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Ads Pitching CBD as a Cure-All Are Everywhere. Oversight Hasn’t Kept Up.

“Basically nobody” is overseeing the quality of the many cannabidiol products that have proliferated, one researcher said. The F.D.A. says it is doing everything it can....

Ads Pitching CBD as a Cure-All Are Everywhere. Oversight Hasn’t Kept Up.

Source: nytimes.com

Rangers vs. A’s: Pitching makes the Under the bet in this one The Texas Rangers had allowed four runs or fewer in nine of their past 14 games entering Thursday night, and have one of their more trustworthy starters going in Lance Lynn against the Oakland A’s. He is 7-4 with a 4.50 ERA and has yielded just one home run in his last seven starts. He......
22:00, 2019-06-07

Yankees’ pitching upgrades could come from within Luis Severino isn’t the only addition the Yankees may make to their pitching staff for the stretch run. Right-hander Deivi Garcia is slated to make his debut with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Monday against Columbus. The 20-year-old was promoted from Double-A Trenton after starting the Futures ...
07:00, 2019-07-15

F.T.C. Orders Facebook to Add Oversight of Data Practices The F.T.C. fined Facebook $5 billion and placed new conditions on Facebook for privacy violations, but did not restrict the social network’s ability to gather and use people’s personal information....
15:17, 2019-07-24

U.S. inspector general to probe FAA helicopter oversight The U.S. Transportation Department's inspector general said on Tuesday it will probe the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) oversight of doors-off helicopter operations after a New York crash in March 2018 that killed five people....
02:51, 2019-07-17

Facebook outlines ideas for oversight board Facebook Inc on Thursday released the findings from its consultations with outside experts into its content review process, providing a glimpse into how its plans for a proposed "external oversight board" might take shape....
19:51, 2019-06-27

US regulators carve up oversight of Amazon and Google If there weren't already signs that American regulators expect to crack down on tech giants, there are now. Washington Post sources said that the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have carved out their competitive oversight of A......
19:34, 2019-06-02

What’s driving Mets’ new pitching coach to keep at it CHICAGO — The one constant in baseball is change. In personnel and approach. The Mets moved Dave Eiland out as pitching coach Thursday and now 82-year-old Phil Regan is trying to point the team’s pitchers in the right direction. On Friday, Regan got his first win in his new role, as the Mets held on...
22:51, 2019-06-22

Trevor Rosenthal Pitching Update: Look Out! Scattershot Nationals reliever Trevor Rosenthal was sent to the injured list back on April 26, two days after his last outing, another alarming disasterpiece in what is shaping up to be a nightmare of a season. The official line at the time was that Rosenthal had a stomach virus that caused weight l...
01:00, 2019-06-01

US official: Bad spending oversight hampers Afghan troops KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A U.S. watchdog says lack of coordinated oversight of America’s spending in Afghanistan has led to a waste of funds and hampered training and development of the country’s security forces. Washington’s Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction, or...
10:17, 2019-06-21

Facebook Board to Tighten Oversight, as Zuckerberg Keeps Control Facebook Inc.’s historic settlement with the Federal Trade Commission keeps CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s power largely intact, even as it calls for the board to tighten the reins on the company’s privacy practices....
18:17, 2019-07-24

Congressional Veterans Pitch In to Rebuild Oversight Muscle Years of budget cuts and a stream of departures have left Congress lacking in expertise and experience to challenge a recalcitrant Trump White House....
20:51, 2019-06-22

FTC fines Facebook $5B, adds oversight for privacy mishaps WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are fining Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and instituting new oversight and restrictions on its business. But they are only holding CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally responsible in a limited fashion. The fine is the largest the Federal Trade Commission h...
19:34, 2019-07-24

House Oversight threatens to subpoena Kellyanne Conway The House Oversight and Reform Committee will vote to authorize a subpoena for White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Wednesday if she does not show up for the panel’s hearing on her alleged violations of the Hatch Act, according to a memo sent to lawmakers.The U.S. Office of Special Counsel has ...
23:17, 2019-06-23

Why Democrats’ oversight machine is moving so slowly against Trump House Democrats have kicked and screamed about the White House’s refusal to allow key Trump officials to come before Congress. But they haven’t done the one thing they can do to force the issue: Go to court.Democrats have handed out procedural slaps on the wrist — from subpoenas to contempt citation...
14:00, 2019-07-17

Google, Facebook potential subjects of fed probes, oversight…again Google and Facebook are in the crosshairs of potential US antitrust probes that could disrupt their businesses or even break them apart — but it’s not the first time they have faced heat from the feds. Silicon Valley-based Google dodged the threat of a federal inquiry into its Android mobile operati...
05:51, 2019-06-05

For the Second Half, the Yankees Have a Short Wish List: Pitching A strong bullpen and an overwhelming offense have lifted the Yankees to a stellar record. They know they’ll need a pitching upgrade to win a championship....
13:17, 2019-07-12

Stroman? Bauer? The best Yankees pitching targets right now On Wednesday afternoon, Braves left-hander Dallas Keuchel gave up five runs (four earned) to the Brewers over 5 ²/₃ innings, walking two and striking out five. His ERA shot up from 3.09 to 3.58 in six starts, totaling 37 ²/₃ innings. Those overall numbers would have worked for the Yankees, right? Al...
13:17, 2019-07-18

The other Mets pitching prospect quietly moving on up As Anthony Kay took center stage at the MLB Futures Game on Sunday night in Cleveland, the Mets’ other fast-rising pitching prospect was off the radar. By now, Ryley Gilliam is probably used to there being little fanfare for him. The Mets’ 2018 fifth-round draft pick was a footnote when he and Kay w...
22:51, 2019-07-08

Yankees can’t ignore other half of pitching mission Wandering eyes will be focused on the likes of Toronto’s Marcus Stroman, the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner and perhaps Cleveland’s Trevor Bauer over the coming weeks as the Yankees look to fortify their starting pitching for the stretch run and beyond. And though there’s no denying the importance of add...
07:51, 2019-07-11

How it keeps getting trickier for Yankees to pull off pitching trade Zack Wheeler went on the injured list Monday and the Giants swept a doubleheader, emphasizing how sensitive the starting pitching market is and how it can shift almost daily with every pain and gain between now and July 31. The twists and turns obviously have not been good for the Mets. They can tal...
06:17, 2019-07-17

Cubs vs. Reds: This pitching matchup is bad for offense The Cincinnati Reds are the top team to playing totals Under in MLB this year and face a starting pitcher in Kyle Hendricks who has been dominant at home this season. In his seven home starts in 2019, Hendricks is 4-1 with a 1.65 ERA and has allowed 0.9 walks and 0.37 home runs per......
02:51, 2019-07-16

Diamondbacks vs. Rockies: Colorado’s pitching will be it’s undoing The Arizona Diamondbacks enter their series with the Colorado Rockies as the second-best team in the National League over their past 11 games, going 8-3 in that stretch. The Rockies are coming off a four-game series against the San Diego Padres in which they blew two leads of three or more runs in n...
03:17, 2019-06-19

Yankees Continue to Pummel Orioles Pitching Clint Frazier homered twice and drove in a career-high five runs as the Yankees kept up their assault on Baltimore pitching in an 11-4 rout Tuesday night....
11:51, 2019-05-22

Yankees’ pitching staff could be revamped in many ways In addition to Luis Severino facing batters for the first time before Sunday’s 8-4 loss to Cleveland as he comes back from the lat strain that has sidetracked his season, Dellin Betances threw a bullpen session, as he attempts to come back from a lat strain of his own. Severino and Betances will go ...
12:00, 2019-08-19

The Red Sox pitching staff is a constantly evolving disaster Andrew Cashner failed to help the Red Sox’s starting rotation, but he could become their desperate bullpen savior. After posting a brutal 8.01 ERA over six starts since being acquired by the Orioles last month, Cashner was pulled from the rotation but earned his first career save Tuesday night...
20:51, 2019-08-14

Cubs call up pitching prospect Alzolay The Chicago Cubs called up highly touted pitching prospect Adbert Alzolay and the right-hander is expected to make his major league debut Thursday against the visiting New York Mets....
00:34, 2019-06-21

What Yankees’ Cashman is dealing with in pitching madness MINNEAPOLIS — Even when Yankees starters were cruising through a 14-game stretch from July 2-20, the front office followed pitchers with a chance of being traded before the July 31 deadline. Now, with James Paxton and CC Sabathia getting roughed up in the two outings prior to the Yankees-Twins game ...
05:17, 2019-07-24

European central bankers claim oversight over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Three European central bankers are claiming oversight over Facebook's planned virtual currency to ensure it will not jeopardize the financial system or be used to launder money....
14:00, 2019-06-21

House Oversight panel authorizes subpoena for Kellyanne Conway The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted on Wednesday to authorize a subpoena for White House counselor Kellyanne Conway after she failed to appear at a hearing centering on her alleged violations of the Hatch Act. The White House blocked Conway from attending Wednesday’s hearing, prompting t...
00:34, 2019-06-28

Democrats call for oversight after Trump's Iran airstrikes reversal Warren accused Trump of instigating ‘another unnecessary conflict’ while Biden called it a ‘self-inflicted disaster’Follow the latest in US politics – liveSenior US Democrats led the outcry on Friday against Donald Trump’s dramatic almost-launch of military action on Iran and the last-minute pullbac...
21:01, 2019-06-21

Justin Amash expected to lose Oversight Committee seat Newly independent Rep. Justin Amash is expected to be kicked out of the GOP conference and lose his committee assignment this week, according to multiple Republican sources familiar with the matter. The House GOP will likely move this week to formally remove Amash, who announced his departure from t...
22:34, 2019-07-08

Puerto Rico oversight board defends plan as way out of bankruptcy Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Monday defended a new agreement with creditors, saying it will result in an affordable and sustainable debt level and allow the U.S. commonwealth to exit bankruptcy next year....
23:00, 2019-06-17

Phoenix joins US cities eyeing civilian oversight for police PHOENIX (AP) — Dozens of people, mostly African Americans, huddled around tables scattered across a church gymnasium on a recent evening, discussing past run-ins with Phoenix police officers and ways to hold them accountable. In a city still stinging from a video of officers pointing guns and cursin...
17:17, 2019-08-18

Acting CBP chief open to congressional oversight for immigration policy ​WASHINGTON — The head of Customs and Border Protection said Sunday he’d welcome more congressional oversight of the zero tolerance border polices, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s calls for a 9/11 style commission. “Whatever ​C​ongress wants to do for additional oversight we welcome that,”...
00:34, 2019-07-22

Why human oversight will be essential to the next generation of automated data anaytics We’ve all read the news and heard the scaremongering stories around potential flaws and biases in Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems. Despite the scepticism, businesses are undoubtedly using the technology to streamline work processes, automate timely tasks, and completely reimagine the way...
10:51, 2019-05-30

The House committee quietly racking up oversight wins against Trump House Democrats are largely pursuing flashy, partisan, made-for-TV investigations targeting President Donald Trump, but one panel is taking a different approach — and getting results. The House Foreign Affairs Committee is quietly amassing documents on allegations of politically-motivated retaliatio...
21:17, 2019-06-17

A Yankees postseason plan to combat their pitching issues The more effectively the Yankees answer the bulk of their great concerns, the more egregiously their lone remaining problem stands. Too many strikeouts on offense? They rank far better in the American League than last year. A lineup that tilts too far to the right? They’re hitting righty pitching mo...
03:00, 2019-08-20

Pitching is Cubs’ biggest culprit in road woes It’s been one of the enduring mysteries of the 2019 baseball season. Why have the Chicago Cubs been so bad on the road? There’s a chance for bettors to ponder that conundrum Wednesday night, when the Cubs visit the Philadelphia Phillies in a nationally televised battle of playoff contenders (ESPN, 7...
22:51, 2019-08-14

Yankees add Ryan Dull as pitching transactions keep piling up Meet the Yankees’ newest exciting arm: Ryan Dull. The right-hander was acquired off waivers from the Giants, the team announced Wednesday. He was added to the 40-man roster, resulting in Brady Lail being designated for assignment to make room. Dull comes to the Bronx after only a week in San F...
22:51, 2019-08-14

Cardinals vs. Royals: Take advantage of sneaky pitching duel Last season, Jack Flaherty emerged as focal point of the Cardinals’ pitching rotation. After a tough start to 2019, he appears to be that guy once again. In his last six starts, he has an ERA of 0.94, and opponents are hitting just .144 off of him while striking out 11.5 times per nine innings.......
23:34, 2019-08-13

Astros acquire Greinke in stunning pitching grab Zack Greinke held the New York Yankees to two runs on two hits over five innings on Wednesday, and that was the good news for the Bronx Bombers when it comes to the veteran pitcher....
01:34, 2019-08-01

Carlos Carrasco’s pitching return from leukemia went perfectly AKRON, Ohio — Carlos Carrasco shook off some nerves and returned to the mound. Two months after being diagnosed with leukemia, everything felt mostly normal for the Indians right-hander. “It was really special today,” Carrasco said. “Just coming back today out of the bullpen, it fe...
07:51, 2019-08-20

Patrick Corbin is only adding to Yankees pitching pain As Yankees starting pitchers keep getting rocked, the one that got away continues to shine. Patrick Corbin — who rejected the Yankees for a richer deal with the Nationals last winter — exited Wednesday night’s game against the Rockies after striking out seven and giving up three hits and walks...
09:51, 2019-07-25

Bauer? Wheeler? Where Yankees’ pitching quest stands Now , where were we? The dizzying inaugural London Series felt more like a month than a weekend, albeit a fun month. The only baseball conclusion to draw from the Yankees’ overseas beatdown of the Red Sox? Boston’s bullpen, suspected as a liability ever since Craig Kimbrel’s departure last offseason...
03:34, 2019-07-02

How Domingo German could change Yankees’ pitching quest Their homer-less and winless streak lasted one game. Then the Yankees returned to familiarity Wednesday. They went deep twice. They won a game. This has been their first half — tons of long balls, lots of victories. They are at three weeks without losing consecutive games after beating the Mets 5-1 ...
08:51, 2019-07-04

Pressure is on Aaron Boone in big Yankees pitching question James Paxton struggles in the first inning, which doesn’t rank as altogether different than, say, Shake Shack founder Danny Meyer continually messing up the cheese fries. It’s a pretty vital skill to lack in the respective fields of work. As fortune would have it, of the currently healthy Yankees st...
14:17, 2019-07-22

Cubs’ Joe Maddon rips ‘out of control’ Pirates pitching PITTSBURGH — Joe Maddon isn’t against pitching inside. It’s when the ball starts buzzing batter’s heads that the Chicago Cubs manager thinks the increasingly thin line between aggressive and dangerous can get a little too blurry. On Thursday, Maddon thought Pittsburgh starter Jorda...
11:51, 2019-07-05

Jason Vargas cramps up in Mets’ pitching nightmare Mets starting pitchers are dropping like flies. Hours after the Mets placed Noah Syndergaard on the injured list with a strained right hamstring, Jason Vargas left Sunday’s game against the Cardinals with a left calf cramp while batting in the fourth inning. Vargas, who had been pitching excep...
00:34, 2019-06-17

Why Mets shouldn’t rush up stud pitching prospect Jason Vargas plans to return from the injured list Saturday afternoon to start for the Mets against the Tigers, and you know what that means: It’s time to contemplate other options for the Mets’ starting rotation. (Yes, to be fair, the soft-throwing lefty had been pitching somewhat better, putting t...
08:34, 2019-05-25

Phil Regan, Who Is 82 Years Old, Is Your New Mets Pitching Coach Any Major League Baseball franchise setting out to hire a pitching coach over 80 years of age would do well to get Phil Regan. He has had a distinguished and improbably eventful life in baseball, and a very long one. Regan’s first big-league manager, in 1960, was Jimmy Dykes, another lifer who made...
19:17, 2019-06-21

Buy-low candidates for fantasy baseball owners desperate for pitching In comparison to years past, starting pitching seems to be a lot less reliable for fantasy owners this season. We’ve seen injuries ravage the position, and some high-end starters like Chris Sale and Noah Syndergaard have struggled with consistency. When looking to build up your roster for a second-h...
08:34, 2019-06-30

Keuchel? Bumgarner? The only viable Yankees’ pitching saviors For this year’s trade-deadline class of starting pitchers, you very well could prefer the maybes to the definitelys. That leaves the Yankees, clearly requiring some arms to complete their mission, in the spot of rooting for teams on the bubble to stumble, thereby expanding supply and alleviating dem...
08:17, 2019-06-04

Domingo German to IL as Yankees pitching is now dangerously thin CLEVELAND — The Yankees’ Injury Wheel of Misfortune has taken another spin and landed on Domingo German, whose recent struggles now have a context. German went on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a left hip flexor strain, a condition he said first surfaced following his May 26 start at Kans...
17:51, 2019-06-09

Reports: Mets fire pitching coach Eiland The New York Mets fired pitching coach Dave Eiland and bullpen coach Chuck Hernandez, according to multiple reports, in advance of their series opener at Chicago against the Cubs on Thursday night....
00:34, 2019-06-21

CFP Board vows stepped up oversight of financial advisors after complaints of lax review Shopping for an advisor? The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards is changing its processes to help curtail financial advisors with bad track records....
07:00, 2019-08-01

Private schools angry over state proposal to give city more oversight New York’s elite private-school community is “furious” over a state proposal to give the city Department of Education oversight of their kids’ curricula — and they’re fighting back, insiders told The Post. The blanket Albany proposal is primarily intended to ensure that ­yeshiva students get quality...
15:17, 2019-07-12

Nissan considers giving Renault some seats on oversight committees - source Nissan Motor Co is considering giving its alliance partner Renault SA some seats on planned oversight committees after the French automaker expressed discontent with the envisioned governance reform, a source said....
15:17, 2019-06-15

Nassar judge, Olympians back USOC oversight push in Congress DENVER (AP) — The judge who sentenced former sports doctor Larry Nassar to prison and a group of Olympians are backing an effort to create a committee to look into the operations of the U.S. Olympic Committee. They joined Colorado’s U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette in Denver Monday to announce the plan...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Puerto Rico oversight board reaches deal over retiree pensions Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Wednesday it reached a deal to restructure more than $50 billion in unfunded pension liabilities that includes cuts for some of the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth's retired government workers....
00:34, 2019-06-13

Nissan considers giving Renault some seats on oversight committees, report says Nissan is considering giving its alliance partner Renault some seats on planned oversight committees after Renault expressed discontent with the envisioned governance reform, a source said....
18:34, 2019-06-15

House Oversight postpones subpoena vote after Commerce agrees to interviews The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday announced it would postpone voting on subpoenaing the Commerce Department after the agency agreed to allow several current and former officials to be interviewed about adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The committee stated that former Senior...
20:17, 2019-06-05

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra: Bank of England's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does not allow money laundering or finance terrorism, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said....
10:17, 2019-06-21

State Education Department moves to boost oversight of private schools The state Education Department proposed revised rules Friday to boost its oversight of private and religious schools. The regulations would require the nonpublic schools to provide “substantially equivalent instruction” to what’s offered at public schools. The scrutiny comes amid complaints from edu...
06:00, 2019-06-01

House Oversight chairman demands private emails from Trump officials A top House Democrat demanded Monday that the White House turn over all communications sent by senior officials using private email and messaging services — including encrypted apps — by next week, citing a blanket refusal by the Trump administration to comply with earlier requests. House Oversight...
23:17, 2019-07-01

Dems fear report on Russia probe could kill their oversight momentum Democrats lurching toward potential impeachment and ramping up their probes of President Donald Trump are becoming increasingly worried that the Justice Department will subvert their efforts. An internal DOJ watchdog report on the origins of the Russia probe is expected to spotlight potential polit...
19:00, 2019-06-06

Organizers of North American Indigenous Games admit to artistic oversight Organizers have issued a statement saying the oversight involving Melissa Labrador happened amid the "excitement" of revealing the official brand for the event last Wednesday....
00:51, 2019-06-11

U.S. top court takes on Puerto Rico financial oversight board dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to decide whether members of Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board were lawfully appointed in a dispute that could disrupt the panel's restructuring of about $120 billion of the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth's debt....
21:51, 2019-06-20

Representative Justin Amash, Newly Independent, Resigns From Oversight Committee After leaving the Republican Party, Mr. Amash withdrew from the committee, most likely pre-empting his removal but depriving Democrats on the panel of their only bipartisan ally....
02:00, 2019-07-09

Vornado pitching office building to replace Hotel Pennsylvania Vornado Realty Trust is now actively pitching the proposed 1,400-foot-tall office building that would take the place of the battle-worn Hotel Pennsylvania at 401 Seventh Ave. The Post revealed the first rendering of the 2.8-million-square-footer — designed by Rafael Viñoly — back in October. Now, YI...
07:34, 2019-06-12

Yankees’ best pitching hope after stunningly quiet trade deadline What the Yankees have now will have to be good enough. The AL East leaders let the trade deadline pass without making any big deals — they did acquire minor league left-hander Alfredo Garcia from the Rockies for Joseph Harvey — despite a lackluster rotation and an overworked bullpen that...
04:00, 2019-08-01

The Yankees’ Trade Deadline Haul? A 20-Year-Old Pitching Prospect Yankees management stated for weeks that the team was seeking a top starting pitcher, but it whiffed on its efforts to improve the roster on Wednesday....
04:34, 2019-08-01

Yankees’ best pitching options in a quickly shrinking trade market When this month began, you pretty much could have guaranteed Madison Bumgarner and Trevor Bauer were going to be traded before July was done. The Giants were a below-.500 also-ran whose new GM, Farhan Zaidi, was hired to think big picture and not get tied down by emotion — notably trading away a bel...
01:00, 2019-07-24

Pitching, offense are at a loss as Baltimore’s free fall continues Starter Aaron Brooks fails to produce a spark and offense is AWOL as Orioles fall to Red Sox, 9-1, for their fifth consecutive loss and 10th in 11 games....
08:00, 2019-08-17

Astros’ pitching looks scary good with Zack Greinke on deck HOUSTON — Another day, another dominant pitching performance by the Astros. Justin Verlander struck out 10 on Sunday and the Astros beat the Mariners 3-1 Sunday for a three-game sweep. A day after Astros newcomer Aaron Sanchez and three relievers combined on a no-hitter, Verlander (15-4) took over t...
03:17, 2019-08-05

'Like pitching in a rainforest': MLB fans and players struggle in brutal heatwave Temperatures have soared across large parts of United StatesTeams have stopped taking batting practice in extreme heatAt Wrigley Field, mist machines tried to cool the crowd. At Yankee Stadium, only one player took batting practice on the field. In Cleveland, rules were relaxed on what fans could br...
17:51, 2019-07-21

Struggling Mets fire pitching coach Dave Eiland CHICAGO — The Mets have found a fall guy in Dave Eiland, firing the longtime pitching coach as well as bullpen coach Chuck Hernandez. The 35-39 Mets will begin a four-game series with the Cubs on Thursday at Wrigley Field. The Mets are replacing Eiland with longtime coach Phil Regan, 82, who is the ...
22:34, 2019-06-20

Yankees’ rising pitching prospect Deivi Garcia is now an All-Star, too LONDON — Right-hander Deivi Garcia, who has dominated at Single-A and Double-A, is the only Yankee to be selected to the All-Star Futures Game, to be played July 7 at Cleveland. The 20-year-old, who is 5-foot-9 and weighs 163 pounds, is 4-4 with a 2.78 ERA in a combined 13 games for Tampa and Trento...
17:00, 2019-06-29

Mets name 82-year-old Phil Regan interim pitching coach The New York Mets have fired pitching coach Dave Eiland and bullpen coach Chuck Hernández and named Phil Regan interim pitching coach, Ricky Bones interim bullpen coach and Jeremy Accardo pitching strategist       ...
01:00, 2019-06-21

How one of Yankees’ top pitching prospects fared in first Double-A start of year Yankees top pitching prospect Deivi Garcia needed a whopping 96 pitches to complete just four innings of work.  From start to finish, he allowed five walks, two singles, and one grand slam following a mound visit with two outs during the second frame.  Not a conventional outing, to say the least. Bu...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Meet Phil Regan, the Mets’ new 82-year-old pitching coach The Mets are looking to an old friend to fix their pitching woes. Phil Regan, 82, will take over as the Mets’ interim pitching coach, while Ricky Bones will return as interim bullpen coach, in light of Dave Eiland and Chuck Hernandez receiving the boot. Regan has been affiliated with the organ...
23:34, 2019-06-20

Edwin Diaz already giving credit to Mets’ new pitching coach CHICAGO — Edwin Diaz is already meshing with the Mets’ new pitching coach. The closer on Friday credited Phil Regan for a mechanical adjustment that helped Diaz stifle the Cubs in the ninth inning for the save in a 5-4 victory at Wrigley Field. The right-hander retired all three batters he faced, tw...
22:51, 2019-06-22

Cardinals pitching legend Bob Gibson diagnosed with pancreatic cancer Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson, who won the Cy Young and National League MVP awards with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1968, announced he has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer....
15:34, 2019-07-14

Russia’s media oversight agency complains YouTube helping to facilitate protests Russia’s media oversight agency said Sunday that it wanted Google to stop YouTube users from posting information about unsanctioned political protests or the Russian government would feel free to retaliate against the American company....
01:00, 2019-08-12

Family Members of Boeing 737 Max Crash Victims Tell Congress to Strengthen FAA Safety Oversight Two men who lost family members in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet called on legislators to change Federal Aviation Administration procedures that let company employees perform safety inspections on aircraft as they’re being built. Paul Njoroge of Toronto, who lost three ...
20:34, 2019-07-17

Dems seize on Hope Hicks testimony to break Trump's oversight blockade Hope Hicks’ name appears 184 times in special counsel Robert Mueller’s blockbuster report, in which the longtime confidante of President Donald Trump delivers a painstakingly detailed account of efforts by Trump to thwart the investigation of his campaign's contacts with Russia. On Wednesday, Hicks...
11:17, 2019-06-19

Puerto Rico oversight board enters agreement to address debt claims Puerto Rico’s federally created financial oversight board said on Sunday it has entered into an agreement with bondholders to provide "a framework for a plan of adjustment" to address $35 billion of claims against the bankrupt U.S. territory....
12:51, 2019-06-17

Yankees’ minor league pitching guru headed to Georgia Tech The Yankees are on the verge of losing highly regarded minor league pitching coordinator Danny Borrell to Georgia Tech. According to a person with knowledge of the situation, Borrell and the school are closing in on a five-year deal for him to be the Yellow Jackets’ pitching coach. The deal is worth...
10:00, 2019-08-02

Snoop Dogg, rain out, Red Sox’s pitching give peek into sports madness How about a change-up from a screwball? Not that you care, but it’s time I shared the method to my growing madness. I compile notes — accent on pile — that I hope are of interest. Then I sort through them and bang on a keyboard. Today, however, a blind draw. Whatever comes out and......
01:51, 2019-06-16

Mets pitching legend Dwight Gooden arrested on drug charges New York Mets pitching legend Dwight Gooden was arrested in New Jersey last month for cocaine possession and driving under the influence, according to court documents....
23:34, 2019-07-13

Wild Man Max Scherzer Is Pitching With A Huge Shiner One Day After Breaking His Nose [UPDATE] Tuesday afternoon Max Scherzer broke his nose during batting practice, while working on his bunting. Among the many reasons this was unfortunate is poor timing: Scherzer was scheduled to pitch Wednesday evening, in the second game of a day-night doubleheader. The Nationals brought a pitcher up from ...
06:00, 2019-06-20

Puerto Rico's oversight board strikes $35 billion restructuring deal with commonwealth's bondholders The agreement, which is on the framework for the plan of adjustment, provide for more than a 60% average haircut for all $35 billion, a 36% haircut on pre-2012 general obligation or "GO" bonds, and a 27% haircut on public authority bonds that carry a constitutional guarantee on payment....
04:34, 2019-06-17

House oversight panel asks Alex Acosta to testify on Jeffrey Epstein plea The House oversight committee asked Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to testify about his involvement in negotiating a deal that put billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in jail for 13 months for sex crimes....
00:17, 2019-07-11

Executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board defends proposed restructuring deal The executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board is standing by the restructuring agreement with a portion of bondholders to address $35 billion of Puerto Rico's debt....
21:34, 2019-06-17

Kellyanne Conway defies House Oversight Committee subpoena over alleged Hatch Act violations White House adviser Kellyanne Conway defied a subpoena to appear before the House Oversight Committee on Monday to face questions over her alleged violations of the Hatch Act....
00:51, 2019-07-16

Houston Astros acquire Zack Greinke in stunning deadline pitching grab Astros eclipse Yankees as AL favorites with stunning tradeNL-leading Dodgers add infield depth with Jedd Gyorko dealNationals reshape bullpen, adding three relievers at deadlineZack Greinke held the New York Yankees to two runs on two hits over five innings on Wednesday, and that was the good news f...
01:51, 2019-08-01

House Oversight Committee seeks documents related to secret CBP Facebook groups that ridiculed migrants The move suggests that the panel’s chairman, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, is not backing down from his investigations despite the president’s recent attacks on the Md. Democrat and his district....
01:51, 2019-08-01

House oversight holds William Barr, Wilbur Ross in contempt for defying subpoena over census The House oversight committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena regarding the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 ce...
02:00, 2019-06-13

House Oversight Committee to vote on whether to force Kellyanne Conway to testify over alleged Hatch Act violations Jim Young/Reuters White House counselor Kellyanne Conway may be forced to testify before the House Oversight Committee if she doesn't attend a hearing this week concerning her Hatch Act violations. The Hatch Act prohibits employees in the executive branch from engaging in political activity while ...
23:17, 2019-06-23

New York Mets hire former Sandy Koufax teammate Phil Regan, 82, as pitching coach The New York Mets hired 82-year-old Phil Regan as the team's interim pitching coach after firing former pitching coach Dave Eiland and bullpen coach Chuck Hernandez....
01:00, 2019-06-22

Gary Thorne's Sanity Is Collateral Damage In Gleyber Torres's Demolition Of Orioles Pitching Remember way back in May, when Yankees infielder Gleyber Torres recorded his fourth multi-homer game against the Orioles of just this season? Remember how Torres became just the fourth player in MLB history to record four multi-homer games against one team in one season? Remember how O’s broadcaster...
12:17, 2019-08-13

Toronto Blue Jays trade Marcus Stroman to New York Mets for 2 pitching prospects New York is sending the Blue Jays two of its top pitching prospects, 24-year-old left-hander Anthony Kay and 18-year-old right-hander Simeon Woods Richardson....
18:51, 2019-07-31

House Oversight Committee Launches Investigation Into Trump Decision to Bring Back Federal Death Penalty On Wednesday afternoon, the House Oversight and Reform committee launched an investigation into the Department of Justice’s recent decision to resume executions of inmates on federal death row. The decision, announced by Attorney General William Barr late last month, marked the end of a 16-year hiat...
03:00, 2019-08-15

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — A House committee has voted to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The Democratic-controlled House Oversight Committee vot...
00:34, 2019-06-13

Fantasy Baseball: Pitching mailbag focuses on innings limits, Lucas Giolito's rise and German Marquez's fall You probably have had your starting pitchers knocked around so far in 2019. Who hasn't? Here's some guidance on how to make the best of it moving forward....
02:51, 2019-06-18

Democrats Respond to Mueller Statement by Calling for Impeachment, but Also Not Impeachment, but Also More Investigations, but Also Oversight, but Also All of the Above Should Donald Trump be impeached? That’s a good question, and one that every Democrat running for president in 2020 and many other party leaders have been asked for months. The answer is yes, but for the Democrats that point of view is far from unanimous....
20:34, 2019-05-29

Forever 21 sent Atkins diet bars with plus-sized orders, calls it 'oversight' Forever 21 is under fire for sending free Atkins diet bars with plus-size orders. Company says it was an oversight and the samples have been removed.       ...
04:17, 2019-07-24

Ex-Michigan State University dean found not guilty of sexual misconduct, guilty of neglect in Larry Nassar oversight LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Ex-Michigan State University dean found not guilty of sexual misconduct, guilty of neglect in Larry Nassar oversight. The post Ex-Michigan State University dean found not guilty of sexual misconduct, guilty of neglect in Larry Nassar oversight appeared first on LEX18.com....
17:17, 2019-06-12

Nola's pitching, Bruce's power lead Phillies over Mets 8-3 Aaron Nola held the Mets hitless into the sixth inning, Jay Bruce homered twice and the Philadelphia Phillies quieted New York with an 8-3 victory       ...
00:34, 2019-07-08

Field of Dreams: From outfield windows to camera angles, how MLB will create baseball magic in Iowa Here's the details on how the temporary baseball stadium will come together near the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville, Iowa.       ...
04:17, 2019-08-18

Video: Justin Thomas eagles 16 as he shoots 61 at BMW Championship Justin Thomas holes out from 180 yards for eagle on the par-4 No. 16 and finishes with a course-record 61 and six-shot lead at BMW Championship.       ...
04:17, 2019-08-18

Teachers Can Get a Free Premium Subscription to Calm's Meditation App Everyone knows that being a teacher can be a stressful occupational choice. The app Calm is aiming to make that slightly less so by offering teachers a premium subscription to its meditation app for free....
04:17, 2019-08-18

Diabetes Diet Tips: How To Eat Flaxseeds If You Are On A Diabetes Diet Flaxseeds are a treasure trove of insoluble fibres. Fibre enables slow release of sugar in the bloodstream, which helps keep your blood sugar levels in control and prevent risk of spikes....
04:51, 2019-08-18

Time for fantasy baseball owners to play the hot hand September is almost upon us, and with that, most fantasy baseball owners will flip their attention to the minor league call-ups we have been expecting to see for some time now. The A’s are likely to bring up Jesus Luzardo, the White Sox have a hot prospect in Luis Robert, and the Astros are finally....
05:17, 2019-08-18

Red Sox place Chris Sale on IL with worrisome left elbow injury BOSTON — Red Sox ace left-hander Chris Sale was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday with left elbow inflammation, raising questions about whether he will pitch again this season. Team president Dave Dombrowski said Sale had an MRI exam and the team’s doctors said the results showed infl...
05:17, 2019-08-18

Mets confident an Edwin Diaz resurgence may be ‘this close’ KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mets pitching coach Phil Regan held his left thumb about a half-inch from his index finger on Saturday when discussing his pet project. “I think we’re this close,” Regan said, referring to Edwin Diaz and a possible resurgence for the beleaguered reliever. Diaz had entered in the e...
05:17, 2019-08-18

Beto O'Rourke wants to hold internet companies liable for hate speech If some politicians have their way, internet companies might be held responsible for hate that exists on their platform. Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has proposed amending the Communication Decency Act's Section 230, which protects internet......
05:17, 2019-08-18

Paul Walker's Daughter Meadow Walker Pays Tribute to Late Dad With Rare Throwback Pic Paul Walker's daughter Meadow Walker took to Instagram on Saturday to share a throwback photo of her late father. The pic shows the Fast & Furious star splashing in the ocean with......
05:51, 2019-08-18

Shortcomings of Lampard the manager echo those of Lampard the player | Jonathan Wilson The midfield problems at the root of Frank Lampard’s early defeats as Chelsea manager will have been familiar to anyone who followed the ups and downs of his playing careerC enturies from now, when the world is a wasteland and football exists only in the ruins of stadiums half-buried in the desert, ...
05:51, 2019-08-18

European roundup: Dortmund crush Augsburg, Monaco crash again Bundesliga hopefuls hit back from a goal downNice go top of Ligue 1 after win at Nîmes Borussia Dortmund crushed Augsburg 5-1 in their Bundesliga opener on Saturday, with two goals from Paco Alcacer, to lay down an emphatic marker after champions Bayern Munich slipped up in their season premiere a d...
05:51, 2019-08-18

Justin Langer defends decision allowing Steve Smith to resume batting • Australia coach says ‘he passed all of the tests’ to continue• Smith struck on the neck by a fierce Jofra Archer deliveryJustin Langer defended Australia’s decision to let Steve Smith resume his innings on the fourth day at Lord’s just 40 minutes after being felled by a sickening blow to the neck ...
05:51, 2019-08-18

Pep Guardiola says VAR decisions could do with ‘a little more consistency’ • Manager rues lack of predictability in judgments by officials• Mauricio Pochettino admits: ‘They were better than us’Pep Guardiola has seen last-minute Manchester City winners chalked off against Tottenham before, and said Gabriel Jesus’s disallowed stoppage-time goal was like deja vu of the VAR e...
05:51, 2019-08-18

The quick and easy road to a ‘wellness face’ | Funmi Fetto How to look as if your healthy living regime is tip-top. Plus, tiny scents and a one-minute maskI call this AW19 Stella McCartney look, “wellness face”. It says: “I mainline liquid collagen, live at Soul Cycle and my middle name is Clean. Recognise yourself? Well all power to you as you gloat, sorry...
07:17, 2019-08-18

‘Good Boys’ shatters box office expectations on opening weekend The movie “Good Boys,” is shattering box office expectations. The film could make a total of $20.8 million on opening weekend, Variety reported. Friday night’s premiere brought in $8.3 million alone in ticket sales. Apparently, experts only expected a yield of $12 to $15 million, says the entertainm...
07:51, 2019-08-18

Buddy Duress should be a huge star, but he can’t stay out of Rikers Two years ago, Buddy Duress was poised to be a big star. The Queens native received positive notices for his performance in the film “Good Time,” in which he held his own alongside A-lister Robert Pattinson. Weeks ago, IFC Center was showing the Jeff Goldblum film “The Mountain,” featuring Duress. P...
07:51, 2019-08-18

Steve Smith retires hurt after 92.4mph Jofra Archer delivery strikes his head Steve Smith retired hurt in the second Ashes Test at Lord's after a titanic tussle with Jofra Archer ended with the batsman floored by a 92.4mph bouncer....
07:51, 2019-08-18

Peru: Protesters march to denounce violence against women Hundreds of women have taken part in a demonstration in Peru’s capital, Lima, to draw attention to the problem of gender violence in the country. Peru has one of the highest rates of violence against women in the region....
08:17, 2019-08-18

Corsica’s cape of good campsites With cliffs and crags, views and sandy beaches, Cap Corse, which juts out from the top of the island, offers a perfect mobile home stay‘It’s like being in a car advert!” The corniche road along the western side of Cap Corse, the spiny promontory pointing north from the body of Corsica towards Genoa,...
08:17, 2019-08-18

Florida golden doodle’s neon makeover causes injuries, infection A Florida woman who brought her golden doodle to a groomer was horrified when the dog inexplicably came back with neon pink ears and Day-Glo green eyebrows. Graziella Puleo of Lake Worth in Palm Beach County took Lola, her golden retriever-poodle mix, to the nearby Amore’s Pet Salon last week to get...
08:17, 2019-08-18

Galaxy Note 10 is finally out; here’s all you need to know Now that the wait is over, and Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy Note10 on the 8th of August during the Unpacked event, it’s time to highlight what makes it the most powerful phone in the market and what offers you could get. For the very first time in the history...
08:17, 2019-08-18

Julianne Moore 'loved' working with her daughter and husband on new movie Julianne Moore is accustomed to working with her husband, director Bart Freundlich, on set, but it was a real family affair when their daughter joined them for their latest collaboration....
08:17, 2019-08-18

NFL notebook: Chargers S James to have foot surgery Los Angeles Chargers All-Pro safety Derwin James will have surgery on his right foot and be sidelined approximately three months, NFL Network reported Saturday....
08:51, 2019-08-18

Steelers keep Chiefs in check in 17-7 victory Mason Rudolph guided a long first-half touchdown drive to perhaps nudge ahead of Josh Dobbs in the race to be the backup behind Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 17-7.       ...
09:51, 2019-08-18

Hamlin wins at Bristol to spoil DiBenedetto's upset bid Denny Hamlin spoiled Matt DiBenedetto's shot at his first career victory _ just days after he learned he'd been fired _ with a late-race pass to give Hamlin the win at Bristol Motor Speedway       ...
09:51, 2019-08-18

Apple Sues Corellium for Selling Access to Cloud-Based 'Perfect Replicas' of iOS Apple is suing a company, Corellium LLC, that it says is illegally reselling virtual copies of its iOS operating system under the pretense of legitimate security research, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.Read more......
10:51, 2019-08-18

Report: Huawei Could Get 90 More Days to Buy American Parts to Fill Pre-Blacklist Orders Though U.S. trade sanctions are still in effect, Huawei Technologies will have an additional 90 days to buy from American companies so it can wrap up work with existing customers, according to a Reuters report. Read more......
10:51, 2019-08-18

Hirakawa takes first Super Formula win at Motegi, Cassidy gets series lead Ryo Hirakawa notched up his maiden Super Formula victory at Motegi, as Nick Cassidy finished on the podium to snatch the championship lead from Naoki Yamamoto...
11:34, 2019-08-18

MLB roundup: Brewers outslug Nats in 14 innings Milwaukee's Eric Thames roped a two-run homer in the 14th inning and the Brewers scored a wild 15-14 victory over the host Washington Nationals on Saturday night....
11:34, 2019-08-18

Alaska wildfires sparked by high winds force mandatory evacuations Pilot cars began shepherding motorists through a previously-closed stretch of Alaska’s George Parks Highway for several hours Saturday after high winds and dry weather sparked six blazes.        ...
12:00, 2019-08-18

Sportwatch: Last gasp wins for Tigers and Lightning as Roosters stroll – as it happened AFL: Tigers down EaglesNRL: Roosters hammer WarriorsSuper Netball: Lightning edge Vixens; Giants beat Thunderbirds 8.03am BST Thank you all for your company this afternoon, it’s now time for me to take my leave and get ready for some cricket. What a sporting treat today has been already with Richmon...
12:34, 2019-08-18

Daniel Cormier loses belt in stunner; Nate Diaz rolls in UFC return ANAHEIM, Calif. — Stipe Miocic waited over a year to face Daniel Cormier again, and his plan for the rematch didn’t start to work until they were deep in the fourth round. That’s when the patient, determined firefighter from Cleveland finally got his revenge — and suddenly reclaimed his ...
13:00, 2019-08-18

Two longtime Rangers fans now have son on their favorite team There is the Bruce and Tammy Fox from Jericho, L.I., via Queens, who had those Rangers’ season tickets from 1972-2009, first row right above the old Budweiser sign in Section 55 (or Section 1, depending on the year). Then there is the Bruce and Tammy Fox, father and mother to Adam Fox, the kid who.....
13:00, 2019-08-18

15 best spots for spotting the northern lights The northern lights — or the aurora borealis — are one of the most incredible natural phenomena in the world. Here are the 15 best places to see them.       ...
13:00, 2019-08-18

Disney's Latest Endeavor: Getting the Fox Studio on Track Disney is faced with the challenge of integrating Fox’s entertainment assets, which have languished as executives and staff left during the year-and-a-half it took to close the deal and movies flopped....
13:00, 2019-08-18

Rays fan club-record 24, walk 0 in 13-inning win Mike Brosseau's pinch-hit RBI single in the 13th inning drove in Eric Sogard to give the Tampa Bay Rays a 1-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday....
13:34, 2019-08-18

Worried Hong Kong Residents Are Moving Money Out as Protests Escalate The local currency has weakened rapidly since early July, a move analysts attribute partly to outflows. Some businesses say they are seeing money move abroad, and individuals say they have either swapped money into other currencies or are considering doing so....
14:00, 2019-08-18

Behind the Screen review – inside the social media sweatshops Sarah T Roberts’s vital new study demonstrates how online content moderation is a global industry that operates on the back of human exploitation“All human life is there” used to be the proudest boast of the (mercifully) defunct News of the World. Like everything else in that organ, it wasn’t true: ...
14:34, 2019-08-18

Major Bluetooth security flaw leaves millions of devices at risk A significant security vulnerability in Bluetooth has left millions of smartphones and other devices at risk of attack, researchers have said.The flaw would allow an attacker to more easily brute force the encryption key used by devices during pairing to monitor or even manipulate the data transferr...
14:34, 2019-08-18

Early access program gives us a sneak peek at Apple Arcade We've been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Apple Arcade since it was announced back in March, and now we have a few more clues as to what it will look like, courtesy of an internal early access program at Apple.Details obtained by 9to5Mac show a few of the screens and the games as they look at ...
14:34, 2019-08-18

Best cheap printers 2019 deals: top budget picks If you're looking for the best cheap printer (very little) money can buy in 2019, then you've come to the right place, as on this page we've listed the top budget printers that strike that careful balance between affordability and print quality.In this best cheap printers guide, we&ap...
14:34, 2019-08-18

No Man's Sky Players Are Really Excited About Sitting In Chairs The universe of No Man’s Sky is huge. Like genuinely huge. Billions upon billions upon billions of planets, galaxies, and solar systems. And the latest update to the game added a ton of new features to this already massive galactic sandbox, including VR support. But the most exciting feature might j...
15:00, 2019-08-18

10,000 People Left Homeless After Fire Destroys Slum In Bangladesh At least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital and destroyed thousands of shanties, officials said Sunday....
15:34, 2019-08-18

Wilfried Zaha makes first Crystal Palace start since submitting transfer request Wilfried Zaha makes his first start for Crystal Palace since attempting to force a move away from the club in the final hours of the transfer window....
15:34, 2019-08-18

Steve Smith ruled out of Lord's Test with concussion and major doubt for Headingley Steve Smith has been ruled out for the remainder of the second Ashes Test and will likely take no part in the third Test at Headingley after suffering a concussion....
15:34, 2019-08-18

Portland rally: Proud Boys vow to march each month after biggest protest of Trump era Oregon city sees sporadic violence and a dozen arrests as Donald Trump and Proud Boys chairman denounce anti-fascistsPortland saw its largest far-right demonstration of the Trump era on Saturday, as 500 rightwingers traveled from around the country to march back and forth across the city’s bridges, ...
15:34, 2019-08-18

G7 leaders wait nervously for Boris Johnson’s debut on the world stage As the prime minister heads for the Biarritz summit, he has no relationship with the other governments and very little trustFor weeks things have been quiet in the summer heat. But in recent days the normal diplomatic back-channelling between London, Brussels, Paris, Berlin and Rome has cranked into...
15:34, 2019-08-18

Ashes 2019: England v Australia second Test, day five – live! Updates from the final day of play, start 12.10pm BSTAustralia’s Steve Smith ruled out with concussionCounty cricket: Kent v Essex and more – live!Any thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 2.25pm BST 57th over: England 161-5 (Stokes 54) Thick inside edge from Cummins for Stokes, two runs through...
15:34, 2019-08-18

Scream queens: inside the world of fangirls The dedication of some female superfans goes way beyond music. Hannah Ewens explores her passion for Courtney LoveIt was a rare, expansive summer in the city – one when your friends were always available, you felt charming, and everyone was attractive. Daisy and I sat outside Itsu and drained cans o...
15:34, 2019-08-18

Owen Jones attacked outside London pub Guardian columnist claims attack was ‘premeditated assault’The Guardian columnist and activist Owen Jones has been physically assaulted in London while celebrating his 35th birthday with friends.In an attack he called “a blatant premeditated assault”, Jones said he was kicked, punched and thrown to ...
15:34, 2019-08-18

America is close to ‘deal’ with Taliban, hints Trump With a president eager to bring US troops home, many question what Afghan ‘peace’ would look likeDonald Trump has met his peace envoy to Afghanistan and top security advisers to discuss progress in the latest round of talks with the Taliban, fuelling speculation that a deal to end America’s longest ...
15:34, 2019-08-18

Frozen in time: Maya Angelou cooks for Toni Morrison, September 1994 To honour the author’s Nobel prize for literature, Angelou hosts a feast for 150 in her Winston-Salem homeMaya Angelou stands in the kitchen of her birdcage-lined home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, preparing a feast for a crowd of 150. It is September 1994. She is 66. She stews crowder peas and ...
15:34, 2019-08-18

Report: US expected to give Huawei another 90-day export license Enlarge (credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Back in May, the US government placed an export ban on Huawei barring US companies (and companies using US-origin technology) from doing business with the Chinese tech giant. Because Huawei still has customers to support in the smartphone and cellular in...
16:00, 2019-08-18

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson urged by more than 100 cross-party MPs to recall parliament over no-deal threat Boris Johnson has been urged by more than 100 MPs from across the Commons to immediately recall parliament from the summer recess, amid claims of a "national crisis"....
16:00, 2019-08-18

Former wheelchair basketball player who lived in car, now on the rebound TUCSON — Malat Wei once played wheelchair basketball for the University of Arizona. Last year, he was set to go oversees to play but that opportunity fell through leaving him without a roof over his head and jobless. He spent weeks living in his car. “There were some days that it was too...
17:17, 2019-08-18

New Orleans TV anchor Nancy Parker dies in plane crash while reporting a story (NBC NEWS) — An award-winning local TV news anchor in New Orleans died in a plane crash while working on a story about a stunt pilot. Nancy Parker, 53, was killed along with the pilot, Franklin J.P. Augustus, on Friday when the plane crashed into a field near the New Orleans Lakefront Airport....
17:17, 2019-08-18

Bear spray, shields, metal poles seized at Portland protests PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police arrested four people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon, and authorities closed bridges and streets to try to keep the rival groups apa...
17:17, 2019-08-18

UA Police searching for armed robbery suspects after carjacking TUCSON — The University of Arizona police is searching for two suspects who were involved in an armed robbery and a carjacking. Authorities say the incident happened Saturday at the Main Gate Garage. That’s when two armed men forcefully took a vehicle. No injuries were reported during th...
17:17, 2019-08-18

Phoenix joins US cities eyeing civilian oversight for police PHOENIX (AP) — Dozens of people, mostly African Americans, huddled around tables scattered across a church gymnasium on a recent evening, discussing past run-ins with Phoenix police officers and ways to hold them accountable. In a city still stinging from a video of officers pointing guns and cursin...
17:17, 2019-08-18

How Climate Change Is Breaking Temperature Records Around the World in 2019 July 2019 was the hottest July and the hottest month on record globally since temperature records began in a year of many record-breaking temperatures as heat waves hit many parts of the world. This trend of high temperatures and heatwaves looks set to continue. Scientists say that as long as the wo...
17:17, 2019-08-18

Salvini wants to lead Italy. He may be about to get the chance | Maurizio Molinari A dangerous new phase in Italy’s populist drama is beginning, with the nationalist League set on devouring its coalition partnerWe are witnessing the beginning of act two in the drama of Italian populism, and it is a showdown between the protagonists who made phase one happen. Since the election of ...
18:17, 2019-08-18

The US team’s dispute over pay is a fight for women all over the world | Suzanne Wrack The US Women’s National Team remains embroiled in a bitter row with US Soccer. The final outcome will affect every womanWhen discussing the breakdown in pay and compensation talks between US Soccer and the US Women’s National Team, the presenter on ABC’s Good Morning America said to Megan Rapinoe an...
18:17, 2019-08-18

2020 Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Starts Arriving At Dealerships The new generation Hyundai Grand i10 Nios is just days away from its launch in India, and the hatchback has started arriving at dealerships. The automaker opened bookings for the all-new offering......
18:17, 2019-08-18

Ferrari Will Expand Its Line-up Of Road Cars, But Not By Much Italian premium sports car maker Ferrari NV will expand sales of easier-driving grand touring cars, but will not try to chase rival Porsche's annual sales volume, Ferrari Chairman John Elkann told an......
18:17, 2019-08-18

Box Office: 'Good Boys' Leads Crowded Weekend With $21 Million LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - The Bean Bag Boys, the self-appointed nickname for the trio of best friends in Universal's "Good Boys," are conquering much more than sixth grade. They are also leading the domestic box office, exceeding expectations and collecting $21 million on opening weekend....
19:17, 2019-08-18

Kim Kardashian Says She'd Do "Anything" for Paris Hilton: "She Literally Gave Me a Career" There is no schedule too demanding for Kim Kardashian! "God, I'm so tired," she huffs in this preview clip from Keeping Up With the Kardashians' upcoming 17th season,......
20:51, 2019-08-18

Lakers, Howard interested in reunion The Los Angeles Lakers might turn to one of their former players to fill the hole left by the potentially season-ending injury to center DeMarcus Cousins....
20:51, 2019-08-18

AIR Broadcasts PM Modi's Independence Day Speech In 15 Foreign Languages The All India Radio for the first time translated and broadcast the entire Independence Day speech of Prime Narendra Modi in 15 foreign languages through its External Services Division (ESD),......
20:51, 2019-08-18

Ex-Kolkata Mayor, Who Joined BJP, Seeks Police Protection Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee, who recently joined the BJP, wrote to Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma on Sunday requesting him to deploy security personnel to "avert any untoward......
20:51, 2019-08-18

Raccoon freed after being trapped in vending machine DELTONA, Fla. (AP) — Police say a raccoon trapped in a vending machine at a Florida high school is now free. Volusia County Sheriff’s spokesman Andrew Gant says a deputy stationed at Pine Ridge High School was notified of the trapped raccoon Wednesday and called animal control for assistance. A vend...
21:17, 2019-08-18

After Math: Plead the fifth With Dave Chappelle coming back to Netflix for the one, two, three, four, fif time later this month, we're taking a look at all of this week's headlines that will make you want to plead against self-incrimination....
21:51, 2019-08-18

Cedric Benson, NFL and Texas running back, dies in motorcycle crash aged 36 Famed Texas running back killed in motorcycle crash in AustinBenson played for Bears, Bengals and Packers during NFL careerFormer NFL and Texas running back Cedric Benson was killed Saturday night in a motorcycle crash in Austin, Texas. He was 36.His family confirmed his death to the Austin American...
21:51, 2019-08-18

Dina Asher-Smith finishes second in Birmingham to boost Qatar hopes • Winner Miller-Uibo will not compete in 200m in Doha• Johnson-Thompson impresses with third in long jumpThe biggest victories don’t always come on pitch. Moments after Dina Asher-Smith finished second to Shaunae Miller-Uibo in a world-class 200m at the Birmingham Diamond League she received some go...
21:51, 2019-08-18

Frank Lampard admits he was happier after 4-0 United defeat than Leicester draw – video Frank Lampard's wait for his first victory as Chelsea manager continues as his side were held to a 1-1 draw by Leicester. After a promising start Chelsea took the lead with a strike from Mason Mount, who spent last season on loan with Lampard at Derby County. Brendan Rodgers side came back into the ...
21:51, 2019-08-18

The War on Sugar Hits the Juice Box With pediatricians and parents increasingly concerned about the health risks of juice, a growing crop of watered-down juice-box alternatives are coming to store shelves. But will kids drink them?...
22:17, 2019-08-18

The guitar that Duane Allman played on classic 'Layla' sells for $1.25 million An anonymous collector has snapped up the guitar that Duane Allman played on 'Layla,' the Derek and the Dominoes hit written by Eric Clapton.        ...
22:17, 2019-08-18

Alice Diaz, Nicholas Savaria The couple met when both worked for members of Congress from Connecticut, and had their first date — ice skating — in 2016, at Bushnell Park in Hartford....
22:17, 2019-08-18

Zimbabwe police ban opposition protest planned for Monday Zimbabwe police have banned an anti-government demonstration planned for Monday by the country's main opposition party in the city of Bulawayo, saying it would likely result in "public disorder"....
23:17, 2019-08-18

Heidi Klum Poses Topless and Shows Off Her Wedding Ring During Her and Tom Kaulitz's Honeymoon Heidi Klum is baring it all! The 46-year-old model and TV personality isn't afraid to show off a little skin during her honeymoon. After tying the knot with Tokyo Hotel guitarist Tom......
23:17, 2019-08-18

There’s no official Switch exchange program, says Nintendo A Nintendo spokesperson rebuffs reports that there’s an existing exchange program for new Nintendo Switch owners to swap their newly-purchased units in for the improved model that dropped early July.A slew of reports emerged late last week indicating that the Kyoto-headquartered manufacturer ...
23:17, 2019-08-18

The Apple Watch 5 tipped to come in ceramic and titanium versions You wait all year for some decent Apple Watch Series 5 rumors and then two come along at once: we only just heard that the fifth-generation wearable might launch in September and now there's news of some different casing materials getting added this year.Brazilian site iHelp BR spotted graphics...
23:17, 2019-08-18

O’Rourke: El Paso shooting makes clear the ‘real consequence’ of Trump racism Democratic presidential candidate says suspect who killed 22 people earlier this month was inspired by Trump’s rhetoricThe deaths of 22 people in the El Paso shooting earlier this month made clear “the real consequence and cost of Donald Trump”, Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke said o...
00:17, 2019-08-19

PM will not shut parliament to force through Brexit, minister suggests Boris Johnson will not shut down parliament or try to stay on as leader of the country if he loses a no-confidence vote, the energy minister has suggested to Sky News....
01:17, 2019-08-19

Mexico Wants to Run a Tourist Train Through its Maya Heartland — Should It? President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has a dream for the Yucatan Peninsula. He wants to build a train that will leverage the tourism economy of Cancun by bringing more visitors inland to the colonial cities ...
01:17, 2019-08-19

No Pre-Reading, No Rehearsing: How ‘The Weekly’ Kept Its Recreation of Historic Opioid Testimony Authentic The Times TV show’s producer/director shares the challenges and rewards of bringing to life witness testimony against Purdue Pharma in a way that stayed true to our journalistic principles....
01:17, 2019-08-19

Johnny Manziel calls himself an ‘ex-pro football player’ in commercial for car insurance Direct Auto Johnny Manziel is back on TV pedaling auto insurance for Direct Auto. Manziel hints that his pro football career is over by referring to himself as an "ex-pro football player" in one of the commercials. Spokespersons for the ad campaign also feature Tonya Harding and Fat Joe. Manziel re...
01:51, 2019-08-19

Houses are the new Instagram influencers — so it's a shame most millennials in the US will likely be renters for years Artazum/Shutterstock There's a new kind of influencer in town — the home-décor influencer, who has turned their house into a money machine, reported Ronda Kaysen for The New York Times. By creating an Instagram feed that serves as a curated home photo tour, these influencers have built...
01:51, 2019-08-19

De Blasio slammed by police union over anti-cop ‘chaos’ in Brooklyn "How are cops supposed to do our job in this environment? When will @NYPDNews or @NYCMayor @BilldeBlasio stand up & say enough is enough?" the Police Benevolent Association fumed on Twitter....
01:51, 2019-08-19

26-year-old man shot to death in the Bronx: cops A 26-year-old Bronx man died Sunday morning after being shot multiple times in the chest, cops said. The victim, whose identity was withheld by police pending family notification, was shot just before 4 a.m. on Commonwealth Avenue near Randall Avenue, cops said. He was rushed to Jacobi Medical Cente...
01:51, 2019-08-19

Bernie Sanders Unveils Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Plan Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled on Sunday a broad plan to overhaul the country’s criminal justice system that includes the goal of reducing the prison population by half....
03:17, 2019-08-19

Arsenal star David Luiz reveals desire for new challenge convinced him to leave Chelsea 'comfort zone' David Luiz has admitted he could have continued earning money in his comfort zone at Chelsea - but the prospect of a new challenge with Arsenal was too good to turn down....
03:17, 2019-08-19

How to get the most from this tax-free source of retirement income Managed properly, cash value life insurance can complement your retirement planning strategy. But beware: You'll need to work closely with your advisor to avoid a tax trap....
03:17, 2019-08-19

Madhya Pradesh Man Runs 100 Meters In 11 Seconds, Gets Government Support A man from Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh, has got government support after a video of him running barefoot for 100 metres in 11 seconds on the road went viral over the internet....
03:51, 2019-08-19

Over 190 Primary Schools In Srinagar To Re-Open Today: Official The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday said that over 190 primary schools will re-open on Monday in Srinagar, besides restoring "full functionality" of government offices across Kashmir......
03:51, 2019-08-19

Some People Not Aware Of Ancient Indian Knowledge: HRD Minister Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has said that some people criticise him as they are not able to accept his highlights about ancient Indian inventions and knowledge....
03:51, 2019-08-19

The Last Holdouts: White Evangelical Christians, Why Can’t You See? A recent Quinnipiac poll found 50 percent of white Americans do not believe Donald Trump is racist. Among evangelicals, the poll goes on to say, “While half of voters think President Donald Trump is racist, religion shows an even bigger divide. Only 21 percent of white evangelicals believe the Presi...
03:51, 2019-08-19

FOREX-Safe-haven currencies under pressure as stimulus hopes grow Safe-haven currencies such as the yen and Swiss franc were under pressure on Monday as expectations policymakers would unleash new stimulus eased immediate concerns about a slowing global economy....
03:51, 2019-08-19

Former coach Mike Shanahan 'was close' to returning to Broncos for the 2018 season The former coach said he spoke with Broncos executive John Elway, but that talks "didn't work out" following the 2017 season.       ...
04:17, 2019-08-19

Hill rallies Saints to 19-17 victory over Chargers Taysom Hill had 191 yards of offense and directed three second-half scoring drives to help the New Orleans Saints rally for a 19-17 exhibition victory over the Los Angeles Chargers       ...
04:17, 2019-08-19

Raiders GM to absent Brown: Time to be 'All in or all out' Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock told disgruntled receiver Antonio Brown it's time to decide whether he's "all in or all out" about playing this season after losing a fight with the NFL and NFLPA over his helmet       ...
04:17, 2019-08-19

UPDATE 1-S.Korean activist fund KCGI eyes stake in Asiana Airlines South Korea's activist fund KCGI, the second-largest shareholder in the parent company of Korean Air Lines Co Ltd, is interested in buying rival carrier Asiana Airlines Inc, KCGI Chief Executive Kang Sung-boo told Reuters....
05:34, 2019-08-19

Kohli Reflects On 11-Year International Cricket Journey With Special Post Virat Kohli, who made his international debut in an ODI match against Sri Lanka in Dambulla on August 18, 2008, took to social media to celebrate his journey so far....
06:00, 2019-08-19

To Curb Hate Speech Online, Beto O'Rourke Says Hold the Platforms Hosting That Shit Responsible Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke wants to stem the spread of hate speech on the internet after several recent mass shootings, including one in O’Rourke’s hometown of El Paso earlier this month, have been linked to online extremism. One solution proposed in a recent blog post on his campaign webs...
06:34, 2019-08-19

Mickelson feels the heat as Thomas wins BMW Golf great Phil Mickelson has been finding it a struggle on the course in recent weeks so could have done without a freak occurrence which left his participation in the final round of the BMW Championship at Medinah in some doubt....
07:34, 2019-08-19

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dead at 76 Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco, who led her state during the horrors of Hurricane Katrina, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer. She was 76. ...
07:34, 2019-08-19

Bullock takes aim at DNC for enabling Steyer: Buying your way into debates is bad for democracy As Montana Gov. Steve Bullock struggles to qualify for September’s Democratic debate, he had strong words for rivals like billionaire Tom Steyer who has used his deep pockets to inch closer to the debate stage....
07:34, 2019-08-19

Iranian Tanker Leaves Gibraltar Over U.S. Objections The Iranian tanker impounded by Gibraltar sailed out of the British overseas territory on Sunday over the objections of the U.S., a Gibraltar official said, raising hopes that Iran would reciprocate and release a British-flagged tanker in the Persian Gulf....
08:00, 2019-08-19

Why the New York Jets decided to sit Le'Veon Bell for the rest of the preseason New York Jets coach Adam Gase has made up his mind: Le'Veon Bell will not play until the regular-season opener on Sept. 8 vs. the Buffalo Bills.       ...
08:00, 2019-08-19

Larry Fitzgerald: Darryl Drake 'was a living testament for how to do it the right way' Larry Fitzgerald was among the active and former NFL and college players, coaches and executives who attended Darryl Drake's funeral services.       ...
08:00, 2019-08-19

College football notebook: UNC freshman Howell takes lead in QB derby North Carolina freshman Sam Howell is the leader in the three-way quarterback competition and will take the first-team snaps for Tar Heels, coach Mack Brown said Sunday....
08:00, 2019-08-19

Hiker who vanished in Northern California is found dead The body of a hiker who vanished in Northern California last week was discovered Sunday and it is believed the cause of death stemmed from a slip on the rocky terrain in the Trinity Alps, a report said....
08:00, 2019-08-19

Microsoft, Nvidia team up for more realistic visuals on Minecraft game Microsoft Corp said on Monday it will use chipmaker Nvidia Corp's real-time ray tracing technology to provide the software company's Minecraft video game players more realistic graphics on personal computers....
09:34, 2019-08-19

Space Pirate Arena takes advantage of Oculus Quest for a tennis court-sized playfield The developers of one of VR’s earliest and most popular wave shooters — Space Pirate Trainer — are showing footage from a multiplayer Oculus Quest game.Read More...
09:34, 2019-08-19

Iranian supertanker US tried to seize moves toward unknown destination Amid a growing confrontation between Iran and the West a year after President Trump pulled Washington out of Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers, an Iranian supertanker the U.S. has suspected to be tied to a sanctioned organization has lifted its anchor and started moving away from Gibraltar, ma...
10:00, 2019-08-19

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

Sensex Rises Over 300 Points, Sun Pharma Shares Jump: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Monday's session on a higher note amid gains in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index rose as much as 313.54 points to touch 37,663.87 in early trade, and the broader......
10:00, 2019-08-19

Philippines checks for African swine fever as pig deaths rise The Philippines has set up a crisis management team to determine if the deadly African swine fever virus has reached the country after officials detected a rise in pig deaths in some areas....
10:00, 2019-08-19

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's first woman governor, dies, led state through hurricanes Trailblazing former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, whose tenure was dominated by the trauma of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, has died from complications of cancer, the state's current governor said on Sunday. She was 76....
10:00, 2019-08-19

JGB yields rise as policy hopes ease global recession fears Japanese government bond yields edged up on Monday, moving further away from three-year lows hit late last week, as hopes of fresh stimulus measures from major economies soothed some of the recent global recessionary fears that crept up among investors....
10:34, 2019-08-19

Danny McBride and Jody Hill are at the top of their game with The Righteous Gemstones The previous work from the team of Danny McBride and Jody Hill is perhaps best known for just how divisive it is. The comedy, pitch-black with no punches pulled, attempts a tonal high-wire act; balancing the anger and cruelty of its characters with more purposefully human moments, which isn’t for ev...
11:00, 2019-08-19

Maya Hawke joins the list of Stranger Things stars who are also talented musicians Stranger Things is a fun show, give or take the vast majority of season two, but now it’s becoming fairly clear that it might have been even more successful if Netflix had leaned into the strengths of its stars and just made it something other than a standard TV show… like, maybe a musical. Or a ban...
11:00, 2019-08-19

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action Ljungberg and Trossard make instant impact, Wilson has Liverpool quality and Rodgers leaves ‘young Frank’ on back footThe inclusion of Joe Willock and Reiss Nelson against Burnley a week after they became the first pair of teenagers to start a Premier League game for Arsenal since Paolo Vernazza and...
11:00, 2019-08-19

Tottenham’s Mauricio Pochettino wants transfer window to stay open longer • Spurs manager fears club could lose Christian Eriksen• Pochettino wants longer window like other nationsMauricio Pochettino has described the decision to close the domestic summer transfer window in early August as a “massive mistake” and claims he has even persuaded Tottenham’s hard-nosed chairma...
11:00, 2019-08-19

Ole Gunnar Solskjær adamant Paul Pogba will stay at Manchester United • Real Madrid and Juventus retain interest in France midfielder• Spanish and Italian transfer windows open until 2 SeptemberOle Gunnar Solskjær has insisted Paul Pogba will remain at Manchester United once the Spanish and Italian transfer windows close early next month.Real Madrid and Juventus each ...
11:00, 2019-08-19

Coast Guard searching for two firefighters who disappeared on a Florida fishing trip Authorities say they have searched almost 5,000 square miles of ocean for two firefighters who disappeared after setting out from Port Canaveral, Florida, on a fishing trip....
11:00, 2019-08-19

The Point: Elizabeth Warren tries again on Native American issue With 169 days until the Iowa caucuses and a barely winnowed Democratic field still vying for the nomination, the 2020 election will be here before you know it. Every Sunday, I outline the 5 BIG storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail. And they're ranked -- s...
11:00, 2019-08-19

James Bulger's father warns that son's killer could be released from prison with new identity within weeks The father of murdered two-year-old James Bulger has warned that one of his son's killers could be released from prison with a new identity within weeks....
11:00, 2019-08-19

Starwatch: the moon puts on a show in the hours before dawn This week, our natural satellite cuts a swath through the body of Taurus, the bullThis week, the waning moon cuts a swath through the body of Taurus in the pre-dawn hours.The show begins on 23 August with the moon at last quarter, when the western hemisphere of our natural satellite is illuminated. ...
11:34, 2019-08-19

Porsche's Type 64 Didn't Sell Because Of A Weird Screwup At The Auction (Updated) There were multiple press releases. There was a highly produced video. There was a Chris Harris Top Gear video. The hype generated for the auction of the only remaining Porsche Type 64 made it basically the Supra of the auction world. So last night, when a weird blunder deflated that hype and trigge...
11:34, 2019-08-19

J.D. Davis dismisses possible Mets concern KANSAS CITY, Mo. — J.D. Davis’ said his right calf wasn’t bothering him, but his motions on the bases after delivering a pinch-hit, game-tying single for the Mets in the seventh inning Sunday triggered an alarm. “We were thinking of leaving him in left field and letting him play out there. He says h...
12:00, 2019-08-19

New Jersey keeping faith amid tough LLWS circumstances The rain and a six-run deficit didn’t wash away any of the Elmora Little League’s belief. The team from Elizabeth, N.J. saw its second-round Little League World Series game suspended because of rain trailing Central East Maui, 6-0, with one out in the top of the fifth inning Sunday in Williamsport, ...
12:00, 2019-08-19

Jets’ Adam Gase takes blame for Avery Williamson calamity Jets head coach Adam Gase admitted he made a bad decision. In Thursday night’s preseason matchup with the Falcons, linebacker Avery Williamson was still playing late into the second quarter, while all other Jets starters were on the bench. Williamson was slow to get up after a play in the end zone w...
12:00, 2019-08-19

Matt Harvey was really nervous for his minor league start The Dark Knight rose for one night. Matt Harvey turned in a strong performance in his first start for the Athletics’ Triple-A Las Vegas affiliate on Saturday. The former Met, who signed a minor league deal with Oakland last week, allowed just two hits and struck out five over four scoreless innings ...
12:00, 2019-08-19

Sterling Shepard’s recovery couldn’t be going better for Giants Even Sterling Shepard didn’t expect this much progress this soon. The Giants’ new No. 1 wide receiver hoped his fractured left thumb wouldn’t keep him out of the regular season opener Sept. 8 against the Cowboys. But three weeks ago, after he suffered the injury on the first day of training camp, th...
12:00, 2019-08-19

Cathay's 'unusual position' makes it 'vulnerable to pressure' from Beijing, analyst says Cathay Pacific's CEO Rupert Hogg officially stepped down on Monday. His sudden resignation comes shortly after Beijing issued a "major aviation safety risk warning" to the airline....
12:34, 2019-08-19

Protests erupt in West Papua over alleged police brutality, racism Protests that erupted in West Papua over the weekend turned violent Monday when demonstrators set fire to a parliament building and local stores in anger against alleged police brutality committed against ethnic Papuans....
12:34, 2019-08-19

Moonday Mornings: Coinbase stored 3,420 passwords in plain text Welcome to Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of cryptocurrency and blockchain news from the past few days. Let’s not waste anymore time, check it out. 1. Around 3,420 Coinbase customers have allegedly been affected by a bug on the exchange’s sign up page, which resulted in user passwords being s...
13:34, 2019-08-19

Tim Cook makes a ‘compelling’ argument to Trump for exempting Apple from tariffs It looks like Apple is gunning for some sweet tariff exemption from the US for its manufacturing. At a dinner with President Trump over the weekend, CEO Tim Cook expressed concern that Korean giant Samsung might gain an edge over the iPhone maker because it pays less in tariffs. Trump said Cook made...
13:34, 2019-08-19

Invasive fish, snakes tracked with high-tech databases, surveillance Fish scientists on the hunt for non-native species are using an array of sophisticated techniques, including high-tech databases, storm maps and DNA samples to track destructive newcomers to U.S. waterways....
13:34, 2019-08-19

The sharpest tools: Meeting Britain's shed-based car makers Joe Mason’s flourishing farm-based Reliant business was started back in 2002 Britain’s cottage industry is thriving. We visit some low-volume manufacturers in Worcestershire – and sample their wares Men (and women) in sheds, building cars are, surely, an essential part of Britain’s automotive cul...
14:00, 2019-08-19

Ariel assault: Atom 4 and the Ace motorbike driven "What the Atom and Ace share is a sense of occasion" The Ariel company returned to its roots when it built the Ace. Does it impress in the same way as the Atom? I need to level with you: I’m about as useful for reviewing motorcycles as I am for reviewing gas cookers. I use both every now and agai...
14:00, 2019-08-19

Germany hopes to mine lithium, the white gold of e-mobility A small community in the German state of Saxony may soon see the revival of its centuries-old mining tradition. But this time around, the focus is no longer on tin or tungsten but on lithium, as Hardy Graupner reports....
14:00, 2019-08-19

Trump confirms interest in Greenland purchase US President Donald Trump has confirmed his interest in buying Greenland from Denmark, saying the area was "strategically" interesting. Denmark and Greenland have repeatedly stressed the territory is not for sale....
14:00, 2019-08-19

Secrets of 'Pan-European Picnic' still shrouded in mystery 30 years later A picnic in a meadow on the Hungarian-Austrian border: That was the plan. But the symbolic event, a show of support for a united Europe, enabled the first exodus from behind the Iron Curtain. Unintentionally — or not?...
14:00, 2019-08-19

Gibraltar rejects US demand to seize Iranian tanker Gibraltar authorities rejected a US warrant to seize an Iranian tanker that was previously detained by UK troops. The ship has set sail and left the territory despite Washington's objection of possible terrorism links....
14:00, 2019-08-19

Jordan summons Israeli envoy over Jerusalem 'violations' The move follows last week's clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces at one of the holiest sites for Muslims and Jews. A Jordanian-controlled religious authority, the Waqf, supervises holy sites in Jerusalem....
14:00, 2019-08-19

Iranian tanker caught in a standoff with the West heads to Greece The Grace 1, renamed the Adrian Darya 1, left anchorage off Gibraltar around 2100 GMT. Refinitiv ship tracking data showed early on Monday that the vessel was heading to Kalamata in Greece....
14:34, 2019-08-19

Chinese Firm Suspends Venezuelan Oil Loading Over US Sanction Fears China National Petroleum Corp, a leading buyer of Venezuelan oil, has halted August loadings following the latest set of U.S. sanctions on the South American exporter, two Beijing-based senior sources......
14:34, 2019-08-19

US President Trump Does Not Want To Do Business With China's Huawei US President Donald Trump on Sunday said he did not want the United States to do business with China's Huawei even as the administration weighs whether to extend a grace period for the company....
14:34, 2019-08-19

Braves' Acuna pulled after not running out single Braves star Ronald Acuna Jr. was removed from Sunday's win against the Dodgers after he stood at the plate admiring a long fly ball that did not leave the park....
14:34, 2019-08-19

Protesters set fire to a parliament building in West Papua as demonstrations spread Thousands of protesters in the provincial capital of Indonesia's West Papua have set fire to a local government building amid widespread demonstrations sparked by alleged police discrimination against Papuan students....
15:00, 2019-08-19

German, Hungarian leaders commemorate ‘89 freedom picnic The leaders of Hungary and Germany sought to strike conciliatory tones Monday, largely setting aside the frostier tones that have dominated their recent relations as they commemorated the 30th anniversary of a key moment in Cold War history...
15:00, 2019-08-19

Wildfire on Canary Islands forces 8,000 people to evacuate An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 8,000 people...
15:00, 2019-08-19

5G battle hots up as EE lodges complaint over Three UK advert Advertising Standards Authority to investigate whether claims breach codeThe first hostilities have broken out among telecoms rivals over who offers the best 5G to customers, with EE seeking an advertising ban against claims by Three UK that it offers the only “real” next-generation service.BT-owned...
15:00, 2019-08-19

6 Ways To Clear Out Your Wardrobe With A Clean Conscience Instead of binning clothes that don't "spark joy", we should be giving them a second (or third) chance, argues the author of new book The Conscious Closet...
15:00, 2019-08-19

Insomniacs may be at greater risk of heart failure, study finds People genetically predisposed to sleep problems have greater risk of stroke and coronary artery diseasePeople who struggle with sleep might be at greater risk of developing cardiovascular problems, research suggests.Scientists have found that people who are genetically predisposed to insomnia have ...
15:34, 2019-08-19

Nigel Slater’s recipes for easy summer eating Tomato salad, fried prawns, courgettes with creme fraiche – dishes for days when you can’t stand the heat of the kitchenThe hotter the weather, the less time I seem to spend in the kitchen. At this time of year, it is the least time-consuming recipes that get my attention. Recipes that fit in with t...
15:34, 2019-08-19

The man plotting the downfall of Tyson Fury In an exclusive interview Otto Wallin tells John Dennen how he will defeat Tyson Fury The post The man plotting the downfall of Tyson Fury appeared first on Boxing News....
16:00, 2019-08-19

Risk of stroke greater in people prone to insomnia, study finds People genetically predisposed to sleep problems have greater risk of cardiovascular problemsPeople who struggle with sleep might be at greater risk of developing cardiovascular problems, research suggests.Scientists have found that people who are genetically predisposed to insomnia have a greater r...
16:00, 2019-08-19

Thousands left without power after cooling tower demolition in UK Three landmark cooling towers in the UK were demolished in a controlled explosion. Thousands of homes were left with no electricity shortly after.        ...
16:34, 2019-08-19

Why The Co-Founder of Allbirds Always Exercises Before His Flight Former pro athlete and shoe company co-founder Tim Brown on making a long trip back home, his versatile travel wardrobe and the reading habit his colleagues make fun of...
16:34, 2019-08-19

Trump had a 'very good meeting' with Apple's Tim Cook about tariffs on iPhones, devices President Donald Trump said Apple CEO Tim Cook “made a very compelling argument” that tariffs on China will make it harder to compete with Samsung.       ...
17:00, 2019-08-19

FC ends 6-game road swing with a tie TUCSON – FC Tucson ended a 6 game road swing by with a tie at South Georgia Tormenta FC.  The final score was 1-1.  FC Tucson will host Orlando City B on Saturday, August 24th. Here’s more from FC Tucson’s game against the Tormenta FC: ...
17:00, 2019-08-19

Expect dangerous heat across Southern Arizona this week TUCSON – Expect another dry day in Tucson. Tomorrow: Mostly sunny and hot. High: 105° Tomorrow night: Mostly clear and warm. Low: 78° Tucson is expected to remain dry tomorrow. A slight chance of Isolated showers will be possible for areas south and east of Tucson. Highs tomorrow will run 5...
17:00, 2019-08-19

Shell workers would have lost pay if they missed Trump speech at plant (NBC News) — Thousands of union workers at a western Pennsylvania petrochemical plant were given a choice last week — show up for President Donald Trump’s speech on Wednesday or stay home and lose some of their weekly pay. One of the construction site’s contractors wrote in rules f...
17:00, 2019-08-19

U.S. grants Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday the U.S. government will extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from U.S. companies so that it can service existing customers, even as nearly 50 of its units were being added to a U.S. economic b...
17:00, 2019-08-19

Juul raises $325 million in equity and debt financing for global expansion U.S. e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering to speed up its global reach at a time of intense regulatory scrutiny in its home market....
17:00, 2019-08-19

Japan's exports slip for eighth month, sales to China drop as recession fears grow Japan's exports slipped for an eighth month in July, while manufacturers' confidence turned negative for the first time in over six years as China-bound sales slumped again in a fresh sign the Sino-U.S. trade war could tip the economy into recession....
17:00, 2019-08-19

Iceland holds funeral for first glacier lost to climate change Nation commemorates the once huge Okjokull glacier with plaque that warns action is needed to prevent climate changeIceland has marked its first-ever loss of a glacier to climate change as scientists warn that hundreds of other ice sheets on the subarctic island risk the same fate.As the world recen...
17:00, 2019-08-19

Revenge of the clothes moths: as numbers boom, can they be stopped? They destroy sweaters, carpets and even wall insulation – and their population has tripled in five years. But there are ways to quell these insatiable insectsWhen Janine Christley moved into her new house, she thought buying woollen carpets would be the sustainable option. She had the stairs and two...
17:00, 2019-08-19

Who Murdered My Child?: the Facebook pages keeping the memory of homicide victims alive Following their children’s death, parents are using social media groups to share stories, find justice and process their griefSign up for the project newsletterEarly on 20 April 2018, Joseph Alexander woke up to a multitude of text messages, missed calls, and voicemails. He turned on the local news ...
17:00, 2019-08-19

Greta Thunberg’s attackers are morally bankrupt, but her deification isn’t helpful | Julian Baggini The climate-crisis activist has made it clear herself that she wants the focus to be on the message, not the messengerAs Greta Thunberg sets sail across the Atlantic to the United Nations in New York, the backlash against her has been as vicious as it is has been inevitable. According to the Austral...
17:00, 2019-08-19

Thailand asks tech firms to set up centers against 'fake news' in Southeast Asia Thailand is proposing that tech companies set up centers in each of the 10 Southeast Asian countries to curb the flow of "fake news" and fake accounts, the country's telecoms regulator said on Monday....
17:00, 2019-08-19

Bangladesh, UNHCR to survey Rohingya regarding return to Myanmar Bangladesh will work with the United Nations refugee agency to determine if more than 3,000 Rohingya refugees will accept Myanmar's offer to return home, an official said on Monday, nearly a year after a major repatriation plan failed....
17:00, 2019-08-19

In photos: Woodstock turns 50: A look back at the legendary music festival Ringo Starr, Arlo Guthrie and the Edgar Winter Brand performed August 16 to 19, 2019, at a concert at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, in upstate New York, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival....
17:34, 2019-08-19

Look: Allison Holker, Stephen 'tWitch' Boss expecting a daughter "Dancing with the Stars" pro Allison Holker and her husband, "Ellen DeGeneres Show" star Stephen 'tWitch' Boss, announced on Instagram that they are expecting a baby girl....
17:34, 2019-08-19

Watch: Kate Upton says 'every woman needs to be represented' in Victoria's Secret show Kate Upton detailed her issues with the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show on "Watch What Happens Live," stating that it needs to be more inclusive....
17:34, 2019-08-19

The Politician Trailer Introduces Viewers to Ryan Murphy's New World Full of Gwyneth Paltrow, Epic Speeches and More Ryan Murphy's first Netflix show is upon us, and it's full with everything you've come to expect from the Emmy-winning creator, from gorgeous sets to epic monologues--and Jessica Lange......
18:17, 2019-08-19

Ja Rule's Kids Question His Fyre Festival Sequel Plans in Growing Up Hip Hop: New York Sneak Peek Was Fyre Festival the most iconic festival that never happened? Festival co-founder Ja Rule certainly thinks so, and he might be right, though "iconic" might be a questionable......
18:17, 2019-08-19

Happy Birthday, John Stamos! See His Cutest Pics With Son Billy Happy birthday, John Stamos! The Full House actor, who turns 56 today, traded in being America's favorite uncle to being a real-life dad last April when he welcomed his son, Billy......
18:17, 2019-08-19

Joe Jonas's 30th Birthday Cake Featured Sophie Turner And Had A 'GoT' Twist Joe Jonas's celebrated his birthday in a truly suave fashion, complete with a cake that had his and Sophie Turner's figurines. Take a look at the pic inside!...
18:17, 2019-08-19

On Ketogenic Diet? Say No To Carbs On Cheat Days! Try These 5 Keto-Friendly Recipes At Home Keto Recipes: No matter whichever diet you follow, one always looks forward to 'cheat days', which happens to be a common fixture in most diets. But wait, you may have to be careful on your cheat days......
18:17, 2019-08-19

Kellyanne Conway blasts journalists for only covering economy when the news is bad Kellyanne Conway condemned the media on Monday for ignoring good news about the American economy and focusing only on messages of gloom following growing warnings of a looming recession....
18:17, 2019-08-19

Planned Parenthood expected to leave federal program over 'gag rule' Facing a Monday deadline to inform the government how it'll comply with a new rule that bars Title X funds for organizations that provide access to abortion, Planned Parenthood said it's being forced to drop the program....
18:51, 2019-08-19

Markets rally despite new Germany recession warning - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as politicians and central bankers face pressure to fight looming downturnLatest: Bundesbank fears German GDP is shrinkingBundesbank: Brexit deadlines hit summer ordersEarlier:Eurozone inflation weaker than expectedTrump: US isn’t falling i...
18:51, 2019-08-19

Global dividends hit new high but growth slows to just 1.1% Financial companies achieve fastest rise but technology sector payouts fall Shareholders in companies listed on the world’s stock markets pocketed more than half a trillion dollars in dividends during the second quarter of the year, a record for investors’ payouts.But despite dividends hitting an al...
18:51, 2019-08-19

Alienware's Aurora desktop and gaming monitors get a huge redesign It's been a pretty busy year for Alienware, but Dell's boutique gaming brand isn't showing any signs of slowing down soon. At Gamescom this year, the company is unveiling a slew of new gaming hardware, both in a bid to throw in new specs and brin......
19:17, 2019-08-19

US gives Huawei another 90 days to serve existing customers The US government has granted Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers. The "temporary general license" extension will allow Huawei to continue servicing existing US customers before it is fully blacklisted, Reuters reports. The company......
19:17, 2019-08-19

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19:17, 2019-08-19

Airstrikes Halt Turkish Convoy on Road in Northern Syria, Opposition Activists Say (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Airstrikes halted a Turkish military convoy carrying ammunition after it crossed into northern Syria on Monday, bound for a rebel-held stronghold, opposition activists said. The strikes hit near the highway where the convoy was moving, the activists added. It was not immedi...
19:17, 2019-08-19

6 signs your phone has stalkerware (and what to do about it) Of all the “wares” out there, “stalkerware” is one of the most frightening. There’s nothing fun about malware or ransomware, and these can leave you feeling foolish and abused. But stalkerware is specifically designed to know where you physically are located. In many cases, stalkers know exactly wha...
19:17, 2019-08-19

France's Macron urges Putin to respect democracy French President Emmanuel Macron told Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Monday that Moscow must abide by fundamental democratic principles, and that it was right to keep a dialogue between the countries to move forward on international crises....
19:17, 2019-08-19

Putin tells Macron: Russia does not want protests like you have Russian President Vladimir Putin told his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Monday that Moscow did not want protests like the yellow vest ones that have convulsed France, but that peaceful demonstrations were fine....
19:17, 2019-08-19

Nintendo Switch Is Getting A Ton Of New Indie Games (Including Ori And The Blind Forest) There are a bunch of indie games newly coming to the Switch, including the Microsoft-published Ori and the Blind Forest, which will be coming to the platform on September 27, Nintendo announced in its “Indie World Showcase.”...
20:00, 2019-08-19

Minecraft Is About To Look Much Better On PC It turns out that Minecraft is getting a visual update after all, just not the one that was originally promised. Overnight, graphics card makers Nvidia announced a new update for the game that will add Minecraft to the growing list of PC games that support real-time ray tracing....
20:00, 2019-08-19

Liverpool star on women's rights in the Middle East Liverpool star Mohamed Salah says his teammate on the Egyptian national football team Amr Warda requires "treatment or rehabilitation" after the player was alleged to have sexually harassed a woman on social media....
20:00, 2019-08-19

Prince Andrew 'appalled' at Jeffrey Epstein's alleged crimes, palace says Buckingham Palace says Prince Andrew is "appalled" by Jeffrey Epstein's alleged crimes in latest statement repudiating his links to notorious sex offender.        ...
20:00, 2019-08-19

Netflix’s bizarre riff on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein oddly successful Stranger Things’ David Harbour stars in Netflix’s Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein, which gives the first science fiction novel, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, a run for its money...
20:00, 2019-08-19

Conspiracy Theories Might Sound Crazy, But Here’s Why Experts Say We Can No Longer Ignore Them Conspiracy theories, both powerful and enduring, can wreak havoc on society. In recent years, fringe ideas prompted a gunman to storm a Washington, D.C. pizzeria and may have motivated another to fatally shoot 11 worshippers inside a Pittsburgh synagogue. They are also largely to blame for a worldwi...
20:00, 2019-08-19

Puskas Award 2019: Andros Townsend's stunner against Man City nominated alongside Lionel Messi for Fifa prize Crystal Palace star Andros Townsend has been nominated for Fifa's Puskas Award alongside Lionel Messi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic thanks to his stunning strike against Premier League champions Manchester City last season....
20:00, 2019-08-19

Sokratis: Arsenal will find Liverpool easier to defend against than Burnley Sokratis Papastathopoulos believes Arsenal may find it easier to defend against Liverpool than Burnley after coming through a physical encounter against Sean Dyche's side....
20:00, 2019-08-19

Frustrated Frank Lampard seeks a cutting edge from Chelsea after slow start Frank Lampard should be encouraged by Chelsea's ongoing ability to produce spells of dominance but his team cannot wait too much longer to start capitalising on them....
20:00, 2019-08-19

Luka Milivojevic warns Crystal Palace teammates to expect 'worse weekend' at Man Utd if they don't improve Crystal Palace captain Luka Milivojevic has called on his teammates to significantly raise their performances following defeat to Sheffield United on Sunday, warning a far greater challenge lies in wait this weekend....
20:00, 2019-08-19

'Hong Kong mob' — How mainland Chinese see the democracy movement For weeks now, hundreds of thousands of people have demonstrated in Hong Kong against the increasing influence of the Beijing government over their region. People in mainland China, however, have little sympathy....
20:34, 2019-08-19

Swiss mountain air exporter in running for environmental shame award A group that draws attention to environmentally unsound transport has named its nominees in the 2019 "especially absurd shipping award." Among them was one firm exporting Alpine air to Asia....
20:34, 2019-08-19

Turkey removes pro-Kurdish mayors from office Three members of the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) have been relieved of their positions in three eastern provinces. It's the latest crackdown by Erdogan's government on the opposition....
20:34, 2019-08-19

Afghanistan: Is 'Islamic State' taking advantage of US-Taliban peace talks? "Islamic State" has claimed responsibility for the Kabul attack that killed at least 63 people. Experts say that IS is giving a show of force, as the Taliban are busy holding talks with the US....
20:34, 2019-08-19

How to deal with a toxic gaming culture Women who play video games are often verbally abused or molested online. They've developed their defense mechanisms, and now the gaming industry is reacting too. But are protected spaces the right solution for women?...
20:34, 2019-08-19

Ebola spreads to remote, militia-run Congo territory Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled territory of Walikale, hundreds of kilometers away from where previous cases near the border with Uganda and Rwanda occurred, the Health Ministry said overnight....
20:34, 2019-08-19

Prashant Kishor Accused Of Interfering In Bengal Government's Functioning The BJP's West Bengal unit on Monday charged poll strategist Prashant Kishor and his team members with interfering in the functioning of the state government officers and looking into the confidential......
20:34, 2019-08-19

Aparna Sen, 8 Others Take On Mamata Banerjee Over Action Against Teachers Prominent members of Kolkata's civil society, many of whom were among the 49 people who recently wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi against cow-related mob killings, have now written to Bengal......
20:34, 2019-08-19

Agent: Elliott irked by Jones' 'Zeke who?' quip Ezekiel Elliott was not amused by Saturday's "Zeke who?" quip from Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and thought it was "disrespectful," according to his agent....
21:00, 2019-08-19

'I can't breathe': NYPD fires officer who put Eric Garner in chokehold Daniel Pantaleo held Garner in chokehold before his death, and his words became a rallying cry for the Black Lives Matter movementA New York City police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed African American man killed by police on Staten Island in 2014, has been fired by the depa...
21:00, 2019-08-19

Leading US bosses drop shareholder-first principle The real test will be in deeds not words, IPPR thinktank tells Business RoundtableThe bosses of 181 of the US’s biggest companies have changed the official definition of “the purpose of a corporation” from making the most money possible for shareholders to “improving our society” by also looking out...
21:00, 2019-08-19

California adopts country's strictest law on police use of deadly force Under new law, officers could face criminal charges for using lethal force when there was a reasonable alternativeCalifornia adopted the strictest law in the United States limiting when police can use deadly force.Come 1 January, law enforcement in the state will only be allowed if the “officer reas...
21:00, 2019-08-19

The Hunt: director breaks silence over film where elites kill 'deplorables' Craig Zobel, whose controversial satirical thriller was dropped after a backlash, has claimed that people have misinterpreted his intentionCraig Zobel, director of controversial political thriller The Hunt, has spoken out about the film’s cancelled release claiming its plot and message have both bee...
21:00, 2019-08-19

Video shows couple robbed at gunpoint in East Williamsburg A couple was robbed at gunpoint in East Williamsburg in an early morning encounter caught on video. The man and woman, both 25, were walking into a building on Kingsland Avenue near Woodpoint Road shortly before 3:45 a.m. Aug. 9 when a stranger approached. Video shows the man holding a black firearm...
21:34, 2019-08-19

72-year-old man jumps to his death, wife found murdered inside apartment: police A 72-year-old man jumped to his death late Sunday night from his Manhattan apartment, where cops later found his 78-year-old wife — dead on a living room sofa with multiple stab wounds, according to police. The couple’s bodies were found at 210 Sherman Avenue in Inwood. Their identities ...
21:34, 2019-08-19

Manhattan jogger appears to give sneakers to homeless man, walks off barefoot He’s a good ‘sole.’ Heart-warming video shows a jogger in the Financial District gifting his socks and sneakers to a man sitting on a sidewalk grate on Sunday morning. The clip, posted on Twitter by user @NYorNothing, shows the runner in a red shirt and shorts standing barefoot on ...
21:34, 2019-08-19

Man gets first haircut in 15 years so he can serve his country He was ready to serve in his heart — but first, he needed to get his head straight. Reynaldo Arroyo, 23, just got his first haircut in 15 years. The Riverside, Calif., native’s lengthy locks were 150 inches long and reached down to his waist when he decided to join the US Army — and......
21:34, 2019-08-19

Woman finds frog in packaged salad mix: ‘It’s literally alive!’ Karlie Allen isn’t feeling froggy — but she did leap. The Wisconsinite was preparing dinner with her family when she found a shocking surprise in her box of Simple Truth organic salad mix — a live frog. She recorded the incident on her phone and posted the clip to Twitter, which features a clo...
21:34, 2019-08-19

Children cheer as bull dies a slow death at bullfighting school Shocking video shows a bull slowly being killed in front of cheering children as young as six at a bullfighting school. European animal rights group One Voice infiltrated a French bullfighting school as part of its push to ban the centers it says only gives an “education of sadism.” The ...
21:34, 2019-08-19

90-year-old South Carolina man fatally shoots 83-year-old wife: cops A 90-year-old man shot and killed his 83-year-old wife in South Carolina over the weekend, authorities said. Edwin Nelson gunned down spouse Sarah Nelson around 5:20 a.m. Saturday in their home on Highway 61 in Ridgeville, authorities told WCSC-TV. Deputies arrived at the home after a 911 call from ...
21:34, 2019-08-19

Missing hiker found dead in California after 5-day search An experienced hiker likely fell to his death in Northern California days after he vanished during an excursion in the Trinity Alps mountain range, according to authorities. Daniel Komins, 34, was found dead Sunday, the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement posted to Facebook. A ...
21:34, 2019-08-19

Subway rider Jessiica George’s sultry selfie shoot goes viral She’s the subway sexpot getting seen by millions. A minute-long video of a woman in a tight black dress repeatedly posing for selfies on the city subway has become a viral hit — getting viewed more than 6.4 million times by Monday morning. “This woman giving it ALL to the selfie ca...
21:34, 2019-08-19

Fake Android apps downloaded millions of times Android users have downloaded fake apps which slow down their devices and drain their batteries millions of times according to research from Trend Micro.Researchers at the cybersecurity firm found 85 different photography and gaming apps that were filled with adware on the Google Play store. These f...
21:34, 2019-08-19

Devil May Cry 5 and Blair Witch Project are coming to Xbox Game Pass Devil May Cry 5 and Blair Witch are among the latest additions to the Xbox Game Pass roster. During a special Inside Xbox live stream from Gamescom 2019, Microsoft announced a host of new titles joining the Xbox Game Pass service. Among the new additions are the critically acclaimed Devil ...
21:34, 2019-08-19

NYPD fires Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who placed chokehold on Eric Garner The police officer who placed Eric Garner in a chokehold in the moments before his death on a New York City Street five years ago will be fired.        ...
21:34, 2019-08-19

Northeast swelters; Southwest bakes: 100 million people will feel the heat this week The country's Northeast is in line for a few sweltering days, but nowhere near as hot or long a stretch as awaits the Southwest, forecasters say.        ...
21:34, 2019-08-19

Thousands of Florida's iconic palm trees now shriveled up into a crisp. What's the cause? “I don’t think all the palm trees will die, but the issue we see will get a lot worse before it gets better,” said entomologist Brian Bahder.        ...
21:34, 2019-08-19

Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott angry at Jerry Jones over ‘Zeke who?’ quip Jerry Jones laughed. Ezekiel Elliott and his agent did not. After Jones was asked a question Saturday night about Elliott — to which he responded “Zeke who?” with a straight face before chuckling — the Cowboys owner looked at the camera and tried to send a message to his star...
22:00, 2019-08-19

Michael Kay is terrified his Yankees return won’t last For the past six weeks, Michael Kay has been trapped in his own mind, fighting his thoughts. Silenced following surgery, the TV voice of the Yankees and the host of his own afternoon talk radio show was filled with anxiety, fear and thinking the worst. After returning from vocal cord surgery to call...
22:00, 2019-08-19

Fermanagh bomb attack: Police chief urges politicians to 'take action' and 'not take peace for granted' after five attempts to murder officers this year Leaders in Northern Ireland need to "take action" to resolve the country's political crisis following five separate attempts to murder police officers, a leading policeman said today....
22:00, 2019-08-19

Jonathan Dick: 'Most wanted' fugitive accused of killing his brother is arrested A fugitive accused of killing his brother with a sword in a shopping centre two years ago has been taken into custody after a "citizen's arrest" in central Melbourne....
22:00, 2019-08-19

Marvel just fixed the huge Star Wars paradox from its ‘Avengers’ movies The Marvel Cinematic Universe is so huge and interconnected that fans will inevitably find various discrepancies that need to be dealt with. One of them is a rather large Star Wars paradox that came about in the first Spider-Man film, and was further cemented by Avengers: Infinity War. The movies th...
22:00, 2019-08-19

A massive ‘Avengers 5’ crossover movie with X-Men is already in the works Soon after the dust settled from Comic-Con 2019, it became clear that the fourth phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe would have no Avengers, Guardians or Spider-Man sequels. Instead, we’re getting the first Disney+ TV shows that will be integrated into the MCU, a few new heroes, and sequel ...
22:00, 2019-08-19

Apple’s first trailer for its drama ‘The Morning Show’ is here, and I have so many thoughts Let me make clear, right off the bat, that I intend to sign up for Apple’s new premium TV offering on day one and will give more than one of its shows a try as the company makes its first attempt at grabbing a piece of the streaming TV pie. Unfortunately, the trailer Apple released Monday morn...
22:00, 2019-08-19

How to change the background wallpaper on your iPhone, and set a different image for your home and lock screens Hollis Johnson You can change the background on your iPhone with a few taps, should you wish to use another image. You can customize your iPhone's wallpaper to appear in either Still or Perspective formats. Different images can display on your iPhone's home screen wallpaper and the lock screen. ...
22:34, 2019-08-19

36 movies coming out in 2019 that are worth your time and could help kickstart the lackluster box office Disney The fall movie season is around the corner, meaning an increase in releases at the multiplex that are more dramatic as studios and distributors try to build up award-season buzz. That said, there will still be plenty of must-see releases like "It: Chapter Two," the Will Smith action movie "Ge...
22:34, 2019-08-19

What 18 celebrities look like with and without bangs James Devaney/WireImage/James Devaney / Contributor Over the years many stars have rocked styles with and without bangs. Stars like Zooey Deschanel and Owen Wilson wear bangs so frequently that it's a bit shocking to see them without them. Celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Reese Witherspoon, and R...
22:34, 2019-08-19

Trudeau pledges $1.2 billion for new tramway, expanded transit network in Quebec City In addition to the federal contribution, the Quebec government will invest $1.8 billion and the municipal government will contribute $300 million to the project....
22:34, 2019-08-19

How to Jailbreak Your iOS 12.4 iPhone or iPad Jailbreaking your iPhone—removing Apple’s restrictions that prevent you from installing any apps on your device that you want or messing with settings Apple otherwise locks down—isn’t for everyone. It can be a risky process to begin with, and doing it voids your warranty, but it’s a great way to ext...
22:34, 2019-08-19

How to File a Claim if Your Luggage is Damaged After a Flight Last year, a passenger on an American Airlines flight received $3,500 in compensation after discovering her suitcase was ruined; at baggage claim, she found some of her clothes had been shredded, half of her belongings were missing, and the suitcase was covered in both grease and toothpaste. Meanwh...
22:34, 2019-08-19

How to Give Feedback People Will Listen To The next time you need to offer feedback or criticism, think about the goal you’re trying to achieve—and then choose the method of feedback that is best suited to that goal....
22:34, 2019-08-19

Facebook, Twitter accuse China of running disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters Twitter and Facebook have suspended numerous accounts that are believed to be tied to a state-backed information campaign originating from inside China....
22:34, 2019-08-19

Britain's Prince Andrew "Appalled" By Jeffrey Epstein Abuse Claims Britain's Prince Andrew has said he was "appalled" by allegations of sexual abuse surrounding Jeffrey Epstein after a video was released purporting to show him at the home of the convicted paedophile......
22:34, 2019-08-19

Coming Clean: The French Government Has Admitted That The Eiffel Tower Is Meant To Be A Statue Of An Elephant But It Sucks A shocking truth has just emerged about one of the world’s most iconic landmarks: The French government has admitted that the Eiffel Tower is meant to be a statue of an elephant, but it sucks....
23:00, 2019-08-19

Democratization of innovation with application networks Integration is one of the biggest challenges and opportunities facing CIOs today. Done right and even the largest and oldest organizations in the world can innovate like nimble startups. Done wrong and organizations will slow down to a permanent and devastating halt. Integration strategies today mak...
23:00, 2019-08-19

| WATCH | Zimbabwe deploys security forces to prevent banned march in Bulawayo Security forces and police are out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo to prevent a planned opposition march, days after brutally dispersing a similar banned protest in Harare....
23:00, 2019-08-19

Jeffrey Epstein signed will 2 days before suicide, report says Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein’s will has been filed in the U.S. Virgin Islands and it reportedly showed that he signed it on Aug. 8 -- two days before investigators said he hanged himself in his New York City jail cell....
23:00, 2019-08-19

Barr removes US prisons chief following Epstein’s death in jail Attorney General William Barr announced Monday afternoon the appointment of a new director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons following the shocking suicide of accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein inside a federal lockup earlier this month....
23:00, 2019-08-19

LA residents fed up with officials, demand change after homeless crisis spirals in city It’s the stale stench of liquor and human waste that hits you first. Then it's visual -- row after row of dirty tarp tents crammed together on the sidewalk next to piles rotting trash and broken appliances. There are half-dressed, drugged-out shells of people wandering aimlessly in the middle of the...
23:00, 2019-08-19

Kamala Harris Shows Us How the System Works Kamala Harris was in the Hamptons this past weekend raising money from rich people. There, she told people that she was not cool with Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All plan....
23:34, 2019-08-19

Trump Mad at 'Unstable Nut Job' Who Is Miraculously Not Him President Donald Trump, like many cliche megalomaniacs, prizes “loyalty” over almost anything else. What happens when someone violates his nebulous concept of that word? He becomes a big squalling baby. Today’s case in point: Anthony Scaramucci, who has pivoted his personal brand from Trump ally to ...
23:34, 2019-08-19

Yankees rally around Brett Gardner's bat-banging antics The New York Yankees are standing behind center fielder Brett Gardner's bat-banging on the roof of the home dugout, but should they?       ...
23:34, 2019-08-19

Louisville men's tennis coach bullied and mistreated players, investigation found Louisville's three-month investigation found that Rex Ecarma, the head men's tennis coach, bullied and otherwise mistreated athletes and employees.       ...
23:34, 2019-08-19

Jets coach Adam Gase takes blame for Avery Williamson's season-ending injury: 'It's on me' It's rare for a NFL coach to publicly admit a mistake. But Jets coach Adam Gase did just that Sunday after linebacker Avery Williamson went down.       ...
23:34, 2019-08-19

'He lost the locker room': Florida high school football coach quits after player protest Taylor County (Florida) players had several issues with Maurice Belser that they voiced in a one-on-one meeting before it boiled over Sunday night.       ...
23:34, 2019-08-19

Benson driving at 'high rate' of speed before fatal crash Police still investigating the weekend motorcycle crash that killed former Texas Longhorns running back and NFL player Cedric Benson and a woman passenger       ...
23:34, 2019-08-19

AP Source: Brown takes part in meetings with Raiders Star receiver Antonio Brown has returned to training camp with the Oakland Raiders a day after being given an ultimatum by general manager Mike Mayock to be "all in or all out."       ...
23:34, 2019-08-19

Google Play Store’s blindingly white redesign starts rolling out The new Play Store. It is very white. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Google seems to be rolling out a major new redesign of the Google Play Store. We've seen this design slowly take shape through li...
23:34, 2019-08-19

Kenyan governor revealed a lawmaker's affair at his funeral. Now he's set up a hotline to out deadbeat politician dads The governor of Nairobi has ignited an explosive debate amongst Kenyans over the issue of children born out of wedlock to powerful politicians and their lovers....
23:34, 2019-08-19

After a false start, Westworld Awakening is coming together as a real VR game Adam Foshko, the director of story and narrative design at HBO; and Michael Patrick Clark, a producer at Survios, talk about Westworld Awakening.Read More...
00:00, 2019-08-20

Robot Entertainment bounces back with Orcs Must Die! 3 and Ready Set Heroes Robot Entertainment showed off a new version of its Orcs Must Die! 3 that will run on Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service as well as other platforms. Orcs Must Die! 3 will debut as a timed exclusive on Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service, and developer Robot Entertainment said the sing...
00:00, 2019-08-20

Apple Arcade: $4.99 per month is likely for family access to 100 games Apple's subscription gaming service will most likely launch at a sub-$5 price including games compatible with iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and tvOS devices.Read More...
00:00, 2019-08-20

Nvidia’s GeForce Now service launches on Android by the end of 2019 GeForce Now is coming to Android. It is also getting RTX support with new server GPUs rolling out now beginning with California and Germany.Read More...
00:00, 2019-08-20

Apple has some exciting surprises in store for the Apple Watch Series 5 As is typically the case, Apple’s new trio of iPhone models will likely garner the lion’s share of attention at the company’s upcoming fall media event. That said, it’s not as if Apple’s fall event — which will likely take place on Tuesday, September 10 — wi...
00:00, 2019-08-20

Washington: outcry after last four wolves in pack killed by state hunters Environmental groups called deaths of wolves that had killed or wounded cows since 2018 ‘unbelievably tragic’The last four members of a wolf pack that preyed on cattle in a rural Washington state area bordering Canada have been killed by state hunters, prompting protests from environmental groups.Th...
00:00, 2019-08-20

Pogba and Man Utd pay the penalty as spot-kick debate steals the spotlight "One saved penalty ensured the spotlight was on Manchester United’s character, rather than the quality in their attack, following their 1-1 draw at Wolves, writes Michael Hincks."...
00:00, 2019-08-20

Coutinho: Big pressure to fill Robben's boots at Bayern "Philippe Coutinho accepts he big task ahead of him after taking Arjen Robben\u0027s No 10 jersey at Bayern Munich upon joining on loan from Barcelona."...
00:00, 2019-08-20

Palestinian Authority Bans Activities by Gay Rights Group The Palestinian group, Al Qaws, vowed to continue its work. A police spokesman said its activities violated the “ideals and values of Palestinian society.”...
00:34, 2019-08-20

Ohio boy donates all $15G in fair winnings to children’s hospital A boy from Ohio donated all his livestock premiums from a county fair, which totaled $15,000, to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, according to a local school district....
00:34, 2019-08-20

Michy Batshuayi and Antonio Rudiger hand Frank Lampard fitness boost after featuring for Chelsea U23s Michy Batshuayi and Antonio Rudiger handed Frank Lampard a fitness boost after helping Chelsea's Under-23 team beat Liverpool 3-0 at Stamford Bridge....
00:34, 2019-08-20

Stephanie Ruhle: Recessions are 'okay' and a 'normal part of economic activity’ With many speculating and predicting another economic recession is in the near future, MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle said on Monday while no president wants to be in office with such economic downturn, recessions are normal....
01:00, 2019-08-20

Prince Andrew 'appalled' by Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse allegations Britain's Prince Andrew has said he is "appalled" by the sex abuse claims against his former associate Jeffrey Epstein. The statement came after footage emerged over the weekend which claimed to show the royal inside Epstein's home in 2010....
01:34, 2019-08-20

Kate Upton blasts Victoria's Secret for not being 'body inclusive' in Andy Cohen interview Upton was previously criticised by Victoria's Secret Fashion Show creative director Sophia Neophitou for being 'too obvious' and 'like a Page 3 girl'...
01:34, 2019-08-20

The Multiple Problems, and Potential Fixes, With the Boeing 737 MAX Two fatal crashes of Boeing’s 737 MAX have shown the vulnerabilities of the aircraft’s flight-control system. Here’s a look at the problems and how the company plans to fix them....
02:00, 2019-08-20

Model Alicia Arden says she went to cops after Epstein groped her during what she thought was a VS interview In 1997, a woman reportedly went into a California police station and filed one of the earliest sex-crime complaints against Jeffrey Epstein: that he groped her during what she thought was a modeling interview for the Victoria's Secret catalog....
02:00, 2019-08-20

Michael Phelps Is O.K. With Losing World Records, and Confident He Is Still No. 1. It once seemed impossible that anyone could go faster in the butterfly. By the time it happened, the most decorated Olympian had a growing family and no problem letting go of records....
02:00, 2019-08-20

NYPD fires officer involved in Eric Garner's 2014 death O'Neill announced Monday at a media gathering at police headquarters that Pantaleo "can no longer effectively serve as a New York City police officer."...
02:00, 2019-08-20

TPD seeks man who allegedly cashed in stolen check TUCSON – A man is wanted by Tucson Police Department after he allegedly cashed a stolen check that belonged to an elderly person, TPD announced Monday afternoon. According to TPD, the suspect also reportedly attempted to cash a second stolen check. Anyone with information is advised to call 88...
02:00, 2019-08-20

4 Your Health: Back to school meals As summer comes to a close for Tucson kids, health experts have some recommendations for your children’s back to school meals. Dietitians with the Baylor College of Medicine say your child’s breakfast should always include protein. Eggs are a great choice because you can incorporate vege...
02:00, 2019-08-20

School safety goes digital (NBC News) A new industry dedicated to keeping kids safe at school is taking off. Securly bills itself as “the student safety company.” The company monitors what students are doing or searching for on school-owned computers and other devices, and report it to school administrators. ̶...
02:00, 2019-08-20

Atlanta runs out of patience as Mindhunter spins its wheels At the beginning of this season of Mindhunter, I expressed concern that the show was moving towards a tired trope in crime stories: The quasi-supernatural “they understand them because they’re like them” profiler character. Now, I’m pleased to report that I have indeed been outsmarted, and the show ...
02:34, 2019-08-20

Kevin Nealon found a bunch of celebrities who weirdly enjoy hiking in this exclusive teaser for Hiking With Kevin You may be part of the strange camp that has found authentic joy in doing things outdoors, but some of us require a little incentive. For instance, we think trudging up a mountain would be way more tolerable with Lisa Kudrow at our side, dishing about her Phoebe Buffay days. Comedian Kevin Nealon ha...
02:34, 2019-08-20

Man suffered groin blisters, severe burns after leaving hair removal cream on too long A man in the U.K. has allegedly been in the hospital for weeks and will remain there for several more after he reportedly left hair removal cream on his groin for a few minutes too long, resulting in gruesome blisters and painful burns....
02:34, 2019-08-20

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé: The Good, the Bad, and Can You Pay My Bills? There’s a lot to love about eating healthier—but the cost isn’t one of them; a point that has been roundly driven home to me, as I’ve attempted to comply with 22 Days Nutrition, the plant-based eating plan designed by Beyoncé’s trainer and nutritionist, Marco Borges. For those of you who have wonder...
02:34, 2019-08-20

Angela Bassett to Receive Icon Award at 2019 Black Girls Rock! Ceremony There are certain things we can always depend on being fact: Water will always be wet, fire will always be hot and the world would be lost without black women. Facts are facts, America.Knowing that black women make the world go ‘round, BET is once again gathering attendees to celebrate the blessings...
02:34, 2019-08-20

Y'all Gon' Make Me Lose My Mind: The #DMXChallenge Is Trending...and It's Not What You Think “There was Brenda, LaTisha, Linda, Felicia, Dawn, LeShaun, Ines and Alicia, Teresa, Monica, Sharron, Nicki, Lisa, Veronica, Karen, Vicky (damn), Cookie, well I met her in a ice cream parlor, Tonya, Diane, Lori and Carla, Marina, Selena, Katrina, Sabrina, about three Kims (WHAT?) LaToya and Tina, She...
02:34, 2019-08-20

|BonangMathebasettoreturntoSABC1in2020innewTVproject TV personality Bonang Matheba will be returning to the South African public broadcaster with a new TV project in development set to air sometime in 2020 on SABC1....
02:34, 2019-08-20

How to fix NFL’s nonsensical preseason Well, if you’d like to look at this optimistically, take solace in this: Most NFL teams only play four exhibition games now. Every 15 years or so, that becomes five when teams are asked to take a hit and play in the Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio. But it sure beats six. Yep,......
03:00, 2019-08-20

Yankees’ Brett Gardner sees dilemma in ending dugout antics The Yankees begin a nine-game West Coast trip in Oakland on Tuesday in firm control of the AL East and in contention for the best record in the majors. So why doesn’t it feel like it? Their just-completed four-game split against Cleveland in The Bronx had an occasional playoff feel, but it also feat...
03:00, 2019-08-20

Patriots get Julian Edelman back, though TE debacle remains Just in time for the regular season, the Patriots’ offense has some familiar faces back. Wide receiver Julian Edelman practiced on Monday for the first time since fracturing his thumb in July and was activated off the non-football injury list. The development comes not long after wideout Josh ...
03:00, 2019-08-20

WWE’s NXT set to get new home as war with AEW heats up The Wednesday Night Wars may soon begin. WWE’s NXT brand will begin airing shows Wednesday nights from 8-10 p.m. ET on USA Network beginning Sept. 18, according to the Wrestling Observer. An official announcement could come as soon as the newest episode of “Monday Night Raw.” When asked ...
03:00, 2019-08-20

Al Jackson, an original Met, dead at 83 Al Jackson was remembered Monday for his fierce competitiveness on the mound and affable nature away from it. The former Mets pitcher and longtime instructor within the organization died at age 83 after a long illness. Jackson had spent recent years in a nursing home in Port St. Lucie, Fla., dealing...
03:00, 2019-08-20

85 Google Play apps with 8 million downloads forced fullscreen ads on users Enlarge (credit: Trend Micro) Researchers found 85 Google Play apps with more than 8 million downloads that forced users to view fullscreen ads. The apps, which posed as photography and gaming programs, contained a family of adware that was highly disruptive to end users. Once installed, the apps ...
03:00, 2019-08-20

Beto O'Rourke says he opposes death penalty for El Paso mass shooter On his way to the site of the Oklahoma City bombing on Monday, Beto O'Rourke affirmed that he categorically opposes the death penalty -- even in the cases of convicted terrorist Timothy McVeigh and the El Paso mass shooter who killed 22 Wal-Mart shoppers earlier this month in the city he once repres...
03:00, 2019-08-20

Planned Parenthood abandons Title X federal funds after Trump rule prohibits abortion referrals In a Twitter post on Monday, Planned Parenthood announced it is pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting participants from referring patients for abortions....
03:00, 2019-08-20

Caged alone 24 hours a day, denied medicine: lawsuit claims 'torture' in US migrant jails A lawsuit on behalf of 55,000 detainees describes ‘horrific conditions’ in US facilitiesMelvin Murillo Hernandez suffered allergic reactions so bad he had to be hospitalized four times. Martín Muñoz had no access to insulin for ten long days. Denied a wheelchair, Faour Abdallah Fraihat was unable to...
03:00, 2019-08-20

Trump urges India and Pakistan to reduce tensions in call with leaders U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with the leaders of India and Pakistan on Monday, discussing prospects for improved trade ties with Washington and stressing the need to reduce tensions over Kashmir between the nuclear-armed neighbors....
03:00, 2019-08-20

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated from eight municipalities and reaching a natural park, authorities said on Monday....
03:00, 2019-08-20

In retrial, El Salvador acquits woman accused of killing her stillborn child A Salvadoran court on Monday acquitted a woman accused of homicide after giving birth to a stillborn baby in a case that drew international attention to the socially conservative nation's strict abortion ban....
03:00, 2019-08-20

Saudi-Led coalition attacks military targets in Houthi-controlled Sanaa: Saudi TV The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen launched an attack on Monday on military targets in the capital Sanaa, which is controlled by the Houthi movement, Saudi state TV reported....
03:00, 2019-08-20

De Blasio blasts ‘reprehensible’ NYPD union over response to Pantaleo firing Mayor Bill de Blasio blasted the NYPD’s top union on Monday night following the Police Benevolent Association’s call for a vote of “no confidence” against him and the police commissioner. De Blasio said it was “reprehensible” that PBA President Patrick Lynch called for a publ...
03:00, 2019-08-20

Rabbi jumps into lake to save kids, ends up drowning A New York rabbi — pontoon boating with his family at an Orange County lake — died over the weekend while trying to save two kids from drowning, cops said. Rabbi Dovid Traube, 38, of Chestnut Ridge, managed to save both of the children, who police described as his relatives, but was unab...
03:00, 2019-08-20

Judge shoots down NRA’s second bid to sit in on Oliver North’s deposition Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Melissa Crane said Monday the risk of damaging the investigation by allowing NRA lawyers into the deposition slated for Tuesday outweighed concerns raised by the gun group that privileged information could leak out during questioning....
03:00, 2019-08-20

Coronet, Earthlight score wins in weekend horse racing at Deauville Coronet and Earthlight scored Group 1 wins in weekend horse racing at Deauville; Enable, Stradivarius, Magical and Crystal Ocean highlight this week's Ebor Meeting at York in England....
03:00, 2019-08-20

Disney+ will support each of these platforms and devices at launch We’re just a few months out from the launch of the Disney+ streaming service, which might be the most dangerous threat to Netflix’s supremacy to date. In addition to featuring every Disney and Pixar animated movie ever made, the service will also be home to the Star Wars and Marvel franc...
03:34, 2019-08-20

Roman Diploma Unearthed In Bulgaria Spells Out Warrior’s Freedom A tiny, rare and unique piece of a Roman military diploma has been unearthed in the ancient Roman city of Deultum near the village of Debelt in Bulgaria. ...
03:34, 2019-08-20

Sarcophagus From the Frankish Merovingian Era Found in France In France a very significant early medieval tomb has been uncovered in a chance find from a key period in the history of France, under the Franks. ...
03:34, 2019-08-20

The Odessa Catacombs: Lost in Eternal Darkness Ukraine. A vast country that prides itself on a history rich with heroes and artists. A nation whose foundations stand on centuries of struggle and fighting for independence.  ...
03:34, 2019-08-20

QAnon: The far-right conspiracy movement gaining prominence The death of Jeffrey Epstein has ignited a firestorm of conspiracy theories - and added new fuel to one of the more bizarre fringe movements to have taken hold in Donald Trump's America....
03:34, 2019-08-20

Report: Oh God Yes, There Is "Mutual Interest" Between Dwight Howard And The Lakers The Lakers are casting about for replacements for DeMarcus Cousins after the big man shredded his ACL in a pickup game in Las Vegas last week. The pickings are slim. Joakim Noah is available! Only slightly better than that experiment in re-animation is this: the Lakers have requested permission from...
03:34, 2019-08-20

|Noreasontoexplore100%localfoodprocurement,saysagricultureminister Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Thoko Didiza said while there were "no compelling reason for undertaking such a study", the department studies food security levels, agricultural production trends, and agricultural trade patterns....
04:00, 2019-08-20

|#PleaseCallMesaga'infinallap'asinventorpreparestofaceoffagainstVodacomforR10bn Despite the legal saga dragging on for nine years, inventor of the Please Call me function, Nkosana Makate says he still has a lot of fight left in him as he heads back to the high court to determine how much Vodacom owes him....
04:00, 2019-08-20

Google stops sharing your network data with carriers over privacy concerns For once, Google is putting an end to a data collection practice before it attracts closer inspection from lawmakers and regulators. Reuters is reporting that Google has shut down its Mobile Network Insights service over fears that “sharing data from users of its Android phone system might attract t...
04:00, 2019-08-20

Booker wants a ‘baby bond’ for every U.S. child. Would it work? Child trust funds have never been fully tested in the way the presidential hopeful envisions, after an experiment in the United Kingdom was cut short a decade ago....
04:00, 2019-08-20

Redskins hope they can off-set their youth at linebacker with some cerebral play Washington is thin at linebacker after releasing two starters and losing another to injury, but its young players have responded by picking up the scheme quickly....
04:00, 2019-08-20

ISIS Is Regaining Strength in Iraq and Syria Five months after its territorial defeat, the Islamic State is conducting guerrilla attacks as defense officials acknowledge that the terrorist group is here to stay....
04:00, 2019-08-20

Mike Johnson, Tayshia Adams and More Stars React to That Shocking Bachelor in Paradise Fight Punches were thrown and shirts were ripped on Bachelor in Paradise. Picking up where things left off last week, Christian Estrada and Jordan Kimball got into a heated fight during Monday......
04:34, 2019-08-20

Bob Saget Wins the Internet With His Epic Birthday Message to John Stamos Pop a bottle of bubbly, because it's John Stamos' birthday! The Fuller House star, who famously plays Uncle Jesse on the beloved show, turns 56-years-old today. And yes, he's......
04:34, 2019-08-20

Twinning! Mindy Kaling Shares Rare Picture With Daughter Katherine in Matching Sandals Mindy Kaling just shared an adorable mommy and me photo with her daughter, Katherine "Kit" Kaling. The Office alum, who welcomed her first child in Dec. 2017, rarely shares......
04:34, 2019-08-20