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Téa Obreht follows up 'The Tiger's Wife' with 'Inland' a haunted, fantastical Western

Téa Obreht follows up her best-selling, award-winning debut "The Tiger's Wife" with "Inland," a phantasmagorical and dizzyingly beautiful Western.        ...

Téa Obreht follows up 'The Tiger's Wife' with 'Inland' a haunted, fantastical Western

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Inland by Téa Obreht review – a spectacular reinvention of the western This follow-up to the award-winning The Tiger’s Wife is an otherworldly vision of 19th-century Arizona“There are wounds of time and there are wounds of person,” cautions a camel driver in the extraordinary second novel by Téa Obreht. “Sometimes people come through their wounds, but time does not. So...
18:34, 2019-08-07

The Masked Singer set to haunt the U.K. with fantastical visions of music mediocrity Ensuring that soon, no D-list British celebrity with a minor modicum of singing talent will be safe (from the opportunity to pull a paycheck for at least a couple of weeks), THR reports tonight that The Masked Singer will soon be coming to U.K. shores. Yes, British readers, soon you, too, will be ab...
08:00, 2019-06-01

Téa Obreht Follows Up an Acclaimed Debut With a Visit to the Old West “Inland,” set in the rowdy lands of the Arizona Territory during the 1890s, weaves together the story of a frontierswoman with that of a wanted murderer and his camel....
15:51, 2019-08-09

‘I Put 1,400 Pages in the Trash.’ The Tiger’s Wife Author Téa Obreht on Killing Two Books to Create Her New Novel For someone convinced that nothing lies beyond the grave, Téa Obreht brings a lot of stuff back from the dead. The living and the unliving mingle in her books like uneasy teens at a party, half recognizing each other, uncertain of what they have in common. She’s fascinated by history, p...
05:17, 2019-08-14

Jack Monroe: ‘I’m still haunted by the fear of being hungry’ The food writer and activist, 31, on internet insults, living in a shoebox, teaching at Sunday school and heckling Ed MilibandWhen I was born my parents lived in a flat so small that it now legally can’t be rented out as a dwelling. A bit later, when we moved out of that shoebox, they started foster...
17:00, 2019-06-15

Disney's Haunted Mansion Is A Terrific Mess The Haunted Mansion is one of Disney’s greatest creations. It’s also an unfixable, thematic mess, which is part of its appeal. Disney has allowed it to remain imperfect for the past half century, a wise exception to the company’s notorious perfectionism....
06:17, 2019-08-10

Family haunted by avalanche of bills after son’s death: 'It’s continuous' After their seven-month-old son James died in hospice nearly three years ago, the Cavatores face hundreds of thousands in medical bills – despite having insuranceTwins Thomas and James Cavatore were only about a month old in winter 2016, still in the neonatal intensive care unit at a Houston, Texas,...
15:51, 2019-06-04

Luis Alvarez was haunted by 9/11 in his final moments: sister A cancer-stricken retired NYPD detective who spent his final days fighting to restore funding for sick 9/11 responders was haunted by The Pile even hours before his death, kin said at his funeral Wednesday. Luis Alvarez’s sister told the hundreds of mourners — including cops, firefighter...
21:34, 2019-07-03

'My Baby Monitor Is Haunted': Tales of Parental Fright Catching unexplained movements on your baby monitor? It may just be fodder for paranormal television shows and Hollywood films, but for many parents, the fear is real, even if the spectral beings aren’t....
15:51, 2019-08-13

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

John Gunther Dean, US diplomat haunted by Cambodia, dies WASHINGTON (AP) — A veteran American diplomat who was haunted by his role in the evacuation of the U.S. Embassy in Cambodia during the dying days of the Khmer Republic has died. John Gunther Dean was 93. Dean’s family says he died June 6. Although Dean served as ambassador to Denmark, Lebanon,...
22:51, 2019-06-11

The haunted hotel: inside the former brothel serving nightmare fetishists The Black Monarch is the newest addition to a thriving haunted hotel industry that has become big business in ColoradoAn enormous growling wolf is the first of many horrors to greet visitors entering the Black Monarch Hotel in Victor, Colorado.Located in this once-abandoned mountain town, the Black ...
09:34, 2019-07-18

Bayern Munich haunted by Guardiola's ghost in Bundesliga opener Bayern Munich's title defense wasn't meant to begin with a score draw at home to Hertha Berlin. The performance of Niko Kovac's side might leave Borussia Dortmund feeling very optimistic about their chances this season....
04:00, 2019-08-17

Fortnite Fortbyte 30 Found somewhere between Haunted Hills and Pleasant Park Location Found somewhere between Haunted Hills and Pleasant Park is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
20:51, 2019-06-17

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: 37 Years Later, Atari’s Haunted Ho Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: 37 Years Later, Atari’s Haunted House Still Frightens And Delights • I Totally Called It...Just Six Years Too Early • Spacemon: A Pokémon TRPG - Red Winter: Part 2 • The Switch Is The Best Game Console For When You Move, Part 2 ...
16:34, 2019-08-14

Jimmy Fallon bought that haunted Timothée Chalamet doll and is already putting it to work When we last checked on the creepy ventriloquist rendering of Timothée Chalamet, it was being auctioned at a paltry rate of $122,795.00 on eBay. While we could have made any number of guesses as to the eventual fate of the impressive-yet-dead-eyed tribute to the young actor, “getting bought by Jimmy...
22:34, 2019-07-24

Hey, happy haunts: There's an entirely free Haunted Mansion board game you can print out and play If you’re looking for something to do this week (and have the patience of a saint), fan website The Disney Experience has published Escape From Haunted Mansion, an entire 3D papercraft board game that’s free to download. All you need is an X-ACTO knife, some glue, cardstock, full-color printer ink, ...
18:17, 2019-07-22

World’s 8 Most Haunted Castles: The Lost Souls Tormenting Visitors of Famous Bastions The histories of many of the world’s most haunted castles are filled with bloodshed, treason, and treasure. The checkered past and centuries of existence make these locations the perfect choice for specters and shades to find their eternal homes. ...
20:00, 2019-08-07

The Terror: Infamy's first trailer takes you inside a haunted Japanese-American interment camp AMC’s The Terror anthology weaves the supernatural in with historical tragedies. The first season, for example, riffed on a lost expedition to the Arctic in the 19th century, and the upcoming second season will tackle the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, a timely exploration co...
20:17, 2019-06-20

The maker of Hush Puppies shoes is haunted by a water contamination crisis in its Michigan hometown Wolverine Worldwide is a $2.4 billion global corporation home to the Hush Puppies shoe brand – and a point of contention in its hometown. Decades-old tannery waste leached toxic chemicals in the ground, contaminating some drinking water sources....
21:17, 2019-08-07

Kacey Musgraves goes from Western to couture Country star Kacey Musgraves’ style evolution went from Western wear with fringe and cowboy hats to walking the red carpets in designer gowns, but she says music is what stands the test of time. (July 10)        ...
00:00, 2019-07-11

Brush fire restricts SB I-19 near Western Ave TUCSON – A brush fire has delayed southbound traffic on Interstate 19 near Western Avenue Monday afternoon. According to Arizona Department of Transportation, the brush fire has blcoked the right lane of southbound I-19 near Milepost 5, KM 8. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes. WIL...
00:34, 2019-06-18

Germany's 16 states: Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is home to seaside resorts once nicknamed "Berlin's bathtub," and is ideal for waterside holidays — from the Baltic Sea coast to the Mecklenburg lake district....
18:34, 2019-08-07

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19:00, 2019-05-30

Thousands join climate protests in western Germany HOCHNEUKIRCH, Germany (AP) — Thousands have joined climate protests in the western German village of Hochneukirch near one of the country’s biggest lignite coal mines. Saturday’s rally comes two days after European Union leaders failed to agree upon a plan to make the bloc’s econom...
15:34, 2019-06-22

Liverpool 2-2 Sporting Lisbon: Western Union Cup – as it happened Liverpool finish pre-season US tour with 2-2 draw in BronxMignolet shines in goal after early blunder costs Liverpool 3.15am BST That’s all for now. Thanks for following along with us and be sure to check back later for a full match report. 3.10am BST There’s the final whistle and Liverpool and Spor...
06:51, 2019-07-25

In the Western Conference, Teams Known for Heartbreak Seek Glory The St. Louis Blues are the only “Expansion Six” team left without a Stanley Cup. The San Jose Sharks came later, but have endured similar heartbreak....
22:34, 2019-05-22

Part of bourbon warehouse collapses in western Kentucky OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — Part of a bourbon warehouse in western Kentucky collapsed during a thunderstorm. News outlets report the partial collapse of the O.Z. Tyler Distillery rickhouse was reported early Monday. Master Distiller Jacob Call says around 20,000 barrels are stored at the location and it a...
17:34, 2019-06-17

The Wild Bunch at 50: the enduring nihilism of Sam Peckinpah's western In 1969, the film’s violent cynicism came as a shock to the system and now, it seems to have aged disturbingly wellPresent day audiences remember Sam Peckinpah’s off-the-wall western The Wild Bunch for its blood, but no less shocking is the film’s moral carnage. Two orgies of bullets bookend the adv...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Police defend arrest of 12-year-old boy in western Michigan Police in western Michigan are defending their actions in the arrest of a 12-year-old black boy following online criticism about the officers' response....
18:17, 2019-06-18

Western Sydney Wanderers 1-2 Leeds United - as it happened Mateusz Bogusz scored the first ever goal at Bankwest StadiumKwame Yeboah equalised for Western SydneyPablo Hernandez fired the winner deep into added time 12.25pm BST That was fun. As far as preseason friendlies go there was no quarter given by either side, both teams went out to win, and the atmos...
18:34, 2019-07-20

Poor nations hosting most refugees worldwide, need more Western help: U.N. Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million displaced people who have fled war and persecution, the United Nations said on Wednesday....
09:34, 2019-06-19

6 Western countries urge Russia to withdraw from Georgia The United States and five European countries are marking the 11th anniversary of the conflict between Russia and Georgia with an appeal to Moscow to implement agreements to withdraw its military forces to positions held before hostilities began...
03:17, 2019-08-09

Dangerous, Record-High Temperatures Hit Western Europe, With More to Come Belgium and the Netherlands set national records, and the all-time marks for Germany and Britain could fall on Thursday. Paris will approach 108 degrees....
19:00, 2019-07-24

Western Spain road trip: Madrid to Seville The Extremadura region offers rolling countryside and Roman, Jewish and Arab history to explore. Plus, cool plazas and great food – when you stopExtremadura takes a little bit more effort to get to than many other parts of Spain. And because there is no beach, few of the 82.8 million people who visi...
08:17, 2019-06-12

Taliban attack kills 14 militiamen in western Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban have killed at least 14 members of a pro-government militia in an attack on checkpoints in the western Ghor province. Abdul Hai Khateby, the spokesman for the provincial governor, says seven other militiamen were wounded in the attack lat...
16:00, 2019-06-08

Record flooding causes levee breach in western Arkansas DARDANELLE, Ark. (AP) — Officials say a levee along the Arkansas River has breached, prompting an evacuation of a rural area in the western part of the state. The levee breached early Friday at Dardanelle, about 60 miles (95 kilometers) northwest of Little Rock. Yell County officials had anticipated...
13:17, 2019-05-31

The Zapotecs of Monte Alban - The First Civilization in Western Mexico? In the central valleys of the Mexican state of Oaxaca lie stone ruins centered around an artificially leveled hill. It is now a famous tourist destination as well as a major archaeological site. Although it has cultural significance today, it has very little political or administrative significance....
04:51, 2019-07-01

Putin fires new broadside against Western liberalism during G20 summit Russian President Vladimir Putin fired a new broadside against Western liberalism on Saturday, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people's interests....
14:51, 2019-06-29

In western France, a village remembers D-Day's 'secret massacre' The lost U.S. paratrooper tapped on the door of the Rigault family's farmhouse in Normandy in the early hours of June 6, 1944, miles south of his intended drop zone and soaking from his landing in the surrounding marshland....
09:00, 2019-05-23

Zalando to build Rotterdam warehouse to serve western Europe Zalando , Europe's leading online fashion retailer, said it would build a 140,000 square meter warehouse near the Dutch port of Rotterdam to serve its customers in the Benelux countries, France, Spain and the United Kingdom....
09:00, 2019-07-04

African nations, Western partners strive to combat IED threat A U.S.-trained Kenyan bomb disposal technician stood in a field showing colleagues from more than 20 countries how to collect evidence after the detonation of a roadside explosive....
16:51, 2019-08-02

Role Of Priests Different In "Western Culture", India: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday argued there is a difference between the role of priests in "western culture" and in India, explaining to an American delegation how a man of......
00:34, 2019-06-29

Western Balkans: Merkel 'optimistic' about EU accession despite French doubts German Chancellor Angel Merkel assured Balkan states that negotiations to join the EU are in the bloc's interest, countering concerns by the French president, who insisted EU reforms must come before further enlargement....
20:00, 2019-07-05

CHEAP: $60 for this 2TB Western Digital portable HD? TIME TO TEAR OFF OUR CLOTHES IN JOY Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! I love a good hard drive. It’s such a wonderful feeling to have a tiny little box filled with an array of digital goodies. I mean, just the idea that this palm-sized device could fit more music than you could con...
20:51, 2019-06-22

‘Slaughter the Jews’ painted in Arabic on Western Wall in Jerusalem The chilling phrase was spray-painted in Arabic on the Kotel HaKatan, or "Little Western Wall," on Saturday in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, according to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency....
00:34, 2019-07-22

Western intelligence hacked 'Russian Google' Yandex to spy on accounts Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
21:34, 2019-06-27

Asian women and the kimono have long been sexualized in western culture It’s no surprise that Kim Kardashian West appropriated kimono to give sex appeal to her shapewear line, writes Akemi JohnsonThe two Asian women painted on the facade of the Irish pub outside the US military base in Okinawa, Japan, wore kimono. They lounged on a white-sand beach. Their black hair was...
23:34, 2019-07-03

Takeda kicks off sale of Western European drugs: sources Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Co has reached out to prospective bidders for a portfolio of drugs for sale in western Europe as it seeks to trim its debt following the $59 billion purchase of Shire, sources close to the matter told Reuters....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Floods hit western Greece days after deadly storm killed 7 Authorities evacuated dozens of citizens from flooded homes in western Greece on Sunday, a few days after seven people were killed by a violent storm in the north of the country....
19:00, 2019-07-14

Western UN envoys condemn China's Muslim 're-education' camps China is reportedly holding up to 1 million Uighurs in internment camps, described as "concentration camps" by rights groups. Diplomats rarely send open letters to the UN Human Rights Council to slam a country's record....
07:00, 2019-07-11

Wall collapses on huts in western India, killing 16 workers NEW DELHI (AP) — A fire official says a 23-meter (60-feet) high wall has collapsed on a cluster of tin-roofed huts in western India, killing at least 16 workers living there. Fire Official J. Gaekwad says the boundary wall of a multi-story residential apartment building collapsed in Pune early Satur...
05:00, 2019-06-29

Western officials say new Ukrainian president poses threat to Putin A political newcomer whose anti-corruption pledges won him the presidency of Ukraine in a landslide could weaken Russian President Vladimir Putin, Western officials say....
10:17, 2019-06-06

At least 1 dead, 12 injured from storms, tornadoes in western Ohio and Dayton At least one person is dead and 12 injured after a severe storm system including tornadoes hit the Dayton, Ohio, area late Monday night, authorities said. About 68,000 households and businesses in the state were without power Tuesday morning. This drone video shows the path of destruction left behi...
14:34, 2019-05-29

Fungi that draws gold from its surroundings discovered in Western Australia Interaction that could signal new gold deposits ‘had to be seen to be believed’, CSIRO researcher says Fungi that draws gold from its surroundings has been discovered in Western Australia, stunning scientists who say it could signal new deposits.Found near Boddington, south of Perth, the strain of t...
05:17, 2019-05-25

Netflix buys 'Power of the Dog' Western starring Moss, Cumberbatch Netflix has bought global rights to The Power of the Dog, a feature film directed by Jane Campion (The Piano, The Portrait of a Lady) and starring Elisabeth Moss and Benedict Cumberbatch. The streaming giant plans to release the film in 2021, both on......
07:51, 2019-05-31

Serena Williams has withdrawn from the 2019 Western & Southern Open Less than an hour before she was scheduled to play on Center Court, Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Western & Southern Open with a back injury        ...
07:51, 2019-08-14

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

Storm inundates Southeast, including foot of rain in western N.C. More than 12 inches of rain has triggered major flooding in parts of western North Carolina as the southeastern United States faces more flooding downpours into midweek....
22:00, 2019-06-09

Russian jets kill at least 25 in north-western Syria: rescuers Aerial strikes on Monday killed at least 25 people, mostly civilians, in northwestern Syria in the sixth week of a Russian-led military offensive that has so far killed hundreds of civilians, according to residents and civil rescuers....
22:51, 2019-06-10

At Least 30 Dead, 200 Missing After Boat Sinks in Western Congo, Authorities Say (KINSHASA, Congo) — Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake. Simon Mboo Wemba, the mayor of Inongo, told The Associated Press on Sunday night that many of those aboard the boat that sank on Lake Mai-Ndombe were teache...
02:17, 2019-05-27

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the 2019 Western & Southern Open Citing fatigue following his Rogers Cup title in Montreal Sunday, Rafael Nadal, the No. 2-ranked player in the world, has withdrawn from the W&S Open        ...
20:00, 2019-08-12

Bruce Springsteen tries to lose himself under the cinematic scope of Western Stars Bruce Springsteen has spoken repeatedly about the influence of cinema on his music. Throughout the years, in numerous interviews (and his recent autobiography), he conjures impressions and memories of films that imprinted on his mind at a young age, and how the bold narratives and striking imagery o...
19:00, 2019-06-12

Bruce Springsteen ‘Western Stars’ review: Dancing in the stark at 70 Once a power-driving steel cowboy who was born to run, Bruce Springsteen — turning 70 this September — rides off into his golden years on his new album “Western Stars,” out today. On the LP — his first since his “Springsteen on Broadway” show closed last year and his first without the E Street Band....
04:17, 2019-06-14

Bruce Springsteen: Western Stars review – quintessentially Boss (Columbia Records)Couched in the orchestral “countrypolitan” style of George Jones and Glen Campbell at the tail-end of the 1960s, Springsteen’s first album in five years delivers a sound like little else in his extensive catalogue, brimming with lush strings and French horns. Its 13 songs, however,...
16:17, 2019-06-16

In Algeria, conservatives weigh in against pressure for Western-style democracy While tens of thousands of Algerians have been gathering for four months in the capital to demand sweeping political reforms, former fighters who led the last confrontation with the establishment have been warning people not to rock the boat....
08:17, 2019-06-17

Exclusive: Western countries rebuke China at U.N. for detention of Uighurs Nearly two dozen countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic Uighurs in the Xinjiang region, the first such joint move on the issue at the U.N. Human Rights Council, according to diplomats and a letter seen by Reuters....
15:34, 2019-07-10

Voters approve alcohol sales in western Kentucky city MARION, Ky. (AP) — Voters in a western Kentucky city have opted to allow alcohol sales. WPSD-TV reports 680 residents cast ballots in Marion on the issue Tuesday with 403 in favor and 277 opposed. The city joins a growing number of municipalities around the state that have approved l...
17:51, 2019-05-22

Police raiding homes of Iraqi gang in western Germany BERLIN (AP) — Police in western Germany are raiding premises linked to an Iraqi gang suspected of involvement in human trafficking, drug dealing, illegal arms trade and forging identity papers. Essen police said hundreds of police officers were involved in the raids that began early Wednesday in ele...
09:17, 2019-05-22

Saudi judge denies mom custody for exposing child to Western culture American Bethany Vierra lives in Saudi Arabia where she was denied custody of her Saudi Arabian daughter Zaina by a judge for fear of exposing the child to Western culture....
02:34, 2019-08-17

Roger Federer cruises into third round at the 2019 Western & Southern Open Play was suspended for 61 minutes Tuesday night, which is exactly how long Roger Federer needed to win his 2019 Western & Southern Open debut        ...
07:51, 2019-08-14

Storms to come calling in western U.S. as record-challenging heat throttles back Following record heat into Tuesday, temperatures are forecast to throttle back over the West but with the risk of thunderstorms that may ignite new wildfires later this week and this weekend....
10:17, 2019-08-07

ISIS urges followers to carry out attacks in major Western cities The terror group ISIS is calling upon its adherents to carry out terrorist attacks in the major Western cities of San Francisco, New York, and London, according to several social media posts monitored by an ISIS watchdog site....
19:51, 2019-07-31

Floods kill 16, displace thousands in India's western Maharashtra state At least 16 people have died in India's western state of Maharashtra as heavy rains and overflowing rivers swamped five districts, forcing authorities to move more than 140,000 people to safer places, a government official said on Wednesday....
00:00, 2019-08-08

Top State Dept. Official Steps Down From Post Overseeing Western Hemisphere Kimberly Breier had been assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs for less than a year and helped supervise the restrictions the administration imposed on Cuba in April....
09:34, 2019-08-08

Eastern Libyan forces damaged civilian airport in western Libya: U.N. Eastern Libyan forces have seriously damaged with air strikes a civilian airport in western Libya lacking any military use, the United Nations said on Sunday....
00:51, 2019-08-18

Poland eyes green energy investments in Western Balkans: minister Polish energy groups could invest in renewable power in Western Balkan countries that eye European Union membership, Jadwiga Emilewicz, minister for entrepreneurship and technology said....
22:17, 2019-06-22

Cyclone Vayu: Western Railway Cancels Trains, Here's The Full List IRCTC: In addition to this, various safety and security precautions are also being taken by Western Railway for train passengers of these prone areas under its jurisdiction -Veraval, Okha, Porbandar,......
19:17, 2019-06-13

Firefighters rescue squirrel stuck in manhole cover in western Germany Police, firefighters and a veterinary clinic had to join forces this week to rescue a red squirrel that got its head stuck in a manhole cover in western Germany....
23:34, 2019-06-21

True Grit at 50: the throwback western that gave John Wayne his only Oscar Released in the same year as The Wild Bunch and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Henry Hathaway’s western was defiantly old-fashioned in comparisonThe year 1969 was a true inflection point for the American western, a once-dominant genre that had become a casualty of the culture, particularly when...
08:51, 2019-06-11

‘Russia’s Google’ Yandex hacked by Western intelligence in 2018: sources Sources told Reuters the hackers appeared to be searching for technical information that could explain how Yandex authenticates user accounts. Such information could help a spy agency impersonate a user and access their private messages....
04:51, 2019-06-28

Trade wars, tweets and western liberalism: G20 summit wraps up in Osaka Shinzo Abe declares Japan’s first G20 a success, but the summit revealed deep dividesJapan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, may have described the G20 summit as a success on Saturday afternoon, but the two days that the leaders of the world’s 20 richest economies spent in the rainy-season humidity of O...
00:34, 2019-06-30

2019 N.H.L. Playoffs: In the Western Conference, Teams Known for Heartbreak Seek Glory The St. Louis Blues are the only “Expansion Six” team left without a Stanley Cup. The San Jose Sharks came later, but have endured similar heartbreak....
15:01, 2019-05-21

German ex-President Horst Köhler quits UN Western Sahara role Horst Köhler, who was president of Germany for six years, has left his post as UN envoy for the territory of Western Sahara. His departure on health grounds leaves efforts to resolve a decades-long dispute in limbo....
07:34, 2019-05-23

Western Japan residents warned to evacuate as heavy rain nears Japan warned of further life-threatening heavy rain on Kyushu, the southwesternmost of the country's main islands, after days of downpours and said people must evacuate....
16:00, 2019-07-02

No. 1 Novak Djokovic begins Western & Southern Open title defense in win over Sam Querrey Novak Djokovic began his Western & Southern Open title defense with a win over Sam Querrey in straight set Tuesday night on Center Court        ...
07:51, 2019-08-14

Today is the western mobile debut of Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box, a puzzle game that ori Today is the western mobile debut of Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box, a puzzle game that originally came out in the U.S. in August, 2009. ...
19:51, 2019-06-20

Work on potential HIV vaccine to accelerate thanks to new cutting-edge Western University facility The facility was funded by Western's Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and a significant grant from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, according to a release....
21:34, 2019-07-31

Iran says it will breach nuclear deal enrichment limit, drawing Western concern Iran said on Monday it would breach internationally agreed curbs on its stock of low-enriched uranium in 10 days -- a move likely to worsen already high tensions with Washington -- but it added European nations still had time to save a landmark nuclear deal....
14:17, 2019-06-17

World No. 1 Naomi Osaka withdraws mid-match from Western & Southern Open with injury Early in the third set of a quarterfinal match Friday on Center Court, World No. 1 Naomi Osaka injured her left knee and could not continue        ...
17:00, 2019-08-17

New A-League club Western United confirm Mark Rudan as inaugural coach Former Wellington boss signs three-year dealGertjan Verbeek named Adelaide’s new coach Western United have finally unveiled Mark Rudan as their inaugural manager following months of speculation that he would lead the A-League club.Rudan parted ways with Wellington Phoenix earlier this month and has ...
05:34, 2019-05-23

Roger Federer loses in Round of 16 to Andrey Rublev at the Western & Southern Open Roger Federer, a seven-time tournament champion, was eliminated from the Western & Southern Open in straight sets by Russian qualifier Andrey Rublev.        ...
16:34, 2019-08-16

Bruce Springsteen: Western Stars review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Columbia Records)Trailed as a break with tradition, the lush orchestrations and swooning vocals of this finely wrought album, in fact, chime beautifully with Springsteen’s historyThe 19th Bruce Springsteen album has been heralded as a dramatic break from tradition. So dramatic, in fact, that in the...
13:17, 2019-06-06

Steph and Seth Curry shared a special moment after the Western Conference finals Stephen Curry and Seth Curry exchanged jerseys and a hug after Steph's Warriors completed the sweep of the Trail Blazers.        ...
18:17, 2019-05-21

U.S., Japan, South Korea, Australia hold first naval drills in Western Pacific U.S. Navy ships conducted joint drills with warships from allies Japan, Australia and South Korea in their first combined exercise in the Western Pacific, the U.S. Navy said on Thursday....
09:00, 2019-05-23

Babadook director Jennifer Kent returns with a great, harrowing Western, The Nightingale Jennifer Kent’s The Nightingale is a Western revenge yarn of such heightened cruelty and suffering that it basically demands to be read as allegory. Westerns, as a rule, are violent, and that perhaps goes double for the Aussie ones, which tend to be more pitiless than their American cousins, strippi...
16:34, 2019-08-01

CNOOC halts field work at western Uganda project over Ebola fears China National Offshore Oil Corp, or CNOOC, said on Thursday it had halted field work at its western Uganda project over an Ebola scare and that activities would resume after getting an all-clear from the country's ministry of health....
08:51, 2019-07-25

Chinese state media says 'Western ideologues' to blame for Hong Kong unrest Chinese state media blamed meddling by Western governments on Thursday for unrest in Hong Kong amid an escalating diplomatic spat between China and the United Kingdom over protests in the former British colony....
06:17, 2019-07-04

Exclusive: Western intelligence hacked 'Russia's Google' Yandex to spy on accounts - sources Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
21:17, 2019-06-27

Chinese state media blames 'Western ideologues' for Hong Kong protests Chinese official English-language newspapers blamed meddling by Western governments on Thursday for unrest in Hong Kong amid an escalating diplomatic spat between China and the United Kingdom over protests in the former British colony....
04:34, 2019-07-04

Iran warns western powers to 'leave region' amid Gulf crisis Foreign ministry demands release of Iranian oil tanker UK seized last weekIran has called on the UK to release the oil tanker seized last week and warned foreign powers to “leave the region because Iran and other regional countries are capable of securing the regional security”.Royal Marines seized ...
15:00, 2019-07-12

Western Digital bulks up IntelliFlash family with more NVMe, high density options Meanwhile, Western Digital's updated IntelliFlash software extends its data management feature set with transparent dataset migration and hybrid-cloud data mobility....
20:17, 2019-07-16

Fortnite Fortbyte 3 Location Accessible Using Skull Trooper Emoji At Western Most Point Accessible Using the Skull Trooper Emoji At The Western Most Point is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
16:34, 2019-06-21

Alleged Cyber Attack on Russia's Yandex Used Malware Tied to Western Intelligence Hackers believed to be working for Western intelligence agencies “broke into Russian internet search company Yandex from October to November 2018,” deploying a malware variant called Regin that is “known to be used by the ‘Five Eyes’ intelligence-sharing alliance of the United States, Britain, Austr...
21:17, 2019-06-30

Venus Williams upsets defending Western & Southern Open champion No. 5 Kiki Bertens Venus Williams knocked off defending Western & Southern Open champion and the No. 5 player in the world Kiki Bertens Tuesday        ...
07:51, 2019-08-14

Western Michigan football's Waldo Stadium field completely covered by floodwater Waldo Stadium has been the home of Western Michigan football since 1939. It was underwater Thursday after heavy rains in Kalamazoo.       ...
22:17, 2019-06-20

Sharks vs Blues NHL live stream: how to watch the 2019 Western Conference Finals online So who's it going to be: the San Jose Sharks or the St. Louis Blues that go to the 2019 Stanley Cup? The Western Conference Finals side of the NHL Playoffs has been super tight so far and you can follow our guide to getting a Sharks vs Blues NHL live stream regardless of where on Earth you may ...
06:01, 2019-05-22

D-Day 75th anniversary: Theresa May to highlight importance of western alliance as she hosts world leaders Theresa May is to call for continued Western unity in tackling "new and evolving security threats" as she commemorates the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
00:51, 2019-06-05

Chinese foreign minister claims 'black hand' of Western involvement in Hong Kong Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has accused the "black hand" of Western forces of attempting to use recent mass demonstrations in Hong Kong to "stir up trouble" in the city....
07:51, 2019-06-20

Western Union shares drop on fear new Facebook cryptocurrency will take money transfer business Shares of Western Union fell on excitement around the potential of sending money internationally without fees with Facebook's new cryptocurrency....
19:17, 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-CNOOC halts field work at western Uganda project over Ebola fears Oil producer China National Offshore Oil Corp said on Thursday it had halted field work at its western Uganda project over an Ebola scare and would resume operations only after getting the green light from the health ministry....
10:00, 2019-07-25

Matteo Salvini, the closest thing Western Europe has to Trump, coming to White House Italy's deputy prime minister — who is visiting Washington this weekend — is proving that perhaps the best way to have decent relations with Trump’s administration is to be a little bit like the president himself....
15:34, 2019-06-15

2017 Western & Southern Open champ Grigor Dimitrov ousted by Stan Wawrinka in three sets The 2017 Men's Western & Southern Open champion Grigor Dimitrov led off Tuesday's play with a match against Stan Wawrinka        ...
07:51, 2019-08-14

South Western Railway strike: Royal Ascot racegoers face travel chaos as five-day walkout gets under way Thousands of racegoers heading to Royal Ascot face travel chaos this week as a five-day strike in the long-running dispute over guards on trains gets under way....
10:34, 2019-06-17

At annual call-in show, Vladimir Putin talks Western sanctions, arrested reporter and $390B infrastructure bill At his annual call-in show, Russian President Vladimir Putin backed a $390 billion spending program to address an array of complaints by callers.        ...
23:17, 2019-06-20

Boris Johnson bashes Vladimir Putin: Tory leadership frontrunner blasts Russian president over his attack on Western values EXCLUSIVE: Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson says Putin will be 'proved wrong by history' over his remarks on the West Grim-faced Theresa May meets Russian leader as they shake hands at start of G20 summit in Japan...
18:17, 2019-06-28

Honda Two-Wheeler India Sales Cross 11 Million Mark In Western India Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) announced that the company has added 11 milion customers in Western India. The manufacturer crossed the milestone with sales from the states of Maharashtra,......
08:51, 2019-07-23

Malaysia says it will not become a 'dumping ground' for rich Western nations Malaysia has vowed not to become a "dumping ground" for rich Western nations — as a minister pledged to return thousands of tonnes of plastic waste "smuggled" into the country....
22:17, 2019-05-28

120 degrees in the shade?! Record-breaking, 'dangerous' heat wave bakes western U.S. Folks in the western U.S. are sweltering under an unusually intense June heat wave, with temperatures soaring to record highs all the way from Oregon to Arizona.        ...
03:17, 2019-06-12

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19:00, 2019-05-30

South Western Railway strike sparks rush-hour misery as commuters forced to form huge 200m queues along Surbiton high street The start of a five-day strike by South Western Railway staff sparked rush hour misery on Tuesday morning as commuters complained of rammed trains and massive queues outside stations....
11:51, 2019-06-18

South Western Railway strike: Thousands of commuters brace for second day of travel chaos as rail strike continues Thousands of commuters are bracing for a second day of travel chaos as South Western Railway (SWR) staff continue a strike over the role of train guards....
09:00, 2019-06-19

'Isis Beatles' apologise for role in holding Western hostages to ransom as they await fate in Syrian prison A suspected member of the Isis terrorism cell nicknamed The Beatles has apologised after admitting a role in holding Western hostages to ransom in Syria....
12:34, 2019-06-10

South Western Railway strike: passengers complain of 'chronic overcrowding' in trains on day three of strike Commuters are facing a fresh bout of travel chaos as the third day of South Western Railway (SWR) staff's strike over the role of train guards gets underway....
16:51, 2019-06-20

Venezuela's congress to create committee for future debt renegotiation Venezuela's opposition-run congress said on Tuesday it will form a commission that will eventually renegotiate the country's debt, much of which is in default, and protect the OPEC nation's offshore assets from seizure by creditors....
02:17, 2019-08-14

Ex-convict killed California officer, police say Police on Tuesday released the name of a man who they say killed a highway patrol officer before he was fatally wounded in a Southern California shootout....
02:17, 2019-08-14

'Central casting': Trump is talking more than ever about men's looks President Donald Trump told Fox News in June that it's "tough" to follow his instincts and withdraw all troops from Afghanistan when a "great-looking, central casting" military general urges him not to....
02:17, 2019-08-14

Saoirse Ronan, Timothée Chalamet shine in Greta Gerwig's 'Little Women' trailer Director Greta Gerwig takes on "Little Women," the coming of age story of the four March sisters in the aftermath of the American Civil War.        ...
02:17, 2019-08-14

Hugh Grant says Paddington 2 is his best movie, so don't tell him otherwise Movies for children can be hell, but Paddington and Paddington 2 are different. These movies are clever, have a lovable protagonist, and, per our own Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, “never betray the sweet-tempered worldview of its source material.” Hugh Grant, who starred in the sequel, apparently agrees, as...
02:17, 2019-08-14

Awkwafina to star in adaptation of The Last Adventure Of Constance Verity Soon there will be only two kinds of movies: Those that star Awkwafina, and those that do not. And honestly, that’s 100 percent okay. The rapper-turned-mega-acclaimed actress is adding yet another project to her growing to-do list, as Deadline reports that she’s signed on to headline The Last Advent...
02:17, 2019-08-14

The Amazing Johnathan Documentary is manipulative fun, if not quite magic Whether sawing into his arm with a butcher’s knife or swallowing his own eyeball, The Amazing Johnathan was a reliable source of manic energy at many an ’80s and ’90s stand-up show. John Szeles, the self-described “Freddy Krueger of Comedy,” regularly bulldozed his way onto showcases like Late Night...
02:17, 2019-08-14

In the arty documentary Aquarela, water is both hero and villain For its first 15 minutes, Viktor Kossakovsky’s documentary Aquarela plays like a combination of sobering ethnography, silent comedy, and Hitchcock thriller. On Siberia’s semi-frozen Lake Baikal, a group of men with wooden poles and coils of wire are seen walking across the ice in long takes, in sear...
02:17, 2019-08-14

More than 30 members of clergy, religious activists sign letter declaring their churches immigrant 'sanctuaries': report A group of more than 30 clergy and religious activists in Birmingham have signed a letter promising sanctuary to immigrants facing mass deportations in Alabama, according to a Tuesday report....
02:51, 2019-08-14

Australia's coal use sharpens Pacific tension as Scott Morrison arrives for forum Tuvalu PM says no amount of funding makes up for Australia’s failure to cut emissions The scene has been set for tense discussions in Tuvalu as Scott Morrison arrives on Wednesday, after his announcement of $500m in climate funding for the Pacific fell flat, with regional leaders saying that no matt...
02:51, 2019-08-14

May the Great NRA Meltdown of 2019 Never End Another day, another disaster for the gun nuts at the National Rifle Association, as a fourth member of the group’s board of directors resigned without warning on Tuesday evening, well before her tenure was up....
02:51, 2019-08-14

2 guards suspended, warden reassigned following Epstein’s death The move by the Justice Department came amid mounting evidence that the chronically understaffed Metropolitan Correctional Center may have bungled its responsibility to keep the 66-year-old Epstein from harming himself...
03:17, 2019-08-14

Princess Diana musical heads to Broadway with story torching royal wedding drama A musical about Princess Diana, featuring the royal wedding drama and Prince Charles' infamous affair, is headed to Broadway this spring.        ...
03:17, 2019-08-14

Opera legend Placido Domingo accused of sexual harassment; opera companies cancel events Placido Domingo, of the world's most recognizable and accomplished opera singers, has been accused of sexual harassment.        ...
03:17, 2019-08-14

Anne Hathaway recalls feeling pressured to 'lose weight' for role when she was 16 Anne Hathaway revealed in her cover story for Allure she was pressured to lose weight for one of her early roles when she was just 16.        ...
03:17, 2019-08-14

Bebe Rexha had a big clapback to the music executive who said she's 'too old to be sexy' Bebe Rexha dedicated a steamy Instagram photo to a male music executive who told her she's "too old to be sexy."        ...
03:17, 2019-08-14

Sarah Hyland let her 'badass' kidney surgery bump 'shine' in a tight dress "Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland let her kidney area shine during a performance with Jordan McGraw at the Teen Choice Awards Sunday night.        ...
03:17, 2019-08-14

Nicki Minaj will tie the knot with Kenneth Petty in 'about 80 days' "I have to work on my album and I have a lot to focus on that I don’t want to do the big wedding now," Nicki Minaj said of her plans to wed Kenneth Petty.        ...
03:17, 2019-08-14

Schumer will ask Trump to divert wall funding to combat gun violence and white supremacy Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer plans to ask the Trump administration to divert a $5 billion wall funding allocation to programs aimed at ending gun violence and “violent white supremacist extremism.”...
03:51, 2019-08-14

Trump hopes 'tricky' Hong Kong situation works out 'for liberty' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the situation in Hong Kong was tricky, but he hoped it would work out for everybody, including China, and "for liberty" without anyone getting hurt or killed....
03:51, 2019-08-14

Speaker Bercow says he will stop Johnson from closing parliament to secure Brexit: Telegraph British House of Commons Speaker John Bercow said on Tuesday he would refuse to allow Prime Minister Boris Johnson to close parliament to secure Brexit, the Telegraph reported....
03:51, 2019-08-14

China denies Hong Kong port visit for U.S. Navy ships amid tensions China has denied a request for two U.S. Navy ships to visit Hong Kong in the coming weeks, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, as the political crisis in the former British colony deepened....
03:51, 2019-08-14

Pakistan asks U.N. Security Council to meet over India moves in Kashmir Pakistan on Tuesday asked the United Nations Security Council to meet over India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the Himalayan region that has long been a flashpoint in ties between the nuclear-armed neighbors....
03:51, 2019-08-14

Mexican former minister detained, deepening president's anti-graft quest A judge ordered a former Mexican Cabinet minister to be detained pending a trial over suspected losses to taxpayers, her lawyer said on Tuesday, opening a new front in President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's campaign to eradicate corruption....
03:51, 2019-08-14

Iran says Britain might release oil tanker soon, Gibraltar says not yet The British territory of Gibraltar will not yet release an Iranian oil tanker seized by Royal Marines in the Mediterranean despite an Iranian report that it could do so on Tuesday, an official Gibraltar source said....
03:51, 2019-08-14

India needs time to restore order in Kashmir: top court judge Indian authorities need more time to restore order in Kashmir, a Supreme Court justice said on Tuesday as a security clampdown entered a ninth day since New Delhi revoked the region's special status, triggering protests....
03:51, 2019-08-14

Stacey Abrams: Georgia Democrat will not run for president in 2020 Former lawmaker who ran for governor in 2018 says she will instead focus on voting rights initiativeStacey Abrams, the former Georgia lawmaker who energized Democratic voters as a candidate for governor last year, will not run for president in 2020 after toying with the idea publicly for several mon...
04:17, 2019-08-14

Facebook admits contractors listened to users' recordings without their knowledge Company says ‘human review’ of audio conversations on Messenger has been ‘paused’Facebook has become the latest company to admit that human contractors listened to recordings of users without their knowledge, a practice the company now says has been “paused”.Citing contractors who worked on the proj...
04:17, 2019-08-14

Alan Partridge saves Steve Coogan from lengthy driving ban Actor barred for two months after arguing longer ban would mean cancelling new seriesSteve Coogan has escaped a lengthy driving ban after successfully arguing that a new series featuring his Alan Partridge character could not be filmed on public transport.The comedian was clocked driving his Porsche...
04:17, 2019-08-14

Risks of no-deal Brexit can be managed by government, says Rudd Work and pensions secretary had stated in March she believed no deal would ‘do generational damage’ to UKAmber Rudd has said she believes the risks of a no-deal Brexit are no more than a challenge that can be countered by government action, going back on her previous assessment in which she said it ...
04:17, 2019-08-14

Nora Quoirin: body found in Malaysia confirmed as missing girl Postmortem examination to determine whether further police investigation neededA postmortem examination will be carried out to determine the cause of death of Nora Quoirin, 15, whose body has been found in the Malaysian jungle.The London girl’s body was discovered on Tuesday by a local team of hiker...
04:17, 2019-08-14

What do the Hong Kong protesters want? The territory has been rocked by protests ending in violent clashes with police. Demonstrators have five key demandsHong Kong has been rocked by protests since early June, many of which have ended in violent clashes between police and demonstrators. Continue reading......
04:17, 2019-08-14

Dow surges, ends higher after US delays China tariffs on cellphones, computers and more The Dow closed higher Tuesday after the US delayed some tariffs on Chinese goods and removed some items entirely. The S&P and Nasdaq also rose.       ...
04:17, 2019-08-14

CBS and Viacom are reuniting with new deal and set to become ViacomCBS Inc. by end of year CBS and Viacom are bringing their networks back together to form a new company. The combined company will be called ViacomCBS Inc.       ...
04:17, 2019-08-14

'Lost village' found at site of most infamous clan massacre in Scotland Archaeologists excavating the scene of the most infamous clan massacre in Scottish history have unearthed parts of a "lost village" in the Highlands valley of Glencoe....
04:51, 2019-08-14

Shareholders Have No Love for Shale Companies American shale companies have never pumped more. They have never been loved less. A broad index of U.S. oil-and-gas company shares fell last week to the lowest point since it was created during the early days of the shale boom in 2006....
05:17, 2019-08-14

Boeing Plane Deliveries Tumble So Far in 2019 Boeing said it delivered 38% fewer planes in the first seven months of 2019 than a year ago—falling further behind rival Airbus—as the impact of grounding the 737 MAX jetliner weighs on the U.S. plane maker....
05:17, 2019-08-14

What Your Voice Reveals About You The sound of your voice is becoming a new type of fingerprint. Technology that detects nuances in sound, inaudible to humans, is capturing new clues about people’s likely locations, medical conditions and even physical features....
05:17, 2019-08-14

The OA Fans Have a Pretty Convincing Theory About the Show Not Really Being Cancelled Warning: This post contains spoilers for The OA. As many fans of The OA know, series co-creator Brit Marling took to Instagram on Aug. 5 to confirm that Netflix had cancelled the show after a two-season run. However, some people are convinced that the whole cancellation is part of an elaborate publi...
05:17, 2019-08-14

‘I Put 1,400 Pages in the Trash.’ The Tiger’s Wife Author Téa Obreht on Killing Two Books to Create Her New Novel For someone convinced that nothing lies beyond the grave, Téa Obreht brings a lot of stuff back from the dead. The living and the unliving mingle in her books like uneasy teens at a party, half recognizing each other, uncertain of what they have in common. She’s fascinated by history, p...
05:17, 2019-08-14

FTC chief willing to break up Big Tech The head of the Federal Trade Commission said he's prepared to break up tech companies by undoing past mergers as the agency probes whether the firms are hurting competition....
05:51, 2019-08-14

Amazon's Choice under fire amid widespread fraud in recommendations A group of senators are demanding that Amazon explain how it comes up with its well-known "Amazon Choice" label, a mark of distinction that earns certain products preferred placement on the retail platform....
05:51, 2019-08-14

New Mexico man choked a cat, fed it meth, abused his girlfriend, police say Aaron Spaulding was already facing multiple felony counts from a domestic incident when he was charged with animal cruelty.        ...
05:51, 2019-08-14

iPhone music fans rejoice: Siri might finally speak to Spotify It’s no secret that there’s fierce competition between Apple and Spotify for dominance over the music streaming space, but if recent reports are to be believed, the two companies are looking to compromise for the sake of their users.Using Siri to play music on an Apple device has, thus...
06:17, 2019-08-14

Epstein guards suspected of falsifying logs to show they were checking on him: report Guards at the New York City jail facility where Jeffrey Epstein is said to have killed himself are suspected of falsifying log entries to show they were checking on the alleged sex trafficker and other inmates with greater regularity than was the case, according to a Tuesday report....
06:17, 2019-08-14

Christmas in August: Trump delays China tariffs for ornaments, sweaters, mittens, and Santa beards President Trump said Tuesday that the White House was delaying implementing 10% tariffs on some Chinese goods in order to not disrupt the fall and winter holiday shopping season. Later that day, the U.S. Trade Representative's Office showed just how hard the Trump administration was trying to mainta...
06:51, 2019-08-14

Asian stocks bounce in relief as Trump delays China tariffs Asian stocks joined a global equities surge on Wednesday, after Washington delayed tariffs on some Chinese imports and gave much-needed relief for markets gripped by political and economic turmoil....
06:51, 2019-08-14

Lower fees, snazzy branches: Hong Kong banks gird for online-only onslaught Hong Kong's biggest banks are set to cut fees, boost digital services and jazz up branches with features such as touch-screen display panels to meet competition from new online-only lenders in one of the world's most profitable banking markets....
06:51, 2019-08-14

Why So Many Ships Are Red On The Bottom Ships being red below their waterline goes way back to when even the largest vessels were made of wood. You wouldn’t want sea worms eating your hull, would you?...
06:51, 2019-08-14

A Run In An NHRA Car Is So Fast It Looks Like Time Is Warping Need a little something to liven you up this afternoon? How about a clench-inducing NHRA visor cam video from Nitro Funny Car driver Ron Capps? Trust me—it’ll do the trick....
06:51, 2019-08-14

| March against Bolsonaro | Epstein death: WATCH the top world news videos for today Brazil tribal women protest Bolsonaro's 'genocidal policies' | Epstein death shifts focus to conspirators, will; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
07:17, 2019-08-14

I Helped Some Gaggling Final Fantasy XIV Newbies Best One Of the Trickiest Bosses There are moments in online games when leadership and authority are thrust upon us. In group-based content, like the various boss fights in Final Fantasy XIV, knowledge is power. If you’re in a group full of helpless newbies and you know the fight’s mechanics, you’re suddenly in charge. Earlier this...
07:51, 2019-08-14

Extinction Rebellion activists arrested after Brazilian Embassy daubed with paint Police arrested four Extinction Rebellion activists after the Brazilian Embassy was daubed with red paint in a protest over the rights of indigenous people....
07:51, 2019-08-14

Pensioner, 81, launched 'demonic' attack on 999 staff after drinking brandy and prosecco A shame-faced pensioner who had too much to drink at a hotel lunch and ended up attacking paramedics and a police officer in a foul-mouthed "demonic" outburst has been left with a bill of more than £2,000....
07:51, 2019-08-14

Heiress to £300m Berkeley Homes property empire hunted by police over 'assaults on officers' An heiress to the £300 million ­Berkeley Homes property empire is being sought by police over claims she assaulted two officers near her Earl's Court apartment....
07:51, 2019-08-14

The Londoner: Corbyn son grows his hemp empire Tommy Corbyn hopes hemp will help Brexit | Nish Kumar's personal fatberg troubles | Greta Thunberg practices on her yacht | Extinction Rebellion join Big Ideas fest of Tory MP | Ed Miliband takes blame for constitution troubles...
07:51, 2019-08-14

Take 2: 15-year-old Coco Gauff gets US Open wild-card entry Coco Gauff receives wild-card entry for US Open's main draw; 15-year-old from Florida made magical run to 4th round at Wimbledon last month        ...
07:51, 2019-08-14

Family of Irish teen found dead in Malaysia won't seek criminal probe: lawyer The family of an Irish girl whose naked body was found near a Malaysian jungle stream will not demand a criminal investigation into the incident, their lawyer said on Wednesday, leaving it up to the police to decide the next course of action....
07:51, 2019-08-14

Only PM, Finance Minister Can Help: Maruti Suzuki Chairman On Auto Crisis Industry stalwart R C Bhargava, Chairman, Maruti Suzuki India believes that despite reluctance seen until now, the government is finally ready to help the auto sector that has been reeling under an......
08:17, 2019-08-14

Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon Launched In India; Priced At Rs. 64,000 The Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon is the entry-level model in the Bajaj Pulsar family, and will offer an affordable Pulsar with prices expected to go up for the 150 cc Pulsar from 2020....
08:17, 2019-08-14

Tropical disturbance southeast of Hawaii bears watching A tropical disturbance over the eastern Pacific has a 70 percent chance of development into this weekend and may travel close enough to Hawaii to have some impact next week....
08:17, 2019-08-14

CBS Shows Signs of Being a Legit Streaming Competitor After All Well now, it appears the deck has been shuffled yet again in the ongoing streaming wars, and it looks as though CBS may be shaping up to be a stronger contender than we’d previously anticipated.Read more......
08:17, 2019-08-14

Man displaced after fire near home in central Tucson Smoke from a fire in the front yard of a home in the 3600 block of N Park Ave. TUCSON- A man in his 70s is displaced after a fire damaged his home near midtown. The Tucson Fire Department responded to calls of heavy smoke in the 3600 block of North Park Avenue Tuesday afternoon  When crews arrived t...
08:51, 2019-08-14

Dunkin’ Donuts brings back pumpkin coffees earlier this year Dunkin’ Donuts announced a new early fall lineup menu, including pumpkin-flavored coffees. Dunkin’ will start selling its pumpkin-flavored items nationwide on August 21, which is a week earlier than last year. Do you think Dunkin' Donuts releasing its #pumpkin coffee drinks on Augus...
08:51, 2019-08-14

How to protect your router and home security cameras from hackers When it comes to digital security, lack of knowledge and complacency can result in serious consequences, including identity theft, financial fraud and a massive loss of privacy. You try to be vigilant with your computers because they contain so much personal information, but chances are you don’t ha...
08:51, 2019-08-14

Village near Russian missile explosion ordered to evacuate — then told to stay put Residents of the Russian village of Nyonoksa, which borders the site of Thursday’s nuclear-powered missile explosion, were ordered to evacuate — and then abruptly told not to, according to a report. On Thursday night, a missile containing nuclear material exploded on a barge floating in the Wh...
09:51, 2019-08-14

Escaped prisoner took Lyft ride to family’s house days before release: cops A prisoner who was just a week away from being released escaped from a minimum security lockup in North Carolina — but gave himself away by taking a Lyft to flee to his family’s house, according to reports. Jaylan Andra Ross, 22, was set to be released from Piedmont Correctional Institut...
09:51, 2019-08-14

Judge rules Virginia school board’s trans bathroom ban is discriminatory A federal judge has ruled that a Virginia school board’s policy that banned a transgender student from using the men’s restroom was discriminatory. The case stemmed from transgender former student Gavin Grimm being told by the Gloucester County School Board that he was required to use ei...
09:51, 2019-08-14

Amazon says its facial recognition tech can now detect fear Amazon has announced that its facial recognition system can now detect “fear” in people. Dubbed Rekognition, the software offers a comprehensive range of tools for face detection, analysis, and recognition in images and videos. It’s one among several services it offers to developers as part of its A...
09:51, 2019-08-14

Four New York lawmakers open up about childhood sexual abuse Four female state lawmakers spoke out as survivors of childhood sexual abuse in Times Square Tuesday, unveiling a new video encouraging others to come forward. “I went through years of guilt thinking that I must have done something to deserve that,” explained freshman Assemblywoman Catalina Cruz (D-...
09:51, 2019-08-14

It's a Love Story: The History of Taylor Swift's Fiercely Tight Bond With Her Parents Taylor Swift has gotten a ton of musical mileage out of the romantic relationships that have come and gone in her life, but those guys haven't been the truly essential players in her journey......
10:17, 2019-08-14

Arch Frenemy: Fenty Beauty Is Now Coming for Our Brows How does Rihanna always seem to know what we need? She’s given us awlllll the foundation shades—available in two finishes, as of Thursday—and dragged the previously lagging beauty industry into a very diverse future by demanding beauty for all. And, of course, she continues to delight us by dropping...
10:17, 2019-08-14

Employees fear layoffs after CBS and Viacom merger The merger of CBS and Viacom has staffers bracing for layoffs — but the companies are keeping mum about when and where they’ll wield the ax. “The bigwigs are concerned for their jobs,” said a CBS source, explaining that corporate-level execs, like those with human resources, communications and ad sa...
10:17, 2019-08-14

| More than 200 killed, 1.2 million displaced by India floods India has issued a fresh flood alert for parts of the southern state of Kerala, as the death toll from the annual monsoon deluge across the country rose to at least 209....
10:51, 2019-08-14

Statue of Liberty inscription refers to Europeans, Trump official says The acting director of Citizenship and Immigration Services says the inscription on the Statue of Liberty welcoming immigrants into the country is about “people coming from Europe.”...
10:51, 2019-08-14

North Korea blasts Nancy Pelosi for support of Hong Kong protests North Korean media is singling out U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi after she expressed opposition to the use of force against protesters in Hong Kong....
10:51, 2019-08-14

Barstool Sports Employees Organize To Smooch Their Boss's Ass Prompted by The Ringer’s unionization, Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy, whose site uses the tagline “By the common man, for the common man,” has spent a lot of his time yesterday and today coming out as a big anti-union guy. This was a predictable shtick from the guy who sold MAGA hats and yuks...
10:51, 2019-08-14

Reaction to Celtic's miserable Champions League exit "Celtic\u0027s sensational defeat over two legs to CFR Cluj means they will now play in the Europa League knockout stages. We look at the fall out from their night to forget."...
11:17, 2019-08-14

First ride: 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo We're among the first in the world to ride shotgun in the latest mid-engined Ferrari supercar. How does the F8 Tributo fare around Maranello's roads? “The idea is to combine the agility of the Pista with the comfort of the GTB”, so says Ferrari test driver Fabrizio Toschi on the new F8 Tributo, the...
11:17, 2019-08-14

Why more depression treatments should include exercise A new review of specialist studies finds that exercise is indeed effective against depression. Yet many mental health recommendations fail to include it....
11:17, 2019-08-14

What to know about birth control nausea Nausea is a common side effect of many forms of birth control. It often goes away over time, but a person can take steps to reduce or eliminate it. Learn more here....
11:17, 2019-08-14

Antonio Brown gives 'Hard Knocks' viewers an up-close look at his cryotherapy-burned feet Viewers of Tuesday night's "Hard Knocks" got an up-close-and-personal look at the carnage that is the bottom of Antonio Brown's feet.       ...
11:51, 2019-08-14

Atlanta United head coach Frank de Boer calls equal pay idea 'ridiculous' Citing differences in income, advertising, Atlanta United head coach Frank de Boer says idea of equal pay for men and women in soccer is "ridiculous."       ...
11:51, 2019-08-14

Realme 3i to Go on Sale in India Next on August 20 The Realme 3i is priced in India starting from Rs. 7,999 for its 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant, while the top 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 9,999....
11:51, 2019-08-14

Monaco sign Ben Yedder from Sevilla, Lopes moves other way "AS Monaco have signed Wissam Ben Yedder from Spain\u0027s Sevilla on a five-year contract with Portugal midfielder Rony Lopes moving in the opposite direction."...
11:51, 2019-08-14

| Trio sign new Hurricanes deals The Hurricanes have announced that three more established players, including talented wing Wes Goosen have extended their contracts at the franchise....
12:51, 2019-08-14

Chinese police chief fired after his Porsche-driving wife explodes in road rage incident Video showed the woman, dressed like something out of Vogue magazine, yelling at and then slapping a hapless driver who got in the way of her illegal maneuver....
12:51, 2019-08-14

Ex-Treasury chief: Boris Johnson wrecking Brexit deal chance The man who was Britain’s top finance official until three weeks ago is accusing Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative government of steering the country toward a damaging no-deal Brexit that isn’t backed by Parliament or the voters...
12:51, 2019-08-14

In Looming Brexit Clash, U.K. Constitution Could be the Loser Scholars say it has been more than a century since Britain’s constitution — a medley of laws and customs, many but not all of them written — has come under such strain....
12:51, 2019-08-14

CBP says agents arrest convicted sex offender, seize 8.5 pounds of heroin at San Diego border Border Patrol agents arrested a convicted sex offender who crossed the border illegally and, in a separate incident, seized nearly $90,000 worth of heroin in an “eventful” weekend along the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection....
13:17, 2019-08-14

Dayton gunman spent half-hour inside bar before returning for rampage, police chief says The gunman who killed nine people, including his sister, in a 32-second rampage Aug. 4 in Dayton, Ohio, seems to have planned the attack “well before” arriving at the city’s Oregon District, the city’s police chief said Tuesday....
13:17, 2019-08-14

Terrorist Who Allegedly Killed 51 People in New Zealand Gets Letter Published to 4Chan From Jail The white supremacist accused of killing 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, currently has no access to internet, TV, newspapers, and radio. Yet he’s still able to get his hateful ideology out into the world, all thanks to extremists on 4Chan and lax rules about letter writing in ...
13:17, 2019-08-14

China’s Belt and Road Is Getting a Reboot. Here’s Why By many accounts, China’s Belt and Road Initiative has been a monumental success: Since 2013 more than 130 countries have signed deals or expressed interest in projects geared to spurring trade along routes reminiscent of the ancient Silk Road. The World Bank estimates some $575 billion worth of rai...
13:17, 2019-08-14

UPDATE 1-U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe -statement The head of the U.S. House of Representative's oversight panel on Wednesday called on three drugmakers to turn over documents as part of an ongoing congressional review over generic drug price increases and accused the companies of "apparent efforts to stonewall" the probe....
14:00, 2019-08-14

Ancient Egypt's enduring mysteries Like the legendary curse of the mummy, ancient Egypt refuses to stay buried in the past. Every so often it comes back to life -- in the 1920s with the discovery of King Tut's tomb; in the 1970s with the global tour of those golden masks; and most recently with a flurry of astonishing discoveries usi...
14:00, 2019-08-14

FAA prohibits some Apple laptops from U.S. flights over fire risk Federal flight regulators have added certain Apple laptops to its "no fly" list of banned items on U.S. flights, because of a risk their batteries could catch fire....
14:00, 2019-08-14

Federal workers sue for the right to criticize Trump, political candidates The nation's largest union of federal workers filed a lawsuit against the United States to protect employees' First Amendment rights to criticize President Donald Trump and other political candidates....
14:00, 2019-08-14

U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe: statement The head of the U.S. House of Representative's oversight panel on Wednesday called on three drugmakers to turn over documents as part of an ongoing congressional review over generic drug price increases and accused the companies of "apparent efforts to stonewall" the probe....
14:00, 2019-08-14

Body odor? Bacteria-embedded bodysuit may help Deodorant not enough to stop your body odor? A new futuristic-style bodysuit with live bacteria embedded in it could help combat those unpleasant smells....
14:00, 2019-08-14

Popovich: Kaepernick did 'a very patriotic thing' USA Basketball coach Gregg Popovich praised former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Tuesday, saying that his act of bringing light to social justice and racial inequality in the country "was a very patriotic thing."...
14:00, 2019-08-14

Sounders add Russell Wilson, Macklemore to ownership group The Seattle Sounders are adding Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and wife Ciara, hip-hop artist Macklemore and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to the MLS club's ownership group....
14:34, 2019-08-14

Ollie wins ruling on union protection in fight over firing The arbitrator in the dispute between UConn and Kevin Ollie has ruled that the former basketball coach is protected by a union contract when it comes to the standard the school must meet in proving his firing was justified....
14:34, 2019-08-14

Henry Winkler tells how the Fonz convinced a kid that jumping off a ledge wasn't cool If there’s one good thing in this benighted world, it’s that renowned nice guy Henry Winkler is a big star once again. (Not 56 percent of the viewing audience big, but there were only three networks the first time around.) On Tuesday’s show, Jimmy Kimmel brought out some vintage Happy Days memorabil...
14:34, 2019-08-14

Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse accuser files first in wave of lawsuits A New York woman who says she was sexually assaulted by Jeffrey Epstein at the age of 14 sued the disgraced financier's estate and a former associate on Wednesday in the start of an expected wave of lawsuits....
14:34, 2019-08-14

Google's Job Search Said to Draw Antitrust Complaints From Rivals Google's fast-growing tool for searching job listings has been a boon for employers, but rivals contend anti-competitive behaviour has fuelled its rise....
15:00, 2019-08-14

Arizona infant falls ill after consuming baking flour disguised as baby formula: report North Carolina law enforcement are investigating several cases of parents reportedly purchasing tampered packages of baby formula that had been emptied and filled with baking flour, a report said....
15:00, 2019-08-14

WeWork IPO Filing Shows Revenue Growth, Wide Losses WeWork’s parent company unveiled the papers for its initial public offering, taking the next step toward the office-space firm’s debut as soon as September....
15:34, 2019-08-14

More U.S. Companies Consider Outside CFO Candidates This year, about 43.4% of CFO positions at Fortune 500 and S&P 500 companies are occupied by candidates hired from outside their companies, according to data from Crist|Kolder Associates, an executive search firm that tracks C-suite trends. That is up from the average of 33.6% over the previous 10 y...
15:34, 2019-08-14

Russian carriers and Qualcomm build Europe’s first 5G mmWave network Millimeter wave radios have the best potential for high-speed 5G communications, and now Moscow is following U.S. carriers in rolling them out.Read More...
15:34, 2019-08-14

Condé Nast slams former W editor Tonchi as ‘faithless’ extortionist Condé Nast is coming after former W Magazine editor Stefano Tonchi, calling him a “faithless servant” and claiming he is trying to “extort” the company. In June, the publisher canned Tonchi at the same time it sold the fashion bible, which he’d headed for nine years, to...
16:00, 2019-08-14

Security Firm Deploys AI as 'Virtual Coach' for Guards Allied Universal, a provider of facility services and security that was founded in the 1950s, is using artificial intelligence to help its guards better patrol buildings and sites....
16:00, 2019-08-14

|Prescribedassetrequirementsandwhatitcouldmeanforyourhard-earnedpensionfund The total value of pension funds in SA is over R4 trillion and a new government policy around prescribed assets could unlock this pot of gold for the government to use for investments....
16:34, 2019-08-14

|WATCH:FakeSamsungupdateapphas10milliondownloads,reportfinds A new report by the CSIS Security Group has found that "Updates for Samsung," a third-party app on the Google Play store, had been misleading users into paying for software updates on their Samsung phones....
16:34, 2019-08-14

AT&T and T-Mobile will now verify phone calls between their networks AT&T and T-Mobile have started rolling out cross-network call authentication services for their subscribers. That means the companies will now be able notify their customers if the call they're getting from the other carrier truly is from the num......
16:34, 2019-08-14

10 State Bodies Await SC Hearing Before Deciding On BCCI Constitution While the CoA has claimed that those not abiding will be left without a vote, BCCI lawyers and state associations are of the view that this is for the apex court to decide....
17:00, 2019-08-14

Jay-Z's Roc Nation and NFL join forces for music and social justice Jay-Z's Roc Nation and the NFL announced Tuesday that they have entered into a multiyear partnership "to enhance the NFL's live game experiences and to amplify the league's social justice efforts," according to NFL.com....
17:34, 2019-08-14

Abiteboul: Better to change Formula 1 tracks, not tech rules Changing "one or two" corners at Formula 1 circuits would be much more "cost efficient" than regularly changing technical regulations, according to Renault F1 boss Cyril Abiteboul...
17:34, 2019-08-14

Major breach found in biometrics system used by banks, UK police and defence firms Fingerprints, facial recognition and other personal information from Biostar 2 discovered on publicly accessible databaseThe fingerprints of over 1 million people, as well as facial recognition information, unencrypted usernames and passwords, and personal information of employees, was discovered on...
18:00, 2019-08-14

Sony WF-1000XM3 review: updated noise-cancelling earbuds sound great True wireless buds are Sony’s best yet, but where is the volume control?Sony’s latest true wireless WF-1000XM3 earbuds offer both noise cancelling and top-end sound quality while undercutting premium rivals on price.The replacement for the WF-1000X, which were some of the first noise cancelling true...
18:00, 2019-08-14

Last Christmas: first trailer for Emma Thompson romcom featuring the music of George Michael Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding star in the yuletide release, which is scripted by and co-stars Thompson, with Paul Feig as directorThe first trailer for Last Christmas, the highly-anticipated romcom scripted by Emma Thompson and themed around the songs of George Michael, has been released.The film,...
18:00, 2019-08-14

Inside the Crackdown in Kashmir A week after India stripped Kashmir of its autonomy and imposed a communications blackout, we spent Eid in Srinagar, where security forces are stopping people from moving and speaking freely....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Trudeau Violated Ethics Law in SNC-Lavalin Case, Watchdog Finds Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada was found to have violated an ethics law in how he and his staff handled the corruption case of a major engineering firm, SNC-Lavalin....
18:34, 2019-08-14

IL&FS May Not Have Disclosed Bad Loans For Years: RBI Report The government took control of IL&FS late last year after it defaulted on some of its debt, triggering wider concerns about risk in the rest of the country's financial system....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Why I vote ‘Hell, no!’ on a vegan president Beware the Vegan-in-Chief. The 2020 Democratic presidential pool includes not one, but two, meatless wonders. Last weekend at the Iowa State Fair — where candidates traditionally gorge on pork, the economic pillar of a state that boasts of having more pigs than people — New Jersey’s Cory Booker wolf...
18:34, 2019-08-14

Soccer player Sala and pilot likely exposed to carbon monoxide before fatal crash: report Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala's blood showed high levels of carbon monoxide, air accident investigators said on Wednesday, and it was likely the pilot of the plane flying him to Britain had also been exposed before their fatal crash....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Seahawks quarterback Wilson joins Sounders ownership group Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and his Grammy Award winning wife Ciara have become part owners of MLS's Seattle Sounders, they said on Tuesday, adding their names to the star-studded ownership group....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Explainer: Is it too late to hold an election before Brexit? Yes, probably Prime Minister Boris Johnson has repeatedly said he will take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with or without an exit deal. His opponents say they will try to stop a no-deal exit even if that means forcing an early election....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Museum shrouds endangered wildlife exhibits in mourning veil Bristol Museum to highlight biodiversity crisis after children demand true stories of exhibitsOne of Britain’s largest natural history collections is to shroud its exhibits of extinct and endangered species in black mourning veils to highlight the global biodiversity crisis. Related: Trump officials...
18:34, 2019-08-14

Roberto Minervini turns his camera on Black Southern life in a striking new documentary There’s good reason to be skeptical of white filmmakers taking on the Black experience. But if Green Book, as a recent and obvious example, demonstrated the pitfalls of trying to tell someone else’s story, What You Gonna Do When The World’s On Fire? shows that it’s not impossible to do it respectful...
19:00, 2019-08-14

Shift to renewable electricity a win-win at statewide level Amid rollbacks of the Clean Power Plan and other environmental regulations at the federal level, several U.S. states, cities, and towns have resolved to take matters into their own hands and implement policies to promote renewable energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. One popular approach, now...
19:00, 2019-08-14

Would You Fight And Die For Titan, The New Dog-King Of Baseball? Look upon Titan, your new sovereign. Titan began his reign at last night’s Rockies game, leading a legion of hounds into the ballpark and laid claim to all lands within it....
19:00, 2019-08-14

‘It’s All Doom and Gloom.’ A Key Indicator of Recession Just Triggered in Both the U.S. and the U.K. The stream of investors seeking refuge in the safest parts of the market has triggered yet another recession warning, with yield curves inverting from the U.S. to the U.K. The gap between two- and 10-year yields dropped below zero on both sides of the Atlantic after a wave of soft economic data glob...
19:00, 2019-08-14

New Zealand Scientists Discover Fossilized Bones of Human-Sized ‘Monster Penguin’ (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — Scientists in New Zealand said Wednesday they’ve found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans some 60 million years ago. They said the previously undiscovered species is believed to have s...
19:00, 2019-08-14

A Letter from the Alleged Christchurch Mosque Attacker Has Been Posted Online (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — New Zealand officials admitted Wednesday that they made a mistake by allowing the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques to send a hand-written letter from his prison cell. The six-page letter from Brenton Tarrant was posted this week on the we...
19:00, 2019-08-14

UPDATE 1-Top Canada ethics watchdog says Trudeau broke conflict of interest rules Canada's top ethics watchdog on Wednesday ruled Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his officials had contravened conflict of interest rules by trying to influence a corporate legal case, dealing a blow to the ruling Liberals less than 10 weeks before an election....
19:34, 2019-08-14

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil tank on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's economy in contraction and China's worsening....
19:34, 2019-08-14

Top Canada ethics watchdog says PM Trudeau contravened conflict of interest rules Canada's top ethics watchdog on Wednesday ruled Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his officials had contravened conflict of interest rules by trying to influence a corporate legal case, dealing a blow to the ruling Liberals less than 10 weeks before an election....
19:34, 2019-08-14

Watch: New York park posts signs after series of squirrel attacks Signs posted at a New York City park are warning visitors not to feed the local squirrels because the seemingly cute and cuddly residents have turned aggressive....
20:00, 2019-08-14

CDK settles Cox Automotive lawsuit, reports quarterly net loss Terms of the settlement weren't disclosed. CDK recorded a $90 million accrual for litigation in the quarter, part of which included the Cox resolution and the rest a reserve for remaining cases....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Ford extends transmission warranty on 2014-16 cars Powertrain chief says Focus and Fiesta models with the dual-clutch gearbox "remain safe to drive," but "we regret the inconvenience our customers have experienced."...
20:00, 2019-08-14

Why a Banking Heiress Spent Her Fortune on Keeping Immigrants Out Newly unearthed documents reveal how an environmental-minded socialite became an ardent nativist whose money helped sow the seeds of the Trump anti-immigration agenda....
20:00, 2019-08-14

His Only Relative Was Killed in the El Paso Massacre. He Has Invited the City to Her Funeral. Antonio Basco said he would welcome anyone at his wife’s funeral services this week. People who never knew her are buying flowers, and planning to attend....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Apple’s new credit card comes with forced arbitration—here’s how to opt out Enlarge / Shiny! Apple's new credit card is rolling out in stages to interested users (I got mine on Monday) and the early reception is generally positive. The card's primary draw isn't in its benefits, which are perfectly fine but not outstanding by any metric. Instead, the card's strength is in...
20:00, 2019-08-14

Obama petition: Tens of thousands want New York street outside Trump Tower renamed Tens of thousands of people have backed a petition calling for the street outside Trump Tower in New York to be renamed after Barack Obama in a bid to troll the US president....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Jeffrey Epstein guards placed on leave and warden removed as authorities investigate his death in cell Two guards assigned to watch Jeffrey Epstein the night he apparently killed himself in jail have been placed on leave and the warden has been removed as federal authorities investigate the financier's death, the Justice Department said....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Medical abortions can be safely supervised via telemedicine: study (Reuters Health) - Terminating a pregnancy with medication under virtual supervision from a clinician is just as effective and safe as doing so at a medical facility, a study across four U.S states suggests....
20:00, 2019-08-14

'I belong to me': What happens in Middle America when the pools, churches, and bars all close FAYETTE COUNTY, Pa. — Between Fayette Avenue and the Monongahela River in Fayette City used to be the local swimming pool. The old sign for Crystal Pool, with a Coca-Cola advertisement atop, still looms over the lot, which is now a junkyard....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Stake petition platform lets shareholders rally for corporate change A petition platform called Stake aims to give stockholders more power to influence company practices by combining their small holdings into a unified group that gives them the clout to push for change....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Sala and pilot exposed to carbon monoxide before crash, investigators say Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide inside the cockpit of their plane before it crashed into the English Channel in January, investigators say....
20:00, 2019-08-14

The beauty of Japan's lonely vending machines Vending machines are a mainstay of Japanese culture. There are over 5.5 million in the country -- one for every 23 people, the highest ratio in the world....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Barclays ends partnership with cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase: sources Barclays is no longer providing banking services to major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, ending a relationship that started in March last year as the exchange expanded in Europe....
20:51, 2019-08-14

Jerry Jones compares Cowboys’ contract woes to ‘spurting blood’ Jerry Jones had a bizarre way of telling people he’s not worried about the Dallas Cowboys’ contract disputes. The longtime Cowboys owner used an unsettling analogy about a nearly severed hand to convey that he’s been here before, and his experience makes him well-equipped to handle...
20:51, 2019-08-14

Why Mets could give Tim Tebow 2nd shot at Triple-A Syracuse Could Tim Tebow play a second season at Triple-A Syracuse for the Mets? The chance of that happening isn’t out of the question, according to Syracuse manager Gary Tony DeFrancesco. “Right now, it’s a good place for Tim Tebow to be because there’s not a 22-year-old waiting in Double-A, the next...
20:51, 2019-08-14

Sacred Games Season 2 - Our Spoiler-Free Review Sacred Games season 2 - releasing August 15 - marks the return of India's first Netflix original, which picks up where we left off with Sartaj Singh (Saif Ali Khan) and Ganesh Gaitonde......
20:51, 2019-08-14

Ex-‘Suits’ star makes dramatic return to USA legal series Patrick J. Adams says his return to “Suits” in Wednesday night’s episode took over a year to engineer. “Typically, [series creator] Aaron Korsh has a sort-of idea of what could happen the following season,” says Adams, 37, an original cast member who left “Suits” in April 2018 after playing brillian...
20:51, 2019-08-14

Banks are paying people to borrow money. That’s alarming news for the global economy. Rattled investors are so desperate for a safe place to park their savings that they are paying for the privilege of lending money to European companies and governments....
20:51, 2019-08-14

Alleged Christchurch mosque gunman sends letter from prison cell New Zealand's prison authority has acknowledged it made a mistake in allowing the alleged Christchurch mosque attacker to send a letter, which later surfaced on 4chan, an online message board known for hosting the views of white supremacists....
20:51, 2019-08-14

Researchers build robotic tail to help the elderly keep their balance Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people stay upright....
21:17, 2019-08-14

European theaters mostly wait-and-see on Domingo accusations While two U.S. opera houses immediately canceled performances by famed tenor Placido Domingo following sexual harassment allegations, European opera houses are taking stances ranging from supportive to wait-and-see...
21:17, 2019-08-14

'THE' Ohio State University: School files trademark for word 'the' on apparel Ohio State University filed a trademark application through the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the word 'the' on marketed items for sale.       ...
21:17, 2019-08-14

Inner Circle: Harold Varner III explains importance of a great coach Harold Varner III gives Golfweek and USA TODAY Sports a behind-the-scenes look at his relationship with coach Scott Hamilton.        ...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Man with TV on head who left old TVs on doorsteps is your god now There are some people in this life that vibrate at a higher frequency. You just look at them and immediately know they are magic—no, it’s more than that. They are too pure and good for the over-simplified language of mere dunderheaded mortals. What if I told you there is one such human in Virginia, ...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Don't fuck with the Riot Girls in this exclusive clip What do you get when you combine a post-apocalyptic survival thriller with a high school horror flick with a sweet queer romance with punk rock attitude? You get Riot Girls, the debut feature from XX director (she did the segment “The Box”) and former Rue Morgue editor Jovanka Vuckovic....
21:51, 2019-08-14

Microplastics in the Arctic and the Alps may have blown in on the wind Microplastics have been found in the snow in remote areas, and they may have drifted in on the wind, raising questions about how much plastic we are inhaling...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Military-grade jet fuel made cheaply from plant waste instead of coal An expensive superfuel normally reserved for missiles and hypersonic jets can now be made from crop waste instead of fossil fuels - and more cheaply to boot...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Emilia Clarke is no Khaleesi in 'Last Christmas' Emilia Clarke rides a roller coaster of emotions as Kate in "Last Christmas." The romantic-comedy also stars Henry Golding, Emma Thompson and Michelle Yeoh.        ...
21:51, 2019-08-14

2019 Tapas for Teachers event is underway Students hold “We Love Our Teachers” sign. Courtesy: Catalina Foothills School District Foundation TUCSON – Catalina Foothills School District Foundation is set to host the 2019 Tapas for Teachers. The event will be from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11 at St. Philip’s Plaza. There will be live music ...
21:51, 2019-08-14

75 years at the fair (WHO/NBC News) John Rasmussen is marking an incredible milestone. Rasmussen has never missed the Iowa State Fair. First attending as a baby, 2019 is his 75th year. He’s camped at the fair each time. “I came here as a three or 4-month-old baby. Been here every year,” Rasmussen says. “I kind o...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Bank armed robbery suspect caught, police say Francisco Ivan Taddei / Courtesy: Tucson Police Department TUCSON – Tucson Police Department has identified and arrested the suspect in connection to an armed robbery incident at U.S. Bank Branch earlier this week. Police identified the suspect as 34-year-old Francisco Ivan Taddei. The armed robbery...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Temperatures near record today and tomorrow! TUCSON – Temperatures could be record-breaking this afternoon! Excessive Heat Warning in effect. LIMIT TIME OUTSIDE! Today: Record-breaking heat possible, limit time outdoors. High: 107° Tonight: Mostly clear and warm. Low: 78° Tomorrow: Another scorcher with temperatures near record once aga...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Calling Commander Deborah and Callous Jael to Defeat the Canaanites Of the multitude of wars and battles, whether based on individuals seeking revenge, vendettas, or conflicts that unify or partially unify a nation, the Biblical allegory of Deborah is indeed a story that, as the author Richard Gabriel puts it, is “problematic for the military historian.”  ...
21:51, 2019-08-14

WeWork IPO filing follows uneven road for other firms going public Large companies like Uber and Lyft have dampened much of the excitement around this year's IPOs. But analysts caution it may be too soon to make a call on WeWork....
21:51, 2019-08-14

Make Frozen Teethers With Baby Food Pouches We are at a stage with our infant son where every unexplained expression of discontentment is met with the question: “Do you think he’s teething?” Right now, it’s likely that he is. He’s drooly and a little fussy, and whenever I let him feel the “cold” of a canned beverage straight out of the fridg...
22:17, 2019-08-14

Two Ebola patients in Congo ‘cured’ with new drugs KINSHASA, Congo — Two Ebola patients who were treated with new drugs in the city of Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured” and returned to their home. Top doctors fighting Ebola quickly used the case on Tuesday to press the message that people can recover from the potentially deadly diseas...
22:17, 2019-08-14

Poker player Michael Borovetz busted for scamming travelers for years A professional poker player suspected of doling out bad beats to unsuspecting travelers for four years with dark tales of money woes has been arrested in Detroit, authorities said. Michael Borovetz, a fixture at poker tournaments in Las Vegas and Atlantic City for the last 15 years, was busted Satur...
22:17, 2019-08-14

State Dept. 'deeply concerned' by China threats as unrest in Hong Kong grows Bipartisan U.S. concern over the discord in Hong Kong is growing, as the State Department on Wednesday issued a travel warning for the region and expressed support for pro-democracy demonstrators there.The bipartisan leaders of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday condemned Chinese autho...
22:17, 2019-08-14

Apple defends iPhone ‘unauthorized’ battery warning as a safety feature iPhones running iOS 12 and later now indicate battery replacements with 'unauthorized' parts, an Apple-defended practice that has irked indie repair shops.Read More...
22:51, 2019-08-14

iPhone 11 rear glass may lose ‘iPhone’ branding, come in matte green New details from the Asian supply chain suggest that Apple will be making a series of changes to 2019 iPhone backs, including color and brand tweaks.Read More...
22:51, 2019-08-14

Somerville, N.J.: A Walkable Suburban Alternative A decade ago, there may not have been much to see in this Somerset County borough. But a building boom and downtown revitalization have changed that....
22:51, 2019-08-14

‘Huddled Masses’ in Statue of Liberty Poem Are European, Trump Official Says “Give me your tired and your poor who can stand on their own two feet,” said Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II, a top Trump administration immigration official. His remarks set off a controversy....
22:51, 2019-08-14

400-year-old Japanese temple puts faith in robot priest A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of religion.       ...
22:51, 2019-08-14

Chinese tech giant apologizes for saying typhoon killed 99 million people China’s largest video streaming giant Tencent Video on Wednesday apologized for saying Typhoon Lekima killed everyone in Shandong, a province which has about 99 million people....
22:51, 2019-08-14

Prescribed exercise may help treat depression An exercise regimen prescribed by a health professional may activate cannabinoid molecules in the brain, which could have a positive effect on depression....
22:51, 2019-08-14

Yankees’ season-long Orioles annihilation is mercifully over Wherever the Yankees go Wednesday night they will likely be raising a glass of champagne with small bubbles and a big price tag to honor what the Orioles have meant to a season that is on the expressway to an AL East title for the first time in seven years. Wednesday’s 6-5 defeat of the......
22:51, 2019-08-14

Eli Manning’s chemistry growing with two Giants receivers Highlights from the Giants practice on Wednesday: Something good Eli Manning had another solid day, going 5-for-6 in the 7-on-7 drills. He and receiver Bennie Fowler seem to be bolstering their chemistry each day, which was highlighted by several completed passes as well as back-to-back targets in t...
22:51, 2019-08-14

Was The Wizard of Oz Cursed? The Truth Behind the Dark Stories About the Judy Garland Classic Thursday marks 80 years since the Aug. 15, 1939, Hollywood premiere of the film classic The Wizard of Oz, the story of a tornado that hits Kansas and transports a young girl named Dorothy, played by Judy Garland, to a magical place called Oz, where she embarks on a journey to track down the wizard w...
22:51, 2019-08-14

How President Trump Scooped Me on a Google Story Kevin Cernekee, a conservative firebrand inside Google, kept a low public profile. Then, WIRED's reporting propelled him to Fox News—and Trump's tweets....
23:17, 2019-08-14

Trump Delays Tariffs on Smartphones and Laptops The administration said it would delay planned 10 percent tariffs on a range of electronics until Dec. 15, meaning they should not affect holiday shopping....
23:17, 2019-08-14

Won't Let India, China Leverage "Growing Nation" Tag Now: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has said that India and China are no longer "developing nations" and were "taking advantage" of the tag from the WTO and asserted that he will not let it happen anymore....
23:17, 2019-08-14

Franco-Irish Girl's Family Mourn "Unbearable" Loss, As Autopsy Conducted Malaysian authorities Wednesday conducted a post-mortem examination on the body of a Franco-Irish teen found in the jungle after she disappeared from a resort, as her family mourned the "unbearable"......
23:17, 2019-08-14

Independence Day 2019: Wishes, Images, Wallpapers, Quotes, SMS, Messages Happy Independence Day 2019: We have compiled a list of wishes and messages for Independence Day that you can share with your friends, families and colleagues....
23:17, 2019-08-14

Moody's Analytics' Zandi: Housing market 'treading water', here's why The supply of newly built homes for sale dropped for the first time in six years. Mark Zandi, Moody's chief economist, and CNBC's Diana Olick join 'The Exchange' to discuss how housing is doing during the sell-off....
23:51, 2019-08-14

New York Times demotes editor after Twitter controversy as paper takes fire from left, right and within Congressional editor Jonathan Weisman was punished one day after executive editor Dean Baquet fielded comments and criticism from the Times’ newsroom employees....
23:51, 2019-08-14

Managers funded by Queensland government grant urge cane farmers to question reef science Exclusive: speaking tour by controversial academic Peter Ridd is being supported by sugarcane managers paid for with state government fundsSugarcane industry managers funded by grants from the Queensland government to help cane growers reduce pollution flowing onto the Great Barrier Reef are promoti...
23:51, 2019-08-14

South Carolina deputy caught in department’s own undercover child sex sting operation, sheriff says A South Carolina sheriff says he is “sick to his stomach” after one of his own deputies was busted by his department in an undercover child sex sting operation....
23:51, 2019-08-14

Homeless man kicks dog 15 feet in air, collapsing dog's lung, displacing heart, police say A homeless man who allegedly kicked a small dog so hard the pup was launched 15 feet and suffered a collapsed lung and displaced heart was arrested after the shocking attack at a California beach....
23:51, 2019-08-14

Florida man threatens neighbors with nunchucks and bug spray, but only injures himself: reports A Florida man wielding nunchucks and bug spray tried to quiet a group of noisy neighbors Monday, spraying them with insect repellent and threatening to open fire on the revelers -- but the only person he ended up injuring in the crazed quest for quiet was himself, officials said....
23:51, 2019-08-14

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues companion Ghislaine Maxwell as alleged enabler Under a new Child Victims Act, a Jeffrey Epstein accuser is suing his estate and a longtime associate, Ghislaine Maxwell, and other staffers.        ...
23:51, 2019-08-14

Utah man featured in 'Under the Banner of Heaven' closer to death by firing squad Utah death row inmate Ron Lafferty featured in the book "Under the Banner of Heaven" loses appeal, inches closer to execution by firing squad.        ...
23:51, 2019-08-14

This monster penguin was as big as humans. And it once swam the oceans, scientists say Scientists in New Zealand found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans.        ...
23:51, 2019-08-14

'Sunnyside' and 'Bob ❤ Abishola' highlight immigrant experiences with humor and heart In the new NBC series "Sunnyside," Kal Penn plays a washed-up New York City politician who begins to tutor US immigrants on how to pass their citizenship test....
23:51, 2019-08-14

Harry Styles fans upset over 'Little Mermaid' reports Harry Styles was never even announced for the role of Prince Eric in the live-action "The Little Mermaid," but that hasn't stopped people from mourning over reports that he has turned down the project....
23:51, 2019-08-14

I'm Not Really Sure Why This Guy Walked Through A Car To Cross The Street But, Well, He Did I’ll admit, I don’t know the full story here, but there’s a decent possibility that everything we need to know the story is right here. This happened on a street somewhere in Russia, and involved a crosswalk, a pedestrian, and an early 2000s Lexus RX. What you see is what happened: guy crosses the s...
23:51, 2019-08-14

John Stamos swaps bachelor pad for $5.75M estate “Fuller House” star John Stamos is the proud papa of this $5.75 million home in Hidden Hills, California. The 1.5-acre Cape Cod-style equestrian estate has six bedrooms, six bathrooms, a pool, firepit and recording studio — located in a separate guest house. Subscribe to our YouTube!...
00:17, 2019-08-15

Planned Parenthood Could Lose Millions in Preventative Care Funding for Poor and Uninsured Patients on Monday A new Trump administration abortion rule may cause Planned Parenthood to be “forced out” of a federal program on Monday that helps to fund reproductive healthcare care like cancer screenings, STD testing and birth control for 1.5 million of its patients. The healthcare nonprofit declared...
00:17, 2019-08-15

Olympic triathlon test event in Tokyo shortened over extreme heat fears The running segment of the Elite Womens Triathlon Olympic qualifier, held across the same course which will stage the event during the 2020 Tokyo Games, has been halved by organizers to five kilometers due to fears over extreme heat....
00:51, 2019-08-15

Mexico pushes U.S. to designate El Paso shooting an act of terrorism Mexico's government on Wednesday amplified its assertion that the Aug. 3 mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, was an act of terrorism against Mexicans, urging the United States to ensure the attack was designated as such....
00:51, 2019-08-15

Facebook’s group privacy settings actually make sense now Until today, Facebook has given you three options for creating a user group: Open, closed, or ‘secret.’ While the first is pretty obvious, the other two were occasional sources of confusion – an admin might set a group to ‘closed’ without realizing it was still searchable, for instance. Instead ther...
02:00, 2019-08-15

British Airways testing VR headsets for first-class passengers this year Enlarge / Ars editor Sam Machkovech donning an Oculus Go headset. This isn't the headset British Airways will use, but it serves a similar function. (credit: Sam Machkovech) Plane travel can be a hassle at best and a panic-inducing experience at worst. But passengers who get anxious around takeoff...
02:00, 2019-08-15

Blake Shelton says Gwen Stefani replacing Adam Levine on 'The Voice' helped save Season 17 Blake Shelton got candid about life on “The Voice” without former rival Adam Levine, noting that Gwen Stefani replacing the Maroon 5 singer has helped him cope....
02:34, 2019-08-15

Frank Lampard proud of Chelsea, praises 'machine' N'Golo Kante after 'unlucky' Super Cup loss to Liverpool Frank Lampard believes Chelsea are on the right track despite losing their first two games this season, and has backed N'Golo Kante to be a key player for the Blues this year....
02:34, 2019-08-15

Hellenistic Elite Found Buried on a Bronze Bed with Gold in Her Mouth Ancient tombs are fascinating finds, especially when they’re intact. They can provide us with clues on how a person died, social status, burial styles, and funerary rites.  ...
02:34, 2019-08-15

Don Lemon Sued for Alleged Assault by New York Bartender, CNN Defends News Anchor [Corrected] A New Jersey bartender has filed a lawsuit against CNN anchor Don Lemon for an alleged assault that took place in a Hamptons, N.Y., bar last summer. Filed on Sunday, the suit seeks unspecified damages for the “demeaning, unprovoked and offensive assault.”...
03:00, 2019-08-15

Dow plummets 800 points as recession worries intensify, bond market raises red flag Stocks fell after economic indicators from Germany and China renewed recession fears. And the 10-year bond yield fell below the 2-year.       ...
03:00, 2019-08-15

Report: Uber spent $200K a year on balloons for staff anniversaries; stickers to be used instead To cut back on costs, Uber is cutting helium balloons, which cost the company over $200,000 a year, a report says.       ...
03:00, 2019-08-15

Gannett, GateHouse parent New Media offer more details, aim to offset merger concerns Amid concerns about the merger of GateHouse Media and Gannett, owner of USA TODAY, the companies issued new details in a filing with the SEC.       ...
03:00, 2019-08-15

UPDATE 1-PES to begin laying off union refinery workers on Thursday -sources Refiner Philadelphia Energy Solutions will begin dismissing some of its 640 union workers on Thursday, more than a week before its stated Aug. 25 termination date, two sources familiar with the plan said....
03:00, 2019-08-15

DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach warns Fed rate cuts will not stop U.S. recession Jeffrey Gundlach, CEO of DoubleLine Capital, warned on Wednesday that rate cuts by the U.S. Federal Reserve are not going to stop recession from happening and that "once the Fed is in easing mode, it is already too late."...
03:00, 2019-08-15

Canopy Growth posts bigger quarterly loss on C$1.2 bln charge Canopy Growth Corp, Canada's largest cannabis company, reported a bigger quarterly loss on Wednesday, as it took a one-time charge of C$1.2 billion related to the expiry of warrants held by Constellation Brands, which holds a major stake in the company....
03:00, 2019-08-15

UPDATE 1-Incoming Codelco CEO 'optimistic' on long-term copper price The incoming chief executive of Chile's state copper miner Codelco said he was "optimistic" about the long-term market price of copper despite the global volatility caused by the U.S.-China trade war....
03:00, 2019-08-15

Researchers Discover Malware That Can Record the Screen of French Internet User's Watching Porn Security researchers discovered a new form of malware that specifically targeted users of a French telecom giant. One of the more disturbing features of this malware is its capability to identify when someone was likely viewing porn and record their screen.Read more......
03:34, 2019-08-15

How the Invention of Spreadsheet Software Unleashed Wall Street on the World In 2010, a pair of researchers published a controversial economics paper. It was cited by UK politicians to justify austerity measures that sparked economic and employment crises, and anti-austerity protests—measures that the UN later called “punitive, mean-spirited, and often callous” inflicting “g...
03:34, 2019-08-15

Widow of Emiliano Sala plane crash pilot David Ibbotson says toxicology results a 'massive shock' The widow of pilot David Ibbotson who died in a plane crash over the English Channel alongside Emiliano Sala has said toxicology results showing "potentially fatal" levels of carbon monoxide in the footballer's blood came as a "massive shock"....
03:34, 2019-08-15

Ken Cuccinelli: Trump ally sparks outrage for saying famous Statue of Liberty immigration poem refers to 'people from Europe' The acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services has sparked outrage after saying the famous inscription enshrined on the Statue of Liberty was referring to "people coming from Europe"....
03:34, 2019-08-15

Spelunky 2 misses its 2019 release window Spelunky 2 was supposed to launch in 2019, but it's no longer going to make that release-date window. Developer Mossmouth announced the delay on Twitter.Read More...
04:00, 2019-08-15

'Men said we were immoral': the aphrodisiacs challenging taboos | Wana Udobang Nigeria’s traditional ‘Kayan Mata’ recipes have grown into a booming industry that’s empowering women to be more open about sexWhen Amra Mansur was working as a makeup artist in Abuja, while she studied law, she would overhear conversations between would-be brides and older relatives about how to pl...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Statue of Liberty shown cuffed and arrested by immigration officials in new mural Mural in downtown Las Vegas by British artist Izaac Zevalking meant to draw attention to America’s founding by immigrantsA mural of the Statue of Liberty, handcuffed and slammed on the hood of a police cruiser, is drawing attention in downtown Las Vegas, a day after a top Trump administration offici...
04:34, 2019-08-15

First cracks appear in Matteo Salvini's charge to be Italy's PM Former coalition partner M5S and opposition could unite to scupper far-right leader’s plansThis time last week the Italian far-right leader, Matteo Salvini, seemed invincible. His League party had managed to push the latest version of its draconian anti-immigration bill through parliament after winn...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Japanese urged not to see rare fish as omen of earthquakes Theory linking seismic activity and appearance of rare oarfish fails to hold waterPeople in Japan hoping to predict the next big earthquake should ignore mysterious deep-sea fish after experts said rare sightings of the creatures on the country’s beaches did not, as some had believed, foretell a sei...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Poverty is a hurdle for women seeking abortions in rural America In the US south and beyond, getting an abortion is not only logistically and emotionally difficult – it can push someone over the financial edgeFor the third time in a week, LT stood at the reception in the abortion clinic in Shreveport, Louisiana, more than 90 minutes away from her home. She was – ...
04:34, 2019-08-15

'I love staring at one spot for six hours!' Life models on the secrets of disrobing What sort of person would stand naked and still for hours, often in agony? Nude models talk about how tough yet life-changing the work can be, even when posing for hen partiesThe first time Dominic Blake took his clothes off in front of an art class was, as you might imagine, a daunting experience. ...
04:34, 2019-08-15

'No one cares till someone dies': El Paso activists long feared their city was at risk Organizers were aware of racist threat, saying the attacker was ‘not the first white man with guns to terrorize us’“He’s not the first white man to come in from out of town with guns to terrorize us.”One week after what is believed to be the deadliest attack against Latinos in recent US history, the...
04:34, 2019-08-15

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

Chevrolet Is Betting Its EV Future On This Electric Compact Crossover As part of a declaration of intent to the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Chevrolet released these images of the Menlo model ahead of its official unveiling early next month. Menlo is the Chinese-market name for the Bolt-based electric compact crossover, which will likely be...
05:34, 2019-08-15

'Chrisley Knows Best' star Todd Chrisley pleads not guilty, says ex-employee framed him "Chrisely Knows Best" star Todd Chrisley says a former employee is to blame for "tax evasion and bank fraud" claims before a federal indictment.        ...
05:34, 2019-08-15

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

"We Die Together": Man Sent Woman 10,000 Texts In 12 Days, Say Police A Florida man was extradited from Georgia this week after allegedly sending 10,000 text messages to a female acquaintance in a 12-day period, including some that police say were sexually explicit,......
06:00, 2019-08-15

Off-duty NYPD officer found dead in Queens, force's ninth suicide this year A veteran officer with the New York Police Department was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday, becoming the ninth officer this year to commit suicide....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Ex-Blackwater contractor sentenced to life for 2007 Iraq shooting that killed 14 A former Blackwater security contractor was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for taking part in a mass shooting at a Baghdad traffic circle in 2007 that killed 14 unarmed civilians....
06:34, 2019-08-15

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

New Amazon donation program gives unsold products to the needy Following reports that Amazon often destroys unsold and unwanted products stored in its warehouses, the company is launching a donations program that will help distribute goods to people in need, according to a report from CNBC. The program, called F......
06:34, 2019-08-15

Pandora hopes to pad its podcast lineup with direct uploads Pandora doesn't want to sit by the wayside while Spotify snaps up podcast listeners. The streaming music service has started accepting podcasts for "consideration" to be included in its catalog. Those who want a shot just have to submit their feed......
06:34, 2019-08-15

Skip’s new electric scooter is equipped with waterproof batteries Electric scooters are prone to a lot of wear and tear -- which gives most of them a pretty short shelf life. Skip unveiled a new model of electric scooter, the S3, that should be tougher and more sustainable than its predecessor. The S3 includes swap......
06:34, 2019-08-15

Facebook movie ads now offer premiere reminders and showtimes Facebook is hoping you'll do more with movie ads than give them the occasional click or tap. The internet giant is rolling out support for upgraded ads that include premiere reminders. Much like events, you can press an "Interested" button to get a......
06:34, 2019-08-15

Gibraltar to release Iranian oil tanker on Thursday: Sun newspaper The British territory of Gibraltar will on Thursday release an Iranian oil tanker seized by Royal Marines in the Mediterranean in July, the Sun newspaper reported, citing sources close to Gibraltar Chief Minister Fabian Picardo....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Mediation Talks Between U.S. Women’s Team and U.S. Soccer Break Down The sessions had offered hope that the sides could resolve the team’s federal gender discrimination suit, but little progress and fiery news releases suggest that fight will continue....
07:00, 2019-08-15

Meteorite strikes made life on Earth possible, study says There's been a notable increase in recent weeks about protecting life on Earth from a devastating asteroid strike. But a new study suggests that space rocks actually made life possible on the Blue Planet....
07:00, 2019-08-15

BH90210 Season 2 Would Be a "Show Within a Show" We're barely a week into BH90210 and yet we already know what the future of the show could look like. Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth sat down with E! News' Erin Lim to talk about......
07:34, 2019-08-15

Todd and Julie Chrisley Turn Themselves In After Tax Evasion and Fraud Indictment UPDATE: A spokesperson for the US Attorney's Office confirms to E! News that Todd and Julie Chrisley plead not guilty today during their arraignment. They were each subsequently released on......
07:34, 2019-08-15

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

Amazon rounds up a bunch of fresh-faced, beautiful peasants to star in its Wheel Of Time show Although it hasn’t gotten nearly as much attention as the streaming service’s billion-dollar plan to dip into the world of The Lord Of The Rings, Amazon’s adaptation of Robert Jordan’s Wheel Of Time series has been steadily building up its “Hey, I’m also an overly long fantasy epic, you guys!” steam...
08:00, 2019-08-15

In a rare misstep, Richard Linklater botches his take on the bestselling Where’d You Go, Bernadette Maria Semple’s Where’d You Go, Bernadette is a clever novel, full of well-drawn characters and powered by a compelling mystery, all of which suggests that it could be made into a strong movie. But the book’s entertainment value does an impressive job disguising its logistical challenge to anyone loo...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Good luck finding a new Brat Pack for your St. Elmo's Fire remake, NBC Sure, the Euphoria cast smolders and the Booksmart kids have charisma for days, but are they getting cute nicknames from the New York Times? Until they do, the Brat Pack’s sparkling shadow will inevitably drift across any hot, rambunctious ensemble, choking them in a cloud of hairspray and saxophone...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Officer-involved shooting in Tucson, armed man shot by officer TUCSON – Tucson Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Wednesday morning. It happened near Ft. Lowell Park in the 5700 block of East Glenn Street. According to Tucson Police, officers were speaking with an adult female, when an adult male started making suicidal t...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Arizona mother arrested after baby allegedly left in car for 18 minutes CHANDLER, Ariz. (KPNX) — Chandler police arrested a mother for allegedly leaving her baby in the car while she shopped at Target. The baby is expected to recover after being left inside the car for 18 minutes, police say. Holli Broadbent Platt is accused of child abuse. Tuesday just after 4 p.m., a ...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona in need of volunteers, donations TUCSON – The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona is in need of donations and volunteers this summer. They serve around 190,000 people every year. People who wish to receive an emergency food box must meet federal poverty level guidelines. D. Maxfield visits the food bank once a month. She ...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Worries on the horizon for Angela Merkel From climate change and trembling spells to a trembling government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces many challenges as she returns to office post-vacation....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Hong Kong: Angela Merkel calls for peaceful solution to unrest The German chancellor is seeking an end to the unrest in Hong Kong through amicable talks. She says the constitution, protecting residents' freedoms, must be at the heart of any dialogue....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Greta Thunberg: The teenage eco-activist who took the world by storm She has addressed world leaders and top economists, had an audience with the pope and been named Sweden's woman of the year. Now the teenage activist is set to sail across the Atlantic in a climate-neutral yacht....
08:34, 2019-08-15

German authorities dismiss threat of far-right 'enemy lists' Some who read their names on "enemy lists" created by far-right extremists feel their lives are in danger. But the Interior Ministry has denied that being on such lists represents a "tangible threat."...
08:34, 2019-08-15

Germans are drinking more alcohol-free beer Non-alcoholic beer has long been on the drinks menu in Germany. But the once ridiculed beverage is becoming increasingly popular. Are Germans sobering up?...
08:34, 2019-08-15

Italy's Salvini suffers a setback in bid to topple government quickly Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini failed to force a no-confidence vote in parliament this week. Salvini is aiming for fresh elections, to capitalize on his right-wing League party's soaring popularity....
08:34, 2019-08-15

LA Opera investigates sexual harrassment claims against Placido Domingo Numerous women have alleged that the prolific opera singer abused his position of power to pursue young females and sexually harassed them with impunity. The 78-year-old married Domingo denies the allegations....
08:34, 2019-08-15

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

Autopsy: Dayton shooter had drugs in his system, two victims struck by police gunfire Preliminary autopsy findings showed the gunman who shot and killed nine people in Dayton, Ohio, had cocaine in his system at the time of the shooting and that some other victims were struck by police gunfire....
12:34, 2019-08-16

EPA to reconsider plan to reauthorize use of 'cyanide bomb' coyote and fox traps The Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it plans to reconsider a proposal allowing so-called cyanide bombs to control populations of wildlife that prey on livestock....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues his estate, 3 staff, Ghislaine Maxwell A woman who has accused disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein of sexual abuse including rape when she was a teenager sued his estate, his longtime associate Ghislaine Maxwell and three unnamed female staffers....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Israel Bans Reps. Omar and Tlaib From Entry Over Support for Boycotts (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Thursday that it will bar two Democratic congresswomen from entering the country ahead of a planned visit over their support for a Palestinian-led boycott movement, a decision announced shortly after President Donald Trump tweeted that it would “show great weakn...
12:34, 2019-08-16

China vows countermeasures after new U.S. tariffs The government in Beijing said Thursday it will retaliate for a new round of U.S. tariffs for Chinese exports to the United States, even though President Donald Trump withdrew some and delayed others....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Miranda Lambert, in 'fearless mode,' hits the road; new album 'Wildcard' drops in November "Wildcard" arrives at the end of a momentous year for the country star. Ahead of its release, Lambert kicks off the Roadside Bars & Pink Guitars Tour.        ...
12:34, 2019-08-16

Halsey's boyfriend Yungblud: 'I'm very fluid' about my sexuality The 22-year-old British singer described his disinterest in following more traditional norms concerning gender and sexuality.        ...
12:34, 2019-08-16

AI is key for business success, but lack of skilled staff remains a barrier Other challenges to AI adoption are a lack of compelling return on investment and a lack of management understanding, according to a new report from EY....
12:34, 2019-08-16

General Electric shares tank following accusation of 'bigger fraud than Enron' Share price plummets as Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos claims company is engaging in $38bn accounting fraudThe whistleblower who exposed Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme has accused General Electric of wide-scale fraud, sending the US conglomerate’s share price into a tailspin. Related: European...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Jo Swinson says she would work with Labour to avoid no-deal Brexit Lib Dem leader also says she thinks Corbyn-led unity government would not win MPs’ confidenceThe leader of the Liberal Democrats, Jo Swinson, has reiterated that she would work with the Labour party to prevent a no-deal Brexit amid pressure from other opposition leaders, but underlined her belief th...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Putin's 20 years in power producing new generation of protesters New wave of protest leaders were children when Russian president first came to power in 1999The young face of Moscow’s protests, a 21-year-old libertarian with 123,000 followers on YouTube, appeared in court on a television screen this week.Yegor Zhukov, a political science student at Russia’s prest...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Shocked Israel would ban Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar? Don't be | Joshua Leifer The extent to which the Israeli government has designated opposition to its policies as not just illegitimate but also illegal is now plain to seeAnyone paying attention to the politics of Israel-Palestine could sense this was coming. It was was only a matter of time before a prominent American poli...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Myanmar and Bangladesh to start sending back thousands of Rohingya Fresh attempt at repatriations agreed but refugees fear they will return to persecution and violenceMyanmar and Bangladesh are to make a fresh attempt to begin repatriating the Rohingya Muslims who fled ethnic cleansing in Rahkine state in 2017, though the community say they have not been consulted....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Buenos Aires judge bans delivery apps after road accidents spike Ruling also raises concerns over workers’ rights, and orders credit card companies to block transactions made via appsWhen a courier delivering a takeaway in Buenos Aires was hit by a car, the company’s response was not to check how he was, but to ask: “How is the order?”Courier Ernesto Floridia, 63...
13:00, 2019-08-16

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

Living off-grid for 77 years – in pictures A wind-up radio, a smattering of colour photos and a stack of glossy books: these are the only signs that Margaret Gallagher lives in the modern world. For all of her 77 years, she has lived in a 200-year-old thatched cottage in Northern Ireland without running water, electricity or an indoor toilet...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Warren won't support Sanders’ Washington Post-Amazon bias claims Sen. Elizabeth Warren won't support Sen. Bernie Sanders' recent claim that The Washington Post is biased against him because of his criticism of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Philadelphia shootout: No evidence that suspect live-streamed gun battle with cops, police say The Philadelphia Police Department has not yet found any evidence that the suspected gunman who wounded six police officers during an hourslong standoff was live-streaming the gun battle. ...
13:00, 2019-08-16

‘Mindhunter’: 5 Things to Remember For Season 2 In its new season, debuting Friday, Netflix’s dark and brooding serial-killer series picks up where it left off almost two years ago. Here’s a refresher before watching....
13:00, 2019-08-16

| Trump proposes mental asylums, but silent on gun laws More mental hospitals are needed to take potential mass killers off the streets, President Donald Trump has said in response to recent mass shootings, while staying quiet on a pledge to toughen gun laws....
13:00, 2019-08-16

| 500 firefighters to battle blaze in French forest More than 500 firefighters have been deployed to battle a blaze that has already destroyed 900 hectares of pine forest in southern France, the fire service said....
13:00, 2019-08-16

The Six Most Travel-Friendly Jumpsuits and Rompers Wearing rompers and jumpsuits is often a fashion roller coaster. The one-piece outfits can be extremely cute and stylish, but they can also be a pain to put on and take off. Let’s not even get into the whole the bathroom situation....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Matt Murdock makes his life a giant mess in this Daredevil #10 exclusive Matt Murdock will always find a way to mess up his life. Whether or not he’s Daredevil, opportunities for mess always come his way, and he always grabs them against his better judgment. In the current Daredevil series, Matt befriends a lovely bookstore owner married to a member of one of the city’s ...
13:00, 2019-08-16

The cast of Mindhunter on Manson, Fincher, and empty airplanes When Mindhunter returns this weekend, the show will pick up right back where it left at the end of season 1. The FBI’s Behavioral Science Unit will still be interviewing serial killers, with the aim of identifying psycho-sexual traits, but they’ll also have a new backer in Michael Cerveris’ new FBI ...
13:00, 2019-08-16

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

Economic Trouble Signs Hang Over Trump’s Trade War White House advisers discount warnings of a possible recession. But the president may be gambling that the Federal Reserve can ward off that prospect....
13:00, 2019-08-16

10 movies you absolutely, positively must see this fall (from 'It 2' to 'Joker') Clowns, strippers and Will Smith, oh, my! From Stephen King horror sequel 'It 2' to Joaquin Phoenix's 'Joker,' these are fall's 10 must-see films.        ...
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'Ready or Not': When your new in-laws are insane A woman is roped into a lethal game of 'Hide and Seek' with her husband's unhinged, wealthy family in this black comedy.        ...
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'Where'd You Go, Bernadette': The biggest differences between the book and the movie There are key differences in Maria Semple's 2012 best-seller "Where'd You Go, Bernadette" and the new film adaptation starring Cate Blanchett.        ...
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Aston Martin launches bespoke garage design service Automotive Galleries and Lairs will create display and storage facilities centred around clients’ car collections Aston Martin’s bespoke personalisation outfit, Q by Aston Martin, has launched a new service to help owners create their ideal car storage facility. Automotive Galleries and Lairs, reve...
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BP Chargemaster activates first 150kW ultra-fast EV chargers BP forecourts will get 400 Ultracharge 150 units by 2021, each giving 100 miles of range in 10 minutes BP Chargemaster, the UK’s largest electric car charge point provider, has switched on the first of its new Ultracharge 150kW EV chargers at a London fuel station. Two charging points are now in op...
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Toast National Rum Day With This Saucy Merch We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
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Surprise! Miley Cyrus Drops New Song "Slide Away" After Liam Hemsworth Split In addition to some fun activities overseas, Miley Cyrus has been concentrating on work amid her breakup from husband Liam Hemsworth. The 26-year-old pop star released a new song called......
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Influencer Violet Benson Denies Involvement in Tyler Cameron's Love Triangle With Gigi Hadid and Hannah Brown If three's a crowd, then social media influencer Violet Benson isn't down for a party of four. After Violet, who runs the popular Instagram account "Daddy Issues,"......
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"Happy That PM Supporting Our Policies": Shiv Sena On Population Control A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a pitch for smaller families to combat population explosion, BJP ally Shiv Sena on Friday welcomed his remarks saying that late Bal Thackeray always......
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Detained Nigerian Cleric Leaves Indian Hospital Nigerian Shiite leader Ibrahim Zakzaky - whose poor health in detention fuelled a wave of violent protests in Abuja - has left a hospital in Gurgaon near Delhi where he arrived for treatment this......
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Amid fresh meltdown, Argentine film gives last laugh to victims of 2001 crisis With Argentina once again reeling from a financial crisis, a film released on Thursday shows residents from a village outside Buenos Aires pursuing the dream of many of those left penniless by the country's 2001 debt default: getting their money back....
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Crowded out by a monopoly, Deliveroo says goodbye to Germany Farewell then, Deliveroo — we hardly knew you. The British food delivery service has enjoyed a dramatic rise in Europe in recent years but the monopoly of the Dutch-owned Lieferando has sealed its fate in Germany....
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Brazil threatens Mercosur exit if Argentina opposition wins presidency Brazil's economy minister has said the country could leave the trade bloc if Argentina's opposition wins presidential elections later this year. He also questioned how dependent Brazil's economy was on Argentina....
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Germany to make additional payments to Holocaust survivors Hundreds of extra euros per month will go to about 5,000 Holocaust survivors in Israel. More than 200,000 Holocaust survivors are still living in the country....
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Brexit: Cometh the hour, cometh Jeremy Corbyn? For the longest time, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been accused of sitting on the fence on Brexit. Now, he says he has a plan. But can he lead the UK out of its crisis? Rob Mudge looks at his credentials....
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Germany most popular non-English-speaking country for students Germany has become the most popular country in the world for foreign students in the non-English-speaking world. A new study released by two academic services found that students were attracted by better prospects....
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