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Uzo Aduba to Portray Shirley Chisholm in FX’s Mrs. America

Black history is American history, so no one should blink an eye when a black woman’s face represents Mrs. America. And no, I’m not talking about the long-runni...

Uzo Aduba to Portray Shirley Chisholm in FX’s Mrs. America

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Reports: Robert Pattinson front-runner to portray Batman Robert Pattinson is the front-runner to portray Batman in Warner Bros. upcoming solo film based on the caped crusader, according to multiple reports....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Shirley MacLaine's Ouiser in 'Steel Magnolias' has been in a bad mood for 40 years Julia Roberts and Shirley MacLaine face off in a scene from "Steel Magnolias," which is being re-released in theaters with Fathom Events        ...
22:52, 05/18/2019

The 100 best brunch restaurants in America OpenTable has released its list of the best brunch restaurants in America for 2019, just in time to make reservations for Mother's Day.        ...
16:52, 04/30/2019

America’s fittest cities (NBC News) The American College of Sports Medicine has released its annual American Fitness Index, ranking the top 100 cities in the U.S. from most to least fit. For the second consecutive year Arlington, Virginia takes the top spot in the fitness in...
23:26, 05/14/2019

The No. 1 job in America pays over $108,000 a year As unemployment falls to a 49-year low in April, there’s probably never been a better time since the Great Recession to brush up on your skills — and look for another job. Companies are always keen to use intel to improve efficiency and learn more ab...
20:52, 05/06/2019

Marco Rubio: We need to invest in America again Throughout the Obama administration and into the 2016 presidential election campaign, so-called economic experts told America that a new normal existed. They argued that the high rates of growth and employment which marked American history were no lo...
06:00, 05/14/2019

Feral Parrots Are Taking Over America Visitors to Chicago’s Hyde Park or New York’s Green-Wood Cemetery may be surprised to hear the raucous squawks of lime-green monk parakeets. These birds, descendants of escaped pets, have managed to create thriving colonies in these cities despite th...
01:13, 05/15/2019

De Blasio unites America — against his presidential bid Mayor Bill de Blasio pulled off an impossible feat Thursday by uniting Americans of all persuasions — against his quixotic presidential bid. True to form, de Blasio was late to join the Democratic primary field, and became the 24th person to announce...
03:26, 05/17/2019

Finding the beauty in America's mundanity Stephen Shore's remarkable career started early. Born in New York in 1947, he was given his first photography set at six. When he was 14, the trailblazing fashion photographer Edward Steichen -- then a curator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York ...
05:00, 05/17/2019

‘America First’ may be last hope for these cattle ranchers Without ‘made in USA’ labels, independent ranchers fear their livelihoods could be quashed by multinational corporations as a new North American trade deal takes shape....
01:26, 05/04/2019

One of the most valuable malls in America is getting a makeover Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield's Garden State Plaza mall in Paramus, New Jersey — considered one of the top 10 shopping malls in the U.S. based on sales — is being renovated to include office space and a residential area....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Did the Denisovans Walk to North America? For a people from whom one 41,000 year old finger bone fossil from a nine year old girl, along with a bracelet she wore, were (until recently) the only authenticated known artifacts, the mysterious Denisovans sure received lots of publicity. ...
00:26, 05/19/2019

It's Time for America to Forgive Hummer It’s been nearly a decade since the death of General Motors’ off-road brand, Hummer, and while many of you are probably thinking “good riddance,” I’m here to tell you that Hummer was good, and America should forgive it....
01:52, 05/09/2019

America's farmworkers are aging, not being replaced The average age of America's hired farm laborers is steadily increasing, threatening the future of the nation's farming industry, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture....
17:26, 05/08/2019

What The Woman Who Helped America Have Better Sex Has to Say to Millennials The sex therapist, 90, on living with history, her advice for millennials and the new documentary about her life, Ask Dr. Ruth. You were born in Germany and lived in Switzerland, Jerusalem and Paris before moving to the U.S. What was it like to revis...
16:26, 05/09/2019

Former Miss America among 19 candidates seeking office LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former Miss America is among 19 candidates running in down-ballot races in Kentucky that include secretary of state, agriculture commissioner, treasurer and auditor. In several races where the candidates agree on most issues,...
01:26, 05/18/2019

America's murderers to celebrate another Purge in 2020 Some sad news for fans of the annual 12-hour period where all crime is legal in the United States: There won’t be a Purge this year. Also, there won’t be a Purge movie this year. Instead, we’ll have to wait until next summer for both, with Variety re...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Trump will not cut police aid to Central America, Barr says U.S. President Donald Trump will not cut aid to police forces in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, his attorney general said on Thursday, softening a previous order to cut foreign assistance to the so-called Northern Triangle nations....
23:39, 05/16/2019

Rivals Vie for Mastery Over America's Hottest Oil Field Chevron and Occidental Petroleum are clamoring for a bigger piece of the Permian Basin, the prolific oil field that has lifted U.S. crude production to records....
18:39, 05/06/2019

Six people who prove capitalism is broken in America Over the last few years, the Guardian talked to many people for whom capitalism isn’t working – here are a few of their storiesWork hard, get paid, thrive. That’s the way the system is supposed to work. If you’re not thriving, according to this logic...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Washington is the best state in America, says U.S. News rankings Washington, home to tech giants such as Amazon and Microsoft, was named the top state in U.S. News & World Report's Best States rankings.        ...
12:52, 05/14/2019

Carl Frampton coming to America in August The plan for Carl Frampton Stateside, and Zolani Tete is being lined up for Ryan Burnett, Declan Warrington reports The post Carl Frampton coming to America in August appeared first on Boxing News....
19:13, 05/14/2019

Must-see photos of Chris Evans as Captain America Captain America (Chris Evans) survived Thanos' finger snap to return in 'Avengers: Endgame.' Click through for photos of our favorite super-soldier.        ...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Dodge Built A 797 HP Durango Concept For The One Lap Of America Dodge is pretty much king of the hill when it comes to muscle car power on the street and in dealer showrooms right now. Basically everything in a Dodge dealer can be optioned with a giant Hemi V8 with a supercharger stacked on top. That is, except f...
05:39, 05/04/2019

Why America's 'small wars' are only going to get deadlier in the future US Army/Sgt. Christopher McCullough The US has spent decades fighting small, asymmetric conflicts against insurgencies around the world. Insurgent forces have always been fierce opponents, but technological change likely means those forces will beco...
03:52, 05/04/2019

America's 'Most Dangerous Car' Is Actually Pretty Damn Safe The automotive research firm iSeeCars.com released a study called “The Most Dangerous Cars in the U.S.” and as a result, a bunch of websites have been running articles with titles like Fatal Attraction: These Are The Deadliest Cars On The Road, which...
21:39, 05/15/2019

150 years ago, the day America started a grand party — too soon Americans were on pins and needles exactly 150 years ago. They gathered at train stations and outside newspaper offices eagerly awaiting word that a modern marvel was now a reality. They’d followed developments closely as two railroads raced each oth...
07:52, 05/10/2019

The Dubious Management Fad Sweeping Corporate America NPS—or net promoter score—is a measure of customer satisfaction that has developed a cultlike following among CEOs. An increasing number of companies use it to develop new products and assign bonuses. It also may be misleading....
21:00, 05/15/2019

The business of owning America's biggest home The Biltmore Estate in North Carolina is proving that bigger is better when it comes to historic houses. The property now draws 1.7 million visitors a year. But the gilded mansion is only a part of its many attractions....
16:26, 05/10/2019

The Risks in Overusing America's Big Economic Weapon These days, the biggest, baddest weapon in the American arsenal isn’t a missile or a fighter jet. It is America’s economic clout. But is it being overused, at the risk of undermining the very strength that makes it so powerful, asks Gerald F. Seib....
22:52, 05/13/2019

Boston accent is somehow the second sexiest in America: survey Southie is so sexy. That’s the takeaway from travel company Big 7’s survey of its 1.5 million social media followers, which found the Boston accent is the second-“Sexiest Accent in the USA.” “One of America’s most imitat...
17:52, 05/15/2019

America’s Failure of Indigenous Children Is By Design Indigenous invisibility has long been the norm in the United States. This isn’t news to people from these communities, nor is it specific to this topic, so apologies to fellow Native readers for retreading painful ground. But it’s clear that the rest...
23:39, 05/17/2019

America's farm workers are aging, not being replaced The average age of America's hired farm laborers is steadily increasing, threatening the future of the nation's farming industry, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture....
12:26, 05/08/2019

Smart cars are disappearing from North America Daimler is no longer going to sell its eye-catching small Smart Fortwo electric cars in North America. The company told TechCrunch that the 2019 model will be the last to be available in the United States and Canada, just two years after deciding to....
01:26, 04/30/2019

Should Democrats bother reaching out to rural America? Some say the party needs to do better at talking to people in small towns. Others say that’s a waste of time. For now, the 2020 candidates are giving it a shot....
16:00, 05/08/2019

Is America Ready for a Gay President? ‘You’re Going to See the Wall Crumble’ Raymond Buckley, the chairman of the New Hampshire Democratic Party, talks about Pete Buttigieg and what it means to be gay and married and running for president in 2019....
11:22, 04/30/2019

Edu set to become Arsenal technical director after Copa América • Former Arsenal midfielder agrees deal in principle• Club targeted Edu after missing out on MonchiEdu has agreed in principle to become Arsenal’s technical director this summer. The former Arsenal midfielder is currently working for the Brazilian FA...
18:39, 05/07/2019

France Outfoxes America in the M&A Sale of the Century Alstom’s old boss was castigated for selling its energy assets to GE. But that deal has been a disaster for the buyer and a lifesaver for the seller....
16:00, 05/07/2019

America's Border Enforcement Is a Fascist Hellscape It is always fun, as an immigrant in the U.S., to learn about yet another government body entrusted with the right to throw immigrants in detention for unlimited amounts of time. The Intercept reported today on the existence of a little-known Customs...
22:26, 05/13/2019

The price of plenty: how beef changed America Exploitation and predatory pricing drove the transformation of the US beef industry – and created the model for modern agribusiness. By Joshua SpechtThe meatpacking mogul Jonathan Ogden Armour could not abide socialist agitators. It was 1906, and Upt...
07:39, 05/07/2019

The top three phones in North America accounted for 25% of total shipments in Q1 The smartphone industry suffered its biggest year-over-year decline in quarterly shipments in North America during the first quarter of 2019. According to Canalys, deliveries of smartphones in North America hit a five-year low during the period from ...
04:26, 05/10/2019

How to fix capitalism: eight expert solutions for America's broken system Discontent with America’s economic system is widespread, so could tax credits, transport subsidies or better childcare help? Or is capitalism not broken at all?Steven Pearlstein Continue reading......
15:00, 05/08/2019

Pennsylvania school drops ‘God bless America’ after pledge SPRINGFIELD, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school principal will no longer say “God bless America” after leading students in the Pledge of Allegiance. Peter Brigg’s practice at Sabold Elementary School in Springfield led at least one pa...
14:52, 05/08/2019

America's Got Talent Host Terry Crews Is Here to Teach You How to Pec Pop Terry Crews is a man of many talents. The former NFL player turned to acting with a breakout role in Everybody Hates Chris and now makes viewers laugh weekly on Brooklyn Nine-Nine. He added......
21:52, 05/10/2019

Measles, Racism and How America Ignores Deadly Viruses As America struggles to overcome the re-emergence of disturbing trends like Nazis, Watergate-style presidential scandals and—worst of all—fanny packs, white people have once again proven their resurrection powers by bringing back something even the m...
18:13, 05/08/2019

Doris Day, Movie Star Who Charmed America, Dies at 97 From the perky girl next door in the 1950s to the woman next door in 1960s sex comedies, Ms. Day was the most popular film actress since Shirley Temple....
22:39, 05/13/2019

Unseen photos of America's early 'working girls' Women in sexual professions have always distinguished themselves from other women, from the mores of the time, by pushing the boundaries of style. The most celebrated concubines and courtesans in history set the trends in their respective courts. The...
13:26, 05/06/2019

Man pleads guilty to throwing boy, 5, over Mall of America balcony The Minnesota man accused of throwing a 5-year-old over a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree murder Tuesday....
06:52, 05/15/2019

The Subaru Levorg Wagon That's Too Cool for America Just Got Even Cooler The Subaru Levorg is the Subaru wagon Americans want but can’t have, since we don’t buy many wagons here and it’s reserved for other parts of the world. But that doesn’t stop us from wishing that one day the laws of nature will be broken and the U....
01:52, 05/09/2019

Inside America’s soon-to-be tallest condo building on Billionaires’ Row A king-size bed overlooks Manhattan through wall-to-wall glass; polished stone and gold accent a grand lobby entrance; and private cabanas line the outdoor swimming pool. Such are the opulent flourishes at Central Park Tower, which will be the talles...
00:52, 05/17/2019

The U.S.-China Trade War Reveals America’s New World Status “I say openly to President Xi and all of my many friends in China that China will be hurt very badly if you don’t make a deal.” Thus spake President Donald Trump this week in the new medium of modern diplomacy – Twitter. The t...
16:00, 05/17/2019

America is in a financial literacy crisis, and advisors can fix the problem Financial services providers are uniquely positioned to change the conversation around literacy and address the elephant in the room: the "money talk" taboo....
15:13, 04/30/2019

Why Captain America's Farewell Is So Special to Writers of Endgame Even after writing for everyone from Iron Man to Captain Marvel, Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely remain true to the focus of their first Marvel cinematic project: Captain America....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Iran tests President Trump’s ‘America First’ pledge WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won the White House pledging to wind down the nation’s many foreign entanglements and put “America First.” But as his administration eyes the prospect of military conflict with Iran, Trump...
01:26, 05/18/2019

Kellogg's Operating Profit Weakens in North America Kellogg said a key profit measurement weakened in North America in its latest quarter as it grappled with higher costs and weaker sales. The food company named a new finance chief....
17:00, 05/02/2019

John Hickenlooper Thinks He Can Unite America, Bloopers and All The Democratic Party has never nominated a presidential candidate from west of the Central time zone. The former governor of Colorado believes he can change that....
21:26, 04/28/2019

Moura, Fabinho not in Brazil squad for Copa America "Brazilian coach Tite included Manchester City\u0027s Fernandinho for his Copa America squad on Friday, but there was no place for Spurs forward Lucas Moura or Liverpool midfielder Fabinho."...
03:52, 05/18/2019

Personal Health: Parenting Advice From ‘America’s Worst Mom’ A New York City mother embraces her leading role in a campaign to return to the days when children played and navigated through life without constant adult supervision....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Our primate ancestors may have originated in Europe or North America It was thought that the ancestor we share with lemurs, monkeys and apes evolved in Asia, but fossil analysis suggests this may not have been the case...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Huawei to challenge U.S. export sanction which it says will harm America Huawei Technologies said on Thursday it will challenge a decision by the U.S. Commerce Department to add the Chinese company to a export blacklist, warning the decision "will do significant economic harm to the American companies with which Huawei do...
19:39, 05/16/2019

25 men voted to ban abortion in Alabama. Do they reflect the rest of America? States are passing strict abortion laws and 'heartbeat' bans, but polling shows most Americans believe abortion should be legal in all or most cases.        ...
19:39, 05/15/2019

Signs of the times: America's fading shopfronts – in pictures John Lehr trains his lens on the shabby facades lining Main Street USA, from payday loan outfits to hair salons and pawn shops. Devoid of people, these images advertise a bleak outlook for small bricks-and-mortar businesses Continue reading......
08:39, 05/02/2019

Ford recalling 273,000 vehicles in North America that could roll away Ford Motor Co is recalling nearly 273,000 Ford Fusion and Ranger pickup trucks in North America that could roll away if the gear is not in "park" mode, the second largest U.S. automaker said on Wednesday....
21:52, 05/15/2019

De Blasio to announce 2020 bid on ‘Good Morning America’ Mayor Bill de Blasio will appear on “Good Morning America” Thursday, where he’s expected to officially announce his quixotic run for the White House. He will then travel to Iowa after his appearance to stump for votes. The Hawkeye S...
04:13, 05/16/2019

The T600 Crossover Will Be Chinese Automaker Zotye's First Car for America Chinese automaker Zotye, maybe best known around here for its cheap Porsche Macan copy, promised last year to break into the U.S. market. It looks like it’s making good on that promise, as the company confirmed Thursday it would kick things off with ...
22:52, 05/02/2019

The best dessert to order at 17 of America's most popular chain restaurants Olive Garden/Applebee's At most chain restaurants, there are so many options that choosing the perfect dessert from the menu might seem difficult. Some of the best desserts you could order include The Cheesecake Factory's classic Fresh Strawberry Ch...
05:13, 05/16/2019

USAA tops list of America’s best car insurance companies USAA got the top ranking in Clearsurance's list of the best auto insurance companies. Factors included price, customer service and satisfaction.        ...
17:52, 05/10/2019

Toyota to produce Lexus NX for North America at Canada plant Toyota Motor Corp will build its Lexus NX luxury crossover vehicle at a Canadian plant starting in 2022, the company said on Monday, a decision that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said demonstrated the value of the country's international trade agreem...
22:26, 04/29/2019

America’s denial of climate change is heating up: global survey Life, liberty … and the pursuit of global warming? The United States now has one of the highest rates of climate change denial in the world, according to a new global survey. The YouGov-Cambridge Globalism Project, which surveyed the 23 largest...
21:39, 05/08/2019

Could abortion become illegal in America? All signs point to yes | B Jessie Hill America is facing a full-frontal attack on Roe v Wade. There is no guarantee that the supreme court will protect the right to terminate a pregnancyOn Tuesday night, the Republican-controlled state senate in Alabama voted to effectively ban abortion a...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Inside the sex-crazed final weeks at America’s elite colleges John Avendano, Columbia College’s 2018 senior class president, received only one piece of advice from his predecessor. “She said, ‘Your best friends are going to ask who put them down for senior scramble, and you can’t tell them,’ ” Avedano, now 23 a...
01:13, 05/09/2019

Most gaming in America now done on phones, despite that the best titles aren't mobile-friendly The app vehicles called smartphones may have become good enough that people swap them every three instead of two years, but if there is any category in the industry that it growing, it is mobile gaming.In America, 60% of gamers play on mobile, a surv...
18:00, 05/10/2019

These are the highest-paid CEOs at America’s largest companies 24/7 Wall Street reviewed CEO pay at the largest, publicly traded US companies to identify the best-paid CEOs. Tim Cook and Robert Iger make the list.        ...
13:00, 04/30/2019

Bank of America Considers Scrapping First Data Payments Partnership Bank of America is considering dissolving the huge payment-processing joint venture it has with First Data and developing its own. Shares in First Data fell....
18:13, 05/09/2019

Jesse Watters challenges Rep. Omar: 'Please say one good thing about America' Fox News' Jesse Watters took on Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., over her criticism of the U.S. government's role during the ongoing push for regime change in Venezuela....
04:52, 05/03/2019

Mexico's America Movil reports 3.6 percent jump in net profit America Movil, the telecommunications giant of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, reported a first-quarter net profit of 19.44 billion pesos ($1 billion) on Monday, up 3.6 percent from the year-ago period and exceeding analysts' expectations....
01:26, 04/30/2019

Virgin Galactic is moving its spaceship and crew to Spaceport America Virgin Galactic's deal with New Mexico entails moving its commercial spaceflight activities to Spaceport America when its vehicles and operations are ready for primetime. Looks like the company is nearly there, because, Sir Richard Branson and c...
13:00, 05/11/2019

Trump's regime is leading America in an insurrection | Carol Anderson Trump’s regime has ignited the base by conjuring up a vision of whiteness imperiled by ‘illegals’, ‘black identity extremists’ and Muslim terroristsOn Friday, Donald Trump praised Robert E Lee. Slaveholder. Sadist. Traitor. Loser. It was his way of o...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Here’s how we can make STEM classes more accessible to students in rural America More than ever before, there is a high demand in the workforce for an increased emphasis on education in mathematics and sciences for school-age students. After all, two-thirds of all available jobs will require postsecondary critical thinking and pr...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Santander turns to Latin America as European businesses slip Santander’s profit fell 84% in Argentina, after inflation-adjustment expenses, but that was almost an anomaly in the Americas, with the bank confirming it will boost investment in Latin American businesses to offset a weak economy in Europe....
18:39, 04/30/2019

China and Huawei need US more than America needs them in 5G wireless race, say industry insiders Trump's new order effectively blacklisting Huawei from the U.S. market will not hurt America in the race to build out next-generation 5G wireless technology, a well-known CEO and a top telecom investment banker say....
02:13, 05/18/2019

America finally has an answer to Chinese phone prices, the Pixel 3a All major US carriers, with the notable exception of AT&T, sport a pretty pathetic by global standards phone roster to choose from. The midrange is especially hurt, as on Verizon, T-Mobile or Sprint, it's usually last year's flagships from Samsung, A...
18:00, 05/10/2019

America needs to 'be the adult in the room' with Iran, says House Democrat Houlahan As rising tensions between the United States and Iran have prompted American officials to order non-emergency personnel out of Iraq, Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D, Pa., argued that the safety of Americans a top priority, but it's crucial not to provoke Ir...
21:13, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei to challenge U.S. export sanction which it says will harm America Huawei Technologies said on Thursday it will challenge a decision by the U.S. Commerce Department to add the Chinese company to a export blacklist, warning the decision "will do significant economic harm to the American companies with which Huawei do...
19:39, 05/16/2019

Violent fans banned from entering Brazil for Copa America Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro says soccer fans with a record of violence have been banned from Brazil as the country prepares to host the Copa America in June and July        ...
17:26, 05/13/2019

The Radicalization of White America: How Donald Trump Weaponized Whiteness On September 30, 2011, an unmanned American drone fired 40 missiles into the home of Anwar al-Awlaki, an American citizen living in Yemen. The prominent Muslim cleric was placed on the U.S. government’s kill list because he reportedly inspired numero...
19:26, 05/03/2019

Stephen Colbert: 'America has its own royal baby: Donald Trump' Late-night hosts discussed the latest addition to the royal family and Trump’s continuing anger over the Mueller reportMonday night’s late-night monologues contained a mixture of international and local news as the hosts covered US conflicts, Donald ...
19:52, 05/07/2019

Yankees fans threaten boycott after ban of Kate Smith’s ‘God Bless America’ Kate Smith’s rendition of “God Bless America” has been scrapped at Yankee Stadium, but Bronx Bomber fans are going to bat for her over allegations of racism. Smith’s niece, Suzy Andron, told The Post she is “honored” by the groundswell of support for...
06:00, 05/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexico's America Movil first-quarter profit rises as costs dip America Movil, the telecommunications giant of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, reported a first-quarter net profit of 19.44 billion pesos ($1 billion) on Monday, up 3.6 percent from the year-ago period and slightly above analysts' average estimate, ...
05:00, 04/30/2019

Guatemala’s Anti-Corruption Fight Inspired Latin America. It May be Shut Down. A panel of United Nations-backed investigators charged around 700 people. Other countries wanted their own anti-graft groups, but a coming election may spell its end....
17:13, 05/18/2019

Rural America still struggling for access to high-speed internet service As anticipation grows for 5G technology to be rolled out in big cities, nearly 15 million people in rural pockets across the country are still waiting for reliable high-speed internet....
08:52, 05/18/2019

Volkswagen Set to Launch a New Compact SUV Called Tarek for North America: Report During an event in Argentina, Volkswagen announced to the gathered crowd that a new SUV, slotted below the Tiguan, would be built for worldwide consumption. According to Argentina Autoblog he car will be built in Russia and China under the Tharu name...
02:52, 05/18/2019

Pennyslvania sues maker of OxyContin, 'jet fuel' of America's opioid crisis Lawsuit is the first against Purdue Pharma to allege in detail a prolific and calculated scheme of pushing drugs on prescribers Dr Jeffrey Bado received his first sales visit from a Purdue Pharma representative in September 2005. In the next five yea...
08:00, 05/15/2019

‘President’ de Blasio slammed by Letitia James, Pod Save America crowd Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential bid got roundly rejected by state Attorney General Letitia James and a crowd of 3,000 jeering liberals during a podcast taping in his home borough of Brooklyn. When asked to rate her excitement over de Blasio...
20:39, 05/17/2019

What's the dynamic demographic running America's small businesses? Older people The age profile of small business owners has become dramatically older over the past two decadesThe hot fintech startup genius. That amazing e-commerce savant who created a billion-dollar company selling shoes from her apartment. The cool owner of a ...
13:39, 05/16/2019

America’s most eco-friendly vehicles from BMW to VW, includes a Tesla trio and two Toyotas 24/7 Wall St. used the Environmental Protection Agency’s passenger vehicle reviews to determine the most fuel-efficient 2018 models sold in the US.        ...
14:00, 05/01/2019

'Shale is not superman.' Geopolitical chaos is testing the limits of America's oil boom America's new role as the world's leading oil producer made it easier for President Donald Trump to crack down on Venezuela and Iran with punishing sanctions....
03:13, 05/06/2019

A Player Recreated The Iron Man Vs. Captain America Fight Scene In Dreams The early access Dreams Creator has been out for a few weeks and that seems to have been enough time to let players start creating some really cool stuff. For example, a wonderful recreation of the famous fight scene from Captain America: Civil War....
01:00, 05/06/2019

U.S. may mull cutting debt issuance: Bank of America Merrill Lynch The U.S. Treasury Department may float the idea of reducing the issuance of coupon-bearing debt at its upcoming May refunding after the Federal Reserve's decision to end its balance sheet......
18:13, 04/28/2019

Baptism of fire: my first, turbulent year as the Guardian's Latin America correspondent Tom Phillips takes a moment away to reflect on the deepening strife for residents of Bolsonaro’s Brazil, Amlo’s Mexico, and a Venezuela now claimed by two menIt’s a balmy Caribbean evening and after a punishing day covering Venezuela’s crisis I’m dec...
12:26, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Toyota to produce Lexus NX for North America at Canada plant Toyota Motor Corp will build its Lexus NX luxury crossover vehicle at a Canadian plant starting in 2022, the company said on Monday, a decision that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said demonstrated the value of the country's international trade agreem...
22:52, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Toyota to produce Lexus NX for North America at Canada plant Toyota Motor Corp will build its Lexus NX luxury crossover vehicle at a Canadian plant starting in 2022, the company said on Monday, a decision that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said demonstrated the value of the country's international trade agreem...
23:39, 04/29/2019

From Apples to Popcorn, Climate Change Is Altering the Foods America Grows In every region, farmers and scientists are trying to adapt an array of crops to warmer temperatures, invasive pests, erratic weather and earlier growing seasons....
12:00, 04/30/2019

Watch: MIT Great Dome turned into Captain America shield by pranksters A group of Massachusetts Institute of Technology students paid tribute to the latest "Avengers" film by turning the school's Great Dome into Captain America's shield....
20:00, 04/30/2019

Analysis: Does Joe Biden's 'foot-in-mouth' problem matter in Trump's America? Joe Biden was under 40 when he was elected to the Senate, and he spent decades representing Delaware in the deliberative body, rising to lead the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee before serving eight years as vice...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Hundreds of female ice hockey stars boycott North America over conditions Players want to build viable pro league in US and CanadaAthletes have faced low wages and lack of health insuranceMore than 200 of the world’s top female hockey players declared on Thursday they will not compete in North America next season in a dram...
18:39, 05/02/2019

America’s most eco-friendly vehicles from BMW to VW, include a Tesla trio and two Toyotas 24/7 Wall St. used the Environmental Protection Agency’s passenger vehicle reviews to determine the most fuel-efficient 2018 models sold in the US.        ...
13:13, 05/01/2019

Cruise ship tour: Holland America Line's Volendam The Volendam may lack some of the bells and whistles of Holland America's newer ships, but it offers an intimate, traditional cruising experience.        ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Card skimming hack targets 201 campus stores in North America The infamous Magecart card skimming hack has been used to make life miserable for college students. Trend Micro has discovered that a hacking group, currently nicknamed Mirrorthief, relied on the scripting technique to steal card data from 201 onlin...
09:00, 05/06/2019

America’s fastest shrinking cities often have unemployment, crime as concerns Declining birthrates contributed to slow population growth, but shrinking cities in the U.S. often have unemployment and crime as concerns.        ...
17:39, 05/05/2019

Triple Crowns: For the First Time, America's Top Pageant Winners Are All Black Women With the crowning of Cheslie Kryst as Miss USA last night, a trio of black women have now claimed the crowns in three major beauty pageants, including Miss America and Miss Teen USA....
19:26, 05/03/2019

N. America trade deal would provide modest lift, panel finds The new North American free trade pact would modestly boost the U.S. economy, especially auto parts output, but may curb vehicle assembly and limit consumer choice in light vehicles, a hotly anticipated analysis from the U.S. International Trade Comm...
20:26, 04/28/2019

Rick Perry: It is time for America to boost its dominance in artificial intelligence The energy secretary announced that the DOE partnered with Cray and AMD to build Frontier, three new machines with an exascale system, at Oak Ridge National Lab, capable of up to a billion-billion calculations per second....
14:13, 05/07/2019

Heidi Heitkamp: Trump has failed rural America's 'Reagan test' President Donald Trump has failed to deliver for rural America – but Democratic politicians have also let their connection to heartland voters weaken, writes former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Bill Gates Actually Made a Good Point About the Socialism Debate in America Billionaires Bill Gates, Charlie Munger, and Warren Buffett were interviewed on CNBC this morning, and it wasn’t surprising to hear the three men defend capitalism. But it was surprising to hear Gates make a really good point about socialism. Or, at ...
19:39, 05/06/2019

America Is Finally Facing the Fact that Solitary Confinement Is Cruel and Unusual Punishment The research is in—in fact, the facts on solitary confinement have been known for years—but finally, we seem to have reached a tipping point for ending this well-studied, torturous practice in American jails and prisons....
23:00, 05/10/2019

Presidential Candidate Jay Inslee Proposes Shutting Down America's Coal Industry in a Decade Jay Inslee, the first presidential candidate running on climate change, has a plan to deal with, uh, climate change. After laying out four guiding pillars for his candidacy, Inslee released the first major piece of his policy platform on Friday. One ...
21:00, 05/03/2019

"Build America" Visa Replaces Green Card In Trump's New US Entry Plan Donald Trump has said he will replace the existing green cards with 'Build America' visa, as the US President unveiled a new merit and points-based immigration policy that seeks to increase the quota......
08:52, 05/17/2019

2019 so far is the least deadliest year for America's police officers in decades, data shows With a third of the year complete, 2019 is shaping up to be the least deadly for police officers since 1965 – prompting one of America’s top law enforcement groups to say it’s holding its breath “hoping [that] the trend continues.”...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Florida, Texas and Carolinas home to many of America’s fastest growing cities While US population growth hit an 80-year low in 2018, some cities are flourishing with growth at a rate more than triple than the average.        ...
14:26, 05/09/2019

Chris Evans was not a fan of Captain America suit in first ‘Avengers’ film, writers reveal Chris Evans was not a fan of his Captain America suit in the first “Avengers” film, but his dislike for the costume prompted writers to pay homage to it in a hilarious and memorable line in the latest movie....
18:39, 05/06/2019

America’s best high schools in 2019, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report A South Carolina school claimed the top spot, and Texas had the most schools listed in the top 20 on U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools.        ...
00:13, 05/04/2019

Energy Secretary Rick Perry on how America can grow in the field of artificial intelligence Energy Secretary Rick Perry joins "Squawk Box" to announce that the Department of Energy partnered with Cray and AMD to build Frontier, three new machines with an exascale system capable of up to a billion-billion calculations per second....
14:26, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 3-Ralph Lauren's N.America woes cloud profit beat, shares down nearly 8% Luxury apparel maker Ralph Lauren Corp beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday, benefiting from higher demand in international markets, but weak sales in its biggest market, North America, disappointed investors....
18:26, 05/14/2019

Emmanuel Aranda pleads guilty to throwing 5-year-old from Mall of America balcony The Minnesota man charged with tossing a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America pleaded guilty to attempted murder Tuesday. Emmanuel Aranda, 24, faces 19 years behind bars after admitting to grabbing little Landen Hoffmann, ...
20:52, 05/14/2019

Exclusive: U.S. must cultivate Central America or lose out to China: Panama president-elect Panama's president-elect, Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo, said the United States should pay more attention to Central America or risk losing ground to China, which has won diplomatic support and increased its investment in the region in recent years....
07:26, 05/06/2019

FX announces stacked cast to join Cate Blanchett for Mrs. America limited series As if the prospect of (deep breath) a limited series about the fight to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment starring her royal highness Cate Blanchett as Phyllis Schlafly wasn’t exciting enough, FX has announced the full list of actors joining Blanchet...
23:13, 05/14/2019

America's largest cities drowning in debt, with Chicago leading the way, study finds America’s 10 largest cities, largely Democrat strongholds, are drowning in municipal debt, according to a new report from government watchdog Truth in Accounting....
03:00, 05/15/2019

America's wealthy investors say Fed-induced stock rally has plenty of life left — maybe years Millionaire investors began 2019 worried about the market, but as the Fed's about-face on interest rates takes hold as the new normal in monetary policy and stocks surge, an E-Trade survey finds that the wealthy expect the rally to continue....
19:26, 04/28/2019

America's push to upgrade airports gains traction as New Orleans opens new terminal later this year When the New Orleans new terminal opens later this year, it will be the latest upgrade and expansion of a U.S. airport, a key part of America's infrastructure sorely in need of major renovations....
18:00, 05/17/2019

MOVES-Citi North America Private Bank names unit chair -memo Citigroup Inc North America Private Bank head Tracey Warson is leaving the role to become chair of the unit effective June 3, according to an internal memo on Monday seen by Reuters....
20:39, 04/29/2019

A Bill de Blasio presidency would make America like the groundhog the NYC mayor 'killed': Mark Steyn Bill de Blasio's 2020 presidential prospects are slim, but America would not fare well under the newest Democratic candidate's presidency if he defeated President Trump....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Bank of America Merrill Lynch names new country executives for Japan, Australia: memo Bank of America Merrill Lynch appointed Joseph Fayyad and Tamao Sasada as country executives of Australia and Japan, respectively, an internal memo seen by Reuters said....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Virgin Galactic is finally moving to New Mexico’s Spaceport America for tourist flights to space After two successful flights through the upper limits of the atmosphere, Virgin Galactic says it is ready to move its operations from Mojave, Calif., where it has built and tested SpaceShipTwo, to New Mexico....
00:00, 05/11/2019

How a Memphis heart surgeon is saving babies and changing perceptions of America – Taliban included When he isn’t smoking cigars and laying low in his native of Memphis, Tennessee, pediatric cardiac surgeon Dr. William Novick is battling bombs and bureaucracy in some of the most dangerous frontlines of the world. And now he is at the forefront in p...
23:26, 05/07/2019

Gatlinburg SkyBridge, longest pedestrian suspension bridge in North America, opens this month The nearly 700-feet-long and 150-feet-high Gatlinburg SkyBridge, the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in North America, opens May 17.        ...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Trump's 'merit-based' immigration reform plan 'makes sense' for America, Laura Ingraham says President Trump's new immigration reform plan, including its shift toward a "merit-based" system is the right way to "tackle the big issue" before America....
10:00, 05/17/2019

Man Pleads Guilty to Throwing 5-Year-Old Boy Over Railing at Mall of America; Faces 19 Years Hard Time Emmanuel D. Aranda, the 24-year-old Minneapolis man charged with hurling a little boy over a third-floor railing at the Mall of America in a random attack last month, pleaded guilty to the crime Tuesday....
04:13, 05/15/2019

The little-known story of Major Taylor, America’s first black sports hero, who became a world champion during the Jim Crow era of 1890s New book tells how, at a time when cycling was the world’s most popular sport, dominated by whites, Taylor broke the color line and disproved racist theorists...
18:13, 05/02/2019

MOVES-Citi North America private bank head names unit chair - memo Citigroup Inc North America Private Bank chief Tracey Warson has been named to chair the unit effective June 3, according to a internal memo on Monday seen by Reuters....
20:39, 04/29/2019

Watters on Beto's climate plan: He's a 'scam artist' who feels guilty about America's economic success "The Five" host Jesse Watters had some tough words for 2020 hopeful Beto O'Rourke after the former Texas representative proposed a $5 trillion climate change plan alongside the claim that the United States only had 10 years left to address the issue....
01:26, 05/01/2019

World in grip of ‘high impact weather’ as US freezes, Australia sizzles, parts of South America deluged “High impact weather” has gripped much of the world so far this year, the UN weather agency, WMO, reported on Friday, with “dangerous and extreme cold in North America, record high heat and wildfires in Australia, heavy rains in parts of South Americ...
20:52, 04/28/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Future of Financials 2017 on November 15 CHICAGO - November 13, 2017 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) announced today that Edward Tilly, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Chris Concannon, President and Chief Operating Officer, will jointly present at the Bank ...
21:26, 05/01/2019

Details of Sanders’ Soviet ‘honeymoon’ exposed, as entourage member recalls shock at Bernie’s America-bashing New details emerged Friday about Sen. Bernie Sanders' infamous honeymoon in the Soviet Union back in the 1980s -- including an anecdote about how his America-bashing abroad prompted one of his traveling companions to walk out of the room. ...
01:39, 05/04/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Future of Financials Conference Tuesday, November 6 CHICAGO – October 31, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Chris Concannon, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch...
19:26, 05/01/2019

John Kelly, Trump’s ex-chief of staff, joins board of firm running America’s biggest child migrant facility John Kelly now sits on the board of Caliburn International, which owns a company that runs Homestead - the biggest facility for unaccompanied migrant children in the U.S....
02:39, 05/04/2019

Captain America was just plain old 'Chris' at his 20th high school reunion last weekend As "Avengers: Endgame" crossed the $2 billion mark over the weekend, Chris Evans stopped by his hometown to attend his 20th high school reunion.        ...
02:00, 05/08/2019

13 vintage photos of the auto industry during America's first auto boom Bettmann/ Getty Henry Ford's Model T automobile created an auto boom in the US in the early 1900s. There were less than 200,000 cars on the road before Ford released the Model T. At its peak, the Model T cost just $575, which was less than the aver...
14:13, 05/01/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky to Present at 2010 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banking and Financial Services Conference, Thursday, November 18 CHICAGO, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc., will present at the 2010 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banking and Financial Services Conferen...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Michael Cohen will serve his prison sentence at one of America's '10 cushiest prisons' President Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, is set to begin serving his three-year prison sentence for crimes including campaign finance violations.        ...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Body-Positive Marketing: Dove’s New Freak Show Wagon Of ‘Nature’s Most Curious Mistakes And Human Horrors’ Is Traveling Across America To Show That Beauty Comes In All Shapes And Sizes If you’re tired of beauty brands promoting the same unrealistic “conventionally attractive” body types as always, you are going to absolutely love this bold new campaign from a company whose marketing team truly gets it: Dove’s new freak show wagon, ...
18:52, 05/02/2019

For the first time, Miss USA, Miss America and Miss Teen USA are all black women For the first time, America's top beauty pageants -- Miss USA, Miss Teen USA and Miss America -- have crowned black women as their winners at the same time....
04:39, 05/06/2019

3 black women win Miss USA, Miss Teen USA and Miss America NEW YORK (AP) — When Cheslie Kryst won the Miss USA crown, it marked more than a personal triumph: It meant that for the first time, three black women are the reigning Miss USA, Miss Teen USA and Miss America. The North Carolina lawyer completed the ...
22:39, 05/03/2019

Dr. Ruth, 90, is still America's sex guru: 'I'm not a grandma who bakes cookies' Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Holocaust orphan and trailblazing sex therapist, is the subject of new Hulu documentary "Ask Dr. Ruth."        ...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Forget the All-Stars, here’s what the Overwatch League’s 2019 dream team looks like As the OWL preps for its second All-Star Game Thursday, three league analysts weigh in on what their best-possible rosters would look like, plus their favorites and disappointments from the first half of the season....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Thor, Matt Damon and the return of star power to the Indianapolis 500 Once a Hollywood tradition, stars quit showing up to Indy in the 1990s, but the actors' roles as honorary starters prove that it's suddenly fashionable to be seen at Indianapolis Motor Speedway again....
18:26, 05/16/2019

Everything you need to know about the European elections More than 500 million citizens of the European Union will have the opportunity to take part in the world's single biggest multi-country election next week....
18:26, 05/16/2019

Israel should take action against firm linked to WhatsApp breach -Amnesty Amnesty International called on Thursday for Israel's government to ensure that an Israeli company, whose spyware has been linked to a WhatsApp breach that may have targeted human rights groups, be held accountable for the way its software is used....
18:26, 05/16/2019

The Best Free Apps and Software You're Not Already Using There’s a wealth of free software and apps available to help you get the most out of your computer or smartphone (or both)—so much, in fact, that it’s hard to get around to trying most of them. That’s where this list comes in. It’s freshly curated to...
18:26, 05/16/2019

Healthy diet cuts risk of dying from breast cancer in older women A balanced, low-fat diet significantly lowers the risk of dying from breast cancer in postmenopausal women, according to new long-term data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Dietary Modification trial....
18:26, 05/16/2019

U.S. 'disappointed' after Turkish court declines to free U.S. consular employee The United States expressed disappointment on Thursday at the refusal of a Turkish court to free a U.S. consulate employee accused of espionage in a case that has damaged relations between Washington and Ankara....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Sudan opposition decries army's suspension of talks, sees growing anger Sudan's opposition alliance said on Thursday the ruling military council's 72-hour suspension of talks with protesters was a "regrettable" setback to efforts to forge a new democratic era following the overthrow of veteran leader Omar al-Bashir....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Rocket strike on Syria refugee camp kills 10 civilians: U.N. At least 10 civilians were killed and 30 wounded in Syria by a rocket strike on the Neirab camp for Palestinian refugees close to the city of Aleppo on Tuesday night, the United Nations said in a statement on Thursday....
18:39, 05/16/2019

A Recap Of 2014 Election Results When BJP-Led NDA Formed Government In 2014 Election Results, BJP-led NDA secured 282 seats in the last general election and formed the government, making Narendra Modi the Prime Minister of India. The Indian National Congress managed......
18:39, 05/16/2019

Mercedes F1 Boss Says It's Not Realistic to Think His Team Will Win Every Race This Year Given that the two Mercedes Formula One teammates have finished first and second in all five races so far this year, the thought might have crossed your mind to sleep in—or take a daytime nap during, depending on where you live—a race or two. But coo...
18:52, 05/16/2019

MG Hector Vs Hyundai Creta: Specification Comparison The Hyundai Creta is the king among all the compact SUVs (we are referring to the sales numbers) and the MG Hector which has recently been unveiled will certainly have to battle it out with the......
18:52, 05/16/2019

CORRECTED-Facebook says removes 265 "fake accounts" linked to Israel Facebook said on Thursday it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups and events linked to Israel due to what it called "inauthentic behaviour" targeting users in Southeast Asia, Latin America and Africa....
18:52, 05/16/2019

Intimate photos of Royal Ballet dancers In 2004, London-born photographer Mary McCartney enjoyed six months of unrestricted access to the Royal Ballet, capturing young dancers from the corps as they prepared backstage at the Royal Opera House, relaxed at home and enjoyed the city's nightli...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Galaxy S10 5G now available at Verizon, starting at $1,299 We are another step closer to the future of wireless technology today, as Verizon has officially launched Samsung’s Galaxy S10 5G smartphone. Although the Moto Z3 and its 5G Moto Mod technically beat Samsung to the punch, the Galaxy S10 5G is t...
19:00, 05/16/2019

This Budget Friendly Dual Monitor Arm Is Even More Budget Friendly With a Promo Code There are a lot of good reasons to splurge on a fancy, expensive arm for your computer monitors. But if you’re on a budget and don’t mind a little bit of extra fiddling, this affordable dual mount from Huanuo has a lot going for it considering its pr...
19:00, 05/16/2019

NYPD used facial recognition and pics of Woody Harrelson to arrest a man The NYPD used photos of Woody Harrelson and facial recognition to try to find a crime suspect. Altered photos and forensic sketches have also been used.Read More...
19:00, 05/16/2019

How to make Pok Pok's Pad Thai with Pork and Shrimp This recipe for Pok Pok chef Andy Ricker’s “Phat Thai Ruam Mit” comes from his latest cookbook, Pok Pok Noodles. Read our interview with Ricker here, find out why he believes a dish as ubiquitous stateside as pad Thai should be approached with revere...
19:13, 05/16/2019

The Top 10 Ways to Deal with a Slow Internet Connection What’s more annoying than having a great wifi or Ethernet connection, but slow internet speeds? Nothing. Nothing is more annoying than that. When it happens to you—and it will, especially if you jump onto wifi access points at your favorite local bus...
19:13, 05/16/2019

Here's the workout Halle Berry, 52, did to get insanely fit for 'John Wick 3' At 52, Halle Berry is just starting to become an action star in 'John Wick 3.' How did she get in such crazy stuntwoman shape? We asked her trainers.        ...
19:13, 05/16/2019

Play-off madness, Manchester City and Italy – Football Weekly Extra Elis James, Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and George Elek discuss Frank Lampard’s Derby County, John Terry’s Aston Villa, Mike Dean’s Tranmere Rovers and Manchester City’s public misstepsJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look...
19:26, 05/16/2019

Nathan Redmond and Harry Kane in England squad with Nations League looming • Tottenham’s Kane has not played since 9 April because of injury• Gareth Southgate rewards Redmond for Southampton formSouthampton’s Nathan Redmond is the surprise name in Gareth Southgate’s initial England squad for the Nations League finals.The ma...
19:26, 05/16/2019

County Championship: Somerset v Surrey and more – live! Updates from around the county groundsECB back on defensive over Hundred photo gaffeYou can post BTL, email Tanya or tweet her here 5.20pm BST I’d better pause to write up, but keep an eye on things at Taunton and Newport for me. 5.10pm BST Patterso...
19:26, 05/16/2019

'Stop crying, Frank Lampard': Derby mock Leeds song in victory celebrations – video Leeds United's Spygate song came back to haunt them after their defeat to Derby County in the play-off semi-finals.In January, the Leeds manager, Marcelo Bielsa, had admitted to sending someone to spy on Derby and were subsequently fined £200,000 by ...
19:26, 05/16/2019

Belgium court: King Albert II must take paternity test, or pay $5K a day A Belgium court ruled Thursday that former King Albert must pay more than $5,500 every day until he agrees to submit to a paternity test, to see if he's the father of a well-known Belgian artist....
19:26, 05/16/2019

De Blasio’s groundhog ‘killer’ days are coming back to haunt him The Republican National Committee came out swinging against Bill de Blasio on Thursday, hours after the mayor officially announced his candidacy for president. An email blast from the RNC included a “Bill de Blasio cheat sheet” with six zingers label...
19:26, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation over a nationwide abuse epidemic....
19:39, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. to begin testing sick, dead pigs for fatal hog virus ravaging China The U.S. Department of Agriculture within weeks will begin testing sick and dead pigs for a hog virus that has killed herds across Asia in an effort to minimize devastation if the disease enters the United States, the agency said on Thursday....
19:39, 05/16/2019

Trump meets with Swiss leader amid Iran tensions President Donald Trump welcomed Swiss president Ueli Maurer to the White House Thursday, amid rising tensions with Iran. Asked by reporters if the U.S. is going to war with Tehran, Trump responded, "I hope not." (May 16)     ...
19:39, 05/16/2019

Some Things Presidential Candidates Could Do Instead of Running for President New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is running for president, joining 22 other people who are running as Democrats. The majority of those people are white men. There are seven senators, three governors, and two Johns....
19:52, 05/16/2019

Oklahoma mom gets life in prison for attacking daughter An Oklahoma woman accused of stabbing her 11-year-old daughter 50 to 70 times, hitting her in the head with an ax and then setting their home on fire has been sentenced to life in prison....
19:52, 05/16/2019

Sensex Ends 279 Points Higher, Nifty Reclaims 11,250 Thirty nine stocks on the50-scrip index finished higher. Top gainers on the index were Zee Entertainment, Bharat Petroleum, Bajaj Finance, Indian Oil and UltraTech Cement, finishing between 3.86 per......
20:39, 05/16/2019

IndiGo Shares Fall After Reports Of Differences Between Promoters Indigo Airlines: InterGlobe Aviation shares fell as much as 9.48 per cent to hit intraday low of Rs 1,456 after reports of differences between its promoters Rahul Bhatia and Rakesh Gangwal surfaced....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Birth control goes digital (KPRC) Family planning and birth control are going digital. A study from Georgetown University shows one popular family planning app – DOT – is about 95%, effective which is almost the same as the pill. Other popular apps include Flo, Glo...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Man accused of sexually assaulting 3 children found dead after HAZMAT situation TUCSON – A man arrested in 2017 for sexually assaulting three children died Wednesday by suicide according to Pima County Sheriff’s Department. Matthew Cartwright/ Pima County Sheriff’s Department Back in 2012, PCSD responded to a r...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor invokes God in banning nearly all abortions This photograph released by the state shows Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signing a bill that virtually outlaws abortion in the state on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Montgomery, Ala. Republicans who support the measure hope challenges to the law will be used ...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Over 300,000 disappointed fans sign petition to remake the final season of ‘Game of Thrones’ This image released by HBO shows Emilia Clarke in a scene from “Game of Thrones,” that aired Sunday, May 5, 2019. In the third to last episode of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” Mother of Dragons Daenerys Targaryen is suffering from a crisis of ...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Rapper Pras plugs his album while proclaiming innocence in election fraud case Former Fugees rapper Prakazrel “Pras” Michel appeared in court on Thursday and told reporters he is innocent of criminal charges that he conspired to funnel foreign funds into Barack Obama's 2012 presidential re-election, while also plugging his upco...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Game Of Thrones’ final season as written by fans would also be a mess Yesterday, we wrote about the fact that a contingent of Game Of Thrones fans angry with the way season eight has turned out have started a petition urging HBO to remake the final season with new writers. That petition has since gained over 400,000 si...
21:00, 05/16/2019

The National takes a deep breath on the revelatory I Am Easy To Find “I can’t slow down and I can’t stand it.” A tidy summation of I Am Easy To Find, that, but also an encapsulation of our hyper, oversaturated thoughts. Tweets. News. Content. Comments. Posts. Bots. Tweets. We are consumed, swept in the current. Matt B...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Chris Rock wants to torture us with another Saw sequel Hot on the heels of comic luminaries Danny McBride and David Gordon Green reigniting the Halloween franchise comes a Saw reboot from, of all people, Chris Rock. Deadline reports that Rock conjured up the story for the revival—which, we have to assume...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Huawei says US ban is 'in no one's interest' Huawei issued a statement today objecting to the recent actions of the US government to effectively ban Chinese telecom firms from doing business within the country. "This decision is in no one's interest," the company said. "It will do signific...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Sony's 4K OLED Xperia 1 hits the US July 12th Sony has revealed when you'll be able to get your hands on its latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia 1. It goes on sale in the US July 12th for $950....
21:13, 05/16/2019

Booker deputy campaign manager donates to Gillibrand campaign to 'ensure' debate spot Deputy campaign manager for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker donated funds this week to one of the New Jersey Senator’s many opponents....
21:13, 05/16/2019

Billionaire who lost children in Sri Lanka blasts takes out Scottish newspaper ad Britain's biggest private landowner has thanked the people of Scotland for their messages of support following the death of three of his children in the Sri Lanka terror attacks....
21:26, 05/16/2019

The Internet Has Some Ideas For More Mario Maker 2 Game Styles Leave an empty space on a promotional image, and the internet will fill it for you. This is as certain as the sun rising in the East and setting in the West and gravity keeping us all from spinning out into space....
21:39, 05/16/2019

New Switch Discount Program Is Unnecessarily Complicated Rather than simply discount its digital games like every other video game platform, Nintendo is running a new Switch promotion where players can purchase special vouchers that can then be traded in for new games, turning the entire process into a con...
21:39, 05/16/2019

Zion Williamson hasn't 'even considered' returning to Duke, says stepfather Zion Williamson's stepfather says that the likely No. 1 overall NBA draft pick hasn't 'even considered' returning to Duke for another season.        ...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Manchester City Face Champions League Ban For Breaking UEFA's Dumb Rules Things are moving quickly against Manchester City. After a report earlier this week that the back-to-back Premier League champions could face a ban from the Champions League, the New York Times reports that a ruling is imminent. All of this because M...
21:52, 05/16/2019

U.S. cancels $929 million in California high speed rail funds after appeal rejected The Trump administration said Thursday it was formally cancelling $929 million in previously awarded funding for California's high-speed rail program after rejecting an appeal by the state....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Cuba, Canada foreign ministers meet in Havana on Venezuela crisis Canada's foreign minister met with her Cuban counterpart in Havana on Thursday to discuss the political crisis in Cuba's longtime ally Venezuela and other issues after the island's Communist government said it was willing to help mediate....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Reporter shot and killed in Mexican tourist resort A crime reporter has been shot and killed in the beach resort of Playa del Carmen on Mexico's Caribbean coast, authorities said on Thursday, the latest in a rising death toll of journalists under the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrado...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Most Americans say they’ve given private info to a website they don’t trust More than half of Americans (56 percent) admit to inputting critical personal information into a website they didn’t fully trust, according to new research. A survey of 2,000 Americans aiming to uncover just how easily people trust websites with thei...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Couple defends ‘dangerous’ Instagram photo of sexy train stunt “Are you really ready to die for a pic?” That’s what one Instagram user asked after seeing a photo of Belgian couple Camille and Jean kissing while dangling out of a moving train in Sri Lanka. They posted the dangerous-looking shot on May 2 on ...
22:13, 05/16/2019

An Arizona Prisoner Was Sent a Book Critical of the Criminal Justice System. Now, the State Has Banned It In one of the most memorable passages of his seminal autobiography, civil rights leader Malcolm X made explicit the impact his in-prison education had on him. Arrested on charges of larceny and sentenced to 10 years in prison, Malcolm read voraciousl...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Maduro, Guaido envoys meet in Norway to work out Venezuela conflict The Venezuelan opposition has said President Nicolas Maduro used past negotiations to play for time and was not sincere about making concessions.        ...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Ajit Pai Warned Lying to Congress Is Bad The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission has been strongly urged by a Democratic lawmaker to make corrections to statements he made during a contentious oversight hearing on Wednesday while raising the possibility that he intentionally l...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Channing Tatum and Jessie J Pack on the PDA During Magical Disneyland Date PDA alert! Channing Tatum and girlfriend Jessie J could barely keep their hands off each other as they went on a magical date to Disneyland in Anaheim, California on......
22:13, 05/16/2019

Fantasy Football Offseason Questons: Will Sterling Shepard or Golden Tate fill Odell Beckham's role for Giants? The Giants have giant shoes to fill after trading Odell Beckham this offseason. Dave Richard tries to figure out if Sterling Shepard or Golden Tate will step up...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Former Apple Retail Chief Angela Ahrendts Joins Airbnb Board Airbnb appointed former Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts to its board of directors, her first corporate position since leaving the tech giant earlier this year....
22:26, 05/16/2019

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr) This story was originally published by ProPublica. It appears here under a Creative Commons license...
22:39, 05/16/2019

Former police officer on front line of Manchester Arena bombings running 10km races for each of 22 victims A former police officer who was on the front line of the Manchester Arena bombings is nearing the end of his mission to personally memorialise the victims who died in the attacks....
22:39, 05/16/2019

These Throwback Liveries for the New Porsche 935 Are Stunning We thought we had already gaped too much at the new Porsche 935 limited edition car, a modern version of the flat-nosed 911-based race car from the 1970s, painted in its classic Martini livery back when it was revealed. But now there are six more liv...
22:39, 05/16/2019

U.S. Commerce Department publishes Huawei export blacklist order The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday formally placed Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and 68 affiliates in more than two dozen countries on its so-called “Entity List” - a move that bans the telecom giant from buying parts and components from American ...
22:52, 05/16/2019

Malawi: Head-to-head race for the presidency Rigging fears, a rap song and the voice of Malawi's youth are all elements in next week's presidential election. Incumbent president Peter Mutharika is hoping to beat seven rivals to stay in office for a final term....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Finally Try Out This Cult-Favorite Japanese Sunscreen While It’s On Sale Does your skin turn a nice tomato red after only five minutes of sun exposure? You better stock up on some sunscreen now before you’re assaulted by UV rays all summer long. Thankfully, a cult-favorite Japanese sunscreen is currently on sale....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Parra lifts Nats to 7-6 win over Mets; Conforto, McNeil hurt WASHINGTON (AP) — Gerardo Parra hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the fifth and Sean Doolittle stopped the New York Mets’ ninth-inning rally by striking out Keon Broxton with the bases loaded, giving the Washington Nationals a 7-6 win on Thur...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Markets Right Now: US stocks rise for the 3rd day in a row NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks marched higher on Wall Street for the third straight day, erasing most of the plunge they took at the start of the week on worries about the worsening tr...
23:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Father hopes baby cut from slain mom will live CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a pregnant Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Relatives of the woman who was strangled before her unborn baby was cut from her womb are expressing relief that their ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Honduras president’s brother admits knowing drug lords NEW YORK (AP) — Recently unsealed testimony shows that a brother of the Honduran president admitted to U.S. federal agents that he’d accepted presents from violent drug traffickers he’d known for years and once asked Honduran officials ab...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Trump administration pulls nearly $1 billion from California high-speed rail, says state abandoned original vision SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Trump administration pulls nearly $1 billion from California high-speed rail, says state abandoned original vision....
23:00, 05/16/2019

49ers sign rookie defensive back Alex Brown to 3-year deal SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed defensive back Alex Brown to a three-year deal. The Niners waived defensive lineman Damontre Moore on Thursday to make room on the roster. Brown was signed after participating in the team...
23:00, 05/16/2019

League of her own: woman in Puerto Rico baseball tournament SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A woman in Puerto Rico is set for the first time to play in an otherwise all-male baseball tournament organized by a popular semi-pro league. The team manager says Diamilette Quiles will take over at first base in the fif...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Sunderland shackle Portsmouth to reach League One play-off final "Sunderland maintained their hopes of climbing back up English football\u0027s pyramid by booking a place in the League One playoff final after holding out for a 0-0 draw at Portsmouth on Thursday to seal a 1-0 aggregate victory."...
23:13, 05/16/2019

Oil prices rise more than 1% as Middle East conflict persists Oil futures were up more than 1% on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East grew, with a Saudi-led coalition launching air strikes in retaliation for recent attacks on its crude infrastructure....
23:13, 05/16/2019

Anatomy of a Pride parade Glitter, rainbows, costumes and corporate logos: At first glance, Pride parades may appear to just be one big party. But peek beneath the surface, and you'll discover that Pride is celebrated by a diverse network of groups, each with their own rich h...
23:26, 05/16/2019

Supreme Court To Hear Plea Of Muslim Woman Against Divorce Notices The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a Muslim woman's plea challenging the two Talaq notices given by her husband and sought direction for registration of FIR against him....
23:26, 05/16/2019

On Congress Leader's "Not Claiming Anything" Remark, PM Modi's Spin Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared that the Congress, which "considers the PM's post its birth-right", is backing out even before the elections are over and this indicates how badly the party......
23:26, 05/16/2019

In Bihar, Nitish Kumar's Party Catalyst For Win: Prannoy Roy's Analysis Bihar, with 40 Lok Sabha seats, is a crucial stop in this election for any party or alliance heading for Delhi. It was in view of this the BJP chief Amit Shah had allowed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar......
23:26, 05/16/2019

Golf: Lorenzo-Vera ready for sleepless nights Mike Lorenzo-Vera may not have much PGA Championship experience but the Frenchman knows full well the challenge that awaits after putting himself in contention on Thursday and will turn to a psychologist for help....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Man to stay jailed over talk about avenging mosque attacks A federal judge has ruled a New York man will remain in custody in Montana pending his June 24 trial over charges that he lied to authorities about discussions he had about joining the Islamic State group and attacking random people to avenge shootin...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Air Canada in Talks to Buy Travel Company Transat Air Canada said Thursday that it is in exclusive talks to buy travel-services specialist Transat A.T. Inc. in a move that would accelerate consolidation of the country’s airline industry....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Jets’ Maccagnan fallout: How Adam Gase fixes first mess on his hands Here are some thoughts and observations after digesting the news of the Jets firing general manager Mike Maccagnan and looking ahead to what’s next: 1. One area of fallout from Wednesday’s news that the Jets may have not anticipated was the reporting...
00:00, 05/17/2019

IOA Will Talk To Govt After May 23 To Sort Pakistan Visa Issue: Mehta The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had revoked the Olympic qualification status of a shooting event in New Delhi after India refused to grant visa to two Pakistani athletes....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Lost Your Passport? For Americans in Austria, Any McDonald’s Can Help Under a new partnership announced by the United States Embassy in Vienna, American citizens can go to any of the 194 fast-food restaurants to seek help....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's Son Miles Turns 1: See the Birthday Boy's Cutest Photos Light some candles for the birthday cake because Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's son turns 1 today! The couple's second child, Miles Stephens, celebrated his big first birthday......
00:26, 05/17/2019

Khloe Kardashian Gets Candid About Caitlyn Jenner's Relationship With Sophia Hutchins Khloe Kardashian says Caitlyn Jenner's partner Sophia Hutchins is "really sweet." The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star made her comments to Laura Wasser on an episode of......
00:26, 05/17/2019

Snooki Gets Candid About Feeling "Miserable" Ahead of Baby No. 3's Birth Snooki is ready for her son to arrive. The Jersey Shore star, who will welcome her third child in just a few weeks, has been feeling "miserable" as she gets ready to give birth.......
00:26, 05/17/2019

Selena Gomez Jokes She and Bill Murray Are ''Getting Married'' After Viral Cannes Film Festival Photos Selena Gomez is most certainly enjoying her time at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, where she made her red carpet debut at the fête on Tuesday. The 26-year-old actress and her co-star Bill......
00:26, 05/17/2019

Tennessee Volunteers’ 325-pound football recruit dunks, sinks full-court shot in wild video A nearly 325-pound Tennessee Volunteers football recruit showed off his athleticism in a video of him dunking a basketball followed by draining a full-court shot....
00:26, 05/17/2019

New York Giants sign draft pick Corey Ballentine, weeks after being wounded in Kansas shooting The New York Giants signed sixth-round draft pick Corey Ballentine to a contract Thursday – weeks after he was wounded and his former college teammate was killed in a Kansas shooting....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Bruce Willis hears boos from Phillies fans after one-hopping first pitch Philadelphia Phillies fans let Bruce Willis hear it after the “Die Hard” actor threw a bad first pitch before Wednesday’s 5-2 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Update Your Google Pay Privacy Settings Now Google Pay is a convenient way to consolidate your various payment methods under one account, and makes online shopping that much more streamlined. However, there are a few default Google Pay options you may want to consider opting out of if you’re c...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Bethpage Black no match for leader Brooks Koepka with course-record 63 at PGA Championship Not even big, bad Bethpage Black could get at Brooks Koepka, who ruled with a course-record 63 in the first round of the PGA Championship.        ...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Ahead of execution, Tennessee killer Donnie Johnson says he was a 'monster' The state of Tennessee will execute death row inmate and convicted killer Donnie Johnson Thursday night, a day after he called himself a "monster" and asked for forgiveness....
00:52, 05/17/2019

North Carolina dad on teen driver in crash that killed his son: 'I'm just praying for her' "I don't even know the girl's name," the father, Scott Belue, said. "I'm just praying for her, and I love her."        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Trump says ‘I hope not’ about getting into war with Iran WASHINGTON – President Trump suggested Thursday that he wasn’t gunning for a military conflict with Iran.. “I hope not,” the president responded when asked by a reporter outside the White House if the U.S. was going to war with Iran. That answe...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Federer fights off match points to advance in Rome Third-seeded Roger Federer saved two match points in a third-set tiebreaker against Croatia's Borna Coric to advance to the quarterfinals of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome on Thursday....
01:13, 05/17/2019

An Art Show for Hundreds of Women. And That’s Just the Artists. Like so many good ideas, the Every Woman Biennial was born of a joke. Now it’s in its third edition, displaying the work of over 600 female and nonbinary artists, and expanding to Los Angeles....
01:26, 05/17/2019

Great Australian Bight: parties soften stance as voters protest over drilling With sitting Liberal MPs along coast under pressure from angry electorate, Coalition promises audit of regulator’s decision A last-ditch effort to win votes in key seats in South Australia and Victoria has prompted both major parties to make changes ...
01:26, 05/17/2019

HNA to Sell Stake in Asset Manager C-Quadrat Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is selling its stake in Austrian asset manager C-Quadrat Investment, as HNA continues unloading assets to pay off debt....
01:26, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Fitch says Pemex measures 'very far' from meeting company's needs The financial package unveiled by the Mexican government earlier this week for Pemex is a step in the right direction, but still "very far" from meeting the state oil company's needs, Fitch Ratings said on Thursday....
01:39, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda airport Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new daytime slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation statement on Thursday....
01:39, 05/17/2019

Amazon close to swallowing slice of Deliveroo Amazon, the internet retailing behemoth, is in talks to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in the British food delivery app Deliveroo, giving it a huge boost in its international battle with rival Uber Eats. ...
01:52, 05/17/2019

Pro-Maduro Activists Evicted From Venezuelan Embassy Police removed four activists from the Venezuelan embassy in Washington and arrested them, the latest skirmish over the diplomatic compound between the supporters of the country’s two competing leaders....
01:52, 05/17/2019

Boeing completes 737 MAX software update, working on pilot training plan Boeing Co said on Thursday it had completed a software update for its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide since March after they were involved in two fatal crashes....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Opinion: As he carts around Bethpage Black, John Daly shows how tired his act has become In latest PGA Championship showing most notable for his riding a cart, John Daly remains proof that growing old and growing up are mutually exclusive.        ...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Scientists bio-hacked E. coli to create synthetic life Escherichia coli, nobody’s favorite dinner guest, just had the distinction of becoming the first living organism to have its entire DNA code successfully replaced with a synthetic genome. We’ve played with nature’s creations before, but this is the f...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Cuba says crew error responsible for 2018 plane crash Two days before the anniversary of Cuba's worst civil aviation accident, authorities have released a statement blaming the deceased crew for miscalculating the weight and balance of the plane....
02:13, 05/17/2019

The Latest: House Democrats OK bill boosting health care law WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House health care legislation (all times local): 6 p.m. Democrats have pushed legislation through the House that would buttress the 2010 health care law and curb prescription drug prices. But the bill has no chance of ...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Congressional leaders get classified briefing on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders received a classified briefing on Iran from the White House Thursday following criticism that lawmakers have been kept out of the loop about recent military moves in the Middle East. Members of the so-called Ga...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Dominique Morris Wins Tommy Bell Award Lexington, KY (LEX 18) — Lexington Catholic Senior Dominique Morris is the 2019 winner of the Tommy Bell Award, given to the most outstanding high school student-athlete in the city of Lexington. Dominique has been on the varsity soccer team si...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Blaupunkt BTW-01 Review: Truly Wireless Earphones Under Rs. 6,000 The Blaupunkt BTW-01 truly wireless earphones are much more affordable than the current top options from Samsung, Apple, and Nokia, but how do they sound? We review to find out....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Scientists boost the carbon-capturing abilities of metal-organic frameworks Scientists in Switzerland have found a way to make metal-organic framework lattice more rigid, helping the materials more effectively capture and separate gas molecules....
02:26, 05/17/2019

‘Cinderella’ musical gives Prince Charming a gay twist Broadway’s power brokers took time out from Tony season this week to fly to London to see “Cinderella,” the new musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber. The heat is intense on this one, not only because Lloyd Webber is the most successful composer in ...
02:52, 05/17/2019

Juice Wrld on losing ‘Lucid Dreams’ money: ‘I really don’t give no f–k’ If you think that Juice Wrld is bitter about Sting banking a reported 85% of the royalties for “Lucid Dreams” — his 2018 hit that interpolates the former Police frontman’s 1993 single “Shape of My Heart” — think again. To Juice, that lilting guitar l...
02:52, 05/17/2019

BuzzFeed was right to point out the radicalization of child YouTubers After the Parkland shooting, the Left had David Hogg and the Right had Kyle Kashuv: two youngsters to promote their respective worldviews on the Second Amendment....
03:00, 05/17/2019

Renowned architect I.M. Pei dead at 102 I.M. Pei, the versatile, globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has died at age 102....
03:13, 05/17/2019

This British Lad's Body Art Is Quickly Becoming A Chronicle Of Failed Soccer Predictions Meet Jamie. He’s a Leeds United supporter who was proper chuffed when his beloved club made it to the English Championship playoff semifinal, and was likely chuffed even further after they took a 1-0 lead against Derby County in the first leg. Jamie ...
03:26, 05/17/2019

2019 PGA Championship: Brooks Koepka soars into lead, Tiger Woods shoots 72 Brooks Koepka sat atop the leaderboard at the 101st PGA Championship, coasting through a bogey-free round of 63 that set the course record at Bethpage Black....
03:26, 05/17/2019

F-16 fighter jet crashes into California building An Air Force F-16 fighter jet crashed into the side of a commercial building in California Thursday, authorities said. No one was injured when the plane from the March Air Reserve Base slammed into the warehouse off-base in Riverside, said Timothy Ho...
03:39, 05/17/2019

Stocks in Asia mostly rise following overnight Dow bounce; China shares subdued amid trade tensions Shares in Asia were higher in Friday morning trade following overnight gains on Wall Street as investors stateside cheered strong earnings and economic data....
03:52, 05/17/2019

Microsoft announces cloud gaming partnership with Sony Microsoft and Sony, makers of the eternally-competing Xbox and PlayStation consoles, respectively, today announced they were partnering up to find “joint development of future cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure to support their respective game and co...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Greg Gutfeld: Beto O'Rourke comes off as 'thirsty' and 'desperate' Has Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke shown America too much? That's what "The Five" hosts said Thursday, reacting to O'Rourke's latest video where he received a haircut and talked about his grooming habits....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Trump immigration plan shows stark difference between GOP, Dems ahead of 2020 election, Matt Gaetz says President Trump's new immigration reform plan was wrongly criticized by Democrats, who in turn need to decide whether to be more serious about what's best for the American people and the nation's economy in that regard....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Bill de Blasio's 2020 presidential run an 'almost farcical' bid by 'inept' NYC mayor, Judge Napolitano says Bill de Blasio has launched his 2020 Democratic presidential bid, but the mayor leads an "inept" New York City Hall and is not going to be taken seriously by the voting public....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Brooks Koepka, Happily in the Shadows, Sets Bethpage Black Record The crowd was there for Tiger Woods, but Koepka shot a 63 in the first round of the 2019 P.G.A. Championship. He believes he could have done even better....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Senate OKs Trump’s Latest Federal Judge Pick Despite Dem Fears About Where She Stands on Brown and Roe The Senate Thursday confirmed Wendy Vitter, Donald Trump’s nominee to sit on the federal bench in New Orleans, despite strong objections from Democrats about her stance on Roe and Brown, respectively, the nation’s landmark pro-choice and school deseg...
04:39, 05/17/2019

Senators in Brazil pass forced rehab for drug users The Senate approved Wednesday a series of drug policy changes that strengthen penalties for traffickers and introduce forced admissions of addicts in private and religious centers...
04:39, 05/17/2019

Here's Drake's Response to Claims He Underwent Plastic Surgery to Get a 6-Pack Drake's physique is all natural... and he's not afraid to make it known. The 32-year-old rapper was most definitely feeling himself on Thursday evening when he took to Instagram......
04:39, 05/17/2019

Boris Johnson wants to be UK PM Boris Johnson, the former UK Foreign Secretary and an ardent critic of Theresa May's Brexit strategy, has confirmed he will run for leadership of the Conservative Party when the beleaguered Prime Minister announces her departure....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Australian political leaders Morrison and Shorten at a glance Australians go to the polls on Saturday to choose between extending the six-year rule of the conservative Liberal-National coalition or electing the center-left Labor party....
05:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua dies in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday that a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests died in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
05:00, 05/17/2019

China tells Turkey to support its fight against Uighur militants China has called on Turkey to support its fight against militants operating in China's restive far western region of Xinjiang, following criticism from Turkey about rights in a part of China heavily populated by a Turkic, mostly Muslim people....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Kevin Durant ‘not close’ to returning to the Warriors Warriors star Kevin Durant is “not close” to recovering from his right calf strain, ESPN reported Thursday. Durant was injured in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinal series against the Rockets. He missed Golden State’s clinching Game 6 victory...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Slumping Keon Broxton frustrated over lack of playing time with Mets WASHINGTON — Keon Broxton had a vision of how things would go when he started the season. Reality, including the latest snapshot of him striking out with the bases loaded to end the Mets’ 7-6 loss to the Nationals on Thursday, has delivered a cold, h...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Gray whale deaths on West Coast may be linked to Arctic warmth Dozens of gray whales have been found dead along the U.S. West Coast in recent weeks and some scientists believe the cause lies far to the north, in the heated-up Arctic waters off Alaska....
05:00, 05/17/2019

England’s players will not walk off for racist abuse, says Gareth Southgate • Manager has consulted with squad and coaching staff• ‘They don’t want the story to be about them’Gareth Southgate says England’s footballers will not walk off the pitch in protest on the next occasion they are subjected to racial abuse, having held...
05:52, 05/17/2019

Vincent Kompany says Manchester City’s ‘lions’ ready to savage Watford • Kompany: ‘I’m so eager to play the FA Cup final, so motivated’ • City captain promises to keep team focusing on the priorityVincent Kompany says Manchester City will resemble a pride of lions against Watford in Saturday’s FA Cup final, with the cap...
05:52, 05/17/2019

Watford’s Étienne Capoue turns blind eye to Manchester City’s matches • Watford midfielder prefers to watch NBA games on TV• Capoue faces City in FA Cup final on SaturdayManchester City’s performances this season have been impressive enough to leave opponents daunted even before kick-off but Étienne Capoue, the Watford...
05:52, 05/17/2019

Facebook shuts down Israel-based disinformation campaigns as election manipulation increasingly goes global Facebook said it shut down 265 fake accounts run by an Israeli social media company on Thursday for engaging in “coordinated inauthentic behavior” as it sought to affect politics in African, Latin Ame......
06:00, 05/17/2019

Smog spikes in North China in first four months of 2019: ministry Air pollution in major regions of northern China increased during the first four months of 2019, the environment ministry said on Friday, raising fears that regions have eased curbs on industry to halt the smog amid concerns about a slowing economy....
06:00, 05/17/2019

'Our mosques are their mosques': Muslims invite fellow Americans to Open Mosque Day Ahmadiyya Muslims across the country will open their mosques to neighbors of all backgrounds Saturday, featuring Ramadan traditions and conversations.        ...
06:13, 05/17/2019

Asos tycoon who lost children in Sri Lanka attacks thanks public Anders and Anne Holch Povlsen thank those who offered condolences after three of their children were killedThe Povlsen family have thanked the public for their condolences after they lost three of their four “beloved and beautiful” children in the te...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Where everybody knows your face: Woody Harrelson photo used to spot thief The New York police department’s use of celebrity doppelgänger photos calls their use of a facial recognition system into questionThe New York police department used a photo of Woody Harrelson in its facial recognition program in an attempt to identi...
06:26, 05/17/2019

‘They have free rein’: Rio residents fear police violence under far-right rule New governor promised ‘slaughter’ of gangsters, drawing comparisons with bloody Philippines drug warThe residents were chatting outside when the police helicopter swooped over the polluted river at the end of their street in Rio’s sprawling Maré fave...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Europe's far-right divided over Russia as Salvini stages pre-election rally in Milan Italy’s deputy leader gathers nationalists in Milan but pro-Russia stance leaves allies splitOn Saturday, Italy’s interior minister, Matteo Salvini, will gather nationalists from across Europe for a rally in Milan’s Piazza Duomo, in an attempt to sho...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Trump playing down threat of war with Iran President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
06:39, 05/17/2019

Samsung has solved Galaxy Fold issues, according to report A Korean website says the controversial bendable $1,980 phone from Samsung will soon see the light of day, and be released within the month.        ...
06:52, 05/17/2019

| Mexico City extends pollution alert, cancels school Mexico City declared an air pollution alert for the second straight day urging people to stay indoors, cancelling school and moving the semi-finals of the first-division football league to another city....
06:52, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Window cleaning platform swings out of control at top of skyscraper A window cleaning platform carrying two workers began swinging wildly out of control at the top of a skyscraper. Oklahoma City Fire Department shared video of the platform at the top of Devon Tower in Oklahoma City....
06:52, 05/17/2019

Robert Pattinson is now Batman, which we swear is not a Twilight joke Robert Pattinson has spent the last several years shedding the shadow of (semi-) nocturnal predators, moving away from his career-making role in the Twilight movies—a franchise he reportedly viewed with a not-inconsiderable amount of eye-rolling amus...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Woody Harrelson photo used in investigation into lookalike beer thief First a 'Ross from Friends' lookalike was snapped carrying beers after allegedly stealing a wallet in Blackpool, now a Woody Harrleson lookalike in New York has been pictured also making off with beer....
07:13, 05/17/2019

Japan's trade negotiator: US won't impose quotas on autos Japan's trade negotiator has said Washington won't be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U.S. Toshimitsu Motegi, the economy minister, made the comment Friday after he spoke with his U.S. counterpart, Robert Lighthiz...
07:13, 05/17/2019

1 year after Santa Fe shooting, Texas shuns tougher gun laws AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A year after a high school mass shooting near Houston that remains one of the deadliest in U.S. history, Texas lawmakers are on the brink of going home without passing any new gun restrictions, or even tougher firearm storage law...
07:26, 05/17/2019

APNewsBreak: Cardi B tops BET noms, Nipsey Hussle up for 1 NEW YORK (AP) — Hip-hop star Cardi B is walking into the 2019 BET Awards as the most nominated act with seven, while late rapper Nipsey Hussle scored a posthumous nomination. BET tells the Associated Press late Thursday that Cardi B’s nominatio...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s abortion law is designed to challenge Roe v. Wade: What’s next? The Alabama lawmakers who crafted the strictest abortion legislation in the nation hope it will be the measure that takes down Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that established the right to an abortion. When signing the measure Wednesday, Alabama G...
07:52, 05/17/2019

|USplacesHuaweiandscoresofaffiliatesonexportblacklist The Trump administration said restrictions on Huawei announced this week will take effect Friday, placing China’s largest technology company and scores of its affiliates around the world on a blacklist that curtails its access to critical US supplier...
07:52, 05/17/2019

Brexit talks between Britain's two main parties about to end with no agreement: BBC Brexit talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party are about to close without an agreement, the BBC said on Friday....
08:13, 05/17/2019

Germany's upper house set to vote on e-scooters The German Bundesrat is to vote on whether to approve electric scooters on the country's roads and bike paths. Most major European countries, except the UK, have already approved their use....
08:52, 05/17/2019

How Watford can deny City treble glory "Manchester City face Watford in the FA Cup final aiming to complete a historic treble – but the Hornets could provide a sting in the tail for Pep Guardiola."...
08:52, 05/17/2019

England will not walk off pitch for racist abuse, says Southgate "England manager Gareth Southgate has said his players will not walk off the pitch in protest if they are racially abused by supporters following discussions with his squad and staff."...
08:52, 05/17/2019

GOP threat to LGBTQ bill triggers Dem mobilization Some senior House Democrats are privately anxious that GOP floor antics on Friday could jeopardize the fate of a sweeping bill to shield LGBTQ people from discrimination.Democratic leaders have been doing everything they can to beat back the Republic...
08:52, 05/17/2019

Schools should have one meat-free day a week, says charity Soil Association calls for pupils in England to get ‘healthier and more climate-friendly’ mealsAll state schools in England should offer pupils a compulsory plant-based menu one day a week, under new recommendations to the government that aim to make...
08:52, 05/17/2019

Mother, Daughter Charged For Killing Woman, Cutting Child From Her Womb The last time anyone saw Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, she was nine months pregnant. The 19-year-old left her alternative high school on the lower west side of Chicago at around 3 p.m. on April 23, driving away......
08:52, 05/17/2019

More Than 400 Infected As HIV Outbreak Sparks Panic In Pakistan Parents nervously watch as their children wait to be tested for HIV in a village in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have been allegedly infected by a doctor using a contaminated syringe....
08:52, 05/17/2019

Warriors Say Kevin Durant Will Be Out Another Week Coach Steve Kerr said Durant’s injury was more serious than initially thought. He added: “Hopefully he’ll be back at some point, but we’ll just wait and see.”...
09:13, 05/17/2019

Two bad innings sink Mets’ Zack Wheeler WASHINGTON — The Mets survived Zack Wheeler’s dreaded one big meltdown Thursday. Then he gave up one big hit. After Wheeler got tagged for four runs in the first inning, the Mets recovered to tie the game through three innings. But before Wheeler was...
09:26, 05/17/2019

Curry soars as Warriors rally from 15-point deficit to Trail Blazers in Game 2 Curry pours in 37 points as Warriors take 2-0 series leadCJ McCollum misses driving jumper with 32 seconds leftThese Golden State Warriors have long been able to score in fabulous, jaw-dropping flurries. Down by eight to the Portland Trail Blazers at...
09:39, 05/17/2019

3 BJP Leaders To Explain Godse Remarks Within 10 Days, Says Amit Shah The ruling BJP today launched damage control after a rash of comments in favour of Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse, just two days before the final round of voting for the national election.......
09:52, 05/17/2019

PM Modi To Address In Madhya Pradesh, Rahul Gandhi In Himachal Pradesh Campaigning for the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha polls in 50 constituencies spread over six states and one union territory elections will come to an end this evening....
09:52, 05/17/2019

Denied H-1B Visa To Indian Techie, Silicon Valley Firm Sues US Government A Silicon Valley-based IT company has filed a lawsuit against the US government for denying the most sought-after H-1B visa to a highly qualified Indian professional, terming the renunciation......
09:52, 05/17/2019

"Terrorists Abound In All Religions": Kamal Haasan Defends Godse Comment Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan today said he was "not intimidated" by the backlash over his comment that Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse, "independent India's first extremist", was a......
09:52, 05/17/2019

'The Jeremy Kyle Show' canceled after death of guest who failed a lie-detector test British broadcaster ITV canceled a popular, long-running daytime reality show after the death of a guest who failed a lie-detector test during a recording.        ...
09:52, 05/17/2019

Bill de Blasio's 2020 presidential run a bad idea for 'unmitigated disaster' mayor, Scaramucci says Bill de Blasio, the latest 2020 Democratic presidential contender, is an "unmitigated disaster" of a leader and people in the city of New York by and large are unhappy with him....
10:00, 05/17/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant to miss Games 3 and 4 vs. Blazers The Warriors said Kevin Durant's strained calf "has shown good progress," but Steve Kerr admitted it is "a little more serious than we thought."        ...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Air taxi startup Lilium stages test 'hover' of five-seater prototype Air taxi startup Lilium has staged a successful maiden flight of a five-seater prototype that it hopes to bring into service by 2025 to whisk passengers between cities without the hassle of an airport check-in....
10:13, 05/17/2019

Nvidia revenue forecast beats as demand for gaming chip rises Nvidia Corp forecast second-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as it expects sales of its graphics chip to benefit from a recovery in the gaming market....
10:13, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: Banks to invest around $50 million in digital cash settlement project - sources Several of the world's largest banks are in the process of investing around $50 million to create a digital cash system using blockchain technology to settle financial transactions, according to people familiar with the plans....
10:13, 05/17/2019

Netflix Announces Talk Show Special With Shah Rukh Khan, David Letterman Netflix has confirmed that Shah Rukh Khan and David Letterman sat down for a taped chat on Thursday in New York, which would be "presented as a stand-alone special" and not part of My Next Guest......
10:26, 05/17/2019

Slovenia's Abanka to pay $75 mln in dividends to state before sale Slovenia's third largest bank Abanka will pay out 66.7 million euros ($74.54 million) in dividends to its sole owner, the Slovenian state, the bank said on Friday, ahead of its expected sale in the coming weeks....
10:26, 05/17/2019

Italy Is the Canary in Europe’s Coalmine Rome’s problems are self-inflicted but Europe’s central bank should still offer a hand. Not to do so might mean turning a slowdown into something worse. ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Trump unveils new immigration plan, Dreamers left out TUCSON – Dreamer Jaime Tadeo has called Southern Arizona home for 17 years, coming over when he was 9-years-old with his parents and little brother from Guadalajara, Mexico. “I feel like DACA might be canceled and that’s just going ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

#3 UA softball excited to begin NCAA Regional in Tucson TUCSON -Sixth-seeded Arizona (42-12, 19-5 Pac-12) is set to host an NCAA Regional for the 24th time in program history and fifth time in the last six years. NCAA REGIONAL • MAY 17-19 • TUCSON, ARIZ. THE GAMES (Times MST) Friday, May 17 6 p.m...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Temporary IDs can now be ordered online TUCSON- Arizona motorists who have had their driver license suspended may now order a six-month temporary ID online. A customer with a suspended Arizona driver license can get a six-month temporary ID online at ServiceArizona.com under the following ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Singapore targets lawyers in digital transformation drive Law Society establishes SmartLaw Guild to showcase best practices and case studies of technology adoption in the legal community, which have been offered support, including a S$3.68 million tech fund, to digitise their operations....
11:26, 05/17/2019

130 species, 187 miles and lots of energy drinks: Inside the World Series of Birding As the clock struck 12, the Meadowlands Marsh Hawks set out into the New Jersey night. But could they tally enough birds to beat their rivals?A white SUV ground to a stop near a sliver of New Jersey marshland, tires snarling against the gravel and sa...
11:39, 05/17/2019

How you and your government can tackle air pollution From walking more to reducing waste, here’s what you can do to make a difference Revealed: air pollution may be damaging every organ and cell in the bodyMost air pollution is produced by the burning of fossil fuels and waste, and this is the focus of...
11:52, 05/17/2019

Solar companies concerned with Alberta rebate program uncertainty Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has said his government’s first priority is to repeal the province’s carbon tax, but what happens to programs that rely on that funding? There is concern in the solar industry....
11:52, 05/17/2019

Jack de Belin loses federal court bid to be reinstated by NRL St George Illawarra star will remain ruled out indefinitely while he answers aggravated sexual assault chargeSt George Illawarra star Jack de Belin has lost his bid in the federal court to be reinstated by the NRL.Justice Melissa Perry ruled on Frida...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Cupra Leon ditches Seat badge and goes hybrid for 2020 First Cupra Leon prototypes hit the Nurburgring in disguise; it’s set to use plug-in powertrain The first hot Leon to ditch the Seat badge for Cupra branding has been spotted at the Nürburgring for the first time ahead of the car’s debut in 2020.  ...
12:13, 05/17/2019

Fernando Alonso and McLaren face crunch Indy 500 practice day Fernando Alonso and McLaren have one final day of Indianapolis 500 practice to recover lost ground after the two-time Formula 1 champion's crash and loss of Thursday running...
12:26, 05/17/2019

What The Fuck Are The Orioles Even Trying To Do Here? The Orioles are putting MLB on notice with a new standard of uselessness never before seen at this level of the sport. The latest example came on Thursday against Cleveland when they put together one of the worst plays in baseball history. Everythin...
12:39, 05/17/2019

Here's How Much Petrol And Diesel Cost You Today Petrol price today: The petrol price has been cut by Rs 1.9-2.02 per litre - or 2.43-2.67 per cent - in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai so far this month, and the price of diesel lowered by 78-80......
12:52, 05/17/2019

UK government considers next steps as Brexit talks end The British government is considering its next steps, including trying to win over dissenting lawmakers, after talks to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labour Party ended, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Friday....
13:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. urging talks while 'holding gun' at Iran: Iranian military official A senior Iranian military official has accused U.S. President Donald Trump of dishonesty, saying Washington is calling for talks while "holding a gun" at Tehran, the semi-official news agency Mehr reported on Friday....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Iranian missiles can easily reach U.S. ships in Gulf: Guards deputy A deputy head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said even short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, adding that the United States could not afford a new war, the semi-official news agency Fars reported on Friday....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Air strike kill eight police in southern Afghanistan, says official An air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in air and ground operations against the Afghan Taliban....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Kremlin pledges a response to new U.S. sanctions on Russian individuals The Kremlin said on Friday it would respond in kind to a new round of U.S. sanctions on Russian nationals, saying its retaliation would be consistent with Russia's national interest....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., which accused the militias of moving missiles toward American forces....
13:13, 05/17/2019

Egypt deports 33 Sudanese migrants trying to reach Libya CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Egypt has deported 33 Sudanese migrants who were trying to reach Libya to head onward to Europe. Cairo airport officials said on Friday the Sudanese were arrested earlier this month in the western coastal city of Marsa Matruh, not...
13:13, 05/17/2019

I can’t believe this Taco Bell hotel and resort is a real thing The newest creation that Taco Bell has cooked up is something the fast food chain is describing, with great fanfare in an official announcement today, as a “tacoasis.” No, it’s not some new menu item that’s going to clog your ...
13:13, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Switzerland plans partial privatisation of energy supplier Axpo Switzerland is preparing to part-privatise Axpo, the country's largest electricity producer, by allowing private investors to buy up to 49% of the company, documents published by local government authorities show....
13:26, 05/17/2019

Google isn’t killing off Nest integrations just yet Google predictably strirred up a hornet’s nest when it announced at its annual developers conference that it would be shutting down the Works with Nest (WWN) program on August 31, 2019. This would have led to all existing Nest integrations not workin...
13:26, 05/17/2019

Holy mackerel! Robert Pattinson set to land Batman role Harry Potter and Twilight star Pattinson said to be frontrunner for part in The Batman, replacing Ben AffleckRobert Pattinson is set to take over from Ben Affleck as the next actor to play Batman, according to reports.Variety states that Pattinson is...
13:39, 05/17/2019

My life in sex: the man who goes to cuddle parties Who cuddles whom flows organically, and it’s not just in pairsAs a 56-year-old man living in a conservative area of Texas, I would never have predicted the amazing personal growth I have experienced since being introduced to cuddle parties three year...
13:39, 05/17/2019

College Board president pushing 'adversity score' is same man behind controversial Common Core program The College Board president behind the recent decision to assign applicants an "adversity score" is the same man who peddled Common Core, one of the colossal failures of the U.S. educational system. ...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Roy Moore weighs AL Senate re-run despite GOP opposition Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama, narrow loser of a turbulent special election for Senate in 2017, is considering a fresh run next year....
13:39, 05/17/2019

Arizona woman escapes ‘sex dungeon,’ forced to sleep in a cage, police say An Arizona man was arrested last week on suspicion of kidnapping and aggravated assault after a woman escaped from a “sex dungeon,” according to court documents revealed Wednesday. ...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Maxine Waters' leadership of House hearing 'a travesty,' panel's top Republican says Tensions between House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters, D-Calif., and ranking member Rep. Patrick McHenry, R.-N.C., reportedly overflowed Thursday during a hearing with bank regulators....
13:52, 05/17/2019

Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson get a grassroots boost in race to succeed May Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson have improved their ratings among Conservative supporters in the past month in the race to succeed Theresa May, the Standard reveals today....
13:52, 05/17/2019

8 interesting developments in IoT technology We live in a world where technology is rapidly taking over our lives, like literally. Getting up in the morning we have our handheld devices at disposal, helping us, guiding us and informing us about our new and ‘upgraded’ lives. The In...
14:13, 05/17/2019

BMW launches limited-run M5 Edition 35 Years BMW M5 Edition 35 Years Anniversary version of 616bhp M5 Competition super saloon gets exclusive trim and design features BMW will celebrate 35 years of its M5 super saloon with a limited-run reworking of the 616bhp M5 Competition. The BMW M5 Edit...
14:26, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: Government won't reinstate plug-in hybrid grants UK Transport Minister tells Autocar full electric vehicles are the focus of future government incentives The UK government will not reinstate a grant for the purchase of new plug-in hybrid vehicles, Jesse Norman, Minister of State for the Department...
14:26, 05/17/2019

Deere blames escalating trade war for worsening outlook An escalating trade war between the U.S. and China threatens to hit U.S. exports of key commodities, hurting farm incomes and demand for Deere's equipment....
14:26, 05/17/2019

Watford FA Cup Final defeat hit Graham Taylor really hard... being beaten at Wembley sticks with you If you lose any game at Wembley, it is devastating. It is the worst place to be beaten. But it is strange because you should be pleased to a degree at having got there....
14:26, 05/17/2019

WhatsApp's security breach: Made in Israel, implemented worldwide WhatsApp's latest security flaw allegedly allowed governments to spy on dissidents, activists and journalists around the world. An Israeli cyber company is reportedly behind the loophole — and not for the first time....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Council of Europe and Russia reach tentative compromise Russia said it had no desire to leave the Council of Europe and was ready to pay its dues following an apparent breakthrough between Moscow and Western nations. Russia's delegation had faced sanctions over Crimea....
14:52, 05/17/2019

"Will Return With Full Majority": PM Modi Tells Journalists - Top Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his first ever press conference, talks about elections, his last five years as prime minister and his experience while campaigning for the ongoing elections. Flanked......
14:52, 05/17/2019

"...Or We Become Taliban": Anand Mahindra On Godse Controversy Anand Mahindra was responding to controversy surrounding Pragya Singh Thakur's "deshbhakt" comment and warned the country it risked "becoming the Taliban" if it didn't respect Mahatma Gandhi's legacy...
14:52, 05/17/2019

Olympian runner Jo Pavey accuses Nike of punishing her ‘for being pregnant’ British Olympian runner Jo Pavey accused Nike of punishing female athletes for starting a family after she revealed the brand froze her endorsement money when she became pregnant....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Federer latest withdrawal from Italian Open "Roger Federer has pulled out of his Italian Open quarter-final clash against Stefanos Tsitsipas due to an injury in his right leg, organisers said on Friday."...
14:52, 05/17/2019

Sri Lanka stocks edge higher on local buying; rupee steady Sri Lankan shares closed higher for a second straight session on Friday, moving further away from a near seven-year closing low hit earlier this week, as local investors bought beaten down stocks. ** Traders, however, said sectarian violence still we...
14:52, 05/17/2019

'China's Google' Posts First Loss Since 2005 Baidu reported its first quarterly loss since going public and warned that the cause—weak advertising—is likely to linger due to China’s slowing economy....
15:00, 05/17/2019

Italy's watchdog investigates Google for alleged antitrust abuse Italy's competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector....
15:13, 05/17/2019

Federer and Osaka withdraw from Rome quarters with injuries Roger Federer and top-ranked Naomi Osaka withdrew before their Italian Open quarterfinals because of injuries        ...
15:26, 05/17/2019

Plans for NFL turf field at park site dropped Dayton, Ohio has called off plans to build a turf field at a local park after non-invasive archaeological testing found evidence of "potentially prehistoric" items in the soil        ...
15:26, 05/17/2019

Brexitcast reacts to Danish politician advertising on PornHub Brexitcast hosts Laura Kuenssberg and Katya Adler can't stop laughing when they discuss where a Danish politician is advertising his election campaign online....
15:39, 05/17/2019

Gun control in heavily-armed Switzerland faces May 19 vote, and the Swiss are grumbling In the world’s first referendum of its kind, citizens of this Alpine nation will head to the polls on May 19 to decide on stricter gun control.        ...
15:39, 05/17/2019

Big Companies Pay CEOs for Good Performance---and Bad Median pay for CEOs of the biggest U.S. companies rose to $12.4 million— a post-recession record—even as performance fell to a new low, with a stock-market return of minus 5.8%....
16:00, 05/17/2019

DNA Testing Was Meant to Help Esmé. It Created Turmoil. Genetic testing provides patients and doctors a wealth of new information. But the medical world is making rapid advances in understanding what the data means, and that’s whipsawing diagnoses and treatment....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Watch: 'Big Bang Theory' cast praise series finale on 'Late Show' The cast of "The Big Bang Theory" reunited on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" to discuss the recently aired series finale of their long-running sitcom....
16:00, 05/17/2019

The U.S.-China Trade War Reveals America’s New World Status “I say openly to President Xi and all of my many friends in China that China will be hurt very badly if you don’t make a deal.” Thus spake President Donald Trump this week in the new medium of modern diplomacy – Twitter. The t...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Taiwan Has Approved Same-Sex Marriage in a First for Asia (TAIPEI, Taiwan) — Taiwan’s legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades. Lawmakers pressured by LGBT groups as well as church o...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Mike Francesa appears to fall asleep again on air The Yankees sure are bor…. zzz. Mike Francesa appeared to fall victim to the sleepies again this week, while a caller was demanding the Yankees “lower ticket prices and shorten the season.” Francesa’s eyes drooped as the calle...
16:13, 05/17/2019

Money in the Bank will tell us just how far WWE is pushing Becky Lynch Money in the Bank needs to start earning WWE some cache with its audience. Television ratings have been in a downturn recently as WWE gets ready for its most important pay-per-view outside of the Big Four. Nearly all WWE’s major singles champio...
16:13, 05/17/2019

Trump delays tariffs on imported autos for six months President Trump faced a Saturday deadline to make a decision on recommendations by the Commerce Department to protect the U.S. auto industry from imports on national security grounds. ...
16:13, 05/17/2019

City are innocent until proven guilty over FFP probe, insists Guardiola "Pep Guardiola said he would accept any punishment UEFA may hand down to Manchester City for alleged breaches of financial fair play regulations but reiterated his trust in the club’s hierarchy."...
16:26, 05/17/2019

This Mysterious Big-Rig Pickup Is Made of Jeep and Mitsubishi Parts and It's Downright Scary Here at Jalopnik, we regularly see lots of wacky vehicles, but none of them prepared my soul for this. This image contains what appears to be a big rig frame with a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited cab and a Mitsubishi Mighty Max box. It’s truly bizarre, and ...
16:26, 05/17/2019

European companies can't compete against global giants Finance ministers say Europe is increasingly dependent on Chinese and US technologyIt boasts the world’s second biggest economy, a huge consumer market of about 500 million people and prodigious pools of talent and capital, not to mention two of the ...
16:39, 05/17/2019

Belgian ex-king ordered to take paternity test or pay daily fine A Belgian court has ruled that Albert II, the former king of Belgium, will be fined €5,000 ($5,600) every day until he takes a DNA test to determine whether he fathered a child during an alleged affair....
16:39, 05/17/2019

7 Best East Indian Foods: Regional Recipes From West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Assam And More East Indian Foods: Find here the best of East Indian Foods that you can try at home. From dalma, litti chokha, fish curries to momos and thukpa, we've got it all with key ingredients and a step by......
16:52, 05/17/2019

Listen Up: The Best Noise Canceling Headphones Are $70 Off Right Now Drop (formerly Massdrop) is offering one of the best deals on the best noise canceling headphones right now, the Sony WH1000XM3 Bluetooth Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones....
16:52, 05/17/2019

Iran Foreign Minister Asks China to Help Save Nuclear Deal Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif asked China to help save the nuclear deal, seeking to bolster ties as the U.S. intensifies its campaign to isolate Iran....
16:52, 05/17/2019

Many women don't have a plan for their health after pregnancy A poll found that although nearly two-thirds of the 873 mothers were as concerned for their own well-being as their baby’s, 26 percent didn’t have a plan for managing their health over the period known as the “fourth trimester.”...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Apple’s self-built 5G modem will cut device power and size, not prices Apple's engineering efforts to build a 5G modem aren't as much about saving money for itself or customers as building smaller, more power-efficient devices.Read More...
17:00, 05/17/2019

How to Choose the Right Platform to Run Your Smart Home Maybe you’re taking your first tentative steps into the smart home market, or maybe you’re expanding what you’ve already got, but at some point you’re going to want to get everything working together—or else be faced with using dozens of different ap...
17:13, 05/17/2019

The OnePlus 7 Pro gets on clear heels, see the front camera springs in action OnePlus already demonstrated the endurance of its new 7 Pro flagship's pop-up front camera mechanism with an epic 12-hour video of it pushing up and retracting, as well as with a cement block tied to the erect selfie snapper, and the spring-loading g...
17:26, 05/17/2019

Want to curb your robocall agony? Try these 3 things now Adding a unique ringtone to your contacts would signal that this call is from someone you know; also make sure to set them up in your contacts list.        ...
17:39, 05/17/2019

MGM Resorts could pay $800M to settle lawsuits over Las Vegas shooting Casino giant MGM Resorts told federal regulators Thursday it might pay up to $800 million to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas — the deadliest in modern US history. “The company believes it is reasonably poss...
17:52, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA issues recall of J&J unit Ethicon's surgical staplers The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday issued a recall of surgical staplers made by Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon unit, warning that the use of the devices could cause serious injury or death....
17:52, 05/17/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies shed 2019 gains as Sino-U.S. rift deepens Latin American currencies fell to near five-month lows on Friday, wiping out their 2019 gains as the protracted trade war between the United States and China took its toll on riskier assets and a biting recession and high inflation hit Argentina's pe...
17:52, 05/17/2019

GTA 6 Release Date Update: New Grand Theft Auto to launch in 2020? We wouldn't bet on it GTA 6 is naturally the next big game fans want to see from Rockstar Games and parent company Take-Two, but suggestions it might arrive in 2020 are way off the mark....
17:52, 05/17/2019

Mahagathbandhan Will Blow Away NDA In Bihar, Says Shatrughan Sinha The Modi lahar (wave) of 2014 has degenerated into kahar (disaster) in the last five years and the Mahagathbandhan in Bihar is all set to blow away the BJP-led NDA, actor-turned-politician Shatrughan......
18:00, 05/17/2019

The wealthiest investors are ramping up on this asset Even if you're a millionaire, cash is king. Investors in TIGER 21, a group of individuals with at least $10 million to invest, stepped up their allocation toward cash during the first three months of 2019....
18:13, 05/17/2019

After Huawei blow, China says U.S. must show sincerity for talks The United States must show sincerity if it is to hold meaningful trade talks, China said on Friday, after U.S. President Donald Trump dramatically raised the stakes with a potentially devastating blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei....
18:13, 05/17/2019

Firefighter Comforts Dog Following Fatal Crash LYON COUNTY, Ky. (WPSD Local 6) – A firefighter comforted a dog following a terrible crash in Lyon County. According to WPSD Local 6, a bystander snapped the heartbreaking photo following a fatal crash on I-24. One person was trapped in his veh...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Earnhardt to drive pace car at Indianapolis 500 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. will drive the pace car for the Indianapolis 500. Earnhardt will drive the Corvette Grand Sport Official at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to lead the 33 drivers to the green flag May 26. The ...
18:26, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Ordnance team on scene of California F-16 crash RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the crash of an F-16 fighter jet in Southern California (all times local): 9:05 a.m. A military official says an explosive ordnance disposal detail is on the scene of an F-16 fighter jet crash in Southern Califo...
18:26, 05/17/2019

‘Caine Mutiny,’ ‘Winds of War’ author Herman Wouk has died NEW YORK (AP) — Herman Wouk (wohk), the versatile author of “The Caine Mutiny” and the World War II epics “The Winds of War” and “War and Remembrance,” has died at age 103. Literary agent Amy Rennert says Wouk died...
18:26, 05/17/2019

San Diego Padres' Ian Kinsler appears to yell 'f--- you all' at crowd after big home run San Diego Padres second baseman Ian Kinsler hit a clutch three-run home run in the sixth inning to help the team defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday, 4-3....
18:26, 05/17/2019

Pound falls as plug pulled on cross-party talks The pound sank to a four-month low following the collapse of cross-party Brexit talks and uncertainty over who will replace Theresa May in Downing Street....
18:26, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat: internet sensation dies Grumpy Cat, online and publishing feline phenom, died May 14, 2019 from complications related to a urinary tract infection, the cat's publicist said. She was 7 years old.        ...
18:39, 05/17/2019

Boris Johnson clear favorite among UK Conservative members to success PM May: poll Boris Johnson, a prominent leader of the Brexit campaign and former foreign minister, is the top choice among members of Britain's ruling Conservative Party to replace Theresa May as prime minister, according to a poll published on Friday....
18:52, 05/17/2019

U.S. imposes drug-related sanctions on Mexican judge, former governor The United States imposed sanctions on Friday on 11 Mexicans, including a judge and a former governor, over their involvement with drug trafficking organizations, the Treasury Department said....
18:52, 05/17/2019

Save over £100 on Huawei P30 and P30 Pro deals after a major price cut If you've been desiring Huawei's newest powerhouse smartphones but your bank account is telling you otherwise, now is the time to act and go in on these incredible flagship devices.We've seen prices rise and fall on these devices since...
18:52, 05/17/2019