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While US president Donald Trump has vowed to "do something very, very strong" after hundreds of reported cases of lung illnesses related to electronic cigarettes, public health officials in the UK endorse vaping as a way...

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Jets to sign David Fales in desperate quarterback search The Jets have their temporary quarterback solution. The team is planning to sign David Fales to back up Luke Falk, The Post’s Brian Costello confirmed. Fales has experience with Jets coach Adam Gase, serving as a backup quarterback in Miami for...
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Congress threatens to subpoena Juul, saying vaping company isn't cooperating with probe The House subcommittee that oversees consumer product investigations launched its a probe of Juul in June. Subcommittee chairman Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., said Juul has not fully complied with the panel's request....
15:42 2019-09-18

Buy American Eagle because of an 'ongoing resurgence in the denim cycle,' analyst says D.A. Davidson initiated coverage of American Eagle with a buy rating and a $21 price target, saying the retailer is the "denim destination" in an up-trending denim market....
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| WATCH | Driver rams car into Trump Plaza lobby Police say a car smashed through the glass-doored front lobby of the Trump Plaza in New Rochelle, New York. Authorities told WABC-TV the incident on Tuesday night did not appear to be intentional....
15:42 2019-09-18

Microsoft's Bill Gates regrets Jeffrey Epstein meeting: 'I wish I hadn't' Microsoft founder Bill Gates says he regrets ever meeting with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein to discuss philanthropy, according to a new report....
16:00 2019-09-18

UFO videos are footage of real 'unidentified' objects, US Navy acknowledges For the first time, the U.S. Navy has acknowledged the three UFO videos that were released by former Blink-182 singer Tom DeLonge and published by the New York Times are of real "unidentified" objects....
16:00 2019-09-18

|ZimbabwebuysSouthAfricanmaizeasnationfacesfoodshortage Zimbabwe agreed to buy 150,000 tons of South African maize after a tender five times that size failed, leaving the country short of grain as the number of people without adequate food rises, according to people familiar with the situation...
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Japanese parent company pulls plug on Albemarle & Bond over Brexit Daikokuya Holdings seeks buyer after branches of UK pawnbrokers were shuttered last week The Japanese company behind the pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond pulled the plug on the business amid concern that its losses would increase after Brexit, it has emer...
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3 not-so-secret secrets on how to successfully exit for startup founders According to a Silicon Valley Bank survey, more than half of today’s health and tech startups expect to exit via acquisition. All too many founders think their lofty dreams and cleverly worded pitch decks will carry them through to successful exits. ...
16:28 2019-09-18

Here’s Your Shot at Winning a Samsung 65″ QLED 4K Smart TV TLDR: Enter for your chance to win a gorgeous 65” Samsung QLED 4K Smart TV Football season is back! And admit it — watching brightly-colored uniforms clash at high speeds on brilliant green fields are probably amplifying every deficiency of your curr...
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|5photosofItumelengKhuneandgirlfriendSpheleleMakyoumighthavemissed Despite facing public backlash after going public with his relationship with Sphelele Makhunga, Itumeleng Khune and his model girlfriend aren't shy to show off their blossoming romance....
16:28 2019-09-18

Taylor Swift sympathizes with Drake as she slams Kanye West in Rolling Stone interview Taylor Swift dug into one of the most fraught relationships of her career – not with one of her celebrity exes, but with Kanye West.        ...
16:28 2019-09-18

Dutch lawyer involved in drug gang case slain in Amsterdam Dirk Wiersum was shot outside his apartment, having represented a witness against known drug lords. Dutch police have said they warned lawmakers to take rising crime associated with hard drugs more seriously....
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Berlin's celebrated Zoo Palast cinema turns 100 When a vast movie theater near Berlin's central Zoo railway station was revamped and opened on September 18, 1919 with the premiere of Ernst Lubitch's "Madame Dubarry," a German cinematic institution was born....
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German spy agency must be more transparent with press, rules court The BND must now publically disclose its off-the-record briefing sessions and the journalists taking part. Although the decision calls for wider transparency, the ruling could mean even fewer talks with reporters....
16:28 2019-09-18

A personal look at some central differences between China and Germany Comparing China and Germany is like comparing apples with oranges, says Megan Chua from Singapore. After living in both countries, she talks about some striking differences between the two nations....
16:28 2019-09-18

Champions League: Marin back in Germany to face Bayern Munich with point to prove Marko Marin was once lauded as a future Germany star and featured for the country at the World Cup. Now 30, he returns to Germany to take on Bayern Munich with Red Star Belgrade following a largely unfulfilled career....
16:28 2019-09-18

Ocean Viking charity vessel rescues 109 migrants in Mediterranean The charity vessel's mission continued, as a second operation brought the total number of people rescued to more than 100. The boat is one of many carrying out such missions in the Mediterranean....
16:28 2019-09-18

Congressional Democrats threaten to subpoena vaping company Juul over documents Congressional Democrats on Wednesday threatened to subpoena Juul Labs if the e-cigarette maker does not provide documents relating to its products and marketing practices, as a House panel looks into whether the company deliberately targeted children...
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The Yankees Are Cursed The Yankees, who spent the first week of the season getting everybody hurt, and then a few months later, did it again just to set some all-time IL records, are getting healthy. Just in time for the playoffs, but also just in time to get injured again...
16:28 2019-09-18

The risk of a no-deal Brexit remains ‘very real’: European Union chief Speaking at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, Juncker, who met with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday, said a no-deal Brexit “might be the choice of the U.K., but it will never be ours.”...
16:28 2019-09-18

Iran warns U.S. of response to any action over drone attacks on Saudi oil sites Iran warned the U.S. that any action taken against it following an attack on Saudi oil installations will ``immediately'' be met with a response from Tehran, its state-run news agency reported Wednesday....
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Provident Fund Subscribes To Get 8.65% Interest For 2018-19: 10 Facts Over six crore accounts in the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) will be credited with interest at the rate of 8.65 per cent for financial year 2018-19 ahead of the festival season, Labour......
16:28 2019-09-18

Over 6 Crore Provident Fund Subscribers To Get 8.65% Interest For 2018-19 EPF interest rates: Retirement fund body EPFO is settling provident fund (PF) withdrawal claims at the interest rate of 8.55 per cent, which was approved for the financial year 2017-18....
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Petrol, Diesel Prices Hiked For Second Straight Day. Check Latest Rates Petrol, diesel price today: Currently, domestic prices of petrol and diesel are reviewed by oil marketing companies such as Indian Oil on a daily basis. Any changes, based on international crude oil......
16:28 2019-09-18

25 'Friends' quotes that have been stuck in our heads for 25 years In honor of the 25th anniversary of the "Friends" we reminisce about the show's funniest moments — and the most appropriate times to quote them.        ...
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Senate Democrats grill DOJ official over automaker investigation The Senate hearing comes amid a broader conflict between the Trump administration's plan to ease vehicle emission standards and California's compromise agreement with four automakers. ...
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Why India is as risky as it ever was Some uncomfortable conclusions arise from a close look at Euromoney’s country risk data for Asia since 1982. India’s opening has been rewarded with a dismal decline in its score, while the overthrow of local dictators doesn’t appear to do much for ec...
16:56 2019-09-18

Here's what every major Wall Street economist thinks the Federal Reserve will do today Wall Street economists think the Fed will cut rates by 25 basis points at its September meeting but have differing views about what will happen in the future....
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Watch: Make Keto-Friendly Chicken Stroganoff For A Comfort Meal (Video) Whether it is the vegetarian version or its non-vegetarian counterpart, stroganoff translates comfort food that is best relished when paired with rice....
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Ballroom meets the beach as Peter Pilotto opens Milan Fashion Week Peter Pilotto opened Milan Fashion Week with "a dose of solar optimism" on Wednesday, presenting a vibrant and colourful spring collection merging beach and ballroom inspirations....
17:42 2019-09-18

Amazon rolls out a cash payment option for online orders in the US Amazon is bringing its cash payment option for Amazon.com orders to the US. If you'd like to pay with physical money, you can select the PayCode option at checkout. You'll receive a QR code and will have 24 hours to pay for the goods at a p...
17:42 2019-09-18

YouTube is bringing a big, ugly ad banner to its TV app's home screen Your living room YouTube experience is about to become decidedly more cluttered. YouTube is bringing its usual Masthead ad to its TV app's home screen, guaranteeing that you'll see a promo before anything else. While the behavior is similar...
17:42 2019-09-18

BioWare hopes to fix 'Anthem' by swapping acts for seasonal updates It's no secret that Anthem has had a lukewarm response. Dodgy game mechanics and various other bugs meant that developer BioWare published a blog post less than a month after its release, sharing its plans to make the game better. Now, the compa...
17:42 2019-09-18

Fossil's latest hybrid watch is likely powered by Wear OS Back in January Google announced its plans to buy Fossil's smartwatch technology. Now, after a report by Wareable revealed that the deal involved the acquisition of the movements used in hybrid watches, we have our first clue as to what Google m...
17:42 2019-09-18

Facebook's $149 Portal TV turns your television into a giant smart display Last year, Facebook made its first foray into hardware with the Portal and Portal+ smart displays, which featured an AI-powered camera that could track your movements. Facebook's sketchy reputation on privacy dampened their reception, however, a...
17:42 2019-09-18

North's smart glasses are now available across the US One of the greatest obstacles to buying North's smart glasses has simply been to find them. They've only been available at the company's Brooklyn and Toronto flagship stores as well as its pop-ups, which isn't much help to, well, ...
17:42 2019-09-18

Amazon facial recognition exec joins start-up using the tech to make ads more appealing After two years working on Amazon's Rekognition technology, Humphrey Chen left to become product chief at VidMob and put the software into action....
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Video: Pigeon Poops On US Lawmaker Complaining About Pigeon Poop A pigeon pooped on a US lawmaker, Jaime Andrade, while he was doing a TV interview about the problem of pigeon droppings - and the whole incident was caught on camera....
17:42 2019-09-18

UN and Red Cross chiefs appeal for end to use of explosive weapons in cities With some 50 million people in urban areas suffering from the impact of armed conflict, war in cities “cannot be back page news”, the UN Secretary-General and the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Wednesday....
18:00 2019-09-18

Goose eggs: No climate doomsday warning has come true On the eve of a “global climate strike,” a new report revealed that none of the global warming doomsday predictions of the past 50 years have come true....
18:28 2019-09-18

Trump hires another top official with a history of pro-Trump hyperbole O'Brien has apparently called Trump the greatest hostage negotiator in U.S. history and wrote glowingly about his transition period, even as all outward signs were that it was a mess....
18:28 2019-09-18

‘I hope there’s an age limit’: Jimmy Carter questions whether he could have handled the presidency at 80 The former president didn’t mention any current White House contenders, but both Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders would reach that threshold while in office....
18:28 2019-09-18

11 Emmys Couples We Wish Were Still Together Date night on Emmys night is always a good idea. When it comes to this weekend's award show, pop culture fans are more than excited to see their favorite TV stars and shows win......
18:28 2019-09-18

What Does Peter Weber Need to Do to Be a Successful Bachelor? Peter Weber is your new Bachelor. The pilot and one-time contestant on Hannah Brown's season of The Bachelorette will be handing out the roses in season 24 of ABC's reality......
18:28 2019-09-18

Trump Defends Plan to Kill California’s Authority to Set Its Own Auto-Emissions Rules The administration's plan has been assailed by California officials and environmental advocates as an attack on states’ rights and on a major policy to fight climate change....
18:28 2019-09-18

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18:28 2019-09-18

FedEx CEO: Amazon is who 'we wake up every day trying to think about' FedEx CEO Fred Smith mentioned Amazon as one of his competitors during Tuesday's earnings call, a shift in stance for a company that's long downplayed Amazon's move into the logistics space....
18:28 2019-09-18

Doomsdays that didn’t happen: Think tank compiles decades’ worth of dire climate predictions While data from NASA and other top research agencies confirms global temperatures are indeed rising, a newly compiled retrospective indicates the doomsday rhetoric is perhaps more overheated. ...
18:28 2019-09-18

What Reconstruction-Era Laws Can Teach Our Democracy “The Second Founding,” by the historian Eric Foner, argues that the radical promise of the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments — all passed after the Civil War — remains unfulfilled today....
18:56 2019-09-18

Comedy heavyweights rail against 'cancel culture' in wake of 'SNL' cast member's abrupt firing Shane Gillis lost his chance “Saturday Night Live” gig over controversial comments he made in the past but fellow comedians are coming to his defense as the industry comes under assault....
18:56 2019-09-18

Anthony Crolla sets farewell fight Former champ Anthony Crolla on big Manchester bill with Taylor, writes Daniel Herbert The post Anthony Crolla sets farewell fight appeared first on Boxing News....
18:56 2019-09-18

Instagram model: I was thrown in roach-infested Thai jail for passport mistake A 28-year-old Scottish model and Instagram influencer claims she spent a day in a filthy, roach-infested Thailand jail cell because two pages of her passport were missing, according to a new report. Lacey Montgomery-Henderson left Scotland on Sunday,...
18:56 2019-09-18

The best nonstick pans of 2019 We put 7 nonstick pans through some heavy duty testing to find the best of the best. Which brand rose to the top: Cuisinart, All-Clad, ScanPan, or Calphalon?       ...
18:56 2019-09-18

Taylor Swift slams Kanye West in Rolling Stone interview: 'He is so two-faced' Taylor Swift dug into one of the most fraught relationships of her career – not with one of her celebrity exes, but with Kanye West.        ...
18:56 2019-09-18

Judge dismisses ex-coach's lawsuit against tennis star Naomi Osaka A Florida judge dismissed a youth coach's lawsuit against women's tennis star Naomi Osaka, saying the coach has no right to any of her career earnings....
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Tropical moisture possible early next week! TUCSON – Another quiet day for most with some isolated activity for higher elevations to the south and east of Tucson. We could get some tropical moisture by the end of the weekend upping our chance for rain! Today: Warm with tons of sunshine....
18:56 2019-09-18

Apple Watch Series 5 review roundup: There’s (still) no other smartwatch like it While the latest iPhone already has plenty of competition from the Android camp, there is another Apple product that has absolutely no rival, other than itself. With each Apple Watch iteration, Apple has to outdo itself since no other alternatives co...
19:14 2019-09-18

Latest Google Pixelbook 2 leak shows the device in action weeks before launch Google’s Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL may be the stars of the show at its hardware event next month, but they won’t be the only devices unveiled at the event. Google will undoubtedly bring a variety of new products to its October event, and one...
19:14 2019-09-18

iPhone 11 preorders start strong as consumers flock to the Pro models There’s no getting around the fact that iPhone sales over the past few years have been somewhat stagnant at best. This, though, shouldn’t come as much of a surprise given that iPhone users are holding onto their devices for much longer th...
19:14 2019-09-18

Netanyahu Is in Trouble, and Other Takeaways From the Israeli Election Israeli voters went to the polls on Tuesday for the second time in five months. The results aren’t certain, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to gain the support he had hoped for....
19:14 2019-09-18

War Made Her a Refugee. Now She’s ‘Home,’ in Amsterdam’s Counterculture. It has been seven years since Souad fled Syria. In the Netherlands, she is learning to define herself as more than just a Muslim, a Syrian or a displaced person....
19:14 2019-09-18

How to Fix a Stuck Zipper Zippers are great little things...until they get stuck. And that almost always happens when you’re either getting ready for an important occasion or event, running late, or both. But instead of ruining the fabric and your day, we have a few options f...
19:14 2019-09-18

Huawei expects to see revenue uplift from 5G roll-out next year Huawei Technologies expects the roll-out of next-generation 5G wireless networks to start contributing to the firm's revenue from next year when China launches services, the company's deputy chairman said on Wednesday....
19:42 2019-09-18

South Sudan’s peace process ‘precarious, but progress in being made’, Security Council hears One year on from the signing of a Revitalized Agreement to ease conflict in South Sudan, the country’s political leaders “have met some, but certainly not all”, of the expectations laid out, the top UN official for the country told the Security Counc...
20:00 2019-09-18

Trump, Omar clash over video of 'Squad' member dancing as she says 'lies' put life at risk President Trump and Rep. Ilhan Omar clashed anew Wednesday after the president shared a post on Twitter that inaccurately suggested the freshman congresswoman "partied" on Sept. 11 -- and said the Minnesota Democrat would help him “win” back her stat...
20:00 2019-09-18

Saved by the Bell: will the revival be 2020's most depressing show? A new take on the much-loved high school show will see Zack Morris as the governor of California dealing with austerityFirst there was Saved by the Bell. Then there was Saved by the Bell: The New Class. Then there was Saved by the Bell: The College Y...
20:28 2019-09-18

Los Angeles partnership launches platform to help people catch phishes Enlarge / The City of Los Angeles is getting some help from a DHS-funded nonprofit in the fight against phishing. (credit: Getty Images) The relentless march of ransomware, business email compromises, and other attacks against small private and pub...
20:28 2019-09-18

What shows will win, and which should win, at the 2019 Emmys The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards will take place on Sunday, September 22. Here are A.V. Club deputy TV editor Danette Chavez’s predictions of the winners of the major series awards, as well as some wishful thinking and shout-outs to worthy programs ove...
20:28 2019-09-18

Everyone's a suspect in the newest Knives Out trailer The newest trailer for Rian Johnson’s Knives Out is riddled with lies, conjecture, and heavy-duty familial dysfunction. Thanksgiving cannot come soon enough....
20:28 2019-09-18

College football is better with Les Miles coaching. He could be ... running for president? The always entertaining ‘Hat’ is fresh off his first big win at downtrodden Kansas after a time away from coaching in which he did some acting and considered entering politics....
20:28 2019-09-18

Shiv Sena-BJP Poll Alliance will Happen, Says Nitin Gadkari Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday expressed confidence that the BJP and Shiv Sena will seal an alliance for the coming Maharashtra assembly elections....
20:28 2019-09-18

Citizens' List To Be Introduced Throughout The Country, Says Amit Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday asserted that the NRC will be introduced throughout India and all illegal immigrants will be thrown out of the country through legal means....
20:28 2019-09-18

No Point Keeping Me In "Endless Custody," Says DK Shivakumar Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar told a Delhi court Wednesday that there was no point keeping him in "endless custody" in the money laundering case, since he was not accused of "terrorism" or......
20:28 2019-09-18

Michigan Joins New York in Banning Sale of Flavored E-cigarettes Amid Vaping Health Concerns (LANSING, Mich.) — Michigan banned the sale of flavored e-cigarettes on Wednesday, the latest state to act following hundreds of serious breathing issues in people using vaping devices that prompted a federal investigation. The Michigan Departm...
20:28 2019-09-18

New York Enacts Ban on Sale of Flavored E-cigarettes, the First State in the U.S. to Do So NEW YORK — New York became the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, a move that comes as federal health officials investigate a mysterious surge of severe breathing illnesses linked to vaping. The vote by the state Publ...
20:28 2019-09-18

France Didn’t Ban Pesticides Near Towns. So Mayors Are Doing It Themselves. A mayor banned pesticide use on the farms surrounding his village. Even though he was prosecuted for doing so, dozens of other mayors have followed his lead....
20:56 2019-09-18

Conservation groups want U.S. to pressure Canada to protect right whales Nine U.S.-based organizations have sent an 11-page letter to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expressing "deep concern" over the continued entanglement of right whales in Canadian waters....
20:56 2019-09-18

Israel's 2 main political parties deadlocked after election In an apparent setback for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, exit polls show the Israeli leader has fallen short of securing a parliamentary majority with his hard-line allies....
20:56 2019-09-18

'This Is Not the Way Everybody Behaves.' How Adam Neumann's Over-the-Top Style Built WeWork. His entrepreneurial vision and risk-taking, plus tequila and marijuana, helped fuel We Co.’s breakneck growth. Those qualities are piling up as potential liabilities as the company prepares to go public....
20:56 2019-09-18

Among Today's Most Prized Leadership Qualities: Playing Nicely Getting along well with your peers counts for a lot when you vie for the same plum promotion. Your management career may benefit even if you lose the race. Yet it can be hard to cooperate and compete at the same time....
20:56 2019-09-18

Creditor Group Dismayed by Cash Burn Wants 'Old Sears' to Liquidate A group of Sears Holdings Corp.’s creditors say the remaining part of the retailer’s estate left behind in bankruptcy is so low on cash that it should be liquidated under chapter 7....
20:56 2019-09-18

Venezuela opposition deputy Edgar Zambrano freed 4 months after 'kidnapping' More than four months after he was arrested and charged with treason, Venezuelan opposition leader and lawmaker Edgar Zambrano has been freed from jail....
20:56 2019-09-18

Gun violence costs the US $229 billion annually, report finds The report, published by Rep. Carolyn Maloney, used data from the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence and the Centers for Disease Control to estimate the cost of gun violence in all 50 states....
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This key construction indicator just tanked The monthly Architecture Billings Index (ABI) from the American Institute of Architects fell to 47.2 from 50.1 in July. Any score below 50 indicates a decrease in architecture firm billings....
21:14 2019-09-18

Odell Beckham turns watch controversy into endorsement deal It was only a matter of time. Odell Beckham Jr. finally has a partnership with a watch company as Daniel Wellington announced Wednesday that the Browns wide receiver is one of their new “Icons.” “We are so proud to work with @obj, w...
21:14 2019-09-18

This Is What It's Like To Drive A Mercedes S600 With An F1 Exhaust Unlike other shops who might send build updates, Sasaki-san simply set to work and finished the job. There was no unnecessary correspondence; he didn’t do anything beyond what was asked of him. We had no idea if the exhaust would sound the same as th...
21:42 2019-09-18

Comcast is giving away a free 4K HDR streaming player to cord-cutters Comcast is trying to repair its reputation with cord-cutters and cord-nevers by offering a free Infinity Flex 4K HDR streaming box to its internet-only subscribers. While the offer is brand-new as of this week, the box itself was announced back ...
21:42 2019-09-18

Microsoft October Event 2019: will we see a new Surface device? Microsoft has officially issued invitations to the press for an October 2 event held in New York City. While the company has made no allusions as to what it plans to show off during the event, there have been plenty of leaks and rumors in the past fe...
21:42 2019-09-18

James joins Man United's growing injury list ahead of Astana game "Manchester United will be without Daniel James for Thursday\u0027s Europa League group stage opener after the winger suffered an injury in the weekend Premier League win over Leicester City, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Wednesday."...
21:42 2019-09-18

Curry commits to 2020 Olympics: 'That is the plan' "Sept 18 (Reuters) - USA Basketball suffered a shock exit at the recent World Cup but their hopes of rebounding at the next major international event were given a welcome boost as Stephen Curry declared that he wants to make his Olympic debut."...
21:42 2019-09-18

DoubleLine's Gundlach says U.S. Fed will embark on 'QE lite' 'pretty soon' Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said on Tuesday that the repo market squeeze makes it more likely that the Federal Reserve will resume expansion of its balance sheet "pretty......
21:42 2019-09-18

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Politely Hands Bad-Faith Republican His Ass Teen climate activist Greta Thunburg is in Congress today testifying about the disastrous, impending effects of global climate change—and guess what! Shitty Republicans are not taking her seriously....
22:00 2019-09-18

Factbox: India becomes latest country to ban sale of e-cigarettes India became the latest country after Brazil and Thailand to ban the sale of e-cigarettes in what could potentially be the biggest move against vaping globally over growing health concerns....
22:00 2019-09-18

Tanzania tells WHO it has no Ebola cases - statement Tanzania has formally told the World Health Organization (WHO) that it has no cases of Ebola after a woman died there earlier this month from an unknown illness following Ebola-like symptoms, the organization said on Wednesday....
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Roche bid to recycle Gazyva for lupus nephritis wins FDA breakthrough tag Roche has won the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's breakthrough therapy tag for its drug Gazyva in lupus nephritis, the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday, boosting its efforts to recycle the 2013-approved lymphoma medicine for new indications....
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| Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe to qualify for tri-series final Mahmudullah struck a quick-fire half-century as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 39 runs to qualify for the final of their Twenty20 tri-series in Chittagong....
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| Coe on Semenya: I hope she returns to the track IAAF President Sebastian Coe has not spoken directly to Caster Semenya after the rule was implemented forcing female athletes to regulate their testosterone levels....
22:00 2019-09-18

Dust cloud sparked explosion in primitive life on Earth, say scientists Smashing of monster asteroid half a billion years ago thought to have caused mini ice ageAn enormous dust cloud that swept through the ancient solar system sent Earth into a mini ice age that sparked an explosion in primitive life on the planet, scie...
22:00 2019-09-18

We're losing species at shocking rates – so why is conservation failing? | John Vidal One million plant and animal species are threatened with extinction, yet governments are failing to stem the tideThe number of mammals, insects, amphibians, fish and birds is in steep decline, the world’s forests are on fire and the abundance of life...
22:00 2019-09-18

All hail Tina Fey: the funniest comic of the 21st century From skewering Sarah Palin to handing us Liz Lemon on 30 Rock, here are 10 of the SNL legend’s most hilarious moments The 50 best comediansA nice girl with an anarchic bent and a tongue as sharp as a boning knife, Tina Fey has dominated sketch comedy...
22:00 2019-09-18

Tom Hiddleston: why his Broadway play has one very satisfied customer A female audience member is reported to have had an orgasm during a saucy scene in Betrayal. The ultimate endorsement – or highly inappropriate behaviour?Name: Tom Hiddleston.Age: 38. Continue reading......
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Dear Sackler family, your greed turned my son into a quadriplegic | Sherrie Rubin Aaron suffered an accidental OxyContin overdose in 2005, and today he is a quadriplegic who cannot speakDear Sackler family,Your product, OxyContin, has caused untold harm to millions of Americans. Continue reading......
22:00 2019-09-18

Merriam-Webster dictionary adds 'they' as nonbinary pronoun America’s oldest dictionary claps back at grammar snobs as it embraces more inclusive definitionAttention grammar snobs: ”they” can officially be used as a singular, nonbinary pronoun. Merriam-Webster, the oldest dictionary publisher in America, offi...
22:00 2019-09-18

Rate of US abortions drops to lowest level since 1973 The US experienced an 8% decline in the abortion rate in three years, to the lowest recorded level since abortion was legalizedThe overall rate of abortions has dropped in the US to the lowest level since 1973, according to a new study, continuing a ...
22:00 2019-09-18

Man jailed for stealing 7,000 books from Scottish universities Darren Barr also faces assets seizure under legislation normally used for drug gangsA prolific book thief has been jailed for 25 months after he stole more than 7,000 books from three universities in Edinburgh, before selling them online.Darren Barr,...
22:00 2019-09-18

Polish ambassador urges Poles to 'seriously consider' leaving UK Arkady Rzegocki voices concerns over settled status application processPoland’s ambassador to the UK has written to 800,000 Poles advising them to “seriously consider” returning home and expressed concern about the application process for getting set...
22:00 2019-09-18

UK's best sea view photography competition 2019 National maritime charity, the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society, has revealed the eagerly awaited results of its seventh annual photography competition, showcasing images relating to all aspects of the UK’s historic relationship with the sea.Having revi...
22:00 2019-09-18

Israeli vote leaves Netanyahu’s political future in doubt After a decade of mesmerizing world leaders, subduing his rivals and eking out dramatic election victories, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future is suddenly in doubt...
22:00 2019-09-18

U.S. DOT announces $60 million in AV research grants The department's Automated Driving System Demonstration Grants will fund eight projects in seven states to test the integration of autonomous driving systems....
22:28 2019-09-18

U.S. will revoke Calif. waiver that requires cleaner cars, Trump says President Donald Trump and California went to war on Wednesday over who should set U.S. standards for vehicle emissions and electric cars, foreshadowing a legal battle over environmental policy that will affect the auto industry and consumers....
22:28 2019-09-18

Fender to raise $3M for young musicians via new foundation Fender will donate $1 million to the Fender Play Foundation, a new non-profit featuring Chris Stapleton, Avril Lavigne and Brendon Urie as ambassadors....
22:28 2019-09-18

Advanced hackers are infecting IT providers in hopes of hitting their customers (credit: Pixabay) A previously undocumented attack group with advanced hacking skills has compromised 11 IT service providers, most likely with the end goal of gaining access to their customers' networks, researchers from security firm Symantec sai...
22:28 2019-09-18

American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging plane denied bail over possible terrorist ties A federal judge on Wednesday denied bail to an American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging a jetliner in July over possible links to the Islamic State. ...
22:28 2019-09-18

Dutch nationals hunting for Area 51 jailed for 3 days for trespassing The two Dutch nationals arrested last week in search of  Area 51 were sentenced Monday to just three days in county jail after which police say they will be sent back to the Netherlands....
22:28 2019-09-18

Anti-Christian messages branded in red spray paint on Texas churches Three houses of worship across the same neighborhood in Dallas are now emblazoned with anti-Christian messages written in red spray paint after someone targeted the churches over the weekend. ...
22:28 2019-09-18

Sandy Hook shooting victims' advocacy group airs chilling anti-school violence ad Sandy Hook Promise, a non-profit organization led by family members of children massacred at a Connecticut elementary school in 2012, released a chilling public awareness advertisement for its violence prevention campaign on Wednesday....
22:28 2019-09-18

How to Respond to a Bullshit Apology In the span of five days, Saturday Night Live hired and fired comedian Shane Gillis after his use of sexist, homophobic, racist language—including comments that incorporated racial slurs and mocking a Chinese accent—all came to light on social media....
22:28 2019-09-18

What the Federal Reserve’s interest rate cut actually means A funny thing happened on the way to the Federal Reserve’s latest interest rate cut: borrowing costs have actually risen. And by a lot. Worse, the credit markets have experienced a liquidity squeeze — not enough money to go around — the likes of whic...
22:56 2019-09-18

Justice Department Backs Opposition to New California Retirement Plan The U.S. Department of Justice is backing a lawsuit that seeks to invalidate California’s state retirement plan, taking aim at states sponsoring retirement savings plans for people who lack access to one at work....
22:56 2019-09-18

Will Outline Increased Iran Sanctions Within 48 Hours, Says Trump U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday told reporters that he would provide more details about increased U.S. sanctions on Iran within 48 hours, after announcing them earlier on Twitter....
22:56 2019-09-18

British Airways Pilots Call Off Strike After 2 Walkouts Cost Firm Dear British Airways pilots on Wednesday cancelled a strike that had been due September 27, the British Airline Pilots Association union said after two walkouts last week that cost the company dear....
22:56 2019-09-18

"Save Your Praise": Teen Climate Activist Asks US Congress For Action Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday called for action, not praise, from U.S. lawmakers as she joined other youth leaders in kicking off two days of meetings and speeches......
22:56 2019-09-18

"You Come For Press Opportunity": UK PM Confronted At Hospital By Parent British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was confronted at a London hospital on Wednesday by the father of a sick child who said the care his child received had not been acceptable and that the nation's......
22:56 2019-09-18

"Sick, Tired": Spaniards Fed Up With Another Election, Fourth In 4 Years Spaniards were frustrated and angry on Wednesday after being called to the polls for a fourth time in four years and some said they would stay away from the ballot box, making it harder to predict how......
22:56 2019-09-18

The Wells Fargo Propel is the best credit card for road trips Anyone who drives, eats, or watches Netflix can earn cash back with this card. We detail the perks and points you can earn at the pump, and elsewhere.       ...
22:56 2019-09-18

Powell says a 'sequence' of rate cuts could be needed if economy turns, but doesn't see that now Jerome Powell pledged that the central bank would engage in a "sequence" of interest rate cuts if conditions warrant, but he doesn't see that as necessary now....
22:56 2019-09-18

Federal prosecutors, regulators broaden market manipulation probe beyond precious metals trades Federal prosecutors and commodity regulators have broadened their investigation into spoofing activity after receiving information from traders questioned for spoofing-related charges....
22:56 2019-09-18

DOJ watchdog will ‘assess’ allegations of irregularities in Comey testimony Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz – who has been conducting high-profile probes related to the FBI and DOJ’s actions in the Russia investigation – told lawmakers Wednesday his investigators will “assess” new Republican allegations...
23:14 2019-09-18

Game of Thrones Composer Ramin Djawadi Breaks Down the Hidden Meanings in the Music That Played Over Daenerys’ Death Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. If you’re still wondering why Drogon chose to burn the Iron Throne rather than Jon Snow (Kit Harington) after discovering that Jon had killed Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) in the Ga...
23:14 2019-09-18

Here's what the Fed's interest rate cut means for your wallet For everyday Americans, the Federal Reserve's decision to cut rates could mean cheaper loans. At the same time, consumers will earn less interest on their savings....
23:14 2019-09-18

The Fed and markets are on a collision course over interest rates, Blackstone's Joe Zidle warns Blackstone's Joseph Zidle predicts the Fed will cut rates but says Wall Street won't get what it wants, and stocks could fall as much as 20%....
23:14 2019-09-18

The World Is ‘Grossly’ Unprepared for the Next Major Pandemic, Watchdog Finds A report compiled by an independent group of experts claims that governments and NGOs are woefully unprepared for the next big pandemic, while subsequently warning of a “very real threat” for a global-scale pandemic to kill 50 million to 80 million p...
23:14 2019-09-18

Exposed Files Leak Details on SORM, Russia's Pervasive Domestic Surveillance System A California-based security company on Wednesday revealed its researchers had discovered more than 1.7 terabytes of proprietary telecommunications data left publicly online, including hardware specifications for a lawful surveillance device used thro...
23:14 2019-09-18

Backpacking Researchers Accidentally Discover Grasshopper-Eating Wolf Some of the most serendipitous discoveries about nature can be prompted by just about anything, like finding the first known venomous frog by accidentally grabbing the business end of one, or revealing a new owl species by eavesdropping on its unplac...
23:14 2019-09-18

So, What Can a Force Ghost Do? In the mythos of Star Wars’ cosmic energies, the ability to exist after death as a Force Ghost is one of the most rare and powerful abilities a wielder of the Force can master. Or rather, attempt to master. Because if anything, despite its importance...
23:14 2019-09-18

Special report: How climate change is melting France’s largest glacier As the UN prepares its report on the fate of the world’s ice, Adam Vaughan visits the dramatically changing landscape of Mer de Glace near Mont Blanc...
23:14 2019-09-18

Radio waves from electric devices may affect the body clock of insects Radio frequency fields appear to have an effect on cockroaches. If confirmed, the finding could mean that radio waves affect us too - but scientists are sceptical...
23:14 2019-09-18

FDA panel recommends GSK's over-the-counter nicotine oral spray An independent expert panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday recommended approval of GlaxoSmithKline Plc's over-the-counter nicotine oral spray that aims to help smokers quit their nicotine addiction....
23:14 2019-09-18

Shock tactics: can electric dog collars ever be ethical? Last year, the government announced plans to ban remote-control collars – but even a dog-owning minister is using one. So what is the truth about these training aids?Is it cruel to give your pet electric shocks? Just little ones? The work and pension...
23:42 2019-09-18

Mars orbiter captures crazy photo of planet’s North Pole The Mars we’ve often seen in photos from rovers and orbiters is dry, dusty and barren, but there are parts of the planet that, when viewed separately, could trick you into thinking you’re looking at a totally foreign alien land. The latest snap...
23:42 2019-09-18

Facebook rolls out new line of creepy home speakers Facebook just can’t take a hint. After its first-ever hardware device got slammed by critics as a potential spying apparatus last year, Facebook on Wednesday unveiled a new generation of its “Portal” video chatting devices. The screen-equipped home s...
23:42 2019-09-18

AI surveillance that tracks citizens is expanding worldwide WASHINGTON — A research group says a growing number of countries are following China’s lead in deploying artificial intelligence to track citizens. The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace says at least 75 countries are actively using AI tools ...
23:42 2019-09-18

Asteroid the size of a skyscraper to hurtle past Earth: NASA A skyscraper length asteroid will whiz by Earth on Saturday. The space rock, Asteroid 2000 QW7, is roughly between 951 and 2,132 feet long, according to NASA. The larger estimation would make it the second-tallest building on the planet, behind only ...
23:42 2019-09-18

World Car Free Day 2019: 80,000 homes could be built on London car parking spaces within a mile of a Tube or train station Privately owned parked cars occupy £172 billion-worth of London land on which homes could be built, according to a new report being launched at the World Car Free Day summit....
23:42 2019-09-18

What we've been watching: 'Another Life' and 'Light as a Feather' In the September edition of our video IRL series, contributing editor Mariella Moon explains the appeal of a horror TV show with episodes that clock in at under a half-hour, and Georgina Torbet checks out Netflix's Another Life to see if it dese...
23:42 2019-09-18

California governor signs labor law meant to fix the gig economy It was really just a matter of time, but it's now official: California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed the state's Assembly Bill 5 into law. The measure is intended to reclassify many gig economy workers as employees by applying a test th...
23:42 2019-09-18

What’s coming to Netflix in October: The 'Breaking Bad' movie As you'd expect, Netflix is planning plenty of seasonal thrillers for October. The theme this year is that the kids are not okay. You'll meet Eli, a child with a mysterious illness who has to be secluded from the world and is battling "nigh...
23:42 2019-09-18

'Apex Legends' teases its newest playable character with in-game cameo In one of the more elaborate and novel teasers for a new playable character in an online game, you can already see Apex Legends' newest star. You just can't play him. Over the last few days, players have spotted Crypto, Apex's long-rum...
23:42 2019-09-18

You'll be able to contribute to 2020 presidential campaigns via Alexa With debates underway and just a few months until the first primaries, 2020 presidential election campaigns are in full swing, and you'll soon have another way to donate to your favorite candidate. Campaigns can sign up to receive contributions ...
23:42 2019-09-18

Apple TV+ offers peek at kids shows 'Ghostwriter' and 'Helpsters' Apple won't rely solely on Snoopy in Space to keep your kids happy when TV+ debuts on November 1st. The tech titan has posted the first trailers (only visible on its website right now) for Ghostwriter and Helpsters, both of which will cater to ...
23:42 2019-09-18

Powell to Trump: Now it's your turn Tucked into Fed Chair Jerome Powell's news conference on Wednesday was a not-so-subtle message for President Donald Trump: the economy is holding up because the U.S. central bank has acted to support it through a volatile patch, and whether that cont...
23:42 2019-09-18

Fed cuts rates again, gives mixed signals for next move The U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point for the second time this year on Wednesday in a widely expected move meant to sustain a decade-long economic expansion, but gave mixed signals about what may happen next....
23:42 2019-09-18

Five ways the Fed's rate cut could affect consumers The Federal Reserve's decision to cut interest rates on Wednesday for the second time this year could have wide-ranging implications for consumers' wallets....
23:42 2019-09-18

Ox-drawn plows to blame for increased inequality in Eurasia beginning in 4,000 BC The adoption of the ox-drawn plow, not the advent of agriculture, triggered an accelerating increase in inequality among Eurasian societies beginning around 4000 B.C....
00:00 2019-09-19

Fox News Poll: Biden at new low in Democratic primary race It’s increasingly more important to Democratic primary voters to beat President Donald Trump than support their favorite candidate -- and former Vice President Joe Biden is widely considered the candidate most likely to give them the White House. ...
00:00 2019-09-19

A common numbing medication turned a woman’s blood blue A 25-year-old woman in Rhode Island gave new meaning to the phrase “feeling blue” when she developed a rare and sometimes fatal condition called methemoglobinemia that turned her blood a deep shade of navy blue. The woman, whose case was described We...
00:00 2019-09-19

Teen fatally stabbed as dozens watched, some rolling video rather than helping, police say By David K. Li A teenager near New York City was stabbed to death in an attack witnessed by dozens of onlookers — some who rolled video of the slaying rather than help stop it, police said Tuesday. Khaseen Morris, 16, and a friend were set upon by as...
00:00 2019-09-19

What's the Worst Band to Get Fired to? On Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported that WeWork CEO Adam Neumann once fired a bunch of employees and then, a few weeks later, tried to sooth the pain for his remaining workers by giving them tequila shots and hosting a concert by DMC of th...
00:00 2019-09-19

Britain aims to make sure women's sports air on free TV The biggest events in women's sport should be "listed" to guarantee they are broadcast on British free-to-air television so mass audiences can watch and be inspired, Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan said on Wednesday....
00:00 2019-09-19

Basketball: Curry commits to 2020 Olympics: 'That is the plan' USA Basketball suffered a shock exit at the recent World Cup but their hopes of rebounding at the next major international event were given a welcome boost as Stephen Curry declared that he wants to make his Olympic debut....
00:00 2019-09-19

“If the future’s tough for cars, it’s tougher for car shows” Opinion 18 Sep, 2019 With the popularity of motor shows waning, editor-in-chief Steve Fowler thinks it would be a great shame if they disappeared altogether...
00:28 2019-09-19

Facelifted Hyundai i30 caught on camera News 18 Sep, 2019 The Korean brand’s Volkswagen Golf rival will get a mid-life refresh, with updated styling, a tweaked engine range and fresh technology...
00:28 2019-09-19

Italy and France agree migrants must be distributed around the EU The European Union must introduce a new, automatic system of taking in migrants saved from the Mediterranean, the leaders of Italy and France said on Wednesday, as they sought to patch up bruised bilateral relations....
00:28 2019-09-19

Yemen's Houthis threaten to attack United Arab Emirates targets Yemen's Houthi group said on Wednesday it had identified dozens of sites in the United Arab Emirates as possible targets, in an attempt to underscore its military clout following a weekend attack it claims to have carried out on Saudi oil facilities....
00:28 2019-09-19

Kuwait oil sector heightens security after Saudi Aramco attacks Kuwait's oil sector is on high alert and has raised its security to the highest level as a precautionary measure in the wake of the weekend attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, a Kuwaiti oil official said on Wednesday....
00:28 2019-09-19

EU's Tusk, Britain's Johnson to discuss Brexit next week European Council President Donald Tusk and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson are due to hold bilateral talks on Brexit on the sidelines of a U.N. session in New York next week, according to an official with the bloc....
00:28 2019-09-19

Iran to hold annual Gulf drills with 200 frigates, speedboats Iran will hold its annual military parade on Sept. 22 in the Gulf with 200 frigates and speedboats, the semi-official Iran Front Page website reported on Wednesday, at a time of soaring tension between Tehran and Washington....
00:28 2019-09-19

A Trump Friend, Under Scrutiny by Prosecutors, Appears at California Fund-Raisers Thomas J. Barrack Jr. attended two events with the president this week in California. Prosecutors have questioned him in their investigation of foreign influence in the 2016 campaign....
00:28 2019-09-19

Netanyahu cancels UN trip, forgoes meeting with Trump after failing to secure an outright victory in national elections Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled his trip to New York City for the United Nations’ annual General Assembly next week after falling short of securing a parliamentary majority in Israel’s second general election in five months, his office ann...
00:28 2019-09-19

Fracking plans near Adani coalmine raise new environmental fears Environmentalists are concerned gas extraction near the Carmichael site will compound the impacts of coalmining on the Galilee BasinA Queensland gas company plans to begin fracking at two exploratory wells close to the Adani Carmichael mine site late...
00:28 2019-09-19

Airbus forecasts that number of planes in sky will double in 20 years Aerospace company says growth in air travel to continue despite climate crisis concernsThe number of commercial aircraft in operation will more than double in the next 20 years to 48,000 planes worldwide, Airbus has forecast.The European aerospace co...
00:28 2019-09-19

Veteran found covered in ants at VA facility in his final days The head of the Veterans Health Administration announced a series of major changes at an assisted-living facility days after a dying Air Force veteran was twice found covered in ants in his bed....
00:56 2019-09-19

SpaceX wants to beam internet across the southern US by late 2020 SpaceX wants to become one of the world's largest internet providers by deploying a constellation of thousands of satellites to beam broadband from space. And it wants to get it done fast....
00:56 2019-09-19

Cowboys waive former first-round pick Taco Charlton after 2-plus years Taco Charlton struggled to find his way with the Cowboys after the team used a first-round pick on him in the 2017 NFL draft.       ...
00:56 2019-09-19

Russian celebrities and priests show support for jailed actor Celebrities, teachers and even priests have called for Russian actor Pavel Ustinov to be freed. Many of them have sided with the recent anti-government protests in Moscow and are calling for an independent judiciary....
00:56 2019-09-19

The Fiat Panda Trussardi Is A City Car For The End Times Most of us assume the end times are coming eventually, probably sooner than later at this rate. All of that considered, it might be time to consider what your vehicle lineup will be when the time comes—an armored SUV, perhaps, for the gloomier days, ...
00:56 2019-09-19

Running Out Of Fuel Can Damage Your Engine We all know that running your car out of fuel is a bad thing for obvious reasons like the fact that it can leave you stranded. There’s also a good chance you’ve also heard that running on empty can cause damage to your car. But what actually happens?...
00:56 2019-09-19

What it's like to live on the 123rd floor of the world's tallest condo tower Central Park Tower will top off at 1,550 feet, making it the world's tallest residential building. It may also be the most expensive condo project ever....
01:14 2019-09-19

UFC Fighter Says He Didn't Lose Fight Because He Tired Himself Out Doing Unnecessary Backflips Top-level MMA can be an extremely technical sport, with fighters adjusting to their opponents’ habits every minute and doing their best to pick up on the smallest quirks in timing and technique. That said, it can also be a hilarious dumb-guy ballet, ...
01:14 2019-09-19

Kobe Bryant Clarifies Rob Pelinka's Story About Meeting With Heath Ledger, Who Had Already Died An ESPN article published this past May recounted a strange story: Lakers GM Rob Pelinka bizarrely claimed that Kobe Bryant was inspired by the depiction of the Joker in The Dark Knight, sought out and enjoyed dinner with Heath Ledger (who was dead),...
01:14 2019-09-19

Joe Kennedy to run for Massachusetts Senate seat WASHINGTON – Rep. Joe Kennedy III will challenge incumbent Ed Markey for the Senate and seek to restore the Kennedy legacy in the upper chamber, the Boston Globe reported. Kennedy, 38, is the grandson of former New York Sen. Bobby Kennedy and the gra...
01:42 2019-09-19

School custodian Esther McCool comforts girl with autism in touching photo Esther McCool is more than just a good name. The elementary school custodian, known to students as “Miss Esther,” has become legendary after the mom of a Texas fourth-grader with autism shared a photo of the worker comforting her daughter went viral ...
01:42 2019-09-19

Staten Island cop wounded in shootout leaves hospital A Staten Island cop wounded in a fatal shootout with a career criminal left the hospital to a hero’s reception Wednesday — but will need months of rehab before she can return to work. Police Officer Vanesa Medina, 30, was struck in the left han...
01:42 2019-09-19

India bans sale of e-cigarettes in wake of ‘epidemic’ India on Wednesday outlawed the sale of all e-cigarettes in a bid to stop an “epidemic” like the one sparking bans in New York and the rest of the US. The country’s government approved an executive order to ban the production, impor...
01:42 2019-09-19

Trump warns he may do ‘dastardly things’ to Iran President Trump on Wednesday said he had no update on possible US retaliation against Iran for an attack on Saudi Arabia — but warned that there was “plenty of time to do some dastardly things.” “Nothing to report yet. We’ll probably be speaking to y...
01:42 2019-09-19

Pompeo calls Saudi oil facilities attack ‘an act of war,’ blames Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called the airstrikes on Saudi oil facilities “an act of war” and said it was an “Iranian attack” on the world’s energy supply. “This is an attack of a scale we’ve just not see...
01:42 2019-09-19

Driver says he ‘blacked out’ before crashing Mercedes into Trump Plaza The driver who crashed his Mercedes-Benz into the lobby of Trump Plaza in New Rochelle, hitting a concierge, told cops he “blacked out” before the mishap, according to a report. The 63-year-old from Larchmont was driving north on LeCount Place about ...
01:42 2019-09-19

China will release 10,000 tons of pork from its central reserves China will release 10,000 metric tons of pork from its central reserves this week in a bid to stabilize soaring pork prices and cope with a swine fever crisis that has wiped out roughly one third of its pigs....
01:42 2019-09-19

Huawei promises smartest 5G phone, but who will be brave enough to buy? Huawei [HWT.UL] launches what could be the world's most powerful and feature-packed 5G smartphone on Thursday, but the fate of the device in Europe will hang on whether it can overcome a U.S. ban to give customers the Google software they expect....
01:42 2019-09-19

Referee who forced New Jersey high school wrestler to cut dreadlocks gets suspension NBC — The referee who made a New Jersey high school wrestler cut his dreadlocks right before a match in order to be allowed to compete — a case that ignited debate over abuse of power and cultural bias — has been suspended from his position for...
01:42 2019-09-19

DA won’t prosecute Antonio Brown on rape accusations because of statute Allegheny DA won’t prosecute NFL star on rape accusationsNFL has interviewed accuser as it conducts own investigationBrown farted in my face and didn’t pay his bill, doctor saysNew England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown won’t be prosecuted on s...
01:42 2019-09-19

Rory McIlroy believes golf can learn from tennis to eradicate slow play • Northern Irishman wants proper penalties to be enforced• Golfer encouraged by European Tour’s plan to deal with issueRory McIlroy has called on his sport to follow the lead of tennis by implementing proper penalties for those players who divert att...
01:42 2019-09-19

Unai Emery rests Mesut Özil for Europa League opener to manage workload • Arsenal away to Eintracht Frankfurt in first group stage game• Manager wants playmaker fresh for Aston Villa game on SundayMesut Özil has been spared a potentially stormy return to Germany after Unai Emery opted to rest him for Arsenal’s opening Eu...
01:42 2019-09-19

Ash Brazill recalled and two new caps named in Diamonds netball squad New Zealand await in next month’s Constellation Cup Debutants Maddy Turner and Laura Scherian called upNSW Swifts defender Maddy Turner and Sunshine Coast midcourter Laura Scherian are the two uncapped players in Australia’s squad of 13 for next mont...
01:42 2019-09-19

UPDATE 4-Trump and California go to war over clean cars U.S. President Donald Trump and the state of California went to war on Wednesday over who should set the standards in the United States for vehicle emissions and electric cars, foreshadowing a legal battle over environmental policy issues that will a...
01:42 2019-09-19

UPDATE 2-Newmont Goldcorp offered $25 mln in social projects to end mine conflict The world's top gold producer, Newmont Goldcorp, said on Wednesday it had offered $25 million in community investments and land rental fees to resolve a conflict at its Penasquito gold mine in Mexico, but activists said they are unsatisfied....
01:42 2019-09-19

Houston-area refineries run through tropical storm: sources Refineries in the Houston area remained in operation through the first night of Tropical Storm Imelda's passage across southeast Texas, sources familiar with plant operations said on Wednesday....
01:42 2019-09-19

As Amazon burns, 230 big investors call on firms to protect world's rainforests With widespread fires wreaking havoc on the Amazon, over 200 investors representing some $16.2 trillion under management on Wednesday called on companies to do their part in halting the destruction of the world's largest tropical rainforest....
01:42 2019-09-19

Italy plans to cut polluting tax breaks by 10% a year : document The Italian government plans to cut tax expenditures subsidising environmentally harmful activities by 10% each year starting in 2020, according to a draft emergency decree seen by Reuters on Wednesday....
01:42 2019-09-19

Germany gambles on green with carbon cap plan The German government is set to present a new climate-change policy on Friday that will likely include a carbon-pricing initiative to cap the use of fossil fuels in Europe's largest economy, where the Greens party is enjoying a surge in support....
01:42 2019-09-19

Smothered by smoke, Malaysia seeds clouds to bring rain relief At an altitude of just 3,000 feet (915 meters), flares attached to both sides of the Cessna 172 aircraft lit up brightly, dispersing chemicals over Malaysia in the hope of bringing rain to clear the smoky air....
01:42 2019-09-19

Wind power: crown estate opens new bids for seabed rights Offshore leasing auction starts for 7GW capacity project that could supply 6m UK homesThe crown estate has opened the first leasing round for offshore windfarms in a decade to usher in a new generation of wind projects expected to eventually generate...
02:00 2019-09-19

UN summits to urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: Guterres There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase the UN as a “driver for meaningful, positive change”, according to the man at the helm of the Organiz...
02:00 2019-09-19

‘Mixed-ish’ is about ‘finding your voice,’ says showrunner Karin Grist The universe of “Black-ish” has become as expansive as “Game of Thrones.” The ABC sitcom — soon entering its sixth season following the fictional Johnson family —has spawned two spinoffs: Freeform’s “Grown-ish,” which follows Johnson daughter Zoey (Y...
02:00 2019-09-19

Was the winner of ‘MasterChef’ Season 10 just leaked? “MasterChef” is set to crown its Season 10 champion Wednesday night on Fox, but it appears the winner has already been leaked. A source claims that contestant Dorian Hunter will be announced the champ in tonight’s finale after a former wi...
02:00 2019-09-19

Score $1,300 to watch 13 of Stephen King’s scariest movies Horror buffs, get ready to binge. Dish Network is offering one Stephen King fan $1,300 to screen 13 of his scariest film adaptations by Halloween and document the eerie experience. “Halloween is just around the corner, so it’s fitting you get cozy wi...
02:00 2019-09-19

‘Ad Astra’ is a major comeback for Brad Pitt When somebody asks Brad Pitt what he did this summer, here’s how he should respond: “Resuscitated my acting career!” Although the movie star’s best days seemed well behind him, he has, out of nowhere, delivered a pair of stellar performances these pa...
02:00 2019-09-19

Dead shark ‘paraded’ through seafood festival sparks outcry An image of a dead blue shark recently being “paraded” before a crowd at a British seafood festival has sparked great debate, as the species is nearly threatened on a global scale. Some critics of the photo declared the incident a “disgusting” disgra...
02:00 2019-09-19

Loch Ness Monster ‘giant eel’ theory supported by new video The theory that the fabled Loch Ness Monster could be a giant eel has been given a boost, thanks to a video posted to social media showing a long, slender creature swimming in the River Ness. The Ness Fishery Board tweeted the video on Sept. 1, just ...
02:00 2019-09-19

Teenage Vaping Rises Sharply Again This Year Preliminary figures from a national survey show that the prevalence of e-cigarette use among minors has doubled from 2017 through this year, despite national campaigns warning of the dangers....
02:42 2019-09-19

New research gives clues to link between obesity, abnormal bowel habits People with obesity or severe obesity are 60 percent more likely to have chronic diarrhea than those with normal BMI, according to a study that suggests BMI is important to consider when treating abnormal bowel habits....
02:42 2019-09-19

Study: Postmenopausal women have higher bad cholesterol levels Post-menopausal women, on average, have higher levels of bad cholesterol than premenopausal women, putting them at a higher risk for heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases...
02:42 2019-09-19

Sashay, Beauté: RuPaul Teams Up With Makeup Maven Mally Roncal for a New Beauty Collab The icon who brought drag mainstream is now giving us a bit of the magic to bring home. Twenty-five years after he launched the philanthropic Viva Glam collection with MAC, RuPaul is once again lending his glamour to a beauty brand; this time with fr...
02:42 2019-09-19

Texas Teacher Who Asked Trump to Deport ‘Illegal Students’ at Her School Gets Fired When someone is a complete and total jerk for no reason, we as a collective love to see them get what is coming to them. Don’t bother denying it; there is a (not so) secret satisfaction in watching a deserving jackass get their comeuppance....
02:42 2019-09-19

Fantasy Football Week 3 Start 'Em & Sit 'Em: Wide Receivers You've got a ton of options to sort through at wide receiver every week. Get some help with your lineup calls from Jamey Eisenberg's Week 3 Start 'Em & Sit 'Em....
02:42 2019-09-19

Indiana couple accused of abandoning adoptive daughter say she lied about her age: reports An Indiana couple accused of abandoning their 11-year-old adoptive daughter in an apartment before moving to Canada has claimed that the girl was actually a 22-year-old woman who made a career out of lying about her age....
02:42 2019-09-19

Dozens charged in Texas health care fraud scheme, prosecutors say Federal prosecutors in Texas announced Wednesday that 58 people had been charged in connection with assorted health care fraud schemes revolving around the illegal distribution of more than six million opioid pills....
02:42 2019-09-19

Long Island high school students recorded attack instead of helping stabbed teen who later died, cops say A Long Island teen was fatally stabbed at a strip mall near his high school as dozens of other students pulled out their cellphones to record the melee rather than to help him, police said....
02:42 2019-09-19

"Father Of Lies": UK MPs Fume At Boris Johnson Over Parliament Suspension Prime Minister Boris Johnson is the "father of lies" who shut down the mother of parliaments in the run-up to Brexit, Britain's Supreme Court heard Wednesday....
03:00 2019-09-19

How Do You Fix … All of It? A group of leaders in business, politics and academia gathered to try to solve problems from student debt to carbon emissions. Here are their recommendations....
03:00 2019-09-19

UPDATE 1-UK's Johnson and Trump discuss need for united diplomatic response to Saudi attack British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump condemned last weekend's attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities and discussed the need for a united diplomatic response in a telephone call on Wednesday, Johnson's office said....
03:00 2019-09-19

UPDATE 1-Gavilon lands ADM director as new Brazil general manager -sources An executive director at Archer Daniels Midland Co in São Paulo has left the firm to take over as Brazil general manager at rival grain trading house Gavilon do Brasil, two sources told Reuters on Wednesday....
03:00 2019-09-19

Brazil Central Bank Cuts Benchmark Rate to Record Low Brazil’s central bank cut its benchmark interest rate as expected, as consumer price increases remain under control amid a yearslong economic slowdown....
03:00 2019-09-19

Pep Guardiola hails 'incredible' Fernandinho as Man City centre-back stint begins Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has heaped praise on Brazilian star Fernandinho after the midfielder made a successful start to his stint as a makeshift centre-half....
03:00 2019-09-19

Atletico Madrid vs Juventus LIVE stream: How to watch Champions League online plus which channel on TV Two of Europe's heavyweights go head-to-head tonight in one of the ties of the round as Atletico Madrid welcome 2017 finalists Juventus on matchday one in the Champions League....
03:00 2019-09-19

‘Workers Are Tired and Frustrated and Angry.’ Uneven Economic Growth Fuels Walkouts Like the GM Strike The labor movement has long been struggling in the U.S., as fewer workers join unions and as high-profile organizing drives, like a June attempt to unionize Volkswagen employees in Tennessee, fall short. But American workers, feeling left behind as t...
03:00 2019-09-19

2001 Photo of Trudeau in Brownface Makeup Roils Canada Election Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s campaign was thrown into turmoil when a photograph surfaced of him in brownface makeup at a 2001 private school party....
03:28 2019-09-19

Who needs qubits? Factoring algorithm run on a probabilistic computer Enlarge / The correct answer is a matter of probabilities, so some related wrong answers also appear with some frequency. The phenomenal success of our integrated circuits managed to obscure an awkward fact: they're not always the best way to solv...
03:28 2019-09-19

Daily on Healthcare: Tennessee inches closer to ‘block granting’ Medicaid Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
03:28 2019-09-19

Here's Why Tamar Braxton and The Real Ladies Are Still Feuding The ladies in daytime are keeping it real! It's been more than three years since news broke that Tamar Braxton would not be reprising her role as a co-host on The Real. In......
03:28 2019-09-19

All the Details on E's Live From the Red Carpet: The 2019 Emmy Awards Coverage Ever seen the Emmys carpet up close? To those who have, welcome back! And to those who haven't, there's a first time for everything. So, how about this Sunday? Thanks to E!'s......
03:28 2019-09-19

Hilaria and Alec Baldwin Expecting Baby 5 Months After Miscarriage There's another little one on the way for Hilaria Baldwin and Alec Baldwin. On Wednesday, the famous yogi announced she is expecting, five months after publicly sharing she had......
03:28 2019-09-19

‘Squash It! Smash It!’: Pennsylvania Implores Residents to Kill an Invasive Bug on Sight Hordes of spotted lanternflies are flapping through the state, threatening agriculture. “They jump, they’re big, they’re scary,” one Pennsylvanian said. “It’s like all of your worst nightmares coming to fruition.”...
04:00 2019-09-19

Visiting Wall, Trump Points to Barrier to Burnish His Campaign President Trump’s photo op at the border was his only public appearance during two days in California, a state that has been a hotbed of opposition to his presidency and policies....
04:00 2019-09-19

Robert O’Brien ‘Looks the Part,’ but Has Spent Little Time Playing It Mr. O’Brien, President Trump’s new national security adviser, is said to bring milder views and a sunnier personality to the job than John R. Bolton....
04:00 2019-09-19

Biggio’s cycle brings back memories for Frye Jeff Frye woke up Wednesday morning to a flood of tweets about Blue Jays rookie Cavan Biggio hitting for the cycle against the Baltimore Orioles the night before....
04:00 2019-09-19

Central Saint Martins: a breeding ground for visionaries Celebrating the art school at the height of fashionIn the spring of 1939, St Martins School of Art moved into new premises at 107-109 Charing Cross Road. “Now the school is properly housed,” London county council leader Herbert Morrison declared, “we...
04:28 2019-09-19

Teachers removing religious symbols proves Bill 21 is a ‘good law’: education minister Quebec's education minister says the fact that at least three teachers have agreed to remove their religious symbols at work is proof that his religious neutrality law is "a good law."...
04:28 2019-09-19

GSK's over-the-counter nicotine oral spray gets FDA panel backing An independent expert panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday recommended approval of GlaxoSmithKline Plc's over-the-counter nicotine oral spray that aims to help smokers quit their addiction....
04:56 2019-09-19

Here's what's coming to (and going from) Netflix in October October marks both the beginning of Spooky Season and the arrival of some highly anticpated properties to Netflix. What better way to kick off the month than with the film adaptation of Stephen King’s In The Tall Grass, or with the horrors of puberty...
04:56 2019-09-19

Tom Brady Reveals How He and Gisele Bündchen Motivate Their Kids to Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen are raising their kids to become anything but ordinary. And how could they be? With a sports legend and a world-famous supermodel as parents, the......
04:56 2019-09-19

Kubernetes’ next step could be to try orchestrating everything else Custom Resource Definitions sounds not only innocuous but like something a dungeon master brings to a role-playing party. But if CRD can cast a spell on the data center, virtual machines, big data, machine learning, may soon find themselves bowing be...
04:56 2019-09-19

Complaints against NYPD hit 5-year high amid anti-cop fever Complaints against the NYPD have hit a five-year high, spiking nearly 20% since last year — further evidence of the simmering “anti-cop sentiment” pervading the city, according to police sources. The Civilian Complaint Review Board — the city’s polic...
05:28 2019-09-19

A Google-backed 5G drone took off last week Last week the HAWK30 drone, which has a massive 260 foot wingspan, took to the skies during its inaugural test flight at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) in California.The HAWK30 is a solar-powered 5G drone also known as a high-alt...
05:28 2019-09-19

The hardship Le’Veon Bell is facing with Jets in miserable spot There are a number of places to point the finger for the Jets’ 0-2 start — an avalanche of injuries to key players, underperformance from significant players and questionable coaching decisions. Le’Veon Bell is one player who should be free of blame....
05:28 2019-09-19

Noah Syndergaard didn’t make Mets look good for caving to him DENVER — To point out that a personal catcher didn’t lead to Noah Syndergaard’s personal best would be putting it too politely even for Thor’s liking. Even after an exciting, 7-4 victory over the Rockies on Wednesday afternoon at Coors Field, which k...
05:28 2019-09-19

Yankees’ memorable night lacks champagne party — for now In what might have been his final start at Yankee Stadium, CC Sabathia got a standing ovation from the crowd as he walked off the field and was greeted by his teammates in front of the dugout in an emotional scene. What the retiring lefty couldn’t do...
05:28 2019-09-19

Why Daniel Jones won’t crumble under Giants pressure Eli Manning spoke first — at his locker — the only time he went ahead of Daniel Jones on the first day of the Daniel Jones Era: “I’m not dying, and the season’s not over.” Manning thankfully was not dying, only lying. Because he was dying on the insi...
05:28 2019-09-19

The Rise and Demise of the Seleucid Empire The Seleucid Empire was a Hellenistic state that existed between the 4th and 1st centuries BC. It was established by Seleucus I Nicator ...
05:28 2019-09-19

Body Snatchers, the Cemetery Entrepreneurs of the 18th and 19th Centuries Anatomists of the 18th and 19th centuries faced a dreadful predicament in that they lacked what would today be called ‘educational aids’.  They needed cadavers to dissect.   ...
05:28 2019-09-19

|TakingawayincentiveswillhitSAautosectorhard,industrybodywarns The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa has raised concerns that reducing rebates on excise duties will negatively impact the competitiveness of the auto industry....
05:56 2019-09-19

There is growing buzz about the Patriots pulling off a perfect season Chuck Burton/AP The New England Patriots are off to another dominant start, and their roster looks better than ever. With the best point-differential in the NFL, some are wondering if the Patriots could go 16-0 again. The Patriots have a relatively ...
05:56 2019-09-19

Justin Trudeau brownface: Canada PM apologises after image emerges Canadian prime minister says he deeply regrets image from 2001 party, which emerges weeks out from electionJustin Trudeau has apologised for wearing brownface makeup to a party when he was a teacher in 2001, saying “it was a racist thing to do” – and...
05:56 2019-09-19

Obama says presidents should avoid social media in apparent Trump jab Former president also said TV should be avoided: ‘Those are two things I’d advise, if you’re a good president, not to do’Barack Obama appeared to take a swipe at Donald Trump on Wednesday, saying he would “advise, if you’re president” to avoid social...
05:56 2019-09-19

County lines: how drugs gangs are recruiting children - podcast Aamna Mohdin tells Anushka Asthana how county lines gangs are stepping up their operations by using short-term holiday flats and recruiting local teens to sell drugs in small towns around Britain. Plus Owen Jones on Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘neutral’ stance o...
05:56 2019-09-19

Plenty of Fish and other apps are going ‘filter-free’ No fake photos allowed. Dating Web site Plenty of Fish is forcing singles to post more truthful photos of themselves by banning filters from the platform, the company announced this week. The decision follows a survey by the site which found that 70 ...
05:56 2019-09-19

ISIS video found on phone of airline mechanic accused of sabotaging airplane in Miami An American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging an airplane in Miami this July reportedly had Islamic State-sponsored video content on his personal phone....
05:56 2019-09-19

Anyway, Here's Justin Trudeau Wearing Brownface Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was photographed wearing brownface at a gala at his place of employment in 2001. Trudeau was 29 at the time and working as a teacher at a private school, according to a report from TIME Magazine published Wednes...
06:14 2019-09-19

Bernie Sanders’ Iowa political director has left campaign, reports say Just days after a shakeup in the New Hampshire leadership of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential campaign comes word that the candidate’s Iowa political director has departed as well....
06:14 2019-09-19

Former Bush official urges Latinos to vote Trump out, saying GOP has 'lost control of the monster they helped create' A former official in the George W. Bush administration has penned a Washington Post op-ed urging his "fellow Latinos" to vote President Trump out of office, saying the Republican Party has "have lost control of the monster they helped create."...
06:14 2019-09-19

Clinton, Obama silent on Ed Buck donations after Dem megadonor's arrest Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama still aren't saying what they'll do with money they received from Democratic megadonor Ed Buck, even after he was charged Tuesday with running a drug house where two men died of overdoses -- and months after other top...
06:14 2019-09-19

Humberto strengthens into a Category 3 major hurricane as it tracks toward Bermuda Already at Category 3 strength, Hurricane Humberto is expanding off the U.S. East Coast and is projected to threaten Bermuda as it passes later Wednesday, forecasters said....
06:56 2019-09-19

In photos: Highlights from the week in Washington, D.C., for September 16, 2019 Ivanka Trump leads a workforce advisory board meeting at the Boys & Girls Club; Vice President Mike Pence greets newly naturalized U.S. citizens; and President Donald Trump's former campaign manager testifies in Congress, among the highlights of the ...
06:56 2019-09-19

Novartis halts distribution of Zantac heartburn medication due to contaminant NBC – Novartis AG’s Sandoz unit said on Wednesday it was halting distribution of its versions of the drug commonly known as Zantac in all its markets, including the United States and Canada, after contaminants were found in the heartburn ...
06:56 2019-09-19

It was an ideal place for our children to grow up – but the coalmine has silenced our schoolyard | Alison Smiles-Schmidt The permanent closure of our school is imminent, yet some call this progress. I call it an emergency and a lesson to learn from the story of WollarIn the New South Wales town of Wollar you can’t hear children laughing in the school playground any mor...
06:56 2019-09-19

Asteroid dust may have triggered massive explosion of life on Earth 466 million years ago Nearly half a billion years ago, there was a huge explosion of species development on Earth, causing the biodiversity of animals to increase dramatically -- but the true cause of that event has remained a mystery....
06:56 2019-09-19

Trump caps California swing with visit to border wall President Donald Trump showed off a section of wall along the U.S. border with Mexico on Wednesday in a bid to illustrate his commitment to crack down on illegal border crossings as he raises money in California for his re-election campaign....
06:56 2019-09-19

Pentagon has warned of dire outcomes if projects canceled for border wall don’t happen U.S. service members have worked in unsafe and hazardous conditions at defunded buildings for years, according to military budget requests sent to Congress in recent years....
07:14 2019-09-19

GM drops workers’ health care during strike, a sign impasse could drag on The United Auto Workers, which represents the roughly 49,000 workers who have walked out, released an internal letter that said it had been given notice that the company had stopped health-care benefits because of the strike....
07:14 2019-09-19

Why Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran Fuel Fears of War Though the U.S. and Iran have lived in a state of hostility for decades, rarely have relations been as tense as in recent months. The U.S. is trying to deprive Iran of oil revenue, the lifeblood of its economy. Iran’s been accused of responding by at...
07:14 2019-09-19

Tesla Model 3, Audi e-tron earn top IIHS safety award Tesla Inc. earned its first award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety as two electric vehicles and one fuel cell vehicle earned top honors in crash tests....
07:42 2019-09-19

Ben Olsen’s choice for D.C. United: Wayne Rooney or Ola Kamara The coach prefers to start one striker but will have two proven scorers when both are healthy. It’s Rooney’s job to lose, though he has gone two months and five matches without a goal....
07:42 2019-09-19

Referee who told wrestler to cut dreadlocks before match is suspended two years The viral incident from last December, in which Alan Maloney gave Andrew Johnson the option of cutting his dreadlocks or forfeiting, caused widespread outrage....
07:42 2019-09-19

Cameron asked for Queen's help to stop Scottish independence David Cameron asked the Queen for help in heading off Scottish independence after a poll before the 2014 referendum suggested a lead for those wanting to leave the union....
07:42 2019-09-19

"Exceptional" Angel Di Maria Stars As PSG Tear Apart Sorry Real Madrid Angel Di Maria scored twice against his former club as Paris Saint-Germain thrashed Real Madrid 3-0 to get off to the perfect start in the UEFA Champions League....
08:00 2019-09-19

More evidence points to Iranian cruise missiles, drones in attack on Saudi oilfield Drone wreck and cruise missile wreckage from the attack on the Aramco Abqaiq oil refinery is displayed during a Saudi Arabian Ministry of Defense news conference in Riyadh on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. [credit: ...
08:00 2019-09-19

Trump communication reportedly at center of whistle blower complaint The complaint the administration is withholding from Congress was filed by an intelligence officer who was troubled by a phone call the president had, according to a former official....
08:28 2019-09-19

Asia stocks mostly edge higher as Fed cuts rate; Bank of Japan keeps monetary policy steady The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut its overnight rate by 25 basis points to a range of 1.75% to 2%, a move that was widely expected. The central bank, however, appeared divided on further action for the year....
08:28 2019-09-19

Saudi ambassador to Germany says all options on the table against Iran: radio The Saudi ambassador to Germany said on Thursday all options were on the table in retaliation to attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities over the weekend that the kingdom has blamed on Iran....
08:28 2019-09-19

Canada Conservative leader says Trudeau brown face picture shows he's unfit to govern Canadian Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer said his Liberal rival in the upcoming election, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, is unfit to govern the country after a 2001 picture emerged showing him dressed in brown face....
08:28 2019-09-19

Spain to hold fourth election in as many years after coalition talks fail Spain is set to hold its fourth election in as many years after acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez failed to secure enough support in parliament to form a government....
08:28 2019-09-19

"Tamil Most Suited": DMK On Amit Shah's Push For Hindi To Unify India Against the backdrop of recent pitch by Union Home Minister Amit Shah to make Hindi a language of India's identity, DMK has argued that Tamil was more suited for it....
08:28 2019-09-19

Nirav Modi Likely To Be Given Confirmed Date Of Trial By UK Court Today Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, wanted in connection with the nearly USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank or PNB fraud and money laundering case, will appear before a UK court via video link from a......
08:28 2019-09-19

Fire and hail push insurers to rethink climate change risks By the time David Kaisel got back from selling his flour at a farmers' market, a wildfire in California's Capay Valley had burned both his tractor and the shipping container where he kept some tools. His insurer is set to pay out a sixth of his losse...
08:56 2019-09-19

Australia’s Toughest Question: How Close Is Too Close to China? A furor involving the country’s first Chinese-born member of Parliament highlights the country’s struggle over where to draw the line on links to Beijing....
08:56 2019-09-19

Japan clears executives in Fukushima disaster case Prosecutors had accused the executives of negligence, saying they were aware of the dangers posed by tsunamis. But the executives argued that although they knew, they were not responsible for day-to-day operations....
09:14 2019-09-19

Watch: Make Pav Bhaji Fondue At Home For Your Next House Party (Video) This pao bhaji recipe is served and presented in a fondue style, wherein you place the regular bhaji in a fondue pot and savour it by dipping in bite-sized toasted pavs!...
09:14 2019-09-19

Wales focus returns to pitch with brutal training session before Georgia match Team seek to move on from Rob Howley’s departurePlayers enjoy best session since arriving in JapanWales players went hell for leather in training on Wednesday night in a bid to put the investigation into Rob Howley’s suspected breach of betting regul...
09:14 2019-09-19

Nearly-new buying guide: Land Rover Discovery Sport It’s the kind of car that looks right in almost all settings The smart money here goes on a three-year-old example, as post-facelift models are still strong money These days, if you want a family-sized SUV with five or seven seats, four-wheel driv...
09:14 2019-09-19

Analysis: How car production will become CO2-neutral Roughly 0.55 tonnes of CO2 is emitted for each car produced Amid the push towards clean EVs, car makers target emission-free manufacturing The automotive industry is fully committed to the development of zero-emission cars, but pressure is growin...
09:14 2019-09-19

Mutazione Is A Super Chill Game About Raising Plants And Talking To Mutants Mutazione, an indie game from Die Gute Fabrik out tomorrow on Steam, Apple Arcade and PlayStation 4, does a lot of things well, but what really caught my attention was how it captured the magic of growing plants. To see a plant grow from a cutting i...
09:42 2019-09-19

Beijing's new mega-airport ready to open China is poised to open a new mega-airport to the south of Beijing ahead of the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic. Find out what Beijing Daxing International Airport is all about....
10:14 2019-09-19

HBO to follow Arizona St, Florida, Penn St, Washington St HBO Sports is going behind the scenes with the football programs at Arizona State, Florida, Penn State and Washington State in its “24/7” documentary series...
10:42 2019-09-19

Netflix in October 2019: Every new movie and TV series coming next month, and everything leaving With just a couple weeks left in the month of September, we’re finally closing in on the launches of Disney+ and Apple TV+. Both video streaming services are expected to launch in November, and once they do (especially Disney’s), the stre...
10:42 2019-09-19

Whether or not Roundup is safe, the gardener has better options Pesticides in general aren’t good for beneficial insects, birds and other animals, or for the rich soil biology that is the underpinning of any healthy garden....
10:42 2019-09-19

Trump Says ‘It’s Crazy’ to Spend $13 Million Per Inmate at Guantánamo The president said he would look for alternatives to the costly prison in Cuba that holds 40 terrorism suspects, but stopped short of saying he might close it....
11:00 2019-09-19

"Should Have Known Better": Justin Trudeau Sorry For Wearing 'Brownface' Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday for wearing brownface and blackface after a yearbook picture surfaced showing him at an Arabian Nights-themed party in 2001, embroiling the......
11:00 2019-09-19

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei Approved Saudi Attack: Report Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei approved last weekend's attack on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure, CBS News reported on Wednesday, citing an unnamed US official....
11:00 2019-09-19

UK, US Discuss Need For United Diplomatic Response On Saudi Attack British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump condemned last weekend's attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities and discussed the need for a united diplomatic response in a......
11:00 2019-09-19

Benjamin Netanyahu Struggles To Hold On To Power After Israel Election First came the do-over voting. Now comes the do-over haggling. A day after their second dead-heat election in five months, Israelis awoke Wednesday with their two main parties feverishly jockeying for......
11:00 2019-09-19

"Wish I Had Known Better": Justin Trudeau Says Sorry For Brownface Makeup Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a fervent advocate of the multiculturalism integral to Canadian identity, apologized Wednesday for wearing brownface makeup to a party at a school where he......
11:00 2019-09-19

U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protract...
12:00 2019-09-19

U.S. travel industry urges Washington to reauthorize tourism body Brand USA Some 15 executives from companies associated with the tourism industry, such as American Express and Marriott , have urged the U.S. government to renew federal funding of Brand USA, which promotes the United States as a travel destination....
12:00 2019-09-19

Mosquito-borne EEE virus kills ‘perfectly healthy’ man in 9 days A Michigan artist who died after he contracted the rare Eastern equine encephalitis virus from a mosquito bite “went from perfectly healthy to brain dead” in nine days, a report said. Gregg McChesney, 64, of Kalamazoo County, died on August 19 “follo...
12:28 2019-09-19

Meghan McCain defends Sean Spicer's 'DWTS' casting: 'He's got kids to put through college' Meghan McCain defended former Trump press secretary Sean Spicer on "The View" after his first "Dancing with the Stars" performance went viral.        ...
12:28 2019-09-19

IND vs SA: Virat Kohli "Leads By Real Spirit And Passion": Mike Hesson Virat Kohli also received praise from RCB head coach Simon Katich who lauded him after his yet another match-winning performance against South Africa in 2nd T20I....
13:00 2019-09-19

China Open: PV Sindhu Knocked Out In Round Of 16 PV Sindhu was knocked out of the China Open after she lost to Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong in round of 16 match on Thursday. With this loss, India's campaign in women's category ended early in the......
13:00 2019-09-19

Kohli Amazed By Miller's One-Handed Catch. Reaction Is Viral On Internet Virat Kohli himself had taken a great catch during the 2nd T20 International vs South Africa but David Miller's sensational grab at the boundary to dismiss Shikhar Dhawan left Kohli awestruck....
13:00 2019-09-19

Sanders’s apples-and-oranges comparison on Medicare-for-all costs During the third Democratic debate, Sanders suggested his health-care plan would lower health-care costs significantly compared to the "status quo." Most studies say his plan will raise costs....
13:00 2019-09-19

Suicide bomb in southern Afghanistan, kills at least 20 An Afghan official says a powerful suicide truck bombing outside a hospital in the capital of southern Zabul province has killed at least 20 and injured as many as 90 others...
13:00 2019-09-19

1 of Brown's accusers has met with NFL Two people with knowledge of the investigation into Antonio Brown being accused of sexual assault tell The Associated Press that one of the accusers has met with NFL investigators and that there is no timetable for concluding the probe....
13:00 2019-09-19

Lynx boss Cheryl Reeve chosen WNBA Executive of the Year Minnesota Lynx general manager and coach Cheryl Reeve has been chosen WNBA basketball executive of the year after steering the team to a ninth straight appearance in the playoffs despite losing several longtime stars....
13:00 2019-09-19

20 Killed In Afghanistan As Taliban Truck Bomb Explodes Near Hospital A Taliban truck bomb killed at least 20 people and wounded 95 when it exploded near a hospital in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, a provincial official said....
13:00 2019-09-19

Claim By Yemeni Rebels Over Saudi Oil Attacks "Lacks Credibility": France French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Thursday that a claim by Yemeni rebels that they carried out attacks on two Saudi oil facilities "lacks credibility"....
13:00 2019-09-19

Renewable energy is costing less than fossil fuels, says Michael Milken The world is moving away from carbon-based energy not just for the environment, but also because it makes sense economically, said Michael Milken, chairman of the Milken Institute....
13:28 2019-09-19

Tim Hortons pulling Beyond Meat products from menus, except in Ontario and B.C. In an email, a Restaurant Brands International Inc. spokeswoman said the vegetable-based Beyond Burgers and breakfast sandwiches were introduced as a "limited-time offer."...
13:28 2019-09-19

Tata Nexon EV And Altroz EV To Be Launched With The Ziptron Powertrain Technology Tata Motors is all-set to take its EV game ahead with its latest EV powertrain technology. The Ziptron will power a range of Tata's future EVs and carandbike can confirm that the first two models will......
13:28 2019-09-19

Sunny Deol, Karisma Kapoor Charged By Railways For Pulling Chain In 1997 A railway court has framed charges against Bollywood actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol and actress Karisma Kapoor more than 20 years after they allegedly pulled the emergency chain of a train while......
13:56 2019-09-19

Regulator May Ask Boeing To Set Up 737 MAX Simulators In India: Report The aviation safety regulator may ask Boeing to set up simulators in India to train pilots on the 737 MAX planes once it clears the aircraft as safe for flying, a senior official with direct knowledge......
13:56 2019-09-19

Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta Asks PM Not To Inaugurate Birbhum Project A day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the Birbhum coal block, Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta wrote a letter to the PM today, saying......
13:56 2019-09-19

Bus crashes carrying country singer Josh Turner’s road crew Authorities in central California say a passenger bus has crashed while carrying the road crew for country and gospel singer Josh Turner, leaving one dead and seven injured. Turner and his band were not on the bus...
13:56 2019-09-19

Russia hands Google small fine for advert infraction Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service said on Thursday it had fined Google 100,000 roubles ($1,560) for circulating adverts for financial services by Ali Trade, a company it said did not have the required license for such activity....
14:14 2019-09-19

UPDATE 1-Ryanair expects to be flying Boeing 737 MAX by Feb-March 2020 Ryanair thinks February or the start of March is the most realistic timetable for it to start flying the grounded Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, CEO Michael O'Leary said on Thursday....
14:14 2019-09-19

Real crunch from Saudi Arabia's oil outage has yet to be felt Saudi Arabia's ability to avert a global oil supply crunch will only become clear in a few weeks, because for now its crude held in storage can fill the gap and mask the scale of damage to its facilities, traders and analysts say....
14:14 2019-09-19

Snapchat Must Hit More Angles with Advertisers A recent RBC survey showed that while future advertising spending intentions on Snapchat have improved, Snapchat spending remained the weakest of all surveyed social-media platforms....
14:14 2019-09-19

Bank Reserves: What Are They and Why a Shortage Is Roiling a Key Rate Bank reserves are normally obscure, even to bankers and professional investors. But this week they have hit the news when a shortage of them caused a key measure of borrowing costs—known as the overnight repo rate—to spike....
14:14 2019-09-19

'Truly saved my life': GM workers on strike fight for benefits as automaker's profits soar For more than 46,000 of GM's UAW workers, the strike is personal. They're receiving little pay and health care benefits -- but still want to fight.        ...
14:14 2019-09-19

Today in History for September 19th Highlights of this day in history: A pivotal battle in the American Revolution; President James Garfield dies; Bruno Hauptmann arrested in the Lindbergh baby case; Unabomber's manifesto published; 'Mary Tyler Moore Show' premieres. (Sept. 19)  ...
14:14 2019-09-19

Fed reduces rates but may not cut again this year A sharply divided Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate Wednesday for a second time this year but declined to signal that further rate cuts are likely this year. (Sept. 18)        ...
14:14 2019-09-19

Jon Pardi puts on his dancing shoes for new video Country singer Jon Pardi enlisted the help of his girlfriend Summer Duncan and put on his dancing shoes for his new music video, “Heartache Medication.” (Sept. 18)        ...
14:14 2019-09-19

No, you can't move into that empty extra legroom seat on your flight. They cost extra American, Delta and United sell economy seats with extra legroom and other perks. Passengers who don't pay aren't allowed to move there if seats are open.       ...
14:14 2019-09-19

Country singer Josh Turner's crew members involved in bus accident that left 1 dead, 7 injured Crew members for country singer Josh Turner were involved in a crash late Wednesday night after a show, leaving one dead and seven injured.        ...
14:14 2019-09-19

Trump leans away from striking Iran: ‘How did going in Iraq work out?’ ‘ACT OF WAR,’ NOW WHAT?: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated the obvious yesterday, referring to last week’s drone and cruise missile attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure as “an act of war.” Generally speaking, any time one country deliberat...
14:42 2019-09-19

Yogi Adityanath's Claims Questioned As Rape Survivors Fight For Justice Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, today listed the "safety of women and girls" as a priority for his government, at a time two major cases involving accused linked to the ruling......
14:42 2019-09-19

Petrol, Diesel Prices Hiked For Third Straight Day. Check Rates Here Petrol, diesel prices today: Oil marketing companies such as state-run Indian Oil Corporation currently review the fuel prices on a daily basis, and any revisions are implemented at the fuel stations......
14:42 2019-09-19

US Central Bank Cuts Interest Rates, Signals Holding Pattern For Now Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the rate cut was designed "to provide insurance against ongoing risks" including weak global growth and resurgent trade tensions. The Fed also cut rates in......
14:42 2019-09-19

Nifty Closes At Lowest Level In Seven Months: Highlights Stock Market LIVE (Sensex, Nifty today): The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 576.08 points to touch 35,987.80 in afternoon, its lowest intraday level recorded since March 5. The broader NSE Nifty......
14:42 2019-09-19

Greta Thunberg: ‘We are ignoring natural climate solutions’ Film by Swedish activist and Guardian journalist George Monbiot says nature must be used to repair broken climateThe protection and restoration of living ecosystems such as forests, mangroves and seagrass meadows can repair the planet’s broken climat...
14:42 2019-09-19

Labor lashes drought envoy Barnaby Joyce for failing to produce report Opposition says the lack of a final report from Scott Morrison’s special envoy shows the process has been a ‘joke’Labor has lashed Barnaby Joyce for failing to produce a report on the drought after he was made special envoy for assistance and recover...
14:42 2019-09-19

Netanyahu, Like His Foe, Calls for Unity Government, but Conflicts Remain The prime minister called on his rival, Benny Gantz, to meet right away, in a dramatic bid to remain in power. His opponents say it may just be posturing....
14:42 2019-09-19

New taser alternative will let police pretend to be Spider-Man Police shootings tend to dominate headlines wherever and whenever they happen, and rightfully so, but sometimes “less-than-lethal” weapons like tasers end up being equally deadly. The powerful jolt meant to subdue a suspect can often prov...
15:00 2019-09-19

Germany: Far-right murder suspect linked to stabbing Iraqi Authorities said the main suspect in the murder of Walter Lübcke had likely stabbed an Iraqi refugee two years prior. Prosecutors said the far-right militant had tried to kill the refugee in a "sneak attack."...
15:00 2019-09-19

US backs Saudi 'right to defend itself,' Iran warns of 'all-out war' The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described attacks on Saudi oil facilities as an "act of war" by Iran. Tehran has denied a role in the attacks and said a military strike against Iran would end in "all-out war."...
15:00 2019-09-19

Taliban takes responsibility for deadly Afghanistan hospital bombing A suicide truck bomber devastated a hospital in southern Afghanistan, leaving 20 dead and up to 100 injured. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack....
15:00 2019-09-19

Ex-NBA superstar Kobe Bryant scores points as an investor by preaching patience Retired NBA superstar Kobe Bryant is now a partner at Bryant Stibel, an investment firm with more than $2 billion under management.       ...
15:00 2019-09-19

‘Legally’ haunted New York manor is for sale again A “legally” haunted New York house is on the market again. Former owner Helen Ackley — who lived in the Queen Anne Victorian at 1 LaVeta Place in Nyack, NY, from the 1960s to the late 1980s — publicly asserted the presence of various polt...
15:28 2019-09-19

MLB roundup: Cole hits 300 K's, pitches Astros to playoffs Gerrit Cole eclipsed the 300-strikeout mark for the season and did so in style, pitching host Houston to a 3-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday, allowing the Astros to clinch their fourth playoff berth in five years....
15:28 2019-09-19

CC Sabathia’s touching moment in likely Yankee Stadium goodbye It was a standing ovation to remember, for a player who will never be forgotten. CC Sabathia started his 306th game in a Yankees uniform Wednesday night against the Angels, and you could hear the generations of appreciation roaring throughout Yankee ...
15:28 2019-09-19

'It's one big earworm': readers' picks of the best albums this century After we published our list of the greatest albums this century, we asked for your own suggestions – from dark R&B to revolutionary drum’n’bassRead what the Guardian’s music critics opted forAlexis Petridis on why our No 1 is our No 1‘The score to th...
15:28 2019-09-19

Tottenham's Pochettino: we didn’t respect the plan in draw with Olympiakos – video It was a poor start from Mauricio Pochettino's side in the Champions League; despite his side having a 2-0 lead against the run of play, they drew away at Olympiakos. A penalty from Harry Kane and a wonderful strike from Lucas Moura put the Champions...
15:28 2019-09-19

Justin Trudeau: details emerge of third blackface incident Undated video clip shows Trudeau in blackface, waving, with his arms and legs also appearing to be paintedA third incident in which Justin Trudeau wore blackface has been reported, in yet another damaging blow to the Canadian prime minister’s image, ...
15:56 2019-09-19

Rambo: Last Blood review – Stallone storms Mexico in a laughable Trumpian fantasy The grizzled warrior dusts off his crossbow to take revenge on sex traffickers in a creaking, cringeworthy fifth instalment This massively enlarged prostate of a film can only make you wince with its badly acted geronto-ultraviolence, its Trumpian fa...
15:56 2019-09-19

Thieves tie up French chateau owners and steal €2m of jewels and cash Police seek six suspects who ransacked Vaux-le-Vicomte near Paris, which often stands in for Versailles in filmsThe owners of a 17th-century French castle were tied up as their opulent home was ransacked by robbers who fled with a haul worth €2m (£1....
15:56 2019-09-19

Liam Gallagher: Why Me? Why Not review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Warner Records)Gallagher provides more crowd-pleasers for his sizable audience of 90s guitar-rock nostalgists – and with greater confidenceYou can accuse Liam Gallagher of many things, but never of selling his music under false pretences. Not for Ou...
15:56 2019-09-19

Killer robots: why do so many people think they are a good idea? | Stuart Heritage According to a recent survey, 39% of us aren’t against machines capable of destroying humanity. Surely there are some things we can all agree onLaura Nolan is a modern hero. A former Google software engineer, Nolan resigned from her job last year aft...
15:56 2019-09-19

Gorgons and organs: the Istanbul Biennial 2019 – in pictures The art festival focuses on the environment for its 16th edition, The Seventh Continent. Its title refers to the huge island of plastic waste floating in the oceans, covering an area five times larger than Turkey itself.The 16th Istanbul Biennial, cu...
15:56 2019-09-19

The Dolphins Are Tanking. There's No Proof It Will Work. The Miami Dolphins’ plan to get better is to get even worse. There’s just one minor red flag with this approach. There’s no proof that tanking works in the NFL....
15:56 2019-09-19

Kelly Clarkson reminisces about 'American Idol' with Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson Kelly Clarkson, now the host of her own "The Kelly Clarkson Show," caught up with "American Idol" judges SImon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson.        ...
16:14 2019-09-19

Report: FBI Tried to Get Encrypted Phone Firm to Build Backdoor So They Could Spy on Sinaloa Cartel The FBI tried to get the CEO of encrypted phone company Phantom Secure, Vincent Ramos, to install a backdoor in his service so that the agency could spy on Sinaloa Cartel members, Motherboard reported on Wednesday.Read more......
16:14 2019-09-19

How One Woman Made Almost $700 From A Flight Delay When you're flying into, out of or within the European Union, getting compensation for a flight delay is that easy - thanks to E.U. 261. Unfortunately, the E.U. is the only place in the world where......
16:14 2019-09-19

France’s President Emmanuel Macron Is Ready to Reset His Troubled Presidency It’s a bright early September day inside France’s presidential Élysée Palace, and President Emmanuel Macron is reflecting on the grueling 12 months just past, with the so-called Yellow Vests (gilets jaunes) protesters raging...
16:14 2019-09-19

Boris Johnson’s Brexit Gamble Might Take the U.K. Back to Square One Newly selected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stormed into 10 Downing Street this past summer vowing to do the impossible: secure a better deal from Brussels than the one offered to his predecessor Theresa May. Johnson threatened to pull the U....
16:14 2019-09-19

Singapore-Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Bangladesh A Singapore-bound Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight on Thursday made an emergency landing the airportas the aircraft's wheels failed to retract, an official said....
16:14 2019-09-19

Fewer German women are taking the pill A survey published on Thursday showed that fewer German women were taking the birth control pill than before, with condoms becoming more popular. The pill has been associated with health risks in recent years....
16:42 2019-09-19

Labour rubbishes claims it wants to restore 1917 party constitution Labour has tried to head off a bitter battle over its constitution by rubbishing claims it wants to re-write the totemic section that marked the party's split from socialism under Tony Blair....
16:42 2019-09-19

Soulful singer Kodi Lee takes home Season 14 'America's Got Talent' crown Kodi Lee captivated the "America's Got Talent" judges and America with his golden buzzer-earning audition. Now, he's the winner of "AGT."        ...
16:42 2019-09-19

Ken Burns' 'Country Music': The rise of Cash and Elvis, and Patsy Cline's tragic death Episode 4 of Ken Burns' "Country Music," is fueled by the origin stories of giants, including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn.        ...
16:42 2019-09-19

Pearl Jam's Mike McCready celebrates Infinite Color & Sound with new playlist Infinite Color & Sound is a music and art collaboration between Mike McCready and artist Kate Neckel featuring original music written by the duo.        ...
16:42 2019-09-19

UPDATE 1-The wrong stuff? Chuck Yeager, who broke sound barrier, sues Airbus Chuck Yeager, the retired U.S. Air Force pilot who broke the sound barrier, has sued Airbus SE, accusing the aerospace company of using his name and likeness without permission to promote a new high-speed helicopter....
17:00 2019-09-19

UPDATE 2-U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks for the first time in nearly two months on Thursday, as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protrac...
17:00 2019-09-19

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino not concerned about Christian Eriksen after disappointing display Mauricio Pochettino insists he is not concerned about Christian Eriksen's commitment since the uncertainty around his Tottenham future over the summer....
17:00 2019-09-19

City of Calgary hiring climate change planner; councillor questions timing Calgary’s mayor is defending a decision to hire a city planner specializing in climate change policy as one councilor is criticizing the move in light of deep cuts to the budget....
17:00 2019-09-19

NYPD school crossing guard threatened to ‘beat the s–t’ out of neighbor: cops An NYPD school crossing guard was busted in Queens for sending her neighbor threatening text messages promising to “beat the s–t” out of her, police said Thursday. Danyaal McClendon, 33, was arrested at 10 p.m. Wednesday at her Far ...
17:00 2019-09-19

Thousands Of Dead Fish Wash Up On Drought-Stricken Greek Lake Thousands of fish washed up dead on the shores of Lake Koroneia in northern Greece on Thursday as a result of high temperatures and declining water levels, authorities said....
17:28 2019-09-19

Some NASA contractors appear to be trying to kill the Lunar Gateway Enlarge / NASA conceptional artwork for the Exploration Upper Stage carrying the Orion spacecraft. (credit: NASA) During a hearing of the House space subcommittee on Wednesday, the outlines of a battle over the future of NASA's Artemis Moon program...
17:56 2019-09-19

GM workers who picketed in 2007 say that strike was political. This time it's 'serious' GM's usage of temporary workers, potential closure of plants and health care contributions remain major sticking points, according to people familiar with the talks....
17:56 2019-09-19

Accused American Airlines saboteur denied bail as judge cites evidence of terrorist sympathies A federal judge cited new evidence of potential terrorism sympathies Wednesday in denying bail for a longtime mechanic charged with sabotaging an American Airlines jetliner that prosecutors say could have caused it to crash with 150 people aboard....
17:56 2019-09-19

Grim 'Back to School' ad showing kids in a mass shooting is biggest PSA yet from Sandy Hook Promise The PSA features kids in what initially appears to be a cheerful spot. But it becomes darker as children show how their "back to school" products help in the context of a shooting....
17:56 2019-09-19

|SPECIALREPORT:DowntheGuptas'financialrabbithole The controversial Gupta family is known for making millions from the South African government - including $41m from Eskom, the state energy company. Here’s where the money went....
18:42 2019-09-19

|ChristoWiese'splanforVirginActiveowner:Getridofbosses,assets South African businessman Christo Wiese is part of a shareholder group proposing investment company Brait SE raise R3 billion in a share sale and dispose of all assets except gym-chain Virgin Active....
18:42 2019-09-19

Nature ‘one of most effective ways’ of combatting climate change Nature is “one of the most effective ways” of combatting climate change and should be part of every country’s climate strategy according to the Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Inger Andersen. ...
18:42 2019-09-19

Shares of Ping Identity jump 25% in U.S. market debut Shares of Ping Identity Holding Corp jumped 25% in their market debut on Thursday, giving the identity software company a market value of about $1.46 billion....
19:00 2019-09-19

Amazon vows to be carbon neutral by 2040, buying 100,000 electric vans Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday committed the company to being carbon neutral by 2040 and said part of that pledge is an order for 100,000 electric delivery vans from a start-up the online retailer has invested in....
19:00 2019-09-19

Huawei hails own apps in Mate 30 challenge to iPhone 11 Huawei directly challenged Apple's new iPhone 11 with its new Mate 30 smartphone range on Thursday, highlighting its own apps brand while sidestepping the critical issue of access to Google services....
19:00 2019-09-19

India's Tata Motors to launch new EV in 2020 Indian automaker Tata Motors will launch an electric vehicle (EV) early next year based on a new powertrain technology it has developed to grow its portfolio of clean energy cars, the company's chief executive said on Thursday....
19:00 2019-09-19

Fiat Chrysler to test vehicle-to-grid technology with 700-car fleet Fiat Chrysler will set up an experimental fleet of up to 700 electric cars to test vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology, which allows power grids to use energy stored in car batteries to face demand during peak hours....
19:00 2019-09-19

Tesla Shanghai factory won't mass produce Model 3s until mid-2020, JL Warren says Tesla sales in China should hit around 6,400 vehicles this quarter, but the Shanghai factory won't be able to manufacture Model 3s in volume until mid-2020, according to JL Warren Capital....
19:00 2019-09-19

Nothing Can Prepare Your Eyes for The Conners Season 2 Family Portrait You've seen the Conners, the TV family at the center of the appropriately titled The Conners. You've seen their iconic couch quilt. But you've never seen the Conners and their quilt......
19:00 2019-09-19

Meet New Total Divas Star Sonya Deville Get your game faces on! Sonya Deville's is here to stay. The WWE superstar known fondly for wiping out the competition with some fancy wrestling moves and a self-assured scowl is due......
19:00 2019-09-19

Gwen Stefani and John Legend Call The Voice's PCAs Nomination "Magical" Gwen Stefani and John Legend have so many reasons to celebrate! One of those reasons is that their series, The Voice, is up for The Competition Show of 2019 at this year's E!......
19:00 2019-09-19

Julianne Hough Returns to Music After Almost 10 Years With New Song "Transform" Julianne Hough is back with new music! After almost 10 years, the America's Got Talent judge has debuted a new song, "Transform." The 31-year-old star premiered her new track......
19:00 2019-09-19

Oh shit, Beyoncé finally got a wax figure that actually looks like her What an auspicious day for Beyoncé fans and celebrity wax image enthusiasts alike. The wait was long, difficult, and sometimes downright infuriating. But here we are, witnessing history as Madame Tussauds London welcomes their latest edition, Beyoncé...
19:00 2019-09-19

Jeffrey Dean Morgan to star in adaptation of James Herbert's Shrine Everyone’s favorite foul-mouthed head-smasher from The Walking Dead is signing on to another spooky story, with Deadline saying that Jeffrey Dean Morgan will be starring in an adaptation of James Herbert’s Shrine. The original book is about a disgrac...
19:00 2019-09-19

Pakistan PM expresses full support to Saudi Arabia after attacks on oil facilities: SPA Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed on Thursday his country's full support to Saudi Arabia following last weekend attacks on the kingdom's oil facilities, the Saudi Press Agency reported....
19:00 2019-09-19

Macron to meet Trump over Iran crisis at U.N general assembly: Elysee French President Emmanuel Macron will meet U.S. President Donald Trump to discuss the Iran crisis at the United Nation General Assembly, an Elysee official said on Thursday....
19:00 2019-09-19

U.S. drone strike kills 30 pine nut farm workers in Afghanistan A U.S. drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (IS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day's labor in the fields, officials said on Thursday....
19:00 2019-09-19

Russia casts 13th veto of U.N. Security Council action during Syrian war Russia cast its 13th veto on Thursday of U.N. Security Council action on the Syrian conflict, blocking a demand for a truce in northwest Syria because it does not include an exemption for military offensives against U.N. blacklisted militant groups....
19:00 2019-09-19

Amnesty accuses Hong Kong police of arbitrary arrests, torture Amnesty International accused Hong Kong police on Friday of torture and other abuses in their handling of more than three months of pro-democracy protests, but the police say they have shown restraint on the street in the face of increased violence....
19:00 2019-09-19

Ferrari unveils new Formula 1 nose design for Singapore GP Ferrari has unveiled a new nosecone design for the Singapore Grand Prix, as the team chases low-speed performance in its endeavour to continue its streak of Formula 1 victories....
19:28 2019-09-19

Dimitar Berbatov retires: Former Man Utd and Tottenham star hangs up his boots Dimitar Berbatov has confirmed his retirement from professional football, with the former Manchester United and Tottenham striker drawing the curtain down on a a 20-year career....
19:28 2019-09-19

Fighter jet crash leaves pilot dangling from power line A Belgian F-16 pilot turned an ejection into a hair-raising, high-wire act Thursday after his fighter jet crashed in western France, according to reports. The pilot and his fellow aviator were on a training flight from Florennes in the Belgian provin...
19:28 2019-09-19

Beloved ‘gentle’ bear Yepani dies at North Carolina Zoo A grizzly bear that went from stealing coolers and backpacks at Yellowstone to spending 25 years at the North Carolina Zoo has been euthanized by workers there, officials announced Wednesday. Yepani, known in his final years for his “gentle and patie...
19:28 2019-09-19

Priest accused of sexually assaulting congregant under guise of ridding him of curse A former Anglican priest in California manually stimulated a nude congregant with massage oil on a couch under the guise of ridding him of a curse, the alleged victim claims. A man who took the stand Wednesday in the sex assault case against Jesus An...
19:28 2019-09-19

NJ Transit accident: Father, son seriously injured after train hits car A father and son were seriously injured Thursday morning when an NJ Transit train crashed into their car, according to officials and witnesses. The black Honda crashed through the warning gate near the New Bridge Landing station in River Edge, New Je...
19:28 2019-09-19

US withdraws $100M from Afghanistan project, citing nation’s corruption ​Secretary of State Mike Pompeo​ said the US will withdraw $100 million earmarked for an energy infrastructure project in Afghanistan because of corruption in the country, according to a report on Thursday.​ He said the funds would be​ returned to th...
19:28 2019-09-19

Contaminated tap water could cause over 100,000 US cancer cases: study Contaminated tap water — containing arsenic and other chemicals — could be to blame for more than 100,000 cancer cases in the US over a lifetime, a new study revealed. The Environmental Working Group study, published Thursday in the peer-...
19:28 2019-09-19

Iron-rich foods may cancel out tomatoes' anticancer benefits New research finds that eating iron-rich foods or taking iron supplements together with tomatoes may counter the cancer fighting properties of the latter....
19:28 2019-09-19

13 of the most exciting new iPhone features that arrived today in iOS 13 After a string of beta releases, iOS 13 is finally here and ready for download. The latest update to the software that powers Apple’s line of iOS devices is particularly intriguing given that last year’s iOS 12 release wasn’t heavy ...
19:56 2019-09-19

iOS 13 is now available to the public, so everyone can download it We’re just a day out from the launch of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max, but you don’t need one of the new phones to enjoy Apple’s latest operating system. On Thursday, following a rather tumultuous series of bet...
19:56 2019-09-19

Watch live as Huawei unveils the revolutionary Mate 30 Pro beginning at 8AM ET Just over a week after Apple unveiled the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro in California, the second-largest smartphone maker in the world is set to unveil its own next-gen flagships. On Thursday, September 19th, Huawei will unveil both the Mate 30 and Ma...
19:56 2019-09-19

Armani sees airy spring for Emporio line, Fendi picks earthy tones in Milan Italian designer Giorgio Armani chose a light breezy silhouette for his Emporio Armani line at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday, picking soft colours and loose cuts for the brand’s spring line....
19:56 2019-09-19

Rivian lands Amazon order for 100,000 delivery vehicles The electric vehicle startup said the first Amazon delivery vehicles are expected to be on the road in 2021. The order is part of Amazon's goal to become net carbon neutral by 2040....
19:56 2019-09-19

Nick Saban says stud freshman who left Alabama for ill grandma ‘basically quit’ TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama coach Nick Saban says top recruit Antonio Alfano “basically quit.” Alfano’s father, Frankie, posted on Twitter on Friday that his son’s grandmother was “very ill and is still fighting on life s...
19:56 2019-09-19

Opinion: EU-Mercosur pact is still alive Opponents of free trade with South America's Mercosur states are delighted that Austria is stymieing a potential deal. But the agreement is not dead yet, says Bernd Riegert....
19:56 2019-09-19

Brownface images come back to haunt Canada's Trudeau Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized after a photo emerged of him in brownface makeup in 2001. Two images of separate incidents have since been released, coming the week after he launched his election campaign....
19:56 2019-09-19

Prince Harry receives an apology from BBC for publishing ‘race traitor’ image that depicted his assassination The BBC has apologized to Prince Harry after the British network published an image from a neo-Nazi social media group that labeled the royal a “race traitor” for his marriage to Meghan Markle....
19:56 2019-09-19

High-Dose Opioid Pills Helped Fuel Purdue Pharma's Growth When taking into account the dosage strength of each pill, Purdue Pharma’s OxyContin represented a market-leading 27% of total oxycodone sold during a seven-year period reviewed by The Wall Street Journal....
19:56 2019-09-19

McCabe calls on DOJ to close investigation amid speculation over possible charges Attorneys for former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Thursday called on the Justice Department to “immediately” close what they called a “fatally flawed” investigation of allegations against him, amid speculation McCabe could be indicted....
20:14 2019-09-19

Suspect charged after teen stabbed to death as some in crowd filmed An 18-year-old was arrested after Khaseen Morris, 16, was fatally stabbed during a brawl outside a New York strip mall.        ...
20:14 2019-09-19