, say, AT&T; a consequence of the repeal we’re now witnessing that’s only likely to worsen...
02:34, 2019-06-29

Kim Petras: Clarity review – light as bubblegum and hard as nails (BunHead)The German singer takes the Britney blueprint and gives it an empowering punch in her latest dispatch from pop’s fringesGerman singer Kim Petras has been dropping songs steadily all year, piercing the attention economy with addictively crafted bubblegum pop. Seven of those tracks appear on ...
19:17, 2019-06-28

'My nerves are going fast': The Grapes of Wrath’s hard road to publication Famously written in 100 days, John Steinbeck’s novel drew on years of other work and an agonised sense of duty to migrant farm workersIn March 1938, shortly before he began working on The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck wrote to his agent Elizabeth Otis to turn down a commission to write about migra...
20:17, 2019-08-13

It won't be hard for Facebook to afford a $5 billion settlement with the FTC, but there may be other costs beyond money (FB) Getty Facebook is facing a record penalty of about $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission — but for the tech giant, that's only about as much as the revenue it generates in a month. What could be more damaging to Facebook than the monetary costs of the settlement is the degree to which ...
18:17, 2019-07-13

Aidy Boothroyd backs England Under-21s’ hard work to excite • Coach out to enhance home reputation in Euros• Boothroyd’s team face tricky French test on TuesdayRoaring lions and motivational lines from figures such as Raheem Sterling and Gareth Southgate decorate the walls of England’s training base but the home of Sammaurese provides none of the comfort of ...
04:34, 2019-06-16

Investors Find Blue Apron Split Hard to Digest A reverse stock split may not be the right recipe for beleaguered meal-kit company Blue Apron Holdings. Its shares dropped more than 10% cents a day after its board approved a 1-for-15 split....
03:34, 2019-06-15

Falling rocks can explode so hard that only nuclear weapons beat them If big rocks fall far enough they can explode with more energy than any non-nuclear bomb – and the ensuing shockwave can snap large trees half a kilometre away...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Police take hard line on arrested Extinction Rebellion protesters Met assembles team of 30 officers to investigate disruption by activists Police say they may seek to get charges brought against 1,100 Extinction Rebellion supporters they arrested last month as they warned officers would be stretched by a wave of environmental, Brexit and anti-Trump demonstrations ...
01:34, 2019-05-25

How hard can it be to sell an apartment without a real estate agent? I found out Our apartment building needed to sell a unit. I said I could do it myself with no agent. Here's what happened.       ...
04:17, 2019-07-24

PBR launches Hard Coffee made with ‘creamy American milk’ PBR has a coffee-beer hybrid percolating. Bouncing back from the “Pabst Blue Ribbon shortage of 2018,” the enduring American brewing company is testing out its new “Hard Coffee” in select states. PBR’s depressant-stimulant cocktail combo is made from “Arabica and ...
03:00, 2019-07-24

Divorce is hard. These 7 apps can make coordinating and communicating with your ex easier If you're facing the end of marriage and beginning of divorce, these 7 apps can help with legal issues, sharing custody and getting over the sting.        ...
16:34, 2019-07-24

British Steel owner Greybull: We worked hard to keep it alive British Steel's owner Greybull Capital said on Wednesday it had worked hard to keep Britain's second largest steel producer alive but that the challenges of Brexit had proven insurmountable....
15:34, 2019-05-22

Does 'Cunt' Break the Rules? Twitter Finds it Hard to Decide Earlier this month, the Twitter account for a streaming online porn platform tweeted about one of its new featured titles: Love Your Cunt. “Don’t let anyone tell you how your cunt should look or feel,” read the tweet from PinkLabel.TV, which specializes in content from independent adult filmmakers....
20:00, 2019-07-16

Police remind hard seltzer drinkers that 'laws still do apply!' It might seem obvious, but a Wisconsin police department felt the need to remind citizens that laws still apply when you’re drinking, even if it’s White Claw Hard Seltzer....
22:17, 2019-08-20

Nobody knows when Bitcoin Satoshi Vision’s hard fork for 2GB blocks starts Fledging blockchain Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) is ready for a “hard fork” upgrade to increase the size limit of its blocks from 128MB to 2GB — but there’s confusion over when it’s actually supposed to occur. According to BitMEX Research (the analytic arm of cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX), BSV min...
21:51, 2019-07-24

Bill Simmons: Hard for Dan Le Batard to survive brewing ‘s–t show’ As someone who would know from experience, Bill Simmons doesn’t believe things are going to end well for Dan Le Batard at ESPN. Le Batard made waves Thursday when the talk show host commented on President Trump and the “Send her back” chants, regarding Rep. Ilhan Omar, at a rally l...
17:51, 2019-07-23

Wolff: There's a fine line between hard racing and bumper cars Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff would back changes to the regulations to allow "harder racing" in Formula One, but believes the stewards at the Canadian Grand Prix got Sebastian Vettel's penalty right....
14:51, 2019-06-12

2020 Mahindra Thar Hard Top Version Spotted Testing Images of a prototype of the next-gen Mahindra Thar have recently surfaced online, and this time around we get to see a hard-top version of the off-road SUV for the first time....
02:01, 2019-05-24

Li Peng, Ex-Chinese Premier and Tiananmen Hard-Liner, Dies at 90 Li Peng, the former Chinese premier and political hard-liner who backed using China’s military to violently quell the Tiananmen Square democracy demonstrations in 1989, has died....
14:17, 2019-07-23

D-Day: 17 stunning photos from 1944 show how hard the Normandy invasion really was On June 6, 1944, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy in Nazi-occupied France during World War II, forever reshaping the war during D-Day.        ...
05:51, 2019-06-07

Musk’s newest startup is venturing into a series of hard problems Enlarge / Elon Musk in Idaho in 2015. (credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Tonight, Elon Musk has scheduled an event where he intends to unveil his plans for Neuralink, a startup company he announced back in 2017, then went silent on. If you go to the Neuralink website now, all y...
04:00, 2019-07-17

It's Getting Pretty Hard Not To Get Ejected From A Game Ángel Hernández Is Umpiring There isn’t an umpire more widely despised by MLB players than Ángel Hernández, who has been infuriating people with his terrible calls for years now. This frustration has often boiled over into profane arguments followed by ejections, which is just how these things tend to go. But during last night...
04:17, 2019-06-13

Bank holiday sales: these TV deals are hard to resist - we bought one When you spend a lot of time each week comparing the best cheap TV deals, you spend a lot of time being seriously tempted by those big discounts we like to share with you. And generally, we're able to resist, otherwise we'd end up with more TVs than rooms in which to watch them at hom...
17:34, 2019-05-24

'Flagbearer' Messi working hard despite lack of sparkle, says Scaloni Lionel Messi has agreed to sacrifice his usual buccaneering style of play for the greater good of his team, Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni said ahead of Tuesday's crunch Copa America semi-final against Brazil....
06:51, 2019-07-02

Factbox: Die-hard eurosceptic or opportunist? Boris Johnson's views on the EU Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, was the face of the official campaign to leave the European Union. But he has made contradictory statements in the past about the relationship he wants Britain to have with the world's largest trading bloc....
19:51, 2019-06-11

Apollo 11 space mission: Diabolically hard practice got us to the moon Before anyone had been to space, NASA simulated everything that could go possibly wrong – efforts that averted catastrophe as the Apollo 11 crew were about to land...
16:51, 2019-07-18

Lights, camera, caption! Why subtitles are no longer just for the hard of hearing An enormous number of people with unimpaired hearing are choosing to watch with words. Why? And is it time captions became the norm?‘Subtitles aren’t just for deaf people,” read the tweet that started it all. “Lots of my hearing friends use them, too. If you’re hearing and using subtitles on Netflix...
17:51, 2019-07-21

Constipated woman 'lost 10 years of memory' after straining too hard on the loo A WOMAN suffered memory loss after a bout of constipation. She reportedly suffered from an episode of 'transient global amnesia' while pushing for a poo....
18:51, 2019-05-29

McConnell says he’s against reparations for slavery: ‘It would be pretty hard to figure out who to compensate’ “No one currently alive was responsible for that, and I don’t think we should be trying to figure out how to compensate for it,” McConnell told reporters at the Capitol on Tuesday....
08:51, 2019-06-19

U.S. Midwest farm economy hit hard by record floods: Fed banks U.S. farm incomes in the Midwest and Mid-Southern states declined yet again in the second quarter of 2019, as record floods devastated a wide swath of the Farm Belt, according to banker surveys released on Thursday by the Federal Reserve Banks of St. Louis and Kansas City....
05:00, 2019-08-09

Ty Burrell Opens Up About the "Genuinely Hard" Goodbye to Modern Family It's the end of the road for Modern Family. The acclaimed comedy will return for an 11th and final season on ABC, and the cast is back at work on their farewell episodes. Series star Ty......
00:34, 2019-08-08

NYC fire department loses hard drive with over 10,000 medical records Data breaches normally entail online intrusions these days, but New York City's fire department is dealing with a classic problem: the physical storage is simply gone. FDNY has warned that an employee's personal hard drive went missing last March, p......
10:00, 2019-08-12

U.S. pushes hard for a ban on Huawei in Europe, but the firm’s 5G prices are nearly irresistible The company can afford to provide such steep discounts in part because it has a silent partner: the Chinese government. And European officials, uncertain of Washington’s true intent, fear that recent security moves might be used as leverage in trade talks with Beijing....
05:17, 2019-05-29

Sindhu, Saina Face Hard Battles In World Championships India's star badminton players PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal are in different halves and they will not face each other unless they reach the final of the championship....
19:51, 2019-08-06

A White House visit for Raptors is a ‘hard no,’ Danny Green says The Raptors will visit the Parliament of Canada, but President Trump "makes it very, very tough to respect how he goes about things and does things."...
06:51, 2019-06-24

Man whose family fell ill at Dominican Republic resort: 'Think twice, think hard' about traveling there A man whose family fell ill on a recent vacation to the Dominican Republic told "Fox & Friends" Thursday that he would advise people to "think hard" about whether to travel to the Caribbean nation. ...
23:51, 2019-06-20

24 vehicles crash into stationary cars on the hard shoulder every week News 7 Aug, 2019 Between three and four vehicles crash into stationary cars on the hard shoulders of major roads every day according to new data...
02:51, 2019-08-08

Average Man vs Time Trial: Just how hard is cycling’s race against the clock? "Just how hard is it to ride a professional cycling Individual Time Trial course? Eurosport’s Tom Bennett investigates, tackling the 32km Stage 16 route at the 2018 La Vuelta and looking to use advice from Sir Bradley Wiggins."...
14:34, 2019-06-02

Silence at Hard Rock Hotel site as construction stalls An eerie silence has fallen over the Hard Rock Hotel site at 159 W. 48th St., which Extell is developing for Hard Rock International. Work has oddly paused since plans for the 37-story project were approved by the Department of Buildings in February. A foundation is in place, but only a single secur...
22:00, 2019-06-18

Missing: FDNY Hard Drive With the Medical Records of More Than 10,000 People Massive data breaches have become a sad, numbing reality, where a hack or a compromised server leads to millions of peoples’ private data becoming public or landing in the hands of thieves. Bucking that trend, the Fire Department of New York has begun alerting mailing alters about a relatively small...
07:51, 2019-08-10

Expert: Hard to peg abortion bans’ impact on 2020 An expert says it’s “difficult to predict” what impact the issue of abortion will play during next year’s election in battleground states such as Michigan. (May 30)        ...
11:34, 2019-05-30

Kevin Durant tell-all: Hard Knicks truth and Warriors relief Kevin Durant finally has broken his silence. And his words likely will trigger Knicks fans’ pain — and delight Nets fans big time. “If I was leaving the Warriors, it was always going to be for the Nets,” Durant told Yahoo Sports in his first comments since his stunning free-agency decision. “They go...
05:51, 2019-08-08

Best rugged hard drives of 2019: top drop-proof storage Welcome to our guide to the best rugged hard drives on the market in 2019. On this page you'll find the best rugged hard drives that can withstand high temperatures, liquid spills and knocks and drops, all while keeping your important information safe and secure.The best rugged hard drives will...
01:17, 2019-08-13

Building the Wind Turbines Was Easy. The Hard Part Was Plugging Them In. In the Oklahoma panhandle, one entrepreneur set out to bring cheap wind power to less windy parts of the country. But there was a big snag: the American power grid....
07:51, 2019-06-22

Natty Light, the King of Cheap Beers, Goes After Hard Seltzer After failing to make a big splash with a hard seltzer targeting women, Anheuser-Busch InBev is taking another run at the buzzy category with a seltzer aimed at a very different group: college-age drinkers of Natural Light....
15:34, 2019-08-10

Galaxy Note 10 will have a great camera, but the Galaxy S11 is going to blow us away Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 announcement event is only a few weeks away, but the leaks are still pouring in. The usual insider who has been providing plenty of Note 10 details over the last few months is back with new revelations about the phone. This time around, we’re looking at camera le...
06:51, 2019-07-17

F-35C may get massive firepower boost As the F-35C becomes officially deemed “operational” and “ready for war," the Navy is adding weapons, sensors and software to the aircraft to expand its attack envelope --- and may even increase the F-35s ability to carry up to 6 air-to-air weapons in its internal weapons bay....
05:51, 2019-08-07

'It's hard to celebrate': Warriors react to win after Kevin Durant's injury – video The Golden State Warriors kept themselves alive in the NBA finals with a thrilling 106-105 win over the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 but lost Kevin Durant to an achilles injury.• NBA finals: Warriors beat Raptors in Game 5 thriller to keep series alive Continue reading......
10:51, 2019-06-11

The Bachelorette's Peter the Pilot "Is Falling Very Hard" For Hannah in Sneak Peek Luke P. isn't the only one already falling in love with Hannah Brown. He doesn't actually use the word "love" in the exclusive Bachelorette clip above, but boy is Peter......
20:01, 2019-05-23

Regulator Finds Uber Eats's Stiffing of Restaurants Hard to Stomach Uber Technologies will no longer be able to charge restaurants in Australia for delivery mishaps outside their control, after the practice was deemed unfair in a rebuke for tech giants seeking to keep delivery costs low in a rapidly growing sector....
12:51, 2019-07-17

At This Point It's Hard to Find a White Supremacist Laura Ingraham Won't Defend Laura Ingraham and other Fox News commentators have no problem promoting racism and sexism on their shows, but Ingraham did her audience one better on Thursday night, providing a list of “prominent voices censored on social media” that includes one open white supremacist and several conspiracy theor...
18:17, 2019-05-31

Denmark's center-left set for election victory after tacking hard to the right on immigration The leader of Denmark's center-left Social Democratic party, 41-year-old Mette Frederiksen, is on course to become the Nordic country's youngest Prime Minister after adopting a hardline stance on immigration during the election campaign....
02:51, 2019-06-06

Raiders’ horseback riders steal show in ‘Hard Knocks’ premiere The Antonio Brown saga may be one of the biggest storylines of “Hard Knocks” with the Oakland Raiders this season, but rookie safety Johnathan Abram became the talk of Twitter during Tuesday’s premiere on HBO. Abram, this year’s 27th overall pick out of Mississippi State, kicked off the debut episod...
08:51, 2019-08-07

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she'd be 'hard pressed' to back Biden in primary Bernie Sanders appears to be the favorite to secure Ocasio-Cortez’s prized endorsement in the Democratic presidential primaryAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the progressive US congresswoman and social media sensation, has said she would be “hard pressed” to endorse the frontrunner, Joe Biden, in the Democ...
06:51, 2019-05-22

Bedford, a small Virginia town hit hard by D-Day, marks 75th anniversary in a big way U.S. and French flags adorned lamp posts in tiny Bedford, Va., as thousands gathered to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day.        ...
20:34, 2019-06-06

Workers want those hard-to-find socially responsible investments in their 401(k) plans: Survey A majority of workers want to put their money in socially conscious investments when saving for retirement. But many still do not have access to those kinds of investments....
01:00, 2019-05-22

Stanley Cup Final: Bruins making it hard to pick Blues in Game 2 Early rust. The rest was a rout. After falling behind the St. Louis Blues by two goals in the opening 21 minutes of Monday night’s series opener in the Stanley Cup final, the extremely well-rested Boston Bruins regained their dominant form that crushed the Columbus Blue Jackets and Carolina Hurrican...
01:34, 2019-05-30

Wall Street finds blockchain hard to tame after early euphoria Two years ago Nasdaq Inc and Citigroup Inc announced a new blockchain system they said would make payments of private securities transactions more efficient. Nasdaq Chief Executive Adena Friedman called it "a milestone in the global financial sector."...
14:34, 2019-07-16

Latest Faketoshi says he conveniently ‘lost the hard drive’ containing billions in Bitcoin Just yesterday we told you how there was a new Faketoshi in town, staking a questionable claim to the Bitcoin throne in a three-part blog series.  Last night saw the release of parts two and three, where Faketoshi deep dives into his alleged creation of Bitcoin, explains why he is unable to move Sat...
17:51, 2019-08-20

‘Swinger couple’ details night of hard-partying with model before her death The American “swingers” who partied with a Dutch model before she fell to her death from their 20th-floor Malaysian apartment are speaking up for the first time about that rowdy night — and insisting that they had nothing to do with her demise. Bitcoin millionaire Alexander Amado Johnson...
20:17, 2019-05-31

Wisconsin changes coaching approach after learning hard lessons from 2018 disappointment In the spring Wisconsin coaches adjusted how they practiced certain game situations after struggling in 2018 with high expectations.       ...
23:00, 2019-07-19

Riding 1000 Miles in Mexico on Honda Monkeys is Harder Than it Looks and it Looks Really Hard Honda’s Monkey is an iconic tiny bike from days gone by, and when the company re-introduced the nameplate for a slightly larger 125cc unit based on the Grom’s architecture it was bound to inspire people to do something absolutely mad. MotorTrend’s Zack Courts and Ari Henning are just crazy enough to...
06:51, 2019-07-25

Hard-hit Turkish assets hinge on election, Trump-Erdogan meeting Investors could snap up sold-off Turkish assets or dump them with force depending on the outcome of Sunday's re-run election in Istanbul and, days later, a high-stakes meeting between President Tayyip Erdogan and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump....
17:51, 2019-06-22

The U.N. Reports That 1 Million Species Could Go Extinct. It Shows How Hard It Will Be to Heal the Planet There’s an awful lot of awful in the just-released summary of a new U.N. report on biodiversity and ecosystem. There’s the tenfold increase in plastic pollution since 1980, for example. There’s the 400 million tons of heavy metals, toxic sludge and fertilizer runoff poured into the...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Joko Wins Re-Election in Indonesia, Defeating Hard-Line Former General The victory for President Joko Widodo, a moderate technocrat, was a repudiation of the sort of nationalist and faith politics that have brought strongmen to power around globe....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Worshippers in hard hats to attend Notre-Dame's first mass since fire A small congregation wearing hard hats will attend mass at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Saturday, the first service to be held since fire devastated the Gothic landmark two months ago....
12:34, 2019-06-15

Seagate’s compact, budget hard drives are perfect for backing up data on the go If you need to back up your data for work, school, or play, there are loads of hard drives out there waiting to be filled to the brim with your precious files. And I’ve got some good news for you: they’re getting cheaper and smaller – like Seagate’s offerings for 2019. The new Backup Plus Slim is co...
19:51, 2019-06-07