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Hit the mute button: why everyone is trying to silence the outside world

Uber is trialling a feature that allows customers to stop their drivers from talking. But there’s growing evidence that cutting ourselves off like this isn’t healthyThe mute button was invented in 1956 by Robert Adler, an Austrian...

Hit the mute button: why everyone is trying to silence the outside world

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Put the world on mute – absolute silence is a divine state | Hannah Jane Parkinson Lying on my back in a cyan sea, both ears underwater, I felt every problem I had could sink into the sand and bury itselfNot many people have heard of misophonia – which is ironic, because it has everything to do with hearing. It describes extreme reactions – in my case, mostly rage, but in the case...
09:17, 2019-06-14

Julianna Zobrist, wife of World Series MVP Ben Zobrist, breaks silence amid divorce Julianna Zobrist, the wife of Chicago Cubs star Ben Zobrist, broke her silence on social media Saturday nearly two weeks after she filed for divorce from the 2016 World Series MVP....
20:00, 2019-05-28

You Can Mute Emails, Texts, Tweets and More---And You Should Muting someone online is like putting in invisible earplugs: The talkers can keep talking, but you don’t have to listen. And they’ll never know the difference...
16:00, 2019-06-09

How to mute noisy conversations (and accounts) on Twitter, Gmail, Slack, and more! Smartphone apps have seemingly combined forces, each seeking to hijack our attention and leave us longing for a way to roll back the clock. Each of these devices promises a portal to the outside world, an entry point to the entirety of human knowledge. The world, however, is a noisy place. In 2019, ...
03:17, 2019-06-11

Apple’s Most Significant New Innovation Is a Little Black Button. Here’s Why During Apple’s annual WWDC keynote on June 3, software boss Craig Federighi said that privacy is in “everything we do” — and shortly thereafter put his money where his mouth was. The newest updates to Apple’s operating systems, including macOS, iOS and the brand new iPa...
18:34, 2019-06-11

How Panic Button became masters of the Switch port The Switch is a remarkable little machine. Part handheld and part home console, the device is home to some wonderful Nintendo-made exclusives such as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey. It's also home to some rock-solid p......
17:51, 2019-06-11

UE’s Wonderboom 2 speaker has a big battery, a new button, and OUTDOOR MODE I’m a big fan of UE audio gear. I’ve extolled the virtues of the BOOM 3 in the past, so when I heard about the just announced Wonderboom 2 – a Bluetooth speaker with a number of improvements over its predecessor – I was hyped. Shockingly, the Wonderboom 2 is the second version UE’s entry-level Wonde...
22:51, 2019-06-05

Ridesharing app Lyft adds 911 calling feature through panic button Ridesharing app Lyft wants to make, getting in a car with a stranger, a bit safer. Veuer's Susana Victoria Perez has more.        ...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Suzuka SUPER GT: TOM's Lexus on pole, Button/Yamamoto seventh Le Mans 24 Hours winner Kazuki Nakajima and team-mate Yuhi Sekiguchi claimed pole position for SUPER GT's annual Suzuka round, as reigning champions Jenson Button and Naoki Yamamoto qualified seventh...
11:17, 2019-05-25

Nokia's new budget phone has a dedicated Google Assistant button HMD Global has announced a new affordable Nokia smartphone after launching a five-camera flagship and a bunch of low-to-mid end devices just a few months ago at MWC. The Nokia 2.2 is part of the company's Android One family of devices and will ship l......
10:51, 2019-06-07

Taylor Swift Cradles Cat Benjamin Button in Adorable New Picture It's a love cat story! Taylor Swift has shared an adorable new photo with her youngest cat, Benjamin Button. In the sweet snap, the Grammy winner can be seen cradling Benjamin in her......
01:17, 2019-05-31

Google login chief actually praises new ‘Sign In with Apple’ button At WWDC last week when Apple got around to introducing the new app sign-in button it’s planning to introduce with the launch of iOS 13 this fall, it actually drew a big round of audience applause and cheers. The iPhone maker, which has reportedly asked that developers position the button right...
11:17, 2019-06-13

Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will ask developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to design guidelines released this week....
05:17, 2019-06-05

Suzuka SUPER GT: Lexus dominates, late puncture leaves Button last Lexus took a 1-2-3 finish in the Suzuka SUPER GT race, as reigning champions Jenson Button and Naoki Yamamoto finished a lap down after incurring a puncture...
13:34, 2019-05-26

CORRECTED-Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will ask developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to design guidelines released this week....
05:34, 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will ask developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to design guidelines released this week....
05:34, 2019-06-05

Supreme Court hands down varying decisions in hot-button abortion, transgender and border cases A spate of decisions handed down by the nation's high court on Tuesday left room for cheers -- and jeers -- from both the right and the left, continuing a trend of judicial independence that flies in the face of expectations that Justice Brett Kavanaugh's appointment tipped the scales of justice fir...
19:51, 2019-05-28

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Render Leak Tips Removal of Dedicated Bixby Button Samsung Galaxy Note 10 selfie camera hole is placed in the middle on top of the display, instead of the right as seen in the current Galaxy S10 series....
15:34, 2019-06-06

Why it makes sense to see Apple’s new login button in iPhone apps that support Google and Facebook logins Apple unveiling its “Sign In with Apple” button during its iOS 13 presentation at WWDC on Monday was arguably one of the most exciting moments of the keynote. Similar in design and functionality with the same login buttons that we keep seeing around the web and in apps with Google and Fa...
13:00, 2019-06-05

CBOE Will Observe Two Minutes of Silence on Veterans Day CHICAGO, November 10, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will observe two minutes of silence, from 8:25 a.m. to 8:27 a.m. (Chicago time), in honor of Veterans Day on Thursday, November 11, 2010. Options on CBOE's 30-Year Treasury Bond (TYX), 5-Year Treasury Note (FVX...
22:51, 2019-05-22

Anthem Gets New Update After Weeks Of Radio Silence After weeks of saying almost nothing about the multiplayer space shooter Anthem, BioWare has announced a new update, a public test server for PC players, and that new details about its end-game Cataclysm event, originally promised for launch in May, will be arriving tomorrow during a developer lives...
19:34, 2019-05-29

WPLJ enters radio silence after 48 years Imagine there’s no WPLJ. After 48 years, beloved radio station WPLJ/95.5 FM entered radio silence Friday. The last song broadcast from the top of Madison Square Garden was John Lennon’s “Imagine,” released in 1971, the same year the station went on the air. DJ Mike Allan also spun a WPLJ tribute son...
08:00, 2019-06-01

Canada: Time for China to “break the silence” on Tiananmen TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s foreign minister says it’s time for Beijing to “break the silence” on the Tiananmen Square massacre. Chrystia Freeland said in a statement Tuesday that China should openly account for the Chinese citizens who were killed, detained or went missing. Chin...
06:34, 2019-06-05

Yankees’ Clint Frazier Defends His Silence After a Rough Outing “I didn’t feel like I needed to stand in front of everyone and explain myself,” Frazier said of avoiding reporters on Sunday, when he struggled defensively. His decision clashed with team standards....
03:51, 2019-06-05

Clint Frazier’s silence following defensive woes speaks volumes Clint Frazier has always had something to say, whether it was showing confidence he would win an outfield job or showing off his custom design cleats. But last night, Frazier was absolutely speechless following a dreadful showing in the outfield. Frazier misplayed three balls; one was a run-scoring ...
22:17, 2019-06-03

Robert Mueller breaks silence to insist he did not exonerate Trump Mueller’s statement seen by many as signal to Congress to actSpecial counsel ‘not confident’ Trump did not commit a crimeRobert Mueller, the special counsel, on Wednesday reignited demands for Donald Trump’s impeachment by breaking his two-year silence to deny that the US president is innocent of a ...
01:17, 2019-05-30

| WATCH: Silence and security in Beijing on Tiananmen 30th anniversary China marked 30 years since the deadly Tiananmen crackdown on Tuesday with a wall of silence and extra security after arresting activists and tightening internet censorship ahead of the politically sensitive anniversary.WATCH NOW....
21:17, 2019-06-04

CBOE to Observe Minute of Silence for Tucson Victims at 10 A.M. Today CHICAGO, January 10, 2011 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today will observe one minute of silence at 10:00 a.m. Central Time today to remember victims of Saturday's shooting in Tucson. Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options, co...
22:51, 2019-05-22

Goldman Sachs offering to pay for Marcus bank’s customers’ silence Goldman Sachs really, really, really doesn’t want you to sue the company. The Wall Street investment bank quietly offered this week to pay all the fees for customers who bring legal claims against its new consumer bank — including double the lawyer’s fees, in some cases — as long as they keep their ...
18:17, 2019-06-13

"Election Body Silence On EVM Tampering Claims Worrying": Mehbooba Mufti PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said the silence of the Election Commission (EC) was worrying even after "evidence" had come to the fore that the electronic voting machines (EVMs) used in the......
15:00, 2019-05-21

St Louis Blues silence Boston Bruins to move to brink of first Stanley Cup Jordan Binnington makes 38 saves as Blues take 3-2 series leadSt Louis move within one win of franchise’s first Stanley CupJordan Binnington stopped 38 shots, and Ryan O’Reilly and David Perron scored for St Louis on Thursday night to give the Blues a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins and a 3-2 lea...
06:17, 2019-06-07

Kim Jong Un Sends Letter To Break Ice With South Korea After Long Silence North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent his sister to the border with South Korea on Wednesday to offer condolences for the death of a former first lady, in the first significant interaction between the......
19:00, 2019-06-12

Apple's iOS 13 'Silence Unknown Callers' Feature Is Sounding Pretty Sweet Many of us are familiar with the uniquely infuriating hell that is robocalls, and folks, I hate to say it, but the problem isn’t getting any better. A recently announced iPhone feature arriving with iOS 13, however, might help quiet some of those unknown callers by kicking them straight to voicemail...
11:00, 2019-06-08

Clint Frazier’s silence is loudest alarm in growing Yankees problem Now Clint Frazier, normally chattier than a candy-stuffed kindergartner, has nothing to say? In that case, now the Yankees have a situation on their hands. One that will require an apology, at least, and a trade, at most. (I wouldn’t trade Frazier just yet. Nor would I tolerate much more of this con...
15:17, 2019-06-03

Lady Gaga Breaks Her Silence on Split From Ex-Fiancé Christian Carino When it comes to matters of the heart, times have changed for Lady Gaga. While performing her "Jazz & Piano" show as part of her residency in Las Vegas on Sunday night,......
23:51, 2019-06-03

Radio silence: how the disappearance of rural stations takes America's soul with them At a time when local newspapers are vanishing, the loss of a radio station leaves a community with another cultural and informational deficitWhen I arrive at the radio station, Mark Lucke is standing in the doorway, looking out at the spitting, winter rain. He’s slim and stoic, with sad, almost haun...
11:34, 2019-06-06

St Louis Blues silence Boston Bruins in Game 7 to win first Stanley Cup title Blues win 5-1 in Game 7 for first title in team’s 52-year historySt Louis center Ryan O’Reilly awarded Conn Smythe trophyGame 7: St Louis Blues 4-1 Boston Bruins – as it happenedRyan O’Reilly scored for the fourth straight game and rookie Jordan Binnington stopped 32 shots in Game 7 of the Stanley C...
05:51, 2019-06-13

Key Democrats join calls for Donald Trump to be impeached after Robert Mueller breaks silence Three prominent Democrats have joined calls for Donald Trump to be impeached after Robert Mueller broke his two-year silence on his probe into allegations of Russian meddling in the US presidential election....
14:00, 2019-05-30

Jose Antonio Reyes dead: Minute's silence to be held before Champions League Final A minute's silence will be held before tonight's Champions League Final between Tottenham and Liverpool in memory of Jose Antonio Reyes, Uefa have confirmed....
16:17, 2019-06-01

Shahs of Sunset Star Mercedes ''MJ'' Javid Breaks Silence on Reza Farahan's Restraining Order The drama continues... Mercedes "MJ" Javid is breaking her silence on the ongoing feud between her and fellow castmate (and "former friend"), Reza Farahan. Some......
09:17, 2019-05-23

Kylie Jenner Breaks Her Silence on Tristan Thompson, Jordyn Woods Cheating Scandal in Explosive KUWTK Promo We're finally getting an intimate and personal look at the emotional aftermath of the Tristan Thompson and Jordyn Woods cheating scandal. A just-released mid-season trailer for......
06:00, 2019-05-24

Meghan King Edmonds Breaks Silence on Husband Jim Edmonds' Cheating Scandal Meghan King Edmonds says she feels sad, abandoned, and lonely and no longer trusts her husband Jim Edmonds after he admitted to exchanging explicit texts with another woman. The website......
23:17, 2019-06-14

Murder detectives investigating disappearance of young father-to-be announce £20,000 reward to 'break the wall of silence' Murder squad detectives investigating the disappearance of a young father-to-be today announced a £20,000 reward in an attempt to break a "wall of silence"....
15:01, 2019-06-12

'Silence of the Lambs' author Thomas Harris returns with new serial killer in 'Cari Mora' The creator of Hannibal Lecter has written a fiendish new serial killer who preys on women and harvests their organs in twisted thriller "Cari Mora."        ...
15:51, 2019-05-21

CBOE Will Observe Two Minutes of Silence on Veteran's Day; Interest Rate Products Will Not Trade on Veteran's Day; Regular Trading Hours for All Other CBOE, CBSX and CFE Products Chicago, November 6, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will observe two minutes of silence, from 8:15 a.m. to 8:17 a.m. (Chicago time), in honor of Veteran's Day on Wednesday, November 11, 2009.Options on its 30-Year Treasury Bond (TYX), 5-Year Treasury Note (FVX), ...
03:17, 2019-05-23

President Trump Visited Japan’s Biggest Warship Since World World II. Here’s What to Know About the JS Kaga For the last day of President Donald Trump’s highly stage-managed state visit to Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took him to tour the Japanese warship JS Kaga. The Kaga, along with sister ship the Izumo, is the biggest warship that Japan’s navy, The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, h...
23:00, 2019-05-28

Women's World Cup: Marta equals World Cup scoring record despite shock Brazil defeat Brazil star Marta enjoyed a record-breaking evening at the Women's World Cup but could not prevent her country from a shock 3-2 defeat at the hands of Australia....
23:00, 2019-06-13

How to Watch ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Live Online Around the World Live stream and score from England vs South Africa match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, West Indies, England, the US......
20:34, 2019-05-30

5 world-changing ideas: our top picks for World Creativity and Innovation Day A low-cost, tiny home that provides everything you need. A boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops. Vaccine-delivery drones… As the planet marks World Creativity and Innovation Day on Sunday, we’ve selected our favorite ideas to light up the way to a better future for all, across several sector...
17:17, 2019-05-21

Women's World Cup: Impressive TV viewer numbers in Germany and around the world Germany's national team received notable ratings for their first two Women's World Cup games, continuing a worldwide trend of decent viewer numbers. Ticket sales have reportedly been less encouraging....
21:51, 2019-06-14

US women honor '99 world cup champions, and America, with World Cup jerseys When the U.S. women’s national soccer team take the field in France next month for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, they will have America’s support on their backs – quite literally....
13:17, 2019-05-29

Wildlife World Zoo welcomes purr-fect jaguar cub to the world PHOENIX (KPNX) – Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park said its jaguar, Sara, is back in the spotlight. That’s because she now has a little cub. According to the zoo, she gave birth to the healthy cub earlier this month. Sara, the Endangered Jaguar, Gives Birth to a Baby Cub at ...
05:17, 2019-05-25

Trump reads FDR's D-Day prayer as Queen Elizabeth II, world leaders remember World War II Normandy landing President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders in paying respect to Allied service members who took part in the D-Day landings.        ...
01:00, 2019-06-06

The number one competitive eater in the world, Joey Chestnut, came to Austin, Texas Friday to compete in the World Hostess Donettes-eating Championship When it comes to competitive-eating, Joey Chestnut appears to favor “dogs” over donuts. However, that was not the case at the second annual “world Hostess Donettes-Eating Championship.” Geoffrey Esper of Massachusetts came in first place. He ate a total of two-hundred-thirty-...
14:34, 2019-06-08

The 20 best smartphones in the world Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider What's the best smartphone? This list focuses primarily on high-end flagship devices, but the best flagship smartphones don't have to be the most expensive. Value plays a huge role in this list, and there's a couple mid-range device here that are well worth cons...
22:34, 2019-05-25

The UN wants to get everyone in the world connected UNITED NATIONS — An independent UN panel called Monday for much greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world’s people and a senior Google executive said mobile phones with internet access are being created to sell for about $20 that can help make this possible. Google Vi...
23:17, 2019-06-11

Did Big Tech Get Too Big? More of the World Is Asking The rise of global technology superstars like Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google created new challenges for the competition watchdogs who enforce antitrust laws around the world. The companies dominate markets in e-books and smartphones, search advertising and social-media traffic. The European Unio...
20:34, 2019-06-07

Barcoding the world In our daily lives we hardly give the barcode a second thought. We only really come across it when we’re shopping and even then, it’s merely a ‘bunch of lines and spaces’ that helps us process the transaction and buy an item.But the barcode is so much more than that. The ...
15:17, 2019-06-11

The World's Fastest Tuk Tuk Hit 74 MPH In many parts of the world, tuk tuks are a crucial method of transportation. They are compact, cost-friendly and can give passengers an open-air experience that a traditional car cannot. And sometimes they’re used to set a Guinness World Record....
04:17, 2019-05-29

The World Has an E-Waste Problem As a tech-hungry nation flush with cash gets ready to upgrade to the next generation of lightning-fast 5G devices, there is a surprising environmental cost to be reckoned with: a fresh mountain of obsolete gadgets. About 6 million lb. of discarded electronics are already processed monthly at recycli...
19:17, 2019-05-23

This is the world's cheapest 1TB SSD for the next 10 hours Until 2359 tonight, eBay UK is doing 15% off electronics which will bring the price of the SU650 to an all time low of £72.24 (including VAT).  You have to use the code PLUGIN15 at checkout. We received unconfirmed reports that this non UK residents can also get this deal; the original art...
17:34, 2019-05-24

World Cup: How US can avenge its last disaster to win it all The U.S. rolled through the last Women’s World Cup as one of the greatest teams of all time. But they crashed out of their last major tourney — the 2016 Olympics — with the worst showing in their history. That’s the backdrop as they head into this Women’s World Cup in France, the top seed......
02:51, 2019-06-09

Swipe right and travel around the world Most people can only dream of traveling the world with someone they love, but dating app Bumble will let one lucky employee take this bucket list item to the next level....
22:00, 2019-06-07

|World’sbiggestminerseescoal'seraendinginshifttothebatteryage BHP Group, the world’s biggest miner, sees the outlook for thermal coal as challenged and won’t add production as it prioritises growth in commodities tied to the shift to renewable energy and electric transport....
14:00, 2019-05-22

The world's most beautiful places The world's a spectacular place, full of hidden and overt beauty in every corner. But beauty's also subjective. It'd be impossible to get a unanimous decision on the most beautiful places around the world, but we believe this list is a good start to plan your travels....
02:00, 2019-06-08

This is 'the most functional city in the world' When you hear of urban transformations, you tend to think of high-rise mega-cities like Shanghai, Dubai or Hong Kong. Or if it's technological advances, San Francisco and Silicon Valley might come to mind....
16:34, 2019-05-23

Women's World Cup 2019: What to look out for on day seven Brazil aim to maintain their winning start to the Fifa Women's World Cup against Australia in Group C, while day seven also sees South Africa face China....
23:51, 2019-06-13

World's best superyacht revealed Hybrid sailing ship Black Pearl and 90-meter DAR are among the winners at the 2019 World Superyacht Awards held in London. Find out what other luxury vessels received honors....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Celebrating Pride around the world We may never know who threw the first brick outside the Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village in the wee hours of June 28, 1969....
14:51, 2019-05-21

How bitcoin could change the art world British artist David Hockney smashed records last year when his "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" sold at auction in New York for $90 million....
14:38, 2019-05-21

It's the World Slime Convention! Let's Goo! Welcome to the World Slime Convention, where fans and purveyors of the internet's gloppiest trend gather to network and talk shop—many with their parents in tow....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Learning What Vets Could Not Tell: What They Did in World War II Seventy-five years after D-Day, families of veterans who never spoke about the war are turning to professional researchers to piece their stories together from military records....
22:51, 2019-06-05

How to bet the 2019 women’s World Cup An already busy summer sports betting schedule will soon be joined by the 2019 women’s World Cup. Host France and the United States are virtual co-favorites entering the event, which begins Friday in Paris. A few notes of importance: The tournament expanded to 24 teams in 2015 (group play features s...
01:51, 2019-06-05

Poll: 59% predict World War III As the nations that made up the Allied forces ready for Thursday’s 75th anniversary of D-Day, a sizable majority of Americans believe another world war is likely to take place in the next 40 years....
01:00, 2019-06-06

The world's most unusual landscapes Check out 24 of the world's must unusual landscapes -- from the hellish Darvaza Gas Crater in Turkmenistan to the "snow monsters" of Mount Zao, Japan....
18:34, 2019-06-06

Around the world with Rick Perry Energy Secretary Rick Perry is set to ramp up his shuttle diplomacy this summer, as he and his deputies fan out to advance U.S. interests from the heart of Europe to the shores of Japan....
05:34, 2019-06-07

How many more will die in US heatwaves as world warms? Enlarge (credit: Garrett Ziegler / Flickr) One of the more obvious risks of climate change is an increased frequency of extreme heatwaves. Particularly in cities, heatwaves can be more than sticky and unpleasant—they can be deadly. The emissions cuts pledged so far in the international Paris Agre...
02:17, 2019-06-07

28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities.        ...
20:51, 2019-06-06

Baker's dozen for USA as they set a new World Cup record Holders USA have set a new record for FIFA World Cup finals, for either women or men, by thrashing Thailand 13-0 in their opening match of the 2019 tournament....
04:00, 2019-06-12

A guide to the world’s most stunning gems Sapphire The most famous sapphire engagement ring in recent history was given by Prince Charles to Lady Diana. Nearly three decades later, their son Prince William used the same ring to pop the question to Kate Middleton, now Duchess of Cambridge. Created by the former crown jeweler, Garrard & Co., ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

A world breaks apart: When parents split up Parents may have good reasons for separating. But their children often find their world in shatters. It doesn't have to be an endless catastrophe, though, if adults don't forget one thing: that they remain parents....
06:34, 2019-05-22

How Frank became the most famous headcover in the world He's been on Tiger's bag, basically, from the beginning. How a random gift from his mother became a Tiger trademark and changed the life of the woman who created him....
15:51, 2019-06-11

He Couldn’t Talk About What He Saw in World War II. So He Painted It. The aristocrat-turned-commando Guy de Montlaur was a hero of the French liberation. His paintings of D-Day depict scenes that haunted him his entire life....
11:17, 2019-06-12

What Happened After P.G. Wodehouse Was Captured During World War II The beloved British humorist — the creator of Wooster and Jeeves — was arrested by the Germans in 1940 and spent the remainder of the war in custody. Here’s how his story unspooled in The Times....
17:17, 2019-06-04

Women's World Cup: Who's playing, schedule and everything else you need to know The highly anticipated 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off on June 7 for a month-long tournament that will take 24 teams and thousands of fans all across France....
00:34, 2019-05-29

Women's World Cup: Canada 1-0 Cameroon A header by Kadeisha Buchanan, voted best young player at the 2015 Women's World Cup, ensures Canada open their 2019 campaign with a win over Cameroon....
06:17, 2019-06-11

In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younger Iraqis....
09:51, 2019-06-09

Alexa, why does the brave new world of AI have all the sexism of the old one? Virtual assistants such as Google Home and Siri only encourage the attitude that women exist merely to aid men in getting on with more important things.When women are over-represented in the workforce, it tends be in industries of assistance – cleaning, nursing, secretarial work and, now, the world ...
22:17, 2019-05-22

World’s top steelmaker to cut output further in Europe LONDON (AP) — The world’s largest steel maker, ArcelorMittal, has announced further cuts to production at several plants in Europe due to weak demand and high imports to the bloc. The Luxembourg-based company said it would reduce steelmaking operations at plants in France and Germany and exten...
15:00, 2019-05-29

US to play France in Under-20 World Cup round of 16 The United States will play France in the Under-20 World Cup’s round of 16 after Les Bleus beat Mali 3-2 on Friday to win Group E. The Americans finished second to Ukraine in Group D, losing 2-1 to Ukraine in their opener before defeating Nigeria 2-0 and Qatar 1-0. American midfielders Alex Me...
23:17, 2019-05-31

New Zealand becomes first in world to unveil 'well-being' budget New Zealand on Thursday announced a new budget worth billions of dollars to benefit mental health services and child poverty in its first so-called "well-being" budget....
15:51, 2019-05-30

World's most popular theme parks It's no surprise that Disney dominates among theme parks, and upcoming Star Wars land openings are likely to give the entertainment behemoth a big attendance boost....
22:34, 2019-05-31

These 15 countries control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil.        ...
14:34, 2019-05-22

Luxurious hotel spas around the world Nothing relaxes quite like a proper spa treatment, and theses luxury resorts are making a splash with stunning settings and intricate treatments.       ...
22:34, 2019-06-11

How to get a leg up wagering lopsided World Cup matchups Oh say, can you see … on the sports betting schedule … the United States Women’s National Team will finally take the pitch in the 2019 World Cup. Unfortunately for fans and bettors, Tuesday’s game with Thailand (Fox, 3 p.m.) isn’t expected to be much of a contest. The U.S. will close as about a......
21:51, 2019-06-11

USA men could be rugby world champions this weekend – no, really Earn three more points than Fiji in Paris and Mike Friday, Perry Baker and the rest of the Eagles will be in sevens heavenIf the USA men’s sevens team earns three more points than Fiji in Paris this weekend, they will be crowned world champions. Related: 'We were attracted by the aggression': how ru...
08:00, 2019-06-01

How Trump’s Trade War Is Being Fought Around the World Mexico, China, Japan, Europe, Canada: The White House’s various conflicts add up to a broad assault on a postwar effort to build economic ties around the world....
17:34, 2019-05-31

Women's World Cup: Revolution in Spain With Champions League finalists and record attendances, women's football is booming in Spain. Now at only their second ever World Cup, some even have them down as dark horses for the title. Their next opponents? Germany....
19:17, 2019-06-11

New real-world features we'd like to see for iOS 13 Apple's WWDC conference starts Monday, showcasing new features we'll see on iPhones and iPads in the fall. The event kicks off at 10 a.m. PT        ...
16:34, 2019-06-01

Do the US need to win the World Cup to secure their fight for equal pay? The World Cup and an ongoing gender discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation will coalesce into a summer of the highest stakes for the USWNTWhen the US women’s national team takes the field in France in June, they will be fighting for their football lives on the world’s biggest stage....
16:00, 2019-05-22

The World’s Most Consumed Alcohol Is One You Might Not Have Tried. But It’s Coming to a Bar Near You “You’re going to drink a little more than you like, and you can’t refuse,” the late Anthony Bourdain told his co-star Eric Ripert when they ventured to China’s Sichuan Province on his Parts Unknown television show. Bourdain’s statement perfectly expresses the Chin...
09:17, 2019-05-23

Racing lines: The ultimate lap… around the world Nothing is quite so daunting - and adventurous - as a 22,000 mile, cross-continental vintage and classic rally We all love a road trip, so how about signing up for the ultimate drive, with an added spice of competition? That’s the premise for the ‘Round the World’ vintage and classic rally, which ...
12:34, 2019-05-23

Norway opens World Cup with 3-0 win over Nigeria REIMS, France (AP) — Guro Reiten and Lisa Marie Utland scored to help Norway open the Women’s World Cup with a 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday night. The 1995 winners played without Ada Hegerberg, the 2018 FIFA Ballon d’Or winner who stepped down from the national team because of wh...
02:34, 2019-06-09

Japan Arrive At The World Cup With A New Look And Something To Prove The USA’s top nemesis in the Women’s World Cup comes into 2019 with plenty of questions to answer, despite winning it all in 2011 and placing second in 2015. A disastrous failure to qualify for the 2016 Olympics ended the eight-year tenure of Japanese manager Norio Sasaki, and as Japan enter their f...
23:51, 2019-06-08

US loses Under-20 World Cup opener 2-1 to Ukraine Denys Popov scored on a header off a corner kick in the 51st minute, and Ukraine beat the United States 2-1 Friday at Bielsko Biala, Poland, in the Americans’ opener at the Under-20 World Cup. Serhii Buletsa put Ukraine ahead in the 26th minute. Heorhii Tsitaishvili played a long pass from bef...
00:51, 2019-05-25

US loses to Ecuador 2-1 in Under-19 World Cup quarterfinal The United States has been knocked out of the Under-20 World Cup at the quarterfinal stage for the third straight tournament, losing to Ecuador 2-1 Saturday at Gdynia, Poland. Jhon Espinoza scored the tiebreaking goal in the 43rd minute for Ecuador, which next plays South Korea or Senegal on Tuesday...
22:34, 2019-06-08

| Infantino says would welcome China bid for 2030 World Cup FIFA president Gianni Infantino says he would welcome a Chinese bid to stage the 2030 World Cup after the country was named to host the Asian Cup in 2023....
00:51, 2019-06-06

Netflix’s Rim Of The World shows where sci-fi is headed Enlarge / Netflix really knows how to keep this controller in the hand of certain niche audiences. (credit: Aytac Unal/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) If the movie Rim of the World, which premiered on Netflix this week, looks a little familiar to you, that's on purpose. It's the story of four kids, t...
21:00, 2019-05-27

World War II vet parachutes into Normandy 75 years after D-Day ASSOCIATED PRESS – A 97-year-old U.S. veteran has parachuted into Normandy — 75 years after he made the same journey on D-Day. Tom Rice of San Diego was among some 200 parachutists who filled the Normandy skies for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. They were honoring the airborne soldiers who jum...
09:17, 2019-06-06

World's Worst Serial Killers Former German hospital nurse Niels Hoegel has claimed to have killed around 100 of his patients with drug overdoses, which would make him one of the world's most prolific serial killers in recent......
12:34, 2019-06-06

France take first step toward possible World Cup glory France head coach Corinne Diacre said her side had taken their first step toward women's World Cup success but warned they must stay grounded after they started with a 4-0 victory against South Korea on Friday....
01:17, 2019-06-08

This is the world’s cheapest laptop – but you probably shouldn’t buy it At £83.25 (about $106, excluding taxes), the Thomson X5 Neo 10 is probably the cheapest laptop in the world, but there is a reason why. It uses the bare minimum in terms of hardware to meet the requirements of Windows 10.Available in black or white, the laptop is powered by a three-year-old Int...
19:00, 2019-06-06

| These are just 9 of the world's worst serial killers Former German hospital nurse Niels Hoegel, who was handed a life sentence for murdering 85 patients in his care, is believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history....
21:00, 2019-06-06

Soto leads US over Nigeria 2-0 at Under-20 World Cup Sebastian Soto scored a pair of goals, and the United States beat Nigeria 2-0 at the Under-20 World Cup at Bielsko Biala, Poland, to rebound from an opening loss to Ukraine        ...
04:17, 2019-05-28

Queen says 'thank you' as world leaders mark D-Day The Queen has paid tribute to the "heroism" of D-Day troops, marking 75 years since the Normandy landings that changed the course of the Second World War....
22:17, 2019-06-05

11 best open world games on PC today Now that gaming PCs are more powerful than ever before, the best PC games have evolved in ways no one would have seen coming a decade ago.If you want proof, just take a look at the best open world games on PC. Even traditionally linear franchises are opening up their worlds. Case in point: The Witch...
04:17, 2019-06-05

Abandoned sacred places around the world From black-stoned pyramids staggering out of the Sudanese desert to the silhouetted bare bones of England's Gothic Whitby Abbey in North Yorkshire striking abandoned sacred places can be found across the world....
16:51, 2019-05-29

Australia: The World’s Most Secretive Democracy? Raids targeting journalists this week are the latest examples of how far the country’s government will go to scare officials and reporters into submission, media experts say....
13:34, 2019-06-05

Picking up the pieces of the new world (dis)order Wolfgang Ischinger, chairman of the Munich Security Conference, said that the world has fallen into a "great strategic puzzle." It is unclear who could pick up the pieces and reassemble them, says DW's Christian Trippe....
19:51, 2019-05-23

'World's first' 360-degree infinity pool For thrill-seeking swimmers, the chance to take a death-defying dip might not be far away. Plans to build a rooftop infinity pool -- with 360-degree views of the London skyline -- are in motion....
17:51, 2019-06-10

Museum of the Future: A new world icon? In Dubai, the Museum of the Future aims to serve as a base to explore the greatest challenges and technologies that will shape the world of tomorrow....
15:00, 2019-06-10

O’Sullivan: Why I'm finished with World Championship "Ronnie O’Sullivan has renewed his feud with snooker’s administration by again threatening to skip high-profile tournaments including the World Championship."...
20:34, 2019-05-23

This Could Be the World's First Smartphone With a 64-Megapixel Camera Samsung is reportedly working on an updated version of the Galaxy A70 with its new 64-megapixel camera sensor. The phone is expected to release in the second half of 2019....
21:17, 2019-05-23

ITF announces changes to World Tennis Tour The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced a major change to "optimize" the structure of lower-rung professional tournaments, six months after launching the World Tennis Tour....
00:34, 2019-05-24

Eid al-Fitr 2019 around the world – in pictures Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the three-day festival marking the end of the Islamic holy fasting month of Ramadan Continue reading......
14:00, 2019-06-05

5 Big Stories to Watch in the Women’s World Cup The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 kicks off in Paris on Friday. From new teams to new kits to a new host, here’s your cheat sheet for this year’s tournament. Eyes of the world Women’s soccer is more popular in the U.S. than anywhere else in the world. The dominance of the men&#...
17:34, 2019-06-05

Soccer: Ebi set for fifth women’s World Cup appearance Defender Onome Ebi was named to play at her fifth women’s World Cup when she was included on Saturday in Nigeria’s squad for next month’s finals in France....
23:17, 2019-05-25

The mysterious world of British food British food isn't bad. It's just misunderstood. It's high time we reevaluate our assumptions with 20 classic dishes -- from Yorkshire pudding to jellied eels....
14:17, 2019-06-12

The curious fate of the eighth wonder of the world People travelled from far and wide to see New Zealand’s spectacular pink and white terraces. Then they were destroyed in a volcanic eruption – or were they?...
18:17, 2019-05-21

These cities have the best quality of life in the world If you want to live well, move to Zurich. That’s according to a new ranking from Deutsche Bank that analyzes prices and living standards around the world to find the cities with the highest quality of life, as well as the most expensive cities to call home. This year, Zurich topped the list, moving ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

| 'Exuberant celebrations are part of a World Cup' The United States say their allegedly over-exuberant goal celebrations in their record demolition of Thailand at the World Cup were nothing to do with humiliating them....
23:34, 2019-06-15

Germany gets another 1-0 win at World Cup, beating Spain VALENCIENNES, France (AP) — Germany is finding it far from easy going at the World Cup. Against a skillful Spain, the two-time world champions relied on Sara Däbritz’s goal in the 42nd minute for the win Wednesday. It was second-ranked Germany’s second successive 1-0 victory in Group B. ...
21:51, 2019-06-12

World War II bomb defused in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found and defused near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said they were able to safely destroy the 100-kilogram behemoth's detonator....
04:17, 2019-06-15

Meet one of the most inspiring women in the world The life-size bronze figure of accomplished Zimbabwean scholar Tererai Trent will be unveiled in the United States to celebrate Women's Equality Day in August....
14:32, 2019-05-21

PEN World Voices Festival: It happened to me Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal and what we withhold, and the opportunities and dang...
19:01, 2019-05-21

World War II bomb discovered in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said the detonator of the 100-kilogram behemoth was still intact....
00:34, 2019-06-15

Netherlands advances at Women’s World Cup with 3-1 win Vivianne Miedema scored a goal in each half Saturday to advance the Netherlands into the second round of the Women’s World Cup for the second straight tournament with a 3-1 win over Cameroon on Saturday at Valenciennes, France. Miedema put the Dutch in the lead in the 41st minute of the Group ...
21:34, 2019-06-15

USWNT doubles down on all those World Cup celebrations The United States Women’s National Team isn’t backing down to celebration critics. As the USWNT thrashed Thailand 13-0 in their World Cup opener Tuesday, many were quick to condemn the squad for continuing to celebrate goals after the end result had already been well-determined, but the reigning cha...
22:34, 2019-06-12

'An explosion of joy': U.S. defend World Cup celebrations U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe on Wednesday defended her under-fire team mates' exuberant celebrations during their record 13-0 World Cup victory over Thailand in Reims....
00:00, 2019-06-13

Don’t look now, but the PC is the world’s biggest gaming platform I dare you to think up a better image for a "PC gaming win." (credit: dno1967b / Flickr) If you follow the business side of the game industry at all, you're probably sick of hearing how mobile gaming is a fast-growing business juggernaut destined to overtake all other forms of digital entertainmen...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. The world’s least valuable brand: Amazon Warehouse Worker Pee in a Bottle Thirst Quencher....
00:51, 2019-06-13

Hazard sets sights on becoming 'best in the world' "Eden Hazard was officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player on Thursday - and told fans he will seek to become the world\u0027s best player after leaving Chelsea."...
10:51, 2019-06-14

PEN World Voices Festival: Meditations on war Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal and what we withhold, and the opportunities and dang...
19:01, 2019-05-21

A 13-0 World Cup Rout? Thailand Is as Proud as Ever The women’s loss to the United States produced the most lopsided score in World Cup history. But soccer fans in Thailand say they were just happy their team was there....
14:51, 2019-06-12

11 unmissable wonders of the natural world Seven wonders of the world? Too few! We dial it up to 11 with this selection of nature’s greatest hits – unique environments all too often in trouble...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Summer solstice: Traditions around the world From Sweden's Midsummer to Eastern Europe's Kupala, the summer solstice celebrates the longest day of the year and the romance that comes with it. Learn about solstice traditions around the world....
03:34, 2019-06-16

Experience: I manage the last Blockbuster in the world It was just us and a store in Perth, Australia. They called the night they closed to wish us all the bestI remember watching my first rental movie when I was six years old. My aunt owned a video store here in Oregon and we borrowed a VHS copy of Poltergeist. I was sitting on my dad’s lap, and was so...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Deontay Wilder: ‘I am the most dangerous man in the world’ But Deontay Wilder needs the Anthony Joshua fight or the Tyson Fury rematch to live up to his own claims, writes John Dennen The post Deontay Wilder: ‘I am the most dangerous man in the world’ appeared first on Boxing News....
14:38, 2019-05-21

The World Cries Out for Onion Derivatives The cost of onions is causing tears in India. An onion futures market, which would damp volatility in the price of the aromatic bulb, might help dry them....
14:51, 2019-06-13

The New New World: In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relationship more than they admit....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Soccer: Sinclair to lead Canada in her fifth World Cup Christine Sinclair was named to her fifth women's World Cup team on Saturday and will lead Canada in France where she will have a chance to also claim the career all-time scoring record on the sport's biggest stage....
23:17, 2019-05-25

The Women's World Cup Has Already Been Marred By Some Corny VAR Bullshit There is no shortage of arguments to be made against the proliferation of replay review in soccer, and I won’t bog down this blog post with points we’ve already made on the site many times over. Besides, the argument against the VAR decision from today’s Women’s World Cup opening match between Franc...
00:17, 2019-06-08

I.M. Pei, acclaimed architect of buildings known around the world, dies at 102 I.M. Pei, whose acclaimed architecture transformed the built environment around the world, has died at age 102.        ...
17:34, 2019-05-21

How a Biotech Disaster Could End the World (And Other Things to Worry About) We talked to Josh Clark about his new podcast, The End of The World with Josh Clark, and asked him all about existential risks, and why we should care....
19:51, 2019-06-07

Kirby eyes World Cup win for equal pay boost "Chelsea forward Fran Kirby has stressed the importance of success in France for the Lionesses, in order to gain parity in pay with the men\u0027s team."...
11:17, 2019-05-25

The Latest: 2021 Club World Cup likely to be in Asia FIFA vice president Sheikh Salman of Bahrain says Asia will likely host the newly expanded Club World Cup in 2021        ...
12:34, 2019-06-04

Samsung Launches 'World's First QLED 8K TV' in India Samsung QLED 8K TVs have been priced at Rs. 10,99,900 for the 75-inch model, Rs. 16,99,900 for the 82-inch model, and Rs. 59,99,900 for the 98-inch model...
15:00, 2019-06-04

Diamonds set for Netball World Cup squad shake-up Gabi Simpson and Kim Ravaillion to miss outJust three players remain from 2015 triumphAustralia are set to name a new-look squad for the netball World Cup with Diamonds vice-captain Gabi Simpson and midcourt star Kim Ravaillion shock casualties. The 12-strong squad for the July tournament in England...
06:17, 2019-05-29

Ancient Cataclysms: 9 Catastrophes That Rocked the World Ancient cultures around the world have passed down their tales of devastating natural disasters in oral traditions, folklore, historical accounts, pictorial representations, and through myths. Catastrophic natural phenomena like earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and floods are obviously nothing new, ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Chile braced to face USWNT at World Cup The reigning Women's World Cup champion sure didn't ease into France 2019 as the US Women's National Team thrashed Thailand 13-0 in its opening game of the tournament....
16:00, 2019-06-15

Women’s World Cup will be best ever but is it because of or despite Fifa? | Kieran Pender Over 45,000 fans loved the opening ceremony as France kicked off the event in style but will it be enough for the French public to overcome a reticence regarding the women’s game?The Parisian weather failed to dampen a colourful opening to the Women’s World Cup on Friday, with the French musician Ja...
05:51, 2019-06-08

Can you name five female artists? How the art world is rewriting history The Australian Cruthers family are among a global movement of galleries and philanthropists putting the spotlight back on womenWhen Sydney-based arts consultant John Cruthers hires a new intern, he always gives them what seems like a simple first job.Go to the 20th century rooms in the Art Gallery o...
20:17, 2019-05-28

France storms to win in Women's World Cup opener A good host must be confident and entertaining but not must completely dominate proceedings. France took notice of two of those three nuggets of advice at least, as the home nation ensured a copybook start to its Women's World Cup campaign with a commanding performance against South Korea....
00:00, 2019-06-08

How to make the world's crispiest hash browns I suck at hash browns. My efforts are so lackluster I feel inadequate as a father. Saturday mornings, I’d throw a bag full of wet potato shreds into the skillet—five minutes would go by, then 10, 15, and by minute 20 the potatoes would still be white and uncooked. What would end up on the plate was...
17:17, 2019-06-04

Metta World Peace Is Ready for His Close-Up. Again. World Peace, known as Ron Artest for much of his N.B.A. career, has become a strong voice on mental health and the subject of a documentary. But he knows many remember him for one thing: the brawl....
10:00, 2019-05-29

World War II comes to life in preserved color film WARNING: CONTAINS GRAPHIC VIDEO: George Stevens, the American film director, and cinematographer was assigned by General Dwight Eisenhower to head up the combat motion-picture coverage unit during World War II. (May 29)        ...
11:17, 2019-05-29

Airbnb to recreate ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ trip LOS ANGELES — A lucky few will be able to live the adventures of Phileas Fogg from Jules Verne’s classic “Around the World in 80 Days.” Hosted by Airbnb, a small number of guests will travel across 16 countries using eight modes of transportation, including a hot air balloon, to pr...
16:51, 2019-06-13

Women's World Cup: China looks to reignite former glories The Steel Roses aren't the force they once were. But with football a key priority for the Chinese government, how far can they go in meeting the country's lofty ambitions?...
23:00, 2019-06-08

UN panel: Connect half the world, and $20 phones can help UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent U.N. panel is calling for much greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world’s people, and a senior Google executive says mobile phones with internet access are being created to sell for about $20 to help make this possible. Goog...
05:17, 2019-06-11

Why the World Worries About Russia’s Natural Gas Pipeline A new natural gas pipeline into Europe from Russia is shaking up geopolitics. Nord Stream 2, as it’s called, worries leaders in Eastern Europe, has put German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the hot seat and has stirred the ire of U.S. President Donald Trump. Now the pipeline could become the target of ...
16:17, 2019-06-13

Marta ruled out for Brazil’s first World Cup match GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Marta has been ruled out for Brazil’s opening match at the Women’s World Cup because of a left thigh injury. The six-time women’s world player of the year was hurt in training on May 24. She had a week of physical therapy before returning to practice. But on...
02:34, 2019-06-09

Liverpool to head to Qatar for Club World Cup "Liverpool\u0027s quest to be crowned world champions will take them to Qatar, after the Arab country was awarded hosting rights for the next two editions of the Club World Cup before the seven-team tournament is expanded to 24 teams in 2021."...
21:51, 2019-06-03

Women's World Cup 2019: what are your hopes and expectations? The most anticipated Women’s World Cup in history is just days away. How will your country fare? Host nation France kick off the 2019 Women’s World Cup on Friday as they play South Korea at the Parc des Princes. They are one of several sides fancying their chances of lifting the trophy on 7 July. US...
16:34, 2019-06-03

Breaking down the full US women’s World Cup roster With the U.S. Women’s National Team set to open their World Cup title defense versus Venezuela at 2 p.m. Sunday on Fox, here is a look at the roster that is tasked with getting the job done. Keepers Alyssa Naeher Hometown: Stratford, Conn. After being awarded the 2014 NSWL Goalkeeper of the Ye...
06:17, 2019-06-09

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Azory Gwanda, a freelance journalist who has been missing in Tanzania since November 2017, remains at the top of a list of the 10 most severe threats to press freedom around the globe. Gwanda had been investigating mysterious killings when he disappeared nearly two years ago. The list — update...
16:51, 2019-06-03

Fit in my 40s: will Soccercise get me closer to my World Cup dream? | Zoe Williams It has the look of a Pilates class interrupted by someone throwing footballs into itFitness tips: ways into football for beginnersThere’s nothing more annoying than listening to a person who’s no good at stuff complain how intimidating it is when you’re no good at stuff. So I’ll keep this quick: foo...
11:17, 2019-05-25

The Women’s World Cup’s Other Inequality: Rich vs. Poor Pay is not the only notable gap in women’s soccer. There is also the matter of federation support. Fund-raising in Florida, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz know this as well as anyone....
01:17, 2019-05-25

Jay-Z is world's first billionaire rapper, report claims In a new cover story, Forbes has valued the rapper and business mogul’s empire at $1bn, including real estate and other ventures Jay-Z has been named the world’s first billionaire rapper in a new Forbes cover story.The magazine has claimed the 49-year-old’s empire “conservatively” totals $1bn after ...
22:34, 2019-06-03

Spain and Portugal to consider joint bid for 2030 World Cup PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Spain and Portugal will consider a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup. The soccer federations released a statement on Saturday saying they will start a “thorough process to analyze the possibility of presenting a joint bid.” Morocco had been previously included i...
16:00, 2019-06-08

The world’s 15 hottest places in the last day are all in India, Pakistan NEW DELHI – India warned of severe heat in northern and central areas on Monday, following similar extreme weather on Sunday. Of the 15 hottest places in the world in the past 24 hours, eight were in India with the others in neighboring Pakistan, according to weather monitoring website El Dora...
23:51, 2019-06-03

Callum Smith: ‘I can beat anyone in the world at 168lbs’ Callum Smith excited to finally defend his WBA super-middleweight crown The post Callum Smith: ‘I can beat anyone in the world at 168lbs’ appeared first on Boxing News....
15:34, 2019-05-29

Even VAR Couldn't Ruin The Best Game Of The Women's World Cup You know what I love during a wild, up-and-down Women’s World Cup game between two flawed contenders? Stopping that wild play for roughly 30 minutes to stare at boring instant replay footage! That’s what happened in Australia’s roaring comeback victory over Brazil today, which continued a tournament...
23:51, 2019-06-13

How the stunning Earthrise became the world’s most famous photograph On Christmas Eve 1968, Apollo 8 became the first crewed spacecraft to circle the moon. Emerging from its dark side, one astronaut reached for his camera...
18:17, 2019-05-21

USA eliminated by Ecuador in Under-20 World Cup quarter-finals USA ousted from U-20 World Cup with 2-1 loss to EcuadorJhon Espinoza scores winner for Ecuador in 43rd minuteThe United States were knocked out of the Under-20 World Cup in the quarter-finals for the third straight tournament, losing to Ecuador 2-1 Saturday at Gdynia, Poland.Jhon Espinoza scored the...
21:34, 2019-06-08

How the world’s most competitive athletes use ‘super powers’ to win It’s 1978 in the Philippines, and something weird is going on at a chess match. Anatoly Karpov, “the golden boy of the Soviet Union,” is playing Viktor Korchnoi, another Soviet who is hated by the regime. As the match drags on, Korchnoi is tormented by a voice in his head commanding him ...
17:34, 2019-06-15

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone on strike in protest at the escalating climate crisis. Students from 1,800 towns and cities in more than 110 countries stretching from India to Austra...
01:34, 2019-05-25

These are the world's most-visited theme parks Disney World's Magic Kingdom was the world’s most visited theme park in 2018, with 20.8 million visitors.        ...
14:34, 2019-05-24

StanChart chairman: It's grown more likely that the world will split in two The ongoing U.S.-China rivalry could result in the world splitting into two, which will be "detrimental" to countries and companies, said Jose Vinals, group chairman at Standard Chartered Bank....
17:34, 2019-06-07

Argentina women will cap amazing turnaround at World Cup When Argentina play at the women’s World Cup in France next month they will cap one of the most remarkable journeys in sport, from a team that did not exist two years ago to one competing on the biggest stage....
04:34, 2019-05-28

Soccer: Absent Hegerberg would have lit up the World Cup, says Rapinoe U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe knows all about taking a stance for social equality and justice, and can understand why Norway's Ada Hegerberg has turned her back on the women's World Cup....
01:17, 2019-06-06

Check out the world’s tallest sandcastle Finished on June 5, 2019, the world's tallest sandcastle is a meter higher than the previous record.        ...
01:34, 2019-06-06

| World's first 5G phone released in South Korea Samsung Electronics on Friday released the Galaxy S10 5G, the world's first available smartphone with built-in fifth-generation communications technology, as South Korea seeks to build a lead in the transformative system....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Eleven stars to watch at the Women's World Cup If Phil Neville’s England can match or better the team’s 2015 Women’s World Cup showing over the next few weeks in France, interest levels at home will be unprecedented....
07:51, 2019-06-06

We may be witnessing the birth of an exomoon around a distant world A planet 369 light years away appears to be surrounded by a disc of dust the like of which we’ve never seen before. It may eventually turn into rings or moons...
17:34, 2019-06-14

World's Longest Flight To Be Even Less Comfortable Than Expected Flights half way around the globe are set to be even less comfortable than expected -- that's if the marathon 20-hour non-stop services from Sydney to London get off the ground at all....
11:34, 2019-06-05

Sandcastle in Germany sets new world record An international team of artists succeeded in building a sandcastle that is almost a meter higher than the previous record holder. The triumph came two years after a similar attempt to break the record ended in tragedy....
13:51, 2019-06-06

World Marks 75 Years Since D-Day In Solemn Observances OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — The five beaches are silent at dawn but forever haunted. As the sun rose Thursday over the Normandy coastline where thousands of men bled and died 75 years ago, a fast-diminishing number of World War II veterans remembered D-Day and hoped the world never forgets the sacrif...
14:00, 2019-06-06

The world's most lucrative match is worth at least $215 million It may not be the most famous nor the most prestigious, but the English Championship play-off final is the world's most lucrative soccer match to win....
14:51, 2019-05-27

Japan holds off Scotland 2-1 at Women’s World Cup RENNES, France (AP) — Mana Iwabuchi had an early goal and then Japan held off a late charge from Scotland for a 2-1 victory on Friday at the Women’s World Cup. Iwabuchi, who was on the Japanese team that won the World Cup in 2011, scored in the 23rd minute to give Japan its first goal of the t...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Teach Your Kid About Money by Creating an Imaginary World When I stumbled into adulthood a couple of decades ago, money was an absolute mystery to me—or at least, the management of it was. Expenses like car maintenance, water, trash, health insurance and taxes came as a huge shock, stunning me with how quickly they could consume my paycheck. And who knew f...
01:00, 2019-06-06

Inside the world's most beautiful libraries Italian photographer Massimo Listri ​takes us on a photographic journey of some of the oldest and most stunning libraries around the world in his book...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Big Question at the Hockey World Championship: Who’s No. 1 (in the Draft)? Jack Hughes of the U.S., the top-rated North American prospect, and Kaapo Kakko of Finland, the top European prospect, are under the microscope as they play for their national teams....
15:01, 2019-05-21

U.S. ‘gag order’ on abortion causes deaths around the world, researchers say  A U.S. policy banning government-funded aid groups from discussing abortion around the world has led to deaths from botched procedures and cut care to HIV-infected orphans and other children, researchers said on Wednesday....
20:34, 2019-06-05

In the Good Omens finale, the end of the world is a lot less interesting than what comes next If there’s one moment in the novel Good Omens that most closely resembles co-author Terry Pratchett’s solo work—other than all those footnotes, anyway—it’s the bit in the big climax, when Aziraphale and Crowley realize that Adam Young’s unintentionally orthodox upbringing has transformed him, not in...
20:34, 2019-06-05

UE Boom 2: World’s best Wireless Bluetooth Speakers UE Boom 2 is a waterproof wireless Bluetooth speaker. It is the revised and better version of prior UE Boom Bluetooth speakers. Ultimate Ears (shortly named UE) is an earphone and speaker manufacturer company based in America. UE Boom was first acme to market in May, 2013. However in September 2015,...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Rihanna is the world's wealthiest female musician Rihanna has emerged as the richest female musician in the world, with a fortune considerably larger than those of the grandes dames of pop: Madonna, Céline Dion and Beyoncé....
15:51, 2019-06-05

A world first: Women at the helm of every UN Regional Commission Although United Nations Regional Commissions have been in existence for more than 70 years, for the first time ever, each one is currently headed by a woman designated by Secretary-General António Guterres. This accomplishment underscores that, since the day he took office, the UN chief has been det...
15:34, 2019-05-21

| Trash from the top of the world handed over for recycling in Nepal Aluminium ladders and cans collected from Mount Everest may find a second life as pots and pans, as bags of trash were collected after the climbing season....
00:51, 2019-06-06

Huawei founder: Without Apple, ‘we would not see the beauty of this world’ As calls have mounted in China for the central government to officially retaliate against Apple as a way to strike back over US trade tensions and over the increasing ostracization of Huawei, the billionaire founder of one of China’s leading consumer electronics brands insists he’s squar...
22:51, 2019-05-27

U.S. favorites in toughest-ever Women's World Cup field The United States may be favorites to retain their Women's World Cup title but the rapid development of the game globally means they will face a tougher field than ever before when the tournament gets underway in France on Friday....
15:34, 2019-06-06

The problems that may stop the US retaining the Women's World Cup The Americans have arguably the best squad in France this summer. But they are far from a perfect unit as they aim to become world champions againThe US women’s national team are considered a favorite to win next month’s World Cup, and there’s good reason for it. The team are No1 in the world rankin...
14:51, 2019-05-27

Use your illusion: the magic supergroup that tricked the world They have left millions boggled with their graceful card acts, great escapes and audacious stunts. But can The Illusionists make magic’s fusty reputation vanish?Our instinct when watching magicians is to focus on the hands, in the vain hope we may spot their secrets. But to really understand an act’...
05:34, 2019-06-07

Women’s World Cup Preview: Meet the Teams There will be 552 players representing 24 countries at the World Cup in France. Some are household names. Many are not. Here’s a primer before the tournament begins Friday....
22:34, 2019-06-04

Service dog goes nuts for Chewbacca at Disney World A service-dog-in-training got to meet her hero during a trip to Disney World. Of course, being a dog, her hero is one of the hairiest characters in the park....
17:34, 2019-05-26

Women's World Cup 2019: The most important in history The eighth edition of the Women's World Cup has been described as the most important in history. Kicking off in Paris on Friday, the tournament certainly promises to be the best yet....
10:51, 2019-06-07

If Netflix wants to keep growing, it has to keep making content like ‘Rim of the World’ Screenwriter, producer, and director Drew Pearce once lamented to me that Hollywood has basically given up on the idea of making anything but blockbusters with insane budgets and then small art house films on the other end of the spectrum that tend to rake in plaudits come award season. The way he p...
16:00, 2019-05-26

How dominant City could help England to World Cup glory "Jen Offord went to Manchester City to investigate how the Women\u0027s Super League club’s commitment to excellence could propel the Lionesses to World Cup glory."...
11:51, 2019-06-07

5 players to watch at the Women's World Cup With the World Cup kicking off this week, here are five players to watch: USA's Alex Morgan, Canada's Christine Sinclair, Brazil's Marta, Australia's Sam Kerr and Germany's Dzsenifer Marozsan.        ...
21:34, 2019-06-04

Why US women’s soccer team isn’t a lock to win World Cup The most women’s soccer talent in history will be on display over the next month at the World Cup in France. That is great news for the sport, but a different kind of challenge for a United States team looking to defend their 2015 World Cup championship and avenge an Olympic defeat to Sweden the......
15:17, 2019-06-07

Joe Buck: Fox has voices you just don’t hear in the golf world Fox play-by-play man Joe Buck talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about the network’s U.S. Open coverage as it enters its fifth year broadcasting the event. Q: There was a lot of criticism the first couple of years. Where do you think Fox’s golf coverage is now compared to competitors? A: I would...
15:17, 2019-06-07

Global Manufacturing: About to Enter "A World of Hurt"? See the broader economic context that day-to-day headlines don't deliver: Chart of the Day shows you the big-picture trend in the all-important trend in global manufacturing....
14:51, 2019-05-21

The Real World Returns: Where Are Your All Your Favorite Roommates Now? This is the true story...of seven strangers...picked to live in a house, work together, and have their lives taped. Find out what happens...when people stop being polite...and start getting real.......
01:17, 2019-06-14

Fox Sports will stream every Women's World Cup game in 4K Fox Sports offered 4K streams for the 2018 FIFA World Cup last year, but in order to watch them, you had to own a HiSense TV. For the Women's World Cup that begins Friday in France, those higher quality streams will be more readily available. The net......
17:34, 2019-06-06

Breaking down the College World Series field LAS VEGAS — If you are a baseball purist who likes to wager, the College World Series is for you. “I can’t wait for the CWS to get started,” said Derek Stevens, a Las Vegas casino owner who just opened a new sports book called Circa Sports. “It’s the most pure form of baseball and......
03:17, 2019-06-15

World needs to embrace hydrogen challenge, cut costs: IEA The world should take up the challenge to boost the use of hydrogen as a potentially emissions-free source of energy, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Friday in its first major report on the fuel....
09:34, 2019-06-14

Bill Nye says world needs to respond to climate change like it did with D-Day Bill Nye, host of "Bill Nye the Science Guy," suggested that the world could join together and fight climate change like it came together to battle the Nazis during WWII....
19:51, 2019-06-06

AT&T declares itself ‘world leader’ in 5G despite 0 consumer devices AT&T is pounding its chest as a leader in 5G, even though average consumers haven't even been able to test its network in the United States.Read More...
20:34, 2019-06-06

I'm travelling the world to collect poo for the good of humankind Eric Alm is racing to find out which gut microbes thrive in diverse human cultures before it is too late. His microbiome library – derived from faecal samples – could help solve future health crises...
16:17, 2019-05-21

World's biggest cave is even bigger than we thought Thanks to discoveries made during a recent expedition in Vietnam, it appears the world's largest cave, Son Doong, is even bigger than previously thought....
04:00, 2019-05-27

Opinion: Is too much being asked for France as it hosts World Cup? France is trying to become first team to hold the men's and women's World Cup titles at same time.        ...
01:00, 2019-06-07

The radio reporter who witnessed D-Day and told the world what he saw Wright Bryan, a war correspondent with NBC Radio and the Atlanta Journal, scooped 600 other reporters by broadcasting the first eyewitness account of the Normandy invasion....
01:17, 2019-06-07

The Latest: World War II soldier buried in Montana BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on funeral services for a WWII solider from Montana whose remains were identified last year. (all times local): 5 p.m. A World War II soldier from Montana who died on an island in the Pacific Ocean 75 years ago has been buried in his home state after his remains were...
01:51, 2019-05-26

Ethiopia's garment workers are the least paid in the world With a range of economic incentives like the freshly built industrial parks for garment manufacturing, Ethiopia has positioned itself to become one of the world's top exporters of textile and garments....
14:32, 2019-05-21

How Christina Anstead Completely Renovated Her World Christina Anstead will birth a new baby tonight. Not her son with new husband Ant Anstead, set to arrive at some point in early September. Rather it's her solo HGTV venture,......
12:51, 2019-05-23

Netherlands 3-1 Cameroon: Women's World Cup – as it happened Arsenal’s Vivianne Miedema scored two goals, to become her country’s all-time leading goalscorer with 60, as the Dutch booked their place in the last 16 4.23pm BST And here are the top scorers in the tournament. Related: Golden Boot Standings: top scorers for France 2019 World Cup 4.17pm BST Here’s...
18:17, 2019-06-15

Columbus Dreamed of a New World. His Son Found One in Books. Edward Wilson-Lee’s “The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books” charts the life of the explorer’s son, obsessed with assembling a great repository of knowledge....
22:34, 2019-05-31

Seeking more respect, superstar Hegerberg out of World Cup Ada Hegerberg is the best player in women's soccer but she will not be at the Women's World Cup        ...
15:17, 2019-05-23

How do global suppliers thrive in a tough world? There are many great examples of how innovation keeps big auto suppliers healthy, but a smaller, lesser-known supplier named Kiekert offers another kind of compelling case study....
22:00, 2019-06-10

'It's ghost slavery': the troubling world of pop holograms Dead stars from Whitney Houston to Maria Callas are going on tour again. As Miley Cyrus explores the issue in a new Black Mirror, we uncover the greatest identity crisis in music todayMiley Cyrus Q&A: ‘My personal experiences helped craft the episode’In the star-making Disney Channel switcheroo Hann...
11:17, 2019-06-01

Soccer: U.S. '99 World Cup win should have done more for women's game - Foudy The United States' World Cup triumph on home soil in 1999 was a watershed moment for the sport but midfielder Julie Foudy had hoped it would help the women's game grow at a much faster pace....
16:17, 2019-05-22

European Markets Feel the World's Pain With its trade-dependent companies and weak banks, the eurozone is feeling the effects of intensifying concerns about global trade and a slowdown in the Chinese economy....
21:34, 2019-05-31

USA v Thailand: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! USA will not find it easy in a talent-packed World CupHope Solo: If you’re not nervous, you don’t care enough to winWomen’s World Cup team guides: USA and ThailandGroup F: Chile v Sweden suspended by weather – live!Tweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 7.07pm BST Here’s a look at today’s lineups...
20:17, 2019-06-11

Cameroon, The Cinderellas Of The Last World Cup, Are Back For Another Dance A side effect of women’s soccer being so discouraged and underfunded in most every part of the world is that only rarely do we see many true upsets or surprises. The traditional powers usually have such enormous structural advantages, and have had them for so long, that they almost always win, and w...
21:34, 2019-06-10

This Man Quit His Job As Engineer 4 Years Ago To Cycle Across The World It was four years ago when Jacky Chen embarked upon a challenge after quitting his job as an electronics engineer: riding his bicycle across the world....
19:17, 2019-06-10

Super Falcons claim first win at Women's World Cup Asisat Oshoala produced a moment of magic as Nigeria got its Women's World Cup campaign up and running by seeing off South Korea 2-0 in Grenoble Wednesday....
19:34, 2019-06-12

Singapore rated world's most competitive economy Singapore took the top spot as the world's most competitive economy led by an advanced technological infrastructure, a skilled workforce, favorable immigration laws and a good business climate....
17:51, 2019-05-30

How 7 World Trade Center beat the odds It was the little lease that could — and now, the deal that proved to be the turning point in downtown’s commercial rebirth after 9/11 is getting a second wind. Sources said the New York Academy of Sciences and Silverstein properties will renew the academy’s lease for 40,000 square feet at Seven Wor...
18:00, 2019-05-30

If you're not nervous at a World Cup, you don't care enough to win | Hope Solo The pressure of a major tournament can be difficult to handle – and not a lot of players have the ability to deal with that day in and day outBefore every World Cup game I played in, I felt good during the warm up. I was ready to play and wanted to play. But then we have to go to the locker room and...
18:00, 2019-06-10

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unease....
09:00, 2019-06-13

Huawei founder: The US is fighting us because we want to ‘stand at the top of the world’ Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of beleaguered Chinese electronics giant Huawei, sat down with Chinese state media on Tuesday to offer his response to the dramatic turn of events from over the weekend — namely, Google’s decision to cut off Huawei phones from Android updates. Which ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

When the World’s Most Famous Mystery Writer Vanished On a cold December night in 1926, Agatha Christie went out in her beloved Morris Crowley roadster and didn’t return home for 11 days. Here’s how her disappearance played out....
13:00, 2019-06-11

Marozsan ruled out of World Cup group phase "German midfield stalwart Dzsenifer Marozsan will miss the rest of the women\u0027s World Cup group phase after breaking a toe in their Group B opening win over China on Saturday."...
14:17, 2019-06-11

World's Exchange Leaders Meet in Vancouver Vancouver, 6 October 2009 - Chairmen and Chief Executives from more than 50 of the world's leading exchanges gathered in Vancouver this week for the 49th General Assembly and Annual Meeting of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). This assembly represents the largest and most widely attended gath...
03:17, 2019-05-23

How Kate Moss Close could pave the way to a better world A drive for more streets to be named after women won’t solve sexism and racism – but it’s a startA new initiative in Bradford is hoping women will take up more literal and figurative space in the UK. Through the Pioneering Bradford Lasses campaign, more streets and public spaces in the city will be ...
02:17, 2019-06-13

A vision of 2040: everything we need for a sustainable world already exists There are real obstacles to environmental progress, but we must focus on what we are for, not just what we are againstWhen my daughter was two years old, I found myself struggling to finish any article relating to the dire state of our environment. I would get halfway through the piece, then disenga...
14:32, 2019-05-21

World Cup 2019, New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: When And Where To Watch New Zealand, ranked fourth in the ICC ODI rankings, registered comprehensive win over India before losing to a batting-heavy Windies in the warm-ups....
22:51, 2019-05-31

Ben Simmons among nine NBA stars in Australia's World Cup squad Coach Andrej Lemanis announces strong squad17-man list will be trimmed to 12 playersBen Simmons, Joe Ingles, Patty Mills, Aron Baynes and Matthew Dellavedova headline Australia’s star-studded extended squad for the Fiba World Cup campaign. Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis has picked nine Australian NBA ...
05:34, 2019-05-23

The world’s most expensive painting is on a Saudi superyacht This Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece may be riding da waves. “Salvator Mundi” — the rare painting whose whereabouts have been shrouded in secrecy since it sold for a record-busting $450 million in 2017 — is being kept on the superyacht of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Art...
04:51, 2019-06-11

Aly & AJ Make Great Pop Songs. They Also Want to Change the World For super-fans of a musician, actor, or any celebrity, there’s nothing like meeting the object of their fandom. At concert meet and greets, premium ticket-holders get a chance before the show to shake the hand of the artist they are seeing perform live. Normally, this goes quickly: people say ...
19:51, 2019-06-12

FIFA: Only 32 teams in Qatar World Cup 2022 World football's governing body was hoping to expand the competition to include 48 countries. However, that would have needed another Gulf country to host games along with Qatar, amid deteriorating ties in the region....
07:34, 2019-05-23

AMD's $749 Ryzen 9 3950X is the 'world's first' 16-core gaming CPU Today during its E3 2019 press conference, AMD announced it's pushing gaming beyond 8- or 12-cores, with a new "best of the best" CPU. The "World's first 16-core gaming CPU" is the Ryzen 9 3950X, which will be available in September for $749. Outdoin......
02:34, 2019-06-11

The electric cars with the best real-world range Range estimates are exactly that - estimates. We show you what you can expect from an EV in the real-world Battery technology and charging infrastructure is constantly improving, quickly turning EVs from niche vehicles to a viable replacements to combustion-engined cars. But how far you can drive b...
02:17, 2019-06-11

Ecuador says Cascabel could become a top world copper mine A preliminary study of the Cascabel mining project in northern Ecuador shows that it could become one of the world's largest copper, silver and gold mines, Ecuador's government said on Wednesday....
08:00, 2019-06-13

| WATCH: World Rugby's incredible 'Try and Stop Us' ad World Rugby introduced a campaign to grow women's rugby right around the world which includes a stunning advert that will certainly inspire a new generation....
19:51, 2019-05-21

South Africa get first World Cup win in comfortable fashion "South Africa finally got a World Cup win under their belt as they eased to a nine-wicket triumph over Afghanistan at Sophia Gardens on Saturday to keep alive their hopes of a semi-final berth."...
21:51, 2019-06-15

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Will Let You Decorate The Whole World It’s been so long since Tom Nook last bled us dry and left us to die beneath a mountain of themed furniture inside our mini-mansions, and everybody’s begging for more. Pocket Camp was a nice appetizer, but it’s no substitute for the real thing. Animal Crossing: New Horizons for Switch, coming March ...
21:51, 2019-06-11

Saudis, Bahrain, UAE join to bid for FIFA’s U-20 World Cup GENEVA (AP) — Middle East neighbors Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates are jointly bidding to host the Under-20 World Cup in 2021. FIFA says the Gulf plan is among five to express interest in bidding, including Brazil. Indonesia, Peru and a Myanmar-Thailand joint bid are the others. ...
19:17, 2019-05-23

The World’s Most Controversial Coal Mine Doesn’t Add Up Adani’s Carmichael project became a hot-button issue in Australia’s recent election. It could finally be getting the go-ahead, but the math is all wrong....
08:17, 2019-05-24

MS Dhoni Should Bat At No. 5 In World Cup 2019: Sachin Tendulkar Over the years, MS Dhoni has proved that he can vary the pace of his innings at will and that is what makes him so dangerous in the shorter formats of the game....
21:51, 2019-05-23

Nine Notorious Demons that Terrorized the Ancient World Storytellers have been telling tales of ancient demons wreaking havoc on humanity since the beginning of time.  ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Humans have interfered with most of the world's greatest rivers Long free-flowing rivers are incredibly biodiverse, but they have become increasingly rare and confined to remote regions in the Arctic, Amazon and the Congo basin...
08:17, 2019-05-22

FIFA says only 14 women's World Cup matches are sold out World soccer governing body FIFA said on Tuesday that they have allocated a million tickets for the ongoing women's World Cup in France but only 14 of the 52 matches are sold out, countering claims that tickets were selling fast....
14:17, 2019-06-12

Women's World Cup: Norway and Nigeria are worlds apart Norway beat Nigeria 3-0 at the Women's World Cup on Saturday. The two teams are worlds apart on the field and are also are fighting very different battles in their quest for equality, writes DW's Barbara Mohr in Reims....
21:01, 2019-06-09

World War II ships: From Rosie the Riveter to rustbuckets The S.S. Lane Victory is one of just three remaining Victory ships from World War II but veterans and volunteers are fighting rust and deterioration.        ...
01:17, 2019-05-24

PM Modi Thanks World Leaders For Congratulatory Messages Prime Minister Modi on Thursday thanked world leaders and personalities for their congratulatory messages after the BJP-led NDA is set to return to power for the second time, saying his government......
02:34, 2019-05-24

China Says It Doesn't Want To Replace US As "Boss Of World" China doesn't seek to surpass the U.S. as the globe's dominant power but is prepared to "fight to the end" if needed, Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said, as trade friction grows between the world's......
10:51, 2019-06-03

U.S. World Cup goal celebrations polarizes opinion The United States' record 13-0 drubbing of Thailand at the Women's World Cup on Tuesday did not sit well with everybody, with opinion divided on whether the team should have so mercilessly punished a hapless opponent....
14:17, 2019-06-12

Fraser-Pryce blazes world leading 10.88 Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce's steady return to her best form continued at the Racers Grand Prix on Saturday when the twice Olympic champion blazed to a world leading 10.88 seconds in the 100 meters at the National Stadium in Kingston....
18:34, 2019-06-09

Brazil v Jamaica: Women's World Cup - live! Minute-by-minute updates from the game in Grenoble10 young players to watch from the Women’s World CupSend your emails to Nick here or tweet him @NickMiller79 3.38pm BST Lead, doubled! 3.37pm BST 49 mins: Some holes open in the Jamaica defence and the ball falls to Cristiane, but her shot deflects w...
16:51, 2019-06-09

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Is There Any Point In Dating When The World Is On Fire? Hello all you frightening nipplybeasts, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to help you speed run through the worst parts of dating and start the New Game Plus of your love life....
21:17, 2019-05-30

9 beautiful, little-known scuba diving destinations around the world These under-the-radar scuba diving destinations include kelp forests, ancient cities, marine parks and thermal waters.        ...
13:34, 2019-06-07

PEN World Voices Festival: Siri, where's my democracy? Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal and what we withhold, and the opportunities and dang...
19:01, 2019-05-21

PEN World Voices Festival: Transfronterizo Life Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal and what we withhold, and the opportunities and dang...
19:01, 2019-05-21

France commemorates deadly World War II massacre ORADOUR-SUR-GLANE, France (AP) — France is remembering 75 years since Nazi troops massacred 642 people in Oradour-sur-Glane and destroyed the small village near Limoges. A mass took place Monday at the site of the deadliest massacre in Nazi-occupied France to remember the tragedy on June 10, 1944. S...
15:34, 2019-06-10

Why it's OK that the U.S. women ran up the score in 13-0 World Cup win against Thailand The U.S. women's soccer team routed Thailand 13-0 in World Cup opener, prompting backlash against such a large win.       ...
17:51, 2019-06-12

Huawei files to trademark mobile OS around the world after U.S. ban China's Huawei has applied to trademark its "Hongmeng" operating system (OS) in at least nine countries and Europe, data from a U.N. body shows, in a sign it may be deploying a back-up plan in key markets as U.S. sanctions threaten its business model....
12:51, 2019-06-13

Nigeria earns 4th World Cup win, 2-0 over South Korea Asisat Oshoala became the second Nigerian player to score in two different Women's World Cup tournaments with a late goal in a 2-0 victory over South Korea on Wednesday....
12:34, 2019-06-13

World Cup 2019: Breaking down how the tournament works The USWNT begins play in the World Cup on Tuesday. The tournament format can be a little confusing, so here's a breakdown of how it works.       ...
23:17, 2019-06-11

Take a look at the most expensive SUV in the world: the $1.9 million Karlmann King If you're looking to spend $1.9 million on a new vehicle, an Italian armored car based on a Ford F-550 chassis is probably not on your radar. Karlmann is trying to change that....
15:00, 2019-05-31

Why a Tax the U.S. Hasn’t Embraced Has Found Favor in Much of the World Value-added taxes are popular in many countries, especially those that are less affluent. The great advantage is a built-in feature that deters tax evasion, an emerging body of research shows....
23:51, 2019-05-21

New memorial dedicated at World Trade Center site The National September 11 Memorial & Museum dedicated an new memorial Thursday to honor anyone who developed an illness or died after being exposed to dust and smoke released in the collapse of the World Trade Center towers. (May 30)        ...
23:17, 2019-05-30

The world’s fattest parrots are being killed off by fungal infection The world’s plumpest parrots are dying. New Zealand’s kakapo parrots, an endangered bird that can grow to nearly five pounds, are being killed off by a fungal infection. Seven of the chubby chicks have died from Aspergillosis, which threatens the respiratory system and spreads during the...
18:34, 2019-06-15

The Incredible World of Painted Skulls and Bone Houses Overlooking the Alps, in the idyllic Austrian mountain town of Hallstatt, a few hundred grave markers indicate the resting place of former residents.  ...
00:34, 2019-06-01

Opinion: Carli Lloyd wants to start, but she wants another World Cup title even more Carli Lloyd is playing in her third World Cup, but is coming off the bench for the first time thanks to an abundance of talent at forward.       ...
03:34, 2019-06-15

Rihanna named world's richest female musician Forbes magazine estimates the musician’s fortune at $600m, a figure bolstered by her lucrative fashion and beauty venturesRihanna has been named the world’s richest female musician by Forbes magazine. The singer’s worth is estimated at $600m (£472m), including revenues made from her fashion and beau...
14:00, 2019-06-05

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 10: Italy Le Azzurre were impressive in qualifying and have high hopes of reaching the knockout stages for the first time since 1991This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualifie...
15:51, 2019-05-31

Nut of note: 70% of world's macadamia come from single Australian tree New research shows a single 19th century tree in southern Queensland gave rise to the world’s dominant plant varietyThe small Queensland town of Gympie has been identified as the origin of 70% of the world’s macadamia nuts.New research into the fatty seed has revealed the world’s dominant commercial...
00:34, 2019-06-01

The world’s largest airplane may be grounded after a single flight The Stratolaunch aircraft took flight for the first and only time in April. [credit: Stratolaunch ] The aerospace company founded by Paul Allen, Stratolaunch, is closing operations according...
03:34, 2019-06-01

Production resumes at world’s biggest Nutella plant PARIS (AP) — Unions and owner Ferrero say workers at the world’s biggest Nutella factory have removed picket lines and are back to work after production after was brought to a near standstill in a dispute over salary negotiations. Ferrero said on Wednesday that access to the factory was reopen...
17:51, 2019-06-05

D-day veterans and world leaders take part in emotional ceremony Queen and Donald Trump among those marking 75 years since Normandy landingsLive coverage of the D-day commemorationsD-day: key facts on the largest military operation ever attemptedD-day veterans and world leaders have taken part in an emotional ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the Normandy ...
15:34, 2019-06-05

England reach World Cup last 16 with hard-fought win over Argentina Jodie Taylor jogged a few memories with a criticism deflecting counter-attacking goal as England guaranteed themselves a place in the knockout stages of the World Cup on a clear Normandy night when Argentina again confounded the supposed experts.Carlos Borrello’s side had been depicted as utterly ho...
00:51, 2019-06-15

UK electric cars will require twice the world’s supply of cobalt News 5 Jun, 2019 Scientists warn of “huge implications for our natural resources” as government pushes for rapid adoption of electric cars...
14:17, 2019-06-05

Queen, World Leaders Honor Veterans On D-Day Anniversary Rangers from the U.S. 75th Ranger Regiment, in period dress, hold the American flag after scaling the cliffs of Pointe-du-Hoc in Cricqueville-en-Bessin, Normandy, France, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. During the American assault of Omaha and Utah beaches on June 6, 1944, U.S. Army Rangers scaled the 100-...
13:51, 2019-06-05

Opinion: Why this World Cup will show how investing in women pays off Although the U.S. women continue to fight U.S. Soccer over discrimination ahead of the World Cup, investment in the game is coming from elsewhere.        ...
04:17, 2019-05-31

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 16: Japan Asako Takakura’s side are not as strong as when they won it in 2011 and quite goal-shy so struggle when they go behindThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified fo...
16:34, 2019-06-03

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 19: New Zealand After a tumultuous 2018 New Zealand arrive in France with a spring in their step and several stars back in the foldThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for F...
11:17, 2019-06-05

Why Tanker Blasts in the Gulf of Oman Have Put the World on Edge Unexplained explosions that crippled two tankers have raised alarms about potential military conflagration in the Middle East. How has that happened?...
00:17, 2019-06-15

Canada 2-0 New Zealand: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince gave Canada an emphatic victory in Grenoble which ensured they qualified for the last 16 with a game to spare 11.13pm BST Related: Canada book last-16 place as Nichelle Prince caps win over New Zealand 9.57pm BST That’s it for tonight’s blog. A match report from ...
04:34, 2019-06-16

'Thank You' - Queen Elizabeth and world leaders applaud D-Day veterans Queen Elizabeth was joined by world leaders including Donald Trump and Angela Merkel to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, paying personal tribute to the veterans of the largest seaborne invasion in history which helped bring World War Two to an end....
17:17, 2019-06-05

Punks, beatniks, vagabonds: Ed van der Elsken's world – in pictures The Dutch photographer’s joyful and intimate images of young bohemians captured the lives, loves and struggles of those immersed a global counterculture Continue reading......
08:34, 2019-06-05

World's shortest super jumbo A380 flight Emirates airline announces plans to launch the world's shortest scheduled Airbus A380 flight. Two daily superjumbo flights between Dubai and Muscat will take to the skies starting July 1....
22:34, 2019-05-31

Armillary Spheres: Following Celestial Objects in the Ancient World Armillary spheres, originally from ancient Greece, were vital instruments for astronomers to both demonstrate and track celestial bodies and their movements. ...
21:51, 2019-05-30

AP Sources: Qatar set to host next 2 Club World Cups PARIS (AP) — Qatar is set to host the next two editions of the Club World Cup. People with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that the FIFA Council will be asked later Monday to endorse Qatar for the seven-team club tournament this December and in December 2020. The people spoke on...
15:51, 2019-06-03

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 17: Canada Canada have a world class star in Christine Sinclair but she needs help if they are to go far in FranceThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for France. thegu...
12:17, 2019-06-04

In a Ballet Across America world premiere, even the piano dances The surprisingly agile instrument is the focus of Pam Tanowitz’s charming “Gustave Le Gray No. 1,” for Miami City Ballet and Dance Theatre of Harlem....
13:17, 2019-06-02

Bangladesh v South Africa: Cricket World Cup – live! Live updates from from The Oval, 10.30am (BST) startTanya Aldred: World Cup is perfect fit for summer’s lazy days Feel free to email Rob 11.39am BST 14th over: Bangladesh 85-2 (Shakib 9, Mushfiqur 7) A couple of runs from Morris’s second over. The match has settled down after that flying start, and ...
12:51, 2019-06-02

Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan v Sri Lanka – live! Cricket World Cup updates from Cardiff, 10.30am BST startCounty cricket – live! Follow all the latest with Tanya AldredAnd why not email Tom or tweet @tomdaviesE17 11.11am BST 9th over: Sri Lanka 76-0 (Karunaratne 21, K Perera 36). The sage-like Kumar Sangakkar was wondering before the start whether...
12:17, 2019-06-04

Dutch World Cup delight as Miedema breaks record Vivianne Miedema became the all-time top scorer for the Netherlands women's team as the reigning European champion progressed to the last 16 of the Women's World Cup....
17:34, 2019-06-15

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 14: Argentina It’s been 12 years since Argentina’s last World Cup, the team were disbanded not all that long ago, and they enter the tournament short of preparationThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24...
12:51, 2019-06-02

Taylor puts England in World Cup last 16 with game to spare As roommates at the Women's World Cup, Jodie Taylor and Beth Mead have built a connection that helped lead England into the second round of the tournament....
16:17, 2019-06-15

"War With US Will Bring Disaster To World", Says China's Defence Minister China's Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Washington not to meddle in security disputes over......
08:34, 2019-06-02

Anxiety, revolution, kidnapping: therapy secrets from across the world As part of the Guardian’s new mental health series, psychiatrists and psychologists from around the globe talk about the view from the couchIllustrations by Alex Hedworth/EyecandyOye Gureje, professor of psychiatry Continue reading......
15:51, 2019-06-04

'Is it too much to ask?' Matildas take fight to Fifa over fair Women's World Cup pay PFA demands an immediate doubling of prize moneyCurrently women playing for 7.5% of men’s purseThe chasm that exists between men’s and women’s pay in football has been addressed by the World Cup-bound Matildas, who have taken their claim for gender equity in prize money to Fifa on the eve of the tou...
07:34, 2019-06-04

The World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Just Came Online The UK is quickly becoming the epicenter of the offshore wind industry. Point in case: On Monday, the first part of the world’s largest and furthest offshore wind farm came online.Read more......
07:01, 2019-06-04

South Africa v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in CardiffSri Lanka v Australia – live! Follow the OBO report nowEngland win, rain delays and autocorrect – The Spin podcastAnd feel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 5.00pm BST Not a great delivery from Tahir, and Gulbadin leans back and tries to ho...
18:17, 2019-06-15

The Latest: Qatar to host next 2 Club World Cups PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the FIFA meetings ahead of the Women’s World Cup (all times local): ___ 5:30 p.m. Qatar will host the next two editions of the Club World Cup, this December and in December 2020. The FIFA Council decision is to help the Gulf nation prepare for the bigger mission of...
19:34, 2019-06-03

Eight Of World's 15 Hottest Places In Last 24 Hours In India: Report Of the 15 hottest places in the world in the past 24 hours, eight were in India with the others in neighbouring Pakistan, according to weather monitoring website El Dorado....
13:34, 2019-06-03

England v Pakistan: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from Trent Bridge, 10.30am (BST) startEngland ready to exploit Pakistan’s fragilityFeel free to email Tim to tweet @TimdeLisle your thoughts 10.03am BST Morgan wins. “Is it a belter?” “It is.” 9.58am BST This may well look silly in a day or two, but a shape seems to be emerging from the...
11:17, 2019-06-03

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 15: Scotland Shelley Kerr has proven winners in her squad and, if they avoid injuries, Scotland could be a surprise package in FranceThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified ...
11:17, 2019-06-03

The ‘Pocket-Sized Monster’ Terrifying Farmers the World Over The fall armyworm is hungry, on the move and scaring farmers the world over. The crop-devouring pest has spread from the Americas to Africa and Asia, gorging on rice, corn, vegetables, cotton and more. Europe, Australia and Southeast Asia could be next. In its first three years in Africa alone, it i...
02:51, 2019-06-03

World War II vet, 101, commissions grandson during Air Force Academy graduation World War II veteran Walter Kloc, 101, flew from New York to Colorado to commission his grandson, Joseph, during graduation exercises at the Air Force Academy....
01:00, 2019-06-03

Previously Banned Fortnite Duo Qualifies For World Cup Finals Yesterday, Fortnite duo Damion “XXiF” Cook and Ronald “Ronaldo” Mach qualified for the World Cup by placing third with 91 points in the eighth week of North America East duo competition. On May 3, both players were temporarily banned from Fortnite and were dropped by their esports team, Rise Nation,...
23:17, 2019-06-03

World Cup Live: Imran Tahir Strikes Twice, Bangladesh Four Down Live Cricket Score 2019 World Cup, SA vs BAN, ICC Cricket Live Score: Captain Faf du Plessis has asked his side to make amends for the painful start....
15:17, 2019-06-02

Rampant Bangladesh Add To South Africa's World Cup Agony South Africa, who have never won the World Cup, are left with little margin for error in the rest of the 10-team group stage, which sees each country play nine matches....
00:51, 2019-06-03

Ruiz stuns Joshua to become world heavyweight champion "Andy Ruiz Jr. dethroned British title-holder Anthony Joshua with a stunning seventh-round stoppage at New York\u0027s Madison Square Garden on Saturday to become the first Mexican-American world heavyweight champion."...
08:34, 2019-06-02

World Cup Live: De Silva Strikes Twice, Finch Still Going Strong Sri Lanka vs Australia Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: Australia captain Aaron Finch led by example as his brisk half-century put the World Cup holders in control of Saturday's match against......
13:51, 2019-06-15

Former swimming world champion James Magnussen retires SYDNEY (AP) — Two-time swimming world champion James Magnussen said Wednesday he is retiring after winning 15 medals for Australia at major international events over a 10-year career. The 28-year-old Magnussen was affected by shoulder injuries over the past several years. He won world 100-meter free...
01:34, 2019-06-05

Sri Lanka v Australia: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at the OvalListen to our new podcast, The Spin, and a new episodeAny thoughts? Email Jonathan or tweet @JPHowcroft 9.44am BST Mel Jones has had a look at the pitch for Australian TV and she likes what she sees. It’s a fresh surface and Jones reckons it’ll hav...
11:00, 2019-06-15

New Zealand v Sri Lanka: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from Cardiff, 10.30am (BST) startListen to the Spin podcast | World Cup tableGet in touch! Email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 10.05am BST Sri Lanka would also have bowled first. Dimuth Karunaratne says that “we don’t have much pressure” and hopes his side will thumb their collective no...
11:17, 2019-06-01

‘I’ve had to be patient’: Staniforth’s tough road to Women’s World Cup Birmingham midfielder has had to deal with two cruciate injuries, a tumultuous club career and the tragic early death of her brother while at Sheffield WednesdayPicking up the ball from Jodie Taylor, Lucy Staniforth skipped to the edge of the D, looked up and powered a low shot past Erina Yamane. Sh...
02:00, 2019-06-05

Fox Sports created a USWNT Snapchat AR lens for the World Cup The United States women's national soccer team laid down a clear statement of intent to their World Cup rivals after a record-breaking 13-0 win over Thailand in their opening game. Alex Morgan grabbed the headlines by scoring five goals against the A......
10:00, 2019-06-15

Women’s World Cup: England and Italy Advance With Victories England edged Argentina on a goal by Jodie Taylor off a pass from her roommate. Italy, in the event for the first time since 1999, had three goals from Cristiana Girelli in a rout of Jamaica....
06:51, 2019-06-15

Phil Neville says he trusts ‘every single one’ of his 23 World Cup Lionesses • England face New Zealand in last friendly before World Cup• ‘The players have a clarity of everything,’ says the managerPhil Neville has said he believes in every member of his 23-player squad and that no one is along for the ride, as the team get set for their World Cup send-off against New Zeala...
11:17, 2019-06-01

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 13: England The beaten semi-finalists four years ago have a new manager but a similarly flexible approach This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for France. theguardian.co...
03:00, 2019-06-02

Rebecca Solnit: 'Every protest shifts the world's balance' Two hundred years after the Peterloo massacre, which led to the founding of the Manchester Guardian, protest is shaping our political moment. Where do we go from here?Scale it up and it’s revolution; scale it down and it’s individual non-cooperation that may be seen as nothing more than obstinacy or...
13:00, 2019-06-01

USA upset France with late goals to return to U-20 World Cup last eight United States upset France to reach U-20 World Cup quartersJustin Rennicks’ late winner sinks pre-tournament favoritesTab Ramos’s USA to face Ecuador in Saturday’s quarter-finalThe United States’ Under-20 men’s national team reached the last eight of a third straight U-20 World Cup after scoring a p...
22:34, 2019-06-04

How South Korean group BTS became the world's biggest boy band BTS has achieved huge success internationally -- but they're hardly the first K-pop band to try to break through. So why has the seven-member boy band succeeded where others haven't?...
06:17, 2019-06-02

Jurassic World 3 Could Bring Back Even More Familiar Faces Get a look at Amazon’s fantastical new series Carnival Row. Toy Story 4 adds some puntastic comedy legends. David Dastmalchian teases the faithfulness of Dune. Plus, a new look at Jungle Cruise, teases for Agents of SHIELD’s most repeated reunion, and the return of Two Sentence Horror Stories. Behol...
18:17, 2019-06-04

Red Sox put World Series MVP Pearce back on injured list NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have put World Series MVP Steve Pearce back on the 10-day injured list. Pearce is out with a low back strain. The Red Sox made the move Saturday, a day after he left a game against the New York Yankees. First baseman/outfielder Sam Travis was recalled from Triple-A...
03:01, 2019-06-02

Netherlands head into World Cup on a positive by beating Matildas 3-0 Netherlands 3-0 AustraliaVan de Sanden scores twice, Miedema nets the otherThey call Eindhoven the city of lights and a footballing public eager to send their team off to the World Cup in fashion was rewarded handsomely as the Netherlands’ top stars shone at full wattage.If rival teams were somehow ...
03:00, 2019-06-02

Donald Trump Says Queen Elizabeth Was A Mechanic During World War II During a lavish banquet at Buckingham Palace on Monday, President Donald Trump noted the coming 75th anniversary of D-Day and the British royal family's steadfastness and dedication during World War......
20:00, 2019-06-04

Two World War II veterans awarded their service medals over 70 years later Two men who served in world War II were awarded their much overdue service medals. The veterans have two different stories, but each are finally holding their well earned awards 70 years after their service....
01:00, 2019-06-02

Netflix reveals first look at Jurassic World animated series “The evolution has begun.” So says a trailer for “Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous,” Netflix’s new take on the blockbuster dinosaur film franchise, set to debut in 2020. DreamWorks Animation is behind the new animated series, which follows six teens as they experience an...
21:34, 2019-06-04

Afghanistan v Australia: Cricket World Cup 2019 - live! Live updates from Bristol, 1.30pm (BST) startAustralia have a lot to do if they are to prove thesis that success is in DNAFeel free to email or tweet 12.46pm BST Hello and welcome...To The Guardian’s second piece of World Cup cricketing livebloggery today. Whether the body clock is telling you to di...
13:51, 2019-06-01

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 12: Jamaica The Reggae Girlz – led by 2018 Guardian Footballer of the Year Khadija ‘Bunny’ Shaw – have made history just by reaching the tournament This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who...
13:51, 2019-06-01

Watch: England slips by Argentina at Women's World Cup Jodie Taylor's 61st minute score was enough to lift England to a win against Argentina in the group stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup on Friday in Le Havre, France....
04:17, 2019-06-15

Factbox: Strait of Hormuz - the world's most important oil artery Explosions that damaged two tankers south of the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday come a month after four vessels were targeted in "sabotage attacks" off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
15:00, 2019-06-13

Cricket World Cup: Even players are struggling to watch the tournament on TV It was a terrific weekend in the Cricket World Cup. England were brilliant in brushing Bangladesh aside, then The Oval — the tournament's beating heart — hosted the first meeting between two of the superpowers....
12:51, 2019-06-10

France beats Norway 2-1 to remain undefeated in World Cup Eugenie Le Sommer scored the winning goal from the penalty spot to lift host nation France to a 2-1 win over Norway at the Women's World Cup on Wednesday....
12:34, 2019-06-13

Argentina v Japan: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Keep up with all the action from 5pm BST matchWomen’s World Cup team guides: Argentina and JapanFeel free to email Jacob or to tweet: @JacobSteinberg 4.12pm BST Argentina: Correa; Gomez, Barroso, Cometti, Stabile; Banini, Bravo, Benitez, Mayorga, Bonsegundo; Sole Jaimes. Japan: Yamashita; Shimizu, ...
18:00, 2019-06-10

Matildas admit work to be done to keep World Cup dream alive Ante Milicic has only four days to resurrect Australia's women's World Cup campaign after an upset loss to Italy and nothing is going to be ignored before they face Brazil in Montpellier on Thursday....
18:17, 2019-06-10

Hope Solo starting trouble for her old World Cup teammates The US Women’s National Team doesn’t hear Hope Solo’s criticism, and even if they did, what would it matter? “I haven’t been on social media since we left New York,” goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher told reporters in France, “so I’m not really sure what’...
19:00, 2019-06-10

Argentina earns first World Cup point with 0-0 Japan draw PARIS (AP) — Argentina held former champion Japan to a 0-0 draw Monday to earn its first ever point in the Women’s World Cup. Argentina lost its previous six World Cup matches in 2003 and 2007, and missed the 2011 and 2015 tournaments. Argentina had been outscored 33-2 in the six previous Worl...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Canada v Cameroon: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Keep up with all the action from the 8pm BST matchWomen’s World Cup team guides: Canada and CameroonFeel free to email Ben or to tweet: @benfisherj 8.45pm BST Kadeisha Buchanan, the Lyon defender, arrives late at the back post and crashes in a header from a corner. Buchanan nodded into the ground an...
21:51, 2019-06-10

Fowl ref! Scotland bring out the rubber chickens at World Cup Scotland's hopes of reaching the last 16 at their maiden women's World Cup were dented by defeat to England in their opener but they have responded by bringing out their secret weapon for their next game against Japan - rubber chickens....
12:34, 2019-06-13

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus deals: now is the time to get the world's best smartphone Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus deals have proved to be the ultimate waiting game. Delaying your purchase for the price to drop down low enough to own the world's best smartphone without selling all of your worldly possessions. Luckily, that day has finally come.While we may have led slightly over-dram...
22:17, 2019-06-10

Watch: Cristiane gets Brazil's first hat trick since 1999 at World Cup Brazilian soccer star Cristiane helped her squad to a 3-0 win against Jamaica with a hat trick in the group stage match at the FIFA Women's World Cup....
22:34, 2019-06-10

Auburn beats UNC 14-7 to return to College World Series CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Auburn scored 13 runs in the first inning to stun host North Carolina en route to a 14-7 victory Monday that sent the Tigers to the College World Series for the first time since 1997. Judd Ward hit a three-run homer and Edouard Julien and Matt Scheffler each had two-run sing...
23:17, 2019-06-10

Hardik Pandya Is Key For India In World Cup 2019, Says Srikkanth Promoted up the order ahead of experienced MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya did full justice to the faith shown in him by the management, scoring 48 runs off 27 deliveries against Australia....
23:34, 2019-06-10

Former canoe world champion from Russia banned for 4 years LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Canoe Federation says former world champion Oleg Zhestkov of Russia has been banned for four years for doping. The ICF says Zhestkov, who competed at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, tested positive for the banned endurance-boosting hor...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Animal crackers: inside the world's most madcap menagerie With its Frankenstein fauna and cosmopolitan chickens, Belgian artist Koen Vanmechelen’s eco-park puts the perverse into biodiversity A huge steel cage pokes up through the trees on the edge of Genk in eastern Belgium. It emerges from a long, dark brick building that has the fortified look of a high...
11:51, 2019-06-10

Deathloop seems like warped-world BioShock with a Groundhog Day twist Bethesda spent plenty of time showing off some less than exciting games at E3 2019, with updates to Elder Scrolls Online and a new 52-player battle royale mode for Fallout 76. But they did announce one brand-new title, Deathloop, and it comes from the creative studio behind the Dishonored franchise....
10:51, 2019-06-10

I Am Mother envisions a dark future world where AI is almost human A young girl is raised underground by a robot mother (Rose Byrne) following an extinction event on Earth in I Am Mother. A humanoid sentient robot raises a young woman from an embryo in an underground bunker, after an unspecified cataclysmic event wipes out the human population of Earth. That's th...
15:00, 2019-06-13

Australia v Italy: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Matildas’ opener in ValenciennesWomen’s World Cup Golden Boot tableAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 11.00am BST And of course, don’t miss our guide to the Matildas, where Richard Parkin predicts that Ellie Carpenter will be the surprise packet of the World Cup. Keep an eye...
12:17, 2019-06-09

How the 1999 World Cup champions' biggest win came at the bargaining table A staredown between the US women’s national team and US Soccer over the 1999 squad’s victory tour changed the relationship between the team and their “boss” foreverOn the morning after the national team won the 1999 World Cup, the celebrations continued. While the players were off to do a victory pa...
12:17, 2019-06-09

India v Australia: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the game at the OvalListen to the Spin podcast | World Cup tableAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 11.01am BST 7th over: India 22-0 (Rohit 9, Dhawan 11) Cummins is giving his all out there but the conditions are doing him no favours. He musters an appeal for caught behind after ri...
12:17, 2019-06-09

Madonna takes on frightening world with new album 'Madame X' Gun control, poverty and the marginalized, Madonna's new album "Madame X" sees the Queen of Pop wanting to "fight back" in what she sees as a frightening modern world....
15:00, 2019-06-13

Women's World Cup set to host biggest rivalry in sport On Sunday, old enemies will go head-to-head as England take on Scotland at the Women's World Cup, continuing a rivalry that is like no other in sport. Neighbors and fierce foes, this is a World Cup opener neither team will want to lose....
15:17, 2019-06-09

England v Scotland: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the 17.00 BST kick-offBronze: ‘I scored a couple of goals and my life changed overnight’Send your emails to Gregg here or tweet him @GreggBakowski 4.46pm BST The Scotland manager, Shelley Kerr, had this to say in the buildup to the match: On paper we’ve bridged the gap...
18:00, 2019-06-09

Track body IAAF to rebrand as World Athletics MONACO (AP) — Track and field’s world governing body is to change its name from the IAAF to World Athletics. The new name and logo will be introduced in October after one last edition of the world championships under the IAAF banner. The IAAF has kept the same initials since it was founded in ...
19:17, 2019-06-09

Bundesbank's Weidmann: U.S.-China row may reduce world trade by 1% A trade dispute between the United States and China could reduce global trade by 1% in the medium term, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said on Sunday....
19:34, 2019-06-09

World's top economies lay out principles on debt sustainability at G20 meet Finance leaders from the world's top economies on Sunday adopted new principles to ensure countries that lend and borrow for infrastructure spending do so in a sustainable manner, a move seen as addressing concerns that China's lending practices have saddled some emerging nations with huge debt....
19:34, 2019-06-09

England beats neighbor Scotland 2-1 to open World Cup NICE, France (AP) — Ellen White got England off to a winning start at the Women’s World Cup, curling in a shot to give the 2015 semifinalists a 2-1 victory against tournament newcomers Scotland. In a dominant first half, Nikita Parris netted a penalty in the 14th minute before White struck in ...
20:17, 2019-06-09

How A-Rod’s boozy birthday bash led the Yankees to the ‘09 World Series Ten years ago, a Yankees squad for the ages would win its 27th World Series. In their new book, “Mission 27,” Mark Feinsand and Bryan Hoch take readers behind the locker-room doors of that 2009 team, telling how they came together to win the last championship for the “Core Four.” In this exclusive e...
07:34, 2019-06-10

Nigeria's Asisat Oshoala Finally Shows The World Who She Is The World Cup is a showcase—of the sport, its teams, and its individual talents. It’s also a competition that crowns the best soccer nation in the world, but only a handful of teams realistically can lift the trophy, and only one will. As a month-long tournament that primarily pits teams with no sho...
04:17, 2019-06-13

First look: Hagrid roller coaster at Harry Potter world Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, the new roller coaster at Universal Orlando Resort's Wizarding World of Harry Potter opens June 13.       ...
03:34, 2019-06-13

Cautious U.S. coach Popovich wary of World Cup quality Even though Gregg Popovich has a roster packed with NBA All-Stars, the United States coach is still a little concerned about the quality of opposition his team will face at the basketball World Cup in August....
19:51, 2019-06-11

ICC Won't Change Bails Despite World Cup 2019 Wicket Problems Despite calls for a change to the bails from the likes of Virat Kohli, Aaron Finch and others, tournament organisers have no plans to make a switch back to the traditional wooden style bails....
20:51, 2019-06-11

Women’s World Cup Live Updates: USA vs. Thailand Score Live updates and analysis from the United States women's soccer team's first World Cup game, against Thailand, from Times reporters at Tuesday's match in Reims, France....
21:34, 2019-06-11

Nigeria upset South Korea for rare World Cup win "Nigeria took their chances against the run of play on Wednesday to beat South Korea 2-0 for rare success at the women’s World Cup to set themselves up to advance to the next stage of the tournament in France."...
18:51, 2019-06-12

Germany v Spain: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the 5pm BST kick-off in ValenciennesKirby fears VAR handball law is cynical way to win penaltiesEmail Simon here. Or tweet @Simon_Burnton 4.12pm BST Here are the teams in textual form:Germany: Schult, Hendrich, Hegering, Doorsoun, Gwinn, Goessling, Dabritz, Oberdorf, Huth, Popp, Schwee...
17:34, 2019-06-12

Nigeria v South Korea: Women's World Cup – live! Live coverage from the 2pm kick-off in Group AGolden boot standings: France 2019’s top scorersSearch for female Mbappé hots up in Paris suburbsAnd you can email Ed here or tweet him here 2.11pm BST 9 mins Good save from Kim Min-jeong to deny Desire Oparanozie. The cross came in from the left but the...
15:17, 2019-06-12

Thailand's World Cup Hopes Could Hinge On Not Getting Stomped By The USWNT In a few hours’ time, barring a sequence of events so improbable as to not even merit serious concern, the USWNT will have easily beaten Thailand in the two countries’ opening 2019 Women’s World Cup match. The extent of that essentially guaranteed result—as in, whether the U.S.’s impending victory l...
23:51, 2019-06-11

Bangladesh call for reserve days after another World Cup washout • Steve Rhodes frustrated after Sri Lanka game rained off• Bangladesh coach: ‘Why can’t we have a reserve day?’The Bangladesh coach, Steve Rhodes, bemoaned the lack of reserve days at the World Cup after a tournament-record third abandonment in the space of five days.The weather in England and Wales...
00:51, 2019-06-12

Huawei will have to wait to become world's biggest smartphone brand Huawei's plans to become the world's biggest smartphone brand will have to be put on hold, a senior company executive said, as the company faces increasing pressure from the United States....
02:17, 2019-06-12

Women's World Cup: US re-write the record books with 13-0 win over Thailand Records tumbled as the US opened their World Cup defense with a 13-0 win vs. Thailand. Alex Morgan scored a record-equaling five goals for the Americans, who clocked up the biggest margin of victory in World Cup history....
03:17, 2019-06-12

Australia set Pakistan 308 to win: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the game at the County Ground, TauntonKeep up with all the County Championship actionAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 2.06pm BST Amir has a five-for! In the slot to Starc but it’s an off-cutter which means Starc’s big levers don’t come down with the best timing and the ball only...
15:17, 2019-06-12

The Road To The 2020 World Car Awards Begins With Two Big Announcements The World Car Awards' confirmed status as the number one awards program across the globe for the seventh consecutive year according to Prime Research's latest Global Automotive Awards media monitoring......
08:34, 2019-06-12

Germany's Marozsan ruled out for World Cup group phase German midfield stalwart Dzsenifer Marozsan will miss the rest of the women's World Cup group phase after breaking a toe in their Group B opening win over China on Saturday....
19:51, 2019-06-11

World must not 'sleepwalk' into war, Macron says in speech on reforming capitalism The world is going through a profound crisis and could be on the brink of a time of war, French President Emmanuel Macron said in a speech on Tuesday, calling for a global effort to address the dangers of inequality, unchecked technology and climate change....
19:51, 2019-06-11

My Night: Jane Couch challenges for two world titles Jane Couch on the night she proved she could compete at the top level The post My Night: Jane Couch challenges for two world titles appeared first on Boxing News....
20:34, 2019-06-12

Welcome to the wonderful world of bizarre literary Instagram accounts Literary Instagram sounds like it should be a fairly relaxed corner of social media. It conjures images of nicely staged photos of books next to cups of coffee, short reviews of favorite reads peppered with hashtags, and a welcome reprieve from the unending absurdity of the rest of the internet. Tha...
03:17, 2019-06-13

| 'Special' Oshoala inches Nigeria towards World Cup knockouts Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby hailed forward Asisat Oshoala as "special" after her goal helped the Super Falcons to a win over South Korea at the women's World Cup....
01:34, 2019-06-13

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in BristolWorld Cup standings: view the tournament table hereSend your thoughts to rob.smyth@theguardian.com 9.32am BST Some pre-match readingI say pre-match. I’ll level with you: I’m not sure there’ll be a match! Related: Pyjama cricket, The Hundred … now it’...
10:51, 2019-06-11

The World's Fastest Lawn Mower Can Get to 100 MPH Faster Than a McLaren F1 Honda, as you might remember, spent an unspecified amount of time building and perfecting a super lawn mower that it believes could cut grass at 50 mph, probably for no reason other than giggles and a little press. That lawn mower, as it turns out, can reach 100 mph faster than the famed McLaren F1....
11:17, 2019-06-11

Huawei exec: We need more time to become the world's top phone maker China's Huawei Technologies will need more time to become the world's largest smartphone maker, a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year, a senior executive said on Tuesday....
11:51, 2019-06-11

Champions USA will not find it easy in a talent-packed World Cup The tournament has usually been a contest between the Americans and a few others. But the rest of the world has become much stronger in recent yearsAs the United States prepare for their opening game in the Women’s World Cup on Tuesday against Thailand, it is easy to view the Americans as prohibitiv...
13:00, 2019-06-11

Women's World Cup Live: Germany snatch second slender win Germany moved one step closer to the knockout stages after making it two wins out of two with another gritty performance. Spain provided tough opposition in Valenciennes, but like China failed to take their chances....
01:00, 2019-06-13

Huawei delays ambition to be world top smartphone vendor Huawei says its ambition of becoming the world’s number one smartphone manufacturer will have to wait following recent events.“We would have become the largest in the fourth quarter (of this year) but now we feel that this process may take longer,” said Shao Yang, chief strategy...
15:17, 2019-06-11

Women's World Cup: Germany shedding 'inexperienced' narrative Germany's back-to-back wins won't have struck fear in the hearts of tournament favorites, but they have all-but secured a spot in the knockout stages. Their rebuild is showing signs of great promise in its early stages....
01:00, 2019-06-13

Where will the world’s first autonomous rocket factory be built? Mississippi Enlarge / An artist's concept of what the interior of Relativity Space's Mississippi rocket factory may look like in a few years. (credit: Relativity Space) Relativity Space has signed an agreement with NASA to convert a large industrial building in southern Mississippi into what may become the wo...
16:34, 2019-06-11

New Zealand v Netherlands: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup Group E updates from the at 2pm BST gameEngland will go far if we can repeat first half, says BronzeEmail Jacob here or tweet @JacobSteinberg 3.47pm BST 90 min: New Zealand are almost there. 3.45pm BST 87 min: Beerensteyn replaces Van de Sanden. Continue reading......
16:51, 2019-06-11

The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X is already breaking world overclocking records The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X was only just announced at E3 2019, but it's already breaking records – it's been pushed to 5GHz across all 16 cores.In order to hit this massive clock speed, overclockers had to use exotic cooling – this time LN2, or liquid nitrogen. The AMD Ryzen 9 395...
18:00, 2019-06-11

More Than Half of the World's Population Is Now Online: Mary Meeker Mary Meeker has released her annual, much-anticipated report on Internet trends. Here are some of the highlights from her '2019 Internet Trends' report....
11:00, 2019-06-12

Turkey stuns World Cup champion France with 2-0 home win KONYA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey moved atop its European Championship qualifying group by dominating World Cup winner France in a 2-0 home victory on Saturday. Turkey has nine points from three wins and has yet to concede a goal in Group H. France had scored four goals in each of its first two wins, but ...
02:34, 2019-06-09

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 20: Netherlands The reigning European champions have plenty of stars and could go a long way in France This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for France. theguardian.com is ru...
18:00, 2019-06-05

Why the best female soccer player is skipping the Women's World Cup Ada Hegerberg is a Norwegian striker and the first ever female winner of the Ballon d'Or – but you won’t see her playing for her home country at the World Cup over the next month....
18:17, 2019-06-06

New world heavyweight champ is 'an inspiration for all fat people,' says rival Braggadocio and trash talking -- where boxers taunt rivals to boost ratings and provide an alternative narrative for the media and fans outside of the ring -- are part and parcel of the boxing world....
18:34, 2019-06-06

Cricket World Cup final could yet be shown on free-to-air platform • Sky executives understood to be considering one-off move• Options include online streaming of Lord’s final on 14 JulyThe Cricket World Cup final could yet be shown on a free-to-air platform in the UK, with the rights holder, Sky, understood to be considering making the match available to non-subsc...
01:34, 2019-06-14

Women's World Cup becomes platform for social change The Women's World Cup is not just about soccer for many of the players and teams in France. It's about respect.        ...
22:51, 2019-06-06

It's Been A Long, Tough Journey For Jamaica, And Just Making It To The World Cup Is Enough Thanks in large part to the support of Bob Marley’s daughter, Cedella Marley, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz are about to compete at the World Cup for the first time ever. While it’d be far too optimistic to expect them to pull off any kind of shocker in Group C, if you consider Jamaica’s status (or lack th...
00:34, 2019-06-07

10 players worth watching at the Women's World Cup Americans Carli Lloyd and Alyssa Naeher and Canada's Christine Sinclair among the players to watch at the FIFA Women's World Cup.        ...
01:00, 2019-06-07

Scotland land at World Cup in better shape and in executive style • Judy Murray and Steve Clarke delivered pep talks beforehand• We’ve got a better style of play, says full-back Nicola DochertyIt is safe to assume Nicola Sturgeon has secured Nicola Docherty’s vote. Before the first minister facilitated the funding that has enabled all part‑time players in Scotland...
02:34, 2019-06-07

‘BTS World’ makes you the band’s manager on June 26th If you could go back to 2012 and relive your life from that point onward, what would you do? Would you prevent yourself from making crucial, immature mistakes? Would you invest your money or wisely? Or would you instead become the new manager of the......
03:51, 2019-06-07

The world’s first 360-degree infinity pool is coming to London Plans are underway for what would be the world's first rooftop 360-degree infinity pool to be built in London. Compass Pools, a UK-based pool manufacturer, unveiled its design for Infinity London, a 600,000-litre pool that would top a 55-story hotel.......
03:51, 2019-06-07

Soccer: Australia's World Cup preparations soured by injuries Australia's preparations for the women's World Cup have been hit by a tournament-ending foot injury to central defender Laura Alleway and a hamstring strain to teenage striker Mary Fowler....
05:34, 2019-06-07

| France savour perfect start to women's World Cup France players savoured a "dream" opening to the women's World Cup after the hosts set the ball rolling in style with a 4-0 win over South Korea before a sell-out crowd....
17:34, 2019-06-08

World Cannot Afford Major Confrontation In The Gulf, Says UN Chief The world cannot afford a major confrontation in the Gulf, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Thursday, as the Security Council prepared to meet to discuss suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the......
23:51, 2019-06-13

No distractions for U.S. team ahead of women's World Cup defense Defending champions the United States are in their own private 'bubble', shutting out any distraction ahead of the women's World Cup starting in France on Friday, and loving it....
16:51, 2019-06-06

'They went to crazy lengths' - amazing Afghan films the world never got to see From the Afghan Abigail’s Party to the thriller made with live bullets, Mariam Ghani, daughter of the country’s president, has made a riveting documentary about five unfinished communist-era films‘I don’t know if I was completely prepared for my parents moving back to Afghanistan,” says Mariam Ghani...
16:34, 2019-06-06