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Special Olympics South Africa will once again be hosting the Polar Plunge, this time with a target of 100 committed celebrities taking the plunge., including Kim Jayde, Mark Fish, Rouge and Gigi Lamayne....

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Where'd You Go, Bernadette review – Cate Blanchett is lost in drab drama The Oscar winner stumbles in Richard Linklater’s much-delayed adaptation of Maria Semple’s bestseller about a woman in need of an escapeWhere’d the buzz for Where’d You Go, Bernadette go? Why is a film based on screenwriter turned author Maria Semple’s bestselling novel, directed by Richard Linklate...
04:34, 2019-08-15

The Rich Paul Rule is proof the NCAA knows its days are numbered | Etan Thomas The NCAA’s reversal on a rule requiring agents for student-athletes to have college degrees is the clearest indication yet this dressed-up cartel is facing an existential crisisThe National Collegiate Athletic Association’s risible Rich Paul Rule is the clearest indication yet that the governing bod...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Liverpool sink Chelsea to lift Super Cup thanks to Adrián shootout save • Liverpool 2-2 Chelsea aet: Liverpool win 5-4 on penalties• Adrián saves Tammy Abraham’s penalty after tight 120 minutesIt was 12.43am local time when the teams were finally prised apart. The players in red had set off on their victory run, all heading to the newest member of their group. Jürgen Kl...
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Simone Biles is redefining brilliance in a sport that shamefully failed her | Marina Hyde After the Larry Nassar saga USA Gymnastics should not exist but Biles continues to bring her sport dignity – and moneyOn Sunday night Simone Biles, on her way to securing her sixth US gymnastics title, performed a triple-double in her floor routine, one of two moves she executed during the contest t...
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Nepal sets new rules for Everest climbers after deadly season Permit will depend on climbers having ascended at least one 6,500-metre Nepalese peakAll climbers seeking a permit for Everest must have prior high altitude mountaineering experience and demonstrable training, a high-level commission for the Nepalese government has ruled.The recommendation was issue...
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'Coolest night in town': the club where Phoebe Waller-Bridge created Fleabag Once based in a rundown boozer, DryWrite nights encouraged risk and giddy game-playing – their spirit is felt in Killing Eve and across British theatre todayWhen Phoebe Waller-Bridge performed her script Fleabag at the Edinburgh fringe in 2013, it landed like a bolt from the bluest of minds. But Wal...
04:34, 2019-08-15

'I love staring at one spot for six hours!' Life models on the secrets of disrobing What sort of person would stand naked and still for hours, often in agony? Nude models talk about how tough yet life-changing the work can be, even when posing for hen partiesThe first time Dominic Blake took his clothes off in front of an art class was, as you might imagine, a daunting experience. ...
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The Skins Have The Amazing Ability To Complicate And Worsen Any Injury To Their Players Colt McCoy was the presumptive favorite to earn the not-especially-coveted starting quarterback job in Washington during training camp. That race appears to be up in the air today, after head coach Jay Gruden announced Wednesday that McCoy will miss Thursday night’s exhibition against the Bengals, w...
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Terry Rozier, After Celebrating Becoming A Knick, Upon Offer To Not Play For The Knicks: "We Gonna Have To Take That One" After the NBA draft lottery, dread seeped into my bones and I predicted the Knicks’ pipe dreams of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, and Zion Williamson would turn into Bobby Portis, Terry Rozier, and DeMarcus Cousins. The Knicks did strike out in spectacular fashion, although that specific forecast went ...
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Racing lines: Looking back at the drama of BTCC 1989 Sytner and Weaver ruled BTCC Class B in the late 1980s Today's fast-paced leadership battle brings back memories of when Sierra RS500s chased BMW E30 M3s for the top spot The handsome new BMW 3 Series is flying high in its first British Touring Car Championship season. Colin Turkington is set for...
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Sacred Games 2 Now Streaming on Netflix in India Sacred Games season 2 is now streaming on Netflix in India and across the globe. Sacred Games 2 has a total of eight episodes, which pick up with Sartaj Singh (Saif Ali Khan) right where we left off....
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Dayton shooter’s parents apologize for ignoring massacre in obituary The parents of the Dayton mass shooter apologized on Wednesday for releasing an “insensitive” obituary — that failed to mention that their son slaughtered nine people, including his sister. Connor Betts, 24, was “a funny, articulate and intelligent man with striking blue eyes and a kind ...
05:00, 2019-08-15

Harlequins centre Joe Marchant drafted into England squad ahead of World Cup warm-up against Wales Harlequins centre Joe Marchant will be hoping to impress Eddie Jones this week after being drafted into the England squad ahead of Saturday's match with Wales....
05:00, 2019-08-15

Australia removes climate 'crisis' from Pacific islands draft declaration Sources say Canberra has softened language, getting rid of all but one reference to coalSupport our independent journalism with a single or recurring contributionAustralia has succeeded in removing all but one reference to coal on the draft communique of the Pacific Islands Forum, and is expected to...
05:00, 2019-08-15

'Chrisley Knows Best' star Todd Chrisley pleads not guilty, says ex-employee framed him "Chrisely Knows Best" star Todd Chrisley says a former employee is to blame for "tax evasion and bank fraud" claims before a federal indictment.        ...
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Amy Duggar King recalls rainbow after grandma Mary's drowning: 'She's smiling down on us' Amy Duggar King recalls a symbol of beauty following her grandmother's tragic accidental drowning in June.        ...
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Hundreds of lawsuits filed on first day Child Victims Act takes effect Hundreds of lawsuits hit state courts across New York on Wednesday, the first day the new Child Victims Act was in effect — with the majority of complaints targeting the Catholic Church. The names of more than 60 alleged predator priests were made public for the very first time in more than 275 suit...
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Queens principal who passed kids through bogus online classes finally ousted A Queens principal who was busted years ago for graduating failing kids via bogus online classes has finally been ousted — after he was accused of turning a blind eye to an assistant principal allegedly bedding teachers. Hillcrest HS principal David Morrison recently sent an email to colleagues anno...
05:34, 2019-08-15

City Council passes reforms after cops grab baby from mom at benefits center Responding to a disturbing December scuffle where a mother had her baby ripped from her arms by cops at a Brooklyn benefits center, the City Council passed a legislative package Wednesday aimed at improving poor New Yorkers’ experiences at public benefits offices. The legislation includes a bi...
05:34, 2019-08-15

Nearly half of patients keep information about sexual assault, depression from doctors Nearly half of patients who've survived a sexual assault, faced threats of domestic violence, struggled with depression or thought about committing suicide has not reported these experiences during a doctor's visit....
06:00, 2019-08-15

Infosys To Drive Toyota's Material Handling Arm In US On Cloud Global software major Infosys on late Tuesday said it would provide telematics software to car maker Toyota's material handling arm in the US on its cloud platform....
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Maruti Suzuki Ertiga 1.3-Litre Diesel Discontinued Maruti Suzuki has pulled the plug on the 1.3-litre diesel versions of the Ertiga MPV. The new generation Maruti Suzuki Ertiga will now be available with only the 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engines,......
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Employees Urge Google Not To Work With US Immigration Officials Hundreds of Google employees on Wednesday called on the internet titan to avoid working for US immigration officials until they stop "engaging in human rights abuses."...
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Asia stocks mostly sell off as bond markets signal recession warning Shares in Asia mostly dropped Thursday morning as the main yield curve in U.S. Treasurys inverted, triggering fears over the state of the U.S. economy....
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Ex-Blackwater contractor sentenced to life for 2007 Iraq shooting that killed 14 A former Blackwater security contractor was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for taking part in a mass shooting at a Baghdad traffic circle in 2007 that killed 14 unarmed civilians....
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Trump seeks meeting with Xi Jinping amid Hong Kong and market unrest President Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to request a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid growing unrest in Hong Kong. “I know President Xi of China very well,” the president tweeted. “He is a great leader who very much has the respect of his people. He is also a good man ...
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Israeli flight attendant who contracted measles on New York flight dies The El Al flight attendant who contracted measles on a flight from New York has died after spending four months in a coma, Israeli officials and local reports said Wednesday. Rotem Amitai, 43, died Tuesday at the Rabin Medical Center-Beilinson Campus in the city of Petah Tikva near Tel Aviv, a hospi...
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Porsche's Cayenne E-Hybrid is the company's 'just right' SUV The Porsche Cayenne lineup is getting crowded. There are the gasoline engine-only versions and now two hybrids. The high-end electrified Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid is a sports car masquerading as an SUV. But if you're looking for the less dramatic powe......
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Woman accused of hacking Capital One also stole data from 30 other companies, prosecutors say Paige A. Thompson is likely to face new charges related to the additional alleged data thefts, prosecutors said in the motion filed in federal court in Washington state....
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Switzerland Is Held Captive By Its Big Neighbor With the ECB set to cut rates, the Swiss will have little choice but to go even deeper into negative territory. The SNB is a price-taker, not a price-maker. ...
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China says crew information submitted by Cathay Pacific meets requirements China's aviation regulator said on Thursday that identification information submitted so far by Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd for its crew meets requirements....
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Explainer: What next for jailed ex-Vatican treasurer George Pell? An Australian court said on Thursday that it will rule on an appeal by jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell against child sex offences on Aug 21....
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Amid a Great Run, the Mets Become an Earlier Version of Themselves A defeat in Atlanta gave the Mets a three-game losing streak, evoking memories of a weak first half. There were also echoes of 2015, as Ruben Tejada returned to a team he once inspired....
07:00, 2019-08-15

Avenatti filing: Nike OK'd payments to Zion, more Attorneys representing Michael Avenatti filed a motion Wednesday that alleges that a Nike employee at least approved payments to former Duke star Zion Williamson and former Indiana star Romeo Langford when they were still in high school in February 2017....
07:00, 2019-08-15

Ariel & The Bad Guy: Is Nate Diaz's return vs. Pettis too tough a task? Yes, UFC fans are thrilled to see Nate Diaz return after a three-year layoff. But did he make a mistake in taking a fight with Anthony Pettis? We debate....
07:00, 2019-08-15

Epstein autopsy determined he had several broken neck bones: report Jeffrey Epstein’s autopsy determined the convicted pedophile suffered multiple broken neck bones, according to a report. One of the breaks was to the hyoid bone, an injury that experts told the Washington Post is more common in homicide victims. The discoveries were disclosed to the paper by two peo...
07:00, 2019-08-15

Scientists finding new ways to fight plastic waste National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) scientist Gregg Beckham is an avid scuba diver. So he's seen the problem of plastics in the world's oceans firsthand. ...
07:00, 2019-08-15

Kylie Jenner's European Getaway With Travis Scott and Stormi Continues in France On to the next! Kylie Jenner is moving her vacation from Italy to France. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, who has been on a European getaway with beau Travis Scott and daughter......
07:34, 2019-08-15

|Moyovs.OldMutual:5reasonswhythecorporatewarfarecontinues The Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg will on Friday hear round two of the legal battle between on-and-off again Old Mutual CEO Peter Moyo and the company. This time about whether he can in fact be reinstated with immediate effect as the court previously ruled....
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Homeowner shot a 14-year-old during burglary attempt. The 5 other teens with him were charged with murder Six teens were attempting to burglarize a vehicle in Illinois. The homeowner shot one of them and now the remaining 5 are being charged with murder.        ...
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I created 38 crazy, fake dating profiles — and guys loved them It started seven years ago, with a favor: One of Robyn Lynne Norris’ friends had signed up with OkCupid and asked her to review her online dating profile. Back then, Norris, a 20-something “hopeless romantic,” knew nothing about online dating. Newly arrived in Los Angeles and lonely, the writer-come...
07:34, 2019-08-15

The rain in Spain: how an ancient Arabic technique saves Alicante from floods To protect itself from destructive flooding, the city has built a park designed to store and recycle rainwater In Alicante it never rains but it pours. The city in southeast Spain goes without rain for months on end, but when it comes it’s torrential, bringing destructive and sometimes fatal floodin...
08:00, 2019-08-15

CBP seizes drugs and arrests three at Port of San Luis TUCSON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested three people for trying to smuggle heroin and meth at the Port of San Luis. The first incident happened Friday, according to officials. Agents arrested two 23-year-old women from Phoenix who were driving a Jeep SUV through the port....
08:00, 2019-08-15

Trump Administration delays construction along border wall until October TUCSON – Construction for the U.S.- Mexico border wall in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge will be delayed until October after a legal challenge with conservation groups. According to court documents, construction was set to begin on Aug. 22 but ha...
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At least 60 people in Henrico, Virginia woke up Sunday to an odd surprise on their front lawns: old-school television sets, delivered by a bizarrely masked man (WWBT)  At least 60 people in Henrico, Virginia woke up Sunday to an odd surprise on their front lawns: old-school television sets. “It was a guy dressed in a jumpsuit with a TV for a head. It’s the weirdest thing. He squats down, puts the TV there and walks off. It’s really wei...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Tucson man awaits sentencing in death of 73-year-old cyclist TUCSON – A Tucson man was convicted for dangerous manslaughter in the death of a 73-year-old man in 2017. Ramon Caro / Courtesy: Pima County Attorney’s Office Police say Ramon Caro reportedly struck 73-year-old David Meyer while he was driving under the influence of alcohol on Jan. 21, 2017. Meyer w...
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Oro Valley Kids Concert Series begins in September Courtesy: Oro Valley Arizona ORO VALLEY – Singing and dancing always brighten up someone’s day. The Town of Oro Valley and the Music and Dance Academy will soon host the Oro Valley Kids Concert Series. The concert series is meant for children and their families to have an intimate and intera...
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Wall Street slams CBS-Viacom deal, causing drop in companies’ stocks Shares of “The Big Bang Theory” network CBS plummeted Wednesday as Wall Street digested its planned merger with Viacom and decided the benefits of the merger are too little too late. Bernstein analyst Todd Juenger cast the deal — aimed at creating a media conglomerate to compete with the likes of Ne...
08:34, 2019-08-15

WeWork files for IPO, shows $900 million loss in first half of year WeWork joined the ranks of Uber and other money-losing startups Wednesday when it revealed it’s bleeding cash ahead of an IPO. The parent company of WeWork, the $47 billion landlord for upscale co-working spaces, filed for its long-awaited initial public offering by revealing a $900 million loss in ...
08:34, 2019-08-15

Another trophy for Liverpool, but also food for thought for Klopp Liverpool have won the UEFA Super Cup on penalties after a 2-2 draw with Chelsea over 120 minutes. Jürgen Klopp starts his season with silverware, but he may not have liked everything that he saw in Istanbul....
08:34, 2019-08-15

US: Several police officers shot in Philadelphia Forces have taken a man into custody in the city of Philadelphia after six police officers were hurt in the neighborhood of Nicetown. Two officers were rescued by SWAT forces after an hourslong standoff with the shooter....
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US markets sink, sparking fears of recession Stock markets in the United States have dropped sharply after the Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted for the first time in 12 years. The news signals growing investor concern of a recession....
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Germany: Jewish man attacked in Berlin German police are looking for two men who attacked a man wearing Jewish clothing while he was walking in Berlin. The number of violent anti-Semitic attacks in Germany increased between 2017 and 2018....
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Is Germany edging toward recession? Fresh figures suggest that Europe's biggest economy may be heading for a recession, as its growth slowed in the second quarter. Calls for more fiscal stimulus are growing louder, but the government sees no need for it....
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A mecca for baby boomers: Woodstock museum keeps memory of '69 alive At the spot where the legendary festival took place 50 years ago, there's now a museum and music conference center chronicling and celebrating the history of Woodstock. But does it do justice to the historic events?...
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Why are farmers in Morocco becoming insect guardians? Bees, butterflies and other pollinators are threatened around the world. One project is encouraging farmers in Morocco to use blooming fields and insect hotels to protect them....
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German climate protesters block train carrying Volkswagen cars Dozens of climate protesters tied themselves to a train track in front of a freight train to protest the German government's 'failed climate policy.'...
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Left-handed, left-footed, left-kissing? Handedness is not the only asymmetry of our bodies. Whether hugging, kissing or listening, we usually prefer one side over the other. And so do animals....
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In Camber Sands, a Modern Vacation Home Set Behind the Dunes Suzanne and Neil Stables fell in love with the seaside village south of London and built a three-story duplex with floor-to-ceiling windows and skylights throughout....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Democratic presidential hopeful O'Rourke back on campaign trail; Hickenlooper drops out Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said on Thursday he was resuming his campaign with a new sense of focus after a mass shooting in his Texas hometown, while rival John Hickenlooper ended his bid to take on President Donald Trump....
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Trump rule targeting poor immigrants could harm children, health: advocates A Trump administration plan to cut legal immigration by poor people will likely result in sicker children, more communicable diseases and greater homelessness in the United States, according to immigrant advocates and the federal government's own analysis....
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Autopsy: Dayton shooter had drugs in his system, two victims struck by police gunfire Preliminary autopsy findings showed the gunman who shot and killed nine people in Dayton, Ohio, had cocaine in his system at the time of the shooting and that some other victims were struck by police gunfire....
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Report: GE committed fraud 'bigger than Enron, WorldCom combined' A fraud investigator accused General Electric of using accounting tricks to cover up tens of billions in losses in what he calls "a bigger fraud than Enron."...
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Julian Castro proposes plan to tax inheritance, provide family tax credit Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro introduced a plan Thursday to tax inheritance, raise the capital gains tax rate and provide a tax credit for families....
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Advocates demand action in Newark over water contamination Two groups challenged Newark and New Jersey officials in federal court Thursday over the city's burgeoning water crisis, asking a judge to order treatment and replacement for old service lines....
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Watch live: President Donald Trump speaks at campaign stop in New Hampshire President Donald Trump will hit the campaign trail again Thursday in New Hampshire, where the second primary vote for his Democratic challengers will be held in six months....
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Southwest expands Hawaii flights with $99 fares as tourists flock to the islands Southwest Airlines is expanding its Hawaii network with more flights from cities in California and between islands, pushing down competitor's shares....
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Luxury automakers from Bugatti to Pagani to debut new cars at Pebble Beach More than a dozen different luxury brands, including Acura, BMW, Bugatti, Mercedes-Benz and Pininfarina, are showing off their latest concept and production models at Pebble Beach car week, many of them making their world debuts....
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Here’s what might have happened if the X-Men were in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Now that Disney owns Fox, and thus has control of the X-Men and Fantastic Four characters once again, it’s only a matter of time before we see those characters join the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Sadly, all those legendary comic book creations were left out of the Infinity Saga, but if Avenger...
12:34, 2019-08-16

Conspiracy Theories Can Have Dangerous Consequences. Here’s Why Experts Say We Can No Longer Ignore Them Conspiracy theories, both powerful and enduring, can wreak havoc on society. In recent years, fringe ideas prompted a gunman to storm a Washington, D.C. pizzeria and may have motivated another to fatally shoot 11 worshippers inside a Pittsburgh synagogue. They are also largely to blame for a worldwi...
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Gibraltar releases Iranian supertanker despite U.S. plea Gibraltar’s chief minister said that he had requested the ship’s release after receiving assurances from Iranian authorities on the vessel’s destination....
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JSC: N. Korea fires 2 unidentified projectiles into East Sea North Korea fired two short-range projectiles presumed to be ballistic missiles into the East Sea on Friday, South Korea's military said, the sixth such round of launches in about three weeks....
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Israel bars entry for Muslim U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib; draws backlash The Israeli government stirred significant controversy Thursday with a decision to bar entry for two Muslim U.S. lawmakers -- a move hailed by President Donald Trump and reviled by top Democrats and advocacy groups....
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Gibraltar releases Iranian Grace 1 oil tanker over U.S. objections Officials in Gibraltar have released a captive oil tanker that was seized by British authorities last month -- over objections from the United States, which lobbied to block the vessel from returning to Iranian control....
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Ethics board rules Trudeau exerted improper influence in SNC-Lavalin scandal Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau exerted improper political influence by pressuring a former justice minister to drop an investigation into contractor SNC-Lavalin, an ethics board ruled Wednesday....
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Halsey's boyfriend Yungblud: 'I'm very fluid' about my sexuality The 22-year-old British singer described his disinterest in following more traditional norms concerning gender and sexuality.        ...
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Country singer Hunter Hayes to drop 'Wild Blue,' surprise album of heartbreak, turbulence Hunter Hayes surprised fans, revealing new album 'Wild Blue' is set to come out Friday. The 10-song album is Hayes' first in three years.        ...
12:34, 2019-08-16

US briefing: Israel bans Omar, child detainees and recession signs Friday’s top story: Netanyahu government bows to Trump by barring Muslim Democratic congresswomen. Plus, how liberal Portland became the centre of a rightwing warSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:00, 2019-08-16

Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era Police are fearful of an outbreak of violence at the ‘End Domestic Terrorism’ rally, which is targeted at Portland’s antifascist groupsPortland is preparing for a large far-right rally on Saturday that may be the largest in a series of demonstrations that have descended on the city in the Trump era....
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Group to tout bleach-based ‘miracle cure’ at upstate New York 'seminar' Attendants could be given the powerful bleach, just days after FDA put out its strongest warning about the ‘miracle mineral solution’Advocates of a “medicine” called MMS will gather in a hotel in upstate New York on Saturday to promote what they claim to be a miracle cure for cancer that is in fact ...
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Donald Trump reportedly wants to purchase Greenland from Denmark US president has ‘expressed interest’ in the icy territory, according to the Wall Street Journal, but the Danes have yet to weigh inDonald Trump is fond of bragging about his conspicuous wealth and buying power, plastering his name over buildings and gilding the elevators of Trump Tower. But his lat...
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Would the Peterloo marchers be satisfied with today's Britain? 200 years ago, a crowd of people seeking political change became victims of a massacre. Are their issues now our issues?At 8am on 16 August 1819, a bugle sounded at Barrowfields in Middleton, a town six miles north of Manchester. A crowd of 3,000 fell silent as Samuel Bamford, a radical reformer, po...
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Dave Grohl: 'I never imagined myself to be Freddie Mercury' As Foo Fighters prepare to headline Reading and Leeds, Dave Grohl talks us through his landmark songs, from the ‘blood and guts’ of Nirvana to an anthem for a doomed electionFoo Fighters HQ is a warehouse in LA’s San Fernando Valley that acts as a temple to Dave Grohl. Every corridor is plastered wi...
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Warning signs for global economy: the countries spooking investors From the US-China trade war through to the problems affecting Germany, Brazil, the UK and moreStock markets have taken fright over a number of warning signs from key economies, the latest this week being the inversion of the US bond yield curve and news of a contraction in the German economy. Here i...
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400 years since slavery: a timeline of American history In 1619, a ship with 20 captives landed at Point Comfort in Virginia, ushering in the era of American slaveryMany Americans’ introduction to US history is the arrival of 102 passengers on the Mayflower in 1620. But a year earlier, 20 enslaved Africans were brought to the British colonies against the...
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Shocked Israel would ban Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar? Don't be | Joshua Leifer The extent to which the Israeli government has designated opposition to its policies as not just illegitimate but also illegal is now plain to seeAnyone paying attention to the politics of Israel-Palestine could sense this was coming. It was was only a matter of time before a prominent American poli...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Liverpool’s leaking defence a cause for Jürgen Klopp’s concern The European champions have rediscovered the knack of winning trophies but the defensive security of last season is missingAdrián’s hectic start to life at Liverpool gave Jürgen Klopp another European trophy, reason to sprint half the length of the pitch and licence to indulge in Rocky Balboa impers...
13:00, 2019-08-16

White professor investigated for quoting James Baldwin's use of N-word Laurie Sheck, who teaches at the New School, says inquiry followed a complaint that she had discussed Baldwin’s use of the slurThe Pulitzer-nominated poet Laurie Sheck, a professor at the New School in New York City, is being investigated by the university for using the N-word during a discussion ab...
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German MP sparks row after proposing an end to first-class rail travel Co-chair of leftwing Die Linke party says move would reduce overcrowding and save energyA leading leftwing politician has sparked a row in Germany by proposing the rail operator Deutsche Bahn scraps first-class carriages to reduce overcrowding and improve energy efficiency.Bernd Riexinger, the co-le...
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David Schwimmer lookalike jailed for Blackpool thefts Millions spotted likeness of ‘habitual thief’ Abdulah Husseini, 36, to Ross in FriendsA lookalike of Friends actor David Schwimmer has been jailed for nine months for theft and fraud offences.Abdulah Husseini, 36, described in court as a “travelling, wandering, nomadic thief”, used a stolen bank car...
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Czech Republic's historic stud farm - in pictures The national stud farm, which was established in the 16th century to breed and train ceremonial horses for the Habsburg court, has become a Unesco world heritage site. Located 56 miles east of Prague in the town of Kladruby nad Labem, it is the first stud farm in the world to be be listed by UN agen...
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CEO of supplier SGL resigns after profit warning The German supplier to BMW and VW Group must rework its forecast for the next three years and said restructuring measures were being considered after factors, including the demand for carbon fiber, failed to match expectations....
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Over 1,200 health experts say pharmacare should be in federal election platforms They say comprehensive public medication programs have improved access and reduced costs everywhere they've been implemented and want to keep national pharmacare in Canada from becoming a partisan issue....
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Kaspersky AV injected unique ID that allowed sites to track users, even in incognito mode (credit: Aurich Lawson / Thinkstock) Antivirus software is something that can help people be safer and more private on the Internet. But its protections can cut both ways. A case in point: for almost four years, AV products from Kaspersky Lab injected a unique identifier into the HTML of every web...
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A look at the Windows 10 exploit Google Zero disclosed this week As you can see, we're an unprivileged local user who's not allowed to monkey with things under C:WindowsSystem32. [credit: Jim Salter ] On Tuesday, Tavis Ormandy of Google's Project Zero rel...
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Woman accused of Capital One hack had stolen data from 30 companies, authorities say Enlarge / Paige Thompson, 33, a former Seattle technology company software engineer, was arrested after she boasted about a massive data theft from Capital One on GitHub. She is now accused of 30 other data thefts. (credit: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images) In a petition filed on August 13 in fede...
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Three more humanitarian workers killed in Syria, with civilian death toll ‘rising every day’ An attack in the south of Syria’s restive Idlib province that led to the deaths of a paramedic, an ambulance driver and a rescue worker, were added to the grim total on Thursday of more than 500 civilian fatalities documented in the country by the United Nations, over the past three and a half month...
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| WATCH | 'French Spiderman' scales Hong Kong skyscraper with 'peace banner' Daredevil Alain Robert - dubbed the 'French Spiderman' - climbed a Hong Kong skyscraper and unfurled a "peace banner" as the financial hub is rocked by historic political unrest....
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| WATCH | Tears as Italy marks bridge disaster in shadow of political crisis Relatives and emergency workers wept at a ceremony marking a year since the Genoa motorway bridge collapse that killed 43 people, as Italy grapples with a political crisis sparked by far-right leader Matteo Salvini....
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It feels bad being a good teacher in Fire Emblem: Three Houses Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend?...
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James Franco, Seth Rogen, and Megan Fox's long-delayed Zeroville is also set in Hollywood in 1969 Hot on the heels of Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood comes another 1969-set film about the film industry and Sharon Tate: James Franco’s adaptation of Steve Erickson’s 2007 novel Zeroville....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Trump’s Hong Kong Caution Isolates Him From Congress, Allies and Advisers In his showdown with Beijing over trade and tariffs, Mr. Trump is ignoring his hawkish advisers, who believe China threatens American interests worldwide....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Citing Economy, Trump Says That ‘You Have No Choice but to Vote for Me’ As the markets wobble over fears of a slowdown amid an escalating trade and currency war with China, the president defended policies that are rattling many businesses and investors....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Trump Thinks Corey Lewandowski Would Be a ‘Fantastic’ Senator From New Hampshire President Trump all but endorsed his former campaign manager, who is weighing a Senate bid. “He’s terrific on television,” Mr. Trump said. “I like everything about him.”...
13:00, 2019-08-16

On Politics: Israel’s Decision on Omar and Tlaib Inflames Politics in 2 Countries In an extraordinary step, President Trump had urged Israel to bar Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country and visiting the West Bank....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Trial Opens for Former Obama Aide Accused of Lying About Foreign Lobbying Lawyers for Gregory B. Craig said their client never intended to deceive Justice Department officials about his work on behalf of Ukraine’s government....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Overstock C.E.O. Takes Aim at ‘Deep State’ After Romance With Russian Agent Patrick Byrne said in an interview that he was still “quite fond” of Maria Butina, who is now in prison, and that she “should go home and be president of Russia one day.’’...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Check out exclusive new photos from fall's most must-see movies From evil clowns to Brad Pitt in space to J.Lo's stripper crew, here's our exclusive peek at the fall movies you'll want to mark on your calendar.        ...
13:00, 2019-08-16

'Ready or Not': When your new in-laws are insane A woman is roped into a lethal game of 'Hide and Seek' with her husband's unhinged, wealthy family in this black comedy.        ...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Bruce Lee's daughter: Quentin Tarantino should 'shut up about' dad's depiction already "Or (Quentin Tarantino) could apologize or he could say, ‘I don’t really know what Bruce Lee was like,'" the actor's daughter Shannon Lee said.        ...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Ferrari 488 Pista Maranello’s fourth-gen track-special supercar bursts through the 700bhp barrier - but is the 488 Pista better than the McLaren 720S or Porsche 911 GT3? The track-ready ‘special series’ V8 supercar, delivered as the sun sets on another mid-engined Modenese model generation, has become a go-to piece ...
13:34, 2019-08-16

Autocar Heroes: BMW E30 M3 vs M3 CSL vs M2 Competition - what's the best M Car ever? Three iconic models from BMW's M Division go head-to-head-to-head to settle once and for all which is the best So which is it to be? What is the greatest ever product of BMW's performance arm, the M Division? Is it the BMW E30 M3, the compact 3-Series that was homologated for the road to go racing ...
13:34, 2019-08-16

Surprise! Miley Cyrus Drops New Song "Slide Away" After Liam Hemsworth Split In addition to some fun activities overseas, Miley Cyrus has been concentrating on work amid her breakup from husband Liam Hemsworth. The 26-year-old pop star released a new song called......
13:34, 2019-08-16

Indians Score Early and Often in Shellacking of Yankees A seven-run first inning set the tone in a game in which the Yankees’ only real highlight was Mike Ford, a position player, pitching a 1-2-3 ninth inning....
13:34, 2019-08-16

"Happy That PM Supporting Our Policies": Shiv Sena On Population Control A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a pitch for smaller families to combat population explosion, BJP ally Shiv Sena on Friday welcomed his remarks saying that late Bal Thackeray always......
13:34, 2019-08-16

PM Reviews Economy With Nirmala Sitharaman Amid Slowdown Concerns: Report Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday comprehensively reviewed the state of the economy with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as his government scrambled for solutions to tackle a fast-spreading......
13:34, 2019-08-16

DW's Bundesliga predictions for 2019-20 Can anyone stop Bayern Munich winning an eighth straight title? Who'll be the signing of the season? Which youngster will break through? And who'll be playing second-tier football next season? Here's what we think....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Virgin Galactic unveils new spaceport mission control Space tourism takes another step towards reality with Virgin Galactic's mission control center. The facility aims to connect paying customers to the business of space travel before launching them into the final frontier....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Germany: Girl sues boys' choir for gender discrimination A nine-year-old girl in Berlin who was rejected entrance to a centuries-old boys' choir is filing a lawsuit for gender bias. The case has sparked debate across German media about gender equality versus artistic freedom....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Turkish government clamps down on liberal imams Liberal imams in Turkey can find themselves arbitrarily fired if they don't toe the line set by the state religious affairs office. The vague charges against them leave those accused with little recourse....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Germany to make additional payments to Holocaust survivors Hundreds of extra euros per month will go to about 5,000 Holocaust survivors in Israel. More than 200,000 Holocaust survivors are still living in the country....
13:34, 2019-08-16

German police smash child porn ring on darknet An anonymous tipoff prompted German police to investigate and eventually dismantle a child pornography ring visited by hundreds of users from multiple countries. A German national has been arrested....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Israel bans entry to two Muslim US congresswomen over their criticism The decision to bar Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib is likely to deepen a rift within the Democratic Party over Israel. President Donald Trump advocated for not letting the lawmakers into Israel....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Germany's Maas tours Canada's melting Arctic Visiting Canada's melting Arctic, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said Europe had an "extraordinary" task to slash fossil fuel emissions. If it didn't, climate warming would rob polar regions of more ice cover....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Russia: Plane crash-lands after hitting flock of birds A Ural Airlines plane carrying over 200 people managed to land in a cornfield near a Moscow airport after a flock of birds hit the plane's engines. The pilot and crew have been hailed as heroes for saving the passengers....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Experts caution against recession indicator A geeky recession indicator that blared red on Wednesday — freaking out Wall Street and Main Street alike — might be broken, economists say. On Wednesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 800 points — marking its worst dip all year — after a rare inversion of Treasury market yields sounded a...
13:34, 2019-08-16

Apple Says Battery Lockdown on Select iPhone Models Is a Safety Measure Apple has responded to the battery lockdown issue on iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR, saying that it has done this to ensure that battery replacement is done properly....
13:34, 2019-08-16

HMD Global Extends Security Update Support for Older Nokia Phones HMD Global's Nokia mobile brand is extending software support for some of its models, and is now promising quarterly security patch updates into the third year....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Trump floats personal meeting with China’s Xi Jinping to resolve the Hong Kong crisis ‘humanely’ PERSONAL MEETING?: With Chinese paramilitary forces massing on the border with Hong Kong and the trade war with China sending U.S. markets into a tailspin, President Trump is praising Chinese President Xi Jinping and offering to help him resolve the crisis peacefully....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Chinese military operation against Hong Kong could trigger historic rupture with US A military operation against Hong Kong protesters could trigger a rupture in U.S.-China relations that makes the trade war look minor in comparison, U.S. lawmakers and analysts suggest....
13:34, 2019-08-16

'Where'd You Go, Bernadette' runs on Cate Blanchett's star power "Where'd You Go, Bernadette" offers a solid showcase for Cate Blanchett, in a movie that's notably slight, but finally sweet and touching. Director Richard Linklater moves from "Boyhood" to the pangs of parenthood in this adaptation of Maria Semple's bestselling novel, which pivots on the vital role...
14:00, 2019-08-16

At This 400-Year-Old Temple, A Robot Priest Delivers Sermons A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion -- despite critics comparing the android to......
14:00, 2019-08-16

On International Left-Handers Day, Some Interesting Facts About Lefties Why are some people lefties? How many people in the world are left-handed? On International Left-Handers Day, here are some interesting facts about lefties....
14:00, 2019-08-16

Scientists Are Attempting To Open A Portal To A Parallel Universe The idea of parallel universes has captivated the imagination of scientists, novelists and screenwriters for decades. Now, researchers in Oak Ridge National Laboratory in eastern Tennessee are trying......
14:00, 2019-08-16

Hundreds of Google employees call for company to avoid work with ICE and CBP The petition demands Google not provide services to ICE or U.S. Customs and Border Protection until they "stop engaging in human rights abuses.”       ...
14:00, 2019-08-16

4 functional tricks for your new iPhone features There are ways to tinker with your device's appearance and functionality most of them unknown to the average iPhone owner.       ...
14:00, 2019-08-16

FBI: Tech company Asurion paid $300K ransom after private data was stolen A data thief at Asurion thief threatened to leak "sensitive data" on thousands of the company's employees and more than one million customers.       ...
14:00, 2019-08-16

A Girl Was Barred From Singing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir. So She Sued. The lawsuit says that rejecting girls denies them access to a high-quality educational opportunity. The choir says the problem with the 9-year-old is her voice, not her gender....
14:00, 2019-08-16

Britain’s ‘Knifefree’ Fried Chicken Leaves a Bad Taste for Some Some British fried chicken outlets will offer boxes with warnings about knife crime, a hot-button political issue. Critics called the campaign wasteful and offensive....
14:00, 2019-08-16

Banking: Argentina is back where it started When Mauricio Macri won the last presidential election in 2015, the future for Argentina’s banks looked rosy: a spate of international debt and equity deals confirmed the optimism. No one who participated in those deals – including Galicia’s CEO Fabián Kon – thought the country would soon be ba...
14:00, 2019-08-16

Trump intervention triggered EPA's surprise biofuel waiver decision: sources A phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump last week ended a nearly two-month-long review of the nation's biofuels program, three sources familiar with the matter said, with the White House siding in favor of oil refiners over corn growers....
14:00, 2019-08-16

Imperiled by climate change, Pacific nations chide Australia Small Pacific islands nations at risk from rising sea levels lambasted Australia on Friday after it blocked moves at a regional forum to set down tough policies to combat climate change....
14:00, 2019-08-16

Sydney's water supply falling at fastest rate on record due to drought Australia's biggest city Sydney is running down its water supply at the fastest rate on record with dams expected to fall below half maximum capacity due to the worst drought on record, the government said on Friday....
14:00, 2019-08-16

Climbers must be trained to tackle Everest, panel says after deaths Nepal must make training and experience in high altitude climbing mandatory for all climbers on Mount Everest and other high peaks, a government panel said on Wednesday, following the deadliest climbing season in four years....
14:00, 2019-08-16

Indonesia seals palm, timber concessions amid forest fires: ministry Indonesia has sealed parts of palm oil and timber concessions owned by 10 companies on Borneo island after a spate of forest fires, authorities said on Thursday, warning those involved in forest burning would be severely punished....
14:00, 2019-08-16

India gets above-average monsoon rains for third straight week: weather office Monsoon rains in India in the week through Wednesday were above average for a third straight week, the weather office said, easing concerns of drought, although excessive rainfall flooded many districts in the southern and western parts of the country....
14:00, 2019-08-16

Ex-Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes says he has doubts about vertical integration Jeff Bewkes, former CEO of Time Warner, sold his company to AT&T in a deal that closed last year. But Bewkes told CNBC that he believes vertical integration is a "fairly suspect premise."...
14:00, 2019-08-16

Read the full report from the Madoff whistleblower accusing GE of an Enron-like fraud Whistleblower Harry Markopolos released a new report about General Electric, saying the company is using some of the same accounting tricks as Enron....
14:00, 2019-08-16

Corbyn told to drop 'ego' as temporary PM plan rejected Jeremy Corbyn has been told there is no time to "muck about with people's egos" after his plan to become a temporary prime minister in order to avoid a no-deal Brexit was rejected....
14:34, 2019-08-16

Jim Sturgess brings hoax with a painful legacy to life in new JT LeRoy biopic The emotional draw of JT LeRoy's story is strong. His mother was a prostitute, he was homeless in San Francisco, had a male-to-female sex change and eventually had two novels published, becoming the darling of literary circles....
14:34, 2019-08-16

Neanderthals had to deal with an ear problem we still struggle with today You might not think we have much in common with a race of ancient people that died out tens of thousands of years ago, but modern humans actually share a number of similarities with neanderthals. The latest example of this comes from a new study published in PLOS ONE, and it reveals that Neanderthal...
14:34, 2019-08-16

Car-hailing giants face risk of suspensions in Shanghai as regulatory scrutiny rises Two of the country’s major car-hailing services providers, Didi Chuxing and Meituan Dianping, have been fined 5.5 million yuan and 1.47 million yuan, respectively, by regulators in Shanghai....
15:00, 2019-08-16

A$AP Rocky to headline Western USC’s Purple Fest despite assault conviction A day after American rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted of assault, the University Students' Council has confirmed he will still headline Purple Fest 2019. ...
15:00, 2019-08-16

Malaika Arora's Tricolour Lunch Is Sure To Make The 'Desi' In You Drool (See Pics) Malaika Arora indulged in a delectable lunch on the occasion of Independence Day. With her dosa, Malaika paired chutneys of three colours inspired by our national flag-saffron, white and green....
15:00, 2019-08-16

Gurugram Restaurants Opt Out Of Food Applications; Say No To Heavy Discounts Restaurants have floated #LogOut campaign on social media to protest against offers-driven paid membership programs such as Zomato (Gold), EazyDiner (Prime)....
15:00, 2019-08-16

Diabetes Diet: This Quinoa And Black Bean Salad Is An Ideal Meal For Stable Blood Sugar Level Diet for diabetes: The management of diabetes relies largely on lifestyle and diet modifications. It is imperative for diabetics to give up sugary foods and include foods with low glycaemic......
15:00, 2019-08-16

T-Mobile again wins a gold star from JD Power for its customer service T-Mobile likes to pride itself on being an “Un-carrier” among its wireless industry peers, which stems from its belief that it has far and away better customer service than the other guys and as such isn’t really a carrier in the traditional sense. Indeed, customers will no doubt a...
15:00, 2019-08-16

Facebook data breach 'had no warning' Facebook has been accused of failing to inform users they were at risk of having their data stolen following a significant data breach last year.The social media giant did not provide users with enough warning that their Facebook accounts could be compromised due to security flaws in its sign-on sys...
15:00, 2019-08-16

Motorola One Action announced with a never-before-seen camera feature Motorola's smartphones tend to be budget champions, but lots of them also come with weird and wacky features, and now the company has topped itself with the launch of the Motorola One Action.The Motorola One Action, the latest phone in the One line after the Motorola One Vision, comes with some...
15:00, 2019-08-16

England vs Australia 2nd Test live stream: how to watch Ashes cricket from anywhere Australia really picked off in the 2nd Ashes Test at Lord's where they left off at Edgbaston. They appear to have England right where they want them...for now, at least. It's easy to keep track with the next twists and turns of the cricket by following this guide to watching an England vs ...
15:00, 2019-08-16

'Hollywood Ripper' case: Michael Gargiulo guilty of two murders, including woman due to go on date with Ashton Kutcher A man dubbed the "Hollywood Ripper" has been found guilty of murdering two young women, including a woman who arranged to go on date with actor Ashton Kutcher on the night she was killed....
15:00, 2019-08-16

Hong Kong: Protesters cannot be allowed to drag territory into dangerous abyss, says China's UK ambassador China's ambassador to the UK has said protesters in Hong Kong cannot be allowed to drag the territory into a "dangerous abyss" amid continued clashes with police....
15:00, 2019-08-16

Dale Earnhardt Jr., family safe after plane crash in Tennessee Semiretired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family escaped with minor injuries after their private plane ran off the runway and caught fire....
15:00, 2019-08-16

Watch: Nick Kyrgios has another meltdown, smashes two rackets Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios smashed two rackets during another meltdown before losing in three sets in the round of 32 at the Western & Southern Open....
15:00, 2019-08-16

A recession will come. How bad will it be? About 40 million U.S. adults haven’t seen a single recession during their working lives. Almost as many, including most millennials, have seen only one since they turned 18....
15:00, 2019-08-16

Mars, Nestle, other food companies face complaints of forced labor at palm oil supplier In another supply chain controversy for chocolate makers, petitions filed with U.S. Customs and Border Protection ask for a ban on the Malaysian company's palm oil and any products containing it. Company officials say they have taken steps to eradicate labor abuses....
15:00, 2019-08-16

Investigators believe five poultry companies violated immigration law, search warrants say Unsealed documents detail trove of evidence, including videotaped statements by managers indicating they knew many undocumented immigrants had been hired....
15:00, 2019-08-16

2020 BMW 3 Series Hybrid Unveiled Globally BMW is all geared up to make itself future proof and hybrids are the stepping stone for the Bavarian brand in the run towards electrification. The new BMW models such as the 7 Series Facelift and now......
15:00, 2019-08-16

2019 Independence Day: Top 5 Patriotic Driving Holiday Destinations It's been 73 years since India gained her independence from the British Raj and our country has come a long way since then! We list out top driving holiday destinations which will make you feel proud......
15:00, 2019-08-16

Two years after exodus, Myanmar’s ‘desperate’ Rohingya youth need education, skills: UNICEF The daily struggle to survive for Myanmar’s Rohingya people in one of the world’s largest refugee settlements, has caused “overwhelming” despair and jeopardized the hopes of an entire generation, the head of UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Henrietta Fore, said on Friday....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Trump’s Going to Be Big Mad: Fox News Poll Show the President’s Disapproval Numbers Near All-Time High No power group can last forever: Destiny’s Child broke up. So did the Fat Boys and Van Jones and black people. So it’s only fitting that Fox News and the president’s relationship would be coming to an end, if it isn’t already over, and that’s because the news station that acts as Donald Trump’s pers...
15:34, 2019-08-16

Suspect Surrenders After Shooting 6 Police Officers During 8-Hour Standoff in Philadelphia: ‘It Was Like a War’ After shooting six police officers during a standoff that lasted almost eight hours, 36-year-old Maurice Hill surrendered to authorities....
15:34, 2019-08-16

#LookingWhileBlack: Police Stop, Question Black Man for ‘Looking Suspiciously’ at a White Woman In what serves as the latest example of #ExistingWhileBlack, I present 20-year-old Devin Meyers, who was stopped by police for—wait for it—“looking suspiciously” at a white woman....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Jets’ kicker issue isn’t going away: ‘Just got to do a better job’ ATLANTA — The Jets’ kicking situation did not get much clarity Thursday night. Taylor Bertolet, who signed Sunday after Chandler Catanzaro retired from the NFL, went 1-for-3 on extra points, but also made a 49-yard field goal in the Jets’ 22-10 win over the Falcons. Catanzaro had missed two extra po...
15:34, 2019-08-16

The Mets played Mickey-proof baseball ATLANTA — The Mets were an angry bunch Thursday night at SunTrust Park. The 6-4 loss Wednesday night frustrated them to no end and they were determined to leave little to chance. Or questionable managerial decisions. Competitive fire was on display from the start as Pete Alonso blasted a 451-foot th...
15:34, 2019-08-16

Bryce Harper crushes a baseball for his biggest Phillies moment PHILADELPHIA — Bryce Harper knows everyone in the dugout and ballpark expects him to get clutch hits in moments just like this. Boy, he crushed it. Harper blasted a grand slam with one out in the ninth inning, capping a six-run rally that sent the Philadelphia Phillies over the Chicago Cubs 7-5 Thur...
15:34, 2019-08-16

Young duo’s monster night gives Mets win they needed: ‘That’s nuts’ ATLANTA — High-fives were in abundance for the Mets on Thursday, mostly from the relief of snapping a three-game losing streak. But the fives that screamed the loudest were in the box score next to the names Pete Alonso and Amed Rosario. Five hits for Alonso. Five for Rosario. They became the first ...
15:34, 2019-08-16

Improve Reading Comprehension With These New Google Doc Fonts When you’re writing documents, consider that your readers might have difficulty comprehending whatever it is you’ve typed up—an issue that affect as much as 70 percent of the regular population. You aren’t a bad writer; it might just be your font choice....
15:34, 2019-08-16

How to Treat Yourself With Birthday Freebies All Year Long Every retail and fast-food chain under the sun seems to have a loyalty program these days, and one of the perks the good ones offer is a freebie or discount for your birthday. These programs rarely verify your birth date....
15:34, 2019-08-16

How You'll Know a Recession Is Coming Everyone seems to be using the dreaded R word—recession—this week as the stock market looks topsy turvy, bond yields go bonkers, and the trade war drags on. But those events don’t mean that a recession will take place tomorrow. It may not even take place next month, in the next six months, or even n...
15:34, 2019-08-16

Bryson DeChambeau says Brooks Koepka would win if they fought: 'He'd kick my ass' Told that people thought Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka would come to blows, DeChambeau said, 'Let me tell you right now, he'd kick my ass.'        ...
15:34, 2019-08-16

Squires continues US Amateur run, returns to quarterfinals Austin Squires advanced to the U.S. Amateur quarterfinals for the second straight year after winning two matches        ...
15:34, 2019-08-16

These Robotic Shorts Make Walking and Running Easier Exosuits—wearable robotic technologies that enhance our physical abilities—are slowly but steadily leaving the world of comic books and becoming a practical reality. This week, scientists introduced an exosuit that seems to reach a new milestone, helping users both walk and run with less effort.Read...
15:34, 2019-08-16

PM Hariri: Saudi, UAE want to invest in Lebanon Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are looking to invest in infrastructure projects in Lebanon after ties have recovered, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said in comments from his office on Friday....
15:34, 2019-08-16

India says committed to 'no first use' of nuclear weapons for now India has stuck to its commitment of 'no first use' of nuclear weapons but future policy will depend on the situation, the defense minister said on Friday, which analysts said introduced a level of ambiguity in a core national security doctrine....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Greenland tells Trump it is open for business but not for sale Greenland on Friday dismissed the notion that it might be up for sale after reports that U.S. President Donald Trump had privately discussed with his advisers the idea of buying the world's biggest island....
15:34, 2019-08-16

US weekly jobless claims rise more than expected First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 214,000 for the most recent week, up slightly from the 209,000 claims reported for the previous week....
16:00, 2019-08-16

Taylor Swift’s New Romantic Song ‘Lover’ Has Arrived Ahead of the long-awaited release of her seventh studio album Lover, Taylor Swift has put out her final official single off the album: the title track, “Lover.” “Lover” follows her first single from the album, the upbeat track “ME!” featuring Panic! At the Disco&#...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Mindhunter season two review – still TV's classiest guilty pleasure The psychopath killer thriller’s FBI maverick sleuth is more authentic than ever as he investigates the Atlanta child murders and the ‘BTK strangler’If you’re going to indulge in a nasty crime drama, at least make it the classiest one on TV. Mindhunter (Netflix) follows FBI investigator Holden Ford ...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Comment: The accusations go back years – so why has the opera world rallied round Plácido Domingo? Opera houses might have turned a blind eye to sexually predatory behaviour in the past, but no-one should be above the lawNearly 30 years ago, a famous soprano told me privately that Plácido Domingo was “a bit of a groper”. She herself had been the object of the tenor’s unwanted sexual attentions du...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Metal Wolf Chaos XD review – unreconstructed mad mech trash PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One; FromSoftware/Devolver DigitalIn this slightly upgraded 2004 game, you rampage as a robot President – discharging your bazookas, missile launchers and railguns in the name of freedomIn 2004, when Metal Wolf Chaos was first released on the original Xbox, it didn’t have a s...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Sleater-Kinney: The Centre Won't Hold review | Ben Beaumont-Thomas's album of the week (Mom + Pop)Drummer Janet Weiss has left the band since recording this St Vincent-produced album – but their songwriting suggests they can weather anythingIn WB Yeats’ most famous line, “things fall apart, the centre cannot hold”. Things were pretty bad when he wrote that in 1919, the first world war...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Couple gets combined 70 years in prison for making porn with baby girl ALBANY, N.Y. — A 38-year-old man and his girlfriend have been sentenced to federal prison for making child pornography using a 1-year-old baby girl. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says Joshua Carey of Stamford in Delaware County and 28-year-old Ariel Machia of Middleburgh in Schoharie County were ...
16:00, 2019-08-16

DOE simplifies notoriously complicated admissions system The Department of Education’s notoriously complex middle and high school admissions process just got a little easier. Currently, parents dissatisfied with their initial school offer have to reapply. The new rules cut out the paperwork of a second application and allow students to automatically...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Drunk driver gets up to 9 years for fatally hitting co-worker in Brooklyn Leonel Ortega-Flores pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in Brooklyn Supreme Court earlier this month and was sentenced Thursday to three to nine years in prison....
16:00, 2019-08-16

Dead humpback whale washes up on New Jersey nude beach The 25-foot mammal was spotted out at sea over the weekend by whale watchers before it was stranded Tuesday night on Gunnison Beach, NJ.com reported....
16:00, 2019-08-16

Israel approves US congresswoman's visit to West Bank Israel says Rashida Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank. She and fellow Democrat Ilhan Omar faced entry bans over their criticism of the Jewish-majority state....
16:00, 2019-08-16

Bundesliga rule changes for 2019-20: What you need to know Bundesliga coaches are aghast at new rules that could see them face more disciplinary problems than their players. Other changes are also afoot. Here's our overview of all the key alterations....
16:00, 2019-08-16

Epic Says The Mech Was Added So More Players Can Win A Fortnite Match Fortnite’s giant mechanical Brutes have been contentious among players since they arrived at the start of Season 10. Players have been calling for them to be removed from the game, or at least from competitive play. Today, developer Epic responded to the calls to remove the mechs. Fortnite seems to ...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Apex Legends Players Are Teaming Up To Ruin Solo Mode Apex Legends’ limited-time solo mode provides an enjoyable change of pace from the frantic, team focused default. It’s a chance to be more tactical. Unfortunately, solo mode is being completely ruined by sneaky players coordinating to make unofficial teams....
16:00, 2019-08-16

Humble's Latest Bundle Features 16 Different Jackbox Party Games Jackbox Party Packs are a great addition to any party, and now you can get a bunch of them for not that much money with Humble’s latest bundle....
16:00, 2019-08-16

Myanmar and Bangladesh Say They Will Try Again to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday. Caroline Gluck, a spokeswoman for the U.N. High Commissioner for...
16:00, 2019-08-16

An Australian Tourist Was Shot Dead in New Zealand An Australian tourist was shot dead while sleeping in a camper van parked in a coastal New Zealand town in the early hours of Friday, the Guardian reports. Police said a male offender smashed the windows of the vehicle and fired several shots, injuring the man who local media identified as 33-year-o...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Samsung Display considers suspending output at South Korean LCD plant South Korean panel maker Samsung Display said on Friday it is considering suspending one of its liquid crystal display (LCD) production lines at home due to a supply glut....
16:34, 2019-08-16

Democrat wants FCC to open T-Mobile, Sprint settlement for comment U.S. Representative David Cicilline urged Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday to give the public the chance to comment on a draft order that would grant agency approval to the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp....
16:34, 2019-08-16

A year after Aretha Franklin's death, the Queen of Soul remains larger than life The accolades, tributes and celebrations have continued to flow in the 12 months since the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, died in Detroit.        ...
16:34, 2019-08-16

| Police disperse crowd as Zimbabwe opposition calls off mass protests after court ban Opposition mass protests against deepening economic problems in Zimbabwe were called off after a court upheld an 11th hour ban imposed by the police....
16:34, 2019-08-16

Microsoft isn’t working on a streaming-only Xbox right now Rumors may have pointed to Microsoft working on a cloud-centric Xbox console, but Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, has confirmed that is not that the case. In an interview, the executive told Gamespot that his team is "not working on a streaming-only cons......
16:34, 2019-08-16

YouTube warns its copyright changes could result in more takedowns YouTube will no longer allow copyright holders to seize a creator's revenue over very brief or unintentional music clips that appears in videos, it said in a blog post. That means that if a five-second clip or the radio from a passing car appears in......
16:34, 2019-08-16

Amazon is trying to make Alexa-enabled gadgets more fun A variety of new Alexa-enabled gadgets, games and smart toys could soon flood the market thanks to Amazon's latest developer tool. On Thursday, the company detailed "Custom Interfaces," a new API within its Alexa Gadgets Toolkit SDK that allows devel......
16:34, 2019-08-16

|Holycow:ThecuriouscaseoftheFreeState’scattledonations MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development William Bulwane has said the provincial department donated a grand total of 178 head of cattle in one decade, valued at R815 200. In one instance, a cow was donated for the funeral of a government worker who is still alive....
17:00, 2019-08-16

|Nobodylikesthesecurvesasglobaleconomy’soutofshape There are weeks when the markets lead the fretting, and others when the numbers dictate. And then there are weeks - like this one - when markets, data and politics all point to a darker global outlook....
17:00, 2019-08-16

This 12-egg omelette is a breakfast for champions Beth's Cafe in Seattle makes giant 12-egg omelettes that you can conquer alone or with friends. It has six omelettes to choose from, but the most famous is the Triple Bypass, which comes with Swiss cheese, American cheese, bacon, sausage, and ham, and your choice of either six or 12 eggs. It's serve...
17:00, 2019-08-16

Full-page ads in newspapers are calling out meat alternatives like the Beyond Burger for containing chemicals, but nutritionists say it’s healthy Beyond Meat's "bleeding" veggie burger has become a popular alternative to traditional meat patties. The Center for Consumer Freedom, a group funded by some food companies and restaurants, is running ads in major newspapers highlighting the chemical additives in plant-based meat. We asked four nutri...
17:00, 2019-08-16

'Don't deport Melania' goes viral after comedian Trevor Noah devises a joke conspiracy theory about Trump's immigration policies Chip Somodevilla/Getty Image The "Daily Show" host and comedian Trevor Noah devised a viral conspiracy theory that President Donald Trump is targeting first lady Melania Trump with his immigration policies. "Now you might be asking, why would he want to deport his wife? I don't know, but things hav...
17:00, 2019-08-16

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing urges love, not violence, in first protest comments Li Ka-shing's message in front-page advertisements in major newspapers in Hong Kong urged the public to "cease the anger with love" and "stop the violence."...
17:00, 2019-08-16

Beijing says US blacklisting China's largest nuclear power firm is 'just an excuse' "The US administration has abused the blacklist in the name of safeguarding US national security," Chinese state media said, citing similar tactics used on Chinese tech giant Huawei....
17:00, 2019-08-16

Hong Kong unveils $2.4 billion economic support package as protests weigh Hong Kong's government announced an economic support package worth $2.44 billion on Thursday as escalating political protests and the Sino-U.S. trade war weigh heavily on the Asian financial center....
17:00, 2019-08-16

Instagram's Changes Could Leave Influencers Heartbroken Instagram influencers are akin to huge businesses, but Facebook’s moves to decrease social pressure and improve users’ happiness threaten to upend social-media celebrities’ business models and could boomerang to hurt Facebook itself....
17:00, 2019-08-16

Stocks Bounce but Fear Remains Near-dated futures contracts tracking the Cboe Volatility Index, or VIX, continue to hover above those expiring later, a sign that investors are still girding for turbulence in stocks ahead in the near-term....
17:00, 2019-08-16

Use These 11 Tips to Get (Even More) Productive in Google Docs Nearly everyone needs a place to do some serious writing, whether it’s the notebook in your bag or the text editor on your computer. For the millions of people with a normal Google account or work-related G-Suite account, that place is Google Docs, where you can create, share, and store docume...
17:34, 2019-08-16

Look: Police return class ring to man who lost it in 1971 A Texas A&M University graduate who lost his class ring alongside an Alaska highway in 1971 was reunited with the ring thanks to a Texas police department....
17:34, 2019-08-16

Lucknow Cops Again Stall Magsaysay Award Winner's Kashmir Protest Plan A Magsaysay Award-winning social activist has been confined to his house in Lucknow this evening by the city police, over a planned demonstration to protest against the scrapping of Jammu and......
17:34, 2019-08-16

Rajasthan Government To Challenge "Shocking" Verdict In Pehlu Khan Case The Rajasthan government has said it will re-examine the verdict in the Pehlu Khan case, in which a district court acquitted the six men accused of thrashing the dairy farmer to death two years ago on......
17:34, 2019-08-16

Wall Street climbs at end of turbulent week Hopes of more official stimulus for the economy and the easing of a bond market rally drove a broad rise in U.S. stocks on Friday, as a bruising week for markets drew to a close....
17:34, 2019-08-16

Take Five: Fed in a hole On Wednesday, the U.S. Federal Reserve releases the minutes of its last meeting, revealing what policymakers said about the flattening Treasury yield curve and the strength of support for July's quarter-point rate cut....
17:34, 2019-08-16

BMW's CEO urges staff to narrow sales gap with Mercedes BMW's new chief executive urged employees to embrace change and to find innovative ways to help the Bavarian carmaker overtake rival Mercedes at a time when demand for luxury cars is waning....
17:34, 2019-08-16

What makes the Mac Mini a great computer? When Apple released a refreshed Mac Mini last year, it had been four years since the last iteration. The 2018 update kept the same sleek unibody but included significant spec boots like an eighth-gen Intel processor and a variety of ports (ethernet,......
18:00, 2019-08-16

ECB Takes Hacked Website Offline The European Central Bank, which supervises data protection at Europe’s largest banks, said Thursday that it temporarily shut down one of its websites after it was hacked and injected with a malicious software....
18:00, 2019-08-16

Hackers Subvert Security Checks Like the Browser Padlock Recent attacks have shown that cybercriminals have co-opted techniques and tools that people commonly use to distinguish real communications and websites from fake ones, such as the padlock in a browser window....
18:00, 2019-08-16

What if there was no big bang and we live in an ever-cycling universe? There is no good evidence that our universe even had a beginning, a startling proposition that means the cosmos could collapse in about 100 billion years...
18:00, 2019-08-16

Israeli minister rips Tlaib for nixing trip, says ‘her hate for Israel’ overcomes ‘love for her grandmother’ Israel’s interior minister tore into U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Friday for abruptly canceling plans to visit family in the West Bank after the government granted permission for the trip in a bid to smooth over a diplomatic firestorm....
18:00, 2019-08-16

NYPD union chief slams politicians amid cop suicides: ‘We’re under siege from all directions’ The head of the NYPD union, in response to a spate of cop suicides, called on politicians Thursday to “end the demonization and anti-cop rhetoric” as he sought to rally officers and tackle the crisis by improving conditions on the force.  ...
18:00, 2019-08-16

Lindsey Graham supports Israel barring Omar, Tlaib, says there needs to be 'consequences' for supporting BDS Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Thursday defended Israel’s decision to bar Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., from visiting the country for a scheduled visit this weekend, saying there needs to be consequences for their support of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions mo...
18:00, 2019-08-16

Good-hearted, foul-mouthed Chicago guy rescues a coyote pup While this summer has created a strong, unlikely connection between the city of Chicago and a surprisingly adorable, lagoon-dwelling alligator, the final weeks of the season have added a new animal—and the human who filmed it—to the mix. While the mammal in question is unlikely to achieve the incred...
18:34, 2019-08-16

Exclusive: Repairing car parts can save nearly £3,000 over replacement parts News 15 Aug, 2019 Research into out-of-warranty claims reveals motorists can save thousands by fitting reconditioned components instead of new ones...
18:34, 2019-08-16

Sydney's Water Supply Falling At Record Rate Due To Drought Australia's biggest city Sydney is running down its water supply at the fastest rate on record with dams expected to fall below half maximum capacity due to the worst drought on record, the government......
18:34, 2019-08-16

Now Trump Wants US To Buy Greenland, Reports Wall Street Journal President Donald Trump has pushed top aides to investigate whether the U.S. government can purchase the giant, ice-smothered island of Greenland, two people with direct knowledge of the directive......
18:34, 2019-08-16

"Could Feel Rocks Chasing US": 17 Missing After Landslide In South China More than a dozen workers remained missing Friday after a landslide in southwest China buried a section of railway that was under repair, according to state media....
18:34, 2019-08-16

Murder Convict Picks Electrocution Over Lethal Injection In Final Hours A man put to death in the US state of Tennessee on Thursday for murdering a woman and her daughter chose in his final hours to be electrocuted rather than executed by lethal injection, prison......
18:34, 2019-08-16

"He Wore Priest's Clothes, But Was Devil": US Court Convicts Sex Abuser A Catholic priest was convicted Thursday of sexually abusing two girls at a District of Columbia church after an emotional trial during which prosecutors said he used his position of trust to......
18:34, 2019-08-16

BTCC title-winning squad Dynamics enters TCR Spa 500 endurance race Title-winning British Touring Car Championship squad Team Dynamics has entered an Audi RS3 LMS into the TCR Spa 500 race at the Belgian Grand Prix venue in October...
18:34, 2019-08-16

Stomach burning: What to know There are many possible causes of stomach burning, including indigestion, ulcers, and food intolerances. Learn more about the causes and treatments of stomach burning here....
18:34, 2019-08-16

Rejuvenating brain stem cells may hold key to future MS treatments Scientists have found a way to rejuvenate brain stem cells in rats. The finding offers clues on how to restore lost brain function in diseases such as MS....
18:34, 2019-08-16

Home remedies for relief from chickenpox symptoms There is no cure for chickenpox, but the infection usually clears up without treatment within a couple of weeks. In the meantime, people can use home remedies to ease the symptoms....
18:34, 2019-08-16

Apple’s Corellium lawsuit is a direct attack on iOS emulation Apple just sued an obscure Florida company that is enabling iOS to run in a web browser window, emulated as if it's on Apple devices. Here's why it matters.Read More...
18:34, 2019-08-16

IBM-Unilever blockchain pilot cuts wasteful ad spend A pilot that uses blockchain to reduce online advertising waste reclaimed 2-3 percentage points of spend, according IBM CMO Michelle Peluso.Read More...
18:34, 2019-08-16

NewsGuild orders presidential election rerun after ballot chaos The NewsGuild, the nation’s largest journalism union, has tossed out the results of the last election for its national president and ordered a new one after finding that more than 1,000 members in Canada never received ballots. Insurgent Jon Schleuss, 31, who was an organizer in the successful unio...
18:34, 2019-08-16

Epic added the hated mechs to 'Fortnite' so more players could win When Fortnite's Season X started two weeks ago, developer Epic Games introduced a new mechanic that significantly changed how matches play out. The two-player B.R.U.T.E. mechs caused uproar, with many players suggesting the machines are overpowered.......
18:34, 2019-08-16

Talks break down, U.S. women's soccer team turn to court The female players who sued the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) for equal pay reported that talks broke down on Wednesday and said they were now turning their attention to the courts where they are "eagerly look forward to a jury trial"....
19:00, 2019-08-16

North Korea fires more missiles as it declares it ‘has nothing to talk’ about while US-South Korea exercises continue IRKED BY EXERCISES: North Korea is complaining that ongoing joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises violate a personal promise President Trump made to the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, but it’s directing its ire not at Trump but at South Korean President Moon Jae-in....
19:00, 2019-08-16

Cathay Pacific C.E.O. Quits as China’s Power Looms Over Hong Kong Protests The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
19:00, 2019-08-16

New York Subpoenas Banks and Financial Advisers for Sackler Records The state claims that the Purdue Pharma owners transferred billions of dollars from the company and hid them in offshore partnerships and other entities....
19:00, 2019-08-16

The Truth About Koch Industries Christopher Leonard’s “Kochland” is a comprehensive, behind-the-scenes look at how a family-run business in Kansas grew into an economic and political giant....
19:00, 2019-08-16

A week after Borderlands publisher Take-Two sent investigators to the house of well-known Borderland A week after Borderlands publisher Take-Two sent investigators to the house of well-known Borderlands YouTuber Matt “SupMatto” Sommers because he published leaks from Borderlands 3, Sommers’ channel has been removed from YouTube....
19:00, 2019-08-16

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns After Backlash Over Hong Kong Protests The flag carrier said Rupert Hogg is stepping down to “take responsibility” after the company suffered a backlash from Beijing over employees’ involvement in protests against the city’s government....
19:00, 2019-08-16

Coroner determines Fresno Grizzlies taco-eating contestant choked to death Dana Hutchings, 41, died during an amateur taco-eating contest at a Fresno Grizzlies minor-league baseball game on Tuesday night.       ...
20:00, 2019-08-16

Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins suffers torn ACL Four-time NBA All-Star DeMarcus Cousins, who signed with the Los Angeles Lakers this summer, suffered a torn ACL this week.       ...
20:00, 2019-08-16

Cincinnati's Luke Fickell fires back at Jim Harbaugh over James Hudson transfer situation Cincinnati coach Luke Fickell responded to Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, who had said, “Michigan did not block the waiver" for James Hudson.       ...
20:00, 2019-08-16

Ruben Tejada back with Mets years after landmark injury Ruben Tejada is back with the Mets, but he's here because the Mets suffered a devastating loss in Jeff McNeil.       ...
20:00, 2019-08-16

Opinion: Arizona Cardinals should sign Colin Kaepernick President Trump has said he'd "love to see" Colin Kaepernick on an NFL roster. The Cardinals have a need and should find a way.       ...
20:00, 2019-08-16

Oracle is using ‘intelligent automation’ to do far more than automate repetitive tasks While Forrester predicts that the market for RPA will reach $3 billion in 2021, Ben Arnulf believes not a lot of companies are using it correctly right now.Read More...
20:00, 2019-08-16

McLaren to expand lineup with 2-seat roadster McLaren Automotive is going with an open-air design with its next Ultimate Series model. And with carbon fiber construction, McLaren says the roadster, due in 2020, will be the lightest car it has ever produced....
20:00, 2019-08-16

Ram prices '20 diesel pickup from $38,585, claims towing crown The third-generation EcoDiesel engine, available for the first time across all Ram trims for 2020, including the off-road Rebel, produces 480 pound-feet of torque, 14 percent more than the previous engine, and enough to tow 12,560 pounds....
20:00, 2019-08-16

Livermore: The laid-back California wine country you didn’t know about Wine tastings in Livermore are laid-back. Appointments are rarely necessary, and pours are much cheaper than in Napa.       ...
20:00, 2019-08-16

Oil Prices Rise Over 1% To Break Two-Day Fall As Recession Fears Recede Gains are likely to be capped after a week of data releases including a surprise drop in industrial output growth in China to a more than 17-year low, along with a fall in exports that sent Germany's......
20:00, 2019-08-16

You Have To Pay These Penalty Charges For Missing Income Tax Deadline Penalty charges for missing income tax deadline: An income tax return not furnished by the due date set by the Income Tax Department is called a belated return. A belated return of income is furnished......
20:00, 2019-08-16

Dow rises 300 points after bruising week Hopes of more official stimulus for the economy and the easing of a bond market rally drove a broad rise in stocks on Friday, as a bruising week for markets drew to a close. Wall Street’s three main indexes are down at least 1.5 percent since last Friday, on track to rack up their third......
20:00, 2019-08-16

‘Quash’ convictions and release women jailed for protesting against wearing veils in Iran, urge UN rights experts Decades-long prison sentences handed down to three women protesting the strictly enforced wearing of veils in Iran, have drawn alarm and condemnation from six United Nations independent human rights experts....
20:00, 2019-08-16

The New Soundboks is a massive, pro-level, battery-powered Bluetooth speaker The New Soundboks is impressive. It has everything: a sturdy housing, Bluetooth, large battery, XLR-inputs and several methods to connect multiple Soundboks. Indoor or out, the New Soundboks sounds great. The Soundboks isn’t shy. It’s an extrovert. This speaker will stand tall among strangers and be...
20:00, 2019-08-16

Trump lays the groundwork to avoid voters’ recession blame Between poor economic news coming out of China and Germany, the inversion of the yield curve, and trade negotiations with friend and foe alike that have no guarantee of ending positively, signs are mounting that next year’s economy might not be as upbeat as today’s. With the presidential election a ...
20:00, 2019-08-16

How much does it cost to get your kid into college? It could be a whole lot Parents wanting to get their kids into college may end up paying a lot for tutors, sports and music lessons, but there are shortcuts        ...
20:34, 2019-08-16

Plex Users: Delete the Windows Store App and Download the Updated App One of the great things about Plex—aside from using it to create your own private, sharable streaming library—is just how many platforms it supports. You can use the service (and server) on Android, iOS, PC, Roku, smart TVs, and even your web browser....
20:34, 2019-08-16

You Can Make Chick-fil-A-Style Chicken Nuggets at Home Chick-fil-A is known for two things: surprisingly addictive chicken and problematic politics. To enjoy the former and avoid involvement in the latter, a DIY recipe is needed. Most people think the key to making Chick-fil-A’s iconic poultry lies in a pickle juice brine, but if you look at the ingredi...
20:34, 2019-08-16

Kitchen devices resembling bombs cause havoc for New York commuters Kitchen appliances resembling pressure cookers were left in two Manhattan locations on Friday, disrupting automobile and subway travel during the morning rush hour before police deemed them harmless and began investigating the possibility of a hoax....
20:34, 2019-08-16

Democrat Elizabeth Warren floats plan to empower Native Americans U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday unveiled her latest policy plan, which aims to empower Native American tribes through land protection and law enforcement reforms and boost financial support for chronically underfunded health and education programs....
20:34, 2019-08-16

Body camera video shows Colorado police fatally shooting suspect in back Body camera footage from two Colorado policemen who shot and killed a black man earlier this month shows the 19-year-old was shot multiple times in the back as he fled officers about to question him about an armed robbery....
20:34, 2019-08-16

Trump Fat-Shamed His Own Supporter at Unhinged Rally in New Hampshire Look, I don’t know how else to say this: President Donald Trump made a dumb fat joke—accidentally aimed at one of his own supporters—after a small group of protesters interrupted his New Hampshire rally on Thursday night....
20:34, 2019-08-16

Trump Ramps Up Dangerous Rhetoric About Mental Illness After Mass Shootings Donald Trump is not equipped to solve the epidemic of massive gun violence in our society. This is evidenced by how Trump’s responded to most acts of violence in this country, but also in what he’s suggesting as the country continues to reel from the shootings in Dayton and El Paso....
20:34, 2019-08-16

Grains: Midsummer Rallies Turn to Fall Nightmares Rallies due to inclement weather during spring planting go bust in the summer as fears of severe crop damage prove overblown. Other factors at play, too?...
20:34, 2019-08-16

Jupiter collided with still-forming planet 4.5B years ago: 'One-in-a-trillion probability' The largest planet in the solar system, Jupiter, may have had a massive collision with a "still-forming planet" approximately 4.5 billion years ago, according to a new study....
21:00, 2019-08-16

Boxing News at Five: Sulaiman says the WBC have not suspended Whyte, Spong lets his cougar run amok The WBC have suspended his interim and mandatory status rather than Dillian Whyte, and Tyrone Spong can't control his cougar The post Boxing News at Five: Sulaiman says the WBC have not suspended Whyte, Spong lets his cougar run amok appeared first on Boxing News....
21:00, 2019-08-16

Malaysia Says Can Revoke Zakir Naik's 'Permanent Resident' Status Malaysia can revoke the Permanent Resident (PR) status of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik should it be proven that his actions harmed the country's "well-being", the country's Prime Minister......
21:00, 2019-08-16

Hyundai Announces Its Key Line-Up For 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show Hyundai has announced its key line-up from the upcoming 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show. In addition to the global public debut of the next-generation Hyundai Grand i10 (known as just i10 in Europe), the......
21:00, 2019-08-16

Make Jordan Peterson Say Anything You Want With This Spooky Audio Generator People are really freaking out about deepfake videos, the technology that can make people say things they never actually said. But what about deepfake audio? Audio spoofing has gotten very good, and there’s no better example than this website which lets you say anything you want in the voice of self...
21:00, 2019-08-16

YouTube Combats Copyright Trolls With Content ID Policy Changes YouTube’s copyright protection system is kind of a mess. YouTube places much of the burden on content creators to dispute copyright claims, while rights holders can slap strikes or even seize revenue generated by videos after filing a claim, often before the YouTuber even has a chance to respond.Rea...
21:00, 2019-08-16

Hope Hicks rejects Dems' claim that she misled House Judiciary Committee Attorneys for former White House communications director Hope Hicks on Thursday said the longtime confidante of President Donald Trump stands by her testimony, disputing suggestions from House Democrats that she misled the House Judiciary Committee about hush money payments to women who claim they h...
21:34, 2019-08-16

Governing by grievance, Trump wields official powers against political enemies The president’s unusual intervention encouraging Israel to bar American lawmakers from visiting underscores the scorched-earth approach he is taking toward his 2020 reelection bid....
21:34, 2019-08-16

General Electric analyst weighs in on the fraud allegations Shares of GE suffered its biggest decline since 2009 on Thursday after it was accused of accounting fraud. Bernie Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos told CNBC has a $38 billion problem. GE CEO Lawrence Culp issued a response to the claims saying, "GE will always take an allegation of financial mi...
21:34, 2019-08-16

Jim Cramer weighs in on whistleblower allegations against General Electric Shares of General Electric fell in the pre-market Thursday after Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos released a report alleging that GE has masked the depths of its financial problems, resulting in inaccurate and what he's calling fraudulent financial filings with regulators. GE responded by ...
21:34, 2019-08-16

Oil slides 1.4% on recession fears, China's trade threats Oil prices fell more than 1% on Thursday, extending the previous session's 3% drop, pressured by mounting recession concerns and a surprise boost in U.S. crude inventories....
21:34, 2019-08-16

Scientists discover new pain-sensing organ Scientists have discovered a new pain organ in the skin. The cells form a network that senses painful stimuli such as pricks and impact. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden say the organ is sensitive to hazardous environmental irritation. It is made up of glia cells with multiple long pro...
21:34, 2019-08-16

Raymond Mellor obituary My father-in-law, Raymond Mellor, who has died aged 95, was a considerable figure in the world of clocks and watches. In 1962 he set up the London office of the Swiss-based Hamilton Watch Company, and later, when it was taken over by an American concern, he established his own firm, the Cabot Watch ...
21:34, 2019-08-16

My husband of 48 years is ogling women online We are both in our 70s, but after years of feeling adored I discovered he watches porn and looks at women in their underwear. Now I feel betrayed and hurtI used to feel adored. My husband used to say that when he thought of sex, it was always with me. We have been married for 48 years. I am 70, he i...
21:34, 2019-08-16

There's a reason the future is more troubling than the past | Oliver Burkeman Bear this in mind as you follow the news in the coming months: no matter how terrible reality is, it can’t be as infinitely bad as you feared‘Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies,” Gore Vidal remarked memorably, perhaps riffing on a quotation usually attributed to Somerset Maugh...
21:34, 2019-08-16

Sealife encounters around the world: readers’ travel tips Colourful rockpools, the sight of orcas hunting under the aurora borealis and huge skies full of sea birds have left our tipsters in awe at the wonders of the marine worldThis May, my boyfriend and I took a boat trip to the Farne Islands, off the coast of Northumberland. We were hoping to see some s...
21:34, 2019-08-16

Takis: his eye-popping and eerily beautiful magnetic marvels defined an era Effortlessly bridging the gap between the two cultures, the Greek sculptor – who has died aged 93 – played with invisible forces and put the truths of the cosmos on canvasThe Greek sculptor Takis, who has died at 93 during the run of an acclaimed Tate retrospective of his ingenious creations, was ha...
21:34, 2019-08-16

Rocket Report: SpaceX nets another boat, Air Force competition heats up Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.11 of the Rocket Report! As always, there is lots going on in the world of lift. This week saw a flurry of activity surrounding the US Air Force's competition for launch contrac...
22:00, 2019-08-16

French 'Spider-man' makes 'urgent appeal for peace' in Hong Kong with daredevil stunt A daredevil dubbed the French “spiderman” scaled the side of a skyscraper in Hong Kong Friday to reveal a message calling for peace as the government of Beijing continues to be at odds with demonstrators rallying for political reform. ...
22:00, 2019-08-16

Girl, 9, sues renowned Berlin boys choir over gender bias A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that has sparked debate over equal rights versus artistic freedom....
22:00, 2019-08-16

Who is Andy Lonergan? The Liverpool backup goalkeeper who could face Southampton due to injury crisis When Andy Lonergan stepped in on Liverpool's pre-season tour to help alleviate Jurgen Klopp's goalkeeping crisis, even he probably didn't expect anything more to come of it....
22:00, 2019-08-16

How will Arsenal line up vs Burnley? Alexandre Lacazette set to return as Nicolas Pepe and David Luiz wait After keeping a clean sheet at Newcastle in their opening game of the season you would expect head coach Unai Emery to keep faith with the same back four against Burnley, although David Luiz is someone who could be drafted in for his Arsenal debut....
22:00, 2019-08-16

Frank Lampard set for hero's welcome as Chelsea seek to build on Istanbul display Leicester was the stage for the final domestic act of Maurizio Sarri's time as Chelsea manager so it is only right they should be the visitors for Frank Lampard's second coming on Sunday....
22:00, 2019-08-16

NASA chief announces Alabama facility as moon spacecraft headquarters NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Friday said Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama will serve as headquarters for the U.S. space agency's program to build a spacecraft to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024....
22:00, 2019-08-16

Amazon.com defeats IRS appeal in U.S. tax dispute Amazon.com Inc on Friday defeated an appeal by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service in what the online retailer has called a $1.5 billion dispute over its tax treatment of transactions with a Luxembourg subsidiary....
22:00, 2019-08-16

Corbyn: 'Not up to Lib Dems to decide who will be next PM' Jeremy Corbyn has said he hopes the Lib Dems will reverse their opposition to his plan to stop a no-deal Brexit, declaring it is "not up to Jo Swinson to decide who the next prime minister is going to be"....
22:34, 2019-08-16

Liverpool goalie Adrian may miss next English Premier League match after pitch-invader incident Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian, fresh off a European Super Cup victory over Chelsea, may miss the club’s second English Premier League match of the season because of a bizarre injury suffered this week....
22:34, 2019-08-16

Los Angeles Lakers' DeMarcus Cousins suffers torn ACL, season in jeopardy Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, which may cost him his first season with the team, his agent Jeff Schwartz said Thursday....
22:34, 2019-08-16

Bugatti reveals its most powerful supercar yet: The $10 million Centodieci Bugatti debuted its most powerful supercar at Pebble Beach on Friday: a $10 million,1,600 horsepower throwback to the '90s that sprints from 0 to 62 mph in 2.4 seconds....
22:34, 2019-08-16

Learning what is fact and fiction about service animal laws TUCSON – The Arizona Center for Disability Law held a presentation on Thursday, Aug. 15 for the community to learn more about service animal laws. The session covered topics like taking service animals into a business and certain laws dealing with service animals. “People with disabiliti...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Mom of drowning victim shares importance of water safety TUCSON – Stephanie Maynard knows first hand what it means to lose a child in a drowning incident. “What can we take out of this tragedy? For us it was sharing her story and letting people know that it can happen to anybody,” said Maynard. Maynard said back in 2011, she was pregnant...
22:34, 2019-08-16

4 Your Health: Updated guidelines for managing chronic migraine in kids and teens Surgeons in Michigan say a statewide effort that reduces opioid prescribing has been successful without increasing patients’ pain. In just one year, 43 hospitals cut the number of pills they prescribed after nine common surgeries by nearly a third. But patient ratings for pain and satisfaction...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Creepy Dolls Leave Missouri Cities On Edge Two Missouri cities are caught up in one bizarre riddle. Stuffed dolls keep popping up in random places in Crystal City and Festus, and nobody seems to know why. “It is a little creepy,” says Tamera Pruett. “Dolls are just creepy in general to me. I don’t like them,” says Log...
22:34, 2019-08-16

City asks residents to take survey on proposed Green Infrastructure Program TUCSON – Residents and business owners within the City of Tucson are being asked to take a survey on a proposed green infrastructure program. On Sept.4, city council members will consider a proposal to collect a fee of approximately $0.75 to $1.50 on residents’ monthly utility bills. According to th...
22:34, 2019-08-16

July 2019 officially Earth’s hottest month on record By Elisha Fieldstadt It wasn’t your imagination, July was in fact the hottest ever. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday announced that July 2019 was Earth’s hottest month on record, with global temperatures averaging 62.13 degrees, which is 1.71 degrees about ...
22:34, 2019-08-16

City, county officials celebrate completion of $19 million road project TUCSON – Tucson and Pima County officials will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday to celebrate the completion of the Valencia Road- Wilmot Road to Kolb Road improvement project. The ceremony will be from 9 to 10 a.m. at the southwest corner of Valencia and Kolb roads. City of Tucson and Reg...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Let’s Mosey on in to the exciting first part of what will hopefully be a long, slow, pains-taking se Let’s Mosey on in to the exciting first part of what will hopefully be a long, slow, pains-taking series in which Tim Teaches Jason Japanese. It’s Chrono Trigger! Heck yeah! Learn Japanese with us, in the chat....
22:34, 2019-08-16

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe as court rules against opposition protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposition protest....
22:34, 2019-08-16

Jay-Z's deal with NFL branded 'disgusting' by Colin Kaepernick's girlfriend Deal between league and rapper’s company Roc Nation has drawn criticism that it goes against Kaepernick’s calls for social justiceThe NFL was probably hoping they had solved their Colin Kaepernick problem. The sporting behemoth announced this week they were entering into a partnership with Jay-Z’s R...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Art Spiegelman's Marvel essay 'refused publication for Orange Skull Trump dig' Maus author says he was told the comics giant – whose chairman is a prominent Trump supporter – was trying to remain apoliticalArt Spiegelman, the legendary graphic novelist behind Maus, has claimed that he was asked to remove criticism of Donald Trump from his introduction to a forthcoming Marvel b...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Is your takeout lunch bowl covered in toxic 'forever chemicals'? | Joe Fassler Compostable bowls are considered eco-friendly, but they are covered in chemicals that persist indefinitely and are linked to troubling health effectsFor years, disposable bowls have been a stalwart ally of the fast-casual restaurant. Beige, earthy-looking and made from molded plant fibers, these rec...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Packing Christmas cards knocked the pseudo-intellectual snob out of me | Marc Burrows A factory job taught me not to sneer at my Leicestershire village – and even made me proud of where I came fromI finished my A-levels in July of 1999, the summer of the eclipse, the Matrix and, legally, the start of my adult life. The one thing these things had in common was that none of them was vi...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Detained migrant children must have access to soap and other basic needs, court rules Trump administration had argued that officials were not required to provide hygiene productsMigrant children detained by the US government must have access to soap, toothpaste and other basic hygiene products, as well as edible food, clean water and places to sleep, a panel of judges has ruled.The a...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Nora Quoirin’s family seek answers over girl’s death in Malaysia Relatives thank rescue workers but say they are struggling to understand eventsThe family of Nora Quoirin have said they hope to have “more answers to our many questions” about the death of their 15-year-old daughter in the Malaysian jungle.In their first statement since an autopsy concluded Nora pr...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Your hiring process is broken — here’s how to fix it The labor shortage in America is forcing companies in every industry to reassess how they identify, attract, and keep top talent. A 2017 PwC survey of CEOs found that most viewed a lack of skilled workers as the primary threat to their business, and in 2019, hiring and retaining smart, capable peopl...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Xbox confirms Project Scarlett is the only console it has in the works Xbox this week revealed that, contrary to popular rumor, we aren’t going to be getting multiple models of next-generation Xbox after all — meaning there’s no xCloud console in development. We’re also not likely to see cloud gaming consoles for quite some time. A persistent rumor surrounding the next...
23:00, 2019-08-16

NotJordanPeterson lets you generate uncannily realistic Jordan Peterson sound bites Love him or hate him, Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson has undeniably captivated the interest of supporters and critics alike, earning a reputation as a “rock star” academic – similarly to his colleague and debate rival Slavoj Zizek. Now he’s being replicated, by AI. While you can easily find h...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Coquard reflects on 'very tactical day' after claiming stage win "Bryan Coquard powered on to cross the line first, and the Frenchman admitted he had to be at his best to beat Mathieu van der Poel on Stage 2 of the Arctic Race of Norway."...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Lampard calls for more action after racial abuse of Chelsea's Abraham "Chelsea coach Frank Lampard says he felt \"disgusted\" when he heard about the racist abuse striker Tammy Abraham received following their UEFA Super Cup loss to Liverpool and urged social media companies to take stricter action."...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Europa League round-up: Gibbs-White scores first goal as Wolves set up Torino tie "Wolves set up a Europa League play-off with Serie A club Torino after seeing off Armenian minnows Pyunik 4-0 at Molineux on Thursday night, completing an 8-0 rout on aggregate."...
23:00, 2019-08-16

2018 champion Yates out of Mitchelton-SCOTT squad for Vuelta "Reigning Vuelta a Espana rider Simon Yates will not defend his Tour crown after he was left out of Mitchelton-SCOTT\u0027s eight-man team for the competition."...
23:00, 2019-08-16

West Ham can compete despite Man City setback, says Pellegrini "West Ham have the squad they need to compete in the Premier League despite a crushing defeat in their opening match but must focus on improving their style of play rather than worrying about long-term goals, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Thursday."...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Tyson recalls nearly 40,000 pounds of Weaver chicken patties Tyson Foods Inc is recalling nearly 40,000 pounds of its Weaver chicken patties after some consumers found pieces of rubber in the product, the no. 1 U.S. meat processor said....
23:00, 2019-08-16

'BH 90210' recap: Stalkers, secret best friends and community service Spoiler alert! The reboot is on in the second episode of the meta "BH 90210," and there are stalkers, divorces and baby daddy issues in abundance.        ...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Zinedine Zidane ready to rely on ‘important’ Gareth Bale for Real Madrid • Welsh forward set to stay after collapse of Jiangsu Suning deal• Eden Hazard out for several weeks with thigh injuryZinedine Zidane is ready to put his faith in Gareth Bale as the forward suddenly looks set to stay at Real Madrid.Bale was omitted from the Real squad for a friendly with RB Salzburg...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Klopp says Adrián is a Liverpool injury concern after collision with pitch invader – video Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian could miss his side's Premier League game against Southampton on Saturday after a collision with a pitch invader. Manager Jürgen Klopp said the Spaniard injured his ankle during post-match celebrations following Liverpool's Super Cup win over Chelsea on Wednesday.‘It’s cr...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Israel Advocates Are Afraid of Losing Bipartisan Support in the U.S. Republicans and Democrats have long supported Israel, but advocates see real risks to Israel after a rift over a denied visit to the Jewish state by two members of Congress....
23:34, 2019-08-16

U.S. Can Block Migrants Seeking Asylum, but Only in Some States, Appeals Court Rules The ruling is a partial victory for the Trump administration because it allows a stricter set of rules to go into effect, but only in New Mexico and Texas....
23:34, 2019-08-16

Cajuns coach: Pushed players to donate for unity Louisiana coach Billy Napier told ESPN that the program set up for his players to join the school's booster club is not mandatory and that the goal was to create awareness about raising scholarship money for student-athletes....
23:34, 2019-08-16

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends up sharply on German stimulus optimism U.S. stocks rebounded on Friday as an ebbing bond rally and news of potential German economic stimulus brought buyers back to equities, but major indexes still ended the week with losses....
23:34, 2019-08-16

Christian Co-Ed Schools Regarded "Highly Unsafe" For Girls' Future: Court The Madras High Court on Friday observed that there was a general feeling that coeducational study in Christian educational institutions was "highly unsafe" for the future of girl children and though......
23:34, 2019-08-16

Ram Temple Existed In Ayodhya Before Babri Mosque, Supreme Court Told The counsel for the Ram Lalla Virajman, a party in the Ayodhya land dispute, claimed in the Supreme Court on Friday that a "massive" temple of Lord Ram dating back to the second century BC existed at......
23:34, 2019-08-16

Ratul Puri Seeks Cancellation Of Non-Bailable Warrant, Moves Delhi Court Ratul Puri, the nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, moved a Delhi court on Friday seeking cancellation of a non-bailable warrant against him in the AgustaWestland chopper scam case....
23:34, 2019-08-16

Trump Urges India-Pak Dialogue On Kashmir In Call With Imran Khan: Report United States President Donald Trump pushed for talks between New Delhi and Islamabad on the Kashmir issue during a phone conversation with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday, news agency......
23:34, 2019-08-16

Trump says US should build more mental health institutions to combat gun violence "I think we have to start building institutions again because, you know, if you look at the '60s and '70s, so many of these institutions were closed," Trump says....
23:34, 2019-08-16

Opinion: Louisiana-Lafayette football coach needs lesson in what 'donation' really means Billy Napier originally was requiring his scholarship players at Louisiana-Lafayette to 'donate' $50 to fundraising arm of the athletics department.       ...
23:34, 2019-08-16

After missing Copa América, Neymar to play Brazil friendlies After missing the Copa América because of injury, Neymar will play with the Brazilian squad in September's friendlies against Colombia and Peru       ...
23:34, 2019-08-16

Ash Barty reaches semifinals in Cincy, on track for No. 1 Top-seeded Ashleigh Barty reached the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open, step closer to the No. 1 world ranking       ...
23:34, 2019-08-16

New York financial regulator approves Bakkt trust license Bakkt Trust Co LLC has been granted a license to operate as a limited liability trust company, the New York State Department of Financial Services said on Friday....
23:34, 2019-08-16

Eva Longoria and America Ferrera letter of solidarity to the Latinx community Eva Longoria and America Ferrera are among more than 150 artists who have signed an open letter in support of the Latinx community after the mass shooting in El Paso and recent ICE raids....
23:34, 2019-08-16

Bungie says current Destiny 2 development is “unsustainable” The arrow is aimed at a culture of overwork. Bungie says it is taking steps "to keep our teams healthier" following a year of Destiny 2 content development that "was starting to wear people down." That messaging comes from Bungie Creative Director Luke Smith, who shared the concerns as part of a ...
23:34, 2019-08-16

Scenes from the historic Italian horse race 'Palio di Siena' The world-famous horse race is dedicated to the 'Madonna Assunta in Cielo' (Assumption of Virgin Mary).       ...
00:00, 2019-08-17

Judge orders Georgia to ditch 'vulnerable' voting machines by 2020 A federal judge has ordered Georgia to stop using its old, "vulnerable" paperless voting machines by next year. US District Court Judge Amy Totenberg will allow the state to use the machines for special and municipal elections in November, accepting......
00:00, 2019-08-17

Air travelers entering US face long delays as CBP computers crash Air travellers entering the US were delayed on Friday after a computer issue prevented customs officials from processing their immigration information. The CBP is reportedly investigating the problem but have yet to identify the cause....
00:00, 2019-08-17

Amazon sent 20 order confirmations to the wrong people Twenty Amazon customers in the US had their order updates sent via email to the wrong person thanks to a "technical issue." Amazon confirmed the snafu after a report from TechCrunch exposed the issue. In addition to an individual's order, these email......
00:00, 2019-08-17

Best Buy’s weekend sale takes up to $200 off the pricey iPad Pro (updated) Best Buy is running another massive 3-day weekend sale. If that sounds familiar, it's because the retailer slashed prices just a few weeks ago. This time around, Best Buy is cutting prices on the latest entry-level MacBook Pro and MacBook Air. It's o......
00:00, 2019-08-17

Natural-Gas Prices Drop on Cooler-Weather Forecasts Natural-gas prices slid on Friday, while capping their biggest weekly gain in more than a month, as weather forecasts pointed to cooler temperatures ahead....
00:00, 2019-08-17

NYPD hunts for person of interest in subway station rice cooker scare Police are questioning a man who was allegedly seen leaving at least two rice cookers in a subway station, and sparking an evacuation in Lower Manhattan Friday morning, law enforcement sources told The Post. The man, who is in his 20s or 30s,was seen on video taking the two cookers out of a shopping...
00:00, 2019-08-17

Rice cookers shut down NYC subway station A pair of suspicious rice cookers shut down a subway station in Lower Manhattan on Friday morning — but the NYPD’s Bomb Squad later determined they were not explosives, authorities said. Another cooker was found near a garbage can in Chelsea just over an hour later. It was determined saf...
00:00, 2019-08-17

Revealed: 'fierce' Pacific forum meeting almost collapsed over climate crisis Australia’s prime minister Scott Morrison came under fire from Tuvalu’s leader Enele SopoagaCritical talks at the Pacific Islands Forum almost collapsed twice amid “fierce” clashes between the Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, and Tuvalu’s prime minister, Enele Sopoaga, over Australia’s “re...
00:00, 2019-08-17

Scott Morrison blasted by Pacific heat while trying to project calm on climate | Katharine Murphy Things are not under control when it comes to Australia meeting our Paris target, even if Scott Morrison wants us to believe that We’ll get to climate, and the rumble in the Pacific, but I want to begin closer to home. It’s been a busy news week, so you might have missed an excellent story from my c...
00:00, 2019-08-17

Denso scouting office space in Pittsburgh near AV hub, report says The Pittsburgh Business Times reports that auto supplier Denso has scouted property near the city's "Robotics Row," a cluster of technology and autonomous driving companies....
00:00, 2019-08-17

Woodstock 50th anniversary celebration Woodstock fans are expected to get back to the garden to mark the 50th anniversary of the generation-defining festival.        ...
00:00, 2019-08-17

18 gross but satisfying beauty products that people are obsessed with From foot peels to blackhead-removing kits, these bizarre hygiene products will probably gross you out—and you'll love every second of it.       ...
00:00, 2019-08-17

How to unsubscribe from publications and accounts on your Snapchat Discover page Shutterstock Snapchat doesn't have a direct unsubscribe button for accounts and publications you've subscribed to within the Discover page, but it is still easy to unsubscribe in a few steps. You can unsubscribe on Snapchat by tapping and holding down on a story from the account or publication you...
00:00, 2019-08-17

Wall Street comes to Fort Lauderdale: A Florida mansion with a fully functional stock trading floor just hit the market for $12.99 million. Take a look inside. Douglas Elliman A Fort Lauderdale, Florida mansion just hit the market for $12.99 million. Listed by Niki Higgins of Douglas Elliman, the property has over 16,000 square feet of space in all and will come almost fully furnished. In addition to its six bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms, the over-the-top ho...
00:00, 2019-08-17

15 of the wildest food-related Guinness World Records of all time YouTube/Guiness World Records A lot of Guinness World Records involve eating and some of them can be quite bizarre. In 2014, Philip Santoro broke the record for the fastest time to eat a jam donut without licking his lips or using his hands. In 2018, Kaif ali Khan broke the record for the most gra...
00:00, 2019-08-17

Bidding war erupts over creepy asylum abandoned for 46 years Crazy but true: There’s a bidding war to buy an abandoned asylum in upstate New York that is decrepit and potentially haunted. Saratoga County Homestead, a former tuberculosis hospital full of asbestos that hasn’t been touched since 1973, is up for auction on with Auctions International....
00:34, 2019-08-17

Welcome back! John Travolta re-enacts his iconic roles Danny Zuko and Vinnie Barbarino John Travolta brought some of his unforgettable roles back to life during a "John Travolt-Off" with Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show."        ...
00:34, 2019-08-17

Man found guilty in 2001 murder of Ashton Kutcher's friend A jury ruled Michael Gargiulo guilty of murdering two women, one of whom was about to go on a date with Ashton Kutcher. The actor testified in May.        ...
00:34, 2019-08-17

Kaley Cuoco and Karl Cook have 'a very unconventional marriage,' don't live together yet "Big Bang Theory" star Kaley Cuoco and Karl Cook celebrated their first year of marriage in June, and will "eventually" move in together.        ...
00:34, 2019-08-17

Trump intervention triggered EPA's surprise biofuel waiver decision -sources A phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump last week ended a nearly two-month-long review of the nation's biofuels program, three sources familiar with the matter said, with the White House siding in favor of oil refiners over corn growers....
00:34, 2019-08-17

Church of Scientology: ‘Leah Remini has blood on her hands’ The Church of Scientology has reached out to The Post in response to the announcement that Leah Remini’s A&E docuseries is ending. The news broke Thursday that the final episode of “Scientology and the Aftermath” will air on Aug. 26, at Remini’s behest — it was not canceled. The former Scientologist...
00:34, 2019-08-17

‘Mulan’ star Liu Yifei’s support for Hong Kong police sparks Disney boycott Disney doesn’t need this right now. Nor do protesters in Hong Kong, who for months have been embroiled in a government boycott. They’re urging fans to discontinue their support of the upcoming live-action “Mulan” remake, claiming the film’s star, Chinese-American actres...
00:34, 2019-08-17

The 1975’s Matty Healy kisses male fan to protest anti-gay laws in Dubai The 1975’s first gig in Dubai may be their last after the British pop band’s singer Matty Healy planted a kiss on a male fan who wanted to marry him — violating UAE’s strict anti-LGBTQ laws. “Thank you Dubai you were so amazing,” Healey tweeted under the handle @T...
00:34, 2019-08-17

Salvini’s Standoff at Sea Highlights Italy’s War on Rescue Ships The interior minister, who may bring down the government and force new elections, finds another opportunity to score political points over migration....
00:34, 2019-08-17

The Unexpectedly Tropical History of Brutalism Long associated with European cities, the style has plenty of history in other parts of the world, too. In Brazil, it reached a surprising apotheosis....
01:00, 2019-08-17

Trump Meeting With Top Advisers to Consider Deal With Taliban President Trump was meeting with his top national-security advisers Friday afternoon to consider a deal with the Taliban that could lead to a significant U.S. withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan....
01:00, 2019-08-17

Tlaib Rejects Israeli Offer to Visit West Bank Family Rep. Rashida Tlaib called off her visit to the West Bank, hours after Israel’s decision to allow her into the country on humanitarian grounds with some restrictions on what she could say and do....
01:00, 2019-08-17

NYC parents flee to the Amalfi Coast while kids are at camp Every year in late June, swarms of pre-teens are shuttled off to camp in Maine, Pennsylvania and upstate New York. Their parents, though, take a decidedly more glamorous route to rest and relaxation — heading straight to the Amalfi Coast and Capri for their own version of grown-up camp, Italian styl...
01:00, 2019-08-17

Puerto Rico’s capital is ready to welcome visitors again Like all members of the Greater Antilles squad these days, Puerto Rico has suffered a few hiccups: a crippled economy, a post-hurricane mop-up still in progress and riots in the streets over allegations of high-level government corruption and ex-Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s not-so-woke chats. But on the ...
01:00, 2019-08-17

Taliban Chief's Brother Killed In Pakistan Blast: Report The Afghan Taliban leader's brother was among four people killed in a blast at a mosque in southwestern Pakistan Friday, insurgent sources and a Pakistani official told AFP....
01:00, 2019-08-17

Ohio girl, 7, diagnosed with rare mosquito-borne illness that can cause brain inflammation, seizures A 7-year-old Mt. Vernon, Ohio girl has been infected with a rare mosquito-borne virus that, in severe cases, can cause encephalitis, or inflammation of the brain. ...
01:34, 2019-08-17

'Freak' lizard attack in Australia injures elderly couple and their dog An elderly couple was hospitalized and their dog injured after a goanna attacked them Thursday in Flametree, Queensland, rescuers say.        ...
01:34, 2019-08-17

Trump talked about buying Greenland: AP reports President Trump, according to AP sources, has been considering the idea of buying Greenland – the world's largest island – for the United States.        ...
01:34, 2019-08-17

Rat BBQ, a local delicacy is available in a few places in Cambodia Barbecued field rats are not everybody's idea of a tasty treat, but in Cambodia's rural Battambang province they are popular as a cheap, quick snack.        ...
01:34, 2019-08-17

Skateboarders squeezed out in fight for Shanghai streets Skateboarding will make its Olympic debut in Tokyo next year, but many in the growing scene in China's mega-city of Shanghai complain that they have few places to go and are looked down upon as trouble-makers.        ...
01:34, 2019-08-17

FDA proposes graphic warnings on cigarette packs, advertisements The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed that cigarette packs carry graphic new health warnings including pictures and text outlining lesser-known risks of smoking like bladder cancer and diabetes as well as lung cancer....
01:34, 2019-08-17

Disparities in access to best stroke treatment (Reuters Health) - Less than 10% of U.S. stroke patients get a treatment that evidence shows is most effective for a certain type of stroke – and the odds are even lower for patients who are black and Hispanic, a U.S. study suggests....
01:34, 2019-08-17

Furniture flame retardants may not stifle deadliest home fires (Reuters Health) - Targeting the flammability of smoking materials like cigarettes, pipes and cigars, rather than fireproofing all furniture with hazardous chemicals, may be a more effective way of reducing the most deadly residential fires, a U.S. study concludes....
01:34, 2019-08-17

Bad economic news raises political risks for Trump President Donald Trump enjoyed a brief stock market bounce after deciding to delay his threatened tariffs on Chinese-made cell phones and toys, but Wednesday's very bad day for the US stock market underscored the grim economic reality facing the President as he runs for reelection....
01:34, 2019-08-17

He bet his career on 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.' He won big That August 16, 1999 fell on a Monday is of little significance except in the world of television, which quite unexpectedly experienced a revolutionary moment that night....
01:34, 2019-08-17

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

FCC pushing forward with three-digit suicide prevention hotline similar to '911' The Federal Communication Commission is one step closer to designating the number ‘988’ as a national suicide prevention number akin to how ‘911’ is used for emergencies....
02:34, 2019-08-17

Daily on Healthcare: Study: Don't blame underinvestment in social services for high US healthcare spending Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
02:34, 2019-08-17

FDA proposes new requirement for graphic labels on cigarette packs The Food and Drug Administration proposed a rule Thursday morning to require cigarette packages to include realistic images showing the health consequences of smoking....
02:34, 2019-08-17

Residents complained of rats, mice in Kushner-owned buildings before Trump, Cummings feud President Donald Trump sparked criticism when he tweeted that the Baltimore-area district of Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, was "a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess."...
02:34, 2019-08-17

Opinion: Tiger Woods in severe peril of missing out on return trip to Tour Championship Tiger Woods projected at 44th in FedExCup standings after two late bogeys in second round of BMW Championship. Only the top 30 will advance.        ...
02:34, 2019-08-17

North Korea: No wish to talk with South Korea North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the waters off its east coast Friday morning, just minutes before Pyongyang vowed to cut off dialogue with Seoul and referred to South Korean President Moon Jae-in as an "impudent guy."...
02:34, 2019-08-17

U.S. House panel to cut recess short to consider gun measures The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Friday it will cut short its summer recess and meet on Sept. 4 to consider new gun control legislation in response to back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio....
02:34, 2019-08-17

Louisville parts ways with men's coach Ecarma after 29 years Louisville to part ways longtime men's coach Rex Ecarma after 29 years following independent investigation        ...
02:34, 2019-08-17

Don't Throw Your Old Xbox or Playstation in the Trash Last week, as part of New York City’s new electronics waste collection program, officials stated that more than 100,000 items were collected from homes in fewer than three years. And while that means fewer electronics—like computers, cell phones or televisions—in our landfills, it’s an incredibly sm...
02:34, 2019-08-17

Fired Johns Hopkins professor won't work for Facebook after all Daniel Povey, a professor who was fired by Johns Hopkins University, said he will no longer go work at Facebook after the company asked him to work as a contractor while it investigated circumstances around his firing....
02:34, 2019-08-17

FDA approves Humira maker AbbVie's new rheumatoid arthritis drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved AbbVie's new treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, a win for the drugmaker seeking to widen its portfolio....
02:34, 2019-08-17

Look At This Weird Thing Donald Trump Just Belched Up In March, a young whale beached itself in Davao City, in the Philippines. When scientists from the local museum—it is, delightfully, called D’Bone Collector Natural History Museum—did a necropsy on the whale after its death, they discovered that it had starved to death because its stomach contained...
03:00, 2019-08-17

NASCAR Looking Into Homophobic Comments Allegedly Made Over Truck Series Team Radio A NASCAR official confirmed to Jalopnik Friday that it’s looking into claims of homophobic comments communicated over a team radio during the Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Thursday night, in response to on-track disputes between playoff drivers Matt Crafton and Stewart Friesen....
03:00, 2019-08-17

Making Pass Interference Reviewable Isn't Going To Make It Any Clearer The play above was flagged. If you didn’t watch—and, dear reader, I sincerely hope you had something better to do last night than watch a Bengals-Skins preseason game into the fourth quarter—can you guess what the call was? Can you guess which player was flagged? More to the point, can you guess wha...
03:00, 2019-08-17

Bayern Munich agree season-long loan deal for Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho • Former Liverpool player’s loan likely to include option to buy• Bayern draw 2-2 with Hertha Berlin in Bundesliga openerThe former Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho is on the verge of joining Bayern Munich on a season-long loan.The Brazil international, who was left out of Barcelona’s squad for...
03:00, 2019-08-17

Huddersfield sack coach Jan Siewert after one win in seven months • Decision made after Friday night defeat by Fulham• Side have picked up just one Championship pointHuddersfield have sacked their manager, Jan Siewert, following their 2-1 home defeat by Fulham in the Championship night. The 37-year-old German managed only one victory from his 19 games in charge.Si...
03:00, 2019-08-17

Pep v Poch: Spurs manager jokingly suggests one-on-one competition with Guardiola – video Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino jokingly suggested a one-on-one football competition between him and Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola to determine who is better at football.The Argentinian manager also said that he believes Guardiola is the best manager in the world. In his press ...
03:00, 2019-08-17

Chess: Magnus Carlsen admits to confidence crisis after shock losing run The world champion lost 10 speed games in St Louis and has only two days to recover before the start of the Sinquefield CupMagnus Carlsen’s form collapsed in spectacular fashion this week just as Norway’s world champion, 28, seemed invincible after a run of eight consecutive tournament victories.The...
03:00, 2019-08-17

Zola explains Kepa-Sarri League Cup final row "Former Chelsea assistant manager Gianfranco Zola has lifted the lid on the sensational row between Kepa Arrizabalaga and ex-boss Maurizio Sarri in last season\u0027s League Cup final."...
03:00, 2019-08-17

Navy sets sights on new submarine weapons The Navy has begun building new weapons to massively increase attack options for its Virginia-class attack submarine, a move that is expected to change the mission scope for the boats and enable more extensive offensive strike possibilities, improving the Navy’s armed defense of its surface fleet. ...
03:00, 2019-08-17

Google employee describes 'burden of being black' at tech giant in memo: report A departing Google employee has described the “the burden of being black” at the tech giant in an internal memo that alleges racist and insensitive behavior from some employees the company....
03:00, 2019-08-17

NTSB shares details from Dale Earnhardt Jr. plane crash: Hard landing before catching fire NTSB investigators say plane carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr. and family "bounced at least twice" upon landing Thursday before skidding off the runway.       ...
03:00, 2019-08-17

Column: MLB needs to protect its fans at every ballpark Column: Major League Baseball is playing a dangerous game by dragging its feet on all teams having protective netting from foul pole to foul pole       ...
03:00, 2019-08-17

Roger Stone and the DOJ are fighting in court over a clip from 'The Godfather Part II' Roger Stone and the Department of Justice have been sparring for a month over whether jurors can be shown a 4-minute-and-20-second clip from the film....
03:00, 2019-08-17

Meet Little Simz: the London rapper taking over 2019 Backed by heavyweights from Kendrick Lamar to Drake and Stormzy, and now with a Mercury nomination to her name, 2019 has been a breakout year for Little Simz. But, as the rapper tells Hannah Flint, she is only just getting started...
03:00, 2019-08-17

The vicious cycle of payday loans Borrowing against a future paycheck or putting up the title to your car can cause a financial avalanche. Even with better protections, just don’t do it....
03:00, 2019-08-17

The acquisition of Greenland would trump the Louisiana Purchase Greenland is almost a quarter of the size of the entire United States. Assuming the administration could somehow create a legal framework to buy a self-governing country that’s not for sale, it would immediately become the second-largest country....
03:00, 2019-08-17

Hundreds Protest in Indian-Controlled Kashmir After Crackdown (NEW DELHI) — Hundreds of people have held a street protest in Indian-controlled Kashmir as India’s government assured the Supreme Court that the situation in the disputed region is being reviewed daily and unprecedented security restrictions will be removed over the next few days. Carry...
03:34, 2019-08-17

Tennessee Store Clerk Faces Up to 60 Years for Murdering a Black Teen Over a $2 Beer Seventeen-year-old Dorian Harris shoplifted a $2 beer from a local corner store and it cost him his life. Now, the store clerk responsible for shooting and killing the teen is facing up to 60 years in prison after being found guilty of murder in the second degree....
03:34, 2019-08-17

Trump Meets With Advisers to Consider Deal With Taliban President Trump met with his top national-security advisers Friday to consider a deal with the Taliban that could lead to a significant U.S. withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan....
04:00, 2019-08-17

Some Israelis Worry U.S. Bipartisan Political Support Is Eroding Concerns in Israel grow that Prime Minister Netanyahu’s decision to deny entry to two U.S. congresswomen who are critical of Israeli policy will undermine longstanding bipartisan support for the country in the U.S....
04:00, 2019-08-17

Jeffrey Epstein's death ruled a suicide An autopsy carried out on disgraced US financier Jeffrey Epstein's body has determined that the cause of death was suicide. He was found dead in his New York jail cell while awaiting numerous sex trafficking charges....
04:00, 2019-08-17

Female activists demand Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei resign Fourteen women in Iran have released a declaration calling for Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Islamic country's supreme leader, to step down. Some see the group as the start of a new citizens' rights movement....
04:00, 2019-08-17

Rammstein: Just what's in those lyrics? Rammstein has a militant look and texts that break taboos. Really? The word most often growled by frontman Till Lindemann is "Liebe" (Love), and the lyrics are inspired by classical poets like Goethe....
04:00, 2019-08-17

For women’s soccer to keep growing, elite clubs must compete more often To help maintain the momentum of this summer's World Cup, the women's game needs more events like this week's Women’s International Champions Cup showcase in North Carolina....
04:00, 2019-08-17

New Overwatch Custom Mode Turns Sigma Into A Dodgeball Player If you think about it, Overwatch’s new hero, Sigma, is kinda like a schoolkid—by which I mean he’s slow, and he likes to throw rocks. This, obviously, makes him an ideal competitor for a large-scale game of dodgeball....
04:34, 2019-08-17

| Greenland cold-shoulders Trump's buyer's interest Greenland is not for sale, local authorities said Friday, after a newspaper reported that US President Donald Trump is looking into whether it might be possible for the United States to buy the mineral-rich Arctic island....
04:34, 2019-08-17