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Britain’s Inverted Yield Curve Is Nothing Like America’s

The phenomenon may have heralded the last seven U.S. recessions but in Britain it’s a different story. Plus QE makes it hard to read the bond market....

Britain’s Inverted Yield Curve Is Nothing Like America’s

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"Inverted Yield Curve" -- What It Is, Why It Matters Headlines scream about the inverted yield curve. Yet, in his chart-packed explanation, EWI’s Jordan Kotick gives you a context you won’t find elsewhere....
14:38, 2019-05-21

The Inverted Yield Curve: What It Is and Why It Matters Treasury yields may soon turn "not normal," otherwise known as the inverted yield curve. This clear and compelling interview with EWI's Jordan Kotick shows you why it really does matter....
14:38, 2019-05-21

The Yield Curve Is Inverted! Remind Me Why I Care If you’re wondering what a yield curve is and why there’s so much fretting on both sides of the Atlantic over its changing shape, you’re not alone. This year, Google searches for “yield curve inversion” shot up to their highest level ever. Here’s what the fuss is about....
23:51, 2019-08-14

The Yield Curve Is Inverted! Remind Me Why I Care: QuickTake If you’re wondering what a yield curve is and why there’s so much fretting on both sides of the Atlantic over its changing shape, you’re not alone. This year, Google searches for “yield curve inversion” shot up to their highest level ever. Here’s what the fuss is about....
20:51, 2019-08-14

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

The Turn in the Yield Curve A key market barometer of the risk of future recessions is sounding its loudest warning since April 2007, months before the start of the last financial crisis. Investors and analysts are debating how to interpret the signal....
13:00, 2019-08-12

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

Fed's Kaplan says U.S. is 'flirting' with yield curve inversion U.S. bond markets are "flirting" with a yield curve inversion that could signal slower economic growth ahead, Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said on Wednesday....
21:17, 2019-05-22

Yield Curve Telegraphs Recession, but Its Wires Are Crossed The yield on a 10-year Treasury note has fallen below the yield on a 3-month bill, the most-reliable signal yet found of danger ahead. But Treasurys of other maturities don’t show an inversion. What’s going on?...
19:17, 2019-08-13

US yield curve at flattest level since 2007 amid risk-off sentiment Market focus is largely attuned to selling in regional markets, after protesters forced Hong Kong's main airport to cancel all flights on Monday....
11:51, 2019-08-13

Equities rally dissipates as trade optimism fades, yield curve flattens Wall Street's indexes ended Tuesday's session virtually unchanged after investors turned their focus to U.S.-China trade tensions as euphoria from Friday's U.S.-Mexico deal faded....
02:00, 2019-06-12

IOM study: More than 500 migrants dead in Americas so far More than 500 migrants have died so far this year in the Americas -- nearly half of whom in their attempt to enter the United States, the United Nations migration agency said Friday....
21:00, 2019-08-16

Norte Chico: The First Civilization in the Americas? The Norte Chico Civilization was an ancient civilization / complex society belonging to the Pre-Columbian era. This civilization flourished in Peru about 5000 years ago, and hence has been considered to be the oldest known civilization to have existed in the Americas. The Norte Chico Civilization is...
20:00, 2019-07-09

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

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

More than a third of people in the Americas may have obstructive sleep apnea (Reuters Health) - Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may affect as many as 37% of adults in North, Central and South America, according to a review of epidemiological studies presented June 9 at Sleep 2019, the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies in San Antonio, Texas....
05:51, 2019-06-20

Americas private banking debate: Internationalization is the future Wealthy clients increasingly need international products and services. The opportunities are clear for those who can stomach the regulatory hurdles of cross-border business and who can leverage their retail or investment banking connections. Technology investments are crucial, but the competitive la...
17:17, 2019-05-24

Gov. Gavin Newsom apologizes to California's Native Americas for "genocide" California Gov. Gavin Newsom apologized Tuesday through an executive order to the state's Native Americans for the "genocide" it committed against its people....
09:00, 2019-06-19

UK's Raab seeks to boost post-Brexit ties with the Americas British foreign minister Dominic Raab will travel to Canada, the United States and Mexico this week to seek to boost ties with non-European countries ahead of Brexit, his office said....
07:51, 2019-08-06

Dr Carissa Etienne elected for a second term as WHO Regional Director for the Americas The WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 142nd session in Geneva, has appointed Dr Carissa Etienne for a second term as Regional Director for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO)....
17:34, 2019-05-21

CBOE Holdings To Present At UBS Best Of Americas Conference In London On September 13 CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the UBS Best of Americas Conference in London on Friday, September 13, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. London Time. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh...
06:34, 2019-05-22

I Love It When A Puzzle Game Gets Its Difficulty Curve Just Right A good puzzle game latches onto my mind and never lets go. One of the best ways to achieve this is to lead me along a perfectly plotted difficulty curve. MythicOwl’s math-based puzzler, Hexologic, is a prime example of how that’s done....
22:51, 2019-06-05

CBOE Named ‘Exchange of the Year’ at GlobalCapital Americas Derivatives Awards 2016 CHICAGO, IL – June 3, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it was named “Exchange of the Year” Thursday night at GlobalCapital’s Americas Derivatives Awards 2016 ceremony in New York City....
02:51, 2019-05-22

CBOE Wins Global Capital's ‘Derivatives Exchange of the Year - Americas' Award CHICAGO, IL -- May ­­29, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) was named "Derivatives Exchange of the Year -- Americas" Thursday night at GlobalCapital's (www.globalcapital.com) Americas Derivatives Awards 2015 ceremony in New York City....
05:01, 2019-05-22

Shop Nasty Gal's First Curve Swimwear Line for Sizes 0-20 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......
18:00, 2019-05-21

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at Barclays Capital Americas Select Conference in London on Tuesday, May 24 CHICAGO, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky will present at the Barclays Capital Americas Select Conference in London on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at 8:50 a.m. Chicago time (2:50 p.m. London time). (Logo: http://ph...
18:17, 2019-05-22

How do you actually create a home? It's a steep learning curve | Coco Khan My boyfriend and I are moving into our own place, but I’m thinking only about my unpreparednessTwo things happened in quick succession recently, and such cosmic symbolism is not lost on me. The first: my boyfriend and I gave notice on our shared flat. We’re moving into our own place. It will be my f...
21:34, 2019-08-16

Is it a curve or a slider? Erick Fedde doesn’t care, and that has made all the difference. Fedde downsized his repertoire from five pitches to four. The simplification has helped settle his mind on the mound — even if not everyone agrees on what the pitches should be called....
05:34, 2019-06-09

Stencil handles your social media graphics work without the learning curve, and it’s almost $100 off With resources like Stencil Unlimited, you can start assembling professional grade graphics and social media images in a matter of minutes. Right now, you can get a huge break on a Stencil Unlimited subscription, including one year of their service at a 65 percent savings, only $49 from TNW Deals....
21:34, 2019-08-11

Ex-F1 driver Ericsson didn't expect steep IndyCar learning curve Ex-Formula 1 driver Marcus Ericsson says he did not expect his IndyCar learning curve to be as steep as it has been, after securing his first podium at Detroit...
19:00, 2019-06-03

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter their habitsPhotographs by Claudio Frías“I was born and raised beside a roaring fire,” says Yasna Seguel proudly, as wet snowflakes tap against the kitc...
08:34, 2019-07-17

CerberusHunts for Yield in Mongolia New York-based Cerberus Capital Management is in talks to make its first investment in Mongolia as part of a broader push into the world’s riskiest markets....
19:00, 2019-06-18

A Tale of Two Yield Curves Investors and Federal Reserve officials watch the gaps between shorter- and longer-term interest rates to gauge the health of the U.S. economy. Right now, the two groups are seeing different things....
16:51, 2019-05-21

A 10-Year Treasury Yield Below 2% Is Something Almost Nobody Saw Coming Yields that have hit multiyear lows reflect the difficulties central bankers face in normalizing monetary policy after a decade of unusually easy money....
12:34, 2019-06-20

Missing the point on low-yield nukes There was a spirited debate this month in the House Armed Services Committee over the wisdom of arming America’s ballistic missile submarine force with a lower-yield version of the thermonuclear warhead that has been standard since the Cold War....
07:17, 2019-06-21

'The president was on a steep learning curve.' What Rex Tillerson told key House committee Rex Tillerson said he had to condense complex foreign policy issues for President Donald Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner often interfered.        ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

How to Choose a High-Yield Savings Account There are plenty of places worth investing your money for long-term growth. But what about short-term savings? Shouldn’t you be able to earn a little something extra on that, too?...
20:00, 2019-06-17

Steepest drop in 10-year yield since S&P downgrade of US The 10-year Treasury yield is having its steepest drop since late-July to early-August 2011 — the days surrounding S&P's downgrade of the U.S. credit rating....
05:17, 2019-08-08

PhRMA: Patents yield real benefits for patients Not only would weaker patent protections limit investment, they'd also cut competition, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America.       ...
01:34, 2019-07-19

Oxymoron Alert: Some 'High-Yield' Bonds Go Negative In the latest sign of financial markets going into uncharted territory, more than a dozen junk bonds, which usually carry high yields, now trade in Europe with a negative yield....
15:17, 2019-07-14

Bond-Yield Plunge Confounds the World's Economy The collapse in bond yields since this spring has been stark, swift and global, prompting a rush to lock in low rates that few expected to see this deep into a decadelong economic expansion....
00:51, 2019-06-24

U.S. indexes plummet after key Treasury bond yield sinks to new low All three major U.S. stock indexes fell Wednesday upon rising concerns of an approaching recession, signaled in part by the benchmark 30-year Treasury bond falling to a record low....
20:00, 2019-08-14

U.S. Believes Russia Has Restarted Low-Yield Nuclear Tests If true, the finding could eventually prompt the Trump administration to begin its own testing. But some experts said the accusations were nothing new....
23:17, 2019-05-29

Democrats rebuff GOP push for low-yield nuclear weapons WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are rebuffing attempts by Republicans to authorize funding for so-called low-yield nuclear weapons that the Trump administration says are key to deterring Russia. Republicans put forward two amendments Wednesday to fund the weapons in a defense bill, but both were r...
02:34, 2019-06-13

Could a low-yield, sub-launch nuclear missile stop a Russian first strike? Could a low-yield Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile help stop a Russian-launched first nuclear strike by ensuring a proportional response and holding enemy targets at risk of a precise, tailored nuclear attack? Conversely, could a newly emerging low-yield nuclear weapon lower the threshold to a d...
15:01, 2019-06-12

Italian, Greek Bonds Rally as Hunt for Yield Expands Investors are buying bonds from once-avoided European countries, spurred by expectations that ongoing easy-money policies from central banks will continue to fuel demand for debt....
19:51, 2019-07-17

U.S. House committee rejects low-yield nukes in defense bill The House Armed Services Committee rejected two Republican amendments in defense appropriations for additional funding and deployment of low-yield nuclear warheads....
22:34, 2019-06-13

Bond Rally Drives 30-Year Treasury Yield to Record Low Another wave of buying in the U.S. government-bond market pushed the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond to a record low, the latest sign of mounting economic anxiety....
19:34, 2019-08-14

Angkor Wat Archaeological Digs Yield New Clues to its Civilization’s Decline Cambodia’s famous temple of Angkor Wat is one of the world’s largest religious monuments, visited by over 2 million tourists each year. ...
00:00, 2019-06-06

Fossilized teeth of Ice Age predators yield clues to why certain species survived Paleontologist Larisa DeSantis studies ancient predators trapped in the La Brea Tar Pits. Courtesy Vanderbilt University. Visitors to the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles are accustomed to seeing recreated scenes of, say, extinct saber-toothed cats taking down a horse or bison in an open field. But...
00:34, 2019-08-07

U.S. 30-year bond yield hits record low, stoking fears of a recession The benchmark 30-year Treasury bond fell to a record low Wednesday as investors looked for a safe place to put their money amid the threat of a recession....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Honey, I shrunk the MRE: Troops say the Army's new tiny meals could yield big benefits Army scientists have developed a method to shrink down a soldier's portable rations to one-third their normal size, which troops say could yield big benefits....
03:00, 2019-08-10

House panel looks to block funds for low-yield nuclear warhead development Legislation by a Democratic-lead U.S. House committee would block funding for the deployment of a new low-yield nuclear warhead, proposed by the Trump administration amid Russia restarting its own nuclear testing....
08:34, 2019-06-05

JPMorgan's deposit growth slowing as customers seek higher yield Deposit growth at JPMorgan Chase & Co, the largest U.S. bank by assets, is slowing as customers withdraw some of their money and stash it with competing banks that pay higher interest rates, a bank executive said Thursday....
21:00, 2019-05-30

Market Turmoil Pushes Japanese Bond Yield Below Preferred Range The yield on Japan’s benchmark government bond edged out of the Bank of Japan’s preferred range for the first time, putting the central bank’s unconventional policy of trying to control yields to the test....
19:51, 2019-08-06

Antarctic ice instability could yield rapid melting, dramatic sea level rise Even if global warming slows or stops in the coming decades, instability among Antarctic glaciers could trigger rapid melting and subsequent sea level rise....
21:00, 2019-07-09

Camping World CEO: 'I'd rather go to jail' than yield to city in American flag controversy The chief executive of a major RV retailer said he will not bend to a North Carolina's city's demand he must reduce the size of the American flag flying on his property....
06:17, 2019-07-02

House Democrats nix funds for low-yield nukes, setting up partisan debate that has nothing to do with money PUTTING ON THE BRAKES: Democrats on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces released their proposals for next year’s defense policy bill yesterday and immediately set the stage for a partisan debate over the potentially destabilizing effects of new weapons — in particular a submari...
15:34, 2019-06-04

Coast guard fleet renewal plan unlikely to yield promised deals before the election While the process for initiating the new deals will begin shortly, none are expected to be finalized prior to the start of the federal election campaign....
00:34, 2019-05-29

American Express has a high-yield account to earn 20 times more on savings, and anyone can open it for as little as $1 Westend61/Getty American Express' high-yield savings account rivals that of its online-only competitors. American Express' Personal Savings Account requires $0 to open, levies no monthly fees, and earns a 2.10% APY on all balance tiers at the time of this writing. Like most other high-yield savings...
23:17, 2019-06-29

10-year yield hits November 2016 low as Trump stokes trade fears Treasury yields fell on Friday after President Donald Trump said he would slap additional tariffs on Chinese goods next month, reigniting fears of a prolonged trade war between the world's largest economies....
18:00, 2019-08-02

High-yield junk market still attractive: top bond manager Margaret Patel The gains in high-yield junk bonds are not over, thanks to the Federal Reserve's supportive stance on monetary policy, Margaret Patel, one of the mutual-fund industry's longest tenured and most......
23:51, 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-German yield hits -0.30% for first time as Draghi rekindles stimulus bets The euro dropped and German government bond yields fell to -0.30% for the first time on Tuesday after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi said the bank would provide more stimulus if inflation failed to pick up....
11:51, 2019-06-18

Even as Goldman Sachs and Ally Bank cut deposit rates, high-yield savings accounts still pay As the probability of a rate cut increases, banks will start to lower deposit rates offered to consumers. Goldman Sachs and Ally Financial have already done so....
14:51, 2019-07-05

Two weeks after debut, Betterment's high-yield savings product takes a haircut Betterment lowers high-interest savings account to 2.41% APY two weeks after debut, highlighting that online banks will reduce rates as the Fed does.       ...
20:51, 2019-08-10

German yield at record low, euro sinks as Draghi rekindles policy easing bets The euro dropped and German government bond yields hit a new record low on Tuesday after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi said the bank will provide more stimulus if inflation doesn't pick up....
11:51, 2019-06-18

US 10-year Treasury yield hits lowest since October 2016 as global bonds rally U.S. government debt prices were higher Wednesday morning, after China announced a slightly weaker-than-expected midpoint for the yuan, which could spark further criticism from the U.S....
12:51, 2019-08-07

Investors pour $6 billion into U.S.-based high-yield, investment-grade bond funds: Lipper Investors' appetite for risk-taking was on display in the latest week, as U.S.-based high-yield junk bond funds attracted more than $3 billion in the week ended Wednesday, their third consecutive......
00:17, 2019-06-28

Cboe Plans September 10 Launch of U.S. High Yield Corporate Bond Index Futures Trading CHICAGO – August 24, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE), plans to offer trading in Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® $ High Yield Corporate Bond Index (IBHY) futures beginning Sept...
14:32, 2019-05-21

U.S.-based high-yield junk bond funds post largest weekly outflow since October U.S.-based high-yield junk bond funds posted more than $4 billion of outflows in the week ended Wednesday, the largest weekly cash withdrawals since October 2018, according to Refinitiv's Lipper......
00:51, 2019-08-09

A high-yield savings account helps money earn up to 200 times more, and there are 5 times using one is a no-brainer Westend61/Getty A high-yield savings account is a good place to store money for short-term needs. Dozens of banks offer high-yield savings accounts with varying interest rates for different balance amounts, some as high as 2.3%. A high-yield savings account may be the best place to save money for ...
17:34, 2019-07-10

Cboe Global Markets Launches Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® $ High Yield Corporate Bond Index (IBHY) Futures CHICAGO – September 10, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the launch of Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® $ High Yield Corporate Bond Index (IBHY) futures on Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE)....
14:32, 2019-05-21

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

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at demonstrators Hong Kong police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters who had gathered outside a police station in the residential area of Sham Shui Po in Kowloon....
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

Aladdin producer confirms live-action sequel is "in the early stages," so there's still time to stop this thing As with Disney’s other live-action and “live-action, wink wink” remakes, Aladdin made a lot of money. In scientific terms, it generated a “metric crap-ton of cash dollars,” so we probably don’t need to tell you that the folks at Disney are already pondering a sequel to keep that money train chug-chu...
19:00, 2019-08-14

Trump Continues to Take Credit for Forever-President Obama’s Work Here’s the Trump presidency in a snapshot: If there is an issue, blame former President Barack Obama and his administration. If there is a triumph that spills over from the previous presidency, take all the credit. And when not doing either, systematically work to undo the previous administration’s ...
19:00, 2019-08-14

Oil Tumbles on Renewed Demand Worries Oil prices slid, falling alongside stocks and other risky assets, after downbeat economic news from China and Germany fueled fresh worries about a slowdown in global growth....
19:34, 2019-08-14

UPDATE 5-Argentina announces economic relief plan but peso still flailing Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday unveiled a package of welfare subsidies and lower taxes for workers to lessen the impact of an economic crisis just months before a re-election bid, but his announcement did not immediately halt the peso currency's collapse....
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

W Series Driver Emma Kimiläinen's Incredibly Finnish Podium Celebration Is Too Damn Relatable The W Series just wrapped up its first full season this past weekend with Jamie Chadwick securing the championship at Brands Hatch. That in itself is pretty awesome, but lost in the thrill of the championship weekend was Finnish driver Emma Kimiläinen’s second-place podium celebration. I think I jus...
19:34, 2019-08-14

The Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet Is The Convertible CUV The World Didn't Know It Needed Volkswagen is calling its newest creation “a literal breath of fresh air” in its press release, and I have to say I agree. The Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet looks kind of absurd but like it’s a hell of a lot of fun—and it’ll be hitting markets in early 2020....
19:34, 2019-08-14

Inside a 24-hour firehouse shift with UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic Former UFC champion Stipe Miocic will challenge Daniel Cormier for the heavyweight belt on Saturday. But his training was put on hold for a 24-hour shift at the local firehouse....
19:34, 2019-08-14

I might never watch Netflix again unless I’m watching in this awesome new app You know how HBO’s slogan is “it’s not TV, it’s HBO”? That statement wasn’t just a slogan for so many years, it was the truth. HBO shows were in a league of their own, offering writing and production value that had no equal. These days, however, HBO isn’t wh...
19:34, 2019-08-14

New Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith collector’s edition revealed News 14 Aug, 2019 The Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith arrives as a special limited edition run-out model, and will be limited to just 50 examples...
19:34, 2019-08-14

New 2020 Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet fills gap in range News 14 Aug, 2019 New Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet spells end for convertible Golf and will try to succeed where Range Rover Evoque Convertible did not...
19:34, 2019-08-14

A Unique and Affecting Memoir Combines Grief and Mushrooms In “The Way Through the Woods,” Long Litt Woon writes about diving into an obsession with learning about the fungi, and how it helped her mourn for her husband and embrace life again....
20:00, 2019-08-14

VW picks FCA, Kia veteran Saad Chehab to run U.S. marketing In the new role, he will be responsible for repositioning the VW brand away from its 2015 diesel emissions crisis and toward a future with at least four battery-electric vehicles in the U.S. beginning in 2020....
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

Platinum giant wants in on batteries to ease EV threat Anglo American Platinum wants to create a new multi-billion dollar business for platinum-group metals to compete with cobalt and nickel as electric vehicles reduce the need for traditional catalytic converters....
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

Hong Kong latest: Officers fire tear gas and flood streets in riot gear at hundreds of protesters gather outside police station There were more scenes of chaos today in Hong Kong as police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters who had gathered outside a police station in Kowloon....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Virgin loses highly profitable West Coast rail franchise Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson was "devastated" today after it was announced West Coast mainline rail services between London and Glasgow, and the first stage of HS2, will be taken on by First Trenitalia from December....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Nora Quoirin's devastated family say their 'hearts are broken' as they hope post-mortem will reveal how 15-year-old died in jungle The devastated family of Nora Quoirin hope a post-mortem will provide answers on how the teen died following the discovery of her body in Malaysian jungle....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Donald Trump's immigration chief in race row over poem on Statue of Liberty Donald Trump's immigration chief sparked a new race storm today after claiming the iconic poem inscribed on the Statue of Liberty welcoming migrants to America was referring to "people from Europe"....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Burundi starts Ebola vaccines for health workers: WHO Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola, beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Twitter Bot Hosts Never-Ending Jeopardy Game Twitter is a place where adults yell at each other for no reason and pretend that the world isn’t ending. It’s also a place for fun games and bots. A Twitter account called Endless Jeopardy is providing computer generated trivia questions every 15 minutes, for a game that will never end. (Well, at l...
20:00, 2019-08-14

I Broke My Brain Designing Randomly Generated Sims Buildings I build a lot in The Sims, but like a lot of Simmers, I end up building the same house over and over. No matter how hard I try, they look like the houses in the neighborhood I grew up in. They’re suburban houses with two stories, vaguely Georgian architecture, two beds, and one bathroom. I needed to...
20:00, 2019-08-14

20 country-rap songs that preceded ‘Old Town Road’ From "Wild Wild West" to "Dirt Road Anthem," 24/7 Tempo has identified 20 country rap songs that preceded Lil Nas X's “Old Town Road.”        ...
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

Satellite photos appear to show China's paramilitary vehicles near Hong Kong Satellite photos show armored personnel carriers and other vehicles belonging to the China's paramilitary People's Armed Police near Hong Kong.        ...
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

The Yield Curve Is Inverted! Remind Me Why I Care: QuickTake If you’re wondering what a yield curve is and why there’s so much fretting on both sides of the Atlantic over its changing shape, you’re not alone. This year, Google searches for “yield curve inversion” shot up to their highest level ever. Here’s what the fuss is about....
20:51, 2019-08-14

How to use Gradebook to enhance Google Classroom Learn how using Gradebook can give teachers a smooth workflow to track learning progress at schools and can also be helpful for businesses that use G Suite....
21:17, 2019-08-14

Miracle baby born with severe heart disease, taken off life support months ago, about to celebrate first birthday A young infant born with a severe heart defect is being hailed as a miracle baby as she is set to celebrate her first birthday just months after being taken off life support with little prospects of survival....
21:17, 2019-08-14

Emiliano Sala Suffered Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Fatal Plane Crash Tests show he was exposed to “potentially fatal” levels of carbon monoxide before the crash. The pilot, whose body has not been found, may have suffered the same....
21:17, 2019-08-14

What if Parliament Voted Out Boris Johnson, but He Refused to Go? 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....
21:17, 2019-08-14

Gregg Popovich calls Colin Kaepernick's fight for social justice 'a very patriotic thing' San Antonio Spurs and USA Basketball coach Gregg Popovich referred to Colin Kaepernick's fight for social justice as "very patriotic."       ...
21:17, 2019-08-14

Michael Bennett proving to be a new, but dominant force for Patriots Patriots Wire's Henry McKenna discusses Michael Bennett brining his big personality to the Patriots, while emerging as a leader for the team.       ...
21:17, 2019-08-14

Festive Emilia Clarke Is Already Getting People in the Christmas Spirit The first trailer for Last Christmas is out, and people are already excited about how festive the Mother of Dragons looks in a romantic Christmas comedy. Emilia Clarke stars in the movie as Kate, a down-on-her-luck aspiring singer who ends up with a job dressing as an elf at a department store (cue ...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Fox News dipshit says Shia LaBeouf called him "trash" in an airport lounge, which rules Shia LaBeouf’s no angel—we’ve written about his troubling behavior, the consequences of his substance abuse issues, and his weird plagiarism. The actor’s since apologized, gotten sober, and discussed how his work on this year’s excellent The Peanut Butter Falcon helped him stop being such an asshole...
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

Rare antelopes and black cats caught on camera on Mount Kilimanjaro Rare antelopes, black serval cats, and other species were caught on film on Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. The antelope species cannot be found anywhere else in the world and was only photographed as recently as 2003.       ...
21:51, 2019-08-14

FCC chair recommends approval of merger between T-Mobile and Sprint FCC chairman Ajit Pai has formally recommended Wednesday approving the merger between wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint.       ...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Facebook paying to transcribe users' audio chats, report says Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio chats, said a report. The social network said it will stop the practice.       ...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Hiker rescued amid recent high temperatures TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department is reminding the community to take caution when temperatures are elevated. The department said search and rescue crews rescued a hiker in northeast Tucson, near Tanque Verde Ranch Tuesday afternoon. A hiker was rescued on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2019, near Tanque ...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Man boards plane without ticket, deploys emergency slide at Sky Harbor PHOENIX — A man is facing multiple charges after police say he accessed a restricted area at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport and activated a plane’s emergency slide. Police said a passenger saw Zackaria Mohamud Mudasir entering the secure area of Terminal 2 from the closed jetway on the airfield at...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Rolls-Royce unveils ultra-exclusive Ghost Zenith special Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith Special edition of outgoing Ghost features high levels of customisation and design nods to original 200EX concept Rolls-Royce has unveiled a limited-run Ghost Zenith Collector’s Edition, which will offer the highest level of bespoke features on the car to date.  The Zenit...
22:17, 2019-08-14

QPR youth team right to leave pitch due to racist abuse-club CEO "Queens Park Rangers\u0027 Under-18 coach Paul Furlong was right to take his players off the pitch after they were allegedly subjected to racist taunts in a friendly in Seville last week, the Championship club\u0027s CEO Lee Hoos said on Wednesday."...
22:17, 2019-08-14

|7take-awaysfromthePICinquiry The commission was led by Justice Lex Mpati and assisted by former Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus and veteran stock broker Emmanuel Lediga. They will prepare a final report for the president, to be submitted by October 31....
22:17, 2019-08-14

|ChoppiestoexitSAmarket,chairtostepdown Botswana-based grocery retailer, Choppies, has announced that it will be exiting the South African market, four years after expanding into the country...
22:17, 2019-08-14

|BritishAmericanTobaccoaimingat70millionAfricansmokerswithTwispdeal BAT's acquisition of e-cigarette maker Twisp opens up the way for 70 million adult African smokers to switch to potentially reduced risk products, says BAT....
22:17, 2019-08-14

Pelosi warns post-Brexit UK not to mess with 1998 Ireland peace pact House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a warning to the United Kingdom Wednesday amid talks of a free trade deal with the US after Britain departs the European Union. The top-ranking House Democrat issued a statement reiterating her opposition to any free trade agreement that disrupts the Good Friday Agr...
22:17, 2019-08-14

‘Massive’ great white shark flirts with family’s boat off Cape Cod A Massachusetts family is reliving their breathless encounter with a great white shark estimated to be up to 17 feet long during a boating trip on Cape Cod Bay, saying the behemoth “definitely wasn’t scared” by their presence. Siblings Sean and Serena Colbert were returning from Provincetown to Plym...
22:17, 2019-08-14

Stepmom arrested after 4-year-old girl dies from boiling water burns A Texas woman is facing charges for not seeking medical treatment for her 4-year-old stepdaughter — who burned herself with boiling water and died, authorities said. Juana Marquez, 42, called 911 on Saturday morning about 12 hours after a large pot of scalding water fell on the child, accordin...
22:17, 2019-08-14

Trump speaks with Sen. Murphy about gun background checks President Trump spoke to another Democratic senator about moving forward on legislation regarding background checks in the aftermath of two mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso. Speaking with reporters before heading to a rally in Pennsylvania, Trump said he spoke with Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) ab...
22:17, 2019-08-14

United Airlines tightens alcohol rules after flight crew’s arrests United Airlines has strengthened its alcohol policy for pilots — a week after two of them were arrested for allegedly being under the influence before a flight from Scotland to Newark. The airline now requires that pilots refrain from drinking alcohol at least 12 hours before reporting for dut...
22:17, 2019-08-14

Eliot Engel warns foreign officials: Stop spending money at Trump properties House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel directed his aides on Tuesday to warn foreign officials that they are “facilitating” President Donald Trump’s alleged emoluments violations by spending money at properties owned by Trump’s sprawling business empire.In a new memorandum to his staff...
22:17, 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

Couple’s Suit Over Parental Leave Is New Challenge to Big Law Firm Jones Day is accused of unlawfully dismissing a lawyer who questioned a gender disparity in its policies, and underpaying his wife when she worked there....
22:51, 2019-08-14

Chinese military vehicles stashed across Hong Kong border in soccer stadium, satellite images appear to show Satellite images this week apparently captured more than 500 Chinese military vehicles in and around a soccer stadium near the border with Hong Kong in what many speculate was a response to several days of violent protests that disrupted operations at one of the world’s busiest international airport...
22:51, 2019-08-14

Presidential contender Kamala Harris proposes ways to combat domestic terrorism Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris on Wednesday released a plan to address what she termed domestic terrorism after three recent mass shootings in a week that resulted in the deaths of 34 people....
22:51, 2019-08-14

Maddy Freking is next girl to play in Little League World Series It’s been a half-decade since Mo’ne Davis became a national sensation, becoming the first girl in Little League World Series history to earn a win and pitch a shutout. Now another girl will be on the big stage in South Williamsport. Maddy Freking, who plays for the Coon Rapids/Andover te...
22:51, 2019-08-14

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

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

A$AP Rocky’s Guilty Verdict Doesn’t Bar Him From Returning to Sweden, Says Judge Who Convicted Him A Swedish court convicted A$AP Rocky of assault on Wednesday and the judge who convicted him says the guilty verdict does not bar the New York-born rapper from returning to Sweden. “The court has not decided on any repercussions of that nature,” Per Lennerbrant, the senior judge in the c...
22:51, 2019-08-14

| WATCH | Mexico City suspends six police officers in rape investigation Mexico City's mayor has said that six police officers were suspended as part of an investigation into the rape of two teenage girls, after demonstrations by hundreds of women demanding justice....
23:17, 2019-08-14

LeBron James, Michael Jordan included in 'NBA2K' All-Decade teams LeBron James, Kevin Durant and NBA legends -- including Michael Jordan -- are part of the four All-Decade teams announced by video game franchise "NBA2K."...
23:17, 2019-08-14

Footballer Emiliano Sala, Pilot "Exposed To Carbon Monoxide" Before Crash Footballer Emiliano Sala and the pilot flying his plane when it crashed were likely exposed to "potentially fatal" levels of carbon monoxide, investigators announced on Wednesday....
23:17, 2019-08-14

Chinese Police Chief Fired Over Porsche-Driving Wife's Road Rage Incident Did you hear the one about the police chief's wife, the Porsche and the torrent of expletives? Well, most of Chongqing did, and now the police chief has been fired. It's the kind of story that's been......
23:17, 2019-08-14

Massive Wildfire On Greek Island, Several Villages Evacuated Firefighters on the Greek island of Evia were still battling Wednesday to contain a fire that has caused massive damage to a pristine mountain wildlife habitat after threatening four communities....
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

Inter-State Council Reconstituted With PM Modi As Its Chairman The Inter-State Council, which is mandated to investigate and advise on disputes between states, has been reconstituted with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as its chairman and six Union ministers and......
23:17, 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

Microplastics ‘significantly contaminating the air’, scientists warn Discovery of pollution in snowfall from the Arctic to the Alps leads to call for urgent research on potential human health impactsAbundant levels of microplastic pollution have been found in snow from the Arctic to the Alps, according to a study that has prompted scientists to warn of significant co...
23:51, 2019-08-14

Measles outbreak: As students head back to school, US and world officials warn about risks As students head back to school, physicians and public health officials are continuing their pleas for parents to vaccinate their children.        ...
23:51, 2019-08-14

Cisco drops on poor guidance, says China business dropped 25% Cisco beat in its key Infrastructure Platforms segment, but the company's guidance for the next quarter came in below the levels analysts were anticipating....
00:17, 2019-08-15

Twitter is finally embracing change, and it seems to be working Twitter Product Lead Kayvon Beykpour on Tuesday said the company is being super intentional about delivering substantial changes to its product experience....
00:17, 2019-08-15

Dow plummets more than 800 points on recession red flag Wall Street was a bloodbath Wednesday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffering its worst day of the year after investors freaked out over a geeky signal that a recession may be on the horizon. Triggering the sell-off was the yield on the 10-year Treasury note dipping below the yield on the 2-...
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

N.Y. Child Victims Act opens up hundreds of lawsuits Hundreds of New Yorkers filed lawsuits Wednesday as a new window opened for them to file child sex abuse claims previously barred by statute of limitations....
00:51, 2019-08-15

Elizabeth Warren calls for investigation into FTC for 'misleading' Equifax victims "The FTC has the authority to investigate and protect the public from unfair or deceptive acts or practices, including deceptive advertising," Sen. Elizabeth Warren wrote....
00:51, 2019-08-15

Poorer kids may have less shade in their schoolyards (Reuters Health) - Elementary schools with the greatest proportions of poor children may have the least amount of shade in their schoolyards where kids spend their recess, a new U.S. study finds....
01:17, 2019-08-15

Apple issues statement on ‘locking’ third-party battery replacements It’s no secret that Apple has historically made it extremely challenging for iPhone owners to open up their devices and replace components, a stance which certainly explains the company’s affinity for pentalobe screws. From Apple’s vantage point, it’s a matter of safety. And ...
01:17, 2019-08-15

Microsoft Edge can now read aloud websites with human-like voices Microsoft’s Edge browser has a neat feature you might not have been aware of: it can read websites out loud for you. Handy as either an accessibility feature or if you’re busy doing something else, the read aloud function is one of my favorite little features in Microsoft’s browser. Now Microsoft is...
02:00, 2019-08-15

Johnson accuses MPs and EU of collaborating to block Brexit Boris Johnson has accused MPs and the EU of collaborating to block Brexit, as he failed to rule out calling a general election after 31 October in order to push through the UK's exit from the EU....
02:34, 2019-08-15

| Dobson hails Scarra Bok inclusion as 'really great story' Western Province coach John Dobson is delighted for Scarra Ntubeni after the hooker was named in the Springbok matchday 23 for a potential Test debut....
02:34, 2019-08-15

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told where the audio was recorded or how it was obtained...
02:34, 2019-08-15

Watch: Turn Your Bruschetta Slices Into A Delightful Dessert With This Recipe! Our recipe today is a sweet twist to one of the most popular Italian entrees around- bruschetta. YouTube chef Manjula Jain teaches us how to make sweet bruschetta for dessert....
02:34, 2019-08-15

Chelsea kit blunder sees new midfielder 'Jorghino' start Super Cup vs Liverpool Frank Lampard had a few selection dilemmas in Wednesday night's Uefa Super Cup final against Liverpool, but few Chelsea fans expected him to start a completely new midfielder. Well, sort of....
02:34, 2019-08-15

Microplastics Are Blowing Into the Pristine Arctic In snow samples collected across the Arctic and Europe, researchers find tens of thousands of microplastic particles per liter of snow—even in remote areas....
03:00, 2019-08-15

Humanitarian assistance to be scaled-up for millions of Venezuelans in need  The United Nations humanitarian wing launched a new Response Plan (HRP) on Wednesday, that aims to help around 2.6 million people in Venezuela through to the end of the year, almost half of whom are youth. ...
03:00, 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

Ford extends warranty on Focus and Fiesta clutches, will reimburse customers for repairs Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday it is extending its warranty for 560,000 Focus and Fiesta cars and will reimburse owners who paid for repairs.       ...
03:00, 2019-08-15

UPDATE 3-Brazil's Embraer posts small profit, but 2019 outlook still dim Brazilian planemaker Embraer on Wednesday swung to a $7.2 million profit in the second quarter as higher revenue at its executive jets business offset lower commercial jet sales, but still played down hopes of turning a profit in 2019....
03:00, 2019-08-15

UPDATE 8-As election looms, Argentina's Macri announces relief measures after years of spending cuts Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday unveiled a package of welfare subsidies and tax cuts for lower-income workers to lessen the pain of an economic crisis months before elections, but his announcement failed to halt the peso currency's collapse....
03:00, 2019-08-15

UPDATE 1-Buffett's Berkshire boosts Amazon.com bet, attracts Ackman Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday said it boosted its stake in Amazon.com Inc by 11% during the second quarter, increasing its bet on the powerful online retailer even as stocks traded near record highs....
03:00, 2019-08-15

UPDATE 1-PDVSA partners fear reach of latest U.S. sanctions on Venezuela -sources Foreign joint venture partners with Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA are concerned the latest set of U.S. sanctions on the South American country could disrupt their operations, three industry sources said....
03:00, 2019-08-15

There Was a Very Sneaky Captain America Easter Egg in Avengers: Endgame We All Missed Avengers: Endgame might be Tony Stark’s story but it is, for better or worse at times, in many ways equally a love letter to Chris Evans’ journey as Captain America. So maybe it’s not surprising that one of the film’s most devilishly-difficult-to-spot Easter eggs in a cheeky callback to one of Cap’s...
03:34, 2019-08-15

Google Is Doing Something Good With Its Money This Hurricane Season After natural disasters strike, families are forced to cobble their lives back together. However, federal aid may take months to reach the hands of those who need it. In the interim, organizations usually rally to send items such as food and water into hard-hit communities, but what if groups gave s...
03:34, 2019-08-15

We Just Have to Accept That The Handmaid's Tale Is a Fantasy Show Now The season three finale of The Handmaid’s Tale is powerful and tense, but not for the reasons the show used to be powerful and tense. It’s changed from a dystopian nightmare to a revenge fantasy. This is the moment viewers have to decide if they’re going to stay and enjoy the ride, as it’s already b...
03:34, 2019-08-15

French prosecutors 'open kidnapping probe into Nora Quoirin disappearance' French prosecutors have reportedly opened an investigation for kidnapping after the disappearance of 15-year-old Nora Quoirin, whose body was found on Tuesday in a Malaysian jungle....
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

Jay-Z defends NFL deal with Roc Nation, talks Kaepernick A day after Jay-Z announced that his Roc Nation company was partnering with the NFL, he explained that he still supports protesting, kneeling and NFL player Colin Kaepernick, but he’s also interested in working with the league to make substantial changes...
04:00, 2019-08-15

Pelosi calls McConnell ‘Moscow Mitch’ over Russian meddling, stalled gun bills Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday taunted Mitch McConnell, using the nickname “Moscow Mitch” while lambasting the Senate majority leader for blocking bills to promote gun safety and protect US elections from foreign meddling. “We all want to invest in building our democracy and saving it from any enemies fo...
04:00, 2019-08-15

Jeffrey Epstein’s last words to lawyer before his jailhouse death Jeffrey Epstein was confident he could fight the child sex trafficking charges against him and was in “great spirits” just hours before his jailhouse death on Saturday morning — even telling one of his lawyers, “I’ll see you Sunday,” The Post has learned. The conv...
04:00, 2019-08-15

At least 6 police officers shot in Philadelphia standoff Six police officers were shot during a wild gun battle in Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon — sparking a massive, hours-long standoff that was still going on as of 8:30 p.m., according to officials. The cops were conducting a drug raid on a house in Philly’s Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood when a male...
04:00, 2019-08-15

RFK Jr. leads anti-vaxxers in court over ban on vaccine exemptions ALBANY — Hundreds of “anti-vaxxers” swarmed the state courthouse Wednesday calling for a repeal of a new law that bans all nonmedical exemptions from school vaccine requirements. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and civil rights lawyer Michael Sussman argued that the Legislature passed the law in direct violat...
04:00, 2019-08-15

How we think about the term 'enslaved' matters 400 years ago, the first Africans who came to America were not ‘enslaved’, they were indentured – and this makes a crucial difference when we think about the meanings of our pastThe year 1619 is momentous in American history, as a recent visit by the current US president attests. In July, Donald Tru...
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

NSW police say USB drive discovered on alleged Sydney stabbing attacker – video NSW police commissioner Mick Fuller speaks to the media in Sydney about the arrest of a 20-year-old man who allegedly went on a stabbing rampage in Sydney's CBD. The western Sydney man was arrested on Tuesday after he allegedly stabbed a 41-year-old woman at the Hotel CBD about 2pm and then tried to...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Samsung Tests How 5G Can Improve Chip-Making The company is testing how fifth-generation wireless networks can speed up connections at its chip-making factory in Austin, Texas, a pilot that aims to prove 5G is more than a buzzword....
04:34, 2019-08-15

Man Dies After Choking During Taco-Eating Contest At Minor League Baseball Game [Updates] A Fresno man named Dana Hutchings died on Tuesday night after collapsing during a taco-eating contest at a Fresno Grizzlies game, according to a report from the Fresno Bee....
04:34, 2019-08-15

Former UAW official becomes 9th person charged in corruption probe Michael Grimes is the first former union official not connected to either the UAW-Chrysler National Training Center or the union's FCA department to be charged in the widening federal investigation....
05:00, 2019-08-15

FBI 'indifferent' to possible China hack of Hillary Clinton's server, as State Department fought to protect her, interviews suggest Interviews with intelligence community officials have revealed that senior FBI leaders "seemed indifferent to evidence of a possible intrusion by a foreign adversary" into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s non-government server, and that State Department officials allegedly sought to "down...
05:00, 2019-08-15

Federal Monitor Finds Problems With PG&E Tree-Trimming Program A federal court monitor overseeing PG&E’s probation has uncovered serious problems with the company’s effort to trim trees to reduce the risk they will hit nearby power lines and spark wildfires....
05:34, 2019-08-15

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

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

Man hated brother so much he cut down tree featured on ‘Ripley’s Believe It or Not’ A man said his hatred for his brother led him to chop down an iconic Connecticut tree that was featured on “Ripley’s Believe It or Not,” according to a report. Curtis Pardee, 63, confessed to hacking the 200-year-old Hamden, Conn., “Door Tree” — aptly named because its lower part g...
05:34, 2019-08-15

Off-duty veteran NYPD cop commits suicide, ninth this year A veteran cop became the ninth NYPD officer to commit suicide this year when he shot himself in the head at his Queens home Wednesday evening — just a day after a fellow city policeman killed himself, authorities said. Robert Echeverria, 56, who was assigned to the NYPD’s Strategic Response Group an...
05:34, 2019-08-15

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

Sanitation worker racked up $17K in tickets, fines using scavenged plates He used one man’s trash in an attempt to stay clean. A city sanitation worker from Staten Island used license plates he picked up from a dumpster to remain incognito, as he racked up more than $17,000 in parking tickets, traffic violations and E-ZPass tolls and fees, the Department of Investigation ...
05:34, 2019-08-15

These charitable individuals are giving cash away. Here's why Owners of donor-advised funds turned on the tap and made hefty grants to their favorite charities, according to data from Schwab Charitable and Fidelity Charitable....
06:00, 2019-08-15

Ashish Raorane Becomes First Indian To Complete 2019 FIM Baja World Championship The FIM Baja World Championship certainly had proud moments for India with privateer Ashish Raorane becoming the first Indian rider to complete the rally. The last and final round of the Baja World......
06:00, 2019-08-15

Philadelphia suspect in custody after hours-long ordeal that left 6 officers wounded A dramatic shootout in Philadelphia stretched on for hours into the night Wednesday as six officers were shot -- and two officers and three hostages were later freed, apparently unhurt....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Welcome to the world of wildly colorful, patterned home decor In design today, more is more. Despite a decade-long — and seemingly never-ending — craze for pared-down midcentury modern pieces, the maximalist approach to decor has been creeping back into fashion. Take Drew Barrymore’s new line for children’s rooms, Flower Kids. Unveiled on Aug. 1 and exclusivel...
06:34, 2019-08-15

After trade from Celtics to Suns, Aron Baynes lists Mass. manse Aron Baynes, a former Celtic now playing for the Phoenix Suns, is listing his home in Newton, Mass., for $1.69 million. The newly renovated home at 18 Walnut Park is smart-wired and includes 12-foot ceilings and a chef’s kitchen. The listing brokers are Douglas Elliman’s George and Manuel Sarkis. Ra...
06:34, 2019-08-15

This is the $10M loft of late rock photographer Ken Regan A full-floor Flatiron loft that was once home to the late photojournalist Ken Regan has hit the market for $10 million. The 4,100-square-foot unit, at 6 W. 20th St., features three bedrooms, three full bathrooms and a half bathroom. Regan, who died in 2012 of cancer, was known for getting the world’...
06:34, 2019-08-15

Sony's Xperia 1 is available with hands-free Alexa Don't like that nearly all of Amazon's Alexa-centric phones are budget models? You won't have that complaint after today, although you might not have expected this option. Amazon has started selling a variant of Sony's Xperia 1 with hands-free Alex......
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

Porsche's Cayenne E-Hybrid is the company's 'just right' SUV The Porsche Cayenne lineup is getting crowded. There are the gasoline engine-only versions and now two hybrids. The high-end electrified Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid is a sports car masquerading as an SUV. But if you're looking for the less dramatic powe......
06:34, 2019-08-15

Twitter starts testing DM searches It didn't take long for Twitter to make direct message searches a practical reality after teasing them -- though you'll need a little luck to give them a try. The social network has begun testing a DM search bar in its iOS app and the web. It'll on......
06:34, 2019-08-15

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

Facebook simplifies its Group privacy settings Facebook wants to make it easier to understand its Group privacy settings. It's doing away with public, closed or secret settings. Instead, Groups will be "private" or "public." Facebook claims this will simplify who can find a Group and see its memb......
06:34, 2019-08-15

Prosecutors say accused Capital One hacker had stolen data from 30 other companies in her bedroom Thompson is likely to face new charges related to the additional alleged data thefts, prosecutors said in the motion filed in federal court in Washington state....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Over 400,000 advised to evacuate as storm bears down on Japan Heavy rains lashed parts of western Japan on Thursday as tropical storm Krosa bore down on the country, forcing the cancellations of hundreds of flights and trains as authorities advised more than 400,000 people to evacuate....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Venezuela's Maduro accuses former Colombian president Uribe of plotting to kill him Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday accused former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe of plotting to assassinate him in cohorts with Colombia's U.S. ambassador Francisco Santos, and exiled Venezuelan opposition leader Lester Toledo....
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

Reports: Harvey joining A's on minor league deal Matt Harvey, who was 3-5 with a 7.09 ERA in 12 starts for the Angels before he was designated for assignment last month, has agreed to a minor league deal with the Oakland Athletics, according to multiple reports....
07:00, 2019-08-15

Pujols sets record for hits by foreign-born player Albert Pujols had two hits and three RBIs on Wednesday and set the major league record for hits by a foreign-born player, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates....
07:00, 2019-08-15

Sea turtle hatchlings: How bright lights, smartphones, lure baby turtles to their deaths With the sea turtle hatching season in full swing, experts are warning of the massive threat that bright lights and camera flashes pose to the baby turtles as they attempt to reach the ocean....
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 Chrisley's Estranged Daughter Lindsie Breaks Silence on Family's Legal Drama The Chrisley family isn't as united as one may think. Just one day after Todd Chrisley and Julie Chrisley were indicted for tax evasion and other financial crimes (accusations they......
07:34, 2019-08-15

Halle Berry Rings in Her 53rd Birthday With a "No Bra Club" Wet Tank Top It's Halle Berry's birthday and she's ringing it in in her own kind of birthday suit. The Oscar winner turns 53 years old today and took to social media to mark her special......
07:34, 2019-08-15

Kourtney Kardashian Celebrates Her Stretch Marks in Swimsuit Photo: Relive Her Most Candid Moments Kourtney Kardashian is wearing her stretch marks like a badge of honor. A photo of the 40-year-old Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and mother of three posing in a swimsuit on a yacht......
07:34, 2019-08-15

Bauhaus' Peter Murphy cancels multiple residency shows after suffering heart attack Peter Murphy, former lead singer of pioneering goth-rock outfit Bauhaus, was reportedly rushed to a New York hospital last night, where he was found to have suffered a heart attack. Per Pitchfork, Murphy is still currently in the hospital, with his condition being monitored; he has also canceled a n...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Paper Round: Sanchez refuses to leave Manchester United "Alexis Sanchez will not budge, Victor Lindelof will get a new deal, Sead Kolasinac and Mesut Ozil could return to action, and Mario Balotelli makes a request."...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Just Pitiful: An ‘Emotional’ R. Kelly Faces New Civil Suit as He Sits in Solitary Awaiting Trial on Fed Sex Charges Tsk tsk tsk. It’s a sorry state of affairs for R. Kelly as he awaits trial in multiple jurisdictions on state and federal charges he sexually abused women and girls....
08:00, 2019-08-15

Community honors heroes on Navajo Code Talkers Day PHOENIX (KPNX) – On July 28 1982, President Ronald Reagan designated August 14 as Navajo Code Talkers Day. Reagan called it a day dedicated to “all members of the Navajo Nation and to all Native Americans who gave their special talents and their lives so that others might live.” &#...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Dow drops 800 points, Wall Street suffers worst day of the year NEW YORK (NBC NEWS) – Wall Street took a battering on Wednesday, suffering its worst day so far this year after movements in the bond market signaled the sharpest indication yet of an approaching recession. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which had already shed 400 points at the opening bell...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Daily on Energy: Legal fight over Trump coal plant rule shows just how divided red and blue states are Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
08:34, 2019-08-15

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

Japan advises mass evacuations as powerful storm Krosa looms The tropical storm has forced the cancellations of hundreds of flights and trains in Japan, and the government has warned more than 400,000 to prepare to evacuate. The travel chaos comes amid peak tourism season....
08:34, 2019-08-15

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

US markets sink, sparking fears of recession Stock markets in the United States have dropped sharply after the Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted for the first time in 12 years. The news signals growing investor concern of a recession....
08:34, 2019-08-15

West reluctant to criticize China over Hong Kong stance Clashes in Hong Kong have grown more violent and Beijing has ramped up its intimidation tactics as protests enter their 11th week. But so far, the West has shied away from openly chiding China....
08:34, 2019-08-15

EU claims new steel tariffs "working well" The European Union has expressed its satisfaction with the 25% tariffs on steel products initially introduced last year. That increase came in response to the United States' decision to impose levies of their own....
08:34, 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

Russia's nuclear-powered cruise missile, fact or fiction? An explosion at a Russian military facility caused a spike in radiation levels. Some believe the incident occurred during the test of a new nuclear-powered cruise missile. What do we know about this weapon? ...
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

Holocaust haunts Lithuania as names are erased from capital's map Vilnius' main synagogue shut its doors after the mayor denied city honors to two Holocaust enablers, prompting threats. It has since reopened, but the controversy over how to deal with the past has hardly died down....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Germany: Jewish man attacked in Berlin German police are looking for two men who attacked a man wearing Jewish clothing while he was walking in Berlin. The number of violent anti-Semitic attacks in Germany increased between 2017 and 2018....
08:34, 2019-08-15

A mecca for baby boomers: Woodstock museum keeps memory of '69 alive At the spot where the legendary festival took place 50 years ago, there's now a museum and music conference center chronicling and celebrating the history of Woodstock. But does it do justice to the historic events?...
08:34, 2019-08-15

Are there any princes or princesses left in Germany? Germany's palaces are major tourist attractions, but where did all the kings and queens go? Here's why you might hear about German royals today, even though the country's monarchy was abolished a century ago....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Paris streets near Notre Dame to be decontaminated from lead Paris police have closed off streets near the Notre Dame cathedral as part of a lead decontamination effort. Several residents and activists had criticized authorities for underestimating the effects of lead pollution....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Georgia must use paper ballots if new voting system not up by 2020: U.S. judge A federal judge on Thursday ordered Georgia to be ready to use handmarked ballots in next year's presidential primary in case a new $106 million voting system is not ready in time for its 2020 Democratic nominating contest....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Trump rule targeting poor immigrants could harm children, health: advocates A Trump administration plan to cut legal immigration by poor people will likely result in sicker children, more communicable diseases and greater homelessness in the United States, according to immigrant advocates and the federal government's own analysis....
12:34, 2019-08-16

U.S. presidential candidate Cory Booker proposes office to fight white supremacy U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Thursday said he would create a White House office to combat white supremacy and hate crimes if elected, becoming the latest Democratic presidential candidate to call for action after a racially motivated massacre in Texas....
12:34, 2019-08-16

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

Ninth NYPD officer dies by suicide this year Another New York City police officer committed suicide this week, the New York Police Department said, making it the second in two days and the ninth of this year....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Tropical Atlantic, including Gulf of Mexico, may soon spring to life AccuWeather meteorologists are monitoring the potential for changing conditions in the Atlantic basin that may lead to an uptick in tropical activity, including the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico over the next couple of weeks....
12:34, 2019-08-16

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

President Trump Says He’ll Focus on Mental Illness, Not Gun Control President Donald Trump says that in the wake of two mass shootings in Ohio and Texas this month that he wants to focus on mental illness to prevent mass gun violence, not gun control. Trump told supporters at a rally in New Hampshire that he wants to re-open mental institutions across the country, b...
12:34, 2019-08-16

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

JSC: N. Korea fires 2 unidentified projectiles into East Sea North Korea fired two short-range projectiles presumed to be ballistic missiles into the East Sea on Friday, South Korea's military said, the sixth such round of launches in about three weeks....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Chinese military buildup near Hong Kong stokes fears of intrusion U.S. President Donald Trump has suggested meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping to find a solution to ongoing unrest in Hong Kong, amid fears Beijing is preparing for a possible military intervention....
12:34, 2019-08-16

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

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

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

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

400 years since slavery: a timeline of American history In 1619, a ship with 20 captives landed at Point Comfort in Virginia, ushering in the era of American slaveryMany Americans’ introduction to US history is the arrival of 102 passengers on the Mayflower in 1620. But a year earlier, 20 enslaved Africans were brought to the British colonies against the...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Plane carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr and family crashes in Tennessee Retired driver hospitalized with minor injuries after crashEarnhardt was traveling with wife, daughter and two pilotsSister of Nascar legend says “everyone is safe” in statementAn airplane carrying retired Nascar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr and his wife and daughter was involved in a fiery crash at an ...
13:00, 2019-08-16

'We won't accept anything less': Megan Rapinoe firm as equal pay talks break down US women’s team are suing their own governing bodyMediation talks had been aimed at avoiding showdown in courtMegan Rapinoe says the onus is on her employer after mediation talks between the US women’s national team and US Soccer broke down on Wednesday night. In March, 28 players from the World Cup...
13:00, 2019-08-16

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

Republican party condemns Steve King – but where's the outrage over Trump? Critics say the effort to dump King glosses over Trump’s conduct and fails to tackle a problem more pervasive than the GOP admitsRepublican leaders piled on quickly following the latest outrageous remarks by Steve King, the longtime Iowa congressman and perceived bigot whom the party has been trying...
13:00, 2019-08-16

'Bees, not refugees': the environmentalist roots of anti-immigrant bigotry Recent mass shootings have been linked to ‘eco-xenophobia’ – part of a tradition that dates to America’s first conservationistsThe environmentalist, white nationalist, and influential anti-immigration activist John Tanton died less than three weeks before the El Paso shooting. Tanton lived to see hi...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Chevy's midengine Corvette Stingray, with 3 trims, priced from $59,995 More horsepower and an automatic transmission are standard, but buyers will have to spend at least $7,300 more to get the front-suspension lift system touted at the car's unveiling....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Disney fights streaming account sharing with help from cable industry Enlarge / Here they come, all together in a streaming bundle. (credit: Disney / Sam Machkovech) Disney and Charter Communications are teaming up to fight account sharing in an attempt to prevent multiple people from using a single account to access streaming video services. The battle against acco...
13:00, 2019-08-16

A look at the Windows 10 exploit Google Zero disclosed this week As you can see, we're an unprivileged local user who's not allowed to monkey with things under C:WindowsSystem32. [credit: Jim Salter ] On Tuesday, Tavis Ormandy of Google's Project Zero rel...
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

Terrorism survivors: Forced to farm, fish, fight, ‘they slaughtered three of my friends’ To mark next week’s International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, UN News travelled to Chad and the Far North region of Cameroon in West Africa earlier in the year, to interview people who have personal stories to tell about how terrorism has shattered their lives....
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

Colbert Says to Beware Trump’s ‘Patented Anti-Recession Elixir’ With 15 months to keep the economy from crashing before the election, the president will pull “every trick in the book he has never read,” Stephen Colbert said....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Even elf king Lee Pace can't stump Tolkien expert Stephen Colbert There’s something about Lee Pace’s persona that lends itself to inhabiting charismatic, vaguely otherworldly types. Apart from a galactic conqueror, a magical pie maker, or the odd vampire, Pace’s eerie intensity sees him making for a fine elf king in The Hobbit’s Thranduil, something that no doubt ...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Ewan McGregor is in talks to bring back Obi-Wan for one of Disney+'s Star Wars shows Disney has proven, repeatedly, at this point that it’s not fucking around when it comes to giving potential subscribers a series of “Fiiiiiiine, we’ll try it” reasons to check out its upcoming streaming service Disney+; today, said obvious bribery has just been updated to include news that Ewan McGr...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Netflix's first To All The Boys I've Loved Before sequel will be here just in time for Valentine's 2020 It’s no surprise that Netflix has been working on a sequel to To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before; not only was director Susan Johnson’s teen-focused rom-com a huge hit for the streaming service, but both of original novel author Jenny Han’s follow-up books, P.S. I Still Love You and Always And Foreve...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Leah Remini's Scientology And The Aftermath finale to address assault accusations against Danny Masterson After three season, actress and activist Leah Remini is ending her docuseries, Scientology And The Aftermath. But she’s not going quietly: According to The Hollywood Reporter, the series will turn off its lights after a two-hour special that will feature footage of interviews with two of the women ...
13:00, 2019-08-16

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

Beto O’Rourke’s New Approach to 2020: ‘Taking the Fight to Donald Trump’ After the shooting in El Paso, Mr. O’Rourke decided to abandon his focus on early primary states and more directly confront the president over immigration and gun control....
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.        ...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Grab your tissues: 5 Patrick Swayze moments in the new documentary that'll give you all the feels A decade after Patrick Swayze's death from pancreatic cancer, a new documentary on Paramount Network is reminding fans of his tenacity and starpower.        ...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Matt Prior: Here come the modified Land Rover Discoverys Early Discoverys could be set for a modding frenzy The Jeep, Beetle and Mini have all had their turn, it's time for the 30-year-old Disco to steal some 'scene points' What’s the most commonly modified car in the world, I wonder? Probably the Volkswagen Beetle, because people have been at it for ...
13:34, 2019-08-16

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...
13:34, 2019-08-16

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

The Hills' Brandon Thomas Lee Is Romancing Big Little Lies' Katheryn Newton Could these two be The Hills' next "It" couple? A source tells E! News that Brandon Thomas Lee is dating Big Little Lies star Kathryn Newton. "Brandon and Kathryn have......
13:34, 2019-08-16

RHOC's Gina Kirschenheiter Finalizes Divorce, Continues Restraining Order Against Ex Matt UPDATE: Real Housewives of Orange County star Gina Kirschenheiter is one step closer to becoming a single woman. She and Matthew Kirschenheiter appeared in court this week over their......
13:34, 2019-08-16

Dove Cameron Claps Back at Critics Over Braless Selfies Haters, take note: Don't mess with Dove Cameron. The 23-year-old actress stood up to her critics this week after being judged for sharing braless selfies. It all started on......
13:34, 2019-08-16

The Best Back-To-School Sales in 2019 Shop the best back-to-school sales at Anker, The Container Store, and Nordstrom Rack for deep discounts on the stuff you need to be your most productive self....
13:34, 2019-08-16

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

'Jimmy Kimmel Live' hit with $395,000 fine over emergency tones in skit Simulated wireless alert tones used in a "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" skit making fun of a presidential alert test have cost Walt Disney Co's ABC $395,000 in civil fines with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Germany's Merkel calls for restarting EU migrant rescue mission Several months after the EU's migrant rescue mission in the Mediterranean was suspended, Angela Merkel has called for the operation to be resumed once more. The operation was halted following pushback from Italy....
13:34, 2019-08-16

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

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

Controversial art patrons: What is the situation in Germany? Following the boycott of the Sackler family in various museums, private sponsors are being examined more carefully. The president of the International Council of Museums' German chapter cites some disturbing cases....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Stock market seesaws as recession fears mix with upbeat data Stocks rose in choppy trading on Thursday but then fell back again as investors tried to balance strong July retail sales data and Walmart’s upbeat results with continuing concerns about the economy slipping into recession. Before 10 a.m., the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 58.86 points, or 0.2...
13:34, 2019-08-16

Apple Says It's Responsible for 2.4 Million Jobs in the US Apple has created 2.4 million jobs across all the 50 US states so far, four times the number of American jobs attributable to the company eight years ago....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Twitter Leads $100 Million Funding in Vernacular Chat App ShareChat "Twitter and ShareChat are aligned on the broader purpose of serving the public conversation, helping the world learn faster and solve common challenges."...
13:34, 2019-08-16

Marine who used classified info to warn of Afghan insider attack should be reinstated, board finds A Marine Corps reserve officer who leaked classified information to warn fellow troops about an insider attack should be allowed to continue serving, a military panel has determined....
13:34, 2019-08-16

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

Actor Michael Madsen pleads no contest to DUI “Reservoir Dogs” actor Michael Madsen has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor drunken driving after crashing his SUV into a pole in Malibu, California, in March...
14:00, 2019-08-16

Melanie recalls Woodstock concert and not being paid for it Melanie, known as the First Lady of Woodstock, remembers having a supernatural experience as she walked on the rainy stage in 1969 to perform at the iconic event, though iconic isn’t how anyone would have described the day back then....
14:00, 2019-08-16

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

This Line From 'Dream Girl' Trailer Has Become Meme Fodder On Twitter The trailer for Ayushmann Khurrana's 'Dream Girl' was released recently to rave reviews online. While the funny trailer had netizens laughing out loud, one line from it in particular has inspired a......
14:00, 2019-08-16

Be wary of scammers, some tips There's nothing you can do about credit card applications gone sour. But you can sure extra alert to e-mail scams and protecting your information.       ...
14:00, 2019-08-16

10 incredibly useful things you didn’t know your iPhone can do Check out these 10 ways you can customize your iPhone to your liking. Not only will they help your iPhone look better, but it will work better, too.       ...
14:00, 2019-08-16

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

Feds say 30 other companies may have been breached by suspected Capital One hacker Investigators say they’ve found a server from the accused Capital One hacker with information from several other companies.       ...
14:00, 2019-08-16

Myanmar Military Uses Threat of Prison to Stifle Criticism Ahead of Elections The military, known for its brutal ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people, is using defamation laws to solidify its authority ahead of parliamentary elections next year....
14:00, 2019-08-16

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

U.K. Lawmaker Rejects Jeremy Corbyn’s Call to Lead Caretaker Government Mr. Corbyn made the proposal with the aim of stopping a no-deal Brexit, but the leader of the Liberal Democrat Party said he could not be Britain’s leader because he would not command a majority in the House of Commons....
14:00, 2019-08-16

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

Pacific Islands leaders agree on climate plan with loopholes Pacific Islands leaders failed to agree on tough new climate change commitments at an annual summit on Thursday, agreeing instead to endorse a plan that allows them to opt out of specific measures they opposed....
14:00, 2019-08-16

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

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

Corbyn hopes Lib Dems will reverse opposition to caretaker PM plan Jeremy Corbyn has said he hopes the Lib Dems will reverse their opposition to his plan to stop a no-deal Brexit, declaring it is "not up to Jo Swinson to decide who the next prime minister is going to be"....
14:34, 2019-08-16

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

PM's partner to give first public speech since entering No 10 Boris Johnson's partner Carrie Symonds is expected to give a short speech on the environment this week - marking her first public comments since she entered Downing Street....
14:34, 2019-08-16

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Harrowing terrorist survivors’ stories, children first in Mediterranean rescues, Yemen and Switzerland updates, new SDG Advocates speak out Our main stories today: Boko Haram terrorist survivors tell their stories; UNICEF speaks out for children adrift on the Mediterranean; UN health agency pushes to stem dengue fever in Yemen; Switzerland declines sponsorship deal with tobacco firm; new SDG Advocates on the job....
14:34, 2019-08-16

NASA went to Iceland and pretended it was Mars The scheduled launch date of NASA’s Mars 2020 mission is rapidly approaching, and with less than a year to go, it’s truly crunch time for NASA and its partners. Testing strategies for Mars exploration might seem impossible here on Earth, but our planet does indeed have some terrain that ...
14:34, 2019-08-16

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

Airlines might rebrand 737 Max, even if Boeing doesn’t Major airlines all over the globe have a serious problem on their hands, and it’s not just the fact that the Boeing 737 Max remains grounded months after a pair of deadly crashes claimed hundreds of lives. Once the defunct planes are once again deemed sky-worthy, airlines will have to convince...
14:34, 2019-08-16

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

Newly disclosed documents detail investigations of a top general facing sexual assault allegations and his accuser Lawmakers have said they believed Gen. John E. Hyten was wrongly accused by an Army colonel. The materials shed light on how they may have reached that conclusion....
15:00, 2019-08-16

Todd and Julie Chrisley plead not guilty to tax evasion charges "You know our family will stick together, walk this rope because we know God will take our hand and take us through," Todd Chrisley told reporters outside the courthouse....
15:00, 2019-08-16

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

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

OPPO Reno2 launch set for August 28, here's what to expect from its quad-camera setup Corroborating with our exclusive report earlier this week, OPPO today confirmed that it is bringing the OPPO Reno2 series to India on August 28. The phones are coming to the Indian market first, before anywhere else in the world which is a rare case. According to the invite, the company is looking t...
15:00, 2019-08-16

Nvidia’s revenues still hit by death of cryptocurrency Nvidia has announced its earnings for the second quarter of the 2020 financial year, and it appears that the graphics giant is still feeling the effects of the death of cryptocurrency, with revenue falling by 17%.A few years ago, the cryptocurrency craze was in full swing, with people able to make a...
15:00, 2019-08-16

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

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

2019 Independence Day: Top Indian Two-Wheeler Brands As India marks its 72nd year of independence, we take a look at the top Indian two-wheeler brands which have made significant strides, not only in India, but across the world....
15:00, 2019-08-16

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

My 4-Year-Old Did One of Those Things Kids Do to Remind You Why Being a Parent Is Awesome Parenting, in practice, is a lot of work. Sure, it’s work that most of us who have the privilege of being parents love, but there are days when everybody can use a break. Especially when you have little ones, which I do. I have three children, aged 3, 4 and 10. As kids get older they get easier, phy...
15:34, 2019-08-16

Marcus Stroman believes Mets will see his best soon ATLANTA — Marcus Stroman was just good enough to earn his first Mets win Thursday night. The veteran right-hander labored through the first inning of the Mets’ 10-8 victory over the Braves at SunTrust Park, needing 33 pitches, but was more efficient as the game progressed. He lasted 5 ¹/₃ innings an...
15:34, 2019-08-16

Indians are the playoff nightmare Yankees should want to avoid The formula is basic and stands the test of time: If the Twins are in the playoff hunt, then the Yankees should desire to play them. Or do you think they’d rather take their chances against these Indians? These Indians who treated Yankee Stadium like their personal Xanadu on Thursday night? By thras...
15:34, 2019-08-16

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

Confused About Who Should Get the HPV Vaccine, and When? The CDC Has New Recommendations For its first few years on the market, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was approved only for young girls. Over time, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has broadened its approval to include boys, as well as adults up to age 45—allowing more people to get the cancer-preventing v...
15:34, 2019-08-16

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

Use Google Assistant to Remind Your Family of Upcoming Events When you’re the organized person in your family or the only one keeping track of the ever-lengthening to-do list, it can feel like your day is filled with sending texts and writing post-it notes for your loved ones so they don’t forget that thing that they definitely already forgot about. Who needs ...
15:34, 2019-08-16

See What Children's Rashes Look Like on Darker Skin With 'Brown Skin Matters' If you’ve ever seen something unusual on your kid’s skin, you’ve likely turned to the internet for guidance as you anxiously wait for an appointment with your pediatrician. On health education sites, you’ll find images of every common dermatological condition, including eczema, hand-foot-and-mouth d...
15:34, 2019-08-16

Huawei Plans to Triple R&D Staff in Russia by 2025 According to Russian State Media Huawei plans to triple its research and development (R&D) staff in Russia within the next six years, according to a new report from Russian state media outlet Sputnik. The Chinese tech giant, which is currently the largest telecom company in the world, will reportedly hire about 500 new staff by...
15:34, 2019-08-16

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns, Airline Releases Cryptic Statement About Hong Kong Rupert Hogg, the CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways, has resigned following conflict between the Hong Kong-based airline and the Chinese government in Beijing. The new CEO will be Augustus Tang Kin-wing, according to the South China Morning Post, and the airline released a bizarre statement about the fut...
15:34, 2019-08-16

Donald Trump is Floating the Idea of Buying Greenland to Anyone and Everyone According to a story from the Wall Street Journal on Thursday, President Donald Trump has repeatedly asked his top aides “with varying degrees of seriousness” how he could buy Greenland. Setting aside the fact that this story posits that Manhattan as “the world’s most famous island,” we don’t have t...
15:34, 2019-08-16

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

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

After ban, Israel permits U.S. Rep Tlaib to make humanitarian visit to family in West Bank Israel decided on Friday to allow U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib - a critic of Israeli policy toward the Palestinians - to visit family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds after barring her from making an official visit to Israel....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Russian pilot says he's no hero despite praise for crash-landing A Russian pilot who landed a passenger plane in a cornfield after hitting a flock of birds said he was no hero despite the Kremlin lauding him for saving the lives of 233 people....
15:34, 2019-08-16

German finance minister Scholz to run for SPD leadership German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will run for the leadership of the Social Democrats, a spokeswoman said on Friday, joining a race to revive the party's popularity sinking since it entered a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
15:34, 2019-08-16

German finance minister Scholz ready to seek SPD leadership: spokeswoman German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has told interim leaders of his Social Democrats (SPD) that he would be ready to run for the leadership of the center-left party, a party spokeswoman told Reuters on Friday....
15:34, 2019-08-16

Falling mortgage rates boost homebuilder confidence, but not new construction The nation's homebuilders are feeling better about their business, as falling mortgage rates help more buyers afford homes. They are still not, however, building enough homes to meet demand....
16:00, 2019-08-16

China softens stance on trade after saying it has to take counter-measures to US tariffs "We hope the U.S. side will meet China half-way, and implement the consensus reached by the two leaders during their meeting in Osaka," China's spokesperson at the foreign ministry Hua Chunying said....
16:00, 2019-08-16

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

‘It Feels Like I’m Chosen to Do This.’ Inside the Record-Breaking Rise of Lil Nas X Lil Nas X is getting bored. At a bowling alley in midtown Manhattan, he plays a giant Connect 4, then ping-pong and then, even as he checks and re-checks his phone, he races back and forth between two lanes, pins clattering in surround sound as he bowls one spare after another. But for the 20-year-o...
16:00, 2019-08-16

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

Is Emilia Clarke about to fall in love with a ghost in Last Christmas? After the trailer for the Emma Thompson-scripted rom-com dropped, the internet has become convinced that a big twist is heading our wayIn this age of TV spots, teasers and teaser announcements, the thought of dedicating three entire minutes to an old-fashioned movie trailer is unheard of. And yet th...
16:00, 2019-08-16

'We still need to be seen': behind the rise of black punk culture Amid increased backlash to the business of Afropunk, a host of collectives, festivals and artists of color have continued the punk resistance elsewhereIn the summer of 2001, a young first-time film-maker traveled across the US, shooting a documentary about an overlooked subject: black people inside ...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Mary Max’s estate could all go to her disabled mother The mother of Mary Max — who was married to famed pop artist Peter Max and took her own life in June — stands to inherit her daughter’s entire estate, according to new court records. Mary’s brother, Daniel Balkin, filed an Administration Petition in Manhattan Surrogate’s court on behalf of his...
16:00, 2019-08-16

NYPD cops receive survey on mental-health options amid suicide spike The NYPD on Thursday sent out a survey asking cops to assess the department’s mental-health options, amid a troubling spate of suicides among New York’s Finest, insiders told The Post. The voluntary, 22-question survey — sent out department-wide less than a day after the ninth cop suicid...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Blistering audit blames MTA overtime crisis on poor time-keeping, cushy contracts MTA brass turned a blind eye to the agency’s out-of-control overtime spending for nearly a decade — failing to tackle cushy union contracts that fuel costs or upgrade archaic paper time-keeping systems, a blistering new audit found. “For years, MTA leadership at all levels has been...
16:00, 2019-08-16

A dam-building race threatens the Mekong River The Mekong River is a lifeline to many communities in Southeast Asia. But an ongoing drought and dozens of hydroelectric power plants are lowering water levels and damaging a fragile ecosystem....
16:00, 2019-08-16

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

Murray will not play at US Open, 'doubles is done for me for now' "Andy Murray has said he will play no part in the US Open this month and will now focus on getting back to his best in singles rather than playing doubles."...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Barty and Sakkari to meet after marathon wins in Cincinnati "Top seed Ashleigh Barty overcame 49 unforced errors and a stiff challenge from Anett Kontaveit to reach the quarter-finals with a 4-6 7-5 7-5 win in the Cincinnati Masters on Thursday."...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Politically incorrect and possibly racist, but it won't hurt Teflon Don From plugging plastic straws, to slamming wind turbines, to branding Baltimore "a rat infested mess", Donald Trump has been hitting some major pressure points in America....
16:00, 2019-08-16

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

Double Fine's Newest Game Isn't Entirely Rad Rad takes place in a futuristic neon wasteland with an ‘80s vibe, where survivors power their homesteads with the technology of past entities called Menders. It’s a roguelike, made by Double Fine and Bandai Namco, in which you choose a character and set out into the wilds to restore the power, fight...
16:00, 2019-08-16

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

Dicey Dungeons Is A Good Entry Point For Deck Builders Life is an endless barrage of decisions. Some are big. Should you look for a better apartment? Most are small. Some pulp or no pulp? Sometimes it’s fun to decide. Often it’s exhausting. The burgeoning scene of roguelike deckbuilding video games is full of decision-making. It can be overwhelming. Tha...
16:00, 2019-08-16

The Hottest July, How Climate Change is Breaking Temperature Records in 2019 July 2019 was the hottest July and the hottest month on record globally since temperature records began in a year of many record-breaking temperatures as heat waves hit many parts of the world. This trend of high temperatures and heatwaves looks set to continue. Scientists say that as long as the wo...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Students are still using tech to cheat on exams, but things are getting more advanced Whether it's a smartphone, earbuds or an Apple Watch, students are using tech to cheat in class. Here's how teachers try to stop it.       ...
16:34, 2019-08-16

LSE's FTSE stock market suffers longest outage in years A technical glitch delayed the start of trading on Friday on the UK blue chip FTSE 100 and midcap stock indexes for almost two hours in what was the longest outage at one of the world's top bourses in eight years....
16:34, 2019-08-16

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

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

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

Small Miracles, Wrapped in Pancakes, at Let’s Makan The apam balik, a popular Malaysian snack, at this spot in the Chinatown of Manhattan, is dosa-thin, tender at the heart, crisp outside and worthy of accolades....
16:34, 2019-08-16

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

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

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

BMW revives 'lost' concept car Concept cars -- after making the auto show rounds -- typically end up in an automaker's museum. But in 1970, BMW lost a concept car -- it just disappeared. But with today's technology and a whole lot of will, the lost car is back....
16:34, 2019-08-16

Bluetooth inspection app sniffs out card skimmers at gas pumps Gas stations are prime targets for credit card skimmers. A new app developed by scientists at the University of California San Diego can help law enforcement catch thieves before they take off with your card data. Known as Bluetana, the app works by......
16:34, 2019-08-16

Amazon Uses a Twitter Army of Employees to Fight Criticism of Warehouses They love working there. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it....
17:00, 2019-08-16

Dad's Ed Sheeran exhibition shows rise from busker to global star Photographs, artwork and personal items charting Ed Sheeran's rise from busker to one of the biggest music stars in the world will go on display next week....
17:00, 2019-08-16

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

|DisconnectbetweenbusinessandstatecontributedtoMarikanamassacre The Marikana massacre, in which 34 striking mineworkers were shot dead by police, was in part sparked by Lonmin's failure to build the 5 500 houses it promised workers, says Ralph Hamann....
17:00, 2019-08-16

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

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez laid out all the problems and weaknesses she sees in the Democratic Party YouTube Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told "Pod Save America" that congressional Democrats suffer from weak "internal communication." Ocasio-Cortez also said Democrats could benefit from having a more unified message moving forward as she spoke about some of the party's shortcomings ahea...
17:00, 2019-08-16

After her husband's death, a woman and her friends drank beer in their wedding dresses for an uplifting 'Friends'-inspired photoshoot Courtesy of Miranda Helmuth Photography Katie Swantek's husband Brett died in a tragic accident in May. When she came across her wedding dress in storage, she was inspired by an episode of "Friends" to take more photos wearing it. Her wedding photographer took pictures of her and seven friends posi...
17:00, 2019-08-16

Hong Kong protesters are calling for massive ATM withdrawals in an economic warning to China Thomas Peter / Reuters Hong Kong protesters are trying something new on August 16 — withdrawing their money from banks or converting it to US dollars. Protesters are hoping to protect their assets in case of further Chinese intervention and show the People's Republic of China and Hong Kong C...
17:00, 2019-08-16

4 reasons my freelance career is more secure than your full-time job Roman Samborskyi/Shutterstock According to a recent survey, about 83% of self-employed people say they made the choice to ditch their full-time jobs to work for themselves, and 70% have better work-life balance in self-employment. Those stats may surprise some, but not me — I went full-time f...
17:00, 2019-08-16

Investors Flock to Gold ETFs Gold exchange-traded funds are regaining their luster. Investors poured about $2.6 billion into gold-backed ETFs in July, increasing their collective holdings to 2,600 tons—the highest total since March 2013, data from the World Gold Council show....
17:00, 2019-08-16

Treasury to Sell $94 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department next week will auction $94 billion in securities, ranging from 13-week bills to 30-year Treasury inflation-protected securities....
17:00, 2019-08-16

Earnings Outlook for S&P 500 Companies Looks Bleak Wall Street analysts have cut third-quarter profit estimates, painting a gloomy picture for investors already grappling with a trade war, economic weakness and ominous signs from the bond market....
17:00, 2019-08-16

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

Super-fan sought to make $1,000 watching 25 hours of 'Friends' A provider of Internet, phone and TV services posted a "dream job" opening for a "Friends" fan willing to binge 25 straight hours of the classic NBC sitcom and get paid $1,000....
17:34, 2019-08-16

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

Delta Sues Chatbot Provider Over 2017 Breach The airline is suing an artificial-intelligence company that powered a chatbot on its website, accusing it of lax cybersecurity that caused a 2017 data breach. The unusual lawsuit highlights the sensitive relations between companies that have been hacked and their business partners....
18:00, 2019-08-16

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

Black, Hispanic patients underrepresented in cancer trials, raises concern about drug efficacy Between 2008 and 2018, fewer than 8 percent of cancer trials in the United States had participation from white, Asian-American, black and Hispanic patients all at once....
18:00, 2019-08-16

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

Painting of Bill Clinton in blue dress and heels was inside Jeffrey Epstein's NYC mansion: report A large painting of former President Bill Clinton wearing a blue dress similar to that of Monica Lewinsky’s and red heels was found hanging in the New York City mansion of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, who recently died in an apparent suicide, according to several reports....
18:00, 2019-08-16

Jim Gaffigan returns from the brink for some reliably funny Quality Time When Jim Gaffigan took his sixth standup special, Noble Ape, from his cozy and profitable Netflix home to the relatively risky Comedy Dynamics Network, it was, as he explained to The A.V. Club, because he was at something of a crossroads. Noble Ape was his first special to address the near-death exp...
18:34, 2019-08-16

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

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

"He Has Gone Mad": Danish MPs On Trump's Reported Plan To Buy Greenland Danish politicians on Friday poured scorn on the notion of selling Greenland to the United States following reports that President Donald Trump had privately discussed the idea of buying the world's......
18:34, 2019-08-16

70-Year-Old Bony Elephant Was Paraded In Sri Lanka. She Later Collapsed Sri Lanka Friday ordered an investigation after a skeletal 70-year-old elephant was paraded at a high-profile Buddhist pageant in a move criticised as cruelty to the ailing animal....
18:34, 2019-08-16

"Pretty insane" McLaren scale added rookie Formula 1 pressure – Norris Lando Norris says the scale of McLaren's Formula 1 operation is "pretty insane" and added pressure to his rookie season, particularly in the early stages...
18:34, 2019-08-16

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

Can itchy armpits be a sign of cancer? Itchy armpits may occasionally be due to cancer, although there are many more likely causes. Infections and underlying skin conditions are some other reasons. Learn more here....
18:34, 2019-08-16

Nvidia CEO: AI is the single most powerful force of our time In an analyst call, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang said AI would drive long-term demand because it is the "single most powerful force of our time."Read More...
18:34, 2019-08-16

Canalys: Wearables have a $200-$399 sweet spot, led by Apple Watch The North American market for wearables is now largely focused on devices in the $200 to $399 price range, with high-end watches dropping in shipments.Read More...
18:34, 2019-08-16

ERC leader Lukyanuk explains Zlin practice accident "FIA European Rally Championship points leader Alexey Lukyanuk (Saintéloc Junior Team) escaped an off-road excursion during free practice for Barum Czech Rally Zlín, after going off into a field."...
18:34, 2019-08-16

Munster aims for “positive” ERC Junior finale "Grégoire Munster wants to end his maiden FIA ERC3 Junior Championship campaign on a “positive note” following a season of mixed results in the Pirelli-supported category."...
18:34, 2019-08-16

Jeffrey Epstein had broken neck bones — raising questions about his cause of death The FBI and a Justice Department watchdog are continuing to probe the death of Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton....
18:34, 2019-08-16

Ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski subpoenaed by Dems as he hints at Senate run The subpoenas were revealed as Lewandowski stoked speculation that he was considering a Senate bid in New Hampshire against incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen....
18:34, 2019-08-16

It Takes One to Know One: A German TV Star Takes On Bullies Carsten Stahl was once a feared gang leader in Berlin. Now, as a television action hero, he is using his fame and the power of his personal story to combat bullying....
19:00, 2019-08-16

How to use Apple's content cache service to boost network performance The content cache service allows organizations to store downloaded applications and system updates for distribution to client devices across LANs while minimizing the impact across the WAN connection....
19:00, 2019-08-16

Wall Street extends gains on German stimulus hope U.S. stocks rose on Friday and were on track to end a bruising week on a positive note, bolstered by hopes of more stimulus from central banks to perk up slowing growth....
19:00, 2019-08-16

Federer stunned by Russian qualifier Rublev in Cincinnati Fearless Russian qualifier Andrey Rublev needed just over an hour to beat Roger Federer 6-3 6-4 in the third round of the Cincinnati Masters on Thursday, the Swiss 20-time Grand Slam champion suffering his quickest defeat for 16 years....
19:00, 2019-08-16

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

Stock Markets, Jolted by Economic Worry, Suffer 2nd Worst Drop of 2019 Yields on United States government bonds fell, indicating lower expectations for growth and extending a drop that began as the trade war intensified....
19:00, 2019-08-16

Choosing Which Switch Games To Delete For Space Causes Me Deep Dread Every time I obtain a new Switch game from Nintendo’s eShop, I worry. Will this be the one that forces me to archive or delete something else from my SD memory card in order to make room, and if so, how am I supposed to choose?...
19:00, 2019-08-16

Canadians sour on Trudeau, less popular than Trump Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, once celebrated as the start of a worldwide youth leadership movement, has lost his luster and is now suffering the same level of poor approval ratings that plagued President Trump in his first two years....
19:00, 2019-08-16

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 and Surface updates are causing major headaches Windows 10 has undoubtedly been a significant improvement over its predecessors, but the latest operating system from Microsoft isn’t without its issues. Over the past several days, a variety of substantial issues have cropped up for Windows users, most of which appear to stem from recently re...
19:00, 2019-08-16

You can now send reminders to your friends and family with Google Assistant I visit my family back in Alabama at least two or three times a year, and every time I travel home, I have to coordinate who I’m staying with, whose car I might be able to borrow, and who can take me to the airport when I leave. All of this is fairly simple to accomplish, and thankfully my fam...
19:00, 2019-08-16

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

Rental firm walks away from Tesla order after quality dispute Car rental company Nextmove has walked away from a 5 million euros ($5.55 million) order for 85 Tesla Model 3 electric vehicles following a dispute over how to fix quality issues, the German company said on Friday....
19:34, 2019-08-16

Liz Cheney calls out AOC on 'phony gender discrimination' claims: 'She hurts all women' House GOP Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., defended Israel on Thursday and blasted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., over "phony" claims that the nation discriminated against her collagues....
19:34, 2019-08-16

Beto O’Rourke embraces gun licensing plan he once said could go ‘too far’ Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke on Friday called for gun licensing, banning assault weapons and a mandatory buyback program for certain firearms as the former congressman from Texas unveiled his plan to combat gun violence and white nationalism....
19:34, 2019-08-16

Russian plane crash-lands outside Moscow after striking flock of gulls A Russian passenger jet flew into a flock of birds then crash-landed in a cornfield just outside a Moscow airport Thursday, according to Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency....
19:34, 2019-08-16

Eagles lose yet another quarterback, Cody Kessler, to injury as Carson Wentz sits out A week after Nate Sudfeld suffered a broken wrist, the Eagles had another quarterback leave a preseason game when Cody Kessler suffered a concussion.       ...
20:00, 2019-08-16

Controversial Raiders receiver Antonio Brown put best 'feet' forward in pregame workout After an impressive pregame workout on Thursday, Oakland Raiders WR Antonio Brown is hopeful that he will return to training camp practice soon.       ...
20:00, 2019-08-16

For Patriots' young receivers, pressure is on to step up for Tom Brady Entering his 20th season, Tom Brady is surrounded largely by inexperienced wide receivers, but his knowledge affords the Patriots to go this route.       ...
20:00, 2019-08-16

Winning triathletes disqualified for holding hands to cross finish line British triathletes Jessica Learmonth and Georgia Taylor-Brown were disqualified for holding hands as they crossed the finish line together.       ...
20:00, 2019-08-16

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

Airport security lines are about to get shorter The TSA just added more PreCheck airlines to its expedited screening program. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
20:00, 2019-08-16

Hero MotoCorp Manufacturing Plants To Remain Shut Till August 18 Auto sector is one of the worst hit sectors in India due to the lack of consumption. The sectors has seen massive loss of jobs in just the last few quarters....
20:00, 2019-08-16

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

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