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How do antidepressants affect gut bacteria?

According to recent research in rodents, psychiatric drugs such as antidepressants increase the numbers of certain bacterial strains and decrease others....

How do antidepressants affect gut bacteria?

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External stimuli may affect how well antidepressants work Experiments in mouse models of depression suggest an intriguing possibility — that exposure to certain stimuli could change how well antidepressants work....
11:00, 2019-09-11

What to know about overdosing on antidepressants Antidepressants can help treat a wide range of mental health conditions. It is possible to take too many, with symptoms including nausea, vomiting, and tremor. Learn more about overdosing on antidepressants here....
10:34, 2019-06-18

Doctors warn of 'severe' symptoms when coming off antidepressants People seeking treatment for depression should be informed of potential "severe and long-lasting withdrawal symptoms" when coming off medication, say leading doctors....
15:51, 2019-05-30

Marianne Williamson confronts past statements about antidepressants and depression Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson on Thursday apologized for calling clinical depression a scam in past comments, but defended other controversial statements about antidepressants....
04:34, 2019-08-03

The five: new uses for bacteria Eating plastic waste, cleaning up oil spills and detecting tumours… how these micro-organisms can help change the worldScientists have discovered a way of using bacteria to produce graphene – a nanomaterial composed of a single layer of carbon atoms with extraordinary properties. Graphene is strong,...
09:51, 2019-07-21

How does MS affect the eyes? Multiple sclerosis (MS) can affect a person's vision due to its effects on the nerve cells. In this article, we look at why MS affects the eyes and discuss eye-related symptoms and treatment options....
23:17, 2019-06-12

Does ADHD affect IQ? There is no correlation between ADHD and intelligence or IQ. However, some people with ADHD may have symptoms that allow them to intensely focus on tasks they enjoy, while others may have symptoms that prevent them from focusing at all. Learn more about ADHD and IQ here....
00:00, 2019-07-12

Gut bacteria may help explain why drugs don't work for everyone A study with common human gut bacteria and a mouse model investigates whether our microbiome helps explain why drugs work well for some but not others....
22:51, 2019-06-06

Fat in soil bacteria may protect against stress The discovery of an anti-inflammatory, stress-protective fatty acid in a soil bacterium sheds light on why contact with dirt can be good for our health....
20:51, 2019-05-31

Gut bacteria: The surprising impact of viruses The role of gut bacteria in health and disease is complex. A new study examines the impact of bacteriophages, which are viruses that attack bacteria....
20:00, 2019-06-14

Eczema-associated bacteria may be kept in check by a different microbe Eczema flare-ups are associated with bacteria that break the skin’s barrier and cause inflammation – but a different type of bacteria can help fight it off...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Bacteria keeps people off Mississippi beaches Toxic bacteria are keeping swimmers out of the water on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Polluted Midwest floodwaters have fed an outbreak of cyanobacterium, which can cause rashes, diarrhea and vomiting. (July 9)        ...
16:17, 2019-07-09

How bacteria could improve soft robots E. coli is bad when it contaminates your food, but it can actually be good for robots. Scientists say synthetic bacteria could eventually repair a robot, generate energy, or detect chemicals in the environment....
00:51, 2019-06-28

How to Use 'Affect' Versus 'Effect' Every time I write either “affect” or “effect,” I have to pause for a second to double-check myself. Their meanings are related, their spellings are similar; even their pronunciation is nearly the same. But one of them causes something and the other is the result. And knowing the difference is a goo...
03:34, 2019-07-20

How does hepatitis C affect a person? Hepatitis C is a viral infection of the liver. The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause permanent liver damage and a range of other adverse health effects. Learn more here....
05:00, 2019-09-10

How can rheumatoid arthritis affect the jaw? Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can affect the jaw joint, causing tenderness and swelling. In this article, we look at the symptoms and treatments for RA in the jaw....
02:34, 2019-07-17

100 million apple bacteria actually keep the doctor away: study Here’s a reason to splurge on organic. An apple not treated with pesticides contains more than 100 million diverse bacteria could make them better for our health than conventional apples, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology. These millions of micro...
20:34, 2019-07-24

Spaceflight alters gut bacteria in the same ways, every time Northwestern University researchers found that spaceflight has a consistent effect on gut bacteria. After comparing data from mice in space and studies on Earth using a tool they developed called STARMAPS, they found something surprising. The cause of changes in gut bacteria during spaceflight isn&a...
17:17, 2019-08-22

How do vaginal bacteria naturally protect against chlamydia? For the first time, scientists have reported how certain types of microbiome can help cells in the vagina and cervix defend against chlamydia infection....
18:34, 2019-08-16

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

Bacteria found in gut might help boost physical performance Scientists say certain species are more abundant in marathon runners after raceFrom go-faster stripes to energy gels, athletes have long sought ways to boost their performance. Now researchers say bacteria might also offer a helping hand.Scientists say they have found that certain species of bacteri...
01:34, 2019-06-28

Is 'flesh-eating' bacteria heading to a beach near you? "Flesh-eating" bacteria that live in the ocean may be spreading to previously unaffected beach waters thanks to climate change, according to a new report....
16:34, 2019-06-18

Your unwashed bed sheets could have traces of dangerous bacteria Slipping into fresh, clean bedding is one of life’s small pleasures. But many of us are guilty of not changing our sheets regularly enough. Whilst you may think that popping them in the wash every three or four weeks is enough, experts say it’s definitely not. In fact, new research has p...
23:34, 2019-06-05

Bacteria in water bigger worry than microplastics The World Health Organization says bacteria in drinking water, not microplastics, currently represents the biggest threat to public health. But the WHO is calling for further study of microplastics and the health effects to drinking water. (Aug. 22)        ...
00:17, 2019-08-23

Eating This Bacteria May Cut Heart Disease Risk Researchers have discovered that the use of a pasteurised form of Akkermansia muciniphila - an intestinal bacteria provides greater protection from various cardiovascular disease risk factors....
12:00, 2019-07-02

Your gut bacteria may influence whether you get drug side effects A study in mice suggests human gut bacteria breakdown many drug treatments - a finding that could explain why drugs are less effective in some people...
17:17, 2019-06-03

Gut bacteria might influence how our brains develop as children Two-year-olds with higher abundances of two particular gut microbes have more activity in brain regions associated with attention and language acquisition...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Differences in gut bacteria may predispose to heart attacks A small study has found that people with acute coronary syndrome have distinct populations of gut bacteria, suggesting these may influence heart attacks....
12:17, 2019-09-05

Oahu just passed a new law that could affect your Airbnb Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed a bill on Tuesday that will enact some of the strictest vacation rental laws Hawaii has seen in more than 40 years.       ...
00:00, 2019-06-28

How does alcohol affect rheumatoid arthritis? Drinking a moderate amount of alcohol is generally safe for people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and it may even offer some benefits. However, alcohol can interfere with some RA medications, and heavy drinking can lead to health problems. We take a look at the research and official guidelines here...
02:00, 2019-07-12

How the FEC's Near-Shutdown Could Affect the 2020 Election At the end of August, Republican commissioner Matthew Petersen stepped down from the Federal Election Commission, leaving the watchdog group in a near-shutdown. According to one former commissioner, without a quorum (or the number of necessary commissioners on the board), Petersen’s resignation shou...
16:17, 2019-09-04

Does the keto diet affect cholesterol? Because the keto diet involves limiting the intake of carbohydrates, it can help reduce cholesterol levels. However, the diet is not suitable for everyone. Learn more here....
12:51, 2019-09-13

Does Turning Off My Smartphone Affect Its Health? As I was picking the letter for this week’s edition of Tech 911, I was reminded of how happy I am that my house has solar panels. This means I can leave most of my devices on during the day, charging away, and not feel guilty about how much electricity I’d be wasting otherwise....
22:00, 2019-05-24

Scientists create gut gel 'band-aid' made from the body's own bacteria If you get a cut on your skin, you stick a band-aid on it. But what if you get a wound in your gut? When doctors treat injuries to the intestines, they can't use patches or bandages because these materials don't stick to the slippery intestinal walls......
05:00, 2019-08-13

High blood pressure: Could gut bacteria play a role? Over recent years, researchers have investigated the potential role of gut bacteria in hypertension. Although evidence is mounting, questions remain....
15:17, 2019-07-14

A severe autoimmune condition may be triggered by 'good' gut bacteria Antiphospholipid syndrome is an autoimmune condition that can lead to miscarriages or even death – and in some cases it might be brought on by a gut bacterium...
18:51, 2019-06-18

Ocean Bacteria Colonize Your Skin After Just 10 Minutes of Swimming If sharks and sunburns don’t scare you at the beach, perhaps this will: According to preliminary research out this week, it only takes a 10-minute swim in the ocean to get your skin covered in a fresh coat of bacteria. While that’s not necessarily bad, some of these bacteria could be disease-causing...
20:17, 2019-06-22

100m bacteria a day keep the doctor away, apple research suggests Study finds organic apples have more diverse and balanced bacterial communityThe impact of an apple a day in keeping the doctor away may be partly down to the beneficial bacteria it carries and their subsequent colonisation of your gut, according to scientists.A study has found that a typical apple ...
07:17, 2019-07-24

Boy infected with flesh-eating bacteria at Maryland beach A young boy was left covered in open wounds after he was infected with flesh-eating bacteria during a trip to a Maryland beach, his mother said. Brittany Carey wrote on Facebook that her son developed the red gashes “all over his body” after he went swimming off the coast of Ocean City l...
06:17, 2019-07-04

A comprehensive catalogue of human digestive tract bacteria The human digestive tract is home to thousands of different strains of bacteria. Many of these are beneficial, while others contribute to health problems such as inflammatory bowel disease. Researchers from MIT and the Broad Institute have now isolated and preserved samples of nearly 8,000 of these ...
18:17, 2019-09-02

Man says he nearly died after contracting flesh-eating bacteria in Florida A Georgia man says he contracted a flesh-eating bacteria during a family vacation to Florida — and nearly died. Tony Meredith told WDHN that he began to experience flu-like symptoms about five days after he got home to Colquitt, Ga., from his annual trip to Panama City, Fla., earlier this month. A n...
08:34, 2019-07-23

Florida man gets flesh-eating bacteria after lake trip A Florida man says he was infected with a flesh-eating bacteria from a day at the lake — even though he never stepped into the water. Tyler King, who is from Santa Rosa Beach, wrote on Facebook that he developed a massive skin rash on his left arm Friday after paddling across a lake. But......
21:00, 2019-07-04

Man dies after being infected by flesh-eating bacteria in Florida A Memphis man died Sunday after becoming infected with a flesh-eating bacteria. He had traveled to the Gulf Coast of Florida.        ...
05:51, 2019-07-15

Scorpion venom compounds can kill dangerous bacteria Researchers have found two chemicals that are effective against dangerous bacteria. The source of these healing compounds? The venom of a Mexican scorpion....
20:00, 2019-06-13

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug targets gum disease bacteria A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
14:00, 2019-07-18

How will the Philidelphia oil refinery fire affect gas prices? Patrick DeHaan of GasBuddy says wholesale gas prices are already up 6 to 8 cents, which suggests retail prices may start rising in the next few days.       ...
00:17, 2019-06-22

Hurricanes Erick and Flossie could both affect Hawaii Hurricane Erick strengthened Tuesday in the eastern Pacific Ocean and is forecast to approach Hawaii toward the end of the week.        ...
22:51, 2019-07-31

How the Amazon’s fires, deforestation affect the U.S. Midwest (NBC News) — The Amazon’s lush greenery and network of waterways are at risk in the face of this summer’s record fires, but another force of nature brewing high above the landscape is also deserving of attention, scientists and researchers say. An invisible atmospheric river that c...
02:17, 2019-08-26

Your Zip Code Could Affect Your Lifespan. These Maps Show How Predicting lifespan isn’t an exact science. U.S. life expectancy is currently estimated at 78.6 years, but that one number doesn’t tell the whole story. Genes, gender, lifestyle and luck all play an important part, but it’s impossible to know exactly how much and in what proportion...
22:34, 2019-06-17

Klay: Injury didn't affect me, 'got to dig deep' Warriors swingman Klay Thompson, playing through an injured hamstring, didn't make any excuses after Friday night's 105-92 loss to Toronto, saying, "No one's going to feel sorry for you."...
14:34, 2019-06-08

Yan Dhanda: ‘I was racially abused as a child but I never let it affect me’ The Swansea City midfielder is one of the few Asians playing professionally in this country and he wants to inspire others to do the sameThere is a word that all Asians hope never to hear but many cannot avoid. The P-word. It came Yan Dhanda’s way when he was very young and playing football with fri...
11:51, 2019-07-22

| 'No reason' that Morsi death will affect AFCON AFCON organisers say the death of former former president Mohamed Morsi would have no impact on the security situation in Egypt and the tournament would go ahead....
16:34, 2019-06-18

FTC to examine how Facebook's practices affect competition: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
19:51, 2019-06-03

How rising depreciation will affect the used-vehicle market Last year's depreciation rates were relatively low thanks to several factors that simply can't last forever. The rate is expected to grow this year, which will affect the used-vehicle market....
07:34, 2019-05-25

Your Surgeon’s Childhood Hobbies May Affect Your Health Medical schools are noticing a decline in students’ dexterity, possibly from spending time swiping screens rather than developing fine motor skills through woodworking and sewing....
12:00, 2019-05-30

Simjacker attack could affect a billion smartphones A new SIM card flaw has been discovered by security researchers who say that more than a billion smartphones could be at risk as threat actors are currently exploiting it in the wild.The vulnerability, called Simjacker, was found in mobile SIM cards by researchers at AdaptiveMobile Security and it i...
00:34, 2019-09-14

Maryland boy infected with flesh-eating bacteria. Here's what you need to know about Vibrio A Maryland boy was infected with flesh-eating bacteria Vibrio in June 2019 while swimming off West Ocean City. Health official say cases are rare.        ...
00:34, 2019-07-03

New food supplement made from bacteria fights metabolic syndrome A new study finds that taking Akkermansia bacteria in pasteurized form as a food supplement improves metabolic parameters in people with prediabetes....
11:34, 2019-07-03

Scientists produce self-healing gel made out of bacteria-killing viruses Scientists in Canada have developed a gel jam-packed with bacteria-killing viruses. According to researchers, the self-healing gel could be used for a variety of applications in medicine and environmental protection....
00:34, 2019-08-01

Kentucky man caught flesh-eating bacteria on camping trip A Kentucky man says he contracted flesh-eating bacteria during a camping trip — and is still recovering from the severe infection nearly two months later, according to a report. Jonathan Metcalf, of Lancaster, took a Memorial Day weekend trip with his family to the Green River, where he went swimmin...
18:51, 2019-07-18

Harmful hospital bacteria evolved 'in response to modern diets' New research shows how and why one of the most dangerous species of hospital bacteria has evolved and warns that it continues to adapt to modern factors....
11:17, 2019-08-14

Bacteria developing new ways to resist antibiotics, doctors warn Scientists in UK identify growing trend that threatens to leave patients untreatableBacteria are increasingly developing ways of resisting antibiotics, threatening a future in which patients could become untreatable, doctors have warned.Over the last decade scientists in the UK studying samples from...
02:51, 2019-09-11

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

Florida woman dies of flesh-eating bacteria, family says A woman died of a flesh-eating bacteria two weeks after cutting her leg in the waters off Anna Maria Island in Florida, her family says. Carolyn Fleming — who went by Lynn — of Ellenton, Florida, fell into a small dip in the water at the barrier island’s Coquina Beach, near St. Petersburg, on ...
07:01, 2019-07-01

London’s public spaces are rife with multidrug-resistant bacteria Antibiotic resistance genes have been found in high proportions of Staphylococcus bacteria isolated from commonly touched surfaces in shopping centres, train stations and hospitals in London...
15:51, 2019-08-01

‘Flesh-eating’ bacteria may be spreading to beach waters, seafood With beach vacation season underway, scientists are sounding the alarm on a horrifying infection spreading throughout US coastlines. Doctors from the Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ, are warning swimmers and fishermen in the Northeast about so-called “flesh-eating” bacteria, whi...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Latest Study Reveals That An Apple A Day Carries 100mn Bacteria For Your Gut A recent study, published in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology, compared the bacteria in conventional store-bought apples with those in visually-matched fresh organic ones....
19:34, 2019-07-24

Fecal bacteria found at more than half of US beaches last year, report says Beaches were deemed unsafe on at least a quarter of days tested and climate crisis will likely increase the pollutionBefore diving into the waves this summer, beachgoers in the US might like to do some homework on what they will be diving into, according to a new report.The Environment America Resea...
10:00, 2019-07-24

Algae bloom that killed three dogs is the same bacteria found in NJ lakes The toxic algae that killed three dogs in North Carolina is the same type of bacteria found in several New Jersey lakes this summer, according to a report. It’s uncertain if the cyanobacteria bloom in the Garden State is of the same strain as the lethal algae in North Carolina, but one environmental...
16:17, 2019-08-13

Steffanie Strathdee: ‘Phages have evolved to become perfect predators of bacteria’ In 2015, the scientist’s husband was almost killed by an antibiotic-resistant superbug, until she found a cure that is now saving othersInfectious disease epidemiologist Steffanie Strathdee’s husband survived a deadly antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection thanks to her suggestion of using an unco...
21:51, 2019-06-15

Man dies from flesh-eating bacteria he contracted on fishing boat A 78-year-old man in Texas managed to contract a flesh-eating bacteria while he was out on a boat fishing — with no visible open wounds or compromised immune system — and was dead less than two weeks later, his daughter says. “I’m still a little shocked and in disbelief,” explained...
05:17, 2019-07-24

Tests find no harmful bacteria in Arizona romaine lettuce YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A federal report shows no pathogenic forms of E. coli or salmonella were found in samples of romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona. The Yuma Sun reported Thursday that researchers collected 118 samples of romaine lettuce from facilities in the Yuma area in December. The Food and ...
22:34, 2019-08-16

California woman contracts flesh-eating bacteria without going in water A San Diego woman said she suffered a nightmarish flesh-eating bacterial infection on her foot over the Fourth of July weekend — but unlike several others who recently contracted the disease, she never even stepped into the water, according to a new report. Noelle Guastucci, of the University Height...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Citizenship Change Will Affect a Handful, but the Backlash Is Fierce Agency officials sought to clarify that the change was unrelated to speculation that the administration would try to revoke birthright citizenship for certain families....
04:34, 2019-08-30

"Shouldn't Kashmir Affect You?": Kannan Gopinathan On Why He Quit IAS Former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Kannan Gopinathan today rejected the centre's claim that the ongoing clampdown on Kashmir is meant to prevent deaths due to violent reprisals, saying......
22:34, 2019-08-27

3 unexpected ways your credit score can affect your life You know your credit score can impact your likelihood of getting approved for another card—but it can affect things like your cell phone bill, too.       ...
21:00, 2019-09-09

Bank of Canada’s next update could affect federal election Since the bank's most-recent public comments in early July, there's mounting evidence of a slowing global economy mostly due to the escalating U.S.-China trade war...
23:51, 2019-08-23

Amending RTI Act Will Affect Information Commissions: Arvind Kejriwal Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday opposed the Centre's move to amend the RTI Act, alleging that it will end the independence of central and states information commissions....
09:34, 2019-07-22

How do nicotine-free e-cigarettes affect blood vessels? New research looks into the short term effects of vaping on blood vessels. Nicotine-free e-cigarettes may be more harmful than experts previously believed....
10:51, 2019-08-22

Mark Miles on how sports gambling will affect IndyCar, IMS IndyCar CEO doesn't anticipate a windfall but does see some crucial areas for the sports and series to benefit       ...
08:17, 2019-07-25

Turkey says EU funding cuts will not affect its drilling off Cyprus European Union decisions to curb contacts and funding for Turkey will not affect Ankara's determination to drill for gas and oil off Cyprus and Turkey planned to send a fourth ship to the area, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
13:17, 2019-07-16

Turkey says EU decisions will not affect its energy activities off Cyprus European Union decisions to curb contacts and funding for Turkey over its drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus will not affect its determination to continue energy activities in the region, the Turkish foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
09:17, 2019-07-16

Floods Affect 15,000 In Tripura, Mizoram, Train Services Hit Over 15,000 people have shifted to relief camps and other safer places in Tripura and Mizoram due to flooding of low lying areas and villages by rain, officials said on Sunday....
06:51, 2019-07-15

Air pollution 'may affect number of eggs ovaries can produce' Results suggest environmental factors could play a role in female reproductive healthAir pollution has been linked to a drop in activity of a woman’s ovaries, researchers have revealed.Experts say the findings suggest the female reproductive system is affected by environmental factors, although the ...
01:34, 2019-06-28

Putin: Skripal attack should not affect UK-Russia relations Russian president says the Salisbury poisonings are not worth ‘all this fuss’Vladimir Putin has said ahead of his meeting with Theresa May at the G20 summit in Japan that relations between Britain and Russia should not suffer because of last year’s nerve agent attack on the former spy Sergei Skripal...
04:34, 2019-06-28

How tariffs on Mexican imports could affect what you pay for vegetables and cars Tariffs on Mexican imports would affect prices of vegetables, cars TVs. A 5% tariff could rise to 25% if Mexico doesn't halt illegal immigration.        ...
03:51, 2019-06-01

How the wave of U.S. restrictions will affect Canadian women sent there for abortions Exclusive data obtained by Global News shows that provinces are sending dozens of women to the U.S. for abortions. Experts say this points to deeper problems with access in Canada....
22:34, 2019-05-28

Social Media Screening Will Now Affect Nearly All U.S. Visa Applicants U.S. State Department requests for some visa applicants to hand over information related to their various social media accounts will now extend to nearly all applicants, including those traveling to the U.S. for education or business, the Associated Press reported Sunday.Read more......
07:01, 2019-06-04

How will a Hollywood boycott affect the Georgia film industry? After a controversial anti-abortion bill, studios and major stars have threatened to abandon a $9.5bn industry but many are urging them to stayGeorgia is facing a major challenge: Hollywood studios are threatening a boycott after the passing of a law that would ban abortions after six weeks. The Liv...
15:17, 2019-06-04

WiFi alliance and SD Associates’ ban won’t affect Huawei (badly) (yet) If you think your life sucks, you should look at what’s happening to Huawei. Last week, a bunch of companies stopped doing business with the Chinese tech giant. The list included Google, Intel, Qualcomm, and ARM. Now, over the weekend, WiFi alliance and SD association have broken up with Huawei. Nik...
21:17, 2019-05-27

U.S. sanctions will not affect government's work: Lebanon PM Hariri Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions targeting Hezbollah lawmakers for the first time marked "a new direction" but would not affect the work of parliament or government....
15:34, 2019-07-10

Huawei Founder Says US Restrictions Won't Affect Its 5G Plans: Report Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has shrugged off US attempts to block his company's global ambitions, saying the United States underestimates the telecom giant's strength....
23:17, 2019-05-21

Foods with similar nutrition content affect the gut differently Researchers came up with an innovative approach for comparing foods with similar nutritional labels and found that they affect gut bacteria differently....
11:34, 2019-06-17

How Trump's Cruise Ship Ban Will Affect Travel to Cuba Starting today, traveling to Cuba just became more difficult. In an effort to “channel away” economic activity that benefits the Cuban military, intelligence, and security services, recreational travel to Cuba by cruise ship has now been banned by the Trump Administration....
19:00, 2019-06-05

How Instagram censors could affect the lives of everyday women It is often the way in which women are viewed rather than what they are doing that renders their behavior potentially 'suggestive' or not.       ...
12:17, 2019-06-08

Advice for the End of the World: Simulations, Flesh-Eating Bacteria, and the Meaning of Happiness 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...
04:51, 2019-08-07

Florida man loses 25 percent of skin to flesh-eating bacteria, wife says A Florida man has undergone three operations, which removed about 25 percent of his skin, and is scheduled for one more after contracting a flesh-eating bacteria, his wife said....
14:00, 2019-08-27

Florida student contracts flesh-eating bacteria on spring break A Florida college student on spring break contracted a rare flesh-eating bacteria while spending time on a river, according to a report. While swimming, Daniel Lively scraped his calf on a nail while on a dock of St. Johns River in March during his spring break, news station WFTV reported. “I ...
23:17, 2019-08-01

High bacteria level cancels water portion of Tokyo triathlon High levels of bacteria have canceled the swimming portion of a triathlon test event for the Tokyo Paralympics. It's the second setback at the triathlon for organizers of next year's Olympic and Paralympics       ...
19:34, 2019-08-17

Scientists Sequenced the Genes of Ancient Plague Bacteria That Spread the 'First Pandemic' Scientists have gained some insight into one of the first known calamities to visit mankind: a two century-long pandemic caused by the bacterial disease plague. Studying the remains of plague victims, the researchers say they were able to sequence the genomes of plague strains that devastated the Ro...
11:17, 2019-06-07

Orlando man who lost 25 percent of skin to flesh-eating bacteria has died A man in Florida who had undergone four operations which removed about 25 percent of his skin after he contracted flesh-eating bacteria, died last week....
02:34, 2019-09-02

LAPD employee contracts contagious bacteria that causes deadly typhoid fever An employee at the Los Angeles Police Department has contracted the bacteria that causes the life-threatening typhoid fever, the department said Wednesday....
07:34, 2019-05-30

She died of flesh-eating bacteria after a beach trip. Now her family wants to warn others Lynn Fleming's son and daughter-in-law want to raise awareness about the bacteria that killed the 77-year-old Florida woman.        ...
02:17, 2019-07-02

Salmonella Bacteria Found In MDH Sambar Masala Sold In US: Food Regulator After the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) detected the salmonella bacteria in the MDH brand 'sambar masala', the company is withdrawing at least three lots of the product from the shelves....
21:51, 2019-09-11

Virginia woman infected with flesh-eating bacteria after just 10 minutes in water A Virginia woman who contracted a flesh-eating staph infection that spread through her leg after just 10 minutes in the water, had to have emergency surgery days later....
21:51, 2019-07-17

Flesh-eating bacteria: How to avoid summer’s scariest health threat It’s summer’s scariest health threat. But how worried should you be about necrotizing fasciitis, better known as “flesh-eating disease”? Although US officials haven’t issued any warnings this summer about the stomach-turning, sometimes-fatal condition, cases of necrotizing fasciitis seem to be...
03:34, 2019-07-23

Texas man dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteria from local beach A Texas man died after he contracted a “relentless” flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing on a local beach on the Fourth of July, according to a new report. Gary Evans, 56, died July 8 from the bacterial infection known as necrotizing fasciitis — only four days after his wife Debbie Mattix, 60,...
18:34, 2019-07-17

Nasty bacteria at Queens beach tested five times higher than last year Call it barf beach. A stretch of a Queens shore infamous for sewer-spillover bacteria has been swamped this summer by germs that can cause stomach troubles and other health problems. Swimmers at the private Association Beach on Little Neck Bay in Queens, beware: sky-high levels of the nasty enteroco...
09:34, 2019-07-14

Man ‘fighting for his life’ after contracting flesh-eating bacteria on kayaking trip An Alabama man is “fighting for his life” because of a flesh-eating bacteria infection he contracted during a weekend kayaking trip — according to his wife, who shared gruesome photos on social media to warn others about the rare disease. Ricky Rutherford and his wife, Cassey, of Waterlo...
02:00, 2019-07-17

Climate Change May Be Spreading Flesh-Eating Bacteria to Unexpected Waters Climate change is warming ocean waters around the globe, which affects what can thrive in various parts of the seas. Now, bacteria that can cause a flesh-eating infection are showing up in waters once too cold to harbor them. A new report published in the Annals of Internal Medicine links five recen...
04:34, 2019-06-18

Do electronic devices affect our ability to grasp complex ideas? Researchers have found a link between the constant use of electronic devices and lower activity in brain areas key to processing complex information....
08:00, 2019-08-17

Diet Rich In Fatty Food May Affect Your Brain As Well: Study A new study has said that following a diet rich in high-fat and high-carb junk foods can not just affect your physical appearance but may even lead to changes in the brain....
15:17, 2019-09-11

Pak Foreign Minister Assures "Tensions" Won't Affect Kartarpur Corridor Pakistan assured today that it stands ready to open the Kartarpur Corridor and welcome the Sikh pilgrims to take part in celebrations in connection with the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak....
13:00, 2019-08-23

Here's how Microsoft's past antitrust woes could affect Big Tech today Microsoft faced antitrust probes from the DOJ during the height of the Browser Wars. Watch this video to see how Microsoft's antitrust battles could shape the probes into Big Tech today....
01:00, 2019-09-07

Rusedski: Djokovic won't let Medvedev defeat affect US Open challenge "Greg Rusedski is convinced that Novak Djokovic\u0027s defeat to Daniil Medvedev was a one-off. And he thinks with his hard court prowess he is still well placed to retain the US Open."...
00:51, 2019-08-27

Taking Fish Oil Supplements May Not Affect Risk Of Diabetes, Says Study A new study has said that omega 3 fatty acids, which are typically consumed through fish oil supplements, have little or no impact on reducing the risk of Type-2 diabetes....
07:34, 2019-08-27

Military base cuts affect schools, target ranges, more WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon will cut funding from military projects like schools, target ranges and maintenance facilities to pay for the construction of 175 miles of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border, diverting a total $3.6 billion to President Donald Trump’s long-promised barrier...
12:17, 2019-09-05

Food packaging is full of toxic chemicals – here's how it could affect your health If you care about what you eat, you should care about what it comes inThe internet cheered in December when Trader Joe’s announced it would take meaningful steps towards making its packaging more sustainable. The supermarket chain outlined a plan that included reducing and eliminating excess waste, ...
12:34, 2019-05-28

How tariffs on clothing, TVs, school supplies and other items could affect you next week President Trump's tariffs are aimed more Chinese consumer products starting Sunday. Clothing, TVs, lamb, pasta, glasses and pens are among products hit       ...
12:00, 2019-08-30

Trade war: How tariffs on clothing, TVs and school supplies could affect you next week President Trump's tariffs are aimed more Chinese consumer goods starting Sunday. Clothing, TVs, lamb, pasta, glasses and pens are among products hit       ...
18:00, 2019-08-30

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and the social media company said it was working to fix the problem....
23:34, 2019-07-03

Heatwave to affect French nuclear power generation beyond July 26: EDF Electricity generation at EDF's Bugey, St-Alban and Tricastin nuclear power plants may be curbed until after July 26 as the low flow rate and high temperatures of the Rhone limit the utility's ability to use river water to cool its reactors....
09:51, 2019-07-25

DHS report warns airplane hackers could affect flight controls U.S. security officials issued a warning Tuesday that small airplanes are also vulnerable to hacking, and the openings might allow criminals to alter key instrument readings to produce false data in flight....
18:51, 2019-07-31

Immigration top 2020 issue, 3-to-1 over healthcare, illegals ‘affect my life’ Illegal immigration has forcefully moved to the top issue in the 2020 election, with Americans declaring that it impacts their lives and that they believe migrants are abusing social welfare programs once they get into the nation....
19:17, 2019-07-31

RCMP manhunt: How online rumours affect police investigations A photo of an individual who looked strikingly like one of the men suspected in the deaths of three people in B.C. began circulating online Thursday evening....
04:00, 2019-08-01

Why is Trump imposing tariffs on China and how could it affect global economy? The US is threatening to impose tariffs on a further $300bn of Chinese goodsMarkets take fright as Trump ramps up US-China trade warGlobal stocks fell sharply on Friday after Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on $300bn (£247.6bn) of Chinese goods in a rapid escalation of the trade war betwee...
18:00, 2019-08-02

Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds CIA Museum A new study found that almost 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, and over half of the bacterial strains found were 'superbugs,' or resistant to at least one class of antibiotics. British researchers tested over 20,000 flying insects caught at seve...
23:17, 2019-06-23

A rise in cases of flesh-eating bacteria may be linked to climate change, doctors say Five South Jersey patients became seriously ill after they became infected with a strain of bacteria that thrive in warm, brackish water.        ...
15:00, 2019-06-18

Legionnaires' disease bacteria found in Maine water district samples, state CDC says Maine health officials this week announced the bacteria responsible for Legionnaires disease — a severe form of pneumonia — has been detected in samples from the Orono-Veazie Water District, a water utility company located in Orono. ...
22:00, 2019-07-20

Calling All Germophobes! The Bacteria on Your Cell Doesn't Stand a Chance Against This Discounted PhoneSoap Haven’t you heard? Your cell phone is disgusting. I mean, it’s absolutely covered in germs — in fact, it’s home to 18 times more bacteria than a public restroom, if you believe the makers of PhoneSoap (I do). Luckily, the PhoneSoap 3 exists to zap 99.9% of those bacteria into oblivion, and today onl...
18:51, 2019-05-23

Florida woman says dad died of flesh-eating bacteria less than 48 hours after entering water A Tennessee man died just 48 hours after contracting a flesh-eating bacteria from waters in Florida after his daughter says the hospital he was treated at ignored her warnings that he had contracted necrotizing fasciitis....
01:51, 2019-07-14

Sprouts recalls frozen cut spinach leaves after listeria bacteria found in product Sprouts Farmers market has voluntarily recalled Frozen Cut Spinach Leaves after Listeria bacteria was found. The product was sent to 19 states.       ...
05:51, 2019-06-19

Man contracts flesh-eating bacteria during beach trip with family, dies 48 hours later A Florida woman has been warning people on Facebook about a flesh-eating bacteria that her father contracted while swimming — which took his life less than 48 hours later. “Flesh Eating Bacteria sounds like an urban legend,” said Cheryl Bennett Wiygul, of Niceville, in a post Wedne...
13:34, 2019-07-13

Armpit bacteria cheese, 'talking plant' on show at London food exhibition Cheeses made with bacteria taken from celebrities' ears, toes and armpits, a ceramic toilet cooked up from cow manure, edible water bottles and a "talking plant" may not be your usual exhibits at an......
15:17, 2019-05-21

Amarinder Singh Hopes Pak Downgrading Ties Won't Affect Kartarpur Corridor Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday expressed concern over Pakistan's decision to downgrade diplomatic ties with India but hoped the move would not affect the construction of the......
02:51, 2019-08-08

USWNT coach Ellis: Rapinoe-Trump tiff won't affect team An online squabble between U.S. women's national team co-captain Megan Rapinoe and President Donald Trump will not distract the team from its preparation for Friday's match against co-favorite France in the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup, coach Jill Ellis said....
23:17, 2019-06-27

Russia unsure if Japan-U.S. treaty revision will affect islands dispute Russia will need to wait for the United States and Japan to revise their security treaty before deciding how it is going to affect Moscow-Tokyo talks on disputed islands, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said on Saturday....
15:51, 2019-06-29

Low river levels to affect French nuclear power generation from August 8: EDF French utility EDF may curb power generation at its 3,000 megawatt Chooz nuclear reactor in the north of France due to the low flow rate of the Meuse river which it uses to cool the two reactors at the plant....
15:17, 2019-08-03

How will Hurricane Dorian affect your state? Here's a look at the fury facing communities Hurricane Dorian continues its destructive path along the East Coast, making an impact on several states.        ...
11:17, 2019-09-06

Automation, teen pregnancies affect women's lifelong earning potential The automation of work and early pregnancy are most likely to impact a woman’s lifetime earning potential, according to recent reports on women's health and welfare. Rising economies in Asia could be most affected....
16:00, 2019-06-13

The Handmaid’s Tale season 4: will The Testaments affect June's fate in the show? Blessed be the fruit: Hulu has confirmed that The Handmaid’s Tale is returning to our screens for a fourth season, and we can’t wait, especially after that dramatic season three finale. The Handmaid’s Tale is perhaps one of the most influential TV series in recent history, ...
15:00, 2019-09-10

Tanker attack won't affect Japan's energy supply: Industry minister Japanese Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Friday an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman will not affect Japanese energy supply, although the ministry issued a warning to Japanese energy companies after the incident....
03:51, 2019-06-14

Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans....
23:34, 2019-05-21

New study finds energy drinks can affect blood pressure and heart rhythm NBC — Energy drinks may be bad for your heart. Researchers studied 34 adults between the ages of 18 and 40-years-old. Those who drank a 32 ounce caffeinated energy drink in a short period of time, experienced changes in their heart rhythm hours later. There was also an increase in their blood ...
06:51, 2019-05-30

Kim Jong Un says meeting with Trump will ‘positively’ affect their future moves, says their relationship is ‘great’ PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Kim Jong Un says meeting with Trump will ‘positively’ affect their future moves, says their relationship is ‘great’ The post Kim Jong Un says meeting with Trump will ‘positively’ affect their future moves, says their relationship is ‘...
12:34, 2019-06-30

Ready for More Expensive Guac, Beer and Cars? How Trump’s Mexico Tariffs Could Affect You It’s effectively a tax on partying: Just in time for summer in the U.S., the cost of chilling out with some guacamole and a margarita is about to go up for consumers. President Donald Trump on May 30 issued a new threat to slap tariffs of as much as 25% on goods from Mexico, an escalation in h...
16:34, 2019-05-31

How would a Fed rate cut affect your credit cards, home equity lines and bank savings The Federal Reserve seems poised to cut rates for the first time in a decade. How would a cut affect your credit cards, home equity lines, savings.       ...
06:17, 2019-07-11

Adidas CEO: China tariffs won't affect shoe prices, but currency war may have 'significant' impact Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted said the prospect of China weakening its currency could have a "significant impact" on the firm's earnings since 25% of its business is based in China....
19:17, 2019-08-08

Neymar to Barcelona: How will Philippe Coutinho loan and Ousmane Dembele affect the possible transfer? p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 18.0px Times} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 18.0px Times; min-height: 23.0px} Not long ago, Barcelona's plan to bring back Neymar appeared a luxury. Suddenly, signing the Brazilian seems more like a necessity....
23:17, 2019-08-20

Germany, France impose restrictions on cars amid heatwave; will it affect your trip? Germany has imposed speed limits on the Autobahn in the eastern part of the country to prevent heat damage while Paris has banned older cars.        ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Virginia Tech researchers have identified a cellular component in bacteria that triggers Lyme Disease symptoms (WSLS) A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras is an assistant professor of biochemistry in the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He’s discovered the cellular component that contributes to Lym...
15:51, 2019-06-19

Feds clarify: Policy change won't affect birthright citizenship of most born on US bases abroad Federal immigration officials clarified Thursday that a recently announced policy change to citizenship criteria will not bar birthright citizenship from the vast majority of babies born to U.S. citizens in the military or government abroad....
09:00, 2019-08-30

Man who feared his facial tattoos would affect chances for fair trial convicted of double murder BATON ROUGE, La. — A heavily-tattooed man who feared his facial art might affect his chances at a fair trial has been convicted of two slayings. News outlets report an East Baton Rouge Parish jury found 29-year-old William Bottoms, Jr. guilty Friday of two counts of second-degree murder in a 2017 do...
23:51, 2019-08-10

UPDATE 1-S.Korea warns removing Japan's white list would affect security cooperation -minister South Korea's foreign minister warned on Thursday that if Japan removes South Korea from its list of countries with minimum trade restrictions, Seoul would have to review bilateral security cooperation....
07:17, 2019-08-01

South Korea warns Japan that removing Seoul from its preferential list could affect security cooperation South Korea's foreign minister warned on Thursday that if Japan removes South Korea from its list of countries with minimum trade restrictions, Seoul would have to review bilateral security cooperation...
08:17, 2019-08-01

South Korea warns removing Japan's white list would affect security cooperation: minister South Korea's foreign minister warned on Thursday that if Japan removes South Korea from its list of countries with minimum trade restrictions, Seoul would have to review bilateral security cooperation....
08:01, 2019-08-01

Finally Some Good News: Scientists Have Concluded That Climate Change Will Not Affect The Size Of This Kid’s Fascinatingly Humongous Head With news of catastrophic storms and record-setting heat waves coming at a near-weekly clip, there’s never a shortage of stories about the damage climate change is already doing to the Earth. But amidst the seemingly never-ending flurry of bad news, it looks like scientists have finally found a silv...
17:34, 2019-07-01

Eating High-Protein Snacks At Night Doesn't Affect Metabolism In Physically Active Women: Study A study reveals that consuming proteins at night as compared to taking in proteins during the day does not adversely affect overnight digestion process and belly fat metabolism....
04:00, 2019-08-30

FedEx declines to renew U.S. Express contract with Amazon, a move that could affect the retailer during holiday shipping season The shipping giant's decision reflects long-simmering tension with the online retailer, which has its own logistics operation that's taken the most lucrative delivery routes for itself....
20:34, 2019-06-07

A Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps could affect millions of Americans and hurt some low-cost retailers Reuters A Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps, unveiled on Tuesday, could affect millions of Americans and some low-cost retailers. The administration said the proposed rule change would end widespread abuse of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by...
18:34, 2019-07-31

Deadly Germs, Lost Cures: Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Losing Sleep Caring For Dementia Patients May Affect Health: Eat These 7 Foods To Induce Sleep According to a latest study, published in the journal 'JAMA', dementia patients' carers are losing their sleep while caring for their clients and this may affect their overall health adversely...
14:51, 2019-08-24

What is a 'prorogued Parliament' and when was it last suspended in UK? Will it affect Brexit? Parliament has been suspended for more than a month, with the move happening only days after MPs returned to work from their summer break on September 3....
00:17, 2019-09-13

'Flesh-eating' bacteria: Here's how you can avoid contracting necrotizing fasciitis Across the U.S., there appears to be a rise in cases of people contracting 'flesh-eating' bacteria. Experts weigh in on the cause of the bacteria and what families can do to stay safe while enjoying the rest of summer vacation.        ...
05:51, 2019-07-22

Meghan McCain hurls harsh words Joy Behar on 'The View' but it doesn't affect friendship "... Women can debate on TV in a spirited way without it being personal," Meghan McCain said after directing an expletive at "View" co-host Joy Behar.        ...
18:51, 2019-06-19

Meghan McCain hurls harsh words at Joy Behar on 'The View' but it doesn't affect friendship "... Women can debate on TV in a spirited way without it being personal," Meghan McCain said after directing an expletive at "View" co-host Joy Behar.        ...
05:17, 2019-06-20

Rangers and Tony DeAngelo seeking contract solution to avoid holdout Brendan Lemieux’s agreement on a one-year contract worth $925,000 on Wednesday night leaves Tony DeAngelo as the lone unsigned Ranger hours before training camp opens Thursday with medicals. Pat Brisson, DeAngelo’s agent, told The Post via email that the parties had been having “conversations about ...
18:51, 2019-09-12

Scientists create rhino embryos in effort to save species from extinction Scientists have succeeded in creating two embryos of the near-extinct northern white rhino as part of an international effort to save the species, which is down to just two animals worldwide, both of them female....
18:51, 2019-09-12

Trump administration gave OK to import lion trophy A lion trophy from Tanzania has been approved for import to the US, the first such case since lions began receiving protections in January 2016 as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act, a conservation group says....
19:17, 2019-09-12

Secretary Pompeo could also be national security adviser Just one day after President Donald Trump dismissed national security adviser John Bolton, administration officials are discussing the possibility of replacing Bolton with his chief rival, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Under this scenario, the country's top diplomat would absorb the national secur...
19:17, 2019-09-12

| 8 years later, Semenya to receive gold medal after Russian winner banned Following the IAAF's decision to re-allocate medals from the 2011 world championships, Caster Semenya and Sunette Viljoen will now receive their gold and silver medals....
19:17, 2019-09-12

Justify drug test cover-up deals immense blow to US horse racing Failed test could have kept horse out of subsequent racesNew York Times said racing board moved to drop doping caseHaving spent the first six months of the year under intense media scrutiny as 30 horses died either racing or training at Santa Anita, US racing suffered another immense blow to its rep...
19:17, 2019-09-12

‘Overwhelming hopelessness’: city says opioids crisis settlement won’t fix things Akron officials say no amount of money will restore families and institutions upended by prescription painkillers like OxyContinThe tentative settlement involving the US opioids crisis and the maker of the narcotic prescription painkiller OxyContin could mean that thousands of local governments will...
19:17, 2019-09-12

French court finds Saudi princess complicit in workman attack Hassa bint Salman given suspended 10-month sentence for ordering bodyguard to beat up Ashraf EidA French court has given the daughter of Saudi Arabia’s King Salman a 10-month suspended sentence for ordering her bodyguard to detain and beat a workman who was renovating a family apartment in Paris.Has...
19:17, 2019-09-12

Drag: from the Renaissance to RuPaul – in pictures As RuPaul’s Drag Race comes to the UK, a new book catalogues the history of drag, as well as its role in contemporary culture. In Drag: the complete story, author Simon Doonan documents its many iterations – from glamour drag to “look queens”, from frock rockers to kabuki theatre• In Drag: the Compl...
19:17, 2019-09-12

Watch: New 'Queen & Slim' trailer inspires hope Universal Pictures released a new trailer for 'Queen & Slim' Thursday. Issa Rae wrote the film starring Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith, in theaters Wednesday, Nov. 27....
19:51, 2019-09-12

Amazon schedules hardware event for September 25 Amazon is planning to host an event to unveil new devices in Seattle on September 25. Amazon unveiled nearly a dozen new devices at a Seattle event last year.Read More...
19:51, 2019-09-12

Ryzen 5 3600X review: Your next gaming CPU In our review of the AMD Ryzen 5 3600X, we look at how the chip works as a gaming CPU and why it should be on the shortlist for your next build.Read More...
19:51, 2019-09-12

Lacework raises $42 million to protect cloud environments from data breaches Mountain View cloud cybersecurity provider Lacework has raised $42 million in venture capital, bringing its total raised to over $70 million.Read More...
19:51, 2019-09-12

Pfizer launches pilot with home robot Mabu to study patient response to AI Pfizer is working with the maker of Mabu, a home robot that helps patients with chronic illnesses manage symptoms and take their medication.Read More...
19:51, 2019-09-12

France seeks Facebook Libra cryptocurrency ban in Europe France's economic minister intends to block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe, citing threats to financial stability and accountability.Read More...
19:51, 2019-09-12

It's a Fish-Eat-Fish World. Scientists Want to Change That. Farm-raised fish and shrimp eat other wild fish, which is leading to overfishing and damage to marine ecosystems. Insect- and bacteria-based alternatives just might turn the tide....
19:51, 2019-09-12

The Story Behind The Biggest Brawl In WNBA History Last month, Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury and Kristine Anigwe of the Dallas Wings got into a fight, which resulted in six ejections and five suspensions. It was the largest WNBA fight since 2008, when the Detroit Shock (now the Dallas Wings) and the Los Angeles Sparks were part of brawl tha...
20:17, 2019-09-12

Los Angeles Rams' Aqib Talib offers his thoughts on controversial NFC title game no-call as rematch looms The Los Angeles Rams and the New Orleans Saints have a rematch of the NFC Championship on Sunday and the controversial blown pass interference call is something that will loom over the game....
20:17, 2019-09-12

Ex-NFL defensive back Terrell Roberts killed in California shooting: reports Former NFL defensive back Terrell Roberts was shot and killed at his grandmother’s home in Northern California Wednesday night, according to multiple reports....
20:17, 2019-09-12

New York Jets' Sam Darnold diagnosed with mono, could miss at least three games New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold has been diagnosed with mono and will miss Monday night’s Week 2 matchup against the Cleveland Browns, coach Adam Gase said Thursday....
20:17, 2019-09-12

Iowa National Guard members stayed at Trump Turnberry, Scotland, resort now part of congressional investigation The Iowa National Guard's stay at President Donald Trump's Turnberry resort in Scotland is one of multiple trips under congressional investigation        ...
20:17, 2019-09-12

‘Ms. Purple’ Review: The Ties That Bind (and Sometimes Strangle) A moody, downbeat drama that occasionally offers glimmers of hope, Justin Chon’s film follows two Korean-American siblings struggling to reconnect while their father is dying....
20:17, 2019-09-12

House votes to ban drilling in Arctic refuge The House on Thursday voted 225-193 to reinstate a decades-long ban on oil and gas drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in a move meant to stymie President Trump’s plan to open up the wilderness to commercial interests....
20:51, 2019-09-12

New UN Ambassador Kelly Craft vows ‘strong American leadership’ as she takes her post New U.N. Ambassador Kelly Craft took her seat Thursday at the U.N. Security Council, finally bringing a permanent replacement for Nikki Haley -- just days before President Trump goes to Turtle Bay for the opening of the body’s General Assembly....
20:51, 2019-09-12

Trump campaign flying banner over debate site to blast 2020 Dems as socialists President Trump’s re-election campaign is going up in the air to hammer home their message that the Democratic presidential candidates are pushing a socialist agenda....
20:51, 2019-09-12

Would the Internet Be Healthier Without 'Like' Counts? Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube have moved to hide or obscure measures of popularity, in the name of less toxic dialog. Users give a thumbs-down....
20:51, 2019-09-12

The WIRED25 Festival Is Back—Get Ready to Fix Things Join us for four days of lively stage chats and workshops with luminaries and icons, from Chris Evans and N. K. Jemisin to Stewart Butterfield and NSA cybersecurity head Anne Neuberger....
20:51, 2019-09-12

Cadillac debuts new models of CT4 sedan via Instagram Cadillac on Thursday used Instagram to unveil new models of the 2020 CT4, a subcompact sedan the brand hopes will assist in attracting a younger, sportier demographic....
20:51, 2019-09-12

Mourning for Zimbabwe’s Mugabe marred by dispute, stampede Controversy over where and when former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be buried and a stampede which injured several people trying to view his body marred the mourning for the deceased leader Thursday...
20:51, 2019-09-12

Trump administration reinstates military aid for Ukraine President Donald Trump's administration has released $250 million in military aid for Ukraine, U.S. senators said on Thursday, after lawmakers from both parties expressed concern that the White House had held up money approved by Congress....
21:17, 2019-09-12

New sanctions could extend to allies of Hezbollah in Lebanon: U.S. envoy Future U.S. sanctions could target allies of Hezbollah in Lebanon, extending beyond direct affiliates of the Iran-backed Shi'ite Muslim group, a U.S. envoy said on Thursday....
21:17, 2019-09-12

Taliban car bomb blast kills four Afghan special forces in Kabul A suicide bomber targeted an Afghan Special Forces base in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least four commandos, officials said, as violence continued to escalate following the collapse of peace talks between the United States and Taliban insurgents....
21:17, 2019-09-12

The Best Meal-Planning Hack Is Selfishness At some point in the post-Instant Pot recipe landscape, “meal planning” became code for “packing five or six identical lunches and pretending to be psyched to eat them all.” Of course, if you actually are psyched to eat them all, that’s one thing—but seeing as there are nearly as many articles on ho...
21:17, 2019-09-12

This Is the iPhone 11 You Should Buy (If You Must Pre-Order) Another September is here, and as we say goodbye to the Summer, we once again say hello to the agonizing upgrade decisions following Apple’s annual iPhone event. Let’s break down which iPhone 11 might be best for you, and whether or not it’s actually time for an upgrade....
21:17, 2019-09-12

What to Do If You Think You're Working With a Psychopath We’ve all had our share of jerky coworkers, but what if you suspect that the person you’re working with is actually a psychopath? What do you do then?...
21:17, 2019-09-12

Porsche: petrol-engined 911 has long future Enhanced efficiency of modern petrol units means flagship sports car will retain conventional power for now The iconic Porsche 911 will continue to be petrol-powered beyond the next ten years, thanks to efficiency improvements to petrol engines and the use of synthetic fuels. Porsche CEO Oliver Blu...
21:17, 2019-09-12

Liberia sees a second chance For many international investors, Liberia isn’t relevant. It offers little in terms of natural resource, while global banks find doing business there too risky and its young and poor population offers little commercial opportunity. Can China help turn this around?...
21:17, 2019-09-12

Clothes don’t cover Haiti’s problems The country’s poverty is in marked contrast to the relative affluence of its neighbours. It needs access to finance beyond disaster relief. But can banks make a business case for a nation in such poor repair?...
21:17, 2019-09-12

‘Alert The House GOP.’ After an Artist Printed 62,000 Pages of Hillary Clinton’s Emails, She Showed Up at His Exhibition and Read Through Them After an artist printed out 62,000 pages of Hillary Clinton’s emails as part of an art exhibition titled “HILLARY: The Hillary Clinton Emails” in Venice, Italy, the former Democratic presidential nominee showed up and spent an hour reading them. She even posed for a picture that sh...
21:51, 2019-09-12

Founder Mike Petryshyn on how this year’s Riot Fest is even more of a retrospective than usual Aside from the diffused sunlight and crisp air, nothing heralds the end of summer—and with it, the end of outdoor music festival season—quite like Riot Fest. The three-day Chicago music festival provides a showcase for new and legacy acts in punk, rock, and hip-hop, with a whole frickin’ carnival a...
22:17, 2019-09-12

Turns out Abbey Road and Let It Be weren't meant to be the last albums the Beatles recorded Anyone who’s watched Let It Be, the documentary made from video of the Beatles recording (and arguing about) their final songs together as a four-person group, would assume there was never any way John, Paul, Ringo, and George would be willing—or able—to release another album together. Fans of the b...
22:17, 2019-09-12

AT&T to lose 1.1 million TV subscribers as DirecTV continues nosedive (credit: Aurich Lawson) AT&T expects to lose about 1.1 million TV customers in the third quarter as it faces pressure from an investment group that says AT&T's increased focus on the TV business was a giant mistake. In an update to shareholders yesterday, AT&T CFO John Stephens "said the company e...
22:17, 2019-09-12

Mead calling on Wembley full house as Lionesses take on Germany "England forward Beth Mead believes playing Germany at Wembley is the perfect opportunity to capitalise on the women\u0027s football upsurge following the summer\u0027s World Cup."...
22:17, 2019-09-12

Ben Carson cleared of misconduct in ordering $31,000 dining room set for office suite, HUD Inspector General finds The year-long investigation found no evidence that Carson or his wife exerted improper influence over a controversial $31,561 order to replace office dining room furniture....
22:51, 2019-09-12

Watch the trailer for Amazon's star-studded 'Modern Love' series The 'Modern Love' section of the New York Times has legions of devoted fans and those who rely on it for a regular hate read. The reader-submitted tales of unlikely love connections, lost loves or love gone wrong can often be hit or miss. Amazon Prim......
22:51, 2019-09-12

Spotify's latest acquisition helps artists and labels hire studio talent Spotify has been making an honest attempt at helping artists get their music to the masses. The streaming service has already acquired and partnered with various distributors and even an online recording studio. Today, it's joining the music producti......
22:51, 2019-09-12

Lamborghini driver doing 131 mph tells cops he was ‘just showing off’ A bro pulled over for doing 131 mph in a Lamborghini admitted he was “just showing off,” according to cops. Officers in Newark, Ohio, could not hide their frustration at the 23-year-old who treated the I-77 like a race track in the early hours Wednesday, according to bodycam video obtain...
22:51, 2019-09-12

Hackers are exploiting a platform-agnostic flaw to track mobile phone locations Enlarge / Simjacker attack flow. (credit: AdaptiveMobile Security) Hackers are actively exploiting a critical weakness found in most mobile phones to surreptitiously track the location of users and possibly carry out other nefarious actions, researchers warned on Thursday. The so-called Simjacker ...
23:17, 2019-09-12

For Military Personnel, Trump’s Turnberry Hotel Is ‘Better Than a Tent’ There is little evidence that stays by military personnel at President Trump’s resort in Scotland are part of a scheme to enrich him. But they have raised ethical and political questions....
23:17, 2019-09-12

Senators ask why the military bombed 'a bunch of terrorists hiding in the bushes' with super-expensive F-35 Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee want to know why F-35s, which cost $35,000 an hour each to fly, were used to strike "a bunch of terrorists hiding in the bushes" when cheaper options may have been available....
23:17, 2019-09-12

Time for Pemex to step up to fend off downgrade, deputy finance minister says After a $5 billion government lifeline to pay off debt, Mexico's struggling state oil company Pemex must now do its part to fend off a threatened credit downgrade by keeping promises to increase production and lowering costs, a top official said....
23:51, 2019-09-12

Exclusive: Ahead of trade talks, China makes biggest U.S. soybean purchases since June - traders Privately run Chinese firms bought at least 10 boatloads of U.S. soybeans on Thursday, the country's most significant purchases since at least June, traders said, ahead of high-level talks next month aimed at ending a bilateral trade war that has lasted more than a year....
23:51, 2019-09-12

Biggest Alpine Glacier Could Disappear By 2100: Study The mighty Aletsch -- the largest glacier in the Alps -- could completely disappear by the end of this century if nothing is done to rein in climate change, a study showed Thursday....
23:51, 2019-09-12

Fruit May Be In Short Supply After Brexit, Essentials Unlikely To Run Out Britain is unlikely to run out of essentials like toilet paper in the event of a no-deal Brexit but some fresh fruit and vegetables could be in short supply and prices might rise, warned supermarket......
23:51, 2019-09-12

California dive boat had no night watchman when fire broke out: NTSB A dive boat that caught fire and sank off the California coast, killing 34 people, had no night watchman on duty, as required, when the flames erupted, federal safety officials said on Thursday in a preliminary report....
00:17, 2019-09-13

Saudi princess found guilty of ordering bodyguard to detain Paris plumber A French court has found the sister of Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman guilty of complicity in violence for ordering her bodyguard to detain and strike a plumber for taking photos at the Saudi royal family's apartment in Paris....
00:17, 2019-09-13

Charlotte Church faces probe over claims she has opened an 'illegal' home school Charlotte Church is being investigated over claims she is illegally running a school at her home without planning permission, Welsh authorities have confirmed....
00:17, 2019-09-13

F-15 fighter jets almost collide with skydivers after pilots not warned of dropzone Two skydivers almost collided with a pair of US fighter jets travelling at hundreds of miles an hour over the British countryside, a report has found....
00:17, 2019-09-13

Amateur astronomers may have spotted the second interstellar object ever found The astronomy community was buzzing in late 2017 after an object believed to have originated from outside our solar system was spotted speeding around the Sun and back out into interstellar space. Observations of the object sparked a debate among scientists who couldn’t decide whether it was a...
00:17, 2019-09-13

Lagares homers twice as Mets cap sweep of D-backs Juan Lagares had the biggest game of his major league career Thursday afternoon, when the longest-tenured member of the New York Mets homered twice and finished with six RBIs as the surging Mets completed a four-game sweep of the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks with a 11-1 win....
00:17, 2019-09-13

Judo: Iran's Mollaei eyes Tokyo Olympic glory, uncertain of Iran return Iran judoka Saeid Mollaei is hopeful of securing a spot in next year's Tokyo Olympics even though he has refused to return to his country after defying orders from Iranian authorities to pull out of last month's world championships....
00:17, 2019-09-13

Win a pair of tickets to see Chelsea take on Liverpool in the Premier League Chelsea face another early stern test of their top-six credentials as Liverpool visit Stamford Bridge on September 22 and Evening Standard have two tickets to give away....
00:17, 2019-09-13

Lionel Messi: I didn't ask Barcelona to sign Neymar, but I gave my opinion Lionel Messi says he did not ask Barcelona to sign Neymar in the summer transfer window, but admits he gave his opinion to the Catalan club over the possibility of bringing back the Brazilian forward from Paris Saint-Germain....
00:17, 2019-09-13

Annexing Jordan Valley would end ‘illusion’ of a meaningful two-State solution: UN rights expert Israel’s intention to annex the Jordan Valley is illegal and threatens chances for a meaningful two-State solution with the Palestinians, a UN independent human rights expert has said....
00:17, 2019-09-13

Trudeau Liberals promise to expand first-time homebuyers program if elected The Liberal leader is promising more help for first-time homebuyers and a national vacancy tax on homes to help curb foreign speculation in the housing market if elected....
00:51, 2019-09-13

Lawmakers urge release of ex-Marine detained in Russia on espionage charges Members of Congress on Thursday introduced a bipartisan measure calling for the release of former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan, who has been detained in Russia since December on espionage charges amid deteriorating health and tough conditions....
00:51, 2019-09-13

Trump administration lifts hold on $250M in military aid for Ukraine The Trump administration has released $250 million in military aid for Ukraine, lawmakers announced Thursday as they were set to rebuke the administration for initially holding up the money....
00:51, 2019-09-13

Panthers vs. Buccaneers betting: Factor in Week 1 ‘cheap points’ Football bettors must acknowledge and account for cheap points. That’s an important theme entering Thursday night’s NFC South battle between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Carolina Panthers (NFL Network, 8:20 p.m.). Both teams played in games last Sunday that featured many cheapies. Tampa Bay’s 31-17 ...
00:51, 2019-09-13

Brooklyn natives Heather Hardy and Amanda Serrano set for Garden showdown It’s not listed as the main event, but it might as well be considering the location and the two combatants involved. Two of the most prominent fighters in New York women’s boxing face each other Friday night when Heather Hardy defends her WBO featherweight title against Amanda Serrano at the Hulu Th...
00:51, 2019-09-13

Josh Ho-Sang his typical candid self at start of Islanders camp Calling this is a make-or-break training camp for Josh Ho-Sang would be sounding like a broken record. This is, after all, the forward’s fifth camp with the Islanders, including the 2015 camp when he was late the first day and promptly returned to his junior club. And if you think the fickle-b...
00:51, 2019-09-13

Never Forget How Terrible The Newsroom Was Remember HBO’s The Newsroom? I wish I didn’t. But with the 18th anniversary of 9/11, an especially cursed clip from the first season of that especially cursed show has been making the rounds on social media again....
00:51, 2019-09-13

Newspaper Owned by Richest Man in the World Lays Off Non-Union Workers Management at the Washington Post, which is owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, announced plans on Wednesday to scrap the Express, a free newspaper for local commuters....
00:51, 2019-09-13

YouTuber Arrested for Trespassing Near Area 51 Just a Week Before Now-Canceled Viral Event Nevada police say they arrested a YouTuber and his friend, both from the Netherlands, this week after the pair allegedly defied notices and trespassed at a secure government site near Area 51.Read more......
00:51, 2019-09-13

One of the biggest ‘Avengers: Endgame’ mysteries might’ve just been solved Avengers: Endgame has been out for nearly five months now, but we keep discovering new things about the biggest movie of the year — the fact that Endgame is already available in digital and Blu-ray formats also helped uncover new details about Marvel’s most epic movie to date. But the st...
00:51, 2019-09-13

Liz Cheney’s and Rand Paul’s brutal Twitter fight epitomizes the GOP’s Trump-ified foreign policy The president's foreign policy appears to have taken a turn, thanks to critics who have been afraid to criticize things they once would have abhorred....
00:51, 2019-09-13

Ben Carson cleared by HUD inspector general of misconduct in ordering $31,000 dining room set for office suite The year-long investigation found no evidence that Carson or his wife exerted improper influence over a controversial $31,561 order to replace office dining room furniture....
00:51, 2019-09-13

Juul says it will keep running 'Make the Switch' ad campaign despite FDA concerns The FDA sent Juul a warning letter this week about its campaign urging people to "Make the Switch" from cigarettes, but the company isn't backing down....
00:51, 2019-09-13

Ex-FDA chief on vaping: Hooking new generation of kids not worth benefits to addicted adults "The unfortunate thing is these products can be helpful in currently addicted adult smokers" transition from cigarettes to something less harmful, says Dr. Scott Gottlieb....
00:51, 2019-09-13

South Carolina woman's birthday lottery win predicted by friend A North Carolina woman was given extra reason to celebrate her 64th birthday when she won a $1 million lottery prize -- and it was predicated by a friend....
01:17, 2019-09-13

Alexander Lebedev on the secrets of the Russian elite Alexander Lebedev's new book is a revelatory portrait of power players, from his days in the KGB to multi-million pound deals. Here, he speaks out to Anne McElvoy and Jim Armitage about assasination plots, Brexit and ambition...
01:17, 2019-09-13

Is Sous Vide the New Slow Cooker? In ‘Sous Vide: Better Home Cooking,’ chef Hugh Acheson makes an airtight case for the convenience and consistency of a method once limited to restaurant kitchens. These classic fall recipes make it an easy sell...
01:17, 2019-09-13

‘This Takes Away All Hope’: Rule Bars Most Applicants for Asylum in U.S. The new rule will likely place many more migrants in danger as they debate whether to remain in Mexico as asylum seekers, try their luck in an increasingly hostile United States or return home....
01:17, 2019-09-13

Trump administration revokes Obama rule protecting wetlands and streams Environmental advocates say millions will be left with less safe drinking water as activists plan court challengeThe Trump administration has revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many US wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by developers and farmers who said it hurt economic ...
01:51, 2019-09-13

Hans Abrahamsen: 'You never know how a piece will end up' The song cycle Let Me Tell You, telling the tragic story of Hamlet’s Ophelia, is our choice as the best classical work of the 21st century. Its Danish composer explains its genesisCongratulations on Let Me Tell You being named the greatest classical work of the 21st century. Do you think it’s the be...
01:51, 2019-09-13

Jurassic crocodile species identified 250 years after fossil discovery More than 250 years after an ancient crocodile's skull was found in Germany, scientists have finally confirmed the identity of the fossil as the now-extinct species Mystriosaurus laurillardi....
01:51, 2019-09-13

President Donald Trump creates task force to detect, prevent global 'atrocities' President Donald Trump established a task force Thursday to prevent atrocities in the United States and around the world, accompanied by a report that lays out framework to stop human rights violations before they start....
01:51, 2019-09-13

Jeepers! Scooby-Doo is turning the big 5-0 There was little fanfare around “ Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!” when CBS launched the Saturday-morning animated series about four crime-fighting teens and their talking Great Dane, Scooby-Doo. That was Sept. 13, 1969. Fifty years later, “Scooby-Doo” remains one of TV’s most iconic animated series, spa...
02:17, 2019-09-13

Ogier: Big WRC points in Turkey "crucial" in bid to topple Tanak Defending World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier has admitted he needs a big score at this week's Rally Turkey to keep his hopes of a seventh straight title alive...
02:17, 2019-09-13

CBC Week, Explained The Root’s Senior Writer Michael Harriot will be documenting his first time attending the Congressional Black Caucus’ Foundation Annual Legislative Conference in Washington DC, colloquially known at CBC Week....
02:17, 2019-09-13

Football League clubs who defy Rooney rule should lose points, says report • Study sheds doubt on clubs’ interviewing of BAME candidates• Kick It Out appoints Sanjay Bhandari as new chairFootball League clubs should be fined, or even docked points, if they fail to take steps to appoint a black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) manager, according to a report.The EFL require...
02:17, 2019-09-13

Ashes 2019: England v Australia, fifth Test day one – as it happened Jos Buttler bashed 64 not out and the recalled Mitch Marsh took four cheap wickets as England ended a topsy-turvy day on 271 for eight 7.51pm BST Related: Heavy sits the crown of captaincy on Joe Root after ugly half-century | Barney Ronay 7.13pm BST Related: Jos Buttler rescues England after fam...
02:17, 2019-09-13

Dozier, Soler go deep as Royals down White Sox Hunter Dozier stroked a tiebreaking three-run homer in the sixth inning to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 6-3 win over the host Chicago White Sox on Thursday afternoon....
02:51, 2019-09-13

‘Did it work, Mommy?’’: Top Obama aide describes moment she realized reality was more important than rhetoric Former ambassador Samantha Power credits her young son with teaching her not to be too proud of the speeches that won her prominence as an “impassioned” critic of Russian aggression....
03:17, 2019-09-13

CBP seize $90K in meth in two incidents at I-8 Checkpoint YUMA, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents confiscated bulk cash and almost $90K in methamphetamine on Friday and Sunday while working at the Interstate 8 Immigration Checkpoint. The first seizure took place Friday afternoon when a car was sent to the secondary inspection area after a Border Patr...
03:17, 2019-09-13

Two British skydivers in freefall were nearly struck by U.S. fighter jets NBC – Two parachutists in the skies over England had a close brush with U.S. fighter jets that roared under them during a jump earlier this year, U.K. government aviation officials said. The skydivers were in freefall, traveling at about 120 mph vertically, on April 17 when a pair of American ...
03:17, 2019-09-13

Crews rescue stranded kayaker & four-legged friend (KSEE) A California man is happy to be alive after a harrowing swift water rescue in Fresno County last month. Authorities found the 66-year-old man and his dog clinging to a tree in the middle of the San Joaquin River on August 26. The man said he was paddling downstream when a branch hit him in th...
03:17, 2019-09-13

Adele Officially Files for Divorce From Simon Konecki Adele is moving on. The 31-year-old British singer filed for divorce from Simon Konecki on Thursday, E! News can confirm. In April 2019, a rep for Adele announced she and her partner of......
03:17, 2019-09-13

Tyson Fury can make Deontay Wilder ‘look silly’ in rematch, says trainer They have to get through their next fights, Tyson Fury against Otto Wallin and Wilder a rematch against Luis Ortiz, before meeting again The post Tyson Fury can make Deontay Wilder ‘look silly’ in rematch, says trainer appeared first on Boxing News....
03:17, 2019-09-13

PRESS DIGEST-British Business - Sept 13 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:17, 2019-09-13

OxyContin heirs found a buyer for their $6.5M Manhattan condo Embattled pharmaceutical heirs David and Joss Sackler are in contract to sell their sprawling condo on the Upper East Side. The four-bedroom, five-bathroom home hit the market in April asking $6.49 million. The Sacklers appear to be liquidating assets and fleeing town for Palm Beach, Fla. They also ...
03:17, 2019-09-13

UN votes to ease arms embargo on Central African Republic The U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously to ease the arms embargo on the Central African Republic’s government following its signing of a peace agreement with 14 armed groups in February and its progress in reforming its security sector...
03:17, 2019-09-13

Comment Of The Day: Figment Of Your Imagination Edition Quit your job. Fix an old Land Rover. Prove you’re alive. If you don’t claim your humanity you will become a statistic. You have been warned....
03:17, 2019-09-13

Google's Waymo Asked People To Test Its Semi-Autonomous Car Tech. What Happened Next Will Not Surprise You Back in 2013, Google’s self-driving car unit ran an experiment. They decided to give their semi-autonomous driving technology to a handful of employees with long highway commutes, as recounted by Waymo CEO John Krafcik at IAA Frankfurt. Because it was not fully tested yet, Google made those employ...
03:17, 2019-09-13

Broadcom: Semiconductor demand has "bottomed out" Delivering mixed third quarter results, Broadcom CEO Hock Tan said the company expects semiconductor demand to remain at current levels "due to the uncertain environment."...
03:51, 2019-09-13

Microsoft Authenticator on Android gets cloud backup and recovery Microsoft is making it easier for Android users to transfer their credentials to new devices using cloud backup and recovery in the Microsoft Authenticator app....
03:51, 2019-09-13

iPad Pro vs Surface Pro 6: Can a tablet-laptop hybrid really replace your PC? Apple and Microsoft have followed different paths, but their latest laptop replacements are strikingly similar. Can either one succeed as your next mobile productivity device?...
03:51, 2019-09-13

VAR system has made four errors in Premier League, says referees' chief Riley "The introduction of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) has been unable to prevent four wrong decisions in the Premier League matches this season, referees\u0027 chief Mike Riley has said."...
03:51, 2019-09-13

USA TODAY Sports' Week 2 NFL picks: Will Browns rebound against Jets on Monday night? Cleveland hype was ubiquitous in the offseason, but the team fell flat on opening weekend. Now they and the Jets are hoping to avoid an 0-2 start.       ...
03:51, 2019-09-13

Bob Baffert says he never intentionally gave banned substance to Triple Crown winner Justify Horse trainer Bob Baffert and his attorney denounced the failed drug test allegations made against his 2018 Triple Crown winner, Justify.       ...
03:51, 2019-09-13

After dismal opener, is Falcons coach feeling some heat? Dan Quinn brushes off any suggestion that he's starting to feel some heat, but that might change if the Atlanta Falcons don't turn things around quickly       ...
03:51, 2019-09-13

Fowler, Wong open with HRs, Cardinals beat Rockies 10-3 Dexter Fowler and Kolten Wong opened the game with successive home runs and the St. Louis Cardinals connected five times in all to beat the Colorado Rockies 10-3       ...
03:51, 2019-09-13

Klobuchar knocks ‘Medicare-for-all’: ‘While Bernie wrote the bill, I read the bill’ HOUSTON -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar blasted "Medicare-for-all" as a “bad idea” during Thursday night’s 2020 Democratic presidential debate, accusing rival Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders of leaving out an important caveat to the plan while making his pitch to voters....
04:17, 2019-09-13

Carl Icahn moving hedge fund to Miami, whether his workers like it or not Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is moving to Miami next year — and his employees who don’t like it will be let go without any severance, The Post has learned. Icahn quietly informed the staff of his publicly traded Icahn Enterprises that he’ll be shuttering its offices in New York City and Whi...
04:17, 2019-09-13

Browns' Odell Beckham Jr. accuses Jets DC Gregg Williams of teaching 'dirty hits' Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. believes New York Jets defensive coordinator Gregg Williams teaches players "cheap shots" and "dirty hits."...
04:17, 2019-09-13

|HowonefitnessstartupwentfromKickstartertocreatingaR6.5bnfortune Peloton Interactive started making its indoor exercise bike after raising R4.4m in a 2013 crowd-funding campaign. It now aims to raise over R16bn in an initial public offering....
04:51, 2019-09-13

The Art Of Gears 5 The latest Gears of War is out this week, so tonight we’ll take a look at a bunch of the art that went into the game’s conception and production....
05:17, 2019-09-13

Divinity: Original Sin 2's Cross-Save Between PC And Switch Is Magic Divinity: Original Sin 2 is a big, chewy role-playing game that benefits from a mouse and keyboard, but sometimes, you just want to lie down on the couch and play a game on the Switch. The game’s new Switch port allows players to go from one to the other, like magic. On this week’s Kotaku Splitscree...
05:17, 2019-09-13

Asian shares advance on U.S.-China trade progress, ECB easing Asian stocks advanced on Friday as hints of progress in U.S.-China trade talks and aggressive stimulus from the European Central Bank helped counter worries about a global economic slowdown....
05:17, 2019-09-13

U.S. corruption probe involving lavish parties, champagne hits another top UAW official Just two days before the UAW's contracts with Detroit automakers were due to expire, U.S. prosecutors arrested and charged a senior union official on Thursday with embezzlement, releasing a complaint that alleges he spent member dues on lavish parties for union leaders, with liquor, cigars and women...
05:17, 2019-09-13

Grand jury indicts GE's Baker Hughes for exposing workers to toxic chemicals A grand jury in Alaska this week indicted General Electric's Baker Hughes, two of its subsidiaries and an employee, for 25 felony charges of assault relating to toxic chemical releases at a construction site, according to authorities....
05:17, 2019-09-13

White House moving forward to strip California of vehicle authority -sources The Trump administration is moving forward with a plan to revoke California's authority to set its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards and declare that states are pre-empted from setting their own vehicle rules, three people briefed on the matter said on Thursday....
05:17, 2019-09-13

Tropical storm warning issued for Bahamas as 1,300 still missing The Miami-based hurricane center issued a tropical storm warning for islands including hurricane-hit Abacos and Grand Bahama, saying the system could become a tropical depression or storm before making landfall as early as Friday....
05:17, 2019-09-13

India Expresses Concern At UN Over Terrorism Emanating From Pakistan A senior Indian diplomat on Thursday met UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet in Geneva and conveyed India's concerns on the threat posed by cross border terrorism emanating from Pakistan....
05:17, 2019-09-13

Patients evacuate Brazil hospital during fire, 1 person dead A fire at a Rio de Janeiro hospital has caused one death and forced staff to hastily evacuate patients and temporarily settle some on sheets and mattresses in the street while firefighters battled the blaze...
05:17, 2019-09-13

Hong Kong leader to prioritize housing, livelihoods to appease protesters Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has promised to prioritize housing and people’s livelihoods to appease deep rooted discontent about the way the Asian financial hub has been governed, as protesters gear up for fresh demonstrations....
05:51, 2019-09-13

EU prods Britain towards Northern Ireland backstop to break Brexit deadlock The European Union has pressed Britain to give Northern Ireland special status within the bloc's trading orbit to unlock a Brexit deal, with Dublin promising a positive response should London shift its position....
05:51, 2019-09-13

Buttler rallies England after Ashes collapse Jos Buttler's belligerent half-century rallies England following another familiar batting collapse on the first day of the fifth and final Ashes Test....
05:51, 2019-09-13

Milla Jovovich’s ‘Resident Evil’ stunt double sues producers over ‘catastrophic’ on-set injuries: report A professional stunt performer is bringing a hefty lawsuit against the producers of the latest installment of the “Resident Evil,” series after she says she suffered “horrific” and “catastrophic” injuries from an on-set motorcycle accident....
05:51, 2019-09-13

R. Kelly a no-show for Minnesota court hearing, so judge issues bench warrant A Minnesota judge issued a bench warrant for the arrest of R&B singer R. Kelly Thursday after he failed to appear for an initial court hearing in a case in which he is accused of offering a 17-year-old girl $200 to take off her clothes and dance in 2001....
05:51, 2019-09-13

Has Joe Biden Ever Listened to Joe Biden After an incredibly cursed back-and forth about healthcare and Joe Biden getting owned into oblivion by Julián Castro, the conversation in tonight’s high-stakes Democratic debate turned to racism and criminal justice reform. Not particularly Biden’s strong suit, so the former vice president just dec...
06:17, 2019-09-13

We Know Andrew Yang's Debate Surprise and It's Pretty Lame Democratic hopeful and tie opponent Andrew Yang will announce a pilot program of his universal basic income plan during his opening statement at the Democratic debate in Houston on Thursday night. According to Politico, the campaign will select 10 families from an online raffle to promote Yang’s cen...
06:17, 2019-09-13

Tropical storm warning issued for Bahamas; 1,300 still missing A tropical cyclone was forecast to move across the northwestern Bahamas in the coming days, potentially bringing more rain and wind to islands already devastated by Hurricane Dorian, the U.S. National Hurricane Center warned on Thursday....
06:17, 2019-09-13

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06:17, 2019-09-13

France doesn’t want Facebook to operate Libra in Europe Facebook’s ambitious cryptocurrency project, Libra, has been facing a lot of heat in Europe since its announcement in June. Now, according to Reuters, the French finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, doesn’t want it to operate in the EU, as he feels it’s unclear exactly how the digital currency will fun...
06:17, 2019-09-13

Ex-cheerleader accused of killing newborn found not guilty on most serious charges Skylar Richardson was found not guilty of aggravated murder and involuntary manslaughter. She was accused of deliberately killing her and burying her baby.        ...
06:51, 2019-09-13

Ohio mother acquitted of killing her newborn Jurors have acquitted a young Ohio mother of killing her newborn. Brooke Skylar Richardson was acquitted of aggravated murder, involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment. Richardson was found guilty of abuse of corpse. (Sept. 12)        ...
06:51, 2019-09-13

Oppo Reno 2 UK launch confirmed for the phone with 4 cameras and a 20x zoom The Oppo Reno 2 launch date has been confirmed as October 16 for the handset's UK introduction, with an unveiling event in London.If the Oppo Reno 2 sounds familiar, it's because the flagship Android smartphone has already been announced in China, so we know all about what it will offer.Th...
06:51, 2019-09-13

iPhone cyberattacks hit new high - protect your device now Devices made by Apple, such as the new iPhone 11, are being bombarded by cyberattacks more frequently than ever before, new research has found.A report from Kaspersky has discovered that iOS devices and Mac computers are becoming increasingly common targets for hackers trying to steal personal detai...
06:51, 2019-09-13

'Game of Thrones' Targaryen prequel series close to HBO pilot deal HBO is nearing a pilot deal for a 'Game of Thrones' prequel series that would explore Targaryen family history. Author George R.R. Martin is involved.        ...
06:51, 2019-09-13

'Another One': DJ Khaled is expecting his second son with fiancée Nicole Tuck Major Key Alert: Asahd Khaled is going to be a big brother! His dad, DJ Khaled, announced the news Thursday on Instagram.        ...
07:17, 2019-09-13

Opinion: Land Rover's new Defender could save the Discovery Now the Defender is here, the Discovery can begin to distance itself from the Range Rover and forge its own character While Land Rover makes hay from Range Rovers, it is the Defender that gives all Land Rovers the authenticity and credibility of the true 4x4 go-anywhere image the company has built ...
07:17, 2019-09-13

Founder of 3D gun company gets seven years' probation for sex with minor The Texas man behind a company that sells plans for making 3D-printed guns was sentenced Thursday to seven years probation for having sex with an underage girl....
07:17, 2019-09-13

How Gregg Williams became polarizing coach out for Browns revenge The outfit Gregg Williams wears to every Jets practice fits him perfectly. Not in the waist, inseam, shoulders and arms. Not a tailor’s fit. But figuratively. Williams wears all black, and it suits him — because he is a villain to some people, an intimidating figure to others, a mystery to many and,...
07:17, 2019-09-13

WeWork to List on Nasdaq, Make Governance Changes WeWork’s parent company has chosen to list its shares on Nasdaq and plans sweeping changes in its governance as the shared workspace provider speeds up preparations for its hotly anticipated initial public offering in the face of tepid interest from investors....
07:51, 2019-09-13

Events, Including WTA Open, Cancelled In Protest-Wracked Hong Kong One of Hong Kong's most prestigious sporting tournaments on Friday became the latest victim of the huge protests convulsing the city as a growing roster of events and entertainment acts pull out of......
07:51, 2019-09-13

Kroger's doubts about turnaround targets cloud quarterly profit beat Kroger Co on Thursday raised doubts about its profit targets from an ongoing turnaround plan, even as the supermarket chain operator posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit....
07:51, 2019-09-13

U.S. DOT awards 3 states AV research funds Michigan and Ohio received $7.5 million each while Virginia landed $15 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Automated Driving Systems Demonstration Grants....
08:17, 2019-09-13

Apple's iPhone 11 Pro launch is proof that the smartphone industry is going through a massive change (AAPL) Apple Apple's iPhone 11 Pro launch seemed to be heavily targeted at professional videographers and photographers, a sign that the firm is looking to niche markets to boost iPhone sales as the global shipments decline industry-wide. The new iPhone 11 Pro comes with a triple-lens camera and will get ...
08:17, 2019-09-13

Fact vs. fiction in 'The Goldfinch': The real Dutch painting's remarkable, tragic story Nicole Kidman and Ansel Elgort's "The Goldfinch" is centered around a Dutch masterpiece with a real tragic story that rivals the film's fiction.       ...
08:17, 2019-09-13

Here’s What Protesters Were Shouting at Joe Biden During the Third Democratic Debate During the third Democratic presidential primary debate, protestors interrupted former Vice President Joe Biden as he was about to answer a question about how a significant setback shaped him. To viewers at home, it was not immediately clear what the protestors were saying. But Jess Davidson, execut...
08:51, 2019-09-13

Group Nine Media owner acquires $50 million, preps for digital spree Ben Lerer, the CEO of Thrillist owner Group Nine Media, just got $50 million to play with — and he’s planning to use at least some of that money to hunt for digital bargains. The digital media company, which also runs Seeker and NowThisNews, landed a $50-million round of funding this week from backe...
10:00, 2019-09-13

Centre Removes 312 Sikh Foreign Nationals From Blacklist, Only 2 Remain The government has removed from its blacklist names of 312 Sikh foreign nationals involved in anti-India activities and only two persons figure in the list now, Home Ministry officials said today....
10:00, 2019-09-13

"Don't Want To Watch Rest Of Film": Kapil Sibal On PM's "Trailer" Comment Less than a week after the National Democratic Alliance government completed 100 days in its second term, Congress MP Kapil Sibal has weighed in with criticism of the centre over the economic slowdown......
10:00, 2019-09-13

Congress's Agitation Against Centre's Economic Policies From October 15 The Congress on Thursday announced it will hold massive agitations across the country from October 15 to October 25 against the government's policies that have allegedly led to an "economic slowdown"....
10:00, 2019-09-13

No "Preraks": Congress Clarifies After Reports Of RSS-Style 'Pracharaks' Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday turned down a proposal to have "preraks" (motivators) for conducting the party's outreach activities across the country....
10:00, 2019-09-13

Yahoo Japan bids for control of fashion e-tailer Zozo for $3.7 billion Yahoo Japan Corp said it will take over Japan's biggest online fashion retailer Zozo Inc for 400 billion yen ($3.7 billion), seeking to breathe fresh life into the business and compete better against the likes of Amazon.com ....
10:00, 2019-09-13

Inside the Military’s 5-Star Layovers at a Trump Resort in Scotland There is little evidence that stays by military personnel at President Trump’s resort in Scotland are part of a scheme to enrich him. But they have raised ethical and political questions....
11:17, 2019-09-13

Paris hit by anti-Macron transport strikes Public transport workers in France's capital, Paris, have walked off the job in protest over a planned pension reform. It is the first major action against President Macron's plan for a "universal" pension system....
11:51, 2019-09-13

ECB injects fresh stimulus in bid to inspire sluggish eurozone Outgoing ECB President Mario Draghi has achieved his goal of further cuts to interest rates and the renewal of bond buying for the euro area. But some policymakers are skeptical that the move was necessary....
11:51, 2019-09-13

| New Hong Kong anthem | Trump on Democrat hopefuls: WATCH the top world news videos for today Hong Kongers gather at mall to sing protest anthem | Trump weighs in as Democrat hopefuls prepare to debate; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
12:17, 2019-09-13

Put ActRaiser on the Switch, you cowards Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend?...
12:17, 2019-09-13

Gucci goes carbon neutral in attempt to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the climate crisis, Italy’s most valuable luxury brand has said it has become an entirely carbon neutral company.Gucci outlined its strategy on Thursday, whic...
12:17, 2019-09-13

Odell Beckham Jr. Says Gregg Williams Told His Players To Hurt Beckham In A Preseason Game The Browns are getting ready to play the Jets on Monday night, which means that they will be facing off against their former defensive coordinator, Gregg Williams. Even though Browns receiver Odell Beckham Jr. didn’t overlap with Williams in Cleveland, he has his own history with the Jets’ new defen...
12:17, 2019-09-13

Signs for de Blasio’s debate ‘watch, watch party’ put up outside City Hall He’s fighting for your rights! From the couch! Posters mocking Mayor de Blasio’s quixotic presidential bid went up around City Hall Thursday — inviting people to attend his “debate watch, watch party” at Gracie Mansion. “Come watch ‘presidential candidate...
12:51, 2019-09-13

More New Yorkers covered by health insurance: report The number of New York state residents lacking health insurance has dropped for the eighth consecutive year — bucking a national trend, according to new census data. The share of New Yorkers without medical coverage last year was 5.4%, down from 5.7% in 2017. The number of uninsured New Yorker...
12:51, 2019-09-13

Murray hopes to be fit enough by next year to play Federer, Nadal "Former world number one Andy Murray said he still needs four or five months to play top-level tennis so that he can again take on old rivals Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal after career-saving hip surgery earlier this year."...
12:51, 2019-09-13

The Universe Could Be 2 Billion Years Younger Than Previously Estimated, According to New Calculation (WASHINGTON) — The universe is looking younger every day, it seems. New calculations suggest the universe could be a couple billion years younger than scientists now estimate, and even younger than suggested by two other calculations published this year that trimmed hundreds of millions of yea...
12:51, 2019-09-13

"Will Never Be Great": After Harmison, Another Englishman Lays Into Smith Steve Smith, irrespective of his phenomenal form in the Ashes series, is still being castigated by some for his role in the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa....
12:51, 2019-09-13

Mystery Surrounds Saudi Crown Prince's Enforcer In Year Since Khashoggi Death Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had a trusted enforcer inside the Royal Court until the murder of columnist Jamal Khashoggi nearly a year ago....
12:51, 2019-09-13

Pak Minister Admits Funding Hafiz Saeed, Says "World Trusts India" On J&K In a major embarrassment for the Imran Khan government, his Interior Minister Brigadier (Retd) Ijaz Ahmed Shah has admitted that Pakistan has failed to garner support from the international community......
12:51, 2019-09-13

John Bercow: People can't ignore the rules then complain if the referee treads on them EXCLUSIVE: In his first interview since his decision to stand down, Speaker John Bercow tells Joe Murphy and Ayesha Hazarika why he loves the Commons and is unmoved by threats to block him from the Lords...
12:51, 2019-09-13

Trump will not pick Pompeo as national security adviser, has 15 candidates U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday ruled out asking Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take on a dual role as national security adviser and said he has about 15 candidates for the post last held by John Bolton....
13:17, 2019-09-13

Hong Kong Tennis Open postponed amid ongoing protests The 2019 Hong Kong Tennis Open (HKTO) has been postponed after organizers claimed they would be unable to guarantee "a smooth running of the tournament" amid ongoing protests in the city....
13:17, 2019-09-13

Microsoft tries to fix Windows 10, ends up breaking the Start menu Oh dear, it seems Microsoft has once again released a dodgy patch for Windows 10, with a recent fix – which was supposed to address the issue of Cortana and the search box causing spikes in CPU usage – actually causing more problems, with reports emerging that search in both the Start ...
13:17, 2019-09-13

Realme XT announced in India starting at Rs 15,999; first sale on September 16 We've been hearing rumblings about Realme Mobiles 64MP camera phone from a while, but now the Realme XT is finally here. Realme had earlier hinted that they are eyeing September-end for the launch of their 64MP camera phone.Realme XT follows the company's new product cycle and joins the Re...
13:17, 2019-09-13

Attackers actively exploiting ‘Simjacker’ flaw to steal device data and spy on individuals Cybersecurity researchers have warned of a critical vulnerability in SIM cards that could allow remote attackers to compromise targeted mobile phones and spy on victims without their knowledge just by sending an SMS. Dublin-based firm AdaptiveMobile Security said the flaw — dubbed “Simjacker” — has ...
13:51, 2019-09-13

Indonesia blames Malaysian companies for some forest fires Indonesia on Friday blamed four Malaysian companies, including the world's biggest producer of sustainable palm oil, for causing some of the forest fires within its borders, in an escalating row between neighbours over regional haze....
13:51, 2019-09-13

Britain's move to join U.S. Gulf mission frustrates European plans Britain's decision to join a U.S.-led naval mission in the Gulf has delayed European efforts to set up a maritime force to ensure safe shipping in the Strait of Hormuz separate from American patrols, EU diplomats say....
13:51, 2019-09-13

2,100-year-old 'iPhone case' discovered in ‘Russian Atlantis’ From the depths of Russia's "Atlantis" — a famed archaeological site in southern Siberia that lies underwater for most of the year — archaeologists emerged with what looks like a jewel-studded case for an iPhone....
14:17, 2019-09-13

Aston Martin said to weigh new bonds as cash pressures mount, report says The new financing would be expected to bolster Aston Martin's liquidity until it launches full production of a new utility vehicle -- the DBX -- in early 2020, Bloomberg reported....
14:17, 2019-09-13

Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande & Lana Del Rey Gift Us With Their Girl Power Anthem "Don't Call Me Angel" Back in 2009, a little band called Destiny's Child gifted us with the anthem "Independent Women" in honor of a little movie called Charlie's Angels. You know, the epic Cameron......
14:51, 2019-09-13

5 New York Fashion Week Spring 2020 Trends You Can Shop Now 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......
14:51, 2019-09-13

|WATCH:FordbetsonelectrictruckstoheadoffTesla Three years ago, Tesla CEO Elon Musk declared he wanted to attack the heart of the Detroit automakers’ franchises with a Tesla electric pickup. But Ford and GM are revving up for a fierce fight to protect their most profitable products....
14:51, 2019-09-13

|CompetitionCommissionbacksFootgear'splantobuyEdgarsfootwearbrands The Competition Commission has given the nod to Footgear's proposed purchase of Edcon's Edgars Active and High Key chain stores, saying it recommends the Competition Tribunal should approve the deal without conditions....
14:51, 2019-09-13

|ANALYSIS:Here'showsomeSouthAfricansareusingtheirsocialgrantstobecomeentrepreneurs SA distributes 17 million social grants every month. Here's how some beneficiaries are using their grants to establish businesses and grow their income....
14:51, 2019-09-13

Pelosi refuses questions as Judiciary Committee moves ahead on impeachment A testy Nancy Pelosi ripped reporters Thursday for peppering her with questions about impeachment after the House Judiciary Committee approved rules for its investigation into President Trump. “I’m not answering any more questions on investigations,” Pelosi told reporters at her weekly press confere...
15:17, 2019-09-13

Ford recalls some Explorer SUVs after reports of hand injuries on sharp seat edges Ford Motor Co said on Friday it was recalling some 2017 Explorer SUVs after receiving reports of 31 people injuring their hands on sharp edges down the side of the front seat....
15:17, 2019-09-13

China's Bitauto gets buyout proposal from Tencent, Hammer Capital Bitauto Holdings Ltd said on Friday it has received a buyout proposal from Tencent Holdings Ltd and Hammer Capital for shares they don't own in the Chinese online marketer....
15:17, 2019-09-13

Trump administration set to sell leases this year for drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge The Trump administration took a final step Thursday toward selling leases for companies to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, releasing a finding that energy development would have minimal environmental impact....
15:17, 2019-09-13

Google to pay $1.1 billion in France following tax probe After a four-year investigation, Google has agreed to pay almost €1 billion ($1.10 billion) to French authorities because it did not fully declare its tax activities in the country, as reported by Reuters. The payment covers a €500 million......
15:17, 2019-09-13

$440 Champagne, Cigars And Fancy Parties: The Latest In The UAW Corruption Mess Peak irony from the UAW corruption investigation, car rationing in New Delhi, a meh German economy, and Ford bails on another one of its tech ventures. All this and more in in The Morning Shift for Friday, September 13, 2019....
15:51, 2019-09-13

Vinales pips Quartararo by 0.057s in Misano MotoGP FP2 Maverick Vinales narrowly led fellow Yamaha rider Fabio Quartararo in the second MotoGP free practice session for the San Marino Grand Prix at Misano...
15:51, 2019-09-13

The power woman of classical music: Clara Schumann Two centuries after her birth, the composer, critic, impresario, pianist, celebrity, mother and Robert Schumann's wife — and not necessarily in that order — is recognized as a 19th century power woman....
15:51, 2019-09-13

Israel's Netanyahu Faces Tight Re-Election Race Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is locked in a close election contest with his main rival, former Gen. Benny Gantz, with final polls ahead of Tuesday’s vote suggesting that neither has a clear path to governing....
16:17, 2019-09-13

Insane New GOP Attack Ad Sets Photo of AOC on Fire to Decry Evils of Socialism A new Republican PAC aimed at elevating “the next generation of Republicans” debuted during Democratic presidential debate on Thursday with an ad featuring Republican darling/foe, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY)....
16:17, 2019-09-13

Volkswagen T-Roc R: hot compact SUV on sale from £38,450 Performance crossover closely follows segment-leading Golf R hot hatchback with 296bhp and a top speed of 155mph The new Volkswagen T-Roc R is now available to order in the UK, with prices starting from £38,450.  Standard equipment includes white paint, 19in alloy wheels and Volkswagen's latest Act...
16:51, 2019-09-13

Mysterious, newly discovered comet is probably an interstellar visitor, scientists believe Fresh off the excitement about Oumuaua, the first interstellar object discovered in our solar system, researchers have discovered what they believe is the second interstellar object....
16:51, 2019-09-13

Forever 21 reportedly set to close 'at least' 100 stores in bankruptcy Forever 21 reportedly could close more than 100 stores in bankruptcy as the retailer grapples with expensive leases and declining mall traffic.       ...
16:51, 2019-09-13

Clemency review – Alfre Woodard dominates devastating prison drama The ever-reliable character actor is given a rare opportunity to lead in a tough-minded film about a prison warden questioning the morality of death rowThere’s little room to breathe in writer-director Chinonye Chukwu’s constricting, devastating drama Clemency, an intentionally airless film processi...
17:17, 2019-09-13

UK cancer survival rates are too low – our priorities are all wrong | Mark Dayan Short-termism has hampered investment in equipment and staffing that could help the NHS keep people alive • Mark Dayan is a policy analyst at the Nuffield TrustCancer survival rates in the UK have long lagged behind those in other countries of comparable wealth and income levels. And an internationa...
17:17, 2019-09-13

Science on safety of chlorinated chicken 'misunderstood' Government’s assurances that there are no health problems are misleading, say food policy expertsThe government has misunderstood the science on the safety of chlorinated chicken, a group of senior food policy experts has said.It has also failed to give watertight commitments that it would not be so...
17:17, 2019-09-13

Cocktail of the week: Masa + Mezcal’s mezcal passion A smoky smasher, like an old fashioned, but with mezcal and passion fruit instead of bourbon and cherriesThis take on the old fashioned showcases an amazing spirit. Mezcal’s fruity, smoky notes make it a great pairing for passion fruit, which is just coming back into season, as well as other tropica...
17:17, 2019-09-13

Experience: I nearly died of measles The doctors hadn’t seen such a bad case. But I don’t blame my mother for not having me vaccinatedI was watching a film with my boyfriend, Marty, one Saturday night last April when I felt an itchy rash on my neck. Then I started getting a dry cough, like a cat coughing up a furball. Marty Googled “dr...
17:17, 2019-09-13

Personalized sound for every concert goer: Today Aerosmith, tomorrow at a venue near you Imagine perfect sound quality at every live show. Dream on, you say? It's real: THX and Mixhalo are democratizing live audio so Steven Tyler's screeching vocals will follow you around -- and every seat in the house will be the best seat in the house....
17:17, 2019-09-13

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: War with Gaza 'could happen at any moment' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday war in the Gaza Strip "could happen at any moment," perhaps even before snap elections next week, when he could be replaced as Israeli leader....
17:51, 2019-09-13

Japanese media call for resolution to Japan, Korea dispute Opinion is growing in Japan that disputes between Tokyo and Seoul need to be settled, citing South Korean boycotts of Japanese goods and a significant decline in Korean tourism to Japan....
17:51, 2019-09-13

Analysts: U.S. approach 'inadequate' to restore South Korea, Japan ties The United States may not be in a position to mediate tensions between allies South Korea and Japan because of the views and policies of President Donald Trump, analysts said Thursday....
17:51, 2019-09-13

Exclusive: While battling opioid crisis, U.S. government weighed using fentanyl for executions The U.S. Department of Justice examined using fentanyl in lethal injections as it prepared last year to resume executing condemned prisoners, a then untested use of the powerful, addictive opioid that has helped fuel a national crisis of overdose deaths....
17:51, 2019-09-13

Lara Trump: Voters ‘more afraid’ than in 2016 to tell pollsters they support President Trump The president’s daughter-in-law and senior adviser to his reelection campaign dismissed recent polls showing Trump trailing multiple Democratic candidates....
17:51, 2019-09-13

10 Breeders' Cup qualifiers, first '20 Kentucky Derby trial mark weekend horse racing Breeders' Cup qualifying races from Ireland to Canada to Kentucky and the first official prep for the 2020 Kentucky Derby hightlight weekend horse racing around the globe....
18:17, 2019-09-13

'Just a problem kid, man': Antonio Brown's troubled past shines light on current situation Those who knew New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown before his time in the NFL say it's no surprise what Brown's current situation.       ...
18:17, 2019-09-13

Cam Newton on Panthers' frustrating 0-2 start: Fans 'deserve better' Panthers fans voiced their displeasure more than once with boos during a 20-14 loss to the Buccaneers. Cam Newton said he heard — and understood — their frustration       ...
18:17, 2019-09-13

‘I don’t even drink protein shakes’: Cowboys laugh about drug test after CB Chidobe Awuzie hits 22.81 mph chasing Saquon Barkley Chidobe Aquzie could only laugh when he learned that a random drug test coincided with him recently setting a top mark for player speed during a play.       ...
18:17, 2019-09-13

Antonio Brown admonishes haters in live video from Tom Brady's fitness center Facing allegations of sexual assault and rape in a civil lawsuit, Antonio Brown couldn't help but go live on Instagram to talk about the haters.       ...
18:17, 2019-09-13

How project managers are essential to AI deployment Artificial intelligence will cause a spike in project management jobs in the next three years, indicating the importance of a project manager's role in AI adoption....
18:51, 2019-09-13

The Hurricane-Battered Bahamas Are Being Hit With Another Storm Friday HIGH ROCK, Bahamas — Forecasters say a tropical storm warning remains in effect for several northwestern islands in the Bahamas which are still reeling from Hurricane Dorian. In a Thursday night advisory, the National Hurricane Center says a tropical disturbance is slowly moving over the south...
18:51, 2019-09-13

UPS to pay $8.4 million to resolve U.S. overcharging probe The U.S. Justice Department said United Parcel Service Inc has agreed to pay the United States $8.4 million to resolve allegations it overcharged federal agencies for package delivery services....
18:51, 2019-09-13

Indian's top trader body seeks ban on Amazon, Flipkart's festive season sale A leading Indian trader body asked the government on Friday to ban upcoming festive sales on Amazon's local unit and its rival Flipkart, saying their deep discounts violate the country's foreign investment rules for online retail....
18:51, 2019-09-13

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam markets post mild gains, U.S. Fed meet in focus Latin American markets edged up on Friday as easing Sino-U.S. trade tensions continued to help risk appetite, although gains were capped by investors scaling back expectations of aggressive easing by the U.S. Federal Reserve. Conciliatory trade measures between Washington and Beijing had set up...
18:51, 2019-09-13

Derrius Guice could miss up to eight weeks with torn meniscus in his knee Redskins Coach Jay Gruden said the running back had a "minor procedure" Thursday to address the injury, but did not offer a timetable for Guice's return. Adrian Peterson will start in his place....
18:51, 2019-09-13

Australia fume after Fiba Basketball World Cup double-overtime defeat to Spain Spain reach final with 95-88 win over Australia in BeijingAndrew Bogut delivers foul-mouthed tirade against FibaArgentina advance to Sunday’s final with win over FranceAndrew Bogut will likely be investigated for a foul-mouthed post-game spray while Boomers assistant coach Luc Longley was also fumin...
18:51, 2019-09-13

Mathieu van der Poel pips Matteo Trentin to keep Tour of Britain lead • Dutch rider finishes strongly to take stage at Burton Dassett• Van der Poel leads Trentin by 12sec going into Saturday’s stageOn top of Warwickshire’s answer to Box Hill, Mathieu van der Poel scored a second and probably decisive stage win in the penultimate round of his week-long duel with the It...
18:51, 2019-09-13

Extinction Rebellion activists target London fashion week Protesters to hold fashion funeral in demand for industry to take climate crisis seriouslyNot long ago, high drama at London fashion week meant a battle over hemlines or between designer egos. But as the climate crisis challenges fashion’s fundamental viability as an industry, the stakes, and temper...
19:17, 2019-09-13

Wealth Advisory Firms Are Merging, but What’s in It for Clients? The answer may depend on how much money the wealthy have to invest, experts say. Either way, a change in ownership may bring changes in how clients’ money is managed....
19:17, 2019-09-13

Connecticut says 11 people have been hospitalized due to severe lung injury linked to vaping Connecticut state public health officials joined the call for consumers to stop using electronic cigarettes after 11 people in the state have fallen ill with a serious respiratory disease after vaping.ng....
19:17, 2019-09-13

‘Hustlers’: The Story Behind the Headlines In 2014, members of a criminal ring drugged men, brought them to strip clubs and stole their money. The scandal, chronicled in the tabloids, is now a movie starring Jennifer Lopez and Cardi B....
19:17, 2019-09-13

English Channel dolphins carry ‘toxic cocktail’ of chemicals, scientists warn Bottlenose dolphins in the English Channel harbor a “toxic cocktail” of chemicals, some of which have been banned for decades and which may be harming the rare marine mammals’ health, scientists said....
19:17, 2019-09-13

Joe Biden Appears to Be The Last Person to Realize That Joe Biden Will Never Be President Between two and four times a week, I come home from whatever it is I was doing before, I change into gym-appropriate clothes, I stuff a four-year-old Gap Kids baby bag repurposed as a gym bag with a pair of Kyrie 5s, a knee brace, extra socks, and a T-shirt, and I make the drive to one of the places...
19:51, 2019-09-13

Paris hit with massive public transport strike The biggest strike to hit Paris public transport in more than a decade disrupted tourists' plans Friday and forced commuters to work from home or find alternative ways to reach the office. (Sept. 13)        ...
19:51, 2019-09-13

In photos: Judith Light honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles Award-winning actress Judith Light is honored during an unveiling ceremony honoring her with the 2,673rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on Sept. 12....
19:51, 2019-09-13

Chicago brokerage to pay $1.5 million for cyber attack lapses: U.S. CFTC The U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Friday that a Chicago-based futures brokerage will pay a total of $1.5 million for letting cyber criminals breach the firm's email systems and withdraw $1 million from a customer's account....
20:17, 2019-09-13

Senator Harris takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday asked a government watchdog to look into the Trump administration's decision to launch an antitrust probe into four automakers cooperating with California on tighter greenhouse gas emissions limits that Trump is trying to eli...
20:17, 2019-09-13

Antonio Brown set for New England Patriots debut despite rape lawsuit New England star avoids exempt list and can play in Week 2All-Pro wideout accused of raping former trainer in lawsuit Antonio Brown is eligible to play Sunday when the New England Patriots visit the Miami Dolphins.Brown, the subject of a civil suit by his former trainer alleging rape and sexual assa...
20:17, 2019-09-13

After volunteering at the border, late-night staffers look to do more A summer volunteer trip down to the southern tip of Texas was no laughing matter for Ana Bretón, a digital producer at late-night show "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee." But she and others are hoping some laughter will bring much-needed resources to those helping on the front lines of the humanitaria...
20:17, 2019-09-13

All the Friday the 13th Movies, Ranked Happy Friday the 13th! The Jason Voorhees faithful may end up waiting forever for that long-promised 13th Friday the 13th movie, but the good news is that there are 12 other Fridays to watch in the meantime, or at least until the slasher-inspired next season of American Horror Story arrives next wee...
20:17, 2019-09-13

Only Die-Hard Retro Gamers Will Want This Box That Lets Modern Consoles Connect to Old-School Tube TVs If there’s one good reason to drop $190 on Analogue’s Mega Sg or Super Nt consoles, it’s that they allow you to play your favorite retro 16-bit games on a modern TV that only supports HDMI. But some nostalgic gamers demand the most authentic retro experience, and for them Analogue is releasing a new...
20:17, 2019-09-13

Eddie Money's life and career in photos Eddie Money has passed away at age 70, his family told Variety, Rolling Stone and AP. We're taking a look back at the rocker's life and career in photos.        ...
20:51, 2019-09-13

Macron must not buckle on pension reform In Paris, protesters brought the French capital to a near standstill on Friday. They're furious over President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform program, and they're promising that larger protests will follow....
20:51, 2019-09-13

Gasol fires Spain into World Cup final after double-overtime thriller against Australia "Marc Gasol netted 33 points and Ricky Rubio dished out 12 assists as Spain came from behind to beat Australia 95-88 in a double-overtime thriller and reach Sunday\u0027s basketball World Cup final."...
20:51, 2019-09-13

Ben Shapiro: American Healthcare Is Great if You Ignore All the Death Skittish conservative big brain Ben Shapiro would like the American public to know that life expectancy in the United States is great—just great!—so long as you ignore all the death and stuff....
21:17, 2019-09-13

It’s Porsche vs. Tesla facing off in Germany’s Green Hell It’s here at Nurburgring that Porsche’s new Taycan Turbo S set the record as the fastest four-door electric car last month. The feat wasn’t lost on a rival sitting thousands of miles away in California: Tesla's Elon Musk....
21:17, 2019-09-13

Monsoon destroys Rohingya shelters, sparking record UN emergency food agency response in Bangladesh Unusually heavy monsoon rains have inundated shelters in refugee camps in southern Bangladesh creating “havoc”, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday, as it launched its biggest emergency response of the year for displaced Rohingya families....
21:51, 2019-09-13

The Midnight Society is back in trailer for Are You Afraid of the Dark? reboot There's a new Midnight Society of scary storytellers in the Nickelodeon reboot of Are You Afraid of the Dark. Hot on the heels of this summer's adaptation of Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark, Nickelodeon has dropped the first trailer for its reboot of the popular 1990s series, Are You Afraid of t...
21:51, 2019-09-13

Never mind ‘tax raids’, Labour – just abolish private education | Owen Jones As drivers of inequality, private schools are at the heart of Britain’s problems. Labour must be bold and radical on thisThe British class system is an organised racket. It concentrates wealth and power in the hands of the few, while 14 million Britons languish in poverty.If you are dim but have ric...
21:51, 2019-09-13

Cameron accuses Johnson and Gove of behaving appallingly over Brexit Former PM tells Times he worries desperately about Britain’s futureFor the Record: signs of trouble before David Cameron book hits shelvesIs Cameron’s real regret about EU referendum the fact he didn’t win?David Cameron has revealed Brexit makes him depressed and accused Michael Gove and Boris Johns...
21:51, 2019-09-13

My life in sex: the happily celibate woman It’s taken many, many years to realise that I’m completely unsuited to relationshipsI’ve always liked men. If anything, I’ve liked them too much. I was unfaithful during my first marriage, and as a single woman I had the morals of an alley cat. It’s just the way I am – I don’t know why.Obviously, I ...
21:51, 2019-09-13

'Boris Bus' maker Wrightbus in urgent rescue talks The Ballymena-based 'Boris Bus' maker Wrightbus will this weekend hold last-ditch talks with a prominent Irish transport executive in a bid to stave off collapse....
21:51, 2019-09-13

Millie Bobby Brown Explains Why She Appeared Not to Use the Products for in a Skincare Routine Video Millie Bobby Brown has responded to backlash over a video showing her faking a skincare routine. After Brown shared a video on Instagram over the weekend demonstrating how she uses her vegan skincare line for teenage girls, Florence by Mills, comments immediately began flowing in criticizing the Str...
21:51, 2019-09-13

What to Know About the Controversy Surrounding New Saturday Night Live Cast Member Shane Gillis On Thursday morning, Saturday Night Live announced that three new cast members would be joining the show for its 45th season, premiering later this month. The long-running variety show was lauded for hiring Bowen Yang, the show’s first ever Chinese-American cast member. Hours later, a backlash...
21:51, 2019-09-13

As Bahamians search for missing and try to rebuild, a potential tropical storm approaches The Bahamas, still digging out from the ravages of Hurricane Dorian, could be hit by a tropical storm that could bring damaging winds and heavy rain.        ...
21:51, 2019-09-13

Hand injuries in 2017 Ford Explorer trigger recall of 338,332 SUVs Ford said Friday that the 2017 Ford Explorer "may have seat frames with sharp edges" that have reportedly injured passengers, prompting a new recall.       ...
22:17, 2019-09-13

Federal corruption investigation involves UAW president, former president A source says the criminal complaint against UAW Region 5 Director Vance Pearson refers to UAW President Gary Jones and his predecessor.       ...
22:17, 2019-09-13

Brexit: British PM Boris Johnson to meet with EU President Jean-Claude Juncker British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to travel to Luxembourg next week to hold Brexit negotiations with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, the EU leader's office said Friday....
22:17, 2019-09-13

Researchers are using drones to study the Amazon rainforest's health Researchers from Harvard University are using drones to better understand the Amazon rainforest. With drone-based sensors, the researchers hope to determine the unique "fingerprint" of different rainforest ecosystems. That could help them monitor the......
22:17, 2019-09-13

Hand-Holding Skeletons Were Both Men… And No, They Were Not Gay Lovers Two skeletons intentionally buried hand-in-hand – the so-called ‘Lovers of Modena’ – were always assumed to be male and female ...
23:00, 2019-09-13

The Itinerary of Odysseus, an Ancient Treasure Map Did Homer’s Odyssey contain a secret code, that would guide the Greeks to gain complete control over the Black Sea and the North Atlantic and access to the riches of precious metals and other treasures? ...
23:00, 2019-09-13

Lies, Purging and Prorogation: Two Pivotal Weeks in Brexit Britain seemed poised at times between a proud tradition and something new and menacing, a populist flouting of customs and institutions in the name of “the people.”...
23:00, 2019-09-13

UPDATE 3-Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Google emails demanded in U.S. House panel probe A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails, detailed financial information and other company records from top executives of Amazon.com Inc., Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Alphabet Inc's Google, widening the antitrust probe of Big Tech....
23:00, 2019-09-13

UPDATE 3-Parents of murdered Democratic staffer Seth Rich can sue Fox News-U.S. court A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit against Fox News Network over its reporting on Seth Rich, a former Democratic National Committee employee whose unsolved murder sparked uncorroborated right-wing conspiracy theories....
23:00, 2019-09-13

Boko Haram Is Back. And They Now Have Better Drones. After a decade of devastating war with Boko Haram extremists, they are now better armed than ever and have more sophisticated drones than the demoralized Nigerian military....
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Jeffrey Epstein donated $9m to Harvard before 2008 guilty plea, says university University rejected proposed gift after his convictionLargest gift was $6.5m for Program for Evolutionary DynamicsHarvard University received nearly $9m in donations from the convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein before his 2008 guilty plea to sex charges, but rejected a proposed gift after his con...
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'I don't know how we come back from this': Australia's big dry sucks life from once-proud towns Guardian Australia reports from three communities hard hit by one of the worst droughts in living memoryAustralia is experiencing one of its most severe droughts on record, resulting in desperate water shortages across large parts of New South Wales and southern Queensland. Dams in some parts of wes...
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Brad Pitt gives one of his best performances as a lonely, James Bond-like astronaut in 'Ad Astra' Warning: There are minor spoilers ahead for "Ad Astra." Brad Pitt stars as a lonely astronaut in the space film where he sets off on a mission to find his long lost father (Tommy Lee Jones) who was previously believed to be dead. Pitt's performance is one fans will be talking about along with the ci...
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The iPhone 11 is here — here's how to pre-order it Apple After a year of rumors, renders, and speculation, Apple has finally announced its new lineup of iPhones: the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max. The base iPhone 11 price is $699, the base iPhone 11 Pro price is $999, and the base iPhone 11 Pro Max is $1,099. If you've been itchin...
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