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NFL notebook: Texans abandon bid for Pats' Caserio

Nick Caserio is staying with the New England Patriots as the Texans withdrew their request Friday to interview Bill Belichick's right-hand man for the vacant general manager post in Houston....

NFL notebook: Texans abandon bid for Pats' Caserio

Source: reuters.com

NFL notebook: Pats file tampering charges vs. Texans The Patriots filed tampering charges against the Texans and the NFL opened an investigation, according to multiple reports Wednesday, regarding Houston's attempts to hire New England director of player personnel Nick Caserio as its new general manager....
04:34, 2019-06-13

Patriots fending off Texans for Nick Caserio once again The Patriots have prided themselves on their “next man up” mentality, replacing big names that leave and continuing to dominate. But this one could hurt. The Texans are trying to pry away director of player personnel Nick Caserio, having requested permission to interview him for their op...
22:34, 2019-06-12

Sources: Pats file tampering charges vs. Texans The New England Patriots filed tampering charges Wednesday against the Houston Texans for the attempted general manager hire of Nick Caserio, league sources told ESPN....
02:34, 2019-06-13

Patriots Accuse Texans Of Tampering Due To Their Courtship Of Nick Caserio The Houston Texans fired GM Brian Gaine last Friday and are looking for a replacement. They tried to convince Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio to come work for them, and all that accomplished is accusations of tampering....
04:17, 2019-06-13

Texans end pursuit of Nick Caserio after Patriots' tampering charge The Texans won't try to land Nick Caserio for the general manager vacancy after the Patriots filed a tampering claim against them.       ...
03:34, 2019-06-15

Texans-Patriots tiff over Nick Caserio quickly comes to bizarre conclusion Talk about a quick resolution. A day after the New England Patriots filed tampering charges with the NFL over the Texans’ attempt to interview director of player personnel Nick Caserio for their open GM spot, Houston reversed its course. “When we started the process to interview Nick Cas...
03:17, 2019-06-15

Patriots file tampering charge against Texans for pursuit of Nick Caserio, per report The defending-champion Patriots have alleged the Texans violated the NFL's anti-tampering policy in connection with Houston's GM vacancy.       ...
00:51, 2019-06-13

NFL notebook: Texans fire Gaine after one season The Houston Texans announced Friday that they have fired general manager Brian Gaine after one season, admitting that the timing of the change was "unusual."...
04:34, 2019-06-08

Pats pick up another tight end in trade with Lions The Patriots have acquired third-year tight end Michael Roberts from the Lions for a conditional seventh-round pick in 2020, a league source told ESPN. The Patriots are thin at tight end as they transition without Rob Gronkowski....
23:00, 2019-06-13

Nick Caserio wants out in growing Patriots’ headache As the Tom Brady-Bill Belichick era starts to wind down (eventually, we assume), things appear to be getting messy in New England. The Patriots want to keep Nick Caserio in New England, but the highly touted director of player personnel doesn’t want to stay, according to Ben Volin of the Bosto...
21:17, 2019-06-19

WR Humphries says Brady's age part of passing on Pats Wide receiver Adam Humphries signed a four-year, $36 million with the Tennessee Titans in March, passing up the chance to play for the New England Patriots....
05:34, 2019-06-04

Roberts waived after Lions-Pats trade rescinded Another attempt by the Patriots to shore up their tight-end position ends after their trade with the Lions for Michael Roberts is rescinded due to a failed physical, a source told Adam Schefter....
23:00, 2019-06-14

Fantasy Football: OTA headlines with Lions front and center; plus Anthony Miller, D'Onta Foreman, Pats, FFT and more It seems there's always Fantasy Football news as we near mandatory minicamps and the NFL's pre-camp vacation time. Let's start with headlines in Detroit....
00:51, 2019-05-31

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you abandon Amazon? Imagine your life without Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, or Microsoft. David Gewirtz begins his five-day look at quitting the Big Five tech giants with Amazon. Sure, he can quit. He can quit anytime he wants......
21:17, 2019-05-24

Angry voters abandon Conservatives, Labour in UK vote Nigel Farage said Monday that Britain should get ready to break free from the European Union even if there is no agreement on a divorce deal after his Brexit Party and pro-EU forces trounced the mainstream parties in the European Parliament election...
19:00, 2019-05-27

Mystery surrounds Dennis' decision to abandon Tour Rohan Dennis went AWOL for over an hour after abandoning the Tour de France and his Bahrain Merida team management had no explanation about the Australian's withdrawal on Thursday....
20:01, 2019-07-18

State lawmakers abandon ‘paid surrogacy’ bill They just couldn’t deliver. State legislators won’t pass a law allowing couples to pay surrogates to carry babies to term, Albany lawmakers revealed Thursday. “Many members, including a large majority of women in our conference, have raised important concerns that must be properly ...
10:17, 2019-06-21

Democrats call on Facebook to abandon Libra cryptocurrency Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, compared Facebook to scandal-plagued Wells Fargo and said the tech giant shouldn't be allowed to proceed....
21:17, 2019-07-17

Sao Miguel das Missoes Brazil, A Mission Forced to Abandon its Converts Brazil is a huge country, well known for its carnivals, rich coffee, fantastic soccer players, and diverse heritage. One of its most remarkable archaeological sites is the São Miguel das Missões. This is an extraordinary example of 18th century architecture in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sol...
20:17, 2019-06-01

Trump expected to abandon quest to get citizenship question on census Trump will pursue other avenues for demanding citizenship information after the Supreme Court blocked his census efforts, according to current and former administration officials familiar with the plans....
23:00, 2019-07-11

IBM, T-Systems abandon mainframe venture - German cartel office IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom , after the German cartel office took a closer look at the transaction....
11:17, 2019-06-07

Pelosi urges Trump to abandon planned ICE raids nationwide House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged President Trump on Saturday to abandon planned raids around the country to deport illegal immigrants. “Tomorrow is Sunday, and as many people of faith attend religious services, the President has ordered heartless raids,” she said in a statement. “I...
00:17, 2019-06-23

Mystery surrounds Dennis' decision to abandon Tour de France "Rohan Dennis went AWOL for over an hour after abandoning the Tour de France and his Bahrain Merida team management had no explanation about the Australian\u0027s withdrawal on Thursday."...
23:51, 2019-07-18

REFILE-IBM, T-Systems abandon mainframe venture - German cartel office IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom , after the German cartel office took a closer look at the transaction....
11:51, 2019-06-07

Rahul Gandhi Won't "Abandon" Post, But Firm It's Time For Change: Sources Rahul Gandhi's first tweet since he told the Congress he wants to quit as its chief over the party's abysmal national election performance fueled speculation on Monday. In his tweet, he paid tribute......
09:34, 2019-05-27

Guatemala Candidates Target Economic Roots of Migration, Abandon Graft Agency Guatemala’s presidential election looks set to deliver a leader focused on tackling the economic roots of migration, but the top candidates don’t plan to keep a U.N.-backed agency targeting the corruption that facilitated violence driving Guatemalans to seek safety in the U.S....
03:00, 2019-06-15

'Surveillance capitalism': critic urges Toronto to abandon smart city project Project with Google’s Sidewalk Labs comes under increasing scrutiny amid concerns over privacy and data harvestingA “smart city” project in Canada has hit yet another snag, as mounting delays and privacy concerns threaten the controversial development along the Toronto’s eastern waterfront.The 12-ac...
11:34, 2019-06-06

Report: Texans won't hire GM in 2019 The Houston Texans will not hire a general manager for the 2019 season, instead opting to divide responsibilities among current front-office members, ESPN reported Wednesday....
05:51, 2019-07-11

The Texans Are Stiffing Jadeveon Clowney It has been a relatively quiet offseason for the NFL, which comes as a real pleasure for everyone, but that’s just about ended. For folks thirsty for football-adjacent events, we’re less than a week out from the start of training camps, and just hours away from the deadline for players slapped with ...
20:17, 2019-07-15

The Texans' Attempt To Hire A GM Was Cartoonishly Inept It’s been 12 days since the Texans abruptly fired GM Brian Gaine, and their search for Gaine’s replacement has apparently ended with [checks notes after fishing them out of trashcan] head coach Bill O’Brien! This, uh, wasn’t part of the plan. Because the plan was bungled with enough incompetence to ...
06:00, 2019-06-20

Report: Little chance of Clowney-Texans agreement While the deadline for franchise-tagged players to come to terms with NFL teams is still several days away, the chances of Jadeveon Clowney reaching an agreement with the Houston Texas are all but gone, according to the Houston Chronicle....
11:17, 2019-07-10

Houston Texans abruptly fire GM Brian Gaine HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have abruptly fired general manager Brian Gaine less than 18 months after he took the job. The team announced the move Friday with a statement from team owner Cal McNair, who said only that “while the timing may be unusual, this decision was made in the best i...
23:51, 2019-06-07

Reports: No deadline deal for Texans, franchised Clowney Jadeveon Clowney and the Houston Texans are not expected to reach agreement on a contract Monday, the deadline for franchise players to sign a new deal....
23:17, 2019-07-15

Texans fire GM Brian Gaine in ‘unusual’ move The Jets aren’t the only team searching for a GM ahead of training camp. The Houston Texans announced they relieved Brian Gaine of his duties on Friday afternoon, a shocking move coming on the heels of an 11-5 season. “After a thorough evaluation of our football operations, we have decid...
04:34, 2019-06-08

Racist accusation connects to Texans surprising GM firing: lawyer Jeff Pope, the one-time Texans’ security coordinator, alleged discrimination against the franchise, filing a complaint with the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, according to the Houston Chronicle. The Texans responded by denying the allegations. “We have just been made aware of Mr. Pop...
20:34, 2019-06-13

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

New England Patriots file tampering charges against Houston Texans The New England Patriots filed tampering charges against the Houston Texans on Wednesday for attempting to hire Nick Caserio as the team's next general manager....
04:34, 2019-06-13

Hawaii telescope operators abandon millions of dollars worth of instrumentation, evacuate employees amid Mauna Kea protests The directors of an existing telescope on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea evacuated employees Tuesday amid growing protests that have blocked an access road to the construction site of a second $1.4 billion "Thirty Meter Telescope" (TMT) to be built on the mountain, reports said....
16:34, 2019-07-18

Houston Texans fire general manager Brain Gaine in surprise move The Houston Texans fired general manager Brian Gaine in a surprising move, with mandatory minicamp just four days away and a month after the NFL draft.       ...
02:34, 2019-06-08

Ex-Texans Employee Claims Fired GM Brian Gaine "Targeted" And "Replaced" Black Employees USA Today has obtained a copy of a discrimination complaint filed by former Texans security coordinator Jeff Pope against recently fired GM Brian Gaine with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in which Pope alleges he was one of several black employees singled out and let go by Gaine....
01:34, 2019-06-14

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve.        ...
03:17, 2019-05-28

Houston Texans' J.J. Watt stars in fake commercial to give student project a grade ‘boost’ Houston Texans' J.J. Watt on Tuesday came up big for a student when the defensive end made time during his “lunch break” to record a fake “energy chip” commercial to help with a school project....
16:17, 2019-05-22

Houston Texans star JJ Watt reveals one key wedding decision ahead of marriage to Kealia Ohai Planning a wedding is not easy, especially for two superstar athletes who have to deal with constantly evolving schedules, gameplay, practices and everything in between....
00:34, 2019-06-14

Oil tanker crews abandon ship after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman amid tensions with Iran Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.        ...
19:51, 2019-06-13

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster, The Dallas Morning News reported....
19:00, 2019-05-27

They used to be Beto O’Rourke fans. But Texans’ allegiance to him has vanished as quickly as ‘Beto-mania.’ The former congressman energized thousands of Democrats in Texas during his Senate run in 2018 — particularly young voters — but now many wonder where the magic went....
15:34, 2019-07-13

Complaint: Fired Texans GM Brian Gaine 'targeted' African American employees in series of firings Former Texans security coordinator alleges recently fired GM Brian Gaine 'singled out' and fired several African American employees.       ...
16:17, 2019-06-13

Franchise-tag roundup: Robbie Gould, Grady Jarrett get new deals; Texans' Jadeveon Clowney doesn't 49ers kicker Robbie Gould and Falcons defensive tackle Grady Jarrett inked long-term extensions before Monday's deadline, but Jadeveon Clowney didn't.       ...
00:34, 2019-07-16

NBA notebook: Thunder to keep Paul for now The Thunder's discussions to trade newly acquired Chris Paul have stalled, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Wednesday, increasing the odds that the point guard begins the season in Oklahoma City....
08:00, 2019-07-18

NFL notebook: LT Williams reportedly wants out of D.C. Seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams wasn't present Tuesday for the start of the Washington Redskins' mandatory minicamp, and it was presumed he wanted a new contract....
05:51, 2019-06-06

MLB notebook: Nationals ace Scherzer on 10-day IL The Washington Nationals placed ace right-hander Max Scherzer on the 10-day injured list on Saturday due to back issues. The move is retroactive to July 10....
05:34, 2019-07-14

NBA notebook: Lakers hope to add third star The Los Angeles Lakers, with LeBron James in place and Anthony Davis on the way, reportedly are attempting to clear enough salary-cap space to make a run at a third star player this summer....
07:51, 2019-06-19

MLB notebook: Oakland's Montas gets 80-game PED ban Oakland Athletics right-hander Frankie Montas was suspended 80 games without pay on Friday after testing positive for Ostarine in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment program....
05:17, 2019-06-22

MLB notebook: Rangers activate Pence from IL The Texas Rangers activated slugger Hunter Pence from the 10-day injured list on Tuesday and put him in the lineup to face the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks....
04:34, 2019-07-17

NBA notebook: Warriors GM saw no way to retain Durant Golden State general manager Bob Myers was hopeful his team would retain Kevin Durant since it could offer a five-year, $221 million contact but said Monday that there wasn't anything the Warriors could have done to keep the star forward with the team....
06:51, 2019-07-16

NBA notebook: Durant officially out for Game 3 Kevin Durant is officially out for Game 3, while Klay Thompson was listed as questionable by Golden State coach Steve Kerr for Wednesday's NBA Finals game against the visiting Toronto Raptors....
16:17, 2019-06-05

MLB notebook: Marlins activate INF Prado from IL The Miami Marlins activated veteran infielder Martin Prado from the 10-day injured list Thursday and replaced him on the IL with utility man JT Riddle....
10:00, 2019-07-19

NFL notebook: 18-game sked under discussion While the concept of a future 18-game NFL season is nothing new, with players objecting to the wear and tear of an added two games, the Wall Street Journal reported a potential compromise Friday....
08:34, 2019-07-13

MLB notebook: Padres rookie Paddack sent down San Diego Padres right-hander Chris Paddack, in the midst of a strong rookie season, was surprisingly optioned to Class-A Lake Elsinore (Calif.) on Wednesday....
04:34, 2019-06-13

NFL notebook: Suitors aplenty for DT McCoy All-Pro defensive tackle Gerald McCoy concluded a two-day visit with the Baltimore Ravens and will meet with the Carolina Panthers, according to multiple media outlets....
04:17, 2019-05-30

MLB notebook: Orioles tab C Rutschman with No. 1 pick Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman was the No. 1 overall selection by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2019 MLB Draft on Monday night. The switch-hitting Rutschman batted .411 with 17 homers and 58 RBIs in 57 games for the Beavers this season as a junior....
05:34, 2019-06-04

MLB notebook: Athletics' Davis lands on IL The Oakland Athletics placed designated hitter Khris Davis on the 10-day injured list on Friday, retroactive to May 22, because of a left hip/oblique injury....
07:17, 2019-05-25

NBA notebook: Durant doubtful for Game 1 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is unlikely to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday against either the Toronto Raptors or Milwaukee Bucks....
07:17, 2019-05-25

NBA notebook: Celtics reported favorite for G Walker The Boston Celtics are expected to make All-Star guard Kemba Walker a four-year, $141 million contract offer when free agency opens Sunday, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported....
13:51, 2019-06-28

NFL notebook: Lawson to pay for funeral of slain girl Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson will pay for the funeral of an 11-year-old girl who was killed this week when gunshots hit her home in Anderson, S.C....
13:51, 2019-06-28

NBA notebook: Pelicans lobby Davis to stick around In what resembled a sales pitch to an available free agent, the New Orleans Pelicans met with Anthony Davis on Wednesday in the hope of convincing him to embrace in the direction the franchise is now headed....
04:17, 2019-05-30

MLB notebook: Keuchel, Yanks reportedly near agreement Free agent left-hander Dallas Keuchel is closing in on an agreement with the New York Yankees, MLB Network indicated Tuesday, with the St. Louis Cardinals, Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros thought to be left in the wake of the American League East leaders....
16:17, 2019-06-05

MLB notebook: Ortiz 'flashed that smile' in recovery Former Red Sox star David Ortiz is in stable condition after a second surgery in Boston, his wife Tiffany Ortiz said in a statement provided by the team....
14:17, 2019-06-12

NBA notebook: Oladipo recovery to extend into season Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo will miss the start of the 2019-20 season as he continues his recovery from a ruptured right quad tendon, team president Kevin Pritchard said Friday....
05:17, 2019-06-22

NFL notebook: Manning not concerned over competition from Jones New York Giants starting quarterback Eli Manning doesn't sound like he's too concerned with the buzz over rookie Daniel Jones, the sixth pick in the NFL Draft who earned positive reviews in offseason workouts....
04:17, 2019-06-29

NBA notebook: Lakers eye James as point guard LeBron James is preparing to take on a new role with the Los Angeles Lakers this season as point guard, according to a report Monday by Yahoo! Sports' Chris Haynes....
03:00, 2019-07-09

MLB notebook: Scherzer scratched from Sunday's star Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer has been scratched from Sunday's start against the Philadelphia Phillies due to back soreness, manager Davey Martinez told reporters on Friday....
04:34, 2019-07-13

MLB notebook: Correa out 4-6 weeks with massage injury Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa, who was placed on the 10-day injured list on Wednesday, will be sidelined four to six weeks because of a fractured rib that occurred during a massage....
04:17, 2019-05-30

MLB notebook: Verlander insists baseballs are 'juiced' Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander surrendered a MLB-high 26 home runs before the All-Star break, so it's no great surprise his opinion of the spike in offense and home runs is explicit....
03:00, 2019-07-09

MLB notebook: Yankees’ Tanaka among All-Star additions Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez was named Saturday to the National League All-Star team along with Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Brandon Woodruff, Major League Baseball announced....
03:00, 2019-07-07

MLB notebook: Buckner dies at 69 after battling dementia Bill Buckner, the 1980 National League batting champion who registered more than 2,700 hits during a career that touched four decades, died Monday after a battle with dementia. He was 69....
04:34, 2019-05-28

NBA notebook: Davis bullish about Lakers' roster Anthony Davis met the media in Los Angeles on Saturday for the first time since he was traded to the Lakers and expressed his enthusiasm about joining LeBron James and DeMarcus Cousins to create one of the NBA's top trios....
05:34, 2019-07-14

MLB notebook: Astros place OF Springer (hamstring) on IL The Houston Astros put star outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list on Saturday, a day after he strained his left hamstring while chasing a foul ball....
12:51, 2019-05-26

MLB notebook: Angels mourn loss of Skaggs At an emotional press conference Tuesday in Arlington, Texas, to discuss the death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, team owner Arte Moreno said, "It's like a punch in the heart. These kids are like family."...
15:17, 2019-07-03

NFL notebook: Browns coach Kitchens changes tune on OBJ Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens changed his tune on Odell Beckham Jr. missing all but one of Cleveland's 10 workouts permitted under NFL rules for organized team activities....
11:00, 2019-05-31

MLB notebook: Yankees' Judge to return Friday The New York Yankees are expected to activate slugger Aaron Judge from the injured list on Friday and have him in the lineup to face the Houston Astros....
05:34, 2019-06-21

NBA notebook: Kerr says Durant could return for Game 3 Golden State forward Andre Iguodala is expected to play Sunday, despite being hobbled at the end of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, but teammate Kevin Durant won't....
06:51, 2019-06-01

NBA notebook: Harden withdraws from FIBA World Cup Houston Rockets star guard James Harden has withdrawn from playing for USA Basketball in the FIBA World Cup in China, according to the Houston Chronicle....
05:51, 2019-07-20

NFL notebook: Chiefs WR Hill avoids discipline Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill will not be punished under the personal conduct policy as the NFL closed its formal investigation into multiple alleged physical altercations....
05:51, 2019-07-20

NFL notebook: Amputated Norton out of hospital after losing arm Two weeks after a car accident led to him losing his left arm, Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton walked out of a Miami hospital Thursday afternoon after being discharged, offering his gratitude after his life-changing amputation....
10:00, 2019-07-19

NBA notebook: Magic accuses Lakers GM of backstabbing The Los Angeles Lakers on Monday introduced new head coach Frank Vogel at a news conference. However, their old president made all the headlines with accusations of backstabbing by his former subordinate....
15:01, 2019-05-21

NFL notebook: Wentz signs extension through 2024 The Philadelphia Eagles locked up franchise quarterback Carson Wentz on Thursday, with the sides agreeing to terms on a four-year contract extension through the 2024 season....
05:34, 2019-06-07

MLB notebook: Ohtani 'getting close' to mound work Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani continues to progress in his rehab from Tommy John surgery, and he could throw from a mound before the All-Star break....
08:17, 2019-06-14

NBA notebook: GM Ainge didn’t see Celtics’ commitment Danny Ainge is just five weeks removed from his second heart attack, but that didn't stop him from delivering a strong opinion of the 2018-19 Boston Celtics on Wednesday....
05:51, 2019-06-06

NFL notebook: Bell works out at Jets' minicamp Running back Le'Veon Bell took part in on-field workouts at the New York Jets' mandatory minicamp Tuesday after skipping most of the team's spring voluntary workouts....
16:17, 2019-06-05

NHL notebook: Bruins' Chara reportedly has broken jaw Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara sustained a broken jaw when hit in the face by a puck in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday....
16:17, 2019-06-05

MLB notebook: Umpires angered by Machado discipline The Major League Baseball Umpires Association criticized the one-game suspension of San Diego Padres infielder Manny Machado, calling it "a slap in the face" and "a disgrace to the game."...
07:51, 2019-06-19

NFL notebook: Falcons WR Jones in line for extension The Atlanta Falcons are confident they will re-sign wide receiver Julio Jones to a new long-term extension before training camp begins next month, ESPN reported Tuesday....
07:51, 2019-06-19

NFL notebook: Falcons reach deal with DT Jarrett The Atlanta Falcons and defensive tackle Grady Jarrett agreed to a four-year, $68 million deal ahead of Monday's franchise tag deadline, multiple outlets reported....
06:51, 2019-07-16

NFL notebook: DT McCoy reportedly to pick from 3 teams After finishing his latest free-agent visit with Carolina on Friday, six-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Gerald McCoy will reportedly decide on his 2019 team among three final suitors: the Panthers, the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns....
06:51, 2019-06-01

NBA notebook: Gunshots mar Raptors' title celebration Four people sustained non-life-threatening gunshot wounds at Monday's rally celebrating the Raptors' championship, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said....
15:00, 2019-06-18

NBA notebook: Durant doubtful for Finals opener The Golden State Warriors announced Thursday it is unlikely forward Kevin Durant will be ready for the start of the NBA Finals, but they are hopeful he can return during the series....
09:17, 2019-05-24

MLB notebook: Stanton (calf) shut down for 7-10 days New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton, who was scratched from the lineup of a scheduled rehab game Tuesday due to a strained left calf, will be shut down for a week to 10 days, manager Aaron Boone said Wednesday....
09:34, 2019-05-23

NBA notebook: Rockets swap Paul for Thunder's Westbrook The Oklahoma City Thunder traded guard Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for guard Chris Paul and a pair of first-round draft picks, multiple media outlets reported Thursday....
10:34, 2019-07-12

MLB notebook: Giants lose Longoria to plantar fasciitis Just as he was heating up, San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria wound up on the 10-day injured list Monday due to plantar fasciitis in his left foot....
06:51, 2019-07-16

NASCAR notebook: Logano seeks success in New Hampshire Is it just a coincidence that six current Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers share the distinction as three-time winners at New Hampshire Motor Speedway?...
05:51, 2019-07-20

NBA notebook: Durant officially to miss finals opener Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant will not play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the host Toronto Raptors on Thursday and he might not make the trip due to his calf injury, coach Steve Kerr told reporters on Monday....
04:34, 2019-05-28

NFL notebook: Security guard presses charges against Elliott Security guard Kyle Johnson has pressed charges against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over a May 19 incident in Las Vegas, Fox 5 Las Vegas reported....
05:34, 2019-07-14

MLB notebook: Angels' Ramirez suspended for plunking Marisnick Los Angeles Angels right-hander Noe Ramirez was suspended for three games Wednesday and fined an undisclosed amount for hitting Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick with a pitch in Tuesday's game....
08:00, 2019-07-18

NBA notebook: Leonard, George officially join Clipper The Los Angeles Clippers signed free agent forward Kawhi Leonard to a three-year, $103 million maximum contract and officially completed a trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder for Paul George....
05:51, 2019-07-11

Reporter's Notebook: Inside Hezbollah’s attack tunnels Amid new regional tension with Iran, reports indicate the tunnels were meant to be used by the Iranian proxy Hezbollah in a ground operation against Israel....
01:51, 2019-05-31

NBA notebook: Suns deal former top pick Jackson to Grizz The Phoenix Suns dealt former fourth overall pick Josh Jackson to the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday in a trade involving four players and two draft picks, according to an ESPN report....
07:17, 2019-07-04

NHL notebook: Karlsson signs $92 million deal with Sharks All-Star defenseman Erik Karlsson signed an eight-year deal to remain with the San Jose Sharks. The team did not release contract figures, but multiple reports on Monday said it's worth about $11.5 million per year -- $92 million total....
05:00, 2019-06-18

NHL notebook: Rain doesn't stop Blues parade Heavy rain didn't dampen the spirits of the St. Louis Blues or their fans Saturday as a crowd estimated in the hundreds of thousands turned out to see the 2019 Stanley Cup champions parade through downtown....
14:34, 2019-06-16

MLB notebook: Phils' Herrera suspended for rest of season Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Odubel Herrera was suspended for the remainder of the 2019 season without pay for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy. Herrera's suspension will include the postseason should the Phillies qualify, and the ban is retroactive to June 24....
05:51, 2019-07-06

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Thomas, RBG align in 5-4 rulings WASHINGTON (AP) — Since Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s return in late winter from cancer surgery and broken ribs, she has regularly accepted Justice Clarence Thomas’ extended hand to help her down the three steps behind the Supreme Court bench when the gavel falls and court ends for the d...
08:51, 2019-06-06

NBA notebook: Warriors' Looney returns to action in Game 4 Golden State reserve forward Kevon Looney returned from injury to play in Friday's Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors in Oakland, Calif....
07:51, 2019-06-08

MLB notebook: Ortiz is Boston-bound for gunshot recovery The Boston Red Sox have sent a team plane to the Dominican Republic to transport former star David Ortiz to the city for medical treatment, ESPN's Enrique Rojas reported Monday afternoon....
03:34, 2019-06-11

NFL notebook: Rams' Gurley unsure how knee will hold up Todd Gurley, the Los Angeles Rams' primary ballcarrier, said he isn't certain how his arthritic knee will hold up over the long haul. An "arthritic component" in his knee became problematic in the playoffs last season, when the team attempted to manage his workload on the fly....
05:51, 2019-07-11

Critic’s Notebook: Cannes Film Festival: It’s Apocalypse Now, Thanks to Jim Jarmusch The start of this year’s festival has all the customary stars and glamour as well as flesh-eating American zombies and a Brazilian fight to the death....
14:51, 2019-05-21

NFL notebook: Gase calls Bell trade talk 'ridiculous' New York Jets coach Adam Gase on Thursday dismissed speculation that All-Pro running back Le'Veon Bell was on the trading block, calling it "ridiculous."...
09:17, 2019-05-24

NFL notebook: Saints' Jordan reportedly lands $52.5 million extension The New Orleans Saints and defensive end Cameron Jordan reached an agreement on a three-year contract extension, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday....
14:17, 2019-06-12

OTAs notebook: Jags' Ramsey absent, but Ngakoue shows Cornerback Jalen Ramsey remains absent from Jacksonville Jaguars offseason workouts, but defensive end Yannick Ngakoue was present on Tuesday after missing workouts earlier this spring....
03:00, 2019-05-22

NASCAR notebook: DiBenedetto shines with career-best result at Sonoma SONOMA, Calif. - In the last 11 laps of Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway, Matt DiBenedetto passed seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson for fifth place and 2014 Champion Kevin Harvick for fourth....
07:17, 2019-06-24

NBA notebook: Magic denies mistreating employees during Lakers' stint Reacting to an ESPN report earlier Tuesday that described a toxic culture in the Los Angeles Lakers' front office, Magic Johnson denied mistreating any employees during his stint as team president that ended last month....
06:51, 2019-05-29

NFL notebook: On audio, Chiefs' Hill heard denying assault In a full version of an audio recording aired by a Kansas City radio station on Tuesday, Chiefs star wide receiver Tyreek Hill is heard denying assaulting his fiancee, although Hill pleaded guilty to an assault and battery charge in 2015....
11:17, 2019-07-10

MLB notebook: Phils' Herrera arrested on domestic assault charge Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night and charged with simple assault after a domestic incident at an Atlantic City, N.J., casino, police said....
06:51, 2019-05-29

NBA notebook: Dominoes fall after Clippers' league-altering moves The Los Angeles Clippers rocked the NBA late Friday night with news they had come to terms with free agent Kawhi Leonard and agreed to trade for Paul George, and hours later, several teams responded with moves of their own, some filling out rosters and others looking to potentially move other player...
03:00, 2019-07-07

NOTEBOOK: Campaigning for commuter votes, politicians should look at how people get to work Ridings held by Liberals tend to have the highest percentage of transit users and the longest commute times, while in Conservative ridings, the car is king....
14:17, 2019-07-05

MLB notebook: Yankees’ Boone calls Torres snub ‘a joke’ Snubs involving players perfectly capable of making the All-Star team continue to be a yearly tradition, and in 2019, New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone is speaking out about one of his own -- infielder Gleyber Torres....
07:17, 2019-07-04

NASCAR notebook: Truex Jr., Busch savor friendly rivalry JOLIET, Ill. - Both Joe Gibbs Racing team drivers Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch eased into grins Saturday morning when asked if their Monster Energy NASCAR Cup excellence this year has caused any sort of divisive inner-team rivalry....
01:00, 2019-06-30

Epson just announced the perfect business notebook, but good luck trying to buy one The 13.3" Epson Endeavor NA520E offers swappable batteries, field-replaceable RAM and SSDs, a wealth of ports, thin bezels, and durability without being a tank. But you'll have to buy it in Japan....
23:51, 2019-07-10

Critic’s Notebook: Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects....
14:51, 2019-05-21

NASCAR notebook: Late caution erases Logano’s chance at winning When Bubba Wallace spun in Turn 2 with six laps left in Saturday night's Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, it changed the course of the entire race....
12:00, 2019-07-14

Vanessa Hudgens to Play Allie in Reading of The Notebook Musical Adaptation Vanessa Hudgens is returning to her music roots, sort of. The High School Musical star, who also showcases her musical performance skills in Grease: Live and Rent: Live, is set to lead a......
19:34, 2019-06-13

Reporter’s Notebook: Mel Gibson’s ‘Rothchild’ Movie? There Are More Bizarre Films for Sale at Cannes The Cannes Film Festival is also a marketplace where merchants flaunt movies that haven’t been made yet, in the hope of drawing media attention and buyers....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Critic’s Notebook: ‘The Phantom Menace’ Wasn’t Great, but Its Force Still Runs Strong Jar Jar Binks. Stiff dialogue. Twenty years ago, the first new “Star Wars” movie since 1983 was a disappointing blockbuster that changed the future of movies....
14:51, 2019-05-21

NASCAR notebook: Byron appreciates crew chief Knaus' direct approach SONOMA, Calif. - William Byron got a surprise as he took his first quick laps around Sonoma Raceway in Friday's opening Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice....
04:51, 2019-06-23

'The Notebook' 15th anniversary: The most romantic movie moments ever 'The Notebook,' 'When Harry Met Sally ...' and 'Say Anything' are all marking anniversaries. Here are some of the most romantic movie moments ever.        ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

'The Notebook' author Nicholas Sparks apologizes to LGBTQ community for past emails Nicholas Sparks took to Facebook to apologize for past emails he has sent that suggested intolerance to the LGBTQ community.        ...
22:34, 2019-06-18

Senate Approves Tax Treaties for First Time in Decade Pressure from business groups — and the triumph of Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky over his junior partner, Rand Paul — spurred lawmakers to approve updates to the international treaties....
01:17, 2019-07-18

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Association -- and the cost is expected to grow....
01:17, 2019-07-18

Singapore government systems still weak in IT controls Auditor-General Office finds weaknesses in IT controls of several government entities including the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Finance, where third-party access rights were lax and the logging and review activities of privileged users inadequate, and notes similar lapses in previous years, ...
01:17, 2019-07-18

Microsoft's latest holoportation demo shows off its mixed reality, AI, translation technologies Microsoft continues to plug away at making holoportation possible and is showing off how it might work using currently available Microsoft services and technologies....
01:17, 2019-07-18

G7 finance leaders voice skepticism over Libra: Japan finance minister Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Wednesday that various voices of skepticism over Facebook Inc's Libra digital currency surfaced at a gathering of Group of Seven (G7) finance leaders....
01:34, 2019-07-18

Turkey crosses “red line,” gets booted from F-35 partnership Enlarge / Turkey's planned purchase of F-35A Joint Strike Fighters has been vetoed in the wake of the Turkish purchase of Russian anti-air defenses. (credit: US Air Force) Today, the White House officially announced that Turkey would not be allowed to purchase the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. The US...
01:34, 2019-07-18

Investigation Into Trump Campaign Finance Violations Is Over, Judge Says But it is unclear if prosecutors plan to file additional charges in the case, which led to the conviction of Michael D. Cohen, the president’s former lawyer....
01:51, 2019-07-18

Apple Teases 230 New Emoji in Celebration of World Emoji Day July 17 marks World Emoji Day and in celebration, Apple teased a set of new emoji it will release with the next iOS update, 13.0, this fall. As July 17 is the date shown on the calendar emoji, it’s only fitting. Emoji have gone beyond being a simple way to communicate emotions to a fully-fledg...
01:51, 2019-07-18

See photos of GM's Chevy Corvette since 1953 Considered to be the most collectible car of all time, the Corvette is the quintessential American sports car. General Motors debuted the car in 1953.       ...
01:51, 2019-07-18

Despite massive earnings, Netflix is struggling to attract new subscribers Netflix released its earnings report for the June quarter and posted EPS of $0.60, a solid beat over initial estimates of $0.56. Revenue came in exactly where analysts expected, with the streaming giant generating $4.92 billion in revenue for the quarter gone by. That notwithstanding, the chief metr...
02:17, 2019-07-18

Five out of Seven Million Bulgarians’ Personal Data Stolen in Hack The data of more than five million people was stolen from Bulgaria’s tax agency. Someone emailed a claim of responsibility to news outlets, writing, “The state of your cybersecurity is a parody.”...
02:17, 2019-07-18

Bank Repossesses 50 Alfa Romeos From Struggling Dealership Man, the pile of troubles a struggling Alfa Romeo dealership in Dallas has found itself under seems endless. Customer complaints, unpaid rent and now, 50 repossessed vehicles, are reportedly just the tip of the iceberg of problems facing Kamkad Automotive....
02:17, 2019-07-18

Steering Is Important But So Is Not Mistaking the Throttle for the Brake Hackensack, New Jersey, is built along the Hackensack River, which is hazardous to drive in, except with an amphibious vehicle, which you don’t own. The Mercedes ML is also, it turns out, not an amphibious vehicle....
02:17, 2019-07-18

The 2019 Toyota RAV4 Can Almost Do It All Few things are more ubiquitous and common on American roads than power lines, gas stations and the Toyota RAV4. In fact, Toyota managed to sell just shy of half a million of them last year. Obviously, the car is doing something right. I wanted to find out what that was....
02:17, 2019-07-18

Breakthrough searches for signs of alien life in ultra-fast light pulses Internet investor Yuri Milner's search for extraterrestrial life now includes a hunt for, effectively, interstellar Morse code. Breakthrough Listen is teaming with the partners behind VERITAS (the Very Energetic Radiation Imaging Telescope Array Sys......
02:34, 2019-07-18

Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro review (2019): This is the one Last fall, Apple finally updated the MacBook Air. In doing so, it made choosing the best entry-level Mac laptop far more complicated than necessary. The Air was directly pitted against the 12-inch MacBook and the cheapest 13-inch MacBook Pro (s......
02:34, 2019-07-18

Google Arts & Culture made an AR gallery that celebrates color Last year, Google released an augmented reality feature for its Arts & Culture app that turns phones into a pocket-sized museum dedicated to Vermeer paintings. Now, the tech giant has rolled out a new collection for the application's "Pocket Gall......
02:34, 2019-07-18

Pumpsie Green, first black player in Boston Red Sox history, dies at 85 Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player in Boston Red Sox history, passed away Wednesday at the age of 85.       ...
02:34, 2019-07-18

Iowa official who liked to host "Tupac Fridays" might've been ousted for liking Tupac too much It might make you roll your eyes to hear that a 66-year social services director in Iowa liked to slip quotes from the late Tupac Shakur in emails to his staff, an act that gives off a real “how do you do, fellow kids” vibe. The story of Jerry Foxhoven, however, is more complicated—he was no fair-we...
02:51, 2019-07-18

Lil Nas X, Yodeling Kid, and Keanu Reeves storm Area 51 in remix video, because why not In an interesting turn of events this summer, Area 51 has become a topic of conversation, what with an intended raid to free the alien lifeforms that are held captive there is being planned for September. And who better to jump on the topic than summer meme king, Lil Nas X? The country-rapper droppe...
02:51, 2019-07-18

Atlanta Falcons sign linebacker Deion Jones to four-year extension Atlanta Falcons linebacker Deion Jones has signed a four-year contract extension that keeps him with the team through 2023, the team announced Wednesday....
03:17, 2019-07-18

Wasp spray used as meth alternative in West Virginia: cops West Virginia police say some folks have been using anti-wasp spray — to get a methamphetamine-like high. At least three people overdosed last week because they used the insect repellent to make synthetic meth, state police said Monday. “From what we’re being told, if you use it, y...
03:17, 2019-07-18

Jose Arredondo, father of K-Pop star Samuel, found ‘beaten to death’ in Mexico The father of K-pop star Samuel was found “beaten to death” in his home Tuesday morning in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, authorities said. Jose Arredondo, 58, who is renowned as the owner of a car dealership in Bakersfield, California, was discovered dead with “signs of blunt force trauma,” po...
03:17, 2019-07-18

Thousands show up to burial of Vietnam vet who had no living relatives Thousands of people on Wednesday attended the funeral of a Vietnam War veteran after hearing that he had no living relatives. Friends of Wayne Wilson had put out a call for people to come to his burial at the Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles, Michigan and expected only 10 to 15 people to show up, CNN.....
03:17, 2019-07-18

Judge who said teen rape suspect was ‘from a good family’ steps down The New Jersey judge who refused to try a 16-year-old boy who was accused of rape as an adult — because he comes from a “good family” — has decided to step down, according to officials. The state Supreme Court granted Judge James Troiano’s request to resign on Wednesday...
03:17, 2019-07-18

Trump repeats claim that Ilhan Omar married her brother President Trump on Wednesday repeated the claim that Rep. Ilhan Omar committed immigration fraud by illegally marrying her brother. Trump made the statement while responding to a question from a reporter from the One America News Network before leaving for a campaign rally in Greenville, North Carol...
03:17, 2019-07-18

Woman becomes both mother and aunt after giving birth to brother’s baby A British woman gave birth to her brother’s baby last week after volunteering to be his partner’s surrogate — making her both the mother and the aunt of their child. “We are blown away by the strength, heart and courage of Chapelle and will never be able to truly thank her fo...
03:17, 2019-07-18

Jeffrey Epstein used fake passport found in safe to travel: feds Prosecutors are pushing back on the claim that accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein never used a fake passport from the 1980s that lists Saudi Arabia as his residence, alleging in a new filing that he used it to travel to four different countries. The filing, posted to the public docket the ...
03:17, 2019-07-18

Over 20 arrests made in protest of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.       ...
03:34, 2019-07-18

DEA tracked every opioid pill sold in the US. The data is out—and it’s horrific Enlarge / Members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters hold signs while protesting during the McKesson Corp. annual meeting at the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce in Irving, Texas, US, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Between 2006 and 2012, opioid drug make...
03:51, 2019-07-18

Crude futures fall after strong build in US stockpiles of products Oil prices fell on Thursday, extending declines into a fourth day, after official data showed U.S. stockpiles of products like gasoline rose sharply last week, suggesting weak demand during the peak driving season....
03:51, 2019-07-18

Watch: Try This Chicken Burger At Home For A Cheesy-licious Evening Snack! Craving something cheesy, spicy and something to satiate your hungry taste buds? You've landed at just the right place! Here is a homemade burger that would instantly tantalise your taste buds!...
03:51, 2019-07-18

Field locked in, but stage is still in flux, for Round 2 of Dem debates The names of the 20 Democratic presidential candidates who will take part in the second round of primary debates is now official. The Democratic National Committee and CNN, it’s media partner for the consecutive nights of showdowns that will take place July 30-31 in Detroit, on Wednesday announced w...
03:51, 2019-07-18

Mexican drug kingpin 'El Chapo' draws life sentence in US prison While expressing no remorse, Mexican drug kingpin and escape artist Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S. prison....
04:00, 2019-07-18

Actor Dino Morea, DJ Aqeel's Statements Recorded In Sterling Biotech Case The Enforcement Directorate has recorded the statements of Bollywood actor Dino Morea and DJ Aqeel in connection with the Sterling Biotech alleged bank fraud money laundering case, officials said......
04:00, 2019-07-18

TPD working officer involved shooting on south side TUCSON- Palo Verde Rd. has been shut down near Irvington Rd. in connection to an officer involved shooting that occurred Wednesday afternoon. Tucson Police Department is investigating in the 5200 block of S Palo Verde Rd. The road has been closed down from Irvington Rd to Nebraska Stravenue. No offi...
04:00, 2019-07-18

|ReprieveforMultiChoiceasZimapprovesforexpayments MultiChoice has received a reprieve from Zimbabwe's new restrictions on payments after the country’s central bank allowed the pay television network’s Zimbabwe operation to collect subscriptions in foreign currency....
04:17, 2019-07-18

House blocks arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE in rebuke to Trump The House voted on Wednesday to block President Donald Trump’s emergency weapon sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, delivering a rebuke to U.S. strategic allies over their involvement in Yemen’s civil war and alleged human rights abuses.Trump has already threatened to veto all three ...
04:34, 2019-07-18

David Price Is Still Weirdly Hot Under The Collar About Dennis Eckersley You would think interpersonal beef that arises out of one person saying one single non-R-rated word about a third party could not possible last longer than, say, a couple weeks. Turns out you would be way wrong about that. The dumb beef between Red Sox pitcher David Price and NESN broadcaster Dennis...
04:34, 2019-07-18

Chuck Schumer Calls for FBI to Investigate FaceApp Amid Surge in Popularity People online might be having fun making themselves look older with FaceApp, but Sen. Chuck Schumer has spoken out about his concerns with how the trending app uses data. FaceApp has gained a recent spike in popularity as celebrities and online influencers share photos of themselves looking decades ...
04:51, 2019-07-18

US cuts Turkey from F-35 program after Russian missile deal Last week, Turkey accepted delivery of the Russian-made S-400, a mobile surface-to-air missile system, that is said to pose a risk to the NATO alliance as well as Lockheed Martin's F-35 stealth fighter jet....
04:51, 2019-07-18

On second thought, maybe the Game Of Thrones showrunners won't be at Comic-Con this week Although HBO’s blockbuster Game Of Thrones ended earlier this year—you may have heard about it on one of your favorite petition sites—that didn’t stop the series from carving out a choice piece of real estate at San Diego Comic-Con this year, announcing a short while ago that it’d be performing a so...
05:17, 2019-07-18

A second GOP candidate says he won't have a solo meeting with any woman not his wife A second Republican man running for Mississippi governor said he won't meet alone with a woman who isn't his wife, even in a professional setting.        ...
05:17, 2019-07-18

Racing Lines: Tom Kristensen on Bentley's historic Le Mans comeback Guy Smith takes the flag for Bentley's sixth Le Mans win In 2003, the car maker won at La Sarthe for the first time in 73 years. We chat to a nine-time race winner about what the victory meant “We talk about iconic Le Mans cars from the 1960s and ’70s, but the Bentley is the most elegant,” states...
05:34, 2019-07-18

MG ZS EV 2019 review Cheap, spacious and all-round endearing electric version of MG's ZS soft-roader arrives as demand for battery models begins to accelerate and as the government drops benefit-in-kind tax for electric business cars Just lately, MG has been making habit of doing things well.The Chinese-owned, British...
05:34, 2019-07-18

The Game of Thrones Creators Just Changed Their Mind About Appearing at SDCC The men primarily responsible for Game of Thrones won’t be attending San Diego Comic-Con after all. David Benioff and DB Weiss have pulled out of the show just two days before they were scheduled to appear in front of a crowd of thousands.Read more......
06:17, 2019-07-18

Sen. Isakson hospitalized after fall Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson fell in his apartment and was hospitalized after fracturing four ribs, his office announced on Wednesday.The third-term Republican senator sustained the injuries Tuesday night, his office said, and he was admitted to George Washington University Hospital in Washington. “...
06:17, 2019-07-18

In spite of Trump tweets, Bowe Bergdahl had fair trial, Army court rules A three-judge Army Court of Criminal Appeals panel rejected the argument 2-1 that President Trump’s tweets and public statements interfered with a fair trial for former Army Pvt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured by the Taliban and held for five years, as Army Times reported....
06:17, 2019-07-18

Kylie Jenner and Stassie Karanikolaou Take Their Friendship to the Next Level in Matching Outfits Kylie Jenner just wants to have fun! Just days after returning home from an epic trip to Turks & Caicos for her Kylie Skin collection, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star decided......
06:34, 2019-07-18

Gretchen Rossi Reveals First Photos of Baby Skylar a Week After Birth Baby Skylar Gray Smiley is ready to make her big debut! Real Housewives of Orange County alum Gretchen Rossi is finally revealing the most adorable photos of her newborn daughter a week......
06:34, 2019-07-18

Watch Christy Carlson Romano Return to the Moon 17 Years After Even Stevens Performance This is so out of this world, we can't help but feel over the moon. On an upcoming episode of her YouTube series, Christy's Kitchen Throwback, Christy Carlson Romano enlists her......
06:34, 2019-07-18

Paul McCartney writing ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ stage musical Paul McCartney is writing his first stage musical, an adaptation of classic movie “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Producer Bill Kenwright says the ex-Beatle has been collaborating with “Billy Elliot” playwright Lee Hall...
06:34, 2019-07-18

Racism. Xenophobia. Bigot. Those were just a few of Merriam-Webster's top searches on Wednesday night Racism, socialism, fascism, concentration camp, xenophobia and bigot were the top searches on Merriam-Webster.com on Wednesday night.        ...
06:34, 2019-07-18

Environmental damage of tourism comes under MPs’ spotlight Inquiry to address problems including aviation emissions and traffic in UK and abroadHolidaymakers’ responsibility for foul beaches, overcrowding, traffic, aeroplane emissions and other environmental impacts will come under parliamentary scrutiny.The inquiry into the environmental cost of tourism an...
07:17, 2019-07-18

‘Gossip Girl’ reboot coming to HBO Max It’s only been a few years since “Gossip Girl” ended — but it’s already bound for a reboot. The CW show, which launched the careers of Blake Lively, Penn Badgley, Chace Crawford, Leighton Meester and Ed Westwick, has gotten a series order from Warner Media’s upcoming streaming service HBO Max. It’ll...
07:17, 2019-07-18

Google Yanks Seven Stalkerware Apps Discovered by Security Researchers From the Play Store Google has yanked several apps from its Play Store after cybersecurity firm Avast identified them as “all likely designed by a Russian developer to allow people to stalk employees, romantic partners, or kids,” CNET reported on Wednesday.Read more......
07:17, 2019-07-18

Sarah Hyland is engaged to 'Bachelorette' alum Wells Adams after meeting on social media 'Modern Family' star Sarah Hyland took to Instagram Tuesday to announce her engagement to Wells Adams, a radio DJ who competed on 'The Bachelorette.'        ...
08:00, 2019-07-18

Duchess Meghan responds to Pharrell Williams marriage praise: 'They don't make it easy' Meghan Markle responded candidly to praise from Pharrell Williams at 'The Lion King' premiere: "They don't make it easy."        ...
08:00, 2019-07-18

Ariana Grande finally gets her Grammy (five months late!) from manager Scooter Braun Five months after the Grammy Awards, Ariana Grande finally has her trophy. The award was delivered to her by manager Scooter Braun.        ...
08:00, 2019-07-18

Macy Gray talks recent hospitalization and calls herself a 'vampire,' leaving fans confused Macy Gray's appearance on the British talk show "Lorraine" Tuesday raised some eyebrows with viewers after she called herself a "vampire."        ...
08:00, 2019-07-18

U.S. to Send About 500 More Troops to Saudi Arabia The roughly 500 troops are part of a broader tranche of forces sent to the region in recent months after tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalated....
08:17, 2019-07-18

At Rally, President Accuses Liberal Critics of Seeking the Nation’s ‘Destruction’ “These left-wing ideologues see our nation as a force for evil,” Mr. Trump told a packed arena in Greenville, N.C., to a crowd that seemed to relish his comments....
08:17, 2019-07-18

Amazing cakes from 'Power of Sprinkles' book Flour Shop founder Amirah Kassem has released a book about cake, "The Power of Sprinkles." Here's a taste of the visually delicious designs.        ...
08:17, 2019-07-18

Don Mattingly Is Ready For Robot Umpires Marlins manager Don Mattingly watched his team get very nearly no-hit by electrifying Padres ace Chris Paddack Wednesday night, in what would’ve been the first no-hitter in Padres history. Paddack gave up his first hit, a solo dinger to Starlin Castro, in the bottom of the eighth inning, and eventua...
08:34, 2019-07-18

Let These Good Baseball Children Warm Your Rotten Heart Wednesday night’s Dodgers-Phillies game was interrupted by a lengthy rain delay. For one fan this meant an opportunity to treat the tarp covering the infield as a Slip ’n Slide; for others, it meant sleep. For many, it meant leaving the stadium and going home. Those who left missed the Dodgers carry...
08:34, 2019-07-18

Netflix Reports First Drop in U.S. Users in Nearly a Decade Netflix ended the second quarter with fewer subscribers than expected, an underwhelming performance that comes as a slew of rivals are about to enter the field of streaming services....
08:51, 2019-07-18

Rahm hopes Irish connection propels him to 1st major title Jon Rahm seems to play his best golf when he comes to the island of Ireland, so he is full of confidence heading into the British Open at Royal Portrush this week        ...
08:51, 2019-07-18

Pot-smoking parents are harsher with discipline: study Pot-smoking parents are such a buzzkill. Smoking weed doesn’t make parents more chill when it comes to discipline — it actually makes them more likely to punish their kids, a new study has found. The study of 3000 California parents found that marijuana users were more likely to administer all...
08:51, 2019-07-18

Netflix to roll out cheaper mobile-only plan for India Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it would roll out a lower-priced mobile-only plan in India within the next three months to tap into a price-sensitive market at a time the streaming company is losing customers in its home turf....
09:34, 2019-07-18

Matthijs de Ligt joins Juventus from Ajax in €75m deal • Defender signs five-year contract as Juve beat PSG to signing• Teenager could earn €460,000 a week after add-onsJuventus have confirmed the signing of Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax for a fee of €75m (£67.8m), with the 19-year-old defender agreeing a five-year contract worth a basic €16m (£14.5m) a se...
09:51, 2019-07-18

Playlist: What's Collective Soul listening to? The band's members collaborated on a playlist for USA TODAY, featuring classic tracks and newer releases from their favorite bands.        ...
10:01, 2019-07-18

Post Malone announces Swae Lee will join his Runaway Tour, which starts in September Post Malone announced Monday that Swae Lee and Tyla Yaweh will appear as openers during his Runaway Tour.        ...
10:01, 2019-07-18

Lil Wayne 'having too much fun' to quit Blink-182 tour despite storming offstage Lil Wayne says he will remain on tour with Blink-182 after a show in Virginia where he complained about the audience size and cut his short set.        ...
10:01, 2019-07-18

What's your hometown anthem? The best song about every state Each U.S. state has its own distinct history and characteristics. 24/7 Tempo has collected the best song about every state available on Spotify.        ...
10:01, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 2-SAP says big margin gains to wait until 2020, shares down SAP told investors not to expect a major improvement in margins before next year as the German business software group reported a 21% decline in second-quarter operating profit on Thursday, weighed down by one-off costs....
10:01, 2019-07-18

European banking stocks are ready for a rebound, Barclays strategists say European banks are finally showing signs of recovery and investors should be looking to reduce their bearish positioning in the beleaguered sector, according to Barclays strategists....
10:17, 2019-07-18

Mi A3 vs Mi A2 Mi A3 price is set at EUR 249 (roughly Rs. 19,200) for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant and EUR 279 (roughly Rs. 21,500) for the 4GB RAM + 128GB storage option, while Mi A2 price in India starts at......
10:17, 2019-07-18

10 killed, 30 injured in suspected arson at Japanese anime studio At least 10 people were killed and 38 others were injured in a fire Thursday at an animation studio in Japan that police suspect was caused by arson....
10:17, 2019-07-18

A city in Florida is blasting 'Baby Shark' overnight to keep homeless people from sleeping in parks Shutterstock West Palm Beach, Florida, is playing children's songs, including "Baby Shark" and "Raining Tacos," at Waterfront Lake Pavilion overnight to keep homeless people from sleeping outside of it. City spokeswoman Kathleen Walter told CNN that the music is used to discourage "congregating at...
10:17, 2019-07-18

The best bread machines you can buy Making bread isn't just for master bakers when you have a bread machine. The Zojirushi Home Bakery Virtuoso Breadmaker is the best bread machine you can buy to make delicious bread at home. It has 13 pre-programmed settings, handles gluten-free recipes, and features a heated lid to help with even...
10:17, 2019-07-18

The North Face is currently running a big sale with up to 40% off last-season items and warm-weather styles The North Face Summer might be in full swing, but now is the perfect time to stock up on fall wardrobe essentials. Right now, The North Face is featuring some of its most popular past-season and warm-weather styles for up to 40% off during its massive summer sale – including apparel and shoe...
10:17, 2019-07-18

Cannabis has gone from a criminalized drug to a multibillion-dollar global boom in just a few years. Here's everything you need to know about the emerging legal cannabis industry. Barbara Corbellini Duarte Legal cannabis is one of the world's newest and most dynamic industries. Since Colorado legalized the drug in 2012, the previously illegal plant has birthed multibillion-dollar public companies, minted billionaires, and brewed social change not seen since the end of Prohib...
10:17, 2019-07-18

I got more than $2,000 worth of value from the American Express Platinum credit card in my first year — despite its $550 annual fee David Slotnick/Business Insider The Platinum Card® from American Express comes with a much higher annual fee than most credit or charge cards, which can scare off some people. However, the card comes with enough perks, rewards, and tangible benefits to far outweigh that annual fee. After some b...
10:17, 2019-07-18

Bundesliga: RB Leipzig sign Christopher Nkunku RB Leipzig have signed a talented French midfielder from PSG. This is the latest big move after Sebastien Haller made his record move to a Premier League side. Keep up with all of the Bundesliga moves right here!...
10:34, 2019-07-18

Can the EU's Ursula von der Leyen fulfill her promises Now that she's been elected European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen can get to work realizing her EU vision. Who will she have to win over in the European Parliament, and which member states stand in her way?...
10:34, 2019-07-18

Egypt begins restoring golden coffin of Tutankhamun The tomb will be the cornerstone of a new museum near the Great Pyramids of Giza. The Egyptian tourism industry has foundered in the years since the uprising against ex-leader Hosni Mubarak in 2011....
10:34, 2019-07-18

Chinese, German army medics tackle cholera in joint drill German and Chinese soldiers have wrapped up a two-week joint exercise in Bavaria — the first of its kind on German soil. Maximiliane Koschyk reports from the Feldkirchen army base....
10:34, 2019-07-18

'Aerosprinter' Caleb Ewan opens Tour de France account Australia's sprint specialist Caleb Ewan has put early disappointments to one side to claim his first stage on the Tour de France. Mark Cavendish may be absent this year, but his aerodynamic sprint style's still on show....
10:34, 2019-07-18

U.S. kicks NATO ally Turkey out of fighter program over purchase of Russian defence system "Unfortunately, Turkey's decision to purchase the Russian S-400 air defence systems renders its continued involvement with the F-35 impossible," a White House statement said....
11:00, 2019-07-18

| SA not co-operating in arrest of genocide suspect - UN court The chief prosecutor of a UN tribunal accused South Africa of failing to co-operate in the arrest of a fugitive sought over his role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide....
11:17, 2019-07-18

As Congress Seeks Budget Deal, Negotiators Try to Sideline Mulvaney With the clock ticking toward a potential debt default, federal budget negotiators are maneuvering to isolate the man seen as the common enemy: Mick Mulvaney....
11:34, 2019-07-18

Argentina Faces Choice Between Hard Reforms and Populism No leader wants to face voters when times are tough, particularly in this era of wild-card winners, incumbent losers and brand-new political parties in country after country. That’s why Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri is still widely considered an underdog to win re-election in Octo...
12:34, 2019-07-18

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now There are many other tricks for keeping our personal data away from snoops and hackers. Most of them have to do with changing your default settings.       ...
12:34, 2019-07-18

Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas secretly selling NY estate Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas are in talks to sell their Westchester estate to Aussie cardboard billionaire Anthony Pratt, of Pratt Industries. The power couple bought it for around $11.25 million in 2014 and are in contract to sell it for around $15 million in an off-market deal, Gimme S...
12:34, 2019-07-18

Celebs flock to FaceApp - but what are the risks? An app which artificially alters faces to make them look older has gone viral on social media over the past few days, with people rushing to download it and take part in the #FaceAppChallenge....
12:34, 2019-07-18

Suspected Arson Attack in Japan Leaves More Than a Dozen Dead At least 24 people are presumed dead in a suspected arson attack at an animation studio in the western city of Kyoto, one of the worst violent attacks in Japan in decades....
12:51, 2019-07-18

U.S. Ejects Turkey From F-35 Fighter Program The Trump administration formally ejected Turkey from the American-led F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program over Ankara’s decision to purchase a Russian air-defense system, prompting a protest from Turkish officials....
12:51, 2019-07-18

Trailer debut: Chris Evans is a secret agent in Netflix's 'The Red Sea Diving Resort' Chris Evans stars alongside Michael Kenneth Williams, Greg Kinnear and Ben Kingsley in the Netflix action movie "The Red Sea Diving Resort."        ...
12:51, 2019-07-18

5 insanely freaky horror movies you probably haven't seen yet (but totally should) As the summer movie season begins to die down, now's the time to catch up on under-the-radar horror films before the deluge of fall scare fests.        ...
12:51, 2019-07-18

'When Harry Met Sally' turns 30: Why the four-way call is secretly the rom-com's genius moment The four-way call scene in "When Harry Met Sally ..." is always brilliant. But breaking down how it was filmed 30 years ago makes it even better.        ...
12:51, 2019-07-18

State-sponsored cybercriminals attacked 10,000 Microsoft customers in 2018 Microsoft said on Wednesday that it had notified almost 10,000 customers in the past year that they’d been the target of state-sponsored attacks. The Windows maker said the attacks originated from countries like Iran, North Korea, and Russia. “This data demonstrates the significant extent to which n...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Netflix confirms it’ll launch a cheaper mobile-only subscription in India this year In a letter to shareholders, Netflix‘s CEO, Reed Hastings, confirmed today that the company will launch a cheaper mobile-only subscription plan in India soon. In March, Netflix affirmed it’s testing a $3.50 plan for just phones in India. Hastings said that the mobile-only will be effective to increa...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Incredibly sweet 'SpongeBob Squarepants' 20th anniversary special has a human Krusty Krab The voice actors behind SpongeBob, Squidward and more get on camera in adorable 20th anniversary special, "SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout."        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

See the Good Burger pop-up in L.A. Welcome to Good Burger, home of the Good Burger. Here's what the inside of the pop-up Nickelodeon eatery looks like.        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Yankees’ Severino, Betances keep getting rare good news Dellin Betances and Luis Severino each threw again Wednesday before the Yankees-Rays postponement due to rain, and are scheduled on Thursday to throw on back-to-back days for the first time of their latest comeback attempts from lat strains. Boone said both could be back on a mound in “a couple of w...
13:17, 2019-07-18

British Open: Gary Woodland is still a stranger in Ireland PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — They had a special day for Gary Woodland recently in his hometown of Topeka, Kan., to celebrate his U.S. Open victory at Pebble Beach last month. Woodland estimated there were about 3,500 people lining the streets to honor him. With a first career major championship come...
13:17, 2019-07-18

Companies have been buying back massive amounts of stock this year As buybacks hit records last year (about $800 billion) a predictable political backlash developed: corporations were spending too much of their free cash flow buying back stock and should spend more investing in their businesses....
13:17, 2019-07-18

Up to 14 migrants reported killed in road crash in Turkey Turkey’s state-run news agency says a van carrying migrants has crashed in eastern Turkey, killing at least four people, but private NTV television says as many as 14 migrants were killed...
13:17, 2019-07-18

Manchester Arena bombing suspect denies 22 counts of murder The brother of the suicide bomber who killed almost two dozen people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester has appeared in court to face 22 charges of murder...
13:17, 2019-07-18

Trump administration kicks Turkish pilots out after removing Turkey from the F-35 program The Trump administration is requiring the Turkish pilots and maintainers training on the F-35 fighter in the U.S. to leave now that Turkey has been kicked out of the fighter program....
13:17, 2019-07-18

Israel: Archaeologists uncover 1,200-year-old mosque The building is one of the oldest mosques ever discovered in Israel. The researchers also uncovered a farm and a small settlement near the mosque in the Negev Desert....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Congresswomen Helping Fuel Rise Of Militant Hard Left, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump stepped up his vilification of four liberal lawmakers as un-American at a raucous rally on Wednesday, underscoring that the attacks will form a key part of his strategy for......
13:34, 2019-07-18

Sam Curran wants England Test team to build on World Cup success against Ireland and in Ashes Sam Curran believes England's Test team will be inspired by their 50-over counterparts' maiden World Cup triumph when they face Ireland at Lord's next week and in the Ashes that follow....
13:51, 2019-07-18

Ocasio-Cortez: Nobody is ‘heartbroken’ at the prospect of losing private health insurance Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., said on Wednesday nobody is "heartbroken" by the prospect of losing their private health insurance if Medicare for All were to be implemented....
14:51, 2019-07-18

Former JPMorgan Banker Pleads Not Guilty in Bribery Case A former executive at JPMorgan pleaded not guilty to bribery charges in a Hong Kong court, after prosecutors alleged she persuaded her colleagues to hire the son of a potential client in 2009....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Is the wagon dead? Volkswagen kills two more wagon vehicles in favor of SUVs Volkswagen confirmed that the VW Golf SportWagen and the VW Golf Alltrack will be discontinued after the 2019 model year.       ...
15:00, 2019-07-18

US STOCKS-Futures edge lower as Netflix tumbles U.S. stock futures slipped on Thursday after streaming pioneer Netflix posted its first drop in U.S. subscribers since 2011, kicking off earnings for the so-called FANG group on a sour note....
15:00, 2019-07-18

‘We don’t need to bleed’: why many women are giving up on periods With recent confirmation that periods have no health benefit, an increasing number of women are using contraception to stop them altogetherFor some, it is about bringing an end to debilitating pain or dark thoughts. For others, it is as simple as being liberated from the sinking realisation that you...
15:17, 2019-07-18

Samsung announces ultra-fast 12GB LPDDR5 RAM ahead of Galaxy Note 10 – but we have some bad news Samsung a few months ago launched several Galaxy S10 options including a Galaxy S10+ model that ships with as much as 12GB of RAM onboard. That seems like overkill for a smartphone, but Samsung will continue to make phones with 12GB of memory, and supply 12GB modules to other handset vendors. The co...
15:34, 2019-07-18

Sea Of Thieves Gets Monthly Updates And The First One Is Pretty...Explosive Sea of Thieves, Rare’s chill pirate hangout game, has been on the upswing lately. After an expansive (and excellent) Anniversary Update that brought story quests and cooking to its cartoony high seas in May, Sea of Thieves is upping the ante yet again with monthly updates. Log into the game now on X...
15:51, 2019-07-18

Qatar agrees to inquiry into death of Briton at World Cup stadium Family of Zac Cox say a British judge will look for lessons to be learned from death in 2017The Qatari organisation in charge of staging the 2022 World Cup has agreed to hold a wide-ranging inquiry led by a British judge into the death of a British worker during construction of a stadium for the eve...
15:51, 2019-07-18

Football transfer rumours: Joelinton to join Steve Bruce at Newcastle? Today’s fluff is surveying the sceneAs if the underworld of tittle-tattle was not incognito enough, Real Madrid are preparing to launch “Operation 200”, the kind of code that belongs in an MI6 mission to aid James Bond but, in this case, it is simply the La Liga club’s masterplan to offload James Ro...
15:51, 2019-07-18

| UK's Johnson suggests EU would bear some blame for no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, suggested Wednesday that the EU would bear some responsibility if he took his country out of the bloc without a divorce deal....
16:17, 2019-07-18

As Zara Announces Its Latest Sustainability Goals, Three Of Its Design Team Weigh In On Going Slower & Creating Responsibly Three of Zara's women’s designers – Bea Padin, Simon Psaric, and Eva Vidal – weigh in on the importance of sustainability and what they’re doing to achieve those goals...
16:17, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Bain Capital in talks on new Japan buyout fund -source Global private-equity firm Bain Capital LLC is in early talks with investors to set up a new fund targeting mid-sized Japanese companies, a person with knowledge of the matter said....
16:17, 2019-07-18

|ThePalaceishiring!R386kforachefwhocanprepare‘diversemenus’ofthe'higheststandard'forhermajesty,theQueen R386 093 per annum, 33 days of holiday and the possibility to stay at The Palace: The Royal Household just updated their website with a vacancy for a Demi Chef de Partie. Here’s what they’re offering....
16:17, 2019-07-18

Elon Musk wants to get inside your head. Literally. Neuralink, Musk’s start-up that is working to allow people to control computers with their minds, said it wants to begin human trials as soon as next year....
16:34, 2019-07-18

33 killed in fire at Japanese anime studio after man screaming 'you die!' set building alight A Japanese fire official says at least 12 people are presumed dead and more could be missing after they were trapped by fire at a popular animation production studio in Kyoto....
16:34, 2019-07-18

'Stranger Things' Season 3 may be Netflix's saving grace Wall Street analysts were urging clients to remain calm in the wake of Netflix’s disappointing earnings report after the bell on Wednesday.       ...
16:51, 2019-07-18

Govenor defends cost of hosting Tokyo 2020 "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan\u0027s rapidly aging society."...
16:51, 2019-07-18

Dutch criminal convicted of ordering murder of Iranian An Amsterdam court has convicted a 38-year-old career criminal of organizing the murder of an Iranian who lived in the Netherlands, but says the motive for the killing remains unclear...
16:51, 2019-07-18

Notre Dame’s melted lead prompts deep clean for schools The city of Paris has ordered a deep cleaning for schools nearest to Notre Dame, whose lead roof melted away in the cathedral’s devastating fire in April...
16:51, 2019-07-18

All hail London’s urban jungle as it becomes first national park city With impressive biodiversity and ecosystems, London should set a trend for metropolises everywhere as it becomes the first National Park City in the world...
17:00, 2019-07-18

Bangladesh floods worsen after breach, death toll nears 100 in India One of Bangladesh's main rivers breached an embankment, flooding a northern district and forcing thousands from their homes, an official said on Thursday, as the toll from monsoon rains in neighboring India climbed to 97 in two flood-hit states....
17:00, 2019-07-18

Does renewables pioneer Germany risk running out of power? Germany, a poster child for responsible energy, is renouncing nuclear and coal. The problem is, say many power producers and grid operators, it may struggle to keep the lights on....
17:00, 2019-07-18

Renault's Senard expects Nissan's new board to embrace alliance While insisting the focus is now on alliance operations, Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard stopped short of ruling out either a full Renault-Nissan merger or a revival of deal talks with FCA....
17:17, 2019-07-18

Jaguar's former design chief Callum launches new company Callum says he still has "15 years left of designing" in him. His new company will focus on styling projects inside and outside the automotive world....
17:17, 2019-07-18

Trump and the Squad both want the same thing – and Pelosi is in the way | Geoffrey Kabaservice They both want to make the progressive women the face of the Democratic party – to push the party further to the left – but Pelosi disagreesAmerican politics makes some extremely odd bedfellows. That’s worth keeping in mind when trying to understand why Donald Trump Twitter-trolled four progressive,...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Iggy Azalea battles for chart supremacy against ... Peppa Pig? The Australian rapper has seen her bid for chart domination under threat with the news that the children’s favourite animated porker is releasing an albumFirst there was the Beatles v the Rolling Stones. Then there was Blur v Oasis. Now the music industry is about to be plunged into a destructive ne...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Thor 4: Taika Waititi drops Akira for second bite at God of Thunder The problematic Warner remake of the classic anime is put on hold while the Ragnarok director returns to Marvel’s Cinematic UniverseIf ever one needed proof that Hollywood can be prone to supping rather too enthusiastically from the electric Kool-Aid, let us look at the curious case of Taika Waititi...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Libra launch won't happen until regulators are happy: Coeure Global regulators will not let Facebook launch its Libra currency until all their concerns, ranging from money laundering to financial stability, have been addressed and "a prolonged discussion" may be needed first, the man in charge of their response told Reuters....
17:34, 2019-07-18

G7 urges tough Libra regulation, agrees to tax digital giants Digital currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset the world's financial system, Group of Seven finance ministers and central bankers said on Thursday....
17:34, 2019-07-18

Stablecoins like Libra must be held to highest standards: G7 Stablecoins like Facebook's Libra can foster financial inclusion but they must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure that they aren't used to launder money and that users are protected, a Group of Seven taskforce on the issue concluded....
17:34, 2019-07-18

Indonesia aims to start electric vehicle production in 2022 Indonesia is aiming to start producing electric vehicles (EVs) in 2022, a senior official at the Industry Ministry told Reuters on Thursday, after a number of companies disclosed plans to invest in the country....
17:34, 2019-07-18

G7 finance chiefs agree to tackle digital tax challenges: summary G7 finance ministers agreed to address the tax challenges raised by the digital economy and push ahead with plans for a minimum corporate tax level, a draft of the chair's summary seen by Reuters said on Thursday....
17:34, 2019-07-18

Dennis found after mysteriously abandoning Tour de France "Time trial world champion Rohan Dennis has been located after mysteriously abandoning the Tour de France during Stage 12 from Toulouse to Bagneres-de-Bigorre."...
17:34, 2019-07-18

Verizon resurrects media business as safe haven on the internet Banning pornography from Tumblr was not necessarily meant to define Verizon Media's strategy to turn around a collection of Internet has-beens. But that is how it has played out....
17:51, 2019-07-18

Watch the New Trailer for Brad Pitt in Space Movie Ad Astra Fox has released a new trailer for Brad Pitt-starrer sci-fi movie Ad Astra, in which an astronaut (Pitt) sets off into space in the search for his long-lost father (Tommy Lee Jones)....
17:51, 2019-07-18

Building a PC? Here Are the CPUs We Recommend for Every Budget Intel and AMD are the only two options for consumer PC processors, and it isn't always clear which company you should put your faith in. Don't worry, we have the answers....
17:51, 2019-07-18

Europe's GPS Rival Galileo Back After Six-Day Outage Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system, a rival of the American GPS network, is back in service after a six-day outage, its oversight agency said on Thursday....
17:51, 2019-07-18

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus May Support 45W Charging The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus is likely to come with the much-awaited 45W fast charging, however, the handset might ship with just a 25W charger in the box....
17:51, 2019-07-18

How it started: First jobs in football for all 32 NFL head coaches They got coffee, cut tape, lined the field, played the "Grim Reaper," even washed cars. An NFL head coach has to start somewhere. Here are their stories....
17:51, 2019-07-18

Why Sanders and Biden Are Sparring Over Health Care “Unfortunately, he is sounding like Donald Trump,” Senator Bernie Sanders said of Joe Biden, as the two Democratic candidates spar over one of the most important issues in the 2020 election....
17:51, 2019-07-18

UK government warned by watchdog of no-deal Brexit recession The UK government has been warned of a recession in the absence of a Brexit deal with the EU. Lawmakers have voted to block the path of any future Conservative leader trying to force through a no-deal exit....
18:00, 2019-07-18

How to give your hike a high-tech upgrade At its heart, hiking is about getting away from technology. Stuffing everything you need to survive for a few days into a bag and disappearing into the woods is as much about breaking free of the daily Twitter grind as it is about pushing yourself ph......
18:00, 2019-07-18

The latest Google Doodle celebrates the Apollo 11 anniversary Google wouldn't let the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing go by without a Google Doodle. The company released its commemorative video Doodle today. The nearly five-minute animated clip follows Apollo 11 from launch, to the Moon and back,......
18:00, 2019-07-18

How to shoot your next adventure like a pro In the Instagram and YouTube age, your outdoor adventures basically didn't happen unless there are good images and videos to share. At least that's how it feels sometimes. So why is it that your photos and carefully curated montage clips don't visual......
18:00, 2019-07-18

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh takes a swipe at former Ohio State coach Urban Meyer Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said former Ohio State coach Urban Meyer's record was phenomenal but controversy follows him everywhere.       ...
18:00, 2019-07-18

Palestinian soccer head loses appeal over Messi incitement The Court of Arbitration for Sport has dismissed an appeal by the head of Palestinian soccer against his ban by FIFA for "inciting hatred and violence" toward Lionel Messi       ...
18:00, 2019-07-18

British politicians condemn Donald Trump for 'blatant, unashamed racism' Dozens of British politicians condemned U.S. President Donald Trump's comments that certain Democratic congresswomen should "go back" to the "crime infested" countries they came from....
18:00, 2019-07-18

How to Get Free Gogo Wifi During a Flight Paying for wifi on an airplane? You must be made of gold, because there’s no way I’m ever going to plunk down $10—or more—for a mere 30 minutes of internet time. At least, that’s what Gogo was charging on my recent Alaska Airlines trip. But thanks to a few clever workarounds (if I do say so myself),...
18:00, 2019-07-18

Could Your Cell Phone Really Crash Your Flight? On 2 Popular Boeing Jets, There’s a Risk U.S. government officials in 2014 revealed an alarming safety issue: Passenger cellphones and other types of radio signals could pose a crash threat to some models of Boeing 737 and 777 airplanes. More than 1,300 jets registered in the U.S. were equipped with cockpit screens vulnerable to interferen...
18:00, 2019-07-18

Anime studio hit by deadly fire is known for skill, fan base Kyoto Animation may not be a giant of Japanese anime, but it has core fans and is known for skilled animators and such hits as “Lucky Star,” “K-On!” and the “Haruhi Suzumiya” series...
18:17, 2019-07-18

How do you remove the dang silk off corn? Don’t even bother. Like any good American, I love corn in all its forms, but sweet corn-on-the-cob is in a league of its own: crunchy, nostalgic, and slippery with butter. But nothing in life is truly perfect. Those damn corn silks, the thin hairs that snake and snag between the kernels, slow down what would otherwise...
18:17, 2019-07-18

Put Down Your Phone During a Wedding Ceremony The next time you attend a wedding, I want you to do something. I want you to get all dressed up, fix that hair just right, locate the seat with the best view and then watch the ceremony with love in your heart and your phone in your damn pocket....
18:17, 2019-07-18

From Flood-Hit Assam, A Photo Of Rhinos Huddled On A Small Piece Of Land A tiger escaped from the Kaziranga National Park in flood-ravaged Assam and stretched out on a shophouse bed Thursday, startling residents and shining a spotlight on the plight of animals caught up in......
18:17, 2019-07-18

Karnataka Trust Vote Deadline Tomorrow; Drama, Assembly Sleepover For BJP The ruling coalition in Karnataka, in danger of collapsing after multiple resignations, will not face a trust vote today with the Speaker calling it a day despite the opposition BJP insisting on a......
18:17, 2019-07-18

Iran Seizes Foreign Tanker It Accuses of Smuggling Fuel Iranian forces seized a foreign tanker, the country’s Revolutionary Guard said, pushing oil prices up on fears Tehran could further disrupt shipping traffic in the Mideast....
18:34, 2019-07-18

Steve Mnuchin: U.S. to pick up trade talks with China The United States and China will hold trade talks by phone Thursday, and in-person negotiations could also resume in the near future, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday....
18:34, 2019-07-18

Watch live: DHS chief McAleenan testifies in Congress on migrant family separations Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan appeared before Congress on Thursday to answer questions about the department's migrant family separation policy at the U.S.-Mexico border amid nationwide protests....
18:34, 2019-07-18

Is This Pro Lacrosse’s Moment? This Star Is Betting Everything on It Paul Rabil wants to give lacrosse players a chance to finally become full-time pros like him. And investors believe there’s a hungry fan base for his new Premier Lacrosse League....
18:51, 2019-07-18

Puerto Ricans protest to demand Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign Thosands of people marched to the governor's residence in San Juan, Puerto Rico on July 17, 2019 chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign.        ...
18:51, 2019-07-18

Dominican Republic ‘beatdown’ victim sues resort for $3 million A Delaware mom who said she survived a savage beating at a Dominican Republic resort earlier this year has sued the tourist spot for a staggering $3 million, according to a new report. Tammy Lawrence-Daley, 51, of Wilmington, is suing Majestic Resorts, the parent company of the Majestic Elegance Pun...
18:51, 2019-07-18

Adding more bioethanol to petrol is no way to go green Making “greener” fuels by adding bioethanol to petrol will wreck the environment, not save it. We need to focus on making electric cars work, says Michael Le Page...
19:00, 2019-07-18

The 30 greatest Disney songs – ranked! Yes, of course Let It Go is in there somewhere … but where does it rank among Disney’s other big-screen belters?It is not clear if Little April Shower is supposed to sound as sinister and hallucinatory as it does – the middle section of the song, with its wordless, seasick vocal chorus and surging o...
19:00, 2019-07-18

Trevor Noah slams Scarlett Johansson for comments about playing transgender character: ‘Imagery is powerful’ Trevor Noah shared his thoughts on recent comments made by Scarlett Johansson where he criticized the actress for not understanding the “luxury” she has in Hollywood that minorities don’t....
19:34, 2019-07-18

'Scrapping short sentences will reduce £18bn reoffending cost' Tens of thousands of crimes a year will be prevented by scrapping short sentences for most offenders, reducing the annual £18 billion cost of reoffending, the Justice Secretary said today....
19:34, 2019-07-18

German-Russian relations lauded at bilateral Petersburg Dialogue German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov have lauded their countries' cooperation. Relations had been strained over Russia's annexation of Crimea and the eastern Ukraine conflict....
19:51, 2019-07-18

Taiwan pro-Beijing politician: You can change China "We should emphasize the differences" between China and Taiwan, says Taiwanese pro-Beijing politician Chou Hsi-wei. "Go there … and change them." But is he selling a fantasy to voters? He talks to DW's Conflict Zone....
19:51, 2019-07-18

Trump says he wasn't happy with 'send her back' rally chant targeting Ilhan Omar Video of the event does not show the president disagreeing with his supporters. Instead, it shows that Trump paused as the chant began, allowing his supporters to continue before he launched into further criticism of the Minnesota Democrat....
19:51, 2019-07-18

5th Fleet says US sailor went overboard in Arabian Sea The U.S. Fifth Fleet says a search operation is underway in the Arabian Sea after a U.S. sailor went overboard from the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln...
19:51, 2019-07-18

#TheBreakaway - Alberto Contador reacts to Simon Yates' brilliant stage win "Alberto Contador joins Orla Chennaoui, Brian Smith and Dan Lloyd to discuss Simon Yates\u0027 brilliant stage win. There is an interview with Geraint Thomas (10:00) and a look ahead to Friday\u0027s time trial."...
20:00, 2019-07-18

Diver Reid seals GB Tokyo spot "Great Britain diver Grace Reid secured a fifth quota place for Team GB at the Tokyo Olympics as she qualified for the women\u0027s 3m springboard final."...
20:00, 2019-07-18

Two coaches who grew up in same Parisian suburb in Africa Cup of Nations final "Two coaches of the same age who grew up in the same Parisian suburb will clash on the touchline when their sides meet in the Africa Cup of Nations final on Friday."...
20:00, 2019-07-18

Dodgers recall LHP Ferguson, option RHP Sadler The Los Angeles Dodgers recalled left-hander Caleb Ferguson prior to Thursday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies, while right-hander Casey Sadler was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City....
20:01, 2019-07-18

At $37,890 the 2020 Cadillac CT5 Hopes to Compete With the Europeans by Being Dirt Cheap The Cadillac CT5 has a big job ahead of it as the successor to CTS, the nameplate that arguably brought GM’s flagship brand into the modern era. But as good as the CTS was, it didn’t sell well enough, and now it’s time for the CT5 to try to fix that issue. Luckily, the new sedan has an ace up its sl...
20:17, 2019-07-18

At $1,500, Could This Manual-Equipped 1998 Volvo V70 Mean it’s Time to Get Busy? With its five-speed stick and a kids seat in back, today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe V70 is attractively kitted. Let’s see if its age and high miles dim the attractiveness of its otherwise seemingly low asking price....
20:17, 2019-07-18

The Jury Said He Killed Her Daughter. She Helped Clear His Name. Something about the confession did not sound right. So an Idaho mother pushed to use the emerging technique of genetic genealogy to find another suspect....
20:17, 2019-07-18

Sturridge banned for 2 weeks for breaching betting rules Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been handed a two-week suspension from domestic soccer matches in England for breaching betting rules, including giving inside information to his brother about a possible move to Sevilla       ...
20:34, 2019-07-18

Broncos out to forge new identity following owner's death Broncos CEO and president Joe Ellis says he no longer is running the team as he felt owner Pat Bowlen would have wanted       ...
20:34, 2019-07-18

Nissan Kicks SUV Now Available On Zoomcar's Subscription Platform The Nissan Kicks was launched late last year and is the latest model to be made available on Zoomcar's subscription platform - ZAP. The new leasing programme by the self-driving rental company allows......
20:34, 2019-07-18

Volvo Cars Records 5.85 Per Cent Growth In H1 2019 Volvo Cars recorded 30 per cent growth in the UK and 32 per cent in Germany along with strengthening its position in the US, China and other parts of Europe....
20:34, 2019-07-18

YouTube star's death prompts Amazon to push for e-scooter safety warnings in UK Following the death of YouTube star Emily Hartridge in a London accident, Amazon will reportedly begin asking e-scooter sellers to warn consumers about proper safety protocols in the United Kingdom....
20:34, 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico: thousands flood streets in push to oust governor – in pictures Photographer Angel Valentin accompanied our reporter Oliver Laughland to capture the growing protests in Puerto Rico against Governor Ricky Rosselló. The street demonstrations have been sparked by leaked text messages showing the US territory’s top official using misogynistic and homophobic slurs wi...
20:34, 2019-07-18

Excitement as rocket set for launch on moon landing anniversary The early bird catches the rocket, so alarms were set for 3.30am and a convoy of coaches set off from the city of Baikonur in Kazakhstan before sunrise....
20:34, 2019-07-18

Trump says he's looking closely at Amazon contract with Pentagon U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon's contract with the U.S. Defense Department after getting complaints from other tech companies....
20:51, 2019-07-18

Acapulco cliff divers risk their lives to drive tourism – video At Mexico's beach resort of Acapulco, a group of professional cliff divers eagerly put their lives at risk on a daily basis, performing shows for the public and attracting tons of tourists in the process.The Acapulco cliff divers have risked their lives daily for decades. Alejandro Rivera, now 28-ye...
20:51, 2019-07-18

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition technology....
20:51, 2019-07-18

74 trillion tons of fake snow over Antarctic could 'save coastal cities' from climate change, researchers say Spraying trillions of tons of fake snow may sound like something cooked up by a novelist writing about the year 2150, but according to a new study, it could stave off global sea rise and protect coastal cities....
20:51, 2019-07-18

Diet Rich In Fattening Foods Linked With Depression In Mice Models: Study A new study conducted on mice has now revealed that a diet rich fatty foods and junk foods disrupts function of the brain and may trigger depression....
20:51, 2019-07-18

Jerry Seinfeld on 'Comedians in Cars': Top guests, biggest surprises and his favorite ride Jerry Seinfeld hits the road with Eddie Murphy, Seth Rogen, Melissa Villasenor and other talents for Season 11 of 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.'        ...
20:51, 2019-07-18

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $150 on a Dell 34-inch 2K curved monitor This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals here....
20:51, 2019-07-18

'Overwatch' test lets you pick and queue for a specific hero class Players have been asking for it for years and finally, it's arrived: Blizzard is introducing Role Queue to Overwatch. From today, players in the PTR will be able to beta test a feature that allows them to choose the role they want to play -- tank, su......
20:51, 2019-07-18

Berkeley, California eliminates term ‘manhole’ in push to remove gendered language The term “manhole” is being flushed out of a city’s code in an attempt to remove the gendered language. The ultra-liberal California city of Berkeley approved an ordinance Tuesday to rename the metal discs “maintenance holes” during a push for a gender-neutral code, SF ...
21:00, 2019-07-18

The KATRIS Nest Is a Multi-Functional Lounge For Cats That Love to Rub, Scratch, and Sleep Have you ever caught your cat using your rug or carpet to scratch their own back? They very ineloquently wobble around on the floor until their itch has been relieved. If your cat needs a place to scratch, rest, rub, and do whatever else cats do, the KATRIS Nest might exactly what your pet craves....
21:00, 2019-07-18

The Power of Terroir in Sicily’s Volcanic White Wines These unusual whites from Etna are more salty than fruity, yet even when cloaked in winemaking tricks, the power of the grape and terroir shine through....
21:00, 2019-07-18

Google brings an AR art gallery to your pocket – and it's all about color After a fix of color in your drab, monotonous life? It can be hard to get away from the office to wander an art exhibition – but Google's Arts & Culture app is hoping to bring an equivalent experience to your smartphone, all through the medium of AR (augmented reality).Google's app ...
21:00, 2019-07-18

House votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia amid veto threat The vote highlights backlash against a weapons deal for $8.1 billion in bombs, precision-guided missiles and other weapons to the Saudis and its allies.        ...
21:00, 2019-07-18

England star Lucy Bronze misses out on Women's World Cup Goal of the Tournament as Cristiane wins award England defender Lucy Bronze has missed out on the Fifa Women's World Cup Goal of the Tournament award after Brazil star Cristiane was voted the winner....
21:17, 2019-07-18

The Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss and Wife Laura Battle for Full Custody of Son Amid Attack Accusations The Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss and estranged pregnant wife Laura Fleiss have begun battling for custody over their son after exchanging accusations of domestic violence. On Tuesday, a......
21:17, 2019-07-18

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade Bring Their Dance Moves and #WadeWorldTour to Italy If you ever needed that push to quit your job and travel the world, just take a look at Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade's Instagram feeds. Ok, so we're not retired basketball......
21:17, 2019-07-18

Gossip Girl: The Next Generation? How TV Shows Rebooted With New Casts Spotted on HBO Max: A Gossip Girl reboot following a brand-new group of rich private school kids in New York City. This new generation falls under the watchful eye of a mysterious blogger (Who is......
21:17, 2019-07-18

Ava Phillippe's Sweet Message to Mom Reese Witherspoon Will Give You All the Feels There's no bond quite like the one between mother and daughter. A fact Reese Witherspoon and Ava Phillippe prove time and again. For seemingly no specific reason other than "why......
21:17, 2019-07-18

Three men sentenced to death for killing Scandinavian hikers in Morocco Three men have been sentenced to death over the murder of two young Scandinavian women in Morocco, the lawyer for one of the victim's family confirmed Thursday....
21:34, 2019-07-18

Iran’s Foreign Minister Proposes Modest Deal to End Impasse With U.S. The Iranian foreign minister sounded philosophical if nothing came of efforts to restart negotiations to the nuclear accord that President Trump has jettisoned....
21:34, 2019-07-18

Giants’ real camp QB battle is behind Eli Manning and Daniel Jones Leading into the start of training camp (rookies report July 22, veterans July 24) The Post will provide Giants fans with a position-by-position look at the roster. The Giants made good on their succession plan by taking Daniel Jones with the No. 6 pick in the NFL Draft. So now we know who gets the....
22:17, 2019-07-18

Rangers sign forward Phillip Di Giuseppe As the Rangers decide how to handle their cap crunch, they’ve added another contract to the books. The team announced Thursday the signing of free agent forward Phillip Di Giuseppe. The 25-year-old winger split time last year with the Hurricanes and Predators, recording one goal and three assi...
22:17, 2019-07-18

Tiger Woods looks in pain after first shot at British Open Tiger Woods wasn’t kidding when he said his game wasn’t as sharp as he wanted. On his first shot of the British Open, Woods pulled his tee ball left into the thick rough and appeared to be in some pain, too. Woods, who won The Masters in April, would go on to the par hole.......
22:17, 2019-07-18

David Duval makes nightmare 14 at British Open — and it could’ve been worse However rough your morning is, just know that David Duval’s is worse. The 2001 British Open champ started out strong at Portrush, with two birdies on the first two holes. Then he put up a quadruple bogey. Then he put up a disaster of epic proportions, carding a 14(!) on the seventh hole. ̶...
22:17, 2019-07-18

Husband’s chore chart rewards beer and sex for housework Getting your kids to do chores around the house is hard enough, but one woman has resorted to bribing her husband with beer and sex just to inspire him to pitch-in. In a post found on Reddit’s Feminism forum, a user shared an image of a hand-drawn diagram, commenting “sticker reward chor...
22:17, 2019-07-18

Rand Paul Rediscovers Fiscal Conservatism to Block 9/11 Victims' Compensation Fund Rand Paul blocks the 9/11 victims' compensation fund on the Senate floor on Wednesday afternoon, even though he voted for a far more expensive tax reform bill....
22:34, 2019-07-18

Alleged migrant smugglers arrested on Greek islands Greek police have arrested 15 people suspected of facilitating migrant smuggling on two Greek islands. There are reports they charged up to €6,000 to make false travel documents....
22:34, 2019-07-18

WeWork Co-founder Has Cashed Out at Least $700 Million From the Company Adam Neumann, co-founder and largest shareholder of WeWork Cos., has cashed out more than $700 million from the company ahead of its initial public offering through a mix of stock sales and debt, people familiar with the matter say....
22:34, 2019-07-18

Behind the scenes of the Apollo mission at MIT Fifty years ago this week, humanity made its first expedition to another world, when Apollo 11 touched down on the moon and two astronauts walked on its surface. That moment changed the world in ways that still reverberate today. MIT’s deep and varied connections to that epochal event — many of w...
22:34, 2019-07-18

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil production down by 19% on storm shutdowns U.S. Gulf of Mexico offshore crude oil production and natural gas output both remained cut by 19% on Thursday because of shutdowns forced by Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. government said....
22:34, 2019-07-18

Boeing takes $4.9 billion charge related to 737 MAX Boeing said on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion in the second quarter related to estimated disruptions from the grounding of its 737 MAX after two deadly crashes....
22:51, 2019-07-18

Wall Street edges higher as Fed's Williams boosts rate-cut hopes U.S. stocks moved higher on Thursday after a slow start as comments from New York Fed President John Williams further cemented expectations for interest rate cuts from the U.S. central bank at the end of the month....
22:51, 2019-07-18

Oil falls about 2.5% as U.S. Gulf production returns Oil fell about 2.5% a barrel on Thursday, weighed down by weakness in U.S. equities markets and an expectation that crude output would rise in the Gulf of Mexico following last week's hurricane in the region....
22:51, 2019-07-18

Navy searches for sailor who went overboard in Arabian Sea Navy ships in the Arabian Sea are engaged in search and rescue operation for a sailor who was reported overboard on Wednesday, according to Navy officials....
23:00, 2019-07-18

African Teen Gives Birth During High School Exam, Returns To Finish Nothing -- not even childbirth -- deterred teenager Fatoumata Kourouma Conde from completing the exam for which she had spent the past year preparing....
23:00, 2019-07-18

World ‘off track’ to meet most Sustainable Development Goals on hunger, food security and nutrition Key parts of the Global Goals agenda linked to achieving zero-hunger are “off-track”, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday, in an appeal for much greater public investment in farming....
23:17, 2019-07-18

David Duval posts worst score on one hole in 69 years at British Open David Duval shot the highest score on one hole at British Open in 69 years Thursday -- a 14 -- during the opening round at Royal Portbush in Ireland....
23:17, 2019-07-18

Microsoft posts record Q4 results despite Xbox slowdown We're all used to hearing how well Microsoft has been doing by now, so the company's earnings report for Q4 2019 comes as no surprise. Once again, the tech giant performed well, delivering a "record fiscal year." CEO Satya Nadella attributed this to......
23:51, 2019-07-18

|WhenwillBoeing737Maxflyagain?FAAhasnotimeline US aviation regulators have no timeline for returning Boeing’s grounded 737 Max to service and won’t act until they are sure it is safe, the nation’s top transportation official said on Thursday....
23:51, 2019-07-18

Barcelona 'offer £90m plus two players to PSG for Neymar' "Barcelona have reportedly made their first official approach to bring Neymar back to the Nou Camp in an extraordinary player-plus-cash offer to Paris Saint-Germain."...
23:51, 2019-07-18

'We Are Where We Belong': Rep. Ilhan Omar Refuses to Allow Trump and His Supporters to Silence Her One day after the Trump rally in Greenville, N.C., where he allowed his supporters to shout “send her back” in reference to Rep. Ilhan Omar, the Minnesota congresswoman shares why defending Trump and his hateful rhetoric is wrong, as well as why dissent is patriotic....
23:51, 2019-07-18

Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK'd in other countries Drugs and medical devices that have been authorized in other developed countries would face fast-track approval in the U.S. under a bill introduced Thursday by Ted Cruz....
00:17, 2019-07-19

The absurd overreaction to Rand Paul’s vote on healthcare for 9/11 responders Liberal comedian Jon Stewart is no fan of Rand Paul. After the Kentucky senator's decision to object to a unanimous consent authorization of healthcare funding for 9/11 first responders on Wednesday, Stewart blasted him as “absolutely outrageous” and lamented his decision as “fiscal responsibility v...
00:17, 2019-07-19

U.S. lawmakers call for privacy investigation into FaceApp Poland's digital affairs ministry and cyber authorities in Lithuania are also looking into concerns over inadequate protections of privacy, AFP reports....
00:17, 2019-07-19

The ‘Cats’ Trailer Just Landed. What Were They Thinking? We finally get to see Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden and the newcomer Francesca Hayward all furred up. We have five months to get used to it....
00:34, 2019-07-19

Watch Taylor Swift and More Stars Embrace Their Inner Feline in First Cats Trailer Listen, if you're unfamiliar with the Cats musical, brace yourself...this may be a little weird... The trailer for the upcoming movie adaptation of the hit Broadway show was released......
00:34, 2019-07-19

See Top Gun: Maverick and More Trailers as They Premiere at Comic-Con 2019 Comic-Con never fails to impress! From horror films, to thrilling action flicks, there is truly something for everyone. And this year was no different. Tom Cruise delighted the......
00:34, 2019-07-19

Luann de Lesseps Reveals Her The Real Housewives of New York City Season 11 Regrets It's been a hell of a year for Luann de Lesseps on The Real Housewives of New York City. Luann, who started filming season 11 after a second stint in rehab, found success with her cabaret......
00:34, 2019-07-19

Ft. Lauderdale could be without water service 24 hours A contractor broke a water line last night near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, leaving residents and businesses without water service for up to 24 hours....
00:34, 2019-07-19

Appeals court upholds 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction A federal appeals court on Thursday refused to overturn the conviction of former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli, who's serving seven years in prison for fraud....
00:34, 2019-07-19

Toys'R'Us Isn't Dead, It's Just Becoming an 'Experience' Tru Kids Brand, the organization that bought the rights to the Toys“R”Us name as part of the chain’s massive fire sale last year, announced today that it was bringing the toy stores back to the United States in time for the holiday season. But not as the giant warehouse stores you remember with toys...
00:34, 2019-07-19

Protesters call for justice for Eric Garner on anniversary of his death Protesters rallied in New York Wednesday on the anniversary of the death of Eric Garner, an African-American father who died after officers tried to apprehend him five years ago....
00:51, 2019-07-19

Boeing takes $5.6 billion revenue hit to compensate 737 Max customers The financial toll of the 737 Max grounding is starting to add up for Boeing, which has frozen sales of its flagship jetliner since regulators issued a global grounding of the plane in March....
00:51, 2019-07-19

U.S. says Navy ship 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Gulf The United States said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the vessel, but Iran said it had no information about losing a drone....
00:51, 2019-07-19

Three British ministers set to resign if Johnson becomes PM: The Times Three British cabinet ministers are set to resign the day Boris Johnson, if as expected, becomes Britain's next prime minister, The Times newspaper reported on Thursday....
00:51, 2019-07-19

Italy's warring coalition parties warn of government collapse The leaders of Italy's coalition partners the League and 5-Star Movement warned on Thursday the government could collapse following mutual recriminations over the election of the next European Commission president....
00:51, 2019-07-19

Democrat Ilhan Omar says Donald Trump is a 'fascist' – video Representative Ilhan Omar has responded to Donald Trump's criticism of her as well as the chanting of 'send her back', which was heard at a Trump rally in North Carolina. Speaking at Capitol Hill on Thursday, she said 'we have said this president is racist' before later adding that she believes Trum...
00:51, 2019-07-19

Robin Williams' son says he felt 'helplessness' over father's 'intense personal pain' Robin Williams' son Zak is opening about his famous father's death as the five year anniversary of his passing nears.        ...
00:51, 2019-07-19

Instagram Starts Test To Hide Number of Likes Posts Receive for Users in 7 Countries Some users opening their Instagram apps will notice a difference in the popular social media site. The number of likes, typically displayed under users’ posts will no longer be visible. Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, announced on Wednesday that some users in seven countries will not be...
01:17, 2019-07-19

48 kilometers is the farthest most people will travel to get some ass It turns out that 48 kilometers (30 miles) is the maximum distance most dating app users are willing to travel for a chance to meet the love of their lives. Indeed, two-thirds of people (68 percent) are seeking partners within the borders of their own state, with a third of those unwilling to consid...
01:34, 2019-07-19

June 2019 broke global heat record: US agency A US scientific agency has reported record-breaking temperatures in several regions across the globe, including Europe. Scientists have warned of the destabilizing effect of carbon emissions on Earth's climate....
01:34, 2019-07-19

England to face New Zealand in Netball World Cup semi-finals after beating South Africa to top Group G England fired a message to their Netball World Cup rivals with a dominant 58-47 win over fellow title contenders South Africa in their final group game in Liverpool....
01:34, 2019-07-19

Ford secretly tells dealers: Fix faulty Focus, Fiesta transmissions until July 19 Ford Motor Co. quietly notified dealers to expand warranty coverage of its 2011-17 Fiesta and Focus vehicles after a Detroit Free Press investigation.       ...
01:34, 2019-07-19

President Trump's post-NAFTA economic vision is working. Keep it up: Today's talker President Trump's new trade deal with Canada and Mexico, the USMCA, follows a fundamental principle: If something is bad for America, don't do it.       ...
01:34, 2019-07-19

Rockets star James Harden buys minority stake in MLS' Houston Dynamo, NWSL's Houston Dash Houston Rockets guard James Harden purchased a minority stake in the ownership group that controls the Houston Dynamo and the Houston Dash.       ...
01:51, 2019-07-19

British Open 2019: Round 2 tee times, pairings, TV, streaming The first round of the 2019 British Open wasn't pretty, but there's still much golf to be played. Here's the info you need for TV and streaming       ...
01:51, 2019-07-19

State court suit over 'no-call' can proceed against NFL A Louisiana judge is allowing a lawsuit to proceed against the NFL over the blown playoff "no-call" that led to the Rams beating the Saints and advancing to the 2019 Super Bowl       ...
01:51, 2019-07-19

U.S. Military Returns to Saudi Arabia in Response to Iran The Pentagon is sending hundreds of troops to Saudi Arabia as part of a buildup to counter potential threats from Iran and its allies, U.S. officials said, marking a U.S. return to the kingdom after its 2003 withdrawal....
02:00, 2019-07-19

Apex Legends Will Make Cheaters Play Against Each Other Since launching in February, battle royale Apex Legends has suffered its share of cheaters. Some are even making good money developing cheats for players to use. The game’s developers recently detailed some of the steps it’s taking to squash cheating, including a new system that will match known che...
02:17, 2019-07-19

Citroen concept's radical wheel design to make production Large wheels are among forward-thinking concept's most prominent design features High-riding 19_19 concept is overtly futuristic, but not entirely unrealistic, according to company boss Linda Jackson The huge wheels of Citroen’s radical 19_19 concept car, built to celebrate the marque’s 100th yea...
02:17, 2019-07-19

Dodgers fuming after Phils' Neris curses them out The Dodgers are irate with Philadelphia Phillies reliever Hector Neris, who celebrated his save against them Thursday with a fist pump and then a staredown into the Los Angeles dugout....
02:17, 2019-07-19

Saban, Alabama need to stop making excuses and give Clemson credit Clemson won the national championship because it was the better team, not because some Alabama players were supposedly worried about their futures and the NFL....
02:17, 2019-07-19

Fort Lauderdale tourists evacuated from hotels after water main break cripples beach town Fort Lauderdale, Florida, hotels are evacuating guests after a water main break has threatened an area water outage.       ...
02:51, 2019-07-19

Another app with privacy concerns: TikTok, a popular video app with ties to China The rise of FaceApp has sparked concerns about privacy. Experts say TikTok may pose similar concerns because it is owned by a Chinese tech giant.       ...
03:00, 2019-07-19

Cops lift shelter-in-place order after NJ chemical plant fire New Jersey cops ordered East Rutherford residents to shut down their air conditioners and shelter in place Thursday amid air contamination fears sparked by a fire at a nearby chemical plant. The blaze broke out at the Diamond Chemical Co. off of Route 17, according to the East Rutherford Fire Depart...
03:00, 2019-07-19

Examining Trump’s Claims About Representative Ilhan Omar The president suggested that the Minnesota congresswoman might have married her brother, said she had blamed the United States for terrorist attacks and the crisis in Venezuela, and accused her of calling his supporters “ignorant” and disrespecting American troops. Here’s what she actually said....
03:17, 2019-07-19

Turkey Was Just Booted Out of the F-35 Program The American government has given Turkey the boot, officially removing the country from the F-35 Lightning II program. The two countries are at odds over Ankara’s purchase of an advanced Russian surface-to-air missile system, which Washington claimed could be used to spy on an aircraft that will be ...
03:17, 2019-07-19

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to sanction Turkey Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers pressed President Donald Trump on Thursday to impose sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian missile defense system, saying he should follow a law mandating penalties for doing business with Russia's military....
03:17, 2019-07-19

Coco Gauff, the 15-year-old who made a remarkable run at Wimbledon, to play Citi Open After a remarkable Wimbledon run, 15-year-old tennis sensation Cori "Coco" Gauff is eligible to compete at the Citi Open later this month.       ...
05:17, 2019-07-19

Edman's grand slam lifts Cardinals over Reds 7-4 Tommy Edman snapped a sixth-inning tie with his first career grand slam and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-4 for their fifth win in six games       ...
05:17, 2019-07-19

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Review: A Superhero Smash On Switch Almost a decade after its predecessor, Marvel's Ultimate Alliance 3 swings onto the Switch. Does it stick the landing, or should this one have been caught in the Thanos Snap?...
05:17, 2019-07-19

"Inhumane": Mexico President On Drug Lord El Chapo's Jail Sentence Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday called the jail conditions of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman inhumane, while vowing to bring down violence stemming from drug violence by......
05:51, 2019-07-19

No Sanctions On Turkey "Right Now" Over Russian Weapons Purchase: Trump US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was not considering economic sanctions "right now" on Turkey after its major weapons purchase from Russia....
05:51, 2019-07-19

"One Small Step...": Google Doodle Celebrates 50 Years Of Moon Landing Google Doodle 2019 On Moon Landing: Fifty years ago, NASA's Apollo 11 mission marked mankind's journey to the moon. Google celebrates the 50th anniversary of the mission, which led to the very first......
05:51, 2019-07-19

Yankees acquire Terrance Gore from Royals With two weeks to go before the trade deadline, the New York Yankees have made another acquisition. However, the move seems more geared towards the final month of the regular season. The Yankees have acquired OF Terrance Gore from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for cash considerations. Gore is n...
05:51, 2019-07-19

Who was at Transform 2019? Check the photo gallery Transform 2019 was VentureBeat's largest and most expansive event to date. Check out the photo gallery to catch the action and special moments.Read More...
05:51, 2019-07-19

NYC’s coolest museums are open late for cocktails, music and more Why not enjoy your next night out with a side of art? Museums are getting down after hours this summer with live music, dance, movies and themed cocktails. Here’s where the fun is. Coop-tails Every Thursday this summer at 5 p.m., the Cooper Hewitt closes its doors — then opens its terrace and garden...
06:00, 2019-07-19

Oil jumps, Brent up more than 2% after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone Oil prices climbed around 2% on Friday after the U.S. Navy destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude flows, again raising tensions in the Middle East....
06:00, 2019-07-19

WRAPUP 1-Japan summons S.Korea envoy in escalating row over wartime forced labour Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime forced labour that threatens global supply of microchips and smartphone displays....
06:00, 2019-07-19

Colombia court upholds conditions for restarting aerial coca fumigation Colombia's constitutional court on Thursday upheld its own restrictions on the aerial spraying of the herbicide glyphosate to eliminate coca, the base ingredient in cocaine, but said its use could be reinstated if the government meets certain conditions....
06:00, 2019-07-19

Josef Martínez Dribbled Two Houston Dynamo Players Into An Early Grave Josef Martínez is Atlanta United’s do-everything striker, was the best player in MLS last year, and has been the hottest player in the league over the last two months. The 26-year-old Venezuelan has scored 11 goals in his last seven games, including two against the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday night ...
06:00, 2019-07-19

Battle for union members goes to the states The Supreme Court’s 2018 Janus v. AFSCME ruling, expected to be a major blow to public sector unions, has set off a battle at the state level between government unions and conservative groups over for workers' hearts and minds....
06:17, 2019-07-19

A city without water: Fort Lauderdale works to restore water service for 220,000 people Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.        ...
06:17, 2019-07-19

Dominican authorities announce new safety measures to ease tourists' fears The Dominican Republic's Ministry of Tourism is rolling out new safety measures in an effort to calm the fears of Americans traveling to the Caribbean island, according to the ministry's chief of staff Pablo Espinal....
06:34, 2019-07-19

Panic Over Russian Company's FaceApp Is Sign Of New Distrust Of Internet Shortly after the playful photo-transforming FaceApp went viral Wednesday as the most-downloaded smartphone app in America, a nationwide panic began to set in: Who was this shadowy Russian tech firm......
06:51, 2019-07-19

‘I have a lot of hope now’: Wife of jailed Saudi blogger hails Pence’s call for husband’s release The wife of jailed Saudi dissident Raif Badawi said U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence gave her hope Thursday when he called on Saudi Arabia to free her husband....
07:00, 2019-07-19

Republicans mostly silent after Trump rally racist chants aimed at Ilhan Omar With few exceptions, elected Republican officials replied with silence, or feigned ignorance, after ‘send her back’ chants“The president’s latest racist rant, offensive even in the context of his intentionally offensive tenure, has set a new low bar … I’m stunned and disappointed by the nonchalance ...
07:17, 2019-07-19

Democratic debates: Biden and Harris will face off again in second round As in first debates in Miami, the field will be crowded with 20 candidates spread over two nightsJoe Biden faces a rematch against his tormentor Kamala Harris while Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren will go head to head in a battle of the left in the second Democratic primary debates at the end of...
07:17, 2019-07-19

YouTube’s newest feature could save you a bundle in mobile data charges YouTube’s newest feature lets users seamlessly swap between a song and its music video with no interruption. If an official music video exists, the mobile app’s screen will now display two options: “song” and “video”. The audio-only version will feature just the song and its cover art, while the vid...
07:17, 2019-07-19

Spider With Human-Like Face On Its Back Horrifies The Internet. Watch A spider going viral online has left a lot of people shuddering. The reason - its unique markings. The spider, which was spotted in China, appears to have a human-like face on its back....
07:17, 2019-07-19