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Minister of Small Business Development Khumbudzo Ntshavheni has said SMMEs must have access to strategic resources and finance, so her department will blend SEFA’s finance model to mix grants and loans....

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Gossip Girl Is Coming Back, But Will You Watch Without the Original Cast? You know you loved her, but will you still love Gossip Girl with a new cast? HBO Max certainly hopes so. The new streaming service from WarnerMedia set to launch in 2020 will be the home to a......
06:34, 2019-07-18

Anthony Albanese warns PM: don't play politics with drought funding Opposition leader says Labor will support ‘any level’ of funding the Coalition names as long as it doesn’t take funds from other portfoliosLabor leader Anthony Albanese has urged the Morrison government to avoid “playing politics” with drought funding, saying Labor would support “any level” of fundi...
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

Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self in murder-suicide: cops A Democratic candidate who was seeking election to the Mississippi House of Representatives, and who had just been served divorce papers, walked into the medical clinic where his estranged wife worked as a receptionist Tuesday and shot her to death before turning the gun on himself, officials said. ...
07:17, 2019-07-18

Howard Stern tells Kim Goldman: O.J. Simpson should be thrown off Twitter While speaking to Kim Goldman during Wednesday's episode of his SiriusXM radio show, Howard Stern called O.J. Simpson's account "maddening."        ...
08:00, 2019-07-18

Michael Sheen, 50, is expecting a 'little angel' with girlfriend Anna Lundberg, 25 Michael Sheen is going to be a dad again at 50. The "Masters of Sex" star announced on Twitter he's expecting a baby with 25-year-old model Anna Lundberg.        ...
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

Harry and Meghan, Ariana Grande on Time's list of most influential people on the internet Harry and Meghan, Ariana Grande and Jada Pinkett Smith are among the 25 most influential people on the internet, according to Time magazine.        ...
08:00, 2019-07-18

After infamous R. Kelly sit-down, Gayle King isn't surprised by his arrest Gayle King, who sat down with R. Kelly for a very memorable interview in March, said his new charges do not come as a shock.        ...
08:00, 2019-07-18

Jennifer Lopez gives steamy lap dance to USWNT star Carli Lloyd to celebrate World Cup win Carli Lloyd of the U.S. women's national soccer team celebrated her recent World Cup victory with a lap dance from J. Lo.        ...
08:00, 2019-07-18

Avenatti alleges R. Kelly paid $2 million to prevent testimony in 2008 child porn trial Michael Avenatti, facing criminal charges, says R. Kelly paid $2 million for his acquittal at 2008 child-porn trial. Claim is denied by alleged recipient.        ...
08:00, 2019-07-18

MLB roundup: Padres' Paddack shuts down Marlins Padres rookie right-hander Chris Paddack had a no-hitter through seven innings before giving up a home run in San Diego's 3-2 win over the host Miami Marlins on Wednesday....
08:00, 2019-07-18

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

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

Man strangles a Canada goose he claims ‘attacked him’ at a gas station An upstate man reportedly strangled a Canada goose that he said attacked him at a gas station. Daniel Hodgins, 66, choked the waterfowl at Quik Fill Gas Station outside of Syracuse on July 4, according to newsite NYup.com Hodgins allegedly used crackers to lure several geese to the station, where th...
08:17, 2019-07-18

'Everything Below the Waist' tackles history, shortcomings of women's health care Author Jennifer Block lays out her argument for why health care needs a feminist revolution in "Everything Below the Waist."        ...
08:17, 2019-07-18

5 books not to miss: Colson Whitehead’s ‘The Nickel Boys,’ Daniel Silva’s ‘The New Girl’ Colson Whitehead delivers a new literary achievement in "The Nickel Boys," while Daniel Silva pens a page-turning thriller, "The New Girl."        ...
08:17, 2019-07-18

Donald Trump racial-slur allegations resurface in new book 'The Method to the Madness' In their new book "The Method to the Mandess," authors Allen Salkin and Aaron Short resurrect allegations of Donald Trump using a racial slur.        ...
08:17, 2019-07-18

5 books not to miss: 'The Golden Hour,' 'The Chain,' 'Supper Club' Beatriz Williams enraptures with historical epic "The Golden Hour," while Adrian McKinty crafts the perfect summer page-turner in "The Chain."        ...
08:17, 2019-07-18

DNA from cigarette butts links man to 12-year-old's kidnapping, sexual assault: prosecutors A Connecticut man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the May kidnapping and sexual assault of a Massachusetts 12-year-old after investigators used DNA from discarded cigarette butts to tie him to the case, prosecutors said. ...
08:34, 2019-07-18

N4T Investigators: Former UA coach seen taking bribe, heard talking payoffs TUCSON – Former UA assistant basketball coach Emanuel “Book” Richardson doesn’t know that the man giving him an envelope containing $15,000 in cash is an FBI agent. The video is one of several undercover FBI videotapes and secretly-recorded phone calls obtained by the News 4 Tucson...
08:34, 2019-07-18

Taylor Swift and co-stars talk about their upcoming 'Cats' movie We'll have to wait until Friday to see the first official trailer for the "Cats" movie, but a new teaser might satisfy fans who are already eager to pounce....
08:34, 2019-07-18

Portrush attendance 2nd highest in British Open history British Open notes: Record attendance for practice at Portrush; Women's British Open could see name change under R&A control        ...
08:51, 2019-07-18

Sensex Falls Over 100 Points, Nifty Slides Below 11,650 Sensex today, LIVE market updates: Weakness across sectors - led by information technology, pharma, metal and auto sectors - dragged the markets lower....
09:17, 2019-07-18

Britain's ASOS blames overseas warehouse issues for latest profit alert British online fashion retailer ASOS warned on profit for the third time in eight months on Thursday, saying it had struggled to overhaul warehouses in the United States and Europe to meet demand....
09:34, 2019-07-18

Stocks wobble on trade, earnings anxiety; U.S. Treasury yields fall Asian share markets faltered on Thursday as Wall Street stocks dropped on early signs that the U.S.-China trade war could hurt corporate earnings, which helped underpin solid demand for safe-haven U.S. Treasuries....
09:34, 2019-07-18

Anglo American's second-quarter output rises 2%, Minas Rio ramps up Anglo American on Thursday said the ramp-up of iron ore at Minas Rio in Brazil and higher volumes of coking coal had offset reduced diamond production, raising second-quarter output by 2% and keeping the company on track to meet its 2019 targets....
09:34, 2019-07-18

Britain's easyJet hires Ryanair's operations chief Britain's easyJet on Thursday reported third quarter trading in line with expectations, boosted by more customers taking services like allocated seating, enabling it to reiterate its full-year profit forecasts....
09:34, 2019-07-18

Is FaceApp an evil plot by 'the Russians' to steal your data? Not quite | Arwa Mahdawi Following the panic over this viral app, the moral of the story is: don’t worry too much about ‘the Russians’. You should worry about everythingOver the last few days the #faceappchallenge has taken over social media. This “challenge” involves downloading a selfie-editing tool called FaceApp and usi...
09:34, 2019-07-18

The lesson from the ruins of Notre Dame: don’t rely on billionaires | Aditya Chakrabortty The French super-rich promised to dig deep, but such philanthropy comes at a steep priceYou remember the story, of course you do. One of the most ancient and holy buildings on Earth, Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, goes up in flames. As pictures of the inferno are beamed around the world, adjectives ...
09:34, 2019-07-18

The Open 2019: first round – live! Updates from the first round at Royal PortrushThe official live Open leaderboardMcIlroy focused on bigger picture at homecomingRahm has punch and panache to end Spain’s waitAnd feel free to email scott.murray@theguardian.com 8.20am BST Clarke nearly escapes 7 with an outrageous par. He putts from of...
09:34, 2019-07-18

100% Confident Trust Vote Will Be Defeated In Karnataka: BS Yeddyurappa As the Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition government in Karnataka faces a trust vote after the resignation of 16 legislators and two independents pulling their support earlier this month, Bharatiya......
09:51, 2019-07-18

Top Court Rejects Urgent Hearing On Plea Against States Over Lynchings The Supreme Court today declined an urgent hearing on a plea seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against some states for their alleged failure in curbing incidents of lynching....
09:51, 2019-07-18

Man stabbed with glass bottle after coming to dad’s defense A man rescued his dad from a Fourth of July assault in the Bronx and was stabbed by one of the assailants shortly after the attack on his father, police said Wednesday. The fracas started when the victims spotted a group of people setting off fireworks near their car near River Avenue and McClellan ...
09:51, 2019-07-18

U.S. overdose deaths post annual drop for first time in two decades U.S. overdose deaths dropped last year for the first time in nearly two decades, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday, in a sign that a nationwide epidemic of drug-related deaths is abating....
10:00, 2019-07-18

'Habit' of workouts at consistent time of day tied to meeting activity goals (Reuters Health) - People who always work out at the same time of day get more exercise overall and are more likely to get the recommended minimum amounts of weekly activity, a small U.S. study suggests....
10:00, 2019-07-18

Maintaining or starting exercise in middle age tied to longer life (Reuters Health) - Even if they were inactive during their younger years, middle aged and older adults who get at least the minimum recommended amount of exercise each week may live longer than their sedentary counterparts, suggests a large UK study....
10:00, 2019-07-18

| Japan look to give ailing Ikee a lift at world champsswim Japan's swimmers have promised to lift their game at the world championships to lift the spirits of ailing team-mate Rikako Ikee in her battle with leukaemia....
10:01, 2019-07-18

| Ighalo boosts Golden Boot hopes as Nigeria finish third Odion Ighalo boosted his chances of winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations after he netted Nigeria's winner to ensure his side third place....
10:01, 2019-07-18

Nicki Minaj pulls out; Janet Jackson, Chris Brown, 50 Cent in for Saudi festival Janet Jackson, Chris Brown, 50 Cent, Future and Tyga have been added to the Jeddah World Fest lineup after Nicki Minaj pulled out of it.        ...
10:01, 2019-07-18

'I just can't leave it like that': Jennifer Lopez makes up NYC show ended by blackout Jennifer Lopez got back out on the Madison Square Garden floor giving a full show to attendees of Saturday's concert cut short due to a power outage.        ...
10:01, 2019-07-18

Fresh Island Festival in Croatia evacuated over massive fire; Tyga's performance canceled Tyga's performance at Fresh Island Festival in Croatia's was abruptly canceled Monday after a massive fire forced concertgoers to evacuate Zrće beach.        ...
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

Brian May applauds Adam Lambert, says Freddie Mercury 'would approve, big time' Queen co-founder Brian May said Adam Lambert is "the reason we are still alive as a functioning rock band."        ...
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 3-Former JPMorgan senior banker pleads not guilty to HK bribery charges A former JPMorgan Asia investment banking vice-chair, Catherine Leung, pleaded not guilty to charges of bribery in a Hong Kong court on Thursday. Leung was charged in May by Hong Ko...
10:01, 2019-07-18

PRESS DIGEST - Bulgaria - July 18 These are some of the main stories in Bulgarian newspapers on Thursday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
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

ECB's Villeroy: regulators will not sacrifice security in drive for innovation The world's financial regulators will not sacrifice customers' security for the sake of innovation, Bank of France head and European Central Bank policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Thursday....
10:01, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Volvo hikes FY growth outlook; picks Samsung for batteries AB Volvo on Thursday hiked its growth outlook for North America and Europe, as upbeat deliveries for trucks and construction equipment as well as continued easing of supply-chain bottlenecks helped the Swedish truckmaker top estimates....
10:01, 2019-07-18

From PAN Card Form To Application Fee: Know All About How To Obtain A PAN PAN card apply online: A PAN holder need not file an income tax return (ITR) unless he or she is liable to file one under Section 139 of the Income Tax Act....
10:17, 2019-07-18

ASOS shares fall more than 20% after profit warning British online fashion retailer ASOS warned on profit for the third time in eight months on Thursday, saying it had struggled to overhaul warehouses in the United States and Europe to meet demand....
10:17, 2019-07-18

Juventus sign De Ligt on five-year deal "Serie A champions Juventus have confirmed that Dutch defender Matthijs de Ligt has joined on a five-year deal following a move from Ajax worth £67.5 million."...
10:17, 2019-07-18

Golf: Local favorite Clarke makes bright start at damp Portrush Local favorite Darren Clarke made a bright start to the British Open Championship at Royal Portrush on Thursday as crowds flocked to the first major in Northern Ireland since 1951....
10:34, 2019-07-18

Olympics: Mixed weather and waves at Tokyo 2020 surfing test event Surfing's unpredictability is part of its charm and Tokyo 2020 organizers got a taste this week of what might face them next year when the sport makes its Olympics debut....
10:34, 2019-07-18

Japan animation studio hit by deadly fire Japanese authorities say more than 20 people are feared dead in a suspected arson attack on an anime studio in Kyoto. A man reportedly set off the blaze after pouring a suspicious liquid around the premises....
10:34, 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico: Protesters demand governor's resignation The leak of sexist and homophobic texts sent by Governor Ricardo Rossello sparked outrage on the island. His government has also been accused of corruption and mishandling of the aftermath of hurricane Maria....
10:34, 2019-07-18

Latin America confronts anti-Semitism, 25 years after deadly terrorist attack Twenty-five years ago, the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association fell victim to a gruesome terror attack in Buenos Aires. Today, Jewish communities are concerned about growing anti-Semitism on the internet....
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

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

Ebola: WHO declares international emergency over Congo outbreak The UN's public health agency has warned that the possibility of the outbreak spreading across the region "remains very high." Health organizations have struggled to contain the outbreak in the conflict-stricken country....
10:34, 2019-07-18

Fuck it, we'd actually love to hear a Dolly Parton remix of "Old Town Road" Reality—a shaky old warhorse who’s taken some pretty rough knocks over the last few years—suffered another sharp, vicious jab to the solar plexus today, as Dolly Parton, one of the greatest country music artists of all time, began publicly communicating with musician Lil Nas X via pictures of horses...
10:51, 2019-07-18

Japan-South Korea gloom spurs worries of 'never seen before' chip price spike Memory chip spot prices have risen for the first time this year, indicating grim warnings of "never seen before" spikes and a supply disruption could come to pass as a dispute between South Korea and Japan drags on....
10:51, 2019-07-18

Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 Updated With New Features, More Powerful Engine The GLC43 coupe and SUV get a AMG-specific radiator grille and new distinctive headlamps. The AMG-specific grille with its vertical chrome fins add to the look while the styled LED high-performance......
11:17, 2019-07-18

2020 Won’t Repeat the Mistakes of 2016, Whatever They Were Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania are an electoral Bermuda triangle for Democrats, with a pull so strong that they’re mentioned at events around the country....
11:34, 2019-07-18

Japan reportedly pushes 'international network for cryptocurrency payments' As governments around the world try to figure out how to deal with everything from Bitcoin to Facebook's Libra, Japan has usually been a step or two ahead in dealing with cryptocurrency. Bitcoin has been a legal form of payment there since 2017 and i......
11:34, 2019-07-18

Brexit news: UK 'will face consequences' for leaving with no-deal, declares Michel Barnier ahead of crunch Commons vote MPs set for a showdown today over moves to prevent a no-deal Brexit Office for Budget Responsibility also expected to announce that a no-deal would force Britain into a recession...
12:00, 2019-07-18

Greenwood the real deal? Rashford praises United’s ‘frightening’ 17-year-old "Is Mason Greenwood set for a breakthrough season at Manchester United? Marcus Rashford labelled the 17-year-old as “frightening” after he scored against Leeds United in a friendly."...
12:17, 2019-07-18

Trevor Bayliss, England's World Cup winning coach, to join IPL franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad Trevor Bayliss has confirmed his first coaching commitment after his four-year stint with England ends in September, when IPL team Sunrisers Hyderabad announced he would be their new coach....
12:17, 2019-07-18

Odion Ighalo Boosts Golden Boot Hopes As Nigeria Finish Third Nigeria maintained their perfect record in third place playoffs at the Cup of Nations having won six other matches between the beaten semi-finalists....
12:17, 2019-07-18

Billionaire’s apartment asking $75M is overpriced, brokers say Brokers are raising eyebrows over Related Companies honcho Stephen Ross’s bold $75 million ask for his roughly 8,500-square-foot Time Warner Center penthouse. The latest sellers at the building sold at a loss of more than $5 million. They bought their 68th-floor, 4,050-square-foot unit for $19.45 mi...
12:34, 2019-07-18

Back-to-school sales tax holidays: These 16 states are giving families a tax break Sixteen states have sales tax holidays with Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee having tax-free days in July. Thirteen other states have their holidays in August.       ...
12:34, 2019-07-18

Get a free Starbucks Frappuccino or espresso drink during Happy Hour Thursday Starbucks Happy Hour is back with a buy-one-get-one free deal on Frappuccino and espresso drinks. Plus learn about other July deals and freebies.       ...
12:34, 2019-07-18

Ebola Epidemic in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency The World Health Organization said an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has infected more than 2,500 people and killed nearly 1,700 of them, as it sought to raise international attention and aid to address the crisis....
12:51, 2019-07-18

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

See bearded Chris Evans save the world again in exclusive 'Red Sea Diving Resort' trailer In his first post-Marvel role, Chris Evans plays action hero again – and with his Internet-approved beard – in Netflix's 'The Red Sea Diving Resort.'        ...
12:51, 2019-07-18

Royalty meets royalty: Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan, Beyonce and Jay-Z meet at 'The Lion King' British and American royalty collided on "The Lion King" European premiere red carpet, where Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan met Beyoncé and Jay-Z.        ...
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

| Japan look to give ailing Ikee a lift at world champs Japan's swimmers have promised to lift their game at the FINA World Championships to lift the spirits of ailing team-mate Rikako Ikee in her battle with leukaemia....
13:00, 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

5 snubs from the 71st Emmy Award nominations The 71st Emmy Award nominations included big names in TV like "Game of Thrones" and "Stranger Things," but it did not include these five names.        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

'The Bachelorette' recap: Hannah and Luke have a heated confrontation about sex Bachelor Nation, the week has finally come: It's fantasy suites, and Hannah and Luke are set for a dramatic confrontation about sex.        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

5 TV shows to binge-watch to beat the heat this weekend From ice-cold TV series like "The Terror" to red hot "Hawaii Five-0" and "Love Island," stay in the air conditioning and watch TV this weekend.        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Rip Torn, Emmy-winning actor dies at age 88 Rip Torn, an Emmy-winning actor who had a decades-long acting in theater, film and television, died July 9, 2019 in Lakeville, Conn. He was 88.        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

British Open 2019: TV schedule, how to watch, live stream, odds The field for the 2019 British Open is stacked with stars including 15 former champions, and to top it all off, the world’s No. 1-ranked golfer, Brooks Koepka. Stars competing in the Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland include Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, ...
13:17, 2019-07-18

Pete Alonso shuts up Mets fans’ biggest fear MINNEAPOLIS — Jinx? Did someone say jinx? Well … there weren’t a lot of people using that word inside the Mets’ clubhouse the past few days. But it has certainly been a subject of conversation in those places where Mets fans gather to ruminate and restlessly wait for the sky to fall and the other......
13:17, 2019-07-18

Stroman? Bauer? The best Yankees pitching targets right now On Wednesday afternoon, Braves left-hander Dallas Keuchel gave up five runs (four earned) to the Brewers over 5 ²/₃ innings, walking two and striking out five. His ERA shot up from 3.09 to 3.58 in six starts, totaling 37 ²/₃ innings. Those overall numbers would have worked for the Yankees, right? Al...
13:17, 2019-07-18

Yankees-Rays postponed due to rainy forecast The Yankees had another game postponed by the threat of severe weather on Wednesday. They’ll make up the game as part of a straight doubleheader against Tampa Bay on Thursday, with the first game starting at 3 p.m. and the second game scheduled for 30 minutes after the end of the first game. Domingo...
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

Documents on Trump ex-lawyer's porn star hush payment to be released Documents regarding hush-money payments by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to a porn star and a Playboy model who said they had sexual encounters with the president are set to be made public on Thursday, offering a window into a probe that began last year and landed Cohen in pris...
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

EU interior ministers seek compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Nothern and southern Europe have been at loggerheads over how to handle migrants crossing from northern Africa. Despite criticism, Italy has refused to open its ports to rescue vessels....
13:34, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Honeywell beats quarterly profit estimates, raises 2019 forecast Honeywell International Inc on Thursday reported a better-than-expected quarterly earnings and raised its full-year sales and profit forecasts, riding on higher demand for aircraft parts and spares, sending its shares up 1%....
13:34, 2019-07-18

24 Feared Dead In Suspected Arson Attack At Japan Animation Company A suspected arson attack on an animation production company in Japan killed 24 people and injured dozens more on Thursday, with flames gutting the building in the city of Kyoto....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years ago, NASA is gearing up for a long term presence on Earth's satellite that the agency says will eventually enable humans to reach Mars....
13:34, 2019-07-18

5 Best Jackfruit Recipes | Easy Kathal Recipes To Try At Home! Jackfruit or kathal is an amazing food to load up on nutrients and a viable alternative to animal meat. Here are five ways or five best jackfruit recipes to try at home along with key ingredients and......
13:51, 2019-07-18

WHO declares international emergency over DRC Ebola outbreak The World Health Organization is calling for international support to help stop the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from spreading...
14:00, 2019-07-18

Digital transformation: How one bank is using AI, big data and chatbots to create new services Two key executives at banking giant NatWest explain how the firm tests and launches innovative services that meet fast-changing customer expectations....
14:00, 2019-07-18

ACC media days wrap with always-uncertain Coastal Division The Atlantic Coast Conference concludes its preseason media days Thursday with a focus on the always unpredictable Coastal Division       ...
14:00, 2019-07-18

Dodgers throw 2-hitter, beat Phillies after long rain delay Six Dodgers pitchers combined on a two-hitter spanning a 2 hour, 37 minute rain delay, and Los Angeles beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2       ...
14:00, 2019-07-18

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures edge up as oil prices rise Futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Thursday, as oil prices gained after Iran said it had seized a foreign tanker smuggling fuel in the Gulf....
14:00, 2019-07-18

In global LNG glut, Spain curbs deliveries as tanks test limits of capacity Traders in liquefied natural gas (LNG) trying to find the best destination for it in an oversupplied market are having problems delivering into Spain, where storage tanks are already full in anticipation of higher prices later in the year....
14:00, 2019-07-18

|MarketsLIVE:Poundjoltedoutofsummerslumberasno-dealBrexitdingrows UK Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay said no-deal risks are “underpriced,” while the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier said the UK would “have to face the consequences” under such a scenario....
14:34, 2019-07-18

New border plan: Migrants get 15 days to prove asylum claim — or leave Frustrated with the nonstop surge of illegal immigrants pouring over the U.S.-Mexico border, a new and bipartisan solution has emerged to give migrant families 15 days to prove they deserve asylum or be sent home....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Berkshire Hathaway insurer settles NY probe for $3 million A troubled insurance company owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to pay $3 million to settle allegations by New York’s top financial regulator that it jacked up prices on unwitting customers, The Post has learned. Linda A. Lacewell, the superintendent of the New York Department o...
15:00, 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

2020 Cadillac CT5 Luxury priced far below CTS sedan predecessor Cadillac's new sedan coming to market this fall will be priced far below the sedan it replaces, and will offer added content and better performance.       ...
15:00, 2019-07-18

Fast food items with the most calories 24/7 Tempo reviewed the nutritional content of every food item on the menus of about 20 fast food restaurant chains in the United States.       ...
15:00, 2019-07-18

Southwest joins U.S. rivals in removing Boeing 737 MAX till early November Southwest Airlines Co said on Thursday it was removing Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets from its flight schedule till early November, joining recent moves by rival U.S. carriers as the jet remains grounded worldwide....
15:00, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Union Pacific quarterly profit beats estimates on price gains Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator raised prices that helped offset volume declines due to a severe flood in the Midwest and the ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Suzuki Gixxer SF MotoGP Edition Launched; Priced At Rs. 1.10 Lakh Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd has launched the MotoGP edition of the 2019 Gixxer SF. First launched in 2015, the new Gixxer SF gets livery inspired from Suzuki Ecstar MotoGP racing team. It is......
15:17, 2019-07-18

Teofimo Lopez is ready to put on a show during and after fight vs. Masayoshi Nakatani The Brooklyn-born lightweight, whose next fight is Friday at MGM National Harbor, hasn't lacked for power or flair in his ascension to world title contender....
15:17, 2019-07-18

The Little Mermaid Could Be Close to Finding Its King Triton Kevin Smith teases not one, not two, but a trio of Batmen actors in the Jay & Silent Bob reboot. Quentin Tarantino promises his Star Trek film is basically Pulp Fiction with phasers. Snoopy is heading to space for Apple TV+. Plus, Arrow and Supergirl promote some regulars, behind the scenes on t...
15:17, 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

Red wine compound could help protect astronauts on trip to Mars Resveratrol, a phenol found in red wine, could be used to protect the muscles of astronauts during extended stays in space, like on a mission to Mars....
15:17, 2019-07-18

Oldest Denisovan art discovered on 100,000-year-old bone fragments Etchings on pieces of ancient bone found in China could be the clearest evidence yet found that the mysterious Denisovans were capable of advanced cognition...
15:34, 2019-07-18

Exclusive: New leak reveals key Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL specs Google’s Pixel smartphone series has become something of an anomaly in the smartphone market. When it comes to hype, Google’s Pixel phones are always among the most talked-about Android phones when they begin to leak ahead of launch. Pre-launch buzz is par for the course for any unreleas...
15:34, 2019-07-18

'A marvelous night for a moondance': Legendary lunar-inspired pop songs "Walking on the Moon," "Bad Moon Rising," "Moonlight Shadow" ... Countless lunar-themed pop songs invoke a timeless musical motif. But for all the odes to love under moonlight, there's also a dark side....
15:34, 2019-07-18

Will our migrant detention cages be studied in tomorrow’s museums? A Hirshhorn exhibit, “The Evidence Room,” spotlights the architecture of Auschwitz, exposing the many banal contributions of ordinary people “just following orders” to a colossal moral failure....
15:34, 2019-07-18

Theresa May packs her bags, her legacy dominated by failure History may not be kind to the departing British prime minister. She had one job to do: deliver Brexit. Yet, as Brits say, she bottled it, repeatedly, and in spectacular fashion....
15:34, 2019-07-18

Cyprus detains 12 Israelis for 8 days over alleged rape A Cyprus court has ordered 12 Israelis vacationing on the east Mediterranean island nation to remain in police custody for eight days after a 19-year-old British woman alleged that she was raped...
15:34, 2019-07-18

Chamber faces conservative backlash for pushing minimum wage compromise Conservative groups are arguing that the Chamber of Commerce made a strategic mistake by suggesting a compromise with congressional Democrats on raising the minimum wage....
15:51, 2019-07-18

Norwich spurn spending spree as promoted sides stay cautious | Ben Fisher Daniel Farke and Chris Wilder are keen to learn from others’ mistakes and resisting the urge to splash out excessivelyIt is hardly a science but for a rough indication of how promoted clubs can best make a fist of staying up, perhaps it is best to examine some of the more disastrous recent attempts....
15:51, 2019-07-18

McConnell: Trump 'on to something' with attacks on four congresswomen Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that Donald Trump is "on to something" with his inflammatory attacks against four congresswomen, attempting to frame the president's racist rhetoric as rooted in ideological differences between the Republican and Democratic parties."I think the pr...
15:51, 2019-07-18

Rupee Falls For Third Straight Day, Ends At 68.97 Against Dollar At the interbank foreign exchange (forex) market, the domestic currency opened at 68.76 per dollar, but lost ground during the day and finally settled at 68.97, down 15 paise over its previous close....
15:51, 2019-07-18

India's Consumer Goods Growth Slows As Rural Demand Cools: Nielsen Volume growth in India's fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector slowed to 6.2 per cent in the three months to June from 9.9 per cent in the previous quarter....
15:51, 2019-07-18

TikTok is testing a WhatsApp shortcut to let you share videos with your best friends It appears social media sensation TikTok is taking a leaf out of the books of Instagram, Snapchat, and YouTube. The platform is currently testing a Discover tab to make it easier for users to, well, discover new engaging content. The Discover tap sits left of the upload button, where the Search func...
16:17, 2019-07-18

Report: Bitcoin outperformed all other coins in Q2 2019 Bitcoin’s market prowess grew by 10.4 percent during Q2 2019.  According to CoinGecko’s Quarterly Report for Q2 2019, the world’s most famous cryptocurrency increased its dominance from 54.6 percent to 65 percent during the specified time period. EOS and XRP were the biggest losers, losing nearly ha...
16:17, 2019-07-18

Tons of iPhone users are joining the dark side by switching to Samsung It seems Apple fans are finally shaking off the iPhone mania: compared to last year, fewer people are trading in their old iPhones for the latest models. iPhone retention this year is down 15.2 percent in contrast to March 2018, according to data CNET obtained from phone-swap service BankMyCell. The...
16:17, 2019-07-18

Wardrobe.NYC’s Cult Capsules Are Now Available To Buy As Individual Pieces Matchesfashion.com buying director Natalie Kingham has persuaded Christine Centenera and Josh Goot to sell their luxury everyday staples as individual pieces...
16:17, 2019-07-18

Airbus closes in on Air France jetliner deal - sources Airbus is close to a deal worth billions of dollars to sell dozens of A320neo-family and smaller A220 aircraft to Air France as the French network carries out a keenly awaited renewal of its medium-haul fleet, industry sources said....
16:17, 2019-07-18

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

UK lawmakers back bid to hamper a no-deal Brexit British lawmakers on Thursday backed proposals to make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament....
16:34, 2019-07-18

Google suspends Viagogo from advertising over trust concerns Google took action on Thursday after concluding that the Swiss firm was in breach of its advertising policy, basing its decision on advice from advertising regulators....
16:34, 2019-07-18

Danske Bank profits hit by higher costs as it sets aside cash for a potential money laundering fine Danske Bank's second-quarter pre-tax profit came in below expectations on Thursday, with the Danish lender citing low interest rates and higher regulatory costs following a money-laundering scandal at its Estonian branch....
16:34, 2019-07-18

Democratic leaders are warning campaigns to delete FaceApp ‘immediately’ Millions of users, including Drake, LeBron James and the Jonas Brothers, have posted photos of themselves that had been altered by the app to make them look years older. But late Wednesday, the Democratic National Committee was warning against the app’s use....
16:34, 2019-07-18

After years of ‘glacial change,’ women now hold more than 1 in 4 corporate board seats After being stuck at 16 percent for several years, the percentage of women-held board seats in the S&P 500 now reaches nearly 27 percent, according to data from ISS Analytics. Just one company in the S&P 500 has an all-male board....
16:34, 2019-07-18

Barry lost some bite, but these 10 cities could lose billions in housing to floods by 2050 Within three decades more than 386,000 homes in U.S. coastal areas will be at risk of permanent submersion or regular flooding due to climate change, according to a study by real estate website Zillow and nonprofit weather news site Climate Central....
16:34, 2019-07-18

Thursday's Best Deals: Dolby Headphones, ThermoPop, Dyson V6, and More A RAVPower USB-C charger exclusive, Foreo Luna Mini 2, Philips Bulbs, and a Dewalt sale lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web....
16:34, 2019-07-18

Using emojis can make you more productive at work Even though finding and sending the perfect emoji takes time, using emojis makes you more productive at work. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
16:51, 2019-07-18

U.K. Lawmakers Create Hurdle to No-Deal Brexit, in Blow to Boris Johnson They approved a plan to stop the next prime minister from suspending Parliament as a means of forcing through Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union....
16:51, 2019-07-18

Climate fears lift Greens' chances of running Germany A former trampolinist and a children's author have led the Greens to a spectacular comeback in Germany, raising the once-unthinkable prospect of a Green chancellor succeeding Angela Merkel....
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

GM brake supplier Akebono to receive $185M for turnaround The money will come through the issue of new shares to a corporate turnaround fund as the company prepares to book a $72 million special loss for quality-related issues....
17:17, 2019-07-18

Does Andrea Arnold's experience on Big Little Lies suggest that auteurs are doomed? When film-makers are lured to the small screen, things don’t always go smoothly – but the situation is barely any better in the movies The first episode in the second season of Big Little Lies was more tellingly titled than most of us could know: What Have They Done? Still, there was high excitement...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Trump is on an Orwellian mission to redefine human rights | Michael H Fuchs It has long been abundantly clear Trump has no respect for human rights. Now Pompeo wants to build a new framework to justify the rollback of protectionsThe president of the United States makes racist comments against members of Congress. He puts kids in cages. Attempts to ban Muslims from entering ...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Back in Pau: 20 years on from Lance Armstrong’s first Tour win | Jeremy Whittle City that hosts Friday’s time trial has been on a doping ley line, a focal point for scandal, for almost two decadesThe foie gras, strawberries and red wine have long been cleared away and in a deserted press tent in Albi, Michael Rasmussen is talking about the time he was kicked off the 2007 Tour d...
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

Online bank N26 extends latest funding round in expansion push Berlin-based N26 said on Thursday it raised an additional $170 million in its latest funding round, driving up its valuation to $3.5 billion, as the online bank looks to speed up expansion to markets outside Europe including the U.S....
17:34, 2019-07-18

EU clears Vodafone's $22 billion Liberty deal Brussels gave its blessing to Vodafone's $22 billion purchase of Liberty Global's cable networks in Germany and central Europe, clearing the way for the British company to become Europe's largest mobile, broadband and TV provider....
17:34, 2019-07-18

Sanders campaign slams Harris over refusal to admit 'Medicare-for-all' means higher taxes Sen. Bernie Sanders campaign is targeting rival Democratic presidential contender Sen. Kamala Harris over the her repeated insistence that she’s “not prepared to engage in a middle class tax hike” to pay for her Medicare-for-all proposal. Painting the California Democrat’s plan as unrealistic, senio...
17:34, 2019-07-18

British Open: Rory McIlroy opens with a disaster-filled round after quadruple-bogey on first hole Rory McIlroy started with a quadruple bogey and finished at 8-over par after shooting a 79 in the first round of the British Open.        ...
17:34, 2019-07-18

Charles Barkley calls Kevin McHale 'best player I ever played against' Charles Barkley played against some of the greatest players in NBA history but said that none were tougher than Kevin McHale.       ...
17:34, 2019-07-18

Blackstone reports better-than-expected second-quarter distributable earnings Blackstone Group Inc , the world's largest manager of alternative assets such as private equity and real estate, said on Thursday its distributable earnings in the second quarter rose 1% year-on-year, more than most analysts expected....
17:51, 2019-07-18

Airbus closes in on Air France jetliner deal: sources Airbus is close to a deal worth billions of dollars to sell dozens of A320neo-family and smaller A220 aircraft to Air France as the French network carries out a keenly awaited renewal of its medium-haul fleet, industry sources said....
17:51, 2019-07-18

Trade Dispute Spurs Worries of 'Never Seen Before' Chip Price Spike Memory chip spot prices have risen for the first time this year, indicating grim warnings of "never seen before" spikes and a supply disruption could come to pass as a dispute between South Korea and......
17:51, 2019-07-18

EU Fines Qualcomm for Second Time Over Market Abuse The EU hit US chipmaking giant Qualcomm with an antitrust fine of 242 million euros ($271 billion) Thursday, in another blow against a tech titan that is fighting competition battles in Asia and the......
17:51, 2019-07-18

Gordon: Teammates 'got my back' in deal dispute Two-time Pro Bowl running back Melvin Gordon, who is entering the final year of his rookie deal, said he has the support of teammates and other running backs in his contract dispute....
17:51, 2019-07-18

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day coming home 75 years later Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day is being returned home on Thursday in a White House ceremony....
17:51, 2019-07-18

Toys 'R' Us returns with 'STEAM' workshops and smaller stores In time for the holidays, Toys "R" Us parent company Tru Kids is planning to open two permanent stores. This time around, the stores will include things like theaters for movies and video games, STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art and Math) wor......
18:00, 2019-07-18

US senator calls for probe into FaceApp over privacy concerns Remember when FaceApp went viral for all the wrong reasons? That happened again recently, though this time, the controversy became big enough for a US Senator to get involved. New York Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer has asked the FBI and the FTC to......
18:00, 2019-07-18

Uber error charges riders 100 times more than the original price An error in Uber's systems on Wednesday led to people being charged 100 times what their ride should have cost. One user was charged $2,053 dollars on a ride that should have cost $20.53....
18:00, 2019-07-18

Microsoft will turn an Xbox Live sub into Game Pass Ultimate for $1 Microsoft has been pushing its Xbox Game Pass service recently, adding new features and confirming it will be expanding to PC. Bargain hunters have been in the know about a special offer for the service since it was announced at E3, but now, the comp......
18:00, 2019-07-18

What's the Best Airplane Snack? Flying is objectively horrible. We let the magic of heavier-than-air transport cloud the fact that we pay hundreds of dollars to be squeezed into spaces too small for comfort so we can be treated like shit and spew greenhouse gas into the sky. Unless we’re rich or flying across the world, we usually...
18:00, 2019-07-18

Nigeria's Amaju Pinnick is dismissed as Caf vice-president Nigeria's Amaju Pinnick is dismissed from his role as a vice-president of the Confederation of African Football (Caf) and replaced by South Africa's Danny Jordaan....
18:00, 2019-07-18

‘Sesame Street,’ Sally Field and Linda Ronstadt are among this year’s recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors The children’s program is the first TV show to receive the performing arts award; Dec. 8 ceremony will also salute Earth, Wind & Fire and Michael Tilson Thomas....
18:17, 2019-07-18

Embattled GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter ordered to stop using Marine Corps emblem after Islamophobic campaign ad The ads targeted Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ammar Campa-Najjar, a Democrat of Palestinian and Mexican descent who is challenging Hunter for his seat....
18:17, 2019-07-18

How to Steam a Good Ham in Your Instant Pot Like many of the greatest minds of my generation, my brain has been utterly poisoned by memes. Although I’m not exactly a discerning meme consumer, I do have my favorites—and I think I’ve watched every iteration of the iconic Simpsons “Steamed Hams” clip on YouTube twice, minimum. (My favorite is “S...
18:17, 2019-07-18

How to Courteously Remove Your Shoes on an Airplane On the topic of how “at home” you can make yourself on an airplane, there are many questions. Some have easy answers. Can you wear yoga pants? By all means (hear that, United Airlines?). Can you scarf down your leftover barbecue ribs smothered in hickory-smoke sauce? Let’s not. Whether you can sli...
18:17, 2019-07-18

What to Ask For When You're Bumped From a Flight Last year, a passenger on United was given $10,000 in travel credit for volunteering to be bumped from her flight. While it’s very unlikely you’d receive the same amount if you agree to volunteer, it’s important you know what you’re entitled to....
18:17, 2019-07-18

Madhya Pradesh Congress Wants BJP Leader To Apologise To Official He Hit The Madhya Pradesh Congress on Thursday demanded that BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya publicly apologise to the civic official whom he assaulted with a cricket bat last month, and to the people of his......
18:17, 2019-07-18

Nitish Kumar To Rescue As Bihar Cops Blundered Into "RSS Snooping" Row Reports of a circular from the Special Branch of the police seeking information about the RSS and 19 affiliates caused a sensation. The RSS, or the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, is the ideological......
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

Centre To Connect 496 India-China Border Villages With IMSAT Satellite The government has decided to connect 496 villages along the India-China border with IMSAT satellite that will restore connectivity to people living in such remote areas, Communications Minister Ravi......
18:17, 2019-07-18

Here’s Every Single Mission to the Moon in One Chart Humans started to work in earnest to get to the moon in the 1950s, when the U.S. and U.S.S.R. initiated a bracing Cold War space race. The Soviets drew first blood in 1959: in that one year, Luna 1 became the first spacecraft to reach the moon. Luna 2 was the first to reach the lunar surface, and Lu...
18:17, 2019-07-18

Boycott of Everything Japanese Mushrooms Across South Korea What began as an obscure, tech-supply trade fight between Tokyo and Seoul has erupted into a boycott mushrooming across South Korea, a backlash targeting Japanese apparel, travel and electronics....
18:34, 2019-07-18

Microsoft says new ElectionGuard software averts U.S. election hacks Software giant Microsoft has unveiled new technology it says will upgrade security in U.S. voting machines, and ensure all ballots are counted and authentic....
18:34, 2019-07-18

Heavy storms in Southeast to provide relief for extreme heat The southeastern United States will endure drenching and locally damaging thunderstorms erupting daily into the weekend - but, this is not bad news for all....
18:34, 2019-07-18

U.S. ends Turkey's partnership in F-35 fighter jet program The U.S. confirmed it has removed Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program after it received delivery of a Russian missile defense system last week, and Russia on Thursday offered its Su-35 fighter as a replacement....
18:34, 2019-07-18

Chuck Schumer calls on FBI, FTC to probe FaceApp over security risks Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI to investigate the Russia-based company behind a smartphone application that ages one's appearance in photographs over potential security and privacy risks....
18:34, 2019-07-18

‘This Election Is Too Important’: Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Fighting Trump and Endorsing Joe Biden The Joe Biden campaign for president has been a spectacle to behold this year. On the one hand, if you wrote out Biden on paper, it would look something like this: seasoned older white man, executive experience, wingman for the first black president. You’d think he’s a shoo-in for the Democratic nom...
18:34, 2019-07-18

Government proposes night-time ban on new drivers Newly qualified drivers could soon face tougher restrictions Planned graduated licence scheme would reduce crash rates through post-test restrictions A new graduated licence system in the UK could ban new drivers from the road at night as the Government seeks to improve road safety.  The system, ...
18:34, 2019-07-18

Water Mission co-founder Molly Greene drowns during family trip to Bahamas A South Carolina woman died this week during a family vacation in the Bahamas, according to a report. Molly F. Greene, who is the co-founder of Water Mission, drowned on Wednesday, news station WCBD reported. Through her nonprofit, Greene was dedicated to supplying clean drinking water in disaster a...
18:51, 2019-07-18

Suspect in deadly Japan fire yelled ‘You die!’ during attack The suspected arsonist behind the blaze that killed at least 33 people and left 36 injured, some critically, at an animation studio in Japan yelled “You die!” when he burst inside and doused the building with fuel, officials said. The 41-year-old man, who has not been named, was injured in the confl...
18:51, 2019-07-18

Goodbye, Alan Moore: the king of comics bows out The pioneer of serious superheroes – who is retiring – has transformed the genre over 40 years of rebellious inventionOne of the most significant fiction writers in English is retiring, to the greatest fanfare of his singular and titanically influential career. Alan Moore has promised that the (extr...
19:00, 2019-07-18

David Duval makes 14, just short of highest single score in history David Duval's 14 is tied for the second-highest score in Open Championship history, with D. Murdoch’s 14 at Prestwick’s first hole in 1925.        ...
19:00, 2019-07-18

2021 Formula 1 rules made restrictive to prevent racing limitations Formula 1 sporting chief Ross Brawn says it is important the 2021 regulations come down hard on teams in order to stop them designing cars detrimental to racing...
19:00, 2019-07-18

The Strange Guilt Of Changing Jobs In An MMO As I continue to lose myself in the world of Final Fantasy XIV’s latest expansion, writing guides on how new folks can get started and fighting terrifying raid bosses, I’ve also taken the time to experiment with new jobs. I followed my co-worker Mike Fahey’s lead and started the new Dancer job. And ...
19:00, 2019-07-18

io9 Takes You on a Tour Inside San Diego Comic-Con 2019's Show Floor We’re here! San Diego Comic-Con is officially underway, and io9's team is on location to bring you all the coolest news, interviews, panels, cosplay, and videos from SDCC 2019. Let’s kick things off by heading inside the show floor with io9's own Germain Lussier and Beth Elderkin, who made t...
19:00, 2019-07-18

Role-Locking Is Coming To Overwatch, According To Leaked Video Today, a pre-recorded Overwatch League video leaked sharing news that Blizzard is apparently implementing role-locking in Overwatch and the Overwatch League. It is currently unclear how role-locking will manifest in the game itself....
19:00, 2019-07-18

Kasim Lewis: 'Evil' double killer who fatally stabbed a retired civil servant before murdering a barmaid is jailed for 40 years An "evil" and "extremely dangerous" killer who stabbed a retired civil servant weeks before attacking a second woman has been jailed for at least 40 years....
19:34, 2019-07-18

Kyoto Animation arson attack: More than $500,000 raised for victims after 33 killed in horror fire A US animation studio has raised more than half a million dollars (£415,000) in eight hours to help the victims of a devastating fire in Kyoto, Japan....
19:34, 2019-07-18

Creep gropes woman, smiles when she confronts him A perv touched a woman’s butt in a Korean food court in Midtown while she was waiting to get her food — then smiled at her when she confronted him, police said. The 23-year-old victim was inside Food Gallery 32 on West 32nd Street near Fifth Avenue around 10 p.m. June 23, cops said late......
19:34, 2019-07-18

Thousands drenched in downpour at NYC’s annual Dîner en Blanc This coulda turned into New York City’s biggest wet T-shirt contest. The 2019 Dîner en Blanc got drenched Wednesday night when more than 5,500 guests — all clad completely in white attire — got caught up in a torrential downpour. The ninth edition of the annual al fresco feast got gate-crashed...
19:34, 2019-07-18

AB InBev stock up on report it may sell assets after scrapping Asia IPO plan Anheuser-Busch InBev is considering selling off business units in South Korea, Australia and Central America, the Wall Street Journal reported. The brewer recently called off an IPO of its Asian business....
19:34, 2019-07-18

Lotus ups the ante on the electric hypercar with the Evija: 2,000 hp, 200 mph at $2 million The Lotus Lotus Eviya has four motor-generators, one per wheel, each producing a peak 493 horsepower, 1,971 overall. Torque is rated at a combined 1,245 pound-feet. That will get you from 0 to 100 kmh, or 62 mph, in less than three seconds....
19:34, 2019-07-18

Number of speed bumps in UK increases to 42,000 News 18 Jul, 2019 The UK now has 42,000 individual speed bumps on a total of 14,000 different roads, with London Boroughs having the most...
19:51, 2019-07-18

Ethiopia delays referendum on new independent region Members of the Sidama ethnic group must now wait several months longer for a referendum which could lead to the setting up of a new independent region. Many, especially young Sidamas, are unhappy with the delay....
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

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

Habsburg stud farm rides to UNESCO world heritage status The Kladruby stud in the Czech Republic has been breeding horses for royal service since the 1500s, when its sleek grey stallions were seen as a symbol of Habsburg power....
20:00, 2019-07-18

Swiss raise a glass to winegrowers in rare vintage festival Switzerland uncorked a once-in-a-generation celebration of its winemakers on Thursday, with fancy dress, alpine horns, cows and dancers kicking off a festival that dates back to the 18th century....
20:00, 2019-07-18

Have Southwest tickets for travel this fall? Check your reservation for new 737 Max cancellations Southwest Airlines on Thursday removed the grounded plane from its schedule through Nov. 2, a month later than previously planned.       ...
20:00, 2019-07-18

Iceland’s lava field is a must-see, mossy wonderland with a dark past The picturesque Eldhraun Lava Field in Iceland is home to one of the most devastating volcanic eruptions and biggest lava flow in the world.       ...
20:00, 2019-07-18

The Best Podcasts to Binge During a Flight It’s rare in this world to have several hours to yourself, with nobody expecting you to be connected to the internet and an almost-comfortable chair to lounge in. So take advantage of your next flight to kick back and binge a really good podcast. Here are our recommendations for the best podcasts to...
20:00, 2019-07-18

iOS 13 public beta 3 is now available to download on your iPhone Apple rollout of iOS 13 beta 3 was a bit rocky, with the subsequent public beta not dropping until a full week later, but the rollout of the latest beta appears to be going more smoothly. iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 public beta 3 arrived on time this week, without any mysterious delays or waves of bug repo...
20:00, 2019-07-18

The real midlife crisis confronting many Americans What was once imagined as a time of exploration and reinvention has become marked by financial and emotional strain.       ...
20:01, 2019-07-18

'I want to punch myself' says dejected McIlroy Rory McIlroy said he felt like punching himself after suffering a nightmare round at the British Open on Thursday, shooting an eight over-par round of 79 at the Royal Portrush course....
20:01, 2019-07-18

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

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

Marlins activate INF Prado from injured list The Miami Marlins activated veteran infielder Martin Prado from the 10-day injured list Thursday and replaced him on the IL with utilityman JT Riddle....
20:01, 2019-07-18

Lowry flying high after coming in under the radar Ireland's Shane Lowry was happy to fly in under the radar as he grabbed the early clubhouse lead at the British Open on Thursday, leaving several home favorites in the shade....
20:01, 2019-07-18

I Need an Off-Road Ride to Tow Behind My RV That Isn't a Jeep! What Car Should I Buy? Ron is looking for a vehicle to flat-tow behind his RV that has AWD/4WD and isn’t too heavy. He really does not want a Jeep, but he does have a fairly healthy budget of around $30,000 to spend. What car should he buy?...
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

|SAartistNelsonMakamochatstoTrevorNoahonTheDailyShow The artist, who produced his first-ever magazine cover for TIME magazine's Optimists issue, posted a picture of himself on the set of the show alongside Trevor....
20:17, 2019-07-18

Higher iron levels may protect arteries but raise clot risk A new study links naturally higher iron levels to a reduced risk of clogged arteries but a raised risk of clots related to the slowing of blood flow....
20:17, 2019-07-18

Kevin Spacey’s legal woes persist even with groping case out Kevin Spacey’s legal woes are not over, despite the collapse of the only criminal case brought against the two-time Oscar winner since he became mired in sexual misconduct allegations...
20:17, 2019-07-18

Supermarket chain apologises for 'sexist' wine and condom offer aimed at secretaries An international supermarket chain has apologised after launching a "combo" offer aimed at female secretaries, which included condoms and a bottle of wine....
20:17, 2019-07-18

NYC judge cites danger, flight risk in refusing bail for Jeffrey Epstein A federal New York judge refused bail Thursday for billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, on charges he sexually exploited and trafficked teenage girls -- saying he's too dangerous to be on the streets and a serious flight risk....
20:17, 2019-07-18

2020 candidate Elizabeth Warren unveils plan to rein in Wall Street, big banks Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren unveiled her vision Thursday for reining in Wall Street corruption, income inequality and private equity "vampires."...
20:17, 2019-07-18

Fort Lauderdale braces for long run without water after main break Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.        ...
20:34, 2019-07-18

A drug's most dangerous side effects often aren't discovered until it's on the market More than half of the FDA-approved biologic drugs received the agency’s severest warning — only after the drugs were already on the market.        ...
20:34, 2019-07-18

Open Championship 2019, second round tee times: Friday schedule as Rory McIlroy looks for a miracle After a nightmare start to his Open, home favourite Rory McIlroy will need something miraculous on day two if he is to play any significant part in the weekend....
20:34, 2019-07-18

Dueling Superpowers, Rival Billionaires. Inside the New Race to the Moon It’s easier to love Apollo 11 if you were around to see it happen. For those who didn’t camp along the Cape Kennedy causeway to watch the Saturn 5 liftoff on July 16, 1969, or huddle around a rabbit-ear TV to watch Neil Armstrong climb down the ladder and walk on the surface of the moon ...
20:34, 2019-07-18

CFMoto India Launch: What To Expect? Chinese motorcycle manufacturer CFMoto will finally kick-start operations in India on July 19, 2019. The manufacturer has tied up with Bangalore-based AMW Motorcycles to assemble its motorcycles in......
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

How Trump distorts facts to make Ilhan Omar seem like an enemy to the US The president railed against the congresswoman at his North Carolina rally, targeting her refugee status, religion and ethnicityDonald Trump spent nearly five minutes railing against Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar at his “Keep America Great” rally in North Carolina on Wednesday night.The framing...
20:34, 2019-07-18

The Squad v the mob: that's what the 2020 election boils down to | Moustafa Baymoumi All who fight to fulfil the ideals of the United States are in the Squad. And those ideals have never been in greater perilSo now we know what the 2020 election will look like. It will be “the Squad” versus the mob. On one side is thoughtful and engaged criticism coupled with a progressive legislati...
20:34, 2019-07-18

UN urged to act over 'purge' of Turkey's lawyers by Erdoğan Law Society leads alert over ‘systematic undermining’ of judiciary system and fair trialsTrust in Turkey’s justice system is being undermined by the systematic dismissal and jailing of thousands of judges and prosecutors, an international coalition of lawyers has warned.The purge of officials launch...
20:34, 2019-07-18

Moroccan court orders death penalty for jihadists who beheaded tourists Three Isis supporters who killed two Scandinavian women given death sentence Three men have been sentenced to death in Morocco for the Isis-inspired murder of two Scandinavian hikers in the Atlas mountains last December.The two victims, Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, from Denmark, and Maren Ueland...
20:34, 2019-07-18

£212m login system on government websites may need to be ditched The government's flagship digital ID programme, Verify, has been as mismanaged as Crossrail according to a review of major projects, raising questions about the Cabinet Office wasting £212m of taxpayers' money....
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

EFL confirms Bury will start League One season with 12-point deduction • Club enters company voluntary arrangement to secure future• Winding-up petition over unpaid debts adjourned last monthBury will start the League One season with a 12-point deduction after entering a company voluntary arrangement, the EFL has announced.The club, promoted last season, had a winding-...
20:51, 2019-07-18

Everything you need to know about the hottest panels at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 The biggest pop culture celebration in the world celebrates its 50th birthday this year, and for such a milestone anniversary San Diego Comic-Con has certainly teed up a slew of exciting panels as the annual convention gets underway on Thursday. From Warner Bros.’ big showing this year to the ...
20:51, 2019-07-18

Oscar Mayer’s Wienermobile will be available for rent on Airbnb Unlike the famous jingle, you can’t be one — but now you can be in one. “Relish a stay in the real Oscar Mayer Wienermobile,” reads an Airbnb ad for stays in the iconic vehicle. “For one night only, you can have the opportunity to eat hot dogs, dream of hot dogs, and yes, liv...
20:51, 2019-07-18

Airline banned photos after blogger posts picture of handwritten menu Indonesia’s national airline Garuda sought to ban passengers from snapping photos during flights after a video blogger posted an image of a handwritten menu he was given in business class, according to reports. Rius Vernandes — who has 121,000 followers on Instagram and 500,000 on YouTube R...
20:51, 2019-07-18

Meghan McCain calls out Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner: 'Where are you in this?' President Trump's rally in North Carolina Wednesday night was a topic that elicited a passionate response from co-host Meghan McCain on "The View."        ...
20:51, 2019-07-18

A bad swing, a big mistake and a 14 for Duval at Portrush Duval takes a 14 on the seventh hole at Royal Portrush, 2nd-highest score on a hole in British Open history        ...
20:51, 2019-07-18

Time says its AR depiction of Apollo 11 is the 'most accurate' yet Time is joining Google in marking Apollo 11's 50th anniversary using augmented reality, although this one is decidedly different -- and may be particularly valuable if you're a history buff. The magazine has introduced a Landing on the Moon AR exper......
20:51, 2019-07-18

'Send her back' chant at Trump rally catches Republicans off guard Chants of "send her back" by supporters of President Donald Trump, attacking Somali-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, triggered a wave of concern among congressional Republicans on Thursday, while Omar said Trump was "spewing fascist ideology."...
21:00, 2019-07-18

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren targets private equity in new Wall Street proposals U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday called for an overhaul of the private-equity industry as part of a new proposal targeting Wall Street....
21:00, 2019-07-18

Peruvian, Fortifying and Frank, at Warique in Queens At this Jackson Heights restaurant, the owner Jimmy Lozano shows off his grandmother’s secrets in dishes like pollo a la brasa, a spiced, spit-roasted chicken....
21:00, 2019-07-18

.cloud domains: a name that’s made for fame Google, Facebook, Wholefoods, Virgin. Global fame might not be the end goal for all of us, but when it comes to naming your company or product, and choosing your domain name, there’s pressure to get it right. Not only will the right name resonate well with potential customers, it’...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Samsung Galaxy A80 with rotating camera launched in India at Rs 47,990 Samsung has launched the world's first phone with a 48MP rotating camera, the Galaxy A80 in India. As a result, you get a notch-free screen to watch content and play games without any hindrances in sight. Samsung goes for a triple camera setup housed in a rotating module to cover both the sides...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf, 12 on vessel, state media reports Twelve crews members were on the Panamanian-flagged vessel when it was captured near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Red Cross struggles to contain ebola in DRC One of the biggest challenges faced in controlling the spread of Ebola from DRC to Uganda is the porous nature of the border between the two nations.        ...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Second opioid distributor charged over U.S. overdose crisis An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives on Thursday were charged with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were being misused....
21:17, 2019-07-18

Man who lost leg in shooting spots limb being used on cigarette packets An amputee is seeking answers as to why a picture showing the remainder of his leg is being featured on cigarette packets to deter people from smoking....
21:17, 2019-07-18

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Ending With Season 7 Mission accomplished for Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.? The long-running ABC series set in the Marvel universe is coming to an end after the already announced seventh......
21:17, 2019-07-18

|WewillnotabandonB-BBEE-Ramaphosa President Cyril Ramaphosa has told MPs that while the pace of investment and economic transformation has been slow, it has not been insignificant, and the African National Congress-led government will not be abandoning B-BBEE....
21:34, 2019-07-18

The Latest: Woods struggles to 7-over 78 Tiger Woods puffed out his cheeks and looked glum after bogeying the last hole for a 7-over 78, his worst opening round at a British Open        ...
21:34, 2019-07-18

We Tested 5G Across America. It's Crazy Fast---and a Hot Mess Our columnist went on a multicity 5G testing tour and discovered warm summer temperatures prevent the fifth generation of cellular networking from working well on Samsung’s Galaxy S10 5G phone....
21:51, 2019-07-18

Crunch Time for Nissan CEO Nissan Motor’s Hiroto Saikawa will face greater scrutiny from the company’s new board, two directors said, adding pressure on the chief executive to revive the fortunes of the Japanese car maker....
21:51, 2019-07-18

Union Pacific Cuts Costs, Bolsters Profit The railroad operator’s second-quarter profit rose even as it shipped less cargo, as the company got a boost from cost cuts tied to its new operating plan, including fewer jobs and lower fuel expenses....
21:51, 2019-07-18

Sinclair Set to Complete Largest Junk-Bond Sale Since 2016 A subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group is poised to complete the largest U.S. junk-bond sale in more than three years, drawing substantial demand from investors to support its purchase of regional sports networks from Disney....
21:51, 2019-07-18

Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes go to Hollywood again in the Jay And Silent Bob Reboot trailer We’ll say this about the trailer for Jay And Silent Bob Reboot: Kevin Smith doesn’t seem to have lost his touch for making this exact kind of movie. If you ignore the fact that everyone looks a little older, this could easily be mistaken for a movie that Smith would’ve made in the early 2000s heyday...
22:00, 2019-07-18

Ad Astra isn't your old man's outer space family action-drama in thrilling new trailer There was a somber self-seriousness to the first trailer for Ad Astra, James Gray’s delayed space drama. Brad Pitt’s Roy McBride discovers his father, Clifford (Tommy Lee Jones), who presumably vanished during a journey to Neptune, isn’t actually dead. In fact, he could be up to some nefarious space...
22:00, 2019-07-18

Companies mislabelling products, moving factories out of China to avoid Trump tariffs Most companies that stand to be hurt by Trump’s tariffs are hunkering down, not knowing when, whether or how his yearlong trade war with China will end....
22:00, 2019-07-18

Tony Romo steps out of ‘bubble’ to respond to Peyton Manning criticism Tony Romo took the high road. The former Cowboys quarterback opted not to fire back at Peyton Manning’s jab, insisting he’s merely excelled at broadcasting because of his passion for it, and not because he was focused on it previously. Manning, who passed on a job as a “Monday Night Football&#...
22:17, 2019-07-18

Darren Clarke’s British Open homecoming an emotional one PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Darren Clarke knew the feeling on the first tee was going to be different than anything he had experienced before. He just didn’t know how dramatically different. It was 6:35 in the morning Thursday, and Clarke, a native of Northern Ireland who makes his home in Portrush...
22:17, 2019-07-18

Kawhi Leonard bizarrely ripped by NBA executives Kawhi Leonard has been the talk of the NBA the past few months, yet his dazzling playoff performance hasn’t impressed everyone. As Leonard comes off a historic NBA championship with the Raptors and winning his second NBA Finals MVP, NBA executives granted the freedom of anonymity decided to take biz...
22:17, 2019-07-18

Bet on Rays and Charlie Morton against Yankees pen pile It’s official. Starbucks will no longer sell newspapers come September. Worse yet, the chain will continue to serve its Sous Vide Egg Bites. Bad news for Post readers, but the good news here is coffee lovers will no longer have to read the Daily Lose. Tuesday’s edition told us 50 years ago “John Gle...
22:17, 2019-07-18

Buck Showalter is showing he could be a perfect fit in Yankees family Buck Showalter has the subtle baseball clubhouse ribbing down. When he sees a chance to kid a little, he does it. This little dash of humor to go along with his supreme knowledge of the game has made Showalter a good watch this week on YES Network. That is why if Showalter wants to do......
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

Trump says U.S. Navy 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the ship, in the latest incident in the Gulf....
22:17, 2019-07-18

Spain's Podemos party rejects Sanchez's plan for cabinet Spanish Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez's hopes of staying on as prime minister suffered a setback on Thursday when supporters of the far-left Podemos voted to back him only if the party gets key roles in his future cabinet....
22:17, 2019-07-18

Mexico president calls 'El Chapo' sentence inhumane, vows better society 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 create a society less obsessed with material wealth....
22:17, 2019-07-18

Festival-goers push over portable toilet with ‘queue jumper’ inside This is the stomach-churning moment UK festival pranksters pushed over a portable toilet with a “queue jumper” inside. The group of shirtless men at the TRNSMT festival in Glasgow, Scotland, knocked the toilet over to punish the reveler who didn’t want to wait in line. Taylor Lamon...
22:17, 2019-07-18

Ailing BMW Appoints Production Chief Zipse as Next CEO BMW AG said it would appoint its current head of production, Oliver Zipse, as its next chief executive as the struggling auto maker contends with shrinking profits, global trade fights and the intensifying race to build electric cars....
22:34, 2019-07-18

USS Boxer shoots down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump said the U.S. Navy "destroyed" an Iranian drone that came within 1,000 yards of a U.S. Navy ship in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday....
22:34, 2019-07-18

Genetic study takes research on sex differences to new heights Throughout the animal kingdom, males and females frequently exhibit sexual dimorphism: differences in characteristic traits that often make it easy to tell them apart. In mammals, one of the most common sex-biased traits is size, with males typically being larger than females. This is true in humans...
22:34, 2019-07-18

Eastern, Central U.S. to sizzle in weekend heat wave A heat wave threatening temperatures as high as 110 degrees F (43 C) from Friday through the weekend moved toward the eastern and central United States, igniting safety warnings....
22:34, 2019-07-18

U.S. generation of renewable fuel credits fall modestly in June - EPA The United States generated slightly fewer renewable fuel blending credits in June from the prior month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Thursday....
22:34, 2019-07-18

Health Care Workers in the UK Turned Over an Undocumented Immigrant Trafficking Victim to Police, Case Report Says Medical professionals are getting increasingly entangled in the anti-immigrant rhetoric that has gripped the U.S. and other countries—and, predictably, it’s having horrible consequences for their patients.Read more......
22:34, 2019-07-18

Comic-Con: Linda Hamilton rocks new 'Terminator: Dark Fate' as 'a woman of a certain age' Original 'Terminator' stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton came to Comic-Con to tease the action-packed, R-rated new 'Dark Fate' entry.        ...
23:00, 2019-07-18

'It: Chapter 2' bloodies Jessica Chastain in horrific new trailer at Comic-Con At Comic-Con, the cast of "It: Chapter 2" teased the horror sequel with a new trailer, and Jessica Chastain regaled the crowd with fake blood stories.        ...
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

Republican Sen. Rand Paul blocks 9-11 victims’ compensation bill Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday blocked fast-track approval of a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money....
23:17, 2019-07-18

As France moves forward with CETA, Trudeau looks to lock in a win on trade The work to get the deal over the finish line comes after two difficult years marked by a rough renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement....
23:17, 2019-07-18

Bill Clinton visits Dominican Republic amid spate of tourist deaths Health crisis? What health crisis? Former President Bill Clinton apparently isn’t losing sleep over the recent spate of tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic – heading to the island nation to soak up some sun. “Welcome, Bill Clinton, to the DR,” tweeted José Tomás Pérez, t...
23:17, 2019-07-18

Dominican Republic releases new safety measures after tourist deaths Among the additions is a multilingual emergency center, which is being established in Bávaro, a primary tourist destination in Punta Cana, the country’s Minister of Tourism Francisco Javier García said in a statement....
23:17, 2019-07-18

Moments from golf's British Open Top golfers from around the world descend on the Royal Portrush Golf Club for the British Open in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The tournament runs through July 21, 2019....
23:17, 2019-07-18

Watch: Rory McIlroy cards quadruple-bogey on first hole at British Open Rory McIlroy -- the betting favorite to win the 2019 British Open -- began the tournament with a quadruple-bogey on the first hole Thursday at Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland....
23:17, 2019-07-18

Still Aiming to Confound, the Scrappy Brick Turns a Page A new leader is about to take over from the Williamsburg theater’s founders. A festival there now offers a sense of her transgressive, slightly bonkers vision (sour cream included)....
23:17, 2019-07-18

Altcoin's "Bloody Monday" Takes No Prisoners -- Who Holds the Key? Are this week's wild price moves evidence that cryptos are "unpredictable" markets, with sharp moves which take no prisoners? Put simply, NO. See for yourself the difference that Elliott Wave analysis can make....
23:34, 2019-07-18

Fort Lauderdale temporarily restores much of its water service, urges people to boil water Fort Lauderdale officials said much of its water service had been temporary restored Thursday following a water main break, but urged residents to boil water until further notice. ...
23:34, 2019-07-18

Beyonce is 'a perfectionist' who 'cared about everything' says 'Spirit' collaborator Dishing on his "Lion King" collab with music's Queen B, Labrinth reveals how Beyoncé always keeps it humble – even when she doesn't have to.        ...
23:34, 2019-07-18

Nights will provide little relief during brutal heat wave While high temperatures get most of the attention during a heat wave, it's the nighttime lows that can be a hidden danger.        ...
23:34, 2019-07-18

'I just had to cry': Woman discovers sister's photo in Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Dorothy Pitchford marched in a protest on the capitol in 1963. Over 50 years later, her sister saw her photo in the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.        ...
23:34, 2019-07-18

'A kennel for dogs': Lawmakers hammer acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan over migrant detention facilities Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan faces questions on the separation of migrant families and conditions at overcrowded detention centers.        ...
23:34, 2019-07-18

Stronger partnerships with post-conflict countries needed to ensure ‘path towards durable peace’: UN chief As UN missions are drawn down and eventually closed, stronger partnerships are needed to ensure that countries recovering from conflict can transition successfully to a phase of durable peace and development, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday....
23:34, 2019-07-18

Team GB to send biggest ever team to overseas Olympics at Tokyo 2020 • Chef de mission hoping for 380 athletes in Tokyo• Paralympic team to decrease slightly on RioGreat Britain is on course to send its biggest team to an overseas Olympics, with the aim of staying in the “upper echelons” of the medal table at Tokyo 2020.Team GB recorded their best results since 1908 ...
23:51, 2019-07-18

Tiger Woods struggles with old enemies of weather and bad back | Sean Ingle Winner at Augusta in April admitted his body is struggling with the legacy of all his back surgery as he signed for a seven-over 78 on the first day of the Open“It’s just the way it is,” said Tiger Woods softly. “And it’s just the way it is going to be.”The world’s greatest golfer had just trudged o...
23:51, 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

US networks improved in early 2019 with help from 5G upgrades Did you have fewer gripes about your cellphone service earlier this year? You're not alone. JD Power's latest US wireless network quality study indicates that the ratio of complaints about call and data performance dropped for every major carrier i......
23:51, 2019-07-18

Illinois to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule' Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration's rule barring taxpayer-backed family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the governor said on Thursday, announcing the state plans to step in to fund those clinics....
00:00, 2019-07-19

Republican senator plans resolution urging Turkey sanctions: document Republican Senator Rick Scott plans to unveil a resolution on Thursday calling for sanctions against Turkey after its purchase of a Russian air defense system, increasing pressure on U.S. President Donald Trump to take action against the NATO ally....
00:01, 2019-07-19

Democrats slam USDA's relocation of economists as blow to scientific research Democratic senators on Thursday slammed the U.S. Department of Agriculture's plan to relocate hundreds of its economists and other researchers from Washington to the Midwest, saying it will hurt the agency's research capabilities by prompting many to resign....
00:01, 2019-07-19

‘We Need That Boot Print.’ Inside the Fight to Save the Moon’s Historic Sites Before it’s Too Late Half a century after humankind first walked on the moon, our sole natural satellite is becoming a much busier place. NASA wants to make a return trip, as do private American space companies like Elon Musk’s SpaceX. China has a rover exploring the far side of the moon, while countries from Isra...
00:01, 2019-07-19

50 Cent, Janet Jackson and others to perform in Saudi Arabia amid criticism of human rights record "It’s profoundly distressing that they have chosen money over morals," Thor Halvorssen, CEO of the Human Rights Foundation, said of the artists set to perform at Jeddah World Fest....
00:17, 2019-07-19

Tiger Woods falls apart in middle of his round, finishes with 7-over 78 at British Open Tiger Woods’ quest for 16th major championship victory got off to a rough start at the British Open. Woods finished the first round with a 7-over 78.        ...
00:17, 2019-07-19

The Latest: Woods 'sore' and not moving well at British Open Tiger Woods says he was "sore" during his round of 78 at the British Open and wasn't moving as well as he did in winning the Masters in April        ...
00:17, 2019-07-19

Stephen Curry's Hamilton Family Sing-Along Will Make Your Day Stephen Curry is not throwing away his shot--to show you an adorable video of his daughters Ryan and Riley. The Golden State Warriors player took to YouTube on Thursday to share a cute......
00:34, 2019-07-19

See All the Stars at Comic-Con 2019 You never know who you'll see at Comic-Con! With 2019 Comic-Con officially underway this week, the stars have begun to align in San Diego in honor of the annual convention. And with......
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

Adorable New Species of Flying Squirrel Discovered in China A newly described species of flying squirrel is teaching researchers more about these enigmatic, tree-hopping rodents, but its threatened status means scientists will have to act fast.Read more......
00:34, 2019-07-19

Baker Mayfield trashes New York Giants fans in defense of Odell Beckham Jr Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield has become one of the most outspoken NFL players in less than two full seasons in the league and took down New York Giants fans in a recent interview....
00:34, 2019-07-19

12 Israeli teenagers held in Cyprus over alleged rape of British woman A court in Cyprus has detained 12 Israeli youths on the island for suspicion of an alleged rape on a 19-year-old British tourist. The tourist filed a complaint with Ayia Napa police on Wednesday morning, saying she had been gang-raped the previous night at a vacation resort....
00:51, 2019-07-19

Notre Dame security guard delayed response after going to wrong building when fire first broke out: report A security guard in charge of protecting Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was working only his third day and sent his fellow colleague to the wrong building to check on the alert when the fire first broke out....
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

Trump says US warship has destroyed Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz US president calls on other countries to condemn Iran Move comes amid heightened tensions between countriesThe US has said that one of its warships brought down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, amid heightened tensions between the two countries.The incident was first revealed by Donald Trum...
00:51, 2019-07-19

California: 'resistance' state has donated more to Trump than to most Democrats in 2020 race President has raised $3.2m in California this year, analysis finds – more than Joe Biden and Bernie SandersResidents of California, the self-fashioned “resistance” state that has sued the Trump administration more than 50 times, has donated more money to the Trump 2020 campaign than to most Democrat...
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

'You don't exist to me': Mariah Carey refuses FaceApp aging challenge In classic Mariah Carey fashion, the pop diva said she refuses to acknowledge viral existence of FaceApp, which makes users look old.        ...
00:51, 2019-07-19

AI fails to recognize these nature images 98% of the time You can’t fool all the people all the time, but a new dataset of untouched nature photos seems to confuse state-of-the-art computer vision models all but two-percent of the time. AI just isn’t very good at understanding what it sees, unlike humans who can use contextual clues. The new dataset is a s...
01:34, 2019-07-19

The TurboGrafx-16 Mini is now available for pre-order So you managed to forget retro consoles were a thing? Allow Konami to remind you with the release of the TurboGrafx-16 Mini, which is now available to pre-order. Yes, retro consoles are still coming out. I thought the tepid release of the Commodore 64 Mini and the apparent abandonment of the trend b...
01:34, 2019-07-19

Google’s Parrotron AI helps people with speech impediments talk freely Earlier this year, Google teased a neural network-powered algorithm that could do speech-to-speech translation in real-time. As impressive as that might be, the app was mostly inaccessible to people with speech impediments. This is why the company’s AI division has been working on new software speci...
01:34, 2019-07-19

Mike Pence urges Saudi Arabia to free blogger Raif Badawi Washington, which usually refrains from criticizing human rights violations in Saudi Arabia, has called for the release of blogger Raif Badawi. The writer was whipped and sentenced to prison for "insulting Islam."...
01:34, 2019-07-19

Trump: US 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump has said the US Navy shot down an Iranian drone after a ship took "defensive action." Earlier, Iran said it had seized a foreign oil tanker, accusing it of smuggling oil in the Persian Gulf....
01:34, 2019-07-19

Dressbarn announces 53 stores will close in August and nine in July. Is yours on the list? Dressbarn is on target to close its 650 stores by the end of the year, the retailer announced Thursday. Fifty-three stores will close in August.       ...
01:34, 2019-07-19

Trump Plans to Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Job Mr. Scalia, the son of Antonin Scalia who worked in the Bush administration, is expected to bring a pro-business approach and stability to the Labor Department....
01:51, 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

New York Rangers' Artemi Panarin criticizes Vladimir Putin in interview on YouTube New York Rangers star Artemi Panarin advocates for term limits that would make it "impossible to return to power" as Vladimir Putin did.       ...
01:51, 2019-07-19

Two horses dead after freak accident while training at Del Mar track in California Two days into the annual summer meet at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club just north of San Diego, two horses are dead after colliding during training.       ...
01:51, 2019-07-19

Top cloud providers 2019: AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud; IBM makes hybrid move; Salesforce dominates SaaS The cloud computing race in 2019 will have a definite multi-cloud spin. Here's a look at how the cloud leaders stack up, the hybrid market, and the SaaS players that run your company as well as their latest strategic moves....
02:00, 2019-07-19

Unlocking business growth with SD-WAN Software-defined WAN technology delivers centralized management for network hardware; intelligent, application-aware traffic routing; comprehensive, end-to-end visibility; and simplified security for data transmissions....
02:00, 2019-07-19

The iKBC MF87 Is the Most Premium-Feeling Mechanical Keyboard You Don't Have to Build Yourself There are hordes of mechanical keyboards out there, now that old-school clicky switches have made a glorious comeback. But as any keyboard fan will tell you, the deeper you dig into the mech world, the more you find yourself on a never-ending upgrade train. The iKBC MF87 was the final stop on train ...
02:17, 2019-07-19

Permadeath Doesn't Matter If You Have Enough Save Files From XCOM to Fire Emblem, it feels bad to watch your team die in a tactical game. It’s way better to save a million times so that you can re-do part of a battle to keep everyone alive. On this week’s Kotaku Splitscreen, Kirk and I brought on Gita Jackson to talk about Fire Emblem: Three Houses, whic...
02:17, 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

Splatoon 2’s Final Splatfest Begins, Though The Stakes Are Unclear Splatoon 2’s final official Splatfest popped off today. It’s pitting order against chaos in what Splatoon 2 is calling the “Splatocolypse.”...
02:17, 2019-07-19

Boone tossed, directs profane rant at rookie ump Yankees manager Aaron Boone went on a profane rant Thursday after rookie umpire Brennan Miller called Brett Gardner out on strikes in the second inning of a doubleheader opener against Tampa Bay....
02:17, 2019-07-19

As FaceApp Goes Viral, So Do Concerns About Privacy, Russia Ties Just as quickly as a free photo-editing app went viral among smartphones users this week, it drew a backlash that exposed growing concerns about digital privacy and the potential for abuse from overseas actors....
02:34, 2019-07-19

Comic-Con: Will any of these shows be the next 'Game of Thrones'? With "Game of Thrones" abdicating its TV throne after eight seasons, potential fantasy successors to its TV throne are on display at Comic-Con.        ...
02:34, 2019-07-19

Top Gun: Maverick world premiere trailer: It’s not just F-18s this time It's happening... in "2020." San Diego Comic Con's tentpole Thursday morning panel, dedicated to the Paramount and Skydance film Terminator: Dark Fate, saw an interruption from another big face at that combined film company: Tom Cruise. Tom, apparently, could...
02:51, 2019-07-19

Feed Your Picky Kids and You With 'Venn Diagram Meals' In becoming a parent, one life adjustment I still haven’t quite accepted is with my food. Sometimes, my husband will text me “What do you want for dinner tonight?” And I’ll think real hard and respond with something like “Thai drunken noodles with chili sauce” and then he’ll reply back with, “You do...
02:51, 2019-07-19

Write Your Kid a Letter Every Year on Their Birthday When my son turned one year old, I sat down to write him a letter. I wanted to talk to him, to tell him how monumentally he had grown over the past year. I wanted to remember how his newborn legs were so skinny, I could wrap my thumb and pinky finger around them with room to spare. I wanted to bottl...
02:51, 2019-07-19

New York Fed Says Williams Wasn't Sending Specific Policy Signal in Speech New York Fed President John Williams didn’t intend to suggest Thursday that the central bank might make a large interest rate cut this month, a spokesman said....
02:51, 2019-07-19

Adorable baby zoo animals to visit around the US Need a smile? See baby animals born throughout the U.S. this summer. Scaly, furry, feathery, tiny or big: Which is your favorite?       ...
02:51, 2019-07-19

Labor fight roils Bernie Sanders campaign, as workers demand the $15 hourly pay the candidate has proposed for employees nationwide The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize, a fact Sanders has touted, but its employees say they are struggling to make ends meet, documents show....
02:51, 2019-07-19

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new standard....
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

The weirdest products we've seen on Amazon We spend our days searching the web for the best deals, and we tend to come across some weird stuff while doing so. Here are some of the weirdest products we've ever seen on Amazon.       ...
03:00, 2019-07-19

‘Looney Tunes terrorist’ Ashiqul Alam attacked in prison: attorney The self-proclaimed “Looney Tunes terrorist” appeared in court Thursday sporting a black eye, as his attorney explained he’d been the subject of a jailhouse beat-down. “My client was attacked,” defense lawyer James Darrow said of 22-year-old Ashiqul Alam, who’s be...
03:00, 2019-07-19

The House Finally Votes for a $15 Minimum Wage Nearly seven years after the grassroots Fight for $15 movement began, the House of Representatives has voted to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by the middle of the next decade, and to tie the minimum wage to inflation after that....
03:17, 2019-07-19

Trump to nominate Scalia's son for labor secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, the oldest son of the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, to be secretary of labor....
03:17, 2019-07-19

Cats movie trailer: internet reacts in horror to 'demented dream ballet' First glimpse of Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson and other stars mutated into cat-sized cats – some wearing fur coats – sparks concern for state of civilisationThe first, furry glimpses of the upcoming live action Cats remake have left viewers distressed and unhappy after its feline creatures were des...
03:17, 2019-07-19

Seattle’s New N.H.L. Team Chooses Ron Francis as G.M. The unnamed expansion team will not join the league until 2021, but the ownership group has tasked Francis, a Hall of Famer, with building the squad....
03:17, 2019-07-19

Instagram Will Now Warn You If Your Account Is Close to Being Yanked Instagram’s recent rollouts of updates to its platform continues this week with two more changes around post and account take-downs, as well as a new process for appealing content deletion that it will expand in the coming months. Read more......
03:34, 2019-07-19

UK's new PM must take 5G decision on Huawei urgently: committee The new prime minister must take a decision on whether to include China's Huawei in Britain's 5G telecoms network urgently as the ongoing debate is damaging international relations, a powerful committee of UK lawmakers said on Friday....
04:00, 2019-07-19

The Lion King Out Now in India in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu The Lion King is out now in cinemas across India in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. Directed by Jon Favreau, it is a photo-realistic remake of the traditionally animated 1994 original....
04:00, 2019-07-19

Marvel's Avengers Game Beta Will Be First Available on the PS4 At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, we got another look at Marvel's Avengers, including beta info and PS4 priority, Heroic abilities, and when gameplay footage will drop - after Gamescom in August....
04:00, 2019-07-19

'Appalling' arson attack on Japanese animation studio kills at least 33 A man shouted "die" as he doused an animation studio with fuel and set it ablaze in Japan on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK said, killing at least 33 people in the nation's worst mass murder in nearly two decades....
04:17, 2019-07-19

Iran's foreign minister, U.N. secretary-general meet in New York: IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New York on Thursday and discussed the Iranian tanker seized by the British Navy, a report by Iran's state news agency IRNA said....
04:17, 2019-07-19

Shkreli stays in jail; Infamous ex-pharma CEO quickly loses appeal Enlarge / Martin Shkreli, former chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals AG, center, listens while his attorney Benjamin Brafman, right, speaks to members of the media outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, US, on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) In ...
04:51, 2019-07-19

Nigerian scammers slide into DMs, so Ars trolls them Enlarge / The heartbreak of being blocked by a romance scammer. The joy of burning an account used in a criminal operation. I've got a history with Internet scammers. I've spent hours on the phone with tech support scammers, and I've hunted down bot networks spreading fake news. But for some reas...
04:51, 2019-07-19

U.S. tech firms push Trump to allow sales to Huawei, set up White House meeting next week Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing such sales won’t hurt U.S. national security, according to people familiar with the matter....
04:51, 2019-07-19

Here Is the 2020 Mid-Engine Corvette Before You’re Supposed to See It As the world patiently waits for the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette to be unveiled this evening, some images that appear to be official Chevrolet press photographs were leaked out, as we suspected they might. Behold the newest version of America’s sports car....
05:17, 2019-07-19

The Way You Open the Hood of An Audi A2 is Totally Bizarre The Audi A2 is already fascinating for being the first ever high volume aluminum-bodied economy car; for its amazing aerodynamic properties; and for its polarizing, bubbly styling. But more than that, it’s the vehicle’s hood opening procedure that I think cements it squarely in the “wacky car” categ...
05:17, 2019-07-19

Dan Le Batard has impassioned rebuke of racist 'send her back' chant despite ESPN rules ESPN personality Dan Le Batard wasn't going to remain silent after he heard the racist "send her back" chants from a Donald Trump rally Wednesday.       ...
05:17, 2019-07-19

Bauer strikes out 10, Indians win 11th straight over Tigers Trevor Bauer struck out 10 in 6 2/3 innings, José Ramírez hit a go-ahead home run in the sixth and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Detroit Tigers for the 11th straight time, 6-3       ...
05:17, 2019-07-19

FaceApp Warning: Old Age filter is fun but be careful what information you're sharing! A new viral app could be taking more of users data than they realize, it's been revealed today - here's what you need to know about making yourself safe online....
05:17, 2019-07-19

"China Home To One Of The Worst Human Rights Crisis": Mike Pompeo United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said China was home to one of the worst human rights crisis of the present times, slamming Beijing for violations against ethnic and religious......
05:51, 2019-07-19

Pakistan Lost $50 Million From Restricting Airspace, Says Minister Pakistan's aviation minister on Thursday said that his country suffered loses of over eight billion rupees ($50 million) from airspace restrictions imposed since February which affected hundreds of......
05:51, 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

"More For More": Iran Foreign Minister Makes Nuclear Offer To US Iran on Thursday signalled a willingness to engage in diplomacy to defuse tensions with the United States with a modest offer on its nuclear programme that met immediate scepticism in Washington....
05:51, 2019-07-19

Kilmarnock dumped out of Europa League by Connah's Quay Nomads Welsh side win 2-0 at Rugby Park to seal 3-2 aggregate winCrusaders will face Wolves in second qualifying roundAngelo Alessio endured a nightmare home debut as Kilmarnock manager, as the hosts crashed out of the Europa League qualifiers with a 3-2 aggregate defeat to Connah’s Quay Nomads.Rugby Park ...
05:51, 2019-07-19

June 2019 NPD: Super Mario and Crash Bandicoot top the chart It's time for the June 2019 NPD report for the video games industry. Super Mario Maker 2 came out on top for the month, and Crash Team Racing was No. 2.Read More...
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

Anne Hathaway’s mom kept her from becoming a ‘little monster’ When she accepted the Golden Globe for “Les Misérables,” Anne Hathaway thanked her mother. The star was 8 when she saw Kate McCauley Hathaway play Fantine in the musical’s national tour — and drew on that decades later when, auditioning for the 2012 film, she was asked to do the character’s death sc...
06:00, 2019-07-19

How Encores! gives new life to fading Broadway musicals After 20 years, Jack Viertel is giving up the job that everyone who loves musical theater covets: producing Encores! at City Center. As I shouldn’t have to remind my readers, Encores! presents concert versions of musicals that, for one reason or another, have slipped away or are in danger of doing s...
06:00, 2019-07-19

Fiery pundit Nancy Grace is back to fight ‘Injustice’ on Oxygen Nancy Grace is back on cable TV covering crime with her trademark doggedness and in-your-face panache. “Injustice With Nancy Grace,” airing Saturdays at 6 p.m. on Oxygen, marks the onetime Atlanta prosecutor’s return to the small screen three years after leaving HLN and starting a website and Sirius...
06:00, 2019-07-19

The latest hazard for Instagram influencers is a toxic ‘lake’ in Spain Mount Neme in Galicia draws droves of tourists each year because of its sparkling blue water reservoirs. But it is a actually an abandoned quarry connected to a Tungsten mine, used during World War II....
06:00, 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

Women are more competent than men but less ambitious: study Women are finally viewed as more competent — but they’re no better off for it in the workplace, a new study has found. Over the course of the last seven decades, perceptions of male and female ability have shifted dramatically. Women are seen as just as capable as men, if not more so, the anal...
06:00, 2019-07-19

Number of US overdose deaths appears to be falling The CDC has posted data showing nearly 68,000 drug overdose deaths were reported last year. The number may go up as more investigations are completed, but the agency expects the tally will end up below 69,000....
06:00, 2019-07-19

U.S. airline group says it had a 'productive meeting' with Trump on Qatar A U.S. airline industry group said it had a "productive" meeting on Thursday with President Donald Trump, who "shares our concerns" about accusations that subsidies by Qatar and the United Arab Emirates are costing jobs in the United States....
06:00, 2019-07-19

Morning News Call - India, July 19 To access a PDF version of this newsletter, please click here http://share.thomsonreuters.com/assets/newsletters/Indiamorning/MNC_IN_07192019.pdf If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: http://solutions.refinitiv.com/MNCIndiaSubscriptionpage ...
06:00, 2019-07-19

Stephen Strasburg's Mighty Batsmanship Overwhelms The Braves Stephen Strasburg pitched five-plus innings Thursday night in the first game of an important four-game series in Atlanta against the NL East-leading Braves. It was a solid outing, especially considering the competition: Strasburg struck out seven and allowed three earned runs, and got the win, in la...
06:00, 2019-07-19

The Best And Worst Of This Year's Dolores Park Hill Bomb For the third year running, hundreds of skateboarders descended on San Francisco’s Dolores Park last Thursday and gleefully threw themselves down one of the most famous hills in the city at reckless speeds. Some take the crowded Mission District hill on BMX bikes, some rip with no hands, and many tu...
06:00, 2019-07-19

Chris Paddack Gave The Marlins A Taste Of What They're Missing Back in June 2016, a much different Miami Marlins team beefed up their bullpen with a trade for 39-year-old journeyman reliever Fernando Rodney. Rodney would play out the rest of the season with the Fish, posting a 5.89 ERA and a 1.80 WHIP over 36.2 innings as Miami finished 15.5 games out of first ...
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

Senate to vote on permanently extending 9/11 victims fund The Senate has agreed to vote on permanently extending the 9/11 victims fund, setting up action that will put the bill on President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature by next week.After Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) insisted on amendment votes rather than pass the bill unanimously...
06:17, 2019-07-19

New Hampshire lawmaker Werner Horn: 'Owning slaves doesn't make you racist' A New Hampshire lawmaker came under fire this week for claiming American slavery was based on economics, not racism.        ...
06:17, 2019-07-19

Trump to nominate Gene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for secretary of labor President Trump on Thursday night announced he's nominating attorney Gene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to replace Alex Acosta as secretary of labor....
06:34, 2019-07-19

That Instagrammable lake? Actually a toxic quarry Instagrammers have been warned not to dive into an idyllic-looking, turquoise lake in northern Spain, because its toxic waters could lead to health issues...
06:34, 2019-07-19

Litter-ally terrifying: is Cats the creepiest film of the year? The first look at the star-studded big screen take on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical is trending for all of the wrong reasons“This Christmas, you will believe.” With these words, Universal sent its first trailer for Cats out into the Twitterverse – and if a cagier strapline has appeared in modern mov...
07:17, 2019-07-19

Watch: Tom Cruise is back in the pilot's seat in first 'Top Gun: Maverick' trailer Tom Cruise returns as the iconic U.S. Navy pilot Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in the first trailer for "Top Gun: Maverick," the sequel to 1986's "Top Gun."...
07:51, 2019-07-19

Jason Schwartzman, Jack Huston join 'Fargo' Season 4 "Fargo" is rounding out its Season 4 cast with additions Jason Schwartzman and Ben Whishaw, who are joining the previously announced Chris Rock, FX announced Thursday....
07:51, 2019-07-19

Alec Baldwin: 'You naughty English could fold sex into dentistry' Playing the fallen car entrepreneur John DeLorean, skewering Donald Trump on SNL, Woody Allen, #MeToo … Why is it so hard to pin the actor down on anything?A conversation with Alec Baldwin feels rather like being in a holding pattern above New York. Not that it’s boring: on the contrary, talking wit...
07:51, 2019-07-19

'Too painful': Kyoto anime fans join prime ministers in mourning fire victims Sense of loss spreads beyond fans of the genre as Justin Trudeau and Tim Cook voice their shock“I have watched animation since I was a student, and this was a terrible event,” says Jun Shin, a 30-year-old fan from Osaka who visited the site of the Kyoto Animation fire in Japan to say a prayer. “I wa...
07:51, 2019-07-19

Conscientious objectors of first world war – their untold tales Project recognises names of 400 men held in Richmond Castle in North Yorkshire The list includes Horace Eaton, a 27-year-old from Bradford who believed war symbolised “the teaching of hatred and murder”, James Burchell, a gardener from Scarborough who regarded every life as sacred, and Norman Gaudie...
07:51, 2019-07-19

A Crime Writer Tackles the Sinister Side of Baltimore Laura Lippman knows her way around Baltimore. Not only did the crime writer grow up in the city, but she also spent 12 years reporting for the Baltimore Sun. Her latest novel, a thriller set in 1960s Baltimore, is based on a real unsolved case in which a woman was found dead in a fountain. Lippman d...
07:51, 2019-07-19

Hey friends, have you heard the good news about gaming church? Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend?...
08:00, 2019-07-19

Jameela Jamil's new game show feels kind of like scrolling through the world's crappiest Twitter feed Suggesting something designed for people whose daily Twitter dives are way less automatically traumatic than ours, TBS released a trailer for its new game show The Misery Index tonight, inviting us all to contemplate the worst shit imaginable (that isn’t modern-day American politics). Hosted by The ...
08:00, 2019-07-19

This Cats/Us trailer mash-up is hideously purrfect Never let it be said that the internet is not prepared to do its duty when the clarion call comes, because that abomination of a Cats trailer has only been out for a couple of hours, and already the mash-ups have begun. And while Jennifer Hudson’s take on “Memories” is probably the least objectionab...
08:00, 2019-07-19

Holiday sentimentalist Paul McCartney making stage musical out of It’s A Wonderful Life You can’t blame Paul McCartney for being enthusiastic about Christmas: After all, every year his horrible song “Wonderful Christmastime” gets trotted out and nets him hundreds of thousands of dollars a year in royalties. Not that he needs the money: The 77-year-old just wrapped up his latest U.S. to...
08:00, 2019-07-19

Spectrum is making all 164 episodes of Mad About You available before reboot Because everything old is new again, 1990s domestic sitcom Mad About You will be returning to revisit Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt as longtime TV couple the Buchmans, now empty nesters. Still in their slanty Manhattan apartment? Maybe with a new dog? Will Janeane Garafalo return as their similarly age...
08:00, 2019-07-19

HBO didn't help Gwendoline Christie get her Emmy nomination, so she just did it herself At this point, everybody should know not to bet against Ser Brienne Of Tarth (though the same can’t be said for Captain Phasma), and yet when it came time to submit actors for Emmy consideration, HBO only fronted the money for the core Game Of Thrones cast—specifically Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner, ...
08:00, 2019-07-19

Read This: Streaming might have inadvertently killed the randomly aired film for cable You’ll find no shortage of season Hollywood types equipped with their torches and pitchforks, all too prepared to blame Netflix for the woes of the film industry. It’s unfair, really: Streaming has provided a viable platform for films that would likely have a harder time getting greenlit by major st...
08:00, 2019-07-19

Minister flags 'ambitious' recycling targets to kickstart waste market States will be required to spend agreed portion of procurement budget on recycled materials for public projectsThe federal government is preparing to unveil “ambitious” new targets that will require all states and territories to spend a portion of their procurement budgets on recycled materials for ...
08:00, 2019-07-19

Rich Greenfield, other BTIG analysts launch new firm Richard Greenfield and other key analysts on BTIG’s technology, media and telecommunications team have formed a breakaway shop but will continue to partner with the financial services firm they’ve served for nearly a decade. Noted BTIG analysts Walter Piecyk and Brandon Ross will join Greenfield in ...
08:00, 2019-07-19

Somali-Born Lawmaker Brands Trump 'Fascist' After Rally Taunt Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar branded Donald Trump a "fascist" on Thursday as the president sought to distance himself from mocking chants of "Send her back!" directed at the Somali-born......
08:17, 2019-07-19

Six companies to compete for $2.5B in funds to install Navy C4ISR systems The Navy awarded six companies task orders for a potential 10-year, $2.5 billion contract to install and support command, control, communications, computer, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems....
08:17, 2019-07-19

From houndstooth trousers to Mr Motivator’s leotards, pattern is always a delight | Hannah Jane Parkinson I would find it difficult to muddle through life without beautiful, artistic patternsThere’s a Mary Quant exhibition on at the V&A at the moment, which, if you’re able to, I would urge you to visit. If not, and you are more talented with a sewing machine than I am, the website has downloadable sewin...
08:17, 2019-07-19

The best men's shorts for all ages – in pictures Bring a dressed-up air to your summer shorts look with block colours. Choose linen or cord for a style statement and experiment with tailored designs. Mix in a subtle print with utility shapes, or wear with loose shirts or sporty stripes for a fresh look Continue reading......
08:17, 2019-07-19

Japan mourns after the worst mass killing in two decades claims 33 lives in arson attack Animation fans and Kyoto residents gathered at the site of Japan's worst mass killing in 18 years on Friday, offering flowers and prayers for the 33 people who died in an arson attack on an animation studio in the city....
08:17, 2019-07-19

US-China officials discuss trade, Mnuchin suggests possible in-person talks "Right now we're having principal-level calls and to the extent that it makes sense for us to set up in-person meetings, I would anticipate that we would be doing that," U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Reuters....
08:17, 2019-07-19

UK's new leader must urgently decide on including Huawei in 5G network, lawmakers say The new prime minister must take a decision on whether to include China's Huawei in Britain's 5G telecoms network urgently as the ongoing debate is damaging international relations, a powerful committee of UK lawmakers said on Friday....
08:17, 2019-07-19

PS4 game release date WARNING: Sony exclusive missing from PlayStation 4 2019 lineup PlayStation fans hoping to see the Last of Us Part 2 in 2019 have been dealt a significant blow. On the upside it doesn't look like the release date will be too far behind....
08:51, 2019-07-19

Destiny 2 Xur Location, Exotic items for July 19 as Bungie reveal new Shadowkeep news WHERE IS XUR? The Destiny 2 exotic gear merchant returns selling more weapons and armour today! But will he have anything worth spending those Legendary Shards on?...
08:51, 2019-07-19

Japan, South Korea dispute over history, trade deepens as man dies of immolation Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned and admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic dispute over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor that threatens global supply of memory chips and display screens....
08:51, 2019-07-19

South Korea deputy advisor Kim says Japan's export curbs violate international law South Korea's Deputy National Security Adviser Kim Hyun-chong said on Friday that Japan has violated the WTO's principle of free trade and international law by imposing unilateral export restrictions against South Korea while diplomatic efforts have not been exhausted....
08:51, 2019-07-19

South Africa's Zuma due back at corruption inquiry after adjournment Former South African president Jacob Zuma was due back at a public inquiry into state corruption on Friday, after his lawyers requested an adjournment because they said he was being questioned unfairly....
08:51, 2019-07-19

Talks between Venezuela government and opposition continuing, says mediator Norway Talks between the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition are continuing in Barbados, the foreign ministry from mediator Norway said late on Thursday in a rare statement about the progress of the discussions....
08:51, 2019-07-19

South Korea rejects Japan call for arbitration over wartime labor dispute South Korea on Friday rejected Japan's call for third-party arbitration over a court ruling last year ordering Japanese companies to pay compensation for using South Korean forced labor during World War Two....
08:51, 2019-07-19

Factbox: Key facts and numbers to watch in Japan's July 21 upper house election Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and its junior coalition partner, the Komeito party, look set to retain a solid majority in parliament's upper house in a Sunday election, media surveys have shown....
08:51, 2019-07-19

Have Not Lost Drone, US Downed Its "Own By Mistake": Iran Iran's deputy foreign minister Abbas Araghchi denied on Friday having lost any drone recently and hinted that the US could have downed their own "by mistake."...
09:17, 2019-07-19

Bob Papa: Why this Giants team is different Longtime play-by-play man and host of MSG Network’s “Giants Training Camp Live” Bob Papa talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about Daniel Jones, Eli Manning and a reason to hope. Q: What has been your first impressions of Daniel Jones? A: The way that he’s handled the whole thing has been very ma...
09:17, 2019-07-19

British Open tee times, pairings: Full second-round schedule The first day of play at the 2019 British Open was rough for a lot of stars. Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Phil Mickelson were among the big names to struggle in the opening round at Royal Portrush, and they’ll have to turn it around on Day 2. American JB Holmes didn’t seem to have......
09:17, 2019-07-19

Tesla opens Vegas V3 Supercharger station powered by solar and battery Tesla is opening a V3 Supercharger station right on the Las Vegas Strip. The automaker released a video today with more details about its newest charging site, located next to the LINQ hotel's High Roller ferris wheel. Drivers can take advantage of T......
09:51, 2019-07-19

Abe's on track to win at the polls, but he needs to spend more to fix Japan's economy: Analyst Japan will go to the polls this weekend, and analysts are expecting the ruling coalition to win again — an outcome that would maintain political stability in the country despite a slowing economy....
09:51, 2019-07-19

Iran Denies the U.S. Destroyed a Drone in the Strait of Hormuz (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran is denying a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the strategic Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship. Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi tweeted on Friday: “We have not lost any drone in the Strait of Hormuz nor anywhere else.” Foreign Minis...
10:00, 2019-07-19

Daly rides cart to 71 at Barbasol, Poston leads John Daly rode his cart to a respectable one-under-par 71 on a day of sizzling scoring in the opening round at the Barbasol Championship in Kentucky on Thursday....
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McIlroy's shocking start all too predictable Another poor start by Rory McIlroy at a major championship on Thursday hardly shocked some former players who used the words "choke" and "inexcusable" to describe the Northern Irishman's performance in the British Open first round on Thursday....
10:00, 2019-07-19

Eve: 'I thought of rap as a sisterhood. It was not like that' As she launches her first album in six years, Eve talks about life at the top of the 00s rap scene – and educating her white, British billionaire husband about life as a black womanOn a balmy night in Paris recently, Eve found herself hiding in the corner of a nightclub. The opening bars of her 2001...
10:00, 2019-07-19

Kabul University hit by deadly bomb blast The explosion took place as a number of students were waiting to sit an exam at Afghanistan's oldest and largest university. At least four people were killed and 16 were injured....
10:17, 2019-07-19

Von der Leyen outlines position on migration, other EU challenges The incoming head of the European Commission has said she will look for pragmatic solutions to the issue of migration. Ursula von der Leyen also spoke of plans for Italy's budget and her approach to Poland and Hungary....
10:17, 2019-07-19

Boeing warns of soaring 737 Max grounding costs US aircraft giant Boeing has warned that it faces spiraling costs and plummeting revenue after the global grounding of its 737 Max passenger jets. The airline is keen to return the aircraft to service in the autumn....
10:17, 2019-07-19