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AI 101: How learning computers are becoming smarter

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AI 101: How learning computers are becoming smarter

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Why Machine Learning Hasn’t Made Investors Smarter Hedge funds have been in the doldrums and face mounting pressure to justify their fees. Will artificial intelligence come to the rescue? A growing number of hedge funds are putting money behind the idea that a branch of AI called machine learning cou...
15:26, 07/11/2019

When Will Quantum Computers Outperform Regular Computers? Any day now, quantum computers will solve a problem too hard for a classical computer to take on. Or at least, that’s what we’ve been hoping. Scientists and companies are racing toward this computing milestone, dubbed quantum supremacy and seemingly ...
21:13, 06/11/2019

How 5G could make your home smarter Much has been said about 5G being the future for mobile technology. After all, it's the natural next step after 4G and promises to be substantially faster than anything we've seen before. We're not just talking about incremental s...
04:26, 06/01/2019

AI won’t destroy us, it’ll make us smarter A number of academics and tech entrepreneurs agree: computer intelligence will one day meet and exceed human intelligence. But almost none of them agree on what happens after that. Depending on who you ask, it could be the end of the world or the gre...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Why travel makes you smarter and wiser Want to max out the wisdom-inducing power of travel? Here are some experience-expanding parameters to impose on yourself the next time you leave home....
01:00, 07/13/2019

Can Sports Show The Way To Smarter Voting? Electoral reform is coming to America. This year in MLB, a simple first-past-the-post voting system will no longer determine all-star starters. Fans will instead select three finalists in a Primary Round and then vote from among those finalists on a ...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Could Ancient Greek Philosophy Help You Work Smarter and Better? The idea of “temperaments” or “humors” has been long debunked, but thinking in terms of broad personality types may actually help you get things done....
02:52, 06/28/2019

Vida is smarter, sexier, and more vital in its 2nd season Tanya Saracho’s Vida, one of The A.V. Club’s best shows of 2018, returns in stronger, sexier, and more spirited form in its second season. The Latinx-led dramedy about two estranged sisters trying to find their way home again—and all the difficulties...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Google promises better privacy, smarter AI tools Google has unveiled updates for its artificially intelligent voice assistant and new privacy tools to give people more control over how they're being tracked on the go or at home. The company also unveiled a new Pixel phone and smart home displa...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Best PS4 controllers 2019: the top options for smarter gaming When it comes to PS4 controllers, we can sometimes assume there’s only one option out there: Sony’s own DualShock 4. However, despite the official controller being a dynamic and powerful gamepad, there are plenty of other choices o...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Are you smarter about money than most Americans? Here's how you can find out. As people's finances improved following the Great Recession, here's what happened to their IQs when it came to money.       ...
16:26, 06/21/2019

Computers Are the New Basketball Coaches “Today’s players will not argue with a computer.” The latest shot-tracking technology in basketball is the latest sign of a profound shift in the making of professional athletes....
16:26, 07/19/2019

Best business computers of 2019 Laptops and smartphones might let us get a lot of work done on the road, but even in 2019 it’s important to buy the best business computers for you and your company’s needs.Luckily, we used our computer expertise to curate a list of the...
02:13, 05/08/2019

Travel Smarter With Our Favorite Toiletry Bags For 20% Off [Exclusive] Gravel’s Expeditioner Bags are some of our favorites, and you can get them for 20% off for Prime Day right now with promo code PRIME20. Available in two sizes, the bags are made from a premium waterproof material, and include a bunch of thoughtfully ...
21:13, 07/12/2019

When Quantum Computing Meets AI: Smarter Digital Assistants and More Quantum computing’s processing power could significantly improve artificial-intelligence systems within about five years, experts and business leaders say....
10:26, 05/24/2019

Google Nest Hub Max hands-on: A bigger, smarter display I was surprised by how much I liked last year's Google Home Hub. The 7-inch smart display won me over with its beautiful screen and adorable design. It was also popular with other reviewers, who praised its clever Assistant features, affordable....
23:00, 05/07/2019

Blockchain, AI Combine to Make an Internet of Smarter Things Hewlett Packard Enterprise is researching ways that artificial intelligence can make medical equipment, industrial robots and other internet-connected devices smarter while protecting data privacy....
09:26, 06/28/2019

Smarter people listen to instrumental music: study If there seems to be an air of pretension among aficionados of jazz and classical music, psychological research is giving them good reason. A new study published in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences suggests that those who prefer instrumental music te...
00:52, 05/23/2019

How Do You Install Windows to Multiple Computers at Once? In this week’s Tech 911 advice column, a Lifehacker reader wants to automate an otherwise time-consuming and annoying process: installing a fresh copy of Windows (presumably, Windows 10). The catch? They don’t want to install the OS on just one syste...
15:39, 06/28/2019

Alexa is invading Windows 10 computers It’s not a secret that you can run two virtual assistants on Windows 10 computers, including Microsoft’s own Cortana as well as Amazon’s Alexa. But the latter will soon be ready to listen to your commands directly from the lock scre...
17:26, 07/16/2019

Computers Can Now Bluff Like a Poker Champ. Better, Actually. A new artificial intelligence program called Pluribus is so advanced at a key human skill—deception—that it wiped out five human poker players with one lousy hand. ‘Hopeless.’...
00:52, 07/12/2019

Connected city and transport demands are fueling smarter maps The geolocation demands of new mobility services have created an explosion in mapping startups that think they can take on Google and Apple.Read More...
15:13, 06/27/2019

NASCAR Pocono: Stage-winner Larson must be "smarter" in key moments Kyle Larson says he must be "smarter" when he has a car capable of strong NASCAR Cup Series results, after winning two stages but falling to 26th at Pocono...
01:13, 06/04/2019

Roy Moore says Trump 'doesn't control who votes': Alabamians are 'smarter than that' Controversial Judge Roy Moore had a stern response to President Trump on Wednesday, indicating that the people of Alabama wouldn't withhold their votes because of Trump's refusal to support him in 2020....
20:26, 05/30/2019

Locking More Than the Doors as Cars Become Computers on Wheels Concern that cars could be seriously hacked — by criminals, terrorists or even rogue governments — has prompted a new round of security efforts on the part of the auto industry....
17:52, 05/22/2019

Holographic tech could be key to future quantum computers A breakthrough in studying light might just be the ticket to the future of quantum computing. Researchers at EPFL have found a way to determine how light behaves beyond the limitations of wavelengths, opening the door to encoding quantum data in a s...
21:00, 05/05/2019

Stephen Colbert on Trump's visit to Britain: 'America was 239lb smarter' Late night hosts focused on president’s antics in London, his sartorial choices and the anti-Trump protestsLate-night hosts focused on the second day of Trump’s UK visit and the growing protests against him. Continue reading......
19:13, 06/05/2019

These high-tech home upgrades are smarter so you don't have to work harder Here are a handful of new AI-powered gadgets that can do most of the thinking — and even some of the heavy lifting — around the house for you.       ...
11:39, 06/27/2019

Tom Friedman Talking Some Shit About Spoons--If You Can Follow This, You're Smarter Than Me--No Damn Idea What He Means Here Thomas Friedman, a free AOL CD-ROM from 1994 resting atop a Jon Meacham book, reveals today: How to Defeat Trump. Does it involve a horribly twisted and nonsensical metaphor? You bet!...
18:13, 05/08/2019

Anker's Nebula Capsule II Portable Projector Is Brighter, Sharper and Smarter, For a Price Anker’s original Nebula Capsule ushered in a sea change in the nascent portable projector market. There, in a package the size of a soda can, was a fully integrated portable theater, complete with Wi-Fi, apps, good-enough audio, and most importantly ...
04:26, 05/14/2019

Tech news roundup: FBI's most wanted cybercriminals, mid-priced phones, and a smarter Roomba Karen Roby reports on this weeks biggest tech news which includes, the FBI's most wanted cybercriminals, a look at new mid-priced phones, a smarter Roomba, and the best websites for resumes....
21:13, 05/31/2019

The NSA is urging Windows users to update their computers ASAP If you’re a Windows user who has yet to update your operating system after the discovery of the Bluekeep vulnerability a few weeks ago, then maybe a warning from the NSA will be enough to spur you on. Bluekeep is a vulnerability that’s be...
01:13, 06/06/2019

Battle breaks out for WikiLeaks founder Assange’s computers BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Julian Assange is locked away in a London jail, but a new battle has broken out over what may contain some of the WikiLeaks founder’s biggest secrets: his computers. On Monday, judicial authorities from Ecuador inventori...
21:39, 05/20/2019

When given a choice of work computers, choosy professionals choose Mac Employees overwhelmingly value the choice between Mac and PC for employer-provided devices, as it helps them feel more productive, according to a Jamf survey....
17:00, 06/21/2019

The Latest: US struck Iranian computers earlier this week WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Iran and cyberattacks (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Officials say U.S. military cyber forces earlier this week launched a retaliatory cyber strike against Iranian computer systems amid escalating tensions between the tw...
02:00, 06/23/2019

Battle breaks out for WikiLeaks founder Assange's computers With Julian Assange locked away in a London jail, a new battle has broken out over what may contain some of the WikiLeaks founder's biggest secrets: his computers....
02:39, 05/21/2019

‘Mentrification’: how men appropriated computers, beer and the Beatles | Van Badham Throughout history, women have been written out of cultural moments they helped shape. And now we have a new word for itStar Trek fandom has already made legendary contributions to popular culture, but its latest sweet encapsulation deserves special ...
02:26, 05/29/2019

Fernando Corbató Removed Barriers Between People and Computers Fernando Corbató pioneered ways to allow many people to use a computer simultaneously, rather than waiting their turn, foreshadowing today’s world of instant answers. He died July 12 at age 93....
17:13, 07/20/2019

Millions of Dell Computers at Risk of Remote Attack, Fix Available SafeBreach discovered the flaw and reported the vulnerability, and it allows hackers to take over the machine and read the physical memory stored onboard....
18:39, 06/21/2019

1 Million Computers Still Vulnerable to Major Windows Security Exploit Microsoft has warned that nearly one million computers globally are still at risk of malware attack similar to WannaCry that spread worldwide in 2017 causing billions of dollars in damage....
12:13, 06/01/2019

A School With No Heat or Computers but Many College-Bound Students. Mostly Girls. At an Afghan mountain school, there are no computers, lights or heat. Even books are few. Yet 90 percent of graduates get into college. Most of them are girls....
12:52, 06/27/2019

It's Here. Elon Musk's Startup To Reveal How To Link Brain With Computers Tesla Founder and CEO Elon Musk's startup Neuralink is developing ultra-high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces - something that only exists in sci-fi movies at the moment - to connect humans and......
08:52, 07/13/2019

Feds to test North Carolina election computers for hacking RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than two years after a 2016 Election Day technical failure, federal computer sleuths will scour North Carolina polling equipment supplied by a company targeted by Russian military intelligence. The U.S. Department of Homelan...
20:26, 06/05/2019

IBM Software Exec Predicts Quantum Computers Will Become Mainstream in Five Years Quantum computers won’t replace today’s traditional computers, but they will become mainstream within five years, an IBM executive predicted Wednesday at The Wall Street Journal’s Future of Everything Festival....
23:52, 05/22/2019

Hackers Are Holding Baltimore's Government Computers Hostage, and It's Not Even Close to Over On May 7, hackers infected about 10,000 of Baltimore city government’s computers with an aggressive form of ransomware called RobbinHood, and insisted the city pay 13 bitcoin (then $76,280, today $102,310) to cut the computers loose. The hackers clai...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Trump 'orders cyber attack' on Iranian military computers The US launched a cyber strike against Iranian military computer systems earlier this week as Donald Trump pulled out of airstrikes, officials have reportedly confirmed....
13:13, 06/23/2019

Baltimore: government computers crippled by attack as hackers demand bitcoin Attack on city computers prevents employees from sending email and knocked out bill pay websites, as hackers demand $76,000Hackers have seized control of government computers for the city of Baltimore, demanding ransom and leaving the city locked out...
17:52, 05/22/2019

Musk Unveils Neuralink 'Threads' That Hook Brains Directly to Computers Elon Musk-led startup Neuralink has revealed tiny brain "threads" in a chip which is long lasting, usable at home and has the potential to replace cumbersome devices currently used as brain-machine......
13:26, 07/17/2019

Elon Musk’s ‘Neuralink’ could merge human brains with computers by 2020 Elon Musk’s data transmission company “Neuralink” unveiled plans on Tuesday night to merge human brains with computers as early as next year. “A lot of people have written this off like it’s impossible,” said company president Max H...
10:26, 07/17/2019

Elon Musk Shows Off Progress On Interface Linking Brains With Computers Futurist entrepreneur Elon Musk late Tuesday revealed his secretive Neuralink startup is making progress on an interface linking brains with computers, and said they hope to begin testing on people......
10:00, 07/17/2019

Meet the 28-year-old who wants building computers and coding to be as easy as playing with Lego Alex Klein, CEO of Kano, went from reporting stories as a journalist to helping create a start-up that teaches people to build their own computers and code.  ...
20:39, 05/01/2019

Authorities Seize Phones and Computers of Michigan Officials in Flint Water Crisis Investigation Michigan authorities have seized the state-owned phone of former Governor Rick Snyder that was, until recently, in government storage, according to the Associated Press. The phones of 65 current and former officials were also seized as the state inve...
15:13, 06/04/2019

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
20:26, 06/23/2019

Google Calendar is back up following an outage that knocked out the calendar on computers Users trying to access the widely used Google calendar from their desktops instead were greeted with a “Not Found Error 404” message.       ...
21:13, 06/18/2019

Learning What Vets Could Not Tell: What They Did in World War II Seventy-five years after D-Day, families of veterans who never spoke about the war are turning to professional researchers to piece their stories together from military records....
20:39, 06/05/2019

QB Smith: Big step will be learning to run again In his first public comments since suffering a devastating leg injury in November, Redskins quarterback Alex Smith says he hasn't abandoned hope of playing football again but knows there are a number of steps to get there....
19:00, 06/21/2019

Machine learning for .NET devs: ML.NET goes GA .NET developers, across platforms, now have access to machine learning from their home turf. Microsoft Automated Machine Leaning (AutoML) is included, and a Model Builder extension for Visual Studio rolls out an ML red carpet for developers....
19:13, 05/06/2019

Wheels: Locking More Than the Doors as Cars Become Computers on Wheels Concern that cars could be seriously hacked — by criminals, terrorists or even rogue governments — has prompted a new round of security efforts on the part of the auto industry....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Neville and England learning value of consistency "England\u0027s Lionesses are into the semi-finals of the Women\u0027s World Cup - and it seems that head coach Phil Neville has finally started to work out what his strongest starting line-up is."...
01:39, 06/28/2019

Humans and AI will work better when they start learning from each other In the age of big data and breathtaking advances of artificial intelligence, social infrastructure promotes digital engagement and active presence. Digital democracy propagates the participation of a growing number of users to interact with instituti...
17:26, 07/05/2019

Learning to think and talk straight | Letter Brigid Purcell recommends a book, Straight and Crooked Thinking, that should be put into the hands of every teenagerDavid Thouless’s obituary (13 July) mentions his father, Robert, but fails to mention the latter’s most notable publication, which con...
20:13, 07/16/2019

Just Taron Egerton learning what a "bussy" is Oh, innocence. We all had it at some point, and we all lost it at some point. Sometimes that loss is sought out, other times it just slaps you in the face, leaving your young, mushy brain with no clear path back to naivety. The latter appears to have...
22:26, 05/31/2019

New AI programming language goes beyond deep learning A team of MIT researchers is making it easier for novices to get their feet wet with artificial intelligence, while also helping experts advance the field. In a paper presented at the Programming Language Design and Implementation conference this ...
20:52, 06/26/2019

Best online learning platforms of 2019 When it comes to training and education, online platforms are increasingly becoming the norm, whether it's packages supplied in-house or by third-party providers.The number of Learning Management Systems (LMS) isn't just increasing dramatic...
21:52, 07/05/2019

Ask Engadget: What are the best language learning apps? The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. I...
16:52, 06/01/2019

N4T Lifesaver: Technology no substitute for learning CPR TUCSON – Swim season is upon us, and one big part of the ABCs of water safety is learning CPR. “Studies show that for every minute that CPR is not being done, that you decrease ten percent in survival,” Northwest Fire District Captain Brian Kee...
07:00, 05/11/2019

Learning from Canada’s carbon blunder Last month, Canada rolled out its federal carbon tax to four provinces, creating a new tax on all goods based on their total carbon footprint. While polluting less is a worthy goal for us all, the plan will only take money from taxpayers to fill gove...
01:13, 05/20/2019

Why machine learning could be the key to the future of gambling The gaming market is changing at a rapid pace. With the shift to online and mobile gaming – and now the advent of new immersive technologies like augmented and virtual reality – operators face intense competition in terms of attracting ...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Learning is key for WTCR wildcard Engstler "Learning will be key for Luca Engstler when the German teenager makes his debut in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO in Slovakia next week."...
16:52, 05/02/2019

How organizations can make the most of machine learning At the 2019 SAP SAPPHIRE NOW conference, Markus Noga spoke with TechRepublic about which companies should use machine learning, and best practices for execution....
17:52, 05/10/2019

Accountability and reproducibility in deep learning through DeepOps With the many advantages of deep learning -- and the massive amounts of data required -- come challenges that data scientists face on a day-to-day basis.Read More...
17:00, 07/10/2019

Why Google believes machine learning is its future Enlarge / Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during the Google I/O Developers Conference on May 7, 2019. (credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images) One of the most interesting demos at this week's Google I/O keynote featured a new version...
22:39, 05/10/2019

In Planet Zoo, You Can Only Get Good By Learning Facts About Animals Planet Zoo is the latest simulator from Frontier Developments, the creators of Roller Coaster Tycoon and the recent Planet Coaster. In this one, you’re building a zoo and making sure all the animals are well cared for, which comes with unexpected cha...
21:26, 06/18/2019

Start learning the Java essentials with this $31 course bundle Budding programming professional can add this vital tool to their coding skillset with the training in The Ultimate Java Expert Certification Bundle. The collection is on sale now at over 90 percent off its retail price, just $31.01 from TNW Deals....
23:52, 07/06/2019

A beginner’s guide to AI: Supervised and unsupervised learning Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. This is also a part of our “Beginner’s guide to AI,” featuring articles on algorithms, neural networks, computer...
23:52, 07/06/2019

Apex Legends Players Are Learning A Lot About Leviathans Apex Legends Season Two brought some changes to the game’s map. Leviathans, those dinosaur-like monsters that used to stand in the water off King’s Canyon, are now stationed across the landscape. In the two days since the season launched, players hav...
23:52, 07/04/2019

UBS looks to machine learning to plug FX liquidity gaps As global currency markets grapple with a growing number of flash crashes triggered by shutdowns in algorithmic trading systems when volatility spikes, UBS is utilising machine learning technology to carry on dealing....
14:52, 05/14/2019

Lincoln Co. Parents Concerned About New Learning Platform LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Some parents in Lincoln Co. are pushing back against a new program being implemented in the local middle school. It’s called “Summit Learning,”  an online-based program that’s backed by Fac...
02:13, 05/17/2019

For These Muslims, Learning the Quran Starts With YouTube A group of Indonesians have begun translating the Quran into sign language, helping millions of deaf Muslims get access to their holiest book for the first time....
06:26, 05/09/2019

Osmo releases iPad learning kit for preschoolers Here's an interesting alternative to playing your toddler more Sesame Street reruns: Edtech company Osmo has launched an iPad-enabled learning tool for the preschool set. Aimed at children between the ages of 3 to 5 years old, the Little Genius ...
06:13, 06/25/2019

The top 10 most innovative machine learning companies in 2019 These 10 companies are working with cutting-edge machine learning technologies to transform their business operations, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
19:52, 06/07/2019

How AI and machine learning our improving the banking experience Artificial intelligence and machine learning are said to revolutionize the financial world, changing the banking experience for the better. The implications of the technology are vast, though most banks are still in the early stages of adopting AI te...
12:52, 06/07/2019

How Azure uses machine learning to predict VM failures Knowing a hard disk is going to fail before it does means you can move a VM rather than having to recover it. Scheduled Events lets you control the automatic live migrations that protect your VMs from hardware failures on Azure....
21:26, 04/28/2019

96% of organizations run into problems with AI and machine learning projects Companies face issues with training data quality and labeling when launching AI and machine learning initiatives, according to a Dimensional Research report....
18:52, 05/24/2019

The Health Issue: Learning From the Lazarus Effect Most clinical trials for cancer drugs are failures. But for a handful of patients, a drug proves to be nearly a cure. What can science learn from these “exceptional responders”?...
21:26, 04/28/2019

Learning to overcome my fear of singing was as easy as do-re-mi I thought I couldn’t sing. Then I discovered there’s no such thing as ‘tone deaf’ – and that singing is not very different to speakingIt’s lunchtime on a sunny day in early June. I’m standing on London’s Fleet Street outside an imposing door that’s s...
17:39, 06/15/2019

Can Learning a Foreign Language Prevent Dementia? You may have heard that learning another language is one method for preventing or at least postponing the onset of dementia. Dementia refers to the loss of cognitive abilities, and one of its most common forms is Alzheimer’s disease. At this ti...
21:52, 07/19/2019

Tsitsipas faces steep learning curve at Wimbledon The rise of Stefanos Tsitsipas is one of the feel-good stories of tennis this year but the Greek world number six with the infectious smile and aggressive game will be out of his comfort zone as the grass-court season builds up to Wimbledon....
11:39, 06/25/2019

Start learning front- and back-end development with this $25 bundle One step to proving you’ve got the training to tackle all levels of a complex digital creation is with certification like that found in The Beginner’s Full-Stack Engineer Certification Bundle. It’s on sale right now at over 80 percent off, just $24.9...
15:00, 05/20/2019

Trump stopped attacks against Iran after learning 150 people might die President Trump said in a string of tweets that the reason he scrapped planned military strikes against Iran was because he learned that dozens of Iranians would die....
17:13, 06/21/2019

What Daniel Jones is learning with eyes glued on Eli Manning Daniel Jones is adhering to a Yogi Berra doctrine when it comes to developing as an NFL quarterback as a teammate of Eli Manning. Berra once said, “You can observe a lot just by watching,” and Jones is keeping his eyes fixed squarely on the 38-...
23:26, 05/28/2019

Redskins’ Alex Smith learning to run again after horrific injury All hope is not lost for Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith after the devastating leg injury that ended his 2018 season. There were questions as to whether Smith ever would be able to play football again after he suffered a compound fracture ...
23:52, 06/21/2019

Owlcam bets the dash cam is the new frontier in machine learning To do machine learning right, some take the approach of getting in the middle of a big problem and hoping to amass the data to train the network. That's the bet of startup Owlcam, whose $349 camera and service offering claims to have received million...
23:52, 06/27/2019

Cracking open the black box of automated machine learning Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have developed an interactive tool that, for the first time, lets users see and control how automated machine-learning systems work. The aim is to build confidence in these systems and find ways to improve them. ...
20:26, 05/31/2019

Learning to Listen, in a Los Angeles Cafe Built for Vinyl Japanese-style listening bars, where D.J.’s spin carefully selected records for a hushed audience, are arriving in America. But truly appreciating them can take a little practice....
00:13, 06/04/2019

School Board Votes On Summit Learning Appeal LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lincoln County School Board voted to pass an appeal by middle school parents after a proposed shift to Summit Learning. Summit Learning is pitched as a digital, personalized approach to teaching and learning, u...
04:39, 06/21/2019

Neuromorphic computing finds new life in machine learning Neuromorphic computing has had little practical success in building machines that can tackle standard tests such as logistic regression or image recognition. But work by prominent researchers is combining the best of machine learning with simulated n...
08:13, 07/01/2019

How to tell whether machine-learning systems are robust enough for the real world MIT researchers have devised a method for assessing how robust machine-learning models known as neural networks are for various tasks, by detecting when the models make mistakes they shouldn’t. Convolutional neural networks (CNNs) are designed to ...
10:00, 05/10/2019

YouTube Introduces Learning Playlists Without Algorithmic Recommendations YouTube is bringing a new education feature called Learning Playlists with dedicated landing pages for educational videos on topics like maths, science, music and language, free from algorithmic......
15:00, 07/12/2019

This AI-powered bot is learning how to tweet like Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin There’s a new form of artificial intelligence that mimics Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin with alarming accuracy. Vitalik Boterin is a bot powered by machine learning (ML). It regularly tweets unique nuggets of wisdom that read eerily similar to ...
23:52, 05/22/2019

Meghan Trainor Is ''Devastated'' After Learning About Her Fan's Death: ''I'll Keep You in My Heart'' Meghan Trainor shared the heartbreaking news that one of her biggest supporters passed away. On Tuesday, the "Good Mornin'" singer took a moment to dedicate an Instagram post......
08:26, 06/12/2019

Steam uses machine learning for its new game recommendation engine Enlarge / The new recommendation engine is part of a new experimental Steam Labs branding. For years now, Valve has been testing new approaches to filter the glut of Steam games down to the ones in which individual users are most likely to show an...
21:52, 07/11/2019

Blockchain, zero-code machine learning coming to Azure Enlarge (credit: Caetano Candal Sato / Flickr) Microsoft's annual developer conference kicks off on Monday, and the company will no doubt have all manner of things to announce for Azure and, if we're lucky, Windows. To whet our appetites, the compa...
13:13, 05/03/2019

Raising hemp a learning experience for Philpot family PHILPOT, Ky. (AP) — The federal legalization of hemp through the Hemp Farming Act, a part of the 2018 Farm Bill, has brought seasoned farmers and would-be gold rushers alike into the hemp game. For those neo-farmers hoping to cash in, hemp represents...
20:39, 06/15/2019

Apple debuts Core ML 3 with on-device machine learning Apple is introducing on-device machine learning with Core ML 3 to power personalization for iOS apps. Multiple model training is also part of Core ML 3.Read More...
04:13, 06/04/2019

How to strike balance between supervised and unsupervised machine learning Since the first use of advanced software in asset-intensive industries such as utilities, airports, ports, road, rail and mining more than four decades ago, manufacturers have been on a journey to transform their businesses and create added value for...
14:00, 07/08/2019

Cubs' Kris Bryant is punishing opponents again: 'I'm a whole lot smarter' Now 27 years old, Chicago Cubs slugger Kris Bryant has grown immensely since breaking into the league four years ago.        ...
23:26, 05/20/2019

Selfless stranger buys supplies for teacher after learning about her $35K salary An Arizona elementary school teacher, who drew widespread sympathy last year when she shared her meager salary on Facebook, said a New York City businessman has "adopted" her classroom to ensure her students have crucial school supplies....
04:00, 05/03/2019

AI Weekly: Microsoft, machine learning framework interoperability, and ONNX Microsoft and Facebook made the Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX) for interoperability between frameworks and hardware optimized for machine learning.Read More...
23:39, 05/03/2019

FBI warns of rise in cyberattacks against schools as they embrace digital learning The kind of attacks more commonly reserved for banks and other institutions holding sensitive data are increasingly targeting school systems around the country....
23:52, 07/16/2019

Xiaomi's Manu Jain on What the Company Is Learning From Samsung and Vivo Xiaomi, largely known as an online brand, started its offline journey in India just two years ago and claims that it has already captured 20 percent share of the offline smartphone business in the......
08:00, 04/29/2019

Brennan: Nike-Kaepernick shoe debacle a learning lesson SportsPulse: The latest Nike-Kaepernick shoe debacle isn't an opportunity to pick sides but a chance to take time to learn lessons about our own country's history, says USA TODAY Sports' Christine Brennan.     ...
06:13, 07/04/2019

Russia's Yandex says it's learning lessons from Lyft for its own ride-hailing IPO Russian tech giant Yandex is still planning an initial public offering for its ride-hailing business, and it's not been deterred by Lyft's struggling stock, according to a top exec....
18:13, 04/28/2019

BAE nets $4.7M by DARPA to integrate machine learning into RF signals detection The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded BAE Systems a contract worth up to $4.7 million to integrate machine learning into intelligence gathering involving radio frequency signals....
20:39, 07/08/2019

Higher Learning: in praise of John Singleton's forgotten masterwork The late writer-director’s 1995 college-set drama was met with a lukewarm reception on release but, looking back, its themes were eerily prescient “I am a black man in America. I have so much angst. So that’s what I’m going to write about,” said then...
12:26, 05/04/2019

Rubik's Cube solved by deep learning algorithm in fraction of a second Artificial intelligence, which may at some point automate your job and can already defeat professionals in six-player poker, is now able to solve Rubik's Cube faster than any human....
21:00, 07/16/2019

IDSS hosts inaugural Learning for Dynamics and Control conference Over the next decade, the biggest generator of data is expected to be devices which sense and control the physical world. From autonomy to robotics to smart cities, this data explosion — paired with advances in machine learning — creates new possibil...
17:52, 07/10/2019

Machine learning goes beyond theory to beat human poker champs How to deal with a breakdown in theoretical support in machine learning? Researchers from Carnegie Mellon and Facebook describe winning many hands against the world’s top poker players by inventing smart search strategies to counter a lack of theoret...
01:13, 07/12/2019

The evolving security risks, and business rewards, of AI and machine learning The same kind of algorithms designed to identify threats and micropatterns in malicious activities in real time can be leveraged to wage attacks.Read More...
13:52, 06/06/2019

AWS launches Textract, machine learning for text and data extraction AWS' Textract, which leverages machine learning algorithms to detect and extract text and data from a range of document types, is now generally available.Read More...
03:39, 05/30/2019

How federated learning could shape the future of AI in a privacy-obsessed world As privacy becomes a selling point, federated learning will grow among tech giants and industries where privacy protection is required, like health care.Read More...
19:26, 06/03/2019

Many parents struggle to adjust after learning child is gay, study finds Pride flag / Getty Images Stacy Feintuch, a mother of two in suburban New Jersey, said she didn’t know what was wrong when her oldest daughter, Amanda, 17, began to withdraw. “I confronted her and said, ‘You need to talk to me,’” Feintuch said: “She ...
03:00, 06/25/2019

Google Cloud launches Deep Learning Containers in beta Google Cloud Platform's Deep Learning Containers offers environments for virtual machines to test or deploy machine learning-fueled apps or services.Read More...
02:39, 06/27/2019

Lizzo Cries While Opening Up About Depression, Learning to Accept Sadness and Joy Lizzo is sharing a candid message about depression and self-love. The 31-year-old "Juice" singer has taken to social media to talk about the highs and lows in life and learning......
22:13, 06/21/2019

Third Transform 2019 AI Showcase: Practical data and machine learning applications At the third and final showcase at VentureBeat’s Transform 2019 AI event, five more companies showed the crowd their latest innovations and products.Read More...
22:00, 07/11/2019

Women's World Cup: Lena Oberdorf – The 17-year-old student learning fast Her coach says she's 'fantastic' and Lena Oberdorf has made made her mark at the World Cup while taking time out from school. With Germany through to round of 16, she could enhance her reputation against South Africa....
19:00, 06/14/2019

Amazon researchers bolster Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge In a newly published paper and accompanying blog post, researchers at Amazon describe a method of quickly adapting AI models to new dialects.Read More...
20:52, 06/11/2019

Lakers GM Rob Pelinka Is Reportedly Learning How The Salary Cap Works In Real Time The Los Angeles Lakers are going to enter next season with a roster of extremes. On one hand, LeBron James and Anthony Davis seem like the league’s most seamless pick-and-roll partnership. On the other, the team seems determined to add a third maximu...
02:39, 06/21/2019

Wisconsin changes coaching approach after learning hard lessons from 2018 disappointment In the spring Wisconsin coaches adjusted how they practiced certain game situations after struggling in 2018 with high expectations.       ...
22:13, 07/19/2019

| Baxter: 'Defeat to Ivory Coast a great learning curve for Bafana' Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter said his side's defeat to the Ivory Coast was a learning curve for his players but lamented a lack of goal threat....
09:00, 06/25/2019

Ex-F1 driver Ericsson didn't expect steep IndyCar learning curve Ex-Formula 1 driver Marcus Ericsson says he did not expect his IndyCar learning curve to be as steep as it has been, after securing his first podium at Detroit...
15:39, 06/03/2019

Klay Thompson Remains Remarkably Calm Upon Learning He Lost A Chance At Another $30 Million The All-NBA teams came out today, and Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson isn’t on any of them. While teammates Steph Curry and Kevin Durant made the first and second teams, respectively, Thompson couldn’t even sneak onto the third team. Those ...
02:13, 05/24/2019

Intel AI researchers combine reinforcement learning methods to teach 3D humanoid how to walk Intel AI researchers have devised methods to combine forms of reinforcement learning in order to teach OpenAI's Humanoid how to walk without falling.Read More...
20:52, 06/11/2019

How Google Maps uses machine learning to predict bus traffic delays in real time Google Maps uses machine learning to create bus delay forecasts to tell people in hundreds of cities around the world when the next bus arrives.Read More...
08:13, 06/28/2019

Accelerated Learning Laboratory seeks meeting with Green Fields School for possible merge TUCSON – Accelerated Learning Laboratory is a science-based school, similar to Green Fields School who recently closed its doors and filed for bankruptcy. The closing of Green Fields can be seen as a business investment for some. While others s...
05:52, 07/17/2019

Google says it will address AI, machine learning model bias with technology called TCAV TCAV is short for Testing with Concept Activation Vectors and its a technology that can identify high concept signals and therefore defend against bias....
21:52, 05/07/2019

Roli’s Lumi is an advanced light-up keyboard that makes learning piano easy Anyone can learn to play the piano, but it takes dedication. People tend to give up not because it’s too difficult, but because they get bored practicing so much they don’t actually get to make any music. Roli wants to change that with the latest ent...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Liverpool under FSG: How learning from Fulham and Man Utd off the pitch helped bring glory back to Anfield As the city of Madrid turned into a speck on the horizon for the passengers of a flight chartered to bring the newly crowned champions of Europe back to Liverpool, John W Henry had plenty of time to consider everything that had led him to that moment...
10:39, 06/15/2019

We're Finally Learning More about MU69, the Strange, Flat Rock in the Outer Solar System New Horizons mission scientists have released the first peer-reviewed results from their study of 2014 MU69, demonstrating just how “pristine” this object is.Read more......
21:00, 05/16/2019

NASA Selects Three Additional Informal Learning Institutions to Engage Learners in its Mission NASA’s Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions (TEAM II) has selected three additional informal education organizations to supplement the initial group selected in June 2018....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Kyle Kashuv may not be attending Harvard, but he’s learning a valuable lesson | Arwa Mahdawi The right is obsessed with lecturing liberals on personal responsibility – but as their response to Kashuv shows, they’re not so keen on taking responsibility themselvesThe leftist outrage mob is at it again: stifling free speech and ruining innocent...
11:00, 06/19/2019

Kieran Tripper: Learning Spanish my first priority at Atletico Madrid after leaving Tottenham Kieran Trippier was officially unveiled as an Atletico Madrid player on Thursday following his move from Tottenham and said his "first priority" was to learn Spanish....
17:26, 07/18/2019

FIFA Women's World Cup: Lena Oberdorf – The 17-year-old student learning fast Her coach says she's "fantastic," and Lena Oberdorf has made made her mark at the World Cup while taking time out from school. With Germany through to round of 16, she could enhance her reputation against South Africa....
10:26, 06/19/2019

ABC News’ Jennifer Ashton on learning to cope, grow after ex-husband's shocking suicide Dr. Jennifer Ashton, ABC’ News’ chief medical correspondent, personally knows the harrowing toll that suicide takes on loved ones and survivors left behind after her physician ex-husband took his life in Feb. 2017....
17:52, 05/15/2019

Giannis Antetokunmpo, Bucks hope East finals collapse serves as learning experience Milwaukee dominated the first two rounds of the playoffs and took a 2-0 lead on Toronto in the Eastern Conference finals before the wheels fell off.        ...
00:13, 05/27/2019

Ellen Pompeo said she almost quit 'Grey's Anatomy' after learning Patrick Dempsey was paid double what she was Getty Images In an interview for Variety, "Grey's Anatomy" star Ellen Pompeo said that during early seasons of the show her former co-star Patrick Dempsey was being paid almost double what she was making. Pompeo also said that, for the first 10 year...
23:13, 06/05/2019

AI and machine learning dominate World Economic Forum’s list of 2019 Technology Pioneers The World Economic Forum announced 56 companies selected as be Technology Pioneers, many using AI and machine learning across a broad range of sectors.Read More...
02:13, 07/02/2019

Slack Resetting Thousands of User Passwords After Learning 2015 Breach Was Worse Than Previously Known Slack is resetting roughly 100,000 user passwords for accounts that were active in 2015. The company has only recently learned that an old security breach from four years ago was perhaps worse than previously thought.Read more......
00:52, 07/19/2019

Microsoft’s Azure Cognitive Services adds reinforcement learning for recommendations and doodle recognition AI Microsoft's Azure Cognitive Services introduced new AI tools today including Peronalizer, which uses reinforcement learning to improve recommendations.Read More...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Twitter acquires Fabula AI, a machine learning startup that helps spot fake news Twitter has acquired Fabula AI, a London-based machine learning startup that helps spot fake news, which will underpin a new research group at Twitter.Read More...
14:52, 06/03/2019

Facebook open-sources deep learning framework Pythia for image and language models Facebook's Pythia deep learning framework, which is now available in open source, is designed to benchmark natural language processing and vision AI models.Read More...
00:13, 05/22/2019

LeBron James reveals his initial reaction after learning Magic Johnson left Lakers Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James expressed his disbelief on his HBO shop “The Shop” when he learned Magic Johnson said last month he was leaving the organization....
19:52, 05/06/2019

Allison Williams and Logan Browning on horror films and learning to play the cello for The Perfection Netflix’s new horror flick The Perfection follows onetime cello prodigy Charlotte (Allison Williams) and the new star cellist of her former school Lizzie (Logan Browning), whose relationship leads them down “a sinister path with shocking consequence...
21:52, 05/24/2019

Medtronic, IBM study: Machine learning, app, glucose monitoring hardware combo improves diabetes management The study​ was based on data from 3,100 people with diabetes who used Medtronic's Guardian Connect glucose monitoring hardware for at least five days....
22:26, 06/11/2019

To Catch a Fake: Machine learning sniffs out its own machine-written propaganda Researchers at Allen Institute and the Paul Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington have tuned the "GPT-2" neural network to create "Grover," a program that both creates convincing fake articles but also is ab...
18:52, 06/02/2019

Michael J. Fox: 'I got grim' while learning to walk again after spinal surgery "It was a rough year and I fell a lot," Fox told friend Denis Leary Tuesday at a Tribeca Film Festival panel, 12 months after having spinal surgery . "I had to learn to walk again."        ...
17:13, 05/02/2019

Gaming school: Age of Learning aims to hook 'Fortnite' generation with new educational app Will parents go on the hook for $9.99 monthly for another game in junior's life? That's the question facing Age of Learning.        ...
20:52, 05/01/2019

Multi-cloud data catalogs the easy way, using metadata and machine learning by Waterline Data Data governance is drudgery, but in the post-GDPR world, it's beyond foundational. It's essential. Waterline Data wants to help do it the easy way, automating as much of it as possible....
17:00, 06/27/2019

Biracial rapper pulls out of festival after learning white people charged $10 more than people of color A biracial rapper pulled out of a Michigan music festival after she learned that white people would be charged twice the amount to attend than "people of color."...
18:52, 07/07/2019

Low-tech learning and why it's highly sought after by high-tech parents The Waldorf teaching philosophy is used at more than 1,000 institutions in 91 countries, including 136 schools in the U.S. Technology isn't used at all through 8th grade, and is scarce even in high school. CNBC gets an inside look at what it is ...
16:39, 06/08/2019

A British judge dismissed 'society’s views' and ordered an abortion for a woman with learning disorder A judge in the United Kingdom authorized doctors to perform the abortion saying she had to act in the woman's "best interests."        ...
04:39, 06/24/2019

Splice Machine doubles down on managing machine learning Splice Machine, which positions itself as a database on which you can do operational machine learning, is adding a new tool that performs lifecycle management of ML models....
01:39, 05/04/2019

Awkwafina's culture shock on 'The Farewell': Learning Mandarin and doing without Instagram Awkwafina describes her culture shock in making "The Farewell" in China, where she learned to speak Mandarin "for survival."        ...
19:13, 07/11/2019

How Republicans defended Trump’s tweets: Avoidance, semantics and whataboutism In the days after President Trump’s tweets targeting minority congresswomen, many congressional Republicans defended the remarks or pointed the finger at Democrats for the heated rhetoric....
01:52, 07/18/2019

Microsoft Surface Pro 7: what we want to see Microsoft has been consistently designing some of the best Windows tablets and 2-in-1 laptops for years with its Surface lineup. When the Surface Pro 6 launched however, back in October 2018, there were relatively few improvements over the 2017 model...
02:13, 07/18/2019

9-year-old California girl dies from electrocution in pool A 9-year-old California girl died when she was electrocuted while swimming in her family’s pool, according to reports. McKenzie Kinley was tragically zapped Sunday afternoon by a wire attached to one of the underwater pool lights under repair, ...
02:26, 07/18/2019

The Small Instant Pot Should Fit Inside the Regular Instant Pot: A Modest Proposal The Instant Pot thrives at making bowl-based meals. You know, like chili, stew, and fork-tender meat that’s best served over a bed of rice. The problem is that the Instant Pot is also really good at making that rice, but you can’t cook it at the same...
02:39, 07/18/2019

The Foods You Can Bring Through Airport Security Ever since TSA really tightened their restrictions on liquids, pastes and gels, enacting the “3-1-1" rule, there has been some confusion over whether or not certain food items are permitted to pass through airport security....
02:39, 07/18/2019

Out of this world: the best space-inspired fashion – in pictures To mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, boldy go where no one has gone before with our selection of the best garments featuring the sun, moon and stars Continue reading......
02:52, 07/18/2019

Celebrating National Hot Dog Day by examining the biggest hot-doggers in sports With National Hot Dog Day taking place Tuesday, USA TODAY Sports takes a look at some of the biggest hot-doggers across all sports.       ...
03:00, 07/18/2019

Free-agent CB Rashard Robinson suspended 10 games by NFL for substance abuse violation Free-agent cornerback Rashard Robinson has been suspended by the NFL for a second time, this time for 10 games on a substance abuse violation.       ...
03:00, 07/18/2019

Canal Street counterfeiters raided by NYC Sheriff’s Officers Canal Street’s notorious knock-off vendors are up to their old tricks. At least four people were busted and approximately half a million dollars in fake merchandise seized Wednesday afternoon by NYC Sheriff’s Officers during a series of r...
03:00, 07/18/2019

Australian property firm Lendlease lands $15 bln mega deal with Google Construction firm Lendlease Group on Thursday said it has secured a contract from Alphabet Inc's Google to jointly undertake development of properties worth $15 billion in California....
03:13, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. reform plan for Fannie, Freddie seen by Sept. -housing regulator The Trump administration's hotly anticipated blueprint for overhauling mortgage guarantors Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may not be published until September as the U.S. Treasury juggles several other pressing issues, the housing regulator told Reuters....
03:13, 07/18/2019

Fisher, Aggies score big with No. 1 QB recruit In one of the biggest recruiting wins to date for Jimbo Fisher since arriving in College Station, top dual-threat quarterback Haynes King committed to Texas A&M on Wednesday....
03:26, 07/18/2019

U.S. plans different approach in leading G7 in 2020: White House official The Trump administration plans to adopt shorter communiques and generally revamp how the Group of Seven rich nations does its work when the United States leads the body in 2020, a White House adviser said....
03:26, 07/18/2019

Nevada senator vows to turn up heat on Subway Restaurants A US senator is about to turn up the heat on Subway Restaurants amid complaints by mom-and-pop franchisees that they are victims of the restaurant chain‘s downsizing efforts. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) on Wednesday announced she will introd...
03:39, 07/18/2019

A flight attendant went above and beyond for a 4-year-old on her flight, and his mom's post about her kindness is going viral Courtesy of Robyn Smith Robyn Smith wrote a post on LinkedIn and Facebook about a Delta Airlines flight attendant named Kesha Carter, who went above and beyond for her family. Smith told INSIDER that Carter checked on Smith's 4-year-old son each tim...
03:39, 07/18/2019

Millennials won’t let go of children’s toys and films – and kids are paying the price | Emily Beecher From Toy Story 4 to the David Bowie Barbie, marketers are rehashing old favourites in place of creating anything newLast week Mattel announced the launch of a Ziggy Stardust-inspired Barbie. Yet the number of seven-year-olds saving up their weekly po...
03:52, 07/18/2019

Netflix reports drop in U.S. subscribers, its first ever, raising concern about its future The streaming service’s numbers were far lower than even its own estimates for the second quarter, causing a Wall Street sell-off and fears that its dominance could be weakening....
03:52, 07/18/2019

IMF sees dangers from trade tensions and says the dollar is overvalued The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday said that the U.S. dollar was overvalued by 6% to 12%, based on near-term economic fundamentals, while the euro, Japan's yen and China's yuan were seen as broadly in line with fundamentals....
04:00, 07/18/2019

We’re now exactly one year away from NASA’s Mars 2020 launch This month is a very special one for the folks at NASA. The space agency is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, sure, but that’s not the only reason. You see, today, July 17th, 2019, is exactly one year away from the...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Crowd chants ‘send her back’ as Trump rips into Democratic congresswomen at rally "I think in some cases they hate our country," Trump said to the crowd in North Carolina, a swing state he won in 2016 and wants to win again next year....
04:26, 07/18/2019

Man sentenced for threatening to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students An Arizona man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Wednesday after admitting he made online threats to bomb Harvard University and shoot students at its first commencement ceremony for black students in order to "end their pro-black agenda."...
04:39, 07/18/2019

Guy Fieri to feed Area 51 raiders with ‘Radioactive Ribs’ The Mayor of Flavortown is gearing up for a close encounter of the food kind. Guy Fieri announced on Twitter Wednesday that he’ll be taking part in the viral Facebook event “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us” — and he&...
05:00, 07/18/2019

Latin America confronts anti-Semitism, 25 years after deadly terrorist attack Twenty-five years ago, the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association fell victim to a gruesome terror attack in Buenos Aires. Today, Jewish communities are concerned about growing anti-Semitism on the internet....
05:00, 07/18/2019

Don’t expect a trade deal with China before the 2020 election Here we go again. The president said this week that negotiations with China over trade are far from resolving anything. So he’s talking punitive tariffs again. And that is bothering the stock market. The Chinese tactic is to stall. Trump could be out...
05:13, 07/18/2019

Paddack takes no-hitter into 8th as Padres beat Marlins 3-2 Rookie right-hander Chris Paddack took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and two relievers got the final four outs to complete a three-hitter and help the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 3-2       ...
05:39, 07/18/2019

Land Rover Range Rover Following its debut in the Range Rover Sport, the 3.0-liter inline-six with an electric supercharger and a 48-volt mild-hybrid system will be available early this summer in the 2020 Range Rover....
06:13, 07/18/2019

Buick LaCrosse Buick?s last traditional sedan is coasting. A redesign two years ago failed to generate much sales momentum, and the large-sedan segment is significantly declining....
06:13, 07/18/2019

Subaru Outback The redesigned, sixth-generation 2020 Subaru Outback, engineered on the brand's global platform, will have a turbocharged option when it goes on sale in fall 2019....
06:13, 07/18/2019

Chevrolet Corvette Chevrolet will unwrap the next-generation Corvette, featuring a midengine layout for the first time, on July 18. It will be the eighth-generation Corvette -- the C8....
06:13, 07/18/2019

Trump meets Chinese Uighur, other religious persecution victims at White House U.S. President Donald Trump, who has made religious freedom a centerpiece of his foreign policy, met on Wednesday with victims of religious persecution from countries like China, Turkey, North Korea, Iran and Myanmar....
06:13, 07/18/2019

Australian developer LendLease lands $15 billion project with Google; shares surge Australia's LendLease Group on Thursday said it secured a contract with Alphabet Inc's Google to develop $15 billion worth of residential and retail space in Silicon Valley, sending the builder's stock to a more than eight-month high....
06:26, 07/18/2019

Cloud growth fuels IBM profit beat International Business Machines Corp beat analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit on Wednesday, propped up by recurring growth in its high-margin cloud business....
06:26, 07/18/2019

Jon Stewart rips Rand Paul for ‘outrageous’ 9/11 victims fund hold up Jon Stewart on Wednesday evening tore into Republican Sens. Rand Paul and Mike Lee for effectively blocking an extension of the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund. Earlier Wednesday, the lawmakers slowed down the process of passing the bipartisan ...
06:39, 07/18/2019

Trump rails against Ilhan Omar, ‘the Squad’ during raucous rally President Trump railed against “the Squad” during a rally on Wednesday night, prompting chants of “send her back” when he mentioned Rep. Ilhan Omar. Trump skewered the four freshman congresswomen at his rally in Greenville, North Carolina — del...
06:39, 07/18/2019

Crowd Chants ‘Send Her Back!’ at President Trump’s Combative North Carolina Rally (GREENVILLE, N.C.) — Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, a combative President Donald Trump turned his campaign rally Wednesday into an extended dissection of the liberal views of the women of color, deriding them for what he ...
06:52, 07/18/2019

Pop culture hit 'Gossip Girl' gets a makeover for HBO Max "Gossip Girl," the show that became a youth culture phenomenon with its trend-setting fashion and chronicling of the romantic lives of elite New York teens, is on its way back to television, this time in a new series for upcoming streaming service HB...
07:00, 07/18/2019

SAP says big margin gains to wait till 2020 SAP told investors they can expect a major improvement in margins only next year as the German business software group reported a 21% decline in second-quarter operating profit on Thursday, weighed down by one-off costs....
07:39, 07/18/2019

Alyssa Milano defends attending fundraiser for presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson Alyssa Milano raised eyebrows by announcing her plans to attend a fundraiser for Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson.        ...
08:00, 07/18/2019

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin says fans won't influence book ending George R.R. Martin says "Game of Thrones" fans won't influence how he ends his book series, even if the Internet can be difficult to ignore.        ...
08:00, 07/18/2019

Gypsy Rose Blanchard is pictured with her new fiancé behind bars for the first time The first photo of Gypsy Rose Blanchard, serving time for the killing of her mother, and her fiancé, Ken, also includes her father and stepmother.        ...
08:00, 07/18/2019

Netflix confirms it’ll launch a cheaper mobile-only in India this year In a letter to shareholders, Netflix‘s CEO, Reed Hastings, confirmed today that the company will launch a cheaper mobile-only subscription plan in India soon. In March, Netflix affirmed it’s testing a $3.50 plan for just phones in India. Hastings sai...
08:00, 07/18/2019

Japan animation studio hit by deadly fire Japanese authorities say several people are feared dead in a suspected arson attack on an animation studio in Kyoto. A man reportedly set off the blaze after pouring a suspicious liquid around the premises....
08:26, 07/18/2019

Puerto Rico: Protesters demand governor's resignation The leak of sexist and homophobic texts sent by Governor Ricardo Rossello sparked outrage on the island. His government has also been accused of corruption and mishandling of the aftermath of hurricane Maria....
08:26, 07/18/2019

Cycling odyssey through French countryside: Best of Tour de France Take a look at the best images from the 2019 edition of the Tour de France, which started in Brussels, Belgium and finishes in Paris.       ...
08:39, 07/18/2019

There's something in the water: the shocking contents of the River Thames What is London made of? To learn about the quotidian existence of its citizens, look to the murky waters that rush beneath its bridges — and, more importantly, what's in them, says Samuel Fishwick...
08:39, 07/18/2019

Luke Combs inducted into Grand Ole Opry by Vince Gill: 'You can do anything you set your mind to' Combs has taken country music by storm in the last two years with hit after hit off his debut major label record,.        ...
08:39, 07/18/2019

Fresh Island Festival in Croatia evacuated over massive fire; Tyga's performance canceled Tyga's performance at Fresh Island Festival in Croatia's was abruptly canceled Monday after a massive fire forced concertgoers to evacuate Zrće beach.        ...
08:39, 07/18/2019

Post Malone announces Swae Lee will join his Runaway Tour, which starts in September Post Malone announced Monday that Swae Lee and Tyla Yaweh will appear as openers during his Runaway Tour.        ...
08:39, 07/18/2019

Locations of 50 new London water fountains revealed Work starts on first wave of 100 fountains to be installed in drive to cut single-use plasticsThe locations of the first 50 of a £5m wave of public water fountains earmarked for the capital have been announced.The first of the new fountains – which p...
08:52, 07/18/2019

‘The Lion King’ is dividing critics, but set for a massive opening weekend anyway Box office prognosticators can already feel the love for the Jon Favreau-directed remake of The Lion King that’s set to hit theaters this weekend. Estimates for how well this photorealistic, CGI-heavy reimagining of the Disney animated classic ...
09:00, 07/18/2019

Sour taste: Australian celebrity chief underpaid employees $5.62 million An Australian celebrity chef said on Thursday he had underpaid hundreds of his restaurant employees by nearly A$8 million ($5.62 million) over six years....
09:00, 07/18/2019

More than 10 feared dead in suspected Japan animation studio arson More than 10 people are feared dead and dozens injured or missing in a suspected case of arson at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday, domestic media reported....
09:00, 07/18/2019

India's monsoon rains below average in past week, raising crop worries India's monsoon rains were 20% below average in the week ending on Wednesday, the weather office said, as summer showers turned patchy over the central, western and southern parts of the country, raising concerns over the progress of crop plantings....
09:13, 07/18/2019

New Jersey cop arrested for murdering his 3-month-old daughter A New Jersey police officer was arrested Wednesday for allegedly murdering his 3-month-old daughter, authorities said. The suspect, 31-year-old Daniel Bannister, was suspended from the Ewing Township police force after his daughter’s suspicious...
09:13, 07/18/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Netflix to roll out cheaper mobile-only plan for India Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it would roll out a lower-priced mobile-only plan in India within the next three months to tap into a price-sensitive market at a time the streaming company is losing customers in its home turf....
09:13, 07/18/2019

Electrolux sees lower hit from raw materials and trade tariffs this year Swedish home appliance maker Electrolux on Thursday said that it had been able to offset headwinds from raw materials, trade tariffs and currency with price hikes as it reported quarterly operating earnings in line with market expectations....
09:13, 07/18/2019

ECB's Villeroy: regulators will not sacrifice security in drive for innovation The world's financial regulators will not sacrifice customers' security for the sake of innovation, Bank of France head and European Central Bank policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Thursday....
09:13, 07/18/2019

These Republican women say they stand behind Trump and don't see his recent tweets as racist A group of Republican women from Dallas say they fully support President Donald Trump after he told four progressive congresswomen of color they should "go back" to their "crime infested" countries and all of them agreed that Trump's attack was not r...
09:26, 07/18/2019

Marvel’s Avengers devs talk end-game content, monetization, gigantic villains and more We sat down with Noah Hughes, Studio Creative Director of Marvel's Avengers to attempt to pin down the genre and features of this tantalizing hybrid....
09:39, 07/18/2019

Ranchi Teen, Arrested Over Online Post, Wants Action Against Complainants A 19-year-old woman who was arrested over a Facebook post and asked by a court to distribute copies of Quran as a bail condition has said that she will take action against the people who filed a......
09:52, 07/18/2019

Top Court Rejects Urgent Hearing On Plea Against States Over Lynchings The Supreme Court today declined an urgent hearing on a plea seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against some states for their alleged failure in curbing incidents of lynching....
09:52, 07/18/2019

Ayodhya Case: Top Court To Scrutinize Mediation Process, Pass Order Today The Supreme Court will examine a report on the "progress of mediation" in the Ayodhya land dispute case today. A five-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, had on July 11......
09:52, 07/18/2019

Ex-British ambassador to US called Clinton White House ‘chaotic,’ documents reveal A former British ambassador to the United States described the “chaotic” environment of the Clinton White House in the 90s, a report said Wednesday. Robin Renwick, who served as ambassador from 1991 and 1995, described the ordeal as “Clin...
09:52, 07/18/2019

Mets’ Jason Vargas is covering up his biggest flaw MINNEAPOLIS — The ball is flying against Jason Vargas, but he has still managed to keep his season afloat. The veteran lefty surrendered two home runs Wednesday — running his total to eight over his past six starts — but limited the damage in the Met...
10:26, 07/18/2019

Pete Alonso shuts up Mets fans’ biggest fear MINNEAPOLIS — Jinx? Did someone say jinx? Well … there weren’t a lot of people using that word inside the Mets’ clubhouse the past few days. But it has certainly been a subject of conversation in those places where Mets fans gather to ruminate and re...
10:26, 07/18/2019

Brooks Koepka’s British Open secret weapon: Caddie Ricky Elliott PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Brooks Koepka has been the most sought-after player at this British Open. Not by the fans. Not by the media. But by his fellow players. If you consider Koepka the favorite to win his first Claret Jug this week at Portrush...
10:26, 07/18/2019

Rory McIlroy’s Ireland homecoming isn’t just about golf PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Rory McIlroy should be revered as one of the greatest ambassadors to golf in both Ireland and Northern Ireland. He is, after all, the greatest champion either has produced. Instead, the 30-year-old McIlroy has spent some ...
10:26, 07/18/2019

Bundesliga: RB Leipzig sign Christopher Nkunku RB Leipzig have signed a talented French midfielder from PSG. This is the latest big move after Sebastien Haller made his record move to a Premier League side. Keep up with all of the Bundesliga moves right here!...
10:39, 07/18/2019

House votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia amid veto threat The vote highlights backlash against a weapons deal for $8.1 billion in bombs, precision-guided missiles and other weapons to the Saudis and its allies.        ...
11:00, 07/18/2019

TikTok, Helo Face Ban Over Alleged "Anti-National" Activities: Report The Central government has issued notices to social media platforms Tiktok and Helo along with a set of 21 questions threatening to ban these apps if it does not receive appropriate responses,......
11:13, 07/18/2019

Microsoft demos its bid at creating 'secure' voting systems Microsoft is keen to show that its election security system is more than just a theoretical exercise. The company has demonstrated the first voting system to use its ElectionGuard tech, promising a vote that's both easier and more trustworthy. ...
11:26, 07/18/2019

Vanished neighbourhoods: the areas lost to urban renewal Some of the world’s most fascinating neighbourhoods from Chicago to Shanghai have been razed by regeneration – and it’s not just the buildings that goThe wave of urban renewal that swept the world in the 20th century gave us inner-city highways, mode...
11:26, 07/18/2019

The Catholic rebels resisting the Philippines’ deadly war on drugs President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent crackdown has left 20,000 dead, and in a devout country, he has repeatedly hurled insults at bishops, the pope – and even God. But only a handful of Catholic activists are brave enough to speak out. By Adam WillisO...
11:26, 07/18/2019

The lesson from the ruins of Notre Dame: don’t rely on billionaires | Aditya Chakrabortty The French super-rich promised to dig deep, but such philanthropy comes at a steep priceYou remember the story, of course you do. One of the most ancient and holy buildings on Earth, Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, goes up in flames. As pictures of th...
11:26, 07/18/2019

EU interior ministers seek compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Nothern and southern Europe have been at loggerheads over how to handle migrants crossing from northern Africa. Despite criticism, Italy has refused to open its ports to rescue vessels....
11:39, 07/18/2019

| My game has evolved, says Bok debutant Elstadt Rynhardt Elstadt, who is set to make his Springbok debut against the Wallabies at Ellis Park, believes his game has evolved since leaving for France....
12:00, 07/18/2019

Trade Talks Stuck in Rut Over Huawei Progress toward a U.S.-China trade deal has stalled while the Trump administration determines how to address Beijing’s demands that it ease restrictions on Huawei Technologies....
12:13, 07/18/2019

Bernie Sanders says his $40 trillion Medicare-for-all plan would help US save money Sen. Bernie Sanders put a number on his Medicare-for-all plan this week, saying his proposed successor to ObamaCare would likely cost between $30 trillion and $40 trillion over 10 years....
12:13, 07/18/2019

Thousands of Puerto Ricans gather to demand governor's resignation Thousands of Puerto Ricans gathered Wednesday in the commonwealth capital of San Juan to demand the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, the second mass demonstration against the embattled leader this week....
12:13, 07/18/2019

|WATCH:AsLagardequits,racetoleadIMFstarts International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde submitted her resignation from the global crisis lender. As she heads for the ECB, the race to succeed her at the IMF has already begun....
12:13, 07/18/2019

Podcast: Could WRC points' leader Tanak leave Toyota for 2020? Ott Tanak is at the centre of the World Rally Championship silly season for 2020, with the possibility of him moving away from Toyota despite currently leading the standings...
12:26, 07/18/2019

Video of pilot whales rescued on U.S. East Coast viewed around the world Dozens of beachgoers and lifeguards battled to help a pod of pilot whales back into deeper waters after coming too close to the shore of the U.S. state of Georgia earlier this week, although authorities said that three of the animals had died....
12:26, 07/18/2019

Former JPMorgan Banker Pleads Not Guilty in Bribery Case A former executive at JPMorgan pleaded not guilty to bribery charges in a Hong Kong court, after prosecutors alleged she persuaded her colleagues to hire the son of a potential client in 2009....
12:39, 07/18/2019

IUCN red list reveals wildlife destruction from treetop to ocean floor Latest list shows extinction now threatens a third of all assessed species, from monkeys to rhino raysFrom the tops of trees to the depths of the oceans, humanity’s destruction of wildlife is continuing to drive many species towards extinction, with ...
12:39, 07/18/2019

Brexit news: UK 'will face consequences' for leaving with no-deal, declares Michel Barnier ahead of crunch Commons vote MPs set for a showdown today over moves to prevent a no-deal Brexit Office for Budget Responsibility also expected to announce that a no-deal would force Britain into a recession...
13:13, 07/18/2019

Congolese Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda, says WHO A woman who died this month of Ebola may have carried the disease into Rwanda, the World Health Organization said on Thursday, a day after it declared an outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo an international health emergency....
13:26, 07/18/2019

| Japan look to give ailing Ikee a lift at world champs Japan's swimmers have promised to lift their game at the FINA World Championships to lift the spirits of ailing team-mate Rikako Ikee in her battle with leukaemia....
13:39, 07/18/2019

Trump's tariffs trip up the all-American RV industry Carrie Gray points to a stack of unwelcome mail on a conference table at the offices of Renegade RV, one of the leading U.S. manufacturers of high-end recreational vehicles. She’s buried in bad news from most of her about 350 suppliers....
13:39, 07/18/2019

GM's mid-engine Corvette gears up to take on Europeans General Motors Co was set on Thursday to unveil its newly designed mid-engine 2020 Corvette in a splashy tribute to its emblematic sports car, even as the No. 1 U.S. automaker faces mounting pressures in a sluggish and uncertain global sales environm...
13:39, 07/18/2019

Renault's Senard expects Nissan's new board to embrace alliance Renault is confident that alliance partner Nissan's new board will work to reinforce their partnership as it struggles to turn the page on the Carlos Ghosn scandal, Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said on Thursday....
13:39, 07/18/2019

ASOS warns on profit again, blames overseas warehouse problems British online fashion retailer ASOS dented profit expectations for the third time in eight months on Thursday, saying problems in ramping up warehouses in the United States and Germany had hit sales and increased costs....
13:39, 07/18/2019

Behind the tragedies that helped Apollo 11 succeed The success of Apollo 11 was lauded as one of man’s greatest achievements and sparked a historic surge of support for space exploration that is being revived in modern times. But behind the headlines and an international victory tour were several dev...
13:52, 07/18/2019

UK police vow to stop repeat of climate-change protest chaos British police said they would not allow protesters from the Extinction Rebellion anti-climate change group to repeat the kind of disruption they caused in London earlier this year when they hold fresh demonstrations in October....
13:52, 07/18/2019

EU fines Qualcomm £217m for forcing UK rival out of the market The European Commission has fined American chipmaker Qualcomm €242m (£217m) for abusing its market dominance with the aim of forcing British rival Icera out of the market....
14:00, 07/18/2019

Daimler investors oppose plan to make Zetsche chairman, report says A German business newspaper said some Daimler investors are resisting the plan because they regard Dieter Zetsche as responsible for several ongoing problems at the automaker....
14:13, 07/18/2019

Companies need to evolve to survive — here’s how you can manage that I’ve often said that the only constant in business is change. Staying ahead of the competition, keeping pace with emerging technologies, and meeting customers’ needs as they arise requires agility and the ability to evolve a company’s business needs ...
14:13, 07/18/2019

Slovenia nominates Lenarcic to be EU commissioner The Slovenian center-left government nominated its permanent representative at the European Union, Janez Lenarcic, for the post of EU commissioner on Thursday....
14:26, 07/18/2019

South Korea could reconsider intelligence-sharing deal with Japan: Yonhap South Korea could reconsider its intelligence-sharing deal with Japan as relations between the two U.S. allies deteriorate, a South Korean national security official told lawmakers on Thursday, Yonhap reported....
14:26, 07/18/2019

Raymond James upgrades Apple on 'increased conviction in a 5G iPhone' Raymond James upgraded Apple and said its most recent checks show Apple is preparing to bring a 5G iPhone to a wider range of models than previously thought....
14:26, 07/18/2019

Comic-Con: Jessica Chastain compares bloody 'It Chapter Two' to 'Carrie' on 'steroids' At Comic-Con Wednesday, the cast of "It Chapter Two' teased the horror sequel and Jessica Chastain regaled the crowd with stories of fake blood.        ...
14:52, 07/18/2019

See bearded Chris Evans save the world again in exclusive 'Red Sea Diving Resort' trailer In his first post-Marvel role, Chris Evans plays action hero again – and with his Internet-approved beard – in Netflix's 'The Red Sea Diving Resort.'        ...
14:52, 07/18/2019

5 insanely freaky horror movies you probably haven't seen yet (but totally should) As the summer movie season begins to die down, now's the time to catch up on under-the-radar horror films before the deluge of fall scare fests.        ...
14:52, 07/18/2019

'Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw': Stars take their rivalry to the world premiere 'Fast & Furious' rivals Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Jason Statham were all smiles Saturday night at the world premiere of 'Hobbs & Shaw.'        ...
14:52, 07/18/2019

'Point Blank'? 'Point Break'? Netflix’s Anthony Mackie movie isn’t what you think it is No, Anthony Mackie and Frank Grillo's new Netflix film "Point Blank" isn't a remake of the 1967 or 1998 films. Nor is it "Point Break." We explain.        ...
14:52, 07/18/2019

Oldest Denisovan art discovered on 100,000-year-old bone fragments Etchings on pieces of ancient bone found in China could be the clearest evidence yet found that the mysterious Denisovans were capable of advanced cognition...
15:13, 07/18/2019

A prisoner was 'likely innocent' for 25 years, and prosecutors knew the whole time Chester Hollman III, 48, was freed Monday from a state prison in Pennsylvania and a formal dismissal of the charges is expected later this month.        ...
15:13, 07/18/2019

Wizards planning to reshuffle their coaching staff Washington is in the preliminary stages of a shift that would promote Jarell Christian to a Wizards assistant coach and have Ryan Richman take over the head coaching duties with the G League's Capital City Go-Go....
15:13, 07/18/2019

Qatar agrees to inquiry into death of Briton at World Cup stadium Family of Zac Cox say a British judge will look for lessons to be learned from death in 2017The Qatari organisation in charge of staging the 2022 World Cup has agreed to hold a wide-ranging inquiry led by a British judge into the death of a British w...
15:39, 07/18/2019

'Amazing feeling' to play abroad: Kieran Trippier on Atlético Madrid move – video Kieran Trippier has joined Atlético Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur in a deal worth at least £20m.The England full-back, who made over 100 appearances during a four-season stint at the north London club, has signed a three-year contract at the Wanda M...
15:39, 07/18/2019

Ilhan Omar Is a Class Act in the Face of Trump's Racist Hatred As the braying masses chanting “send her back” in response to to Donald Trump’s criticism of Rep. Ilhan Omar have willfully forgotten, there’s a real person on the receiving end of those attacks. And the Minnesota congresswoman is responding to this ...
15:39, 07/18/2019

The Amazons: Ancient Warrior Women Dismissed as Myth and Legend Were Real Fearsome Fighters Famous ancient Greek historian Herodotus once wrote of the Amazons - or as he called them Oier Pata (‘Killers of Men’) – a  tribe of fierce warrior women. ...
15:39, 07/18/2019

EU clears Vodafone's $22 billion Liberty deal Brussels gave its blessing to Vodafone's $22 billion purchase of Liberty Global's cable networks in Germany and central Europe, clearing the way for the British company to become Europe's largest mobile, broadband and TV provider....
15:39, 07/18/2019

Gordon: Teammates 'got my back' in deal dispute Two-time Pro Bowl running back Melvin Gordon, who is entering the final year of his rookie deal, said he has the support of teammates and other running backs in his contract dispute....
15:39, 07/18/2019

Dodgers' Roberts surprised Jansen changed mind on injury ​​​​​​​Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says it's "a little bit tough to swallow" that closer Kenley Jansen changed his mind about the severity of a foot injury after blowing a save Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies....
15:39, 07/18/2019

Building a PC? Here Are the CPUs We Recommend for Every Budget Intel and AMD are the only two options for consumer PC processors, and it isn't always clear which company you should put your faith in. Don't worry, we have the answers....
16:13, 07/18/2019

'Cambodia is not a dustbin': Cambodia returns 1,600 tons of plastic waste to US and Canada The country's Environment Ministry said that 70 containers of plastic waste were shipped from the U.S. and 13 came from Canada.        ...
16:13, 07/18/2019

4 of the worst things to charge on your credit card Know what not to charge on your credit card before you swipe. These are four of the worst things to charge on a credit card.       ...
16:26, 07/18/2019

European stocks pare losses amid earnings, trade uncertainty; tech stocks down 1.8% European stocks pared early losses on Thursday afternoon, as investors digested fresh corporate results and kept an eye on global trade developments....
16:26, 07/18/2019

Netflix feels pain as global subscriber growth slows Netflix shares slumped 10% as Wall Street opened on Thursday, following revelations it lost customers in its core US market for the first time in eight years....
16:39, 07/18/2019

Atari founder's Alexa-powered board game is out now Alexa could add color and suspense to your murder mystery game nights if it's getting a bit stale lately. X2 Games, created by Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell and Hollywood creative director Zai Ortiz, has released an Alexa-powered board game en...
16:39, 07/18/2019

Govenor defends cost of hosting Tokyo 2020 "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan\u0027s rapidly aging society."...
16:52, 07/18/2019

Democratic candidate John Delaney wants to pay you a carbon dividend Former Maryland congressman John Delaney's presidential campaign climate change platform includes a fee on carbon to reduce fossil fuel use and paying Americans $3 trillion in carbon dividends....
16:52, 07/18/2019

A Fire at Kyoto Animation Killed 33 People. Here’s What to Know About the Deadly Arson Attack in Japan Thirty-three people have died and dozens have been left injured after a suspected arson attack in an animation studio in Kyoto, Japan. A man reportedly shouted “You die!” before setting fire to Kyoto Animation studio on Thursday, local me...
17:00, 07/18/2019

Nigeria's Amaju Pinnick is dismissed as Caf vice-president Nigeria's Amaju Pinnick is dismissed from his role as a vice-president of the Confederation of African Football (Caf) and replaced by South Africa's Danny Jordaan....
17:00, 07/18/2019

Lawmakers impede next UK leader’s path to a no-deal Brexit British lawmakers have put a substantial roadblock in the path of any attempt by a Brexit-backing prime minister to take Britain out of the European Union without a divorce deal...
17:13, 07/18/2019

EU to implement new monitoring system to enforce rule of law The European Union says it’s implementing a new monitoring system to ensure that all member states are complying with the bloc’s rule of law requirements...
17:13, 07/18/2019

Apollo 11: Never-before-seen video reveals lunar samples were searched for signs of life As the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing nears, NASA has released never-before-seen footage of scientists checking the lunar samples that were brought back for signs of life...
17:13, 07/18/2019

U.K. Airline Fines Unruly Passenger $106,000 for ‘Dangerous Behavior’ Jet2 said the disruptive conduct of Chloe Haines, 25, had forced the deployment of two military jets to escort her flight back to an airport near London....
17:13, 07/18/2019

The Daughterhood Circle: Where family caregivers come together to find community While new mothers are showered with love and often share a path well-lit by friends and neighbors, the road is often dark and hard to navigate when it comes time to mother their own mothers, or any relative, for that matter. But there is some help....
17:26, 07/18/2019

How to Get Your Cat to Be Quiet in the Morning It’s 5:37 a.m., do you know where your cat is? Of course you do. He’s sitting at the foot of your bed, screeching at the top of his tiny lungs to be fed. Being rousted from your slumber so insistently is bound to drive even the most devoted of cat lo...
17:39, 07/18/2019

Evercore set to lose out as Aramco reshuffles IPO roles: sources Boutique investment bank Evercore Partners has lost the chance to retain a prime position as an independent advisor for Saudi Aramco's potential $100 billion share sale, as the oil giant revives its postponed listing, three sources said....
17:52, 07/18/2019

Morgan Stanley reports drop in profit, but wealth management gains Morgan Stanley reported a drop in quarterly profit Thursday, hit by lower market activity amid global trade tensions and expectations for U.S. interest rate cuts....
17:52, 07/18/2019

Oil falls as U.S. Gulf oil platforms return to service Oil fell more than 1.5% a barrel on Thursday, weighed down by weakness in U.S. equities markets and an expectation that crude output would rise in the Gulf of Mexico following last week's hurricane in the region....
17:52, 07/18/2019

Top GOP official says there’s ‘no place’ for Trump’s rhetoric against Omar ​WASHINGTON — President Trump’s attacks against ​Democratic ​Rep. Ilhan Omar at a raucous rally Wednesday that prompted “Send her back” chants from his supporters were not acceptable, according to a top Republican official. “There’s no place for that...
17:52, 07/18/2019

Brother of Manchester concert bombing denies murder, conspiracy charges LONDON — The brother of the suicide bomber who killed almost two dozen people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester appeared in court Thursday to face 22 charges of murder. Hashem Abedi’s lawyer, Zafar Ali, said his client denied the charge...
17:52, 07/18/2019

"Fight There, Not Here": Speaker Tells Lawmaker On Cauvery Water Dispute "Fight there, not here," was Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla's reply when a ruling BJP member from Karnataka spoke in Lok Sabha on Thursday about the state's long standing dispute with Tamil Nadu over......
18:00, 07/18/2019

In spite of Trump tweets, Bowe Bergdahl had fair trial, Army court rules A three-judge Army Court of Criminal Appeals panel rejected the argument 2-1 that President Trump’s tweets and public statements interfered with a fair trial for former Army Pvt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured by the Taliban and held for five years,...
18:13, 07/18/2019

Lucy McHugh latest: Care worker Stephen Nicholson found guilty of murder and rape of 13-year-old girl A care worker has been found guilty of the "execution-style" murder and rape of 13-year-old Lucy McHugh who was stabbed to death in woodland in Southampton....
18:13, 07/18/2019

Margot James resigns as minister after voting against Government Margot James has resigned as digital minister after she voted for an amendment to block the next prime minister from suspending parliament and forcing through a no-deal Brexit....
18:13, 07/18/2019

Kyoto Animation arson attack: More than $500,000 raised for victims after 33 killed in horror fire A US animation studio has raised more than half a million dollars (£415,000) in eight hours to help the victims of a devastating fire in Kyoto, Japan....
18:13, 07/18/2019

Gallup: 2 in 3 Americans support statehood for Puerto Rico While most Americans have consistently opposed making Washington, D.C., an official state, a new survey Thursday showed a good majority do favor giving Puerto Rico statehood....
18:26, 07/18/2019

Conan at Comic-Con goes Into The Spider-Verse and hunts for the new Indy Proclaiming himself “like the cool high school student who graduates and then comes back to hang out the next year,” Conan O’Brien returned on Wednesday to San Diego Comic-Con for the fifth straight year. Or, rather, Conan’s alternate universe animat...
18:26, 07/18/2019

G-7 Finance Chiefs Narrow Divisions on Digital Tax Plan Finance officials from some of the world’s largest economies took a step toward an agreement on how to divide up multinational companies’ profits, narrowing differences over U.S. and French approaches to taxing digital firms and pledging to outline t...
18:39, 07/18/2019

Iran Seizes Foreign Tanker It Accuses of Smuggling Fuel Iranian forces seized a foreign tanker, the country’s Revolutionary Guard said, pushing oil prices up on fears Tehran could further disrupt shipping traffic in the Mideast....
18:39, 07/18/2019

Documents detail Trump team's efforts to arrange payment to porn star Documents released by a judge's order on Thursday detailed a flurry of communications involving Donald Trump, his campaign team and former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to engineer hush-money payments to a porn actress who said she had a sexual encou...
18:52, 07/18/2019

Financier Jeffrey Epstein to remain jailed until sex trafficking trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday....
18:52, 07/18/2019

Kawhi Leonard bizarrely ripped by NBA executives Kawhi Leonard has been the talk of the NBA the past few months, yet his dazzling playoff performance hasn’t impressed everyone. As Leonard comes off a historic NBA championship with the Raptors and winning his second NBA Finals MVP, NBA executives gr...
18:52, 07/18/2019

Could Brazil's new ambassador to the US be a Bolsonaro? Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro intends to nominate his son Eduardo for the country's most important diplomatic post: ambassador to the US. Will burger-flipping skills be enough to override nepotism concerns?...
19:00, 07/18/2019

Miranda Lambert Admits She "Has a Tendency to Creep" on Husband Brendan McLoughlin Miranda Lambert is a giver. The 35-year-old country singer posted on her Instagram page on Wednesday night a video of her hot husband Brendan McLoughlin doing laundry while shirtless--a......
19:13, 07/18/2019

These Game of Thrones Stars Got Themselves Emmy Nominations--Without HBO's Help! The old saying goes, "the squeaky wheel gets the grease," and in the case of these three Game of Thrones stars, the squeaky wheel gets the Emmy nominations. Gwendoline Christie,......
19:13, 07/18/2019

Indonesia Aims To Start Electric Vehicle Production In 2022 Indonesia is aiming to start producing electric vehicles (EVs) in 2022, a senior official at the Industry Ministry told Reuters on Thursday, after a number of companies disclosed plans to invest in......
19:26, 07/18/2019

Volvo Cars Records 5.85 Per Cent Growth In H1 2019 Volvo Cars recorded 30 per cent growth in the UK and 32 per cent in Germany along with strengthening its position in the US, China and other parts of Europe....
19:26, 07/18/2019

Xiaomi's Manu Jain Opens Up on Redmi K20 India Price After Fans Complain Redmi K20 price in India starts at Rs. 21,999, while the Realme X launched in the country earlier this week carrying a starting price tag of Rs. 16,999....
19:39, 07/18/2019

Congolese soldiers to force hand-washing, fever checks after Ebola emergency declaration The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.        ...
19:52, 07/18/2019

'A kennel for dogs': Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan grilled by lawmakers on migrant detention facilities Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan will face questions on the separation of migrant families and conditions at overcrowded detention centers.        ...
19:52, 07/18/2019

"Minimum Security Cover" For UP Visits: Priyanka Gandhi To Yogi Adityanath Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has written a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath requesting "minimum security arrangement" to be made during her visits to the......
20:00, 07/18/2019

Indian Warships To Stay Longer In Persian Gulf, But Won't Join US Bloc Indianwarshipsescorting merchant vessels in the Persian Gulf will remain deployed for the longer term, officials with direct knowledge of the matter said, as tensions between Iran and Western powers......
20:00, 07/18/2019

A Live CNN Drawing Will Determine the Next Democratic Debate Lineups It will have all the excitement of the NBA draft lottery, but with analysis from Anderson Cooper and Wolf Blitzer and less heartbreak for the Knicks....
20:00, 07/18/2019

Hong Kong's protesters dig in for long summer of discontent Hong Kong's extradition bill demonstrations have mutated into a much bigger and more complex animal, ripping open old wounds and expanding a political fight as the city battens down for a summer of protests....
20:00, 07/18/2019

AB de Villiers interview: South Africa legend ready for some 'posh cricket' in long-awaited domestic debut AB de Villiers says he is looking forward to playing cricket the "posh way", as he prepares to make his long-awaited English domestic debut at Lord's this evening....
20:26, 07/18/2019

My browser, the spy: How extensions slurped up browsing histories from 4M users Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) When we use browsers to make medical appointments, share tax returns with accountants, or access corporate intranets, we usually trust that the pages we access will remain private. DataSpii, a newly documente...
20:26, 07/18/2019

‘We Need That Boot Print.’ Inside the Fight to Save the Moon’s Historic Sites Before it’s Too Late Half a century after humankind first walked on the moon, our sole natural satellite is becoming a much busier place. NASA wants to make a return trip, as do private American space companies like Elon Musk’s SpaceX. China has a rover exploring t...
20:39, 07/18/2019

You Must Be New Here I was standing in a bar in downtown Greenville—Grumpy’s, I’m pretty sure it was—off East 5th Street. This was about two months ago, when I was in town for my brother’s graduation from East Carolina University. The two of us were meeting up with some ...
20:52, 07/18/2019

India's Consumer Goods Growth Slows As Rural Demand Cools: Nielsen Volume growth in India's fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector slowed to 6.2 per cent in the three months to June from 9.9 per cent in the previous quarter....
21:00, 07/18/2019

Selection Meeting Postponed; Focus Remains On Dhoni, Kohli The meeting was scheduled for Friday but was postponed following Committee of Administrators' (CoA) directive that the chairman of the panel, instead of BCCI secretary, will convene it....
21:13, 07/18/2019

'Send her back' chant at Trump rally catches Republicans off guard Chants of "send her back" by supporters of President Donald Trump, attacking Somali-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, triggered a wave of concern among congressional Republicans on Thursday, while Omar said Trump was "spewing fascist ideology."...
21:26, 07/18/2019

Harley-Davidson LiveWire: An Electric Bike for a New Generation of Riders The humming LiveWire represents a shift in design, strategy and sound for a brand with a failing business model and aging ridership. It’s also the world’s best sport-bike-riding experience, says Dan Neil....
21:26, 07/18/2019

We Tried 50 Facial Sunscreens to Find the Best City-friendly sun block that’s light and untacky has become an entire skin care category, but the selection is daunting. Here are the most palatable for every type of skin....
21:26, 07/18/2019

Top Court Orders Rajeev Saxena To Appear Before AIIMS Medical Board The Supreme Court today allowed Rajeev Saxena, an approver in a money laundering case related to the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper scam, to appear before a medical board of AIIMS to get......
21:26, 07/18/2019

Iran makes 'substantial' nuclear offer in return for US lifting sanctions Plan would allow enhanced, permanent nuclear inspectionsForeign minister: ‘It’s not about photo ops. We want substance’Iran has offered a deal with the US in which it would formally and permanently accept enhanced inspections of its nuclear programme...
21:26, 07/18/2019

Democrat Ilhan Omar says Donald Trump is a 'fascist' – video Representative Ilhan Omar has responded to Donald Trump’s criticism of her as well as the chanting of ‘send her back’, which was heard at a Trump rally in North Carolina. Speaking at Capitol Hill on Thursday, she said ‘we have said this president is ...
21:26, 07/18/2019

Gears 5 is the 'largest Gears to date', according to The Coalition We've been waiting a long time for Gears 5 to release and, according to developer The Coalition, the wait is going to be worth it.In an interview with Game Informer, The Coalition's multiplayer design director Ryan Cleven revealed the next ...
21:26, 07/18/2019

Richard Russo on Misogyny and Why War is Never Far Away Richard Russo, the Pulitzer Prize winning author, talks to TIME about his new novel Chances Are …, our nearness to war and the truth about destiny. You often use your life to inspire your books. Are you in the three 66-year-old friends at the c...
21:52, 07/18/2019

This Late-Night Comedy Duo Created Two of the Summer’s Funniest New Shows Even if you don’t know Bashir Salahuddin or Diallo Riddle by name, the likelihood that these college friends turned writing partners have made you laugh is extremely high. As Late Night with Jimmy Fallon writers, they scripted viral “Slow...
21:52, 07/18/2019

To tilt your odds of success at work, get more sleep Good sleep should not only be for the elites. Lack of sleep and sleep disorders take a steep toll on worker productivity and health. Burning the midnight oil to get ahead is the worst way for employees to think and act....
21:52, 07/18/2019

Minister flags 'ambitious' recycling targets to kickstart waste market States will be required to spend agreed portion of procurement budget on recycled materials for public projectsThe federal government is preparing to unveil “ambitious” new targets that will require all states and territories to spend a portion of th...
22:00, 07/18/2019

Sex offender busted for rubbing genitals against woman on subway A subway pervert was arrested for rubbing his genitals on a woman during a packed ride between Brooklyn and Manhattan after his victim identified him on surveillance video, cops said Thursday. The 32-year-old woman was on the 4/5 subway in Atlantic T...
22:00, 07/18/2019

Slasher locks door, attacks man in Lower East Side barbershop A maniac walked into a Lower East Side barbershop Thursday, locked the door behind him and began slashing a man sitting in a barber chair, police said. The events unfolded at First Choice Barbers on Stanton Street at around 11:15 a.m. A good Samarita...
22:00, 07/18/2019

Women doctors skip conferences because of family responsibilities (Reuters Health) - Female cancer experts are more likely than their male colleagues to skip scientific meetings that could offer networking opportunities and a chance to catch up with the latest developments in their field, a new study finds....
22:26, 07/18/2019

Darren Clarke’s British Open homecoming an emotional one PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Darren Clarke knew the feeling on the first tee was going to be different than anything he had experienced before. He just didn’t know how dramatically different. It was 6:35 in the morning Thursday, and Clarke, a native ...
22:26, 07/18/2019

Republican Sen. Rand Paul blocks 9-11 victims’ compensation bill Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday blocked fast-track approval of a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money....
22:52, 07/18/2019

Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill Business advocacy organizations sharply criticized the House of Representatives for passing a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15, saying it would be a costly job killer....
22:52, 07/18/2019

Chrome update will stop sites from checking for Incognito Mode Chrome's Incognito Mode hasn't been working as well as promised lately -- some sites now check for private browsing and insist that you sign in before you can read an article. Google sees that as a flaw, though, and intends to set things r...
22:52, 07/18/2019

Barsys $1,500 robot bartender promises cocktails with AI precision The "Keurig of cocktails" concept isn't exactly new, but that's not stopping companies like Barsys from perfecting the robotic bartender. Next week, Barsys is launching its robotic cocktail mixer 2.0. Like the original, the next iteration o...
22:52, 07/18/2019

Terminator: Dark Fate New Details Revealed at Comic-Con 2019 In Terminator: Dark Fate, Edward Furlong will be back as John Connor, the film will have an R-rating in the US, which translates to an "A" classification here in India. And oh, Schwarzenegger's......
23:00, 07/18/2019

Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK'd in other countries Drugs and medical devices that have been authorized in other developed countries would face fast-track approval in the U.S. under a bill introduced Thursday by Ted Cruz....
23:00, 07/18/2019

Opinion: EU chooses self-interest over compassion for refugees In the EU's game of "refugee bingo," far-right Italian Interior Minister Minister Matteo Salvini can only win. He has little reason to give in to states looking for lasting migration policy, says DW's Bernd Riegert....
23:00, 07/18/2019

Taiwan pro-Beijing politician: You can change China "We should emphasize the differences" between China and Taiwan, says Taiwanese pro-Beijing politician Chou Hsi-wei. "Go there … and change them." But is he selling a fantasy to voters? He talks to DW's Conflict Zone....
23:00, 07/18/2019

Scuffles near Lebanon parliament before vote on budget Dozens of protesters have scuffled with Lebanese security forces guarding the country’s parliament just as lawmakers met to vote on a controversial austerity budget...
23:13, 07/18/2019

Brazil's Monashees buys stake in plant-based meat producer Fazenda Futuro Brazilian plant-based meat producer Fazenda Futuro said on Thursday it has received its first round of investments, led by venture capital firm Monashees....
23:13, 07/18/2019

Fear, mistrust drive vaccination hesitancy, researchers say Half of Americans reported a hesitation or outright refusal to take an anti-Ebola vaccine, which researchers say is based on the same reasoning fueling anti-vaccine fears around the world....
23:26, 07/18/2019

WHO flags Ebola risk in Rwanda, but then withdraws its report The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda, suggesting the deadly virus could spread to that country for the first time....
23:39, 07/18/2019

|Randralliesonnewsofratecut The rand climbed against every G10 currency on Thursday afternoon, despite the South African Reserve Bank cutting interest rates for the first time since March 2018....
23:39, 07/18/2019

|MutedsessionfortheJSEascentralbankcutsrates The JSE had a relatively muted session on Thursday as it struggled to find direction ahead of the South African Reserve Bank’s interest rate decision....
23:39, 07/18/2019

People come together to save pod of stranded whales A group of beachgoers and several lifeguards came together to help a pod of pilot whales back into deeper waters after they came too close to shore in the US state of Georgia....
23:39, 07/18/2019

Southwest Ranger involved in motorcycle crash near Oracle, Glenn TUCSON – An Southwest Ranger officer was involved in a crash near Oracle and Glenn roads Tuesday afternoon. According to Tucson Police Department, minor injuries were sustained in the crash. Police say the other driver involved in the incident ...
23:39, 07/18/2019

Woman arrested in Sahuarita credit card fraud case TUCSON – Sahuarita Police Department arrested a woman in connection with a credit card theft case. Jessica Diaz was arrested by U.S. Marshals Service near Campbell Avenue and Irvington Road on Wednesday. Jessica Diaz News 4 Tucson viewers helped Sahu...
23:39, 07/18/2019

TPD identifies cyclist killed in Wednesday’s crash TUCSON – Tucson Police Department has identified the cyclist killed in Wednesday morning collision in central Tucson. According to TPD, 67-year-old Earl Nolan Plunkett was traveling northbound on North Geronimo Avenue when he struck by a 2005 F...
23:39, 07/18/2019

Nights will provide little relief during brutal heat wave While high temperatures get most of the attention during a heat wave, it's the nighttime lows that can be a hidden danger.        ...
23:39, 07/18/2019

Bernie Sanders knocks Biden after 'Medicare-for-all' criticism: Sounds 'like Donald Trump' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., continued defending his sweeping "Medicare for all" program on Thursday, this time accusing former Vice President Joe Biden of sounding like his party's arch-nemesis....
23:52, 07/18/2019

William Saliba decides to join Arsenal instead of rivals Tottenham Hotspur Saint-Etienne defender set to be first major summer signingSpurs made late effort to hijack €30m (£27m) transferThe young St-Étienne centre-back William Saliba has decided to join Arsenal despite a late attempt by Tottenham to sign the France Under-2...
23:52, 07/18/2019

BHA will consider concerns over CCTV security weaknesses at Kempton Park • Issues raised after atenolol found on Crowned Eagle• No suggestion Kempton failed to fulfil its obligationsThe British Horseracing Authority said on Thursday that it will “consider” concerns raised by its independent disciplinary panel after it hig...
23:52, 07/18/2019

Microsoft posts record Q4 results despite Xbox slowdown We're all used to hearing how well Microsoft has been doing by now, so the company's earnings report for Q4 2019 comes as no surprise. Once again, the tech giant performed well, delivering a "record fiscal year." CEO Satya Nadella attribute...
00:00, 07/19/2019

President Trump Says U.S. Warship Destroyed Iranian Drone Amid Heightened Tensions (WASHINGTON) — A U.S. warship on Thursday destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship, President Donald Trump said. The incident marked a new escalation of tensions between the countries less than one month a...
00:00, 07/19/2019

World Cup countdown starts for South Africa, Australia at Ellis Park South Africa and Australia ramp up their World Cup preparations when they clash in their opening game of the shortened Rugby Championship season at Ellis Park on Saturday, for which both sides have made surprise selections....
00:13, 07/19/2019

Permadeath Doesn't Matter If You Have Enough Save Files From XCOM to Fire Emblem, it feels bad to watch your team die in a tactical game. It’s way better to save a million times so that you can re-do part of a battle to keep everyone alive. On this week’s Kotaku Splitscreen, Kirk and I brought on Gita Jac...
00:13, 07/19/2019

Please Let Me Buy Individual Joy-Cons To Mix And Match Earlier this week Nintendo announced two new sets of Joy-Cons that will release in October. Once they’re out, the Switch will have over 100 different color combinations, an impressive number of options even by the standards of the most devoted Ninten...
00:13, 07/19/2019

Transport app FlixMobility gets Germany's biggest tech funding round to drive growth Transport app FlixMobility has raised around 500 million euros ($561 million) in Germany's biggest tech funding round to date to back investments in its expansion, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
00:13, 07/19/2019

Stablecoins like Libra must be held to highest standards: G7 Stablecoins like Facebook's Libra can foster financial inclusion but they must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure that they aren't used to launder money and that users are protected, a Group of Seven taskforce on the issue conclu...
00:13, 07/19/2019

The Boosted Scooter Is a Blast Electric scooters are dangerous. It seems like you can’t go a day without seeing a scary story in the news reminding the world of this fact. People die riding these things. So it wasn’t surprising when Boosted emphasized safety in announcing it’s ne...
00:52, 07/19/2019

Rockets star James Harden buys minority stake in MLS' Houston Dynamo, NWSL's Houston Dash Houston Rockets guard James Harden purchased a minority stake in the ownership group that controls the Houston Dynamo and the Houston Dash.       ...
01:00, 07/19/2019

Artist makes mural of deceased Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs in Santa Monica An artist painted a large mural of Tyler Skaggs near Santa Monica High School, where the deceased Los Angeles Angels pitcher attended before entering the big leagues....
01:00, 07/19/2019

Quentin Tarantino says that, actually, "Pulp Fiction in space" is exactly what his Star Trek movie will be It’s beginning—against all odds—to seem increasingly possible that Quentin Tarantino might actually soon be making an in-canon, certified, R-rated Star Trek movie, complete with, like, phasers and shit. And while certain folks more intimately connect...
01:00, 07/19/2019

USA is bringing back Nash Bridges, so we asked our mom if she thought it was cool According to The Hollywood Reporter, the USA Network is working on a revival of Nash Bridges, the mid-’90s cop drama that starred Don Johnson as a San Francisco police officer who lived on a boat, with Cheech Marin as his wisecracking partner. To be ...
01:00, 07/19/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Mandela Day, war waning in Yemen? Deadly monsoon rains, zero hunger hopes fade, fifth anniversary of MH17 crash In today’s Daily Brief: World celebrates Nelson Mandela; Security Council hears end of Yemen war may be in sight; South Asia children turned ‘upside down’ by monsoon rains; world ‘off track’ to meet zero hunger target; Italy urged to stop ‘criminalis...
01:00, 07/19/2019

Report: Bitcoin outperformed all other coins in Q2 2019 Bitcoin’s market prowess grew by 10.4 percent during Q2 2019.  According to CoinGecko’s Quarterly Report for Q2 2019, the world’s most famous cryptocurrency increased its dominance from 54.6 percent to 65 percent during the specified time period. EOS...
01:00, 07/19/2019

Could Beyoncé finally win coveted Oscar with ‘Lion King’ song? Even in 2002, Beyoncé knew what she wanted. And it had nothing to do with music. Back then, she was just a 20-year-old singer best known for her work with Destiny’s Child and had yet to release a solo album. She was set to make her theatrical-film de...
01:52, 07/19/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro plans to tap his son as envoy to U.S. even if it hurts his popularity Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reiterated on Thursday that he intends to nominate his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States, even if it damages his popularity....
01:52, 07/19/2019

Mexico tells U.S. it's not ready for 'safe third country' deal: ambassador Mexico has told the United States time and again it is not ready to ink a deal forcing asylum seekers heading to the U.S. to first pursue safe haven in a Mexico, the Mexican ambassador to Washington said on Thursday, ahead of a Monday deadline....
01:52, 07/19/2019

U.S. sanctions network selling materials for Iran nuclear program The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on an international network of companies and their agents it said were involved in the procurement of materials for Iran's nuclear program....
01:52, 07/19/2019

Pence calls on Saudi Arabia to release critic of Islam U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called out ally Saudi Arabia for the suppression of religious liberties and urged it to release Raif Badawi, a blogger imprisoned for insulting Islam....
01:52, 07/19/2019

Trudeau calls out NDP for criticizing CETA deal "You have to ask the question of people like the NDP in Canada: If you don't think that we should have a free trade deal with Europe — as progressive, positive and aligned as they are — then with whom would the NDP want to sign a trade deal?" Trudeau...
02:13, 07/19/2019

Thatgamecompany’s Sky: Children of the Light launches on iOS Thatgamecompany the award-winning studio behind the memorable PlayStation 3 game Journey, has launched its long-awaited Sky: Children of the Light.Read More...
02:39, 07/19/2019

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order review — only sometimes super I think most people know what they're going to get with this one: a simple Marvel-themed beat-'em-up game. Just don't expect anything more than that.Read More...
02:39, 07/19/2019

Diamond-encrusted AirPods with a marble stand can be yours for $20,000 Surprisingly classy given their diamond-and-gold concept, these AirPods promise to light up your ears in multiple ways -- if you can afford them.Read More...
02:39, 07/19/2019

Mike Pence urges Saudi Arabia to free blogger Raif Badawi Washington, which usually refrains from criticizing human rights violations in Saudi Arabia, has called for the release of blogger Raif Badawi. The writer was whipped and sentenced to prison for "insulting Islam."...
02:39, 07/19/2019

Book a Frontier Airlines Ticket Right Now for $25 If you live anywhere between Oklahoma and Massachusetts, you’re likely sweating it out in 100-degree temperatures this week. Luckily, Frontier is offering a major sale on flights that depart as soon as this weekend, with one-way tickets starting at j...
02:39, 07/19/2019

This $15 Wall Charger Has Plenty of Ports to Go Around When you travel these days, one or two USB charging ports might not be enough. You’ve got to recharge your phone, your tablet, your smart watch, your headphones, your Fitbit, your portable battery. It can be a lot, and no, I don’t have a gadget probl...
02:39, 07/19/2019

Matt Prior: how much is too much for a hot hatchback? Renault Mégane RS Trophy-R is an exceptional car The new Renault Megane RS Trophy-R will likely cost a whopping £50,000 - but that's not so shocking after you've driven it A colleague – let’s call him Mark – reads a proof of the Renault Mégane RS ...
02:52, 07/19/2019

'Inadequate' health response leaves 3.5bn with poor dental care Scientists call for reform, sugar regulation and transparency around dental researchScientists are calling for radical reform of dental care, tighter regulation of the sugar industry and greater transparency around conflict of interests in dental res...
03:00, 07/19/2019

Algae-killing virus stimulates nutrient recylcing in the oceans Nutrient recycling is essential for ecological health and marine biodiversity. New research suggests viruses help promote the turnover of vital nutrients....
03:00, 07/19/2019

Alec and Billy Baldwin Have a Few Thoughts About Ireland Baldwin's Latest Nude Photo Sun's out, buns out! Ireland Baldwin is enjoying the summer rays from the roof of a New York City rooftop. But, of course, no one wants those pesky tan-lines, so the model decided to......
03:13, 07/19/2019

Shkreli stays in jail; Infamous ex-pharma CEO quickly loses appeal Enlarge / Martin Shkreli, former chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals AG, center, listens while his attorney Benjamin Brafman, right, speaks to members of the media outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, US, on Friday...
03:26, 07/19/2019

Sony has a few fascinating ideas to go head-to-head with the Galaxy Fold Every player in the mobile business is toying with foldable designs. Some of them have already announced their first commercial products, but the foldable phones from Samsung and Huawei have yet to hit stores. Others have confirmed they’re work...
03:26, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump meets with airline CEOs over Qatar subsidy accusations U.S. President Donald Trump met on Thursday with the chief executives of major American airlines to discuss their accusations that subsidies by Qatar and United Arab Emirates are costing jobs in the United States....
03:39, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 3-Mothers' Day surprise helps Walmart in Mexico to profit jump Walmart de Mexico, Mexico's largest retailer, on Thursday reported a nearly 10% jump in second-quarter net profit, beating expectations as higher traffic partly attributed to Mother's Day and the summer season boosted sales....
03:39, 07/19/2019

Home Turf: Faux Grass Delivers the Green Without the Fuss Homeowners are shelling out thousands of dollars for artificial landscaping, but fake plants and synthetic turf can save big on water and upkeep in the long run...
03:39, 07/19/2019

Jason Schwartzman, Jack Huston join 'Fargo' Season 4 "Fargo" is rounding out its Season 4 cast with additions Jason Schwartzman and Ben Whishaw, who are joining the previously announced Chris Rock, FX announced Thursday....
03:52, 07/19/2019

GOP vote on Trump's 'go back' comments was an effort to absolve him — and themselves — on racism They also voted to absolve themselves, their party and the voters who elected them – like the ones Trump inspired to chant "send her back" at a rally Wednesday in North Carolina....
03:52, 07/19/2019

Now the market thinks the Fed could make an even deeper cut to rates later this month Even with better economic data, the market is betting the Fed will now cut interest rates by 50 basis points in July, after dovish comments from two Fed officials Thursday....
03:52, 07/19/2019

House Judiciary asks Hope Hicks to clarify testimony about Stormy Daniels The House Judiciary Committee is examining the truthfulness of former White House communications director and Trump confidante Hope Hicks' statements in the aftermath of new documents released on Thursday, asking her to clarify her testimony to the c...
04:00, 07/19/2019

Extinction Rebellion activist tearful as she hears protest stopped man from reaching dying father A climate activist fought back tears as she apologised to a man who was unable to reach his dying dad's bedside due to a demonstration blocking the road....
04:13, 07/19/2019

Horses killed, jockey injured in ‘freak accident’ at famed racetrack A “freak accident” at the famed Del Mar racetrack in California — which involved two horses colliding into one another after one of them made a “U-turn” out of the starting gate — left both steeds dead and a jockey...
04:13, 07/19/2019

Trump to nominate son of late Justice Antonin Scalia for Labor secretary President Trump said Thursday that he plans to nominate the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to be the next Labor secretary. Trump said on Twitter that he will tap Eugene Scalia — a partner at the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher — to...
04:13, 07/19/2019

'It: Chapter 2' bloodies Jessica Chastain in horrific new trailer at Comic-Con At Comic-Con, the cast of "It: Chapter 2" teased the horror sequel with a new trailer, and Jessica Chastain regaled the crowd with fake blood stories.        ...
04:26, 07/19/2019

Tom Cruise surprises Comic-Con crowd with epic first 'Top Gun: Maverick' trailer "Top Gun" star Tom Cruise returned to San Diego to surprise a raucous Comic-Con crowd with the first trailer for the long-awaited sequel "Maverick."        ...
04:26, 07/19/2019

Eric Garner’s mom demands cop’s firing during de Blasio meeting “For the family, no part of the justice process has provided any satisfaction or closure,” de Blasio admitted in a statement. “In effect, they feel that door after door has been closed in their face.”...
04:26, 07/19/2019

Oil rises after US Navy destroys Iranian drone Oil prices rose more than 1% on Friday after the U.S. Navy destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude flows, again raising tensions in the Middle East....
04:39, 07/19/2019

Tucson area students graduate in special ceremony of former dropouts Hundreds of high school students, many former dropouts, are getting their diplomas Thursday night. Three hundred high school students, some from the Tucson area and Southern Arizona, graduated as part of the grad solutions dropout recovery program. T...
04:52, 07/19/2019

Five guys arrested for fist fight at Florida Five Guys STUART, Fla. – An odd coincidence struck in Stuart Police Department on Wednesday – five guys were arrested at a Five Guys Burgers and Fries. According to Stuart Police Department,  the five were arrested after three juvenile males and tw...
04:52, 07/19/2019

'Savages' sweep: Boone's rant sparks Yanks over Rays in DH Yankees manager Aaron Boone got fired up at a rookie umpire in a profane rant, and New York awoke from a sleepy start to sweep a doubleheader from the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 and 5-1       ...
05:13, 07/19/2019

Atari founder will debut an intriguing new board game at Comic-Con Nolan Bushnell’s famous dictum about what makes for a great game is that it should be “easy to learn, difficult to master.” The Atari co-founder has told me that on more than one occasion, and it’s the mantra he used to turn t...
05:52, 07/19/2019

Watch the New Comic-Con Trailer for His Dark Materials, Out This Autumn At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, BBC and HBO released a new trailer for His Dark Materials, the adaptation of the epic fantasy adventure novel trilogy of the same name by Sir Philip Pullman. It is set for......
06:13, 07/19/2019

Trump says US warship has destroyed Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz US president calls on other countries to condemn Iran Move comes amid heightened tensions between countriesThe US has said that one of its warships brought down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, amid heightened tensions between the two countr...
06:13, 07/19/2019

World Bank 'Drops' $300 Million Amaravati Project In a jolt to the Andhra Pradesh government, the World Bank has "dropped" out of the Amaravati Sustainable Infrastructure and Institutional Development Project, pushing the state capital city's......
06:39, 07/19/2019

Turkey Was Just Booted Out of the F-35 Program The American government has given Turkey the boot, officially removing the country from the F-35 Lightning II program. The two countries are at odds over Ankara’s purchase of an advanced Russian surface-to-air missile system, which Washington claimed...
07:13, 07/19/2019

A ‘Beech Bonanza’ Boosted the Population of This Critically Endangered New Zealand Bird A rare New Zealand bird once thought to be extinct is having its most successful breeding season in years. The kākāriki karaka, also known as the orange-fronted parakeet, is having an “epic” breeding season due to a “beech...
07:39, 07/19/2019