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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Filing Causes Headaches

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The Power Players Dominating Chapter 11 Bankruptcy The fate of trillions of dollars in corporate assets—as well as millions of employees, pensioners, shareholders, investors and suppliers—is concentrated in the hands of an elite group of bankruptcy professionals and judges from just two states....
18:51, 2019-05-24

Charming Charlie going out of business, will close all 261 stores in Chapter 11 bankruptcy Jewelry and accessories retailer Charming Charlie filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Thursday with plans to close all of its 261 stores in 38 states.       ...
16:34, 2019-07-11

Opioid maker Insys Therapeutics files Chapter 11 bankruptcy after corruption charges Pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday less than a week after pleading guilty to fraud charges.       ...
19:17, 2019-06-10

Stearns Lending files Chapter 11 bankruptcy after mortgage interest rate increases Mortgage lender Stearns Holdings filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday, blaming its woes in part on increased interest rates.       ...
20:17, 2019-07-09

Green Fields School closes after filing for bankruptcy TUCSON – After preparing young Tucsonans for college for about nine decades, Green Fields School announced Tuesday that the education institution has closed its doors for good. The college preparatory school located at 6000 N. Camino De La Tierra has been educating students from kindergarten t...
22:51, 2019-07-09

Odebrecht unit preparing bankruptcy filing: source Atvos Agroindustrial Participacoes SA, the sugar and ethanol unit of Brazilian conglomerate Obebrecht SA, is preparing to file for bankruptcy protection this week, a person with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
16:34, 2019-05-29

Why people get headaches from looking at buildings It's three o'clock. You're at work, struggling to focus during the afternoon lull. You gaze out of your office window, hoping for some relief, but instead you feel a headache coming on....
07:17, 2019-07-01

Woman suffers from rare ‘sex headaches’: ‘I thought I was dying’ Mind-blowing sex may sound like your ideal night, but for some, the phrase has more painful connotations. These blinding headaches, caused by orgasms or sexual excitement, are absolutely excruciatingly – and have many fearing the worst. Sammi Rabbats, 35, from East Sussex, is one of the unluck...
21:17, 2019-06-11

Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say....
16:51, 2019-05-26

Studies explore treatments to prevent cluster headaches, quell migraines (Reuters Health) - Two drug trials may promise some relief for people who suffer migraine headaches as well as those who have cluster headaches, a rare but intensely painful type of headache thought to be related to migraine....
01:00, 2019-07-11

FOCUS-Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say....
01:17, 2019-05-27

Delta flight attendants claim uniforms causing headaches and rashes in lawsuit Delta's "Passport Plum" uniforms were made by Lands' End, which is named in the lawsuit, and issued to 64,000 employees in May 2018.        ...
12:00, 2019-05-25

Summer 2019's biggest travel headaches: 737 Max groundings, disappearing discount carriers Flying during summer travel season is a headache but 737 Max-related cancellations and disappearing discount carriers could turn into migraines.       ...
04:51, 2019-06-20

A New Chapter for Norwegian Air? Troubled budget airline Norwegian Air is trying to turn the page: Its chief executive is stepping down and flights between the U.S. and Europe are finally becoming more profitable. But investors shouldn’t hold their breath....
13:51, 2019-07-11

Battlefield V gets new maps and more in Chapter 4 At EA Play, developer DICE gave plenty of details on what's coming to Battlefield V over the next few months as part of its Chapter 4 content update.Read More...
22:51, 2019-06-08

Spacemon: Frontier - Chapter 66: The Bounty Welcome to another exciting installment of Spacemon, the tale of a Pokemon TRPG campaign! This is a spinoff of the sci-fi space epic played using the Pokemon Tabletop United (PTU) system, this time GMed by yours truly. You can get caught up the entire Spacemon saga here!...
16:17, 2019-07-17

It Chapter Two's New Trailer Will Give You Nightmares Pennywise is back. After giving fans a sneak peek at It Chapter Two at Comic-Con's Wednesday preview night, Warner Bros. released the trailer for all the world to see on Thursday.......
21:17, 2019-07-18

The Rangers’ rebuild is reaching its most hectic chapter BUFFALO — The next four weeks might prove to be some of the most important in recent Rangers history, and the club knows it. The front office was all up here in Western New York this week for the NHL combine, where one-on-one interviews with prospects were taking place from Monday through Friday, af...
01:17, 2019-05-31

‘John Wick: Chapter 3’ | Anatomy of a Scene The director Chad Stahelski narrates a sequence from “John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum,” featuring Keanu Reeves, Yayan Ruhian and Cecep Arif Rahman....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Battlefield V Chapter 4: Defying the Odds – here's everything new coming EA announced Battlefield V Chapter 4: Defying the Odds, adding four new maps to the shooter. All of these maps will center around the Mediterranean front, with all the lush vegetation and beautiful beaches that go along with that region. The first of these maps, Al Sundan, will come in June and...
20:51, 2019-06-08

ShopKo's Chapter 11 Liquidation Plan Denied by Judge The judge presiding over ShopKo’s bankruptcy declined to confirm the retailer’s liquidation strategy, objecting to broad offers of legal immunity to insiders that included officers and directors....
17:00, 2019-05-30

The Gruesome New Trailer for It Chapter Two Will Haunt Your Nightmares Tonight Pennywise hath risen, and it’s time for the Losers’ Club to reassemble in Derry and take him down for good. We got a first glimpse at Andy Muschietti’s It Chapter Two back in May, but this brand-new trailer gives us a much better look at the troubled grown-up versions of the kid characters from the...
18:34, 2019-07-18

Opinion: Netanyahu's success story nears final chapter Israel is preparing for another election. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is blaming his political rival Avigdor Liebermann, but Peter Philipp says that what he’s really doing is protecting his own interests....
19:51, 2019-05-30

'John Wick: Chapter 3' wins big at Golden Trailer Awards "John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum" won big at the 20th annual Golden Trailer Awards which honors excellence in feature film trailers and movie marketing....
17:17, 2019-05-30

Insys Files for Chapter 11 Days After Settling Opioid Case Specialty-pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy with plans to sell its assets, just days after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle federal charges over sales of its opioid drug Subsys....
17:34, 2019-06-10

The Epic Criminal Career of El Chapo Nears Its Final Chapter The Mexican drug lord, Joaquín Guzmán Loera, is to be sentenced on Wednesday and may speak in court. It’s his first appearance since he was convicted in February....
17:17, 2019-07-17

'Don't ask my age': Ageing South Koreans begin a new chapter on the catwalk, YouTube Boasting an overgrown beard and grey wavy hair, 65-year-old Kim Chil-doo glared into the wall, poised and confidant, as he practiced his runway walk among young, pin-thin models at an academy in......
07:34, 2019-06-24

After the Big Bang: Inside Kaley Cuoco and Karl Cook's Next Chapter As endings go, it was equal parts sad and satisfying. As reluctant as Kaley Cuoco was to say goodbye to Penny, the waitress/aspiring actress turned pharmaceutical rep she inhabited for......
19:17, 2019-06-30

Antonio Conte excited for 'new chapter' after being appointed Inter head coach Former Chelsea manager replaces Luciano SpalettiInternazionale fourth in Serie A this seasonFormer Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has been appointed head coach at Internazionale, the Serie A side have announced.The 49-year-old returns to management having been sacked by the Blues at the end of the 20...
15:51, 2019-05-31

Belmont Stakes 2019: The final chapter in this year's controversial Triple Crown New York's Belmont Stakes is one of the crown jewels of US racing and represents the final leg of the celebrated Triple Crown -- with Justify completing the treble in 2018....
15:34, 2019-06-07

I'm Filing A Formal Request That This Never be Done Again Are you the daredevil type? Would you take a little jelly bean with a tail up in the air and do flips in it until you were bored? That’s exactly what Red Bull pilot Aaron Fitzgerald did over the Hudson River in New York. Flips, rolls, nose dives, and other crazy shenanigans were accomplished with a ...
07:00, 2019-05-24

This historic sock mill once fought Nazis and clothed astronauts. It's ready for a new chapter A hosiery mill in Nashville was once the city's biggest business, fighting Nazis and clothing options. Now the site prepares for its next chapter.        ...
19:00, 2019-05-30

FTD files for bankruptcy Flower delivery company FTD filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday after failing to recover from the $200 million debt the company incurred for purchasing a rival company....
00:34, 2019-06-04

Tale of a Bankruptcy Foretold Insys Therapeutics shares fell around 45% on Monday morning after the specialty drug company announced it filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy as it grapples with legal liability stemming from sales of a prescription opioid drug....
22:34, 2019-06-10

TDS Statement Filing Deadline Just Three Days Away, 10 Things To Know Filing the TDS statement after the due date, which is May 31, 2018, will invite a late fee of Rs 200 per day and a penalty of up to Rs 1,00,000, according to the department. For the e-filing of TDS......
12:00, 2019-05-28

Brazil's Petrobras says CEF to sell $1.86 bln stake - filing Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said Caixa Econômica Federal will sell a stake worth 7.2 billion reais ($1.86 billion) in the company, according to a securities filing on Monday....
14:51, 2019-06-10

Weatherford Looking at Stock Listing After Bankruptcy The Swiss company, which on Monday became one of the biggest oil patch bankruptcies in years, said in a court filing it plans to have shares in a reorganized company listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market, the New York Stock Exchange or another national exchange shortly after leaving bankruptcy....
04:17, 2019-07-03

U.S. Drilling Slowdown Triggers Oil Bankruptcy A slowdown in U.S. drilling activity is taking a toll on the oil patch as Weatherford International has become one of the biggest oil-and-gas bankruptcies in years....
21:51, 2019-07-01

This debt is most likely to force you to file for bankruptcy Student loans aren't the biggest reason people file for bankruptcy. Those who hit financial rock bottom most often point to medical debt as the cause....
19:34, 2019-06-27

Brazil's Petrobras closes sale of TAG, receives $8.7 bln -filing Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA announced on Thursday it concluded the sale of gas pipeline system TAG to a group led by France's Engie SA and Canada's Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec (CDPQ)....
23:00, 2019-06-13

U.S. to revise genetically modified organism regulations: WTO filing The United States is planning to revise its regulations on importing, transporting and releasing genetically modified organisms, it told the World Trade Organization in a filing published on Friday....
14:51, 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Petrobras says CEF to sell $1.86 bln stake -filing Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said Caixa Econômica Federal will sell a stake worth 7.2 billion reais ($1.86 billion) in the company based on the shares' June 7 closing price, according to a securities filing on Monday....
14:51, 2019-06-10

Why PAN And Aadhaar Interchangeability For Filing ITR Boost Taxpayer Base PAN has so far been mandatory for filing Income Tax Returns. After Aadhaar was introduced, it became mandatory to link PAN and Aadhaar for this purpose....
14:34, 2019-07-05

Prosecutor filing suggests scholar’s remains not recoverable CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors who secured a guilty verdict this week against a former University of Illinois doctoral student for killing a visiting scholar from China have suggested it won’t ever be possible to recover her remains. They made that assertion in a filing unsealed Friday. It’s...
03:51, 2019-06-29

Samsung Galaxy Home mini surfaces in FCC filing The Galaxy Home smart speaker hasn't hit stores yet, but that hasn't stopped Samsung from working on a miniature version of the Bixby-powered device. As spotted by CNET, a smaller version of the Galaxy Home was revealed in an FCC filing released on T......
22:17, 2019-05-21

Petrobras gets $68 mln more related to Braskem plea deal - filing Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Monday it has received 265 million reais ($68.20 million) related to a plea deal signed by petrochemical producer Braskem SA to settle corruption charges....
05:51, 2019-06-11

Man pleads guilty to filing false Tucson tax returns File photo of a tax return and twenty dollar bills. TUCSON – A man pleaded guilty to filing false tax returns for people who live in Tucson. Tyron Kemp, 30, grew up in Tucson. He moved to St. Louis in 2013. He used names and information of people he knew in Tucson to file 37 false tax returns withou...
22:34, 2019-05-21

Republican operative was behind U.S. census citizenship question: filing The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administration over the question last year....
21:00, 2019-05-30

FTD, Founded 100 Years Before Swipe Right, Seeks Bankruptcy DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (AP) — The century old flower company FTD is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection following a rough Valentine’s Day and will break the business into pieces. Originally called the Florists Telegraph Delivery Association, FTD has failed to turn a profit in four years. ...
19:34, 2019-06-03

Brazil’s Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht says it is filing for bankruptcy protection to restructure $13 billion in debt. Odebrecht sent a statement Monday saying it filed the request for bankruptcy protection that same day. The debt restructuring is one of the largest ever filed ...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Apple Planning to Refresh 13-Inch MacBook Pro, US FCC Filing Tips Apple reportedly seems to be planning to refresh its 13-inch MacBook Pro laptop. An unreleased 13-inch MacBook recently popped up in US regulator FCC's database with model number A2159....
23:17, 2019-07-03

Reports: NFLPA filing grievance vs. Texans on Clowney's behalf Jadeveon Clowney is a defensive end based on snap counts from the 2018 season, but the Houston Texans used the franchise tag designation for an outside linebacker -- a savings to the team of about $1.7 million in 2019 salary....
21:17, 2019-07-16

Brazil's Vale will invest $1.9 billion to shut down nine dams -filing Brazilian mining company Vale SA said it will spend $1.9 billion for the decommissioning of nine tailing dams in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, according to a securities filing late on Friday....
19:17, 2019-06-08

New GST Return Filing System To Simplify Process: Sushil Modi The new Goods and Services Tax return filing system will enable traders to file returns in a single format once a month instead of multiple formats, Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Modi, who heads......
08:51, 2019-06-30

Budget 2019: Major Changes Announced On Filing Of Income Tax Return Income tax return changes announced in Budget 2019: The government announced "interchangeability of PAN and Aadhaar", meaning those who do not have PAN will be able to file income tax returns by......
13:51, 2019-07-09

U.S. says revamping census legal team is justified: Maryland filing The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday rejected the contention that replacing its legal team in cases concerning the 2020 census was unjustified or prejudices the case....
17:51, 2019-07-10

Screenshots from patent filing could show Huawei's Android replacement As you probably already know, Huawei is going to have to replace the Android operating system with its own OS for future handsets. That is because the company was placed on the U.S. Commerce Department's Entity List for security reasons, and this prevents the firm from sourcing U.S. parts, component...
02:34, 2019-06-07

Upgraded Nintendo Switch could join new Lite model, according to FCC filing While today's Nintendo news has understandably been dominated by the announcement of the ultra-portable Switch Lite, it appears that the House of Mario is also quietly planning a revision of the original Nintendo Switch's hardware, according to a new Federal Communications Commission (FCC)...
08:00, 2019-07-11

Brazil conglomerate Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) in debt, according to a statement....
04:51, 2019-06-18

Opinion: Government's Plan To Change Bankruptcy Law Bold And Necessary On Wednesday, the government said it would amend the 2016 insolvency law, a signature reform of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first term. Investors will cheer....
09:17, 2019-07-18

| Becker's missing trophies still taxing bankruptcy trustees One of the bankruptcy trustees handling the case of Boris Becker has appealed to anyone who might have any of the German's missing trophies to come forward....
16:17, 2019-07-09

Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy Plan Is Almost Done, and It Could Start a Fight The island territory is preparing to present its complete restructuring plan for its $124 billion debt. Court challenges are almost certain, but if the plan survives it could be a road map for troubled states....
00:17, 2019-07-15

Marijuana Ties Are Hurting More Filers in Bankruptcy Courts The Justice Department is using bankruptcy courts to impose the federal marijuana ban in states that have legalized pot, preventing people who work in the cannabis industry from using bankruptcy to save their home or business....
02:51, 2019-06-23

Luxury retailer Barneys may be headed for bankruptcy, report say Barneys may be on the cusp of filing for bankruptcy protection as the luxury retailer contends with high rents, according to reports.       ...
08:17, 2019-07-15

Opioid manufacturer in kickback scheme files for bankruptcy Three open bottles of prescription medication. / Getty Images CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — An opioid manufacturing company whose founder was convicted of racketeering conspiracy for bribing doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray has filed for bankruptcy protection. Chandler, Arizona-base...
17:51, 2019-06-12

Luxury retailer Barneys may be headed for bankruptcy, reports say Barneys may be on the cusp of filing for bankruptcy protection as the luxury retailer contends with high rents, according to reports.       ...
18:34, 2019-07-15

Green Fields School may repay all debts after bankruptcy Green Fields School / Google Maps TUCSON – Green Fields School may pay all its debts despite closing, according to documents filed in federal bankruptcy court. Last week, the private Northwest Side School announced it was closing. Many parents paid deposits or tuition for the entire year. One parent...
05:34, 2019-07-16

Fourth-largest coal producer in the US files for bankruptcy Enlarge / WRIGHT, WY - OCTOBER 19: Train cars full of 100 tons of coal leave a mine near Wright, Wyoming on October 19, 2006. Empty cars head to the facility. (credit: Photo by Andy Nelson/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images) Cloud Peak Energy, the US' fourth-largest coal mining compan...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Flower-Delivery Company FTD Files for Bankruptcy Protection Flower-delivery firm FTD filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and agreed to sell certain assets as it pays down debt and implements strategic initiatives....
10:17, 2019-06-03

Opioid drugmaker Insys Therapeutics files for bankruptcy Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a U.S. probe into bribes it paid to doctors for prescribing a powerful opioid medication....
14:00, 2019-06-10

FTD files for bankruptcy protection, but flower deliveries will continue FTD has filed for bankruptcy protection, as it prepares to sell off pieces of the company and to deal with its debt.        ...
06:01, 2019-06-04

Insys files for bankruptcy after settling opioid case Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a US probe into bribes it paid to doctors for prescribing a powerful opioid medication. The filing in US Bankruptcy Court in the District of Delaware made Insy...
16:51, 2019-06-10

Sears’ bankruptcy has burned thousands of vendors worldwide If you think shopping at Sears can be sad these days, it’s nothing compared to doing business with the struggling chain. Michelle Chan — whose Hong Kong-based company Mien Co. Ltd. manufactures handbags, wallets and belts for brands like Joe Boxer and Jaclyn Smith — says she lost her life savings wh...
06:51, 2019-06-03

Bankruptcy judge to approve sale of Reading Eagle READING, Pa. (AP) — A federal judge says he intends to approve the sale of the Reading Eagle to a company known for taking over struggling newspapers and then cutting jobs. MediaNews Group, better known as Digital First Media, offered $5 million for the assets of the Reading Eagle Co., which filed f...
18:34, 2019-05-22

Supreme Court filing: Census citizenship question a GOP election strategy Advocates who oppose adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census have filed new evidence with the U.S. Supreme Court, which they say proves the question is a strategy to get more Republicans elected....
18:00, 2019-05-31

U.S. Justice Department still pondering census citizenship move: court filing The U.S. Justice Department is still considering how to proceed on an effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, according to court papers filed on Friday....
21:00, 2019-07-05

Honduran president was targeted by U.S. drug trafficking probe: court filing U.S. authorities have targeted Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez in an investigation of large-scale drug trafficking and money laundering, a recent court filing shows....
01:17, 2019-05-31

De Blasio gets 2020 filing extension, citing ‘substantial’ mayoral duties Mayor Bill de Blasio received a 45-day extension to disclose his personal finances to the Federal Election Commission citing his “substantial duties” at City Hall — even though he’s said he can juggle his day job with his quixotic presidential quest. A lawyer for de Blasio...
01:51, 2019-06-20

Former Trump adviser Flynn shakes up legal team: court filing Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has dismissed the lawyers who represented him in his guilty plea and cooperation with Special Counsel Robert Mueller and retained new counsel, according to a court filing on Thursday....
23:00, 2019-06-06

Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Department over seized equipment: filing Huawei Technologies Co Inc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Commerce Department on Friday challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export Administration Regulations, according to a court filing....
03:34, 2019-06-22

Former Trump adviser Flynn to dismiss legal team-court filing Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has dismissed the legal team that represented him in his dealings with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe and retained new counsel, according to a court filing on Thursday....
18:17, 2019-06-06

Anadarko pressed Occidental for cash, expecting investor opposition -filing Anadarko Petroleum exacted a top price for itself by repeatedly spurning Occidental Petroleum's approaches and pushing for all-cash offers, reasoning the market might react negatively to the blockbuster $38 billion deal, according to securities filings released on Friday....
00:34, 2019-06-08

TurboTax Found a Depraved Way to Bump Profits After Tax Filing Process Was Simplified In the aftermath of Trump’s major changes to the tax code, some of TurboTax’s customers no longer had to pay for many of its services, instead finding that the company’s free product would suffice. To offset this loss, the online tax service made changes that reportedly had an adverse impact on elde...
20:00, 2019-07-16

Trump’s appeal has put subpoenas for his financial records on hold: court filing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp will not have to immediately hand over the financial records of U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization, according to a court filing on Saturday....
00:34, 2019-05-26

Brazil's healthcare firm Hapvida launches $700 mln share offering - filing Brazilian healthcare company Hapvida Participacoes e Investimentos SA launched a share offering that may raise up to 2.63 billion reais ($704 million), according to a securities filing on Friday....
17:00, 2019-07-13

To Avoid Bias, Prosecutors Try Hiding a Suspect’s Race When Filing Charges Prosecutors in San Francisco, concerned about the disproportionate number of African-Americans in jail, are trying to reduce the potential role of race in charging decisions....
21:51, 2019-06-12

Brazil's Hapvida to acquire smaller rival America Group -filing Brazilian healthcare provider Hapvida Participacoes e Investimentos SA has reached an agreement to acquire smaller rival America Group for 426 million reais ($109.87 million), according to a securities filing on Sunday....
05:17, 2019-06-10

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent California wildfires caused by its power lines....
10:51, 2019-05-23

Barneys the latest dinosaur of retail sector to explore bankruptcy 100-year-old New York luxury department store is strugglingStatement: ‘Our customers remain our top priority’The luxury department store Barneys New York is exploring a bankruptcy filing as it struggles with high rents and changing consumer tastes, people familiar with the matter said on Saturday. R...
04:34, 2019-07-14

Dressbarn threatens landlords with bankruptcy court unless leases are relieved Retailer Dressbarn is giving its landlords a barn-burner of an ultimatum in a bid to stave off bankruptcy, The Post has learned. After announcing plans to close its 650 stores in May, the 57-year-old fashion chain has been telling its landlords that it will tie up their properties in bankruptcy cour...
04:17, 2019-07-03

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after kickback probe Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday amid mounting expenses driven by a U.S. Justice Department probe into claims it paid doctors bribes to prescribe a powerful opioid medication....
19:00, 2019-06-10

Sears buyer Eddie Lampert wants to avoid up to $43M in severance pay from bankruptcy The investor who bought Sears' assets out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy is now trying to back out of an agreement to pay severance to laid-off workers.        ...
04:17, 2019-05-29

AOC, Warren team up for new video pressing Mnuchin over Sears bankruptcy Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., pressed Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin over his role in Sears' 2018 bankruptcy in a video released Thursday....
05:17, 2019-05-24

Lee Iacocca, auto executive who saved Chrysler from bankruptcy, dies at 94 Lee Iacocca, the charismatic U.S. auto industry executive who gave America the Ford Mustang and was celebrated for saving Chrysler from going out of business, has died at the age of 94, Fiat Chrysler said....
07:17, 2019-07-03

Insys becomes first drugmaker to file for bankruptcy to cover opioid penalties The moves comes one week after the company agreed to pay $225 million to resolve a federal investigation into a bribery scheme designed to induce doctors to overprescribe a fentanyl spray....
18:51, 2019-06-10

Sun Capital-Backed Restaurants Unlimited Files For Bankruptcy Protection The Seattle-based owner of Kincaid’s, Palomino and Henry’s Tavern said it plans to put itself up for sale as part of the proceedings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del....
21:34, 2019-07-08

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

UPDATE 2-Opioid drugmaker Insys Therapeutics files for bankruptcy Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a U.S. probe into bribes it paid to doctors for prescribing a powerful opioid medication....
14:51, 2019-06-10

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after $225m settlement Insys Therapeutics founder and executives were convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe highly addictive painkiller A leading drug maker, whose founder and top executives have been convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe a highly addictive painkiller, has become the first opioid manufacturer to d...
08:51, 2019-06-11

U.S. firearms distributor files bankruptcy as gun sales fall under Trump United Sporting Cos, a large firearms distributor whose roots date to the Great Depression, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday and said it plans to liquidate, hurt by falling sales after President Donald Trump was elected and as Dick's Sporting Goods Inc began moving away from firearms....
18:34, 2019-06-10

Friars Club head avoids jail time for filing false tax returns Friars Club executive director Michael Gyure — who pleaded guilty in January to filing false income tax returns — will avoid prison time. Gyure was sentenced to time served on Monday by District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald of the federal court in Manhattan. The executive failed to disclose some $433,...
05:17, 2019-07-09

Subpoenas for Trump financial records on hold pending appeal -court filing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp will not have to immediately hand over the financial records of U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization, according to a court filing on Saturday....
02:51, 2019-05-26

Subpoenas for Trump financial records on hold pending appeal: court filing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp will not have to immediately hand over the financial records of U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization, according to a court filing on Saturday....
00:17, 2019-05-26

Amazon patent filing for new Alexa feature could leave users concerned about their privacy Anyone with an Alexa-enabled device knows that to summon the virtual assistant, you need to call out her name first followed by the task you wish her to handle. For example, if you want to know what T-Mobile's shares are trading for, you would say "Alexa, what is the stock price of T-Mobile." Or you...
04:17, 2019-05-28

Fortnite Fortbyte 74 Found in a filing cabinet inside assassin's basement location Fortbyte 74 of 100 is now live in the game with a clue that reads "Found in a filing cabinet inside an assassin's basement on the desert coast". Here's the location to help you locate this latest Fortbyte challenge puzzle piece....
17:34, 2019-05-29

Trump revenue at least $434 million in 2018, saw drop in Mar-a-Lago money, new filing reveals The filing reveals that Trump in 2018 had a minimum of $434 million in revenue from all sources. That's a slight drop from the at least $452 million he reported as his minimum revenue in 2017....
04:51, 2019-05-22

China's Huawei to sell undersea cable business, exchange filing shows China's Huawei Technologies plans to sell its 51% stake in undersea telecommunications cable business Huawei Marine Systems, according to an exchange filing from the Chinese buyer on Monday....
17:17, 2019-06-03

The Feminist Library prepares for fresh chapter at 'loving' new home London's Feminist Library is packed up and ready to relocate to a new home in Peckham, after hundreds of supporters raised more than £65,000 to fund the new move....
10:00, 2019-06-09

It's the Lotus Evija: 1,972bhp, 200mph electric hypercar signals new chapter for Lotus News 16 Jul, 2019 It's been a while but there's a brand new Lotus on the block, the all-electric Evija is a £1.7m hypercar and 130 will be built...
20:34, 2019-07-16

'John Wick: Chapter 3': Stars hit the red carpet for the world premiere The stars were out for the world premiere of "John Wick: Chapter 3" in New York City Thursday. Click ahead to see who else was there.        ...
14:51, 2019-05-21

'John Wick: Chapter 4': Texts to fans confirm the killing will continue in 2021 Keanu Reeves so seriously killed it in "John Wick 3" that Lionsgate has already announced a fourth movie coming out in 2021.        ...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Power producers to appeal bankruptcy court ruling on PG&E energy contracts Power producers NextEra Inc, Consolidated Edison Inc and Calpine Corp on Thursday said they will appeal to try to overturn a recent decision by a judge that a federal regulator has no say in whether utility PG&E Corp may reject its power purchase agreements if it chooses to while in bankruptcy....
19:17, 2019-06-14

Exclusive: Department store Barneys New York explores bankruptcy - sources U.S. luxury department store Barneys New York Inc is exploring a bankruptcy filing as it struggles with high rents and changing consumer tastes, people familiar with the matter said on Saturday....
23:34, 2019-07-13

UPDATE 4-Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after kickback probe Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday amid mounting expenses driven by a U.S. Justice Department probe into claims it paid doctors bribes to prescribe a powerful opioid medication....
18:34, 2019-06-10

Elizabeth Warren and AOC target Treasury Secretary Mnuchin over Sears bankruptcy In a four-page letter sent Thursday morning, Warren and Ocasio-Cortez asked Mnuchin a series of questions about his advisory role in former Sears CEO Eddie Lampert's decisions....
18:51, 2019-05-23

Exclusive: Barneys New York explores options that include bankruptcy - sources U.S. luxury department store operator Barneys New York Inc is exploring options that include a bankruptcy filing, as it struggles with high rents and changing consumer tastes, people familiar with the matter said on Saturday....
05:17, 2019-07-14

Ocasio-Cortez, Warren grill Mnuchin for role in Sears bankruptcy Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined forces with Sen. Elizabeth Warren to ​challenge Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin over his role in the bankruptcy of Sears that resulted in thousands of workers being laid off and stores closing. The New York Democrat and the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful f...
21:51, 2019-05-23

‘I’m Devastated.’ Jamie Oliver Announces His U.K. Restaurant Chain Has Filed for Bankruptcy (LONDON) — Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s British restaurant chain filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, partly due to increased competition and escalating rents in local commercial districts. The insolvency will leave 1,000 people out of work and reignited worries about local retai...
20:00, 2019-05-21

Warren, Ocasio-Cortez demand answers on Sears bankruptcy from Mnuchin The congresswomen say they are "deeply concerned by the financial engineering" that occurred while the treasury chief served on the retailer’s board....
08:17, 2019-05-24

Puerto Rico Board Unveils $35 Billion Bankruptcy-Exit Framework Puerto Rico’s financial supervisors struck a deal with creditors owed $3 billion that sets out a path for restructuring $35 billion in debt obligations and scaling back debt payments over the next 30 years....
10:51, 2019-06-17

China's Huawei to sell undersea cable business, buyer's exchange filing shows China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to sell its 51% stake in undersea telecommunications cable business Huawei Marine Systems Co Ltd, according to an exchange filing from the Chinese buyer on Monday....
06:00, 2019-06-03

Trump administration will continue fight to put citizenship question on 2020 census: Court filing The Trump administration will continue legal efforts to put ask people on the 2020 census if they are U.S. citizens, Justice Department lawyers told a federal judge in a new court filing....
20:51, 2019-07-05

Congress Is Killing That Sketchy Provision That Banned the Government from Offering Free Tax Filing Software How about a bit of good news? It looks like the controversial provision in the Taxpayer First Act that would have prevented the Internal Revenue Service from directly competing with filing services offered through the Free File Program will no longer be part of the bill.Read more......
16:00, 2019-06-07

Casino’s Brazil unit agrees to sell shares in Via Varejo for minimum of 4.75 reais each - filing GPA, controlling shareholder of Brazil's Via Varejo and a unit of Casino Guichard Perrachon SA, said its board of directors approved the sale of all shares it owns in the retailer for a minimum price of 4.75 reais each, according to a securities filing on Wednesday....
14:51, 2019-06-12

End Of An Era: Red Lobster Has Declared Bankruptcy After Paying For A 6-Hour Seafood Commercial Set Entirely To Beatles Music It’s about to become much harder to get your crab and lobster fix, because one of the most popular seafood chains in America just officially went under: Red Lobster has filed for bankruptcy after blowing all of their capital on a six-hour commercial set entirely to Beatles music....
15:34, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 3-Brazil's Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection after years of graft probes Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA filed on Monday for bankruptcy protection, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) of debt in what would be one of Latin America's largest-ever in-court debt restructurings....
04:51, 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-Power producers to appeal bankruptcy court ruling on PG&E energy contracts Power producers NextEra Inc, Consolidated Edison Inc and Calpine Corp on Thursday said they will appeal to try to overturn a recent decision by a judge that a federal regulator has no say in whether utility PG&E Corp may reject its power purchase agreements if it chooses to while in bankruptcy....
19:17, 2019-06-14

Lap-dances, kick-backs, and debt: Infamous opioid maker files for bankruptcy Enlarge / Insys Therapeutics founder John N. Kapoor leaves federal court in Boston on March 13, 2019. (credit: Getty | Boston Globe) Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections Monday, just days after pleading guilty to federal fraud charges and agreeing to ...
03:51, 2019-06-12

Government lawyers step up effort to get a citizenship question on 2020 Census, court filing shows President Trump also said he was mulling an executive order in search for a legal path to restore the controversial question after the Supreme Court ruling froze it....
00:51, 2019-07-06

Walmart against monopolies: The retail giant is filing a price-fixing lawsuit against a shady Brazilian meatpacker In late May, Walmart filed an antitrust lawsuit against over a dozen poultry producers, including Pilgrim's Pride, a subsidiary of the Brazilian-owned meatpacking conglomerate, JBS USA. The company is currently receiving over $64 million as part of the agriculture bailout while its parent company, J...
04:01, 2019-06-06

Exclusive: Elliott Management opposes airline Azul on Avianca Brasil bankruptcy plan U.S. hedge fund Elliott Management is opposing a new plan by Brazilian airline Azul SA to purchase some of the routes operated by financially troubled rival Avianca Brasil for $145 million, according......
15:01, 2019-05-21

SEC Extends Review of CBOE Holdings' Rule Filing to Trade SPXpm, Its Proposed New S&P 500 Index Option Product CHICAGO, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported that at the end of business today the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) instituted "proceedings to determine whether to approve or disapprove" the proposed rule change filed by CBOE Holdings to launch SPXpm, its...
18:17, 2019-05-22

Police in Utah announce filing of aggravated murder, kidnapping charges in case of missing college student. SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police in Utah announce filing of aggravated murder, kidnapping charges in case of missing college student. The post Police in Utah announce filing of aggravated murder, kidnapping charges in case of missing college student. appeared first on LEX18.com....
20:17, 2019-06-28

Is President Donald Trump losing his fight to save coal? Third major company since May files for bankruptcy Miners across four states may lose their jobs after another coal company filed for bankruptcy, despite President Trump's promises to the industry.        ...
07:34, 2019-07-04

'John Wick: Chapter 4' underway, but don't expect a 'happy ending' for Keanu Reeves Keanu Reeves so killed it in "John Wick 3" that Lionsgate has already announced a fourth movie coming out in 2021. It won't be a happy ending.        ...
20:17, 2019-05-24

Comic-Con: Jessica Chastain compares bloody 'It Chapter Two' to 'Carrie' on 'steroids' At Comic-Con Wednesday, the cast of "It Chapter Two' teased the horror sequel and Jessica Chastain regaled the crowd with stories of fake blood.        ...
12:51, 2019-07-18

The 'Flipping Exes' baggage Bravo's not talking about: Bankruptcy, lawsuits, late taxes A Colorado investor says Bravo co-stars Christina "Nina" Klemm and Michael LeSure of "Flipping Exes" defrauded him.        ...
20:00, 2019-07-08

Senate opens hearing into Facebook plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle were set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politicians across the globe. Facebook is fighting a rearguard action to get Washington onside after i...
17:00, 2019-07-16

Man arrested trying to smuggle drugs into Spain under his wig A man was arrested after being stopped by police during an attempt to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine into Spain by hiding it underneath an "oversized" toupee....
17:00, 2019-07-16

Revealed: Chelsea star Antonio Rudiger given driving ban in closed court case Chelsea star Antonio Rudiger was banned from the roads for 14 days after he was caught speeding at more than 100mph in a court case conducted behind closed doors....
17:00, 2019-07-16

Brexit Party MEPs boo EU Commission president nominee Ursula von der Leyen after she says Brexit could be extended Brexit Party MEPS booed a woman nominated to be president of the EU Commission after she said the UK's exit from the bloc could be delayed again beyond October 31....
17:00, 2019-07-16

Rahul Gandhi Exempted From Appearance In ''Modi Surname'' Defamation Case Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was Tuesday granted exemption from personal appearance by a court in a criminal defamation case filed by a Gujarat lawmaker over his "Modi surname" remark....
17:00, 2019-07-16

Shivraj Chouhan, Madhya Pradesh Government Spar Over Proposed Sita Temple Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan alleged on Tuesday that the Congress government in Madhya Pradesh was "checking the facts" instead of executing his proposal to build a temple......
17:00, 2019-07-16

Heat wave expected to roast NYC this weekend The Big Apple will bake this weekend as a heat wave sends the mercury up to temps in the mid-90s, with heat indexes above 100, forecasters predict. Temperatures on Tuesday and Wednesday are expected to top out around a sticky 90 degrees — and then cool down slightly to 85 degrees as a thunders...
17:17, 2019-07-16

Florida man used Taser to fend off bystanders following crash, police say A Florida man was arrested Monday after police say he caused a car crash and then used a Taser to threaten bystanders who'd gathered at the accident scene....
17:17, 2019-07-16

Oyo Buys Co-Working Venture Innov8 for $30 Million Oyo said on Tuesday it has bought local co-working venture Innov8, as the SoftBank-backed hospitality chain looks to venture into the commercial real estate business under the brand name Oyo......
17:34, 2019-07-16

Redmi K20 Pro Special Variant Teased Ahead of Launch in India Redmi K20 is all set to debut in India tomorrow. But just hours ahead of the phone's formal launch, Xiaomi has revealed that it is bringing a special version of the Redmi K20 Pro....
17:34, 2019-07-16

Truecaller Launches User Verification SDK for Mobile Web Truecaller has announced the global launch of its user verification software development kit (SDK) solution exclusively for the mobile web platforms....
17:34, 2019-07-16

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Surfaces on Geekbench With Exynos 9825 SoC The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 bearing the model number SM-970F has been listed on Geekbench. The smartphone sports an Exynos 9825 SoC under the hood, coupled with 8GB of RAM....
17:34, 2019-07-16

Dave Allen and David Price meet to decide their future Dave Allen and David Price clash with a grim outlook for the loser, writes Daniel Herbert The post Dave Allen and David Price meet to decide their future appeared first on Boxing News....
17:51, 2019-07-16

10 actors who portrayed boxers on the silver screen It’s not easy being a boxer, and it’s almost as difficult playing one on screen. But these 10 actors brought boxers to life in Hollywood movies The post 10 actors who portrayed boxers on the silver screen appeared first on Boxing News....
17:51, 2019-07-16

How to Get Through Airport Security Faster When you’re late for a flight⁠—or trying to make a tight connection⁠—getting through airport security as quickly as possible is key. Beyond enrolling in TSA Pre-Check, Global Entry or Clear, you can get through an airport security line faster by booking your flight at the right time and organizing y...
17:51, 2019-07-16

Hottest cities for business travel Looking for the perfect city to go on a business trip? Here are the best ones in the country, according to a new report.       ...
17:51, 2019-07-16

Apollo 11 insiders remember history's most famous space mission: 'We had a job to do and we did it' A detailed description of what the launch and landing of Apollo 11 were like for many of the 400,000 insiders who worked on the most famous space exploration mission in history....
17:51, 2019-07-16

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle grilled the social media company on its plans for a digital currency at a hearing on Tuesday....
18:17, 2019-07-16

Global stocks slip, U.S. yields rise on retail sales data A gauge of global equities edged lower on Tuesday and U.S. Treasury yields climbed as a stronger-than-anticipated report on retail sales raised the possibility that a second rate cut by the Federal Reserve this year could be pushed back by several months....
18:17, 2019-07-16

From Date My Mom to Plain Jane: the MTV shows we don't need rebooted The relaunch of The Hills will be followed by a new take on Making the Band, which makes us fear which misjudged series will be brought back nextRemember O Town? Danity Kane? Donnie Klang? No, of course you don’t, because they were all groups formed through MTV’s reality series Making The Band, and ...
18:17, 2019-07-16

Sanders slams Biden, says he was ‘wrong big time’ on Iraq War In some of his most forceful criticism to date against 2020 Democratic rival Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders said he has some “pretty significant” policy differences with the former vice president as he assailed his stances on trade, Wall Street regulation and more....
18:34, 2019-07-16

Five deals we want to see get done before the MLB trading deadline With just weeks until the MLB trade deadline, a look at some deals that make sense – and fans should want to see get done.       ...
18:51, 2019-07-16

'America's Day as the Racist': Churchill Downs TV billboard hit with anti-Trump graffiti A billboard along two prominent highways in Louisville, Kentucky, advertising Churchill Downs TV coverage was written over with an anti-Trump message.       ...
18:51, 2019-07-16

Philadelphia bar seeks payment from St. Louis Blues' 'Play Gloria' craze during Stanley Cup run The Philadelphia bar that inspired the Blues' "Gloria" fad is seeking money from the items that were sold inside and outside of Enterprise Center.       ...
18:51, 2019-07-16

British Open: Breaking down the famous 16th hole at Royal Portrush British Open: Golfweek's Geoff Shackelford talks about the Dunluce course at Royal Portrush and the famous 16th hole.       ...
18:51, 2019-07-16

Counteracting the Sea of Sameness in Marketing Follow the leader is not only a children’s game but a concept ingrained in the social psychology that drives us to emulate what’s popular. Marketers are notorious for paying close attention to what’s resonating in their industry amongst their peers and capitalizing on it, but often...
18:51, 2019-07-16

Man Slashed Throat Of Teen Popular On Instagram, Took Selfie With Body Police arrived at the gruesome scene Sunday morning, alerted by frantic calls from users on the messaging app Discord. What police heard in those calls was horrifying: Someone had uploaded an image of......
18:51, 2019-07-16

"It's Me Who Put Them Into Trouble": Jacob Zuma On Gupta Family Deals Former South Africa president Jacob Zuma has said that he initiated the idea that led to the controversial Indian-origin Gupta family establishing their media empire, which has since collapsed. Zuma......
18:51, 2019-07-16

1 Dead, 15 Injured In US Gas Line Blast That Shot Flames 30 Feet Into Air A utility worker was killed and 15 other people were injured on Monday when a ruptured gas line triggered an explosion that levelled a house and shattered windows in nearby homes in the Southern......
18:51, 2019-07-16

"Unacceptable To Tell Citizens To Go Back": Republican Leaders To Trump A day after President Donald Trump said four minority congresswomen should "go back" to their home countries, Republicans criticized the quartet and cast them as the face of a socialist, left-wing......
18:51, 2019-07-16

4 Democratic women of color slam Trump for ‘bigoted remarks’ From left, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., respond to remarks by President Donald Trump after his call for the four Democratic congresswomen to go back to their “broken” countries, during a n...
18:51, 2019-07-16

Apollo 11 astronauts returning to launch pad 50 years later This March 30, 1969 photo made available by NASA shows the crew of the Apollo 11, from left, Neil Armstrong, commander; Michael Collins, module pilot; Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin, lunar module pilot. Apollo 11 was the first manned mission to the surface of the moon. (NASA via AP) CAPE CANAVER...
18:51, 2019-07-16

British Open: Tiger leads chase for the Claret Jug Top shots from the 2019 the Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.        ...
19:00, 2019-07-16

How Kim Jong Un Smuggled Armored Mercedes Limos Into North Korea The Mercedes-Benz limousines chauffeuring around North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this year have stumped outsiders over how the sanctions-hit regime obtained the luxury rides....
19:00, 2019-07-16

New U.S. Asylum Rule Strands Thousands at Southern Border An estimated 18,700 asylum seekers waiting in line along the U.S.-Mexican border for interviews have been stranded by the new rule requiring them first to apply for refugee status from the country they first passed through....
19:00, 2019-07-16

July on course to be hottest month ever, say climate scientists Record global temperatures this month set to beat previous record set in 2017Record temperatures across much of the world over the past two weeks could make July the hottest month ever measured on Earth, according to climate scientists.The past fortnight has seen freak heat in the Canadian Arctic, c...
19:17, 2019-07-16

Lakers wasted no time dousing a J.R. Smith-LeBron James reunion Well, that didn’t last long. After failing to work out a trade, the Cleveland Cavaliers waived guard J.R. Smith before his contract for next season became guaranteed. As an unrestricted free agent, many connected Smith to a reunion with LeBron James on the Lakers, giving the team a veteran shooter a...
19:17, 2019-07-16

Could artificial intelligence be the future of cancer diagnosis? The authors of a recent paper believe that in the future, artificial intelligence might be able to tell benign from malignant lesions without a biopsy....
19:17, 2019-07-16

An artist reimagined famous artists and paintings as modern-day millennials Courtesy of Untitled.Save Portugal-based artist Untitled.Save, who goes by his first name, Tiago, re-imagined iconic artists and their subjects as urban hipsters. In Untitled.Save's pieces, the "Mona Lisa" subject is a social media influencer. The collection portrays Dalí as a freelance phot...
19:34, 2019-07-16

Daily on Energy: The overlooked promise of capturing carbon from gas plants Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:34, 2019-07-16

|WhatAfrica’skeycentralbankswilldiscussinthenext10days Central banks in sub-Saharan Africa’s key economies will take direction from US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell when they make calls on interest rates in the next 10 days....
19:34, 2019-07-16

Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to reform its anti-doping practices....
19:34, 2019-07-16

2-year-old girl who disappeared from Michigan campsite found alive Police have found the 2-year-old who went missing from a campsite in Comins Township, Michigan on Monday. The search lasted more than 24 hours.        ...
19:34, 2019-07-16

'Dangerous': Air Force responds to plans to 'storm Area 51' and 'see them aliens' As more than a million people on Facebook say they're "going" to a joke event to "storm Area 51," the U.S. military has responded to the plans.        ...
19:34, 2019-07-16

'Game of Thrones' breaks Emmy nomination record "Game of Thrones" slashes its way to historic 32 Emmy Award nominations, including best drama series. (June 16)        ...
19:34, 2019-07-16

Tottenham’s Kieran Trippier set for Atlético Madrid medical £20m fee agreed • England defender due for medical in Spanish capital• Trippier excused from flight to Singapore for pre-season tourKieran Trippier is on the brink of sealing a move to Atlético Madrid in a deal worth £20m plus add-ons and he has been given permission by Tottenham to travel to the Spanish capital fo...
19:34, 2019-07-16

England’s World Cup win must launch something bigger, says Andrew Strauss • Former director of cricket wants ECB to capitalise on euphoria• Strauss says success of 2005 Ashes was not built onAndrew Strauss, England’s former director of cricket, has urged the game’s power brokers to learn from the mistakes of the past and capitalise on England’s World Cup success, declarin...
19:34, 2019-07-16

eBay just launched a slew of new anti-Prime Day deals Amazon’s second day of Prime Day deals has already started, but that doesn’t mean that Amazon is the only place to shop discounted products in the middle of the summer. All of Amazon’s main rivals have launched deals events of their own, including eBay, which announced several sale...
19:51, 2019-07-16

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency stirs criticism, privacy concerns US lawmakers have grilled Facebook on its ambitious plan to create a financial ecosystem based on a digital currency called Libra. The project is viewed with skepticism in many countries, including Germany....
19:51, 2019-07-16

50 years ago the space race took humans to the moon In 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon. Those first steps were preceded by a fast-paced technological race between the Soviet Union and the USA. Here's how it all started....
19:51, 2019-07-16

Child soldiers used in Yemen civil war, report says All sides of the conflict are responsible for using children in battle, a new report says. Since 2012, when the civil war in Yemen begun, at least 70,000 people have been killed....
19:51, 2019-07-16

UNAIDS report: HIV-related deaths down a third since 2010 The United Nations has said HIV-related deaths dropped 33% since 2010, but warned that more funding is needed to control the spread of the disease. The Middle East and eastern Europe have seen infection levels rise....
19:51, 2019-07-16

Marcus Morris addition gives Knicks underwhelming top duo There’s a bunch of starry tandems in the NBA this season: the Lakers’ LeBron James and Anthony Davis, the Nets’ Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant, the Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, the Rockets’ James Harden and Russell Westbrook, the Warriors’ Stephen Curry and Draymond Green. The Knicks? The...
19:51, 2019-07-16

UAW Talks Open With Labor Costs Rising, Slowdown Looming After years of prosperity, car companies in Detroit are entering contract talks with the UAW this week. Their top concern is capping fast-rising labor costs ahead of a downturn in the U.S. auto industry....
19:51, 2019-07-16

No exomoons yet, but we may have spotted a disk that will form them Enlarge / There's a lot going on near a young star, with at least two planets forming around it. Up until the last few decades, our picture of what might reside around distant stars was shaped entirely by the planets, moons, asteroids, and other bodies in our own Solar System. But the discovery o...
20:00, 2019-07-16

Netflix Edits Out Graphic Suicide Scene From 13 Reasons Why as It Prepares New Season Following debate about whether a graphic depiction of death by suicide in the Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why was suitable for young and potentially vulnerable audiences, the streaming giant has decided to re-edit the scene from the show’s first season. The decision comes ahead of its Season ...
20:00, 2019-07-16

Scientists Find a New Kind of Cell That Helps Heal the Heart The human body has plenty of nifty tricks to keep itself alive for as long as possible, and scientists still haven’t come close to figuring them all out. Case in point, a team of researchers this week describe a previously unknown type of cell near the heart that helps it heal from injury. The disco...
20:00, 2019-07-16

Reagan’s famous weekly radio address was Nixon’s idea Former President Richard Nixon had a widely influential role on former President Ronald Reagan and his key staff, and even dreamed up one of the Gipper’s most famous practices — the weekly radio address — according to a treasure trove of post-presidential papers in the Nixon library.4192KqOVZiL._SX3...
20:00, 2019-07-16

Puerto Rico police clash with protesters over Gov. Ricardo Rossello scandal Puerto Rican police clashed with demonstrators late Monday over Gov. Ricardo Rossello's refusal to give up power, in the wake of a leaked chat log that's tainted his administration....
20:17, 2019-07-16

Summer in the coolest US state The long days of summer mean that there's no shortage of time to experience Alaska. And with the coolest average summer temperatures of any US state, it's a great place to escape the heat....
20:17, 2019-07-16

This is what today's America looks like. The squad is us | Moustafa Bayoumi We should all be grateful to the four women of color who are offering moral and political guidance to a nation goaded by its commander-in-chiefOn Monday, the best of the United States of America was on full display.In a moving press conference in Washington, DC, the four progressive congresswomen no...
20:17, 2019-07-16

Why automation is a feminist issue Working women are twice as likely as men to lose their jobs to AI, according to a thinktank. Which perhaps isn’t surprising, given that most of that work is menial and badly paidAccording to a new study from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), nearly 10% of women work in jobs with a hig...
20:17, 2019-07-16

Ursula von der Leyen elected first female European commission president Former German defence minister wins narrow backing of MEPs to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker in the EU’s top jobUrsula von der Leyen has been confirmed as the European commission’s first female president and the first German in the top EU job for over 50 years.In a secret ballot, MEPs voted narrowly to...
20:17, 2019-07-16

Street in Wales wins record for world's steepest – video A street in north-west Wales has been crowned the world's steepest. Ffordd Pen Llech in the historic town of Harlech has a gradient of 37.5% at its steepest point, knocking Baldwin Street in Dunedin, New Zealand, off the top spot. Gwyn Headley, who led the town’s campaign to claim the title, said: '...
20:17, 2019-07-16

New 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 4' pack supports veterans through Activision's endowment Gamers can support Activision's Call of Duty Endowment by purchasing some special 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 4' content available now for PlayStation 4.       ...
20:34, 2019-07-16

Roger Stone Is Barred From Social Media After Posts Attacking Russia Inquiry Mr. Stone, a longtime informal adviser to President Trump, had long complained about the Russia investigation online even after a judge ordered him to keep quiet....
20:34, 2019-07-16

U.S. offshore oil production remains cut by 58% - U.S. government About 58%, or 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico remains shut in the wake of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Tuesday....
20:51, 2019-07-16

Trump campaign launches effort to sway women voters U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign sought to energize women voters in the battleground state of Pennsylvania on Tuesday, betting a message of economic prosperity will boost support from suburban women uneasy with the direction of the Republican Party....
20:51, 2019-07-16

Julia Roberts' Reaction to Her 2019 Emmys Snub Is Priceless From the moment Julia Roberts was attached to star in and executive produce Homecoming, an Emmy was predicted for her future. Until it wasn't. Roberts played Heidi Bergman in the......
20:51, 2019-07-16

No, Big Little Lies, Stranger Things, and The Handmaid's Tale Did Not Get Snubbed by the 2019 Emmys Don't get yourself too worked up just yet! You may not have been able to spot Stranger Things, Big Little Lies, or The Handmaid's Tale--three of the biggest shows of the......
20:51, 2019-07-16

Chad Michael Murray Is Still Confused by This A Cinderella Story Moment 15 Years Later Can you believe it's been 15 years since the release of A Cinderella Story? That's right, the beloved movie starring Hilary Duff and Chad Michael Murray hit theaters on July 16,......
20:51, 2019-07-16

Beyoncé Calls The Lion King Album a "Love Letter to Africa" In Rare Interview She's the queen of the Beyhive and now the animal kingdom. Or, at least Pride Rock. In an exclusive interview with Good Morning America's Robin Roberts, Beyoncé opened up......
20:51, 2019-07-16

The Lotus Evija EV Hypercar Promises Almost 2000 Horsepower, Awesome Looks We’ve had teases, a name reveal, and plenty of speculation about what it’ll be, and now the Lotus Evija, which Lotus says will have almost 2,000 horsepower and more than 1,200 pound-feet of torque, is with us....
21:00, 2019-07-16

Trump says 'a lot of progress' made with Iran to defuse crisis U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday "a lot of progress" had been made toward ending a volatile standoff with Iran, with his top diplomat saying Tehran had signaled willingness to negotiate over its disputed ballistic missile program....
21:00, 2019-07-16

Trump laments U.S. prohibition on selling F-35s to Turkey President Donald Trump on Tuesday signaled reluctance to punish Turkey over its acquisition of a Russian air defense system, saying it was "not fair" that the United States would now be prohibited from selling Ankara billions of dollars worth of F-35 stealth fighter jets....
21:00, 2019-07-16

U.S., Mexico set talks amid tension over new curbs on asylum-seekers The chief diplomats of Mexico and the United States plan to meet on Sunday for talks about a new U.S. rule restricting asylum applications from Central American migrants that would burden Mexico's already-overwhelmed refugee agency....
21:00, 2019-07-16

The Breakthrough: Harlem’s Fashion Row Mentors Designers to Success—and a Lion King Collaboration Ahead of the July Fourth weekend and the multimedia marathon that was Essence Fest 2019, where we connected with groundbreaking fashion luminaries like Dapper Dan in New Orleans, New York-based incubator Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR) was doing what it does best: inspiring and empowering the next wave o...
21:00, 2019-07-16

Scotland has highest drug-related death rate in EU Scotland had the highest drug-related death rate in the European Union in 2018, with the likes of heroin, methadone and cocaine killing at almost three times the rate of the United Kingdom as a whole....
21:17, 2019-07-16

JPMorgan beats profit estimates but shows signs of pressure JPMorgan Chase & Co reported a quarterly profit that beat estimates on Tuesday as higher interest income and consumer lending offset lower activity at its trading desks....
21:17, 2019-07-16

Lockheed awarded $492.1M for HIMARS systems for U.S., Poland, Romania Lockheed Martin was awarded a $492.1 million contract for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems M142 launchers and associated hardware for the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, Romania and Poland....
21:34, 2019-07-16

Biden's polling lead in first primary state all but evaporates Joe Biden remains on top in the state that holds the first presidential primary in the race for the White House, but a new poll is the second in two days to suggest the former vice president’s lead over his 2020 Democratic nomination rivals has all but disappeared....
21:34, 2019-07-16

Washington Post columnist urges Obama to condemn Trump, 'reclaim legacy': ‘Your country needs you’ The Washington Post published an open letter from one of its columnist that urges former President Barack Obama to speak out against President Trump to “lift the country’s sights again.”...
21:34, 2019-07-16

Union Challenge of Trump Executive Orders Rejected by Federal Court The court said unions representing federal government workers had to bring their case before a federal labor agency before turning to federal courts....
21:34, 2019-07-16

Mark Esper’s sprint to confirmation starts as Pentagon’s third acting chief takes over IT’S SHOWTIME: At precisely 3:04 p.m. yesterday, Mark Esper reverted to being the secretary of the Army and officially became the nominee to serve as the second defense secretary of President Trump’s administration. That’s when Esper’s nomination paperwork was transmitted to the U.S. Senate — a mere...
21:34, 2019-07-16

Biden campaign pays former Clinton and Obama speech coach the day after rough debate performance The Biden team's second quarter Federal Election Commission filing shows that the campaign wrote a check to a firm run by Michael Sheehan, who was known as the "man behind the curtain" during Bill Clinton's campaigns for president....
21:51, 2019-07-16

Grocery chain Giant Eagle taps Grabango to pilot checkout-free experiences Grabango, a Silicon Valley startup developing cashierless checkout experiences for brick-and-mortar stores, inked a deal with grocery chain Giant Eagle.Read More...
21:51, 2019-07-16

Judge bans political strategist Roger Stone from social media A federal judge in Washington, D.C., tightened a gag order Tuesday for political operative Roger Stone, completely banning him from using any social media sites....
21:51, 2019-07-16

"Racist Euphemism Headline Generator" allows you to avoid calling Donald Trump, noted racist, a racist Donald Trump is racist. He says racist things, he enacts racist policies, and he excuses other people’s racism. And yet, after almost an entire presidential term, much of the media doesn’t want to call him a “racist” without at least qualifying the term so much that it becomes completely toothless....
22:00, 2019-07-16

Monos trailer teases an intense riff on Lord Of The Flies Described as a “cautionary fever dream” and lauded by Guillermo del Toro, Monos took home the World Cinema Special Jury Prize award earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival. Neon has released the first trailer for filmmaker Alejandro Landes’ third feature, which certainly looks worthy of thos...
22:00, 2019-07-16

'These are our sisters': House to condemn Trump’s racist tweets House Democrats are moving swiftly to deliver an extraordinary rebuke of President Donald Trump for his barrage of personal attacks against four high-profile freshman members of their caucus. The House will vote Tuesday night on a resolution to sharply denounce Trump’s remarks as “racist,” lining up...
22:17, 2019-07-16

Facebook should not be trusted with 'crazy' cryptocurrency plan: senators Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday that Facebook Inc's track record of what they described as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency, labeling the plan "delusional" and "crazy" at a Senate hearing....
22:17, 2019-07-16

Brazil fintech Nubank takes aim at small business owners Brazilian financial startup Nu Pagamentos SA is planning to launch digital accounts for small business owners, expanding its product portfolio beyond individuals, it said in a statement on Tuesday....
22:17, 2019-07-16

Why Midsize Cities Struggle to Catch Up to Superstar Cities For decades, smaller metropolitan areas closed the income gap with bigger, richer ones, but no longer. So places like Winston-Salem, N.C., are trying to lay a new foundation for prosperity....
22:17, 2019-07-16

Saudi-led coalition intercepts Houthi drones targeting Abha and Jizan airports The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen intercepted and downed three drones launched by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement towards the southwestern Saudi cities of Jizan and Abha, state TV reported on Tuesday....
22:34, 2019-07-16

Trump, Pompeo reviewing U.S. response to Turkey's purchase of Russian air defenses U.S. President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are reviewing their options for responding to Turkey's recent purchase of the Russian S-400 air defense system, the State Department said on Tuesday....
22:34, 2019-07-16

Apollo 11: Buzz Aldrin recalls the Moon's 'magnificent desolation' During a 2012 interview with Fox News Channel’s Neil Cavuto, astronaut Buzz Aldrin recalled the “magnificent desolation” he and Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong witnessed when they landed on the Moon 50 years ago....
22:34, 2019-07-16

How hard would it be to correct the slope of Lord’s cricket ground? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsDuring the incredible Cricket World Cup final on Sunday, TV commentators repeatedly referred to the slope of the Lord’s ground. Why don’t they jus...
22:51, 2019-07-16

Tangram Smart Rope – why mess with the zen-like emptiness of skipping? After 15 seconds, my legs are aching and my stomach is complaining. Does this flashy update really improve a six-year-old’s toy?There exists no purer evocation of childhood than the skipping rope. A rope, two handles, hours of fun. Of course, adults have a way of taking the same ingredients and maki...
22:51, 2019-07-16

Royal Portrush, Once Deemed Too Small, Gets Another Shot at the British Open In 1951 the Open was played outside of Scotland and England for the first time at the club in Northern Ireland. Almost 70 years later, the Open returns....
22:51, 2019-07-16

Could Jack Have Fit on the Titanic Door? Let’s Examine the Modern Cinema Debate of Our Time Through the Years It’s been more than two decades since James Cameron’s Titanic hit theaters and the love story of Jack Dawson (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Rose DeWitt Bukater (Kate Winslet) took the world by storm. But even 22 years after the movie’s release, audiences are still debating is whether or n...
23:00, 2019-07-16

Nancy Pelosi Sends House Into Chaos by Violating Worst Rule in Congress Any regular reader of Splinter will know that we are generally not big fans of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. But credit where credit is due: On Tuesday, Pelosi—either inadvertently or purposefully—exposed one of the dumber and more pernicious rules of decorum in the House of Representatives....
23:00, 2019-07-16

Save 25% On the Best Kitchen Thermometer For Prime Day Summer barbecue season might be drawing to a close, but a good meat thermometer can come in handy all year long, and you can score a rare 20% discount on the best one today for Prime Day....
23:00, 2019-07-16

Trump Absolutely Isn't Letting This Go We’ve entered day three of the president doubling down on his overtly racist attacks against “the Squad” of four Democratic congresswomen of color—Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna Pressley—after demanding the group “go back” to their own countries on Sunday morn...
23:00, 2019-07-16

Bachelorette star sends contestant home after sex before marriage spat, feud spills into Twitter Sparks flew Monday night on the Fantasy Suites week episode of "The Bachelorette" between star Hannah Brown and Luke Parker. And it even spilled over onto Twitter and Instagram....
23:00, 2019-07-16

Steve Cannon, Whose Townhouse Was an East Village Salon, Dies at 84 A writer and publisher who had lost his sight, he opened his door to a revolving cast of painters, poets, musicians and others for meandering conversation....
23:17, 2019-07-16

‘Chance the Snapper,’ the Alligator That Mesmerized Chicago, Is Captured Officials had been searching for the alligator for almost a week. It took someone from a warmer clime — Florida — to nab him. The story had enthralled Chicago....
23:17, 2019-07-16

Mark Sanford, Once Targeted by Trump, Weighs Primary Challenge Against Him Mr. Sanford, the former congressman and governor from South Carolina who infamously lied about hiking the Appalachian Trail, is considering taking on the president....
23:17, 2019-07-16

Bianca Devins’ stepmom blasts creeps who shared her death photos “It is absolutely disgusting that people are sharing, screenshoting the pictures of Bianca’s (tragic) death!! Wtf is wrong with you people!!??” Bianca Devins’ stepmom, Kaleigh Nicole, wrote on Facebook....
23:17, 2019-07-16

Ex-cop claims co-worker raped and beat her for years The NYPD is conducting an internal investigation after a former cop claimed her superiors did nothing to address her complaints that she was allegedly raped and beaten by her co-workers in a Harlem precinct over a period of years. Maria Mendez claimed she was repeatedly raped and forced to perform v...
23:17, 2019-07-16

Man charged in murder of activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, found dead in a car's trunk Ronn Bell, 38, was arrested and charged Tuesday with first-degree murder for Sadie Roberts-Joseph's death.        ...
23:17, 2019-07-16

Lisa Boothe: Trump's spat with 'the squad' may benefit him, does little to move needle on impeachment Fox News contributor Lisa Boothe said President Trump's public feud with Nancy Pelosi and four of her progressive freshman Reps has done little to advance the process of impeachment against the Commander-in-Chief and may benefit him in the long run. ...
23:17, 2019-07-16

A Prosperous China Says ‘Men Preferred,’ and Women Lose Gender is now one of the most important factors behind income inequality in China, where workplace discrimination and court rulings have set women back....
23:34, 2019-07-16

Turkey’s Erdogan Goes His Own Way as Distrust With U.S. Grows Three years after a failed coup, the decision to buy the Russian S-400 missile system underscores the Turkish leader’s desire to hedge his alliances....
23:34, 2019-07-16

Riot Delays Taking Action Against Echo Fox Over Investor's Racist Remarks Back in May, League of Legends Championship Series commissioner Chris Greeley gave esports organization Team Echo Fox an ultimatum: oust investor Amit Raizada over racist remarks he made in the past, or face consequences that could jeopardize Echo Fox’s future in the world of competitive League of L...
23:34, 2019-07-16

Blue Apron's Beyond Meat Deal Lacks Substance The meal kit company said it would add plant-based proteins to some of its meals as part of a collaboration with Beyond Meat beginning in August. But for Blue Apron, this gold is likely to tarnish....
23:34, 2019-07-16

This New Jersey home cost only $10 — but nobody bought it It can be hard to find a good deal on a home in the New York metropolitan area. In fact, according to Zillow, the median price of homes currently listed in New Jersey is $342,000. So when a 4,000-square-foot Victorian mansion in Montclair, New Jersey, hit the market in 2017 for just $10, you’d expec...
23:34, 2019-07-16

Revolting passenger uses bare feet to browse airplane movies Here’s an excellent reminder to sanitize your airplane touch screen. A viral video circulating on Twitter shows a Delta passenger using his bare feet to scroll through movies on the screen in front of him. The clip was shared by New York-based author Alafair Burke, who didn’t see the atr...
23:51, 2019-07-16

Prime Day 2019: Top kitchen deals right now on Amazon Spring cleaning has given way to summer spending, and now your kitchen needs an update. Jump start healthy eating — it’s bikini weather, after all — with 35 percent off Vitamix Blenders, or finally get what all the Instant Pot hype is about with deep discounts on several models. It...
23:51, 2019-07-16

Cutting just 300 calories a day can significantly benefit your health Cutting out the calorie equivalent of a bagel, slice of pizza, side of fries or six Oreo cookies a day can pay off for your heart health and your waistline....
23:51, 2019-07-16

Chicago alligator ‘Chance the Snapper’ has finally been caught Chicago’s wayward alligator, Chance the Snapper was finally captured early Tuesday after spending a week on the lam, hooked by a “gator whisperer” from Florida — who used a regular fishing rod and reel to get the job done. The 5-foot-3 reptile that captured the Windy CityR...
23:51, 2019-07-16

There's a new 'Super Monkey Ball' game is on its way A new Super Monkey Ball game will be arriving later this year -- at least, it will in Japan. Game developer Famtisu confirmed this week in a blog post that a new entry in the popular series will be available for PC, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.......
23:51, 2019-07-16

Twitter didn't flag Trump's racist tweets Twitter said that it would label tweets from political figures that violate its rules, but it's not clear if the social network is applying that policy yet. CNET noted that Twitter hasn't labeled a series of President Trump tweets that are widely co......
23:51, 2019-07-16

The Netflix business model is bad news for indie games The Netflix model doesn't work for video games. Neither does the Spotify plan, the HBO Go ecosystem or the Amazon Prime Video marketplace. Sure, digital distribution is king and subscription-based streaming services will absolutely become a dominant......
23:51, 2019-07-16

United tops profit estimates as MAX woes prompt higher fares in robust travel market United Airlines Holdings Inc on Tuesday reported a bigger-than-expected increase in second-quarter profit, driven by strong air travel demand and the ability to charge more for seats after the grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX reduced capacity....
00:00, 2019-07-17

What did the Emmy nominations get right this year? Our watch may have ended, but Game Of Thrones isn’t done dominating the TV discourse yet. On Tuesday, the HBO fantasy drama nabbed 32 Emmy nominations, including several nods in the acting categories, thereby setting a record for nominations for a single season....
00:17, 2019-07-17

"Olive, the other reindeer" and other misheard song lyrics Random Twitter questions now provide the same function as the lunchtime polls from Heathers: What common question are we going to toss around today to distract us from all the other horrible things filling our Twitter news feed?...
00:17, 2019-07-17

Girls Trip director Malcolm D. Lee joins the squad for Space Jam 2 Well, it looks like Space Jam 2 really is happening, with LeBron James filling the Michael Jordan role, Sonequa Martin-Green possibly playing his wife, and Don Cheadle playing some third character, and now Deadline says that director Terence Nance has made an “amicable” departure from the film, with...
00:17, 2019-07-17

It's Kendall's first day on the job in an on-the-nose Succession In advance of the second season of HBO’s Succession, we’ve decided to revisit the first season episode-by-episode. Yes, we shared some thoughts ahead of its season one premiere and also wrote up the finale, but we’re big fans of Jesse Armstrong’s wickedly funny exploration of the ultra-rich and want...
00:17, 2019-07-17

Amber Alert issued for toddler, infant who were taken from DCS custody TUCSON – An Amber Alert has been issued by Arizona Department of Public Safety for the Pinal County area after two children were taken from the Department of Child Safety custody at around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. Authorities say the children’s parents, Melissa Joy Gladden and Jerry Jay Kirkle...
00:51, 2019-07-17

UK 'biggest target' for telecom scammers The UK’s is the world’s biggest target for phone scams, with 15 per cent of the world’s fraudulent telecoms traffic directed at British numbers, new research has found.BICS, a subsidiary of Belgian telco Proximus, says its FraudGuard platform analyses traffic from more than 900 ...
01:00, 2019-07-17

PS4 DEAL: Last of Us, Horizon Zero Dawn and Uncharted 4 for £219 is a great Prime Day deal Amazon Prime Day is here and there are some amazing offers on games, consoles, hardware and more to be had - here's one of the best things we've found so far...
01:01, 2019-07-17

Ariana Grande Finally Gets Her Grammy 5 Months After Her Big Win Congratulations are in order for Ariana Grande. While the 26-year-old singer won her first Grammy five months ago, she didn't receive her trophy until today. The artist......
01:17, 2019-07-17

Inside the Social Network: Facebook’s Difficult Year review – thumbs down! As if bewitched by their level of access, the BBC ditched critical distance, rolled over and let out one giant cheer for the global techno-oligarchy. Unfriend!Facebook has a director of social good. She is called Hema and if she has a surname, we weren’t privy to it. The BBC’s Horizon team, as if be...
01:17, 2019-07-17

FOCUS-As steep patent cliff looms, Shionogi moves to develop its own U.S. sales staff For much of its 141-year history, Japan's Shionogi & Co Ltd has played safe when selling its drugs in the United States and other overseas markets - relying on bigger partners to promote its products and avoiding the cost of maintaining a large sales force....
01:17, 2019-07-17

U.S. House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers....
01:17, 2019-07-17

California city declares itself a gun 'sanctuary' in rebuke to liberal laws Needles city council voted to ask state legislature to allow gun owners from other states to carry registered firearms in townA small California city has voted to declare itself a “second amendment sanctuary” city, in a rebuke to the state’s strict policies on gun control.The city council of Needles...
01:51, 2019-07-17

Apple Planning to Jazz It Up With Some Original Podcasts: Report With Apple poised to further expand its services to better compete with its streaming rivals—whether or not its offerings will be any good—it was probably only a matter of time before we learned that the company has its eye on podcasts as well. The question is, will they be any good?Read more......
02:00, 2019-07-17

Iran’s supreme leader will continue to defy broken nuclear deal ​Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei on Tuesday said the Islamic Republic will continue to pull back from its commitments in the 2015 nuclear deal because the European powers that remain in the deal have been shirking their obligations. “According to our foreign minister, Europe made 11 commit...
02:00, 2019-07-17

International Champions Cup: Schedule, TV info to watch top European club soccer teams For the seventh consecutive summer, the build-up to the 2019-20 European domestic club soccer campaign is taking place primarily in the U.S.       ...
02:01, 2019-07-17

Will Congress put three people out of work for each one it helps? Should the national minimum wage be raised gradually from the current $7.25 per hour to $15 per hour by 2025, as proposed by the Raise the Wage Act? The Congressional Budget Office has shed some new light on the debate surrounding this high-profile bill, which was introduced by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-V...
02:17, 2019-07-17

Puerto Rico governor refuses to step down amid corruption and texting scandals Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló refused to step down Tuesday amid demonstrations calling for his resignation after a series of scandals that continue to rock his administration on the island territory....
02:51, 2019-07-17

Ocasio-Cortez turns attention to Mitch McConnell amid ongoing feud with Trump over controversial comments Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., turned her attention to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., amid her ongoing feud with President Trump over his recent controversial comments....
02:51, 2019-07-17

R. Kelly pleads not guilty, denied bail on U.S. charges of sex crimes R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a raft of federal charges accusing him of running a scheme to force women and girls to provide sex for himself and others, and a judge ordered that he remain in jail without bail....
02:51, 2019-07-17

Study confirms heart benefit of soy as FDA reviews this claim (Reuters Health) - U.S. regulators should continue to recommend soy protein as part of a heart-healthy diet because it helps lower cholesterol, researchers conclude from an analysis of dozens of studies done in the past two decades....
03:17, 2019-07-17

Facebook privately pitched its cryptocurrency plan last month to regulators. They were left even more scared. Two days after Facebook announced plans for the creation of a new cryptocurrency for its 2.7 billion users last month, the tech giant presented its 12-page white paper to more than a dozen officials f......
03:17, 2019-07-17

New clues on why women’s Alzheimer’s risk differs from men’s New research gives some biological clues to why women may be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer’s disease and how this most common form of dementia varies by sex. At the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday, scientists offered evidence that th...
03:17, 2019-07-17

Instagram date kills NY teen, posts photos of corpse online NEW YORK (WNBC) – A 17-year-old girl with a small social media following in upstate New York was killed by a man she’d met recently on Instagram, who then posted photos of her corpse online, police said Monday. The gory pictures were redistributed widely, including by online posters who ...
03:17, 2019-07-17

Is 'The Big One' next? California was shaking again Tuesday, with three earthquakes of 3.5 or greater Multiple earthquakes rattled California on Tuesday, but the U.S. Geographical Survey quelled fears of "The Big One."        ...
03:17, 2019-07-17

French environment minister resigns over lobster, champagne dinners French Environment Minister Francois de Rugy resigned Tuesday after facing criticism for hosting luxurious dinners that appeared to have little to do with his former role as president of the National Assembly....
03:17, 2019-07-17

Kellyanne Conway Asks Reporter, ‘What’s Your Ethnicity?’ (NEW YORK) — White House adviser Kellyanne Conway says she meant no disrespect in asking a reporter to reveal his ethnicity. Her question came during an informal press gathering Tuesday when reporter Andrew Feinberg asked her about President Donald Trump’s tweets regarding freshmen Democ...
03:51, 2019-07-17

Mexico needs 'counter-cyclical fiscal policy' to address slowdowns -finmin Mexican Finance Minister Arturo Herrera said on Tuesday that over time Mexico would need a "counter-cyclical fiscal policy" to address economic slowdowns....
04:00, 2019-07-17

At 82, NASA Pioneer Sue Finley Still Reaching For The Stars Sue Finley began work at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the US prepared to launch its first satellite into orbit in 1958, racing to match the Soviet Union, which had accomplished the feat months......
04:00, 2019-07-17

Dispute Over Evidence Of Cannabis Use By Vikings In North America Cannabis pollen discovered near an ancient Viking settlement in Newfoundland is generating differences in opinion as to whether or not the Vikings were smoking and eating the weed while they explored North America. ...
04:17, 2019-07-17

Senate surprise billing legislation would cut pay for hospitals and doctors, budget office finds Payment rates to doctors and hospitals could fall by as much as 20% on average nationally under a bill making its way through the Senate, according to a projection published Tuesday by the Congressional Budget Office....
04:34, 2019-07-17

This is the scene that could win Jharrel Jerome his first Emmy Jharrel Jerome won a 2019 Emmy nomination — his first — Tuesday for his devastating portrayal of real-life Central Park Five defendant Korey Wise in the Netflix limited series “When They See Us.” The remarkable Bronx-born actor is the only one of the five main actors to play his role as ...
04:34, 2019-07-17

‘Waitress’ to end four-year Broadway run There go the pies. The Sara Bareilles musical “Waitress” will end its Broadway run on Jan. 5, the Hollywood Reporter announced, after nearly four years and countless turns by many guest actors, Al Roker and Bareilles herself among them. The show, based on Adrienne Shelly’s 2007 indie movie featuring...
04:34, 2019-07-17

CC-Rays rift heats up in benches-clearing fracas Benches cleared but no punches were thrown following a shouting match between Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia and Tampa Bay Rays hitter Avisail Garcia during a game Tuesday night....
04:51, 2019-07-17

Horns will 'file away' jabs by Bradshaw, Mayfield Texas coach Tom Herman said outside criticism of Sam Ehlinger was "irrelevant," but "our guys file certain things away," and he is sure his QB "will use this to crank it up a notch."...
04:51, 2019-07-17

Sports Illustrated Washes Manny Pacquiao's Balls; Manny Pacquiao Says, "Thank You" Today Sports Illustrated published a story about how Manny Pacquiao, boxer and sitting Phillippine senator who said gay people are worse than animals and that drug dealers should be killed, is a wise man who just loves boxing. It was very well received by Manny Pacquiao....
04:51, 2019-07-17

One giant flub for the Daily News That’s one giant blooper for the Daily News. Describing the moon shot that started 50 years ago, the Daily Snooze Tuesday tweeted: “Four Days later, John Glenn would step onto the only other planet we’ve ever walked on uttering the famous, ‘one small step for a man, one giant step for mankind.’ ” “I...
05:17, 2019-07-17

Pearson shifts to Netflix-style subscription model for textbooks Academic publisher hopes to convince students to pay to access online materialsThe era of students using their loans to buy expensive textbooks upfront could be coming to an end, after the academic publisher Pearson announced a shift towards a Netflix-style subscription-based model.The British compa...
06:17, 2019-07-17

As Fed nears rate cut, policymakers debate how deep, and even if With the first U.S. interest rate reduction in a decade expected later this month, two Federal Reserve policymakers sketched out arguments on Tuesday on how deep the cut should be, even as a third said she needs more data before being ready to sign on at all....
06:17, 2019-07-17

John Paul Stevens, retired supreme court justice and leading liberal, dies aged 99 Stevens served more than twice the average tenure for a justice, and was the second to mark his 90th birthday on the high courtJohn Paul Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the supreme court’s leading liberal, died Tuesday in Fort Lau...
06:34, 2019-07-17

US imposes sanctions on Myanmar's military leaders over Rohingya abuses Steps are the strongest the country has taken in response to massacres of minority Rohingya in 2017Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has announced sanctions on the Myanmar military’s commander-in-chief Min Aung Hlaing and other military leaders over extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Muslims, ...
06:34, 2019-07-17

Police in Brazil shut down factory making fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis Father and son accused of offering the cars on social media for $45,000 to $60,000 – a fraction of the price of the real thingPolice in Brazil say they’ve shut down a clandestine factory that was producing fake Ferraris and sham Lamborghinis.A father and son who owned the workshop in the southern st...
06:34, 2019-07-17

Teen charged with murder in death of cabbie hit by his own car Police on Tuesday arrested a teenager who allegedly robbed a taxi driver in the Bronx Sunday night, causing the driver to chase after him and get fatally run over by his own car. The 16-year-old, whose name was not released because he is a minor, was hit with murder and robbery charges for the caper...
06:34, 2019-07-17

City shutters Dumbo’s Time Out food hall for slew of health violations This is a serious time out. Just months after it opened, DUMBO’s ballyhooed Time Out Food Market has temporarily closed after city health inspectors ordered most of its restaurants shut down for a host of stomach-churning health violations last week. Altogether, officials closed down 14 of the bougi...
06:34, 2019-07-17

Cities: Skylines Map Becomes A Poop-Powered Computer While it’s impressive seeing games like Minecraft being turned into weird little computers, there’s something about achieving the feat in Cities: Skylines that makes it seem so much more impressive....
06:51, 2019-07-17

Galaxy Note 10 will have a great camera, but the Galaxy S11 is going to blow us away Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 announcement event is only a few weeks away, but the leaks are still pouring in. The usual insider who has been providing plenty of Note 10 details over the last few months is back with new revelations about the phone. This time around, we’re looking at camera le...
06:51, 2019-07-17

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch Active 2 won’t have the Apple Watch 4’s best feature until 2020 If a new report is to be believed, we may see the announcement of Samsung’s Galaxy Watch Active 2 wearable next month alongside the big unveiling of the Galaxy Note 10. That’s according to an exclusive report from Wareable, which confirms among other things our report from a few weeks ag...
06:51, 2019-07-17

Want To Set Up An SBI Savings Plus Account? Here's All You Need To Know SBI interest rate: Customers also required to maintain a monthly average balance (MAB) for State Bank of India's (SBI) savings plus account. SBI interest rate: SBI offers an interest rate of 3.5 per......
07:17, 2019-07-17

Everything You Can Do With Your Airline Miles Before They Expire The expiration dates for airline points and miles vary as much as the rules for earning them in the first place. Many last just 18 months from the time you earned those miles, some last as long as 10 years, and some don’t expire ever....
07:17, 2019-07-17

Johnny Clegg, anti-apartheid musician in South Africa, dies South African musician Johnny Clegg, who performed in defiance of apartheid and celebrated the country’s change to democracy under Nelson Mandela, has died...
07:17, 2019-07-17

The greatest photos ever? Why the moon landing shots are artistic masterpieces From a spacesuited everyman to a golden-legged invader, the lunar images were astonishingly poetic works of art that captured humanity evolving before our very eyes. Can they ever be surpassed?Fifty years ago this week, a former navy pilot created one of the most revolutionary artistic masterpieces ...
07:51, 2019-07-17

Cucumber crisis after Tokyo hit by cloudiest spell since records began Unseasonable weather has blighted agriculture across Japan, as well as sales of summer clothes Tokyo’s cloudiest few weeks in nearly 60 years has cast a shadow over the capital’s vegetable markets, forcing up the prices of some by 70%.Japan has been hit by unseasonably cloudy weather and cool temper...
07:51, 2019-07-17

BMW 1 Series M135i 2019 review Fastest BMW 1 Series is quick and accomplished but lacks the character of the old M140i Essentially, it’s the fast flagship of the new BMW 1 Series line-up - and it’s arguably even more controversial than its lower-powered front-wheel-drive siblings. Why? Well, whereas many owners of lesser 1 Seri...
07:51, 2019-07-17

Cramer Remix: Now is your chance to buy into this miraculous turnaround story Jim Cramer explains why he thinks now is the time to invest in Dine Brands, even as the parent company of IHOP and Applebee's faces tougher year-over-year comparisons....
07:51, 2019-07-17

These awesome Prime Day deals just started—and they'll sell out soon From brands like KitchenAid and Anker, these are the best Amazon Prime Day Lightning deals that you can still get.       ...
07:51, 2019-07-17

Audi Q4 / TTQ The fate of a long-discussed crossover coupe on the MQB platform, spaced between the Q3 and Q5, is likely to rest on the success of the Q8 sportback....
08:00, 2019-07-17

BMW X5 The performance X5 M50i is equipped with a 4.4-liter TwinPower Turbo V-8 engine with an eight-speed sport automatic transmission, all-wheel-drive and M performance features such as a sport differential, exhaust system and suspension tuning....
08:00, 2019-07-17

McLaren Speedtail The Speedtail features a gasoline-electric powertrain that makes 1,035 hp, which the automaker says can propel the vehicle to 186 mph in a blistering 12.8 seconds....
08:00, 2019-07-17

Apollo 'space legends' remember 1969 mission Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins joined several other key figures from that era for a look back at the historic moon mission, which began with liftoff exactly 50 years ago today. (July 16)        ...
08:01, 2019-07-17

Trump drilling leases could create more climate pollution than EU does in a year US has offered close to 378m acres of public lands and waters for oil and gas leasing since Trump took office through April 2019Donald Trump’s leases of public lands and waters for oil and gas drilling could lead to the production of more climate-warming pollution than the entire European Union cont...
08:34, 2019-07-17

Elon Musk’s Neuralink wants you to type on your iPhone using your brain At its presentation today at the California Academy of Sciences, Elon Musk‘s brain-computer interface company Neuralink revealed its plans to begin human trials of its neuron-reading technology next year. But what is it good for? The company has big plans to augment humans with AI (and who knows, ma...
08:34, 2019-07-17

North Carolina dad swept into ocean, dies trying to save kids, officials say A North Carolina father died Sunday after he was swept out in rough waters while trying to rescue four of his kids who were struggling off the coast. ...
08:34, 2019-07-17

Jeffrey Epstein’s mysterious passport is Austrian, was needed for 'personal protection,' attorneys say Attorneys representing registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein said Tuesday that an expired passport federal investigators found in a safe in the well-connected financier’s Manhattan home was necessary for his "personal protection."...
08:34, 2019-07-17

Darren Clarke, Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell: Bringing the Claret Jug back to Northern Ireland and Portrush On Thursday morning, at exactly 6.35am, the moment almost all of Ireland has been dreaming of for 68 years will become a reality when the Open Championship gets underway at Royal Portrush....
09:00, 2019-07-17

Facebook's Digital Currency Plan Gets Hostile Reception From US Senators Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network's ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a system......
09:00, 2019-07-17

Is Facebook Launching a TikTok Competitor? With Facebook roping in former Google employee Jason Toff for a key portfolio, speculation is rife about the social networking giant preparing the launch of a serious competitor to the TikTok....
09:00, 2019-07-17

Exclusive: Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to reform its anti-doping practices....
09:00, 2019-07-17

Retired U.S. Justice John Paul Stevens dies, leaving liberal legacy Former Justice John Paul Stevens, a Republican appointee to the U.S. Supreme Court who later became an outspoken leader of the liberal wing as the court moved to the right, died on Tuesday at age 99....
09:17, 2019-07-17

The Republicans Who Voted to Condemn Trump’s Remarks (and Other Things to Know) Only four Republicans broke with their party to vote against President Trump. They were joined by Representative Justin Amash, who recently left the party to become an independent....
09:34, 2019-07-17

Yankees Beat Rays in a Game Full of Firepower Aaron Judge hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth, and soon after that, Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam. Two innings before, the benches cleared and Gregorius had to restrain C.C. Sabathia....
09:34, 2019-07-17

US stocks set for a mixed open after Trump's trade comments dent historic rally U.S. stock index futures were mixed Wednesday morning after ending a lengthy winning streak following President Donald Trump's skeptical comments on the ongoing U.S.-China trade war....
09:34, 2019-07-17

McDonald's DoorDash Deal Delivers Blow to Uber Eats DoorDash will start making deliveries from McDonald’s restaurants in Houston later this month, a blow to Uber Technologies’ deal to ferry the burger giant’s food to customers in the U.S....
09:51, 2019-07-17

Author of Inspector Montalbano novels Andrea Camilleri dies at 93 Andrea Camilleri, one of Italy's most famous writers who penned the acclaimed Inspector Montalbano detective novels, died on Wednesday at the age of 93, Italian state-owned broadcaster Rai said....
09:51, 2019-07-17

Ben Shapiro: America 'less ambitious' about space travel in 50 years since Apollo 11 launch On the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's liftoff, America appears less ambitious to explore space than it did when the shuttle blasted off, according to Ben Shapiro....
10:00, 2019-07-17

Humanity needs bold new space mission, Apollo legends agree A new, bold challenge in space exploration is needed to advance American prosperity and unite humanity with a common goal, a group of Apollo-era legends said Tuesday....
10:17, 2019-07-17

'Game of Thrones' dominates and 'kick-ass' women break through at Emmys Medieval fantasy "Game of Thrones" scored a record 32 Emmy nominations on Tuesday, but the contenders for the highest honors in television were dominated by newcomers, many of them women, and shows about political and social justice....
10:34, 2019-07-17

Xbox Gears 5 Tech Test: Download start time, and how to get Versus beta access The Coalition and Xbox are starting to test Gears 5 this weekend, and you can download the client you need to play right now - heres what you need to know....
10:34, 2019-07-17

FaceApp challenge: Celebrities reveal how they’ll look as seniors Someone call the AARP. A new AI photo-editing app, FaceApp, is letting people stare into their futures, and not in a good way. The aging filter adds extra pounds, wrinkles and gray hairs to selfies. It’s hyper-realistic. And, of course, everyone is tempting fate by trying it out and sharing th...
10:51, 2019-07-17

Penguins break into New Zealand sushi stall, again New Zealand police have returned two blue penguins to their natural habitat after they refused to leave a sushi store in Wellington. The "waddling vagrants" had been removed once before....
11:00, 2019-07-17

Fans to descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con Fans to descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con, which kicks off Wednesday with the first chance to exclusive merchandise and new footage from ‘It: Chapter Two’...
11:01, 2019-07-17

Trump isn’t backing down in battle with ‘Squad’ Dems President Trump on Tuesday launched a fresh round of attacks on four “radical left” freshman female lawmakers, asking why Democrats didn’t rush to “rebuke” what he called their “disgusting” comments. ​”The Democrat Congresswomen have been spewing some of the most vile, hateful, and disgusting ...
11:17, 2019-07-17

With Name-Calling and Twitter Battles, House Republican Campaign Arm Copies Trump’s Playbook House Republicans’ campaign arm, waging a no-holds-barred battle to reclaim the majority, has adopted an antagonistic strategy that includes calling lawmakers names....
11:17, 2019-07-17

At a Missouri Jail, Bras Set Off the Metal Detector (and a Heated Debate) Some lawyers said they could not enter the Jackson County Detention Center without removing their bras. County officials say it’s for security’s sake....
11:34, 2019-07-17

Apple and Google show off their more inclusive emoji for 2019 The Unicode Consortium teased the next round of emoji additions for 2019, and now it's clear just what they'll look like when they reach your phone. Both Apple and Google are marking World Emoji Day (July 17th) by showing their adaptations of the doz......
11:34, 2019-07-17

The best Amazon Prime Day 2019 deals: Best of the rest This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commissions. that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated li......
11:34, 2019-07-17

IBM Sales Slump Expected to Continue: What to Watch International Business Machines Corp. is scheduled to release its second-quarter earnings report after the market closes Wednesday. Here’s a look at what to expect....
11:51, 2019-07-17

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks fall on U.S.-China trade woes; FX slides Emerging-market shares fell on Wednesday as worries over the U.S.-China trade conflict resurfaced. Currencies in the developing world mostly weakened as the dollar gained....
11:51, 2019-07-17

Dubai-based GEMS hires banks for dual-currency bond issue Dubai-based GEMS Education has hired banks to arrange investor meetings ahead of a potential issuance of international bonds, a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal showed on Wednesday....
11:51, 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-India's Strides tried to shred quality-control documents -US FDA The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has raised doubts about Strides Pharma Sciences Ltd's quality-control practices after finding adulteration and evidence of "uncontrolled shredding of documents" at one of its plants....
11:51, 2019-07-17

TABLE-UAE's Fujairah oil inventory data for week ended July 15 Fujairah Oil Industry Zone on Wednesday published, via industry information service S&P Global Platts, the following weekly inventory data for oil products for the week ended July 15. Volumes are in thousands of barrels. Figures in brackets represent volume change from prior week calculated by R...
11:51, 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks - Factors to watch on July 17 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 20 points lower at 7,558 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down 0.26% ahead of the cash market open....
11:51, 2019-07-17

Harper's 2-run double in 9th rallies Phillies past Dodgers Bryce Harper hit a three-run homer, Brad Miller and Scott Kingery also connected, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-8       ...
11:51, 2019-07-17

Billy Vunipola will not forsake social media in World Cup despite Folau furore • Saracens forward made comments supportive of Israel Folau• ‘I have made my position clear,’ he says at England campBilly Vunipola has no plans to stay off social media during the forthcoming World Cup in Japan despite the controversy sparked by his support for Israel Folau – who has since been sac...
11:51, 2019-07-17

Pete Cowen’s journey from Open loss-maker to coach of major champions The Yorkshireman packed in playing after coming 33rd at Lytham in 1979 but aged 68 the coach to Stenson, Koepka and Woodland has 11 pupils taking part at Royal PortrushWhen Seve Ballesteros celebrated victory at Royal Lytham & St Annes in 1979 few would have paid attention to the identity of the ind...
11:51, 2019-07-17

Despite High Hopes, Self-Driving Cars Are ‘Way in the Future’ Ford and other companies say the industry overestimated the arrival of autonomous vehicles, which still struggle to anticipate what other drivers and pedestrians will do....
12:00, 2019-07-17

Ericsson warns on negative margin impact, shares fall 7% Telecoms equipment maker Ericsson posted quarterly earnings in line with forecasts but said it expected costs related to winning new contracts for its network business to hit profit margins in the second half of the year....
12:17, 2019-07-17

U.S. judge expected to put Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' behind bars for life Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tons of drugs into the United States, is scheduled to be sentenced by a U.S. judge on Wednesday in what is likely one of the last chapters in a decades-long career....
12:34, 2019-07-17

Factbox: El Chapo's winding road from mountain village to drug lord to U.S. prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from humble origins in a mountain village to lead the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's most powerful drug trafficking gangs, is expected to be sentenced to life in a U.S. prison on Wednesday....
12:34, 2019-07-17

PSA: FaceApp can use your uploaded photos and your likeness for “commercial purposes” FaceApp appears to be having a viral moment, again. The two-year-old AI-driven photo editor from Russian company Wireless Lab, which rose in popularity for its realistic facial transformations in photos, is back in the spotlight. This time it’s for a new aging feature that allow you to edit a person...
12:34, 2019-07-17

Jimmy Fallon bribes Chance The Rapper to spill all the details about his first album For a guy so justly famous and successful, it’s still weird to think that Chance The Rapper has never sold a single album. But releasing his uniformly lauded mixtapes 10 Day, Acid Rap, and Coloring Book for free has certainly paid off for the Chicago rapper, actor, and philanthropist, as he’s not ju...
12:34, 2019-07-17

"Golden Shake Hand With Life": Woman Survives Mumbai Building Collapse A visit by two relatives of a woman staying in the decades-old building which collapsed in Mumbai's Dongri area ended on a tragic note as they got trapped under the debris and died, officials said......
12:34, 2019-07-17

Pakistan arrests accused mastermind of Mumbai attacks Pakistan authorities on Wednesday arrested Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of a four-day militant attack on the Indian city of Mumbai in 2008, on terror finance charges, a spokesman for the chief minister of Punjab province said....
12:34, 2019-07-17

WHO reports new Ebola incident in Uganda A fishmonger vomited at Mpondwe market in Uganda on July 11 before dying of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo, an incident that could spread the disease in Uganda, the World Health Organization reported on Wednesday....
12:34, 2019-07-17

Russian court extends arrest of a group of Ukrainian sailors A court in Moscow on Wednesday ordered the first six of 24 Ukrainian sailors seized by Russia off the coast of Crimea last year to be held in pre-trial detention for another three months....
12:34, 2019-07-17

UK Brexit minister Barclay: I told Barnier could not see unchanged Brexit deal being approved British Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Wednesday he told the European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier that he did not envisage an unchanged exit deal being approved by Britain's parliament....
12:34, 2019-07-17

U.S. to 'support efforts' by South Korea, Japan to end worsening dispute The United States will "do what it can do" to help defuse a worsening political and economic dispute between South Korea and Japan, a senior U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday, as South Korea warned that the row would have global repercussions....
12:34, 2019-07-17

De Ligt undergoes Juve medical ahead of $83.7M move Matthijs de Ligt, the 19-year-old Ajax captain who led the Dutch side to the Champions League semifinals, is undergoing a medical ahead of his transfer to Juventus for a reported fee of $83.7 million....
13:17, 2019-07-17

Tour de France 2019: stage 11 – live! Rolling report of the 167km stage from Albi to ToulouseBrailsford keen to ‘twist knife’ into Team Ineos’s rivalsEmail John here or tweet @John_Ashdown 11.36am BST As this stage is short and pretty damn flat there’s a slightly later start today – racing will get under way around 12.45pm BST with the...
13:17, 2019-07-17

Che Adams: ‘In non-league it’s just a question of how hard you’re going to get kicked’ The Southampton striker talks about growing up in Thurnby Lodge, playing non-league and being named after Che GuevaraChe Adams confirms it is “Shay” rather than “Chay” before he sits down to discuss how he has become Southampton’s newest signing in a £14m deal from Birmingham City but the spelling o...
13:17, 2019-07-17

California man arrested after boy, 5, struck in the head with bullet California police arrested a man Tuesday who allegedly fired a gun into his neighbor’s home and struck a five-year-old in the head with a bullet while the boy was watching cartoons, a report said....
13:17, 2019-07-17

El Chapo's sentencing today may be the last time the public ever sees him When Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, it could be the last time the public -- and even some members of his family -- ever see him in person....
13:34, 2019-07-17

ShowBiz Minute: R Kelly, Emmys, Hyland Judge orders R. Kelly held in jail without bond in sex case; Stars react to their Emmy nominations; "Modern Family" actress Sarah Hyland and "Bachelorette" alum Wells Adams are engaged. (July 17)        ...
13:34, 2019-07-17

Why Yankees haven’t lost faith in this Aroldis Chapman pitch Had Travis d’Arnaud’s fly ball to right field died on the warning track Monday night instead of crawling into the seats for what turned out to be a game-winning, three-run homer, Aroldis Chapman getting beat on a slider wouldn’t have been the hot topic it was Tuesday. Before Tuesday night’s 8-3 win ...
13:51, 2019-07-17

Anti-apartheid singer Johnny Clegg dies aged 66 The world paid tribute Wednesday to the South African entertainer known as the "White Zulu" for his enduring activism against apartheid, and his campaigning for Nelson Mandela's release from prison....
14:00, 2019-07-17

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, named German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the head of Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party, has replaced Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister. The announcement came as a suprise to many in Berlin....
14:00, 2019-07-17

US briefing: Trump condemned and Instagram murder Wednesday’s top story: House denounces president’s attack on congresswomen. Plus, why moon landing shots are artistic masterpieces.Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:00, 2019-07-17

Sudanese military and protesters sign power-sharing accord General hails signing as ‘historic moment’ in Sudan after weeks of stalled talksMilitary rulers in Sudan have signed a deal with protesters to share power with civilian leaders until elections are held in around three years.The agreement comes after lengthy and difficult negotiations between general...
14:00, 2019-07-17

| US House votes to condemn Trump's 'racist comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president denied accusations of racism....
14:00, 2019-07-17

Turbo VPN is the fastest growing mobile VPN Turbo VPN is the mobile VPN service with the biggest growth in the second quarter of 2019 (compared to the previous year). In research created by mobile analytics company App Annie exclusively for TechRadar, the free VPN privacy app had the largest absolute year-over-year growth in worldwide do...
14:34, 2019-07-17

Vodafone extends UK 5G network to 8 more towns and cities Vodafone has extended its 5G network in the UK just two weeks after its July 3 launch, rolling out the service to eight more towns and cities.The lucky locations are Birkenhead, Bolton, Gatwick, Lancaster, Newbury, Plymouth, Stoke-on-Trent and Wolverhampton, and takes Vodafone's 5G coverage up ...
14:34, 2019-07-17

Elon Musk's plans for mind-controlled gadgets: what we know so far Elon Musk’s company Neuralink has finally broken its silence, unveiling a brain-computer interface it says people could use to control devices with their minds...
14:51, 2019-07-17

Brother of 2017 Manchester bomber being extradited from Libya to Britain - Tripoli force The brother of a suicide bomber suspected of helping plan a 2017 attack on a concert in the British city of Manchester is being extradited from Libya, according to the force that was holding him in the Libyan capital Tripoli....
14:51, 2019-07-17

Macaws offer feathered 'therapy' to suffering Venezuelans Looking for an escape from the daily realities of crisis-ridden Venezuela, Carmen Gomez finds solace receiving visitors on the roof of her Caracas apartment building every morning: groups of blue and gold macaws that arrive at daybreak....
14:51, 2019-07-17

Domingo German, the Yankees’ Surprising Ace, Has an Ideally Flawed Mentor As he floundered last season, German sought out a stranger from his hometown in the Dominican Republic who knew all too well what it meant to stumble in the majors....
15:00, 2019-07-17

Amazon faces EU inquiry over treatment of small retailers Investigation into possible anti-competitive behaviour is likely to spark US angerThe European Union has launched a formal investigation into Amazon, opening a new front against US tech giants.Announcing the decision, the European commissioner for competition, Margrethe Vestager, said she wanted to ...
15:00, 2019-07-17

Democrats are right to condemn Trump’s racism, but they risk walking into his trap | Jonathan Freedland Trump is banking on his race-baiting winning him votes. And Democrats will have to navigate a tricky course to stop himYou’d think it would happen all the time. Given how often they’re drawn from different parties, it should be routine for the US House of Representatives to condemn the president. In...
15:00, 2019-07-17

How Dos Anjos' volume could be the difference against Edwards Rafael dos Anjos vs. Leon Edwards on Saturday will come down to who is able to impose their style of fight, and several key metrics could offer the key to how it'll play out....
15:00, 2019-07-17

Braves vs. Brewers: Dallas Keuchel’s resurgence will continue Emmy nominations are in. As expected “Game of Thrones” topped the list, nominated 32 times. Both Rachel Maddow and Sean Hannity failed to make the cut for their comedy hours. but Marie Kondo was nominated for “Tidying Up.” a reality show designed to help people clean up huge messes. Suits at Citi Fi...
15:00, 2019-07-17

Microsoft, AT&T ink cloud deal worth more than $2 billion Microsoft Corp and AT&T Inc on Wednesday said they reached a deal under which the telecommunications firm will tap Microsoft's Azure cloud service for its computing needs and provide Office 365 software to much of its 268,000-strong workforce....
15:17, 2019-07-17

Futures flat as investors weigh bank results Worries about the balance of monetary policy and growth kept U.S. stock futures flat on Wednesday, subduing the impact of solid results from Bank of America and a boost for chipmakers from Dutch company ASML....
15:17, 2019-07-17

Renault to invest $144M in Jiangling EV venture Renault, which has had a limited presence in China, is pushing ahead with an electrification strategy that includes a new battery-powered car and hybrid versions of three existing models....
15:17, 2019-07-17

Trump administration tells federal agencies to use ‘rigorous’ performance standards in rating employees Administration officials said the move will help the government compete with the private sector. Federal unions argue that ratings are often tainted by favoritism....
15:17, 2019-07-17

Djokovic rules, Serena falls short: What we learned at Wimbledon The Big Three remains, well, big (especially Novak Djokovic), but is Serena Williams running out of Grand Slam title chances? We look back at an eventful Wimbledon....
15:34, 2019-07-17

EU investigating Amazon's use of vendor data The European Commission announced Wednesday it has opened an antitrust investigation into whether U.S. retail giant Amazon uses sensitive vendor data to gain a competitive advantage....
15:34, 2019-07-17

Pakistan Has Arrested the Suspected Mastermind of the Mumbai Attacks, Days Before Prime Minister Visits U.S. (MULTAN, Pakistan) — Pakistani authorities say they have arrested a radical cleric and U.S.-wanted terror suspect blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks, just days ahead of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s trip to Washington. Counterterrorism official Mohammad Shafiq says Hafiz Saeed was taken in...
15:51, 2019-07-17

A Man Tried to Smuggle Cocaine Into Spain by Hiding It Under His Toupee Spanish police said Tuesday that a Colombian man was detained at Barcelona’s international airport for trying to smuggle cocaine into the country under a toupee. The unnamed man, who arrived on a flight from Bogota, attempted to hide cocaine worth $34,000 under a large hairpiece covered by a h...
15:51, 2019-07-17

An Australian Fisherman Found a Message in a Bottle Written 50 Years Ago (CANBERRA, Australia) — A fisherman man said on Wednesday he was looking for the author of a message in a bottle found off the southern Australian coast 50 years after it was written. Paul Elliot told Australian Broadcasting Corp. that he and his son Jyah found the bottle on the west coast of ...
15:51, 2019-07-17

Brazil Police Shut Down a Factory Making Fake Ferraris and ‘Shamborghinis’ (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Brazilian police say they’ve shut down a clandestine factory that was producing fake Ferraris and sham Lamborghinis. A father and son who owned the workshop in the southern state of Santa Catarina have been arrested on industrial property charges. Police said the cars ...
15:51, 2019-07-17

The last time the S&P 500 looked like this, it had a wild rest of the year The S&P 500's performance this year has a striking resemblance to the performance of the S&P 500 in 1998, and if history is any guide, the rest of the year could be volatile....
15:51, 2019-07-17

India Should Get Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav The death sentence of retired navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, accused by Pakistan of spying, will remain on hold until Islamabad "effectively reviews and reconsiders" his conviction, the International......
15:51, 2019-07-17

1 Down, 2 More To Go? Akhilesh Yadav's Loss Is BJP's Gain In Rajya Sabha After Rajya Sabha member Neeraj Shekhar, the Samajwadi Party may lose two more parliamentarians to the ruling BJP. Sources say the two lawmakers are in touch with the BJP and may announce their......
15:51, 2019-07-17

Acacia's North Mara mine ordered to stop using tailings storage facility Acacia Mining said on Wednesday that Tanzania has ordered it to stop using tailing storage facility at its North Mara mine due to failure to contain and prevent seepage....
15:51, 2019-07-17

Why these shoppers regret their Amazon Prime Day purchases Amazon Prime Day is over, which means your buyer's remorse might be sinking in. But you're not alone. Here are some tips for what to do next, including course-correcting your finances....
15:51, 2019-07-17

Renault Forms Chinese Electric Vehicles Venture With Jiangling Motors Renault said it would increase its share capital by around 1 billion Chinese RMB, or roughly 128.5 million euros ($144 million), to acquire its 50% stake in the new venture....
15:51, 2019-07-17

Honda HR-V Spotted Testing Again In India The new Honda HR-V is possibly the next big launch from the Japanese carmaker in India, and the SUV is likely to arrive as a CKD (completely knocked-down) model....
15:51, 2019-07-17

Suck Up Big Savings on the Ultimate Carpet Cleaner Even though it’s in today’s Gold Box, Bissell’s Big Green carpet cleaner isn’t a cheap piece of hardware. But it’s one of Amazon’s top sellers, and boasts an incredibly good 4.7 star rating from over 4,000 reviewers, so you get what you pay for....
15:51, 2019-07-17

At $2,600, Could This High-Mileage 1994 Jeep Cherokee 4WD be a Good Sport? We all can’t be David Tracy, the guy that has people tossing Jeeps at him like singles at a stripper. We can however consider today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Cherokee Sport which has something even Tracy might crave, a 5-speed stick. Let’s see if that’s worth paying more than just David Dollars....
15:51, 2019-07-17

American Citizenship Is Not Whites-Only Donald Trump evoked an old racist trope in telling four American congresswomen of color to “go back” to their own countries. The Constitution says otherwise....
16:00, 2019-07-17

B975 Light Strike Optical Gaming Keyboard by Bloody Gaming | Full Size | RGB LED Backlit Keyboard | Clicky & Tactile Key Feedback | Ergonomic Detachable Wrist-Rest Design | 9HUNDRED Series B975 Light Strike Optical Gaming Keyboard by Bloody Gaming | Full Size | RGB LED Backlit Keyboard | Clicky & Tactile Key Feedback | Ergonomic Detachable Wrist-Rest Design | 9HUNDRED Series...
16:17, 2019-07-17

Japan Now Has Gundam-Shaped Vending Machines When you think of Japan, you probably think of Gundam. Maybe you think of vending machines. Now both have been joined into one single entity. Behold, the Gundam-shaped vending machine....
16:17, 2019-07-17

Samsung Reportedly Cuts Exynos Production Amid Trade Feud The launch of Samsung's next flagship - the Galaxy Note 10 - is likely to get delayed as the tech major is reportedly slowing down the production of its top tier Exynos 9825 chipset for the handset....
16:51, 2019-07-17

Mi A3 Debuts With Triple Rear Cameras, Snapdragon 665 SoC Mi A3 price is set at EUR 249 (roughly Rs. 19,200) for the 64GB storage variant, while its 128GB storage option is priced at EUR 279 (roughly Rs. 21,500)....
16:51, 2019-07-17

Android, iOS Are Getting New Emojis Later This Year On World Emoji Day 2019, Apple and Google have offered a sneak peek at some of the emoji that is arriving on mobile and desktop devices later this year....
16:51, 2019-07-17

Wells Adams Felt "Too Much Pressure" Before Proposing to Sarah Hyland--But Not Why You Think Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams' journey is just beginning. The duo of nearly two years announced their engagement on Tuesday night and, now, are relishing in their new titles. "She......
17:00, 2019-07-17

New York sisters abused dad for nearly two decades because they said God told them he was 'unfaithful' to wife Three sisters from upstate New York were sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison after nearly two decades of physically and mentally abusing their elderly father -- a man the trio disdained because they said God told them he was “unfaithful to [their] mother.”...
17:01, 2019-07-17

British-Iranian Woman Is Moved From Tehran Jail to Psychiatric Hospital Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been detained since 2016, was transferred this week. Her family said they were concerned as she had been out of contact for days....
17:17, 2019-07-17

Drug lord 'El Chapo' sentenced to life in prison The Mexican drug lord was handed a life sentence plus 30 years in a New York court. The leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel had escaped jail in Mexico twice, and was extradited to the US in 2017....
17:17, 2019-07-17

Potential pitfalls for Germany's new defense minister For decades Germany's Defense Ministry has been plagued by scandals, from far-right extremists in the ranks to broken military equipment. Can Merkel's heir apparent Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer improve its image?...
17:17, 2019-07-17

Rashida Tlaib calls Trump 'the biggest bully' she's ever dealt with – live Democratic congresswomen sat down for interview with Gayle King, where Ocasio-Cortez condemned Republicans for not standing up to TrumpSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.59pm BST New York governor Andrew Cuomo says his state, along with New Jersey and Connecticut is suing the Tr...
17:17, 2019-07-17

What Happens When Reproductive Tech Like IVF Goes Awry? Opinion: Freezers fail. Samples are mislabeled. Embryos get switched. But a lack of regulation leaves those harmed by such negligence without clear recourse....
17:34, 2019-07-17

What rights do airplane passengers have? After a doctor leaving Jamaica is told by American Airlines to cover up in a blanket, CNN Travel then asks: What rights do airline passengers have in the air? It turns out the answer is complicated....
17:34, 2019-07-17

'Today' meteorologist Dylan Dreyer reveals pregnancy after miscarriage The “Today” show meteorologist announced Wednesday she’s expecting her second child after revealing earlier this year that she had suffered a miscarriage....
17:51, 2019-07-17

Ex-Jaguar design chief Ian Callum launches design firm Ian Callum left Jaguar after 20 years as its design chief New independent company will be based in Warwick and undertake a diverse range of commissions Ex-Jaguar design chief Ian Callum has launched a new business venture, just weeks after his high-profile departure from the company’s styling dep...
17:51, 2019-07-17

"Truth And Justice Have Prevailed": PM Modi On Kulbhushan Jadhav Verdict Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that truth and justice have prevailed after the International Court of Justice, in a huge win for India, ruled that Pakistan must review the death sentence of......
17:51, 2019-07-17

Avian malaria may explain decline of London's house sparrow Since 1995, London's iconic house sparrow population has declined 71 percent. New research suggests avian malaria is the primary driver of the population decline....
18:00, 2019-07-17

Ford GT Ford says it will build an additional 350 GTs over two additional model years, bringing the total number of supercars produced to 1,350 over a six-year run....
18:00, 2019-07-17

Buick Cascada Buick has told its dealers to complete their final orders for the Cascada convertible in February because production of the car is scheduled to end in summer 2019....
18:00, 2019-07-17

Ohio Senate to vote on bill to save state's nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate will likely pass a bill on Wednesday that will create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors, according to analysts and those watching the legislation....
18:00, 2019-07-17

Sanders to urge 2020 rivals to reject health insurance industry donations U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, pushing an ambitious "Medicare for All" health plan that has split Democratic White House contenders, will urge his rivals on Wednesday to reject campaign donations from the health insurance and pharmaceutical industries....
18:00, 2019-07-17

Wednesday's Best Deals: Prime Day Leftovers, Instant Pot, Samsung Monitors, and More A bunch of board games, Old Spice deodorant, an OXO cold brew maker and Edifier speakers lead off the best, post-Prime Day deals from around the web....
18:17, 2019-07-17