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India, one of the biggest buyers of the plane, plans to conduct its own checks and demand simulator training for all pilots before Boeing's 737 Max jets can fly in the country again, even if the US Federal Aviation Admin...

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Chelsea star Ross Barkley denies penalty row with Willian and Tammy Abraham in Valencia defeat Ross Barkley has played down suggestions of a row with Willian and Tammy Abraham over Chelsea's penalty-taking duties and insisted he is ready to step up again if asked....
15:14 2019-09-18

Olympiacos vs Tottenham lineups: Confirmed team news, predicted XIs and latest injury updates Tottenham have left full-backs Danny Rose and Serge Aurier at home as they travel to face Olympiacos in their Champions League opener on Wednesday night....
15:14 2019-09-18

Parliament suspension not a matter for judges, UK Supreme Court told Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament is a political issue and not a matter for judges, a lawyer for the prime minister said on Wednesday as he sought to persuade the British Supreme Court that the five-week shutdown was lawful....
15:14 2019-09-18

From "King Bibi" to kingmaker Lieberman? Half a year ago one man stood alone and unchallenged on the summit of Israeli politics - the veteran right-wing populist Benjamin Netanyahu, known as "King Bibi" to his loyal followers....
15:14 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....
15:42 2019-09-18

Panthers QB Cam Newton 'low' after re-aggravating foot injury Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera said starting quarterback Cam Newton was feeling "low" after re-aggravating a foot injury during a Week 2 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers....
15:42 2019-09-18

Facebook to crack down on extremism by training AI with police videos Facebook will work with law enforcement agencies to train its artificial intelligence systems to detect videos of violent events as part of its ongoing battle against extremism on the platform....
16:00 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

Apple iPhone 11 review roundup: Should you buy one? Apple iPhone 11 reviews hit the web early Tuesday morning, with most of the reviews focused on the upgrades to the iPhone's internals, including its much-discussed camera system....
16:00 2019-09-18

|Augustinflationhigherthanexpectedduetobread,pappriceshocks Annual food inflation reached its highest level in 18 months, registering 3.8% in August, Statistics SA reported. This was mostly due to a 8.6% increase in bread and cereal prices....
16:00 2019-09-18

|BoeingseesR43trnChinasplurgeonjetsandservices China will need to spend $2.9trn on new aircraft and ground services over the next two decades, according to Boeing, which continues to pin hopes on the world’s second-largest economy as its trade dispute with the US rolls on....
16:00 2019-09-18

Facebook to launch new Portal smart displays in Europe WhatsApp joins Messenger on camera-equipped photo frame-like device tied in with AlexaJust 10 months after launching its first voice-controlled, video-calling smart displays in the US, Facebook is trying again with new Portal, Portal Mini and Portal ...
16:00 2019-09-18

WhatsApp’s ‘Delete for Everyone’ doesn’t delete media files from iPhones It turns out WhatsApp‘s ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature — designed to let you wipe texts and files you sent by accident — could still leave traces of your messages, due to a discrepancy in the way the function works on Android handsets and iPhones. Res...
16:28 2019-09-18

The excellent Pocket Casts podcast app is now free on Android and iOS I’ve been using Pocket Casts to listen to podcasts on my phone for several years now, and in all that time, I’ve been glad I paid for it. It’s thoughtfully designed, and makes light work of managing my listening sessions across a boatload of podcasts...
16:28 2019-09-18

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

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

Spain to hold a general election in November, PM Sanchez says Spaniards are set to head to the polls for the fourth time in four years. Although there is still time to form a coalition government, Prime Minister Sanchez has said there will be a "repeat election on November 10."...
16:28 2019-09-18

Trump taps hostage negotiator O’Brien for top security job U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday named U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as his choice to replace John Bolton as his national security adviser, making him the fourth person to hold the post in the Trump administration....
16:28 2019-09-18

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

China’s National Day fireworks cancelled in Hong Kong due to protests The city issued a terse statement saying the show over its famed Victoria Harbour had been canceled “in view of the latest situation and having regard to public safety.”...
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

How To Find Out Today's Petrol, Diesel Prices Through SMS Latest petrol and diesel prices: Indian Oil Corporation, the country's largest fuel retailer, provides an SMS-based service to the consumers, which enables them to receive information on the day's......
16:28 2019-09-18

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

Why Can’t New York City Build More Gems Like This Queens Library? The Hunters Point Community Library is one of the finest public buildings New York has produced this century. But it cost more than $40 million, took a decade and almost died....
17:14 2019-09-18

Jack Nicklaus explains The Concession 50 years later, which led to first tie in Ryder Cup Jack Nicklaus' decision on the 18th hole at Royal Birkdale during the 1969 Ryder Cup provided one of the defining moments in the history of the match.        ...
17:14 2019-09-18

Facebook Jumps on the Streaming Bandwagon With New Portal Device Facebook is getting into the streaming game, launching a new set-top version of its Portal device that adds to the company’s bet that the future of smart homes will be social....
17:14 2019-09-18

Cooking Tips: 3 Tips To Make Restaurant-Style Crispy Spring Rolls Filled with the goodness of hearty vegetables along with bits of chicken or mutton, spring rolls are super-delicious and taste even better when they are paired with dips....
17:14 2019-09-18

#FoodFestival: Sample Authentic South Indian Fare At Crowne Plaza, Mayur Vihar Authentic flavours of southern states - Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana and Kerala cuisines are the main attraction of Dakshin Express Food Festival....
17:14 2019-09-18

Aliro aims to make quantum computers usable by traditional programmers Different quantum designs are suited to different workloads. Aliro hopes to provide a common platform to minimize differences and make it easier for businesses to adopt quantum....
17:42 2019-09-18

Oppo's next phone can be fully charged in just 30 minutes While a handful of recent flagship phones -- namely Samsung's Note 10+ (with the optional 45W adapter) and Vivo's NEX 3 5G -- can be fully charged in a little over an hour, Oppo's upcoming tech will soon render such "fast" charging spe...
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

Huge leak spoils Huawei's Mate 30 event It doesn't look like Huawei has any more surprises left up its sleeve ahead of its Mate 30 launch event tomorrow. Yesterday, renders of the whole phone range leaked, now real-life images have emerged on Weibo (above), and it seems that details f...
17:42 2019-09-18

The Morning After: Preparing for Google's Pixel 4 event Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro aren't even here yet, but we're already looking forward to Google's Pixel 4 event. In the meantime, HP is showing off a very light laptop, and Edward Snowden has a ...
17:42 2019-09-18

The Theater of Politics: Pete Buttigieg barnstorms New Hampshire with homespun virtues reminiscent of ‘Our Town’ Politics is theater. Our chief critic, Peter Marks, brings his analytical eye to the campaign trail, reviewing another of the front-runners as he barnstorms New Hampshire....
17:42 2019-09-18

10-year-old boy infected with E. coli from tainted burger dies A 10-year-old French boy who contracted a severe E.coli infection from beef roughly eight years ago has died from complications related to the infection, French media reports. The boy, Nolan Moittie, died Saturday “as a consequence of his poisoning,”...
18:00 2019-09-18

Injured and alone in the wild, hiker crawls for days to safety after falling down waterfall The three-hour hike turned into a two-day trek to safety after the experienced hiker fell 20 feet down a waterfall and into a gully.       ...
18:00 2019-09-18

Facebook contractors are listening to Portal voice commands again Facebook may have halted human review of Messenger voice chats in August, but that didn't mean it was putting the brakes on everything. The company has revealed to Bloomberg that its contractors will go back to reviewing Portal device voice com...
18:28 2019-09-18

Shark Tank's Daymond John reveals 3 strategies for running a recession-proof business Shark Tank's Daymond John reveals 3 tips for running a recession-proof small business. He says make sure to have cash on hand to cover three to six months of expenses, build buzz in your local market and invest in new talent....
18:28 2019-09-18

Saudi Arabia Says Iran ‘Sponsored’ Attack as Trump Vows New Sanctions The news came as Iran’s president said he might skip a U.N. gathering, blaming U.S. obstacles, and Saudi Arabia released what it called evidence of Tehran’s responsibility for airstrikes....
18:28 2019-09-18

What If Hannah Brown Appeared on Peter Weber's Bachelor Season? He Says... Peter Weber is ready to find love again, this time as the star of The Bachelor. But what if a certain woman who broke his heart on TV made a surprise appearance? It was announced on......
18:28 2019-09-18

Taylor Swift Shares Her Unfiltered Side of the 2016 Kanye West Feud As Taylor Swift told Rolling Stone, "That's how all of this started, a stupid phone call I shouldn't have picked up." That infamous phone call--one she played off of on......
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

Biden Managed to Work With McConnell. Many Democrats Weren’t Pleased. As he runs for president, Joseph R. Biden Jr. has trumpeted his ability to work with Republicans, including Mitch McConnell. Others in his party view that as naïve....
18:28 2019-09-18

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18:28 2019-09-18

Trump administration revokes California’s authority to set auto mileage standards In a move President Trump said will reduce car prices but will also anger environmental groups, the administration is revoking California's authority to set strict fuel economy standards....
18:28 2019-09-18

Democratic primary voters more enthusiastic about Warren than Biden: poll Joe Biden remains the front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, but a new national survey indicates Sen. Elizabeth Warren tops the former vice president by double digits when it comes to enthusiasm....
18:28 2019-09-18

Trump names hostage envoy Robert O'Brien as national security adviser, replacing Bolton President Trump on Wednesday named the State Department's hostage envoy Robert C. O’Brien as his fourth national security adviser, replacing John Bolton, who was ousted from the administration last week....
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

'View' co-hosts decry Lewandowski hearing: 'Embarrassment for democracy,' shows US is 'lawless' "VIew" co-hosts Abby Huntsman and Whoopi Goldberg argued on Wednesday that Tuesday's rancorous House hearing had some troubling implications for the United States....
18:56 2019-09-18

Video games to get ESPN, MTV treatment in new VENN Network The Video Game Entertainment & News Network (VENN), aims to be the ESPN and E! for game culture and give Twitch and YouTube some competition.       ...
18:56 2019-09-18

Jim Croce: The night the music died in Louisiana on Sept. 20, 1973 Rock star Jim Croce and five others died in a plane crash in Natchitoches, Louisiana after a concert on Sept. 20, 1973.        ...
18:56 2019-09-18

Chemical spill forces Mount Sinai Hospital evacuation A chemical spill at Mount Sinai Hospital evacuated three floors of the medical center Wednesday morning, authorities said. An FDNY spokesman said at least 150 people were forced to leave the 18th, 19th and 20th floors at just around 11:30 a.m. Offici...
18:56 2019-09-18

Citi Bike expanding to Bushwick and Ridgewood this fall Citi Bike will begin installing stations in Bushwick in Brooklyn and Ridgewood in Queens next week, the company announced on Wednesday. In total, the two neighborhoods will get 85 new stations of the bulky blue rental bikes, on top of a handful insta...
18:56 2019-09-18

Video shows group chase down, beat Hasidic man in Brooklyn Startling video shows a Hasidic man chased down and beaten by a group of four men in Bedford-Stuyvesant, police said Wednesday. The 24-year-old was walking home in Brooklyn when the thugs approached him, grabbed his phone and assaulted him at Warsoff...
18:56 2019-09-18

Market reform, Aramco IPO in focus as Saudi seeks to reassure investors Saudi Arabia is pressing on with capital markets reform and its planned IPO of Aramco in spite of drone attacks on its oil facilities that briefly spooked markets. Virginia Furness reports from Riyadh....
19:14 2019-09-18

Okinawa PraisePro Electric Scooter Review Okinawa launched its new electric scooter, the PraisePro, in India and we get an opportunity to ride the new electric scooter and see how it fares as a daily ride....
19:14 2019-09-18

Tata Motors Launches TACNet 2.0 To Collaborate With Auto Tech Startups Tata Motors is looking for business opportunities in the people and cargo mobility space and the theme of TACNet 2.0 is based on the areas which are of immediate interest to Tata Motors....
19:14 2019-09-18

A Challenge to Big Tech and Antitrust Thinking in a Surprising Place The University of Chicago has long been associated with the idea that antitrust decisions should be based on prices for consumers, not market dominance. That’s starting to change....
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

Speedboat racer trying to break record dies in crash, killing 2 others Champion Italian racer Fabio Buzzi hit an artificial reef near the finish line as he was trying to set a record for travel from Monte Carlo to Venice.        ...
19:14 2019-09-18

How to Find Free Coding Classes for Kids in Your Town When I was a kid, I couldn’t have imagined learning to code, build a website or create an app or a game. (Okay, I still can’t imagine doing those things, but I can’t even properly work my son’s Kindle Fire, so I’m a bit of a mess when it comes to tec...
19:14 2019-09-18

U.S. social media firms say they are removing violent content faster Major U.S. social media firms told a Senate panel Wednesday they are doing more to prevent to remove violent or extremist content from online platforms in the wake of several high-profile incidents, focusing on using more technological tools to act f...
19:42 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

As strike continues, GM and UAW resume talks as negotiators buckle down at "all levels" Discussions are on-going between negotiators for the UAW and GM on day 3 of the UAW's nationwide strike. The meetings are at "all levels."       ...
19:42 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

The Boondocks is making a comeback on HBO Max Almost 15 years after the original series premiere, grade school freedom fighter Huey Freeman, his hot take-heavy younger brother Riley, and their perpetually tired grandfather Robert are returning to television. HBO Max announced today that Aaron Mc...
20:28 2019-09-18

Pizza Hut’s Stuffed Cheez-It Pizza tests the limits of snack food fusion There was great curiosity in Takeout land when we learned that Pizza Hut was planning to release a Stuffed Cheez-It pizza. Would the Cheez-Its be scattered across the top, like Doritos on a Quad Cities pizza? Or would they be pulverized and pressed t...
20:28 2019-09-18

The FAA has declared the Area 51 region a no-fly zone… but why? This weekend, the Area 51 aliens go free. There were times throughout this summer when we’ve doubted this would be the case: The initial wave of optimism inspired by a Facebook post that urged truth-seekers to overrun the facility to “see them aliens...
20:28 2019-09-18

Stargazing has just as much heart as Jen Wang’s 2018 hit, The Prince And The Dressmaker Jen Wang’s The Prince And the Dressmaker was unquestionably one of the big hits of 2018, beloved by fans and celebrated by critics. A story of identity and love, the book resonated with a lot of readers and made a showing in a slew of best-of lists a...
20:28 2019-09-18

People In PoK Will Join Us Seeing Development In Kashmir: Satya Pal Malik Presenting his "roadmap" for India for Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday said India can wrest this territory back from Pakistan without using any......
20:28 2019-09-18

Rights Body, Women's Panel Want Probe Into Alleged Torture Of Assam Women A day after Assam police suspended two cops for allegedly stripping and torturing three women inside a police outpost in Darrang district, the National Human Rights Commission and the National......
20:28 2019-09-18

Supreme Court Gets 4 New Judges, Oath Ceremony On Monday Four new judges have been appointed to the Supreme Court, taking its strength to 34 -- the highest ever. The new judges are Justice Krishna Murari, Justice S Ravindra Bhat, Justice V Ramasubramanian......
20:28 2019-09-18

Mokele-mbembe: The Monster of the Congo River Mokèlé-mbèmbé is the name given to a creature believed to inhabit the upper reaches of the Congo River basin, i.e. Congo, Zambia, and Cameroon, as well as in Lake Tele (in the Republic of Congo) and its surrounding regions. This name originates from ...
20:56 2019-09-18

Eating cheese promotes heart health in people who eat lots of salt: study There’s a reason why salty, cured meats and cheeses pair so well together — and not just because it’s delicious. To the delight of fromage fans, cheese can actually help strengthen blood vessels against damage done by sodium, according to...
20:56 2019-09-18

Trump says Powell and the Fed 'Fail Again' — 'No guts, no sense, no vision!' The decision to cut rates followed a monthslong pressure campaign by Trump, who often criticized Chairman Jerome Powell by name as he called for lower interest rates....
20:56 2019-09-18

Israeli politics deadlocked after second election: What now? After failing to secure a clear election victory for the second time this year, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must likely wait weeks to learn if he can stay in office, or whether he must step aside....
20:56 2019-09-18

Saudi oil attacks an 'act of war' by Iran, not Yemen rebels, Pompeo claims U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described the weekend bombing on Saudi oil facilities as an "act of war" and that they were an "Iranian attack" on one of the world's largest oil processing facilities....
20:56 2019-09-18

Australian hiker says he crawled ‘inch-by-inch’ to survive after his leg ‘snapped in half’ An Australian hiker who says his leg “snapped in half” after tumbling down a waterfall revealed Wednesday that he crawled “inch-by-inch” for two days to get to a clearing where he was rescued by a helicopter....
20:56 2019-09-18

North Korean propaganda outlets demand return of defecting waitresses North Korean propaganda outlets on Wednesday called for the immediate return of a group of North Korean restaurant workers living in South Korea after a mass defection in 2016....
20:56 2019-09-18

Man Utd make new contracts for Mason Greenwood, Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard a priority Mason Greenwood and Jesse Lingard are in line for new contracts at Manchester United, who will also try to convince Paul Pogba to commit his future to Old Trafford....
20:56 2019-09-18

PSG vs Real Madrid LIVE: Uefa Champions League 2019-20 commentary live stream, TV channel, score, prediction For the first time since 2015, Real Madrid kick off their Champions League campaign knowing they are no longer holders of Europe's most-coveted prize....
20:56 2019-09-18

Loch Ness Monster 'giant eel' theory supported by newly surfaced 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....
21:14 2019-09-18

KfW: Germany’s source of cheap capital Germany is famous for its engineering and infamous for its banks – but how does a $4 trillion economy get by with only one battered global systemically important bank? And is the answer also the problem or an example to follow?...
21:14 2019-09-18

At $9,800, Does This 1979 Dodge Tradesman Star Wars Tribute Van Light Your Saber? Upon first seeing the Millennium Falcon, Princess Leia famously jabs Han Solo by mockingly asking “You came in that thing? You’re braver than I thought.” Those sentiments could easily also apply to today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Star Wars tribute v...
21:42 2019-09-18

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3000 32-core CPU leak shows it dominating the 2990WX Two more benchmarks have leaked of the purported incoming Ryzen Threadripper 3rd-gen 32-core CPU, showing this chip considerably outpacing the previous flagship Threadripper 2990WX (32-core) processor – but not by quite as much as we’ve...
21:42 2019-09-18

Europa League: On-fire Aubameyang returns to Germany Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang returns to Germany to face Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League boasting a phenomenal goalscoring record with Arsenal. But will the hot-shot striker get the trophies his talent deserves?...
21:42 2019-09-18

Mexico's children and youths face monstrous violence For more than a decade, Mexico has been grappling with an extraordinarily high number of murders and disappearances. What's particularly alarming is how many victims are children and youths, writes Anabel Hernandez....
21:42 2019-09-18

Surprise: Jonathan Chait Is Peddling Nonsense Again If you’re a centrist pundit who came of age during the Third Way era of the Democratic Party, and have spent your entire career being a megaphone for that wing of the party, how do you process an event like the 2016 presidential election? If New York...
22:00 2019-09-18

Here's a Good Abominable Towering Hell Cage to Buy, for Billionaires The 131-story Central Park Tower on 57th street in Manhattan—the tallest residential building in the world—has officially topped out. Step right up, ye wealthy, and purchase a piece of this cursed and doomed Tower of Babel!...
22:00 2019-09-18

Anon Democratic Senators: Biden Good! Warren and Sanders Bad and Scary :( It’s tough for a Democratic senator this primary election cycle: six of your colleagues are all fighting to be the party’s next presidential nominee. The unspoken rule for most of the Senate seems to be that they won’t take sides this early, but the ...
22:00 2019-09-18

Vegetarians have higher risk for stroke, lower heart disease risk (Reuters Health) - People who follow vegetarian or vegan diets may have lower odds for heart disease but higher chances of having a stroke, compared to meat eaters, a large UK study suggests....
22:00 2019-09-18

Thailand culls 200 pigs amid heightened fears over African swine fever Thailand has culled more than 200 pigs this week, authorities said on Tuesday, in the first such action amid heightened fears of a potential outbreak of African swine fever....
22:00 2019-09-18

PlayVS raises $50 million more for high school esports platform PlayVS has raised $50 million for its platform for high school esports. The round means that the Los Angeles company has raised $96 million in 15 months.Read More...
22:00 2019-09-18

Acronis raises $147 million for tools that back up, protect, and restore data Backup and recovery solutions provider Acronis has raised $147 million in a funding round led by Goldman Sachs, valuing the company at $1 billion.Read More...
22:00 2019-09-18

'We're losing the race': UN secretary general calls climate change an 'emergency' António Guterres cites ‘fantastic leadership’ of young activists and is counting on public pressure to compel governments to honor the 2015 Paris AgreementThe UN secretary general says that he is counting on public pressure to compel governments to t...
22:00 2019-09-18

Sean Hannity's sheriff friend faces mounting ethics allegations Carmine Marceno faces questions over whether he is qualified, unusual political payments and relationship with crime victim Carmine Marceno was a rising Republican star in Florida a year ago, having leveraged his crime-fighting prowess, celebrity fri...
22:00 2019-09-18

Israel election: Netanyahu and Gantz both vow to form next government Prime minister cancels trip to UN general assembly to deal with political crisisBenjamin Netanyahu and the opposition leader, Benny Gantz, have begun what could be a prolonged period of high-stakes political bartering after an inconclusive election i...
22:00 2019-09-18

Fashion brand condemned over school shooting clothes with bullet-like holes The Bstroy label’s sweatshirts reference schools such as Sandy Hook and Columbine – to the disgust of survivors and their familiesAn avant-garde fashion brand has received significant criticism for designs they presented at a show in New York over th...
22:00 2019-09-18

Caesarean babies have different gut bacteria, microbiome study finds C-section babies pick up more hospital bacteria than those born vaginally, research showsBabies born by caesarean section have different gut bacteria to those delivered vaginally, the most comprehensive study to date on the baby microbiome has found....
22:00 2019-09-18

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

The problem isn't Biden's centrism - it's that he's the wrong kind of centrist | Geoffrey Kabaservice Americans could embrace a moderate liberal. But Biden comes across as the tepid version of his more leftwing competitorsOne of the clearest takeaways from the Democratic presidential debate in Houston last week is that the party has a Joe Biden probl...
22:00 2019-09-18

If the world ran on sun, it wouldn’t fight over oil | Bill McKibben The climate crisis isn’t the only reason to kick fossil fuels – the prospect of a war to protect Saudi crude reminds us of thatWe are sadly accustomed by now to the idea that our reliance on oil and gas causes random but predictable outbreaks of floo...
22:00 2019-09-18

Kavanaugh should never have been appointed. Impeachment is our only hope | Moira Donegan In a just world, this man would never have been appointed to the court. The best we can hope for now is his impeachmentIt seems even more likely than it did before that US supreme court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is indeed a serial sexual assaulter. New...
22:00 2019-09-18

Paris Saint-Germain v Real Madrid: Champions League – live! Champions League updates from the 8pm BST kick-offShakhtar Donetsk v Man City: Champions League – follow it live!Any thoughts? You can email scott.murray@theguardian.com 8.47pm BST This doesn’t flatter the French champions. 8.46pm BST 45 min +1: Bale...
22:00 2019-09-18

'We're still the best': Stephen Curry commits to playing in 2020 Olympics Curry planning on playing in 2020 Olympics: ‘That is the plan’USA coming off embarrassing seventh-place World Cup finishGolden State Warriors star Steph Curry is planning to be part of the team that represents the United States at the 2020 Olympic Ga...
22:00 2019-09-18

US moves to scrap speed limits on pig slaughter lines New rules will allow production lines at pork plants to run faster, despite concerns over safety and qualityThe US government has given the go-ahead to new rules to eliminate production line speed limits at pig slaughterhouses, deeming restrictions “...
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

Calais clamps down as asylum seekers say: 'They just beat us' Three years on from the Jungle, local authority turns to force to stop another camp formingOsilama Michael, better known as Mike, doesn’t remember the last time he was able to get more than a couple of hours of sleep. An asylum seeker from Nigeria, h...
22:00 2019-09-18

Outrage in China as giant panda on loan to Thailand zoo dies Chuang Chuang reportedly collapsed after eating bamboo in Chiang Mai ZooThe sudden death of a giant panda on loan to a zoo in Thailand has sparked outrage in China and calls for no more of the bears to be lent to the country.Chuang Chuang, a 19-year-...
22:00 2019-09-18

India bans e-cigarettes as global vaping backlash grows Ban follows vaping-related deaths in US, with punishment including up to a year in prisonIndia has announced a ban on electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology promoted as less harmful than smoking tobacco.The ann...
22:00 2019-09-18

Fantasy Football Week 3 Start 'Em & Sit 'Em: Running backs Whether you lost someone to injury or are dealing with some disappointments, you might have tough decisions to make at running back. Jamey Eisenberg is here to help....
22:00 2019-09-18

How a hard-charging lawyer helped fuel a civil war inside the NRA After helping jettison his rivals, William Brewer III now counsels NRA chief executive Wayne LaPierre on some of the group’s most important decisions....
22:00 2019-09-18

Ukraine: Police seize man threatening to blow up Kyiv bridge Police in Ukraine’s capital say they apprehended a man who allegedly threatened to blow up a major bridge and shot down a police drone monitoring him...
22:00 2019-09-18

Walmart's Game Day TV sale includes deals from Samsung, Vizio, LG and more Football season is officially here, and that means it's an excellent time to find Black-Friday like deals on a wide range of 4K TVs. Walmart's Game Day TV sale includes discounts on top brands like Samsung, Vizio, Sony, and more. Our favori...
22:28 2019-09-18

GM to temporarily lay off 1,200 workers at Canadian plant The factory in Oshawa, Ontario, which performs final assembly of the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks, ran out of parts due to the UAW's strike against GM....
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

North now offers Focals smart glasses fittings and purchases via app North’s Focals smart glasses are the first in the category to even approach mainstream appeal, but to date, the only way to get a pair has been to go into a physical North showroom and get a custom fitting, then return once they’re ready ...
22:28 2019-09-18

India bans e-cigarettes citing youth health concerns India’s government has announced an immediate ban on e-cigarettes — citing youth-focused public health concerns. In a news statement following a cabinet meeting today, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the ban covers production, ma...
22:28 2019-09-18

Facebook launches Portal TV, a $149 video chat set-top box Facebook wants to take over your television with a clip-on camera for video calling, AR gaming and content co-watching. If you can get past the creepiness, the new Portal TV lets you hang out with friends on your home’s biggest screen. It̵...
22:28 2019-09-18

DxOMark’s night and wide-angle camera tests push today’s smartphones to their limits Sure, you could take Apple’s word for it that the new iPhone’s cameras are amazing — or you could let some obsessive pixel-peepers perform some (mostly) objective tests and really get into the nitty-gritty. Pixel peepers in extraordinary ...
22:28 2019-09-18

Top officials disciplined over ant bites at Georgia VA nursing home The Department of Veterans Affairs has disciplined nine employees, including a regional director and chief medical officer, after a Vietnam War veteran was reportedly found covered in ants and ant bites at a Georgia VA facility earlier this month....
22:28 2019-09-18

Democrats seek details on U.S. military use of Trump resort hotel Documents from the Pentagon show that "far more taxpayer funds" were spent by the U.S. military on overnight stays at a Trump resort in Scotland than previously known, two Democratic lawmakers said on Wednesday, as they demanded more evidence from th...
22:28 2019-09-18

Fake news section of Elections Act faces Charter challenge A Calgary-based legal foundation is asking an Ontario court to strike down new sections of the Elections Act that forbid making certain false statements during a campaign....
22:56 2019-09-18

Business leaders wary of spending and hiring in current economy: survey Chief executives and chief financial officers are increasingly worrying about the economy, two separate surveys found. The CEO Economic Outlook Index, released by the Business Roundtable, found that plans for capital spending, hiring and sales expect...
22:56 2019-09-18

Weil Gotshal quits Wall Street suit over potential multimillion-dollar mistake White-shoe law firm Weil Gotshal & Manges is bowing out of a long-running Wall Street employment lawsuit amid revelations of botched legal work, The Post has learned. Lawyers for Weil Gotshal have asked a New York Supreme Court judge to be removed as...
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

Washington Monument back to elevating tourists over D.C. Closed for 3-years to repair and update the elevator and adding a security facility, The Washington Monument opens for tourists on Sept. 19, 2019.       ...
22:56 2019-09-18

San Francisco airport runway to reopen ahead of schedule. Find out how soon Travelers passing through San Francisco International Airport (SFO) won't have to worry about the airport's runway closure for too much longer.       ...
22:56 2019-09-18

Lee Salem, Champion of Quirky Cartoonists, Is Dead at 73 He nurtured an empire of influential comic strips, including “Cathy,” “Doonesbury,” “Calvin and Hobbes,” “The Boondocks” and “For Better or for Worse.”...
22:56 2019-09-18

Virginia woman delivered son in bathtub after hospital sent her home, she says A new mom in Chesapeake, Va., says her husband helped her deliver her son in the bathtub in their home not long after the hospital she was expecting to deliver at sent the couple home. ...
23:14 2019-09-18

American Beauty Was Bad 20 Years Ago and It’s Bad Now. But It Still Has Something to Tell Us In 2019, beating up on Sam Mendes’ multi-Oscar-winning American Beauty, released roughly 20 years ago this week, is so painfully easy that it seems unfair. The Best Picture winner has fallen largely out of fashion; it rarely appears on critics&...
23:14 2019-09-18

ABC’s Bachelor Franchise Just Celebrated Its First Same-Sex Engagement Two women got engaged on the season finale of Bachelor in Paradise — a spinoff of The Bachelor — making history as the first same-sex couple in the American reality TV franchise. One of three engagements that played out in the finale, but...
23:14 2019-09-18

FAA chief says he won't certify the Boeing 737 Max until he flies the plane himself The FAA administrator's comments come on the eve of his visit to Boeing facilities outside Seattle, Washington. While there, he's scheduled to meet with Boeing executives and be briefed on software updates to the 737 Max flight control syst...
23:14 2019-09-18

A Peek Into the Soviet Computer Revolution One of the largest and coolest collections of Soviet computers in the world resides in an apartment complex in Mariupol, Ukraine. Dmitriy Cherepanov started Club 8-bit with a small collection of computers built when the Soviet bloc was crafting its o...
23:14 2019-09-18

Jamie Lee Curtis Teases Familiar Faces and Traumas for Halloween Kills and Halloween Ends Sony teases that “famous people” want to do a remake of The Princess Bride. No, Rihanna has not been cast as Batman’s Poison Ivy, but she’d like to be. Plus, production wraps on The Invisible Man, what to expect when The Flash and Van Helsing return,...
23:14 2019-09-18

EU's Juncker: No 'emotional attachment' to Brexit backstop One of the EU's most senior figures has said he has "no emotional attachment" to the part of the Brexit deal Britain is trying to get Brussels to remove. ...
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

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

Ilhan Omar urges Twitter to take down Trump's false tweet Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) today called on Twitter to take action against President Donald Trump’s account and remove a tweet in which he shared a false claim that Omar had “partied” on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.“They have a re...
23:42 2019-09-18

NASA manager casts doubt on 2024 moon landing CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A top NASA manager cast doubt Wednesday on the space agency’s ability to land astronauts on the moon by 2024. Kenneth Bowersox, acting associate administrator for human exploration and operations, told a Congressional subcommit...
23:42 2019-09-18

Survivors on Bahamas island mark time as officials lay plans A new community of survivors is emerging on Abaco island nearly three weeks after Hurricane Dorian blasted through the northern Bahamas, killing at least 50 people as one of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes on record...
23:42 2019-09-18

T-Mobile’s Sprint merger is opposed by 18 state attorneys general Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is the latest state attorney general to oppose T-Mobile's Sprint merger. Today, Shapiro announced that he'll join a lawsuit to block the "megamerger" of the telecom giants, making him the 18th atto...
23:42 2019-09-18

Roland releases Zenbeats, a cross-platform music-making app Roland has been making electronic musical instruments for nearly 50 years and has delivered products like the JU-06A tiny portable synth, keyboards with built-in Alexa controls and mini smartphone mixers. Now, it's entering the world of mobile m...
23:42 2019-09-18

Instagram will restrict posts on cosmetic surgery and diet products You'll soon see fewer ads for "flat tummy" tea and lip fillers on Instagram. The social media platform announced today that it is tightening restrictions on posts related to diet products and cosmetic surgery. The new rules -- first reported in ...
23:42 2019-09-18

S&P 500 ends slightly higher after Fed gives mixed signals The S&P 500 ended marginally higher on Wednesday after Federal Reserve policymakers cut interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point, as expected, but gave mixed signals about their next move....
23:42 2019-09-18

'Alexa, send $20 to my favorite presidential candidate' Amazon said on Wednesday it will make donating to a U.S. presidential candidate as easy as turning on the lights or replenishing a household's toilet-paper stocks, via its Alexa digital assistant....
23:42 2019-09-18

Comcast gives away Xfinity Flex TV device, pounding shares of Roku Comcast Corp said on Wednesday it will offer internet customers a free streaming media set top box that works with other services, stepping up competition with Roku Inc in the market for a device that organizes multiple subscriptions....
23:42 2019-09-18

Meet the 27-year-old who raised $96 million to make video gaming a high school sport "We really believe PlayVS will be not only a generational gaming product, but also a 100 million-plus user subscription business," founder Delane Parnell says....
00:00 2019-09-19

Hot air balloon makes emergency landing in San Diego neighborhood SAN DIEGO, CA — A hot air balloon pilot had to make an emergency landing in a San Diego councilman’s residential neighborhood. Mark kersey captured the emergency landing on his cell phone, and also grabbed a few still photos. In a tweet,...
00:00 2019-09-19

Sandy Hook parents release chilling ‘back to school’ PSA By David K. Li An anti-gun violence group, connected to the Sandy Hook massacre, unveiled a chilling “back to school” PSA on Wednesday, showing how kids could be forced to use ordinary possessions to fend off active shooters. The Sandy Ho...
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

Young Venezuelan ball players 'wanted to stay' in U.S. While playing for Venezuela in baseball's Little League World Series in the United States last month, 12-year-old Adrian Salcedo ate tacos and Chick-fil-A, donned a virtual reality headset to envision himself hitting home runs in big league ballparks...
00:00 2019-09-19

Don't take CBD products into the UAE, UK government warns travelers Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office has updated its advice to travelers to the United Arab Emirates, reminding them that products containing CBD are illegal in the UAE....
00:28 2019-09-19

UK parliament suspension not a matter for judges, PM Johnson's lawyer tells Supreme Court Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament is not a matter for judges and was not done for improper reasons, a lawyer for the prime minister said on Wednesday as he sought to persuade the British Supreme Court the five-week shutdown was lawful....
00:28 2019-09-19

U.N. Security Council to vote on rival calls for truce in Syria's Idlib The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Thursday on rival draft resolutions that call for a truce in northwest Syria after Russia and China put forward their own text in response to a proposal by Kuwait, Germany and Belgium....
00:28 2019-09-19

EU warns Britain heading for a no-deal Brexit The European Union warned on Wednesday that Britain was headed for a damaging no-deal Brexit, with London's ideas for solving the contentious issue of the Irish border still unlikely to unlock a deal just six weeks before Britain is due to leave....
00:28 2019-09-19

Pompeo says attack was 'act of war' on Saudi Arabia, seeks coalition The United States wants to build a coalition of European and Arab partners to deter Iran after an attack on Saudi Arabia that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described on Wednesday as "an act of war" against the world's top oil exporter....
00:28 2019-09-19

Independent Cuban journalists petition against increased government repression A group of 55 independent journalists, bloggers and activists in Communist-run Cuba launched a petition this week denouncing increased media repression and calling for guarantees for press freedom....
00:28 2019-09-19

BT urges switch-off date for copper broadband service BT Group and its broadband infrastructure rivals are in secret talks with the government about a timetable for switching off copper broadband services that would echo the end of the analogue TV signal in 2012....
00:28 2019-09-19

CNN announces details for LGBTQ town hall Nine Democratic presidential candidates have accepted the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's invitation to participate in a CNN town hall next month focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer issues. HRC is billing the October 10 town h...
00:56 2019-09-19

NASCAR crew chief Nick Harrison died of cocaine, oxycodone, alcohol, examiner's report says Nick Harrison, who died on July 21, was was crew chief for Justin Haley in the Xfinity Series with the Kaulig Racing Team.       ...
00:56 2019-09-19

Ranking NFL's 0-2 teams: Who should hit panic button and who's still alive? Starting off 0-2 doesn't have to be a death knell, but only 12.6% of NFL teams that dropped consecutive games to open the season made it the playoffs.       ...
00:56 2019-09-19

Philadelphia Eagles call off full practice due to rash of injuries The Eagles had nine players leave the game Sunday against Atlanta. In turn, the team decided to hold a walkthrough rather than a full practice.       ...
00:56 2019-09-19

Los Angeles Chargers holdout Melvin Gordon insists he's 'going to play somewhere' in 2019 Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon, who is holding out for a new deal, said he's "going to play somewhere" this season.       ...
00:56 2019-09-19

As Lamar Jackson rises in second season, Ravens QB prepares to take on Chiefs team that handed him first loss Lamar Jackson's first true test of the 2019 season comes against a Chiefs team that handed him his first loss as a starter last year.       ...
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

How Lil Nas X Inspired a New Cowboy-Hat Craze The country rapper is just one of the urban millennials who’ve jumped on this unlikely Western bandwagon. Our men’s fashion editor attempts to join them....
00:56 2019-09-19

Show Us Your Best Sam Darnold Memes, Using This Generator Our old pal Tim Burke went and made a generator for that wonderfully incongruent graphic of Jets quarterback Sam Darnold that aired this week during ESPN’s Monday Night Football. Try it for yourself!...
01:14 2019-09-19

Rockstar Games releases a PC launcher for some reason Rockstar this week joined the ranks of game publishers who have launched their own PC game libraries. The Rockstar Games Launcher is now available for Windows users… and hopefully the sign of a new release to come. The launcher, according to Rockstar...
01:14 2019-09-19

Italy, France agree on 'automatic' distribution of migrants France and Italy have agreed on a new system to distribute migrants across the European Union. It comes ahead of an interior ministers' meeting in Malta next week....
01:14 2019-09-19

Al Sharpton flubs Cokie Roberts’ name in failed tribute tweet "Saddened to hear of the passing of legendary journalist Cookie Roberts. Here is a Easter Sunday special we did in 2011. May she Rest in Peace", Sharpton said in a since-deleted Tuesday tweet....
01:42 2019-09-19

Stunned onlookers watch man set himself on fire inside Iowa library A man walked into the busy atrium of an Iowa public library, doused himself with flammable liquid and set himself on fire before the eyes of horrified onlookers, police said Wednesday. “I will never un-see what I saw,” Mallory Young, 35, of Des Moine...
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

Ángel Di María double helps PSG ease to win against Real Madrid This was not a night for galácticos, old or new. At a balmy Parc Des Princes Paris Saint-Germain simply overran Real Madrid, pulling apart the hastily-stitched seams of Zinedine Zidane’s team and producing surely the most coherent and powerful perfor...
01:42 2019-09-19

Referee who forced wrestler to cut dreadlocks banned for two years Alan Maloney given two-year ban for December 2018 incidentNew Jersey referee is suing for defamation, emotional distressA referee who told a New Jersey high school wrestler to cut his dreadlocks or forfeit a match last year was suspended by the state...
01:42 2019-09-19

‘We didn’t respect the plan’: Pochettino disappointed with Tottenham draw • Spurs threw away 2-0 lead against Olympiakos• ‘The way we conceded the first goal was so painful’Mauricio Pochettino accused his Tottenham players of lacking fight in the 2-2 Champions League draw at Olympiakos and suggested that they needed to wor...
01:42 2019-09-19

Ilkay Gündogan lights up Manchester City’s easy win over Shakhtar Donetsk In the context of a defensive crisis caused by injuries to centre-backs Aymeric Laporte and John Stones, this was a particularly fine display from Manchester City.Pep Guardiola’s team could have claimed victory in this opening Group C game by double ...
01:42 2019-09-19

End of Fernando Ricksen’s suffering brings both heartbreak and relief | Stuart James Death of the former Rangers and Netherlands player brings to a close a brutal six-year battle with motor neurone diseaseThe call came just after 10am. Vincent de Vries, Fernando Ricksen’s ghostwriter and loyal friend, had known for a long time that t...
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

UPDATE 3-AT&T, Dish not in talks over DirecTV deal - source AT&T Inc and Dish Network Corp are not in discussions over a deal due to regulatory issues, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, after the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/2kS2Hbs the wireless carrier was considering pa...
01:42 2019-09-19

Pittsburgh-area DA won't prosecute Antonio Brown because of statute of limitations New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown won’t be prosecuted on a Pennsylvania sexual assault accusation because a statue of limitations has expired in the case, according to Pittsburgh-area law enforcement. ...
01:42 2019-09-19

Britain launches first major auction for offshore wind leases in a decade Britain has launched its first major auction of offshore wind farm leases in a decade, offering sites with the combined potential to power more than six million homes....
01:42 2019-09-19

AT&T reportedly considers offloading its DirecTV satellite unit AT&T made much ado of its $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV, but it's apparently having second thoughts just a few years later. Wall Street Journal sources claim the telecom is considering "parting" the DirecTV satellite unit through a n...
02:00 2019-09-19

YouTube is bringing a big, ugly ad banner to its TV app's home screen (updated) 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...
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

NYC’s biggest Halloween party is going to the dogs New York City’s four-legged residents could be in for a treat — or two or three — this fall. From Oct. 4 to 27, animal-friendly site the Dodo is hosting Brooklyn’s Best Dog Day Ever: Halloween Edition, which will have daily parades and co...
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

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

The Boondocks Will Be Streaming Its Snark on HBO Max, All Original Episodes and 2 New Seasons Coming Fall 2020 Excuse me. Everyone, I have a brief announcement to make. Jesus was black, Ronald Reagan was the devil, and the government is lying about 9/11. Thank you for your time and goodnight. —Huey Freeman...
02:42 2019-09-19

Pittsburgh Is the Worst City in America for Black People. Here's How It Can Get Better If you need an example of the level of danger Pittsburgh’s black population faces for just living in the city, drive down Centre Avenue, go through the Hill District and then North Oakland, and then stop once you find yourself in front of UPMC Shadys...
02:42 2019-09-19

Report Finds Media More Likely to Cite Video Games as Factor in Shootings When Suspect Is White Researchers have long discredited the link between video games and gun violence—more specifically, mass shootings. But not only is the narrative false, like many other facets of American life, it’s also touched by race....
02:42 2019-09-19

Virginia tech research team studies low latency military networks with DOD-funded grant Using a $7.5 million, five-year Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative grant, a Virginia Tech research team looks into the latency of military IoT systems....
02:42 2019-09-19

Illegal immigrant from Mexico gets 70 months in prison for attacking Border Patrol agent with flashlight An undocumented Mexican national was sentenced to 70 months in prison after attacking a Border Patrol agent with a flashlight earlier this year, the Justice Department said Monday....
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

Jeffrey Epstein fallout: Ex-MIT staffers, professors demand to know extent of university's ties In a letter obtained by Fox News, faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are demanding to know the full extent of its financial ties to disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein....
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

Mark Zuckerberg To Meet US Senators Months After His Testimony Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg was expected in Washington Thursday for private talks with policymakers as the leading social network faces a myriad of regulatory and legal issues....
03:00 2019-09-19

US Senators Urge Trump To End Nuclear Talks With Saudi Arabia Two Democratic U.S. senators on Wednesday urged Trump administration officials to halt talks with Saudi Arabia on building nuclear reactors after weekend attacks that halved the country's oil output......
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

Trudeau Apologizes for Posing in 2001 Photo in Brownface Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was under fire Wednesday night after the publication of a photo from nearly two decades ago in which he appears at a costume party wearing brownface....
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

Report: DEA joins investigation into Skaggs' death The Drug Enforcement Administration is working to find the source of the drugs that Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs took before he died, ESPN's "Outside the Lines" reported on Wednesday....
03:28 2019-09-19

Report: Google Wifi 2 is half Wi-Fi router, half Google Home Enlarge / The first-gen Google Wifi. (credit: Google) With Google's big 2019 hardware event set for October 15, we're starting to zero in on what exactly to expect from the show. Besides the heavily leaked Pixel 4, we're also expecting a new Google...
03:28 2019-09-19

Watch What Really Went Down Between Clay and Nicole at the Bachelor in Paradise Finale The Bachelor in Paradise finale was three hours long and yet there still was not enough time to cover everything that went down between Clay Harbor and Nicole Lopez-Alvar. Luckily, the......
03:28 2019-09-19

All the Details on Demi Lovato and Mike Johnson's Budding Romance and ''Instant Connection'' If this was an episode of The Bachelorette, Demi Lovato would definitely be giving Mike Johnson the first impression rose. But alas, this is not a reality TV show. Unlike The......
03:28 2019-09-19

Who Will Win In the America's Got Talent Season 14 Finale? The time has come to name the next person in America with talent! Tonight is the season 14 finale of America's Got Talent, and just 10 finalists remain in the competition. They all......
03:28 2019-09-19

Why another Fed rate cut is good news for your wallet ... mostly The Fed's rate cut Wednesday affects credit card, home equity line, savings rates. It's the Fed second cut in less than 2 months       ...
03:28 2019-09-19

Make a plan now to deal with holiday credit card debt. Here are four tips to follow. Holiday credit card debt can linger for months, straining your budget and even limiting your ability to save for retirement and other goals, experts say.       ...
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

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

A brand is selling sweatshirts with words 'Sandy Hook' and bullet holes on them American fashion brand Bstroy has received fierce criticism on social media after displaying school shooting-themed hoodies at a show during New York Fashion Week....
04:28 2019-09-19

"PM Modi, Donald Trump To Meet Twice Next Week," Confirms Indian Envoy Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump are scheduled to meet twice in less than a week this month, India's Ambassador to the United States has confirmed, asserting that the......
04:28 2019-09-19

Mark-Paul Gosselaar thinks it's a little weird he wasn't approached about the Saved By The Bell revival Wherever you fall on the ethics of Saved By The Bell’s Zack Morris—Well-meaning doofus? Total scumbag? Malevolent time traveler?—it’s hard to deny that he’s a central part of the show’s structure. As played by Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Zack was the smugly...
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

Married at First Sight Couple ''Hotter Than Ever'' After Brief Split Reunited and it feels so dramatic?! On tonight's all-new Married at First Sight, all four couples from season nine came together to discuss life after decision day. While......
04:56 2019-09-19

Ralph Lauren's Friends Collection Is an Ode to Rachel Green's Iconic Style Friends fans, rejoice! It's safe to say that Ralph Lauren will "be there for you" now that they've dropped an entire collection in honor of Rachel Green's iconic......
04:56 2019-09-19

Is the world ready for cross-platform quantum programming? Harvard's Prineha Narang and colleagues hit upon a neat way to compile programs to emerging "noisy" quantum systems, and now they've commercialized the work in a startup Aliro. The company tells ZDNet that the business world is chomping at the bit to...
04:56 2019-09-19

Key part of De Blasio’s NYCHA rescue plan ‘appears stalled’: watchdog A key portion of Mayor de Blasio’s $24 billion public housing rescue plan has stalled, according to the Citizens Budget Commission — blocked by fellow liberals who oppose private development on publicly owned land. City Hall hoped to score as much as...
05:28 2019-09-19

Soho tenant claims roaches swarmed her bagel: lawsuit Now that’s an everything bagel. A woman is suing her former Soho landlord, claiming her apartment was a filthy hellhole where a pack of roaches swarmed her bagel and turned up everywhere, even inside the refrigerator. Julia Perry said the Broom...
05:28 2019-09-19

Trumaine Johnson needs to save his $72.5 million job The Jets may have a $72.5 million cheerleader on their hands. On the heels of high-priced cornerback Trumaine Johnson getting benched Monday night, Adam Gase was effusive in his praise of the cornerbacks who did play and declined to say Johnson would...
05:28 2019-09-19

CC Sabathia’s emotional moment in likely Yankee Stadium goodbye If this was the end for CC Sabathia, it didn’t quite go as scripted, but the lefty walked off the mound to a standing ovation in The Bronx and a receiving line from his teammates in front of the Yankees’ dugout. Sabathia showed flashes of excellence ...
05:28 2019-09-19

Mets rally to salvage Noah Syndergaard disappointment DENVER — The cavalry waited until the ninth inning, but it eventually arrived to work some Rocky Mountain magic Wednesday. “We still have an outside shot,” Pete Alonso said, referring to the postseason, after the Mets scored four runs in the ninth to...
05:28 2019-09-19

Troy Aikman: Aftermath of ripping Doug Gottlieb’s hot take Troy Aikman destroyed a co-worker for his hot take and managed to avoid much backlash from his bosses in the process. After Andrew Luck suddenly retired in August, FS1 analyst Doug Gottlieb was among the many to share his opinion on Twitter. It was n...
05:28 2019-09-19

Iran's Rouhani comes out swinging against the US Iranian President Hassan Rouhani may cancel his appearance at the UN if his delegation's US visas are not issued "in the next few hours," Iran's state-run ISNA news reported Wednesday....
05:56 2019-09-19

We compared the new Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus to the Note 9 to see if it's worth upgrading, and the answer is yes Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 Plus and Galaxy Note 10 have finally arrived. We've compared the Galaxy Note 10 Plus to the Galaxy Note 9 to help you decide which Samsung phablet you should buy — and whether Note 9 own...
05:56 2019-09-19

Raw dough is dangerous not just because of eggs, but because of the threat of E. coli-contaminated flour AP/Larry Crowe Raw flour can be a dangerous ingredient when contaminated with E. coli. General Mills, Pillsbury, Aldi, and King Arthur Flour have all recalled flour due to E. coli concerns in 2019. While many people are aware of the health risks l...
05:56 2019-09-19

Umbrella jammed in door locks workers out of office for days A tweet bearing photo evidence of the predicament quickly went viral, inspiring many to suggest solutionsHow many co-workers does it take to open a door? More than a handful, members of the shared office space WeWork found out this week.Employees of ...
05:56 2019-09-19

Why is New York's most famous library getting into bed with the Saudi crown prince? | Annia Ciezadlo and Matthew Zadrozny Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is going to be sponsoring an event at the iconic New York Public Library. This reputation-laundering shouldn’t be allowed to happenUpdate: on Wednesday at 16:31, the New York Public Library tweeted a statement saying ...
05:56 2019-09-19

Ilhan Omar condemns Trump for spreading 'lies that put my life at risk' Democrat denounces president’s lies after he retweeted post that falsely claimed Omar was shown partying on 9/11 anniversaryCongresswoman Ilhan Omar has accused Donald Trump of putting her life at risk after the president retweeted a post that falsel...
05:56 2019-09-19

Mexico’s Interjet grounds 2 workers after ‘bomb’ comment Mexican airline Interjet says it has suspended two employees after a woman identified as a pilot suggested a bomb should blow up the capital’s main square during Independence Day celebrations...
05:56 2019-09-19

Browns' Odell Beckham Jr. partners with Swedish watchmaker Daniel Wellington After wearing an expensive Richard Mille watch during an NFL game, Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is partnering with Swedish watchmaker Daniel Wellington....
06:14 2019-09-19

Please, I Beg You, My Home State Does Not Need Another Kennedy Rep. Joe Kennedy III is reportedly planning to announce that he will challenge Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey in the 2020 Democratic state primary....
06:14 2019-09-19

Timber industry pressing to be included in Trump trade war assistance for farmers The timber industry is pressing the Trump administration and Congress to be included in the China trade retaliation relief currently available to the agricultural industry. The administration has thus far excluded loggers from assistance, but 65 memb...
06:14 2019-09-19

TPD searches for suspect in robberies near Grant and Swan TUCSON — Tucson police needs the public’s help in identifying a robbery suspect. Officers say the man they are looking for is responsible for four different robberies in the area of Grant and Swan. Officials posted photos of the suspect o...
06:56 2019-09-19

Tap water contaminants linked with 100,000 cancer cases, US study finds Most of the risk is from naturally occurring arsenic, the byproducts of chemicals used to disinfect water and contaminantsContaminated tap water causes 100,000 cancer cases in the US over a lifetime, according to a new study from scientists with the ...
06:56 2019-09-19

Australia could produce 200% of energy needs from renewables by 2050, researchers say New report shows roadmap for Australia to be global green energy export leaderAustralia could run entirely on renewable electricity and produce double what it needs to create a massive green export industry by 2050, leading experts say.A report from ...
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

Did Egyptians spur innovation by mysterious biblical kingdom 3,000 years ago? A mysterious kingdom from Biblical times that underwent a major technological transformation almost 3,000 years ago might have been influenced by the Egyptians....
06:56 2019-09-19

U.S. House Democrats introduce bill to fund government until Nov. 21 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a stopgap government funding bill on Wednesday that would maintain current spending levels until Nov. 21 and avoid a government shutdown when funding expires at the end of this month....
06:56 2019-09-19

U.S. House committee reaches deal for testimony by Trump Afghan envoy U.S. President Donald Trump's top negotiator for Afghanistan will hold a briefing for the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, the panel said on Wednesday, after the committee subpoenaed him in frustration at his refusal to meet with i...
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

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pays rare D.C. visit to meet with lawmakers Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is paying a rare visit to Washington this week, meeting with members of Congress to discuss the "future of Internet regulation."...
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

Pro Kabaddi: Puneri Paltan, Tamil Thalaivas Play Out Draw Ajith Kumar was the star for the Tamil Thalaivas with a Super 10 (18 raid points), but the Chennai team will have Pune's bad planning to thank for the one point they secured in the night....
08:00 2019-09-19

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau's campaign hit with 'brownface' photo The photo depicts Canadian leader Justin Trudeau wearing a turban and robe, with dark makeup on his hands, face and neck. Liberal Party spokesman confirms the photo is of Trudeau....
08:28 2019-09-19

Maruti Suzuki Exports One Millionth Car From Gujarat's Mundra Port India's largest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki, has exported its one millionth car from the Mundra Port in Gujarat. The Mundra port serves as gateway to exporting its products to Latin America, Far East and......
08:28 2019-09-19

Tuvalu changes PM, adds to concerns over backing for Taiwan in Pacific Parliament in the tiny South Pacific country of Tuvalu elected a new prime minister on Thursday, making a change that analysts say could give China a chance to further undermine Taiwan in a region that has been a pillar of support....
08:28 2019-09-19

Partial transcript of remarks by Canada PM Trudeau over brown face incident Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday delivered an apology for an incident in 2001 where he dressed up in brown face. He then took questions from reporters....
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

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....
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

"Didn't Give Written Resignation," Alka Lamba Says After Quitting AAP The clash between Alka Lamba and the Aam Aadmi Party erupted again on Wednesday with her claim that the Delhi Assembly Speaker refused to consider her resignation on Twitter, while the party claimed......
08:28 2019-09-19

How Brazil Could Tame Taxes Without Cutting Them Brazil is known for its complex business environment, and its byzantine tax system is a big reason why. According to the World Bank’s Doing Business rankings, Brazil is the world’s seventh-worst place to have to pay taxes, roughly on par with the Rep...
08:56 2019-09-19

China plans 226 GW of new coal power projects: environmental groups China's total planned coal-fired power projects now stand at 226.2 gigawatts (GW), the highest in the world and more than twice the amount of new capacity on the books in India, according to data published by environmental groups on Thursday....
08:56 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

Opinion: Ineos Grenadier is more convincing now than ever Building a credible Land Rover rival with zero experience won't be easy, but Ineos has the ingredients to make it work When Sir Jim Ratcliffe first discussed his own line of simpler-than-the-Defender 4x4s in earnest, the idea that a company with no ...
09:14 2019-09-19

NFL notebook: Saints mum on starting quarterback Saints coach Sean Payton is not tipping his hand at quarterback, refusing to name backup Teddy Bridgewater as the starter Sunday when New Orleans visits the Seattle Seahawks....
09:14 2019-09-19

'My dear Prime Minister': Alan Jones's apology letter to Jacinda Ardern revealed Exclusive: Radio host says he meant ‘no violence’ toward New Zealand PM with his ‘shove a sock down throat’ comment and asks Ardern to a debate on climate change Australian broadcaster Alan Jones’s apology letter to the New Zealand prime minister, Ja...
09:42 2019-09-19

Outcry at Indonesia draft criminal code that could see unmarried couples jailed New draft bill, decades in the making, could also criminalise insulting the president and tightens abortion laws Indonesia is set to pass a new criminal code that could outlaw living together outside marriage, extramarital sex and insulting the presi...
09:42 2019-09-19

Eight Tips For Using The New Steam Library Yesterday, Steam’s first big library overhaul in eons entered open beta. The fresh coat of paint and (virtual) new shelves make for welcome additions, but it’s going to take some getting used to. Then there’s the new community-centric game page displ...
09:42 2019-09-19

The First Puzzle Quest Is Still The Best 2007's Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords combined tile-matching puzzles and role-playing game mechanics to create an incredibly compelling hybrid game that was near impossible to put down. One sequel, several spin-offs, and countless copyca...
09:42 2019-09-19

Scientists claim key advance in battle against citrus greening Scientists have discovered how to grow the bacteria that causes citrus greening disease, which has blighted orange trees in Florida and Texas and threatens commercial groves in California....
10:42 2019-09-19

Marvel is about to solve two of the remaining mysteries from ‘Endgame’, but we have a long wait ahead of us Avengers: Infinity War set up Endgame perfectly to become the highest-grossing movie ever. The first film ended with an amazing cliffhanger and offered plenty of mysteries that needed solving, so Marvel fans flocked to cinemas to see how Marvel fixed...
10:42 2019-09-19

Creating the perfect outdoor space for relaxing and entertaining A shaded seating and dining area and an inviting fire pit form the basis for a deck/patio combination suitable for a quiet evening or hosting a crowd....
10:42 2019-09-19

Stricter New Australia Law Aims To Help Save Great Barrier Reef Australia introduced stricter new laws to limit agricultural run-off into the waters surrounding the Great Barrier Reef on Thursday, in an attempt to save the reef and keep its prized world heritage......
11:00 2019-09-19

"Those Videos Are Real," US Navy Says, But Does Not Prefer Term "UFO" In December 2017, two videos emerged that showed Navy pilots encountering mysterious spherical objects that appeared, at first glance, to move through the air in ways that baffled experts. A third,......
11:00 2019-09-19

US Lays Down Line With China On Next Dalai Lama As Tibetans start grappling with the once unthinkable prospect of the octogenarian Dalai Lama's passing, the United States is looking to lay down a red line against China handpicking his successor....
11:00 2019-09-19

Watch: Man deters porch pirates with loud bangs from decoy package A West Virginia man tired of having packages stolen from the porch of a home he is renovating rigged up a decoy package to scare away the so-called "porch pirates" with a loud noise....
11:00 2019-09-19

American Horror Story: 1984 Sets Up an Absolutely Terrifying '80s Extravaganza American Horror Story: 1984 is here and now we're wondering how on earth this show is only now giving us 80s slasher movie. The first few minutes of the new season (after the murder......
12:00 2019-09-19

New York extends lead over Brexit-hit London in finance center poll New York has extended its lead as the world's top financial center, with London barely holding on to second place ahead of Hong Kong as uncertainty over Brexit takes its toll on the UK capital, a Z/Yen Group survey for 2019 showed on Thursday....
12:00 2019-09-19

Exclusive: Deutsche Bank has discussed adding assets to bad bank if sales go well - sources Some senior Deutsche Bank AG officials have discussed the possibility of putting additional problematic assets worth billions of euros into a unit it created earlier this year, if the bank is able to sell assets already held within that "bad bank," ...
12:00 2019-09-19

Top Chinese state media editor calls out major internet crackdown One of Beijing's best known propagandists has pushed back against the government's internet crackdown ahead of the upcoming 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China on October 1....
12:00 2019-09-19

Porn star ‘Bridget the Midget’ arrested for stabbing boyfriend Diminutive porn star “Bridget the Midget” was reportedly arrested for stabbing her boyfriend in the leg during a fight at the couple’s Las Vegas home. A neighbor of the adult-film star, whose real name is Bridget Powers, heard the two quarreling earl...
12:28 2019-09-19

Justin Trudeau ‘pissed off’ at himself for ‘brownface,’ admits second offense Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday night after a photo of him surfaced wearing “brownface” and a turban at a party in 2001 — but admitted it was not the first time he had donned skin-darkening makeup. Trudeau offered the mea ...
12:28 2019-09-19

Three Executives Have Been Absolved of Negligence in the 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court on Thursday ruled that three former executives for Tokyo Electric Power Company were not guilty of professional negligence in the 2011 Fukushima meltdown. The ruling by the Tokyo District Court ended the only crimi...
12:28 2019-09-19

‘Materialism Will One Day Bring Change.’ Why a Senior Defector Believes North Korea’s Days Are Numbered An influx of capitalist culture and a swelling desire for material goods could one day spell the end for North Korea’s Kim dynasty and hasten the pariah state’s re-entry into the international community. That’s according to a high-r...
12:28 2019-09-19

Dozens of Designers Work in Shifts to Create Hong Kong Protest Art. Here Are Some Examples of Their Work When he heard that people in Hong Kong were forming a human chain to call for democracy on Aug. 23, a local designer who goes by the name Phesti borrowed from the imagery of local subway signs to create a logo of figures holding hands. Underneath, in...
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

Alleged ‘madame’ of Chicago sex ‘dungeon’ facing federal prostitution and financial charges: report A 31-year-old woman pleaded not guilty Wednesday after federal prosecutors in Chicago charged her with operating a sex “dungeon” and multistate prostitution business that allegedly brought in millions of dollars from clients across the nation....
13:00 2019-09-19

Crew member who survived California dive boat fire files lawsuit against owner: report A crew member who was on the dive boat that caught fire off the Southern California coast earlier this month reportedly sued the boat’s owner and the dive charter company, claiming the boat was not properly maintained and employees lacked proper trai...
13:00 2019-09-19

2 California middle school students arrested after 'sucker punch' leaves third in critical condition: reports Two California middle school students had been arrested and a third was left in critical condition after he was allegedly sucker punched during a fight that broke out on-campus Monday, according to reports....
13:00 2019-09-19

ICE arrests thrice-deported Mexican man wanted for homicide A three-time deported Mexican man wanted for homicide in Anaheim, Calif., was arrested this week in Houston, Texas, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced....
13:00 2019-09-19

Panghal, Kaushik Eye Maiden Final Berths At World Boxing Championships Amit Panghal will take on Kazakhstan's Saken Bibossinov in the World Boxing Championships semi-finals on Friday while Manish Kaushik will face Cuban top seed Andy Gomez Cruz....
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

Vinesh Wants To Convert World Wrestling Championships Bronze Into Gold Vinesh Phogat defeated Greece's Maria Prevolaraki to win the bronze medal match in the World Wrestling Championships on Wednesday. She had already qualified for the Tokyo Olympics after her win......
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

Trump’s communications with foreign leader are part of whistleblower complaint that spurred standoff between spy chief and Congress, former officials say The president’s interaction with the foreign leader included a “promise” that prompted an intelligence official to file a formal whistleblower complaint, the officials said....
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

Feds Scold HUD Administrator Lynne Patton for Her Political Comments on Company Time Watch your mouth! That was the word from the feds to Lynne Patton, former Trump event planner and now somehow an administrator for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, over her making political comments while on the clock....
13:00 2019-09-19

Saints QB Brees has surgery on hand, teammates move on As Drew Brees underwent surgery on his injured throwing hand Wednesday afternoon in Los Angeles, his New Orleans Saints teammates went about business mostly as usual preparing for their first game without the star quarterback....
13:00 2019-09-19

UK Top Court To Hear Case Against PM Johnson Over Parliament Suspension Britain's Supreme Court will hear a third and final day of legal arguments on Thursday over whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully when he suspended parliament in the run-up to Brexit....
13:00 2019-09-19

Asia stocks mostly 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....
13:28 2019-09-19

More states are trying to protect black employees who want to wear natural hairstyles at work It's still legal in most states to ban natural hair styles like braids or dreadlocks. But several state legislators -- and a coalition of civil rights groups -- are trying to change that...
13:28 2019-09-19

"Back Pain" After Chair, Pillow Removed In Jail: P Chidambaram To Court Former union minister P Chidambaram told a Delhi Court today that he had neither a chair nor a pillow at the Tihar prison, where he has been jailed since September 5. The 74-year-old had "developed......
13:56 2019-09-19

"New Kashmir, New Paradise": PM's Outreach At Maharashtra Rally Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke of his vision for Jammu and Kashmir - one that embraces Kashmir and recreate it as the "paradise" it once was. Launching the campaign for the state election in......
13:56 2019-09-19

Brazilian bank Banrisul cancels secondary share offering -filing Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul (Banrisul) has called off its planned secondary share offering, the Brazilian state-controlled lender said in a securities filing on Thursday....
14:14 2019-09-19

India's Modi to meet BP, Exxon executives to discuss investment opportunities Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet executives from energy majors BP PLC and Exxon Mobil Corp in the United States next week to discuss investment opportunities, the foreign ministry said on Thursday....
14:14 2019-09-19

Bond Dealers Show Little Interest in Treasury Ultra Bonds The Treasury Department wants to take advantage of falling interest rates to borrow long term, selling bonds that don’t mature for a half-century. Wall Street may not want them....
14:14 2019-09-19

Imelda brings heavy rain and tornadoes to Texas Officials in Houston and surrounding communities say Houston and the surrounding communities could get more heavy rain from Tropical Depression Imelda on Thursday. The storm's remnants spawned several weak tornadoes on Wednesday. (Sept. 19)  ...
14:14 2019-09-19

Two deputies injured, suspect killed in Tennessee shooting Deputies were serving a fugitive arrest warrant Wednesday when they were confronted by a suspect and gunfire was exchanged, authorities say.        ...
14:14 2019-09-19

Trump signs name on Mexico border wall President Donald Trump capped a three-day trip to the West by penning his signature in magic marker on the San Diego wall at the Mexico border. Trump calls it "an amazing project." (Sept. 18)        ...
14:14 2019-09-19

Man claims Chicago cop framed him for murder at 15. Lawyers say they can prove it Chicago Police Detective Reynaldo Guevara framed 15-year-old Demetrius Johnson for murder, lawyers with The Exoneration Project say in a new petition.        ...
14:14 2019-09-19

Buffett protégé Tracy Britt Cool leaving Berkshire Hathaway One of Warren Buffett’s youngest protégés is parting ways with Berkshire Hathaway — to start a rival company. Tracy Britt Cool — who started at Berkshire in 2009 when she was just 25 — is launching an investment firm that will own smaller companies —...
14:14 2019-09-19

Bob Iger: Disney, Apple may have merged if Steve Jobs were alive It’s the kind of merger that could only be dreamt up in the Magic Kingdom. Disney CEO Bob Iger believes he may have merged with Apple if the late Steve Jobs were still around. “I believe that if Steve were still alive, we would have combined ou...
14:14 2019-09-19

Government Issues Ordinance To Ban E-Cigarettes, Vaping Devices The Government today issued an ordinance to ban e-cigarettes, making the production, import, export, transport, sale or advertisements of such "alternative" smoking devices a cognizable offence......
14:42 2019-09-19

India's New Rules For 737 MAX, Grounded After 2 Big Fatal Crashes 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......
14:42 2019-09-19

How To Transfer PF Balance With Previous Employer To New Employer Employees' Provident Fund Organization or EPFO, the nodal agency that monitors Employees' Provident Fund contributions, allows the subscriber - or employees of an organisation of 20 or more......
14:42 2019-09-19

Wind power windfall: crown estate to sell offshore windfarm rights Treasury in line for millions as auction starts for seabed leases on sites able to supply 6m 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 eventua...
14:42 2019-09-19

Trade unions around the world support global climate strike Adults, businesses and trade unions asked to join youth climate campaignTrade unions representing hundreds of millions of people around the world have come out in support of what is expected to be the biggest climate mobilisation the world has ever s...
14:42 2019-09-19

Manufacturer halts distribution of generic Zantac after cancer-causing impurity discovery When the FDA issued a bulletin alerting everyone to the presence of a possible cancer-causing impurity in the popular heartburn drug marketed as Zantac, the administration stopped short of telling people to stop taking the popular drugs. Now, in the ...
15:00 2019-09-19

Champions League: What the German clubs can learn from matchday 1 The opening matchday of the 2019-20 Champions League saw a mixed bag of performances and results for the German clubs. Bayern Munich's new signings caught the eye while an old hand impressed for Borussia Dortmund....
15:00 2019-09-19

Pfizer's Kathrin Jansen leads the charge on vaccines Jansen, a microbiologist who played a vital part in the development of two blockbuster vaccines, on gender bias and the anti-vaccination movement.       ...
15:00 2019-09-19

Alexa's latest skill: Helping users donate to presidential candidates Amazon introduces political features and seeks to be a neutral source of political news as the 2020 presidential race heats up. Donations are accepted, too.       ...
15:00 2019-09-19

Cartoonist Stan Mack is selling his West Village co-op Cartoonist Stan Mack and his writer/editor wife Susan Champlin have just listed their West Village home for $1.72 million. Mack, who’s owned this unit for some 30 years, is best known for his “Stan Mack’s Real Life Funnies” se...
15:28 2019-09-19

It now costs just $4.5M to be top chef David Bouley’s neighbor Some hungry buyer could be top chef David Bouley’s new Tribeca neighbor. A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,175-square-foot home at 161 Duane St., where he owns a condo, has returned to market for $4.45 million, down from its original $5.1 mill...
15:28 2019-09-19

The Yankees’ expected celebration never came The workers did what seemed sensible, lugging the plastic from a golf cart into the Yankees clubhouse. Soon, in the privacy of their own clubhouse, the Yankees would be able to celebrate a first-place finish for the first time since 2012. All they ne...
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

In diverse Toronto, the Raptors’ sports hijab is hailed as a win for inclusivity The head coverings, worn in public by some Muslim women, have not always been accepted by major sports organizations. Now, they are being marketed and sold by the Raptors and Nike as part of an inclusive initiative inspired by Muslim women basketball...
15:28 2019-09-19

County cricket: Kent beat Yorkshire by 433 runs, Lancashire v Middlesex – live! County Championship updates from around the groundsThe Spin: sign up and get our weekly cricket emailAnd feel free to email Tanya, tweet @tjaldred or post BTL 2.16pm BST Here at Old Trafford, lovely scenes, one of the scoreboard operators, Colin Leve...
15:28 2019-09-19

Healthy Diet: 3 Delicious Apple Salad Recipes For A Light Nutritious Meal Healthy Diet: Apple is said to help lower levels of cholesterol and also reduce risk of type-2 diabetes. Here are 3 delicious apple salad recipes to try!...
15:28 2019-09-19

Trump's 'troubling' promise to foreign leader prompts House panel briefing – live Intelligence community inspector general Michael Atkinson to appear in closed-door briefing on whistleblower complaint Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.25pm BST Donald Trump said the White House is not ready to propose gun cont...
15:56 2019-09-19

Fighter pilot rescued from high-voltage power line after crash in France F-16 pilot’s parachute got caught in electricity line after he ejected from jet in BrittanyA Belgian F-16 fighter pilot has been rescued from a high-voltage electricity line after his jet crashed in Brittany, France.The plane came down over the town ...
15:56 2019-09-19

Italy and France bury hatchet over Leonardo da Vinci celebrations Italy’s new government set to sign entente cordial with France to exchange masterpiecesItaly and France are set to sign an agreement to exchange works by Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael, burying a spat triggered by Italy’s former populist government.Th...
15:56 2019-09-19

What does Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy filing actually mean? What cases is Purdue caught up in and who else is involved and what happens next? Here’s what you need to knowPurdue Pharma, the maker of the controversial prescription painkiller OxyContin, has filed for bankruptcy in federal court. The move is part...
15:56 2019-09-19

The 50 best video games of the 21st century Want to build worlds, become a crime kingpin, get lost in space, or enter the afterlife? Then our countdown of the 50 best games of the era has something for youMore of the best TV | Film | Albums | Art | Comedy Continue reading......
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

Sturgeon signals Queen should stay out of future Scotland vote First minister implies call for help should be refused after Cameron sought interventionNicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s first minister, has implied the Queen should refuse to be drawn into a future vote on Scottish independence after David Cameron admitt...
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

'We will fight to the last drop of blood': embattled Kashmiris target freedom – video Determined to prevent security forces from entering their community, people in the suburb of Anchar, in the disputed region of Kashmir, stand united in their desire to achieve freedom from India. Defying teargas and pellets, they are the last remaini...
15:56 2019-09-19

French fancy: Parisienne chic from the city of lights – in pictures Tweed skirts and proper blouses. Take a tip from across the pond: a little bit je ne sais quoi will make you stand out from the crowd this autumnRead more from the spring/summer 2019 edition of The Fashion, our biannual fashion supplement Continue re...
15:56 2019-09-19

U.S. revokes Calif. waiver that requires cleaner cars Rescinding California's authority to set its own standards is part of a multipronged battle by the Trump administration to counter the state's efforts to reshape the mix of vehicles driven by Americans. The move foreshadows a legal battle that will a...
15:56 2019-09-19

What Lindsay Lohan Does To Avoid Long Bathroom Queues At Nightclubs Nobody likes waiting in queues, especially not Lindsay Lohan. In fact, the American singer-songwriter dislikes it so much, she reserves her own private toilet at nightclubs to avoid standing in long......
16:14 2019-09-19

Justin Trudeau Admits to Also Wearing Blackface ‘Makeup’ in High School Following TIME Report Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday night for wearing brownface at a 2001 “Arabian Nights”-themed party—less than two hours after TIME published a previously unreported yearbook photo from the event at the pr...
16:14 2019-09-19

Rupee Moves Lower To 71.34 Against Dollar: 5 Things To Know The rupee settled 10 paise lower against the dollar on Thursday. The local currency opened on a strong note at 71.36 and shuttled between a high of 71.06 and a low of 71.37. It finally settled at......
16:14 2019-09-19

Iowa officials claim confusion over scope led to arrest of pen-testers Enlarge / The Dallas County, Iowa courthouse, the site of a penetration test gone wrong. (credit: By Iowahwyman - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0) In a post to the Iowa Judicial Branch website today, a spokesperson for the state's court administration relea...
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

Germany to make Down syndrome blood test free under 'strict' conditions Prenatal blood tests to diagnose Down syndrome will soon be covered by public health insurance in Germany. The issue has sparked an ethical debate, with some critics saying the change could lead to more abortions....
16:42 2019-09-19

PM to meet military chiefs on unofficial campaign trail Boris Johnson is continuing his unofficial general election campaign with talks with military chiefs and meeting troops on a visit to an army training ground....
16:42 2019-09-19

Sega Mega Drive Mini review – a legacy truly honoured Perfectly modelled and smoothly animated, the 42 built-in games are lovingly reproduced, with modern gaming benefits. It’s a delightful surpriseIt’s been almost three years since Nintendo launched its diminutive NES Mini console and discovered a vast...
16:42 2019-09-19

Shane Gillis jokes about 'SNL' firing, Asians and 'funny' Trump assassination at NYC show Fired 'Saturday Night Live' cast member Shane Gillis insisted that he didn't vote for President Donald Trump at his first show since Monday's exit.        ...
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

St. Louis congresswoman is the Queen of Beers, Dan Crenshaw 'People's Choice' St. Louis-area Rep. Ann Wagner was feeling pressure Wednesday night at the third annual Anheuser-Busch Brew Across America Beer Festival where she was competing with nine other lawmakers in a brewing competition....
16:42 2019-09-19

Loretta Lynn was 'so tickled' Metallica covered her song Metallica busted out a Loretta Lynn classic at its Nashville concert earlier this year. The country singer said she may have to cover the band now.        ...
16:42 2019-09-19

Grieving fans give music of Eddie Money, The Cars sales bumps In the days since Eddie Money and Ric Ocasek's deaths, the men's music has seen a bump in sales from grieving fans.        ...
16:42 2019-09-19

Airbus A340-600 chopped up into coffee tables Pieces of German airline Lufthansa's retired have been transformed into stylish coffee tables, clocks, luggage and other pieces of furniture and offered up for sale....
16:42 2019-09-19

Burger King scraps plastic toys in children's meals, launches amnesty Burger King will stop handing out plastic toys in its children's meals and said on Thursday it was launching an amnesty for customers to return any freebies in a bid to tackle the growing problem of plastic waste....
17:00 2019-09-19

Anglo Asian's H1 Azerbaijan gold output rises 3.3% yr/yr Azerbaijan's leading gold mining company, Anglo Asian Mining, said on Thursday its gold output rose 3.3% year-on-year in the first half of 2019 to 34,349 ounces from 33,255 ounces....
17:00 2019-09-19

U.S. 30-year mortgage rates post biggest jump since Oct - Freddie Mac Borrowing costs on U.S. 30-year fixed-rate mortgages recorded their steepest weekly increase since October in response to higher bond yields amid reduced worries about U.S.-China trade tensions, Freddie Mac said on Thursday....
17:00 2019-09-19

What Makes Someone a Fan? It’s more than just ticket sales. Rich Luker, a social psychologist, studies fandom and why, for example, someone might get a tattoo of their favorite team....
17:00 2019-09-19

Campaigners urge UN to endorse global fracking ban Emma Thompson and Mark Ruffalo among signatories of open letter to secretary general A global campaign backed by 450 activist groups and celebrities, including actors Emma Thompson and Mark Ruffalo, is calling on the UN to endorse a global end to fra...
17:00 2019-09-19

World Cup 2022: Qatar still failing to protect workers' rights, says Amnesty International Workers helping to get Qatar ready for the 2022 World Cup continue to be mistreated despite promises to improve their rights, Amnesty International says....
17:28 2019-09-19

Robert Kubica Loses F1 Ride After Coming Back From Crash That Partially Severed His Arm Robert Kubica was on the rise in his career at one of motorsport’s highest levels, Formula One, when he suffered a horrific 2011 rally crash partially severed his arm. Kubica made it back to the top eight years later with the Williams F1 team, agains...
17:28 2019-09-19

Amish men escape after being pulled over for drinking and driving in horse and buggy Picture this: Two Amish men drinking alcoholic beverages while operating a horse and buggy carrying a 12-pack of Michelob Ultra and outfitted with a giant stereo system....
17:28 2019-09-19

25 years on, Collective Soul stays true to roots live and on new album “Blood,” the 10th studio album by Atlanta rock band Collective Soul, is chock full of crunching guitar riffs, thought-provoking lyrics and just enough production quirks to blur the line between classic rock and new wave. In other words, i...
17:56 2019-09-19

A Brad Pitt movie and this prog-rock band share the same name On Oct. 8, fans in New York City will line up to watch Ad Astra. Only instead of Brad Pitt in a space caper, they’ll get four guys from the tri-state area playing noodly prog-rock/fusion jams. What happens when the seemingly obscure name of your band...
17:56 2019-09-19

How Two Kentucky Farmers Became Kings Of Croquet, The Sport That Never Wanted Them On a sunny September Sunday in 1982, Mark Burchfield, a 20-year-old tobacco farmer from rural Kentucky, stood in Manhattan’s Central Park, getting ready to take the most important croquet shot of his life....
17:56 2019-09-19

Tessa Virtue And Scott Moir Retire From Skating, Hopefully To Spend More Time Makin' Out On Tuesday, Canadian ice dancers and two-time Olympic gold medalists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir officially announced their intentions to “step away” from ice dancing after their cross-Canada tour in October. Though they leave the sport perhaps the g...
17:56 2019-09-19

Here’s an easy way to find out how much money you’ve wasted on Amazon Amazon, our favorite online shopping mall, has slowly but surely turned us into a meticulously controlled herd of online shopping addicts. So much so, that we’re even willing to pay the behemoth $119 per year for the ‘full’ shopping experience. These...
17:56 2019-09-19

CHEAP: Save big on ASUS’ powerful new ROG Phone 2 gaming handset with $180 off What’s better than one CHEAP deal? Two CHEAP deals, plus a freebie. I’ll start off with the first deal: Looking for a new phone? Like games? Then you’ll love the ASUS ROG Phone 2, which boasts Qualcomm’s gaming-focused Snapdragon 855 Plus platform. T...
17:56 2019-09-19

North Korea’s cryptocurrency is most likely bullshit — just like its conference North Korea is supposedly preparing to develop its own cryptocurrency to dodge the strict international sanctions crippling its economy, VICE News reports. The project was announced by Alejandro Cao de Benos, the head of “Korean Friendship Associatio...
17:56 2019-09-19

Nike drops Antonio Brown amid sexual assault allegations Antonio Brown has been dropped from Nike — amid allegations that he raped his personal trainer. The lightning-rod New England Patriots receiver no longer has a shoe deal with the athletic giant, the Boston Globe reported. “Antonio Brown i...
17:56 2019-09-19

Landon Collins, Josh Norman blast Giants’ Dave Gettleman over ugly exits Dave Gettleman’s no gentleman. Gettleman has been criticized, most notably by Mike Francesa, for staying silent publicly during the benching of Eli Manning. At least two former players know what it’s like to be ignored by Gettleman. Ex-Gi...
17:56 2019-09-19

Storm halts flights into Houston, city braces for torrential Imelda rains All flights into Houston's international airport, one of the busiest in the United States, were halted on Tuesday as Tropical Depression Imelda inundated southeastern Texas with heavy rains and triggered flash flood warnings....
18:14 2019-09-19

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg dines with senators in DC Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg met with a half-dozen U.S. senators on Wednesday for dinner as the company seeks to boost its reputation in Washington....
18:14 2019-09-19

Trump to meet with U.S. senators Thursday over biofuels policy President Donald Trump will meet on Thursday with U.S. senators to discuss biofuels policy, Senator Bill Cassidy's office said, as Trump attempts to find a compromise between Big Oil and Big Corn on an issue that pits two constituencies that are impo...
18:14 2019-09-19

Delle Donne named WNBA's most valuable player Elena Delle Donne has long been an elite player in the WNBA but the Washington Mystics forward reached another level this year and was named the league's most valuable player on Thursday....
18:42 2019-09-19

|Footgeargetsgo-aheadtobuyEdgarsActive The Competition Tribunal has approved a merger which will see Edcon selling the Edgars Active and High Key chain stores to Footgear, in which Old Mutual has a majority stake....
18:42 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

Egyptian tuk-tuk start-up Halan to expand to Ethiopia Halan, an Egyptian technology start-up that uses two- and three-wheeled vehicles to transport passengers and goods, will begin operating in Ethiopia before the end of 2019, its chief executive told Reuters....
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

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

Which actors will win, and which should win, at the 2019 Emmys? The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards will take place on Sunday, September 22. The following are A.V. Club deputy TV editor Danette Chavez’s predictions—along with some wishful thinking—for the winners of the acting awards. Tune in Sunday night for our live...
19:00 2019-09-19

Algeria detains chief of former ruling party and opposition activist Algeria on Thursday announced the detention of the leader of its former ruling party, as authorities strove to quell months of mass protests ahead of an election planned for December....
19:00 2019-09-19

France's Macron determined to defuse tensions in Gulf: Elysee official France wants to defuse tensions between the United States and Iran to prevent an escalation in the Gulf, said a French presidency official who acknowledged on Thursday that the attack on Saudi oil installations had complicated efforts....
19:00 2019-09-19

| Vukusic confident of turning things around at AmaZulu Having penned a three-year deal with the club on Wednesday, new AmaZulu head coach Jozef Vukusic is confident of improving the players at his disposal....
19:00 2019-09-19

| Ex-England forward Beardsley suspended over racist comments Former Newcastle Under-23s coach Peter Beardsley has been suspended from all football-related activity after he was found guilty of making racist comments....
19:00 2019-09-19

| Migrant workers still exploited in World Cup host Qatar: Amnesty Qatar is not fulfilling all its promises to improve the conditions of migrant workers in the country in the run-up to the 2022 World Cup, Amnesty International said Thursday....
19:00 2019-09-19

| SA lifesavers ready for International Surf Rescue Challenge International surf lifesaving competition returns to Durban for the first time in a decade when the eleventh edition of the International Surf Rescue Challenge....
19:00 2019-09-19

Macanese driver Leong joins Sochi F3 finale with Jenzer team Jenzer's tally of FIA Formula 3 drivers has reached six as Hon Chio 'Charles' Leong has joined Red Bull, Honda Formula 1 junior Yuki Tsunoda and Andreas Estner at Sochi...
19:28 2019-09-19

DTM to Sweden at Anderstorp, "exciting" round to be revealed The DTM has announced a new-look calendar that includes a first visit to Sweden and Hockenheim slimming to a single round, with one "exciting" addition yet to be announced...
19:28 2019-09-19

Trump sues to stop Manhattan district attorney from getting his tax returns President Trump’s lawyers filed a lawsuit Thursday to fight the Manhattan district attorney’s demand for eight years of his corporate and personal tax returns. “In response to the subpoenas issued by the New York County District Attorney, we have fil...
19:28 2019-09-19

Country star Josh Turner’s crew bus crash leaves 1 dead, 7 injured A bus carrying country star Josh Turner’s crew plunged 80 feet off an embankment in California, leaving one dead and seven injured, officials confirmed Thursday. The singer and his band were on a different bus and not involved in the crash, whi...
19:28 2019-09-19

Virginia mom delivers baby at home after hospital turns her away A Virginia couple had to give birth to their first child in the bathtub at home — because, they say, they were sent home after trying to get admitted to a hospital. LeeAnn Bienaime, 27, went to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth because of “...
19:28 2019-09-19

Video shows Delta pilot moments before arrest for trying to fly while drunk Newly released surveillance footage shows an allegedly boozed-up Delta pilot walking away from TSA screeners after telling them he was not ready to be checked, according to a new report. Gabriel Lyle Schroeder, 37, of Rosemount, Minnesota, was cuffed...
19:28 2019-09-19

Suicide-text convict Michelle Carter wants to be let out of prison early The Massachusetts woman who urged her boyfriend in a text message to commit suicide will go before a parole board Thursday to ask for early release from prison. Michelle Carter, 22, has served seven months of a 15-month sentence following her convict...
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

How does sunburn affect dark skin? Many people believe that dark skin is not susceptible to sun damage. This is not true. Although darker skin tones are less likely to burn, people of all skin tones can get sunburn or skin cancer. Learn more here....
19:28 2019-09-19

Afghanistan peace process might take years just to begin, Trump administration auditor warns The administration's top Afghanistan auditor threw cold water on President Trump’s plan to broker peace and quickly withdraw American troops from the country, saying that the process might not even begin for years....
19:28 2019-09-19

AT&T Examines Split With DirecTV AT&T is exploring parting with its DirecTV unit, people familiar with the matter said, a move that would mark a sharp course correction in strategy for the phone giant....
19:28 2019-09-19

Yes, You Can Sleep on the Job. Just Please Use the Nap Room. Some companies in Japan are creating spaces to snooze officially, but workers say the premeditated nature of using them smacks of sloth—unlike dozing admirably in one’s chair....
19:28 2019-09-19

The Android tech that iPhone users are most jealous of somehow got even better As an iPhone user, there’s one technology available on Android devices that I envy most, and it’s obviously one that has yet to make it over to iOS devices. That’s fast wired and wireless charging that can replenish battery life qui...
19:56 2019-09-19

The specs of the iPhone 11’s biggest rival have leaked in full In a few short hours, one of the most exciting Android phones of the year will be unveiled, complete with a daring new design, new camera abilities, but also a huge “defect” that will make it practically unusable in most markets. That is,...
19:56 2019-09-19

Thomas Cook plots emergency fire-sale to avert collapse Thomas Cook Group is scrambling to stitch together a last-ditch fire-sale in a bid to stave off collapse and avert the biggest-ever peacetime repatriation of British citizens....
19:56 2019-09-19

US Treasury yields fall after Fed cuts rates U.S. government debt prices were higher Thursday morning, after the Fed failed to signal further rate cuts this year, disappointing market expectations....
19:56 2019-09-19

Shane Gillis jokes Trump would be 'funniest' president to 'see get shot' in first stand-up after 'SNL' axing Shane Gillis joked that Donald Trump would be "the funniest" president "to see get shot" in his first return to stand-up after the comic was fired from "Saturday Night Live" earlier this week....
19:56 2019-09-19

Amazon to Add 100,000 Electric Vehicles as Part of Climate Pledge Amazon.com plans to buy 100,000 electric delivery trucks as it seeks to reduce its carbon emissions in the face of criticism of its environmental impact....
19:56 2019-09-19

Whistleblower complaint, reportedly on Trump 'promise' to foreign leader, touches off DC firestorm A whistleblower complaint that reportedly involved allegations President Trump made a troubling and unspecified "promise" to a foreign leader touched off a new Washington firestorm on Thursday, as the intelligence community’s top watchdog was questio...
20:14 2019-09-19

UK gambling site has more bets for Hillary Clinton winning Dem nomination than anyone actually running Hillary Clinton may have announced that she is not seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, but bettors are apparently not convinced, with one site getting more wagers on her than for any of the declared candidates....
20:14 2019-09-19

Zine El Abidine Ben Ali: The robber baron of Tunisia Dictator, human rights abuser and a friend of the West: Ben Ali ruled Tunisia for more than 20 years. And he became the first despot to be deposed in the aftermath of the Arab Spring....
20:14 2019-09-19

'They're forming like roaches.' The 6 tropical storms whirling at once have set a record It's hurricane season, but this is ridiculous. The six storms whirling this week in the Atlantic and Pacific set a record, forecasters reported.        ...
20:14 2019-09-19

Domestic violence red flags are easy to find in coaches’ pasts, but did NFL teams spot them? The NFL says addressing domestic violence is a priority, but a USA TODAY investigation found issues in backgrounds of coaches that teams hired.       ...
20:14 2019-09-19

Must-see TV: Titans CB Adoree' Jackson has designs that go beyond the NFL Tennessee Titans defensive back Adoree' Jackson is entering his third NFL season and aims to make his mark both on and off the field.       ...
20:14 2019-09-19

Scientists invented an electric baseball hat to reverse male baldness An international team of researchers just developed the most sophisticated treatment for male baldness ever: a hat that covers up your hairless head. Wait, there’s more. It also contains a self-actuating electrical ‘patch’ that stimulates the scalp, ...
20:14 2019-09-19

Amazon Orders 100,000 Electric Delivery Vans as Part of Efforts To Reduce Emissions (NEW YORK) — Amazon, which delivers more than 10 billion items a year on fuel-guzzling planes, vans and trucks, vowed Thursday to cut the amount of damage it does to the environment and report its greenhouse gas emissions regularly. The online ...
20:14 2019-09-19

Trade deal between EU, 11 South American nations blocked over Amazon wildfire concerns A proposed trade deal between the European Union and 11 South American nations now faces uncertainty after a key Austrian Parliament committee voted to reject it....
20:14 2019-09-19

British leaders give EU possible alternatives to unsettled 'backstop' The British government detailed Thursday a possible alternative to the Irish "backstop" provision that's been at the heart of dissent among lawmakers and leaders who are trying to agree on a deal to leave the EU....
20:14 2019-09-19

Huawei Mate 30 launch: as it happened The Huawei Mate 30 Pro launch event gave us more than just a single smartphone. In fact we got four smartphones, the Huawei Watch GT 2 and even a TV.It was the Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro which were the headline announcements though, with the latt...
20:42 2019-09-19

Alphabet unit to make drone deliveries for Walgreens, FedEx in the U.S. Alphabet Inc's aviation unit Wing said on Thursday it has partnered with Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and FedEx Corp for deliveries directly to homes in Virginia using drones, beginning next month....
20:42 2019-09-19

Cloud company Datadog surges 50% in U.S. market debut Shares of Datadog Inc, a data analytics and cloud monitoring company, surged nearly 50% in their market debut, after pricing its initial public offering above expectations....
20:42 2019-09-19

Activist investor Peltz says GE CEO Culp is doing a good job Lawrence Culp has held the top job at General Electric for nearly one year and on Thursday one of the industrial conglomerate's biggest shareholders, activist investor Nelson Peltz, gave him a shout-out for being "fantastic."...
20:42 2019-09-19

Woman’s blood turns blue after reaction to medication It was a medical phenomenon that could have been the subject of a sci-fi flick — only it was real. A 25-year-old woman from Providence, Rhode Island, arrived at the hospital experiencing weakness, fatigue, shortness of breath and skin discolora...
20:42 2019-09-19

One in 16 US women were forced into having sex for the first time The experiences amount to rape, the authors say, although they relied on a national survey that didn’t use the word in asking women about forced sex....
20:42 2019-09-19

Scientists use fossilised finger bone DNA to rebuild ancient human Unprecedented feat reveals little-known Denisovans resembled Neanderthals but had ‘super-wide’ skulls One of the most mysterious relatives in the human family has stepped out of the shadows after scientists used ancient DNA from a fossilised finger t...
20:42 2019-09-19

Superbug hotspots emerging in farms across globe – study Global outbreak of antibiotic-resistant superbugs linked to overconsumption of meatHotspots of antibiotic-resistant superbugs are springing up in farms around the world, the direct result of our overconsumption of meat, with potentially disastrous co...
20:42 2019-09-19