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VW Beetle

The iconic vehicle ended its long production run this year. Don't be surprised if the name is resurrected on an EV based on the automaker's modular MEB platform. The timing of such a move is unclear....

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The (Mostly) Non-Beetle Cars of the Streets of Puebla, the VW Beetle's Final Home I was just down in Puebla, Mexico, visiting the Volkswagen factory there (I’ll explain that more soon), and while there I found some time to explore and be your eyes, ears, and, if no one is looking, tongue, to experience the cars on the streets of Puebla. Last time, I mostly focused on the many Voc...
00:17, 2019-06-21

Saying goodbye to the Volkswagen Beetle A new Beetle costs much less than one of those beach huts VW’s venerable icon has today gone out of production with no replacement lined up (yet). We drive a current version and reflect on the Beetle’s impact Hippies. Herbie. The love bug. A vase on the dashboard. Peace. Bug jams, runs to the s...
17:51, 2019-07-10

Lights out for VW's venerable Beetle Volkswagen rolled the last Beetle off the assembly line at a plant in Mexico, marking the end of the road for a widely popular car that ran from Nazi Germany through hippie counterculture but failed to navigate a swerve in consumer tastes toward crossovers and SUVs....
04:51, 2019-07-11

Last Volkswagen Beetle drives into the sunset Volkswagen rolled the last Beetle off the assembly line on Wednesday, the end of the road for a car that ran from Nazi Germany through hippie counterculture but failed to navigate a swerve in......
04:17, 2019-07-11

Why Volkswagen discontinued the Beetle — its most famous car July 2019 marked the end of an era for the Volkswagen Beetle, a small, quirky car that is easily one of the most important cars in automotive history....
18:17, 2019-09-04

James Ruppert: how to pick up a bargain Beetle Convertible Beetles are all about fun, cruising and posing Volkswagen has stopped making it but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy a bug's life So, farewell to the Volkswagen Beetle. Twice this year, I’ve been asked to give on the radio what is in effect an oral obituary for the long-serving model...
07:34, 2019-08-27

Volkswagen says today is the last day of Beetle production, even though we all know that really happ Volkswagen says today is the last day of Beetle production, even though we all know that really happened back in 2003. I’ll have more to say on this later, but for now, enjoy the strange, bulbous, slightly drug-trippy way they portrayed the Beetle in early ads....
19:51, 2019-07-10

The Iconic Volkswagen Beetle Ends Production Volkswagen de Mexico will soon shift resources to produce a North American market-focused compact SUV that fits in the manufacturer's lineup below the Tiguan....
09:17, 2019-07-11

From Nazis to Hippies: It’s The End of the Road for the Volkswagen Beetle (FRANKFURT, Germany) — Volkswagen is halting production of the last version of its Beetle model this week at its plant in Puebla, Mexico. It’s the end of the road for a vehicle that has symbolized many things over a history spanning eight decades since 1938. It has been: a part of German...
08:00, 2019-07-10

Volkswagen creates electric conversion kit for Beetle The firm has teamed up with eClassics to produce a classic e-Beetle using e-Up parts, with a range of 124 miles Volkswagen is backing a new electric conversion kit for the groundbreaking Type 1 Beetle. The e-Beetle, which will be shown at the Frankfurt motor show, has been developed in collaboratio...
14:00, 2019-09-07

VW wins copyright case over Beetle design The daughter of Erwin Komenda, an Austrian who helped to create the original VW Beetle, sought compensation for the part her father's design played in the success of the venerable car over more than 70 years, particularly more recent models....
18:34, 2019-06-21

What links a Beetle, a Darracq and a Fury? The Weekend quiz From the fastest shark to the Long Count calendar, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 What was photographed, for the first time, in M87?2 Who “always hated me. For what, I don’t know”?3 The Sycamore Gap tree stands in a dip in what landmark? 4 Jacline Mouraud is credited as a founder of whic...
11:17, 2019-05-25

Final VW Beetle drives off Mexico factory floor Mexican Volkswagen staff have bid farewell to their last "New Beetle," the design that in 1997 succeeded the curvy small family car first made famous in post-war Germany....
07:00, 2019-07-11

The Volkswagen Beetle Has Come to an End. The Original Was a Gateway Drug for Weird Cars Once again, the legendary and iconic Volkswagen Beetle has gone out of production. I say once again, because, depending on how you qualify things, this will be the third or fourth time this has happened: first it ended in Germany in 1978, then in Brazil in 1986, where it restarted in 1993, and ended...
20:51, 2019-07-11

Volkswagen Will Now Convert Classic Beetles To Electric Power Which Is Maybe Even Better Than A New EV Beetle I knew that even though Volkswagen ended Beetle (including Beetle-dressed Golfs) production in July, they wouldn’t ever really be able to not build some sort of Beetle, and I think this announcement proves that to be correct. VW is partnering with German EV conversion company eClassics to do convers...
21:00, 2019-09-05

In its 81-year run, the VW Beetle sold over 23 million units. Here's how it became Volkswagen's most iconic car. The Volkswagen Beetle sold over 23 million units in its 81-year run. From its dark origins in 1930s Nazi Germany to the "Summer of Love" in 1967, the VW Beetle is one of the most recognizable cars ever made. In 2019 the final Beetle rolled off the line in Puebla, Mexico — but after eight decad...
21:51, 2019-09-02

I drove a $27,000 Final Edition of the VW Beetle — the icon that's been discontinued. I loved every minute I had with the car. Matt DeBord/BI The Volkswagen Beetle, created in the late 1930s as the "People's Car" and later a huge success in postwar America, has been retired. The Final Edition model is rolling out of the VW factory in Mexico. I drove a $26,890 Final Edition VW Beetle and got one last chance to explore its v...
01:17, 2019-06-20

As Beetle ends, iconic original thrives in Mexico City hills In a hilly outer district of Mexico City, residents still rely on the original no-frills Beetle, praising it for its affordability, reparability and dexterity at handling the area’s steep streets as the car’s modern cousin is set to cease production...
21:17, 2019-07-10

Fighting for sex helps animals survive habitat loss, new beetle research says Animals around the world are seeing their environments change. Climate change is causing heating and changes to weather patterns, the oceans are becoming more acidic, and previously undisturbed habitats are being altered and degraded by human activities. If we want to understand how these changes wi...
22:00, 2019-08-03

French forests scarred as heatwaves bring bark beetle infestation Long spells of hot, dry weather have brought the worst bark beetle infestation in two decades to eastern France, ruining conifer forests and causing timber prices to plummet as forestry firms fell trees before they are damaged....
06:34, 2019-07-20

Connecticut woman, 79, accused of drifting onto shoulder, killing man with her Volkswagen Beetle A 79-year-old Connecticut woman was charged Monday in the death of a trucker who was struck by her Volkswagen Beetle when it drifted onto the shoulder of a roadway, police and local media reported....
00:51, 2019-09-17

Volkswagen Wins Copyright Battle Against Daughter of the Designer of the Original Beetle in Confusing Decision A decision by the 9th Civil Division of the Landgericht Braunschweig (a German court) on June 19th has decreed that the daughter of Erwin Komenda, the designer of the original Volkswagen Beetle, is not entitled to any compensation from the alleged use of her father’s design in the 2012 (and up) vers...
20:51, 2019-06-22

NFL notebook: Saints mum on starting quarterback Saints coach Sean Payton is not tipping his hand at quarterback, refusing to name backup Teddy Bridgewater as the starter Sunday when New Orleans visits the Seattle Seahawks....
09:34, 2019-09-19

Trump Says Cutting Regulations Is Good for Business. But His New Battle on Car Emission Standards Could Hurt the Auto Industry President Donald Trump says his latest move to roll back California’s state-level car regulations is going to make cars cheaper and help automakers. But car companies say they don’t want lower standards and experts warn that the changes could even harm automakers who have made major inve...
10:00, 2019-09-19

The top Pentagon space command officer recently met with investors Musk, Bezos and Branson The Air Force's newly minted U.S. Space Command general said that he has recently met with billionaire space race investors Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson....
10:00, 2019-09-19

Volta Football is exactly what 'FIFA 20' needs I still remember it like it was yesterday. Back in 2008, I would spend hours and hours playing FIFA Street 3 on the Xbox 360, mostly because I loved being on the sticks pretending to be Brazilian superstar Ronaldinho. His dribbling skills, flair and......
10:34, 2019-09-19

Super 30 Founder Anand Kumar Honoured With Prestigious Award In The US Super 30 founder and noted mathematician Anand Kumar has been felicitated in the US with a prestigious teaching award for his contributions towards imparting education to the country''s needy......
11:00, 2019-09-19

Fox News Poll: High interest in election, Democrats top Trump in matchups Fifty-nine percent of voters are extremely interested in the 2020 presidential election. That’s a number typically only seen right before an election....
11:00, 2019-09-19

Suspect, 18, held in murder of New York teen who was fatally stabbed while students recorded attack: cops An 18-year-old man from New York's Long Island was arrested Wednesday and charged in the murder of a 16-year-old student who was stabbed outside a pizza shop earlier this week....
11:34, 2019-09-19

Trump says EPA to slap San Francisco with violations related to homeless population President Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One Wednesday evening that his administration will slap San Francisco with a notice of environmental violations related to the city’s homelessness problem within a week....
11:34, 2019-09-19

ICE arrests thrice-deported Mexican man wanted for homicide A three-time deported Mexican man wanted for homicide in Anaheim, Calif., was arrested this week in Houston, Texas, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced....
11:34, 2019-09-19

Isaakyan replaces injured Correa in Sauber F2 team for rest of 2019 SMP Racing driver Matevos Isaakyan will complete the Formula 2 season for the Sauber Junior Team in place of injured Alfa Romeo Formula 1 junior Juan Manuel Correa...
11:34, 2019-09-19

Stephen Hawking was wrong. Black holes are bald. Back in 2017, a gravitational wave rang across Earth like the clear tone of a bell. It stretched and squished every person, ant and scientific instrument on the planet as it passed through our region of space. Now, researchers have gone back and studied that wave, and found hidden data in it — data ...
12:00, 2019-09-19

Vikram Moon lander: Time is running out for scientists to make contact with probe The Indian Space Research Organization lost contact with the unmanned probe when it was in the final stage of an audacious Moon landing attempt on Sept. 6....
12:00, 2019-09-19

Algeria detains opposition activist in new sign of clampdown Algerian authorities have arrested Fodil Boumala, a prominent opposition activist and anti-government protester, fellow activists and a lawyer said on Thursday....
12:00, 2019-09-19

Weakened Netanyahu seeks Israeli unity government with rival Gantz Israel's weakened Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited his main rival, Benny Gantz, on Thursday to join him in a broad coalition government -- an abrupt change of strategy after failing to win a ruling majority in election....
12:00, 2019-09-19

Israel's Netanyahu cites 1980s precedent in hint at rotating premiership with Gantz Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hinted on Thursday at a possible rotating premiership deal with election challenger Benny Gantz after inviting his centrist rival to join him in government....
12:00, 2019-09-19

Central African militia suspects, one a soccer boss, hear war crimes charges Two alleged leaders of Central African Republic militias, one of them prominent in African football, heard details of war crimes accusations against them at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday....
12:00, 2019-09-19

France says have sent seven experts to investigate Saudi attacks France has sent seven military experts to investigate this weekend's attacks on Saudi oil facilities, including specialists in explosives, missile trajectory and ground-to-air defense systems, a defense ministry spokeswoman said on Thursday....
12:00, 2019-09-19

Taliban takes responsibility for deadly Afghanistan hospital bombing A suicide truck bomber devastated a hospital in southern Afghanistan, leaving 20 dead and up to 100 injured. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack....
12:00, 2019-09-19

Prosecutors probe how Airbus got classified Bundeswehr files Airbus acquired classified documents from Germany's armed forces concerning two military procurement programs. The aerospace giant said it is "fully cooperating" with an investigation into how employees got the files....
12:00, 2019-09-19

Israel: Benjamin Netanyahu calls for unity government after election deadlock Benjamin Netanyahu has called on his main political rival, Benny Gantz, to form a unity government with him. The Israeli prime minister made the offer after a second general election failed to produce a clear winner....
12:00, 2019-09-19

"Could Be": Trump Hints At Announcement At PM's "Howdy, Modi" Event US President Donald Trump has hinted that there "could be" some announcement by him at the mega "Howdy, Modi!" event in Houston on Sunday, where he would join Prime Minister Narendra Modi in......
12:00, 2019-09-19

NASA Reviews Images Of Chandrayaan-2 Landing Site: Report NASA is analysing, validating and reviewing the images clicked by its lunar orbiter of the area on the Moon where India's Chandrayaan-2 mission made an unsuccessful attempt to soft land its Vikram......
12:00, 2019-09-19

Karnataka Congress MLA Appears Before Probe Agency In DK Shivakumar Case Karnataka Congress MLA Laxmi Hebbalkar today appeared before the Enforcement Directorate in Delhi in connection with the money laundering case against her senior party colleague DK Shivakumar,......
12:00, 2019-09-19

Oil prices edge up after turbulent week as Saudi Arabia reassures on output Oil prices edged higher in Asian trade on Thursday after days of turbulence, with markets soothed by Saudi Arabia's pledge to restore full production by end-September at facilities knocked out in drone and missile attacks last weekend....
12:34, 2019-09-19

Saudis have control over oil production after attacks, says strategist Jack Manley, J.P. Morgan Asset Management global market strategist, and R. Burns McKinney, Allianz Global Investors portfolio manager, join "Squawk Alley" to discuss the markets, the impending Fed rate decision and the output of Saudi Arabian oil after an attack on a facility....
12:34, 2019-09-19

China Open: PV Sindhu Knocked Out In Round Of 16 PV Sindhu was knocked out of the China Open after she lost to Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong in round of 16 match on Thursday. With this loss, India's campaign in women's category ended early in the......
12:34, 2019-09-19

Democrats’ impeachment debut leaves more questions than answers Contrast the display of unity on President Trump’s side with how Democrats in the House are divided about whether to even pursue an impeachment inquiry....
12:34, 2019-09-19

How a hard-charging lawyer helped fuel a civil war inside the NRA After helping jettison his rivals, William Brewer III now counsels NRA chief executive Wayne LaPierre on some of the group’s most important decisions....
12:34, 2019-09-19

DTM to Sweden at Anderstorp, "exciting" round to be revealed The DTM has announced a new-look calendar that includes a first visit to Sweden and Hockenheim slimming to a single round, with one "exciting" addition yet to be announced...
13:00, 2019-09-19

$11.4M Boeing contract calls for SLAM-ER missile development for Saudi Arabia Boeing Co. received an $11.4 million contract for work on the Stand-Off Land Attack Missile for Saudi Arabia, the U.S. Navy announced, more than a year after it redesigned and restarted production on the missiles....
13:00, 2019-09-19

Sesh, Caulrophobia Among New Words Added To Merriam-Webster If you are an ardent user of terms like ''sesh'', ''vacay'', or even ''tallboy'', you are now free to express yourself even better as these words, along with others, have made it to the......
13:34, 2019-09-19

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Trial Ends With Acquittals of 3 Executives The verdict makes it likely that no one will be held criminally responsible for the 2011 meltdown in Japan, which caused damage that could linger for generations....
13:34, 2019-09-19

Facebook still auto-generating Islamic State, al-Qaida pages WASHINGTON (AP) — In the face of criticism that Facebook is not doing enough to combat extremist messaging, the company likes to say that its automated systems remove the vast majority of prohibited content glorifying the Islamic State group and al-Qaida before it's reported....
13:34, 2019-09-19

Exclusive: Zarif threatens 'all-out war' in case of military strike on Iran In an exclusive interview with CNN's Nick Paton Walsh, Zarif raised the specter of 'all-out war' in case of a US or Saudi military strike on the country....
13:34, 2019-09-19

The Morning After: Are dual-screen laptops a gimmick or the next big thing? Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. This morning, we're looking at Facebook's next attempt at making hardware, and investigating the appeal of an indoor/outdoor Sonos speaker. Plus, the iPhone 11 Pro Max isn't out yet, but thanks to a Chinese regu......
13:34, 2019-09-19

Time is running out to send your name to Mars on the 2020 rover If there’s one thing you can say about NASA it’s that the space agency really does do its best to make its projects accessible to even the most casual space fans. In recent years, NASA has made a habit out of sending the names of everyday people along for the ride during some of its most...
14:00, 2019-09-19

India's Modi to meet BP, Exxon executives to discuss investment opportunities Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet executives from energy majors BP PLC and Exxon Mobil Corp in the United States next week to discuss investment opportunities, the foreign ministry said on Thursday....
14:00, 2019-09-19

Real crunch from Saudi Arabia's oil outage has yet to be felt Saudi Arabia's ability to avert a global oil supply crunch will only become clear in a few weeks, because for now its crude held in storage can fill the gap and mask the scale of damage to its facilities, traders and analysts say....
14:00, 2019-09-19

RPT-U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war....
14:00, 2019-09-19

Aviation watchdog may ask Boeing to set up 737 MAX simulators in India India's aviation safety regulator may ask Boeing to set up simulators in India to train pilots on the 737 MAX planes once it clears the aircraft as safe for flying, a senior official with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
14:00, 2019-09-19

Bachelor in Paradise's Connor Saeli and Whitney Fransway Split Almost paradise! It's over between Connor Saeli and Whitney Fransway. The Bachelor in Paradise couple, who just got together at the very end of season six of the ABC series, has......
14:00, 2019-09-19

25 Shocking Secrets About ER Revealed 331 episodes. 124 Emmy nominations. 49 million viewers. One George Clooney. 25 years ago, ER made its debut on NBC, introducing viewers to the emergency room doctors at County General......
14:00, 2019-09-19

American Horror Story: 1984 Sets Up an Absolutely Terrifying '80s Extravaganza American Horror Story: 1984 is here and now we're wondering how on earth this show is only now giving us 80s slasher movie. The first few minutes of the new season (after the murder......
14:00, 2019-09-19

Married at First Sight Couple ''Hotter Than Ever'' After Brief Split Reunited and it feels so dramatic?! On tonight's all-new Married at First Sight, all four couples from season nine came together to discuss life after decision day. While......
14:00, 2019-09-19

Kieran Culkin and Wife Jazz Charton Welcome Their First Child Together The Roy family has added another member to its line of Succession. Kieran Culkin, who plays Romulus "Roman" Roy in the HBO series, recently welcomed his first child with wife......
14:00, 2019-09-19

All the Details on E's Live From the Red Carpet: The 2019 Emmy Awards Coverage Ever seen the Emmys carpet up close? To those who have, welcome back! And to those who haven't, there's a first time for everything. So, how about this Sunday? Thanks to E!'s......
14:00, 2019-09-19

How to create a data backup plan using AWS Backup Secure backup of vital data is a necessity in business. With cloud computing services like AWS Backup, businesses can contract for fast, reliable backup services on an as-needed basis....
14:00, 2019-09-19

A Revolution in Brittany: Mayors Defy French State to Ban Pesticides A mayor banned pesticide use on the farms surrounding his village. Even though he was prosecuted for doing so, dozens of other mayors have followed his lead....
14:00, 2019-09-19

CC Sabathia’s touching moment in likely Yankee Stadium goodbye It was a standing ovation to remember, for a player who will never be forgotten. CC Sabathia started his 306th game in a Yankees uniform Wednesday night against the Angels, and you could hear the generations of appreciation roaring throughout Yankee Stadium as the 39-year-old was removed from the mo...
14:00, 2019-09-19

Three Executives Have Been Absolved of Negligence in the 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court on Thursday ruled that three former executives for Tokyo Electric Power Company were not guilty of professional negligence in the 2011 Fukushima meltdown. The ruling by the Tokyo District Court ended the only criminal trial in the nuclear disaster that has kept te...
14:34, 2019-09-19

‘Materialism Will One Day Bring Change.’ Why a Senior Defector Believes North Korea’s Days Are Numbered An influx of capitalist culture and a swelling desire for material goods could one day spell the end for North Korea’s Kim dynasty and hasten the pariah state’s re-entry into the international community. That’s according to a high-ranking defector who spoke recently to TIME. Thae Y...
14:34, 2019-09-19

SBI Now Pays These Interest Rates On Fixed Deposits Up To Rs 2 Crore State Bank of India (SBI) interest rates: The country's largest bank currently pays interest at the rates of 4.50-6.50 per cent on fixed deposits up to Rs 2 crore to the public, and 5-7 per cent to......
15:00, 2019-09-19

Kentucky LB Kash Daniel fires back at allegations he tried to hurt Florida QB Kyle Trask Kentucky LB Kash Daniel vehemently denies allegations made by Florida fans on Twitter that he intentionally tried to injure Gators QB Kyle Trask       ...
15:00, 2019-09-19

Alabama coach Nick Saban says absent DE Antonio Alfano has 'basically quit' Alabama five-star freshman Antonio Alfano has been absent from the team for the last two weeks, and coach Nick Saban says the DE has 'basically quit.'       ...
15:00, 2019-09-19

Fantasy football position rankings: Cowboys primed to dominate Dolphins in Week 3 Dallas' offense should have a field day vs. Miami, with Dak Prescott as this week's No. 2 quarterback and Ezekiel Elliott the top-rated running back.       ...
15:00, 2019-09-19

Ranking NFL's 0-2 teams: Who should hit panic button and who's still alive? Starting off 0-2 doesn't have to be a death knell, but only 12.6% of NFL teams that dropped consecutive games to open the season made it the playoffs.       ...
15:00, 2019-09-19

Green Bay Packers shake up return game by trading Trevor Davis to Oakland Raiders Two days after claiming Tremon Smith off waivers, the Green Bay Packers traded wide receiver/return specialist Trevor Davis to the Oakland Raiders.       ...
15:00, 2019-09-19

Richard Dawkins: How we can outgrow God and religion We met with the renowned evolutionary biologist and controversial atheist to hear about science and beauty, Twitter, vegetarianism, pernicious religions, and his cautious sense of optimism...
15:00, 2019-09-19

Why It’s Another Bad Year for Indonesia Forest Fires An annual nuisance, stinging smoke from massive wildfires is blanketing parts of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore this year on a greater than usual scale. Most of the blazes result from illegal slash-and-burn methods used to clear farmland for cash crops such as palm oil, a technique that persists ...
15:00, 2019-09-19

Ivanka Trump visits Boys & Girls Club in workforce meeting President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser, Ivanka Trump, visited the Boys & Girls Club of D.C. on Wednesday as part of a White House American Workforce Policy Advisory Board meeting....
15:00, 2019-09-19

Trump administration bars California from requiring cleaner cars The Trump administration said on Thursday it is revoking California's authority to set its own auto tailpipe emissions standards and to require some zero-emission vehicles - a decision that will spark a massive legal battle over the future of U.S. vehicles and the most populous state's regulatory ro...
15:34, 2019-09-19

Vision Mercedes Simplex concept is a retro go-kart of the future News 19 Sep, 2019 Mercedes has unwrapped its latest design exercise – a two-seat, open wheel concept, which blends yesteryear styling with modern technology...
15:34, 2019-09-19

Greta Thunberg: ‘We are ignoring natural climate solutions’ Film by Swedish activist and Guardian journalist George Monbiot says nature must be used to repair broken climateThe protection and restoration of living ecosystems such as forests, mangroves and seagrass meadows can repair the planet’s broken climate but are being overlooked, Greta Thunberg and Geo...
15:34, 2019-09-19

Brexit: Parliament could remain suspended even if court finds against PM, government suggests - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the final day of the supreme court hearing to determine if Boris Johnson’s five-week suspension of parliament was lawful 2.17pm BST Keen says prorogation can have political purposes.If parliament wants to block prorogatio...
15:34, 2019-09-19

Fighter pilot rescued from high-voltage power line after crash in France F-16 pilot’s parachute got caught in electricity line after he ejected from jet in BrittanyA Belgian F-16 fighter pilot has been rescued from a high-voltage electricity line after his jet crashed in Brittany, France.The plane came down over the town of Pluvigner at about 10.30am local time on Thursd...
15:34, 2019-09-19

'He became our best friend': how we survived Larry Nassar's systematic abuse Olympic medalist Tasha Schwikert and US national team member Jordan Schwikert reveal their experience as sisters and survivors of Larry Nassar’s abuse, including an unthinkable week Tasha spent in the predator’s homeAt first we found it hard to believe. Larry Nassar, the famous Olympic doctor, had b...
15:34, 2019-09-19

Emmys 2019 predictions: who will win, and who should win? Another competitive year pits old favorites against critically acclaimed upstarts. Will there be a Game of Thrones victory lap? Will Fleabag upset Veep?The Emmys conversation is dominated, of course, by Game of Thrones, HBO’s decade-defining, lavish fantasy epic that wrapped after eight sprawling se...
15:34, 2019-09-19

For the sake of life on Earth, we must put a limit on wealth | George Monbiot It’s not just the megarich: increased spending power leads us all to inflict environmental damage. It’s time for a radical planIt is not quite true that behind every great fortune lies a great crime. Musicians and novelists, for example, can become extremely rich by giving other people pleasure. But...
15:34, 2019-09-19

Unbelievable – at last, a rape drama that gives victims a voice | Fiona Sturges Real-life inspired drama series takes a subtle, nuanced look at sexual violence and its effects – and not before timeWhen Cersei Lannister was raped by her brother, Jaime, next to the corpse of their dead son in the fourth season of Game of Thrones, even longstanding viewers inured to the scenes of ...
15:34, 2019-09-19

How Hustlers shows the importance of female solidarity In the acclaimed fact-based drama, the bond between women is shown with rare sensitivity and depth even as they engage in criminal acts This article contains spoilersThe marketing campaign for Hustlers, a film that opened to an unexpectedly impressive $33m at the US box office last weekend, presents...
15:34, 2019-09-19

US-China trade war imperils efforts to beat poverty, warns Bill Gates Microsoft billionaire says economic strife undermines ‘world’s ability to work together’The ongoing trade battle between the US and China poses a major threat to efforts to tackle inequality and poverty, according to billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates.In an interview with the Guardian, the world’...
15:34, 2019-09-19

Austria rejects EU-Mercosur trade deal over Amazon fires Concerns about threats to farming sector also featured in Austrian parliament debateThe future of the trade deal between the EU and South America’s Mercosur bloc has been further thrown into doubt as Austria is expected to veto the pact over concerns about Amazon fires and threats to the national fa...
15:34, 2019-09-19

US briefing: Greta Thunberg, Justin Trudeau and a Trump whistleblower Thursday’s top story: Teenage climate activist tells Congress to ‘listen to the scientists’. Plus, who will win at the Emmys – and who should winSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
15:34, 2019-09-19

Gorgons and organs: the Istanbul Biennial 2019 – in pictures The art festival focuses on the environment for its 16th edition, The Seventh Continent. Its title refers to the huge island of plastic waste floating in the oceans, covering an area five times larger than Turkey itself.The 16th Istanbul Biennial, curated by Nicolas Bourriaud, runs until 10 November...
15:34, 2019-09-19

Huawei seeks to upstage Apple with Mate 30 smartphone launch Huawei [HWT.UL] launched its Mate 30 range of smartphones on Thursday, saying its cameras were superior, its wraparound screen brighter and its dimensions more compact than Apple's iPhone 11 Pro Max launched last week....
15:34, 2019-09-19

Alleged ‘madame’ of Chicago sex ‘dungeon’ facing federal prostitution and financial charges: report A 31-year-old woman pleaded not guilty Wednesday after federal prosecutors in Chicago charged her with operating a sex “dungeon” and multistate prostitution business that allegedly brought in millions of dollars from clients across the nation....
15:34, 2019-09-19

Bertens, Stephens bow out of Pan Pacific Open Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova stunned second seed Kiki Bertens 6-1 7-5 to reach the Pan Pacific Open quarter-finals in Osaka on Thursday, while American Sloane Stephens suffered another early exit....
15:34, 2019-09-19

EPA tees up retaliation against California fuel economy deal The EPA is questioning whether California has the legal authority to strike a deal with four automakers on fuel economy standards stronger than what the Trump administration will set....
16:00, 2019-09-19

Champions League soccer: Zidane rips Real Madrid after loss to PSG Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane ripped his squad for a lack of intensity after a loss to Paris Saint-German in the group stage of the 2019-20 UEFA Champions League....
16:00, 2019-09-19

| Leclerc keen to remain team player at Ferrari Charles Leclerc's debut season at Ferrari could not have gone any better, but he has played down talk of taking over from Sebastian Vettel as leader....
16:00, 2019-09-19

Australia could produce 200% of energy needs from renewables by 2050, researchers say New report shows roadmap for Australia to be global green energy export leaderAustralia could run entirely on renewable electricity and produce double what it needs to create a massive green export industry by 2050, leading experts say.A report from scientists working under the Australian-German Ene...
16:00, 2019-09-19

Alberta to return C$1.3 million worth of pot products to CannTrust CannTrust Holdings Inc said on Thursday that Alberta government has decided to return C$1.3 million worth of sold pot products, days after the Canadian health regulator cancelled the company's licence to produce and sell cannabis....
16:34, 2019-09-19

Toys R Us partners with Candytopia to woo shoppers back with new experiences The Candytopia and Toys R Us partnership will open in late October in Chicago and Atlanta. The exhibits will stay open through the 2019 holidays, before moving on to different locations....
16:34, 2019-09-19

Singapore GP diary: 'Unhealthy' haze hangs over Singapore, then disappears The Formula One paddock is a busy place that hosts a lot of serious business over a race weekend, but here we try to bring you some of the news stories you might otherwise miss ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix....
16:34, 2019-09-19

U.S. drone strike kills 30 pine nut farm workers in Afghanistan A U.S. drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (IS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day's labor in the fields, officials said on Thursday....
16:34, 2019-09-19

Iran warns against war as U.S. and Saudi weigh response to oil attack Iran warned U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday against being dragged into all-out war in the Middle East following an attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities which Washington and Riyadh blame on Tehran....
16:34, 2019-09-19

In diverse Toronto, the Raptors’ sports hijab is hailed as a win for inclusivity The head coverings, worn in public by some Muslim women, have not always been accepted by major sports organizations. Now, they are being marketed and sold by the Raptors and Nike as part of an inclusive initiative inspired by Muslim women basketball players in Toronto....
16:34, 2019-09-19

Ben Olsen’s choice for D.C. United: Wayne Rooney or Ola Kamara The coach prefers to start one striker but will have two proven scorers when both are healthy. It’s Rooney’s job to lose, though he has gone two months and five matches without a goal....
16:34, 2019-09-19

Referee who told wrestler to cut dreadlocks before match is suspended two years The viral incident from last December, in which Alan Maloney gave Andrew Johnson the option of cutting his dreadlocks or forfeiting, caused widespread outrage....
16:34, 2019-09-19

Loretta Lynn was 'so tickled' Metallica covered her song Metallica busted out a Loretta Lynn classic at its Nashville concert earlier this year. The country singer said she may have to cover the band now.        ...
16:34, 2019-09-19

Meet New Total Divas Star Sonya Deville Get your game faces on! Sonya Deville's is here to stay. The WWE superstar known fondly for wiping out the competition with some fancy wrestling moves and a self-assured scowl is due......
17:00, 2019-09-19

Nailed It!'s Nicole Byer Reveals Her Little-Known Passion for Pole Dancing Nicole Byer is trying to nail... pole dancing. When she's not hosting the Emmy-nominated Netflix show Nailed It!, the 33-year-old star is learning new tricks on her pole. Sitting down......
17:00, 2019-09-19

Christina Applegate's Style Evolution Is a Must-See Trip Down Memory Lane Christina Applegate's style icon status is more than 30 years in the making. Hollywood was first introduced to the actress when she landed the role of Kelly Bundy on classic sitcom......
17:00, 2019-09-19

20 Under $20: Minimal Effort, Maximum Pleasure On those nights when you just need to flop, find a wine that’s alive, interesting, easy to enjoy and moderately priced. It is the reward you deserve....
17:00, 2019-09-19

WHO Welcomes Government's Ban On E-Cigarettes The World Health Organization congratulated India on Thursday for its ban on electronic cigarettes, the latest evidence of a global backlash against a technology touted as safer than regular smoking....
17:34, 2019-09-19

Process Of Cancelling Land Right Of Robert Vadra's Firm Started: Official The Haryana government has begun the process of cancelling the licence given to Robert Vadra's Skylight Hospitality to develop land that was later transferred to realty major DLF for Rs 58 crore, a......
17:34, 2019-09-19

AAP's Rebel MLA Alka Lamba Disqualified From Delhi Assembly Alka Lamba, who had tweeted her resignation from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) earlier this month, has been disqualified as an MLA "on grounds of defection". Ms Lamba had met Congress president Sonia......
17:34, 2019-09-19

"Sena Won't Breakup With BJP, Will Take What's Offered": Congress Leader Congress leader Rajiv Satav said Shiv Sena will not leave BJP, their leaders say they have resignation in their pockets, but they have never resigned....
17:34, 2019-09-19

You watch TV; it watches back: How smart TVs track what’s on our screens In our latest privacy experiment, we examined how four of the most popular TV brands record what we watch. And they’re doing it because, legally speaking, tens of millions of us gave our permission....
17:34, 2019-09-19

Amazon Orders 100,000 Vans From Electric Startup Rivian By 2024 Earlier this year, Amazon invested $700 million in Michigan’s electric car startup Rivian, but now the company has built on that with an order for 100,000 vans to hit the roads by 2024, which is a lot of vans....
17:34, 2019-09-19

Robert Kubica Loses F1 Ride After Coming Back From Crash That Partially Severed His Arm Robert Kubica was on the rise in his career at one of motorsport’s highest levels, Formula One, when he suffered a horrific 2011 rally crash partially severed his arm. Kubica made it back to the top eight years later with the Williams F1 team, against all predictions, but his comeback won’t last int...
17:34, 2019-09-19

The Tesla Model 3 Just Earned An IIHS Top Safety Award Today is a good day for the Tesla Model 3. The car just earned a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, making it the first award Tesla has won from the agency....
17:34, 2019-09-19

Azharuddin Set To Contest For Hyderabad Cricket Association President Mohammad Azharuddin's nomination was rejected in 2017, but after a span of two years he has once again applied for the post of Hyderabad Cricket Association president....
17:34, 2019-09-19

Bajrang, Ravi Lose In World Championships Semis, Grab Olympic Quotas Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya entered the World Wrestling Championships semi-finals and became the second and third Indian wrestlers, after Vinesh Phogat, to claim quotas for the Tokyo Olympics 2020....
17:34, 2019-09-19

Barca defender Alba sidelined with hamstring injury "Barcelona defender Jordi Alba injured his hamstring in the 0-0 draw at Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League, his team said in a statement on Wednesday, with Spanish media reporting that the Spain international will be out for around two weeks."...
18:00, 2019-09-19

U.S. investigates reports of deadly airstrikes in Afghanistan The U.S. military carried out drone strikes against a suspected Islamic State hideout in eastern Afghanistan Thursday, but local authorities said the attack also killed multiple civilians....
18:00, 2019-09-19

Democrats' drug pricing proposal 'dead on arrival' in Senate: leading Republican The second most powerful Republican in the U.S. Senate on Thursday said that a Democratic plan on drug pricing would not survive in the Republican-dominated chamber, calling it "heavy-handed."...
18:00, 2019-09-19

‘Married at First Sight’ Season 9 reunion: Which couples are still together? Last week, the four couples on Season 9 of “Married at First Sight” decided if they wanted to stay married or get a divorce. Now, two months later, the Charlotte, NC, couples are dishing on their new lives together. On the Lifetime reality TV show, eligible singles are matched by three r...
18:00, 2019-09-19

Spinsterhood and stitching charm in Tracy Chevalier's gentle 'A Single Thread' "A Single Thread," Tracy Chevalier's well-mannered novel of spinsterhood and stitching in the wake of WWI, is a pleasing historical diversion.        ...
18:00, 2019-09-19

John Bolton trashes Trump a week after ouster Former White House national security adviser John Bolton slammed President Trump in front of a private audience, roughly eight days since being ousted from the White House....
18:00, 2019-09-19

Iowa officials claim confusion over scope led to arrest of pen-testers Enlarge / The Dallas County, Iowa, courthouse, the site of a penetration test gone wrong. (credit: By Iowahwyman - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0) In a post to the Iowa Judicial Branch website today, a spokesperson for the state's court administration released redacted images of the documents associated w...
18:34, 2019-09-19

As Trump weighs options, Iranian official warns of 'all-out war' if US or Saudi Arabia attacks Javad Zarif's remarks come as the Trump administration weighs options to respond to drone and missile strikes on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure.        ...
18:34, 2019-09-19

Israel election: Donald Trump proves he's the 'King of Israel' Every U.S. president, citing shared values and security commitments, has been staunchly pro-Israel; President Donald Trump more than most.        ...
18:34, 2019-09-19

Taliban violence in Afghanistan ramps up as suicide bomb kills at least 20 The Taliban continued with their nearly daily attacks in Afghanistan early Thursday morning when a suicide truck bomb detonated at a hospital in a southern region of the country, killing as many as 20 people and wounded nearly 100 more....
18:34, 2019-09-19

Light Street's Glen Kacher says there's profitability in sight for Uber and Lyft Newly public ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft have tumbled 25% since their initial public offerings, but Light Street's Glen Kacher still believes there's a path for profitability for them....
18:34, 2019-09-19

Yes, There Is a "Sexy" Mister Rogers Halloween Costume This Halloween, a neighbor might come knocking...in this costume. From the company that briefly brought you something that looked a whole lot like a sexy Handmaid's Tale Halloween......
18:34, 2019-09-19

Samsung Galaxy A70s With 64-Megapixel Camera Said to Launch in India Soon Samsung is all set to launch its most premium Galaxy A-device, the Galaxy A70s, with a 64-megapixel rear camera sensor later this month, informed sources told IANS on Thursday....
18:34, 2019-09-19

The Fastest Way to Warm a Chilly Dinner Plate Serving hot food on a cold plate can be a little sad, particularly if that food is prone to cooling off quickly (looking at you, eggs). A lot of fancy restaurants have fancy plate warmers to help elevate your eating experience, but it’s unlikely you have the counter space for one of those. Instead, ...
19:00, 2019-09-19

First lady Melania Trump cuts ribbon at Washington Monument First lady Melania Trump participated in a ribbon-cutting to mark the reopening of the Washington Monument after a three-year closure. (Sept. 19)        ...
19:00, 2019-09-19

Study: Even short-lived solar panels can be economically viable A new study shows that, contrary to widespread belief within the solar power industry, new kinds of solar cells and panels don’t necessarily have to last for 25 to 30 years in order to be economically viable in today’s market. Rather, solar panels with initial lifetimes of as little as 10 years c...
19:00, 2019-09-19

UPDATE 1-S.Africa's debt-ridden Cell C worthless, biggest shareholders say Payments company Net1 UEPS Technologies said on Thursday it had written down to zero the value of its stake in South Africa's third-largest mobile network, Cell C, alongside the carrier's largest shareholder, Blue Label Telecoms....
19:00, 2019-09-19

Cloud company Datadog surges 50% in U.S. market debut Shares of Datadog Inc, a data analytics and cloud monitoring company, surged nearly 50% in their market debut, after pricing its initial public offering above expectations....
19:00, 2019-09-19

UPDATE 3-Amazon vows to be carbon neutral by 2040, buying 100,000 electric vans Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday committed the company to being carbon neutral by 2040 and said part of that pledge is an order for 100,000 electric delivery vans from a start-up the online retailer has invested in....
19:00, 2019-09-19

Mitsubishi Aircraft to open engineering and design center in Canada Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd's aircraft unit on Thursday unveiled plans to open an engineering and design center in Montreal, Canada, to support the development of its newly launched SpaceJet line of aircraft....
19:00, 2019-09-19

Beyond Meat rival Impossible Foods readies for retail debut in California Impossible Foods said it would sell its vegan burgers at 27 outlets of Gelson's Markets in California starting Friday, as it looks to catch up with competitor Beyond Meat Inc which has a headstart in the retail market for plant-based meats....
19:00, 2019-09-19

Shares of Ping Identity jump 25% in U.S. market debut Shares of Ping Identity Holding Corp jumped 25% in their market debut on Thursday, giving the identity software company a market value of about $1.46 billion....
19:00, 2019-09-19

Dramatic moment hero police officers spring into action to save man as he jumps off bridge While another said: "My heart almost stopped. Such quick action by this Officer saved this young man's life. The Officer very well could have been pulled over himself. You are a hero."...
19:00, 2019-09-19

Aspiring actress took own life an hour after release from hospital The family of an aspiring actress who took her own life an hour after psychiatrists released her from a mental health hospital have called for better assessments for vulnerable patients....
19:00, 2019-09-19

'Death knows no privilege': David Cameron hits back at controversial Guardian editorial on death of son Ivan David Cameron has spoken out for the first time about a controversial editorial published by the Guardian which claimed he only felt privileged pain over the death of his son....
19:00, 2019-09-19

DealBook Briefing: The Debate Over Profits vs. Public Interest Continues Many C.E.O.s say they’ll focus on helping their communities. Others say they’re sticking with profits. It shows that Corporate America has more thinking to do....
19:00, 2019-09-19

Why college students could draw new attention in 2020: Their turnout doubled for the midterms, study finds Turnout among college students grew far more than that of the voting population overall, according to a study from Tufts University. The authors cited the national trends, but also greater emphasis on civic engagement on campuses across the country....
19:00, 2019-09-19

Airbnb plans stock market splash in 2020 In a short statement posted on its website on Thursday, Airbnb did not give any details on how it plans to list its shares, although it is widely expected to take a direct-listing route....
19:34, 2019-09-19

Taiwan just lost its biggest ally in the Pacific to China, and the US may retaliate Associated Press The Solomon Islands switched diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to Beijing this week, leaving Taiwan with just 16 official allies. The Solomons was Taiwan's largest remaining ally in the Pacific, and the change may draw a response from the US. Visit Business Insider's homepage for ...
19:34, 2019-09-19

The wearable LEX chair lets you sit where you want – but will it catch on? A pair of aluminium legs that you strap to your bum could be the solution for people who find there are not enough chairs in the world. As long as they don’t mind looking ridiculousOn Wednesday night, the Tech Insider Twitter account made a simple statement: “This wearable chair could change how we ...
19:34, 2019-09-19

Scientists use fossilised finger bone DNA to rebuild ancient human Unprecedented feat reveals little-known Denisovans resembled Neanderthals but had ‘super-wide’ skulls One of the most mysterious relatives in the human family has stepped out of the shadows after scientists used ancient DNA from a fossilised finger to reconstruct their appearance.The unprecedented f...
19:34, 2019-09-19

Saudi oil attack shines light on geopolitical truth and lies Disentangling responsibility has been made so much harder by casual peacetime mendacityTruth is notoriously the first casualty in war, but even more so in the run-up to a war.The Middle East finds itself in the strange position at the moment where an undoubted crime has been committed, an apparent p...
19:34, 2019-09-19

Airlines' CO2 emissions rising up to 70% faster than predicted Carbon dioxide emitted by commercial flights rose by 32% from 2013 to 2018, study shows Worldwide CO2 emissions from commercial flights are rising up to 70% faster than predicted by the UN, according to an analysis.Carbon dioxide emitted by airlines increased by 32% from 2013 to 2018, according to a...
19:34, 2019-09-19

'Lost' Françoise Sagan novel causes stir in France Unfinished story, Four Corners of the Heart, was found by her son after her death in 2004A “lost” novel by Françoise Sagan has been published in France.Four Corners of the Heart, an unfinished 200-page story by the author of Bonjour Tristesse – which caused a sensation with its portrayal of the empt...
19:34, 2019-09-19

Greta Thunberg to receive key to city after Montreal climate march Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante welcomed the teen activist, a prominent voice in the fight against climate change, to receive the honour after a climate march on Sept. 27....
19:34, 2019-09-19

Skillprint studies how you play games to unlock your hidden skills Play games, unlock your inner superpowers, and win at life. That’s the idea behind Skillprint, a startup that uses advanced analytics to study how you play games and uses that information to discern your personality and what kind of jobs might be right for you. Skillprint plans to use entertai...
19:34, 2019-09-19

Amazon signs Climate Pledge to advance Paris Climate Accords goals by 10 years Amazon gave an update on its global sustainability efforts, a day before roughly 1,000 of its workers are expected to walk out to spotlight climate change.Read More...
19:34, 2019-09-19

WordPress.com parent Automattic raises $300 million from Salesforce at a $3 billion valuation WordPress.com parent Automattic has raised $300 million in funding from Salesforce Ventures, giving it a post-funding valuation of $3 billion.Read More...
19:34, 2019-09-19

Get £50 off your next holiday with Now Broadband's affordable broadband deals Sorting your internet plan, its a stressful experience by all accounts and one that should be rewarded with a break...a holiday in fact. Luckily, to help support your post-internet purchase vacation plans, Now Broadband will help you pay for your trip.Well, to be a bit more exact, when you invest in...
19:34, 2019-09-19

Europa League 2019-20 live stream: how to watch the football online from anywhere Forty-eight clubs from across the continent have set out on the long road to UEFA Europa League glory. And this year's tournament is blessed with a number of big name teams that would usually find their place in the Champions League. It should be a cracking cup competition, and you can see...
19:34, 2019-09-19

Dyson vacuum sale: the Dyson V8 Absolute gets a $120 price cut If you're in the market for a new vacuum cleaner, then you've come to the right place. Dyson, a brand known for top-of-the-line vacuums, has slashed the price on some of their most popular models. The Dyson Vacuum sale includes the best-selling V8 Absolute discounted down to $329.99. That&...
19:34, 2019-09-19

Huawei announces Huawei Vision 4K TV with pop-up camera Who isn't making TV these days? Alongside hype for the upcoming OnePlus TV, phone-maker Huawei has also been getting in on the action with a HarmonyOS TV, the Honor Vision – and it looks like another set called the Huawei Vision is on its way too.The Huawei Vision is a 4K Ultra HD televi...
19:34, 2019-09-19

Huawei Mate 30 Pro release date, price and features The Huawei Mate 30 Pro has been officially announced, and it's arrived alongside the Huawei Mate 30.It's the Mate 30 Pro which is the more interesting of the duo, boasting a higher-resolution display, bigger battery and more advanced camera features.In total Huawei announced four new smart...
19:34, 2019-09-19

Many states inflict 'serious cruelty' on rights activists: U.N. One-quarter of U.N. member states have carried out suspected reprisals against activists who cooperate with the world body on human rights issues, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday....
19:34, 2019-09-19

Pakistan PM expresses full support to Saudi Arabia after attacks on oil facilities: SPA Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed on Thursday his country's full support to Saudi Arabia following last weekend attacks on the kingdom's oil facilities, the Saudi Press Agency reported....
19:34, 2019-09-19

Upbeat data suggest U.S. economy still on moderate growth path The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits increased less than expected last week, pointing to strong labor market conditions that should continue to support an economy growing at a moderate pace....
20:00, 2019-09-19

France urges Germany to act on economy sooner rather later Germany should act sooner rather than later to revive its flagging economy, France's finance minister said on Thursday, as he struggled to hide frustration with the pace of Berlin's efforts to engineer a recovery....
20:00, 2019-09-19

New Images Show Justin Trudeau Wearing 'Blackface' Makeup: Report New damning images of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wearing blackface makeup emerged on Canadian television Thursday, throwing his floundering re-election bid into further disarray....
20:00, 2019-09-19

Dog Saves Family By Alerting Them To Fire, Dies In Blaze A Jack Russell Terrier, Zippy, started barking as the fire alarm went off shortly when a fire broke out in the attic of Butler family house, located in Bradenton in Florida....
20:00, 2019-09-19

UK Top Court To Hear Case Against PM Johnson Over Parliament Suspension Britain's Supreme Court will hear a third and final day of legal arguments on Thursday over whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully when he suspended parliament in the run-up to Brexit....
20:00, 2019-09-19

Ex-NBA superstar Kobe Bryant scores points as an investor by preaching patience Retired NBA superstar Kobe Bryant is now a partner at Bryant Stibel, an investment firm with more than $2 billion under management.       ...
20:00, 2019-09-19

GM promises UAW 5,400 jobs, $7B in US investment: What it means GM's offer to the UAW for $7 billion in U.S. investments and 5,400 jobs has some nuance that the union might not like.       ...
20:00, 2019-09-19

Amazon commits to 100% renewable energy, 100,000 electric vans to fight climate change Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday that the company has committed to meet the terms of the Paris climate agreement 10 years ahead of schedule.       ...
20:00, 2019-09-19

Punjab Women's Panel Chief Shares Her Phone Number For Complaints In a bid to speed up the grievance redressal system, the Punjab State Women Commission (PSWC) chairperson Manisha Gulati has shared her personal mobile number on which women in distress can make......
20:00, 2019-09-19

Those Left Out Of Assam NRC May Have To Wait Till November For Reason The window period of 120 days for the 19 lakh people excluded from the final National Register of Citizens or NRC to appeal in the foreigners tribunals might only start in November since authorities......
20:00, 2019-09-19

Armani sees airy spring for Emporio line, Fendi picks earthy tones in Milan Italian designer Giorgio Armani chose a light breezy silhouette for his Emporio Armani line at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday, picking soft colours and loose cuts for the brand’s spring line....
20:00, 2019-09-19

Trade deal between EU, 11 South American nations blocked over Amazon wildfire concerns A proposed trade deal between the European Union and 11 South American nations now faces uncertainty after a key Austrian Parliament committee voted to reject it....
20:00, 2019-09-19

Philippines declares new polio outbreak after 19 years Authorities have confirmed at least one case of polio in a 3-year-old girl in southern Lanao del Sur province and detected the polio virus in sewage in Manila and in waterways in the southern Davao region....
20:00, 2019-09-19

Fighter jet crash leaves pilot dangling from power line A Belgian F-16 pilot turned an ejection into a hair-raising, high-wire act Thursday after his fighter jet crashed in western France, according to reports. The pilot and his fellow aviator were on a training flight from Florennes in the Belgian province of Namur to the French base of Lann-Bihoué near...
20:00, 2019-09-19

Grichuk slam negates Buchholz dud as Jays beat Orioles 11-10 After Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Clay Buchholz left the game under radically different circumstances, Randal Grichuk delivered the decisive blow in an improbable Toronto victory....
20:34, 2019-09-19

Schiff says DOJ involved in decision to block whistleblower complaint The U.S. Department of Justice played a key role in a Trump administration decision to withhold a whistleblower complaint from Congress, U.S. House Intelligence panel chairman Adam Schiff said on Thursday, adding that lawmakers did not know yet if the White House was involved....
21:00, 2019-09-19

U.S. Senate panel embraces $250 million in election security grants A U.S. Senate panel on Thursday approved $250 million in additional federal grants to states and local jurisdictions to improve the security of their voting systems in the run-up to 2020 elections and following Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential race....
21:00, 2019-09-19

Trump sues Manhattan district attorney Vance over subpoenas for tax returns Donald Trump sued Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Thursday, questioning the constitutionality of subpoenas issued by the state prosecutor, and which a source said sought the president's tax returns....
21:00, 2019-09-19

Thomas Cook plots emergency fire-sale to avert collapse Thomas Cook Group is scrambling to stitch together a last-ditch fire-sale in a bid to stave off collapse and avert the biggest-ever peacetime repatriation of British citizens....
21:00, 2019-09-19

Kieran Trippier delivering for Atlético Madrid and relishing new 100mph life | Sid Lowe The right-back set up the equaliser against Juventus and says the atmosphere was unlike anything he had experiencedKieran Trippier took a step back, avoiding the red and white flowers at the south-east corner of the ground, laid there by Margarita Luengo as they have been before every home game sinc...
21:00, 2019-09-19

Lewis Hamilton ‘down for some hard racing’ in Singapore after Leclerc clash • Briton says he will adapt his driving after incident in Italy• Verstappen believes drivers ‘should be able to defend yourself’Lewis Hamilton reiterated his intent to give no quarter when he returns to the track for the Singapore Grand Prix this weekend. The Briton was disappointed after Charles Le...
21:00, 2019-09-19

No Need For Its Arrest Warrant Against Rajeev Kumar: Court Tells CBI A city court today said the CBI does not need its arrest warrant against former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar, as the Supreme Court and the Calcutta High Court had already lifted bar on his......
21:00, 2019-09-19

Junior Home Minister Goes Homeless, Operating From Andhra Bhavan Union minister GK Reddy, Amit Shah's junior at the home ministry, has been operating from Andhra Bhavan for the last four months, owing to the practice of former ministers hanging onto their official......
21:00, 2019-09-19

Court Asks UP About Steps Taken By State To Protect Inter-Caste Couples The Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to apprise it about the steps being taken to provide protection to those who entered into inter-caste or interfaith marriages....
21:00, 2019-09-19

India Not Invited By Pak For Cultural Event Under Shanghai Summit India was not invited for the cultural event organised by Pakistan on Thursday under the aegis of a Shanghai Cooperation Organisation military drill in Russia, Army sources said....
21:00, 2019-09-19

Jammu And Kashmir Investor Summit Postponed To 2020 The State Administrative Council (SAC) on Thursday postponed the Jammu and Kashmir Investor Summit, which was earlier scheduled to take place from October 12-14, to 2020....
21:00, 2019-09-19

'Doogie Howser, M.D.' at 30: Neil Patrick Harris looks back 'with fondness' Neil Patrick Harris shares fond memories of "Doogie Howser, M.D.," on the 30th anniversary of the show about a teenage doctor.        ...
21:34, 2019-09-19

Antonio Banderas says ex-wife Melanie Griffith is 'one of my best friends' During an interview with Vulture, Antonio Banderas, 59, gushed about ex-wife Melanie Griffith, 62, who he was married to from 1996 to 2015.        ...
21:34, 2019-09-19

Factbox: Canada's Trudeau in brownface scandal that has echoes in U.S. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's brownface picture scandal deepened on Thursday as other images of him emerged wearing dark makeup only hours after he had apologized for what he characterized as a racist act at a 2001 costume party....
21:34, 2019-09-19

L3Harris awarded nearly $12.8M for Eglin AN/FPS-85 radar work L3Harris has been awarded a $12.8 million contract for support of the Eglin AN/FPS-85 radar at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, which is used to conduct space object identification and provide intelligence support....
21:34, 2019-09-19

Retirees are spending nearly $1,000 on this medical cost — and Medicare doesn't cover it About 2 out of 3 people on Medicare don't have any dental coverage at all, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Here's what that means for your wallet....
22:00, 2019-09-19

Trump administration moving to rescind California's waiver without legal authority: California DA Xavier Becerra, California Attorney General, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss President Trump to curb California's auto emissions waiver and the battle between the state and the President....
22:00, 2019-09-19

Woman’s blood turns blue after reaction to medication It was a medical phenomenon that could have been the subject of a sci-fi flick — only it was real. A 25-year-old woman from Providence, Rhode Island, arrived at the hospital experiencing weakness, fatigue, shortness of breath and skin discoloration. In a strange twist, the doctors who examined...
22:00, 2019-09-19

Indonesia is trying to outlaw sex outside of marriage Indonesia is about to criminalize sex and living together outside marriage, in a move toward deeper religious piety in the world’s most populous Muslim country. The country’s parliament agreed to a final draft of the code Wednesday, and it is ready to be adopted in the next week, four parliamentaria...
22:00, 2019-09-19

GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz, Al Sharpton clash over anti-Semitism accusations as police brutality hearing goes off rails A House Judiciary Committee hearing on law enforcement Thursday descended into a heated confrontation between GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz and MSNBC weekend host Al Sharpton when the Florida lawmaker challenged him over past inflammatory comments. ...
22:00, 2019-09-19

Siberian Shaman on Trek to ‘Cast Out’ Putin From the Kremlin Is Arrested Jittery about unrest, Russian security forces detained the mystic on his self-proclaimed mission to drive out President Vladimir V. Putin, whom he called a “demon.”...
22:00, 2019-09-19

Fighter Pilot Is Left Dangling From Power Lines After F-16 Crash The Belgian Air Force jet went down over western France, causing both pilots onboard to use their ejector seats and parachutes. Both escaped with minor injuries....
22:00, 2019-09-19

Wine Grapes Oenophiles Should Know: A Guide Do you hear ‘Pecorino’ and think cheese? It’s also the name of a grape that makes some terrific wines. Our wine columnist shares some intel on obscure varieties winemakers love....
22:34, 2019-09-19

Ricky Burns: ‘Maybe when I retire, I’ll step back and think I done alright’ But former three weight world champion Ricky Burns has no plan to stop any time soon. He speaks to John Dennen ahead of his clash with Lee Selby The post Ricky Burns: ‘Maybe when I retire, I’ll step back and think I done alright’ appeared first on Boxing News....
22:34, 2019-09-19

James Franco seems in love with himself in ‘Zeroville’ James Franco’s new movie “Zeroville” is set in the era following “Once Upon a Time in . . . Hollywood” — it begins with a reference to the Manson murders — but was shot long before Tarantino’s latest. In 2014, to be exact, and now it’s clear why this indie w...
22:34, 2019-09-19

Airbnb Says It Plans to Go Public in 2020 Making a public statement about a stock market debut in a particular year is unusual among technology start-ups, which typically keep their plans secret....
22:34, 2019-09-19

Stock of Olive Garden's parent tumbles 3% after revenue miss Shares of Darden Restaurants fell as much as 5% Thursday morning after the parent company of Olive Garden reported slower-than-expected sales growth....
22:34, 2019-09-19

Turn-Based Survival Game Overland Is Like An Indie Rock XCOM In my couple of hours with turn-based survival game Overland, I’ve lived multiple short, doomed lives in the post-apocalypse. These lives unfolded in in gas stations and on street corners, and they were filled with the pursuit of gas cans and pieces of garbage, like potted plants and lighters. Overl...
23:00, 2019-09-19

19 Things You Can Do in iOS 13 That You Couldn't Before Happy iOS 13 day! If you’ve got an iPhone 6s or something newer, get ready for your iOS 13 update, which will roll out today. We’ve seen beta releases and on-stage demos, but here’s the definitive list of all the new features and settings you can now play around with on your phone....
23:00, 2019-09-19

Lawmaker accuses Justice Department of blocking whistleblower disclosure The head of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee on Thursday accused the Justice Department of blocking intelligence officials from providing Congress with a whistleblower complaint reported to involve communications between President Donald Trump and a foreign leader....
23:00, 2019-09-19

Ex-Facebook engineer takes to YouTube to mock the culture and joke about how he was fired Patrick Shyu, a former tech lead at Google, has posted a series of videos making fun of Facebook, where he worked as a software engineer until last month....
23:00, 2019-09-19

Security Council: Two draft resolutions, zero consensus on ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib The UN Security Council on Thursday failed to reach consensus on either of two competing resolutions on a cessation of hostilities in Idlib, Syria: the last province in the war-torn nation that is still largely held by rebel forces....
23:00, 2019-09-19

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $130 on Beats Solo3 Bluetooth headphones This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals here....
23:00, 2019-09-19

Trian and P&G highlight activist-corporate collaboration after 'fog of war' Eighteen months after officially burying the hatchet in one of America's most bitter proxy contests, Procter & Gamble Co CEO David Taylor and billionaire investor Nelson Peltz proclaimed their mutual respect on Thursday, underscoring how activists and corporations can end up working collaboratively....
23:00, 2019-09-19

Berbatov announces retirement from football "Former Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur striker Dimitar Berbatov announced his retirement from football on Thursday, 18 months after leaving India\u0027s Kerala Blasters, bringing an end to a glittering 20-year career."...
23:34, 2019-09-19

'I want Ronnie' - Reanne Evans eyes O'Sullivan showdown at Champion of Champions "Reanne Evans wants to chance to put women\u0027s snooker on the map by playing Ronnie O\u0027Sullivan on live TV at the Champion of Champions event in Coventry."...
23:34, 2019-09-19

Trump’s National Security Aides Refining Possible Iran Options President Trump has threatened to order “the ultimate option” of a strike on Iran after attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, but also emphasized his opposition to another war....
23:34, 2019-09-19

Colt halts production of AR-15, citing 'adequate supply' for consumers AR-15 manufacturer Colt confirmed Thursday that it will halt the production of rifles, saying the consumer market has "experienced significant excess manufacturing capacity."...
23:34, 2019-09-19

CannTrust says cannabis goods returned by Alberta government worth $1.3M About $1.3 million worth of CannTrust products will be returned by the AGLC after Health Canada suspended the company's licences to produce and sell pot....
00:00, 2019-09-20

Zuckerberg Spars With Senators at Private D.C. Dinner Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off a lobbying trip to the capital by sparring with senators at a private dinner over a range of online woes including election security, privacy and competition....
00:00, 2019-09-20

Watford fans must be patient with Ismaila Sarr, insists Quique Sanchez Flores Quique Sanchez Flores has told Watford supporters they must be patient with club-record signing Ismaila Sarr as he continues to adapt to life in England....
00:00, 2019-09-20

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn's wife dies at 80 Emily England Clyburn, wife of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, passed away on Thursday. She was 80 years old.Emily Clyburn — known as "Dr. Em" to many — was an esteemed librarian and political activist who played a key role in her husband's political career. The House will adjourn on Monday so lawm...
00:00, 2019-09-20

McConnell backs election security amendment after facing criticism Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he is backing a measure to improve election security after Senate Democrats slammed him for blocking bipartisan election security legislation. The amendment to an appropriations package would provide an additional $250 million to the Trump admini...
00:00, 2019-09-20

US Navy confirms recent UFO videos are, in fact, real UFO sightings are a dime a dozen, but some are definitely more credible than others. Your neighbor two doors down that swears he saw a glowing triangle on the horizon probably didn’t see aliens, but when US Navy pilots spot something that, in their expert opinion, defies the laws of Earthly fl...
00:34, 2019-09-20

NASA couldn’t find India’s crashed Moon lander, and hope is fading fast It’s now been nearly two full weeks since India’s lunar lander, Chandrayaan-2, went quiet moments before what was supposed to be a soft landing on the Moon. Rather than gracefully gliding to a halt, the spacecraft crashed, and its handlers back on Earth haven’t been able to establi...
00:34, 2019-09-20

Watch Ariana Grande Cut Her Iconic Ponytail in New "Thank U, Next" Video And you thought the "thank u, next" music video couldn't get any better... On Thursday morning, Ariana Grande celebrated the launch of her latest fragrance with a brand-new......
00:34, 2019-09-20

House Approves Short-Term Spending Bill That Would Stave Off Shutdown The bill, which the Senate is also expected to pass before funding lapses on Oct. 1, would extend funding for all federal government departments and agencies through Nov. 21....
00:34, 2019-09-20

Cops overlook handgun in turnstile jumper’s waistband Cops brought an accused turnstile jumper all the way to a police station — and marched him in front of a desk sergeant — before realizing the man was packing a handgun in his waistband, The Post has learned. Ex-con Billy Walters, 37, walked through an emergency subway gate at the 149th Street statio...
00:34, 2019-09-20

Man accused of killing Rikers guard planted GPS device on her car: DA A man accused of gunning down his corrections officer ex-gal pal planted a GPS device on her car to track her in the days before her death, Brooklyn prosecutors said Thursday. Keon Richmond, 37, is accused of pumping five rounds into Alastasia Bryan, 25, on the night of Dec. 4, 2016, as she was visi...
00:34, 2019-09-20

New York Yankees' Domingo German placed on leave under league's domestic violence policy Major League Baseball placed New York Yankees pitcher Domingo German on administrative leave of absence Thursday under the league’s domestic violence policy....
00:34, 2019-09-20

Here's Glenn Close and magician Derren Brown slapping the hell out of each other Glenn Close is really good at social media. In the past, she’s delighted her followers by posting a photo of her face transformed into an eerie replica of Woody Harrelson’s, shown off her demonic-looking pet troll, and uploaded a magnificently botched ode to Notre Dame. Now, in the latest of a quick...
00:34, 2019-09-20

Which actors will win, and which should win, at the 2019 Emmys? The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards will take place on Sunday, September 22. The following are A.V. Club deputy TV editor Danette Chavez’s predictions—along with some wishful thinking—for the winners of the acting awards. Tune in Sunday night for our liveblog and news coverage....
00:34, 2019-09-20

Scott Aukerman and Lauren Lapkus made up the Between Two Ferns movie as they went along Scott Aukerman could tell Between Two Ferns was catching on when Natalie Portman asked to spend some time with Zach Galifianakis and his houseplants. The talk-show parody, which began life as a segment in Aukerman and B.J. Porter’s Fox pilot The Right Now! Show, had garnered some attention on the fl...
00:34, 2019-09-20

Who will (and who should) win at the 2019 Emmy Awards We all know "Game of Thrones" will walk away victorious at the 2019 Emmys, but who else will win on TV's biggest night? And who really deserves to?        ...
01:17, 2019-09-20

Facebook and Google have ad trackers on your streaming TV, studies find Enlarge / A Vizio TV seen at CES in 2011. (credit: Ethan Miller | Getty Images) Modern TV, coming to you over the Internet instead of through cable or over the air, has a modern problem: all of your Internet-connected streaming devices are watching you back and feeding your data to advertisers. Tw...
01:17, 2019-09-20

Jerry strengthens into a hurricane, eyes Puerto Rico and Bermuda Tropical Storm Jerry strengthened into a hurricane Thursday morning and is expected to pass north of Puerto Rico on Saturday and east of the Bahamas on Sunday, before taking aim at an already storm-sacked Bermuda early next week. ...
01:17, 2019-09-20

Justin Trudeau blames privileged upbringing for wearing blackface as new video as third racist incident emerges Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Thursday over his growing blackface scandal but stopped short of saying whether there were more pictures or videos of him dressed up in darkened makeup....
01:17, 2019-09-20

AP Top Stories September 19 P Here's the latest for Thursday September 19th: Iran warns of "all out war" if attacked by U.S. or Saudi Arabia; Trudeau asks for forgiveness for old brown face images; torrential rain hits Texas; Dachshunds race in Ohio to kick off Oktoberfest.        ...
01:17, 2019-09-20

Study: 3 billion fewer birds in North America now than there were in 1970 North America has lost nearly three billion birds since 1970, a new study says, which also found significant population declines among hundreds of bird species, including those once considered plentiful.        ...
01:17, 2019-09-20

Hearing begins for California synagogue shooting suspect who killed 1, injured 3 John T. Earnest, 20, entered court in blue jail garb, showing no facial expressions as he looked at the first witness.        ...
01:17, 2019-09-20

Ex-CEO of Indiana drug company gets 3 years for defrauding FDA, tampering with drugs: prosecutors A former CEO of an Indiana drug companying company has been convicted of defrauding the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and tampering with drugs will spend nearly three years behind bars, federal prosecutors said Thursday....
01:17, 2019-09-20

Maine woman says she buried friend in backyard to fulfill dying wish: 'I put her in a tarp... I dragged her out there' Police in Maine are investigating after the remains of an elderly woman were discovered in a shallow grave on a property where the owner claims she buried her friend as a part of her dying wish. ...
01:17, 2019-09-20

Trudeau scrambles to halt damage as third blackface incident emerges Video of Canadian PM with his face, arms and legs painted black surfaced less than five weeks before federal election • How will Justin Trudeau’s blackface photos affect Canada’s election?Justin Trudeau is scrambling to halt further damage to his re-election campaign after a string of racist images ...
01:51, 2019-09-20

US and Canada have lost more than one in four birds since 1970 Three billion birds have been lost across diverse groups and habitats, in what researchers describe as a ‘wake-up call’The US and Canada have lost more than one in four birds – a total of three billion – since 1970, culminating in what scientists who published a new study are calling a “widespread e...
01:51, 2019-09-20

Whistleblower complaint involves 'multiple acts' by Trump, report says – live Reports say complaint involves ‘promise’ Trump made during a phone conversation with a foreign leader – get the latest liveSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 12.42am BST After widespread pushback from Congress and the public, the Trump administration is officially backing away fro...
01:51, 2019-09-20

'It has created a sense of hostility': how Kaws made the art world pay attention With 2.4m Instagram followers, a $14.8m sale and brawls for his T-shirts in Uniqlo, is the artist dismissed as ‘conceptually bankrupt’ more than just a pop culture craze?In a baseball cap and jeans, Brian Donnelly has the chilled-out vibe of a seasoned skater as he leans forward, elbows on knees, an...
01:51, 2019-09-20

Airbnb announces it will go public next year after WeWork delays IPO Rental service, which has about 150 million users in more than 65,000 cities, was last valued at $31bn in September 2017Airbnb, the home-sharing rental business, is to go public “during 2020”, the company said in a brief statement on Thursday.The service, which claims 7m Airbnb listings in over 100,...
01:51, 2019-09-20

Troy Aikman heard from Fox Sports bosses about Doug Gottlieb tweet: 'I responded honestly' Former Dallas Cowboys QB Troy Aikman eviscerated his colleague, Doug Gottlieb, on Twitter. He heard about it from their Fox Sports bosses afterward.       ...
01:51, 2019-09-20

Yankees' Domingo German placed on administrative leave under MLB domestic violence policy The Yankees will be without Domingo German for the time being as the pitcher was placed on administrative leave due to MLB's domestic violence policy.       ...
01:51, 2019-09-20

Nike cuts ties with Patriots WR Antonio Brown amid sexual assault lawsuit Nike said that Antonio Brown was no longer affiliated with the company, though it did not elaborate on why it no longer sponsors the Patriots WR.       ...
01:51, 2019-09-20

Peru deports 150 Venezuelans in crackdown on illegal crossings Peru deported 150 Venezuelans for entering the country illegally as authorities sought to enforce stricter policies for migrants from the crisis-stricken nation, Peru's immigration office said on Thursday....
01:51, 2019-09-20

Nigerian army says NGO aided terrorists, forces it to close office The army in northeastern Nigeria forced non-profit Action Against Hunger to close its office in the region, accusing it on Thursday of aiding terrorist groups such as Boko Haram and Islamic State....
01:51, 2019-09-20

Jose Mourinho: 'Eto'o deserved to win a Ballon d'Or' Former Chelsea and Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho believes Cameroon's Samuel Eto'o should have been crowned the world's best player at least once....
01:51, 2019-09-20

South Sudan Oil Consortium Funded Militias Accused of Atrocities, Report Says The report by a watchdog group linked Dar Petroleum Operating Company to the president and outlined other major players it said were complicit in violence and corruption....
01:51, 2019-09-20

Crude Oil Surges Most Since 1991 Gulf War: Was the Drone Attack Really to Blame? On Friday, September 13 -- before the attack on Saudi oil processing -- Commodity Junctures editor Jeffrey Kennedy forecast the move higher in crude prices. See the chart and forecast for yourself....
01:51, 2019-09-20

Torrential Imelda rains kill one, flood homes, snarl travel around Houston Authorities reported the first death linked to Tropical Storm Imelda, which dumped torrential rains over the Houston-area, while rescuers in boats pulled hundreds of people from flooded cars, the city's airport temporarily halted flights and tens of thousands of people lost power on Thursday....
02:17, 2019-09-20

'Very engaged' Trump talks biofuels policy with U.S. oil-state senators President Donald Trump on Thursday discussed biofuels policy with senators from U.S. oil states, including Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy, who said the president was engaged on the issue that has pitted Big Oil and Big Corn against each other....
02:17, 2019-09-20

Valero Port Arthur, Texas refinery cuts production due to storm: sources Valero Energy Corp's 335,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Port Arthur, Texas, refinery cut production on Thursday because of flooding around the refinery, said sources familiar with plant operations....
02:17, 2019-09-20

Exxon shutting Beaumont, Texas refinery due to flooding: sources Exxon Mobil Corp began shutting its 369,024 barrel-per-day (bpd) crude oil refinery in Beaumont, Texas, on Thursday morning because of flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda, sources familiar with plant operations said....
02:17, 2019-09-20

Pair stole Patrick Mahomes cutout from McDonald’s, crashed getaway car: police LAWRENCE, Kan. — Two suspects are being penalized after they allegedly stole a life-sized cutout of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, then crashed their getaway car. Lawrence police spokesman Patrick Compton says a man and woman grabbed the cutout at a McDonald’s restaurant Monda...
02:17, 2019-09-20

Michael King called up to take Domingo German’s spot on Yankees roster The Yankees signed Michael King to the big league roster Thursday to replace Domingo German, who was placed on administrative leave by MLB pending an investigation into an alleged domestic violence incident. The Yankees said in a statement about German they “fully support all measures being un...
02:17, 2019-09-20

Titans-Jaguars betting: Be wary of Gardner Minshew in Thursday Night Football NFL Films should slow down production plans for “The Legend of Gardner Minshew.” The charismatic cult figure has created quite a following in his limited time at quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars. But heading into Thursday night’s nationally televised tussle with the Tennessee Titans (NFL Net...
02:17, 2019-09-20

Galifianakis and Aukerman on ‘Between 2 Ferns: The Movie’ It’s been five years since “Between Two Ferns” was regularly active, but Zach Galifianakis’ beloved celebrity interview satire is back in a big way in a feature film on Netflix...
02:51, 2019-09-20

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg seeks to reassure wary lawmakers about Libra, elections in rare D.C. trip Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg pledged in a private meeting with lawmakers that the company would not launch its controversial digital currency, called Libra, anywhere in the world until it receives approval from regulators in the United States....
02:51, 2019-09-20

Counting the Toll of U.K.’s Costliest Banking Scandal It was the costliest scandal in the history of British banking: the mis-selling of payment protection insurance, or PPI, to tens of millions of borrowers who didn’t want it, didn’t understand what they were buying or whose policies didn’t cover what they thought. Starting in 2006, financial regulato...
02:51, 2019-09-20

Delta flight descends nearly 30,000 feet in minutes NBC — A packed plane was diverted to Tampa International Airport after descending nearly 30,000 feet within a few minutes. Delta Airlines Flight 2353, a Boeing 763, took off from Atlanta on Wednesday afternoon, headed to Fort Lauderdale before they forced a landing in Tampa. The plane descende...
02:51, 2019-09-20

Florida Man Earns Title “Goat Guy.” Find Out Why… (WBBH) Todd Wright has two children that happen to be goats. He’s had the two goats since they were babies, and Wright said he didn’t plan to have goat kids. “I had other plans,” said Wright. “Then I met Cory Mushrooms, and it all changed.” Cory Mushrooms is one of the goats and her sister, and his ...
02:51, 2019-09-20

Islamic Center of Tucson to hold community-building event TUCSON – In light of the recent incidents involving the Islamic Center of Tucson (ICT) and a nearby apartment, the center is hosting a community-building event called SALAM Tucson on Thursday. The event is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. at 901 E. First St. ICT says the event will focus on culture, conve...
02:51, 2019-09-20

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Visits Lawmakers To Discuss Tech Industry Regulation (WASHINGTON) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg visited lawmakers Thursday to discuss potential regulation of the tech industry, particularly when it comes to the collection of users’ personal data on their platforms. Zuckerberg is discussing oversight of the industry in private meetings wit...
02:51, 2019-09-20

Tulsi Gabbard Welcomes PM To US, Apologises For Missing "Howdy Modi" Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu candidate for US presidential elections, has extended a warm welcome to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his visit to US while also apologised for not being able to join......
03:17, 2019-09-20

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Banco Pan prices follow-on share sale at 8.25 reais - sources Brazilian lender Banco Pan SA priced its preferred shares at 8.25 reais ($1.98) in a follow-on share offering on Thursday, three sources with knowledge of the matter said....
03:17, 2019-09-20

Trump, Facebook CEO Zuckerberg had 'good, constructive' meeting -Facebook U.S. President Donald Trump and Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg had a "good, constructive" meeting at the White House on Thursday, the social media company said in a statement....
03:17, 2019-09-20

UPDATE 1-Occidental Petroleum recommends lowering threshold for special meetings Occidental Petroleum Corp, which is locked in a battle with activist investor Carl Icahn, plans to make it easier for shareholders to call special meetings and would create new board committees, according to securities documents filed Thursday....
03:17, 2019-09-20

Copper miner First Quantum Minerals draws takeover interest - Bloomberg Canadian copper miner First Quantum Minerals Ltd is drawing preliminary takeover interest from global miners after losing half its value over the past five years, Bloomberg reported on Thursday....
03:17, 2019-09-20

Everything Jim Cramer said on 'Mad Money,' including Costco downgrade, Expedia CEO, Chipotle, oil Jim Cramer explains why he disagrees with Bernstein's downgrade of Costco, why Chipotle's stock will win 2019 and what investors should do with oil stocks....
03:51, 2019-09-20

Trump on Snowballing Whistleblower Scandal: 'No Problem!' You’ll have to forgive me if I don’t feel particularly reassured by President Donald Trump when he emphatically suggests that an alleged whistleblower complaint from a member of the intelligence community over an allegedly deeply troubling secret “promise” he made to an unidentified foreign head of...
03:51, 2019-09-20

Something to Keep in Mind for the Class War: Mike Pence Might Be Terrified of Horses Vice President Mike Pence has done a great many things to degrade the state of this country in his 60 years on earth: He’s spent his career waging a war against women’s reproductive rights and LGBTQ people, he wants to colonize Mars, and his devotion to President Trump knows no bounds. Now he’s set ...
03:51, 2019-09-20

Democratic presidential candidate Buttigieg unveils health plan Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Thursday unveiled his plan to reform the U.S. healthcare system by offering everyone coverage under the federal Medicare program, but not forcing people to give up private health insurance plans....
03:51, 2019-09-20

Bird populations plummet in the US and Canada A new paper signals an ecological crisis, and humans are to blame. There are far fewer birds today than in the 1970s, thanks largely to habitat destruction....
03:51, 2019-09-20

Britain sends Brexit ideas in 'non-papers' to Brussels The European Commission says it has received confidential documents from the UK outlining ideas from recent Brexit talks. Britain referred to the documents as "non-papers," indicating they were not concrete proposals....
03:51, 2019-09-20

German police take wild buzzard under their wing Patrol police in a small German town had an unusual passenger after a buzzard presented itself in need of urgent help. The bird of prey had come off the worse after colliding with a motorcyclist....
03:51, 2019-09-20

Black panther spotted prowling French rooftops A black panther that was seen roaming rooftops near the French city of Lille has been captured. The juvenile big cat appeared to have escaped from a private home....
03:51, 2019-09-20

Germany to make Down syndrome blood test free under 'strict' conditions Prenatal blood tests to diagnose Down syndrome will soon be covered by public health insurance in Germany. The issue has sparked an ethical debate, with some critics saying the change could lead to more abortions....
03:51, 2019-09-20

India builds detention camps for Assam 'foreigners' After excluding 2 million people from a citizenship list, Indian authorities in Assam are now building detention centers to incarcerate "stateless" people. DW reporter Murali Krishnan visited an under-construction camp....
03:51, 2019-09-20

The Bauhaus in the Middle East: 'Tel Aviv was an oasis' Tel Aviv celebrates 100 years of homegrown Bauhaus-inspired architecture with the opening of the White City Center. Designed for White City residents and visitors, it will help preserve the area's storied architecture....
03:51, 2019-09-20

Colt to stop making AR-15s for civilians Legendary gun maker Colt has announced Thursday that it would stop making the AR-15 and other long guns for the civilian market, citing falling demand and obligations to military and law enforcement markets. In a statement, Dennis Veilleux, president and CEO of the 180-year-old, Connecticut-based ma...
04:17, 2019-09-20

What is 5G? The business guide to next-generation wireless technology It is a capital improvement project the size of the entire planet, replacing one wireless architecture created this century with another one that aims to lower energy consumption and maintenance costs. It’s also a huge gamble on the future of transmission technology, doubling down on consumers’ will...
04:17, 2019-09-20

Deportation Exemptions to Resume for Immigrants Needing Medical Treatment In a policy reversal, the Trump administration said it would allow some immigrants to avoid deportation while undergoing lifesaving medical treatment....
04:17, 2019-09-20

A stargazer's guide to the equinox and how Earth moves around the sun As the September equinox falls, we begin a new astronomy series with all you need to know about how Earth's orbit affects what we see in the night sky...
04:17, 2019-09-20

The Internet Thinks Cardi B Just Responded to Tekashi 6ix9ine's Shocking Accusations Contrary to Tekashi 6ix9ine's claim, Cardi B is the member of only one group: the Bardi gang. In his latest appearance on the witness stand, the infamous rapper made a number of......
04:17, 2019-09-20

Friends Fans Are Freaking Out Over Cole Sprouse's Return to Central Perk Couch No one told us Thursday was gonna be this way. Just in case you've been missing out, pop culture fans are celebrating 25 years of the beloved NBC comedy Friends. One of those admirers......
04:17, 2019-09-20

Global Growth Is "Under Threat", Says Former IMF Chief Christine Lagarde The former head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, warned Thursday that global growth is "fragile" and "under threat" and policymakers should work to reduce manmade......
04:51, 2019-09-20

Giants 'stunned' as Toby Greene fails to overturn AFL ban Greene’s agent has ‘never seen a worse decision’AFL boss rejects claims star has been victimisedGreater Western Sydney might be bitterly disappointed Toby Greene’s contentious one-match ban wasn’t overturned on appeal, but the star’s manager Paul Connors can beat that – he’s plain furious.Greene won...
04:51, 2019-09-20

Meet the HIV-positive man celebrating his 100th birthday The world’s oldest-living person with HIV is celebrating his 100th birthday — stunning doctors who call him an “icon of hope” for people living with the disease, according to a new report. “I feel happy,” the man, who only wanted to be known as Miguel, told CTV News. &#...
05:17, 2019-09-20

There are 3 billion fewer wild birds than in 1970, study shows The bird population in the United States and Canada was probably around 10.1 billion nearly half a century ago and has fallen 29 per cent to about 7.2 billion birds, according to a study in Thursday’s journal Science....
05:17, 2019-09-20

Trump admin blocks ‘urgent’ whistleblower complaint from Congress The Trump administration is keeping Congress from even learning what exactly the whistleblower is alleging, but the intelligence community’s inspector general said the matter involves the “most significant” responsibilities of intelligence leadership....
05:17, 2019-09-20

Brandishing a wad of cash, Trump pitches himself as a generous tipper Presidents have long been scrutinized over how they treat the servers, waiters and maids they come across — as voters analyze the brief interactions between the country’s most powerful person and the low-wage workers they represent....
05:17, 2019-09-20

Hanfu movement sweeps China in revival of traditional culture Li Doudou's gray kitten squeezes in next to her as she sits painstakingly applying makeup and putting up her hair in a bun adorned with elaborate ornaments....
05:51, 2019-09-20

Possibly rabid raccoon terrorizes NJ town, doesn’t stop after getting tased A raccoon terrorized a New Jersey town on Thursday, biting at least two people and charging at police officers — after they had tased it. The masked bandit started spreading mayhem in Maywood around 1:30 p.m., when it lunged at an 82-year-old man sitting on a lawn chair and chomped on his fing...
05:51, 2019-09-20

Jeffrey Epstein accuser reacts to his death: ‘I was in mourning’ One of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers was in “mourning” when she heard about the pedophile’s death — but only because it meant he wouldn’t be held accountable for his crimes, she said in an interview aired Thursday. Virginia Roberts Giuffre, now 35, has said that she ...
05:51, 2019-09-20

Saudi owner of English soccer team defends ‘really good’ bin Laden family The owner of a soccer team in England’s top division defended the bin Laden family and suggested that he would be open to doing business with them in the future. Saudi Prince Abdullah bin Mosaad recently took full ownership of Sheffield United following a court battle against his former co-own...
05:51, 2019-09-20

Trump to get broad range of military options to respond to Saudi oil attacks: report President Trump will be given a broad range of military options on Friday for responding to the recent attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, according to a new report. The Pentagon will present Trump with a list of targets for airstrikes inside Iran, among other measures, The Associated Press sai...
05:51, 2019-09-20

Democrats' climate pitch to rural America falls short Democratic presidential candidates say they want to pay farmers to fight climate change, but it will take more than compensation to break down financial and cultural barriers to farmers' adoption of conservation practices....
06:17, 2019-09-20

Matt Prior: Bugatti achieved the final relevant speed record Acceleration’s what you need if you want to be a record breaker Other manufacturers will try to beat the Chiron's 304mph top speed, but that could be an exercise in futility And then it was done. The big three-hundred. Some 304.773 miles per hour, to be precise, has been hit by a not entirely sta...
06:17, 2019-09-20

Unlock Qi's Aesthetic Potential With These Disguised Wireless Charging Pads Wireless charging is one of those features that only seems moderately cool...until you start using it, become addicted, and can’t ever go back to old-fashioned cables. Trouble is, wireless chargers aren’t exactly pretty, and they take up valuable space on your desk, night stand, or end table that yo...
06:17, 2019-09-20

Airbnb Sure Is Going Public Airbnb announced that it expects to become a publicly traded company next year, in a press release made in accordance with Rule 135 of the Securities Act of 1933. Read more......
06:17, 2019-09-20

It's Time to Listen to the Teens Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg landed in the U.S. earlier this month and has since injected a much-needed sense of urgency into the climate conversation. Her climate strike movement is gearing up for a huge global climate strike on Friday. Thunberg will be in New York, but she’s taken to Washi...
06:17, 2019-09-20

North America Has Lost Almost 30 Percent of Its Birds Since 1970, Upsetting New Study Finds There are almost 3 billion fewer North American birds in 2019 than there were in 1970, accounting for a 29 percent decline, according to a new study.Read more......
06:17, 2019-09-20

Accent Your Home With 10 Feet of Philips Hue Lightstrips For $52 The great thing about Philips Hue is that your fancy lighting profiles aren’t limited to standard bulbs; the Hue LighStrip Plus lets you to stick a rope of color-changing, Wi-Fi connected lights anywhere in your house.Read more......
06:17, 2019-09-20

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Is About To Be Tested On October 23, an arbitrator will sit down in Uber’s New York office and hear arguments in a case that could determine the ride-hail giant’s future. It is not about the employment status of a single driver, but rather the very legality of Surge Pricing, Uber’s flagship feature that adjusts the price...
06:17, 2019-09-20

Tom Welling Will Play Superman Once More in Crisis on Infinite Earths It’s finally happening. After spending the entirety of Smallville teasing it, Tom Welling’s Superman is becoming the Man of Tomorrow, thanks to a trip to the Arrow universe.Read more......
06:17, 2019-09-20

Facial Reconstruction Shows What the Enigmatic Denisovans Might Have Looked Like A pinky finger bone, some teeth, and a lower jaw. That’s all the physical evidence we have of the mysterious Denisovans, an extinct group of hominins closely related to the Neanderthals. Remarkable new research offers a physical reconstruction of the Denisovans based on genetic evidence, providing o...
06:17, 2019-09-20

'Reagan showed that you can do it' The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, signed by President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, was a landmark Cold War agreement that banned nuclear and conventional ground-launched ballistic and cruise missiles with ranges of 310 to 3,418 miles and ushered in a new era of...
06:17, 2019-09-20

Pentagon says US will defer to Saudis on whether to blame Iran for attack The United States will allow Saudi Arabia to decide if there is enough evidence to accuse Iran of conducting last week’s drone and missile strike that crippled two Saudi oil production facilities, the Pentagon says....
06:17, 2019-09-20

Here’s what we like about iOS 13 (and one thing we don’t) The latest upgrade to the iOS operating system is here, after having been teased for months. iOS 13 adds a number of features users have been asking for, and while it’s not the most meaty upgrade Apple’s ever released, it does have a few nifty features worth mentioning for those on the fence. Keep i...
06:17, 2019-09-20

Wall Street mixed as Microsoft climbs and Apple dips Wall Street ended mixed on Thursday, with a gain in Microsoft offsetting a dip in Apple, a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected and left the door open for further monetary easing....
06:51, 2019-09-20

Antonio Brown says the doctor who accused him of farting in his face joked about the incident — and he has the texts to prove it Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports Dr. Victor Prisk, who now owns his own orthopedics and wellness clinic in Pittsburgh, told Sports Illustrated that Antonio Brown repeatedly farted on his face. He called it "childish" in the interview. Prisk also recently filed a lawsuit in Pennsylvania claiming Bro...
06:51, 2019-09-20

Microsoft hits record high after announcing $40 billion stock buyback plan, dividend boost (MSFT) Beck Diefenbach/Reuters Microsoft's stock price rose 2.8% to an intraday record high on Thursday after the company announced an 11% increase to its dividend and a $40 billion share buyback program. This is the third time Microsoft has pursued a buyback plan worth $40 billion. The company did the sa...
06:51, 2019-09-20

Lyft's app just got a major safety upgrade for bike and scooter rentals (LYFT, UBER) Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Lyft and its subsidiary bike rental apps will now show bike lanes on a map, the company announced Thursday. It's a major safety upgrade for bikes and scooters as the ride-hailing company continues to invest in growing the service. Still, both Uber and Lyft have faced ...
06:51, 2019-09-20

The doctor behind 'The Vagina Bible' takes 5 precautions before waxing her pubic hair to prevent ingrown hairs and infection Citadel / Kensington Books When it comes to pubic hair, people groom it using a variety of methods including shaving, waxing, trimming, and laser removal. These methods can lead to ingrown hairs and infections though, so most gynecologists warn against them and recommend trimming or letting it be i...
06:51, 2019-09-20

Colt will stop making AR-15 rifles for consumers Colt, the manufacturer of the AR-15 rifle, has announced it's exiting the consumer rifle market as demand for high-powered, semi-automatic guns wanes....
06:51, 2019-09-20

|10-year-oldwirecartelcasesettled,millionsinpenalties After a full decade and several legal challenges – including in the Supreme Court of Appeal – the Competition Tribunal this week approved settlement agreements between the Competition Commission and two wire products manufacturers accused of cartel conduct....
06:51, 2019-09-20

Yankees and Their Patchwork Roster Are A.L. East Champions Despite setting a major league record for players on the injured list, the Yankees used both their payroll and modern baseball acumen to win the division for the first time since 2012....
06:51, 2019-09-20

Top Wall Street bankers say firm botched $10M compensation payment Two top Wall Street dealmakers say they were snookered into a four-year legal battle over $10 million in back pay — only to learn from the New York Post that they were legally entitled to that money years ago. The bankers, Michael Kramer and Derron Slonecker, say their former employer, Perella Weinb...
06:51, 2019-09-20

Passengers panic as Delta flight plunges nearly 30,000 feet in under 8 minutes Delta flight 2353 dropped from nearly 39,000 feet to under 10,000 feet in minutes. The plane, bound for Fort Lauderdale, diverted to Tampa.       ...
07:17, 2019-09-20

Gender gap in science and tech could be down to girls' academic strengths, say researchers New research suggests fewer girls pursue careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — because they're better than boys at reading....
07:51, 2019-09-20

China's cuts new one-year lending benchmark rate marginally China cut its new one-year benchmark lending rate for the second month in a row on Friday, to 4.20%, as the central bank seeks to guide borrowing costs lower for an economy hit by the Sino-U.S. trade war....
07:51, 2019-09-20

Border wall, Iran, Space Force among hurdles for $700 billion U.S. defense bill Disputes between U.S. Republicans and Democrats over President Donald Trump's proposed border wall, Space Force and his ability to launch a war with Iran are among the biggest obstacles Congress faces in passing a massive annual defense policy bill....
07:51, 2019-09-20

Tulane Uses Fake Kneel Down To Set Up Miraculous Game-Winning Touchdown Against Houston Tulane-Houston was one of those college football match ups that, on paper, looked like its sole purpose was to serve more as gambling fodder than as a legitimate competition for each program. But, as often happens with these low-expectation games, it turned out to be quite entertaining with an endin...
07:51, 2019-09-20

PR Genius Tony Wyllie Takes His Talents Away From Dan Snyder Sports radio station WJFK in D.C. reported today that Tony Wyllie has quit as Dan Snyder’s communications director to take a job with the Special Olympics. If any good PR came Snyder’s way during Wyllie’s nine-year run with Washington’s NFL team, it doesn’t come to mind. As for the gaffes on Wyllie’...
07:51, 2019-09-20

| Venezuela calls on US to reopen diplomatic ties Venezuela's socialist government has called on the United States to restore diplomatic ties with Caracas after it opened talks with fringe opposition parties....
08:17, 2019-09-20

Jaguars ride Gardner Minshew and a devastating defense through Titans and a torrent of penalty flags The rookie quarterback threw two early TDs and Jacksonville sacked Marcus Mariota nine times in a game marred by so many flags, even Tom Brady turned it off....
08:17, 2019-09-20

Will the Savage x Fenty Show Be the Rihanna Musical Extravaganza We've Been Thirsting For? Pulsating beats. Undulating bodies. Scantily-clad swag under a spectrum of colorful lights. Is it a music video? A concert appearance? Rihanna’s recent text-filled (and highly controversial) trip to see Slave Play on Broadway?...
08:51, 2019-09-20

MAGA Millions: Kanye West Named Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Act of 2019 After pledging allegiance to his lord and savior Donald Trump, Kanye West earned the eternal scorn of the black community and it’s been a bumpy ride ever since....
08:51, 2019-09-20

Score Arkham Knight and 5 more fantastic Batman PC games for free To celebrate 80 years of Batman – the iconic superhero character created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger waaaay back in 1939 – Epic Games is giving away six PC games starring the Caped Crusader until September 26. And you’d be a fool to skip out on them. Here’s what’s on offer: Batman: Arkham Asylum Bat...
09:17, 2019-09-20

Premier League star jumped from hotel window wearing just his boxers amid blackmail plot, court told A Premier League star jumped from a window in only his boxers after being was filmed in a hotel room with a woman amid a blackmail plot, a court has been told....
09:17, 2019-09-20

British gangster drama ‘Peaky Blinders,’ one of Netflix’s best shows, returns October 4th “On a gathering storm comes a tall handsome man / In a dusty black coat with a red right hand …” If you’re already a fan of the fantastic British gangster drama Peaky Blinders that’s set just after World War I and follows the escapades — both criminal and otherwi...
09:51, 2019-09-20

‘Betrayal’ stars Hiddleston, Cox dish on being total theater geeks Who knew Loki and Daredevil are the biggest theater geeks in town? Tom Hiddleston (Loki) and Charlie Cox (Daredevil) are starring in the spare — but scorching — revival of Harold Pinter’s “Betrayal” on Broadway. Over lunch at the Whitby Hotel, they talk about theater and acting in a way that would p...
09:51, 2019-09-20

8th vaping-related death reported in U.S. as cases of illnesses top 500 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 530 confirmed and probable cases have been reported in 38 states and one U.S. territory, up from 380 a week ago....
09:51, 2019-09-20

Surgeon gives life-changing gift to high school graduates They knew they were going to leave with their high school diplomas, but they never expected this incredible gift.        ...
09:51, 2019-09-20

'Worse than Hurricane Harvey': At least 2 dead as Imelda overwhelms Texas with' incredibly dangerous' flooding First responders were overwhelmed by 911 calls for high water rescues as Tropical Depression Imelda drenched Winnie and Beaumont, Texas, with rain.        ...
09:51, 2019-09-20

US drone strike kills 16 civilians in Afghanistan, governor's spokesman says A drone strike carried out by US forces in eastern Afghanistan killed 16 civilians, a spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province said Thursday....
10:17, 2019-09-20

How to Tell Someone to Get Off Their Phone Smartphone addiction is real. According to a log of my screen time, in the last seven days, I spent three hours and 15 minutes a day on my iPhone (and over 22 hours in total last week—almost an entire day). And I’m not alone. Our social media producer, Tim, spent three hours and 36 minutes a day on ...
10:17, 2019-09-20

Criminal review – like Line of Duty at its intense, interrogatory best David Tennant gives his finest performance as a doctor suspected of murder in this fresh, thrilling crime drama set inside the interrogation room I yield to no one in my adoration of, and in times of particular strife, emotional dependence on Law & Order and its many offspring. I hold the increasing...
10:17, 2019-09-20

13 of the most exciting new iPhone features that arrived today in iOS 13 After a string of beta releases, iOS 13 is finally here and ready for download. The latest update to the software that powers Apple’s line of iOS devices is particularly intriguing given that last year’s iOS 12 release wasn’t heavy on forward-facing features as Apple opted to focus...
10:17, 2019-09-20

There's An XCOMish Narcos Game, Which Just Might Work There’s already one game based on Netflix’s excellent Narcos, and it sucks. The second game, though, is looking a lot more promising, as it’s a turn-based tactical combat experience similar to XCOM....
10:17, 2019-09-20

What's Your Weirdest Video Game Ritual? Do you have any bizarre rituals that you always perform in a video game, no matter what? This week on Kotaku Splitscreen, we discuss that question and much more....
10:17, 2019-09-20

Meet the scientists turning algae into carbon-neutral clothes – video The fashion industry is a fossil-fuel-guzzling operation as many of our clothes are made from petroleum-based textiles such as polyester. Even natural fibres such as cotton have a huge carbon footprint and require a large portion of the world’s pesticides. In a bid to solve this disastrous environme...
10:51, 2019-09-20

Could this mechanism explain why sleepless nights affect gut health? A new study in mice reveals that the brain's 24-hour clock regulates the activity of a type of immune cell that has a strong influence on gut health....
10:51, 2019-09-20

Does sugar cause inflammation in the body? Research has linked sugar with chronic inflammation and a range of health conditions. Learn how this happens, other foods that cause inflammation, and how to reduce inflammation here....
10:51, 2019-09-20

On This Day: Muhammad Ali defeats Floyd Patterson again Nathan Fogg recounts the story of two heavyweight greats – Muhammad Ali and Floyd Patterson – meeting in the ring for a rematch on September 20, 1972. The post On This Day: Muhammad Ali defeats Floyd Patterson again appeared first on Boxing News....
10:51, 2019-09-20

Understanding the legacy of Rocky Marciano Jack Hirsch on Rocky Marciano and his place in the heavyweight division The post Understanding the legacy of Rocky Marciano appeared first on Boxing News....
10:51, 2019-09-20

Vivo’s new phone has a dual-cam pop-up because what else is left to do? We’ve seen pop-up mechanisms for the front camera on phones in all shapes and sizes till now: Single, motorized assembly, pizza-shaped. Now, since there isn’t much left to do in that part, folks at Vivo has just introduced a phone with dual pop-up selfie cameras called the V17 Pro. The dual-front ca...
10:51, 2019-09-20

Ricoh’s Theta Z1 is the first truly premium consumer 360 camera Ricoh has a well-earned good reputation when it comes to building smart, technically excellent photographic equipment — including the almost legendary Ricoh GR series of pocketable APS-C cameras, which are a favorite among street photographers everywhere. Earlier this year, the company release...
11:34, 2019-09-20

UPDATE 1-Twitter suspends Saudi royal adviser Qahtani, fake Gulf accounts Twitter suspended the account of former Saudi royal court adviser Saud al-Qahtani on Friday, nearly a year after he was sacked over his suspected role in the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
11:34, 2019-09-20

'We've come so far': how black quarterbacks defied a racist past to become the NFL's future As the NFL celebrates its centennial season, a rising vanguard of African American quarterbacks is shattering stereotypes at a position once considered off-limits to black playersFrom his seat at M&T Bank Stadium during last weekend’s NFL game between the Baltimore Ravens and Arizona Cardinals, Cyru...
11:34, 2019-09-20

In Corporate Tax Rate Cut, A 1.4 Lakh Crore Boost To Promote Growth India cut tax on local businesses to one of the lowest rates in Asia, while providing a more than $20 billion boost to revive economic growth from a six-year low....
12:00, 2019-09-20

Sensex Surges Over 1,950 Points After Corporate Tax Bonanza LIVE market updates (Sensex, Nifty today): The S&P BSE Sensex index soared as much as 1,955.46 points during the session to touch 38,048.93 - its highest intraday level recorded since July 25. The......
12:00, 2019-09-20

Who First Circled the Globe? Not Magellan, Spain Wants You to Know The Spanish officer Juan Sebastián Elcano completed the voyage after the Portuguese explorer died halfway. Five centuries later, it’s a matter of national pride — and national rivalry....
12:34, 2019-09-20

Amazon Orders 100,000 Vans From Electric Startup Rivian By 2024 [Updated] Earlier this year, Amazon invested $700 million in Michigan’s electric car startup Rivian, but now the company has built on that with an order for 100,000 vans to hit the roads by 2024, which is a lot of vans....
12:34, 2019-09-20

A crew member who survived California dive boat fire claims the staff were not properly trained A crew member who survived the deadly Conception diving boat fire off the coast of California is suing the vessel's owners, saying the staff had not been properly trained....
13:00, 2019-09-20

SNK Reveals The Twenty Games For Neo Geo Arcade Stick Earlier this month, SNK announced the Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro. It’s packed with twenty built-in games, which weren’t revealed. That is, until now....
13:00, 2019-09-20

Nokian Tyres Says High Inventories In Europe To Hurt H2 Sales European distributors are holding back from buying costly winter tyres due to high inventories, Finland's Nokian Tyres said on Thursday, adding it saw weakness in its Russian market too....
13:00, 2019-09-20

Leaked screenshots show how Apple's tracker tags might work New screen shots have revealed more evidence of Apple's possible tracking tag system and how it might work. iOS 13 might feature a tab called "Items" within the "Find My" app that will display a map and list of items you've set up to track, according......
13:00, 2019-09-20

Trump sues Manhattan prosecutor over tax returns, says immune from criminal probe Donald Trump sued Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Thursday, seeking to void a subpoena for eight years of tax returns related to a criminal probe into the U.S. president and his family business....
13:00, 2019-09-20

Lilly Singh: from YouTube star to late-night's first woman of colour As a queer woman of color, Lilly Singh is already breaking new ground in a world dominated by white men but can she bring online success to network TV?In March 2019, Lilly Singh, one of YouTube’s biggest stars, appeared on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon for a surprise announcement. “Ya girl,” sh...
13:00, 2019-09-20

Heaven, My Home by Attica Locke review – compelling Texas noir A black Texas Ranger questions his loyalties when he probes the disappearance of a white supremacist’s sonHeaven, My Home is the second instalment in Attica Locke’s Highway 59 series, hard-boiled crime novels in which the crime doubles as the mechanism by which the state of race relations in the US ...
13:00, 2019-09-20

Ray-Ban smart glasses could solve Facebook's design issues Would you buy Facebook smart glasses? The social media giant seems to be banking on it, with a new report by CNBC pointing to ambitious plans around AR wearables in the coming years.Codenamed "Orion", the smart glasses are reportedly being poised as a replacement for smartphones. With functionality ...
13:00, 2019-09-20

Skullcandy's Crusher ANC headphones vibrate with your bassiest tracks Skullcandy has announced a new version of its popular wireless Crusher headphones, which have been updated to include active noise cancelation and Skullcandy's patented Sensory Bass technology. According to the company, the Skullcandy Crusher ANC headphones provide "bass you can measure in...
13:00, 2019-09-20

Leaked Samsung Android 10 update list lacks some big names Android 10 is only available for a few phones right now, and none of Samsung’s are among them, but a whole bunch of the brand's handsets look set to get it sooner or later.AndroidPure has obtained a screenshot of what's purported to be the company’s Android 10 update list, an...
13:00, 2019-09-20

Amazon Great Indian Festival sale 2019: best deals and offers Amazon India is hosting the Great Indian Festival sale 2019 which kicks off from September 29. The sale will showcase new products launches, cashback offers, discount & deals across a wide range of category across the online retail platform.The Great Indian Festival sale 2019 will go on till midnigh...
13:00, 2019-09-20

iOS 13 release date, features and review Apple's iOS 13 update is determined to change your old iPhone, so even if you don't upgrade to the new iPhone, you'll have plenty of new features to play with today.Among the best iOS 13 features is Dark Mode, to tamp down on all of those white and light gray colors. But there's ...
13:00, 2019-09-20

Imelda leaves 2 dead in Texas, others stranded and trapped CHINA, Texas — The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda that flooded parts of Texas left at least two people dead and rescue crews with boats scrambling to reach stranded drivers and families trapped in homes. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said that by Thursday night, floodwaters had sta...
13:34, 2019-09-20

Antonio Brown accuser claims he sent harassing texts after she went public The artist who accused Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown of sexually harassing her in his Pittsburgh home in 2017 claims he sent her harassing text messages after she went public with the allegation this week, a report said Thursday. The woman, who was not identified, provided text messages to Sp...
13:34, 2019-09-20

Philippines to vaccinate millions as polio virus resurfaces in 2 children The Philippines recorded its second case of polio on Friday, as it prepared to vaccinate millions of children against a disease it believed to have been eradicated two decades ago....
13:34, 2019-09-20

Second Pacific nation in a week ditches Taiwan for Beijing Kiribati has become the second nation in a week to drop Taiwan as a diplomatic ally and move towards Beijing, Taipei's foreign ministry announced Friday....
14:00, 2019-09-20

Volkswagen Passat GTE Advance 2019 UK review Updated plug-in hybrid saloon isn't the last word in driver engagement, but it is an impressively refined and comfortable Here’s a somewhat interesting historical fact: the Passat is Volkswagen’s oldest continuously running nameplate. If I were put on the spot and told to guess which of Wolfsburg’...
14:00, 2019-09-20

Ford Focus ST Expectations are high for Ford’s latest family-sized hot hatch. Can it live up to them? The recent European market fortunes of the Ford Motor Company can be read in the generational development story of one of its great emblems of success: the evergreen Focus ST. This hot hatchback, now entering it...
14:00, 2019-09-20

No crowds as Apple's iPhone 11 hits stores in China Apple's latest iPhone 11 range hit stores in China on Friday, with short queues of die-hard fans contrasting with the hundreds who camped out ahead of some previous launches....
14:00, 2019-09-20

Netflix will make a 'big increase' in buying UK content: CEO Netflix will make a "big increase" in its investment in British television production next year, taking advantage of the country's strong story-telling expertise, Chief Executive Reed Hastings said on Friday....
14:00, 2019-09-20

Skip school and strike: Students across the US will join Global Climate Strike marches High school students concerned about climate change will walk out of school Friday to join Global Climate Strike marches.        ...
14:34, 2019-09-20

6 Shot, one killed in Washington, D.C. Washington, DC police say six adults were found with gunshot wounds on Thursday night and one of them was pronounced dead. The others were hospitalized. (Sept. 20)        ...
14:34, 2019-09-20

Expedia Group CEO: A 'secular shift' to experiences is 'buoying travel' "I think consumer confidence still remains pretty high ... [and] travel is just going to continue to go up and up and up," Mark Okerstrom tells Jim Cramer....
15:17, 2019-09-20

Fed's Bullard, explaining dissent, says U.S. manufacturing appears 'in recession' The U.S. manufacturing sector "already appears in recession" and overall economic growth is expected to slow "in the near horizon," St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard said on Friday, explaining why he dissented at a recent Fed meeting and wanted a deeper, half percentage point ra...
15:17, 2019-09-20

U.S. repo rate rises ahead of Fed repo operation The interest rate on U.S. overnight repurchase agreements climbed early Friday in advance of an operation conducted by the New York Federal Reserve which may add up to $75 billion in temporary cash in the U.S. banking system....
15:17, 2019-09-20

Peninsula fund gives Mediaset insurance in Vivendi dispute A private equity firm led by former bankers from top Italian investment house Mediobanca has agreed a backstop worth up to 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) to help Mediaset ensure safe passage for its plans to create a pan-European TV player....
15:17, 2019-09-20

Belgian police search property of KPN's new CEO over Proximus share sale Belgian police searched the home and office of Dominique Leroy, the incoming chief executive of Dutch telecom firm KPN , to investigate her sale of shares in Proximus , the company she is leaving....
15:17, 2019-09-20

Ralph Lauren launches Rachel Green Friends collection Twenty-five years ago, Rachel Karen Green burst into the Central Perk coffee house in a soaking wet, off-the-shoulder wedding dress, and Friends was born....
15:17, 2019-09-20

Brazil Police to Announce Criminal Charges Against 7 Vale Employees in Dam Collapse Brazilian police will announce criminal charges Friday against Vale and its German safety auditor TÜV SÜD over the miner’s deadly dam collapse in January, with seven Vale individuals and six employees from TÜV SÜD to face charges....
15:51, 2019-09-20

People are lining up outside Apple stores around the world as the iPhone 11 goes on sale Apple will get a taste of whether upgraded features on the new iPhone 11 are enough to lure shoppers to retail stores around the world as the new smartphones officially hit shelves Friday....
15:51, 2019-09-20

Rocket Report: Russia to build 11 more Protons, Boeing wants EUS funding Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.15 of the Rocket Report! We're back after traveling last week, and the newsletter is packed with information about all manner of rockets. Perhaps the most surprising tidbit this...
15:51, 2019-09-20

Odell Beckham, Browns are set for prime time — love it or hate it Jim Donovan is getting stopped in the streets now and it’s no longer with looks of pity. “They just say, ‘Jim, I am so happy for you. You get a chance to call exciting football games.’ It really is [exciting], too. We’ve waited a long, long time,” said Donovan, the radio voice of the Browns......
15:51, 2019-09-20

Adam Gase hasn’t lost cool despite Jets losing games Adam Gase could have snapped. Who would blame him if he did? The Jets head coach could have looked like a dead coach walking as he stood before his players last week and explained to them that their franchise quarterback, Sam Darnold, was going to be out indefinitely with mononucleosis, likely leavi...
15:51, 2019-09-20

Mets’ Jacob deGrom down to last two shots to boost Cy Young resume CINCINNATI — Jacob deGrom shaved his ERA from 2.70 to 2.61 in his last start, at a time every number is under the microscope for Cy Young award consideration. The reigning NL winner will make his final road start of the season on Friday, when the Mets face the Reds at Great American Ball Park.......
15:51, 2019-09-20

Mezzanine extensions: adding a 'floor between floors' can add more value than a loft conversion Adding an extra level within an existing space attractive - creating a split-level room - is the improvement that gives you the best return on your investment....
16:34, 2019-09-20

Two killed, seven wounded in two Washington, DC shootings; police seek suspects: reports Two shootings in Washington, D.C. left two people dead and seven injured late on Thursday, reports by police and several media outlets said, as authorities on Friday hunted for a pair of suspects from one of the attacks likely armed with an assault rifle....
16:34, 2019-09-20

FedEx pilot detained in China for suspected weapons smuggling Chinese authorities in the southern city of Guangzhou detained a U.S. pilot for FedEx Corp last week on suspicion of smuggling weapons and ammunition after finding suspected air gun pellets in his luggage, the foreign ministry said on Friday....
16:34, 2019-09-20

College mass shooter spared death penalty in North Carolina A gunman who killed two university students and wounded four in a mass shooting in North Carolina in April pleaded guilty to murder in a Charlotte court on Thursday, in a deal sparing him the death penalty, the Charlotte Observer and ABC News reported....
16:34, 2019-09-20

Liberals could have done more on Indigenous issues, Jody Wilson-Raybould says The Liberal government lost an opportunity to bring meaningful change for Indigenous Peoples over the past four years, Jody Wilson-Raybould argues in her new book, published against the backdrop of the federal election campaign....
17:00, 2019-09-20

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Rajeev Kumar Files Anticipatory Bail Plea In Scam Case Former Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar on Friday filed an anticipatory bail plea in the Alipore district and sessions court, a day after a city court said that the CBI does not need a warrant......
17:00, 2019-09-20

"Not Running Dharamshala": BJP's Shahnawaz Hussain On Citizens' List Senior BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain has reinforced Home Minister Amit Shah's resolve to remove illegal immigrants from "every inch" of India, over a week after the final list of people who have made......
17:00, 2019-09-20

Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka pays tribute to ‘legend’ Ljungberg after stealing show • Winger has been working with Ljungberg since age of 15• Saka says after shining at Frankfurt that he studies RonaldoThe Arsenal winger Bukayo Saka paid tribute to the influence of Freddie Ljungberg after producing a scintillating display in Thursday night’s 3-0 win at Eintracht Frankfurt.Saka, who...
17:00, 2019-09-20

Chess: Jeffery Xiong aims to emulate Bobby Fischer after beating No2 seed The 18-year-old knocked out Anish Giri at the World Cup but faces a battle to make the final and reach the 2020 world title candidatesJeffery Xiong eliminated Anish Giri, the No 2 seed from the Netherlands, at the $1.6m World Cup in Siberia this week and the Texan, 18, now has an outside chance to e...
17:00, 2019-09-20

Burnley v Norwich: match preview Only a short while ago many Burnley supporters might have had a home fixture against newly-promoted Norwich down as a banker, though that was before Teemu Pukki announced himself to the Premier League and before last weekend’s wholly unexpected toppling of champions Manchester City. The three points...
17:00, 2019-09-20

I.R.S. Offers Deal to Small Insurance Companies Under Scrutiny The offer pertains to captive insurance, a way to insure against risks not covered by traditional means. But it has created an incentive for tax avoidance....
17:00, 2019-09-20

Ben & Jerry's, Lush, Patagonia among businesses closing Friday for Global Climate Strike Ben & Jerry's, Burton, Lush, Patagonia and SodaStream say they are closing Friday for the Global Climate Strike.       ...
17:00, 2019-09-20

Burger King to ditch plastic toys from kids' meals in the UK Burger Kings in the United Kingdom will no longer offer plastic toys in kids' meals as part of an endeavor to protect the environment.       ...
17:00, 2019-09-20

Twitter deletes thousands of accounts spreading state propaganda Twitter has removed thousands of state-backed accounts linked with spreading propaganda about the Saudi government and sowing discord around the ongoing protests in Hong Kong....
17:00, 2019-09-20

Who is Benny Gantz? The former military chief could be Israel’s next prime minister. “Less than a year ago he was completely non-factor in the political system, and now he’s a few steps away from entering the prime minister’s office.”...
17:51, 2019-09-20

Song of Style's Aimee Song Takes Us Inside Her World A little over a decade ago, while studying interior architecture in college, Aimee Song started a little fashion blog as a mere hobby. An outlet to explore her passion while she followed the......
17:51, 2019-09-20

‘Lot of work’ before Notre Dame Cathedral rebuild can begin Notre Dame has far to go to recover from a destructive fire but a hardy copper rooster that once topped the spire is serving as a reminder that all wasn't lost....
17:51, 2019-09-20

Donald and Melania Trump Prepare to Host Their Second-Ever State Dinner (WASHINGTON) — It’ll be an alfresco Rose Garden soirée for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison as the White House throws its first state dinner in more than a year. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are hosting Morrison for a state visit on Friday. There wil...
17:51, 2019-09-20

Stosur rallies past Golubic to set up Guangzhou final with Kenin Australian wildcard Samantha Stosur recovered from a slow start to beat Switzerland's Viktorija Golubic 2-6 7-6(4) 6-1 at the Guangzhou International Women's Open on Friday, securing a place in her first WTA singles final in 2-1/2 years....
17:51, 2019-09-20

Report: Accuser tells NFL that WR Brown sent 'threatening' texts The female artist who leveled claims earlier this week that New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown made unwanted sexual advances before firing her contacted the NFL Thursday saying that Brown sent her "intimidating and threatening" texts, Sports Illustrated reported....
17:51, 2019-09-20

DealBook Briefing: Is Saudi Arabia Twisting Arms to Help Aramco’s I.P.O.? The government is reportedly putting pressure on some of the country’s richest families to invest in Aramco’s forthcoming stock sale, the FT reports....
17:51, 2019-09-20

Police advocates to politicians: It's time to stop the 'demagoguery' and back America's men, women in blue Police officers say they've got your back -- but amid another dangerous year for cops nationwide, law enforcement advocates tell Fox News it’s time for politicians and community leaders to stop berating the badge and instead stand with those in blue....
18:17, 2019-09-20

Stone County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Michael Stephen was always the 'first guy in, last one out,' chief says The morning of July 18 “began as about as routine as you can get” for Sgt. Michael Stephen, Arkansas State Police say, with the longtime Stone County Sheriff’s deputy and U.S. Army veteran summoned to a home in Leslie to carry out a domestic welfare check....
18:17, 2019-09-20

Ramp walks, dancing: Indian watchdog clamps down on flight crew TikTok videos India's aviation regulator has told airlines to crack down on the behavior of flight crew after several videos on popular Chinese video app TikTok showed crew members singing and dancing while on duty, a senior official told Reuters....
18:17, 2019-09-20

Akhilesh Yadav Hints Uncle Shivpal May Re-Join Samajwadi Party Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday hinted that his party may withdraw the application seeking the disqualification of his uncle and MLA Shivpal Singh Yadav from the Uttar Pradesh Assembly......
18:17, 2019-09-20

|WithPrinceHarryandMeghan'shelpthisSouthAfricancharitywillprovide152000mealstochildreninneed After Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's endorsement, The Lunchbox Fund has received over $31 000 (around R458 280) from generous donors around the world....
18:51, 2019-09-20

California, other states sue Trump administration over auto emissions rules A group of 23 states on Friday sued to undo the Trump administration's determination that federal law bars California from setting stiff tailpipe emission standards and zero emission vehicle mandates....
18:51, 2019-09-20

UPDATE 2-Camber Capital to discuss Amag's board composition with shareholders Camber Capital Management on Friday unveiled a stake of about 13% in Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc and said it intends to discuss the drugmaker's board composition with shareholders, weeks after an activist investor called for a board shake-up....
18:51, 2019-09-20

FDA approves oral diabetes drug from Novo Nordisk The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved an oral version of Novo Nordisk's diabetes drug semaglutide, a boost for the Danish drugmaker which hopes to transform the market by offering patients a non-injectable treatment....
18:51, 2019-09-20

Bukayo Saka: Freddie Ljungberg bridging the communication gap between Arsenal youngsters and Unai Emery Bukayo Saka has hailed Freddie Ljungberg's work in helping Arsenal's youngsters acclimatise to first-team football after a youthful Gunners side earned an impressive win at Eintracht Frankfurt....
18:51, 2019-09-20