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FBI: Explosives made by ‘MAGA bomber’ Cesar Sayoc were duds The 16 improvised explosive devices that ‘MAGA bomber’ Cesar Sayoc sent to prominent Democrats during the run-up to the 2018 primary elections apparently were duds, according to FBI analysis made public on Tuesday. “As submitted, the devices would not have functioned as a result of their design,” sa...
02:17, 2019-07-17

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Kyle Richards and Camille Grammer Battle Over...Comments About Lisa Vanderpump's Breath? Lisa Vandermpump didn't show up to The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills season nine reunion, but that didn't put a stop to the constant conversation about her, Puppygate and...her......
16:00, 2019-07-17

Ex-NFL running back Trent Richardson eager for possible opportunity with XFL Former NFL running back Trent Richardson says he is committed to continue playing professional football and is eager for a possible chance in the XFL....
05:34, 2019-07-17

Syria Hold India To 1-1 Draw In Intercontinental Cup Having lost both their previous matches to Tajikistan and North Korea, India were already out of contention for a spot in the final while Syria needed a win to get there....
05:34, 2019-07-17

UberEats to change 'unfair' contract that forces restaurants to pay all refunds After ACCC action the delivery giant agrees to stop making local restaurants pay even when they are not at faultUberEats in Australia has agreed to change an “unfair” contract that forced local restaurants to pay for all customer refunds – even if they were not at fault – after an investigation by t...
05:34, 2019-07-17

Woman Steals Her Toyota 4Runner Back After Stalking Thieves for Two Days One of the most nightmarish situations many of us can imagine is getting our car stolen. It could end up in another state, another country or chopped up for parts, never to be seen again. But Danielle Reno is one woman who took the situation into her own hands and miraculously got her 2011 Toyota 4R...
05:17, 2019-07-17

Uber and Lyft Pay Drivers Like Employees to Protest A Bill That Would Make Them Employees A California bill that would classify gig economy workers, such as Uber and Lyft drivers, as employees is currently winding its way through the legislature. AB5, as the bill is known, passed the House in May and is currently being debated in the Senate....
05:17, 2019-07-17

Fire leave more than two dozen dead at Japanese animation building A fire at the Kyoto Animation building in Japan has left more than two dozen people dead, according to officials.        ...
21:00, 2019-07-18

'Cambodia is not a dustbin': Cambodia returns 1,600 tons of plastic waste to US and Canada The country's Environment Ministry said that 70 containers of plastic waste were shipped from the U.S. and 13 came from Canada.        ...
21:00, 2019-07-18

33 dead after man sets fire at anime studio Kyoto Animation, Japan authorities say Japanese media reports said the suspect may have set the fire at the front door, forcing people to try to find other exits at Kyoto Animation.        ...
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.        ...
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Congolese soldiers to force hand-washing, fever checks after Ebola emergency declaration The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.        ...
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

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

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

Sky Sports introduces 360-degree holograph tech for The Open golf Sky Sports claims that revolutionary new technology used during its coverage of The Open golf this week will reveal to viewers the secret to a perfect pro golf swing.During broadcasts from the 148th Open Championship in Royal Portrush, Sky's pundits will be making use of its new ‘Sky Sco...
21:00, 2019-07-18

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

Slack password reset coming to thousands of users Slack is set to reset password for thousands of users as it looks to respond to a data breach.The popular messaging app has confirmed it will reset the passwords of users it believes could be affected by a historical data breach.Around one percent of all Slack users are thought to be affected by the...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Huawei ban: the global fallout explained Update: The pressure looks like it’s eased off a bit for the time being, with the US government having relaxed sanctions on Huawei, and the UK greenlighting its involvement in the country’s 5G infrastructure at a parliamentary level.Huawei has filed patents for its own mobile operating...
21:00, 2019-07-18

PS Plus v Xbox Live Gold v Nintendo Switch Online: which one is right for you? In this interconnected age, it can be difficult to keep track of which online subscription service offers the best bang for your buck. While services like Hulu and Netflix are arguably similar, games consoles are a little more varied in their options. Each of the big three consoles has an onlin...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Why Microsoft could be dropping the ball on software piracy Search for “cheap microsoft office” on Bing, Microsoft’s own search engine and you might be surprised to see what gets displayed. Outside the usual Microsoft adverts and search results are a bunch of websites all vying for your attention.An advert pointing to Getmsoffice.com als...
21:00, 2019-07-18

BT sells iconic London HQ tower for £210m BT has agreed the sale of its central London headquarters to a private equity firm as it continues its restructuring programme.Orion Capital Managers will acquire BT Centre for almost £210 million and has agreed to lease the 300,000 square foot office building for a period of 30 months while th...
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

Gears 5 is the 'largest Gears to date', according to The Coalition We've been waiting a long time for Gears 5 to release and, according to developer The Coalition, the wait is going to be worth it.In an interview with Game Informer, The Coalition's multiplayer design director Ryan Cleven revealed the next installation in the Gears of War franchise is goin...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Borderlands is free to play this weekend, ahead of Borderlands 3's release Attention all vault hunters! Borderlands: Game of the Year edition is free to play this weekend for those with Xbox Live Gold, ahead of the release of Borderlands 3 in September.From July 18 to July 21, those with an Xbox Live Gold subscription can play Borderlands: Game of the Year edition for free...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Overclocked AMD Navi graphics cards with dual-fan designs are almost here Aftermarket components maker ASRock has pointed out new AMD Navi-based graphics cards with dual-fan designs and out-of-the-box overclocking, HotHardware reports. And, MSI has teased its own design, also according to HotHardware.AMD's Radeon RX 5700 and 5700 XT graphics cards are an affordable p...
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

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

UK foreign minister calls U.S. 'send her back' chanting deeply concerning: TV British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that chants at a President Trump rally of "send her back" were deeply concerning, Channel 5 reported....
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

Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels for the next two fiscal years, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would not confirm there was a deal....
21:00, 2019-07-18

Pompeo calls China's treatment of Uighurs 'stain of the century' U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday called China's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority the "stain of the century" and accused Beijing of pressuring countries not to attend a U.S.-hosted conference on religious freedom....
21:00, 2019-07-18

UK opposition leader Corbyn calls remarks by President Trump racist Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the comments by President Donald Trump about four minority Democratic congresswomen are racist and called on the candidates to be the country's next prime minister to use the term....
21:00, 2019-07-18

Factbox: More Republicans hit Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen after 'send her back' chant More Republican lawmakers complained on Thursday about U.S. President Donald Trump's inflammatory attacks on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women, after chants of "send her back" by Trump supporters at a rally targeted one of them....
21:00, 2019-07-18

U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate....
21:00, 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

Trump distances himself from 'send her back' chants Facing a backlash, U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday distanced himself from supporters' chants of "send her back" after he criticized Somali-born Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar at a rally in North Carolina....
21:00, 2019-07-18

Claudia Rankine on Confronting White Men About Their Privilege Poet and playwright Claudia Rankine has a new collection of essays, Just Us, coming out next year, and the New York Times Magazine published a phenomenal excerpt in this week’s issue. The essay, titled, “I Wanted to Know What White Men Thought About Their Privilege. So I Asked,” digs into how white ...
21:00, 2019-07-18

President Dog Whistle Repeats Insidious and Unfounded Claim That Rep. Ilhan Omar Married Her Brother Stay with me, for a second: A mediocre white man, who inherits the majority of his wealth, claims that he’s a fantastic businessman. The same white man claims he had bone spurs to avoid serving in a war and later desecrates the legacy of deceased Arizona Senator and war hero John McCain. The white m...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Did You Know Samira Wiley Was Asante Blackk's Aunt? Because They Have the Same Damn Face Samira Wiley is an auntie. Nope, not that kind—we’re not getting into that again—the Emmy winner is an actual biological auntie of a 2019 Emmy nominee....
21:00, 2019-07-18

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

Slack Resetting Thousands of User Passwords After Learning 2015 Breach Was Worse Than Previously Known Slack is resetting roughly 100,000 user passwords for accounts that were active in 2015. The company has only recently learned that an old security breach from four years ago was perhaps worse than previously thought.Read more......
21:00, 2019-07-18

NASA and ESA Reach Critical Decision on How the First Lunar Outpost Will Orbit the Moon Mission planners for the lunar Gateway project have decided how the lunar outpost should orbit the Moon—and it’s actually quite brilliant.Read more......
21:00, 2019-07-18

You Can Upgrade This Star Wars Death Star PC Case With a Superlaser Video Projector If there’s not a fancy, over-tuned car in your driveway, there’s a good chance there’s a fancy, over-tuned gaming PC sitting on your desk. The beige PC boxes of the ‘80s are long gone, now replaced with cases adorned with blinking lights, LCD screens, and exotic shapes—including one now shaped like ...
21:00, 2019-07-18

The Boosted Scooter Is a Blast Electric scooters are dangerous. It seems like you can’t go a day without seeing a scary story in the news reminding the world of this fact. People die riding these things. So it wasn’t surprising when Boosted emphasized safety in announcing it’s new e-scooter. The $1,600 Boosted Rev has three brak...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Moon landing bombshell: Why shadows point in different directions in NASA photos ONE of the most notorious moon landing conspiracies about shadows on the lunar surface has been debunked – demolishing claims the heroic mission was faked....
21:00, 2019-07-18

Sen. Lee willing to fund 9/11 victim program for only 10 years GOP Sen. Mike ​Lee, who blocked a vote on a bill for 9/11 victims in the Senate, on Thursday suggested funding the program for 10 years instead of through 2092 as advocates have sought. “Last night Jon Stewart said he believed a billion dollars a year for ten years was a reasonable request for 9/11....
21:00, 2019-07-18

California woman contracts flesh-eating bacteria without going in water A San Diego woman said she suffered a nightmarish flesh-eating bacterial infection on her foot over the Fourth of July weekend — but unlike several others who recently contracted the disease, she never even stepped into the water, according to a new report. Noelle Guastucci, of the University Height...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Ilhan Omar proposes resolution supporting boycott of Israel Omar’s resolution seeks to push back against US laws banning the boycott of Israel and affirms the right of Americans to organize boycotts of foreign countries if they so wish....
21:00, 2019-07-18

Donald Trump, Hope Hicks discussed Stormy Daniels payment during campaign Then-candidate Donald Trump and press secretary Hope Hicks allegedly discussed making hush-money payments to porn star Stormy Daniels with his lawyer Michael Cohen amid the fallout from the “Access Hollywood” tape’s release, according to FBI affidavits unsealed Thursday. Trump, Hic...
21:00, 2019-07-18

House passes bill to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-controlled House on Thursday passed legislation raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, ​but it’s not expected to find any support in the GOP-majority Senate. ​Approval by a 231-199 vote came after Democratic moderates and liberals ​worked out a compromise to increase it to $15 f...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Texas teen busted for spitting into Arizona Tea bottle, putting it back A Texas teen was busted for spitting into a bottle of Arizona Tea at a local grocery store — and then placing the tainted drink back on the shelf, according to a new report. Cops were dispatched Monday night to the Albertsons Market in Odessa, where they viewed security camera footage showing the bo...
21:00, 2019-07-18

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

Student accused of rape admitted he ‘just really wanted to have sex’ A Florida college student accused of rape confessed to the victim that he “just really wanted to have sex,” according to a disturbing new report. University of Central Florida student Jaime Polanco, 21, was arrested Friday after he apologized for raping the victim in a record phone call,...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Knife-wielding crook caught on camera swiping $3K from Walgreens A knife-wielding crook dressed as a construction worker was caught on video beating a worker as he robbed $3,000 from the pharmacy at a Bronx Walgreens, police said. The thief walked into a restricted area of the store at East 161st Street and River Avenue and knocked on the door to the back office ...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Georgia man arrested for fatally stabbing three young children, mother NBC NEWS – Police arrested and charged a man in the murder of three young children and their mother on Wednesday night in Columbus, Georgia. Responding to a report of violence, Columbus police found Jerrica Spellman, 29, and her children, 3-year-old King Jackson, 1-year-old Kensley Jackson, an...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Study links congenital heart disease to oil, gas development Mothers who live near heavy oil and gas developments are between 40 percent and 70 percent more likely to give birth to babies with congenital heart defects....
21:00, 2019-07-18

Inside fashion mogul Elie Tahari's $1.1 million Hamptons compound rental CNBC's Robert Frank takes an inside look at fashion mogul Elie Tahari's $1.1 million compound rental in the Hamptons. The home was made out of an old barn, transported to the beach....
21:00, 2019-07-18

Instagram will notify you before it disables your account Instagram is making a few changes to the way it disables accounts. Currently, the platform removes accounts with a certain percentage of violating content. But it's rolling out a new policy that will also allow it to disable accounts with a certain n......
20:51, 2019-07-18

'Plants vs. Zombies 3' is on the way and you can test it now Six years after Plants vs. Zombies 2 staggered into the world, the next entry in the series is on the way. PopCap Games is hard at work on Plants vs. Zombies 3, and it's already offering you the chance to pit flora against undead fauna once again....
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

Toyota unveils electric shuttles for 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo Toyota's first dedicated vehicle for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo isn't a flying car, but it shows promise. The automaker today unveiled the APM (Accessible People Mover), an all-electric vehicle it designed especially for next summ......
20:51, 2019-07-18

Barsys $1,500 robot bartender promises cocktails with AI precision The "Keurig of cocktails" concept isn't exactly new, but that's not stopping companies like Barsys from perfecting the robotic bartender. Next week, Barsys is launching its robotic cocktail mixer 2.0. Like the original, the next iteration offers auto......
20:51, 2019-07-18

YouTube Music adds seamless switching between audio and videos If you're a YouTube Premium or Music Premium subscriber, switching between a song and its music video should be smoother as of today. You can hop back and forth between the two, and playback will continue from the same point with no pauses or interru......
20:51, 2019-07-18

Google’s plan to improve local news will start in Youngstown, Ohio Today, Google announced that Youngstown, Ohio, will be the first city in its Compass Experiment, a joint venture with newspaper publishing company McClatchy to revive local news. The announcement couldn't be more timely, as Youngstown's long standing......
20:51, 2019-07-18

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

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

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

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction upheld by appeals court The three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circut also upheld the more than $7.7 million in fines and restitution that a judge imposed on Shkreli last year....
20:51, 2019-07-18

To tilt your odds of success at work, get more sleep Good sleep should not only be for the elites. Lack of sleep and sleep disorders take a steep toll on worker productivity and health. Burning the midnight oil to get ahead is the worst way for employees to think and act....
20:51, 2019-07-18

'Terminator: Dark Fate' to be rated R, bring back Eddie Furlong as John Connor Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger will be joined by another familiar face in the upcoming film "Terminator: Dark Fate" — Eddie Furlong, who played John Connor in "Terminator 2: Judgment Day."...
20:51, 2019-07-18

DHS chief Kevin McAleenan says he's warned Congress about 'breaking point' at border Acting Homeland Security chief Kevin McAleenan told a House panel Thursday he's been warning Congress about an impending "breaking point" at the U.S.-Mexico border, but lawmakers won't pass needed immigration funding....
20:51, 2019-07-18

| WATCH | At least 33 feared dead after suspected arson attack on Japanese animation studio A suspected arson attack at an animation production company in Japan killed 33 people and injured dozens more after a man reportedly doused the building with flammable liquid and shouted "drop dead"....
20:51, 2019-07-18

'Game of Thrones' star Gwendoline Christie submitted herself for an Emmy nod when HBO didn't HBO didn't submit "Game of Thrones" star Gwendoline Christie (Brienne of Tarth) and others for Emmy nominations, but they took care of it themselves.        ...
20:51, 2019-07-18

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

Review: Hulu's 'Veronica Mars' is the best TV revival in years With smart evolution and commitment to neo-noir detective stories, Hulu's season of "Veronica Mars" is far superior to revivals like "Gilmore Girls."        ...
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

'Sesame Street,' Sally Field, more to earn Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievement What do "Sesame Street" and Sally Field have in common? Both are going to be Kennedy Center Honors recipients.        ...
20:51, 2019-07-18

Review: Tappa's Contemporary Take On Indian Food Is Sure To Tug At Your Heart Strings Tappa's contemporary twist on classics not only stays with you long after you have left, but also compels you to re-think the beauty of desi flavours and the room it leaves for experimentation....
20:51, 2019-07-18

Healthy Diet: 4 Fruits That Are Relatively Rich In Protein Fruits are not traditionally rich in protein and they're generally not expected to be- they have higher levels of other important nutrients including fibre and carbohydrates. These 4 fruits are......
20:51, 2019-07-18

New Menu: FIRE At The Park Takes Farm-To-Table Concept To Next Level The new summer menu at Fire is over 80% organic and has been designed to source ingredients from a growing list of suppliers and farmers who practice sustainable techniques to offer environmentally......
20:51, 2019-07-18

Nutritionist Rashi Chowdhary Suggests Diet Changes For Reducing Gut Inflamma Celebrity nutritionist Rashi Chowdhary regularly addresses some key issues and frequently asked questions related to health and nutrition on her Instagram page. She recently touched upon the topic of......
20:51, 2019-07-18

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

Moon landing: Buzz Aldrin took Holy Communion, read this Bible verse on lunar surface Fifty years ago, when American astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, a devout Christian, made history landing on the moon, the first thing he did was give thanks to God....
20:51, 2019-07-18

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

Student’s senior photos in legendary bathrobe go viral Sporting a dated haircut and a mom-approved outfit, many look back at their senior portraits and cringe. But not Evan Dennison. He’s the stuff of which high school legends are made. Heather Waters, mother to 17-year-old Dennison, hired photographer Tiffany Clark to take photos of her son befor...
20:51, 2019-07-18

Here’s what we’ve left behind on the moon More than 413,000 pounds: That’s the estimated total weight of all man-made items left on the moon since Apollo 11 astronauts became the first to land there in 1969. This “lunar litter,” as documentary filmmaker Arlen Parsa called it in his 2012 short film, is itemized in a 22-page document from NAS...
20:51, 2019-07-18

Creator of ‘Storm Area 51’ comes forward after Facebook page takes off The creator of a Facebook page calling for a public invasion of Area 51, the top-secret Air Force facility in Nevada, has finally spoken publicly about his joke getting out of hand. California resident Matty Roberts, who created the Facebook page “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us,” revealed ...
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

Readers share their memories of the Apollo 11 moon landing The Post asked readers to write in with their tales of where they were on July 20, 1969 when Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon. From Yankee Stadium to the Mets locker room, from summer jobs to Vietnam, from foreign countries to new citizens, here’s a selection of some of the memories —...
20:51, 2019-07-18

Tick latched on man’s eyeball made ‘popping sound’ when doctor pried it off Kentucky man Chris Prater always sprays himself with repellent before heading into the bush, but after leaving a job last week his eye was irritated. He never thought it would be a deer tick....
20:51, 2019-07-18

Cosmetic surgery billboard faces backlash over ‘disgusting’ body shaming A Philadelphia billboard featuring a scantily clad woman with the phrase "Keep our beaches beautiful" has sparked outcry this week for what some see as body shaming....
20:51, 2019-07-18

Scientists discover new way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes During the two experiments, the number of female mosquitoes responsible for disease spread plummeted by 83 percent to 94 percent on two small islands plagued by dengue fever....
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Apollo 11: NASA shares rare footage of scientists testing moon rocks Scientists and stargazers are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, which brought geologic samples back to NASA researchers on Earth. Now, to commemorate the work of the chemists and biologists at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley, NASA ...
20:51, 2019-07-18

Plant-based milk may be the double the price but people are drinking it up The plant-based market's biggest drivers, almond milk and soy milk, cost almost double the price of regular dairy milk for a half-gallon, according to a price check by FreshDirect. The price tag on oat milk is almost 2.5 times the cost of dairy milk....
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Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition technology....
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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

Facebook and Google can see what porn you’re watching Web masterminds can see what helps you masturbate. Facebook, Google and Oracle cloud are secretly tracking the porn you watch, according to a new joint study from Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon, and the University of Pennsylvania. Researchers investigated 22,484 sex sites using a handy tool called webXr...
20:51, 2019-07-18

New details revealed about Aaron Paul’s mysterious ‘Westworld’ character Westworld fans have been pretty stoked about the return of the hit sci-fi HBO series for a while now, but particularly since the first Season 3 trailer dropped earlier this year and fans were introduced to the fact that Aaron Paul would be playing some sort of mysterious character. In a new intervie...
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 ...
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The biggest ‘Game of Thrones’ villains aren’t coming to San Diego Comic-Con This may have been the biggest twist in Game of Thrones history, one that we certainly didn’t see coming. The biggest villains from the show aren’t any of the characters, of course, but rather showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss who took just one season to ruin the best show in TV h...
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Darren Clarke gives Open a rousing Irish start before hopes are dampened | Kevin Mitchell Local legend got off to a flyer in the company of amateur James Sugrue before drifting back but revelled in a ‘fabulous’ occasionFrom the moment Darren Clarke struck the first shot of thousands to follow, good and bad, in this 148th Open, the 2011 champion, a local resident no less, tried his silver...
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Acapulco cliff divers risk their lives to drive tourism – video At Mexico's beach resort of Acapulco, a group of professional cliff divers eagerly put their lives at risk on a daily basis, performing shows for the public and attracting tons of tourists in the process.The Acapulco cliff divers have risked their lives daily for decades. Alejandro Rivera, now 28-ye...
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BHA will consider concerns over CCTV security weaknesses at Kempton Park • Issues raised after atenolol found on Crowned Eagle• No suggestion Kempton failed to fulfil its obligationsThe British Horseracing Authority said on Thursday that it will “consider” concerns raised by its independent disciplinary panel after it highlighted the fact that CCTV cameras at Kempton Par...
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Steve Bruce pledges to ‘prove the doubters wrong’ at Newcastle • New Newcastle head coach hopes to win over sceptics• ‘There are big shoes to fill. But I’ll give it everything’Steve Bruce has vowed to win over the doubters at Newcastle after admitting he has always regretted turning down the manager’s job the first time he was offered it.The 58-year-old was ins...
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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-...
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How gambling giant SportPesa made waves in Africa – and Premier League Everton’s sponsors are hailed by the club for supporting community schemes, but there are concerns about how the Kenyan-Bulgarian firm profits from an online gambling crazeBarely heard of in Britain until it launched a spree of Premier League club sponsorships in 2016, the online gambling platform S...
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Afcon final unites two African coaches who represent the future | Jonathan Wilson Djamel Belmadi and Aliou Cissé used time in Europe to improve their sides and a tactical battle will decide fate of Algeria and SenegalChampigny-sur-Marne is a banlieue about eight miles south-east of the centre of Paris. Algeria’s coach, Djamel Belmadi, was born there; Senegal’s coach, Aliou Cissé,...
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Transport app FlixMobility gets Germany's biggest tech funding round to drive growth Transport app FlixMobility has raised around 500 million euros ($561 million) in Germany's biggest tech funding round to date to back investments in its expansion, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
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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....
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'The Lion King' roars into Disney realm of animals just like us The new "The Lion King" hews closely to the original, standing apart with its visual realism, using computer animation to approximate the look of a nature documentary. Yet amid a golden age of that genre, as the Disney blockbuster heads toward a big opening weekend, it also reminds us how talking an...
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Excitement as rocket set for launch on moon landing anniversary The early bird catches the rocket, so alarms were set for 3.30am and a convoy of coaches set off from the city of Baikonur in Kazakhstan before sunrise....
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£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....
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Migrants to be tracked by digital IDs post-Brexit New migrants moving to the UK to work after Brexit will be given unique digital identities and have their visa applications filtered by "automated checks", according to a leaked Home Office presentation seen by Sky News....
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Puerto Rico: thousands flood streets in push to oust governor – in pictures Photographer Angel Valentin accompanied our reporter Oliver Laughland to capture the growing protests in Puerto Rico against Governor Ricky Rosselló. The street demonstrations have been sparked by leaked text messages showing the US territory’s top official using misogynistic and homophobic slurs wi...
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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...
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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...
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Ursula von der Leyen: hard Brexit would be massive blow for both sides Exclusive: newly elected EU chief suggests there could be emergency help for IrelandThe European commission’s new president has said a hard Brexit would have “massively negative consequences” for both Britain and the EU, and said Brussels could provide emergency help for nations such as Ireland that...
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Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan\u0027s rapidly aging society."...
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Dennis found after mysteriously abandoning Tour de France "Time trial world champion Rohan Dennis has been located after mysteriously abandoning the Tour de France during Stage 12 from Toulouse to Bagneres-de-Bigorre."...
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Simon Yates takes Stage 12 win to complete Grand Tour grand slam "Britain\u0027s Simon Yates produced a technically perfect finish after a day in the breakaway to win Stage 12 of the Tour de France in a three-up sprint to complete a Grand Tour grand slam, with a stage win in each of the Giro, Vuelta and Tour."...
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Who are the haves and have nots in the NFC South? SportsPulse: Lorenzo Reyes takes a good hard look at the Saints, Panthers, Falcons and Buccaneers and tells us why each squad may or may not make the playoffs this season.       ...
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Dennis pulls out of Tour de France in unclear circumstances Time trial world champion Rohan Dennis has abandoned the Tour de France during the first Pyrenean stage amid reports he clashed with his team's officials       ...
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NASCAR champion Kurt Busch thriving at Chip Ganassi Racing: 'We've got a wheelman now' The 40-year-old signed a one-year deal for 2019, but Kurt Busch, the 2004 Cup champion, appears rejuvenated with his new team.       ...
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Proposal of 2019? Ultra-marathoner gets down on one knee after 135-mile Death Valley run Yoshihiko Ishikawa got down on one knee to propose to his girlfriend after he concluded race in 21 hours, 33 minutes, 1 second. She said yes.       ...
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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.       ...
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Idaho high school drops Redskins name after four-hour school board debate, two walk-outs, community vitriol Teton High School in Driggs, Idaho, dropped the Redskins mascot after two student walkouts, hours of debate, and contentious period.       ...
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Thai Teen, In Coma After Being Kicked By Seniors At School, Dies A Thai high school student kicked into a coma by his schoolmates died Thursday, police said, raising alarm about a hazing culture in the country's institutions....
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Are Cellphones A Flight Danger? They Are On These Boeing Jets U.S. government officials in 2014 revealed an alarming safety issue: Passenger cellphones and other types of radio signals could pose a crash threat to some models of Boeing 737 and 777 airplanes....
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Royal pains at Royal Portrush during British Open Bad tee shots, from the tall rough, into the bunkers and missed putts. The not-so-top shots from the Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club.        ...
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Emotional and proud, Clarke welcomes Open back to Portrush Darren Clarke almost welled up when his name was announced to applause before he hit the first shot at the British Open        ...
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The Latest: McIlroy shoots 79 after wild opening round A quadruple-bogey 8 at the first hole might not have been the most embarrassing part of Rory McIlroy's wild opening round at the British Open        ...
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Under-the-radar Lowry moves into spotlight at British Open Shane Lowry shot 4-under 67 to take the clubhouse lead at the British Open after benefiting from coming into the tournament somewhat under the radar        ...
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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.        ...
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Paul McCartney adapting 'It's a Wonderful Life' in his first stage musical Paul McCartney is working on a stage adaptation of the 1946 film 'It's A Wonderful Life,' which will be the first musical of his long and storied career....
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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...
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SoftBank's Son says Japan lacks investment opportunities, is AI 'developing country' SoftBank Group Corp founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Thursday that there is a dearth of investment opportunities in Japan, which he said is lagging in the race to develop artificial intelligence (AI)....
17:34, 2019-07-18

SAP says big margin gains to wait until 2020, shares down 10% 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, sending its shares sharply lower....
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China's Didi plans to relaunch Hitch service with new safety features Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Thursday it was proposing to relaunch its Hitch carpooling service with added safety features, almost a year after suspending the service following the murder of a female passenger by her Didi driver....
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G7 finance chiefs agree to tackle digital tax challenges: summary G7 finance ministers agreed to address the tax challenges raised by the digital economy and push ahead with plans for a minimum corporate tax level, a draft of the chair's summary seen by Reuters said on Thursday....
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Japan to lead development of SWIFT network for cryptocurrency: source Japan's government is leading a global push to set up an international network for cryptocurrency payments, similar to the SWIFT network used by banks, in an effort to fight money laundering, a person familiar with the plan said on Thursday....
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Exclusive: Ping An-backed Lufax to ditch P2P lending on regulatory woes - sources Lufax, one of China's largest online wealth management platforms that is backed by financial giant Ping An Insurance , plans to exit its once-core peer-to-peer lending (P2P) business, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
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TSMC expects 5G to drive earnings, flags South Korea-Japan spat as risk Taiwan's TSMC forecast that robust demand for 5G chips will drive a stronger second-half even as it anticipates a dispute between Japan and South Korea involving chip-making materials to be a big source of uncertainty....
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....
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Indonesia aims to start electric vehicle production in 2022 Indonesia is aiming to start producing electric vehicles (EVs) in 2022, a senior official at the Industry Ministry told Reuters on Thursday, after a number of companies disclosed plans to invest in the country....
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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....
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Stablecoins like Libra must be held to highest standards: G7 Stablecoins like Facebook's Libra can foster financial inclusion but they must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure that they aren't used to launder money and that users are protected, a Group of Seven taskforce on the issue concluded....
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G7 urges tough Libra regulation, agrees to tax digital giants Digital currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset the world's financial system, Group of Seven finance ministers and central bankers said on Thursday....
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Police need intercept tools as mobile networks develop: Europol European law enforcement agencies set to lose the ability to tap criminals' mobile devices with the launch of 5G technology must be brought into discussions earlier when communications networks are modernised, the new head of Europol told Reuters....
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Libra launch won't happen until regulators are happy: Coeure Global regulators will not let Facebook launch its Libra currency until all their concerns, ranging from money laundering to financial stability, have been addressed and "a prolonged discussion" may be needed first, the man in charge of their response told Reuters....
17:34, 2019-07-18

The Moon: A Celebration of Our Celestial Neighbour - in pictures Marking the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s ‘small step’ and published to coincide with Royal Museums Greenwich’s exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, The Moon: a Celebration of our Celestial Neighbour explores people’s fascination with the Earth’s only natural satellite Continue reading...
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Thor 4: Taika Waititi drops Akira for second bite at God of Thunder The problematic Warner remake of the classic anime is put on hold while the Ragnarok director returns to Marvel’s Cinematic UniverseIf ever one needed proof that Hollywood can be prone to supping rather too enthusiastically from the electric Kool-Aid, let us look at the curious case of Taika Waititi...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Corbyn sacks shadow Brexit minister for ‘Hitler in the bunker’ comment Lady Hayter loses job after comparing those around Labour leader to film about Hitler’s last days Labour’s shadow Brexit ­minister, Dianne Hayter, has been sacked after she likened the “bunker mentality” around Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership to the “last days of Hitler”.Lady Hayter, Labour’s deputy lead...
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Museum of underwater art to open on Australia's Great Barrier Reef Submerged sculptures and others that appear at low tide to be installed at several Queensland sites, as part of a project that also aims to rehabilitate sections of the reefFrom a colour-changing figure warning of warming seas to a sunken skeletal greenhouse encrusted with coral, a new museum of und...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Charles Dickens museum buys lost portrait 130 years after it went missing London museum raises £180,000 to buy lost Margaret Gillies portrait of young author found in South African auctionA portrait of Charles Dickens that was lost for more than 130 years is “coming home” after a successful fundraising campaign.The Charles Dickens Museum at 48 Doughty Street in London sai...
17:17, 2019-07-18

IUCN red list reveals wildlife destruction from treetop to ocean floor Latest list shows extinction now threatens a third of all assessed species, from monkeys to rhino raysFrom the tops of trees to the depths of the oceans, humanity’s destruction of wildlife is continuing to drive many species towards extinction, with the latest “red list” showing that a third of all ...
17:17, 2019-07-18

UK politicians send message of solidarity to US congresswomen Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan among those condemning Donald Trump’s ‘blatant racism’Leading British politicians including Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan are among thousands of people who have signed a letter of support f the four US congresswomen of colour who were targeted by Donald Trump in a series ...
17:17, 2019-07-18

No-deal Brexit would plunge Britain into a recession, says OBR Office for Budget Responsibility believes economy would shrink by 2% by end of 2020A no-deal Brexit would plunge Britain into a recession that would shrink the economy by 2%, push unemployment above 5% and send house prices tumbling by around 10%, according to the government’s independent forecastin...
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...
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Venice to open with Kore-eda's The Truth, Toronto with film about the Band Palme d’Or winner’s new film starring Catherine Deneuve to kick off the Venice film festival, while Toronto gets a documentary about the legendary fil-rockersThe Truth, the new film from multi-award-winning Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda, will open the 2019 edition of the Venice film festival.F...
17:17, 2019-07-18

The Flaming Lips: King's Mouth review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Bella Union)After a long spell of indulging in 24-hour jams and Stone Roses covers, Wayne Coyne’s band marshal their psychedelic powers for lush, honed songsBefore we turn to the Flaming Lips’ 15th studio album, it’s worth considering the extremely peculiar path that has brought the Oklahoma trio t...
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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...
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Simon Yates sprints to fine stage 12 victory as Tour reaches Pyrenees • British rider outwits fellow escapees on first Pyrenean stage• Alaphilippe still in yellow, with leaders finishing togetherSimon Yates outsprinted his fellow escapees Pello Bilbao ESP and Gregor Mühlberger in the final straight in Bagnères-de-Bigorre, taking a victory that means the British rider ...
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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

Warrantless device searches at the border will threaten privacy in the US heartland | Daniela L Nogueira Unless agents are required to get a warrant, the ‘border exception’ will be a window into the private lives of Americans and a means of stifling dissent This Thursday, a federal court in Massachusetts will hear arguments in a case challenging warrantless searches of electronic devices at the border....
17:17, 2019-07-18

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

'We had 15 seconds of fuel left': Buzz Aldrin on the nervy moon landing Astronaut’s newly released video interview describes final moments before ‘the Eagle’ landed on the moonTime was running out. The Apollo 11 lunar module was on its historic descent to the moon’s crater-pocked surface on 20 July 1969 when a fuel light blinked on. Still 100ft (30 metres) above the gro...
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

Game of Thrones: the stars forced to nominate themselves for Emmys Gwendoline Christie and Alfie Allen have had go it alone after HBO chose not to put them up for awards consideration. But can they win, against the odds?Unless you actively enjoy excruciatingly drawn-out scenes of roundtable policy minutiae, the Game of Thrones finale was a bit of a disappointment. ...
17:17, 2019-07-18

I'm told to 'go back home'. But I'm an American – and dissent is patriotic I still want to believe the US can make good on its promises, and not just to me. But I regularly wake up covered in fresh egg, courtesy of the highest leader in our landMy father was scheduled to speak at a university in Chicago, but there were no flights. This was right after the 9/11 attacks on t...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Twelve Israeli teenagers held in Cyprus over alleged rape of British woman Youths aged between 16 and 18 accused of raping 19-year-old tourist at hotel in Ayia NapaA court in Cyprus has remanded 12 Israeli youths in custody on suspicion of the alleged rape of a 19-year-old British tourist at a holiday resort on the island.The youths, aged between 16 and 18, are alleged to ...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Gordon Brown: 'Boris Johnson could be UK's last prime minister' Ex-PM says Johnson’s anti-Europe conservatism is seen in Scotland as anti-ScottishFollow the latest political developments – liveBoris Johnson could be the UK’s last prime minister, Gordon Brown has warned, after the Conservative leadership frontrunner met Scottish MPs to reassure them of his desire...
17:17, 2019-07-18

'Bill Clinton talks loudly, fails to act': envoys’ barbed missives to John Major Foreign leaders Boris Yeltsin and François Mitterrand also subjects of gossipy anecdotes, papers showConfidential and sometimes unflattering appraisals of foreign leaders have been a staple of the diplomatic cable long before the leaking of the former US ambassador Kim Darroch’s emails.Boris Yeltsin...
17:17, 2019-07-18

'Stolen lands': dozens arrested as Hawaiians protest $1.4bn telescope Astronomers say site will offer unparalleled view into deep space, but many Native Hawaiians fear it will desecrate sacred mountainDozens of people have been arrested on Hawaii’s Big Island this week after hundreds of protesters stood, lay and even chained themselves to structures in an effort to st...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Florida city constantly plays Baby Shark to deter homeless from civic building Official praises ‘effective temporary measure’ using looped children’s song to drive away people from banqueting venue City officials in West Palm Beach, Florida, are using extremely catchy children’s music to try and drive away homeless people from one of its civic buildings.The city’s mayor, Keith...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Climate crisis: extremely hot days could double in US, study shows Amid widespread US heatwave, experts predict dangerous extremes in summer temperatures will only get worseAs the climate crisis progresses, the number of extremely hot days around the US could more than double, according to a peer-reviewed study and report from the Union of Concerned Scientists.By m...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Puerto Rico police clash with protesters against governor's sexist texts Teargas and rubber bullets used to disperse demonstration urging Ricardo Rosselló to quitThousands of protesters in Puerto Rico have clashed with riot police, as volleys of teargas and rubber bullets were used to disperse a mostly peaceful protest that descended into chaos just yards from the govern...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Iran says it has seized foreign oil tanker in Gulf Report on state TV says ship was smuggling oil but does not say which country crew are fromFears for maritime security in the strait of Hormuz, a vital route for oil shipping, have grown after Iran announced it had impounded a foreign tanker it said was smuggling fuel in the Gulf.State television qu...
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Ilhan Omar responds to Trump rally 'send her back' chant: 'I am where I belong' – live Congresswoman targeted by president responded by quoting a Maya Angelou poem, which reads in part: ‘Like air, I’ll rise’ Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.53pm BST Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein have once again downplayed his having an expired Austrian passport with his photo but ...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Apollo 11: Google creates huge moonlight portrait larger than Central Park to honor epic mission As part of its tribute to Apollo 11, Google is using moonlight to dramatically showcase Margaret Hamilton, a pioneer whose computational work helped make the historic mission possible....
17:17, 2019-07-18

VW pounds another nail in the coffin of the station wagon, drops Golf SportWagen and Golf Alltrack The station wagon body style was ubiquitous in the last half of the 20th century, but it's has all but vanished in today's SUV-crazed market....
17:17, 2019-07-18

Southwest yanks Boeing 737 Max from schedules through early November with no return in sight Southwest joints United and American in taking the Boeing 737 Max out of its schedules through early November with no end in sight to the federally-mandated grounding of the planes after two fatal crashes....
17:17, 2019-07-18

First-time homebuyers could snag lower costs for FHA loans under House-passed bill The Housing Financial Literacy Act would provide a discount on upfront mortgage insurance if the borrower goes through financial literacy counseling....
17:17, 2019-07-18

Is Huawei a Security Threat? Vietnam Isn’t Taking Any Chances As the world splits along U.S.-China fault lines, telecom companies in Vietnam appear to be quietly avoiding the Chinese tech giant in their 5G plans....
17:17, 2019-07-18

Lawmakers impede next UK leader’s path to a no-deal Brexit British lawmakers have put a substantial roadblock in the path of any attempt by a Brexit-backing prime minister to take Britain out of the European Union without a divorce deal...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Germany probes anti-Israel ‘likes’ by official account Germany’s Foreign Ministry said Thursday it has opened an investigation after learning that the Twitter account of the country’s mission to the Palestinian territories had “liked” anti-Israel tweets...
17:17, 2019-07-18

UN food chief says full food aid could be restored in Yemen The head of the U.N. food agency says it has reached an “agreement in principle” to restore full food aid to rebel-controlled parts of Yemen after suspending the aid last month...
17:17, 2019-07-18

‘El Chapo’ is contained. Mexico’s drug war is not. The man who came to embody the horror of Mexico’s drug trade was sentenced to life in prison. But cartel violence is getting worse in the country, even as drug kingpins fade from view....
17:17, 2019-07-18

This German city had few foreigners. Then refugees changed it in some surprising ways. To some locals in a community on the Polish border, the refugees offer salvation after decades of devastating population decline. To others, the new arrivals could be the coup de grace for a city that was already struggling....
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On This Day: Mike McCallum flattens Donald Curry in five rounds Matt Christie reflects on one of the finest finishes in boxing history that took place on July 18, 1987 – Mike McCallum vs Donald Curry The post On This Day: Mike McCallum flattens Donald Curry in five rounds appeared first on Boxing News....
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Kurt Walker: ‘It was unbelievable. It was my major breakthrough’ Irish bantamweight Kurt Walker is delighted with his triumph at Minsk 2019 The post Kurt Walker: ‘It was unbelievable. It was my major breakthrough’ appeared first on Boxing News....
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The Judean Club Despite its ramshackle state, the Judean Club was a nursery for Jewish East End fistic talent The post The Judean Club appeared first on Boxing News....
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Behind the scenes at Matchroom Boxing Anthony Leaver tells Matt Christie how he became Matchroom Boxing’s Head of Media and outlines the highs and lows of working for one of the biggest promoters in the world The post Behind the scenes at Matchroom Boxing appeared first on Boxing News....
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

Zetsche's elevation to Daimler chairman faces opposition Investors are resisting the plan because they regard Dieter Zetsche responsible for falling profits, a costly European diesel emissions recall and recalls connected with Takata airbags, among other things, a German newspaper says....
17:17, 2019-07-18

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

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

Owner of Calif. dealership group reportedly killed in Mexico Jose Arredondo, 58, was found dead by local authorities with "signs of blunt force trauma," reports said. It was unclear whether there were other victims or witnesses....
17:17, 2019-07-18

Study: Top, bottom blood pressure numbers each predict cardiovascular risk The systolic and diastolic blood pressure readings -- which are the top and bottom numbers -- both independently forecast the risk of heart attack and stroke, according to new research....
17:17, 2019-07-18

The highs and lows of fans watching the Africa Cup of Nations "If football was a president we would have a peaceful and exciting country," - the words of a young South Africa fan speaking to Reuters while watching his team play in the Africa Cup of Nations perfectly capture the unifying force of the world's most popular sport....
17:01, 2019-07-18

Impeachment caucus forms: Rep’s rogue resolution reveals scores of Dems gunning for Trump A doomed attempt to bring articles of impeachment against President Trump failed miserably Wednesday night as expected, but the roll call put scores of Democrats on record in support of at least keeping the effort alive -- revealing that bloc has grown substantially in recent months. ...
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India's monsoon rains below average in past week, raising crop worries India's monsoon rains were 20% below average in the week ending on Wednesday, the weather office said, as summer showers turned patchy over the central, western and southern parts of the country, raising concerns over the progress of crop plantings....
17:00, 2019-07-18

Ofwat calls for £12 billion boost to water network investment Britain's water regulator on Thursday called for the country's utilities to invest the equivalent of 6 million pounds every day for the next five years in plans to reduce pollution and leakages in increasingly stressed UK infrastructure....
17:00, 2019-07-18

Video of pilot whales rescued on U.S. East Coast viewed around the world Dozens of beachgoers and lifeguards battled to help a pod of pilot whales back into deeper waters after coming too close to the shore of the U.S. state of Georgia earlier this week, although authorities said that three of the animals had died....
17:00, 2019-07-18

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

New Zealand's Ardern says plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action Climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem, New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday....
17:00, 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

Japanese town celebrates first whale catch of the season As Misako Komiya watched a crew of men in rubber boots peeling skin and blubber off a whale with long knives, she was already planning how to prepare the five kilos (10 lbs) of meat she intended to buy....
17:00, 2019-07-18

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

UK police say they will prevent repeat of climate-change protest chaos Climate activists Extinction Rebellion will not be allowed to repeat the kind of disruption they caused in London earlier this year when they hold fresh demonstrations in October, police said on Thursday....
17:00, 2019-07-18

Brazil deforestation soars in July, threatening EU trade deal Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest accelerated in the first half of July, outstripping the full month last year and raising red flags for a regional trade deal with the European Union....
17:00, 2019-07-18

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

London gender clinic reports rising number of non-binary attendees A gender identity clinic for under-18s says the rise in young people seeking help may be levelling off, and that an increasing proportion identify as non-binary...
17:00, 2019-07-18

The Daughterhood Circle: Where family caregivers come together to find community While new mothers are showered with love and often share a path well-lit by friends and neighbors, the road is often dark and hard to navigate when it comes time to mother their own mothers, or any relative, for that matter. But there is some help....
16:51, 2019-07-18

Asia and Pacific on course to miss all Sustainable Development Goals, says UN region chief Unless progress is accelerated, Asia and the Pacific are on course to miss all of the 17 Goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Executive Secretary of the UN regional commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), told UN News at the Organization's Headquarters on Wednesday....
16:51, 2019-07-18

Apollo 11 space mission: Diabolically hard practice got us to the moon Before anyone had been to space, NASA simulated everything that could go possibly wrong – efforts that averted catastrophe as the Apollo 11 crew were about to land...
16:51, 2019-07-18

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

EU to implement new monitoring system to enforce rule of law The European Union says it’s implementing a new monitoring system to ensure that all member states are complying with the bloc’s rule of law requirements...
16:51, 2019-07-18

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

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

Euro Papers: The 'three keys' to Pogba's Juve return "Agent Mino Raiola could be on the cusp of another big deal - Paul Pogba\u0027s return to Juventus from Manchester United. And there are three \u0027keys\u0027 for the switch to work..."...
16:51, 2019-07-18

Trump Rally Crowd Chants "Send Her Back" as the President Attacks Ilhan Omar At a rally in North Carolina, Trump doubled down on his racist comments about minority women in Congress: "If they don’t love [America], tell them to leave it."...
16:51, 2019-07-18

Extremely Frustrating: George R.R. Martin Has Pushed Back The Release Of The Last Two ‘GOT’ Books After Getting Stuck Behind Someone Filling Up A Water Bottle At A Drinking Fountain Here’s a piece of news that’s guaranteed to ruin the day of any Song of Ice And Fire fans eagerly awaiting the final installments in the book series: George R.R. Martin has pushed back the release of The Winds of Winter and A Dream of Spring after getting stuck behind someone filling up a water bott...
16:51, 2019-07-18

The Master At Her Canvas: Mom Just Brought In A Pretty Average-Looking Rock From The Woods That She Says She Will Use In A ‘Project’ It seems like Mom once again has some sort of art thing in the works, and it’s anyone’s guess where her creative instincts will take her this time: Mom just brought in a pretty average-looking rock from the woods that she says she will use in a “project.”...
16:51, 2019-07-18

7 Things I Do Every Day Before 9 A.M., Though You Should Know I’m Not Particularly Successful, Pretty Much Just A Regular Joe We’ve all heard the old adage that successful people start the day early, and I’m just kind of a random guy, but I also try to do that. If you’re looking to add to your morning routine, here are seven things I do every day before 9 a.m. Go ahead and give them a shot—just keep in mind that I’m not cr...
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

U.K. Airline Fines Unruly Passenger $106,000 for ‘Dangerous Behavior’ Jet2 said the disruptive conduct of Chloe Haines, 25, had forced the deployment of two military jets to escort her flight back to an airport near London....
16:51, 2019-07-18

My browser, the spy: How extensions slurped up browsing histories from 4M users Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) When we use browsers to make medical appointments, share tax returns with accountants, or access corporate intranets, we usually trust that the pages we access will remain private. DataSpii, a newly documented privacy issue in which millions of people’s brow...
16:51, 2019-07-18

More on DataSpii: How extensions hide their data grabs—and how they’re discovered Enlarge / You can trust us! (credit: Irakli Kalandarishvili / EyeEm / Getty) In our 5,000 word piece on "DataSpii," we explained how researcher Sam Jadali spent tens of thousands of dollars investigating the murky Internet ecosystem of browser extensions that collect and share your Web history. T...
16:51, 2019-07-18

India’s ‘dosa king’ restaurateur dies one week into life term for murder P Rajagopal, founder of popular Saravana Bhavan restaurant chain, dies of cardiac failureIndia’s “dosa king”, the founder of a global restaurant chain, has died days after losing a last-ditch attempt to avoid a life sentence for murder.P Rajagopal, 71, who rose from humble beginnings to run one of t...
16:51, 2019-07-18

Britain at risk of 'full-blown' recession as no-deal Brexit looms - as it happened Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the Office for Budget Responsibility’s new stress test of the UK economy Newsflash: OBR warns Britain risks ‘full-blown’ recessionHere’s why no-deal would hurtNo-deal Brexit could wipe 2% off GDPBorrowing would rise by £30bnWatch ...
16:51, 2019-07-18

Forget astronaut: YouTube is a more intriguing work frontier than space for today's kids Lego revealed this week that the number of aspiring astronauts in the U.S. may be dwindling as the country celebrates one of its biggest achievements.       ...
16:51, 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

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

Lumi by Pampers combines parental insight with data to establish routine for baby Pampers is entering the baby monitoring world with its first all-in-one connected care system. The product's goal is to blend intuition with data.       ...
16:51, 2019-07-18

The ‘Baby-Faced Assassin’: Tennis Star Naomi Osaka Scores Allure’s August Cover She may not have managed another Grand Slam at the French Open or Wimbledon (but that Australian Open, though), but Naomi Osaka is still a tennis phenom on the rise—with a rising profile that now includes the cover of Allure’s August issue. It’s the Japanese-Haitian athlete’s first American fashion ...
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

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

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

Iranians feeling sanction squeeze turn to Bitcoin, spark concern over 'mining' operations Iranians feeling the squeeze from U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's ailing economy are increasingly turning to such digital currencies as Bitcoin to make money, prompting alarm in and out of the country....
16:34, 2019-07-18

Louvre Museum first to remove Sackler family name after opioid protests France's Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family name after protests erupted against the family that is blamed for the deadly opioid crisis in the United States....
16:34, 2019-07-18

Amputee finds picture of him used as EU cigarette warning, despite losing limb in unrelated assault An Albanian man was shocked to learn that a picture of him after his leg amputation was being used as a warning on European Union cigarette packets despite having never granted permission and having lost his limb during a non smoking related incident....
16:34, 2019-07-18

Brother of Manchester suicide bomber appears in court, faces 22 murder charges The brother of the suicide bomber who killed almost two dozen people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester two years ago appeared in court Thursday to face 22 charges of murder....
16:34, 2019-07-18

Why the Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epidemic in West Africa that began in late 2013 and faded in 2016 killed more than 11,000 people, excee...
16:34, 2019-07-18

Ray-Ban Billionaire Makes a Very Eye-Catching  Move Leonardo Del Vecchio is still trying to make a success of the $53 billion Luxottica-Essilor merger. Throwing GrandVision into the mix is a bold bet. ...
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

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

Netflix reports drop in U.S. subscribers, its first ever, raising concern about its future The streaming service’s numbers were far lower than even its own estimates for the second quarter, causing a Wall Street sell-off and fears that its dominance could be weakening....
16:34, 2019-07-18

U.S. tech companies push Trump to allow some sales to Huawei Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing that such sales won’t hurt U.S. national security....
16:34, 2019-07-18

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

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

Chuck Klosterman Likes Writers Who Aren’t Self-Absorbed Sociopaths The cultural critic and author, most recently, of the story collection “Raised in Captivity” also says that he trusts librarians’ literary opinions: “They have no agenda and plenty of free time.”...
16:34, 2019-07-18

Priyanka Chopra and Sandra Oh's Hairstylist Shares the 1 Product You Need We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. If......
16:34, 2019-07-18

Thirty feared killed in arson attack on Japanese animation studio About 30 people were feared dead in a suspected arson attack on an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday, an official for the Kyoto City Fire Department said....
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

EU Commission fines Qualcomm for second time over market abuse Qualcomm, the world's no.1 chipmaker, was fined 242 million euros ($272 million) on Thursday for blocking a rival from the market about a decade ago, its second EU antitrust penalty....
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

UK may be entering a full-blown recession, budget watchdog says Britain might be entering a full-blown recession and a no-deal Brexit could more than double the country's budget deficit next year, the watchdog for public finances said on Thursday....
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

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

Second human-sized jellyfish spotted off English coast sparks invasion fears: Haven't 'seen the biggest yet' It sounds like something out of a 1950s B-movie, but Brits are worried about an invasion of gigantic jellyfish after a second one was spotted this week....
16:34, 2019-07-18

Apollo 11: Never-before-seen video reveals lunar samples were searched for signs of life As the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing nears, NASA has released never-before-seen footage of scientists checking the lunar samples that were brought back for signs of life...
16:34, 2019-07-18

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

UPDATE 2-Blackstone reports better-than-expected Q2 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....
16:17, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Southwest removes Boeing 737 MAX from schedule until Nov. 2, freezes pilot hiring Southwest Airlines Co joined U.S. rivals on Thursday in cancelling more flights until early November due to the continued grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX, which has also prompted the low-cost carrier to freeze new pilot hiring....
16:17, 2019-07-18

Top Searches on Merriam-Webster Include 'Fascism' and 'Racism' After President Trump's Latest Rally Donald Trump held another neo-fascist rally yesterday in North Carolina, where the crowd chanted things like “treason,” “traitor,” and “send her back,” while the president talked about Democratic members of Congress, including Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. Online dictionary searches in the U.S. from...
14:17, 2019-07-18

Rory McIlroy off to worst start imaginable at British Open Rory McIlroy went out of bounds on his first shot of the British Open, then left his ball unplayable in thick brush near the green and ended up with a quadruple-bogey 8. The 2014 champion holds the course record at Royal Portrush, shooting a 61 when he was 16 in the North of Ireland Amateur.......
14:17, 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

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

UPDATE 1-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....
14:00, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Blackstone reports almost flat Q2 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 just 1% year-on-year, and missed analysts' expectations....
14:00, 2019-07-18

No-deal Brexit would plunge UK into recession, watchdog warns A no-deal Brexit will plunge the UK economy into recession and could leave a £30bn black hole in public finances, according to the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR)....
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

De Ligt completes 75 million euro transfer to Juventus Matthijs de Ligt has become the most expensive defender in Serie A history after completing a 75 million euro ($85 million) transfer from Ajax       ...
14:00, 2019-07-18

Beterbiev to fight Gvozdyk in light-heavyweight unification Russia's Artur Beterbiev is to fight Ukraine's Oleksandr Gvozdyk in a unification title bout at light heavyweight       ...
14:00, 2019-07-18

SEC enjoying experiencing rare moment of coaching stability Southeastern Conference experiencing rare moment of football stability: There are no new head coaches in the league for the first time since 2006       ...
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

FIFA claims progress in letting women attend games in Iran FIFA says Iran's soccer federation supports letting women attend 2022 World Cup qualifying games of its men's national team, though government approval is still needed       ...
14:00, 2019-07-18

Infantino reacts to Blatter criticism over Africa cleanup FIFA president Infantino hits back at Blatter's 'colonialism' criticism of African soccer cleanup       ...
14:00, 2019-07-18

Froome confirmed 2011 Vuelta winner due to Cobo doping case Chris Froome is now the 2011 Spanish Vuelta winner because of Juan Jose Cobo's disqualification for blood doping       ...
14:00, 2019-07-18

Shaquille O'Neal says he wouldn't join a superteam in today's NBA Shaquille O'Neal says he would have no part of the superteam building that's going on in today's NBA, which is an interesting take.       ...
14:00, 2019-07-18

Will Overseas Elite win a fifth consecutive TBT? That's the $2 million question Overseas Elite has done what shouldn’t be possible in a one-and-done format: Win 25 straight games, four consecutive titles and a combined $7 million.       ...
14:00, 2019-07-18

Breakfast of champions: How Manny Pacquiao pigs out before fight with Keith Thurman Manny Pacquiao's appetite for Filipino food and for boxing is as strong as ever as the 40-year-old prepares to face Keith Thurman on Saturday.       ...
14:00, 2019-07-18

British Open: Rory McIlroy opens with disaster after quadruple-bogey 8 on first hole Rory McIlroy pulled his first tee shot toward Royal Portrush's unfortunately-placed internal out-of-bounds. He finished 4-over-par after one hole.       ...
14:00, 2019-07-18

This strange new phishing attack uses a surprise bill to trick you into clicking Researchers uncover a campaign which uses SHTML files - commonly associated with web servers - to direct users to malicious, credential-stealing websites....
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

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug targets gum disease bacteria A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
14:00, 2019-07-18

Birds and insect species are heading north in the UK as climate warms More than 50 of the UK’s estimated 39,000 animal species, mostly insects and birds, extended their range northwards within the UK between 2008 and 2018...
14:00, 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

Behind the tragedies that helped Apollo 11 succeed The success of Apollo 11 was lauded as one of man’s greatest achievements and sparked a historic surge of support for space exploration that is being revived in modern times. But behind the headlines and an international victory tour were several devastating personal tragedies that have been partial...
14:00, 2019-07-18

JoAnn Morgan was the lone woman at Apollo 11’s Mission Control She’s the lady who put a man on the moon. In a sea of male faces and black ties at the historic launch of Apollo 11, a lone woman can be seen at mission control watching history unfold: 28-year-old engineer JoAnn Morgan. “I hope that photos like the ones I’m in don’t exist anymore,” Morgan,......
14:00, 2019-07-18

Novartis Sets $700 Million Provision to Settle Bribery Allegations Swiss drugmaker Novartis set aside $700 million to settle a long-running lawsuit alleging it treated U.S. doctors to lavish dinners and other events in return for boosting prescriptions....
13:51, 2019-07-18

UnitedHealth Lifts Profit Targets on Stronger Sales UnitedHealth Group raised its 2019 earnings targets after reporting a strong first half of the year, driven by broader sales growth in premiums, products and services....
13:51, 2019-07-18

Qualcomm Hit by Second Antitrust Fine in Europe The EU is imposing a $272 million fine on Qualcomm, its second penalty on the chip maker in 18 months, and its latest move targeting top U.S. tech companies for breaching antitrust rules....
13:51, 2019-07-18

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

AB de Villiers interview: South Africa legend ready for some 'posh cricket' in long-awaited domestic debut AB de Villiers says he is looking forward to playing cricket the "posh way", as he prepares to make his long-awaited English domestic debut at Lord's this evening....
13:51, 2019-07-18

Dave Allen vs David Price fight prediction, undercard, LIVE stream, UK start time and betting odds Dave Allen takes on David Price in an all-British heavyweight clash on the undercard of Dillian Whyte's bout with Oscar Rivas in London this weekend....
13:51, 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

Wasp spray used as meth alternative in West Virginia, possibly linked to 3 overdoses: police At least three overdose deaths in West Virginia may be linked to a growing trend in Boone County where police believe drug users are turning to wasp spray as an alternative form of methamphetamine. ...
13:51, 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

Get Up to 20% Back On Select Products With Your Amazon Prime Credit Card If you’re an Amazon Prime member, it’s worth having the Amazon Prime Store Card or the Amazon Prime Visa to get 5% back on every purchase. But now, the retailer’s offering larger cash back bonuses of up to 20% on select products, including high-end tech like Bose headphones and Samsung sound bars....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Fire At Kyoto Animation, Twenty-Five Confirmed Dead And Suspected Arsonist In Police Custody [Update] Kyoto Animation, one of Japan’s most popular anime studios, was reportedly set ablaze this morning in Japan. A man in his 40s was allegedly seen pouring a flammable liquid and setting it ablaze. He is currently in police custody....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Review: Making a Spectacle of History (and Herself) Radu Jude’s “I Do Not Care if We Go Down in History as Barbarians” is a complicated meditation on the responsibilities — and limits — of art in the face of horror....
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

US Against Any Country Purchasing Russia's S-400 Defence System: Pentagon The US is keen to make its defence partnership with India stronger, the Pentagon has said, but made it clear that it is against any country purchasing military equipment, including the S-400 missile......
13:34, 2019-07-18

Carlos Ghosn Sues Nissan, Mitsubishi For Breach Of Contract: Report Former auto titan Carlos Ghosn, currently under house arrest in Tokyo, is suing Nissan and Mitsubishi in a Dutch court for "improper termination" of his contract, French newspaper Le Figaro reported......
13:34, 2019-07-18

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

Watch: Beachgoers Help Save Pod Of Pilot Whales On US East Coast Dozens of beachgoers and lifeguards battled to help a pod of pilot whales back into deeper waters after coming too close to the shore of the US state of Georgia earlier this week, although authorities......
13:34, 2019-07-18

Myanmar Filmmaker Charged Over Facebook Posts About Military A Myanmar judge on Thursday charged filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi for Facebook posts he made about the powerful military, meaning he will stand trial despite concern over his health and an outcry from......
13:34, 2019-07-18

Lufthansa Plane Evacuated At Belgrade Airport After Bomb Threat Call A Lufthansa plane bound for Frankfurt was evacuated at Belgrade airport on Thursday after police received a call saying a bomb was on board, the Serbian interior ministry said....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Message In A Bottle Found In Australia 50 Years On An Australian boy who discovered a message in a bottle on a remote beach may have a new penpal after the Englishman who dropped it from an Australia-bound ship 50 years ago was tracked down....
13:34, 2019-07-18

US Company Asked To Pay $58,000 To 2 Employees For H1-B Violations A US company has been asked to pay $58,815 to two of its employees after a federal investigation found it guilty of violating the H-1B guidelines, amidst a crackdown on the popular visa programme by......
13:34, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Renault's Senard expects Nissan's new board to embrace alliance Renault is confident that alliance partner Nissan's new board will work to reinforce their partnership as it struggles to turn the page on the Carlos Ghosn scandal, Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said on Thursday....
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Honeywell profit rises 21.6% on higher sales of aircraft parts, spares Honeywell International Inc on Thursday reported a 21.6 percent rise in quarterly profit, as higher demand for air travel drove sales of its aircraft parts and spares....
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PRECIOUS-Gold eases from two-week high on profit-taking after Fed-driven rally Gold fell on Thursday as investors booked profits after the metal hit a two-week high earlier in the session on increased expectations of a dovish monetary policy stance from the U.S. Federal Reserve....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Russia starts mixing dirty oil with clean at Ust-Luga - ministry official Russia has started diluting clean crude with contaminated oil at the Baltic Sea port of Ust-Luga where the organic chloride content is not expected to exceed 4 parts per million (ppm), TASS cited an energy ministry official on Thursday....
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Samsung asks partners to stockpile Japanese components -source South Korea's Samsung Electronics has sent letters to local partners urging them to stockpile more Japanese components in case Tokyo expands its export restrictions, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday....
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Sports streaming firm DAZN to show Eurosport in four European countries Sports streaming service DAZN said on Thursday its subscribers would be able to receive Eurosport in Germany and three other European countries after a deal with the channel's owner Discovery....
13:34, 2019-07-18

General Atlantic nears acquisition of beauty brand Morphe -sources Private equity firm General Atlantic is nearing a deal to acquire a majority stake in Morphe LLC that will value the maker of makeup brushes and eyeshadow palettes at more than $2 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said....
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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%....
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GM's mid-engine Corvette gears up to take on Europeans General Motors Co was set on Thursday to unveil its newly designed mid-engine 2020 Corvette in a splashy tribute to its emblematic sports car, even as the No. 1 U.S. automaker faces mounting pressures in a sluggish and uncertain global sales environment....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Goldman Sachs' equities-backed earnings results may pressure Booming stock markets around the globe helped Goldman Sachs Group Inc offset declines in other businesses last quarter, but those gains may not be sustainable, analysts said....
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Coca-Cola HBC to open Costa Coffee outlets in several markets in 2020 Soft drink bottler Coca-Cola HBC AG said on Thursday it will open Costa Coffee outlets in several markets next year, months after Coca-Cola Co bought the cafe chain from Whitbread in a $5.1 billion deal....
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Turkey says defence firms face temporary losses after F-35 removal Turkish defence companies may face temporary losses after a U.S. decision to remove Ankara from the F-35 fighter jet programme but the industry will emerge stronger as a result, the head of Turkey's Defence Industry Directorate said on Thursday....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Blackstone reports almost flat Q2 distributable earnings Blackstone Group Inc, the world's the largest manager of alternative assets such as private equity and real estate, said on Thursday its distributable earnings in the second quarter rose just 1% year-on-year, missing most analysts' expectations....
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UPDATE 1-EU Commission fines Qualcomm for second time over market abuse Qualcomm, the world's no.1 chipmaker, was fined 242 million euros ($272 million) by the European Commission on Thursday for blocking a rival from the market about a decade ago, its second EU antitrust penalty....
13:34, 2019-07-18

A Playlist to Deter the Homeless: ‘Baby Shark’ and ‘Raining Tacos’ The city of West Palm Beach, Fla., is blaring two maddeningly catchy children’s songs on a loop each night to prevent people from sleeping in a city park....
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

Colombia's youth fighting for the Amazon — in the courts and on the streets When young Colombian activists won a historic lawsuit against their government, they thought the rainforest was saved. A year later, they're piling on the pressure to see their leaders act on the ruling....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Three French troops killed in Guiana gold-mining raid The soldiers died from toxic fumes while trying to blow up an illegal gold mining installation underground. France has deployed hundreds of troops to French Guiana's remote jungle to clamp down on the criminal activity....
13:34, 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

Germany: 1.8 million people sought humanitarian protection in 2018 Germany's Central Register of Foreigners registered 1.8 million people seeking protection in 2018. Most of those who had protection status came from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker: state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards told state TV the foreign tanker was smuggling oil through the Persian Gulf. Recent incidents involving vessels in the region have led to escalating tensions between Tehran and the West....
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Watch: Chris Paddack loses no-hitter in eighth, Padres beat Marlins San Diego Padres pitching coach Darren Balsley told manager Andy Green that starter Chris Paddack looked the "best he's ever seen" before a game against the Marlins in Miami Wednesday....
13:34, 2019-07-18

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

Philippine president calls on Trump to park US Navy outside China President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines wants President Trump to park the Navy's 7th Fleet on China's doorstep in response to ongoing tensions in the Pacific....
13:17, 2019-07-18

US allies Afghanistan and Pakistan keep shooting at each other As the U.S. continues to pursue peace talks in Afghanistan, the Pentagon is worried that the Afghan government and Pakistan, both U.S. allies, will distract from that goal as they continue to skirmish along their shared border....
13:17, 2019-07-18

US seeks to preserve alliance with Turkey, despite rift over Russian missiles CAN THIS MARRIAGE BE SAVED? The Pentagon is trying to salvage what’s left of a relationship torn asunder by Turkey’s defiance of U.S. warnings that acquiring Russian S-400 air defenses would make it an unacceptable partner to help build, or buy, America’s premiere fighter jet, the F-35....
13:17, 2019-07-18

Judge to decide whether Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars on sex trafficking charges A U.S. judge is expected to decide on Thursday whether American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain jailed while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls or be released to his Manhattan mansion under house arrest....
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...
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Manchester Arena bombing suspect denies 22 counts of murder The brother of the suicide bomber who killed almost two dozen people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester has appeared in court to face 22 charges of murder...
13:17, 2019-07-18

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

Toyota builds a better golf cart for 2020 Olympics Toyota spent three years studying ground vehicles at the past two Olympics so it could improve transport at the 2020 Tokyo games. Now, it has unveiled its vision: Build a better golf cart. ...
13:17, 2019-07-18

Volvo will cut costs by $214M as trade war dents profits Volvo said the new cost measures will start in the second half and run to the first half of 2020. The company is the latest automaker to warn that pricing pressure and tariffs arising from the China-U.S. trade war are denting profitability....
13:17, 2019-07-18

Daimler investors oppose plan to make Zetsche chairman, report says A German business newspaper said some Daimler investors are resisting the plan because they regard Dieter Zetsche as responsible for several ongoing problems at the automaker....
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BMW prepares to pick new CEO as Zipse remains favorite BMW's supervisory board is expected to name manufacturing chief Oliver Zipse as its new CEO after meeting at the automaker's U.S. plant on Thursday....
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

|'Bachelor'creatorMikeFleiss’pregnantwifegrantedrestrainingorderasshockingdetailsofdomesticviolenceemerge "[He] grabbed my body, forcibly pinned me up against the wall and held me there..." – Former Miss America winner, Laura Fleiss' haunting declaration of domestic violence against Bachelor creator, Mike Fleiss....
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Dominic Smith sets off Mets bat explosion in surprise sweep MINNEAPOLIS — These are the kind of games the Mets figured on winning all season: Keep it close with solid pitching early and then seize control with a big swing. Dominic Smith provided the second part of that equation Wednesday by coming off the bench in the seventh inning and lofting a ball to rig...
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...
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Welcome to Eli Manning’s last stand As training camp approaches next week, Post NFL columnist Steve Serby looks at the biggest characters in the world of the Jets and Giants. This isn’t 2004, and it isn’t 2017, and it won’t be Ben McAdoo deciding to take a look at Geno Smith at the end of a Giants nightmare of a season.......
13:17, 2019-07-18

Aroldis Chapman, Yankees can’t run from massive decisions Aroldis Chapman has a decision to make, and in turn the Yankees may have one as well. Granted, if the All-Star closer opts out of the final two years of his contract at the end of this season, general manager Brian Cashman and Co. would then have a decision to make, too. Do they want......
13:17, 2019-07-18

Mets suddenly showing life we haven’t seen in a long time MINNEAPOLIS — OK, let’s get one thing out of the way right at the top: The Mets throttled the Twins, 14-4, Wednesday afternoon, and a lot of good things happened for the Mets, there was a lot of fun stuff for them to talk about and laugh about. It’s a second-straight road series win after......
13:17, 2019-07-18

Rory McIlroy’s Ireland homecoming isn’t just about golf PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Rory McIlroy should be revered as one of the greatest ambassadors to golf in both Ireland and Northern Ireland. He is, after all, the greatest champion either has produced. Instead, the 30-year-old McIlroy has spent some of his adult life unfairly caught in the middle of...
13:17, 2019-07-18

Brooks Koepka’s British Open secret weapon: Caddie Ricky Elliott PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Brooks Koepka has been the most sought-after player at this British Open. Not by the fans. Not by the media. But by his fellow players. If you consider Koepka the favorite to win his first Claret Jug this week at Portrush, beginning with Thursday’s opening round, you wou...
13:17, 2019-07-18

Daniel Jones still hasn’t signed his Giants contract The only way for Daniel Jones to mount a serious challenge this summer to overtake Eli Manning for the Giants’ starting quarterback job is for him to arrive at his first NFL training camp and put on a show. Before he can do that, he must sign his contract. Jones is one of five first-round......
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

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

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

Elijah ‘Pumpsie’ Green, the Red Sox’s first black player, dead at 85 BOSTON — Former Boston Red Sox infielder Elijah “Pumpsie” Green, the first black player on the last major league team to field one, has died. He was 85. The Red Sox said Green, who lived in California most of his life, died Wednesday at in a hospital in San Leandro, near Oakland; no caus...
13:17, 2019-07-18

Chris Paul and the Thunder are stuck for now It seems the NBA’s trade frenzy has finally subsided. And that could be bad news for Chris Paul and the Thunder. After attempts to move him stalled, Paul is expected to start the season in Oklahoma City, ESPN reported Wednesday. The 34-year-old point guard was dealt from contending Houston to rebuil...
13:17, 2019-07-18

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

Steve Kerr says GOP ‘sold its soul’ to Trump, calls on Dems to ‘get this right’ in 2020 Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said the GOP “has sold its soul” to President Trump and called on Democrats to make things “right in 2020.” The former NBA star made the assertion on Twitter on Wednesday night — marking the second time this week that he’...
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Amateur golfer Brandon Wu’s magical run just won’t end PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — It’s good to be Brandon Wu. Where to start with his magical life? Maybe with him going 3-0 in match play and becoming a catalyst in leading Stanford to the NCAA golf title. Or qualifying to play in the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, making the cut, being paired with Dustin.....
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Mets’ Jason Vargas is covering up his biggest flaw MINNEAPOLIS — The ball is flying against Jason Vargas, but he has still managed to keep his season afloat. The veteran lefty surrendered two home runs Wednesday — running his total to eight over his past six starts — but limited the damage in the Mets’ 14-4 victory over the Twins at Target Field. Va...
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British Open tee times, pairings: Full first-round schedule The 2019 British Open kicks off Thursday, and for those stateside hoping to get a peek at golfers working their way through historic Royal Portrush, it’ll be a very early morning. Local hero Darren Clarke will get the honor of teeing off first at 6:35 a.m. local time, which will be 1:35 a.m. o...
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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

'Love Island': Meet the new dating show's first batch of singles Get to know the vital statistics (name, age, residence and occupation, of course) of CBS' 'Love Island' contestants in a series of revealing photos.        ...
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

Minnesota taxpayers footed the bill for Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' Super Bowl broadcast Minnesota taxpayers helped foot the bill when Jimmy Fallon broadcast "The Tonight Show" from Minneapolis as part of last year's Super Bowl festivities.        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

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

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

Did 'Stranger Things' really kill (spoiler!) in Season 3? Spoiler alert! Let's talk about that big death at the end of "Stranger Things" Season 3 and if it was the right call (or if it will even last).        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

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

Sorry, Phoebe: Pottery Barn announces 'Friends' collection, Apothecary Table included Pottery Barn is celebrating the 25th anniversary of "Friends" with a themed collection that includes - yes - the Apothecary Table Rachel and Ross had.        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

'13 Reasons Why' cuts controversial suicide scene following backlash Netflix announced Tuesday that the suicide of the 17-year-old protagonist in "13 Reasons Why," Hannah Baker, would no longer be shown on-screen.        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Will 'Game of Thrones' and 'Veep' sweep the Emmy nominations (again)? Will "Game of Thrones" dominate? Why won't "Stranger Things" get any nods? We have answers to all your questions about the 2019 Emmy nominations.        ...
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 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

Did 'Game of Thrones' really deserve those record-breaking Emmy nominations? "Game of Thrones" broke Emmy records with 32 nominations this year, but did the polarizing final season of the HBO juggernaut deserve every nod?        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Julia Roberts wins best reaction to an Emmy snub, noting Clooney was passed over, too Julia Roberts appears to be in good company and in good spirits about her Emmy snub, because she gave a response that deserves an award of its own.        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Blast off with these TV specials celebrating 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's moon landing To honor the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, here are some television specials and series to check out.        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Emmy snubs: George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Emma Stone left out of nominations Plenty of A-listers were shut out of Tuesday's Emmy nominations, while "Game of Thrones" and "Barry" predictably dominated.        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

'AGT': Sophie Pecora, 15, wins Golden Buzzer from Brad Paisley with personal bullying song Tuesday’s episode kicked off the first round of Judge Cuts, where 18 acts competed for only seven spots advancing to the lives shows in August.        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

'Suits' unveils final season, 'Pearson' spinoff and some final words for Meghan Markle 'Suits' opens its final season nodding to star-turned-duchess Meghan Markle's character, as Gina Torres brings back Jessica in spinoff 'Pearson.'        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

'AGT' guest judge Brad Paisley pushes golden buzzer for 15-year-old singer "America's Got Talent" guest judge Brad Paisley hit the golden buzzer for 15-year-old Sophie Pecora, who sang an original song about bullying.        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

One giant leap: how the Evening Standard was first in the race to cover the moon landing Demand for the paper was unprecedented, and the presses in the basement of the art deco Express building in Fleet Street kept rolling, says Nick Curtis...
13:01, 2019-07-18

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

This Bluetooth security flaw could let hackers track your Windows, iOS, and macOS devices Researchers from Boston University (BU) have discovered a flaw in the Bluetooth communication protocol that could expose most devices to third-party tracking and leak identifiable data. According to the research paper — Tracking Anonymized Bluetooth Devices — detailed by Johannes K. Becker and David...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Instagram is hiding likes in 6 more countries so you can post like no one’s watching In an effort to remove the pressure of posting content, Instagram is doubling down on its experiment to hide certain social media metrics in select regions. In an announcement on Twitter, the company said it is running a test that “hides the total number of likes and video views for some people” in ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Israeli hacker allegedly stole $1.7M in cryptocurrency from Europeans A cybercriminal from Israel is facing a long list of felonies associated with the supposed theft of $1.7 million (6.1 million NIS) in various cryptocurrencies. The perp, 31-year old Eliyahu Gigi from Tel Aviv, reportedly stole Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Dash from various foreigners, including Belgians, ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Google officially ends its Chinese search engine project It’s official. Google has ended its quest to re-enter China with a modified search engine. The company‘s VP of public policy, Karan Bhatia, told the US Senate earlier this week that it has abandoned Project Dragonfly.  The search giant has “no current plans” to go to China, he added. Google’s Bhatia...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Full moon patents: Disney’s immersive VR and Microsoft’s next-gen virtual assistant Ugh, the Gregorian calendar is so boring. That’s why we’re disrupting monthly series with a lunar cycle-based series about the best patents of the last synodic month, picked by the PatentYogi team. Get ready when that moon gets gibbous, y’all. This June-ish roundup lands on the tasty Strawberry Moon...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Coinbase lets you copy its top cryptocurrency traders with new tool Coinbase has today launched a tool that enables users to see information based on the activity of its top traders.  As part of the new launch, customers will see the anonymized data of the top 10 percent of users and can use the information to create their own cryptocurrency investment strategy. Dat...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Microsoft engineer allegedly used Bitcoin mixers to hide $10M gift card fraud, gets fired US authorities have charged an ex-Microsoft software engineer over a mail fraud plot to steal $10 million worth of digital currency from the tech giant, Fox News reports. Ukrainian citizen and Washington resident Volodymyr Kvashuk (25) allegedly used testing accounts of Microsoft’s online store to p...
13:01, 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

| My game has evolved, says Bok debutant Elstadt Rynhardt Elstadt, who is set to make his Springbok debut against the Wallabies at Ellis Park, believes his game has evolved since leaving for France....
13:00, 2019-07-18

| AFCON final coaches both locals for first time since 1998 The AFCON final between Algeria and Senegal in Cairo Friday will pit local coaches against each other in a title decider for the first time in 21 years....
13:00, 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

| Froome wins 2011 Vuelta - after 8-year wait! Chris Froome was upgraded from second place and officially declared winner of the 2011 Vuelta a Espana after champion Juan Jose Cobo's doping ban was confirmed....
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