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Rebuilding ‘Deadwood,’ Plank by Plank

The producers of “Deadwood: The Movie” were able to reunite nearly all of the show’s principal cast. Reassembling the town itself was no less knotty, or crucial...

Rebuilding ‘Deadwood,’ Plank by Plank

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Corruption Poll Plank For This Maggi Seller, A Candidate From Patiala One of them flips burgers, the other rustles up noodles at a roadside joint. The two are among the 278 candidates who are trying their luck in the May 19 Lok Sabha elections in Punjab....
18:13, 05/07/2019

'Deadwood' saddles up for last ride "Deadwood" was one of HBO's greatest dramas, before coming to an abrupt end in 2006 -- after just three seasons -- due to a dispute between the network and series creator David Milch. "Deadwood: The Movie" provides a welcome if bittersweet, character...
15:13, 05/31/2019

If You Want to Know Why Deadwood Is a Classic, Look to Its Women There are certainly more eloquent lines in Deadwood than “I don’t like it, either.” But after rewatching all three seasons of the great HBO western this spring, they’re the words I can’t get over. As uttered by a sex wor...
20:13, 05/30/2019

Don’t tell Pat Shurmur the Giants are rebuilding Coach Pat Shurmur and the Giants see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. A turbulent offseason, the underwhelming blockbuster trade of Odell Beckham Jr., the ill-fated decision to let Landon Collins walk, the drafting of Daniel Jones with the sixth...
09:52, 06/07/2019

How Deadwood found a higher power in a godless territory “St. Paul tells us from one spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jew or Gentile, bond or free, and have all been made to drink into one spirit. For the body is not one member but many. He tells us: ‘The eye cannot say unto the hand...
19:26, 05/29/2019

Deadwood lives again: A catch-up guide to its cast and characters Deadwood famously ended with more of a whimper than a bang, canceled by HBO in 2006 after three seasons—at least one fewer than creator David Milch needed to tell his highly fictionalized history of the South Dakota camp. Rumors have swirled off and ...
17:26, 05/30/2019

Deadwood gets an emotionally nourishing, necessarily abbreviated conclusion There’s a lot of poetry in Deadwood: The Movie. Of course there is: It’s the feature-length coda to one of the most idiosyncratically and dazzlingly written television shows of all time, which fucked up the English language flatter than hammered shit...
22:26, 05/31/2019

Even some of Deadwood's deadest cast members are back for the movie This Friday, HBO’s Deadwood will return after 13 years away to properly end its story with a full-length movie set a decade after the third season’s conclusion. You might think, given how much time has passed, that many of the series’ actors would ha...
21:39, 05/28/2019

Deadwood: The Movie review – brutal, beautiful farewell for a TV classic Thirteen years after it was abruptly cancelled, David Milch’s grimy, glorious western finally gets the ending it deserves. Take note, Game of Thrones!The moral panic caused by the Game of Thrones finale was a reminder that your biggest fan can turn R...
16:52, 05/30/2019

‘Deadwood’ star was a real Calamity Jane when HBO shot down her show Robin Weigert was getting her life together when “Deadwood” last aired in 2006 — 13 years before it returns Friday on HBO as “Deadwood: The Movie.” She’d received an Emmy nomination for her portrayal of Calamity Jane on the HBO series (2004-06) and i...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Deadwood and Sir Elton John headline our favorite stories of the week Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews....
13:13, 06/01/2019

Iraq says it deserves more global support in rebuilding BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister says his country’s sacrifices fighting the Islamic State group mean it deserves greater support in its reconstruction efforts from the international community. Adel Abdul-Mahdi made his comments Saturd...
14:52, 06/29/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Rebuilding Yemen’s future from the ground up The ongoing conflict in Yemen has had a devastating impact on the Gulf country and while UN agencies continue to meet the immediate humanitarian needs of the Yemeni people, at least one UN agency has already begun planning for a future without war....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Win or lose, the rebuilding Mariners are -- gasp! -- fun to watch Whether they end up with 89 wins or 89 losses, the Mariners have cleared at least one hurdle -- thanks to Mitch Haniger, Daniel Vogelbach and Jerry Dipoto, they managed to make a rebuild entertaining....
14:39, 05/02/2019

Share your stories of rebuilding past relationships We want to hear your stories of reconnecting with childhood friends, old flames or relatives after many years apartHave you reconnected with a friend or partner after many years apart? We want to hear from people who have tried to reconnect with chil...
13:39, 05/10/2019

Here's a fan-made Deadwood trailer meant to get all you hoopleheads excited for tonight's movie Somehow, more than a decade since it was cancelled by HBO, Deadwood is returning tonight with a movie that will finally cap off its prematurely ended story. Before setting out cans of peaches and jars of unauthorized cinnamon to enjoy with the viewin...
22:26, 05/31/2019

Officials mull demolishing then rebuilding Columbine High DENVER (AP) — Authorities in a Colorado community are gauging support for demolishing Columbine High School and rebuilding it nearby. In a letter Thursday, Jefferson County Schools Superintendent Jason Glass says the school building has remained R...
04:13, 06/07/2019

U.S. Airlines, After Rebuilding Home Networks, Look to Expand Overseas U.S. carriers, after years of ceding market share to rivals and international partners on overseas flights, are adding more than a dozen new routes and increasing capacity to destinations like South Africa, India and Croatia....
17:13, 06/24/2019

Mules, Tools And Old Bricks: Rebuilding Great Wall Of China Nature, time, neglect and millions of footsteps have taken their toll on the Great Wall of China leaving much of it crumbling, but repairing it can be painstaking -- and controversial -- work....
22:39, 06/28/2019

Jovic signing kicks off Real rebuilding project, says Perez "The signing of Serbia striker Luka Jovic marks the beginning of a \"new project\" for Real Madrid as they look to return to winning ways next season, club president Florentino Perez said on Wednesday."...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Yankees hope rebuilding Miguel Andujar starts with infield return Miguel Andujar’s return to the field will likely be short-lived. Following a left knee contusion suffered by Gio Urshela Wednesday night, Andujar made just his second start at third base Thursday since returning to the Yankees from a tear in the labr...
01:26, 05/10/2019

Arkansas residents assess damage after historic flooding, shift focus to rebuilding After historic flooding in Arkansas left communities underwater, many people and families who evacuated are finally able to make their way back by boat to assess the damage....
23:26, 06/09/2019

Manchester United start rebuilding with Daniel James on summer shopping list • Ole Gunnar Solskjær identifies Swansea winger as target• Manager rebuilding squad after patchy league campaignManchester United are confident of a successful summer in the transfer market, with Swansea City’s Daniel James one of the targets identif...
20:13, 05/27/2019

Opinion: It's time for Thunder to cut ties with Russell Westbrook, start rebuilding Now that Paul George has moved on to the LA Clippers, general manager Sam Presti needs to focus on future and adding young talent.       ...
18:54, 07/06/2019

Jay Inslee Just Dropped His $9 Trillion Plan to Fight Climate Change by Rebuilding the Entire Country Washington Governor Jay Inslee has staked his entire presidential campaign on being the country’s first climate candidate. And on Thursday, he released the second plank of his climate change platform.Read more......
15:52, 05/16/2019

Paris Notre Dame cathedral rebuilding plans begin; fire-damaged landmark still attracts tourists Notre Dame cathedral in Paris looks like it did just before the flames appeared: a construction site. Rebuilding plans have begun and tourists visit.        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

A Change of Scenery, a Commitment to Service and a Social Media Cleanse: Inside Selena Gomez's Year of Rebuilding Selena Gomez needed a change. While she's been a bit omnipresent as of late, sitting down for a handful of interviews to promote her new movie The Dead Don't Die, out in theaters......
23:13, 06/14/2019

'Deadwood' stars Timothy Olyphant and Ian McShane list best Westerns Timothy Olyphant and Ian McShane, the stars of HBO's "Deadwood," discuss their favorite movie Westerns.        ...
19:13, 05/31/2019

Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane on the 'Deadwood' movie closure they never expected 'Deadwood' stars Timothy Olyphant and Ian McShane were happy to revisit the South Dakota frontier town 13 years after the acclaimed HBO series ended.        ...
20:52, 05/30/2019

Olyphant, McShane say 'Deadwood' movie revival is a happy surprise 'Deadwood' stars Timothy Olyphant and Ian McShane describe a happy experience returning for a movie finale more than a decade after the series ended.        ...
20:52, 05/30/2019

Colorado school officials ask voters to consider tearing down, rebuilding Columbine High School Twenty years after infamous U.S. massacre, Columbine High School faces scrutiny of another kind: Whether it should be torn down and replaced.        ...
04:13, 06/07/2019

Meet The Modder Painstakingly Rebuilding Fallout 76 In Fallout 4 Fallout 76 had a rocky launch, but it’s since established a community that’s making do with what they’ve been given. Still, some of those fans don’t see Fallout 76 as a proper Fallout game, which, for one fan, gave rise to an idea: What if Fallout 76...
01:39, 05/22/2019

'Deadwood' stars Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane's favorite Westerns? A wild bunch 'Deadwood' actors Timothy Olyphant and Ian McShane, stars of an acclaimed TV Western, offer their picks for top films from the classic genre.        ...
19:13, 05/31/2019

TV writer David Milch, creator of 'NYPD Blue,' 'Deadwood, reveals he has Alzheimer's Milch, 74, said his Alzheimer's symptoms began about five years ago when began having trouble with memory recall and controlling his temper. Eventually, the brain disorder began to have an impact on his writing.       ...
19:26, 04/28/2019

'We're not rebuilding here': Ohio police investigate home explosion as hate crime after finding racist graffiti Police in Ohio are investigating a home explosion as a hate crime after racist graffiti was found near the scene.        ...
07:00, 08/08/2019

Meet the Students Fueling Hong Kong’s Protests: ‘We May Die’ Antigovernment protests have raged all summer, aided by student activists. How will they be heard after they go back to school? Here’s what they told us....
14:13, 08/22/2019

The Lost Tennis Art of Returning Up the Middle Hitting the ball right to your opponent may seem counterintuitive, but many in the game said it is underused and can be the most effective service return. Martina Navratilova calls it gold....
14:13, 08/22/2019

Night Tennis Like Nowhere Else When lights came to the U.S. Open in 1975, it moved the game from the dainty periphery to the sizzling center. And the New York attitude certainly helped....
14:13, 08/22/2019

Joe Cordina: ‘There’s not a lot I need to add to be world champ’ Joe Cordina tells Louis Daniel exactly why he’s such a special talent The post Joe Cordina: ‘There’s not a lot I need to add to be world champ’ appeared first on Boxing News....
14:39, 08/22/2019

Solar drives Fifth Third to add investment bankers Fifth Third is the latest US regional bank to grasp an opportunity to build out its investment bank, by bolting new expertise on to an area in which it already has a strong presence....
14:39, 08/22/2019

4 Wild Gene Roddenberry Sci-Fi TV Projects That Had Nothing to Do With Star Trek He’s first and foremost the Star Trek guy, but the creative mind of Gene Roddenberry—born this week in 1921—also ventured far beyond the voyages of the Enterprise. A quartet of awesomely bizarre TV projects he made in the years between Star Trek and...
14:39, 08/22/2019

D23 Expo Is Doing Live Streams, But Probably Not the Panels You Most Want to See D23 Expo 2019 starts on Friday and, with it, fans should expect major news from all sides of the Disney kingdom. We’re talking movies, streaming, theme parks, merchandise, pretty much everything...except what’s going to happen with Spider-Man. Read m...
14:39, 08/22/2019

Trump accused of 'God complex' over 'chosen one' remarks Donald Trump has exposed himself to accusations of a messiah complex after self-referencing as "the King of Israel", "the second coming of God" and "the chosen one" in the space of a few hours....
14:39, 08/22/2019

How do I take better photos? | Ask Jack Lyndsay wants people to post better pictures on Facebook. Here’s how to get the shot right on your phone or cameraSo many people post pictures on Facebook with very advanced cameras, eg from iPhones. Alas, many do not crop their photos, the horizon i...
15:00, 08/22/2019

Arsenal optimism faces first major test at Liverpool "The two remaining teams with 100 percent Premier League records this season go head-to-head on Saturday when Liverpool host a new-look Arsenal at Anfield in an encounter that will act as a barometer to measure the London club\u0027s progress."...
15:00, 08/22/2019

Great parks and green spaces in the UK: readers’ travel tips Sensory playgrounds for children, a second world war airfield converted into a deer park, and an ever-changing stretch of coastline are among your favouritesSkirting the southern edge of Manchester, Turn Moss and Chorlton water meadows offer a huge s...
15:00, 08/22/2019

Cashmere clothing company founder to list plush pad The founder of the chic cashmere company White + Warren, Susan White Morrissey, is about to list her downtown home for $3.45 million. In 2014, she paid $2.95 million for the two-bedroom corner unit on the eighth floor of the Urban Glass House at 330 ...
15:00, 08/22/2019

Iranian tanker not heading to Greece: Greek prime minister An Iranian tanker which the United States wants seized is not heading towards Greece as it sails through the Mediterranean, Greek Prime Minister Kyrikos Mitsotakis told France 24 TV on Thursday....
15:52, 08/22/2019

Japan foreign minister says South Korea's move 'completely mistaken response' Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Thursday criticized South Korea for terminating an intelligence agreement between the two countries, calling it a "completely mistaken response" and extremely regrettable....
15:52, 08/22/2019

Banks call for order in Hong Kong as jewelers warn of trade fair dud Hong Kong banks published full-page newspaper ads calling for law and order in the Chinese-ruled city and international jewelers sought the rescheduling of a huge trade fair as weeks of pro-democracy protests showed no sign of let-up on Thursday....
15:52, 08/22/2019

Factbox: Hurdles in way of 5-Star/PD coalition government in Italy Italy's main opposition party, the center-left Democratic Party (PD), has opened the door to talks with the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement on forming a government following the collapse of the previous coalition....
15:52, 08/22/2019

Somalia's Jubbaland president wins new term amid rift with central government The president of Jubbaland, a Somali region critical to East Africa's fight against al Shabaab militants, won a fresh term on Thursday, the parliamentary speaker said, amid a growing rift between the federal government and its semi-autonomous states....
15:52, 08/22/2019

Powell Faces Challenge Defining Doctrine Around When to Cut Rates Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s challenge in the weeks ahead is to articulate clearly why the central bank is likely to continue reducing rates absent obvious signs of economic deterioration....
15:52, 08/22/2019

Price of Good Economy: More Time Stuck in Traffic Traffic congestion has worsened as the economy improved, with the average auto commuter in 2017 spending around 12 minutes every workday stuck in traffic, according to a report released Thursday....
15:52, 08/22/2019

Cupra previews interior of first EV ahead of Frankfurt reveal Seat sub-brand's electric pioneer will sport design influenced by both SUVs and sports coupes Cupra will reveal its first fully electric vehicle in concept form at this year’s Frankfurt motor show, and has previewed its interior design in a new imag...
15:52, 08/22/2019

Walsh says he is 'strongly, strongly considering' challenging Trump in Republican primary Former Illinois GOP Rep. Joe Walsh, who has been publicly mulling a 2020 primary challenge to President Donald Trump, said Thursday he is "strongly, strongly considering" entering the race....
16:13, 08/22/2019

Fotis Dulos wants teen sons to have their own attorneys The estranged husband of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos wants their two oldest sons to have their own attorneys, according to a new report. Fotis Dulos asked for legal representation to be appointed for his 13-year-old twin boys as the couple...
16:13, 08/22/2019

Volatile Politics Rattle the Global Economy The economic warning signs are flashing yellow. In Germany, the U.K., Italy, Brazil and Mexico, growth has stalled. In Japan, business confidence has turned negative for the first time since 2013. China’s industrial output is growing at its slo...
16:13, 08/22/2019

'Queer Eye' star Karamo Brown breaks silence on 'DWTS' Sean Spicer controversy “Queer Eye” star and future “Dancing With The Stars” contestant Karamo Brown fired back at critics who called him out for appearing on the competition series with former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer....
16:39, 08/22/2019

Woman who killed ‘Dirty John’ says she’s still struggling with PTSD: ‘I had to learn what happened to me’ Terra Newell’s life forever changed on Aug. 20, 2016, when she fatally stabbed her estranged stepfather John Meehan 13 times after he had attacked her in her apartment complex’s parking lot....
16:39, 08/22/2019

Why is Donald Trump ignoring Germany? With Trump due to attend the G-7 in France and later visit Poland, many are wondering why a stop-over with Angela Merkel in Berlin isn't on the list. Experts say the cold shoulder move is part of a wider strategy....
16:39, 08/22/2019

Sydney parents who fed daughter growth-stunting vegan diet avoid jail The toddler suffered from severe malnutrition due to being fed a conservative vegan diet. A judge said the nutrition was "completely inadequate" for a baby....
16:39, 08/22/2019

Troops Are Not the Answer to the Crisis at the Border As the humanitarian crisis at the southern border has grown, the President and his allies have called for the U.S. military to be deployed in greater numbers. I commanded the U.S. Southern Command, overseeing all forces south of this country, for a f...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Ransomware Attacks Are Testing Resolve of Cities Across America As hackers lock up networks that power police forces and utilities, municipalities must operate with hobbled computer systems, and decide whether to pay ransoms....
17:00, 08/22/2019

Bird Twitter Is My Oasis in Internet Hell Browsing the internet generally feels exhausting for me. Mostly, it’s because everything is bad. The websites I once visited for “fun” are now saturated with reminders of society’s collapse, brands making painful jokes, lies, outrage, and actual Nazi...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Foul Ball Immediately Becomes Child's Most Prized Possession Yes, yes, we’ve all seen various versions of a video showing a baseball fan grabbing a foul ball in a way that is funny or charming. But have you ever seen a young baseball fan get his hands on a foul ball and respond like he just gained possession o...
17:00, 08/22/2019

'I was shocked': mother of boy whose scalp was coloured by school speaks out ‘It would not have happened to a white kid,’ Angela Washington said after staff used a marker pen on Juelz Trice’s banned haircutJuelz Trice came home from school earlier this year with permanent marker ink scribbled on his scalp, but it was not a pr...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Why Planned Parenthood was right to refuse federal funding | Moira Donegan The Trump administration put Planned Parenthood in an untenable position – and the organization made the moral choice to walk awayThe Trump administration expanded its assault on women’s rights this week, engineering the loss of birth control and oth...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Ruthless Solskjær cares little for egos or age at Manchester United The manager has fielded young teams and experienced players such as Smalling, Jones, Matic and Fred are the victimsIn Manchester United’s opening two fixtures Ole Gunnar Solskjær has shown the ruthlessness surely required to successfully transform th...
17:00, 08/22/2019

How Jets' Le'Veon Bell is prepping for real games: Getting the defense angry in practice New York Jets running back Le’Veon Bell is doing everything he can to make sure he is ready for his return to football after a year away.       ...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Four fantasy football sleepers you need to own SportsPulse: Trysta Krick drops some knowledge on us and provides four fantasy sleepers that could help you win your league this season.       ...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Jet's Bell eager for teamates to hit him New York Jets running back Le'Veon Bell hasn't played in a game in nearly 20 months and is eager for Week 1 of the regular season when he'll make his debut with his new team. Bell is being held out of preseason games as a precaution. (...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Greenlanders welcome global attention, but there's no love lost for Trump Authorities and residents in Greenland have branded President Donald Trump's talk of buying the island "insulting" but have welcomed the global attention it has brought to a nation keen to establish its autonomy from Denmark....
17:26, 08/22/2019

We could use bees' honey to track environmental lead pollution Honey is a surprisingly effective tool for monitoring the levels of lead in the environment. It could be used in places where sampling is hard to organise...
17:26, 08/22/2019

Justice: 64% of federal arrests are noncitizens, with a 200% increase Federal arrests of noncitizens have jumped over 200% in the last 20 years and now account for 64% of those arrested, according to the Justice Department....
17:26, 08/22/2019

Images of stars on social media 'risk fuelling copycat cosmetic procedures' Looking at images of cosmetically enhanced celebrities on social media risks encouraging young women to have similar procedures, according to a scientific study....
17:52, 08/22/2019

Hollywood actor Tim Roth says rise of populism hurt British politics Hollywood star Tim Roth, who launched his acting career playing a racist skinhead in 1980s Britain, said on Wednesday that the "odium of populism" had led to a deterioration in British politics and beyond....
18:13, 08/22/2019

The U.S.-Mexico migrant crisis: What is really happening at the border? The situation at the U.S.-Mexico border has been called an "invasion," a "national emergency" and a "humanitarian crisis." But what's really happening? ...
18:13, 08/22/2019

High-precision technique stores cellular “memory” in DNA Using a technique that can precisely edit DNA bases, MIT researchers have created a way to store complex “memories” in the DNA of living cells, including human cells. The new system, known as DOMINO, can be used to record the intensity, duration, ...
18:13, 08/22/2019

Rising temperatures will make Hajj pilgrimage 'dangerous' British Muslims are being urged to take the lead on fighting climate change as a study suggests rising temperatures will make pilgrimages to Mecca dangerous....
18:13, 08/22/2019

1st Test Live: KL Rahul, Ajinkya Rahane Take India To 68/3 At Lunch WI vs IND 1st Test Day 1 Live Score: Kemar Roach gave India two early blows as he dismissed Test specialist Mayank Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara cheaply....
18:13, 08/22/2019

AOC takes heat from heartland after calling Electoral College a racist ‘scam’ Political figures from the heartland are torching Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., after the coastal congresswoman posted an Instagram video where she claimed the Electoral College was a racist “scam” that needs to go. ...
18:13, 08/22/2019

Edwards Lifesciences recalls delivery system for Sapien heart valves Medical device maker Edwards Lifesciences Corp is recalling its Sapien 3 Ultra delivery system after burst balloons during implantation led to several injuries and a death, said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday....
18:13, 08/22/2019

Trump talks up economy, talks down Fed amid mixed data President Donald Trump on Thursday said the U.S. economy was doing well and could be record-setting if only the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates further, as economic signals painted a decidedly mixed picture....
18:13, 08/22/2019

Unsweetened: Android swaps sugary codenames for boring numbers The new Android logo, complete with a tweaked robot design. [credit: Google ] We usually get a fun codename to go along with each big new A...
18:39, 08/22/2019

Former Republican lawmaker leaning toward Trump challenge Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, said on Thursday he was leaning toward a Republican primary challenge to President Donald Trump, calling him a liar and a bully who is unfit for office....
18:39, 08/22/2019

8-Year-Old ‘Princess’ Mummy Finally Laid to Rest in Her Home Bolivia An incredibly well-preserved and rare young female mummy is finally being returned from North America to her rightful home in Bolivia. ...
18:39, 08/22/2019

Amazon TV deal: save on the Toshiba Fire TV and receive a free Echo Dot Amazon's back to school sale includes discounts on popular devices that include Fire TV sticks, tablets, security cameras, smart speakers, and more. Amazon is also discounting the best-selling Toshiba 4K TV that has the Fire TV experience built-...
18:39, 08/22/2019

Mike Pompeo makes diplomatic phone call to ease tensions with Denmark over Greenland A dispute between U.S. President Donald Trump and Denmark, over the latter's refusal to sell Greenland, was softened some by a phone call from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
18:39, 08/22/2019

U.S. figure skating coach Richard Callaghan banned for 'sexual misconduct' U.S. Figure Skating and the U.S. Center for SafeSport have permanently banned coach Richard Callaghan after an investigation into accusations he engaged in sexual misconduct with two teenage boys, officials said....
18:39, 08/22/2019

Sell Aurobindo Pharma; Buy Aditya Birla Fashion: Choice Broking Share Market Tips: Choice Broking has recommended selling Aurobindo Pharma in the range of Rs 589.90 and up to Rs 593 for target price of Rs 565 with stop loss at Rs 603....
18:39, 08/22/2019

Sensex Sheds Over 300 Points As Selloff In Financials, Metals Deepens Domestic stock markets registered sharp losses on Thursday hurt by a selloff across sectors. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 328.89 points to 36,731.48, and the broader NSE Nifty benchmark......
18:39, 08/22/2019

Traveller24.com | WATCH | Ghana draws African-American tourists with 'Year of Return' US preacher Roxanne Caleb blinked away the tears as she emerged from a pitch-dark dungeon where African slaves were once held before being shipped across the Atlantic to America....
18:39, 08/22/2019

Real adventures for normal people: Drive a NASCAR course, paddle Class 4 rapids You don't have to be an elite adventurer to paddle West Virginia's world-class rapids, drive a NASCAR course or bungee-jump off a Chinese skyscraper.       ...
18:39, 08/22/2019

Gary Ray Bowles, serial killer who targeted gay men, set to be executed A Florida serial killer who targeted older, gay men in a months-long killing rampage 25 years ago is set to be executed. Gary Ray Bowles, 57, is scheduled to die by lethal injection Thursday night at Florida Day Prison in Stark. Bowles began his eigh...
19:00, 08/22/2019

Spain issues international health alert for listeria outbreak from pork Spain has issued international health alerts in light of a widening outbreak of listeria from pork meat that has affected 150 people and killed one person....
19:00, 08/22/2019

Are You Sure That Wine You Ordered Is Actually Dry? Sommeliers and retailers report that ‘dry’ is the most misunderstood term in the world of wine. Our wine columnist separates the subjective from the technical to drill down to the true meaning....
19:00, 08/22/2019

Karamo Brown, who could've said nothing, chooses to defend fellow DWTS contestant Sean Spicer Despite the fact that he’s a big bag of shit who helped support and promote the Trump administration and its many nightmarish misdeeds, Sean Spicer is set to compete on this season of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars. It’s not a particularly big deal in ...
19:00, 08/22/2019

The U.S. ambassador to Denmark starred in a movie mocked by MST3K, so that's reassuring You know the old adage: “A’s attract B’s, B’s attract C’s...” and so on. Unfortunately, the English language runs out after only 26 letters, making it somewhat difficult to measure who exactly remains attracted to the Trump Administration, but this ...
19:00, 08/22/2019

How a Totally Hypothetical Payroll Tax Cut Would Impact Your Paycheck For a portion of this calendar week, President Donald Trump considered cutting payroll taxes. “I’ve been thinking about payroll taxes for a long time,” he told reporters on Tuesday, and then he turned around on Wednesday and told the same reporters “...
19:26, 08/22/2019

Yousef Makki: MP questions whether defendants would have gone free if they were 'black state school pupils' An MP has questioned the verdicts in the Yousef Makki murder trial and whether the teenagers would have been acquitted of murder if they had been black and state school educated....
19:26, 08/22/2019

Paralympic gold medallist humiliated and in tears after being left stranded in wheelchair on train An eight-time Paralympic gold medallist says she was reduced to tears after she was left stranded on train when the operator failed to provide her with ramps to get on and off....
19:26, 08/22/2019

Inmate violence up 50 per cent at London prison Wormwood Scrubs The number of assaults has risen sharply at a London prison involved in a flagship government violence-reduction project, the Ministry of Justice admitted today....
19:26, 08/22/2019

Black NYPD Sergeant Who Oversaw Cop Who Killed Eric Garner Loses 20 Vacation Days for Her Role in Deadly Encounter New York City Police Sgt. Kizzy Adonis, the only other cop officially implicated in the death of Staten Island dad Eric Garner, will lose 20 days of vacation for the role she played in the deadly police encounter five years ago....
19:26, 08/22/2019

Joe Walsh is not your anti-Trump savior The one-term congressman is getting a push to run in a primary against Trump. Before his turn as a Trump critic on social media, he was calling Barack Obama a Muslim and pushing the birther conspiracy theory....
19:26, 08/22/2019

Democrats, citing GOP-imposed voting restrictions, aim to flip secretary of state offices in five states Buoyed by victories in three states last year, Democrats are looking to expand their representation in the offices that oversee elections in most states....
19:26, 08/22/2019

Britain answers China claim consulate employee engaged prostitutes China's latest claim a British consulate officer is being detained in the mainland for "soliciting prostitutes" is being met with demands for more information....
19:26, 08/22/2019

North Korea warns of a new ‘cold war’ North Korea continued to rail against South Korea's joint military exercises with the United States and its purchase of U.S. military hardware on Thursday, warning the moves would "trigger a new cold war."...
19:26, 08/22/2019

What's in your wallet? Not our new credit card please, warns Apple Manufacturer’s warning to keep flashy, minimalist Apple Card away from pockets, wallets and other cards draw derisionApple’s flashy branded credit card comes with all the sleek, designer chic customers have come to expect from the iPhone company. Jus...
19:52, 08/22/2019

Bernie Sanders’s ‘Green New Deal’: A $16 Trillion Climate Plan Mr. Sanders’s climate change proposal calls for the United States to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2050. “We must be extraordinarily aggressive,” he said in an interview....
19:52, 08/22/2019

Opinion: Why Volkswagen needs to reinvent its image A new logo is just the beginning of a brand-wide revamp that seeks to draw a line under Dieselgate It’s not hyperbole to say the Volkswagen ID 3 will be one of the most significant cars in the history of the company. The first fully electric car dev...
19:52, 08/22/2019

Too late for new Brexit deal, France's Macron tells Johnson French President Emmanuel Macron told Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday that there was not enough time to wholly rewrite Britain's Brexit divorce deal before an Oct. 31 deadline....
19:52, 08/22/2019

Somali president replaces security chiefs and Mogadishu mayor Somalia's president announced on Thursday a major shake-up of the country's security chiefs as well as a replacement for the mayor of Mogadishu after Abdirahman Omar Osman died of his wounds following a suicide bomb attack last month....
19:52, 08/22/2019

Italy's 5-Star says it is working to avoid elections Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement is working to give the country a new government and avoid snap elections, its leader Luigi Di Maio said on Thursday after meeting the head of state....
19:52, 08/22/2019

German court convicts Syrian over stabbing that triggered Chemnitz riots A German court sentenced a Syrian asylum seeker to nine and a half years in prison on Thursday over the fatal stabbing of a man in the eastern city of Chemnitz last year that triggered the worst far-right riots Germany had seen for decades....
19:52, 08/22/2019

"All The Forces": China's Global Social Media Push In Hong Kong Protests While little news or video footage of the Hong Kong protests made its way into mainland China in the early weeks, the subject now dominates the news and most-read topic lists on China's Twitter-like......
20:13, 08/22/2019

Verizon teams with Boingo for indoor 5G Ultra Wideband service The companies are focused on places like airports, stadiums and arenas, office buildings, and hotels, where a hyper-dense network can power high-speed, low latency connections....
20:13, 08/22/2019

HP adds AMD Ryzen processor options to Pavilion Gaming Desktop, Gaming 15 Laptop PCs The Pavilion Gaming 15 is HP's first gaming notebook to feature an AMD processor, while the Pavilion Gaming Desktop gets a fresh chassis design that saves space while making user upgrades easier....
20:13, 08/22/2019

The war inside Palantir: Data-mining firm’s ties to ICE under attack by employees So far, Palantir has stood firm in its support of the government, even as employees and activist groups say there is growing evidence that Palantir lends support to ICE agents whose work violates the civil liberties of undocumented immigrants. A work...
20:13, 08/22/2019

Android 10: Cheat sheet Android 10's features will transform some phones into more user-friendly, customizable, and secure environments. Here's what developers, businesses, and users need to know about Google's Android 10.0....
20:13, 08/22/2019

CDC investigates more than 150 cases of 'severe pulmonary disease' involving vaping Health officials warned Wednesday that “vaping” has led to more than 150 cases of “severe pulmonary disease” in 16 states as use of e-cigarette products continues to grow among adolescents and young adults. ...
20:13, 08/22/2019

British Hong Kong consulate employee solicited a prostitute, Chinese media claims The British Consulate employee detained in China for 15 days after leaving Hong Kong on a business trip violated public law by soliciting a prostitute, state-backed media reported Thursday. ...
20:39, 08/22/2019

Queen Sugar's Latest Episode Brings Addiction and Trauma Front and Center There’s a scene in the latest episode, “Oh Mamere,” of season 4 of Queen Sugar that is maddening to watch. In it, Darla Sutton (I legit had to look up her character’s last name; I’m not sure I’ve heard it uttered a single time on the show), played by...
20:39, 08/22/2019

Beer and brotherhood unite Marines at gravesite The Marines of 2nd Battalion, 4th Regiment established a tradition where every Memorial Day, they gather to celebrate and remember the lives of their fallen brothers.        ...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Trump: Danish leader's words nasty, inappropriate President Donald Trump said Wednesday he has canceled his trip to Denmark after a "nasty" and "inappropriate" comment by Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, who earlier called Trump's idea to buy Greenland "absurd." (Aug. 21)   &...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Trump says he is 'the chosen one' to take on China President Donald Trump proclaimed Wednesday that he is "the chosen one" to take on the China trade war, insisting, "somebody had to do it." (Aug. 21)        ...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Mixed reaction to Trump's Jewish disloyalty claims President Donald Trump's claims that Jews who vote for Democrats are showing disloyalty is met with disbelief by Jewish American liberal groups and been welcomed by conservative ones. Trump on Wednesday doubled-down and repeated the claim. (Aug....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Athletics-India's Chand confident of making Olympic cut Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay sports star, has fought many battles off the track in recent years but for the next 12 months the sprinter is hoping to focus entirely on her running as she builds towards the Tokyo Olympics....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Watch a trailer for Edward Norton's smoky, star-studded adaptation of Jonathan Lethem's Motherless Brooklyn Edward Norton’s been wanting to bring Jonathan Lethem’s Joycean 1999 novel Motherless Brooklyn to the screen since it was published. Now, 20 years later, a trailer has arrived for the hard-boiled story, which transports Lethem’s story back to the 195...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Masters, shmasters: Taylor Swift plans to re-record music now owned by Scooter Braun When Scooter Braun and record label Big Machine struck a deal that allowed him to acquire Big Machine Group—essentially making him owner of the master recordings of Taylor Swift’s earlier work—the pop songstress called the deal her “worst case scenar...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Bolsonaro says Brazil lacks resources to fight Amazon fires The Brazilian government lacks the resources to fight a record number of wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest, President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday, weeks after telling donors he did not need their money....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Ninth round of U.S., Taliban peace talks start in Qatar The United States and the Taliban officials resumed talks in Qatar on Thursday to firm up a deal enabling the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan in return for the Taliban security guarantees, the Taliban and senior U.S. official said....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Zimbabwe arrests senior opposition official over demonstration Police in Zimbabwe arrested a senior opposition official on Thursday on charges of failing to stop a banned protest last week in the capital, his lawyer said....
21:00, 08/22/2019

How Man Utd tactics are helping Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford 'terrorise' teams Anthony Martial believes that while he and Marcus Rashford want to play in the same position for Manchester United, that competitive streak can help the players drive the club forward....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Liverpool vs Arsenal lineups: Confirmed team news, predicted XIs, latest injury updates Liverpool and Arsenal face off at Anfield this weekend in what is likely to be a shootout between two of the best attacks in Europe, let alone the Premier League....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Popeyes, Chick-fil-A, Wendy's? Vote on your pick for the best fast food chicken sandwich As Popeyes, Chick-fil-A and Wendy's battle over the best chicken sandwich, it's time for our readers to weigh in.       ...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Three late-round wide receivers who could pay off big in your fantasy football draft Here are three wideouts with an average draft position of Round 8 or later with a chance to exceed expectations and help your fantasy team win a title....
21:26, 08/22/2019

Best Wi-Fi extenders of 2019: top devices for boosting your WiFi network The best Wi-Fi extenders will ensure that your wireless network reaches every nook and cranny of your home or office, especially if you’re trying to cover a substantial space. In this list you'll discover the very best Wi-Fi extenders tha...
21:26, 08/22/2019

Four die, more than 100 hurt in thunderstorm in Poland's Tatra mountains Four people, two of them children, died and more than 100 were injured during a thunderstorm in Poland's Tatra mountains on Thursday, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said....
21:52, 08/22/2019

Myanmar troops' sexual violence against Rohingya shows 'genocidal intent': U.N. report Sexual violence committed by Myanmar troops against Rohingya women and girls in 2017 was an indication of the military's genocidal intent to destroy the mainly Muslim ethnic minority, United Nations investigators concluded in a report released on Thu...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Democratic national committee rejects mounting calls for climate crisis debate Members cited concerns over changing party rules and opening the door for a flood of single-issue eventsThe Democratic National Committee has rejected mounting calls for a party-sponsored debate on the climate crisis, voting down a resolution that wo...
21:52, 08/22/2019

White-tailed eagles return to southern Britain after 240 years Conservationists hope release of six eaglets on Isle of Wight will mirror Scotland successWhite-tailed eagles are gracing the skies of southern Britain for the first time in 240 years after six eaglets were released on the Isle of Wight.The huge bird...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Wildlife summit votes down plan to allow sale of huge ivory stockpile Some African nations at Cites conference argue sales would provide much-needed incomeAn audacious attempt to allow a huge sale of stockpiled elephant ivory has been defeated at an international wildlife conference. The rancorous debate exposed deep d...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Large swathes of the Amazon rainforest are burning – video report There have been more than 72,000 fire outbreaks in Brazil so far this year, up 84% on the same period in 2018, according to the country’s National Institute for Space Research. More than half were in the Amazon. It followed reports that farmers were ...
21:52, 08/22/2019

|Mozambique,Russiasignenergy,securitydeals Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi signed energy and security agreements with Russian's Vladimir Putin in the first visit by a leader from the southern African state in two decades....
21:52, 08/22/2019

|EFFheadsstraighttoConCourttoclarifyPublicProtector'spowers EFF leader Julius Malema has asked the Constitutional Court to urgently give guidance about the recent interim interdict applications against the public protector's remedial action....
21:52, 08/22/2019

|SAmustbraceformorehikesintaxes,electricitytariffs-economist The challenge posed by heavily indebted Eskom means that SA taxpayers must brace for higher taxes and further electricity price hikes, says Absa's Group chief economist....
21:52, 08/22/2019

Fantasy football: Josh Gordon a low risk/reward option The penultimate week of the NFL preseason is here. With only two weeks to go before the Packers and Bears kickoff, mock drafts are quickly becoming real drafts. Keep an eye on these headlines: — ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Friday that Patriots r...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Baltimore teen gets life in prison for running over cop in stolen Jeep while ordered to be on house arrest A Baltimore teen who was supposed to be confined to house arrest last year at the time he ran over a police officer in a stolen Jeep was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison....
21:52, 08/22/2019

Ohio cop attempted kidnapping girl, 12, waiting for bus and filmed himself urinating on her: police Prosecutors say it's their mission to make sure an Ohio cop "never wears the badge of a police officer again" after the 34-year-old was arrested Tuesday on accusations he tried to kidnap a 12-year-old girl at a school bus stop — and then filmed himse...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's former ex-cop cellmate at NYC lockup must have better living conditions, judge rules Descriptions of "decrepit," rat-infested cells at a Manhattan federal lockup that emerged this month amid the investigation into accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein's suicide prompted a judge on Wednesday to order improved conditions for at least ...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Arrest made in drive-by shooting deaths of UC Irvine scholar and friend, both 24 A 27-year-old man has been arrested in the drive-by shooting deaths of a University of California, Irvine, astrophysics scholar and his friend in Los Angeles last week, authorities announced Wednesday, according to reports. ...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Banana surprise: $1 million in cocaine found in grocery store fruit (KING) Cocaine valued at more than $1 million has been found inside shipments of bananas at three Safeway grocery stores in western Washington state. The King County Sheriff’s Office recovered 22 kilos, nearly 50 pounds, of cocaine at a Safeway...
22:13, 08/22/2019

Yuma BP arrests 16 in connection to human smuggling attempts YUMA, Ariz, – Sixteen people were arrested earlier this week after Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents stopped two human smuggling attempts in less than a 24-hour time period. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a white Ford Expeditio...
22:13, 08/22/2019

Lightning-caused fire near I-10, Dragoon grows to more than 100 acres TUCSON – The fire burning near Dragoon has grown to more than 100 acres after the fire ignited sometime Wednesday. According to Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, the fire is located near Interstate 10 and Dragoon Road 12 miles...
22:13, 08/22/2019

Airman fatally shot trying to enter Phoenix apartment ID’d PHOENIX (AP) — Luke Air Force Base officials say an airman fatally shot while attempting to enter a Phoenix apartment was a 21-year-old service member from Florida. Luke officials said Thursday that the man killed Sunday was Senior Airman Cody J. Fry...
22:13, 08/22/2019

Willcox provides aid to hot passengers on disabled bus WILLCOX, Ariz. (AP) — Ambulance crews, state troopers, the American Red Cross and other emergency personnel provided aid to 37 passengers on Greyhound bus that broke down in the southern Arizona desert amid three-digit summer heat. The Cochise County...
22:13, 08/22/2019

Rain and cooler temperatures on the way! TUCSON – Few afternoon storms possible, especially south and east of Tucson! Better chance for the rest of us tomorrow and into the weekend.  Today: Mix of sun and clouds with isolated storms during the afternoon (20%). High: 105° Tonight: Par...
22:13, 08/22/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $60 on an Acer Chromebook 11 This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals h...
22:13, 08/22/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ review: Weird, but in a good way I have to suspect that, back in 2011 when the original Galaxy Note was released, not even Samsung knew it would become as popular as it did. By the standards of the time, the Note and its 5.3-inch screen were massive, and styluses were considered......
22:13, 08/22/2019

iFixit teardown takes a look inside the Note 10+ 5G The Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G will be available online and in stores tomorrow. Just in time, the folks at iFixit are sharing a peek inside the new device. Most notably, the phone borrows one major design queue from the iPhone, and it won't be s...
22:13, 08/22/2019

Bose's new portable speaker has Alexa, Google Assistant and 360 audio Bose is expanding its smart speaker offerings with the aptly named Bose Portable Home Speaker, which includes Bluetooth connectivity, voice control and virtual assistant integration into a 7.5-inch by 4-inch package. The 2.3-pound speaker is made for...
22:13, 08/22/2019

Hyundai teases all-electric concept '45' for Frankfurt By Jonathon Ramsey Didn't see this one coming. Hyundai has teased the electric concept it's taking to next month's Frankfurt Motor Show, and it makes us yearn to grab a cassette full of synthwave and a VHS tape of that 1985 classic, "...
22:13, 08/22/2019

Android Q is now simply Android 10 Google has finally revealed Android Q's release name, and it's not Quiche, Quinoa or Quesadilla. In fact, it's not named after any dessert that starts with the letter Q at all -- the tech giant has decided to simply call it Android 10....
22:13, 08/22/2019

'Blair Witch' expertly remixes horror gaming's greatest hits Blair Witch is scary. That's not a revelation for most people, considering the pop culture status the movie achieved when it came out in 1999, ushering in an enduring age of found-footage horror films. But, that's not what we're talkin...
22:13, 08/22/2019

Body Positivity Win: Dad Is Changing Out Of His Swimsuit In The Beach Parking Lot With His Bare Ass In Plain View Of Everyone So much media today teaches us to be ashamed of our bodies, but one amazing man is going against the grain and taking a brave stand for body positivity: Dad is changing out of his swimsuit in the beach parking lot with his bare ass in plain view of e...
22:13, 08/22/2019

Patrick Byrne Resigns as Overstock.com Chief Executive Patrick Byrne, CEO of online retailer Overstock.com Inc., resigned Thursday, saying he didn’t want his presence to distract from the company’s business strategy....
22:39, 08/22/2019

Dick's Sporting Goods Posts Higher Same-Store Sales for First Time in Two Years Shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods climbed after the retailer reported its first positive quarterly same-store sales in about two years and increased its fiscal-year outlook....
22:39, 08/22/2019

Russia sends 'Fedor' its first humanoid robot into space Russia launches an unmanned rocket into space carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning how to assist astronauts on board the International Space Station. Video provided by AFP - English      ...
22:39, 08/22/2019

Pence reaffirms US plans to go to Moon, then Mars Vice President Mike Pence led the 6th meeting of the National Space Council Tuesday, touting America's commitment to space exploration. Pence reaffirmed the administration's pledge to return to the Moon by 2024 and then continue on to Mars....
22:39, 08/22/2019

Hong Kong crisis — What you need to know The ongoing Hong Kong protests are increasing tensions between the special administrative region and the Chinese central government. There's no solution in sight, but what, exactly, is at stake? DW explains....
22:39, 08/22/2019

Mediterranean migrant rescue ship running low on food: Doctors Without Borders There are 356 migrants on the Ocean Viking ship, which has not been allowed to dock by Italian and Maltese authorities for two weeks. The vessel picked up several groups of migrants but is running out of food....
22:39, 08/22/2019

Climate change: What Germany can learn from the Netherlands With Germany set to miss its climate goals by a wide margin, a solution might be right next door. The Netherlands recently revealed a wide-ranging climate deal — including a carbon tax that Dutch companies agreed to pay....
22:39, 08/22/2019

ThyssenKrupp sues EU for blocking Tata merger German steel giant ThyssenKrupp has said the European Commission was "too far-reaching and wrong" in blocking a merger with Tata Steel. ThyssenKrupp has filed a complaint against the Commission's decision....
22:39, 08/22/2019

Stocks edge lower as investors eye Fed's Jackson Hole meeting An index of stock markets worldwide crept lower on Thursday on uncertainty over the outlook for U.S. interest rate cuts and weak U.S. manufacturing data that raised concerns about the health of the world's largest economy....
22:39, 08/22/2019

China blames Canada for difficulties in relationship, demands Huawei executive be freed China's embassy in Canada said on Thursday that bilateral ties were suffering "gross difficulties," and demanded Ottawa free Huawei Technologies Co Ltd Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou....
22:39, 08/22/2019

FAA plans to test Boeing MAX software on less-experienced pilots: sources The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration plans to test next month how pilots with around one year of experience flying Boeing 737 jets handle new software on the MAX model, four sources with knowledge of the matter said....
22:39, 08/22/2019

8-year-old takes parents’ car for 87-mph joyride on the Autobahn He should have stuck to his Hot Wheels. An 8-year-old German boy took his parents’ Volkswagen Golf on a late-night joyride on the Autobahn, hitting speeds of 87 miles per hour, the Guardian reported. The pint-size speed demon even had the prese...
23:00, 08/22/2019

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street challenged with breaking backstop deadlock within 30 days Boris Johnson has returned to Downing Street this evening after France joined Germany in challenging him to come up with a backstop alternative within 30 days....
23:00, 08/22/2019

Jada Pinkett Smith Takes a Stand for Sex Toys Jada Pinkett Smith has no shame in her sex toy game. As a Red Table Talk co-host, the actress is known to share some pretty intimate details about her personal life, from her marriage......
23:26, 08/22/2019

A Reminder That You Can Get Another German Wagon With Over 500 HP For A 'Reasonable' Price If you didn’t catch the news, the Audi RS6 Avant—a super-wagon that we Americans were denied for so long—will finally hit our shores in 2020. I didn’t believe it would happen, but I’m happy to be proven wrong. However, if you don’t have the patience ...
23:26, 08/22/2019

Turns Out A Road Made Of Solar Panels Was, In Fact, A Bad Idea There will be some hiccups on our path to a more environmentally-friendly future. Some hiccups, like exploding electric cars, will be bigger than others. So, I’m willing to excuse France for the very, very predictable failure of their solar panel roa...
23:26, 08/22/2019

President Trump Is Pissed That Automakers Are Ignoring His Emissions Rollback President Trump is pissed at Ford for siding with California over him, Care by Volvo is in hot water, German automakers team up for autonomous cars, more Tesla turnover, and much more on The Morning Shift of Thursday, August 22, 2019....
23:26, 08/22/2019

People need to stop throwing rocks and vegetables at me whenever I tell them “The Oldsmobile Cutlass People need to stop throwing rocks and vegetables at me whenever I tell them “The Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais Quad 442 was America’s E30 M3.” Haven’t you ever heard of a little thing called FREE SPEECH?...
23:26, 08/22/2019

What Happens to Your Campaign Contributions When a Presidential Candidate Drops Out? On Wednesday, Washington Governor Jay Inslee officially dropped out of the presidential race, just days after John Hickenlooper also called it quits (and announced his Senate bid). As of June, both former candidates raised nearly $8.5 million in camp...
23:26, 08/22/2019

Democrats Decide the Total Collapse of the Planet Isn't Worth a Debate The Democratic National Committee voted on Thursday to reject a proposed 2020 debate on climate change, which sure sounds like a great idea just as things get even more terrifying on that front....
23:26, 08/22/2019

NASA TV to Air US Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station Filled with almost 2,700 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft is set to leave the International Space Station Tuesday, Aug. 27. NASA Television and the agency’s website will broadcast its depa...
23:26, 08/22/2019

Canary Islands wildfire stable but continues to burn, acting PM says A wildfire in the popular tourist island of Gran Canaria has been stabilised but continues to burn, Spain's acting prime minister said on Thursday, promising that the thousands affected by the fire would get help in rebuilding....
23:52, 08/22/2019

Splunk acquires SignalFX in largest acquisition to date Splunk has announced that it will acquire the cloud monitoring company SignalFX for $1.05bn, in its largest acquisition to date.According to Splunk's CEO Doug Merritt, the purchase will enable the company to provide its customers with a single d...
23:52, 08/22/2019

Democratic lawmaker: Illegal immigrants needed to mow 'our beautiful lawns' Democratic Rep. Tom Malinowski, who is running for a second term in New Jersey’s swing 7th District, told constituents this week that illegal immigrants are needed to mow “our beautiful lawns” and perform menial jobs rejected by tech-focused teenager...
23:52, 08/22/2019

Nathan Patterson, fan who signed with A's, gives up three runs in second minor league outing The 23-year-old right-hander started the game for the Athletics and found some trouble in the first inning.       ...
23:52, 08/22/2019

Around 12,000 pack Fiorentina's stadium to welcome Ribery Around 12,000 fans packed into Fiorentina's Stadio Artemio Franchi on Thursday evening to welcome new signing Franck Ribery       ...
23:52, 08/22/2019

NFL 2019: Rivers: 'I feel like we're in that window.' NFL 2019: Philip Rivers says the Los Angeles Chargers' potential reminds him of 2006 to '09, when the franchise won four straight AFC West Division titles       ...
23:52, 08/22/2019

S&P 500 stalls in economic data offset, ahead of Fed chair's speech The benchmark S&P 500 ended little changed on Thursday as a fall in U.S. jobless claims offset data showing a contraction in U.S. manufacturing activity while investors awaited Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's speech on Friday for clues on the c...
23:52, 08/22/2019

Environmental groups sue to block Trump Endangered Species Act rollback More than half a dozen environmental groups filed a lawsuit this week against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
23:52, 08/22/2019

Iconic Marilyn Monroe outfits expected to fetch up to $80K on auction block The auction will feature some of Marilyn Monroe's most dazzling pieces from such films as 1953's “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,” 1954's "River of No Return" and 1955's “There’s No Business Like Show Business," among others....
23:52, 08/22/2019

Canada’s climate change plan among worst in G7: report The Climate Action Network, a global association of more than 1,300 climate groups, issued a report card on the climate plans of the G7 nations ahead of the leaders' summit in France this weekend....
23:52, 08/22/2019

To Gain Leverage in China Trade Talks, Trump Shows Solidarity With Hong Kong In recent days, American officials have warned Beijing that a peaceful resolution of the pro-democracy protests may be necessary to allow negotiations to continue....
00:13, 08/23/2019

Harry & Meghan ignore 'eco-hypocrite' furor, fire up another do-good post on Instagram Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan carry on with charity work as tabloid uproar swirls over their private jet travels.        ...
00:13, 08/23/2019

Sean Spicer responds to 'Dancing with the Stars' backlash, wants a 'politics-free zone' Sean Spicer is responding to backlash from his casting in the upcoming "Dancing with the Stars" season, saying he hopes it's a "politics-free zone."        ...
00:13, 08/23/2019

Anderson Cooper takes a dig at Ivanka Trump after her father's remarks on Jewish Democrats Anderson Cooper brought Ivanka Trump into his analysis of President Donald Trump's recent remarks about Jewish Americans.        ...
00:13, 08/23/2019

Cops bust Jermaine Orr for allegedly murdering teen at Queens house party Cops busted the man wanted in connection to the murder of an 18-year-old in Queens, who was one of the five people shot dead in a 24-hour period in New York, authorities said Thursday. Jermaine Orr, 18, was arrested on Wednesday for gunning down Ange...
00:13, 08/23/2019

Famed Brooklyn pizzeria Di Fara is back open for business The dough is flying again at Di Fara. The iconic Brooklyn pizza joint reopened Thursday — after owners of the legendary, 54-year-old eatery said they worked out a payment plan to settle an unpaid $167,000 tax bill that led the state to shutter the bu...
00:13, 08/23/2019

The People Behind Teamfight Tactics Talk Player Expectations And 'Garbage' Characters Teamfight Tactics has been out for just over a month, and already Riot games’ entry into the auto-battler genre has become one of the top 10 most popular games on Twitch, with a wide-ranging player base and a vibrant community of creators on its hand...
00:13, 08/23/2019

Just like last week, this week I (Tim Rogers) am teaching Jason Schreier (and you!) Just like last week, this week I (Tim Rogers) am teaching Jason Schreier (and you!) Japanese over on our Twitch channel. My teaching method involves forcing him to read every text box out loud. You, too, can do something out loud—in our chat!...
00:13, 08/23/2019

Gaming Hardware Artist Turns Nintendo Famicom Into A Retro Computer Swedish designer and craftsman Love Hultén transforms existing gaming hardware into dreamlike pieces of functional retrofuturist art. His latest work, the FC-PVM, combines a Japanese Famicom console with a Sony Trinitron monitor to create a self-cont...
00:13, 08/23/2019

A recap of Thursday’s top stories: International Day honours victims of religious-based violence, UN experts on Kashmir, environmental disasters in Asia-Pacific, animal protections, and UN chief on Burkina Faso Thursday’s Daily Brief: New international day honouring victims of religious-based violence; Kashmir shutdown must be reversed; Relentless sequence of disasters in Asia-Pacific; Giraffes fare well for protection, elephants not so much; UN chief conde...
00:39, 08/23/2019

Bosnian-Dutch film wins top award at 25th Sarajevo Film Festival A Bosnian-Dutch film about a girl leaving the Netherlands and returning to her native Bosnia to visit the sick father she has never met was chosen on Thursday as the best movie at the Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF), celebrating its silver jubilee....
01:00, 08/23/2019

Tom Holland's Uncharted movie just lost its director—again Fun fact: As of today, there have now been more directors who have dropped out of Sony’s “Fuck it, we have the rights, so why not” film adaptation of the bestselling Uncharted video game franchise than there have been actual Uncharted games. That’s b...
01:00, 08/23/2019

| Forest fires in Brazil surge as deforestation accelerates The number of forest fires in Brazil has surged, official data shows, as President Jair Bolsonaro faces growing criticism over rampant destruction of the Amazon....
01:00, 08/23/2019

Amazon Promises to Stop Taking Delivery Drivers' Tips in DoorDash-Style Scheme [Updated] As we collectively await word from DoorDash that it’s finally made good on a promise to overhaul its tip-skimming operation, Amazon—which had a similar pay model in place for its Flex workers—has decided maybe that wasn’t such a great idea after all....
01:00, 08/23/2019

'Knewz' Is Krupert Kmurdoch's Kgoogle Knews Kalternative There’s some good knewz for people who don’t mind really dumb names and do believe that big tech has an anti-conservative bias—New Corp has been building an alternative to Google News, tentatively called Knewz.com. Read more......
01:00, 08/23/2019

Google's Dessert Theme Meets Bittersweet End as Android Q Officially Becomes Android 10 After more than a decade of sugary monikers, Google is finally ending Android’s dessert-themed naming scheme now that Android Q has officially become Android 10. Read more......
01:00, 08/23/2019

Barcelona vs Real Betis: Prediction, tickets, live stream, TV channel, team news - La Liga 2019-20 preview Barcelona are looking to recover from last weekend's shock defeat to Athletic Bilbao as the Spanish champions host Real Betis at Camp Nou on Sunday night....
01:00, 08/23/2019

Fiat 124 Spider successor 'unlikely', according to CEO Fiat's boss claims Italian maker has "no legitimacy" in the sports car market after 124 Spider was removed from sale A new version of the Fiat and Abarth 124 Spider is unlikely, according to Fiat CEO Olivier François.  Although the Fiat and Abarth 1...
01:26, 08/23/2019

Cane growers support front group working to undermine Great Barrier Reef science Exclusive: Farmers United says ‘we know in our hearts and minds’ experts are wrong about run-off damaging the reefQueensland cane growers’ groups are backing an opaque front organisation working to undermine Great Barrier Reef consensus science, incl...
01:26, 08/23/2019

11 thrilling ways to discover Antarctica Once upon a time there was basically only one way for an ordinary person to visit Antarctica -- climbing aboard a small cruise ship and visiting the frozen continent en masse with hundreds of other passengers....
01:26, 08/23/2019

Former England international Haskell to try hand at MMA "Former England rugby international James Haskell has signed a deal with mixed martial arts promotion Bellator MMA and will compete in the heavyweight division, the 34-year-old confirmed on Thursday."...
01:52, 08/23/2019

Vaping Is Suspected in Severe Lung Illnesses U.S. health authorities are investigating the cases of 153 people, mostly teenagers and young adults, who developed severe lung illnesses after using electronic cigarettes, raising new questions about the health risks of the devices....
01:52, 08/23/2019

FDA Focuses on Novartis Delay in Reporting Drug-Test Data Manipulation Federal regulators examining test data manipulation for a gene-therapy drug made by Novartis AG are zeroing in on the company’s two-month delay in launching a formal inquiry, according to documents and interviews....
01:52, 08/23/2019

Rohingya say no to repatriations around anniversary of atrocities Bangladesh and Myanmar were set to start repatriating Rohingya refugees Thursday, a move that has been widely resisted by many living in the sprawling camps on the border between the two countries....
02:13, 08/23/2019

Indonesia sends 1,000 police to quell protests Protests in Indonesia were sparked by allegations of police brutality after a group of Papuan students were accused of throwing the country's flag into a ditch....
02:13, 08/23/2019

Protests erupt after DNC puts kibosh on climate change-focused debate The Democratic National Committee's summer meeting in San Francisco erupted into a hail of protests on Thursday, as unruly environmentalist activists condemned the party's decision not to hold a presidential primary debate focused exclusively on clim...
02:13, 08/23/2019

Bernie Sanders signals his administration would pursue 'criminal' charges against oil executives Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., upped the ante in his progressive agenda on Thursday when he signaled support for criminal charges against executives at oil companies....
02:13, 08/23/2019

Sanders agrees to 'Medicare-for-all' change after union concerns Sen. Bernie Sanders is making changes to his signature policy proposal – "Medicare-for-all" – in order to address union concerns that a shift to single-payer health care could force members to give up hard-fought insurance plans for nothing in return...
02:13, 08/23/2019

Every Baseball Team Has A "Wet Guy" Now On the first day of May in 2013, in the start that ran his season record to 6-0 and lowered his ERA to 1.01, Clay Buchholz limited the Toronto Blue Jays to five baserunners and no runs over seven innings. It was as good as Buchholz got in a season in...
02:13, 08/23/2019

Kyle Kuzma Demonstrates Beautiful Touch As He Scores On His Own Basket Team USA is down to 13 players, who are all in contention for the final 12-man roster. With the FIBA World Cup just 10 days away, the squad played the first of a two-game exhibition against Australia on Thursday, and won comfortably, 102-86. During t...
02:13, 08/23/2019

Patriots' Patrick Chung Indicted On Cocaine Possession Charge In New Hampshire [Update] New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung might have to make a trip to New Hampshire next Wednesday, as he’s slated to be arraigned on a charge of cocaine possession stemming from June 25....
02:13, 08/23/2019

16 best products under $30 every car owner needs Roadside emergencies happen when you least expect, but these 16 top-rated products under $30 will help ensure that you're ready for anything.       ...
02:13, 08/23/2019

With recession fears rising, here's how to find stability when Wall Street has you on edge Buzz about a recession is building. Wall Street saw an 800-point drop on Aug. 14. So what should savers do if they're trying to protect their money?       ...
02:13, 08/23/2019

This woman paid off over $222K in student debt. This is how she did it. Caitlin Boston completed the final payment on her student debt totaling over $222,000. And she celebrated with a hilarious dance shared on YouTube.       ...
02:13, 08/23/2019

Carnegie Mellon and Oregon State team wins first leg of DARPA Subterranean Challenge robot competition A team hailing from Carnegie Mellon University and Oregon State University nabbed the first of four prizes in DARPA's Subterranean Challenge.Read More...
02:39, 08/23/2019

Gender minority college students at increased mental health risk (Reuters Health) - Gender minority students in U.S. colleges and universities are four times as likely as other students to experience mental health problems, researchers say....
02:39, 08/23/2019

Lightning strikes kill five and injure 100 in Poland and Slovakia Dead include two children after thunderstorm in trekking location in the Tatra mountainsAt least five people, including two children, have died and more than 100 have been injured during a sudden thunderstorm in Poland and Slovakia’s Tatra mountains,...
02:39, 08/23/2019

Thomas shares Tour Championship lead despite low-key start Justin Thomas missed two short putts in a mediocre even-par 70 on the first day at the Tour Championship on Thursday but ended the round tied for the lead with fellow Americans Brooks Koepka and Xander Schauffele....
02:39, 08/23/2019

Poland lightning: Two children among five killed after storm Lightning strikes across the Tatra Mountains in southern Poland and neighbouring Slovakia have killed five people and injuring more than 100 others in an area popular with hikers and families, authorities said....
02:39, 08/23/2019

Amazon wildfires: Who is to blame? Brazil has lashed out at international critics who are blaming President Jair Bolsonaro for not doing enough to curb massive Amazon fires. Bolsonaro accused media organizations of trying to undermine his government....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Movie theaters are ripping you off as much as greedy airlines Please select your seat. Would you like more degrees of recline? How about a hot meal or early seating? Such choices were once the domain of increasingly greedy airlines, with pricey add-ons making the difference between a bare-bones flight and a bea...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Leading House Dem calls out Omar and Tlaib amid Trump attack for furthering anti-Semitism with 'vile' cartoon House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., called out members of both parties on Thursday, claiming they helped further anti-Semitism in the nation's "political dialogue."...
03:00, 08/23/2019

British Oil Tanker Seized By Iran Could Be Released Soon: Report Sweden has received "very strong indications" that a British oil tanker seized last month by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz is to be released soon, Swedish public service broadcaster SVT reported on......
03:00, 08/23/2019

Wolves close in on Europa League place with hard-fought victory at Torino • Torino 2-3 Wolves• De Silvestri 61, Belotti 89pen; Bremer 43og, Jota 59, Jiménez 72Nuno Espírito Santo has warned Wolves’ place in the Europa League group stage is far from secure, despite winning at Torino.Wolves will welcome the Serie A side to M...
03:26, 08/23/2019

Europa League: Wolves, Celtic and Linfield all triumph – as it happened Wolves impressed with a fine 3-2 win at Torino, Linfield stunned Qarabag by the same scoreline and Celtic overcame AIK 2-0, while Rangers held Legia Warsaw to a goalless away draw 10.31pm BST Here is a roundup ... Related: Europa League roundup: Celt...
03:26, 08/23/2019

VW targets higher profit as EV costs, uncertainty weigh VW's diesel-emission scandal caused a fundamental crisis but it also became a catalyst for the transformation of the automaker, VW COO Ralf Brandstaetter said -- setting the stage for the company's bold plans to pass Tesla as the electric car leader....
03:26, 08/23/2019

VW denies report of interest in Tesla stake A German business magazine reported VW CEO Herbert Diess is interested in buying a stake in Tesla. The automaker said the report is "without merit."...
03:26, 08/23/2019

Raj Thackeray Grilled By Enforcement Directorate In Money Laundering Case MNS chief Raj Thackeray was on Thursday grilled by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case, after he reached the agency's office in south Mumbai with his family members in tow....
03:26, 08/23/2019

Rajiv Gandhi Didn't Use Massive Poll Mandate To Create Fear: Sonia Gandhi Former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi got a massive poll mandate in 1984, but did not use it to create an atmosphere of fear, threaten and scare people or destroy institutions, Congress president Sonia......
03:26, 08/23/2019

Electoral College Members Can Defy Voters’ Wishes, Court Rules A federal appeals court declared that members of the Electoral College could choose whomever they wanted regardless of a state’s popular vote winner....
03:52, 08/23/2019

Is It Unconstitutional to Sleep in Your Home? For a Governor, Perhaps Gov. Jim Justice of West Virginia has had many political disputes, but whether he is spending enough nights in the Governor’s Mansion may be the unlikeliest....
03:52, 08/23/2019

EU 'considers €100bn tech fund to fight US and China rivals' The EU is reportedly weighing plans for a €100bn (£90bn) fund that it hopes will fuel promising European technology companies and stave off competition from larger Chinese and US-based rivals such as Amazon and Alibaba....
04:13, 08/23/2019

FAA to invite pilots from across the globe for Boeing 737 MAX simulator tests Boeing Co's latest 737 narrow-body model, the MAX, was grounded worldwide in March after two crashes within five months in Indonesia and Ethiopia that killed 346 people....
04:13, 08/23/2019

The last single-stick Delta rocket launched Thursday, and it put on a show On Thursday morning, the final Delta IV Medium rocket launched from Florida. [credit: United Launch Alliance ] On Thursday morning, United ...
04:13, 08/23/2019

City wants to keep using calcium chloride on Edmonton roads; chemical engineer disputes reports The studies, released Thursday, look into the city’s two-year pilot project on calcium chloride and come after many months of heated discussions surrounding the anti-icing agent....
04:13, 08/23/2019

18 attorneys general support challenge of Trump rule expanding rapid deportations A group of 18 attorneys general from across the country Thursday supported a challenge to a Trump administration rule that broadly expands its ability to quickly deport undocumented immigrants. The attorneys general filed an amicus brief in the U.S. ...
04:39, 08/23/2019

4 Your Health: Severe lung disease linked to vaping Reports of severe lung disease linked to vaping continue to rise. According to the CDC, there are 153 possible cases reported in 16 states. No deaths have been reported, but some patients have required ongoing mechanical breathing assistance. The ill...
04:39, 08/23/2019

More LMP2 entrants drop Ligier for ORECA from Silverstone ELMS The United Autosports and Panis-Barthez teams have swapped from Ligier to ORECA chassis for their lead European Le Mans Series entries ahead of this month's Silverstone round...
04:39, 08/23/2019

Johann Zarco feared MotoGP career failure if he stayed at KTM Johann Zarco felt that continuing with KTM for the 2020 MotoGP season without any improvements would have meant that he "failed" in his career, so preferred to leave...
04:39, 08/23/2019

Rain-hit German GP upsets could be normal in dry F1 races post 2021 The chaotic events of this year's rain-hit German Grand Prix have been tipped to become a more regular occurrence in the dry once Formula 1's planned 2021 overhaul is enacted...
04:39, 08/23/2019

Charles Manson: This actor plays him in both 'Mindhunter,' 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Aussie actor Damon Herriman had the unique challenge of playing Charles Manson in both "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" and Netflix's "Mindhunter."        ...
04:39, 08/23/2019

New York City Accuses U.S. Open Organizers of Underpaying Rent The city comptroller said the tournament organizers had improperly reported its revenue, and he called for a renegotiation of the lease for the tournament site....
04:39, 08/23/2019

Cracks are appearing in the Mideast's most important alliance. That's bad news for Trump The partnership of Saudi Arabia and the UAE is the closest anywhere in the Mideast. It goes back decades, fashioned by antipathy towards Iran and support for Sunni causes across the Muslim world. But cracks in the alliance are appearing....
05:13, 08/23/2019

Todd Chrisley says he forgives estranged daughter Lindsie, calls out children for 'greed' Todd Chrisley is trying to make amends with his estranged daughter, Lindsie Chrisley. He also called out his children for "greed" and "backstabbing."        ...
05:13, 08/23/2019

Fire Emblem Hacker Makes The Gatekeeper Playable, And His Charm Stat Is Huge Greetings, professor! Nothing to report! Well, there is one thing. A Fire Emblem: Three Houses hacker has figured out how to recruit the man, the myth, the character whose voice you’re reading this in right now, the Gatekeeper, into his class. This h...
05:13, 08/23/2019

Major phone carriers, state AGs team up to combat robocalls Most phone companies will offer call-blocking tools for free to customers, according to deal with country’s state attorneys.       ...
05:13, 08/23/2019

How to 'Refresh' Your PC When Windows Says There's a Problem Windows has a propensity to accrue digital dust and grime that can bog down the system, and reinstalling the operating system is a nice catch-all cure for anything that ails it....
05:13, 08/23/2019

Sometimes It's Okay to Drop the Weights Today we’re going to tackle the iconic behavior of a Gym Asshole: dropping their weights. BOOM. Blech sums up the question that many of us have found ourselves thinking:...
05:13, 08/23/2019

U.S. judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit over Puerto Rico pension law A lawsuit filed by Puerto Rico's financial oversight board over a new pension and healthcare funding law will move forward after a federal judge on Thursday denied the U.S. commonwealth's motion to dismiss the case....
05:39, 08/23/2019

Four people wounded in Los Angeles Skid Row shooting, female suspect at large An armed woman opened fire in the Skid Row section of downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, wounding four people and triggering a hunt for the suspect, police said....
05:39, 08/23/2019

NRA shakes up legal team amid intensifying civil war The gun rights group severed ties with prominent Washington attorney Charles Cooper, who said that during his three decades of work for the NRA, he “adhered to the highest standards of professionalism and loyalty.”...
05:39, 08/23/2019

The Trailer: Labor union members and leaders are skeptical -- but pondering their 2020 choices In this edition: Democrats follow labor's lead in Iowa, the debate-rules grumbling gets louder, and trans rights come to a Southern race for governor....
05:39, 08/23/2019

Robert Downey Jr. teases major surprise: 'All will be revealed' at Rolling Stones concert What is Robert Downey Jr. talking about in his cryptic message about the Rolling Stones and NASA? All will be revealed Thursday at the Rose Bowl.        ...
05:39, 08/23/2019

Liquid, Cloud9 ready to clash in LCS final Cloud9 have a shot at their first North American title since 2014. Yiliang "Doublelift" Peng has a chance to extend his 14-series postseason win streak in the LCS. Who will win out?...
06:00, 08/23/2019

Karamo Brown Responds to Dancing With the Stars Backlash Over Sean Spicer Comments Karamo Brown is addressing the Dancing With the Stars backlash. The Queer Eye star was recently named one of the contestants of the next season of Dancing With the Stars, alongside......
06:00, 08/23/2019

Mysterious medieval skeleton at Prague Castle reveals its secrets Archaeologists are shedding new light on a mysterious medieval skeleton that was discovered buried with a sword, ax and knives at Prague Castle during the 1920s....
06:26, 08/23/2019

HP CEO steps down, taps veteran insider; flags quarterly profit below Street view HP Inc said on Thursday Chief Executive Officer Dion Weisler is stepping down after nearly four years in the role, and forecast fourth quarter profit below Wall Street estimates, sending its shares down 6% in late trade....
06:26, 08/23/2019

DoorDash Announces It's Replacing That Whole Tip-Skimming Scheme Thing Apparently taking Amazon’s lead, DoorDash announced a revised pay model on Thursday that should fetch its couriers “more money on average,” according to DoorDash CEO Tony Xu—that is, compared to the previous tip-skimming operation the company has bee...
06:52, 08/23/2019

Kia Forte The compact car, in its third generation, received a redesign for the 2019 model year and looks more like the Stinger, which sits on a different platform....
06:52, 08/23/2019

Tropical Storm Ivo strengthening as it tracks over the eastern Pacific Ivo is soon expected to become the eastern Pacific Ocean's next hurricane as it parallels the western coast of Mexico and unleashes dangerous surf into the weekend....
06:52, 08/23/2019

There is no justifying the Brett Gardner defenders Two psychiatrists pass in the hall. One says, “Good morning.” The other says to himself, “I wonder what he meant by that.” Old gag. Yet, those raised on practicality were led to believe that 2 plus 2 equals 4. Now? Well, it’s like “good morning” — it...
07:13, 08/23/2019

How Vegas handled two quirky NFL preseason games Two quirky NFL preseason games made it an interesting night for the Las Vegas sportsbooks Thursday. The Ravens beat the Eagles 26-15 for their 16th straight preseason win, but that wasn’t any consolation for Over bettors. The game was stopped with 11...
07:13, 08/23/2019

Noah Syndergaard dominates Indians — then rubs it in While the rain drops were falling at Citi Field, the Indians’ couldn’t find cover from Noah Syndergaard. The Mets’ fireballer, likely killing time in the Citi Field clubhouse after having his night on the mound was ended by an approximately two-hour ...
07:13, 08/23/2019

Russia launches test of new rocket booster, sends humanoid robot into space All eyes were on the International Space Station yesterday as NASA astronauts performed a spacewalk to install a new docking port that will allow commercial vehicles to latch onto the orbiting laboratory. Meanwhile, Russia was preparing for some seri...
08:00, 08/23/2019

| Chinese paper attacks Twitter and Facebook for shutting accounts Twitter and Facebook’s move to close accounts that the companies said were backed by China and attempting to manipulate news about the protests in Hong Kong drew swift backlash from Chinese state media and internet users....
08:00, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end 'white terror' The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions on Friday called on Cathay Pacific to put an end to what it described as "white terror", following the dismissal of Rebecca Sy, the head of Cathay Dragon's Airlines Flight Attendants' Association....
08:26, 08/23/2019

New allies Vietnam, Australia express concern over South China Sea tensions New allies Vietnam and Australia expressed concern on Friday about China's activities in the South China Sea, where Vietnamese and Chinese vessels are locked in a tense standoff in Vietnamese-controlled waters....
08:26, 08/23/2019

Two years on, a look at the Rohingya crisis This month marks the second anniversary of the fleeing of more than 730,000 Rohingya from Myanmar's northwest Rakhine State to Bangladesh after a military-led crackdown in response to an attack by Muslim militants on Myanmar police posts....
08:26, 08/23/2019

Chinese state media says fentanyl abuse is entirely U.S. responsibility Chinese state media on Friday hit back at claims by U.S. officials that China was failing to crack down on the flow of fentanyl and fentanyl-related substances into the United States, saying that responsibility for opioid abuse lay with users....
08:26, 08/23/2019

Researchers propose aggressive new method to eradicate online hate groups A team of researchers from George Washington University and the University of Miami recently published the results of a study to determine the ecological makeup of online hate groups. Based on their findings, they’ve come up with four strategies to d...
08:26, 08/23/2019

Bolsonaro says criticism over Amazon interferes with Brazil's sovereignty Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said in a Facebook live broadcast on Thursday that countries that give money to preserve the Amazon rainforest do not do it for charity, but to "interfere with our sovereignty."...
08:26, 08/23/2019

Google is reportedly working on a Nest Mini smart speaker that boasts big sound The (re)absorption of smart home device manufacturer Nest by Google in 2018 has resulted in the rebranding of Google's smart speakers, starting with the awkwardly named Google Nest Hub Max. But according to 9to5Google, the big brother to th...
08:26, 08/23/2019

Get 16% off Adobe's Creative Cloud Photography Plan with this special deal Adobe has slashed 16% off its Creative Cloud Photography Plan, which includes unlimited access to Photoshop and Lightoom, plus 20GB cloud storage for your pictures and projects.The Photography Plan was already the most affordable way to become part o...
08:26, 08/23/2019

August bank holiday: Drivers urged to travel 'after 9pm' as one of the busiest travel days of the year looms Bank holiday revellers have been urged to drive "after 9pm" as motorists are warned to expect heavy traffic on one of the busiest travel days of the year....
08:26, 08/23/2019

Oceans of Noise: Episode Three – Science Weekly During our summer break, we’re revisiting the archives. Today, Wildlife recordist Chris Watson concludes this three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean, celebrating the sounds and songs of marine life and investigating the threat of ...
08:26, 08/23/2019

Climate camps are training a new wave of eco-warriors A growing number of Europeans have decided that they've had enough of inaction in the face of the climate emergency, and they're in training to do something about it....
08:26, 08/23/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 23 August Corrado's handsome angular bodywork can fall victim to rust, so get the torch out New, the Volkswagen Corrado was referred to as 'the people's Porsche', which means you don't pay over the odds today At the last count Volkswagen had five SUVs in it...
08:52, 08/23/2019

Bidding war brewing for Zagg, nation’s biggest seller of screen protectors Sales of iPhones may be slowing, but a bidding war is brewing for the nation’s dominant maker of smartphone screen protectors, The Post has learned. Zagg Inc., which makes protective covers for iPhones, Android phones and other devices, has secured c...
09:13, 08/23/2019

Trump Administration Is Preparing Cover for All the So-Called Economic Anxiety Voters Just in case some voters weren’t prepared to admit that they like the administration’s racism, the Trump Administration is looking out for their economic anxiety concerns. On Thursday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said the administration...
10:00, 08/23/2019

Here's how gender wage gap affects black women, who are paid 61 cents for every $1 for white males Thursday marks Black Women's Equal Pay Day, which is when the combination of their wages so far this year, plus all of their 2018 income, matches what white men earned last year alone....
10:00, 08/23/2019

Trump to grant student loan forgiveness for disabled veterans President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on Wednesday to automatically cancel the student loan debt of disabled veterans. More than 25,000 service members will have their debt wiped away....
10:00, 08/23/2019

What a Trump payroll tax cut would actually mean for your wallet President Trump is considering reducing payroll taxes as a way to stimulate the economy. Here's a rundown of what you pay, and how it would affect your wallet....
10:00, 08/23/2019

Barack and Michelle Obama’s first Netflix project is getting rave reviews Netflix debuted a new documentary on Wednesday that presents a deeply moving portrait of the ground-level workers at a new factory in post-industrial Ohio. It’s a factory reopened by a Chinese billionaire amid the ruins of a shuttered General M...
10:26, 08/23/2019

World's fastest man Coleman 'misses three drugs tests, under investigation' - reports "Christian Coleman is alleged to have missed three drugs tests which could see the fastest 100m runner over the last three years miss next month\u0027s World Championships and the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games."...
10:26, 08/23/2019

| PICTURE | Koepka goes full birthday suit in ESPN Body Issue shoot Brooks Koepka grabbed a share of the Round 1 lead at the Tour Championship on the same day images from his naked photo-shoot for ESPN's 'The Body Issue' were revealed....
10:26, 08/23/2019

Daphne Caruana Galizia: The woman who 'broke the mold' A dedicated investigative journalist and fearless fighter for human rights, Daphne Caruana Galizia would have been 55 on August 29, 2019. Remembering her talents two years after she was murdered for her work. ...
10:26, 08/23/2019

Russia and the US bicker at UN over 'new arms race' After the dissolution of the Cold War-era nuclear arms treaty, Russia says America is "ready for an arms race." The US, in turn, says it refuses to "stand idle" as Moscow continues building up its arsenal....
10:26, 08/23/2019

20-Million-Year-Old Skull Whispers Evolutionary Secrets A visually entrapping 20-million-year-old skull is providing new data on the evolution of brains in primates. ...
10:26, 08/23/2019

Molotov-Ribbentrop: why is Moscow trying to justify Nazi pact? Exhibition about Soviet-Nazi treaty, signed on 23 August 1939, seeks to turn spotlight on west’s behaviour in 1930s Eighty years after the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany signed a non-aggression treaty dividing Europe into spheres of influence, Russia ...
10:52, 08/23/2019

Employee activism is rising as companies challenged over controversial issues Google was latest company to be lobbied by its employees as they urged it not to work with US agencies involved with the separation and detention of immigrantsLast week, Google became the latest company to be publicly lobbied by its own employees spe...
10:52, 08/23/2019

How Politics Constrain the Federal Reserve and Other Economists Top economists will meet in Jackson, Wyo., this week for a meeting sponsored by the Kansas City Fed. But politicians gathering in France hold the real keys to the economic future....
10:52, 08/23/2019

How Badly Will the Hong Kong Protests Shake Global Stock Markets? Unrest continues in Hong Kong. China’s paramilitary forces are massing near the border. What if there’s more violence? Or an authoritarian invasion? Or a peaceful resolution? Investors all over the world want to know how much impact the Hong Kong cha...
11:13, 08/23/2019

Football players save 9-year-old's birthday When 9-year-old Christian only got one RSVP to his birthday party, a group of teenage football players showed up in the best way.        ...
11:13, 08/23/2019

8 can't-miss Coast Guard rescues Happy birthday to the U.S. Coast Guard! Thank you to its service members who are always ready to protect us by land and by sea.        ...
11:13, 08/23/2019

'People are on edge': Mass violence threats – at least 30 in 18 states – have surged since El Paso, Dayton Arrests for making mass killing threats have proliferated since the shootings in El Paso and Dayton this month, with more than 25 so far.        ...
11:13, 08/23/2019

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to Robert Cousy President Donald Trump presented basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, in an Oval Office ceremony on Thursday. (Aug. 22)        ...
11:13, 08/23/2019

Andrew Harper's family vow to 'go forward with him in our hearts' in first official tribute to 'murdered' officer The family of Pc Andrew Harper have vowed to "go forward with Andrew in our hearts" in their first tribute to the officer, a week after he was killed....
11:39, 08/23/2019

India’s Move in Kashmir: More Than 2,000 Rounded Up With No Recourse Kashmiri politicians, business owners, activists and scholars are among those swept up as India tightens its grip — critics say illegally — on the territory....
11:39, 08/23/2019

Florida beachwear company features model with Down syndrome A Florida beachwear company has featured a 16-year-old model with Down syndrome in their new ad campaign, with the goal of hopefully inspiring other companies to become more inclusive....
12:00, 08/23/2019

Bury's future hangs in the balance: weekend football countdown – live! Shakers await fate amid threat of extinction after 135 yearsJames Bentley: losing Bury would devastate a communityYou can email Barry or tweet @bglendenning or post BTL 10.56am BST Celtic: Fraser Forster has completed a loan move to Celtic, who he le...
12:00, 08/23/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia, third Test day two – live! Updates from the second day of play at HeadingleyJofra Archer ‘over the moon’ after six-wicket haulAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 10.54am BST Big day for James Pattinson this. Rested at Lord's to stay fresh for this game, pitch could well h...
12:00, 08/23/2019

Gerrard: Make Ibrox rock for Europa League clash "Steven Gerrard has called on Rangers fans to make Ibrox rock when Legia Warsaw return to Glasgow for the second leg of their Europa League qualifier."...
12:00, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Tesla in advanced talks with LG Chem on battery supply in China-source U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc is in advanced talks with South Korea's LG Chem Ltd to source batteries for vehicles to be made in its Shanghai plant, a person familiar with the matter said....
12:00, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 3-Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end "white terror" Cathay Pacific Airways , which is caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, must put an end to "all forms of white terror", trade unions in the Chinese-ruled city said on Friday....
12:00, 08/23/2019

How will Chelsea line up against Norwich? Antonio Rudiger returns Antonio Rudiger's return from a meniscus injury gives Frank Lampard his first significant decision to make at centre-back since allowing David Luiz to join Arsenal....
12:00, 08/23/2019

Australian shoppers are spending less – and Qantas and Coles see their profits dip Consumer demand weakens in face of stagnant wage growth and economic uncertaintyAustralian shoppers have become increasingly careful in their spending habits as a slew of consumer-facing companies reported tougher conditions and a closely watched sur...
12:00, 08/23/2019

Conor McGregor says he was 'wrong' to punch man in face in Ireland bar Former UFC fighter Conor McGregor admitted he was “wrong” to punch a man in the face at a pub in his native Ireland earlier this year, according to a report....
12:26, 08/23/2019

Major League Baseball banning players from Venezuelan Winter League during offseason The Venezuelan Winter League is a place where some major leaguers and minor leaguers play in the offseason. That will not be an option this upcoming offseason, as Major League Baseball is citing the Trump administration’s recent policies toward Venez...
12:26, 08/23/2019

How will Crystal Palace line up vs Man Utd? Gary Cahill debut, Wilfried Zaha hoping for Old Trafford impact Roy Hodgson could welcome back Jeffrey Schlupp to his Crystal Palace side as the Eagles boss goes in search of a first win, and goal, of the season at Manchester United this weekend....
12:26, 08/23/2019

Ex-White House Press Secretary Says She Is ‘Beyond Proud’ to Join Fox News as a Contributor (NEW YORK) — Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, who once sparred with journalists, has decided to join them. Fox News said Thursday that Sanders has been hired to provide political commentary and analysis across all its propertie...
12:52, 08/23/2019

What we've learned from Formula 1 2021 car windtunnel model Formula 1's 2021 concept car has undergone its first windtunnel tests, and according to series chiefs the results of changes designed to improve the spectacle were "excellent"...
12:52, 08/23/2019

Williams Formula 1 team has had to 'stop and reconfigure' Williams's behind-the-scenes changes to turn around its Formula 1 fortunes are akin to stopping to "reconfigure the machine" instead of continuing with the same processes...
12:52, 08/23/2019

Hasbro Picks Up Peppa Pig in $4 Billion Deal Hasbro is making a big bet on entertainment aimed at young children by acquiring Entertainment One for $4 billion in cash. Executives cite Peppa Pig as a brand that generates strong earnings from the likes of live shows, theme parks, toys and televis...
13:13, 08/23/2019

|Q&A:What'sbehindtherand'sseverewobbles? Alwyn Van der Merwe, director of investments at Sanlam Private Wealth weighs in on what's knocking down the rand and if there could be relief in the future....
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Felice Gimondi, Cyclist With a Career Triple Crown, Dies at 76 He was one of the rare competitors to win the Tour de France, the Vuelta a España and the Giro d’Italia. But he was stymied by the great Eddy Merckx....
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'Zombie' deer disease might put humans at risk, epidemiologists say A fatal so-called "zombie" disease swiftly spreading in the United States and Canada among deer, elk and moose might put humans at risk if they eat diseased venison, scientists say....
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Self-folding 'Rollbot' changes its shape in response to heat Soft robots have potential applications in everything from space exploration to health care, as they're able to change shape depending on the needs of their environment. Most soft robots need to be "tethered" though, meaning they need to be atta...
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Orlando Bloom on his helicopter proposal to Katy Perry: Where can you 'do this privately?' Orlando Bloom, who proposed to Katy Perry on a helicopter, seeks alignment with her. "I've been married and divorced and I don't want to do it again."        ...
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UPDATE 2-Tesla in advanced talks with LG Chem on battery supply in China-source U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc is in advanced talks with South Korea's LG Chem Ltd to source batteries for vehicles to be made in its Shanghai plant, a person familiar with the matter said....
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Trump to square off in court with House Democrats over financial records U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to ask a federal judge on Friday to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from handing the financial records of the Trump family and Trump Organization to Democratic lawmakers....
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U.S. House lawmakers ask regulators to scrutinize bank cloud providers Two U.S. lawmakers have called on a top financial regulatory panel to consider direct oversight of the cloud services big tech companies provide to banks, saying they have become a critical component of the global financial system....
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Instagram's New Fact-Checking Tool May Have Limited Impact on Disinformation Researchers worry that a new feature giving Instagram users the power to flag false news on the platform won't do much to head off efforts to use disinformation to sow political discord in 2020....
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G Is Tough to Repair: iFixit iFixit tore down the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G, only to find it quite difficult to take apart. This mean, repairing the phone isn't going to be easy....
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Motorola One Action With Ultra Wide-Angle Action Camera Launched in India Motorola One Action price in India is set at Rs. 13,999 for the lone 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. Motorola One Action will go on sale via Flipkart starting 12pm (noon) IST on August 30....
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California light rail derailment leaves more than 20 injured SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities say more than two dozen people have been injured in a light rail train derailment in Northern California. Sacramento Fire Capt. Keith Wade tells news outlets that 27 people were injured, including 13 people who were t...
14:00, 08/23/2019

Gary Ray Bowles, a serial killer who preyed on gay men, executed in Florida STARKE, Fla. — Gary Ray Bowles, a serial killer who preyed on older gay men during an eight-month spree that left six dead, was executed by lethal injection Thursday at Florida State Prison. The sentence was carried out at 10:58 p.m., according to th...
14:00, 08/23/2019

Tesla in advanced talks with LG Chem on battery supply in China: source U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc is in advanced talks with South Korea's LG Chem Ltd to source batteries for vehicles to be made in its Shanghai plant, a person familiar with the matter said....
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Huawei says U.S. curbs to cut smartphone unit's revenue by over $10 billion Chinese technology giant Huawei said on Friday the impact of U.S. trade restrictions on its business will be less than what it initially feared, though the curbs could push its smartphone unit's revenue lower by about $10 billion this year....
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UBS taps BoE adviser van Steenis for sustainable finance, IR roles UBS Group has hired Huw van Steenis, a former senior adviser to Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, to head investor relations and a new sustainable finance committee at Switzerland's largest bank, it said on Friday....
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UK competition watchdog reprimands RBS, Santander over PPI procedures Britain's competition watchdog has ordered Royal Bank of Scotland and Santander to appoint auditors to check how they remind customers who have payment protection insurance (PPI), amid a mis-selling scandal over the policies....
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|MinkivanderWesthuizenrespondstobacklashafter'tone-deafwhiteprivilegepost' South African model and TV personality Minki van der Westhuizen, has received widespread backlash after an Instagram post, many have labelled "tone deaf" went viral....
14:26, 08/23/2019

Rockin 'n' rollin on Mars: Rolling Stones have space rock named after them The Rolling Stones have rocked stages around the world in their more than 50-year career. But now their influence has gone into space after NASA's Mars InSight Mission named a rock on the planet......
14:26, 08/23/2019

Fortnite team nerfs BRUTE mech to bring back more variety Epic games has changed a lot about how its BRUTE mech works in Fortnite. This nerf is making it less mobile and deadly, but it's more tanky than ever.Read More...
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Pompeo says the US message on Huawei is clear. Trump's words say otherwise The Secretary of State says Huawei's CFO, who faces extradition to the U.S., is not a bargaining chip in the trade war. That's not what Trump says....
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Rookie Dwayne Haskins leads Washington Redskins past fumbling Atlanta Falcons If Case Keenum is still the leader in the Redskins’ QB competition, rookie Dwayne Haskins at least gave coach Jay Gruden more to think about.       ...
14:52, 08/23/2019

WADA suspends India's anti-doping lab The World Anti-Doping Agency has suspended India's drug-testing laboratory for six months, saying its analysis isn't up to scratch       ...
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'Work will set you free': US Army commander suspended for using Auschwitz slogan to boost recruiting A US Army commander has been suspended after he reportedly sent a memo to Army recruiters that included the Nazi motto of the notorious Auschwitz death camp....
14:52, 08/23/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman To Hold Press Briefing Amid Stimulus Expectations Several businessmen say the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government needs to take swift action on the economy, as the economic growth in January-March slid to a near five-year low of 5.8 per cent.......
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Finance Minister Seeks Fair Trade Whip On Global Firms Abusing Dominance "CCI (Competition Commission of India) should take suo moto cognisance of global companies having no presence in India but abusing Indian consumers," Ms Sitharaman said on Friday....
14:52, 08/23/2019

Sensex Falls 371 Points, Nifty Below 10,650 As Markets Hit 6-Month Low Extending their losing streak for a fourth day running, domestic stock markets started Friday's session on a negative note amid a selloff across most sectors and lacklustre trade in Asian peers. The......
14:52, 08/23/2019

VW explores buying stakes in Chinese suppliers, report says Options under discussion include buying equity stakes or forging joint ventures with Chinese suppliers, particularly companies with technology used in electric vehicles, Bloomberg reported....
15:13, 08/23/2019

David Koch, Industrialist Who Fueled Right-Wing Movement, Dies at 79 A man-about-town philanthropist, he and his brother Charles ran a business colossus while furthering a libertarian agenda that reshaped American politics....
15:13, 08/23/2019

Up to £110 in reward cards and fast fibre deals - your bank holiday BT Broadband bag Picture the scene: it's the bank holiday weekend, it's hot outside and you're poised to tick off one of your boring chores by signing up to a BT Broadband deal. And while you're now rolling in super fast fibre speeds (more metapho...
15:13, 08/23/2019

OnePlus 7T: what we want to see The OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro haven’t been out long, but OnePlus typically refreshes the range with a ‘T’ model later in the year and we’re expecting the same to happen this year.That might surprise you – after al...
15:13, 08/23/2019

U.S. Open Officiating a Year Later: More Explanations for the Audience After the furor that enveloped the women’s final last year, when Serena Williams was penalized a point and then a game, the tournament organizers decided to make rulings clearer to fans....
15:13, 08/23/2019

Daimler To Make Mercedes-Benz Branded Heavy Trucks In China The plan will deepen the alliance between Daimler and it Chinese truck JV partner, Beiqi Foton Co Ltd, and comes after the purchase of a 5 per cent stake in Daimler last month by its Mercedes Benz......
15:39, 08/23/2019

$1 million worth of cocaine found in banana box shipments at Washington Safeway stores, police say Authorities in Washington state have opened an investigation after employees at three Safeway stores reported finding more than $1 million worth of cocaine hidden in boxes of bananas....
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Russian businessman eyes Gazprombank's stake in Elga coal project - Vedomosti A-property group, controlled by Russian businessman Albert Avdolyan, has requested an approval from Russia's antimonopoly service to buy a 49% stake in the Elga coal project from Gazprombank, Vedomosti newspaper reported on Friday....
16:26, 08/23/2019

RPT-Japan's biggest asset manager to expand into U.S. market -CEO Japan's biggest asset manager plans to expand into the United States for the first time as part of efforts to win more money from overseas clients, its chief executive told Reuters....
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Cancel the NFL preseason, or at least dramatically overhaul it Sloppy, penalty-plagued football. Key players getting hurt. It's time to overhaul the NFL preseason slate.       ...
16:26, 08/23/2019

France and Ireland declare opposition to trade deal over Amazon fires Brazil’s handling of forest fires set to top agenda of G7 countries at meeting in Biarritz this weekendAmazon fires: what is happening and is there anything we can do?France and Ireland have said they will oppose an EU trade deal with South American ...
16:26, 08/23/2019

Annie Park leads CP Women's Open; Brooke Henderson 1 back Annie Park shot a 7-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead in the opening round of the CP Canadian Women's Open        ...
16:52, 08/23/2019

How Your Obsession With Short-Term Results Can Hurt You in the Long Run A friend once caught the fever of counting her steps. She was taking part in a workplace fitness competition, in the hope that it would cajole her into getting healthier. Her company doled out Fitbits — those digital schoolmarms that ceaselessl...
17:13, 08/23/2019

What to Know About Virginia Woolf’s Love Affair With Vita Sackville-West “I am reduced to a thing that wants Virginia…It is incredible how essential to me you have become,” wrote Vita Sackville-West to the novelist Virginia Woolf in 1926. A popular writer herself, Sackville-West was proclaiming her love ...
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Dozens injured after light rail train derails in California At least 27 people were injured in the light rail derailment in Sacramento, with 13 taken to hospitals. None of the injuries were life-threatening.        ...
17:13, 08/23/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso at 8-month low, broader Latam FX weak as China retaliates Latin American currencies weakened against the U.S. dollar on Friday after China imposed retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods, renewing fears of a global slowdown, while the Mexican peso dropped to near 8-month lows on worrying domestic growth data. ...
17:39, 08/23/2019

Student loan borrowers battling cancer can now press pause on their payments Congress passed a law allowing people with cancer to press pause on their student loan payments. Yet borrowers haven't been able to access the deferment because the U.S. Education Department didn't issue an official application. Now it has....
17:39, 08/23/2019

North Korea calls Mike Pompeo 'poisonous plant of American diplomacy' North Korea's foreign minister on Friday called U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo a "poisonous plant of American diplomacy" and vowed to "shutter the absurd dream" that sanctions will force a change in Pyongyang....
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Bitcoin worth £900,000 seized from hacker to compensate victims Judge told Grant West he would face four more years in jail if he refused to complyA judge has ordered the confiscation of bitcoin worth more than £900,000 from a jailed hacker in the first case of its kind for the Metropolitan police.Grant West, 27 ...
17:39, 08/23/2019

Post office to be named for man who saved people during mass shooting On May 31, a disgruntled employee opened fire at Virginia Beach municipal center, and now a man who was hailed a hero for saving lives in the mass shooting has been honored....
17:39, 08/23/2019

Human chain across Hong Kong expresses solidarity and determination, say protesters Protesters formed a human chain across Hong Kong Friday evening in a show of solidarity for the city's pro-democracy protest movement that continues to gain traction almost three months after it began....
17:39, 08/23/2019

These smart shorts tell you how to improve your workout Wearable technology has made big strides in recent years, from fitness trackers and smartwatches to shoes that vibrate to give you directions, tops that soak up air pollution, and a jacket that doubles as a solar-powered phone charger. Levi's and Tom...
18:00, 08/23/2019

Dolphins' Flores says he supports player protest movement Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores says he supports receiver Kenny Stills' involvement in the NFL protest movement but wants him to play better       ...
18:26, 08/23/2019

Larsson quits as Helsingborg coach because of verbal abuse Sweden great Henrik Larsson has quit as manager of Helsingborg, with the Swedish club saying the verbal abuse toward him has made his situation "unsustainable."       ...
18:26, 08/23/2019

Tanak leads WRC Rally Germany for Toyota ahead of Neuville Ott Tanak inched into an early Rally Germany lead over Thierry Neuville, as the pair left their World Rally Championship rivals trailing on Friday morning...
18:26, 08/23/2019

Wild polio has been eradicated in Nigeria but infections will continue Nigeria has officially wiped out wild polio, but there have already been 15 cases of infection this year, caused by the live virus used in some vaccines...
18:26, 08/23/2019

A$AP Rocky, Hero, Reportedly Ghosted on Thanking Trump for Lobbying to Get Him Out of Jail Two of Trump’s top African American supporters told Yahoo News they’re upset with rapper A$AP Rocky and his team of managers and lawyers for apparently snubbing them, uhh, I mean, snubbing Trump, after the rapper was released from Swedish jail earlie...
18:52, 08/23/2019

ICE Facilities Are Sounding More and More Like Guantanamo Bay Satellites Evgenii Ivanov has not eaten since August 4. The 41 year old Russian citizen is currently detained at the Otay Mesa Detention Center in California, where he’s has skipped 51 meals in the past few weeks and lost 27 pounds, according to a filing in fed...
18:52, 08/23/2019

Trump Campaign Staffer Compares His Good Works for Women to Mother Teresa Just days after touting himself as the “king of Israel” and the “second coming of God,” the religious comparisons for Donald Trump continued, with an official for the president’s re-election campaign comparing Trump to Mother Teresa....
18:52, 08/23/2019

Ex-NFL lineman Barry Bennett, wife found dead in Minnesota home; son sought by police The bodies of former NFL linesman Barry Bennett and his wife Carol were found inside their rural Minnesota home Wednesday and police are now searching for the couple’s 22-year-old son....
18:52, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn: Everything Lover Reveals About Their Romance Taylor Swift is giving a rare glimpse inside of her romance with Joe Alwyn. At midnight, the Grammy winner released her seventh studio album, Lover, which appears to be a love letter to......
19:13, 08/23/2019

Watching Sebastian Maniscalco Surprise Giuliana Rancic Will Have You Pumped for the 2019 MTV VMAs Looking for a few laughs? Giuliana Rancic has just the guy for you! Long before he prepared to host the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, Sebastian Maniscalco was making audiences across the......
19:13, 08/23/2019

Here's What the MTV VMAs Looked Like 10 Years Ago: Taylor Swift, Kanye West and So Much More It's almost time for the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards! That's right! The VMAs will air live from the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on Monday, Aug. 26. While the award......
19:13, 08/23/2019

VMware adjusting for a 'two trading-bloc world' as US-China trade war escalates, says CEO American companies are having to adjust accordingly to operating in two distinct Chinese and American marketplaces as the trade war escalates, Patrick Gelsinger tells CNBC....
19:13, 08/23/2019

Conservationists sue Trump administration over Endangered Species Act Conservationists sued the Trump administration Wednesday for its interpretation of the Endangered Species Act that they said considerably weakens protection for threatened animals....
19:13, 08/23/2019

Pete Buttigieg unveils mental health plan that includes $100B investment Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a mental health care plan Friday that includes dedicating $100 billion to a community innovation grant program....
19:13, 08/23/2019

Solar-powered railway could reduce fossil fuel reliance The world's first solar farm to directly power a railway line has been plugged in -- a development that could lay the foundations for the world's first solar-powered trains....
19:13, 08/23/2019

Take a ride back in time at Kennywood amusement park, a Pittsburgh institution Kennywood just opened a roller coaster with nine inversions but the Pittsburgh park also maintains several classic rides dating back nearly a century.       ...
19:39, 08/23/2019

Actually, NASA is looking at all options for the Moon—including prizes Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, far right, tours the Blue Origin facilities near the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 23, 2019. (credit: NASA) On Thursday, former US Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich expanded upon his ...
19:39, 08/23/2019

Trump Orders U.S. Businesses to Find Alternative to China President Trump said U.S. companies were “hereby ordered” to start looking for alternatives to doing business in China after Beijing said it would impose tariffs on $75 billion worth of additional U.S. products....
19:39, 08/23/2019

|Googledoesn’twantstaffdebatingpoliticsatworkanymore Alphabet’s Google posted new internal rules that discourage employees from debating politics, a shift away from the internet giant’s famously open culture....
20:00, 08/23/2019

Dog owner charged with murder in mauling death of nine-year-old girl The owner of three dogs that mauled a 9-year-old girl to death in Detroit earlier this week was in jail on Friday, held on a $2 million bond on charges that include second-degree murder....
20:00, 08/23/2019

Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Female performers reporting harassment and unwanted sexual behaviour, union says Female performers at the annual Edinburgh Fringe Festival have reported being sexually harassed and assaulted while out promoting their shows, the actor's union says....
20:00, 08/23/2019

Pensioner fleeced out of more than £2k by pickpockets who preyed on bus passengers A pensioner who was fleeced out of more than £2,000 by a pickpocketing duo who preyed on vulnerable bus passengers today said she now felt unsafe going out....
20:00, 08/23/2019

How Pink came to Taylor Swift's defense after that VMA moment It's been a decade since Kanye West interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, but people are still talking about the incident....
20:00, 08/23/2019

Powell hints the Fed will cut interest rates again as soon as next month Fed Chairman Jerome Powell hinted the Fed will cut rates again as soon as next month. He cited the US trade war with China and global turbulence       ...
20:26, 08/23/2019

Google Photos Now Lets You Search for Specific Text Inside Your Pics Google Photos already features handy automatic tagging features that let you find every picture you’ve ever taken of, say, a dog or flower with one simple search. But now, after some eagle-eyed users spotted a new feature, Google has confirmed that ...
20:26, 08/23/2019

Members of Facebook's 'Crypto Mafia' Reportedly Getting Cold Feet About Libra Currency At least two of the 28 entities that have signed on for Facebook’s planned Libra currency are now getting nervous about the project, according to a new report from the Financial Times. And Facebook is just as worried about being the only company curr...
20:26, 08/23/2019

Lynk & Co 03 Cyan Concept breaks two Nurburgring lap records News 23 Aug, 2019 The Lynk & Co 03 Cyan Concept is now the fastest four door car and fastest front-wheel drive car to lap the Nurburgring...
20:26, 08/23/2019

New 2020 Porsche Taycan interior revealed News 23 Aug, 2019 The interior of the all-electric Porsche Taycan has been unveiled ahead of the car’s launch at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show...
20:26, 08/23/2019

The Indian Government Insists All Is Well in Kashmir. But As the Communications Shutdown Continues, Its Citizens Are Struggling to Reach the Outside World As I write this piece for TIME, I’m standing furtively amid a clump of tall, itchy weeds behind an office in the outskirts of Jammu, a city in northern India. Dozens of mosquitoes are landing on my arms, neck and feet to enjoy an evening meal o...
20:26, 08/23/2019

China Announces New Tariffs on $75 Billion in U.S. Goods (BEIJING) — China on Friday announced tariff hikes on $75 billion of U.S. products in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest planned increase, deepening a conflict over trade and technology that threatens to tip a weakening globa...
20:26, 08/23/2019

Hong Kongers Form Human Chains Across City to Call for Democracy – Evoking Protests Against Soviets (HONG KONG) — Supporters of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement lined city streets and part of the city’s harbor front Friday, inspired by a human chain in a historic Baltic states protest against Soviet control 30 years ago. Some ra...
20:26, 08/23/2019

What Are Your Favorite Apps for Taking Notes? The internet and subsequent rise of smartphones and cloud storage have revolutionized the act of taking notes. It’s easier than ever to save your thoughts (since we almost always have a connected device within arm’s reach), access them from a variety...
20:26, 08/23/2019

How to Claw Your Way Out of a Financial Pit of Despair When you decide to work towards a big financial goal, getting motivated at the start comes naturally. You’re excited to start chipping away. When you’re near the end of your money marathon, you get reinvigorated and start thinking of the endless poss...
20:26, 08/23/2019

If Your Google Calendar Events Just Disappeared on Your Mac, Try These Temporary Fixes That’s what I get for not touching my Mac in a day or so. Thanks to a tip from Lifehacker reader David (no relation), we can now confirm that Mac users are probably having one heck of a time trying to manage their schedules today. If you synchronize ...
20:26, 08/23/2019

Watch: Cardinals beat Rockies with trio of two-run homers Marcell Ozuna, Paul DeJong and Dexter Fowler each recorded two-run homers for the St. Louis Cardinals only runs in a win against the Colorado Rockies at Busch Stadium....
20:52, 08/23/2019

Yakuza's many remasters are about to pay off big time Ryu Ga Gotoku (RGG) Studio is in a fantastic position. The Sega-owned developer has just released Judgment, a well-received detective game starring Japanese actor and singer Takuya Kimura as the lead. Now, the team is turning its attention back to Ya...
20:52, 08/23/2019

The best external graphics card enclosure By Andrew Cunningham This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to external graphic...
20:52, 08/23/2019

'Dark Crystal: Tactics' and the evolution of Netflix's video game strategy Stranger Things was Netflix's first experiment with making video games. Developed by Texas studio BonusXP, the Stranger Things mobile game came out in October 2017, and it was a basic, accessible experience for anyone even vaguely familiar with ...
20:52, 08/23/2019

'Windjammers 2' is a stylish update to a Neo Geo classic Windjammers is basically Pong on steroids. The original, released for the Neo Geo arcade system in 1994, had two players throwing a frisbee -- sorry, "ultimate flying disc" -- across a net. If you managed to hit the opponent's end zone, you got ...
20:52, 08/23/2019

| Portfolio Committee welcomes PSL return to SABC The Portfolio Committee on Sports, Arts and Culture welcomed the newly signed broadcast agreement, which sees the Absa Premiership matches aired on SABC....
20:52, 08/23/2019

|Huaweiseesa$10bnhittomobileunitfromUScurbs Huawei expects US export restrictions to reduce annual revenue at its consumer devices business by about $10bn, as the company is banned from buying American components like semiconductors and software....
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