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The Kia Telluride is surprisingly high-tech and stylish (for a Kia)

For better or worse, automakers are categorized. BMW makes luxury cars, and Honda makes cars that last forever. Porsche builds cars that go fast while the driver wears black driving gloves. As for Kia, it's been placed in the...

The Kia Telluride is surprisingly high-tech and stylish (for a Kia)

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Kia Telluride The Telluride, introduced as a boxy concept at the 2016 Detroit auto show, made a glitzy pit stop during New York Fashion Week in September before its formal auto show debut in Detroit....
01:00, 2019-07-18

Kia Telluride SX 2019 review Kia goes large with all-new, eight-seat SUV for North America that majors on space, quality and refinement Kia continues the SUV revamp of its North American line-up with the new Telluride, a mid-size, three-row crossover. It’s a hotly contested, growing segment that includes US-made family transp...
23:17, 2019-06-27

The 2020 Kia Telluride Is a Pretty Nice SUV to Drive and Sleep In The fact that Kia is building a large seven/eight-seater SUV is about as surprising as discovering that the Twinkie you’ve just bitten into contains an interior chamber, filled with a white, sweet, creamery substance. It’s a move so safe that I’d tell it my bank card PIN, if it asked. People will bu...
23:34, 2019-07-12

Stylish Swimsuits Under $100 We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
02:51, 2019-05-23

I Need A Stylish And Fun Commuter Car For Less Than $25,000 Jeremy has been daily driving his 1991 Mazda RX-7, but the car’s age and lack of amenities, like a working air conditioner, mean it’s time for something a bit more modern. He wants something fun with decent gas mileage, and most importantly some style. What car should he buy?...
01:51, 2019-07-04

Dell's new XPS 13 2-in-1 is its most stylish laptop yet  I don't throw the word "perfect" around a lot, but that was honestly the best way to describe the latest XPS 13. But what if you wanted something more than a traditional laptop? That's where the new XPS 13 2-in-1 comes in. Like other convertibles......
10:51, 2019-05-28

Go Back To School (Or, Uh, Wherever) With a Stylish New Backpack Dear readers, have you ever heard of an editorial calendar? It’s what prompts us media types to start writing Fourth of July stories in May, and holiday gift guides in October. In August, these calendars scream at us to churn out ‘back to school’ stories and shopping roundups from our laptops until ...
01:34, 2019-08-08

13 Stylish Father's Day Gifts Your Dad Will Actually Want to Wear We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
13:51, 2019-06-09

6 Stylish Car Clubs for the True Enthusiast A supercar should spend more time on asphalt than Instagram. Here are some challenging (but unquestionably luxurious) ways to get the most out of your thoroughbred....
21:34, 2019-06-14

Seven Stylish Phone Cases That You Won't Hate Looking At An old boyfriend of mine was a case-free iPhone guy. I couldn’t stand it. Knowing that phone could slip from his hand while scrolling Twitter on the subway platform, and we’d spend the next three months eating popcorn for dinner on date night because he was paying off a new model made me bonkers....
02:34, 2019-06-06

The Most Stylish Men’s Finds in the Zappos Birthday Sale You won’t find me putting this in their birthday card, but let’s just get this out of the way now: Zappos is not cool. They’re massive, yes. Great customer service? Absolutely. But for a retail site where you can find Salvatore Ferragamo crown bit loafers next to a pair of Skechers, the quantity-for...
22:34, 2019-07-24

Fossil's latest stylish smartwatches can last for days Fossil's smartwatches are competent, but they don't really stand out among other Wear OS watches beyond their looks. You might have a more substantial reason from now on, though. The company's new Gen 5 Fossil Touchscreen Smartwatch has a few more......
18:34, 2019-08-05

Tennis: Black and white's all right for stylish Barty Australian eighth seed Ashleigh Barty is not known for extravagant outfits, preferring to let her tennis do the talking on court, but she made an impression on both counts as she began her French Open campaign in style on Monday....
20:51, 2019-05-27

Where ‘Euphoria’ Is Surprisingly Conservative In its portrayals of intimacy in the online world, degradation and violence lay around every corner, and the complexity of internet relationships is ignored....
20:17, 2019-07-31

20 Amazon products under $7 that are surprisingly useful Looking to shop without spending a ton? Amazon has loads of unique and highly rated things for under $7, from rubber ducks to cleaning products and more.       ...
04:17, 2019-08-14

Killing Eve season 2 review – as stylish, sexy and sociopathic as ever The serial killer drama is not as light on its feet as it was, but it hardly matters: the intoxicating relationship between Villanelle and Eve remains intactThe new season of Killing Eve (BBC One) opens 30 seconds after the end of season one, when Eve delivered her bloody Valentine to Villanelle. Th...
00:17, 2019-06-09

Chris and Marie-Sophie Lockhart, the Stylish Couple That Got Away They had the kind of stylish, creative life in Brooklyn that Instagram envy is made of. Then they packed up their tools and dipped for Hawaii's Big Island, where they are now living a different kind of dream....
19:00, 2019-06-11

Double-Duty Essentials for Stylish Weekend Getaways When it comes to weekend getaways in the summer, efficient packing is key. If you and four or five other friends are all loading your stuff into the back of a sedan, you don’t want to be the asshole that shows up with a carry-on suitcase when everyone else is hauling a duffel. That’s valuable space ...
03:17, 2019-06-22

Firefly 2+ is a smart and stylish vape for cannabis connoisseurs The Firefly 2 turned more than a few heads when it was released back in 2016. Lighter, sleeker and smarter than its clunky and cumbersome predecessor, it felt like the future of cannabis consumption. But in the following three years, the world turned......
20:34, 2019-07-04

Pulisic double helps Chelsea to stylish win over Salzburg "Christian Pulisic scored his first two goals for Chelsea as Frank Lampard\u0027s side showed their attacking prowess in a 5-3 victory over RB Salzburg in Austria."...
01:34, 2019-08-01

Federer graces new-look Roland Garros with stylish opening win Roger Federer made a stylish comeback to the French Open after a three-year hiatus as the revamped, widely-acclaimed Roland Garros burst into life on Sunday....
22:51, 2019-05-26

It's OK. Don't Cook. This Approach Is Surprisingly Healthy There’s so much pressure to put dinner on the table, but we often lack the time. Good news: A rising wave of services and strategies let you eat well without getting anywhere near a stove....
23:17, 2019-06-05

‘He’s Got His Own Style.’ Handsome Goat Is One of the Most Stylish Guys to Grace Your Eyeballs Lately One animal at this Malaysian farm has risen above the rest to become the notable handsome goat on the internet. Harini Ramos, the 11-month-old goat, has garnered all kinds of acclaim and attention for his looks since his owners shared photos of him on their Facebook page. With luscious white locks, ...
20:17, 2019-07-17

Stylish Lion King Merch to (Pride) Rock All Summer We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. Can......
12:34, 2019-07-19

20 stylish pairs of men's sneakers you can get your hands on during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Sneaker District The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is officially underway, with thousands of deals across the entire site. Since footwear will be one of the first categories to sell out, we rounded up 20 of the best men's sneakers on sale. From July 19 through August 4, Nordstrom will be hosting its ...
03:51, 2019-07-20

Samsung Galaxy Book S hands-on: The most stylish Snapdragon laptop yet I wasn't expecting to like the Galaxy Book S as much as I did. After all, based on the teaser video Samsung showed during its Unpacked keynote today, the laptop looked pretty unassuming. Let that be a lesson to learn, though -- don't judge a book by......
00:34, 2019-08-08

17 Products to Help You Start the School Year With a Tidy, Stylish Desk Whether you’re heading back to school, or are just sick of your messy desk, these products can keep your clutter under control, and they can do it in style.Read more......
02:17, 2019-08-13

Kevin Durant surprisingly changes up number with Nets Kevin Durant has a new team — and a new number. Durant is swapping out his No. 35 for No. 7, the superstar revealed Sunday night. He posted a photo online of his new Nets jersey hanging in the Brooklyn locker room. The Nets and Durant made his four-year, max contract official the same day......
09:17, 2019-07-08

These Classic Books Are Surprisingly Fresh—and They're Free There’s a real musty feeling to some old books, where the writing is as caked in dust as an ancient hardcover. But some old books still feel new. I asked well-known literary figures and critics to recommend one surprisingly fresh classic book—a book that’s lively, accessible, or relevant today. And ...
15:17, 2019-08-08

The Surprisingly Cozy Truths of Sleeping in Space Sleeping astronauts look like strapped-in zombies surrounded by whirring machines and always-on lights. But for Mike Massimino, it might have been the best sleep of his life....
16:17, 2019-08-09

'Journey to the Savage Planet' is surprisingly relaxing When I first heard the name 'Journey to the Savage Planet,' I tensed up. I've played tons of space exploration games that put a heavy emphasis on survival. They're brilliantly tense affairs, but I wasn't sure that my sleep-deprived body and mind were......
20:34, 2019-06-12

The Moto Z4's Biggest Upgrade Is Surprisingly Retro By almost all accounts, 2018 was a pretty good year for Motorola and its parent company Lenovo. Total revenue hit $51 billion (up 12.5 percent Year over Year), while Motorola itself returned to profitability in the second half of 2018. And with the Moto Z4, Motorola is hoping to continue that succes...
20:17, 2019-05-30

Most popular baby names of 2019 (so far) are surprisingly different In the first quarter of this year, the most popular baby name are surprising. At least, according to Nameberry. Posie? Milo?        ...
21:34, 2019-05-21

NVIDIA ray-tracing on 'Minecraft' looks surprisingly cool Minecraft's blocky world might be the last place you'd think would need more realism. However, NVIDIA and Microsoft have announced that they've done exactly that, bringing RTX ray-tracing powers to the world-building game. "In normal Minecraft, a blo......
10:00, 2019-08-19

The New Lego Star Wars Is Impressive And Surprisingly Different If a hands-off theater demo of a new video game can over-deliver E3, then Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga sure did. The amount of changes I was shown to the 20-year-old Lego video game formula was startling....
01:34, 2019-06-15

Award-winning designer transforms dingy apartment into a stylish home Award-winning interior designer Brian Woulfe saw that an unloved north-west London flat could be a superbly stylish home, blending its Edwardian heritage with cool modernity. And Chow the dog helped....
18:51, 2019-07-15

Acer ConceptD 7 laptop hands-on: Quadro RTX power in a stylish package Acer's pro-grade family of laptops, ConceptD, is getting an upgrade already, less than two months since it broke cover. Following up on the company's promise of making a strong bid for the PC-buying dollars of high-end laptop users, the ConceptD......
19:17, 2019-05-28

The Most Stylish (And Practical) Desk Accessories For a Photoshoot-Ready Work Space Do you feel like you need some inspiration to improve the look and feel of your work station? Creating an organic, minimalistic and functional (not to mention Instagram-ready) desk space can help you be more productive, and feel more at ease while you work. You might have spent several hours going t...
09:17, 2019-08-07

This RC Ducati Motorcycle Is Packing Some Surprisingly Clever Tech It’s not often you find some genuine innovation coming from a company whose products are targeted at kids. Toymakers tend to stick to minor feature upgrades or simple cosmetic improvements to make existing products feel new again. When it was announced Toy Fair 2019, I assumed Spin Master’s Ducati U...
20:17, 2019-07-22

Putting Up the Roof on the $274,500 Porsche 911 Speedster Is Surprisingly Involved The production 2019 Porsche 911 Speedster was finally revealed last month as a GT3-powered Porsche 911 with a custom topless body style referencing the classic 356 Speedster of the 1950s. That’s a pretty solid recipe for a good car. But one of the coolest parts of the new Speedster is just how invol...
21:00, 2019-05-24

'Roller Champions' is a surprisingly fun sports brawl on skates Roller Derby is the cult classic of semi-pro sports. But aside from an objectively bad James Caan movie in the '70s and an even worse 2002 remake starring LL Cool J, the game hasn't had a significant amount mainstream exposure in years. But that coul......
02:34, 2019-06-11

Trees Emit a Surprisingly Large Amount of Methane Figuring out trees' net emissions is becoming an urgent priority as countries and companies adopt tree-planting programs to offset their carbon footprints....
21:51, 2019-07-09

Bulletproof vest worn by Dayton shooter surprisingly easy to buy The bulletproof vest worn by Ohio gunman Connor Betts is legal to own in all 50 states — unless you’re a convicted criminal. And anyone who wants to buy body armor can do so online or by phone anywhere except Connecticut, which requires that purchases made in person. Federal law has banned fel...
01:51, 2019-08-06

They don't look as scary as a snake or a bear, but these animals are surprisingly deadly Dogs bite. Bees sting. Farm animals kill. These animals don't look as scary as snakes or bears, but it's worth remembering how deadly they can be.        ...
11:34, 2019-05-23

Surprisingly wet asteroid dust could spark a rethink of Earth's water Samples of space dust from the Hayabusa mission to the asteroid Itokawa are far less dry than we expected, which may prompt a rethink of how Earth got its water...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Medicinal Plants Used During the U.S. Civil War Are Surprisingly Good at Fighting Bacteria With conventional medicines in short supply during the Civil War, the Confederacy turned to plant-based alternatives in desperation. New research suggests some of these remedies were actually quite good at fighting off infections—a finding that could lead to effective new drugs.Read more......
23:51, 2019-05-22

Not Surprisingly, It's Bad News When The Words "Orioles" And "Dingers" And "Record" Appear In The Same Sentence Home runs are up across baseball. The woeful Baltimore Orioles will not be the only team whose pitchers give up what in previous eras would’ve been considered nauseating dinger totals. Still, statistics like this, courtesy of Eddie Matz of ESPN, continue to be appalling, at least in part for how suc...
07:51, 2019-05-22

Turn Crappy Rosé Into a Surprisingly Good Cocktail Syrup My dumbest warm weather habit is buying super cheap rosé, telling myself and others that “I’m not picky,” only to discover that I actually am kind of picky, and that a five-dollar bottle of wine gives me an almost instant headache. And yet I persist, filling my fridge with half-finished bottles of c...
21:34, 2019-06-06

Scientists just spotted a pair of planets that may be surprisingly similar to Earth New exoplanet discoveries have been happening at a breakneck pace over the past several years thanks to scientists who now have more powerful observational tools at their disposal. However, while new planets are found regularly, worlds that could potentially support life are far harder to find. Now,...
21:00, 2019-06-19

One of the World’s Most Ancient Cities Experienced Surprisingly Modern Problems New archaeological evidence suggests the inhabitants of Çatalhöyük, an ancient city founded over 9,000 years ago in what is now Turkey, were subject to many urban problems we’re familiar with today, including overcrowding, interpersonal violence, and sanitation issues. Read more......
02:17, 2019-06-19

We shopped at GNC and Vitamin Shoppe to see which supplement store is better. The difference was surprisingly stark. Shoshy Ciment/Business Insider Health supplement chains GNC and Vitamin Shoppe sell similar products. But they have different stories when it comes to the store experience. GNC is planning on closing up to 900 stores by the end of 2020 because of declining mall traffic, CEO Ken Martindale told inve...
01:51, 2019-08-19

We drove a stylish $273,244 Aston Martin DB11 Volante convertible to see if it's worth the massive price — here's the verdict Hollis Johnson/Business Insider The Aston Martin DB11 Volante is the convertible version of the new DB11 coupé that arrived last year. The Aston Martin DB11 is the successor to the DB9. We were completely captivated by the stylish, powerful machine, despite it having a smaller motor than the...
17:51, 2019-07-04

Design duo: once-dingy St John's Wood flat is now a stylish home for an award-winning designer and his dog Award-winning interior designer Brian Woulfe saw that an unloved north-west London flat could be a superbly stylish home, blending its Edwardian heritage with cool modernity. And Chow the dog helped....
03:34, 2019-07-16

‘Mario Kart Tour’ is a surprisingly faithful take on Nintendo’s popular racing game Although Nintendo has more than a few anticipated games set to launch in 2019, few are as intriguing as Mario Kart Tour — a mobile take on the company’s popular kart racing series. This week, Nintendo kicked off a closed beta for the game, and I was lucky enough to score an invite and sp...
00:34, 2019-05-23

The 2020 Polestar 1 Hides Its Ridiculous Weight With a Surprisingly Simple Suspension Setup Many modern performance cars come with some sort of fancy technical adjustable suspension setup. But not the Polestar 1. Its suspension is much more straightforward, which is surprising considering it weighs more than a literal Bentley....
16:34, 2019-06-21

Boost Mobile picks up the surprisingly premium Coolpad Legacy at a shockingly low price Coolpad is a far lesser-known Chinese smartphone manufacturer than the likes of Huawei, Xiaomi, or ZTE, but somehow, the company has both been able to sell its ultra-affordable handsets on a number of US carriers for several years now and keep a low enough profile doing that so as not to end up on t...
02:00, 2019-06-19

Black Mirror’s ‘Striking Vipers’ episode is a surprisingly refreshing depiction of future sex This article was originally published on SEXTECHGUIDE, an independent publication that looks at the intersection between sex and technology in a non-explicit, as close to a ‘safe for work’ way as possible – including app reviews, adult VR info, sextech devices, privacy, security issues, and much mor...
22:51, 2019-07-08

Apple AirPods, Samsung Galaxy Buds, and PowerBeats Pro surprisingly similar inside If you're looking to buy a pair of the best true wireless earbuds on the market, you've probably spent some time comparing models like the upgraded Apple AirPods (2019), Samsung's Galaxy Buds, and the recently released Beats PowerBeats Pro – but what if these competing models m...
11:17, 2019-06-10

London homes by water: the stylish flats and floating villages planned near former docklands and hidden underground waterways Innovative new schemes to release our big underground rivers, create flood plains and build floating homes are all under discussion as part of Climate Action Week....
11:51, 2019-07-03

World Environment Day 2019: the best vegan homewares include feather-free bedding and stylish wool alternatives From down-free bed linen to animal-friendly alternatives to wool, do your bit for World Environment Day 2019 with the best vegan homeware you can buy right now....
19:17, 2019-06-04

Surprisingly strong, late-spring winter storm dumps record snow in Colorado A surprisingly strong, late-spring snowstorm dumped more than a foot of snow around Colorado Springs and up to 6 inches in the Denver metro area.        ...
16:51, 2019-05-22

Motorola One Action unveiled with triple-lens camera, hole-punch display, and a surprisingly low price The rumor mill had been anticipating an announcement over the last few days of a new addition to the Motorola One series, and on Friday morning Motorola went ahead and made it official by unveiling the Motorola One Action. It’s a new handset available in several countries starting today with f...
19:00, 2019-08-16

From Tour Mates Teens to ''Completely Inseparable'': Inside Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello's Surprisingly Sweet Relationship History "You say we're just friends/But friends don't know the way you taste, la la la/'Cause you know it's been a long time coming/Don't you let me fall" It seems as......
04:17, 2019-07-09

Walmart Supercenters have more than doubled the presence of the original Discount store model around the US. We compared the two and found that the supercenter has a surprisingly large grocery. (WMT) Rachel Askinasi/Business Insider Walmart is the largest brick-and-mortar retailer in the world in terms of sales. Walmart has only three different store formats across the US: Walmart Discount Store Stores, Walmart Supercenters, and Walmart Neighborhood Markets. While the Discount Store store mod...
13:34, 2019-06-16

'Aladdin' early social media reactions are positive: 'Enchanted' and 'surprisingly fun' Film critics are continuing to see Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' and giving predominantly positive social media feedback. Here's what they're saying.        ...
12:17, 2019-05-22

'Aladdin' social media reactions are positive: 'Enchanted' and 'surprisingly fun' Film critics are continuing to see Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' and giving predominantly positive social media feedback. Here's what they're saying.        ...
01:17, 2019-05-23

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

USA basketball coach Gregg Popovich praises 'patriotic' Colin Kaepernick Coach says exiled quarterback is trying to make US betterTeam USA are preparing for World Cup in ChinaAs Team USA prepare to represent their country at the Fiba World Cup, their coach, Gregg Popovich, has given his thoughts on patriotism and how some have twisted the concept for their own ends. He a...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Jacinda Ardern says Australia has to 'answer to Pacific' on climate change New Zealand prime minister warns Scott Morrison about Canberra’s stance but refuses to call for Australia to transition out of coalJacinda Ardern has declared that “Australia has to answer to the Pacific” on climate change, saying that New Zealand is doing what it can to limit global emissions to 1....
04:34, 2019-08-15

Ibram X Kendi: 'Racist ideas have always been murderous' - video The American historian argues that, in the Donald Trump era, people need to be actively anti-racist. He also discusses the El Paso shootings, the US president's racially motivated tirades and the most effective way to challenge him Continue reading......
04:34, 2019-08-15

How to Wear Neon Without Looking Like a Traffic Cone As a New York transplant whose closet brims with clothes in a sensible navy (black washes me out), I understand that deviating from neutrals can be a struggle. So when I break out of the norm, I like to go big. Lately? That means I’m busting out some neon....
04:34, 2019-08-15

WWE Needs To Learn From Its Own King Of The Ring Mistakes It was easy to miss between the next chapter in the Seth Rollins chronicles and Sasha Banks’s triumphant return, but Monday night’s episode of RAW featured a blast from the past: WWE is bringing back the King of the Ring tournament. Or, more precisely, WWE is bringing back a tournament with King of ...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Audi e-tron crossover first EV to receive IIHS' highest safety rating The e-tron received "good" ratings in six "crashworthiness evaluations," a "superior" rating for front crash prevention and a "good" headlight rating, earning an overall Top Safety Pick Plus rating, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said....
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

Mexico's top court demands regulation on medical marijuana after long delays Mexico's supreme court ordered the health ministry on Wednesday to issue regulation within six months on medical marijuana use, saying its failure to do so after legalization in 2017 had put rights at risk for patients, including children....
05:34, 2019-08-15

These Heroes Put A Manual Transmission In An Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400 Like many sporty cars these days, the Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400 is only available with a transmission that is shifted by computer rather than three pedals and a hand rod thingy. The 3-liter twin-turbo Nissan VR30DDTT is a gem of an engine, and the Q60 chassis is pretty great, too. While the steerin...
05:34, 2019-08-15

How A Really Obscure Soviet Race Car Ends Up On A California Wine Bottle We get emails all the time from people asking us to identify cars they encounter, and these are some of my favorite emails we get, after the ones scolding me for my toilet-mouth. We just got one today that caught my attention, both because of the car and the context: the context was a wine label, an...
05:34, 2019-08-15

The Smart Home Is Finally Coming For Our Ceiling Fans Everything you can buy for your home, from light switches to refrigerators, are smart now, but ceiling fans have always been weirdly underrepresented in the smart home market. A few minor players aside, the category basically begins and ends with Big Ass Fans’ expensive (but gorgeous) Haiku. A new K...
05:34, 2019-08-15

Brooklyn grocery store raided by NYC Sheriff’s officers Where there’s smoke… A raid on a Brooklyn grocery store Wednesday turned up a massive trove of untaxed cigarettes, snuff and liquor — valued at more than half a million dollars, the NYC Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies grabbed more than 5,000 cartons of cigarettes, enough boxe...
05:34, 2019-08-15

Bronx NYCHA complex has been depending on generators for a month While City Hall demands answers from Con Edison following the summer’s blackouts, residents of a Bronx public housing complex have spent the last month depending on generators to keep their lights on. Officials at the city’s embattled Housing Authority could not provide a timeline Wednes...
05:34, 2019-08-15

Judge eases security on accused CIA leaker Joshua Schulte Judge Paul Crotty ruled Wednesday that Schulte, an ex-CIA technician accused of slipping classified documents to Wikileaks, can now have monitored contact with non-immediate family members....
05:34, 2019-08-15

Epstein judge wants answers about first incident in jail The judge overseeing the criminal case against late convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein wants to know if an investigation into the millionaire’s apparent suicide will include a probe into his prior injuries at the jail where he was found dead on Saturday. “One open question, among others...
05:34, 2019-08-15

Motorcycle-theft ring busted for stealing dozens of bikes Authorities busted a Big Apple motorcycle-theft ring that “chopped up” dozens of stolen bikes and sold the parts for cash over a six-month span, law enforcement officials revealed Wednesday. Members of the ring — which included 11 alleged thieves from Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Edis...
05:34, 2019-08-15

The Guardian view on treating Ebola: science is the start | Editorial Researchers have developed and trialled drugs that can cure this deadly disease. The problem now is to deliver themThis week has seen a heartening triumph of medical science: Ebola is now curable, doctors say. The announcement is also a timely one. The outbreak in the war-ravaged territories of the ...
06:00, 2019-08-15

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....
06:34, 2019-08-15

John Hickenlooper expected to drop out of 2020 Democratic primary Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is expected to end his long-shot bid to be the Democratic presidential nominee, a source familiar with the campaign told the Associated Press. Hickenlooper is expected to make the announcement on Thursday, the news agnecy reported, citing an unnamed campaign so...
06:34, 2019-08-15

Avenatti asks judge to toss federal charges, says he’s a victim of Trump agenda Embattled attorney Michael Avenatti is asking a judge to toss the extortion charges related to his alleged $20 million shakedown of Nike — claiming he’s the victim of a political witch hunt motivated by his beef with President Trump. “The USAO-SDNY substituted its own personal impr...
06:34, 2019-08-15

Charter will integrate Hulu and Disney+ into its set-top boxes Disney and Charter Communications inked a multi-year deal today that will deliver a wide range of content -- from college sports to The Bachelor -- to Spectrum subscribers. The deal avoids a blackout of Disney-controlled networks like ABC and ESPN, r......
06:34, 2019-08-15

Marvel's next Stitcher podcast premieres fall 2019 Marvel and Stitcher have unveiled their next big podcast collaboration, and this one is aimed squarely at long-time fans. Their next project, Marvels, premieres in fall 2019 and will revisit the similarly titled 1994 story from Kurt Busiek and Alex......
06:34, 2019-08-15

June promises to fix smart ovens that are preheating accidentally As convenient as smart ovens can be, they also introduce their own hassles -- namely, technical hiccups. June plans to update the software for its signature oven after multiple reports of the devices accidentally preheating overnight. CEO Matt Van......
06:34, 2019-08-15

Who are you and why are you leaving old TVs on porches in Virginia? Residents in Virginia remain bewildered after a mysterious person with a TV on their head placed out-dated televisions on the doorsteps of more than 50 homes in Henrico County. The bandit (of sorts) struck this weekend, The Washington Post reports. P......
06:34, 2019-08-15

What to do when the robocalls won't stop You recognize it the moment you pick up the phone. The quiet beat before a clearly pre-recorded message speaks ominously about your Social Security number getting canceled. Or perhaps it's a call trying to sell you health insurance or a vacation. Eit......
06:34, 2019-08-15

WW, formerly Weight Watchers, launches a weight loss app for kids Last February, Weight Watchers drew criticism when it announced a free weight-loss program for teens ages 13 to 17. Skeptics feared the program would encourage obsessive eating habits in adolescents, but Weight Watchers -- since rebranded WW -- isn't......
06:34, 2019-08-15

South Korean Leader Strikes Conciliatory Tone in Dispute With Japan In a major speech, President Moon Jae-in urged Japan to stop using trade to address historical disputes and expressed hope that the two economies could cooperate....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Hong Kong readies for more protests as Trump and others seek peaceful resolution Hong Kong braced on Thursday for more mass demonstrations through the weekend, with the weeks-long crisis escalating after pro-democracy protests forced the cancellation of nearly 1,000 flights this week and world leaders urging calm....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Trump ties China trade deal to 'humane' Hong Kong resolution after troop buildup worry President Donald Trump on Wednesday tied a U.S. trade deal with China to humane resolution of the weeks of protests wracking Hong Kong, hours after the State Department said it was "deeply concerned" about reports of movement of Chinese paramilitary forces along the Hong Kong border....
06:34, 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

Breaking down the Yankees' historic domination of the Orioles It was a demolition of epic proportions, 16 consecutive wins and a 17-2 season series record. Here are the highlights (or lowlights) of the Bronx Bombers' beatdown....
07:00, 2019-08-15

BH90210 Takes an Unexpected Dark Turn Just when we thought we knew what was going on with this show, we found out we sure didn't. The second episode of BH90210 found the former castmates reuniting first for a court date......
07:34, 2019-08-15

Todd Chrisley's Estranged Daughter Lindsie Breaks Silence on Family's Legal Drama The Chrisley family isn't as united as one may think. Just one day after Todd Chrisley and Julie Chrisley were indicted for tax evasion and other financial crimes (accusations they......
07:34, 2019-08-15

Amanda Stanton Describes Ex-Boyfriend Josh Murray's "Controlling" Habits in Juicy Memoir When it comes to her past relationship with Josh Murray, Amanda Stanton may have experienced a lot more thorns than roses. More than two years after the Bachelor in Paradise stars went......
07:34, 2019-08-15

58 inmates injured in riot at California prison; eight hospitalized Around 200 inmates began fighting Wednesday at the prison in Soledad, California. Guards fired tear gas and rifle rounds to break up the riot.        ...
07:34, 2019-08-15

Philadelphia police in standoff with gunman Several Philadelphia police officers have been injured in an active shooter situation, Sgt. Eric Gripp tweeted Wednesday afternoon.        ...
07:34, 2019-08-15

Families and survivors oppose private museum to honor Pulse shooting victims The owner of the gay Florida nightclub where 49 people were killed in a 2016 mass shooting is moving forward with plans to honor the victims by constructing a private museum despite controversy.        ...
07:34, 2019-08-15

Good Boys puts a tween spin on the R-rated teen comedy, to mostly funny effect The hook of Good Boys, Hollywood’s latest odyssey of comic adolescent mischief, is that the kids behaving badly are, for once, truly kids. The usual R-rated parade of randy mishaps, drug-related foibles, and foul-mouthed banter has formed around characters just out of elementary school. That may sou...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Bella Thorne makes directorial debut with a short film for Pornhub We’ve gone on the record in the past as being giant fans of the endless, swirling miasma of insanity that is Bella Thorne’s Instagram feed. Yes, she’s an actor, and yes, she’s quite good in some things, even when the movies themselves are not that good. (Okay, Assassination Nation was decent.) But p...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Police searching for suspect who fired shots at southside Burger King TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department is searching for a suspect who fired shots while driving away from a southside Burger King. According to TPD, just before 8 p.m., an argument broke out in the parking lot of the Burger King at Campbell Avenue and Irvington Road. Then one person involved re...
08:00, 2019-08-15

New report analyzes use of solitary confinement in ICE detention centers WASHINGTON — A new report from DC-based watchdog Project on Government Oversight analyzed more than six thousand reports of solitary confinement in immigrant detention centers from 2016 through May of 2018. “When you compare the 2017 numbers to 2016, the numbers did go up,” said Nick Schwellen...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Peoria parents desperately search for missing iPad of son with severe autism PEORIA, Ariz. (KPNX) — Coby Dorsey is looking everywhere for the IPad he uses to communicate. The 17-year-old has severe autism and isn’t connecting the dots after misplacing his iPad in the back of  Lyft while on a volunteering trip at school. “He’s frantically looking for it in t...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Rollover crash causes significant delays on northwest side TUCSON – A rollover restricted a northwest side intersection Wednesday afternoon. According to Golder Ranch Fire District, the crash occurred near Rancho Vistoso Boulevard and Oracle Road. Authorities have not released the severity of the injuries sustained in the collision. Police say there ...
08:00, 2019-08-15

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...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Opinion: Football needs more women like Stephanie Frappart Football, a man's game? For decades people said it. But women have been helping to shape the sport for ages. Now, Joscha Weber argues, it's time for this to become more apparent with people like Stephanie Frappart....
08:34, 2019-08-15

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....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Berlin honors victims 58 years after the Wall was built Victims of Berlin’s former Soviet-era Wall, whose construction began 58 years ago, are being remembered in the capital. German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has warned of 'new walls' in electoral thinking....
08:34, 2019-08-15

The secret to German retailer Lidl's Spanish boom German low-cost supermarket Lidl has profited from the difficulties of some of Spain's biggest retailers. It is now the largest German supermarket in Spain and the second-fastest-growing firm in the sector....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Senate Democrats ask Trump to shift wall money to gun measures Two senior Senate Democrats on Wednesday asked President Donald Trump to withdraw his $5 billion request for border wall funding and use the money on initiatives to combat gun violence in the aftermath of back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
12:34, 2019-08-16

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."...
12:34, 2019-08-16

R. Kelly a no-show in Chicago court after 'refusing transport' Singer R. Kelly, who faces charges of sex trafficking in New York and Illinois, was a no-show in Chicago court Thursday after prosecutors said he "refused transport" from jail....
12:34, 2019-08-16

5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday Futures swing; 30-year yield hits historic lows; China threatens tariff countermeasures; Hong Kong unveils economic stimulus; Walmart shares surge on earnings...
12:34, 2019-08-16

Coach-owner Tapestry shares tumble as its sales and forecast disappoint Tapestry forecast a surprise fall in first-quarter revenue and profit on Thursday, as the high-end fashion house struggles with sluggish demand for its Kate Spade handbags, sending its shares down 6%....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Signing the ‘Game of Thrones’ creators is a very risky bet for Netflix, and here’s why Any Emmys that David Benioff and Dan Weiss collect next month during the 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony for their work shepherding HBO’s Game of Thrones into the international blockbuster series it ultimately became will effectively put a bow on this current phase of the showrunner...
12:34, 2019-08-16

Fast, low and hard to stop: North Korea’s missile tests crank up the threat level President Trump has brushed off North Korea’s resumption of missile launches, but the volley of tests in the past four months has significantly raised the country’s military capabilities, experts say....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Trump, Israel and a global right-wing project Pushed by Trump, Israel barred two Democratic lawmakers from traveling to the country. But they have a fewer qualms about welcoming far-right, ethno-nationalist politicians....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Reps. Omar and Tlaib join a list of prominent figures barred by Israel Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar aren't the first politicians to be barred from entering the country. Here are other prominent figures blacklisted by Israel....
12:34, 2019-08-16

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.        ...
12:34, 2019-08-16

Bauhaus vocalist Peter Murphy hospitalized after suffering a heart attack Peter Murphy, the English singer of the goth rock band Bauhaus, is postponing the remainder of his New York residency after suffering a heart attack.        ...
12:34, 2019-08-16

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 ...
13:00, 2019-08-16

'Scared for my life': politician's daughter pleads for outside help for Kashmir State is in panic over India’s removal of its status, says Iltija Mufti from under house arrestThe daughter of one of Kashmir’s most prominent politicians has pleaded with the international community to act over an unprecedented clampdown imposed on millions of people in the territory, warning that ...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Is a recession coming to the US? Here’s what to watch for Unemployment is at lows last seen 50 years ago and stock markets, while wobbly, are close to record highs, but a shadow loomsIt’s 10 years since the great recession and by many measures the US economy is still booming. Unemployment is at lows last seen 50 years ago, stock markets, while wobbly, are ...
13:00, 2019-08-16

The FBI could fight the far-right if they wanted to – but they don't | Mike German There are currently 52 federal terrorism laws available to address entirely domestic acts of political violence Federal law enforcement officials have all the tools necessary to address far-right violence proactively – as my own successful investigations as an FBI undercover agent in the 1990s indic...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Slavery in America reminds us: Trump is far from an aberration | Touré The president’s white supremacist ideas have been part of America since the beginningImagine being teleported from the early days of slavery in 1619 to Donald Trump’s America. Technological changes aside, I think the way we approach race would feel very familiar. Indeed, Trump’s white supremacy woul...
13:00, 2019-08-16

I have some important things to tell transgender kids – today, right now, you’re perfect | First Dog on the Moon Sadly not everyone can be a chicken, but everyone can be glorious, and you are Sign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue reading......
13:00, 2019-08-16

Sasha DiGiulian: 'There's an assumption the male takes the lead in climbing' The American is one of professional climbing’s biggest names. And she has channeled her fame into encouraging women to take up the sportAs plumes of spray from the roiling Yosemite Falls cascaded to their left, Sasha DiGiulian, Jon Cardwell and Marcus Garcia completed the first continuous free ascen...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Grasski World Championships – in pictures For those who have always fancied giving skiing a go but live in a place where it never snows, grass skiing might be the answer and the Grasski World Championship might be the inspiration you need Continue reading......
13:00, 2019-08-16

Winning British triathletes disqualified after crossing line hand-in-hand • Learmonth and Taylor-Brown stripped of Tokyo ‘victory’• Compatriot Holland third at Tokyo 2020 test eventFor the British triathletes Jessica Learmonth and Georgia Taylor-Brown it should have been a moment of pure triumph. Throughout a key Olympic Games test event in Tokyo they had matched each oth...
13:00, 2019-08-16

The Hold Steady: Thrashing Thru the Passion review – chancers and chasers in fist-punching glory (Frenchkiss Records)Craig Finn’s barstool-rock raconteurs paint a portrait of booze-soaked Americana with their most enthralling record in yearsYou don’t listen to Hold Steady albums – you live in them. Craig Finn’s barstool-rock raconteurs’ six albums so far have been engrossing adventures through ...
13:00, 2019-08-16

From The Terror to Event Horizon, TV horror is a screaming success There is no shortage of small-screen scares at the moment, with the upcoming remake of sci-fi gorefest Event Horizon set to push the genre to gruesome new heightsIt is the 21st century’s most influential multinational, an omnipresent Tyrell Corporation pushing AI assistants and drone deliveries. So ...
13:00, 2019-08-16

What is the 'salmon cannon' and how do the fish feel about it? A video showing a cannon shooting fish over a dam went viral – but how does it work? CEO and inventor of cannon has answers Earlier this week, a video shot through the Twitter feed fray with the velocity of a fish hurtling through a pneumatic tube.The short video (set to house music, strangely) is a...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Do idyllic southern plantations really tell the story of slavery? In these memorials to southern splendor, much of the history being told is devoid of the atrocities of slaveryIt is a picture of southern splendor: a grand oak tree dripping with Spanish moss, a manicured green lawn leading to a pristine pond. It only takes a moment for a group of mostly white touri...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Devil's advocate: are satanists now the good guys in the fight against the evangelical right? A new film, Hail Satan?, portrays the Satanic Temple as a voice of reason and humanism in the US. Has the time come to rehabilitate the dark lord?Over the past century of popular culture, Satan has acquired the souls of delta blues musicians, incited youth rebellions, possessed small children and go...
13:00, 2019-08-16

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...
13:00, 2019-08-16

UPS buys stake in self-driving truck startup TuSimple The investment by UPS Ventures underscores bets that autonomous vehicle technology can expand more rapidly in commercial vehicles than in self-driving taxis....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Evacuation of village near explosion of nuclear cruise-missile engine called off Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) In the wake of an apparent explosion of the nuclear-powered engine of an experimental cruise missile, the Russian government has reportedly evacuated residents of a nearby village. According to local media, residents of Nyonoska, the site of a Russian...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Over 1 million fingerprints leaked at one of world’s biggest biometric firms, researchers say Researchers at a cybersecurity firm said fingerprint and facial recognition data was exposed at a major biometric company, saying the potential for “fraud is massive.”...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Joss Whedon's HBO series adds more cast, reveals more details about its weirdness If it seems like only a couple of weeks ago that we were amusing ourselves by saying out loud the names of the new characters who would be populating the universe of Joss Whedon’s new Victorian sci-fi series The Nevers, that’s because it was. Actors like Olivia Williams, Nick Frost, and more were an...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Amazon puts together elaborate "Maisel Day" Emmys campaign in Los Angeles The Emmys are coming up, and that means it’s time for the all-important practice of Emmy voting. Granted, a very small percentage of people in the world actually get to vote on the Emmys, but that’s not stopping Amazon from going off the rails with a ridiculously elaborate campaign to convince voter...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Troian Bellisario and Zoe Chao on finding themselves in Where'd You Go, Bernadette Though the star of Where’d You Go, Bernadette is undoubtedly Cate Blanchett—she plays the titular Bernadette, after all—the actress is joined by a really stellar supporting cast, including everyone from Kristen Wiig to a number of baby penguins. Zoe Chao and Troian Bellisario are two members of that...
13:00, 2019-08-16

And now for a short story told entirely through Blink-182 soundbites Nobody sounds quite like Tom DeLonge, which is presumably why that 10-hour loop of his verse from Blink-182's “I Miss You” went as viral as it did. Well, if you were a fan of that particular gag, it’s likely you’ll also dig this short clip from comedian Budd Anthony Diaz, who took it upon himsel...
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 Administration Asks Congress to Reauthorize N.S.A.’s Deactivated Call Records Program The White House is seeking reauthorization of a law that lets the N.S.A. gain access to logs of Americans’ phone and text records — while acknowledging that the program has been indefinitely halted....
13:00, 2019-08-16

'Where'd You Go, Bernadette': The biggest differences between the book and the movie There are key differences in Maria Semple's 2012 best-seller "Where'd You Go, Bernadette" and the new film adaptation starring Cate Blanchett.        ...
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

New engine raises Dacia Duster prices by £1000 New three-cylinder petrol unit brings improved fuel economy and torque but pushes entry price to £10,995 Dacia has raised the pricing of its Duster SUV following the addition of a new entry-level petrol engine.  The new engine is available on Dusters equipped with Access, Essential and Comfort trim...
13:34, 2019-08-16

Decoding Taylor Swift's "Lover" Song Lyrics: All the Hidden Easter Eggs Taylor Swift just delivered her most romantic song to date! The superstar singer has released "Lover," the title track off of her upcoming seventh studio album. This is the song......
13:34, 2019-08-16

Inside Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon's "Perfect" Italian Honeymoon Just married! Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon have kicked off their honeymoon in Italy following their wedding over the weekend. The Bachelor Nation couple, who tied the knot in Rhode......
13:34, 2019-08-16

Army Major General Dismissed Without Pension For Sexual Harassment A Major General serving in Assam Rifles in the north east has been dismissed without pension over a case of sexual harassment involving another serving officer....
13:34, 2019-08-16

S Jaishankar Holds Talks With US Deputy Secretary John Sullivan External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and visiting US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan on Friday sat down for talks to take forward the "deep convergences" in the India-US strategic ties,......
13:34, 2019-08-16

"Thank You, Sir": Twitter Exchange Between PM Modi, Arvind Kejriwal Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday wished Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, wishing him good health and long life. Mr Kejriwal turned 51 on Friday....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Detained Nigerian Cleric Leaves Indian Hospital Nigerian Shiite leader Ibrahim Zakzaky - whose poor health in detention fuelled a wave of violent protests in Abuja - has left a hospital in Gurgaon near Delhi where he arrived for treatment this......
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

Crowded out by a monopoly, Deliveroo says goodbye to Germany Farewell then, Deliveroo — we hardly knew you. The British food delivery service has enjoyed a dramatic rise in Europe in recent years but the monopoly of the Dutch-owned Lieferando has sealed its fate in Germany....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Genetic research blames humans for prehistoric bear demise A genetic study has revealed that the extinction of prehistoric cave bears was a result of human encroachment and not climate cooling, as was earlier thought. The gigantic cave bear went extinct about 20,000 years ago....
13:34, 2019-08-16

India car sales plunging — what's behind it? India's automotive sector is facing a crisis, with a sharp decline in sales forcing manufacturers to cut back on production. Industry insiders warn that hundreds of thousands of jobs are at risk....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Gibraltar releases Iranian oil tanker The decision to release an Iranian oil tanker seized by Britain off Gibraltar last month comes despite US pleas. The ship was suspected of violating European Union sanctions on oil shipments to Syria....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Man stabbed at UK Home Office in London British police have reported an apparent knife attack near the Home Office in London. Security forces have cordoned off the area, local media said. The incident follows the launch of a campaign to curb knife crime....
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

Alibaba billionaire to buy Barclays Center for $700M: sources Alibaba co-founder Joe Tsai is expecting to sign a deal valued at more than $700 million to buy Brooklyn’s Barclays Center at the same time he acquires the 51 percent of the Brooklyn Nets that he does not already own, sources said. The simultaneous deals for the team and its home arena are expected ...
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

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

Hong Kong protests continue, despite airport setback Hong Kong demonstrators marked an annual festival by gathering at local police stations to denounce the heavy-handed tactics officers used against protesters at the city's international airport over the weekend....
13:34, 2019-08-16

A 38-disc set lets you hear Woodstock’s stage A 38-disc box sets lets you hear virtually everything that was onstage at Woodstock 50 years ago -- from transcendent musical performances to warnings about bad acid...
14:00, 2019-08-16

Couple Prays In Cleansing Ritual After Instagram Post On Bali Temple A Czech couple slammed for disrespecting a Balinese temple took part in a ritual purification ceremony Thursday, after their antics sparked warnings that boorish tourists may be kicked off the......
14:00, 2019-08-16

This Gigantic Whirlpool Is A Skylight And Rain Collector A massive whirlpool, located at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, makes for one of its central attractions. The large whirlpool forms inside a 70-foot diameter acrylic bowl and serves as......
14:00, 2019-08-16

Navy requests proposals for Large Unmanned Surface Vehicle The U.S. Navy continues to build up its unmanned vehicle programs, issuing a request for proposals for the corvette-sized Large Unmanned Surface Vehicle on Wednesday....
14:00, 2019-08-16

The Law Israel Used to Initially Bar Both Omar and Tlaib Israel has used the 2017 law to deny entry to foreign supporters of a movement to boycott the country. But it later said Representative Rashida Tlaib could enter on humanitarian grounds....
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

U.S. Seeks to Reassure Afghan Military Amid Uncertainty Over a Peace Deal The leader of the American and NATO missions in Afghanistan denied reports that support was being pulled back in anticipation of an agreement with the Taliban....
14:00, 2019-08-16

The top 20 coastal glamping sites in the UK This exclusive extract from the Cool Camping: Coast guide book walks you through the UK's most beautiful glamping spots, all just a stone's throw from a beach...
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

Norway detects radioactive iodine days after explosion in Russia The Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority on Thursday said "tiny amounts of radioactive iodine" had been detected at an air-filter station, one week after a mystery-shrouded explosion at a Russian military test range....
14:00, 2019-08-16

Ethereum Kissed $200 Support Goodbye. Do You Know the Real Reason Why? Just one week ago, Ethereum traders were basking in the glow of bullish news reports and elevated price forecasts. But then, ETH went against its bullish script and plunged more than $60 – a 25% sell-off! -- to a multi-month low. What you need to know, however, is that the cryptocurrency follo...
14:00, 2019-08-16

S&P 500 Index: Clear Signs of an "Ebbing Ebullience" Investor psychology drives stock market prices. So, it pays to study sentiment measures. This chart shows two sentiment measures that warned of the current stock market sell-off in early July....
14:00, 2019-08-16

Investors should be more worried when the yield curve steepens again Many worry that the inversion in the yield curve is a scary recession warning, but it can be even scarier when the curve reverses and begins to steepen again....
14:00, 2019-08-16

Forever 21 offers 21% off everything through Sunday: best deals It’s the worst time of year to buy clothes. It’s still hot as hell outside. Offices are freezing. No one wants to spend more money on spaghetti-strap tops that we’ll only get one more month of use out of — but it’s not cool enough yet to buy sweaters,. Luckily, Forever 21 has...
14:34, 2019-08-16

Boxing News at Five: Anthony Joshua calls Lennox Lewis a “clown”, Joshua Buatsi fights Ryan Ford on August 31 The war of words between former heavyweights champions Lennox Lewis and Anthony Joshua continues, and Joshua Buatsi gets a durable Canadian for August 31 The post Boxing News at Five: Anthony Joshua calls Lennox Lewis a “clown”, Joshua Buatsi fights Ryan Ford on August 31 appeared first on Boxing Ne...
14:34, 2019-08-16

Zab Judah says he would have “accepted” a draw against Floyd Mayweather Zab Judah tells Elliot Worsell about his two memorable but ultimately disappointing nights against legends Floyd Mayweather and Kostya Tszyu The post Zab Judah says he would have “accepted” a draw against Floyd Mayweather appeared first on Boxing News....
14:34, 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

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

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is sailing to America amid a storm of online attacks The teenager is traveling to a United Nations climate conference aboard a zero-emissions sailboat. Fans are cheering her on, but critics have been ruthlessly derisive....
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

EE phone deals now let you stream Spotify without using up your data Always got Spotify streaming to your eardrums when out and about, but not so keen on the sound of all that data being used up? Well EE can help solve that problem - the network has added Spotify to its Music Data Pass, meaning no more data will come off your allowance when you stream songs from the ...
15:00, 2019-08-16

Apple says it supports 2.4m jobs in the US Apple as released new findings that claim it supports as many as 2.4 million jobs in the US and is on pace to directly contribute £350 billion to the American economy by 2023.Across its supply chain, Apple says it deals with 9,000 supplier in the US, spending $60 billion and supporting 450...
15:00, 2019-08-16

Huawei Mate 30 Pro caught on camera with a very curvy screen We may have just had our first look at the Huawei Mate 30 Pro in the flesh, as two photos seemingly show the phone from the front and back.The images were shared to Weibo (a Chinese social network) and show a phone that looks a lot like the rumored Huawei Mate 30 Pro. A case obscures many of the det...
15:00, 2019-08-16

Whaley Bridge latest: Dam explorers risk injury and becoming trapped, warn firefighters After more than 1,500 people were evacuated from the town since August 1, Derbyshire Police said stability of the dam wall at Toddbrook Reservoir had been achieved at 1pm on August 7 and people could return to their homes....
15:00, 2019-08-16

French 'Spiderman' Alain Robert travels to Hong Kong and climbs tower to unfurl banner pleading for peace French "Spiderman" freeclimber Alain Robert, who stunned London by scaling the Heron Tower bare-handed, has climbed a 68-storey Hong Kong skyscraper to plead for peace in the region....
15:00, 2019-08-16

Watch: Phillies' Bryce Harper rips walk-off grand slam vs. Cubs Bryce Harper obliterated an inside fastball for a gargantuan walk-off grand slam to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a dramatic comeback win against the Chicago Cubs in Philadelphia....
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

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

More states are banning questions about salary history in job interviews. What to say if you’re asked about it anyway. Employment lawyers, salary negotiation experts and employee rights advocates say the question is probably still getting asked — whether by naive or rogue hiring managers — and that violations of salary history questions posed behind closed doors could prove difficult to police....
15:00, 2019-08-16

Now the London Stock Exchange Is Back to Life, It’s Investigation Time Ex-Goldman banker David Schwimmer has laid down a big strategic marker since becoming CEO, but operational matters are the lifeblood of this business....
15:00, 2019-08-16

2020 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Spotted On Test The new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is expected to meet the upcoming Bharat Stage VI (BS6) emission regulations, and gets some minor cosmetic upgrades as well....
15:00, 2019-08-16

Vision Fund Makes $110 Million Bet On Renewable Energy Storage Softbank Group's Vision Fund has made its first foray into energy storage technology with a $110 million investment in Switzerland-based Energy Vault....
15:00, 2019-08-16

Bosch's Indian Unit Begins Restructuring As Auto Sector Slowdown Bites India-listed manufacturer Bosch Ltd said on Tuesday it had begun restructuring parts of its business in light of a deepening slowdown in the country's automotive industry, as the German car parts......
15:00, 2019-08-16

2019 Benelli Leoncino 500 Review The modern classic genre seems to be a popular flavour for commercial success in the global motorcycle industry these days, and Benelli India wants a piece of the action too. We test the new Benelli......
15:00, 2019-08-16

Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' Will Get Nominated for CMA Awards, Right? Some Voters Don't Seem to Think So Welllll, I’m going to take my horse to the Old Town Road, I’m gonna riiiide ‘till I can’t no more… *record scratch* Welp, the Country Music Association voting board may say Lil Nas X can’t ride his horse onto their nomination list....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Aiming for Diversity: Meet the Organization Giving Black and Brown Communities a Shot at Archery The Black and Latino Archery Association (BLAA) is one of the few archery organizations geared toward promoting the sport to black and Latinx neighborhoods, where there is usually a lack of exposure to the sport. It also provides a place where people of color who already practice archery can do so o...
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

Ed Werder: Cowboys see this as best team since Super Bowl winners NFL reporter Ed Werder was rehired by ESPN this week, two years after being laid off. He talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about his return and his feel for the Cowboys as he covers their training camp. Q: How did you handle being laid off by ESPN? A: It was hard. One of the......
15:34, 2019-08-16

Giants will finally get to see what they have in Dexter Lawrence It was not much of a look for those interested in seeing how the very young defensive line is shaping up for the Giants. Rookie Dexter Lawrence and third-year Dalvin Tomlinson were on the field for only six snaps in the preseason opener and B.J. Hill, entering his second NFL season, played only nine...
15:34, 2019-08-16

The Doctor Who Inspired House Navigates the Health Care Crisis in Netflix Docuseries Diagnosis For many of Dr. Google’s most anxious patients–the ones who consult WebMD’s Symptom Checker more often than the weather report–Lisa Sanders is a household name. A physician and author based at the Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Sanders has been writing a column called “Di...
15:34, 2019-08-16

Historic Budapest synagogue to reopen amid Jewish cultural revival Tamas Irsai was a teenager when he last sang in the choir in Budapest's Rumbach synagogue during World War Two, before most Hungarian Jews were deported to death camps....
15:34, 2019-08-16

How to Get Started Swimming for Fitness Have you been taking some dips in the pool for this month’s swimming challenge? If not, maybe it’s because you haven’t quite figured out where to start....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Advice for the End of the World: Lasik, Water Storage, and Musings On Fertility For former Jezebel staffer Ellie Shechet, it is nearly always time to freak out. Doom—personal, professional, planetary—awaits, beckoning at the wings. No one has exactly asked for her advice, but we gave her a column anyway. Advice for the End of the World is a limited edition advice column for cat...
15:34, 2019-08-16

Chill Your Beverages Perfectly With This Calculator I will never forget the time I asked for ice at a Patisserie Valerie. It was a particularly hot day in Oxford, and I had grabbed a Coke from something that looked like a fridge, only to discover it was quite tepid. The woman working at the cafe went to the little freezer, took out a cold pack (like ...
15:34, 2019-08-16

The Beginner's Guide to Edibles Edibles are tricky business. If you’ve never eaten your way to a high before, you may be a little wary, even if you’ve smoked many a joint. Edibles, as the kids say, hit differently....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Justin Thomas overcomes terrible warmup, ties course record with 65 at BMW Championship Justin Thomas was a lost soul during his BMW Championship warmup; then he shot a bogey-free, 7-under-par 65 and shares the lead with Jason Kokrak.        ...
15:34, 2019-08-16

AOL Could've Saved the World Can you imagine a world where AOL owned YouTube and Facebook? It sounds delightfully boring. And it almost came to be, according to the former AOL CEO Jon Miller.Read more......
15:34, 2019-08-16

Invasive Pests Are Devastating American Forests at an Alarming Rate New findings show that invasive species are wiping out trees across the U.S., devastating forests and their ability to store carbon. That’s particularly bad news in light of the worsening climate crisis.Read more......
15:34, 2019-08-16

A Baby Planet Might Have Smashed Right Into Young Jupiter Jupiter’s core seems off, astronomers think, in a way explainable by an ancient collision with another enormous body, perhaps one 10 times the mass of Earth.Read more......
15:34, 2019-08-16

Seamen kidnapped off Cameroon's coast: sources A number of seamen have been kidnapped after an attack on their vessel off the coast of Cameroon in West Africa's piracy-plagued Gulf of Guinea, a source in the Cameroonian army and a source at the major port of Douala said on Friday....
15:34, 2019-08-16

‘We Will Not Be Broken.’ America Ferrera and Other Latino Stars Release Poignant Letter After El Paso Shooting More than 200 Latino activists, entertainers and community leaders — including actresses America Ferrera and Eva Longoria — have written a public letter to their “Familia Latina,” consoling them in the wake of targeted mass shootings and ICE raids, and urging allies to &ldquo...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Europe’s extinct cave bears went into decline just as humans arrived The population of cave bears in Europe held steady for tens of thousands of years, then crashed after humans showed up – suggesting we helped wipe them out...
16:00, 2019-08-16

The Obamas' first film: will American Factory be the biggest documentary of 2019? Produced for Netflix, this moving film reveals what happened when a Chinese company rescued a US factory – and ignited a fight for workers’ rights. We meet its makersAt the end of 2014, a Chinese billionaire named Cao Dewang bought the General Motors factory in Dayton, Ohio. His plan was to turn the...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Singer in the 1975 Matt Healy defies UAE's anti-gay law by kissing man at concert Matt Healy tells gay fans God loves them, in country where gay sex is illegalThe singer of the band the 1975 defied Dubai’s anti-LGBT laws during a concert on Wednesday by venturing into the crowd and kissing a male fan on the lips.Video footage taken by fans and posted on Twitter showed Matt Healy ...
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

Mary Max’s estate could all go to her disabled mother The mother of Mary Max — who was married to famed pop artist Peter Max and took her own life in June — stands to inherit her daughter’s entire estate, according to new court records. Mary’s brother, Daniel Balkin, filed an Administration Petition in Manhattan Surrogate’s court on behalf of his...
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

Wag dogwalker who stole Manhattan couple’s pooch pleads guilty The Wag dogwalker who stole a Manhattan couple’s beloved Shih-Tzu-Yorkie to gift the pup to someone else will serve just 10 days of community service, a judge ruled at a plea deal Thursday. Christian Madriaga copped to felony burglary charges in Manhattan Criminal Court for swiping the pooch, ...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Liberal justice minister ‘committed’ to criminalizing conversion therapy, says Edmonton MP Attendees at a government roundtable in Edmonton on Thursday were assured that Ottawa is still exploring the possibility of making conversion therapy a Criminal Code offence....
16:00, 2019-08-16

Indian government to ease Kashmir restrictions India says it will ease the restrictions on Kashmir after New Delhi decided to revoke Kashmir's autonomy. It comes as the UN Security Council decides whether to call an emergency meeting on Kashmir at Pakistan's request....
16:00, 2019-08-16

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: X-Men: A Trip Down Memory Lane (Is Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: X-Men: A Trip Down Memory Lane (Issues #1 to #15) • Spacemon: A Pokemon TRPG - Red Winter, Part 4 • Gato Roboto Is Another Fantastic Short Game • Thoughts On Ghost On The Shell 2017 ...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Square Enix Hit With More Death Threats, Cancels Game Tournaments Starting this weekend, there were supposed to be events for mecha arcade game Starwing Paradox at four cities across Japan. Those events have been canceled due to death threats....
16:00, 2019-08-16

26 Years Later, Here's A Deleted Scene From The Super Mario Bros. Movie As terrible as it was, the 1993 Mario Bros. movie has a cult following online, led by the dedicated team at SMBmovie.com, who have spent years cataloguing and uploading everything you’d ever want to know—and a lot of stuff you wouldn’t—about the film. In May, they hit paydirt: They got hold of an ol...
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

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

North Korea Says It Has No Plans to Restart Talks With Seoul (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Friday bluntly criticized South Korean President Moon Jae-in for continuing to hold military exercises with the U.S. and over his rosy comments on inter-Korean diplomacy, and said Pyongyang has no current plans to talk with Seoul. The statement by an unide...
16:00, 2019-08-16

STAR Market tech board offers hope to Chinese venture capitalists When Chinese venture capital firm New Vision Capital invested in two startups focusing on cloud computing and micro-optics, the plan was to eventually take them public on the Nasdaq exchange....
16:34, 2019-08-16

Facebook failed to warn users of known risks before 2018 breach: court filing Facebook users suing the world's largest social media network over a 2018 data breach say it failed to warn them about risks tied to its single sign-on tool, even though it protected its employees, a court filing on Thursday showed....
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

Joseph Tsai buys Barclays Center, becomes sole owner of Brooklyn Nets Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has agreed to sell full ownership of Barclays Center and his 51% controlling interest in the Nets to Alibaba co-founder Joseph Tsai....
16:34, 2019-08-16

Beer with the prince: Liechtenstein marks 300th anniversary The tiny principality of Liechtenstein celebrated its 300th anniversary on Thursday as an island of peace and prosperity in an unsettled world -- and a place where citizens can go drink a beer with their monarch....
16:34, 2019-08-16

How a Teeny-Weeny Chef Became a Great Big Star The Tiny Chef, the rotund, blissfully humming protagonist of a hit stop-motion video series online, is just the latest testament to the charms of miniature food....
16:34, 2019-08-16

Motorola's latest cheap phone tries to double as an action camera Apart from its real-but-not-ready foldable, Motorola is best known these days for churning out respectable smartphones for people on a budget. Those devices — like those in the Moto G and E series — offer some of the best performance......
16:34, 2019-08-16

Facebook told staff but not users about single sign-on risks, says court filing Plaintiffs in a court case against Facebook have argued that the social network knew about the security risks that lead to a major hack in 2018 but did not warn their users about them....
16:34, 2019-08-16

Google is making it easier to shoot proper portraits on Chromebooks For all the odd souls out there who love taking photos with their tablets, Google's latest Chrome OS update is a big one. In addition to adding centralized music controls and support for virtual desktops, Chrome OS 76 adds a new portrait mode to the......
16:34, 2019-08-16

Epic's latest store update brings cloud saves to more games Epic has rolled out cloud save support for a slew of new titles in its store. The latest update has the feature included for 17 different games, including World War Z and Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter. The game developer began expanding cloud......
16:34, 2019-08-16

Instagram users can now flag false content Beginning today, Instagram users can report content that they believe to be false. Instagram will use those flags to better understand misinformation on the platform and to train its AI to spot false content. In time, Instagram will use the feedback,......
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

|Trump’soilsanctionsleaveRussianexporters$1bnricher US President Donald Trump’s sanctions against Iran and Venezuela have inadvertently increased demand for a Russian brand of crude oil, boosting revenues for the nation’s exporters....
17:00, 2019-08-16

|MediclinicsaysmoreclarityneededonNHIBill Private hospital group Mediclinic says it supports the government’s plan of providing universal health coverage but has stressed that more clarity in needed regarding the legislation....
17:00, 2019-08-16

|UK’sCorbynplanscaretakergovernmenttoblockno-dealBrexit Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the UK’s opposition Labour Party, asked rival parties to support him as prime minister in a coalition to block Boris Johnson’s government from pursuing a no-deal Brexit....
17:00, 2019-08-16

Disneyland Haunted Mansion 50th anniversary merchandise — what to buy Sunny Chanel / Business Insider The Haunted Mansion just turned 50. Disney released over 200 items to celebrate this milestone. One of the most beloved amusement park rides in the entire world, the Haunted Mansion has a cult-like following. During the anniversary events, Haunted Mansion fans waite...
17:00, 2019-08-16

The companies disrupting the payments industry in major markets through digital This is a preview of the Global Payments Landscape report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Noncash payments are on the rise worldwide. As new players emerge to capitalize on consumer appetite for digital payment methods, three mature markets &mdash...
17:00, 2019-08-16

Climate change experts agree on the last place they'd invest for the future: waterfront property Sean Pavone/Shutterstock When Business Insider spoke to three climate scientists about their retirement plans, it quickly became clear where they wouldn't invest: waterfront property. They said they probably wouldn't buy waterfront property, and cite future sea level rise as a big part of that choi...
17:00, 2019-08-16

Social media has become a battleground in Hong Kong's protests Hong Kong protesters' social media use demonstrates an increased understanding of cybersecurity and how to effectively communicate with the medium....
17:00, 2019-08-16

U.S. Stocks Rise but Remain on Track for Weekly Losses U.S. stocks climbed for a second straight session but remain on track for modest weekly declines as investors parse signs of slowing economic growth....
17:00, 2019-08-16

UN: Migrant deaths in Americas pass 500 in 2019 The International Organization for Migration says the number of migrant deaths in the Americas in 2019 has passed 500. Almost half of the deaths were recorded at the US-Mexican border....
17:34, 2019-08-16

What Is India's "No First Use" Nuclear Policy: Explained In Five Points Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today underscored that India reserves the right to revoke its 'No First Use' pledge, which has been the cornerstone of its nuclear weapons policy for decades. "It......
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

U.S. 30-year yields drop to record low; 10-year yields sink U.S. 30-year Treasury yields fell to a record low below 2% and benchmark 10-year notes dropped to a three-year trough on Thursday amid persistent worries about global trade tensions and economic slowdowns around the world....
17:34, 2019-08-16

The apps and software we recommend to students Please enjoy this guide to the best creative and productivity apps for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school guide. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and dorm gear -- we......
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

Sharks, elephants and precious wood in balance at wildlife talks The fate of mako sharks, African elephants and their ivory, and precious wood used to make musical instruments are on the agenda of member states attending negotiations of the U.N. wildlife watchdog opening on Saturday, officials said....
18:00, 2019-08-16

Prokhorov agrees to sell Nets, Barclays to Tsai Joe Tsai, the co-founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba, officially has agreed to purchase full interest of the Nets and Barclays Center from Mikhail Prokhorov....
18:00, 2019-08-16

Rodgers to Ravens' Jackson: 'Slide a little bit' As they met after Thursday's Packers-Ravens preseason game, Aaron Rodgers had a piece of advice for fellow quarterback Lamar Jackson: Try to slide more....
18:00, 2019-08-16

NASA Television Coverage Set for Uncrewed Soyuz Mission to Space Station An uncrewed Russian Soyuz spacecraft is set to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 11:38 p.m. EDT (8:38 a.m. Aug. 22 Baikonur time) on a test flight to validate the spacecraft’s compatibility with a revamped Soyuz booster rocket....
18:00, 2019-08-16

Study: One-third of military personnel keep firearms safely stored at home Studies show that safely storing firearms can reduce risk for suicide, and more than 60 percent of military members who die by suicide use a gun while at home -- but a study suggests that most don't lock their guns up....
18:00, 2019-08-16

Washington state lawmaker linked to group allegedly preparing for 'biblical warfare' Newly leaked emails reportedly link an Eastern Washington state lawmaker with a group that allegedly trained young men for biblical warfare, according to several reports....
18:00, 2019-08-16

AMC and ITV's 3-part Quiz to explore infamous Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? scandal And now for something completely British: AMC and ITV have ordered a three-part, Michael Sheen-starring drama from the producers of The Crown that will be directed by Stephen Frears, who also helmed A Very English Scandal. Called Quiz, it explores another very English scandal in its story of Charles...
18:34, 2019-08-16

New Aston Martin Valkyrie testing continues at Silverstone News 16 Aug, 2019 The Aston Martin Valkyrie’s testing programme is continuing at speed, with the first model scheduled for delivery at the end of the year...
18:34, 2019-08-16

Illegal driving instructor complaints rarely result in conviction News 15 Aug, 2019 DVSA data reveals 961 complaints have been made about unqualified driving instructors since 2014, but just 18 convictions have been secured...
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

Autosport, Sporting Memories host black-tie event at Williams Autosport has teamed up with dementia, Alzheimer's and loneliness charity Sporting Memories Foundation for a new event this year held at the factory of Formula 1 team Williams...
18:34, 2019-08-16

8 natural supplements to help fight inflammation Inflammation is the body’s defense mechanism, but it can be painful and damaging when chronic. As well as medication, people can try natural supplements to relieve inflammation. Learn more here....
18:34, 2019-08-16

AI startup Gather uses drones and computer vision for warehouse inventory Gather is made up of robotics graduates from Carnegie Mellon University and uses drones and computer vision to carry out inventory for warehouses.Read More...
18:34, 2019-08-16

Canalys: Wearables have a $200-$399 sweet spot, led by Apple Watch The North American market for wearables is now largely focused on devices in the $200 to $399 price range, with high-end watches dropping in shipments.Read More...
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

The Rise of Hand-Me-Down Inc. The garage sale is becoming big business as The RealReal and other upstarts feast on the emerging appeal of secondhand clothes, shoes and accessories....
19:00, 2019-08-16

Trade Jitters Dent Consumer Sentiment U.S. household sentiment dropped to a seven-month low in August, as consumers took fright from the implications of trade uncertainties and the Federal Reserve’s recent rate cut....
19:00, 2019-08-16

Despite Reprieve, New Tariffs Will Hit Wide Range of Consumer Goods President Trump may have delayed tariffs on some Chinese goods to spare holiday shoppers, but consumers are likely to feel the pinch anyway, economists say....
19:00, 2019-08-16

Southwest says aloha to Hawaii with expanded service Itching to go to the Rainbow State but balling on a budget? Good news: Southwest Airlines is expanding its service from California to Hawaii starting in mid-January....
19:34, 2019-08-16

Two teens water-skied 62 miles across Lake Michigan from Wisconsin to Michigan Most teens dream of doing something absolutely epic before going off to college. Madelyn Hendrikse and Braden Dirkse made that dream a reality by water-skiing across Lake Michigan....
19:34, 2019-08-16

Russian plane crash-lands outside Moscow after striking flock of gulls A Russian passenger jet flew into a flock of birds then crash-landed in a cornfield just outside a Moscow airport Thursday, according to Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency....
19:34, 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

The RetroBeat: Strider is the craziest 16-bit game I never played Strider rules. I have a lot of stuff on the Genesis Mini to play, but this Capcom arcade port has turned into one of my unexpected favorites.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

Look: Rumer Willis shares 'pain' of weeks-long illness Rumer Willis, the eldest daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, said she's been dealing with a stomach problem and other issues for nearly a month....
20:00, 2019-08-16

China threatens retaliation, calls for US to 'meet it halfway' on trade Beijing claimed Thursday that the U.S.-proposed tariffs set to go into effect on Sept. 1 violated earlier agreements made by the two countries during their trade talks and vowed to take countermeasures should the U.S. follow through. The threat roiled stock markets on Wednesday....
20:00, 2019-08-16

Book Half-Off Amtrak Train Tickets for September, Starting Today If you’re considering traveling by train in the month of September, you’re going to want to book your tickets now. Starting today (Aug. 16) and ending tomorrow, select routes on Amtrak are 50 percent off for nationwide travel between Sept. 1 and Sept. 30, 2019, with no blackout dates....
20:34, 2019-08-16

Two women sue Jeffrey Epstein's estate for $100 million over alleged sex abuse Two women who said they were recruited 15 years ago to provide massages to Jeffrey Epstein, only to be later sexually molested by him at his Manhattan mansion, have filed a $100 million lawsuit against the financier's estate....
20:34, 2019-08-16

Democrat O'Rourke proposes domestic terrorism agencies to combat hate, gun massacres Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled a plan on Friday to classify white supremacist violence as an organized crime problem and to create federal domestic terrorism offices, in a bid to combat hate crimes and gun violence in the United States....
20:34, 2019-08-16

Students caught in visa sting at fake university may sue U.S., court rules A federal appeals court said foreign-born students may sue the U.S. government over claims it wrongfully canceled their visas, following a sting where it set up a fake university to entrap corrupt visa brokers....
20:34, 2019-08-16

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing teenage girl, her mother in 1986 A man convicted of raping a 15-year-old girl and stabbing her and her mother to death in their home with a teenage accomplice more than 30 years ago was executed in Tennessee on Thursday, officials said....
20:34, 2019-08-16

Dayton gunman had cocaine, Xanax, alcohol in his system during attack The gunman who killed nine people outside a bar in Dayton, Ohio, had cocaine, Xanax and alcohol in his system at the time of the shooting rampage, the county coroner said on Thursday....
20:34, 2019-08-16

The Democrats Still Don't Understand the South The Intercept put out a piece on Thursday detailing Sen. Chuck Schumer’s so-far lackluster recruiting efforts for the Senate elections in 2020. Tucked into it is an anecdote about North Carolina which goes a long way towards explaining why the Democrats have lost so much ground in this state and the...
20:34, 2019-08-16

There Is No Ethical Dissent Under Capitalism It’s safe to say Jay-Z, to some extent, takes cues from Colin Kaepernick. Jay-Z has expressed his admiration of the former quarterback before, once calling him an “iconic figure.” In the aftermath of Kaepernick’s black-balling from the NFL for his peaceful protest of police killing unarmed black men...
20:34, 2019-08-16

US Advances $8 Billion Sale Of F-16 Fighters To Taiwan The White House has advanced a proposal to sell $8 billion worth of advanced F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, a move that would likely anger strategic rival Beijing, a senior US senator confirmed Friday....
21:00, 2019-08-16

| Nigerian boy stages own kidnap, demands father pay ransom A 15-year-old Nigerian boy has been arrested for demanding a ransom from his father after staging his own kidnap with his friends in central city of Jos, police said Friday....
21:00, 2019-08-16

Facebook CEO's Voice Recordings Testimony Doubted by US Senator Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday it sought information on how Facebook handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings....
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

This Enormous Supernova Was Unlike Anything Seen Before Astronomers have observed a supernova unlike any ever observed before, and it might be strong evidence of an important kind of stellar death that would have shaped early galaxies.Read more......
21:00, 2019-08-16

Report: Ewan McGregor Will Return as Obi-Wan Kenobi in His Own Disney+ Series After years of rumors about a potential return—in movie form—it seems like Ewan McGregor will once again don his Jedi robes. But not for the big screen; instead, he’s allegedly coming to Disney’s ever growing streaming service.Read more......
21:00, 2019-08-16

Planet 10 times Earth's mass may have smacked Jupiter long ago Jupiter, the solar system's largest planet, may have been smacked head-on by an embryonic planet 10 times Earth's mass not long after being formed, a monumental crash with apparent lasting effects on the Jovian core, scientists said on Thursday....
21:34, 2019-08-16

Madoff Whistleblower alleges that GE is a 'bigger fraud than Enron' General Electric shares fell after Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos targets the conglomerate in a new report, calling it "a bigger fraud than Enron."...
21:34, 2019-08-16

Police departments confront ‘epidemic’ in officer suicides The NYPD suicides have been a recurring nightmare for the nation’s largest police force and have driven a discussion about the psychological toll of police work, a profession in which discussing mental health was long seen as taboo....
21:34, 2019-08-16

I am under pressure to ignore my grandmother’s will | Annalisa Barbieri The only answer is to go back to the beginning: do what your grandmother wanted, but perhaps with some caveats, says our expert Annalisa BarbieriMy grandmother is frail and in her 90s. She has three children, including my mother. My mother’s siblings have problems with addiction, and mental health i...
21:34, 2019-08-16

Back to school: Best laptops for students As the new semester rolls around, students will need to secure a laptop for their everyday needs and studies. Here are some of the best laptops on offer....
21:34, 2019-08-16

President Trump praises reusable rockets, omits Moon in space remarks Enlarge / President Donald Trump speaks to supporters at a rally in Manchester on August 15, 2019 in Manchester, New Hampshire. On Thursday evening, President Donald Trump spoke at a MAGA rally in New Hampshire. The president touched on his usual themes, such as immigration and guns, but he also ...
22:00, 2019-08-16

The transformation of Mexico under leftist nationalist AMLO It was early April 2018. The Mexican presidential campaigns were heating up and Andrés Manuel López Obrador, running for the third time for the highest office in the land, sounded defiant. Donald Trump's foreign policy was "wrong," he told supporters at a rally in Ciudad Juárez, across the border fr...
22:00, 2019-08-16

Ontario neighborhood rocked by gas explosion after drunk driver crashed into home A woman driving drunk lost control and drove into a house, igniting a massive gas explosion and fire that devastated a neighborhood in Ontario, Canada, authorities said....
22:00, 2019-08-16

North Korea mocks South's president after latest missile test, rejects peace talks North Korea took aim at South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday for his rosy comments about the supposed peace dialogue between the two nations, saying that his remarks would make a “boiled head of a cow (fall into) a side-splitting laughter.”...
22:00, 2019-08-16

Australian couple bit by goanna lizard while trying to save their dog in 'freak ordeal' A 72-year-old Australian man is recovering from surgery Friday after being badly bitten while trying to break up a scrap between his pet dog and a goanna, in what first responders are calling a “horrific and freak ordeal”....
22:00, 2019-08-16

Australian tourist fatally shot in camper van in New Zealand while sleeping inside with partner A manhunt was underway in New Zealand on Friday after an Australian tourist was killed following what police believe was a random attack on the van that he and his partner were sleeping inside....
22:00, 2019-08-16

Jeremy Corbyn calls for anti-Brexit coalition to oust government, install him as temporary PM U.K.’s top left-winger is calling for anti-Brexit members of the governing Conservative Party to back him in ousting new Prime Minister Boris Johnson – and install him as a temporary replacement to thwart Johnson’s plans to get Britain out of the E.U. in October....
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

Buttigieg offers most controversial statement yet on campaign trail: Get rid of the DH South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who's spoken in favor of workers' rights in his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, raised eyebrows Friday after reportedly championing an economic system that forces some workers to perform additional duties they're not trained for while real...
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

Woman convicted for dumping 7 puppies in Coachella trash bin sentenced to one year in jail PALM SPRING, Calif. (NBC NEWS) – A California woman accused of throwing puppies into a Coachella trash bin was sentenced to jail Wednesday. Deborah Sue Culwell pleaded guilty in an Indio courthouse to seven felony animal cruelty counts and seven misdemeanor animal abandonment charges, NBC affi...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Flying high at 103! (KING) A 103-year-old Seattle woman may have set a new Guinness World Record for being the oldest female tandem skydiver. Kathryn “Kitty” Hodges jumped out of a plane 10,000 feet over Snohomish County on Thursday, strapped to an instructor with Skydive Snohomish. Their free-fall lasted about 30 seco...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Happy birthday: Oldest woman in United States turns 115 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WCNC) — If anyone knows the secret to longevity, it would be 115-year-old Hester Ford. The Charlotte native quietly celebrated her birthday this past weekend with her family by her side. On her actual birthday, August 15th, Ford celebrated with the Charlotte community. The moment yo...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Project widens more of I-10 between Phoenix and Tucson Widening in Casa Grande complements projectbetween Eloy and Picacho / Courtesy: Arizona Department of Transportation CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) – Another stretch of Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Tucson has been widened to three lanes in each direction. The Arizona Department of Transportation...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Gov’t wants a new 911-like number just for suicide hotline Send Silence Packing uses empty backpacks to raise awareness for suicide prevention. Photo by Active Minds NEW YORK (AP) — With suicides on the rise, the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach. Once implemented, people will just need to dial 988 to seek help. Curre...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Mainly dry and hot this weekend TUCSON – Still hot today but not as hot as the last couple of days! Tons of sunshine with storms mainly to the south and east of Tucson.  Today: Sunny and hot (10%). High: 105° Tonight: Mostly clear and warm. Low: 77° Tomorrow: Another hot day with tons of sunshine. High: 104° We didn’...
22:34, 2019-08-16

ICE responds to fraudulent flyers posted in South Carolina (WCBD)  Fake U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement flyers were plastered throughout North Charleston, South Carolina Wednesday. North Charleston Police said they received numerous calls about the flyers. That flyer reads: “The city of N. Charleston has authorized ICE or immigration and cust...
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

UA researcher finds motivations for ‘sexting’ complicated TUCSON – A new study out of the University of Arizona is looking into the motivations for why people are sexting. Morgan Johnstonbaugh, a UA sociology doctoral student, said that sharing nude or semi-nude photos is becoming more common for young people, but the reasons why are more complicated...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Remains of woman found in home after house fire in Three Points TUCSON – The remains of a 68-year-old woman were found in a home after Three Points Fire Department battled a house fire on the south side. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, the fire occurred around 2 p.m. in the 9400 block of south Antique Way. Upon arrival, crews found the...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Three displaced after house blaze on south side TUCSON – Three people are displaced after Tucson Fire Department battled a house fire on the southside after it ignited sometime Thursday afternoon. According to TFD, the blaze burned at a guest house located at 2117 E. Granito Vista near South Kino Parkway and Interstate 10. Officials say the...
22:34, 2019-08-16

July sets global record for hottest month ever NBC NEWS – It wasn’t your imagination. July was in fact the hottest month ever. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday that July was the hottest month on record, with global temperatures averaging 62.13 degrees, which is 1.71 degrees above the 20th century...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Hundreds filed lawsuits under Child Victims Act in New York Jeffrey Eskridge has spent 42 years dreaming of the moment he’d be able to strike back at the Roman Catholic priest who he says raped him repeatedly as a teenager. He finally got his chance Wednesday with a Child Victims Act lawsuit filed in Kings County Supreme Court in Brooklyn. Attorney Jeff Ande...
22:34, 2019-08-16

12 arrested after protest at Pima County Jail TUCSON –Twelve protestors were arrested Wednesday night outside the Pima County Jail. Jail officials said they were protesting the arrest of Anthony Potter, who was arrested by University of Arizona Police Department for trespassing and several warrants. Officials say the protestors were “throwing f...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Gas line checks cause traffic delays on eastside intersection TUCSON – Tucson fire and police departments are assisting Southwest Gas Corp with traffic control on Tucson’s eastside Thursday morning. TFD says they working line checks east of Speedway Boulevard and Kolb Road. Motorists are asked to consider alternate routes. 10:30am: Tucson Fire & @Tucson...
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

Summer Youth Unemployment Rate Falls to Half-Century Low The unemployment rate for Americans between ages 16 and 24 ticked down to 9.1% in July from 9.2% a year earlier, the lowest such rate since July 1966, when youth unemployment was 8.8%, the Labor Department said....
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

Tanzania governor to create a database for married men to curb infidelity The governor of Tanzania's largest city has announced a plan to create and publish a national database of married men to protect women from "heart breaks."...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Boris Johnson to head to Paris and Berlin in bid to break Brexit deadlock PM set to meet Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron ahead of next week’s G7 meetingBoris Johnson is expected to make a diplomatic dash to meet Emmanuel Macron in Paris and Angela Merkel in Berlin early next week as he seeks to break the Brexit impasse.The prime minister, who has yet to leave the UK to ...
22:34, 2019-08-16

'Always ask if there’s coffee in it': Mormon church stands by rule with new advice Church offers guidance to avoid unintentional rule-breaking, such as ‘the word coffee isn’t always in the name of coffee drinks’The Mormon church has renewed warnings to its younger members that there’s no grey area when it comes to the temptations of coffee – don’t drink it.“The word coffee isn’t a...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Forget a 2008 Lehman Bros-style crash – this is how a ‘normal’ recession could start | Dan Davies Current political uncertainty or trade restrictions could shock business confidence, but policymakers are fixated on financeThere’s a hoary old proverb in the financial markets that a crisis happens precisely when the institutional memory of the last crisis has faded: when all the key chairs are occ...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Ruaridh McConnochie a doubt to make England debut against Wales • Bath wing struggling with muscle soreness• Mako Vunipola should feature against IrelandRuaridh McConnochie is a late doubt for England’s World Cup match against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday because of muscle soreness.McConnochie was due to make his international debut against Warren Gatland’s men ...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Hundreds of Google employees urge company to resist support for Ice Petition demands that the company not provide any technical services to US immigration agencies, citing ‘system of abuse’Tech giant Google is facing a demand from hundreds of employees for an assurance that it will not bid on a government cloud computing contract that could be used to enforce US imm...
22:34, 2019-08-16

London stock market rallies after worst outage in eight years - as it happened London traders were unable to buy and sell shares in Britain’s top companies this morning, as unexplained glitch strikes the CityLatest: Trading underway, after longest glitch since 2011BREAKING: Trading glitch hits London Stock ExchangeSecond outage in 14 monthsThird major UK systems failure this m...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Cathay Pacific boss quits after Hong Kong protests hit share price Rupert Hogg resigns as China pressures airline to stand down staff who support ralliesThe head of Cathay Pacific has quit after protests in Hong Kong led to a plunge in the airline’s share price and it came under pressure from Chinese authorities to rein in employees who were supporting the pro-demo...
22:34, 2019-08-16

'I am transgender': Guardian football writer Nicky Bandini comes out in Twitter video Guardian football writer Nicky Bandini, who previously worked under the name of Paolo, has come out as transgender.In a video posted on Twitter, the Serie A expert said: 'The thing that you need to know is nothing much changes in terms of my work. I am still going to be covering Italian football, Eu...
22:34, 2019-08-16

PaMu’s Slide wireless earphones (mostly) live up to the hype I don’t know about you, but I’ve been bombarded by ads and social media posts about the PaMu Slide wireless earphones crowdfunding campaign over the past month. It’s raised 260x its funding target, and has a bunch of NBA players endorsing it – so it must be great, right? Those are the sort of things...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Team news: Bayern bound Coutinho left out as Griezmann makes Barcelona debut "Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde has given the biggest indication yet that Philippe Coutinho\u0027s career at the Camp Nou is set to come to an end after he was left out of the match-day squad to face Athletic Bilbao on Friday."...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Pochettino unsure if Eriksen will remain at Tottenham "Tottenham Hotspur playmaker Christian Eriksen is in contention to start Saturday\u0027s Premier League clash at Manchester City but doubts remain if he will stay at the club beyond the European transfer deadline, manager Mauricio Pochettino said on Friday."...
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

Oil Prices: Thar She Woes! A Slump Like A Melting Snow Hill At the end of July, the conventional wisdom saw higher prices for the crude oil market. Now see the chart and forecast that show why Elliott Wave analysis (rightly) saw otherwise....
23:00, 2019-08-16

Exclusive: Fed's Mester weighing argument for U.S. rate cut One Federal Reserve policymaker who opposed the Fed's recent rate cut is considering whether to support such a move now given risks that a U.S.-China trade war and global slowdown could derail the economy....
23:00, 2019-08-16

Lower rates could boost housing stocks, but risks remain Lower U.S. interest rates could help support outperforming U.S. homebuilder stocks, even as they raise worries about the economy, while a bonanza of industry data and Federal Reserve speakers next week are likely to help shape the outlook....
23:00, 2019-08-16

'Suits' made a not-so-subtle quip about Duchess Meghan's new life When asked how Duchess Meghan's character is doing on 'Suits,' her on-screen husband Patrick J. Adams gave a royally vague answer.        ...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Danny McBride: High-flying 'Gemstones' are 'like a band of outlaws' atop a ministry empire Danny McBride and John Goodman team up for HBO's 'The Righteous Gemstones,' which follows a family of lost souls who head a giant church ministry.        ...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Sheffield United’s Carla Ward: ‘Not acting the clown was tough early on’ The manager is adjusting to the role and having to handle the club’s colossal leap which has tested resources on the pitchCarla Ward’s Sheffield United face Aston Villa on the opening day of the Women’s Championship on Sunday but Villa are a very different beast to the one United finished eight poin...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Ancient cave bears were pushed to extinction by humans, not climate Cave bears no longer exist. They went extinct tens of thousands of years ago, and all we have left of the massive ancient creatures are fossils. Figuring exactly why they disappeared has proven to be a significant challenge for researchers, with some believing that a changing climate ultimately doom...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Peace Road Map for Afghanistan Will Let Taliban Negotiate Women’s Rights Afghanistan must “be free of fear and abuse” under a final peace deal, says the country’s ambassador to Washington. An agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban, for new talks with Kabul, raises concerns that women may lose rights in future Afghan governments....
23:34, 2019-08-16

Morey: 'Factual' Harden a better scorer than MJ Rockets GM Daryl Morey has always championed his players, and he has gone to a new extreme in praising James Harden, saying his star guard is a better scorer than Michael Jordan....
23:34, 2019-08-16

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks up, Argentine peso closes up before Fitch downgrade Most Latin American stocks rose on Monday, joining a rebound in global markets on hopes of fiscal and monetary stimulus in major economies, while Argentina was handed a fresh blow as Fitch downgraded its credit rating, pushing it deeper into junk territory. Stocks in the region, besides those i...
23:34, 2019-08-16

Detained Kashmir-Based Journalist Released On Bond A Kashmir-based journalist, who was picked up from his home in Pulwama by security forces Thursday night, has been released on a bond, officials said on Friday....
23:34, 2019-08-16

Supreme Court Clears Chardham Highway Project The Supreme Court has cleared the decks for the Chardham highway project, which will connect four holy places in the hills of Uttarakhand through 900-km all-weather roads, by modifying an NGT order to......
23:34, 2019-08-16

Chargers Pro Bowl safety Derwin James out with stress fracture in foot, return unclear Derwin James, who was a Pro Bowl and all-pro selection as a rookie, is expected to be out for some time for the Los Angeles Chargers.       ...
23:34, 2019-08-16

Watch: Dodgers' Cody Bellinger belts MLB-best 40th homer vs. Marlins The Dodgers' Cody Bellinger continued his brilliant season by belting his Major League Baseball-best 40th home run of 2019 during a loss to the Miami Marlins....
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

Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus might be Netflix’s best nostalgia throwback yet Zim (left) and GIR have been hiding for years. But they're back. [credit: Netflix / Nickelodeon ] Of all the cartoon series produced by Nickelodeon in its decades of operation, none could ha...
23:34, 2019-08-16

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

De Blasio, Steve Bullock to participate in CNN town halls Mayor Bill de Blasio and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock will each have a CNN town hall on Sunday, Aug. 25 in what could be their final hope to stay in the presidential race, the cable network announced Friday. De Blasio will get the 7 p.m. slot with anchor Ana Cabrera moderating, while Bullock’s town ha...
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

Animal Rebellion activists to blockade UK's biggest meat market London’s Smithfield Market part of next wave of Extinction Rebellion climate protestsThousands of animal rights and environment activists are planning to blockade Smithfield Market – the largest wholesale meat market in the UK – in the next wave of Extinction Rebellion climate protests.A new group c...
00:00, 2019-08-17

What do we lose when we lose a local bike shop? As UK rents rise and online retailers eat into their margins, shops struggle to survive In the early 1930s a young William Laker would cycle the 50-odd miles from his home in Kent to Crystal Palace in south London to visit the woman who would, half a century later, become my grandmother.There is eve...
00:00, 2019-08-17

Mormon church warning: Beware of those fancy coffee drinks SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a warning to members that coffee is prohibited no matter how fancy the name, that vaping is banned despite the alluring flavors and that marijuana is outlawed unless prescribed by “competent” doctors. The new gui...
00:00, 2019-08-17

We asked four black businesswomen how they got their start. Here's what they said. In a city not well-known for African American entrepreneurship, these four black businesswomen have blazed their own trails to success.       ...
00:00, 2019-08-17

This headphone bundle deal will change the way you listen to music This headphone bundle from Drop features not one, but two industry-leading pairs of headphones, by Sony and Sennheiser.       ...
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

4 women are suing 'That 70's Show' actor Danny Masterson, accusing him of raping them and conspiring with the Church of Scientology to cover it up Four women are suing former "That 70's Show" actor Danny Masterson and the Church of Scientology. They allege Masterson sexually assaulted them and then conspired with the church to intimidate them into not taking their allegations to the police. Masterson has denied the claims and says he plans to ...
00:00, 2019-08-17

PITCH-DECK LIBRARY: The pitch decks that helped hot startups raise millions Gettty/Neilson Barnard Billions of dollars are invested in startups every year. Whether a startup seeks to raise money from angel investors, venture-capital firms, or other backers, the presentation — or "pitch" — about the business is critical. The most effective pitch decks deftly wea...
00:00, 2019-08-17

Your Wallet's Callin': R. Kelly Reportedly Wants to Tap Michael Jackson's Lawyer, Needs Many Extra Dollars Robert “R.” Kelly is reportedly seeking out one of the most in-demand criminal attorneys in the business: Tom Mesereau, a lawyer best known for successfully defending Michael Jackson during his 2005 child molestation trial....
00:34, 2019-08-17

Israel Reverses Course, Allows Rep. Rashida Tlaib to Visit. Tlaib to Israel: Nah, I’m Good First, an Israel visit was off the table, then it was back on and now it’s off again as Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) has said she won’t be visiting her 90-year-old grandmother despite the country’s Interior Minister Aryeh Deri approving her request....
00:34, 2019-08-17

Paule Marshall, author of 'Daughters,' 'Brown Girl, Brownstones,' dead at 90 Novelist Paule Marshall died Monday in Richmond, Virginia after suffering dementia in recent years, her son told The Associated Press.        ...
00:34, 2019-08-17

10 things you may not know about Elvis Presley Elvis Presley remains one of the most beloved, well-known musicians of our time, but there's a lot you may not know about the King of Rock and Roll.        ...
00:34, 2019-08-17

Dutch Princess Christina, sister of former queen, dead at 72 after bone cancer battle The Dutch Royal House said Friday that Princess Christina, the sister of former Queen Beatrix, has died at age 72 after a battle with bone cancer.        ...
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

Lauren London, Beyoncé and more honor Nipsey Hussle on his birthday: 'True kings don't die' Lauren London is paying tribute to her "other half," boyfriend Nipsey Hussle, on what would have been his 34th birthday.        ...
00:34, 2019-08-17

How sitcom queen Valerie Bertinelli made cooking her new baby Valerie Bertinelli is having a pop-culture moment — or two or three. Oldies network getTV is now airing her TV Land sitcom “Hot in Cleveland” (6 p.m. weekdays) while she hosts “Kids Baking Championship” and “Family Restaurant Rivals” and gears up for the 10th season of “Valerie’s Home Cooking” — all...
00:34, 2019-08-17

‘Pleasure, Obligation, Curiosity, Inspiration’: What’s on Marie Arana’s Nightstand Among other things, the author of “Silver, Sword & Stone: Three Crucibles in the Latin American Story” is reading a novel based on a juicy scandal in her own family....
00:34, 2019-08-17

Catch a Buzz With Two New Books About Bugs In “The Mosquito,” Timothy Winegard examines the history of man’s “deadliest predator.” In “Buzz, Sting, Bite,” Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson looks at how insects have shaped human civilization....
00:34, 2019-08-17

Why Hyundai's Well-Priced Palisade Deserves to Be Labeled a Luxury SUV With all its high-end features, from 10-inch touch screen to Nappa leather seats and noise-deadening materials, Dan Neil says you’d be a fool to call Hyundai’s Palisade anything but a luxury SUV....
00:34, 2019-08-17

6 facts that make Greenland great Amid reports that Trump may be interested in buying Greenland, here are a few facts you may not know about the island that is not very green at all.       ...
01:00, 2019-08-17

PGA event in West Virginia giving free admission, fan prizes The PGA Tour's West Virginia stop in September is offering free admission and prize giveaways to fans throughout the tournament        ...
01:00, 2019-08-17

London Stock Exchange hit by worst outage since 2011 Software glitch prevented investors trading for more than an hour and a halfThe London stock market has experienced its worst outage in eight years after a systems failure prevented trading in the shares of Britain’s biggest companies.A software glitch struck the London Stock Exchange early on Frida...
01:34, 2019-08-17

Inverted curve proves White House has won its battle with the Fed WeWork may have left it a tad late for its IPO unless the central bank makes a swift and decisive cutWeWork, the loss-making US office rental company, is planning a stock market launch next month to fund its global expansion. All the signs on Wall Street on Wednesday were that Silicon Valley’s next ...
01:34, 2019-08-17

Huawei boss: UK 'won't say no to us' over 5G rollout Ren Zhengfei confident of UK deal with Chinese company, but security concerns remainThe founder and chief executive of Huawei has said Britain “won’t say no to us” over the Chinese firm’s involvement in the rollout of 5G mobile internet infrastructure.The UK is considering the inclusion of Huawei eq...
01:34, 2019-08-17

Nintendo Is Apparently Giving New Switch Owners a Free Upgrade to Version 2 Is there anything worse than buying something only to see the company release a new and improved version just a few weeks later? Nintendo feels your pain, and if you purchased a Switch, the original version, after July 17, the company will let you swap it for the newer version, as long as you pay fo...
01:34, 2019-08-17

Engineers Will Love this Dead Calculator Hacked Into a Wireless Keyboard On the surface, hacking a broken calculator to serve as a Bluetooth ‘keyboard’ for a calculator app on a smartphone seems like hacking for hacking’s sake. But we all know how frustrating a touchscreen keyboard can be for anything but short messages, so for engineers or mathematicians crunching numbe...
01:34, 2019-08-17

A Woman Lived with a 'Twin' Inside Her for 17 Years Without Knowing A young woman in India unknowingly lived with one of the rarest and most unsettling medical conditions for nearly two decades, her doctors say. According to a case report out this week, the woman had a sac containing her still-growing “twin” lodged in her abdomen for 17 years. The twin had hair, tee...
01:34, 2019-08-17

'French Spiderman' climbs Hong Kong building A Frenchman known for carrying out several unauthorized climbs of skyscrapers around the globe, has scaled a 62-story building in Hong Kong as a protest.        ...
01:34, 2019-08-17

Russian plane's emergency landing injures 23 A passenger jet made an emergency landing in a field outside of one of Moscow's airports Thursday after colliding with a flock of birds, injuring at least 23 people, Russian officials said.        ...
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

Surgeons not good at predicting benefit from knee operations (Reuters Health) - Surgeons are no better at determining which patients might benefit from operations to treat torn knee cartilage than if they just flipped a coin, a new study suggests....
01:34, 2019-08-17

After ICE raids, some children still are without a parent, official says Some children whose parents were detained in immigration raids in Mississippi last week still do not have at least one parent with them, a Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services spokeswoman said Thursday....
01:34, 2019-08-17

NYPD wants to talk to man who left rice cookers Three suspicious devices that turned out to be empty rice cookers were discovered Friday morning in downtown New York, prompting a brief scare as residents began their day. All the devices were ultimately deemed safe....
01:34, 2019-08-17

Trump admin gives green light for major arms sale to Taiwan The Trump administration has informally greenlit a potential major arms sale to Taiwan involving dozens of new F-16 fighter jets, according to administration officials and others familiar with the matter....
01:34, 2019-08-17

Iowa GOP chairman: Steve King rape and incest comments are 'outrageous' The chairman of the Iowa Republican Party condemned comments made by Rep. Steve King about the effect that rape and incest has had on the global population....
02:34, 2019-08-17

Daily on Healthcare: Verma dishes on ‘unraveling’ government role in healthcare 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

Hong Kong's unrest could present a long-term opportunity: Citi Roger Bacon of Citi Private Bank discusses the impact of the protests in Hong Kong on financial assets. He also says it's too early to tell if there are opportunities in the real estate market....
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

Ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski says 'happy' to testify before Congress President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, said on Friday that he was "happy" to testify before the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee as part of a congressional investigation of the Trump presidency....
02:34, 2019-08-17

A Recession Would Make It Harder for Trump to Get Reelected The presidential election is more than a year away, but one topic that’s heading toward the top of the discussion list is the economy. With signs pointing to a downturn, how will our economic health impact the election?...
02:34, 2019-08-17

Peach Liqueur Was Made for Shrubs Peach liqueur is a tough sell. With a cloying, trite image and candy-like flavor, it requires a delicate hand. (A sense of whimsy doesn’t hurt either.) But if you can press the reset button in your brain and forget any negative Sex on the Beach-related nightmares, you’ll find that it works quite wel...
02:34, 2019-08-17

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Pittsburgh Steelers Some people are fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
03:00, 2019-08-17

Aritz Aduriz’s late acrobatics for Athletic Bilbao stun Barcelona Aritz Aduriz is 38 and a half. He has already announced that this will be the final season of a career that stretches back to last century, aware that his time is up. It was the opening day. He was given two minutes, sent on in the 88th minute. And he was up against FC Barcelona, the defending leagu...
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

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

Clap trap: Kyler Murray, Arizona Cardinals have snap problem Some officials in the NFL have a problem with the way the Cardinals signal for the ball to be snapped. So, is clapping allowed?       ...
03:00, 2019-08-17

Are you an eco-hypocrite? Recycling. Electric cabbing. Not eating meat. All in a day's fighting back for Samuel Fishwick. Well sort of. Welcome to the conflicted life of a London climate helper...
03:00, 2019-08-17

HUD raises bar for bringing discrimination claims The proposed rule would amend an Obama-era regulation barring lenders, landlords and others in the housing industry from enacting policies that may appear innocuous but wind up discriminating against minorities....
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

HUD raises the bar for bringing discrimination claims HUD's proposed "disparate impact" rule would amend an Obama-era regulation barring lenders, landlords and others in the housing industry from enacting policies that may appear innocuous but wind up discriminating against minority groups....
03:00, 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

He spoke for Maryland football players after a teammate’s death. His next field: Politics. Ellis McKennie is best known for his response to the death of his friend Jordan McNair. His desire to leave an impact guides his aspirations for the future....
04:00, 2019-08-17

How an unknown 23-year-old from Pakistan became the talk of the esports world Arslan Siddique was a relative unknown when he came to Evo Japan this year, but now he's a two-time Tekken champ and a local celebrity in his home city of Lahore....
04:00, 2019-08-17

UN Security Council has its first meeting on Kashmir in decades According to a UN diplomat, council members failed to even come up with a statement to the press -- the lowest level of Council action. UN diplomats said countries disagreed on wording of a statement, with some fearing any comment would escalate tensions or would show bias towards Pakistan by simply...
04:34, 2019-08-17

The Incredible Mystery Of Why Gas Pump Interface Design Sucks So Badly This may seem like a trivial thing—and, really, it is—but it’s something that’s bothered me for a while, and I really want to try and understand it. It’s something that I suspect some of you have noticed before, but likely gave it no thought. But did give it some thought. And the more thought I gave...
05:00, 2019-08-17

News Of The Ruling Class Out Of Pebble Beach Be Damned! Behold The 2020 Toyota Corolla Nightshade Edition, The Car Of The People One week out of the year, the entire car industry pulls their vacuum-sealed bag of clothes labeled “If I Ever Sell My Soul to Join a Country Club” from under the bed and descends upon Pebble Beach, ready to walk around and nod in approval of cars that, alone, are worth more money than they will amas...
05:00, 2019-08-17

Plastic straws are trash. Are there alternatives that don't suck? Many plastic straw alternatives present other problems for the planet or are unsuitable for people with disabilities, critics say.        ...
05:00, 2019-08-17

Dog saved one day before euthanasia to become senior living center 'house dog' “To think that this dog who never had anyone care for her, now has a community of folks looking after her is nothing short of amazing."        ...
05:00, 2019-08-17